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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 2132 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
Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

066195

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A

5.6

6.4

10/09/2008

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

South Coast

069132

BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS

-6.5

-5.8

02/09/2003

17

1 Y

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

-4.4

-4.2

11/09/2002

13

1 Y


The day in charts
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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 03:05EST, 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 21.4 -0.6 11.5 +2.2 7.5 0.4 3.2 -- 287 (12.0) 41/13
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +0.1 11.7 +2.8 9.4 0.8 2.6 7.0 398 (16.6) 54/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +0.5 11.9 +3.9 10.1 1.8 -- 6.5 520 (21.7) 63/12
BUNBURY 19.3 +1.1 13.4 +4.9 -- 3.6 -- -- 481 (20.0) 59/12
MANDURAH 18.8 -- 13.4 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 559 (23.3) 54/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.4 21.7 -1.3 20.5 0.0 6.4 10.3 354 (14.8) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.5 +7.2 23.1 +12.7 20.5 0.0 11.6 8.1 435 (18.1) 61/14
WHYALLA AERO 29.0 +7.5 13.4 +5.4 -- 0.2 4.2 -- 430 (17.9) 50/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.9 +5.9 13.9 +4.2 -- 1.0 3.4 8.3 300 (12.5) 41/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 +4.2 9.1 +2.8 6.0 3.2 3.8 8.9 437 (18.2) 57/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.8 9.1 -5.1 7.5 0.0 9.4 11.2 294 (12.3) 30/09
CAIRNS AERO 23.7 -4.3 20.8 +2.1 20.2 7.6 1.4 0.0 426 (17.8) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 -0.7 20.3 +3.0 18.9 0.0 7.2 -- 502 (20.9) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -1.6 15.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 332 (13.8) 28/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 -2.4 16.7 +3.1 15.2 0.0 4.2 -- 199 ( 8.3) 26/16
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 -0.7 13.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +0.1 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.8 -1.3 13.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 41/19
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -1.5 10.5 -2.2 7.5 0.0 4.0 10.1 365 (15.2) 37/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 -1.9 6.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 31/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.6 -1.8 4.3 -4.2 -1.0 0.0 4.0 -- 86 ( 3.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.7 -1.2 7.7 -3.2 3.1 0.0 3.4 8.8 235 ( 9.8) 39/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -2.5 5.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 -0.2 3.4 -5.6 1.3 0.0 4.0 10.8 183 ( 7.6) 26/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.1 -1.2 1.9 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 18/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.0 0.0 -2.2 -6.4 -6.1 0.0 3.2 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -1.1 0.2 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.2 -0.3 6.6 -3.7 2.2 0.0 3.0 10.3 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 20.3 -2.4 1.1 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 -1.1 8.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 44/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.6 +0.4 -2.5 -5.7 -6.9 0.0 3.0 9.9 201 ( 8.4) 31/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.7 +2.1 -0.3 -5.4 -3.6 0.0 2.6 11.2 137 ( 5.7) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.3 +0.2 0.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 +0.9 9.6 +2.2 6.1 0.0 6.6 4.3 277 (11.5) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.5 +3.1 1.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) 37/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.5 +2.7 2.2 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 43/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.9 +1.7 9.3 +1.4 7.4 0.0 3.8 -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.1 +3.3 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 59/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.3 +1.4 4.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 52/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 +1.1 4.8 -0.3 -- 0.3 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 39/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 +4.2 3.9 -2.1 0.7 0.6 2.4 10.4 290 (12.1) 39/17
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

39.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+9.9 : 31.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 29.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 29.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 34.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.2 : 29.0 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+12.7 : 23.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.3 : 17.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+7.2 : 17.0 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA
+6.5 : 18.3 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.4 : 20.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

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

2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.0 : 19.7 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.4 : 22.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.4 : 21.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6 : 24.1 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.3 : 23.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

-8.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.0 : -6.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-9.5 : -8.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.3 : -4.4 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1 : -4.6 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.9 : -4.5 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-7.9 : -4.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
102.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
82.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
62.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
52.2 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
50.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
102.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
82.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
50.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
50.0 HAPPY VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
62.0 RUSSELL RIVER
52.2 DARADGEE

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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4.8 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
4.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1146 (47.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
879 (36.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
857 (35.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
807 (33.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
746 (31.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
661 (27.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
660 (27.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
640 (26.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
623 (26.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
602 (25.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
602 (25.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
83/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/19 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
78/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/19 MOUNT READ W Coast 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
N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 74(330/ 65 ) at 23:58
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 82(350/ 63 ) at 19:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(320/ 63 ) at 23:25