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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 2035 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

WA

Lower West

009241

ROLEYSTONE WEST

23.4

21.2

10/11/2004

16

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091259

LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)

-0.5

0.7

18/11/1998

14

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 03:21EST, 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 21.9 -5.2 14.2 +0.4 10.9 0.2 7.8 -- 471 (19.6) 41/13
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 -5.5 12.9 +0.3 12.2 9.4 3.8 7.5 496 (20.7) 57/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 -2.2 9.5 -1.3 7.6 0.6 4.6 9.3 453 (18.9) 65/11
BUNBURY 19.9 -4.3 12.8 +0.8 -- 5.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 55/23
MANDURAH 20.0 -- 13.8 -- -- 7.0 -- -- 670 (27.9) 63/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.1 26.0 +0.7 25.5 0.0 -- 10.4 344 (14.3) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.7 +0.1 21.6 +3.7 20.3 0.0 12.0 1.3 335 (14.0) 46/16
WHYALLA AERO 28.7 +2.2 12.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 46/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.9 +0.8 11.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 5.8 9.0 334 (13.9) 44/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.4 -2.0 8.5 +0.1 6.0 0.0 2.8 11.7 410 (17.1) 44/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.1 +4.7 23.9 +2.5 21.4 0.0 11.2 12.2 278 (11.6) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 -0.4 23.3 +1.0 20.4 0.0 10.6 8.3 276 (11.5) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 0.0 20.0 -2.9 18.0 0.0 10.0 11.5 281 (11.7) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 31.0 +1.8 18.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.9 259 (10.8) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.7 +4.5 16.8 -2.7 14.8 0.0 8.4 -- 235 ( 9.8) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +2.6 19.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 355 (14.8) 46/17
NAMBOUR DPI 31.0 +3.0 20.0 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA -- -- 20.0 +1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) --
BRISBANE AERO 32.6 +5.8 19.9 +1.9 18.4 1.4 2.2 9.9 291 (12.1) 46/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.2 +3.5 16.5 +2.0 -- 5.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 57/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 -1.6 14.2 -0.8 10.8 0.6 3.8 -- 249 (10.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 -0.6 18.0 +1.9 15.5 3.2 2.4 6.8 447 (18.6) 44/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -2.3 17.2 +2.2 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.0 -5.4 14.8 +0.5 13.0 6.2 7.6 1.3 454 (18.9) 52/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 -5.7 14.9 +1.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 35/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.4 -1.7 4.9 -4.2 -0.5 0.3 3.7 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -4.1 14.8 -0.5 14.0 0.2 7.8 6.2 684 (28.5) --
RICHMOND RAAF -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -4.7 14.8 -0.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 481 (20.0) 65/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.1 -1.6 8.4 -0.4 5.2 0.0 7.6 11.8 497 (20.7) 43/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 -1.3 8.5 -2.2 8.4 0.2 7.8 -- 439 (18.3) 39/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS -- -- 9.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 -3.3 9.6 -2.9 8.2 0.0 7.2 12.1 412 (17.2) 37/03
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.0 -2.6 9.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 526 (21.9) 43/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.5 -2.7 8.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 506 (21.1) 43/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.3 -4.6 10.7 -0.5 8.9 2.0 2.6 -- 160 ( 6.7) 22/02
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 15.3 -5.7 10.4 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 577 (24.0) 46/04
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 -3.3 6.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 557 (23.2) 50/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 -3.0 2.5 -6.4 -- 0.1 -- -- 376 (15.7) 41/00
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -4.1 5.5 -3.7 1.9 3.6 6.8 10.8 702 (29.3) 46/23
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 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.3 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
42.2 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 33.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.8 : 32.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.6 : 35.0 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.4 : 35.5 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.4 : 33.4 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 24.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 24.7 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+5.9 : 22.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+5.2 : 18.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+5.2 : 24.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

4.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.0 : 19.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 12.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-8.3 : 19.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-8.2 : 16.5 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-8.2 : 20.2 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

-5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.6 : -4.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.1 : -3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-8.1 : 0.6 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-7.9 : -0.5 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-7.9 : -1.0 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast 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.
40.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK) South Coast NSW
38.0 CLEAR MOUNTAIN BURANDA RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
26.0 KARNET Lower West WA
26.0 LILYVALE Darling Downs E QLD
25.4 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS

12.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
12.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
12.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
12.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

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4.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
1.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
1.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1240 (51.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1215 (50.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1209 (50.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1198 (49.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1181 (49.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1083 (45.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1064 (44.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1029 (42.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
1026 (42.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1023 (42.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
1022 (42.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1006 (41.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
938 (39.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
934 (38.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
928 (38.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
877 (36.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
808 (33.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
779 (32.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
763 (31.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
759 (31.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
751 (31.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
745 (31.0) FORREST Eucla WA
742 (30.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
741 (30.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
740 (30.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
738 (30.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
732 (30.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
730 (30.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
729 (30.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
717 (29.9) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
714 (29.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
705 (29.4) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
702 (29.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
702 (29.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
684 (28.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
681 (28.4) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
678 (28.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
670 (27.9) MANDURAH Lower West WA
663 (27.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
656 (27.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
653 (27.2) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
653 (27.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
652 (27.2) YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
650 (27.1) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
643 (26.8) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
642 (26.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
642 (26.8) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
642 (26.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
631 (26.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
631 (26.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
626 (26.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
614 (25.6) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
612 (25.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
610 (25.4) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
609 (25.4) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
606 (25.3) WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
606 (25.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
87/16 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
85/18 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
83/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/23 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
83/23 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
1.8mm in 1 min to 03:51 108.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 03:52 84.0mm/h
5.8mm in 4 min to 03:56 87.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 15.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
REDCLIFFE
12.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 83(170/ 67 ) at 11:30
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(220/ 67 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 65 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(230/ 65 ) at 02:44
TASMANIA
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 83(200/ 63 ) at 00:45
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 80(190/ 63 ) at 00:30