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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

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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 2107 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

Eucla

011031

NEVERTIRE

41.0

40.1

23/11/1971

34

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012205

RIVERINA

32.5

31.0

05/11/1982

30

1 n

WA

Goldfields

012300

LEINSTER

44.8

35.0

20/11/1985

20

1 n

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

39.4

20.0

02/11/1999

14

1 n

SA

NW Pastoral

016008

AMATA AIRSTRIP

76.0

33.4

20/11/1974

19

1 y

NSW

North Coast

058057

TYALGUM (WANUNGARA VIEW)

99.5

94.2

13/11/1959

44

1 n

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059140

DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)

56.0

53.2

24/11/2005

12

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

W Coast

090173

HAMILTON AIRPORT

-0.1

0.0

16/11/1994

26

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

36.4

36.0

10/11/2008

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040584

HINZE DAM

18.8

19.4

06/11/1996

15

1 Y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041521

GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT

20.6

20.7

16/11/2006

18

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

18.7

19.0

01/11/1999

11

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 03:25EST, 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 25.6 -1.5 9.2 -4.6 6.0 0.0 7.0 -- 544 (22.7) 52/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.3 +0.5 14.1 +1.5 10.9 0.0 8.8 11.4 591 (24.6) 59/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.2 -3.6 11.8 +1.0 10.3 0.8 3.4 3.5 496 (20.7) 39/12
BUNBURY 23.6 -0.6 10.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 44/07
MANDURAH 26.7 -- 13.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 37/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.2 26.6 +1.3 26.5 0.0 7.2 10.2 255 (10.6) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 -7.6 18.2 +0.3 18.9 6.8 1.0 4.8 241 (10.0) 48/08
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 +1.3 14.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 54/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.8 +2.7 12.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 16.4 10.8 297 (12.4) 41/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 +0.2 1.8 -6.6 -1.6 0.0 4.4 13.3 335 (14.0) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.9 +3.5 23.4 +2.0 22.2 0.0 -- 9.3 403 (16.8) 55/18
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +0.8 23.6 +1.3 21.3 0.0 9.4 7.9 306 (12.8) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +0.4 22.2 -0.7 20.3 0.0 10.4 11.7 297 (12.4) 41/16
MACKAY M.O 30.1 +0.9 19.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 243 (10.1) 28/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +1.4 21.2 +1.7 19.9 0.0 8.6 -- 250 (10.4) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +0.7 21.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 403 (16.8) 44/13
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -7.0 20.0 +3.7 -- 39.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -5.5 18.1 -0.1 -- 11.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 41/09
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 -4.7 20.0 +2.0 19.5 26.6 10.2 0.0 477 (19.9) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.2 -8.5 15.0 +0.5 -- 8.8 -- -- 681 (28.4) 63/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 -7.5 16.1 +1.1 15.2 0.0 7.6 -- 277 (11.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -6.7 16.4 +0.3 16.2 27.6 4.0 0.0 430 (17.9) 34/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -6.0 15.7 +0.7 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 -4.2 15.8 +1.5 13.5 0.4 7.6 0.0 514 (21.4) 31/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.4 -4.7 13.2 +0.1 13.2 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.2 +1.1 8.0 -1.1 2.5 0.0 4.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +0.2 14.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 46/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 -2.7 16.2 +0.9 15.0 0.0 6.8 1.4 605 (25.2) 41/17
RICHMOND RAAF 19.6 -7.0 13.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 26/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -1.2 14.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 39/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.6 +1.9 9.6 +0.8 8.3 0.0 8.0 12.1 304 (12.7) 52/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 +1.3 11.1 +0.4 10.9 0.0 9.8 12.5 353 (14.7) 41/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.5 -0.5 10.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.0 -1.4 11.6 -0.9 9.4 0.0 7.4 12.4 344 (14.3) 31/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.9 +0.3 6.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 20.0 -- 500 (20.8) 43/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.3 -0.9 5.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 34/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 -2.7 11.7 +0.5 7.9 0.0 5.4 -- 179 ( 7.5) 24/09
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.9 -4.1 4.3 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 39/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.6 0.0 2.9 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 539 (22.5) 46/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.2 +2.8 3.5 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 43/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 -2.1 8.6 -0.6 3.5 0.0 6.6 7.4 531 (22.1) 43/14
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

42.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.8 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
41.5 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.1 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
41.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

+4.1 : 42.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+3.9 : 40.1 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+3.8 : 40.9 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+3.8 : 27.7 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+3.7 : 36.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
28.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
28.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
28.0 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+5.4 : 23.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+5.4 : 17.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+5.3 : 21.3 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.3 : 22.3 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+5.3 : 21.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW

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

8.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.9 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW

-12.3 : 24.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-12.1 : 16.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-12.0 : 15.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-11.9 : 21.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-11.8 : 17.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-11.8 : 20.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-11.8 : 20.0 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

-8.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.7 : -8.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.6 : -0.2 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-8.4 : 0.5 SHEOAKS W Central VIC

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.
107.0 MORAYFIELD ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
102.0 CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD) North Coast NSW
99.5 TYALGUM (WANUNGARA VIEW) North Coast NSW
91.4 MOORINA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85.0 NEW BEITH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
66.0 RUBY PLAINS
W Kimberley
51.0 MOUNT HART STATION
Interior
56.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
51.0 KIANA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
76.0 AMATA AIRSTRIP
55.8 PIPALYATJARA

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
68.2 WADDY BRAE
Brisbane/SE Coast
107.0 MORAYFIELD ALERT
91.4 MOORINA
85.0 NEW BEITH
84.7 WAMURAN
76.0 MT MEE
71.4 LINDFIELD
67.6 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB
67.0 STRATHPINE COLONIAL DRIVE
66.4 ASHGROVE BOWLS CLUB
66.0 LYONS ALERT
62.0 JINGLE DOWNS ALERT
60.0 BENOBBLE ALERT
59.8 ALDERLEY
58.2 HIGHVALE
57.4 MT TAMBORINE FERN ST
57.0 BELLBIRD PARK ALERT
56.4 CLONTARF
56.0 BEECHMONT ALERT
56.0 ROMANI ALERT
56.0 GLENGAVEN
55.6 REDCLIFFE
55.4 GUANABA BIRDS RD
55.0 WUNBURRA
53.0 O'REILLYS ALERT
52.6 GREENBANK THOMPSON ROAD
51.8 BRISBANE BOTANIC GARDENS MT COOT-THA
51.0 NUMINBAH
50.8 MT NEBO POST OFFICE
50.0 LUSCOMBE ALERT
50.0 HILLTOP GARDENS
Maranoa
61.0 GUNNEWIN

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
102.0 CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD)
99.5 TYALGUM (WANUNGARA VIEW)
82.0 CHILLINGHAM
75.0 TYALGUM (WARNING VIEW)
55.0 TYALGUM (KERRS LANE)
51.3 MOUNT NUMINBAH
MidNorth Coast N
59.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEK)
56.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
50.0 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE

13.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
13.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
12.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

.....

0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

1206 (50.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1014 (42.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
967 (40.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
952 (39.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
934 (38.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
898 (37.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
863 (36.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
802 (33.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
794 (33.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
790 (32.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
777 (32.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
763 (31.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
729 (30.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
722 (30.1) FORREST Eucla WA
718 (29.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
711 (29.6) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
694 (28.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
688 (28.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
681 (28.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
665 (27.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
665 (27.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
653 (27.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
646 (26.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
639 (26.6) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
630 (26.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
616 (25.7) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
615 (25.6) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
614 (25.6) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
612 (25.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
605 (25.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
603 (25.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
80/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
70/18 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
65/21 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
13.0mm in 30 min to 03:00 26.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.4mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 5.7mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
4.8mm in 6 min to 04:48 48.0mm/h
7.6mm in 12 min to 05:00 38.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 15.8mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
15.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.2mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.4mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
13.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
N Plateau
YULARA AERO
5.6mm in 6 min to 02:06 56.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Maranoa
INJUNE POST OFFICE
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT
100.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 100.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(320/ 63 ) at 02:00