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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2110 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

QLD

Maranoa

043077

GARRABARRA

47.2

43.0

08/11/2005

16

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

28.1

30.5

25/11/1968

17

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

21.0

21.1

02/11/1999

12

1 P

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

38.3

38.1

14/11/2003

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 29.1 +2.0 11.8 -2.0 7.8 0.0 7.4 -- 511 (21.3) 50/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +0.4 13.6 +1.0 11.9 0.0 7.4 12.3 573 (23.9) 52/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.8 -2.0 12.2 +1.4 11.6 0.0 4.8 5.5 381 (15.9) 39/16
BUNBURY 23.6 -0.6 10.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 41/17
MANDURAH 23.5 -- 14.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 43/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -2.3 27.1 +1.8 26.9 0.0 6.8 2.2 319 (13.3) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.4 -6.2 18.8 +0.9 18.5 2.8 3.8 4.5 343 (14.3) 80/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.3 -4.2 15.3 +1.4 -- 3.8 -- -- 312 (13.0) 31/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 -2.9 15.7 +1.7 -- 1.4 7.2 0.8 276 (11.5) 41/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 -3.7 6.1 -2.3 3.7 0.0 6.2 0.5 389 (16.2) 37/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +1.3 24.0 +2.6 22.2 0.0 -- 5.7 -- 39/23
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.5 25.2 +2.9 24.7 4.0 6.2 5.9 285 (11.9) 28/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 -0.2 25.3 +2.4 23.3 0.6 10.2 5.0 605 (25.2) 37/00
MACKAY M.O 32.0 +2.8 23.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 301 (12.5) 26/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +0.8 21.3 +1.8 21.5 2.4 9.8 -- 335 (14.0) 37/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 -1.2 19.9 +1.0 -- 16.4 5.4 -- 531 (22.1) 30/05
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -8.0 17.0 +0.7 -- 27.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.6 -3.2 16.6 -1.6 -- 9.4 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 46/23
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -3.5 17.1 -0.9 16.9 12.0 3.4 0.0 360 (15.0) 34/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 -4.2 12.1 -2.4 -- 15.4 -- -- 920 (38.3) 65/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 -10.1 15.6 +0.6 15.3 1.2 2.2 -- 179 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -5.1 15.3 -0.8 15.5 5.8 0.6 0.0 178 ( 7.4) 31/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -4.0 15.8 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 -1.5 15.4 +1.1 12.6 0.0 2.2 4.7 345 (14.4) 43/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 -3.0 10.7 -2.4 9.5 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.4 -2.7 10.0 +0.9 4.7 0.0 4.4 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -9.1 15.6 +2.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 438 (18.3) 35/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 +0.7 15.9 +0.6 10.4 0.0 4.0 8.3 427 (17.8) 63/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 -4.4 10.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 0.0 15.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 59/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.2 -0.5 12.5 +3.7 10.1 0.0 8.2 2.0 220 ( 9.2) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 -2.7 16.4 +5.7 16.1 0.0 9.0 0.0 322 (13.4) 39/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -1.9 10.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 30/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.5 -1.9 14.8 +2.3 14.2 0.0 8.0 2.1 251 (10.5) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.7 +1.1 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 273 (11.4) 35/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.7 -0.5 9.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 35/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.9 -2.0 10.2 -1.0 4.2 0.0 5.0 -- 176 ( 7.3) 17/12
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.3 -2.7 8.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 37/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.1 +1.5 6.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 522 (21.8) 41/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.5 +2.1 5.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 -0.6 7.8 -1.4 5.0 0.0 3.2 11.1 884 (36.8) 50/14
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

41.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.3 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
39.9 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

+4.7 : 25.2 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
+4.5 : 26.4 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+4.5 : 19.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+4.2 : 23.3 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
+4.2 : 25.1 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+4.2 : 24.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
28.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+6.7 : 27.6 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+6.4 : 26.4 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.0 : 19.0 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+5.9 : 22.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.7 : 16.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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

10.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-11.9 : 19.1 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
-11.7 : 18.1 FORREST Eucla WA
-11.5 : 19.3 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
-11.4 : 18.9 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-11.2 : 18.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-11.2 : 19.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-11.2 : 14.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

-1.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

**S** -8.3 : 13.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-6.4 : 2.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-5.4 : 6.1 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-5.3 : 13.5 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-5.3 : 4.9 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-5.3 : 4.9 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St 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.
76.0 RANKIN POINT N Rivers NT
66.4 IMBIL FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
64.6 WADDY BRAE TM Central Highlands QLD
64.6 MARY RIVER RANGERS N Rivers NT
64.0 TRANGIE (OLD BUNDEMAR) CW Plains N NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
52.8 YULMBU

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
76.0 RANKIN POINT
64.6 MARY RIVER RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
64.6 WADDY BRAE TM
Brisbane/SE Coast
66.4 IMBIL FORESTRY
51.0 MOUNT BARNEY
Warrego
53.0 ASHLING

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
64.0 TRANGIE (OLD BUNDEMAR)
NW Plains W
51.0 MUNGINDI (WILGABAH)

12.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
11.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

1023 (42.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
920 (38.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
884 (36.8) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
853 (35.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
706 (29.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
674 (28.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
658 (27.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
631 (26.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
629 (26.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
620 (25.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
617 (25.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
617 (25.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
611 (25.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
106/17 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
98/16 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
93/15 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
81/20 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
80/13 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.6mm in 7 min to 10:00 48.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
26.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 26.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.0mm/h
MANGO FARM
52.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
4.6mm in 12 min to 14:42 23.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
8.0mm in 22 min to 15:04 21.8mm/h
N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
1.8mm in 1 min to 21:53 108.0mm/h
2.4mm in 1 min to 21:54 144.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.6mm/h
7.0mm in 7 min to 22:37 60.0mm/h
10.6mm in 23 min to 23:00 27.7mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 25.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)
6.4mm in 37 min to 20:30 10.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.4mm/h
NE Pastoral
MOOMBA AIRPORT
7.0mm in 7 min to 23:29 60.0mm/h
MARREE AERO
7.4mm in 7 min to 22:12 63.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
5.4mm in 16 min to 21:00 20.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.6mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.4mm/h
BRISBANE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.8mm/h
REDCLIFFE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
Far SW
QUILPIE AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
CW Plains N
COONAMBLE COMPARISON
38.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.3mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
18.8mm in 30 min to 11:00 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 18.8mm/h
18.8mm in 30 min to 12:00 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 18.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
YULARA AERO : 98(260/ 37 ) at 16:31
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 98(230/ 83 ) at 18:12
MARREE AERO : 78(290/ 67 ) at 22:12