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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 1056 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 minimum temperature

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

21.6

19.9

30/09/2006

12

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

39.0

38.3

30/09/1998

13

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

30.5

30.0

20/09/2003

12

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040282

NAMBOUR DPI

36.0

35.4

27/09/2003

44

1 P

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

35.0

35.0

25/09/2003

12

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 03:10EST, 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 23.6 +1.6 8.3 -1.0 4.7 0.0 4.8 -- 325 (13.5) 35/21
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 +4.7 8.1 -0.8 6.4 0.0 3.8 11.0 252 (10.5) 37/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.2 +5.9 8.8 +0.8 6.7 3.2 3.2 10.7 236 ( 9.8) 41/12
BUNBURY 20.5 +2.3 6.6 -1.9 -- 1.2 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 34/12
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 41/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.2 23.8 +0.8 23.0 0.0 6.8 10.5 317 (13.2) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.6 +2.3 17.9 +7.5 15.6 0.0 13.4 11.5 363 (15.1) 44/07
WHYALLA AERO 17.8 -3.7 7.7 -0.3 -- 0.2 12.2 -- 291 (12.1) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.7 -2.3 9.1 -0.6 6.2 1.2 16.4 11.4 298 (12.4) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.7 -2.1 2.6 -3.7 0.4 1.0 2.2 8.7 450 (18.8) 37/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.5 +5.3 13.7 -0.5 11.5 0.0 9.2 11.3 213 ( 8.9) 41/15
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +0.9 18.4 -0.3 16.2 0.0 9.4 11.1 394 (16.4) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +2.3 16.7 -0.6 14.7 0.0 8.0 10.2 310 (12.9) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 28.1 +2.9 15.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 281 (11.7) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.7 +6.4 12.8 -0.8 10.5 0.0 6.8 -- 191 ( 8.0) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +6.5 15.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 303 (12.6) 37/22
NAMBOUR DPI 36.0 +11.1 17.0 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +4.4 12.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 43/16
BRISBANE AERO 31.0 +6.8 13.4 +0.7 8.7 0.0 5.6 10.7 375 (15.6) 46/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.9 +8.5 15.7 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 55/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.0 +3.6 14.9 +6.4 8.1 0.0 6.6 -- 246 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 +0.2 17.1 +6.2 11.9 0.0 4.8 7.5 360 (15.0) 39/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 +1.5 10.8 +1.8 7.5 0.0 8.6 9.3 494 (20.6) 55/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 +0.9 9.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.4 +0.4 6.5 +2.3 1.5 0.0 6.0 11.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.3 +0.1 6.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 -0.9 12.6 +2.3 5.0 0.0 6.6 7.1 520 (21.7) 57/10
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -0.1 7.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 52/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 -2.5 11.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 76/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 +2.7 4.9 +1.7 1.9 0.0 9.6 9.4 430 (17.9) 44/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.8 +0.2 7.2 +2.1 6.3 0.0 6.6 11.4 327 (13.6) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +0.1 8.9 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 41/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 -1.3 10.5 +3.1 8.9 0.0 7.4 10.1 391 (16.3) 46/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.4 -1.0 6.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 20.4 -- 447 (18.6) 41/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.7 -1.1 5.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 41/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.2 -2.0 9.0 +1.1 5.9 0.6 4.2 -- 210 ( 8.8) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.3 -3.5 4.6 -2.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 502 (20.9) 44/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.1 -2.8 1.9 -2.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 470 (19.6) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 -1.2 0.8 -4.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 292 (12.2) 37/17
HOBART AIRPORT 13.6 -1.7 4.1 -1.9 -0.8 0.6 3.4 9.6 571 (23.8) 46/15
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

40.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
39.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
39.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+11.1 : 36.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+11.1 : 36.6 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.3 : 35.8 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.3 : 35.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA

**S** 29.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

**S** +11.7 : 29.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+9.8 : 21.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.9 : 19.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.8 : 19.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+7.5 : 17.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 18.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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

-0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
2.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : 1.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.6 : -0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.1 : 9.8 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-5.5 : 15.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-5.5 : 0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.4 : 0.0 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-5.3 : -0.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-4.4 : -0.2 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
-4.3 : 0.8 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
-4.3 : 2.5 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

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 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
26.8 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
25.4 WARRA W Coast TAS
23.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
21.4 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS

12.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

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7.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
7.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
7.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
5.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
5.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

1423 (59.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1381 (57.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1350 (56.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1284 (53.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1251 (52.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1089 (45.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
986 (41.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
976 (40.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
935 (39.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
927 (38.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
913 (38.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
879 (36.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
875 (36.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
860 (35.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
850 (35.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
839 (35.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
801 (33.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
754 (31.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
746 (31.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
729 (30.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
720 (30.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
714 (29.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
700 (29.2) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
670 (27.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
660 (27.5) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
660 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
643 (26.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
641 (26.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
637 (26.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
635 (26.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
631 (26.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
106/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
87/01 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 22.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 72(180/ 63 ) at 13:00
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 78(160/ 63 ) at 10:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(250/ 74 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78(210/ 63 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(320/ 89 ) at 21:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(270/ 70 ) at 22:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(260/ 72 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(250/ 67 ) at 02:00