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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 1059 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

21.9

21.6

29/09/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

19.0

18.0

27/09/1995

24

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

23.6

20.6

11/09/2006

15

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 03:10EST, 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 21.8 -0.2 14.6 +5.3 11.3 1.0 5.8 -- 412 (17.2) 50/03
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 -0.8 11.1 +2.2 9.8 3.0 4.4 6.0 292 (12.2) 50/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 0.0 9.9 +1.9 7.9 0.2 4.2 7.1 327 (13.6) 43/12
BUNBURY 19.3 +1.1 13.1 +4.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 250 (10.4) 44/13
MANDURAH 19.8 -- 14.5 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 46/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.9 23.4 +0.4 22.4 0.0 7.0 10.7 291 (12.1) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.9 +6.6 16.1 +5.7 12.5 0.0 12.6 11.4 441 (18.4) 35/08
WHYALLA AERO 28.3 +6.8 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 243 (10.1) 43/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 +3.8 6.2 -3.5 2.9 0.0 3.6 9.7 185 ( 7.7) 39/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 +0.6 3.8 -2.5 1.7 0.0 2.4 6.5 336 (14.0) 28/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.6 +5.4 22.3 +8.1 18.5 0.0 12.4 11.3 409 (17.0) 37/01
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +2.7 16.7 -2.0 12.5 0.0 6.2 11.3 237 ( 9.9) 31/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +2.4 15.6 -1.7 14.4 0.0 7.2 11.1 187 ( 7.8) 37/10
MACKAY M.O 25.6 +0.4 15.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 266 (11.1) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +1.9 15.2 +1.6 13.1 0.0 7.2 -- 248 (10.3) 41/08
BUNDABERG AERO 27.2 +1.8 16.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 427 (17.8) 48/07
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -0.9 17.0 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +0.8 16.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 30/23
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +0.4 15.6 +2.9 12.2 0.0 6.8 10.5 384 (16.0) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.5 +0.1 12.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 44/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.0 +1.6 7.7 -0.8 2.3 0.0 5.6 -- 153 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -0.1 14.6 +3.7 12.7 10.6 5.0 4.8 396 (16.5) 43/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -1.9 12.2 +2.8 -- 14.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 -0.5 9.1 +0.1 6.3 0.0 4.8 11.1 407 (17.0) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.8 -0.5 8.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.6 +0.6 1.0 -3.2 -0.4 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.5 2.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.7 +0.2 11.2 +0.9 6.0 0.2 6.4 11.1 505 (21.0) 39/16
RICHMOND RAAF 22.0 -0.7 7.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -1.7 10.3 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 397 (16.5) 35/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 +0.6 2.3 -0.9 -1.4 0.0 4.8 11.4 260 (10.8) 41/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.0 +0.4 0.1 -5.0 1.5 0.0 6.0 11.2 257 (10.7) 30/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -1.2 1.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 37/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.1 -0.3 4.2 -3.2 2.2 0.0 6.6 9.8 307 (12.8) 31/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.3 -0.1 0.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 4.3 -- 299 (12.5) 35/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.3 -0.4 -4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 +0.3 8.3 +0.4 3.4 0.0 1.4 -- 150 ( 6.3) 17/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.9 -1.9 2.5 -4.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 299 (12.5) 39/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -0.7 -0.2 -5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 +1.0 3.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 +1.6 7.6 +1.6 5.4 0.0 2.4 10.4 522 (21.8) 57/11
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

39.9 PINE CREEK COUNCIL N Rivers NT
39.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
39.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
39.4 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT

+13.2 : 34.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.5 : 35.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.9 : 36.6 FORREST Eucla WA
+11.2 : 39.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+10.9 : 32.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+13.0 : 23.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+10.8 : 19.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+10.8 : 18.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+10.6 : 20.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+10.1 : 21.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

3.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.2 : 11.9 RHYLL E Central VIC
-3.6 : 21.6 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
-3.5 : 17.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-3.2 : 17.2 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-3.1 : 22.6 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

-4.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.9 : -0.4 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.7 : -1.2 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-6.5 : -1.4 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.5 : -2.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.5 : 0.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast 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.
56.0 GOOMINGLAH Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
35.2 CRESCENT HEAD (DELICATE NOBBY (BIG HILL MidNorth Coast N NSW
23.0 COME BY CHANCE STORE NW Plains W NSW
22.2 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
19.2 CRESCENT HEAD MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
56.0 GOOMINGLAH

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
23.0 COME BY CHANCE STORE
MidNorth Coast N
35.2 CRESCENT HEAD (DELICATE NOBBY (BIG HILL
19.2 CRESCENT HEAD

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
22.2 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)

12.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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6.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
5.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
4.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

1776 (74.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1174 (48.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1050 (43.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
955 (39.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
943 (39.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
921 (38.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
891 (37.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
855 (35.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
809 (33.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
795 (33.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
790 (32.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
756 (31.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
745 (31.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
740 (30.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
731 (30.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
668 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
667 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
665 (27.7) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
641 (26.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
631 (26.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
617 (25.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
610 (25.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
609 (25.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
601 (25.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
115/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/14 FORREST Eucla WA
85/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/12 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
81/01 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
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO
14.4mm in 36 min to 16:00 24.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 104(320/ 70 ) at 14:25
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(320/ 91 ) at 03:55
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(280/ 87 ) at 01:31