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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2146 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

TAS

E Coast

092114

FRIENDLY BEACHES

1.2

1.2

28/09/2003

12

1 Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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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 03:06EST, 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 22.1 +0.1 13.2 +3.9 11.2 5.6 4.8 -- 368 (15.3) 39/12
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 -1.0 11.9 +3.0 9.2 3.8 4.4 5.4 290 (12.1) 43/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -2.6 9.1 +1.1 7.4 0.6 3.6 5.0 353 (14.7) 46/11
BUNBURY 17.9 -0.3 13.7 +5.2 -- 4.8 -- -- 327 (13.6) 46/06
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 15.3 -- -- 3.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 46/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.6 23.6 +0.6 23.2 0.0 7.0 10.2 281 (11.7) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.0 +6.7 10.3 -0.1 7.3 0.0 9.4 11.1 -- 41/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 +2.7 1.6 -6.4 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 212 ( 8.8) 48/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 +2.0 6.4 -3.3 3.0 0.0 2.6 9.9 218 ( 9.1) 41/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +0.5 2.4 -3.9 -0.5 0.2 1.4 10.1 301 (12.5) 48/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +3.5 16.9 +2.7 12.5 0.0 12.6 10.9 419 (17.5) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +2.1 19.7 +1.0 17.3 0.0 8.0 11.1 395 (16.5) 35/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.0 16.7 -0.6 15.6 0.0 7.0 10.6 237 ( 9.9) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 26.0 +0.8 17.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 218 ( 9.1) 22/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +2.1 18.5 +4.9 17.4 0.0 4.0 -- 158 ( 6.6) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 +1.2 17.1 +3.4 -- 1.0 6.4 -- 324 (13.5) 43/16
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -4.9 17.0 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.8 -1.3 16.4 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 35/08
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 -2.4 17.7 +5.0 16.0 0.0 -- 3.5 482 (20.1) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 -2.9 9.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 55/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.3 -0.1 4.5 -4.0 0.1 0.0 5.2 -- 176 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 -1.9 14.4 +3.5 13.5 0.0 5.0 2.2 361 (15.0) 26/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 -4.1 8.2 -0.8 5.3 0.2 6.2 3.1 376 (15.7) 34/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.2 -5.1 5.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.7 -0.3 -0.5 -4.7 -4.1 0.0 2.4 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -1.3 1.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.7 -3.8 10.5 +0.2 3.3 0.4 7.2 4.6 645 (26.9) 35/00
RICHMOND RAAF 15.8 -6.9 4.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -4.2 9.4 -3.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 431 (18.0) 34/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 -2.1 0.7 -2.5 -2.0 0.0 5.6 9.0 334 (13.9) 21/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.0 +0.4 -1.2 -6.3 -0.1 0.0 3.0 10.9 274 (11.4) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -0.8 0.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.6 -0.8 2.6 -4.8 -1.4 0.0 2.6 10.9 220 ( 9.2) 28/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.8 -1.6 -2.0 -7.4 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 261 (10.9) 18/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 -1.5 -1.1 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 28/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 +1.2 4.8 -3.1 1.4 0.0 1.8 -- 118 ( 4.9) 21/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.7 -0.1 4.2 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 269 (11.2) 30/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.5 -1.1 -5.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 267 (11.1) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 -2.4 -0.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 17.0 +1.7 3.3 -2.7 -1.0 0.2 3.2 9.3 -- 34/11
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

39.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
39.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
39.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
39.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+14.1 : 35.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.5 : 32.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.3 : 33.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.9 : 34.6 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.7 : 36.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

27.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
25.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 14.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 17.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+7.1 : 14.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+6.9 : 17.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 23.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 15.5 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A Sydney--east NSW
-6.9 : 15.8 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-6.7 : 15.8 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-6.6 : 16.6 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-6.2 : 17.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW

-12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : -12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 : 0.4 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.5 : 1.2 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-7.5 : -0.7 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.4 : -2.0 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
-7.4 : -3.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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.
30.0 CAPEL NORTH Lower West WA
28.0 FERGUSON VALLEY Lower West WA
27.5 JAMBIN POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
27.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
26.0 FIG TREE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

11.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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4.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
3.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
2.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1097 (45.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1049 (43.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1043 (43.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
947 (39.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
941 (39.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
921 (38.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
900 (37.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
853 (35.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
849 (35.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
781 (32.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
781 (32.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
770 (32.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
758 (31.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
726 (30.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
699 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
683 (28.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
682 (28.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
681 (28.4) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
645 (26.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
618 (25.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
89/15 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
87/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/11 FORREST Eucla WA
74/22 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
72/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 72(150/ 63 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 80(270/ 63 ) at 07:30