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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 2037 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 daily rainfall

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

31.0

31.0

31/10/2005

15

1 n Equal to record.

TAS

Derwent Valley

095049

ASHTON (OUSE RIVER)

46.4

41.0

25/10/2000

14

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

0.6

1.0

03/10/2001

17

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

28.2

28.0

27/10/2004

11

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061388

MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE

19.0

18.9

11/10/1999

12

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

1.5

2.6

09/10/2002

47

1 Y

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

3.0

3.3

08/10/2001

14

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

13.0

15.0

01/10/2004

11

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 03:11EST, 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 21.7 -2.7 7.4 -3.5 4.1 0.0 6.2 -- 458 (19.1) 48/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 -3.3 8.4 -1.8 6.6 1.4 3.6 9.3 -- 68/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -4.0 9.6 +0.5 8.1 0.2 3.4 3.6 425 (17.7) 65/17
BUNBURY 17.4 -3.3 11.1 +1.9 -- 3.2 -- -- 252 (10.5) 70/14
MANDURAH 18.6 -- 13.0 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 293 (12.2) 63/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.1 25.3 +0.3 24.9 0.0 7.2 7.5 384 (16.0) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.5 +3.5 21.8 +7.0 19.0 0.4 14.4 11.3 506 (21.1) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.4 -5.5 12.6 +2.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 566 (23.6) 43/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.3 -4.5 8.1 -3.3 -- 1.2 -- 11.7 172 ( 7.2) 31/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 -2.7 3.1 -4.0 0.5 4.8 1.0 9.0 -- --
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +4.6 20.5 +1.9 18.9 0.0 9.8 11.2 222 ( 9.3) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.3 23.0 +2.4 21.9 21.6 5.2 7.4 360 (15.0) 35/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 0.0 23.1 +2.4 22.2 0.0 10.0 9.3 543 (22.6) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 27.8 +0.2 20.4 +0.7 -- 4.4 -- 6.8 291 (12.1) 24/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +0.4 15.4 -1.6 13.5 0.0 4.4 -- 210 ( 8.8) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +1.2 14.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 203 ( 8.5) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.3 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +2.1 17.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 523 (21.8) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 +0.5 14.1 -1.6 10.5 0.0 7.0 11.3 565 (23.5) 48/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.3 +3.6 12.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 35/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.3 +6.2 16.2 +4.1 10.6 0.0 6.2 -- 206 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.4 +5.8 16.0 +2.2 11.8 0.0 5.0 11.3 448 (18.7) 59/20
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.4 +4.4 13.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 +2.5 19.7 +7.7 17.4 0.0 8.4 4.0 428 (17.8) 46/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.7 -2.0 18.0 +7.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 50/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.8 +0.3 12.8 +6.2 11.2 19.0 8.0 2.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.8 16.2 +6.8 -- 18.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 -1.2 17.0 +3.9 16.4 5.6 10.4 0.0 632 (26.3) 50/22
RICHMOND RAAF 19.9 -5.1 17.5 +6.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 388 (16.2) 50/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -2.3 16.3 +2.4 -- 6.8 -- -- 458 (19.1) 50/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.7 +1.3 14.4 +8.3 13.5 7.6 9.4 4.9 548 (22.8) 34/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 -0.3 14.6 +6.9 15.1 12.2 5.0 2.7 269 (11.2) 30/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -1.6 13.9 +5.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 21/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 -2.8 11.8 +2.0 11.6 3.0 2.8 8.9 295 (12.3) 37/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.0 -1.9 10.6 +3.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 245 (10.2) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.6 -1.7 11.0 +4.7 -- 3.6 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 34/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 -2.0 11.5 +2.0 11.0 4.4 3.6 -- 155 ( 6.5) 46/17
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.2 -2.6 6.6 -1.0 -- 3.8 -- -- 371 (15.5) 28/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 -2.9 5.9 -0.3 -- 3.2 -- -- 387 (16.1) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -2.9 1.5 -5.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 263 (11.0) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 4.5 -3.0 1.9 0.6 5.4 11.6 497 (20.7) 48/12
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 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
40.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
40.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 38.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+8.4 : 36.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.3 : 42.3 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+8.3 : 33.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

28.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
28.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.1 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
28.1 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+11.3 : 28.1 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+10.9 : 28.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+10.8 : 26.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.6 : 23.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+10.3 : 27.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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

3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.0 : 8.9 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 : 9.8 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-8.7 : 9.7 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-8.6 : 10.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.4 : 7.8 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

-3.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-13.6 : -3.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-9.7 : 1.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
-7.4 : 3.0 FORREST Eucla WA
-7.3 : 1.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 2.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields 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.
151.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
74.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
68.8 MCKILLOP'S BRIDGE (SNOWY RIVER AT MCKILL E Gippsland VIC
53.6 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
48.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
151.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
74.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
53.6 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST)
Snowy Mtns
48.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
68.8 MCKILLOP'S BRIDGE (SNOWY RIVER AT MCKILL

11.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

2.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1134 (47.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
929 (38.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
878 (36.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
859 (35.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
839 (35.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
828 (34.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
824 (34.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
786 (32.8) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
776 (32.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
772 (32.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
764 (31.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
764 (31.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
756 (31.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
743 (31.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
736 (30.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
723 (30.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
717 (29.9) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
698 (29.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
697 (29.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
679 (28.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
661 (27.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
649 (27.0) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
645 (26.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
645 (26.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
645 (26.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
639 (26.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
636 (26.5) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
634 (26.4) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
632 (26.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
619 (25.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
618 (25.8) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
616 (25.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
615 (25.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
607 (25.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
**S** 139/17 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
93/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/14 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
81/09 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/10 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
81/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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 Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 10 min to 16:13 63.6mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 82(240/ 65 ) at 09:17
BUSSELTON : 74(200/ 63 ) at 13:58
BUSSELTON AERO : 78(210/ 63 ) at 13:22
BUSSELTON JETTY : 74(200/ 63 ) at 13:58
QUEENSLAND
Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD : 139(240/ 72 ) at 17:38
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS : 82(210/ 65 ) at 15:16
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(320/ 74 ) at 09:30