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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2051 EST on 02/08/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest minimum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014707

WOLLOGORANG

22.4

22.0

05/08/2005

25

1 Y

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

23.7

23.7

23/08/1998

16

1 Y Equal to record.


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Actual temperatures
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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 03:00EST, 15/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 23.5 +3.5 7.8 -1.1 1.9 0.0 3.6 -- 325 (13.5) 28/03
PERTH AIRPORT 20.7 +2.3 7.4 -0.6 4.0 0.0 3.2 10.4 429 (17.9) 50/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -1.6 3.3 -4.2 1.7 0.0 1.6 6.0 167 ( 7.0) 26/12
BUNBURY 18.5 +1.2 2.0 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 30/09
MANDURAH 19.7 -- 9.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 34/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.8 24.7 +4.3 24.6 0.0 7.6 9.4 403 (16.8) 46/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.4 +1.8 4.5 -1.5 2.2 0.0 6.0 9.7 174 ( 7.3) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 16.5 -2.0 1.9 -4.0 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.5 +0.8 3.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 2.2 10.3 166 ( 6.9) 31/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -0.5 5.1 -0.4 3.2 1.8 2.2 9.2 403 (16.8) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 +5.4 18.3 +8.0 16.3 0.0 7.2 10.0 250 (10.4) 37/20
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 19.9 +2.5 19.5 0.4 6.2 4.6 562 (23.4) 50/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.0 0.0 16.7 +2.0 14.4 0.0 7.4 3.1 454 (18.9) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -0.7 15.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 355 (14.8) 31/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 -0.6 13.8 +3.2 11.2 0.0 4.8 -- 325 (13.5) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 22.8 -0.5 11.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 377 (15.7) 34/09
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 9.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.0 -0.3 9.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 26/19
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.6 9.5 -0.1 6.0 0.0 3.4 8.2 272 (11.3) 35/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 +1.8 8.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 30/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.3 +5.4 6.6 +0.8 1.6 0.0 2.2 -- 66 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +2.5 7.7 -0.5 1.8 0.0 3.0 10.4 286 (11.9) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.6 +1.4 4.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 +4.4 3.0 -3.8 1.0 0.0 3.2 8.3 203 ( 8.5) 37/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 +2.8 3.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +3.5 1.2 -0.9 -3.1 0.2 2.2 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +4.9 4.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 +2.6 7.9 -0.2 2.9 0.0 2.6 9.3 357 (14.9) 28/16
RICHMOND RAAF 21.6 +1.8 1.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 21/18
BELLAMBI AWS 18.0 0.0 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 26/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.3 +4.3 -1.5 -2.5 -5.2 0.0 2.8 9.0 146 ( 6.1) 48/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.7 +3.2 2.0 -1.6 0.3 0.0 2.0 10.6 203 ( 8.5) 31/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +1.8 0.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 +2.8 2.1 -3.1 0.2 0.0 3.0 9.3 106 ( 4.4) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 +1.8 -1.2 -5.1 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 154 ( 6.4) 34/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +0.6 -0.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 41/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.3 +2.3 5.9 -0.8 3.7 0.0 1.8 -- 127 ( 5.3) 26/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.1 +0.1 8.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 68/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 +0.6 4.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 44/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 +1.6 3.7 +0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 48/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.5 +1.0 3.9 -0.8 1.5 0.0 2.0 0.1 252 (10.5) 41/17
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
36.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
36.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+7.0 : 28.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+6.7 : 27.2 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+6.4 : 25.8 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
+6.1 : 27.0 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+6.0 : 25.3 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
25.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+10.2 : 22.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+9.7 : 23.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+9.5 : 26.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
+9.3 : 15.2 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.8 : 22.6 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.3 : 18.5 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-3.8 : 18.6 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-3.1 : 24.5 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-2.7 : -2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 : 20.9 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-2.3 : -0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 1.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-6.4 : -1.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.2 : -1.5 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-6.1 : -0.6 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.9 : -1.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 2.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 0.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
34.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
22.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
21.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
18.4 CUDLEE CREEK (MILLBROOK) Adelaide/Lofty SA
16.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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1.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1177 (49.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
986 (41.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
867 (36.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
866 (36.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
841 (35.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
781 (32.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
771 (32.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
725 (30.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
722 (30.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
697 (29.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
689 (28.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
670 (27.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
656 (27.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
654 (27.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
653 (27.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
646 (26.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
639 (26.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
635 (26.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
634 (26.4) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
619 (25.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
607 (25.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
89/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
89/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
85/02 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
83/12 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
80/13 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(330/ 69 ) at 00:53
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(240/ 70 ) at 19:33
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(210/ 67 ) at 17:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(330/ 65 ) at 10:44
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 80(210/ 65 ) at 16:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(280/ 69 ) at 16:07