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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 2042 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

048238

BREWARRINA (EUMARRA)

52.4

35.0

25/10/2007

15

1 y

NSW

NW Plains W

052008

ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA)

150.0

78.2

16/10/1954

111

141.4

08/01/1974

114

1 y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Sydney--west

067105

RICHMOND RAAF

83

83.0

31/10/2003

11

Y Equal to record.


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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 03:12EST, 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 25.1 +0.7 5.2 -5.7 3.3 0.0 7.2 -- 631 (26.3) 57/15
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 -2.2 4.3 -5.9 3.1 0.0 5.2 11.1 351 (14.6) 35/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -3.0 9.1 0.0 8.6 2.4 1.4 5.5 235 ( 9.8) 28/14
BUNBURY 19.1 -1.6 3.1 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 31/15
MANDURAH 20.5 -- 10.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 30/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.1 +2.9 25.6 +0.6 25.4 0.0 7.0 10.4 252 (10.5) 50/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.1 -4.9 17.7 +2.9 16.9 0.4 13.0 11.4 483 (20.1) 50/03
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 -6.0 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 59/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) -- -- 11.2 -0.2 7.9 0.6 -- 8.7 336 (14.0) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -4.3 6.7 -0.4 5.3 4.4 4.2 9.8 465 (19.4) 68/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +2.5 25.2 +6.6 22.2 0.2 11.4 5.6 389 (16.2) 55/23
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +0.9 21.1 +0.5 19.1 0.0 8.0 8.0 390 (16.3) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 0.0 22.3 +1.6 20.7 0.0 9.0 10.5 423 (17.6) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 29.6 +2.0 19.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 221 ( 9.2) 31/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +3.4 15.0 -2.0 12.8 0.0 6.2 -- 210 ( 8.8) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +2.0 17.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 306 (12.8) 48/10
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- 19.0 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +2.4 19.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 54/11
BRISBANE AERO 30.4 +4.9 19.3 +3.6 17.4 0.0 8.2 10.5 674 (28.1) 54/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.3 +5.6 16.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 70/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 -0.9 18.1 +6.0 16.2 16.6 6.0 -- 270 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +3.5 18.5 +4.7 15.5 0.2 3.8 1.5 -- 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 +1.9 16.5 +4.6 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +1.5 17.0 +5.0 16.3 2.4 2.6 3.8 361 (15.0) 81/20
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 +1.3 15.1 +4.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 -1.5 12.0 +5.4 10.9 11.6 2.6 7.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -1.2 16.1 +6.7 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.6 +2.1 14.7 +1.6 13.6 1.0 2.0 3.3 384 (16.0) 80/17
RICHMOND RAAF 26.0 +1.0 14.1 +3.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 83/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.7 +3.1 14.0 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 348 (14.5) 100/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.0 -1.4 11.2 +5.1 9.4 0.0 4.8 8.4 354 (14.8) 65/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 -2.1 8.7 +1.0 5.8 0.0 3.4 6.7 152 ( 6.3) 68/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 -5.7 6.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 65/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.5 -6.3 9.2 -0.6 7.6 0.0 7.2 9.2 307 (12.8) 67/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.5 -5.4 3.4 -4.1 -- 3.43 10.4 -- 218 ( 9.1) 63/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 -6.4 3.6 -2.7 -- 3.6 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 63/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 -5.3 10.0 +0.5 6.1 1.0 4.4 -- 138 ( 5.8) 30/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 13.8 -5.0 5.2 -2.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 63/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.7 -6.9 3.1 -3.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 316 (13.2) 59/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 -2.1 8.4 +1.5 -- 7.4 -- -- 414 (17.3) 55/15
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 -3.1 7.4 -0.1 4.1 0.0 5.0 9.1 560 (23.3) 61/14
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

43.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
43.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
42.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
41.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 40.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+8.0 : 36.1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.5 : 43.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+7.3 : 32.9 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+6.9 : 33.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

28.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
28.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+10.0 : 17.2 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+8.9 : 26.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+8.8 : 27.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 22.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.6 : 21.8 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

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 BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

**W** -15.0 : 13.0 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-9.2 : -0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-8.8 : 4.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
-8.5 : 8.0 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-8.4 : 0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.4 : 5.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-8.1 : 0.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.3 : 0.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD 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.
150.0 ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA) NW Plains W NSW
60.0 DENMAN (PALACE STREET) Hunter Valley NSW
58.8 GOWRIE (LALLYBROCH) NW Slopes S NSW
57.4 ELLERSTON (POITREL) Hunter Valley NSW
53.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
52.4 BREWARRINA (EUMARRA)
NW Plains W
150.0 ROWENA (BUNNA BUNNA)
NW Slopes S
58.8 GOWRIE (LALLYBROCH)
Hunter Valley
60.0 DENMAN (PALACE STREET)
57.4 ELLERSTON (POITREL)

TASMANIA
W Coast
53.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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3.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
2.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.1 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

1141 (47.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1088 (45.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
941 (39.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
859 (35.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
834 (34.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
796 (33.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
793 (33.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
788 (32.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
780 (32.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
771 (32.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
762 (31.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
762 (31.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
749 (31.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
718 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
710 (29.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
698 (29.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
693 (28.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
674 (28.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
674 (28.1) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
673 (28.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
664 (27.7) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
660 (27.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
658 (27.4) WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
651 (27.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
651 (27.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
649 (27.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
645 (26.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
644 (26.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
641 (26.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
627 (26.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
618 (25.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
605 (25.2) FORREST Eucla WA
106/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/16 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
100/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/13 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
93/16 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
91/15 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
91/15 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
91/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
QUEENSLAND
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
3.8mm in 11 min to 05:00 20.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 7.7mm/h
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 37 min to 07:00 12.6mm/h
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 30 min to 10:30 20.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.3mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
15.6mm in 30 min to 07:00 31.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 10:30 30.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 21.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 21.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
7.6mm in 13 min to 04:43 35.1mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
18.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 87(250/ 69 ) at 16:59
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 83(320/ 63 ) at 11:00
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 87(250/ 63 ) at 18:03
Sydney--east
MANLY (NORTH HEAD) : 91(250/ 50 ) at 19:16
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF : 82(250/ 63 ) at 15:14
Illawarra
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS : 83(250/ 67 ) at 17:54
BELLAMBI AWS : 100(250/ 70 ) at 18:01
MOSS VALE AWS : 93(260/ 48 ) at 17:31
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 95(270/ 52 ) at 17:50
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 93(250/ 61 ) at 17:58
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(160/ 63 ) at 15:51
GREEN CAPE AWS : 78(230/ 63 ) at 15:00
ULLADULLA AWS : 89(190/ 67 ) at 19:01
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS : 87(180/ 65 ) at 18:01
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 96(210/ 56 ) at 14:21
Riverina W
HAY AIRPORT AWS : 82(230/ 63 ) at 14:04
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 95(220/ 65 ) at 14:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 65 ) at 19:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(240/ 87 ) at 20:17
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 72(237/ 63 ) at 22:00
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(200/ 65 ) at 15:15
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(210/ 69 ) at 15:50
AIREYS INLET : 91(210/ 37 ) at 16:16
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 72(180/ 63 ) at 09:53
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87(200/ 72 ) at 14:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 95(200/ 61 ) at 16:14
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 70 ) at 22:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(250/ 65 ) at 23:50
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(260/ 82 ) at 22:25
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(240/ 70 ) at 20:49