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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
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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 0002 EST on 31/08/2009. 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

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

15.6

14.2

21/10/2005

12

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092003

BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT)

15.9

15.9

12/10/2006

34

1 Y Equal to record.

TAS

E Coast

092045

EDDYSTONE POINT

14.5

14.4

25/10/2005

50

1 Y

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

11.4

9.7

10/10/1999

13

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

36.5

36.5

14/10/2006

14

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

South Coast

069139

BEGA AWS

36.8

36.7

13/10/2006

14

1 Y

VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

34.7

34.2

01/10/1998

14

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094195

TUNNACK FIRE STATION

27.0

26.4

12/10/2006

12

1 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 03:18EST, 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 22.8 -1.6 10.4 -0.5 8.0 0.0 8.2 -- -- 41/09
PERTH AIRPORT 23.5 +1.0 7.2 -3.0 7.0 0.0 5.0 11.7 281 (11.7) 35/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.6 +1.9 10.9 +1.8 7.1 0.0 4.2 7.7 250 (10.4) 48/17
BUNBURY 23.2 +2.5 6.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 57/22
MANDURAH 21.5 -- 11.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 54/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +0.9 27.2 +2.2 27.1 0.0 -- 9.2 385 (16.0) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +4.5 17.5 +2.7 15.3 0.0 12.0 12.0 340 (14.2) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 20.9 -3.0 11.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 41/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 -1.7 13.6 +2.2 -- 2.8 20.0 5.5 475 (19.8) 35/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 -2.4 11.5 +4.4 9.9 1.6 4.0 1.1 468 (19.5) 43/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.9 +3.3 20.4 +1.8 18.4 0.0 9.8 10.7 236 ( 9.8) 34/07
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 21.9 +1.3 19.4 0.0 8.8 -- 478 (19.9) 46/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 0.0 22.0 +1.3 20.0 0.0 11.6 11.3 499 (20.8) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 27.4 -0.2 18.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 299 (12.5) 28/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -1.8 17.3 +0.3 15.8 0.0 7.4 -- 247 (10.3) 31/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 -0.6 14.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 285 (11.9) 35/13
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.7 12.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +0.4 16.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 -1.0 15.1 -0.6 11.9 0.0 7.0 9.3 381 (15.9) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 +0.2 12.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 43/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.0 +5.9 16.6 +4.5 11.1 0.0 5.8 -- 76 ( 3.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +1.8 18.1 +4.3 15.2 0.0 6.6 8.9 610 (25.4) 59/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +2.6 16.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.9 +9.3 14.9 +2.9 11.8 0.0 7.0 10.9 273 (11.4) 37/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 32.7 +9.0 12.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.6 +7.1 13.8 +7.2 5.6 0.0 6.8 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +8.3 12.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 34.6 +12.1 19.7 +6.6 17.3 0.0 7.6 11.8 534 (22.3) 50/14
RICHMOND RAAF 33.0 +8.0 14.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) --
BELLAMBI AWS 28.2 +6.6 19.5 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 57/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.7 +11.3 9.0 +2.9 4.3 0.0 7.6 12.1 271 (11.3) 76/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.1 +8.7 18.8 +11.1 14.5 0.0 11.2 11.2 389 (16.2) 46/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +6.4 15.1 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 48/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.9 +2.1 12.7 +2.9 10.9 0.0 14.0 12.5 520 (21.7) 37/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 +5.2 12.3 +4.8 -- 0.0 24.0 -- 450 (18.8) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.8 +3.5 14.9 +8.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 474 (19.8) 46/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.0 +2.4 17.7 +8.2 11.8 0.0 5.6 -- 205 ( 8.5) 28/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 21.0 +2.2 14.2 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 65/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +1.4 9.1 +2.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 524 (21.8) 46/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.7 +6.7 11.3 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 54/13
HOBART AIRPORT 30.2 +12.9 9.7 +2.2 7.2 0.0 6.4 6.2 322 (13.4) 48/13
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

42.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.2 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
41.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.3 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+15.8 : 34.7 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
+15.1 : 36.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+15.0 : 35.1 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+14.5 : 32.2 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
+14.4 : 36.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+14.4 : 32.3 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
27.9 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+12.4 : 21.7 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+12.0 : 20.9 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+11.9 : 17.9 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+11.9 : 12.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+11.8 : 21.3 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

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

8.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
9.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
11.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.7 : 11.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
-3.4 : 13.4 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
-3.4 : 10.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
-3.3 : 19.4 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-3.2 : 21.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

**S** -0.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
4.3 EYRE Eucla WA
4.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

**S** -6.5 : -0.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.8 : 4.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.2 : 13.0 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 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.
28.0 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
25.6 CRAFERS (MT LOFTY ALERT) Adelaide/Lofty SA
24.4 CRAFERS WEST Adelaide/Lofty SA
22.2 MOUNT LOFTY (CLELAND CONSERVATION PARK) Adelaide/Lofty SA
22.0 ASHTON MARBLE HILL ORCHARD Adelaide/Lofty SA

12.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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5.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
5.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
5.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1094 (45.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
971 (40.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
948 (39.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
904 (37.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
883 (36.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
881 (36.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
843 (35.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
767 (32.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
759 (31.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
750 (31.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
718 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
710 (29.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
701 (29.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
701 (29.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
699 (29.1) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
696 (29.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
690 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
684 (28.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
682 (28.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
681 (28.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
678 (28.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
673 (28.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
666 (27.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
659 (27.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
655 (27.3) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
641 (26.7) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
636 (26.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
631 (26.3) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
610 (25.4) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
610 (25.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
606 (25.3) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
604 (25.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
117/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
117/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/01 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/04 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
93/17 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

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
MIDDLE POINT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.8mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
TUNNACK FIRE STATION
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(140/ 63 ) at 19:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(180/ 80 ) at 18:31
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 87(320/ 65 ) at 14:00
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(340/ 63 ) at 08:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 113( 10/ 80 ) at 02:30
MT HOTHAM : 104(360/ 76 ) at 07:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 109(270/ 82 ) at 17:24
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(252/ 63 ) at 20:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(240/ 67 ) at 18:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(320/ 69 ) at 23:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(350/ 63 ) at 05:17
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(230/ 67 ) at 21:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(280/ 63 ) at 21:43
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(290/ 91 ) at 18:30