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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

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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 1043 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

WA

W Kimberley

003079

SHELAMAR

0.2

0.0

2007

13

1 n

NT

Darwin-Daly

014254

POINT STUART AWS

19.0

5.0

07/09/2003

11

1 P


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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 03:08EST, 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 24.6 +2.6 11.5 +2.2 7.5 0.0 6.8 -- 430 (17.9) 54/09
PERTH AIRPORT 25.9 +5.8 11.5 +2.6 7.6 0.0 5.2 9.9 451 (18.8) 68/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.4 +9.1 10.2 +2.2 7.8 0.0 3.4 11.3 363 (15.1) 59/12
BUNBURY 21.2 +3.0 9.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 50/21
MANDURAH 20.4 -- 15.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 61/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.8 23.9 +0.9 23.5 5.2 7.0 2.9 353 (14.7) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.5 -5.8 3.4 -7.0 1.3 0.0 9.0 11.5 412 (17.2) 55/09
WHYALLA AERO 19.9 -1.6 2.4 -5.6 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 290 (12.1) 26/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +0.4 6.4 -3.3 3.7 0.0 3.4 9.4 184 ( 7.7) 28/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -0.8 4.4 -1.9 2.3 1.2 2.8 1.3 423 (17.6) 28/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.1 -4.1 13.0 -1.2 10.8 0.0 10.8 11.2 633 (26.4) 44/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +2.8 22.4 +3.7 20.9 0.0 7.4 9.2 311 (13.0) 46/19
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +2.1 22.3 +5.0 21.2 0.0 7.6 6.7 294 (12.3) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 26.0 +0.8 18.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 239 (10.0) 37/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +2.6 15.7 +2.1 14.5 1.4 2.2 -- 215 ( 9.0) 35/22
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +2.0 15.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 244 (10.2) 54/22
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -1.9 15.0 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.3 -1.8 17.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 59/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -1.1 16.2 +3.5 12.8 0.0 6.8 1.2 469 (19.5) 43/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 -2.4 13.6 +3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 342 (14.3) 57/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.3 -1.1 10.1 +1.6 7.4 5.4 1.8 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.0 -3.9 12.6 +1.7 11.4 10.8 3.4 0.1 559 (23.3) 55/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.7 -1.5 12.6 +3.6 9.0 13.4 2.6 5.2 464 (19.3) 46/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 -2.3 5.1 -2.6 -- 6.6 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.0 0.0 1.0 -3.2 -3.5 0.2 2.0 10.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.5 -1.7 4.1 -2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.2 -1.3 9.7 -0.6 4.8 0.8 2.4 11.1 449 (18.7) --
RICHMOND RAAF 19.1 -3.6 4.5 -3.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -1.9 9.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 24/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.3 +1.1 2.4 -0.8 -1.7 0.0 2.2 11.3 238 ( 9.9) 31/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.0 0.4 -4.7 2.4 0.0 2.8 11.2 237 ( 9.9) 15/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.5 +0.4 2.8 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 0.0 3.6 -3.8 0.6 0.0 5.4 10.3 315 (13.1) 22/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.5 +1.1 1.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.0 +1.2 0.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 26/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +1.4 7.2 -0.7 3.8 0.0 2.2 -- 143 ( 6.0) 18/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.9 +0.1 4.8 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 467 (19.5) 35/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.5 +0.6 0.3 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 22/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.7 2.2 -2.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 251 (10.5) 41/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 +1.5 6.4 +0.4 2.7 0.0 2.0 6.1 570 (23.8) 37/03
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

40.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
40.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
40.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+11.7 : 32.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+10.9 : 30.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+10.3 : 28.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.3 : 27.5 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.3 : 30.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.5 : 17.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.9 : 12.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.7 : 12.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 11.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 9.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+6.6 : 13.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

3.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.8 : 22.7 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.7 : 24.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-7.6 : 18.1 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-7.4 : 12.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.3 : 18.3 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 2.4 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA
-7.2 : 0.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.0 : 3.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.0 : 11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.8 : 1.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural 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.
50.0 BERRIMAH RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
48.0 GOONOO GOONOO STATION NW Slopes S NSW
39.9 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
38.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
36.4 COMBOYNE SOUTH MidNorth Coast S NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
50.0 BERRIMAH RESEARCH FARM

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
38.0 SCHERGER RAAF

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
48.0 GOONOO GOONOO STATION
MidNorth Coast S
36.4 COMBOYNE SOUTH

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
39.9 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)

11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
1.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.1 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

1720 (71.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1294 (53.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1291 (53.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1098 (45.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
987 (41.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
942 (39.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
936 (39.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
934 (38.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
835 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
751 (31.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
729 (30.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
707 (29.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
681 (28.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
678 (28.3) CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
669 (27.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
664 (27.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
661 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
645 (26.9) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
644 (26.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
635 (26.5) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
634 (26.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
633 (26.4) MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
618 (25.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
609 (25.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
606 (25.3) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
605 (25.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
603 (25.1) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
98/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/21 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
DWELLINGUP
9.2mm in 55 min to 23:55 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
11.4mm in 30 min to 05:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 102(150/ 82 ) at 20:19
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 91(160/ 72 ) at 21:31
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(320/ 76 ) at 13:36
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(280/ 72 ) at 17:42
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 98(290/ 65 ) at 16:31
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 78(300/ 65 ) at 11:12