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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 2304 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

WA

W Gascoyne

006072

EMU CREEK STATION

24.6

24.4

27/10/2006

36

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009569

BUSSELTON

29.7

28.8

28/10/2006

11

1 Y

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070005

BOMBALA (THERRY STREET)

31.5

31.1

30/10/1990

42

1 Y

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

36.0

36.0

22/10/2007

13

1 P Equal to record.


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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 03:15EST, 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 38.6 +14.2 11.1 +0.2 7.4 0.0 6.8 -- 470 (19.6) 48/08
PERTH AIRPORT 32.8 +10.3 12.0 +1.8 9.4 0.0 8.2 11.9 478 (19.9) 48/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.3 +1.6 12.2 +3.1 10.1 0.0 5.8 11.3 324 (13.5) 43/14
BUNBURY 30.0 +9.3 12.6 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 339 (14.1) 35/07
MANDURAH 32.4 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 39/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.6 24.7 -0.3 23.6 0.0 7.0 11.5 352 (14.7) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.4 +5.4 17.6 +2.8 15.4 0.0 11.8 12.0 243 (10.1) 46/16
WHYALLA AERO 20.9 -3.0 15.1 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 55/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 +0.4 13.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 12.4 202 ( 8.4) 35/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.9 0.0 11.6 +4.5 11.5 0.4 7.8 7.4 465 (19.4) 37/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.3 -0.3 24.4 +5.8 22.0 0.0 14.0 8.8 455 (19.0) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.1 22.1 +1.5 20.6 1.8 8.0 8.3 561 (23.4) 52/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.4 21.8 +1.1 20.5 0.0 13.4 9.1 690 (28.8) 55/12
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -0.7 22.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 546 (22.8) 44/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.3 -3.4 17.0 0.0 15.3 0.0 7.6 -- 361 (15.0) 41/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 -1.3 14.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 451 (18.8) 39/09
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.7 12.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.8 -0.6 12.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 -1.3 12.5 -3.2 9.4 0.0 8.2 11.4 304 (12.7) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 -2.3 11.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 663 (27.6) 46/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.3 +2.2 13.3 +1.2 9.2 0.0 5.6 -- 102 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 +0.7 12.7 -1.1 9.0 0.0 5.0 12.3 354 (14.8) 48/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.1 8.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.9 +7.3 10.5 -1.5 7.0 0.0 5.8 12.1 254 (10.6) 31/19
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.8 +7.1 9.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 30/18
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.2 +5.7 12.3 +5.7 5.2 0.0 4.8 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +4.6 10.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.1 +8.6 17.0 +3.9 11.6 0.0 7.8 10.8 417 (17.4) 48/22
RICHMOND RAAF 31.6 +6.6 11.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 44/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +2.4 17.6 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 63/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.5 +9.1 8.3 +2.2 5.5 0.0 5.8 9.8 177 ( 7.4) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.1 +12.7 14.1 +6.4 12.6 0.0 6.8 9.4 219 ( 9.1) 54/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.6 +11.0 13.1 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 34/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 +7.1 14.9 +5.1 11.7 0.0 9.6 11.7 277 (11.5) 35/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.9 +8.0 16.3 +8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 44/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.9 +7.6 10.8 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 46/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 -1.5 15.0 +5.5 12.7 0.0 7.2 -- 180 ( 7.5) 21/02
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.8 -2.0 10.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 44/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.1 +0.5 10.4 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 41/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.2 +6.2 12.6 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 34/18
HOBART AIRPORT 19.9 +2.6 12.3 +4.8 8.8 0.0 4.0 10.2 421 (17.5) 50/11
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

42.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+14.2 : 38.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+14.1 : 33.6 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
+14.0 : 35.7 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+14.0 : 34.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+13.9 : 37.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

**S** +11.8 : 20.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+11.0 : 21.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+10.9 : 22.6 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+10.8 : 16.0 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+10.6 : 18.9 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW

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

6.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
11.5 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-4.8 : 22.8 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.5 : 19.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-3.9 : 27.8 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-3.9 : 23.3 BRISBANE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.6 : 25.7 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD

3.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
3.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-5.8 : 6.2 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.0 : 11.9 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 9.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.9 : 9.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.7 : 8.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
73.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
66.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
54.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
46.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
44.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
66.0 HAPPY VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
73.0 MENAVALE ALERT
54.0 NERADA ALERT
46.0 TUNG OIL TM
44.0 MARCO STREET ALERT

12.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

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6.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1114 (46.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1077 (44.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
952 (39.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
924 (38.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
916 (38.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
872 (36.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
846 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
829 (34.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
778 (32.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
773 (32.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
746 (31.1) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
739 (30.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
737 (30.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
736 (30.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
723 (30.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
720 (30.0) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
718 (29.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
703 (29.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
698 (29.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
695 (29.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
690 (28.8) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
686 (28.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
674 (28.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
670 (27.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
669 (27.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
663 (27.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
661 (27.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
660 (27.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
645 (26.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
637 (26.5) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
636 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
632 (26.3) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
625 (26.0) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
619 (25.8) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
611 (25.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
611 (25.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
608 (25.3) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
89/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
81/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/05 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/16 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

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
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(320/ 76 ) at 16:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(260/ 63 ) at 12:00