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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2030 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

W Agricultural

018023

CUMMINS

44.2

29.9

14/11/1979

95

1 y

SA

W Agricultural

018192

NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)

32.8

24.6

07/11/2005

15

1 n


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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 25.4 -1.7 8.4 -5.4 4.7 0.0 8.6 -- 470 (19.6) 54/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.5 +0.7 9.0 -3.6 7.9 0.0 6.4 12.4 386 (16.1) 48/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.9 +4.1 10.0 -0.8 8.0 0.0 3.8 11.8 445 (18.5) 41/15
BUNBURY 22.0 -2.2 6.7 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 43/17
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 12.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 46/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.2 24.5 -0.8 24.4 4.4 -- 9.7 369 (15.4) 41/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.2 -5.4 18.1 +0.2 18.3 2.0 10.6 6.0 544 (22.7) 34/03
WHYALLA AERO 30.1 +3.6 17.7 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 63/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.3 +1.2 15.4 +1.4 -- 1.42 -- 6.2 306 (12.8) 44/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 +0.5 6.6 -1.8 3.2 0.0 4.0 0.9 326 (13.6) 39/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.5 +4.1 22.4 +1.0 20.6 0.0 10.6 10.4 255 (10.6) 55/23
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +0.3 21.2 -1.1 19.8 0.0 8.0 10.1 403 (16.8) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 -0.5 21.6 -1.3 18.8 0.0 10.8 11.9 493 (20.5) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 28.6 -0.6 19.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.4 304 (12.7) 31/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 -0.1 18.0 -1.5 15.5 0.0 8.0 -- 232 ( 9.7) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +0.6 19.8 +0.9 -- 1.4 5.4 -- 284 (11.8) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -2.0 20.0 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.0 -1.8 18.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 -1.1 19.9 +1.9 18.8 0.0 7.6 2.5 448 (18.7) 31/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.5 -2.2 14.8 +0.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 788 (32.8) 54/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 -0.1 16.9 +1.9 15.9 0.0 2.6 -- 208 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 -2.4 16.9 +0.8 16.7 3.6 2.0 -- 348 (14.5) 26/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -2.7 16.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -2.8 16.6 +2.3 15.2 0.6 5.4 2.1 398 (16.6) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.0 -1.1 15.3 +2.2 -- 7.6 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 21/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 -2.6 11.1 +2.0 8.8 0.0 4.8 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.1 -1.3 16.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.1 +0.1 17.5 +2.2 16.5 0.0 4.6 0.2 473 (19.7) 43/20
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 -2.3 14.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 46/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +0.5 15.2 -0.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 294 (12.3) 46/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.3 +2.6 11.4 +2.6 11.6 0.0 5.2 4.6 365 (15.2) 39/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.3 +1.6 14.9 +4.2 14.6 0.0 8.0 -- 441 (18.4) 41/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +3.1 13.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 44/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 +1.5 14.4 +1.9 11.9 0.0 5.2 7.2 155 ( 6.5) 50/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.2 +4.6 8.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 63/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.7 +4.5 9.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 44/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.1 +7.2 12.5 +1.3 10.1 0.0 3.2 -- 121 ( 5.0) 44/09
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 27.9 +6.9 7.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.9 +5.3 4.9 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 393 (16.4) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.0 +1.6 9.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 37/12
HOBART AIRPORT 19.4 +0.4 7.9 -1.3 2.8 0.0 5.2 11.1 360 (15.0) 46/15
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 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
42.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 29.8 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+8.4 : 30.0 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+8.2 : 30.1 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+7.9 : 29.3 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+7.8 : 29.4 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

29.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
28.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+6.6 : 27.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+6.4 : 16.9 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
+6.4 : 26.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+6.3 : 19.3 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+6.1 : 26.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+6.1 : 24.0 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

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

12.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.8 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.8 : 24.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-9.1 : 23.2 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-8.3 : 23.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-7.9 : 23.6 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-7.0 : 18.2 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
2.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8 : 13.0 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-5.6 : 11.7 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
-5.5 : 6.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.4 : 8.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.3 : 18.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-5.3 : 4.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.3 : 6.7 BUNBURY 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.
48.0 CHERRY TREE HILL (KULKI) NW Slopes N NSW
44.2 CUMMINS W Agricultural SA
41.0 CUMMINS AERO W Agricultural SA
35.0 YEELANA (BRIMPTON LAKE) W Agricultural SA
33.0 YALLUNDA FLAT (MEETIGILLY) W Agricultural SA

12.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

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0.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

910 (37.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
822 (34.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
813 (33.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
805 (33.5) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
797 (33.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
788 (32.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
769 (32.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
721 (30.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
685 (28.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
649 (27.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
634 (26.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
634 (26.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
613 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
604 (25.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
**W** 152/21 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
80/09 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/09 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
70/16 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
70/16 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
70/12 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
70/06 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
TINDAL RAAF
19.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 38.4mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 19.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 19.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
7.4mm in 36 min to 13:06 12.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.8mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT)
6.0mm in 4 min to 02:33 90.0mm/h
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)
10.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 20.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 16.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
CUMMINS AERO
26.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 26.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.4mm/h
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK)
5.8mm in 13 min to 07:47 26.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Riverina W
GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.2mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
7.4mm in 22 min to 18:00 20.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
Lower NE
RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 152(***/ 48 ) at 22:28
NEW SOUTH WALES
Riverina W
HAY AIRPORT AWS : 82(270/ 67 ) at 18:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74( 30/ 63 ) at 17:00