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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

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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 2057 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 grass minimum temperature

VIC

Western Plains

089085

ARARAT PRISON

21.7

17.5

15/11/1982

39

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

SA

Upper SE

025507

KEITH

27.0

24.7

25/11/1991

46

1 Y

SA

Lower SE

026099

NARACOORTE AERODROME

23.2

23.0

28/11/2000

11

1 Y

NSW

Southwest Plains

049002

BALRANALD (RSL)

25.6

24.4

28/11/2000

43

1 Y

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

24.0

23.7

20/11/2007

12

1 Y

VIC

Wimmera N

078077

WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM

24.2

23.2

19/11/1987

36

1 Y

VIC

Wimmera S

079028

LONGERENONG

24.3

24.0

27/11/1984

43

1 Y

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

22.9

21.0

24/11/2002

12

1 Y

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

22.4

19.4

24/11/2002

13

1 Y

VIC

Western Plains

089085

ARARAT PRISON

24.0

20.8

20/11/2007

40

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090173

HAMILTON AIRPORT

23.1

21.3

18/11/1987

26

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090176

MORTLAKE RACECOURSE

19.1

18.1

26/11/1997

17

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090186

WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB

18.6

17.3

30/11/2003

11

1 Y


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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 03:24EST, 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 26.8 -0.3 13.0 -0.8 11.5 0.0 8.2 -- 639 (26.6) 65/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -1.5 12.6 0.0 10.1 0.0 5.2 11.9 468 (19.5) 37/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 -3.5 9.6 -1.2 6.9 0.6 3.8 6.0 280 (11.7) 31/13
BUNBURY 21.6 -2.6 9.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 39/16
MANDURAH 22.1 -- 12.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.0 26.0 +0.7 25.5 0.0 7.0 11.1 327 (13.6) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.9 +7.3 25.9 +8.0 22.3 0.0 14.6 12.2 347 (14.5) 52/08
WHYALLA AERO 28.9 +2.4 18.6 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 91/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.2 +1.1 22.5 +8.5 -- 0.0 10.2 11.3 304 (12.7) 44/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.6 +9.2 19.6 +11.2 16.8 0.0 11.2 8.7 427 (17.8) 52/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.6 +3.2 22.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 11.0 9.1 243 (10.1) 41/17
CAIRNS AERO 32.5 +1.9 22.4 +0.1 20.8 0.0 11.4 11.8 485 (20.2) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.3 22.8 -0.1 21.0 0.0 9.6 12.1 450 (18.8) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 28.3 -0.9 20.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 374 (15.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.3 +1.1 19.1 -0.4 18.5 0.0 7.4 -- 301 (12.5) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +1.6 19.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 485 (20.2) 41/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -2.0 19.0 +2.7 -- 16.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +0.2 19.1 +0.9 -- 12.6 -- -- 429 (17.9) 41/10
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 -0.9 19.5 +1.5 18.5 3.4 4.4 11.0 406 (16.9) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 -1.0 15.4 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 691 (28.8) 55/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +3.4 15.7 +0.7 11.5 0.0 8.1 -- 154 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +0.5 17.8 +1.7 17.4 16.8 2.8 6.5 293 (12.2) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -0.3 16.9 +1.9 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.5 +2.1 16.3 +2.0 13.1 0.0 7.4 12.4 389 (16.2) 48/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.2 +1.1 12.6 -0.5 12.5 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 35/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.5 +4.4 11.4 +2.3 4.7 0.0 5.0 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.8 +4.4 16.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 37/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.2 +3.2 17.9 +2.6 13.0 0.0 8.0 11.9 516 (21.5) 63/17
RICHMOND RAAF 28.3 +1.7 11.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 +1.1 18.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 55/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.8 +8.1 11.8 +3.0 8.4 0.0 7.6 10.9 221 ( 9.2) 34/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.4 +7.7 18.9 +8.2 17.2 0.0 9.8 9.3 249 (10.4) 48/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.4 +7.4 15.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 43/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.5 +10.1 25.0 +12.5 24.2 0.0 12.8 3.5 391 (16.3) 68/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.9 +9.3 17.1 +7.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 296 (12.3) 68/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.5 +9.3 18.0 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 59/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.2 +12.3 20.7 +9.5 14.6 0.0 9.0 -- 177 ( 7.4) 43/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 35.6 +14.6 13.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 72/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.5 +10.9 19.6 +11.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 74/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.8 +6.4 10.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 48/16
HOBART AIRPORT 31.2 +12.2 12.3 +3.1 9.6 0.0 1.6 6.3 426 (17.8) 70/16
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

45.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
43.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.5 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
43.3 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+15.7 : 37.3 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+14.6 : 35.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+14.6 : 35.6 GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
+14.4 : 36.0 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+14.3 : 33.8 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.4 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+17.0 : 27.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+16.3 : 24.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+16.0 : 26.0 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
+15.7 : 25.7 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+15.4 : 24.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC

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

15.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.4 SHANNON Lower West WA
16.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
17.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
17.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.6 : 19.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-8.0 : 20.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.8 : 17.1 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.6 : 18.9 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 22.3 FORREST Eucla WA

2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
3.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
3.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.2 : 4.4 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-6.0 : 3.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.0 : 6.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 6.2 BUSSELTON 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.
61.0 TWO WAYS Maranoa QLD
57.8 TALLOWOOD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
50.0 NUMINBAH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
49.0 GLENGAVEN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
40.0 BURLEIGH WATERS ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
57.8 TALLOWOOD
50.0 NUMINBAH
49.0 GLENGAVEN
40.0 BURLEIGH WATERS ALERT
Maranoa
61.0 TWO WAYS

12.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
12.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

2.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1075 (44.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
903 (37.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
870 (36.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
826 (34.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
823 (34.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
813 (33.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
806 (33.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
791 (33.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
789 (32.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
787 (32.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
780 (32.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
757 (31.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
755 (31.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
751 (31.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
730 (30.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
722 (30.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
721 (30.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
704 (29.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
691 (28.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
671 (28.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
659 (27.5) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
654 (27.3) FORREST Eucla WA
644 (26.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
644 (26.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
639 (26.6) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
636 (26.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
630 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
630 (26.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
627 (26.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
626 (26.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
619 (25.8) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
618 (25.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
618 (25.8) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
612 (25.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
605 (25.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
117/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
109/06 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/20 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/12 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
93/12 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
91/23 WHYALLA AERO 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
17.6mm in 44 min to 14:30 24.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
16.4mm in 1 hr 1 min to 17:30 16.1mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WHYALLA AERO : 91(200/ 58 ) at 00:24
VICTORIA
Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 87(260/ 76 ) at 22:46
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 111(350/ 59 ) at 06:35
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89( 30/ 69 ) at 17:30
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 96(350/ 72 ) at 14:30
AIREYS INLET : 93(350/ 52 ) at 14:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(330/ 98 ) at 23:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(320/ 83 ) at 18:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 130(310/ 87 ) at 18:10
Derwent Valley
BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) : 87(330/ 67 ) at 17:46
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(320/ 76 ) at 21:30
MOUNT READ : 104( 30/ 76 ) at 07:30