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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.

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 2028 EST on 12/01/2010. 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

SA

NE Pastoral

017132

MARREE (ETADUNNA)

27.9

21.0

11/11/1998

11

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

NSW

N Tablelands W

056013

GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN

16.5

15.2

19/11/1995

33

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-14.7

-12.3

06/11/2004

20

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 03:20EST, 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 27.4 +0.3 13.2 -0.6 10.6 0.0 8.8 -- 641 (26.7) 48/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 -1.6 10.8 -1.8 8.5 0.0 4.8 12.5 560 (23.3) 50/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.4 -2.4 9.5 -1.3 7.0 0.2 4.2 9.1 329 (13.7) 35/12
BUNBURY 20.3 -3.9 8.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 31/11
MANDURAH 22.7 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 39/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.5 25.9 +0.6 24.8 0.0 -- 11.5 409 (17.0) 35/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 -2.2 20.4 +2.5 21.1 0.0 12.8 2.5 442 (18.4) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 +1.3 14.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 39/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.2 +1.1 12.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 39/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.8 -0.6 9.8 +1.4 9.1 0.8 0.4 10.5 427 (17.8) 44/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.7 +2.3 18.6 -2.8 16.8 0.0 11.2 12.2 284 (11.8) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.5 23.0 +0.7 21.2 1.0 8.4 9.9 388 (16.2) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 -1.2 22.5 -0.4 21.5 4.0 5.2 10.7 382 (15.9) 41/00
MACKAY M.O 28.4 -0.8 19.8 -1.9 -- 0.6 -- 11.6 296 (12.3) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +0.7 16.4 -3.1 14.0 0.0 9.4 -- 214 ( 8.9) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +0.4 17.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 204 ( 8.5) 34/10
NAMBOUR DPI 31.0 +3.0 19.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +2.7 20.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 54/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 +1.5 17.6 -0.4 15.6 0.0 8.2 9.8 589 (24.5) 55/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.4 +6.7 16.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 65/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.3 -5.0 17.9 +2.9 14.9 1.2 8.2 -- 305 (12.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 -2.4 20.3 +4.2 18.3 0.0 6.6 0.4 583 (24.3) 52/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 -0.6 19.8 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 -2.0 17.8 +3.5 17.4 1.0 11.2 2.0 497 (20.7) 35/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 -2.5 17.7 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 28/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.5 +0.4 9.5 +0.4 4.5 0.0 6.6 6.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -2.3 15.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.2 -3.8 18.0 +2.7 16.2 0.2 10.2 2.4 -- 46/13
RICHMOND RAAF 21.3 -5.3 16.7 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 384 (16.0) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -3.6 16.7 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 533 (22.2) 41/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.6 -2.1 10.5 +1.7 6.3 0.0 13.0 7.7 288 (12.0) 41/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 +2.5 9.0 -1.7 10.4 0.0 11.6 11.0 390 (16.3) 46/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +2.2 11.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 39/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 -2.4 12.6 +0.1 11.9 0.0 9.0 9.8 456 (19.0) 31/04
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 +1.5 10.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 523 (21.8) 44/02
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.8 +0.6 9.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 510 (21.3) 39/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 -3.5 12.4 +1.2 10.3 0.2 2.0 -- 177 ( 7.4) 18/08
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 17.0 -4.0 11.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 41/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.3 -1.3 6.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 564 (23.5) 50/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -0.2 4.3 -4.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 -2.3 3.0 -6.2 0.5 0.2 3.4 13.0 516 (21.5) 37/14
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

43.3 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
42.8 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
42.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 35.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.1 : 33.1 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.9 : 43.3 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

29.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.8 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
28.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

+8.8 : 26.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.6 : 22.4 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+7.4 : 27.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+7.3 : 23.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+7.1 : 25.2 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

11.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
12.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
12.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.9 : 20.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-12.8 : 21.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-11.0 : 24.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-10.6 : 20.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-10.4 : 21.9 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW

-2.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.9 : 4.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 1.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.4 : -0.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.1 : 11.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-6.5 : 2.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

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.
32.2 EYRE Eucla WA
30.0 PLEASANT HILLS (KILLARNEY) Riverina E NSW
28.8 BRANXHOLM (SCOTT STREET) N Coast TAS
27.9 MARREE (ETADUNNA) NE Pastoral SA
27.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

13.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
12.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
12.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

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1.9 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1221 (50.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1074 (44.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1054 (43.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
995 (41.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
990 (41.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
974 (40.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
909 (37.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
900 (37.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
864 (36.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
833 (34.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
823 (34.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
811 (33.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
800 (33.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
799 (33.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
757 (31.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
746 (31.1) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
745 (31.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
737 (30.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
725 (30.2) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
721 (30.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
719 (30.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
717 (29.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
696 (29.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
678 (28.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
678 (28.3) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
668 (27.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
659 (27.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
641 (26.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
637 (26.5) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
636 (26.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
632 (26.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
631 (26.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
631 (26.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
627 (26.1) FORREST Eucla WA
625 (26.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
625 (26.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
624 (26.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
623 (26.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
616 (25.7) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
613 (25.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
612 (25.5) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
611 (25.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
603 (25.1) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
76/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
74/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
72/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
70/15 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO
9.8mm in 17 min to 17:30 34.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 69(140/ 63 ) at 15:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(230/ 65 ) at 00:30