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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 2051 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

WA

W Pilbara

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

10.2

9.9

03/10/1966

43

1 n

WA

W Pilbara

005029

YALLEEN

20.8

1.0

30/10/1982

48

1 n

WA

W Pilbara

005073

HOOLEY

9.0

5.0

20/10/1996

24

1 n

WA

W Pilbara

005078

URALA

15.6

7.4

08/10/1984

31

1 n

WA

W Pilbara

005084

THEVENARD ISLAND

6.4

2.0

06/10/2001

11

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039043

GLENLANDS

76.0

73.4

30/10/2000

80

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

Upper North

081125

SHEPPARTON AIRPORT

0.1

0.5

16/10/2004

13

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

W Pilbara

005008

MARDIE

68

68.0

15/10/1994

25

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 03:13EST, 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 24.6 +0.2 6.9 -4.0 2.9 0.0 7.6 -- 359 (15.0) 52/09
PERTH AIRPORT 23.7 +1.2 5.9 -4.3 4.5 0.0 4.0 11.4 257 (10.7) 39/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 -2.8 8.0 -1.1 5.9 0.2 3.8 6.3 299 (12.5) 41/08
BUNBURY 21.2 +0.5 4.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 35/12
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 10.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 37/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.3 25.3 +0.3 24.7 0.0 5.6 0.9 311 (13.0) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.2 -4.8 10.2 -4.6 7.2 0.0 9.4 11.7 404 (16.8) 39/08
WHYALLA AERO 22.3 -1.6 6.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 28/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.1 -0.7 8.5 -2.9 4.9 1.2 2.6 12.0 164 ( 6.8) 28/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 -0.3 5.9 -1.2 3.4 0.2 2.4 8.2 294 (12.3) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 -1.9 21.9 +3.3 21.2 0.0 15.8 7.8 584 (24.3) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +1.0 20.3 -0.3 17.6 0.0 6.6 11.2 344 (14.3) 41/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 21.2 +0.5 20.6 0.0 8.8 9.7 341 (14.2) 46/15
MACKAY M.O 29.0 +1.4 21.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 -0.5 21.4 +4.4 20.1 0.0 5.6 -- 185 ( 7.7) 41/15
BUNDABERG AERO 24.4 -2.5 20.1 +3.5 -- 2.0 2.0 -- 233 ( 9.7) 44/15
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -3.7 18.0 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +0.9 16.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 46/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 -0.8 17.0 +1.3 15.4 1.4 10.6 5.9 427 (17.8) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.6 -2.1 13.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 61/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.8 -1.3 8.3 -3.8 3.7 0.0 5.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 -1.3 10.3 -3.5 5.5 0.0 4.4 8.6 323 (13.5) 34/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -1.9 10.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.5 -3.1 7.1 -4.9 4.6 0.0 5.8 11.5 318 (13.3) 35/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.6 -2.1 5.4 -5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 22/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.2 -0.3 1.1 -5.5 -4.0 0.0 2.2 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -2.8 4.3 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -2.7 10.5 -2.6 4.8 0.0 5.4 11.7 -- 35/15
RICHMOND RAAF 21.8 -3.2 4.2 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -2.4 9.8 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 28/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.0 +0.6 0.5 -5.6 -2.1 0.0 6.2 11.5 339 (14.1) 31/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 0.0 0.3 -7.4 -- 0.0 4.8 11.6 215 ( 9.0) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.3 -0.3 2.1 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 -1.2 7.9 -1.9 5.9 0.0 5.8 11.8 293 (12.2) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.1 +0.2 -0.2 -7.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 253 (10.5) 24/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.6 +0.3 0.0 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 26/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 +0.4 10.1 +0.6 7.1 0.0 2.6 -- 156 ( 6.5) 17/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 19.0 +0.2 2.1 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 39/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.3 +0.7 0.4 -5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 282 (11.8) 22/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.6 -0.4 3.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 48/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.3 +5.0 10.1 +2.6 7.5 0.4 3.6 9.6 631 (26.3) 55/02
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

39.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
39.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
39.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+7.6 : 25.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+7.4 : 24.9 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
+6.2 : 23.6 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
+5.8 : 28.7 EYRE Eucla WA

27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
26.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
26.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.9 : 21.3 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.7 : 16.5 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+4.6 : 22.9 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+4.4 : 21.4 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.3 : 22.1 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

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

5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.6 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

-6.9 : 28.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.7 : 26.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-6.6 : 28.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-6.2 : 29.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.7 : 27.8 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA

-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-3.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-3.0 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-9.3 : -2.3 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-9.2 : -3.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-9.0 : -2.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.9 : 9.8 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-8.4 : 6.2 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

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.
76.0 GLENLANDS Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
68.9 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RESORT N Rivers NT
31.0 WOWAN POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
25.8 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
25.0 YARRALOOLA W Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
25.0 YARRALOOLA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
68.9 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RESORT
25.8 PIRLANGIMPI

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
76.0 GLENLANDS
31.0 WOWAN POST OFFICE

12.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

7.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
6.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

1616 (67.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1310 (54.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1286 (53.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1088 (45.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1018 (42.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
995 (41.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
963 (40.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
945 (39.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
874 (36.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
826 (34.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
824 (34.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
794 (33.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
714 (29.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
681 (28.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
669 (27.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
657 (27.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
650 (27.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
649 (27.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
624 (26.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
607 (25.3) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
605 (25.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
604 (25.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
104/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/11 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
80/06 VARANUS 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
ROEBOURNE AERO
4.4mm in 6 min to 09:29 44.0mm/h
6.0mm in 31 min to 10:00 11.6mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
9.8mm in 59 min to 03:29 10.0mm/h
9.0mm in 32 min to 11:00 16.9mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
WILLIAMSON
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.8mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
15.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.8mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(330/ 78 ) at 04:24
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(260/ 76 ) at 04:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(280/ 69 ) at 06:55