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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2136 EST on 02/08/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069134

BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

31.1

30.8

22/09/2003

17

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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 20.6 -1.4 14.4 +5.1 12.8 0.8 4.0 -- 546 (22.8) 54/05
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -2.5 11.1 +2.2 8.9 6.8 4.2 5.2 616 (25.7) 57/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -2.3 6.7 -1.3 3.2 20.8 8.4 6.6 638 (26.6) 63/00
BUNBURY 17.0 -1.2 10.7 +2.2 -- 4.0 -- -- 576 (24.0) 55/23
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 11.8 -- -- 6.0 -- -- 717 (29.9) 65/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 0.0 23.4 +0.4 22.3 0.0 5.8 9.4 310 (12.9) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +8.3 13.3 +2.9 10.8 0.0 10.2 7.4 227 ( 9.5) 61/15
WHYALLA AERO 31.0 +9.5 8.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 276 (11.5) 76/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.4 +9.4 11.8 +2.1 6.1 0.0 -- 10.9 320 (13.3) 57/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +7.1 10.7 +4.4 9.2 2.4 2.2 9.1 616 (25.7) 59/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.0 +4.8 20.2 +6.0 17.2 0.0 8.4 9.8 389 (16.2) 57/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +0.7 19.5 +0.8 18.1 0.0 4.6 10.9 347 (14.5) 39/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 -0.4 19.6 +2.3 17.2 0.0 7.2 9.9 438 (18.3) 34/10
MACKAY M.O 24.2 -1.0 15.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 267 (11.1) 24/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 +0.4 14.8 +1.2 12.0 0.0 5.2 -- 215 ( 9.0) 26/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.4 0.0 13.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 228 ( 9.5) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 +1.1 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 15.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 43/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 -0.5 12.9 +0.2 9.9 0.2 4.2 10.1 405 (16.9) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 +2.5 11.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 30/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.7 +6.3 11.2 +2.7 5.9 0.0 3.8 -- 104 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 +4.8 13.6 +2.7 8.5 0.0 3.4 11.0 404 (16.8) 54/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +3.5 8.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.8 +8.6 7.7 -1.3 5.0 0.0 5.0 10.8 242 (10.1) 28/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 31.1 +9.8 7.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 37/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.7 +7.7 10.5 +6.3 2.9 0.0 5.2 7.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +7.0 11.0 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.3 +11.8 14.2 +3.9 7.8 0.0 7.4 10.6 464 (19.3) 54/16
RICHMOND RAAF 30.9 +8.2 7.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 48/14
BELLAMBI AWS 29.4 +9.2 16.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 615 (25.6) 61/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.5 +9.3 9.0 +5.8 4.2 0.0 5.6 10.2 447 (18.6) 50/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.0 +11.4 6.8 +1.7 5.9 0.0 5.8 10.0 328 (13.7) 70/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +6.7 7.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 54/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 +8.7 8.9 +1.5 4.0 0.0 5.2 10.8 307 (12.8) 46/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.8 +8.4 5.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 41/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.7 +8.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 41/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.5 +8.3 16.3 +8.4 13.2 0.0 5.0 -- 243 (10.1) 31/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.9 +8.1 11.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 55/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.3 +7.4 8.8 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 738 (30.8) 55/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 +1.6 10.6 +5.5 -- 17.82 -- -- 423 (17.6) 54/11
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +6.7 10.4 +4.4 7.6 1.2 5.4 -- 718 (29.9) --
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

40.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
39.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
39.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
39.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+11.8 : 32.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+11.4 : 29.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+11.3 : 32.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+11.0 : 30.5 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+11.0 : 31.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+11.0 : 16.8 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+10.5 : 16.6 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+10.4 : 15.5 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
+9.6 : 17.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+9.5 : 15.9 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW

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

7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.0 : 24.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.9 : 17.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-4.1 : 24.6 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.1 : 27.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.1 : 14.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-4.1 : 17.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-4.1 : 20.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA

-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
1.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
1.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-4.9 : 5.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-4.7 : 12.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : 6.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-3.9 : 7.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-3.8 : 4.8 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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.
40.4 ST PATRICKS RIVER (TARGA FARM) N Coast TAS
37.0 BEACONSFIELD Central West QLD
36.8 ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY) North Coast NSW
33.8 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
33.8 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS

11.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
10.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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6.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1679 (70.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1554 (64.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
**S** 1415 (59.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
1396 (58.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1326 (55.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1222 (50.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1143 (47.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1106 (46.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1051 (43.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1033 (43.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
998 (41.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
991 (41.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
974 (40.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
959 (40.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
910 (37.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
850 (35.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
837 (34.9) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
832 (34.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
820 (34.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
816 (34.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
811 (33.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
810 (33.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
798 (33.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
794 (33.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
789 (32.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
784 (32.7) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
783 (32.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
776 (32.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
773 (32.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
771 (32.1) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
763 (31.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
753 (31.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
746 (31.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
745 (31.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
744 (31.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
740 (30.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
739 (30.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
738 (30.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
733 (30.5) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
722 (30.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
718 (29.9) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
717 (29.9) MANDURAH Lower West WA
710 (29.6) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
710 (29.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
705 (29.4) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
700 (29.2) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
696 (29.0) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
693 (28.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
689 (28.7) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
673 (28.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
673 (28.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
672 (28.0) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
656 (27.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
651 (27.1) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
641 (26.7) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
638 (26.6) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
638 (26.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
635 (26.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
633 (26.4) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
633 (26.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) BICKLEY Lower West WA
625 (26.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
624 (26.0) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
619 (25.8) SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
616 (25.7) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
616 (25.7) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
615 (25.6) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
611 (25.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
607 (25.3) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
605 (25.2) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
603 (25.1) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
122/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
122/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
117/23 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
115/23 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
111/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/12 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
102/11 FORREST Eucla WA
102/21 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
100/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/03 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
96/15 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
94/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
93/11 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
91/21 ORBOST E 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BICKLEY
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
KHANCOBAN AWS
4.8mm in 6 min to 20:14 48.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(240/ 61 ) at 03:33
CAPE NATURALISTE : 80(220/ 63 ) at 06:06
Eucla
FORREST : 102(240/ 67 ) at 11:40
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 74(220/ 65 ) at 21:26
TARCOOLA AERO : 78(240/ 63 ) at 19:43
W Agricultural
NULLARBOR : 96(290/ 56 ) at 15:12
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 102(260/ 80 ) at 21:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 78(260/ 65 ) at 22:20
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 93(270/ 65 ) at 22:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 122(360/ 85 ) at 23:54
Riverina E
NARRANDERA AIRPORT : 93( 50/ 19 ) at 17:29
Riverina W
GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS : 82(360/ 63 ) at 16:55
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 96(260/ 69 ) at 00:00
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 113(360/ 72 ) at 23:30
FALLS CREEK : 104(350/ 69 ) at 23:30
MT HOTHAM : 122(350/ 87 ) at 23:30
W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74( 26/ 65 ) at 22:50
TASMANIA
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 93(310/ 59 ) at 13:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(330/ 80 ) at 05:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(320/ 83 ) at 11:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(320/ 67 ) at 01:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 108(290/ 65 ) at 13:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 102(330/ 70 ) at 12:30
MOUNT READ : 91( 10/ 59 ) at 23:14