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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 0004 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 daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009930

TAMARU

42.0

31.8

27/10/2003

42

1 n

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012038

KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT

22.5

21.6

22/10/1978

43

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 11.8 +0.9 8.1 0.0 7.2 -- 421 (17.5) 43/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.0 -1.5 15.7 +5.5 13.2 0.0 6.2 1.1 414 (17.3) 52/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.0 -1.7 14.1 +5.0 13.1 2.8 5.8 0.0 651 (27.1) 65/10
BUNBURY 21.5 +0.8 15.5 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 61/10
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 50/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 24.7 -0.3 24.1 0.0 -- 9.9 363 (15.1) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +7.0 21.7 +6.9 19.7 0.0 17.6 9.5 520 (21.7) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 23.2 -0.7 13.7 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 37/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.1 +2.3 9.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 3.2 12.8 202 ( 8.4) 43/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 +1.5 10.7 +3.6 10.2 0.0 3.2 7.7 354 (14.8) 41/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.3 +4.7 20.3 +1.7 18.4 0.0 10.2 11.9 233 ( 9.7) 39/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +0.6 21.6 +1.0 19.1 0.0 12.0 9.7 523 (21.8) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +0.1 19.3 -1.4 17.8 0.0 12.0 11.8 518 (21.6) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -0.4 16.8 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.5 317 (13.2) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.1 -0.6 16.1 -0.9 13.9 0.0 8.2 -- 276 (11.5) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.7 15.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 290 (12.1) 31/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -0.7 12.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.8 +1.4 16.2 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 388 (16.2) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +0.3 13.3 -2.4 9.8 0.0 5.6 12.4 365 (15.2) 34/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.7 +2.0 11.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 41/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +7.1 17.3 +5.2 11.9 0.0 7.6 -- 216 ( 9.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.2 +3.6 15.9 +2.1 11.4 0.0 5.2 11.7 624 (26.0) 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.8 12.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 0.0 16.1 +4.1 13.9 0.0 6.6 7.2 367 (15.3) 37/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.9 -1.8 15.9 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 26/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.1 +7.6 10.3 +3.7 5.7 0.0 5.2 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.2 +8.4 15.1 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 -1.2 17.4 +4.3 16.1 0.0 11.4 5.7 698 (29.1) 61/00
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 0.0 15.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -0.5 17.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 569 (23.7) 57/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.4 +9.0 7.1 +1.0 1.9 0.0 11.6 12.7 432 (18.0) 48/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.1 +8.7 9.2 +1.5 10.3 0.0 10.0 12.9 319 (13.3) 31/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.4 +6.8 9.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.6 +1.8 9.4 -0.4 8.2 0.0 9.0 12.6 376 (15.7) 46/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.2 +3.3 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 391 (16.3) 39/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.3 +3.0 6.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 39/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 -0.3 13.0 +3.5 8.2 2.2 4.2 -- 199 ( 8.3) 24/20
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.5 -0.3 11.1 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 477 (19.9) 39/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.4 +0.8 7.9 +1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 478 (19.9) 43/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 +4.3 7.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 39/11
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -0.9 10.7 +3.2 8.0 2.0 3.6 8.5 429 (17.9) 48/12
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

41.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
41.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
40.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
40.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
40.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+10.3 : 34.5 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+10.1 : 41.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.9 : 33.5 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+9.9 : 30.1 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

29.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.3 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
27.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+12.1 : 23.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+10.1 : 23.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+10.1 : 24.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.6 : 22.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+9.3 : 18.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
9.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-8.7 : 15.7 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-6.8 : 27.4 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-6.6 : 19.4 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-6.2 : 26.1 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-6.1 : 28.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.2 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC

-5.5 : 2.0 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.2 : 8.6 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.2 : 1.5 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-4.9 : 2.2 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-4.9 : 10.8 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 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.
42.0 TAMARU Lower West WA
37.0 MOORANG Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
28.4 MCKINLAY ROADHOUSE Gulf Country QLD
27.8 KALGAN RIVER Lower West WA
24.6 NOONDOONIA Eucla WA

13.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

5.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
5.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
4.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1419 (59.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1252 (52.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1165 (48.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1131 (47.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1008 (42.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1001 (41.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
964 (40.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
875 (36.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
869 (36.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
856 (35.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
834 (34.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
791 (33.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
767 (32.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
767 (32.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
765 (31.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
759 (31.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
759 (31.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
754 (31.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
723 (30.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
719 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
716 (29.8) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
715 (29.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
713 (29.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
705 (29.4) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
702 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
697 (29.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
686 (28.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
685 (28.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
677 (28.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
652 (27.2) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
651 (27.1) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
647 (27.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
639 (26.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
639 (26.6) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
636 (26.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
635 (26.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
631 (26.3) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
627 (26.1) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
625 (26.0) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
624 (26.0) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
621 (25.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
617 (25.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
613 (25.5) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
610 (25.4) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
602 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
102/11 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
96/08 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
91/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
89/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/14 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields 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
WONGAN HILLS AG
12.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 25.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.8mm/h
Lower West
GINGIN AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
WINDY HARBOUR
19.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 6.3mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 5.3mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 8.3mm/h
NEWDEGATE AG
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 21.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON)
7.2mm in 8 min to 19:28 54.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(130/ 70 ) at 11:00
HOPETOUN NORTH : 91( 80/ 58 ) at 09:00
Goldfields
LEONORA AERO : 76(290/ 63 ) at 17:27
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(260/ 63 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(320/ 74 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(260/ 67 ) at 00:30