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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 2353 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010647

WAGIN

16.0

15.4

23/10/2008

29

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039104

MONTO TOWNSHIP

1.0

1.3

09/10/1966

34

1 P

Highest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

16.3

16.0

17/10/2002

11

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

18.2

17.8

22/10/2008

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

16.0

16.0

17/10/2002

12

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

18.0

17.4

22/10/2006

13

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

18.2

17.0

21/10/1996

13

Y

WA

Goldfields

012046

LEONORA

27.8

27.0

16/10/1995

51

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

26.7

25.9

23/10/2008

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

26.3

24.7

20/10/2004

15

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

16.0

16.0

01/10/2002

12

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

12.1

13.2

05/10/1995

14

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061054

NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

6.1

6.5

23/10/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

42.9

42.6

31/10/1987

47

1 Y

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

44.7

43.4

11/10/2006

22

1 Y

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

43.0

43.0

11/10/2006

26

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

42.3

41.5

16/10/1998

14

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

40.3

40.1

23/10/2008

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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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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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 03:17EST, 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 22.6 -1.8 18.4 +7.5 17.9 6.2 4.0 -- 324 (13.5) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 23.3 +0.8 17.8 +7.6 17.5 6.8 3.6 4.5 450 (18.8) 67/21
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.9 +5.2 16.3 +7.2 15.2 2.6 2.6 4.0 371 (15.5) 68/14
BUNBURY 22.2 +1.5 17.8 +8.6 -- 2.6 -- -- 299 (12.5) 57/18
MANDURAH 21.7 -- 18.2 -- -- 6.4 -- -- 369 (15.4) 70/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.7 +3.5 25.3 +0.3 24.9 0.0 -- 11.2 365 (15.2) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.5 +2.5 11.3 -3.5 8.1 0.0 13.6 12.5 369 (15.4) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 37.1 +13.2 13.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 52/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.9 +9.1 15.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 4.4 11.7 196 ( 8.2) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.7 +9.8 8.1 +1.0 5.9 0.0 4.4 8.8 248 (10.3) 37/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.2 -0.4 11.6 -7.0 7.8 0.0 15.2 11.9 437 (18.2) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 0.0 21.9 +1.3 20.1 0.0 9.0 11.0 505 (21.0) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 -0.9 16.5 -4.2 13.1 0.0 12.0 11.9 485 (20.2) 43/14
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -1.4 13.9 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- 12.1 379 (15.8) 41/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 -3.0 9.3 -7.7 6.7 0.0 9.6 -- 278 (11.6) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 -1.0 12.3 -4.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 335 (14.0) 34/08
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.7 10.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 -0.7 11.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 43/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 -1.8 11.2 -4.5 6.6 0.0 5.6 12.4 336 (14.0) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.6 -2.1 7.3 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 31/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 -2.5 9.0 -3.1 5.4 0.0 5.2 -- 269 (11.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 -2.3 12.4 -1.4 8.8 0.0 5.8 11.6 675 (28.1) 46/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -2.6 10.6 -1.3 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -3.8 9.8 -2.2 8.8 28.2 3.0 11.0 533 (22.2) 31/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.3 -2.4 7.8 -2.9 -- 10.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 24/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 -2.1 0.6 -6.0 -3.0 0.0 2.6 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -2.5 2.8 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -2.7 9.0 -4.1 6.5 1.2 2.4 10.2 -- 30/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -2.5 4.6 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 -2.9 9.9 -4.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 645 (26.9) 28/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.7 +1.3 0.9 -5.2 -3.6 0.0 5.4 8.4 258 (10.8) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.2 +0.8 3.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 6.8 7.3 178 ( 7.4) 24/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +0.2 4.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +7.7 10.0 +0.2 5.2 0.0 6.0 9.9 221 ( 9.2) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.9 +3.0 2.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 118 ( 4.9) 35/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.7 +5.4 3.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 37/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.3 +5.7 10.3 +0.8 6.7 0.0 4.2 -- 121 ( 5.0) 24/14
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 27.6 +8.8 5.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 44/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.4 +7.8 5.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 -0.2 7.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 +1.1 8.3 +0.8 8.4 0.0 4.2 1.0 350 (14.6) 34/08
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

44.7 EYRE Eucla WA
43.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
42.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
42.3 FORREST Eucla WA
42.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+21.8 : 44.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+19.9 : 42.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+17.2 : 41.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+16.1 : 43.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+15.6 : 39.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
27.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
27.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+14.2 : 27.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+12.4 : 26.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+12.3 : 20.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+12.1 : 24.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+11.6 : 26.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

8.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.7 : 21.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-6.2 : 19.4 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 20.2 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-5.6 : 21.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
-5.5 : 20.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA

-4.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

**W** -11.3 : 0.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-9.9 : 2.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-9.4 : 4.4 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-9.2 : 4.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-9.0 : 3.0 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W 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.
60.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
58.2 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE MidNorth Coast S NSW
51.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN MidNorth Coast S NSW
46.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
44.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
60.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)
58.2 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE
51.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
46.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
Hunter Valley
44.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB

12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

0.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1016 (42.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
932 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
882 (36.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
789 (32.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
721 (30.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
711 (29.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
707 (29.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
675 (28.1) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
662 (27.6) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
645 (26.9) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
641 (26.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
621 (25.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
605 (25.2) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
605 (25.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
104/20 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
87/16 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
81/21 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
81/18 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
78/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
NORTH ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
Lower West
GINGIN AERO
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
4.2mm in 6 min to 21:00 42.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
9.8mm in 55 min to 18:00 10.7mm/h
MANJIMUP
4.6mm in 3 min to 00:07 92.0mm/h
VASSE AG
11.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 22.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.6mm/h
Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
5.4mm in 4 min to 17:21 81.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
18.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 104(280/ 56 ) at 21:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 95(200/ 65 ) at 02:51