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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 2040 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

Upper Darling

048239

BOURKE AIRPORT

54.8

31.8

04/10/1999

14

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

-1.0

-1.0

10/10/2006

11

1 Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 03:11EST, 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 8.6 -2.3 5.4 0.0 7.0 -- 581 (24.2) 57/09
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 -3.0 2.8 -7.4 2.0 0.8 4.6 11.1 460 (19.2) 43/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.9 -4.8 8.3 -0.8 7.3 8.4 4.8 1.6 522 (21.8) 41/00
BUNBURY 18.0 -2.7 3.5 -5.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 300 (12.5) 30/11
MANDURAH 18.7 -- 8.9 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 446 (18.6) 35/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.2 25.7 +0.7 25.5 0.0 7.2 8.8 327 (13.6) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +7.0 21.6 +6.8 20.4 0.0 13.8 6.4 400 (16.7) 54/19
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 +3.9 5.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 44/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 +1.0 6.6 -4.8 2.9 0.0 -- 11.8 160 ( 6.7) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 -1.2 2.9 -4.2 0.7 0.0 2.4 11.3 -- --
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +5.2 23.4 +4.8 21.7 0.0 10.0 8.5 228 ( 9.5) 46/18
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +1.0 23.1 +2.5 21.7 0.0 6.8 6.6 415 (17.3) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 0.0 22.6 +1.9 21.3 0.0 8.6 11.2 477 (19.9) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -0.1 18.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 252 (10.5) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +1.1 17.5 +0.5 14.9 0.0 6.6 -- 201 ( 8.4) 31/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.7 17.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 266 (11.1) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +2.3 19.0 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.5 +1.1 15.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 +1.2 14.5 -1.2 10.7 0.0 6.6 10.3 534 (22.3) 50/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.7 +5.0 13.9 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 34/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.2 +4.1 17.9 +5.8 15.2 3.8 5.8 -- 210 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.0 +4.4 19.2 +5.4 17.0 0.0 5.0 7.0 504 (21.0) 34/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -0.9 17.4 +5.5 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.9 -3.7 16.3 +4.3 15.0 2.8 3.6 0.9 324 (13.5) 34/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.8 -3.9 14.6 +3.9 -- 12.2 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 18/03
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.2 +2.7 12.0 +5.4 8.2 5.0 2.4 4.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +3.4 15.8 +6.4 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -3.4 14.2 +1.1 14.3 3.2 1.0 0.0 556 (23.2) 57/01
RICHMOND RAAF 18.7 -6.3 13.4 +2.4 -- 10.6 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 22/02
BELLAMBI AWS 20.3 -1.3 13.1 -0.8 -- 16.6 -- -- 475 (19.8) 46/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.3 +1.9 10.3 +4.2 8.3 3.0 4.2 6.7 274 (11.4) 43/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.4 +1.0 5.5 -2.2 7.7 1.2 5.2 11.4 149 ( 6.2) 28/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +0.4 4.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 30/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.5 +1.7 4.4 -5.4 1.9 0.0 5.0 11.0 277 (11.5) 46/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 +0.1 0.1 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 31/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.8 +0.5 1.4 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.8 +2.2 5.7 -3.8 3.3 0.0 4.0 -- 123 ( 5.1) 17/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 20.3 +1.5 1.8 -5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.8 +1.2 -0.2 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 39/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -2.3 7.7 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 52/13
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 +2.5 8.6 +1.1 4.6 0.0 6.0 9.0 479 (20.0) 54/14
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

42.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
41.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
40.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.5 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+8.0 : 39.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+8.0 : 33.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+7.3 : 41.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.3 : 40.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

29.7 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
28.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
27.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
27.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
27.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+10.8 : 28.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+10.0 : 25.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 27.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+9.7 : 25.3 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+9.5 : 20.2 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

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

7.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

**W** -16.5 : 11.5 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-9.0 : 16.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-8.5 : 13.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : 15.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.1 : 17.9 DALWALLINU Central West WA

-1.8 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-1.6 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-1.4 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-1.4 HORSHAM POLKEMMET RD Wimmera S VIC
-1.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-1.0 CUMMINS AERO W Agricultural SA

-8.8 : 0.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.7 : 1.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-8.5 : -1.4 HORSHAM POLKEMMET RD Wimmera S VIC
-8.4 : 1.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-8.3 : -1.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

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.
54.8 BOURKE AIRPORT Upper Darling NSW
45.2 GUNGAL (MERRYFIELDS) Hunter Valley NSW
44.7 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
41.0 GURRUNDAH (WANDONGA) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
40.0 MERRIWA (MAR-LEA) Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
54.8 BOURKE AIRPORT
Hunter Valley
45.2 GUNGAL (MERRYFIELDS)
44.7 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE
40.0 MERRIWA (MAR-LEA)
Goulburn/Monaro
41.0 GURRUNDAH (WANDONGA)

12.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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1.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1371 (57.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
973 (40.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
948 (39.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
915 (38.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
913 (38.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
871 (36.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
797 (33.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
770 (32.1) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
762 (31.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
754 (31.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
742 (30.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
737 (30.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
730 (30.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
721 (30.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
697 (29.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
692 (28.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
689 (28.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
674 (28.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
673 (28.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
671 (28.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
667 (27.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
655 (27.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
639 (26.6) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
631 (26.3) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
625 (26.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
624 (26.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
618 (25.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
604 (25.2) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
113/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/18 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/17 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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 N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
6.8mm in 13 min to 23:00 31.4mm/h
Hunter Valley
MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON)
6.0mm in 14 min to 21:48 25.7mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.2mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.8mm/h
CW Slopes S
COWRA AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(330/ 67 ) at 00:31
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(310/ 69 ) at 20:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 74(300/ 63 ) at 13:52
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(300/ 63 ) at 19:30