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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

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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 2111 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

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

47.0

29.2

07/09/1974

36

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015550

WYCLIFFE WELL

10.8

6.7

24/09/1998

22

1 y

NT

Alice Springs

015641

THE GRANITES

31.2

22.0

02/09/1990

21

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

38.8

9.6

24/09/1998

12

1 n

QLD

Central Highlands

035123

THE CANAL

50.0

39.6

14/09/1993

52

1 n

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

42.8

29.6

11/09/2005

55

1 n

QLD

Northwest

037121

WONGAN

9.0

7.8

25/09/1998

16

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039142

WOODLEIGH

40.0

38.5

02/09/1992

46

1 n

QLD

Warrego

044115

CHESTERTON

64.6

47.6

02/09/1992

40

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

-1.8

-1.8

04/09/2007

12

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029141

CLONCURRY AIRPORT

19.0

21.0

28/09/1978

15

1 P

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

19.4

19.4

01/09/2004

11

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 03:03EST, 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 27.1 +5.1 7.6 -1.7 2.0 0.0 5.4 -- 371 (15.5) 31/06
PERTH AIRPORT 26.1 +6.0 8.4 -0.5 6.3 0.0 3.6 10.4 -- 28/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 +5.1 5.3 -2.7 3.9 0.0 1.8 10.4 252 (10.5) 30/12
BUNBURY 21.0 +2.8 5.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 28/13
MANDURAH 21.2 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.3 21.8 -1.2 20.8 0.0 6.8 10.4 305 (12.7) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 -4.6 9.9 -0.5 7.8 0.4 8.0 10.4 391 (16.3) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -3.9 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 4.1 -- 266 (11.1) 39/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 -2.2 9.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 3.4 7.5 290 (12.1) 37/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -2.2 2.6 -3.7 0.3 0.4 0.8 7.2 209 ( 8.7) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.4 -10.8 14.5 +0.3 13.6 1.0 8.0 0.6 535 (22.3) 39/08
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +0.6 20.4 +1.7 18.8 0.6 7.2 10.2 514 (21.4) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 -0.6 18.3 +1.0 16.6 0.0 7.0 6.6 404 (16.8) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 23.5 -1.7 19.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- 7.3 343 (14.3) 43/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.0 -5.3 17.9 +4.3 16.8 1.6 3.8 -- 274 (11.4) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 23.6 -1.8 16.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 385 (16.0) 52/22
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -1.9 15.0 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.3 -0.8 13.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 54/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -1.5 15.3 +2.6 13.2 0.0 4.0 8.7 286 (11.9) 50/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.2 -3.2 11.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 55/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.2 -0.2 9.1 +0.6 4.0 0.0 4.2 -- 182 ( 7.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -1.4 14.2 +3.3 11.0 4.6 3.2 9.8 301 (12.5) 39/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -1.6 6.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 -2.6 5.9 -3.1 3.6 0.0 4.2 1.5 230 ( 9.6) 50/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.4 -4.9 5.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 31/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.5 -0.5 2.4 -1.8 -1.3 0.0 2.8 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -1.3 5.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -3.5 10.2 -0.1 4.9 0.0 3.4 6.2 387 (16.1) 44/15
RICHMOND RAAF 16.6 -6.1 5.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 43/16
BELLAMBI AWS 15.4 -4.8 9.9 -2.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 300 (12.5) 55/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.1 -4.1 3.2 0.0 -0.5 0.0 2.8 3.9 136 ( 5.7) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.5 -0.1 1.3 -3.8 1.4 0.0 2.8 10.6 151 ( 6.3) 46/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -0.1 2.7 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 31/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.9 -2.5 4.7 -2.7 3.1 0.0 2.0 8.2 257 (10.7) 30/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 -0.8 3.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 307 (12.8) 26/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 -1.4 4.4 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 348 (14.5) 35/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.8 -1.4 9.2 +1.3 6.3 0.4 2.4 -- 167 ( 7.0) 24/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -4.3 6.1 -0.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 293 (12.2) 41/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.3 -2.6 2.5 -2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 390 (16.3) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.7 -1.8 -1.6 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 26/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 -2.1 1.9 -4.1 -3.3 0.2 3.2 10.2 416 (17.3) 28/11
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

37.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
37.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 33.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.4 : 32.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 27.2 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
**S** +6.5 : 26.5 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
+6.4 : 26.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+6.4 : 26.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
25.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
24.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.5 : 24.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
+6.0 : 15.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.9 : 16.5 ROLLESTON Central Highlands QLD
+5.8 : 16.0 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.5 : 15.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-14.4 : 19.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-11.8 : 19.2 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
-11.6 : 19.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-11.4 : 18.8 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-11.1 : 18.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-11.1 : 21.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

-7.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.3 : -4.4 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-8.3 : -4.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-8.0 : -4.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-7.9 : -0.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.7 : -5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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.
64.6 CHESTERTON Warrego QLD
64.2 BETANGA Central Highlands QLD
61.4 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
61.2 BELLINGEN (HYDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
53.0 ANGELLALA DOWNS HOMESTEAD Warrego QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
64.2 BETANGA
50.0 THE CANAL
Warrego
64.6 CHESTERTON
53.0 ANGELLALA DOWNS HOMESTEAD

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
61.4 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
61.2 BELLINGEN (HYDE STREET)

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
10.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

.....

3.9 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

1010 (42.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
797 (33.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
787 (32.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
775 (32.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
756 (31.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
750 (31.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
732 (30.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
719 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
713 (29.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
706 (29.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
694 (28.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
694 (28.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
672 (28.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
657 (27.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
656 (27.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
638 (26.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
634 (26.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
623 (26.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
618 (25.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
612 (25.5) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
83/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/23 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
68/21 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
65/19 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
65/21 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
65/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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.
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
WINTON AIRPORT
14.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 21.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.8mm/h
Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(140/ 70 ) at 18:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 67 ) at 20:30