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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 2359 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

WA

Eucla

011029

ARUBIDDY

32.0

23.0

17/10/2000

45

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

SA

Upper Murray

024024

LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE

22.9

20.6

09/10/1999

25

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

18.0

17.0

12/10/2006

11

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

22.4

22.0

09/10/1999

11

1 Y

SA

Upper Murray

024024

LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE

24.8

21.1

09/10/1999

25

1 Y

SA

Upper Murray

024048

RENMARK AERO

24.5

21.0

26/10/1997

14

1 Y

VIC

Mallee N

076047

OUYEN (POST OFFICE)

22.5

22.5

13/10/1977

52

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

20.3

19.6

13/10/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Central

086351

BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY)

21.8

20.8

28/10/2007

26

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

22.0

20.2

12/10/2006

18

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087168

SHEOAKS

19.8

19.5

14/10/1991

16

1 Y

VIC

N Central

088051

REDESDALE

16.4

15.4

24/10/2000

14

1 Y

VIC

Western Plains

089105

LOOKOUT HILL

17.0

15.2

26/10/1997

13

1 P

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

King Island

098017

KING ISLAND AIRPORT

27.9

27.0

18/10/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 03:18EST, 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 24.3 -0.1 9.1 -1.8 5.1 0.0 6.0 -- 350 (14.6) 39/17
PERTH AIRPORT 21.6 -0.9 7.0 -3.2 7.2 0.0 4.8 11.4 333 (13.9) 37/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.3 +1.6 11.3 +2.2 10.0 0.0 4.4 9.6 349 (14.5) 34/15
BUNBURY 20.3 -0.4 6.2 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) 24/14
MANDURAH 20.3 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 30/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 26.0 +1.0 25.1 0.0 -- 11.3 349 (14.5) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.2 +4.2 23.5 +8.7 21.0 0.0 14.4 10.0 385 (16.0) 37/01
WHYALLA AERO 28.1 +4.2 17.4 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 659 (27.5) 63/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.7 +1.9 17.1 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- 6.9 320 (13.3) 50/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.8 +11.9 14.8 +7.7 13.9 0.0 10.4 4.1 410 (17.1) 61/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.4 15.4 -3.2 13.6 0.0 10.2 12.0 206 ( 8.6) 34/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 18.9 -1.7 17.0 0.0 8.0 11.0 376 (15.7) 44/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 0.0 18.1 -2.6 17.3 0.0 9.8 11.9 405 (16.9) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 28.7 +1.1 16.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.6 -0.1 14.7 -2.3 12.8 0.0 6.0 -- 250 (10.4) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 -0.6 -- -- -- 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.7 13.0 -0.8 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +0.3 12.5 -3.7 -- 4.2 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 31/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 -0.4 14.2 -1.5 11.7 0.8 4.8 10.2 326 (13.6) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 0.0 13.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 43/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.7 +3.6 10.6 -1.5 5.7 0.0 6.2 -- 99 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 -0.2 12.0 -1.8 7.9 0.0 4.6 11.3 319 (13.3) 55/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.5 8.2 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.6 +6.0 8.8 -3.2 6.9 0.0 6.0 9.6 270 (11.3) 28/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.6 +4.9 8.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.5 +4.0 11.0 +4.4 3.0 0.0 4.8 5.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +2.8 9.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.6 +5.1 14.3 +1.2 9.8 0.0 8.0 8.7 397 (16.5) 50/17
RICHMOND RAAF 29.8 +4.8 8.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +3.7 15.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 43/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.1 +6.7 7.9 +1.8 3.4 0.0 6.8 3.5 204 ( 8.5) 43/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +12.1 15.5 +7.8 12.6 0.0 9.2 2.9 305 (12.7) 46/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.4 +5.8 11.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 31/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.6 +13.8 21.0 +11.2 17.4 0.0 10.8 6.1 275 (11.5) 72/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.0 +9.1 17.6 +10.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 44/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.2 +10.9 16.6 +10.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 46/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.5 +10.9 21.5 +12.0 17.8 0.0 8.6 -- 193 ( 8.0) 34/17
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 31.3 +12.5 16.4 +8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 55/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +13.1 16.1 +9.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 555 (23.1) 57/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.5 +5.5 9.9 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 30/13
HOBART AIRPORT 26.4 +9.1 13.4 +5.9 7.8 0.0 4.6 9.0 488 (20.3) 43/23
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

42.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
41.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
41.3 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
41.3 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+15.5 : 33.3 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+15.1 : 32.7 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
+14.4 : 37.5 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+14.4 : 32.1 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+14.2 : 27.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+14.2 : 30.8 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.2 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.9 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
27.6 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+16.5 : 24.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+15.8 : 24.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+15.2 : 23.0 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+13.9 : 22.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+13.8 : 22.6 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC

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

14.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
16.5 CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
17.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
17.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.7 : 20.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-3.2 : 23.9 FORREST Eucla WA
-2.9 : 18.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-2.9 : 20.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-2.9 : 20.0 EYRE Eucla WA

0.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
1.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
2.4 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-6.7 : 12.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.0 : 0.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 : 7.9 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa 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.
32.0 ARUBIDDY Eucla WA
26.0 MORDETTA Cent Wheatbelt WA
22.4 EYRE Eucla WA
21.4 MUNDRABILLA STATION Eucla WA
21.2 BOONDALL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

12.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

1.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1178 (49.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
933 (38.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
870 (36.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
858 (35.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
855 (35.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
838 (34.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
807 (33.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
803 (33.5) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
802 (33.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
775 (32.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
772 (32.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
769 (32.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
721 (30.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
703 (29.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
700 (29.2) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
699 (29.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
696 (29.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
684 (28.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
678 (28.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
672 (28.0) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
665 (27.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
662 (27.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
661 (27.5) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
659 (27.5) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
654 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
624 (26.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
623 (26.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
623 (26.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
622 (25.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
621 (25.9) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
615 (25.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
611 (25.5) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
605 (25.2) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
604 (25.2) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/17 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC

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.
None reported

VICTORIA
Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 91(350/ 37 ) at 18:02
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 91( 10/ 72 ) at 17:09
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 70 ) at 03:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(320/ 87 ) at 01:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(300/ 28 ) at 03:19
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(330/ 72 ) at 01:29
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83( 50/ 65 ) at 23:53