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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.

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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 2126 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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031193

ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL

17.6

17.0

30/09/1999

16

1 n

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031034

KAIRI RESEARCH STATION

19.5

17.5

24/09/1975

40

1 Y

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009053

PEARCE RAAF

-1.0

-0.7

01/09/2005

25

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070217

COOMA AIRPORT AWS

-9.0

-8.5

04/09/2003

16

1 Y

VIC

E Gippsland

084142

GELANTIPY

-2.2

-1.9

29/09/1997

14

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085291

MT BAW BAW

-6.1

-6.0

28/09/2003

11

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

13.8

14.0

23/09/1997

12

1 Y


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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 21.9 -0.1 4.4 -4.9 0.6 0.0 4.0 -- 297 (12.4) 43/13
PERTH AIRPORT 21.5 +1.4 3.9 -5.0 1.0 0.0 2.8 10.6 243 (10.1) 31/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.9 +1.6 5.9 -2.1 4.6 0.0 3.8 9.5 194 ( 8.1) 28/13
BUNBURY 19.1 +0.9 2.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 30/17
MANDURAH 19.9 -- 8.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.2 +3.7 23.0 0.0 21.9 0.0 7.0 10.3 261 (10.9) 48/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 +3.2 13.6 +3.2 10.3 0.0 7.6 10.2 295 (12.3) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.5 -1.0 4.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 290 (12.1) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 +0.8 5.8 -3.9 2.5 0.0 2.8 10.9 153 ( 6.4) 22/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -1.5 -0.4 -6.7 -2.8 0.0 1.4 9.6 163 ( 6.8) 22/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.8 -1.4 16.7 +2.5 11.6 0.0 11.2 11.2 443 (18.5) 52/13
CAIRNS AERO 25.3 -2.7 22.5 +3.8 20.7 1.6 3.0 0.0 219 ( 9.1) 39/19
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.8 -3.9 19.5 +2.2 19.4 0.2 2.2 0.0 449 (18.7) 37/00
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -1.6 17.0 +0.4 -- 1.4 -- 10.2 253 (10.5) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 +0.4 11.5 -2.1 11.0 0.0 4.4 -- 182 ( 7.6) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 -0.8 11.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 220 ( 9.2) 37/15
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -2.9 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.8 -2.3 12.4 -1.0 -- 5.6 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 -3.3 11.5 -1.2 9.7 0.0 4.0 10.1 347 (14.5) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 -2.7 6.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 35/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.6 -2.8 5.5 -3.0 2.1 0.0 4.2 -- 151 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.1 -3.8 10.8 -0.1 7.5 0.0 4.4 11.0 353 (14.7) 39/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -4.7 10.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.8 -5.4 8.2 -0.8 5.9 0.4 4.4 10.9 479 (20.0) 39/01
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.1 -5.2 6.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 26/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.8 -1.2 -0.6 -4.8 -3.6 0.0 2.0 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -3.4 0.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.1 -6.4 7.4 -2.9 2.5 0.0 6.2 10.9 696 (29.0) 59/00
RICHMOND RAAF 16.9 -5.8 7.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 30/09
BELLAMBI AWS 13.8 -6.4 7.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 569 (23.7) 35/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.7 -1.5 -3.7 -6.9 -7.2 0.0 3.4 10.9 210 ( 8.8) 43/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.9 -1.7 -1.4 -6.5 -1.2 0.0 3.2 11.2 251 (10.5) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.5 -3.6 0.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 -3.0 2.2 -5.2 -0.1 0.0 3.8 10.7 277 (11.5) 22/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 -2.4 -2.1 -7.5 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 379 (15.8) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 -1.4 -2.0 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 28/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.6 -2.6 10.3 +2.4 8.9 0.2 3.8 -- 165 ( 6.9) 21/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.2 -3.6 8.1 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 286 (11.9) 26/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -3.0 1.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 34/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 -2.2 -0.5 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 30/08
HOBART AIRPORT 11.9 -3.4 1.2 -4.8 -1.5 0.2 2.0 8.4 353 (14.7) 30/10
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

39.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
38.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.8 : 34.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.0 : 25.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+5.6 : 26.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.5 : 25.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.4 : 23.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.4 : 27.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.4 : 23.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+6.7 : 19.3 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
+6.2 : 23.8 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
+6.2 : 18.9 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+6.1 : 17.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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

-0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.7 : 9.3 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-6.8 : 15.3 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW
-6.8 : 7.2 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-6.7 : 9.2 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-6.6 : 14.3 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

-12.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.4 : -9.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 : -5.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.8 : -5.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.7 : -12.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 : -2.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE 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.
101.0 CARDWELL RANGE N Coast--Herbert QLD
92.0 CARRABOLLA (WOODBERRY) Hunter Valley NSW
85.0 HAWKINS CREEK N Coast--Herbert QLD
74.0 UPPER STONE EXELBY N Coast--Herbert QLD
65.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
54.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
54.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
N Coast--Herbert
101.0 CARDWELL RANGE
85.0 HAWKINS CREEK
74.0 UPPER STONE EXELBY
65.0 CORSIS ALERT
58.2 DARADGEE
55.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
50.2 BAMBAROO

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
92.0 CARRABOLLA (WOODBERRY)

11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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0.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

1094 (45.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
997 (41.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
988 (41.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
964 (40.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
731 (30.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
696 (29.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
687 (28.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
677 (28.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
652 (27.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
635 (26.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
621 (25.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
612 (25.5) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
93/06 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
72/10 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
70/17 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
67/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
65/13 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
65/23 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

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
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
37.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.2mm/h
Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h

ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 93(270/ 70 ) at 06:03