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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
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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 1046 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

SW & S Coast

009645

STOKES INLET

50.0

46.5

02/09/1997

12

1 n

WA

Gt Southern

010606

LAKE CAMM

29.0

28.7

13/09/1959

79

1 n

QLD

N Peninsula

027039

STRATHMAY STATION

9.0

6.4

04/09/2004

14

1 n

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030019

GILBERTON

58.2

39.9

26/09/1947

91

1 n

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030158

GREEN HILLS

6.6

4.0

07/09/2006

23

1 n

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010515

BEVERLEY

13.8

13.8

11/09/2006

29

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

16.2

16.2

20/09/2005

15

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

15.4

14.3

28/09/1998

13

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010524

BROOKTON

14.0

13.5

20/09/1972

40

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014153

BLACK POINT

34.4

34.3

30/09/2002

18

1 Y

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

33.1

33.0

14/09/2002

12

1 Y

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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040068

DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

63.6

61.6

06/09/2007

24

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 03:09EST, 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 23.4 +1.4 15.8 +6.5 13.0 0.0 4.6 -- 555 (23.1) 61/09
PERTH AIRPORT 16.2 -3.9 15.1 +6.2 15.3 18.6 5.6 0.0 575 (24.0) 39/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.3 -4.0 10.3 +2.3 10.7 10.0 7.6 0.0 561 (23.4) 39/01
BUNBURY 14.0 -4.2 11.7 +3.2 -- 19.4 -- -- 432 (18.0) 34/03
MANDURAH 14.4 -- 13.3 -- -- 17.6 -- -- 537 (22.4) 39/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +2.0 23.7 +0.7 23.0 0.0 12.2 9.9 298 (12.4) 46/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.3 -1.0 4.1 -6.3 1.9 0.0 8.0 11.5 370 (15.4) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 27.3 +5.8 4.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 220 ( 9.2) 52/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.9 +4.9 7.5 -2.2 4.0 0.0 3.0 11.0 178 ( 7.4) 41/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 +5.1 6.2 -0.1 3.1 0.0 1.0 10.3 298 (12.4) 55/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 +1.5 14.7 +0.5 11.7 0.0 9.8 11.2 415 (17.3) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +1.4 21.6 +2.9 19.0 0.0 7.8 6.9 461 (19.2) 65/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +2.0 21.3 +4.0 20.2 0.0 7.2 8.2 396 (16.5) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 24.3 -0.9 20.4 +3.8 -- 0.8 -- 3.1 493 (20.5) 54/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -0.3 17.4 +3.8 16.0 1.0 6.6 -- 321 (13.4) 44/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 -0.2 17.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 635 (26.5) 55/13
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -2.9 16.0 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 0.0 14.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 50/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -1.1 12.4 -0.3 9.8 0.0 5.0 10.1 477 (19.9) 48/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 -2.8 9.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 753 (31.4) 48/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 -0.6 9.6 +1.1 6.4 0.0 4.6 -- 287 (12.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 -1.0 12.6 +1.7 10.0 3.2 2.4 10.3 502 (20.9) 31/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 -1.6 7.0 -2.0 5.3 0.6 3.0 5.0 305 (12.7) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.7 -1.6 5.5 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 22/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.8 +1.8 3.0 -1.2 -1.0 0.0 3.0 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.1 5.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 -0.9 10.3 0.0 4.5 0.0 4.0 10.9 -- 37/13
RICHMOND RAAF 20.7 -2.0 4.2 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.0 -1.2 10.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 43/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +2.5 3.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 2.6 11.1 171 ( 7.1) 31/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.5 +2.9 3.6 -1.5 0.8 0.0 5.2 11.3 142 ( 5.9) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +2.1 4.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 +4.9 5.8 -1.6 1.4 0.0 3.8 11.2 198 ( 8.3) 50/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +5.5 2.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 146 ( 6.1) 44/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.6 +5.8 1.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 44/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.4 +6.2 8.0 +0.1 5.0 0.0 3.4 -- 136 ( 5.7) 30/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.8 +6.0 4.0 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 48/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.2 +5.3 3.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 57/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +0.8 7.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 50/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.8 +7.5 7.9 +1.9 5.4 0.0 3.6 10.0 518 (21.6) 57/13
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

39.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
37.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+15.6 : 36.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.9 : 35.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.7 : 36.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+10.8 : 33.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+10.2 : 34.9 FORREST Eucla WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.3 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.4 : 15.4 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 14.4 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.8 : 14.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.6 : 14.0 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 13.5 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 13.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 14.2 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

6.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : 11.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 10.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-6.4 : 11.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0 : 14.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.9 : 11.8 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.9 : 5.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 11.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.4 : 11.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.3 : 4.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.8 : 0.7 KINGSCOTE AERO 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.
58.2 GILBERTON Upper Carpentaria QLD
50.0 STOKES INLET Lower West WA
46.0 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD) North Coast NSW
44.5 WERRIS CREEK (MANEROO) NW Slopes S NSW
40.4 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
50.0 STOKES INLET
40.4 JARRAHDALE

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
58.2 GILBERTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
44.5 WERRIS CREEK (MANEROO)
North Coast
46.0 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD)

12.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

5.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
3.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1526 (63.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1324 (55.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1100 (45.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1081 (45.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
978 (40.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
950 (39.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
922 (38.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
903 (37.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
899 (37.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
869 (36.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
863 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
853 (35.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
805 (33.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
781 (32.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
771 (32.1) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
753 (31.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
719 (30.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
702 (29.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
696 (29.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
673 (28.0) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
658 (27.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
635 (26.5) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
630 (26.3) EUCLA Eucla WA
626 (26.1) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
622 (25.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
621 (25.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
621 (25.9) MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
619 (25.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
604 (25.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
602 (25.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
139/22 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
126/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
89/04 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
89/23 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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
Central West
WONGAN HILLS AG
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
SWANBOURNE
10.6mm in 30 min to 03:30 21.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
PERTH METRO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
BICKLEY
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
GOSNELLS CHMP
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NORTHAM AG
11.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
4.4mm in 12 min to 21:12 22.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 72(140/ 65 ) at 14:00
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 72(120/ 63 ) at 20:30
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 87(150/ 78 ) at 00:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(160/ 76 ) at 04:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 74(330/ 63 ) at 22:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(330/ 83 ) at 22:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(320/ 87 ) at 22:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 111(300/ 70 ) at 22:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 93(300/ 58 ) at 19:40
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 126(320/ 89 ) at 23:00