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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2034 EST on 30/08/2009. 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 grass minimum temperature

QLD

Channel Country

038024

WINDORAH POST OFFICE

25.8

25.2

30/10/2005

37

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

CW Plains N

051049

TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS

20.7

20.6

30/10/1981

40

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

21.2

21.2

13/10/2004

14

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

C Tablelands S

063063

OBERON (WOODCHEM)

14.0

13.3

08/10/1970

24

1 P


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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 03:11EST, 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 21.6 -2.8 8.3 -2.6 3.9 0.2 4.2 -- 486 (20.3) 46/16
PERTH AIRPORT 18.7 -3.8 4.4 -5.8 3.4 0.0 2.6 8.6 383 (16.0) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 -1.9 6.7 -2.4 5.7 3.8 3.6 10.2 353 (14.7) 35/11
BUNBURY 17.3 -3.4 2.5 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 31/15
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 9.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 30/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +1.4 25.0 0.0 24.6 0.0 7.6 10.2 354 (14.8) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.0 +8.0 23.2 +8.4 19.2 0.0 15.2 9.3 394 (16.4) 80/19
WHYALLA AERO 20.2 -3.7 13.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 57/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 -1.4 12.2 +0.8 -- 0.4 4.2 0.7 146 ( 6.1) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -5.1 6.2 -0.9 4.0 0.0 3.0 0.7 337 (14.0) 37/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.0 +3.4 22.1 +3.5 20.4 0.0 10.4 10.8 276 (11.5) 43/16
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 -1.8 22.5 +1.9 22.1 17.6 7.6 2.7 520 (21.7) 34/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.3 22.4 +1.7 21.4 0.0 10.0 6.3 639 (26.6) 48/11
MACKAY M.O 26.5 -1.1 21.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 6.5 372 (15.5) 31/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 -1.9 15.7 -1.3 13.1 0.0 6.0 -- 260 (10.8) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +1.0 16.6 0.0 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 205 ( 8.5) 41/14
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.3 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +1.6 18.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 0.0 14.7 -1.0 10.6 0.0 5.8 10.8 381 (15.9) 48/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.7 +2.0 13.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 35/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.8 +5.7 18.3 +6.2 12.4 0.0 5.6 -- 150 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.5 +5.9 16.0 +2.2 11.8 0.0 5.4 11.1 502 (20.9) 50/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +5.6 14.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.1 +9.5 16.2 +4.2 13.8 0.0 5.4 6.4 220 ( 9.2) 61/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 34.8 +11.1 16.1 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.9 +5.4 15.6 +9.0 9.5 0.0 4.4 6.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.2 +5.4 20.2 +10.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 36.9 +14.4 20.0 +6.9 12.7 0.0 8.6 9.8 451 (18.8) 67/14
RICHMOND RAAF 33.7 +8.7 16.9 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 52/22
BELLAMBI AWS 34.7 +13.1 15.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 85/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.9 +9.5 16.8 +10.7 13.3 0.0 10.0 10.8 531 (22.1) 70/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.1 +10.7 8.3 +0.6 5.5 0.0 6.0 7.7 171 ( 7.1) 50/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.2 +7.6 8.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 37/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.4 +3.6 11.3 +1.5 7.3 0.0 5.6 3.0 223 ( 9.3) 50/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.3 +5.4 5.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 145 ( 6.0) 52/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +1.6 5.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 43/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.2 +6.6 10.9 +1.4 8.9 0.0 3.8 -- 122 ( 5.1) 31/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 23.2 +4.4 6.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 68/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 +2.1 6.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 48/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 -3.4 8.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 43/12
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 +2.2 10.6 +3.1 9.0 0.0 5.4 4.5 407 (17.0) 54/11
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

42.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
40.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
40.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

+14.4 : 36.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+13.4 : 34.3 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
+13.1 : 34.7 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
+13.1 : 35.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+13.0 : 36.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.5 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
26.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+12.8 : 25.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+10.9 : 20.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+10.8 : 21.7 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+10.8 : 20.2 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+10.7 : 16.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.1 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
8.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-7.8 : 18.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 24.0 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.0 : 19.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-6.6 : 22.5 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

-0.5 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
0.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
0.5 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.1 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-7.4 : -0.5 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0 : 2.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9 : 1.1 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : 0.5 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 2.5 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-6.7 : 1.5 HYDEN 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.
162.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
45.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
41.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
35.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
31.8 DALTON POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
162.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
45.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
41.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
35.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
31.8 DALTON POST OFFICE

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.1 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

0.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1183 (49.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1165 (48.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1010 (42.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
901 (37.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
879 (36.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
801 (33.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
795 (33.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
791 (33.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
764 (31.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
751 (31.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
741 (30.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
733 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
727 (30.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
712 (29.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
704 (29.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
674 (28.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
662 (27.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
658 (27.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
646 (26.9) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
639 (26.6) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
634 (26.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) FORREST Eucla WA
625 (26.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
601 (25.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
600 (25.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
600 (25.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
102/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/14 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
91/16 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
87/17 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
87/20 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 37 min to 21:00 10.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MOOMBA AIRPORT : 91(330/ 33 ) at 14:23
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS : 82(300/ 65 ) at 14:19
WHITE CLIFFS AWS : 108(300/ 74 ) at 16:16
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS : 91(300/ 45 ) at 17:01
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS : 83(320/ 67 ) at 16:12
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 70(230/ 65 ) at 18:24
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 70 ) at 14:50
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(270/ 50 ) at 16:19
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(260/ 83 ) at 14:15