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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.

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 2054 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

E Pilbara

004033

PYRAMID STATION

10.4

9.7

24/10/1957

52

1 n

WA

E Pilbara

004039

WARAMBIE

48.0

13.2

25/10/1957

72

1 n

WA

W Pilbara

005084

THEVENARD ISLAND

9.0

6.4

09/10/2008

11

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Highlands

035087

BETANGA

88.6

72.1

17/10/1908

71

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041359

OAKEY AERO

17.1

17.1

22/10/1984

36

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

14.0

14.5

06/10/1997

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

18.0

19.0

30/10/2000

12

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043091

ROMA AIRPORT

17.0

18.0

20/10/1993

17

1 P


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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 24.7 +0.3 8.7 -2.2 4.3 0.0 6.6 -- 520 (21.7) 37/13
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +3.5 10.7 +0.5 8.3 0.0 7.0 11.5 479 (20.0) 43/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 -1.0 3.1 -6.0 2.1 0.6 3.2 8.8 246 (10.3) 34/15
BUNBURY 20.2 -0.5 8.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 31/00
MANDURAH 22.2 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 31/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.5 +2.3 24.8 -0.2 24.1 0.0 5.0 10.4 219 ( 9.1) 46/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.5 -2.5 10.7 -4.1 8.7 0.0 10.2 10.7 317 (13.2) 37/08
WHYALLA AERO 27.2 +3.3 7.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 39/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.6 +4.8 9.2 -2.2 5.1 0.0 4.6 12.1 162 ( 6.8) 28/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.2 +2.3 4.5 -2.6 2.0 0.0 3.6 11.7 297 (12.4) 30/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 -1.3 19.9 +1.3 17.3 0.0 13.8 11.3 489 (20.4) 46/08
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +1.8 22.1 +1.5 20.2 0.0 7.2 10.3 483 (20.1) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.9 23.3 +2.6 22.0 0.2 9.2 9.6 521 (21.7) 39/09
MACKAY M.O 28.6 +1.0 23.5 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 622 (25.9) 41/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.1 -6.6 21.1 +4.1 20.2 19.0 7.0 -- 373 (15.5) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 21.9 -5.0 20.2 +3.6 -- 0.6 3.2 -- 484 (20.2) 41/11
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -5.7 19.0 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.4 -1.0 16.9 +0.7 -- 26.2 -- -- 370 (15.4) 31/04
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -4.3 18.0 +2.3 17.2 14.0 4.0 0.0 431 (18.0) 41/06
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.0 -10.7 13.2 +0.4 -- 6.6 -- -- 765 (31.9) 55/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.0 -2.1 13.6 +1.5 11.6 0.0 5.2 -- 172 ( 7.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 -1.3 10.8 -3.0 5.6 0.0 4.2 3.9 287 (12.0) 39/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.0 9.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.0 +1.4 7.3 -4.7 3.8 0.0 5.2 8.8 256 (10.7) 39/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 -0.3 7.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.5 0.0 1.0 -5.6 1.0 0.0 3.4 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -4.5 8.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 +0.5 12.6 -0.5 7.2 0.0 6.0 10.7 355 (14.8) 43/15
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 -0.3 7.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -0.5 14.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 35/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.0 +2.6 4.6 -1.5 1.2 0.0 4.4 11.0 164 ( 6.8) 41/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.9 +2.5 2.5 -5.2 -- 0.0 4.4 12.1 -- 22/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 26/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.9 +3.1 6.4 -3.4 4.5 0.0 5.8 11.9 136 ( 5.7) 28/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.5 +2.6 0.6 -6.9 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 162 ( 6.8) 24/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 +2.7 2.0 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.3 +6.7 8.0 -1.5 5.2 0.0 4.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) 22/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 23.5 +4.7 2.7 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 44/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.1 +4.5 0.9 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 37/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 -0.3 9.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.4 +2.1 10.0 +2.5 4.0 0.0 5.2 4.6 475 (19.8) 41/09
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

41.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
41.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
40.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.3 : 41.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+6.9 : 39.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+6.7 : 26.3 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+6.4 : 25.5 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+6.4 : 26.4 MARYBOROUGH N Central VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.3 : 12.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
+6.2 : 20.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.2 : 22.9 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+5.5 : 11.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

6.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
11.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-12.6 : 17.0 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-11.8 : 18.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-11.6 : 17.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-11.0 : 18.3 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-10.8 : 18.3 SURAT Maranoa QLD

-3.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-1.8 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-1.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.2 : -2.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.2 : -1.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-7.0 : -1.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : -1.8 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-7.0 : -0.7 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE 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.
88.6 BETANGA Central Highlands QLD
80.6 MARLBOROUGH TM Central Coast E QLD
70.0 THE CANAL Central Highlands QLD
59.0 WONGAWALLAN ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
51.0 CERBERUS Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
80.6 MARLBOROUGH TM
51.0 CERBERUS
Central Highlands
88.6 BETANGA
70.0 THE CANAL
Brisbane/SE Coast
59.0 WONGAWALLAN ALERT

13.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

3.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
2.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1573 (65.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1226 (51.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1153 (48.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
900 (37.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
880 (36.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
852 (35.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
850 (35.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
841 (35.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
836 (34.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
807 (33.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
785 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
765 (31.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
760 (31.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
758 (31.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
756 (31.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
745 (31.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
717 (29.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
712 (29.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
710 (29.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
671 (28.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
667 (27.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
658 (27.4) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
657 (27.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
643 (26.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
640 (26.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
623 (26.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
619 (25.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
610 (25.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
**W** 244/21 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
109/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
70/10 MOREE AERO NW Plains E 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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
6.2mm in 2 min to 21:34 186.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.6mm/h
WILLIAMSON
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.6mm/h
ST LAWRENCE
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.2mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
20.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
12.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 24.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
10.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 20.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 17.0mm/h
BRISBANE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
Maranoa
MITCHELL POST OFFICE
40.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
ROMA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 30 min to 17:30 24.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 11:23 84.0mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO : 245( 90/ 37 ) at 21:54
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 74 ) at 04:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(270/ 69 ) at 03:16
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(290/ 63 ) at 00:30