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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 2102 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

Goldfields

012027

EDJUDINA

70.0

29.5

29/11/1998

95

1 y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

17.7

18.6

14/11/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 03:25EST, 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 11.7 -2.1 8.9 0.0 9.4 -- 642 (26.8) 57/11
PERTH AIRPORT 25.7 -0.1 12.6 0.0 11.2 0.0 8.4 12.9 739 (30.8) 63/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 -4.0 12.0 +1.2 11.0 0.2 5.6 2.4 504 (21.0) 44/14
BUNBURY 23.8 -0.4 8.2 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 46/15
MANDURAH 24.8 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 50/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +1.8 28.0 +2.7 27.6 0.0 8.2 9.6 425 (17.7) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.8 -5.8 19.1 +1.2 19.1 6.4 16.2 3.3 564 (23.5) 43/23
WHYALLA AERO 20.3 -6.2 14.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 596 (24.8) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 -4.9 11.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 12.3 308 (12.8) 43/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 -4.6 5.0 -3.4 2.5 0.4 4.6 5.9 380 (15.8) 54/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.0 +3.6 23.1 +1.7 20.5 0.0 11.8 9.5 317 (13.2) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +2.4 21.7 -0.6 20.0 0.0 12.0 11.7 433 (18.0) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.3 23.1 +0.2 21.4 0.0 11.0 12.4 464 (19.3) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 29.3 +0.1 20.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 287 (12.0) 24/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +1.5 21.7 +2.2 20.1 0.0 7.6 -- 251 (10.5) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +2.6 20.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 375 (15.6) 31/11
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +1.0 19.0 +2.7 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +2.2 20.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +1.2 19.3 +1.3 15.9 0.0 6.8 9.6 278 (11.6) 31/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.8 +4.1 16.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 39/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.0 +3.7 23.1 +8.1 19.3 0.0 8.2 -- 216 ( 9.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +2.8 19.5 +3.4 17.0 0.0 1.6 6.6 554 (23.1) 48/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +3.7 17.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 +0.1 19.5 +5.2 18.8 5.4 8.4 2.8 382 (15.9) 34/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.6 -3.5 19.3 +6.2 18.8 18.8 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.4 +3.3 15.3 +6.2 12.0 6.4 7.6 9.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.8 +4.4 19.0 +5.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 402 (16.8) 46/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 -3.5 17.8 +2.5 17.6 1.8 9.4 2.4 703 (29.3) 55/23
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 -3.5 19.0 +5.1 -- 5.2 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/02
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -2.9 16.6 +1.0 -- 8.2 -- -- 557 (23.2) 52/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.3 +4.6 15.7 +6.9 12.8 3.2 11.2 11.6 450 (18.8) 48/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.2 +1.5 13.8 +3.1 -- 2.0 9.2 13.1 315 (13.1) 46/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.4 -0.6 12.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 43/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 -2.1 10.8 -1.7 9.6 0.0 10.0 11.7 391 (16.3) 39/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.2 -1.4 9.5 -0.6 -- 2.4 -- -- 288 (12.0) 48/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 -1.2 8.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 43/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.7 +0.8 12.0 +0.8 7.2 0.0 3.0 -- 170 ( 7.1) 28/14
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 19.5 -1.5 6.6 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 329 (13.7) 61/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.4 -2.2 6.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 52/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 -4.1 9.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 61/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 -0.7 8.3 -0.9 5.6 0.8 4.8 11.4 485 (20.2) 81/13
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

40.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
40.0 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+6.2 : 29.9 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.8 : 31.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.7 : 33.2 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+5.6 : 37.4 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+5.3 : 33.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
28.6 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
28.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+8.9 : 20.8 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+8.2 : 18.4 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW
+8.1 : 23.1 GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE NW Slopes S NSW
+8.0 : 20.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
+7.9 : 24.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW

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

2.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
8.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-15.9 : 16.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-15.8 : 15.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-14.6 : 17.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-12.1 : 19.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-11.2 : 22.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT

-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
0.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.4 : 11.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.9 : 6.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-6.8 : 10.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.4 : 11.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.2 : 5.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
190.4 NUNDLE (BARRY) MidNorth Coast S NSW
70.0 EDJUDINA Goldfields WA
47.2 MEREENIE N Plateau NT
38.6 NEUTRAL JUNCTION N Plateau NT
30.0 COODARDY E Gascoyne WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
30.0 COODARDY
Goldfields
70.0 EDJUDINA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
47.2 MEREENIE
38.6 NEUTRAL JUNCTION

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
190.4 NUNDLE (BARRY)

13.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
13.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

2.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
1.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1484 (61.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1096 (45.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1096 (45.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1008 (42.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
977 (40.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
973 (40.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
957 (39.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
941 (39.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
877 (36.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
859 (35.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
817 (34.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
800 (33.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
775 (32.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
761 (31.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
756 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
755 (31.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
737 (30.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
730 (30.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
726 (30.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
715 (29.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
714 (29.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
713 (29.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
705 (29.4) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
703 (29.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
701 (29.2) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
699 (29.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
675 (28.1) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
671 (28.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
663 (27.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
662 (27.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
657 (27.4) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
655 (27.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
646 (26.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
646 (26.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
642 (26.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
642 (26.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
641 (26.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
639 (26.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
639 (26.6) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
634 (26.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
626 (26.1) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
619 (25.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
615 (25.6) DALWALLINU Central West WA
613 (25.5) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
612 (25.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
608 (25.3) YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
605 (25.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
124/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
115/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
115/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
111/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
107/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
104/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/14 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
96/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
93/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/15 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AG
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.6mm/h
18.2mm in 13 min to 15:13 84.0mm/h
12.4mm in 17 min to 15:30 43.8mm/h
36.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 36.4mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 33.4mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
5.6mm in 3 min to 06:33 112.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
1.6mm in 1 min to 17:00 96.0mm/h
10.6mm in 16 min to 17:16 39.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
8.0mm in 23 min to 22:00 20.9mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
WULUNGURRU
13.4mm in 1 hr 10 min to 14:54 11.5mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
8.8mm in 15 min to 16:30 35.2mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
8.4mm in 4 min to 16:12 126.0mm/h
7.0mm in 18 min to 16:30 23.3mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(250/ 82 ) at 21:31
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 89(244/ 72 ) at 20:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 106(250/ 76 ) at 17:30
LOW HEAD : 83(290/ 63 ) at 14:30
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 83(300/ 67 ) at 15:57
SWAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 63 ) at 20:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 104(270/ 82 ) at 17:01
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(310/109 ) at 14:55
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(260/ 93 ) at 18:19
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(***/ 28 ) at 20:41
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 46 ) at 17:10
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(250/ 70 ) at 20:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 121(250/ 80 ) at 19:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 115(310/ 54 ) at 15:07
MOUNT READ : 95(310/ 67 ) at 14:40
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 89(260/ 72 ) at 19:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(280/ 85 ) at 17:30