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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 2056 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

QLD

Central Highlands

035143

MARYVALE SPRINGS

65.0

61.5

08/10/1973

37

1 n

QLD

Central Highlands

035248

DARKWATER

78.6

50.2

16/10/2005

62

1 n


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
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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 03:13EST, 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 22.8 -1.6 11.2 +0.3 6.8 0.0 5.4 -- 286 (11.9) 44/12
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 -2.2 7.8 -2.4 6.1 0.0 4.4 6.0 290 (12.1) 35/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 -0.5 8.9 -0.2 7.4 0.0 2.6 6.5 369 (15.4) 44/12
BUNBURY 19.6 -1.1 6.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 35/15
MANDURAH 19.8 -- 11.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 43/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.8 +3.6 25.7 +0.7 24.8 0.0 9.2 9.6 345 (14.4) 41/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 -0.9 11.5 -3.3 9.0 0.0 12.0 12.2 294 (12.3) 43/14
WHYALLA AERO 32.1 +8.2 7.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 43/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.1 +7.3 10.7 -0.7 6.1 0.0 -- 12.0 170 ( 7.1) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.8 +5.9 4.0 -3.1 2.8 0.0 2.8 11.9 247 (10.3) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.0 +1.4 20.3 +1.7 16.1 0.0 13.2 11.3 410 (17.1) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +1.7 23.5 +2.9 21.3 0.2 8.8 8.8 468 (19.5) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +1.1 23.6 +2.9 22.9 0.0 10.0 8.3 544 (22.7) 44/12
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -0.3 23.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 513 (21.4) 39/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 -4.1 17.7 +0.7 16.4 4.6 1.4 -- 380 (15.8) 30/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 -2.8 17.1 +0.5 -- 10.4 1.8 -- 415 (17.3) 35/09
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -6.7 16.0 +2.2 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.4 -2.0 16.0 -0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 24/11
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 -4.6 16.5 +0.8 15.5 1.4 1.4 0.0 316 (13.2) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.1 -8.6 12.2 -0.6 -- 14.2 -- -- 578 (24.1) 39/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.3 -3.8 11.1 -1.0 7.4 0.0 4.6 -- 170 ( 7.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.9 -1.7 15.4 +1.6 13.1 0.8 3.6 2.6 384 (16.0) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -1.4 11.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 +0.8 11.7 -0.3 9.4 0.0 5.4 7.2 273 (11.4) 31/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.9 +0.2 12.6 +1.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 21/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.7 +0.2 9.1 +2.5 6.4 0.0 4.8 8.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -1.5 8.6 -0.8 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.3 +1.8 14.1 +1.0 8.2 0.0 6.6 7.2 394 (16.4) 35/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.7 -1.3 13.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 31/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 -1.4 12.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 46/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.4 +3.0 8.2 +2.1 4.6 0.0 5.4 11.2 210 ( 8.8) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.5 +4.1 4.5 -3.2 1.4 0.0 5.0 11.7 149 ( 6.2) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +3.3 3.7 -4.3 -- -- -- -- -- 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.3 +5.5 9.0 -0.8 5.3 0.0 5.6 11.9 150 ( 6.3) 30/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.6 +5.7 3.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 41/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.9 +6.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.9 +8.3 9.7 +0.2 6.7 0.0 4.2 -- 109 ( 4.5) 34/12
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 27.4 +8.6 4.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 43/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.7 +7.1 4.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 48/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +2.4 9.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 37/16
HOBART AIRPORT 21.1 +3.8 9.3 +1.8 5.0 0.0 3.4 9.3 397 (16.5) 35/16
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

41.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.9 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+15.3 : 38.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.1 : 35.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.0 : 36.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+10.9 : 37.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+10.8 : 36.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

**W** 29.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
26.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+6.8 : 24.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 20.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.6 : 11.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+6.2 : 26.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
**W** +6.0 : 29.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

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

10.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
12.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
12.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.2 : 21.5 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-10.1 : 20.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-9.3 : 19.2 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-9.2 : 19.8 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.9 : 22.9 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-7.6 : 16.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.3 : -0.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.1 : 4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.7 : 13.4 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley 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.
78.6 DARKWATER Central Highlands QLD
67.0 REWAN STATION Central Highlands QLD
65.0 MARYVALE SPRINGS Central Highlands QLD
61.0 SOMERSET Maranoa QLD
60.0 TRANGIE (OLD BUNDEMAR) CW Plains N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
78.6 DARKWATER
67.0 REWAN STATION
65.0 MARYVALE SPRINGS
Darling Downs W
52.0 POSSUM PARK
Maranoa
61.0 SOMERSET
51.0 TWO WAYS
50.0 AIRLIE
Warrego
50.0 DULBYDILLA

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
60.0 TRANGIE (OLD BUNDEMAR)
NW Plains W
55.4 CRYON (KOOTHNEY)
50.0 COME BY CHANCE STORE

12.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
11.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

2.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

902 (37.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
874 (36.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
826 (34.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
813 (33.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
795 (33.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
734 (30.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
726 (30.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
709 (29.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
670 (27.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
657 (27.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
655 (27.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
649 (27.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
616 (25.7) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
70/15 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
65/14 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
61/12 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
61/20 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
59/14 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
59/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

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
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
28.0mm in 38 min to 18:00 44.2mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 31.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.8mm/h
Illawarra
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
14.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 29.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.8mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
None reported