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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 2059 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

NT

Alice Springs

015638

GLEN HELEN LODGE

47.4

38.0

07/11/1986

15

1 n

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Victoria

014847

KIDMAN SPRINGS

30.0

29.5

06/11/2003

11

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084142

GELANTIPY

18.2

18.0

03/11/2005

15

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

18.6

21.7

06/11/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012046

LEONORA

14.5

15.1

02/11/1966

51

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

14.7

17.6

06/11/1996

16

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 03:24EST, 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 28.9 +1.8 13.8 0.0 11.7 0.0 10.8 -- 768 (32.0) 61/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 -1.6 12.0 -0.6 9.4 0.0 7.8 12.5 442 (18.4) 54/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 -3.4 7.8 -3.0 5.1 0.4 4.4 7.1 288 (12.0) 46/12
BUNBURY 23.7 -0.5 9.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/10
MANDURAH 24.8 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 43/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.9 +2.6 26.1 +0.8 26.0 0.0 7.4 11.7 309 (12.9) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.3 +3.7 24.5 +6.6 23.2 0.0 15.8 10.8 410 (17.1) 54/19
WHYALLA AERO 21.1 -5.4 16.5 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 575 (24.0) 57/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.7 -4.4 14.0 0.0 -- 0.0 5.6 11.1 310 (12.9) 41/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 -2.3 10.2 +1.8 7.6 0.6 7.2 6.3 439 (18.3) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.3 +3.9 22.9 +1.5 21.5 0.0 10.4 10.3 297 (12.4) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 32.5 +1.9 21.5 -0.8 20.2 0.0 10.0 11.9 446 (18.6) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +0.1 22.9 0.0 21.5 0.2 10.0 12.3 420 (17.5) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 28.5 -0.7 20.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 329 (13.7) 28/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.8 +0.6 21.7 +2.2 21.3 0.0 8.6 -- 308 (12.8) 28/07
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +1.6 19.2 +0.3 -- 2.4 6.4 -- 412 (17.2) 37/10
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -2.0 19.0 +2.7 -- 15.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.2 +1.4 19.8 +1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 343 (14.3) 28/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 -0.5 19.6 +1.6 18.2 0.6 6.6 11.3 366 (15.3) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 +0.7 16.1 +1.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 798 (33.3) 54/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.9 +5.6 17.8 +2.8 13.2 0.0 7.4 -- 114 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +2.0 19.3 +3.2 18.3 7.4 5.4 10.6 332 (13.8) 57/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 +2.5 18.1 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.2 +6.8 15.7 +1.4 12.8 0.0 8.0 11.9 440 (18.3) 61/21
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.2 +5.1 14.7 +1.6 14.5 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 30/19
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.4 +7.3 8.5 -0.6 5.7 0.0 6.0 7.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.6 +7.2 16.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 57/18
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.6 +5.6 19.2 +3.9 17.8 0.0 10.6 9.1 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 35.0 +8.4 14.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 78/18
BELLAMBI AWS 23.9 +1.8 18.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 603 (25.1) 63/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.9 +10.2 14.3 +5.5 9.7 0.0 8.2 9.8 209 ( 8.7) 61/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.6 +9.9 19.8 +9.1 19.1 0.0 12.0 5.2 356 (14.8) 52/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.9 +2.9 20.8 +9.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 39/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 -2.1 16.0 +3.5 15.0 0.8 13.8 9.0 541 (22.5) 43/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.8 -0.8 18.3 +8.2 -- 1.0 9.0 -- 432 (18.0) 55/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.9 -0.3 16.6 +7.1 -- 7.2 -- -- 461 (19.2) 39/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 -0.5 14.9 +3.7 13.7 10.2 8.0 -- 217 ( 9.0) 21/07
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.3 -2.7 13.7 +4.1 -- 4.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.4 -0.2 11.2 +3.4 -- 4.2 -- -- 584 (24.3) 34/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.5 +0.1 14.2 +5.3 -- 3.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 50/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 -0.6 13.9 +4.7 11.5 0.2 9.2 9.1 551 (23.0) 41/18
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

43.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.5 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
43.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.9 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
42.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+10.5 : 35.8 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW
+10.3 : 32.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
+10.2 : 31.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+10.2 : 32.9 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.2 : 34.1 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+10.2 : 37.4 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+10.2 : 38.8 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

30.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.5 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
29.4 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+11.9 : 24.9 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+11.5 : 20.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+11.2 : 23.6 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
+11.0 : 20.8 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+10.9 : 24.7 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+10.9 : 14.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+10.9 : 23.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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

5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
12.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
12.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-17.7 : 14.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-16.1 : 14.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-13.7 : 18.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-12.2 : 19.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-11.5 : 17.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

2.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
2.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
4.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

-7.9 : 2.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 4.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 10.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 2.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5 : 6.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt 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.
56.8 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER N Rivers NT
47.4 GLEN HELEN LODGE N Plateau NT
42.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
38.2 MAPLETON POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.5 GLENLYON STATION Northwest QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
56.8 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER
N Plateau
47.4 GLEN HELEN LODGE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
42.0 SWEERS ISLAND
Northwest
37.5 GLENLYON STATION
Brisbane/SE Coast
38.2 MAPLETON POST OFFICE

13.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

5.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
5.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1249 (52.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1189 (49.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1123 (46.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1117 (46.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1101 (45.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1101 (45.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1018 (42.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
978 (40.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
888 (37.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
881 (36.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
880 (36.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
843 (35.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
843 (35.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
828 (34.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
818 (34.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
811 (33.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
810 (33.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
798 (33.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
781 (32.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
770 (32.1) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
768 (32.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
760 (31.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
753 (31.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
743 (31.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
740 (30.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
735 (30.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
734 (30.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
720 (30.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
704 (29.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
694 (28.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
686 (28.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
681 (28.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
676 (28.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
672 (28.0) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
672 (28.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
662 (27.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
661 (27.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
649 (27.0) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
646 (26.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
646 (26.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
645 (26.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
636 (26.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
629 (26.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
626 (26.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
623 (26.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
618 (25.8) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
618 (25.8) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
617 (25.7) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
613 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
603 (25.1) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
602 (25.1) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
104/04 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/06 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
93/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/17 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
85/17 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
85/09 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.2mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
11.4mm in 30 min to 21:30 22.8mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
COORANBONG (LAKE MACQUARIE AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.0mm/h
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
4.8mm in 6 min to 18:18 48.0mm/h
Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
7.6mm in 20 min to 20:00 22.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.2mm/h
Illawarra
MOSS VALE AWS
4.0mm in 6 min to 18:33 40.0mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
16.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 16.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD : 82(230/ 72 ) at 19:02
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS : 91(270/ 67 ) at 18:16
CW Slopes S
FORBES AIRPORT AWS : 78(310/ 63 ) at 16:31
Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AWS : 76(220/ 63 ) at 19:18
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 76(330/ 65 ) at 00:56
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 83(360/ 65 ) at 00:00
MT HOTHAM : 104(340/ 72 ) at 05:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 80 ) at 00:00