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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 2105 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 minimum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074106

TOCUMWAL AIRPORT

19.2

19.0

18/10/2006

38

1 Y

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

19.6

19.0

23/10/2001

12

1 Y


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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 03:14EST, 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 27.1 +2.7 6.9 -4.0 2.5 0.0 7.0 -- 486 (20.3) 52/17
PERTH AIRPORT 22.6 +0.1 4.4 -5.8 2.9 0.0 7.0 10.9 376 (15.7) 43/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 -2.4 7.8 -1.3 5.2 0.0 2.8 2.7 357 (14.9) 31/10
BUNBURY 19.3 -1.4 4.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 30/15
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 10.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 39/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 25.4 +0.4 24.8 1.0 7.0 10.4 306 (12.8) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.8 +3.8 12.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 -3.8 15.0 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 688 (28.7) 52/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.0 -2.8 13.0 +1.6 10.1 0.0 19.0 11.1 440 (18.3) 39/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 -1.7 9.9 +2.8 7.3 0.0 7.8 10.1 524 (21.8) 52/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +4.6 18.8 +0.2 17.0 0.0 10.2 10.5 249 (10.4) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 23.7 +3.1 23.0 6.6 7.8 6.9 582 (24.3) 54/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 23.0 +2.3 22.3 4.0 11.0 10.2 651 (27.1) 48/09
MACKAY M.O 27.6 0.0 21.7 +2.0 -- 3.6 -- 9.9 462 (19.3) 39/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 -1.4 18.3 +1.3 17.5 0.0 4.4 -- 333 (13.9) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 +0.1 16.1 -0.5 -- 0.1 4.7 -- 407 (17.0) 34/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.7 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +0.2 15.9 -0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 -0.8 16.8 +1.1 13.6 11.0 2.2 9.4 217 ( 9.0) 34/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 -1.6 13.6 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 576 (24.0) 39/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.1 +2.0 15.0 +2.9 11.6 0.0 3.8 -- 72 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +0.9 14.1 +0.3 9.6 1.6 2.8 8.6 350 (14.6) 50/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +1.4 11.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.6 +6.0 11.0 -1.0 8.9 0.0 5.0 10.0 275 (11.5) 37/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.0 +4.3 10.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 31/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 +3.5 8.3 +1.7 5.0 0.0 3.2 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +2.3 11.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.1 +8.6 16.3 +3.2 10.6 0.0 7.0 9.2 455 (19.0) 57/20
RICHMOND RAAF 29.0 +4.0 9.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 46/11
BELLAMBI AWS 28.3 +6.7 16.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 74/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.1 +6.7 6.7 +0.6 2.8 0.0 6.2 7.5 149 ( 6.2) 70/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.8 +9.4 11.8 +4.1 8.9 0.0 8.0 5.0 233 ( 9.7) 57/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +3.7 14.0 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 46/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.2 +0.4 18.3 +8.5 16.5 0.0 14.0 11.4 491 (20.5) 46/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.9 +3.0 17.8 +10.3 -- 0.0 18.1 -- 407 (17.0) 39/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.6 +2.3 16.6 +10.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 41/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 -0.3 15.7 +6.2 15.8 0.0 8.2 -- 249 (10.4) 28/02
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.6 -0.2 13.9 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 583 (24.3) 55/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -0.1 10.3 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 662 (27.6) 43/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +1.2 10.0 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 367 (15.3) 52/11
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +0.8 10.4 +2.9 13.4 0.0 6.0 9.0 565 (23.5) 74/11
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

43.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+10.0 : 36.3 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+9.6 : 30.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+9.5 : 31.2 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+9.4 : 37.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.4 : 31.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+9.4 : 30.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.6 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+12.1 : 20.9 KERANG Lower North VIC
+11.8 : 19.6 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+11.2 : 19.5 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+10.9 : 19.6 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
+10.9 : 16.1 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

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

4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
9.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-5.0 : 17.7 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-4.4 : 20.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.0 : 19.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.9 : 6.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-3.8 : 20.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

0.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
**W** 1.8 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.4 : 16.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
**W** -6.4 : 1.8 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.2 : 3.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.1 : 13.0 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.
51.2 WHEEO (THE HOMESTEAD) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
42.8 SHIPTONS FLAT N Coast--Barron QLD
35.0 DALTON POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
33.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
33.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
42.8 SHIPTONS FLAT
33.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
N Coast--Herbert
33.0 MENAVALE ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
51.2 WHEEO (THE HOMESTEAD)
35.0 DALTON POST OFFICE

12.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

.....

5.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
4.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1162 (48.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1117 (46.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1114 (46.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1060 (44.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1017 (42.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1001 (41.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
969 (40.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
969 (40.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
937 (39.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
930 (38.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
893 (37.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
890 (37.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
835 (34.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
830 (34.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
827 (34.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
825 (34.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
815 (34.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
809 (33.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
802 (33.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
802 (33.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
783 (32.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
781 (32.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
775 (32.3) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
758 (31.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
752 (31.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
736 (30.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
713 (29.7) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
704 (29.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
702 (29.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
699 (29.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
692 (28.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
689 (28.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
688 (28.7) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
688 (28.7) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
683 (28.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
676 (28.2) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
664 (27.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
662 (27.6) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
658 (27.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
658 (27.4) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
652 (27.2) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
651 (27.1) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
648 (27.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
646 (26.9) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
644 (26.8) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
641 (26.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
640 (26.7) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
640 (26.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
638 (26.6) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
633 (26.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
628 (26.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
625 (26.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
618 (25.8) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
615 (25.6) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
614 (25.6) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
614 (25.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
604 (25.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
600 (25.0) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
135/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
130/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
126/08 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
111/04 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/16 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
107/00 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
**W** 104/01 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
104/06 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
102/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/05 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
100/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
98/08 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
6.2mm in 13 min to 17:47 28.6mm/h
8.6mm in 13 min to 18:00 39.7mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
CANBERRA AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS
7.8mm in 18 min to 17:00 26.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO : 98(100/ 28 ) at 01:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(200/ 80 ) at 17:04
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(310/ 82 ) at 04:00
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 85(270/ 65 ) at 15:24
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 104(230/ 65 ) at 07:29
MT HOTHAM : 100(340/ 70 ) at 06:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 108(310/ 82 ) at 01:47
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78(260/ 63 ) at 10:00
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 76(360/ 65 ) at 01:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 80(290/ 65 ) at 09:52
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(320/100 ) at 10:19
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 133(280/ 91 ) at 11:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 89(310/ 65 ) at 05:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 126(290/ 82 ) at 09:34
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(280/ 69 ) at 10:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 111(300/ 72 ) at 05:49
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(270/ 69 ) at 06:33