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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0010 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

Lower West

009131

JURIEN BAY

25.2

25.0

05/10/1975

40

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009784

KIMBERLEY

38.2

38.0

28/10/1977

39

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009897

CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK

38.0

34.2

15/10/1994

20

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009899

KARRALEA

44.6

42.6

12/10/1989

33

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009958

KARRIVALE

41.6

38.0

15/10/1999

14

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009967

NARRIKUP WEST

22.8

21.2

27/10/2003

13

1 n

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010052

ALEPPO

62.0

34.8

01/10/1917

99

1 n

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010143

YGNATTERING

68.0

31.8

09/10/1966

81

1 y

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

43.0

40.6

18/10/1995

54

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

17.6

17.1

31/10/1997

16

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

SW & S Coast

009741

ALBANY AIRPORT

32.3

31.9

11/10/2004

14

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 03:19EST, 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 23.1 -1.3 16.2 +5.3 15.2 1.2 5.8 -- 599 (25.0) 54/10
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 -0.1 16.3 +6.1 15.2 1.6 1.2 6.5 -- 55/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 -1.4 14.0 +4.9 13.8 25.0 5.2 2.2 775 (32.3) 48/00
BUNBURY 21.4 +0.7 14.7 +5.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 498 (20.8) 55/12
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 16.6 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 520 (21.7) 59/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 24.2 -0.8 23.9 0.0 -- 8.8 352 (14.7) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.9 +8.9 23.0 +8.2 20.0 0.0 -- 7.6 -- 52/11
WHYALLA AERO 29.5 +5.6 12.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 44/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +5.0 14.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 386 (16.1) 46/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 +5.5 5.6 -1.5 2.3 0.0 2.4 10.1 422 (17.6) 39/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +4.0 20.5 +1.9 17.6 0.0 12.8 11.9 332 (13.8) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +0.9 20.3 -0.3 18.7 0.0 10.6 10.5 493 (20.5) 34/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.5 17.9 -2.8 17.6 0.0 11.4 12.0 454 (18.9) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 27.7 +0.1 17.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 323 (13.5) 28/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 -0.2 15.7 -1.3 14.2 0.0 7.6 -- 214 ( 8.9) 37/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +1.1 15.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 245 (10.2) 31/11
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.3 13.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +1.5 15.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 28/18
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +1.0 15.0 -0.7 11.3 0.0 7.4 11.5 389 (16.2) 34/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 +1.0 13.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 46/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.0 +6.9 17.7 +5.6 13.0 0.0 7.4 -- 171 ( 7.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +2.0 15.5 +1.7 11.5 0.0 5.2 11.3 362 (15.1) 30/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +0.3 15.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 -2.5 17.5 +5.5 17.4 3.2 6.2 0.0 461 (19.2) 37/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.0 -5.7 16.5 +5.8 -- 2.6 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +4.5 12.6 +6.0 8.6 0.0 6.8 9.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS -- -- 17.2 +7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.5 -4.0 16.1 +3.0 15.7 2.0 4.6 0.0 521 (21.7) 39/09
RICHMOND RAAF 16.3 -8.7 15.4 +4.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 244 (10.2) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -3.1 14.8 +0.9 -- 7.2 -- -- 435 (18.1) 50/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.9 +0.5 12.5 +6.4 12.3 0.0 8.4 5.3 339 (14.1) 43/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.3 +6.9 13.6 +5.9 12.9 0.0 8.8 12.2 264 (11.0) 61/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +7.8 11.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 39/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.0 +4.2 10.8 +1.0 9.6 0.0 7.0 8.5 321 (13.4) 31/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.1 +8.2 8.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 497 (20.7) 39/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.1 +6.8 7.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 37/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +2.1 10.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 199 ( 8.3) 21/03
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 17.6 -1.2 9.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 43/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.8 +6.2 5.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 649 (27.0) 54/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 +2.2 8.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.8 +1.5 4.7 -2.8 -0.2 0.0 4.4 13.0 458 (19.1) 46/16
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

43.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.1 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
41.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
40.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+12.8 : 36.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.4 : 36.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.6 : 35.8 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+10.4 : 43.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+10.3 : 33.7 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
27.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
27.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.9 : 25.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+10.7 : 25.1 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+10.3 : 24.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+10.3 : 25.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+10.1 : 25.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.1 : 17.6 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW

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

9.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.7 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
12.8 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
12.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-8.7 : 16.3 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-8.7 : 17.0 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-8.0 : 16.5 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS Sydney--west NSW
-7.9 : 16.8 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
-7.1 : 16.8 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
-7.1 : 17.3 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A Sydney--east NSW

-5.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-7.4 : -5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-6.8 : 2.0 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-6.3 : -1.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.2 : -0.4 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.8 : -0.9 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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.
68.0 YGNATTERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
62.0 ALEPPO Cent Wheatbelt WA
54.2 LEIGH CREEK (PFITZNERS WELL) NE Pastoral SA
50.0 WERAROA Lower West WA
50.0 ILLALANGI Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
50.0 WERAROA
50.0 ILLALANGI
Cent Wheatbelt
68.0 YGNATTERING
62.0 ALEPPO

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
54.2 LEIGH CREEK (PFITZNERS WELL)

13.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
12.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
12.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

.....

3.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
2.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1093 (45.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1089 (45.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
919 (38.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
901 (37.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
886 (36.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
838 (34.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
827 (34.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
820 (34.2) FORREST Eucla WA
818 (34.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
814 (33.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
775 (32.3) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
768 (32.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
763 (31.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
763 (31.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
753 (31.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
751 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
750 (31.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
741 (30.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
734 (30.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
723 (30.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
722 (30.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
716 (29.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
699 (29.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
684 (28.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
667 (27.8) EUCLA Eucla WA
661 (27.5) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
658 (27.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
648 (27.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
646 (26.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
644 (26.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
643 (26.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
636 (26.5) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
626 (26.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
622 (25.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
620 (25.8) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
617 (25.7) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
616 (25.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
606 (25.3) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
604 (25.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
602 (25.1) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
83/12 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
80/13 FORREST Eucla WA
78/15 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
76/04 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
76/13 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

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
Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.3mm/h
ESPERANCE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.0mm/h
Goldfields
SALMON GUMS RES.STN.
15.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
None reported