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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
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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.

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 1957 EST on 29/08/2009. 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

W Kimberley

003093

FITZROY CROSSING AERO

1.6

0.8

23/09/1998

12

1 n

NT

Victoria

014855

NELSON SPRINGS

20.2

18.6

23/09/1998

15

1 y

NT

Barkly

015139

WARRAMUNGA

39.8

36.2

14/09/1975

38

1 y

NT

Alice Springs

015528

YUENDUMU

40.5

33.0

14/09/1975

56

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 25.4 +3.4 6.3 -3.0 1.8 0.0 3.8 -- 365 (15.2) 34/11
PERTH AIRPORT 23.1 +3.0 5.9 -3.0 4.0 0.0 2.8 10.7 240 (10.0) 28/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.8 +2.5 8.6 +0.6 7.3 0.4 0.4 10.5 -- 31/10
BUNBURY 19.6 +1.4 4.4 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 30/13
MANDURAH 20.1 -- 9.6 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 22/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.6 23.5 +0.5 22.7 0.0 6.4 10.5 293 (12.2) 52/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.0 -6.3 12.0 +1.6 10.8 0.0 7.2 5.4 433 (18.0) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -4.6 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 227 ( 9.5) 37/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 -2.2 9.1 -0.6 6.6 1.0 1.6 9.3 304 (12.7) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -1.8 5.3 -1.0 3.3 4.4 1.4 8.8 394 (16.4) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.1 -2.1 18.8 +4.6 18.2 0.0 4.2 2.5 464 (19.3) 46/17
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +0.9 21.4 +2.7 19.6 0.2 8.2 6.6 564 (23.5) 46/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 -1.4 19.5 +2.2 17.8 0.0 6.8 9.9 425 (17.7) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -1.6 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- 9.2 266 (11.1) 31/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -0.2 16.2 +2.6 14.6 0.2 3.4 -- 185 ( 7.7) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 -1.6 16.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 276 (11.5) 34/13
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -1.9 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.1 13.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -1.3 13.0 +0.3 9.0 0.0 3.6 7.9 225 ( 9.4) 30/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.9 -2.5 11.5 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 373 (15.5) 41/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 -0.6 6.7 -1.8 3.0 0.0 2.2 -- 92 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.6 -1.3 9.4 -1.5 6.3 0.0 3.4 10.0 166 ( 6.9) 26/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -1.4 8.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -1.4 6.0 -3.0 6.0 0.0 2.6 11.1 315 (13.1) 31/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.3 -1.0 3.3 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.4 -0.6 0.5 -3.7 -2.8 0.2 2.6 10.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.5 3.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -2.3 8.1 -2.2 3.1 0.0 3.0 11.1 343 (14.3) 43/10
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 -1.9 0.5 -7.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 -2.0 10.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 34/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +0.5 0.1 -3.1 -2.3 0.0 3.8 10.2 313 (13.0) 28/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.6 0.0 2.6 -2.5 0.2 0.0 1.8 10.7 129 ( 5.4) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -1.9 7.8 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.2 -1.2 4.2 -3.2 1.8 0.0 4.4 10.6 232 ( 9.7) 30/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -1.1 5.5 +0.1 -- 0.2 1.6 -- 218 ( 9.1) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.0 -0.8 6.7 +2.4 -- 2.2 -- -- 250 (10.4) 37/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 0.0 10.1 +2.2 7.0 0.8 2.4 -- 189 ( 7.9) 26/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.6 -1.2 8.3 +1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 545 (22.7) 48/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -0.9 5.1 +0.3 -- 6.6 -- -- 429 (17.9) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 -1.4 8.4 +3.3 -- 11.5 -- -- 395 (16.5) 50/11
HOBART AIRPORT 12.4 -2.9 8.1 +2.1 4.3 0.8 3.4 8.9 571 (23.8) 54/09
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

37.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
37.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+5.9 : 30.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
**S** +5.7 : 33.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+4.4 : 36.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+4.3 : 37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+3.9 : 21.1 ALBANY Lower West WA
+3.9 : 27.7 KALBARRI Central West WA

26.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
25.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 15.2 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.5 : 15.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.5 : 19.8 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+5.7 : 16.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.4 : 16.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.4 : 17.8 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+5.4 : 22.3 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

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

-0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-11.3 : 21.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-11.2 : 18.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-11.1 : 23.6 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-10.0 : 21.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-9.7 : 18.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

-6.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : 0.5 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-7.2 : -6.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : 1.5 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-7.0 : 0.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 2.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral 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.
206.0 ROSES TIER (MEMORY ROAD WEST) E Coast TAS
42.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
41.0 GOODAR STATION Darling Downs W QLD
40.5 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
40.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
40.5 YUENDUMU

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs W
41.0 GOODAR STATION

TASMANIA
E Coast
206.0 ROSES TIER (MEMORY ROAD WEST)
Central Plateau
42.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
W Coast
40.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

3.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
3.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

1569 (65.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1410 (58.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1244 (51.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1225 (51.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1221 (50.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1098 (45.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1049 (43.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1042 (43.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
957 (39.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
925 (38.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
914 (38.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
901 (37.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
895 (37.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
895 (37.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
881 (36.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
878 (36.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
816 (34.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
814 (33.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
812 (33.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
789 (32.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
761 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
761 (31.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
700 (29.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
691 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
682 (28.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
682 (28.4) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
678 (28.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
657 (27.4) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
641 (26.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
617 (25.7) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
616 (25.7) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
604 (25.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
120/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
98/01 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/15 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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.
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