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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 2058 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 daily rainfall

NT

Victoria

014857

SUPLEJACK

8.0

5.0

28/08/2008

25

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Alice Springs

015633

PALM VALLEY

16.8

10.0

16/08/1983

28

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015652

WATARRKA

12.8

11.0

10/08/2003

19

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029141

CLONCURRY AIRPORT

21.7

20.7

27/08/2008

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 03:01EST, 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 19.9 -0.1 10.8 +1.9 8.1 1.6 2.6 -- 224 ( 9.3) 48/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 +0.6 9.1 +1.1 6.1 1.2 2.0 9.0 268 (11.2) 55/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.3 -1.8 7.7 +0.2 5.7 0.6 2.0 3.0 241 (10.0) 43/13
BUNBURY 17.1 -0.2 8.2 +0.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 46/13
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 50/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.7 22.4 +2.0 21.8 0.0 8.0 11.0 317 (13.2) 48/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.2 +8.6 11.1 +5.1 8.7 0.0 7.2 9.4 271 (11.3) 57/14
WHYALLA AERO 18.0 -0.5 4.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 155 ( 6.5) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 +0.9 7.7 -0.5 4.1 0.0 2.8 0.5 206 ( 8.6) 31/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.2 +3.1 2.7 -2.8 0.2 0.0 1.0 7.7 191 ( 8.0) 35/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.6 +6.3 20.9 +10.6 18.3 0.0 9.2 7.5 348 (14.5) 30/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +2.2 20.5 +3.1 19.4 0.0 6.6 8.6 537 (22.4) 44/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 17.4 +2.7 15.1 0.0 6.2 10.8 480 (20.0) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 22.6 +0.1 15.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 288 (12.0) 24/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 +0.8 14.7 +4.1 13.6 0.0 4.0 -- 287 (12.0) --
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +1.3 11.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 237 ( 9.9) 30/11
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 12.0 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.2 12.3 +1.9 -- 21.4 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 +0.5 14.0 +4.4 11.4 0.0 2.6 10.0 239 (10.0) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 +0.9 11.1 +3.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 539 (22.5) 34/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.6 +3.7 8.7 +2.9 5.0 0.0 3.8 -- 133 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -1.2 10.0 +1.8 7.0 6.2 1.8 6.6 254 (10.6) 22/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.7 -2.5 10.1 +3.4 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.0 -1.6 5.2 -1.6 2.1 0.2 2.8 10.3 337 (14.0) 30/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.4 -1.6 4.1 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.5 +2.5 0.5 -1.6 -3.0 0.0 2.4 9.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.7 +2.2 4.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.5 -2.8 8.4 +0.3 4.9 0.0 4.2 10.1 548 (22.8) 35/13
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -1.6 2.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 30/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -2.2 9.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 41/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.2 +3.2 -0.2 -1.2 -3.9 0.0 3.4 5.9 169 ( 7.0) 28/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.5 +3.0 0.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 2.6 10.6 153 ( 6.4) 34/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +3.1 1.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.9 +3.7 1.9 -3.3 -0.5 0.0 3.0 6.8 250 (10.4) 31/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.5 +2.8 -0.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 169 ( 7.0) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.7 +2.4 2.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 +4.3 7.3 +0.6 4.6 0.4 1.4 -- 104 ( 4.3) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 +2.2 2.8 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 21/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.7 +3.3 0.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 +1.8 1.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 30/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +3.1 2.5 -2.2 -1.1 0.0 1.6 8.0 235 ( 9.8) 31/17
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

37.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.1 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
36.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+8.6 : 31.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.4 : 29.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.4 : 31.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.2 : 34.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+7.2 : 32.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.6 : 20.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+10.0 : 19.4 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+9.6 : 21.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+8.8 : 19.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+8.7 : 13.3 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.0 : 19.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-3.8 : 22.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-3.8 : 23.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-3.4 : 17.3 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-3.3 : 22.3 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA

-10.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.1 : -2.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-5.4 : -1.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.2 : -2.9 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-5.2 : -0.9 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-5.1 : 1.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-5.1 : -1.5 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-5.1 : -1.3 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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.
53.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
52.0 EBOR (MAPLEWOOD) N Tablelands E NSW
48.0 UPPER ORARA (DAIRYVILLE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
37.2 GLENAVEN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.0 CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
53.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
Brisbane/SE Coast
37.2 GLENAVEN

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
52.0 EBOR (MAPLEWOOD)
North Coast
37.0 CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD)
MidNorth Coast N
48.0 UPPER ORARA (DAIRYVILLE)

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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3.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

926 (38.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
756 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
732 (30.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
730 (30.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
659 (27.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
627 (26.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
623 (26.0) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
601 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
81/20 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
78/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
76/18 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
76/21 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
70/11 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO
6.2mm in 18 min to 11:00 20.7mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
6.0mm in 12 min to 15:00 30.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h

TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 76( 10/ 63 ) at 23:30