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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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.

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1009 EST on 09/08/2009. 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009870

CAPE LE GRAND NAT PARK

40.8

30.2

28/09/2005

29

1 n

QLD

Central Highlands

035259

DUNEIRA

53.0

35.0

29/09/1996

15

1 n

QLD

Central West

036093

YARAKA STATE SCHOOL

59.6

19.2

26/09/1983

46

1 n

QLD

Channel Country

038063

HAUGHTON VALE

15.5

15.0

22/09/1993

24

1 n

QLD

Warrego

044203

DULBYDILLA

37.0

31.0

15/09/1998

17

1 n

NSW

NW Plains W

052008

ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA)

78.5

46.5

24/09/1973

113

1 y

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

-0.7

-0.5

05/09/1987

23

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300000

DAVIS

-38.3

-36.2

07/09/1987

48

1 Y


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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 03:02EST, 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 21.6 -0.4 3.2 -6.1 -0.8 0.0 2.4 -- 265 (11.0) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 18.5 -1.6 10.9 +2.0 9.1 3.0 2.6 3.8 286 (11.9) 26/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 -1.5 8.7 +0.7 6.8 16.2 5.2 6.9 372 (15.5) --
BUNBURY 18.2 0.0 8.2 -0.3 -- 4.4 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 26/14
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 12.3 -- -- 4.6 -- -- 302 (12.6) 18/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.8 23.8 +0.8 23.2 0.0 6.2 8.5 283 (11.8) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 -4.6 9.5 -0.9 7.0 0.0 4.8 11.1 221 ( 9.2) 46/08
WHYALLA AERO 20.9 -0.6 2.4 -5.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 285 (11.9) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 -1.9 6.9 -2.8 5.5 0.8 5.8 2.8 371 (15.5) 44/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.3 -2.5 5.4 -0.9 3.6 4.6 1.2 1.4 500 (20.8) 48/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.1 -6.1 16.8 +2.6 14.6 0.0 9.0 2.0 429 (17.9) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.6 21.9 +3.2 20.4 0.0 8.0 10.3 412 (17.2) 41/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.2 20.7 +3.4 17.8 0.0 6.6 10.3 389 (16.2) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 24.0 -1.2 19.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 207 ( 8.6) 24/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 -1.3 17.8 +4.2 16.0 0.0 4.8 -- 249 (10.4) 28/07
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +0.7 16.1 +2.4 -- 2.4 3.8 -- 297 (12.4) 30/10
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +0.1 15.0 +4.4 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +1.4 16.0 +2.6 -- 5.4 -- -- 398 (16.6) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 +0.7 16.5 +3.8 15.8 0.4 4.2 5.7 498 (20.8) 43/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.9 -2.5 12.4 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 435 (18.1) 24/05
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.3 -1.1 9.7 +1.2 6.2 14.6 0.4 -- 310 (12.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 -0.6 13.4 +2.5 10.0 1.0 2.4 10.2 331 (13.8) 28/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -0.3 9.5 +0.1 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.6 +0.4 10.6 +1.6 8.8 2.4 1.0 11.1 361 (15.0) 35/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 +0.2 5.4 -2.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.6 -1.4 2.0 -2.2 -2.5 12.4 0.6 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.7 -3.5 3.2 -3.2 -- 13.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +1.5 9.7 -0.6 4.2 1.2 4.0 11.3 435 (18.1) 35/12
RICHMOND RAAF 21.0 -1.7 7.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 30/01
BELLAMBI AWS 17.8 -2.4 10.9 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 410 (17.1) 43/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.8 -1.4 4.1 +0.9 1.3 7.4 2.6 10.8 493 (20.5) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 -2.6 2.1 -3.0 1.1 0.6 1.2 8.9 283 (11.8) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.4 -3.7 1.4 -4.5 -- 2.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 31/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.2 -2.2 5.2 -2.2 2.8 0.0 3.8 10.4 416 (17.3) 43/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 -2.4 1.8 -3.6 -- 4.2 5.6 -- 356 (14.8) 39/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 -2.6 0.0 -4.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 305 (12.7) 44/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 -0.8 8.0 +0.1 5.0 0.8 1.8 -- 205 ( 8.5) 37/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.6 -1.2 6.6 -0.1 -- 4.0 -- -- 541 (22.5) 65/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 -2.4 3.0 -1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.4 -4.1 6.8 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 353 (14.7) 63/10
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 -1.3 7.2 +1.2 3.4 0.0 3.4 5.7 538 (22.4) 57/12
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

37.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.3 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+3.9 : 35.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+3.5 : 36.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+3.0 : 37.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+2.7 : 37.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
+1.7 : 36.3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.3 : 17.5 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.7 : 16.6 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.6 : 13.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+6.6 : 8.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.6 : 24.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+6.6 : 16.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-12.9 : 19.4 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-11.7 : 19.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 21.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 22.3 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.6 : 19.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

-4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.8 : -1.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.7 : 1.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-8.3 : 2.4 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-7.8 : 0.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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.
78.5 ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA) NW Plains W NSW
59.6 YARAKA STATE SCHOOL Central West QLD
53.0 DUNEIRA Central Highlands QLD
49.8 NARRABRI (ROSEWOOD FARM) NW Plains E NSW
48.4 PREOLENNA N Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
53.0 DUNEIRA
Central West
59.6 YARAKA STATE SCHOOL

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
78.5 ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA)
NW Plains E
49.8 NARRABRI (ROSEWOOD FARM)

TASMANIA
N Coast
48.4 PREOLENNA

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

.....

1.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

1424 (59.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1356 (56.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1194 (49.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1080 (45.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
993 (41.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
987 (41.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
948 (39.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
928 (38.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
884 (36.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
856 (35.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
843 (35.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
814 (33.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
803 (33.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
796 (33.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
795 (33.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
792 (33.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
788 (32.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
785 (32.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
763 (31.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
758 (31.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
754 (31.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
743 (31.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
714 (29.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
704 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
702 (29.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
695 (29.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
679 (28.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
675 (28.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
671 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
667 (27.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
663 (27.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
657 (27.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
638 (26.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
632 (26.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
630 (26.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
630 (26.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
622 (25.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
617 (25.7) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
613 (25.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
117/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
104/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/16 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/14 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/11 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
93/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/12 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
91/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
7.0mm in 13 min to 14:43 32.3mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
COONAWARRA
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.0mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
1.4mm in 1 min to 08:31 84.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(330/ 74 ) at 10:42
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(280/ 50 ) at 12:02
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 83(320/ 69 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 72(280/ 63 ) at 02:00
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 95(310/ 65 ) at 12:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 61 ) at 14:07
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(290/ 78 ) at 14:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(300/ 67 ) at 11:18
DROUGHTY HILL : 102(300/ 67 ) at 11:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(340/ 67 ) at 08:38
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 63 ) at 02:03