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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.

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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 2254 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014167

STOKES HILL

53.8

43.2

21/10/1983

19

1 n

NT

Darwin-Daly

014246

LEANYER

63.4

56.2

20/10/1996

19

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014259

SHOAL BAY

88.0

53.0

31/10/1999

16

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014285

DARWIN HOSPITAL

55.0

53.4

17/10/1996

13

1 n

QLD

Central West

036168

KOONDOO

25.0

24.0

30/10/1998

12

1 n

QLD

Channel Country

038004

NAVARRA

22.6

22.0

26/10/1998

11

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

24.2

23.9

20/10/2004

14

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

19.5

19.5

21/10/2006

13

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

30.0

29.9

21/10/2006

11

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

102

97.0

29/10/1971

50

Y


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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 24.1 -0.3 13.0 +2.1 10.4 0.0 7.2 -- 380 (15.8) 35/18
PERTH AIRPORT 32.7 +10.2 17.9 +7.7 13.5 0.0 7.2 11.7 597 (24.9) 70/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.7 +5.0 12.4 +3.3 10.8 0.0 3.8 11.0 479 (20.0) 37/01
BUNBURY 29.0 +8.3 15.0 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 41/08
MANDURAH 26.4 -- 18.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 43/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.1 22.1 -2.9 22.5 57.6 12.4 5.5 401 (16.7) 102/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.2 -2.8 12.3 -2.5 8.9 0.0 14.2 12.0 447 (18.6) 46/09
WHYALLA AERO 20.9 -3.0 12.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 483 (20.1) 43/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 -2.0 8.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 4.0 10.7 232 ( 9.7) 35/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -2.3 6.6 -0.5 3.8 0.2 2.4 0.5 316 (13.2) 30/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.5 +0.9 22.1 +3.5 19.1 6.2 11.0 11.3 460 (19.2) 37/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.1 22.3 +1.7 21.6 11.2 2.0 8.7 411 (17.1) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.9 21.5 +0.8 19.6 0.0 10.2 11.8 501 (20.9) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 27.6 0.0 20.0 +0.3 -- 2.2 -- 10.3 325 (13.5) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +0.4 18.1 +1.1 16.9 0.0 6.2 -- 247 (10.3) 24/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +1.3 16.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 187 ( 7.8) 31/14
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 +1.3 17.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +0.6 18.2 +2.0 -- 13.8 -- -- 380 (15.8) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +1.4 18.3 +2.6 15.9 0.0 6.2 9.1 453 (18.9) 41/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.8 +2.1 14.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 52/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.0 -1.1 12.9 +0.8 10.7 39.4 4.8 -- 210 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 -0.1 16.2 +2.4 13.7 27.8 3.6 6.5 428 (17.8) 54/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -3.9 15.2 +3.3 -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 -5.6 14.8 +2.8 12.6 4.8 1.0 0.0 -- 39/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.9 -5.8 14.1 +3.4 -- 13.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 24/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.8 -0.7 3.1 -3.5 -1.0 19.6 4.2 5.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -2.5 5.1 -4.3 -- 14.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -4.4 14.9 +1.8 13.9 8.6 3.2 5.0 671 (28.0) --
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -7.4 13.0 +2.0 -- 18.2 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 22/23
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -4.6 12.2 -1.7 -- 6.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 41/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.6 +0.2 9.2 +3.1 7.5 0.6 3.4 10.4 266 (11.1) 31/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.1 +0.7 1.0 -6.7 4.0 0.0 7.2 10.4 268 (11.2) 39/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +0.2 5.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.8 -1.0 8.1 -1.7 6.8 0.0 7.2 12.2 386 (16.1) 50/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 +0.1 4.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 490 (20.4) 46/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.2 -0.1 4.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 37/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +0.5 9.9 +0.4 6.5 0.0 3.2 -- 157 ( 6.5) 21/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.1 -0.7 6.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 43/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 -0.7 4.7 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 339 (14.1) 35/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.9 +4.9 7.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 35/11
HOBART AIRPORT 17.9 +0.6 9.9 +2.4 7.0 0.0 5.0 -- 423 (17.6) 54/11
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

43.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.4 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
41.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+12.2 : 33.6 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.0 : 33.6 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.9 : 34.0 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.2 : 32.3 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+11.1 : 29.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+11.6 : 22.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+10.6 : 19.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+10.1 : 24.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.5 : 24.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+9.5 : 23.3 WILUNA Interior WA

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

4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.7 : 17.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.6 : 16.0 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-8.1 : 17.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.1 : 17.1 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.4 : 17.6 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-7.4 : 17.6 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW

-3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.9 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.9 : 1.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8 : 1.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.8 : -0.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.7 : 1.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-6.5 : 2.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.5 : 1.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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.
88.0 SHOAL BAY N Rivers NT
74.8 PINELANDS N Rivers NT
74.0 BERRIMAH RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
73.9 SOUTHPORT N Rivers NT
72.4 GODWIN BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
88.0 SHOAL BAY
74.8 PINELANDS
74.0 BERRIMAH RESEARCH FARM
73.9 SOUTHPORT
66.6 HOWARD SPRINGS
65.2 MAJESTIC ORCHIDS
64.0 PALMERSTON
63.4 LEANYER
60.6 CHANNEL ISLAND
60.0 KARAMA
60.0 LEADERS CREEK
59.8 CSIRO BERRIMAH
58.0 EAST ARM
57.8 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
57.6 DARWIN AIRPORT
55.4 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
55.2 NIGHTCLIFF POOL
55.0 DARWIN HOSPITAL
54.2 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
53.8 STOKES HILL
53.4 NIGHTCLIFF SPORTS CLUB
50.8 THE CHASE
50.2 ROSEBERY

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
57.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
Brisbane/SE Coast
72.4 GODWIN BEACH

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
52.0 MANILLA POST OFFICE
52.0 CURLEWIS POST OFFICE
51.2 SPRING RIDGE
50.0 SOMERTON (CLERMONT PARK)
N Tablelands W
54.0 NIANGALA (ASHLAND)
MidNorth Coast N
53.6 HALFWAY CREEK (PACIFIC HWY)

12.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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5.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
5.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
1.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1436 (59.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1004 (41.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
919 (38.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
875 (36.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
867 (36.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
854 (35.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
818 (34.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
796 (33.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
788 (32.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
783 (32.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
777 (32.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
746 (31.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
720 (30.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
704 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
678 (28.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
674 (28.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
671 (28.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
658 (27.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
627 (26.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
613 (25.5) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
608 (25.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
606 (25.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
606 (25.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
102/17 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
98/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/15 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
83/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
22.6mm in 15 min to 01:50 90.4mm/h
16.2mm in 10 min to 02:00 97.2mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 39.6mm/h
10.8mm in 26 min to 02:26 24.9mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.6mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 17.3mm/h
CHARLES POINT AWS
12.2mm in 10 min to 02:20 73.2mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 23.8mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 28.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
16.4mm in 59 min to 01:30 16.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
CAPE DON
13.8mm in 49 min to 17:19 16.9mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
20.0mm in 9 min to 18:00 133.3mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
14.2mm in 24 min to 18:24 35.5mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 34.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
10.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 20.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
33.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 67.2mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 33.6mm/h
38.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 38.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
COOLANGATTA
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.6mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
13.8mm in 21 min to 21:00 39.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
19.6mm in 53 min to 13:53 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
BRISBANE
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
8.8mm in 10 min to 20:01 52.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
9.8mm in 15 min to 19:48 39.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.6mm/h
5.0mm in 6 min to 22:00 50.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
22.2mm in 54 min to 04:30 24.7mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 22.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
3.8mm in 11 min to 12:00 20.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(320/ 72 ) at 02:43
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(250/ 78 ) at 07:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 70(260/ 63 ) at 19:30
LBDD (TIMOR SEA) : 72(130/ 67 ) at 09:20