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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 2124 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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031034

KAIRI RESEARCH STATION

19.6

19.6

24/09/1975

41

1 Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 03:04EST, 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 26.3 +4.3 6.1 -3.2 1.1 0.0 4.8 -- 365 (15.2) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +2.1 5.4 -3.5 1.7 0.0 5.6 10.1 300 (12.5) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 +1.7 6.6 -1.4 5.3 0.0 2.0 9.2 159 ( 6.6) 30/12
BUNBURY 19.5 +1.3 6.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 28/09
MANDURAH 19.3 -- 9.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 21/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.0 +3.5 22.5 -0.5 22.0 0.0 6.2 10.5 248 (10.3) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.4 +2.1 14.0 +3.6 12.2 0.0 7.2 9.5 241 (10.0) 31/22
WHYALLA AERO 18.5 -3.0 8.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 4.1 -- 330 (13.8) 39/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -1.0 8.3 -1.4 4.9 1.02 7.6 10.8 215 ( 9.0) 31/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.0 -2.8 4.3 -2.0 1.5 0.0 1.6 1.8 236 ( 9.8) 28/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.8 -0.4 12.8 -1.4 9.6 0.0 8.4 11.2 325 (13.5) 46/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.6 22.9 +4.2 21.0 1.0 3.6 0.4 231 ( 9.6) 26/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.9 -2.8 21.6 +4.3 21.2 0.2 5.6 0.0 437 (18.2) 35/20
MACKAY M.O 21.9 -3.3 16.5 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- 0.0 279 (11.6) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 -1.8 15.5 +1.9 13.7 0.0 5.6 -- 167 ( 7.0) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.8 -0.6 12.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 255 (10.6) 28/15
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -0.9 10.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.9 -1.2 11.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 26/11
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 -1.4 10.6 -2.1 7.5 0.0 5.2 10.6 267 (11.1) 31/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 -2.7 6.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 41/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.1 -1.3 6.9 -1.6 2.0 0.0 3.2 -- 117 ( 4.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.9 -2.0 9.5 -1.4 6.1 0.0 3.8 10.7 332 (13.8) 30/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -2.6 9.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 -3.4 8.5 -0.5 6.0 0.0 3.0 9.6 353 (14.7) 35/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.2 -3.1 5.3 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 -2.0 2.5 -1.7 -2.3 0.0 3.4 10.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -2.5 2.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.2 -4.3 9.4 -0.9 4.9 0.0 3.4 9.9 377 (15.7) 59/23
RICHMOND RAAF 18.9 -3.8 3.4 -4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -4.4 9.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 55/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 -0.7 0.2 -3.0 -1.8 1.0 2.4 9.4 206 ( 8.6) 31/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 -0.9 1.0 -4.1 0.7 0.0 3.8 10.8 214 ( 8.9) 31/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -1.4 2.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 24/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.8 -2.6 6.9 -0.5 5.1 0.0 2.0 10.4 234 ( 9.8) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 -2.6 3.8 -1.6 -- 0.2 8.6 -- 332 (13.8) 46/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -2.7 0.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.2 -2.0 9.7 +1.8 7.6 0.2 1.8 -- 130 ( 5.4) 18/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.0 -3.8 7.3 +0.6 -- 5.6 -- -- 300 (12.5) 46/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 -3.4 2.4 -2.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 340 (14.2) 37/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.5 -2.0 0.3 -4.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 11.0 -4.3 4.9 -1.1 0.7 1.0 1.8 8.2 441 (18.4) 48/13
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

38.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
38.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.0 : 29.3 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.9 : 28.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+4.3 : 26.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.2 : 28.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.0 : 35.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+4.0 : 26.8 ENEABBA Central West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.9 : 19.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+6.0 : 22.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+6.0 : 21.2 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.9 : 20.7 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.8 : 21.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD

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

-1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.2 : 7.7 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.6 : 7.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.3 : 6.7 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : -0.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.2 : 10.8 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC

-6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.9 : -0.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.7 : 0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.7 : -0.4 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-6.7 : -0.9 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-6.6 : 0.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West 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.
59.8 WEST PENNANT HILLS (CUMBERLAND STATE FOR Sydney--west NSW
43.0 BELLI PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
41.2 QUAKERS HILL TREATMENT WORKS Sydney--west NSW
39.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
43.0 BELLI PARK

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
59.8 WEST PENNANT HILLS (CUMBERLAND STATE FOR
41.2 QUAKERS HILL TREATMENT WORKS

ISLANDS
Islands
41.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD)
39.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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3.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1067 (44.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1024 (42.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1019 (42.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
982 (40.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
975 (40.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
936 (39.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
834 (34.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
775 (32.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
774 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
754 (31.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
728 (30.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
715 (29.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
695 (29.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
664 (27.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
641 (26.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
636 (26.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
622 (25.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
**S** 100/12 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
81/01 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
80/17 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
78/16 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
74/02 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
8.2mm in 11 min to 20:44 44.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 78(170/ 67 ) at 23:00
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(170/ 65 ) at 18:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(230/ 63 ) at 03:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(230/ 63 ) at 00:00