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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 2155 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 maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

9.7

10.1

09/09/2005

13

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010579

KATANNING COMPARISON

9.4

9.4

19/09/1978

52

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 03:07EST, 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 21.6 -0.4 9.6 +0.3 6.3 0.0 5.2 -- 325 (13.5) 67/14
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -3.2 13.2 +4.3 11.9 3.6 4.8 4.4 434 (18.1) 81/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 11.1 -6.2 7.4 -0.6 7.9 5.4 5.4 3.4 557 (23.2) 57/03
BUNBURY 13.4 -4.8 10.2 +1.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 503 (21.0) 70/14
MANDURAH 14.3 -- 13.5 -- -- 2.0 -- -- 582 (24.3) 87/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.9 22.8 -0.2 22.3 0.0 7.0 10.7 334 (13.9) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.4 +9.1 17.5 +7.1 15.2 0.0 10.6 6.8 273 (11.4) 63/15
WHYALLA AERO 28.4 +6.9 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 282 (11.8) 48/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.5 +3.5 7.4 -2.3 3.7 0.0 -- 9.3 278 (11.6) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 +0.2 4.8 -1.5 3.6 4.2 3.4 6.5 548 (22.8) 61/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +4.5 16.8 +2.6 14.5 0.0 9.4 11.0 278 (11.6) 46/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.3 21.4 +2.7 19.5 0.0 9.2 10.4 522 (21.8) 48/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +0.4 19.5 +2.2 17.7 0.0 8.4 10.7 410 (17.1) 41/10
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +0.1 18.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 221 ( 9.2) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +2.8 16.1 +2.5 14.1 0.0 5.6 -- 236 ( 9.8) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 +1.7 17.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 396 (16.5) 37/01
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +5.1 15.0 +4.4 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.8 +2.7 16.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 41/22
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 +2.2 16.0 +3.3 12.5 0.2 5.2 10.4 453 (18.9) 48/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.9 +5.5 16.1 +5.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 414 (17.3) 50/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.6 +7.2 11.3 +2.8 6.3 0.0 7.2 -- 187 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.9 +4.0 16.0 +5.1 7.4 7.4 5.2 8.5 446 (18.6) 52/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 +2.7 9.8 +0.8 6.5 0.0 8.6 10.7 366 (15.3) 37/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.2 +2.9 8.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +4.0 5.0 +0.8 -1.0 0.0 3.8 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +4.5 4.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 +3.3 15.3 +5.0 7.3 0.0 9.0 10.9 -- 43/16
RICHMOND RAAF 26.3 +3.6 7.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 0.0 12.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.5 +3.3 4.7 +1.5 0.3 0.0 10.0 11.0 512 (21.3) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +3.8 2.9 -2.2 2.1 0.0 7.4 11.0 310 (12.9) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +1.2 2.2 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 31/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.4 +4.0 4.9 -2.5 1.3 0.0 7.6 10.9 364 (15.2) 44/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.9 +2.5 -0.6 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.0 +2.2 -1.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 43/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 +2.6 6.5 -1.4 2.3 0.4 2.8 -- 190 ( 7.9) 35/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.8 +3.0 5.0 -1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 614 (25.6) 57/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.0 0.6 -4.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 61/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 -1.7 5.8 +0.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 454 (18.9) 63/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +3.2 5.9 -0.1 1.3 1.4 2.8 11.1 665 (27.7) 70/14
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

41.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
39.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.8 : 31.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.6 : 31.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.2 : 31.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.1 : 36.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.2 : 17.3 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.2 : 21.4 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+8.7 : 20.8 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+8.5 : 17.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : 9.4 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 9.7 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.3 : 10.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : 12.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-6.5 : 9.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-2.0 BENALLA AIRPORT Lower NE VIC

-6.3 : -2.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.1 : 2.5 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.0 : -0.6 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
-6.0 : -0.7 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-6.0 : 0.3 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North 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.
51.0 KIA ORA Darling Downs E QLD
44.0 WIVENHOE POCKET Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.0 BOONAH ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.0 BRIGALOW POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
39.8 BLACKBUTT POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
44.0 WIVENHOE POCKET
41.0 BOONAH ALERT
39.8 BLACKBUTT POST OFFICE
Darling Downs E
51.0 KIA ORA
41.0 BRIGALOW POST OFFICE

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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4.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
4.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
4.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1926 (80.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1559 (65.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1544 (64.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1348 (56.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1323 (55.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1276 (53.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1213 (50.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1173 (48.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1077 (44.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1024 (42.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1015 (42.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
988 (41.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
983 (41.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
961 (40.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
942 (39.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
914 (38.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
898 (37.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
897 (37.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
884 (36.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
862 (35.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
835 (34.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
823 (34.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
807 (33.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
794 (33.1) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
793 (33.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
789 (32.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
786 (32.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
771 (32.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
732 (30.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
729 (30.4) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
703 (29.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
693 (28.9) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
681 (28.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
677 (28.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
673 (28.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
669 (27.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
643 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
635 (26.5) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
634 (26.4) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
617 (25.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
615 (25.6) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
614 (25.6) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
607 (25.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
131/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
120/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
117/10 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
115/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
104/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/10 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
98/19 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
94/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/10 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
91/13 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
91/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
8.2mm in 8 min to 18:08 61.5mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
OCEAN REEF : 102(180/ 78 ) at 11:39
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 98(190/ 80 ) at 10:43
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(220/ 59 ) at 04:26
ESPERANCE : 91(180/ 52 ) at 13:17
BUSSELTON JETTY : 72(190/ 63 ) at 12:22
Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO : 83(240/ 65 ) at 20:14
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 74(340/ 65 ) at 09:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 76( 50/ 65 ) at 17:40
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 76 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(270/ 67 ) at 01:30
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 80(270/ 63 ) at 02:44
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 95(320/ 52 ) at 15:30
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(310/109 ) at 00:47
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 126(280/ 95 ) at 06:31
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(320/ 67 ) at 23:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(300/ 63 ) at 15:03
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(280/ 76 ) at 00:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 121(300/ 78 ) at 18:00
Derwent Valley
BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) : 93(320/ 56 ) at 10:10
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 121(330/ 82 ) at 23:42
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(280/ 78 ) at 00:30