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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 1015 EST on 09/08/2009. 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

Upper Carpentaria

030156

LOLWORTH STATION

23.0

20.5

09/09/1998

21

1 n

NSW

NW Plains W

052008

ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA)

80.2

78.5

01/09/2008

113

1 y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

NW Slopes S

055195

GOWRIE (LALLYBROCH)

47.8

46.0

12/09/1979

26

1 n

NSW

NW Slopes S

055325

TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS

42.6

40.0

04/09/2005

16

1 n

NSW

SW Slopes N

073141

GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST)

31.0

29.2

29/09/1996

14

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

-1.0

-0.7

01/09/2008

23

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

NW Slopes N

054104

PINDARI DAM

17.0

16.6

29/09/2005

37

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

20.3

20.3

08/09/1999

12

1 Y


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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 03:08EST, 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 30.5 +8.5 3.9 -5.4 -1.0 0.0 7.8 -- 527 (22.0) 52/08
PERTH AIRPORT 23.2 +3.1 3.4 -5.5 2.0 0.0 3.4 9.3 370 (15.4) 55/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.3 +2.0 2.5 -5.5 0.2 0.0 3.2 7.8 220 ( 9.2) 35/09
BUNBURY 20.6 +2.4 3.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 41/10
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 8.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 54/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 0.0 23.8 +0.8 23.0 0.0 7.2 8.3 296 (12.3) 39/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.9 -8.4 7.4 -3.0 4.5 0.8 8.8 11.4 575 (24.0) 46/08
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -3.9 3.3 -4.7 -- 1.4 5.4 -- 459 (19.1) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 -2.2 9.5 -0.2 6.7 6.2 2.6 10.5 388 (16.2) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -1.0 4.6 -1.7 2.5 7.4 2.4 9.2 471 (19.6) 59/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.9 -4.3 18.3 +4.1 19.5 0.0 9.4 8.5 481 (20.0) 54/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.3 20.5 +1.8 19.4 0.0 9.0 9.3 409 (17.0) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 +1.6 19.4 +2.1 17.8 0.0 9.2 9.9 448 (18.7) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 27.6 +2.4 16.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 304 (12.7) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.3 0.0 14.5 +0.9 12.7 0.0 7.4 -- 246 (10.3) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +2.1 15.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 201 ( 8.4) 37/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +2.1 14.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +1.4 18.1 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 560 (23.3) 43/08
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 +0.7 16.2 +3.5 13.9 0.0 6.4 7.8 661 (27.5) 41/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 +0.7 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 37/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.5 -2.9 15.6 +7.1 14.4 30.8 3.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +1.4 17.8 +6.9 14.0 0.0 4.6 0.3 829 (34.5) 50/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 -3.3 16.8 +7.8 16.0 18.4 7.4 0.0 462 (19.3) 41/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.6 -2.7 16.0 +8.3 -- 1.6 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 26/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 -4.5 4.7 +0.5 5.5 14.8 5.0 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -1.6 8.1 +1.7 -- 18.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -3.9 14.5 +4.2 14.3 3.4 10.4 3.0 690 (28.8) 52/00
RICHMOND RAAF 17.3 -5.4 15.8 +7.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 440 (18.3) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -3.3 12.6 +0.1 -- 7.6 -- -- 496 (20.7) 59/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.2 0.0 7.8 +4.6 7.4 17.4 6.4 7.9 583 (24.3) 50/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 -1.6 5.9 +0.8 5.8 18.2 1.0 9.7 450 (18.8) 54/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.6 -2.5 5.5 -0.4 -- 11.8 -- -- 396 (16.5) 41/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 -0.9 2.4 -5.0 -0.5 0.8 3.2 8.2 436 (18.2) 54/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.2 -0.2 0.7 -4.7 -- 1.4 4.6 -- 481 (20.0) 39/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.6 -0.2 0.3 -4.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 329 (13.7) 46/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +1.0 5.1 -2.8 2.1 6.4 2.4 -- 190 ( 7.9) 28/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.6 -1.2 4.2 -2.5 -- 7.8 -- -- 557 (23.2) 55/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.5 0.5 -4.3 -- 6.6 -- -- 400 (16.7) 52/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 -0.9 4.1 -1.0 -- 12.6 -- -- 310 (12.9) 50/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 -1.1 5.1 -0.9 2.0 2.4 3.2 9.5 491 (20.5) 59/16
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

39.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
39.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.4 : 33.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+8.8 : 33.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.5 : 30.5 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.2 : 32.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.4 : 33.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

26.3 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
25.1 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

+11.3 : 20.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+10.7 : 17.0 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+9.9 : 13.4 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+9.8 : 19.2 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+9.6 : 16.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.9 : 18.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-10.0 : 22.3 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-9.1 : 21.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-8.7 : 21.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 18.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

-5.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : -1.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 5.7 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-6.9 : 2.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 0.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-6.8 : -0.4 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
115.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
109.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
96.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
80.2 ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA) NW Plains W NSW
73.4 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
80.2 ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA)
NW Plains E
50.2 NARRABRI (ROSEWOOD FARM)
Illawarra
73.4 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE)
Goulburn/Monaro
55.0 MOUNT GININI AWS
Snowy Mtns
115.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
109.2 THREDBO VILLAGE
96.8 THREDBO AWS
SW Slopes S
50.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
56.4 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

1376 (57.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1292 (53.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1258 (52.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1237 (51.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1197 (49.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1082 (45.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1073 (44.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
949 (39.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
939 (39.1) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
928 (38.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
919 (38.3) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
914 (38.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
901 (37.5) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
857 (35.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
843 (35.1) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
841 (35.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
831 (34.6) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
829 (34.5) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
817 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
817 (34.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
810 (33.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
800 (33.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
794 (33.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
793 (33.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
792 (33.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
792 (33.0) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
785 (32.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
778 (32.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
774 (32.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
768 (32.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
767 (32.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
765 (31.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
757 (31.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
724 (30.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
719 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
718 (29.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
711 (29.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
708 (29.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
696 (29.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
694 (28.9) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
691 (28.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
690 (28.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
690 (28.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
672 (28.0) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
671 (28.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
669 (27.9) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
667 (27.8) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
665 (27.7) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
661 (27.5) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
661 (27.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
652 (27.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
650 (27.1) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
650 (27.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
626 (26.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
615 (25.6) WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
611 (25.5) JERVOIS N Plateau NT
609 (25.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
607 (25.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
607 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
605 (25.2) GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
124/04 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
113/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/07 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/07 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
8.8mm in 18 min to 21:22 29.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
19.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.2mm/h
Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
12.6mm in 30 min to 04:00 25.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
Hunter Valley
SCONE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(280/ 65 ) at 00:36
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 111(270/ 70 ) at 02:30
LOW HEAD : 87(270/ 69 ) at 04:24
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(310/ 98 ) at 04:48
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(270/ 80 ) at 08:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(280/ 70 ) at 12:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 93(260/ 54 ) at 08:50
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(310/ 69 ) at 05:07
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(250/ 65 ) at 07:47
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(280/ 78 ) at 14:01