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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 2128 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

SW & S Coast

009678

REDMOND

47.2

41.9

22/11/1959

53

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009954

MERIVALE FARM

23.0

19.2

18/11/1999

15

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009985

LITTLE CHORKERUP

51.8

41.6

21/11/2008

35

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest grass minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200283

WILLIS ISLAND

26.4

26.4

23/11/2000

54

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

26.9

26.9

22/11/2008

16

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

28.2

28.0

14/11/2005

12

1 Y

QLD

S Peninsula

028007

MUSGRAVE

26.5

25.5

21/11/2000

18

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

35.2

35.0

28/11/2001

12

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast E

033307

WOOLSHED

35.9

35.5

23/11/2008

11

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 03:27EST, 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 23.7 -3.4 15.3 +1.5 12.9 1.0 7.4 -- 501 (20.9) 44/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -3.8 13.7 +1.1 13.5 2.0 6.2 10.7 515 (21.5) 41/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 -1.8 12.0 +1.2 10.4 15.8 5.2 8.1 338 (14.1) 30/13
BUNBURY 21.9 -2.3 12.0 0.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 395 (16.5) 43/11
MANDURAH 20.9 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 486 (20.3) 44/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.6 +2.3 26.3 +1.0 26.6 0.0 9.2 9.4 533 (22.2) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.8 +3.2 20.1 +2.2 19.6 1.2 7.8 8.4 365 (15.2) 65/16
WHYALLA AERO 27.1 +0.6 13.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.3 +3.2 14.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 15.4 11.5 264 (11.0) 44/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.9 -0.5 10.0 +1.6 9.2 0.0 2.6 7.4 445 (18.5) 44/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.3 +0.9 23.4 +2.0 21.9 0.0 12.0 8.9 272 (11.3) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 36.0 +5.4 25.2 +2.9 23.3 0.0 7.2 9.4 241 (10.0) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 36.0 +5.2 23.3 +0.4 20.1 0.0 10.0 12.3 274 (11.4) 39/15
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +1.2 19.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 12.1 327 (13.6) 34/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +1.8 16.1 -3.4 13.3 0.0 12.0 -- 352 (14.7) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +2.3 14.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 10.8 -- 382 (15.9) 37/15
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +1.0 11.0 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +0.2 11.8 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 35/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +3.4 12.8 -5.2 8.1 0.0 12.0 12.6 586 (24.4) 46/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.1 -0.6 9.6 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 717 (29.9) 46/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.2 -1.1 13.5 -1.5 9.0 0.0 4.4 -- 371 (15.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.7 +0.8 12.4 -3.7 9.3 0.0 5.6 11.5 407 (17.0) 37/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -1.6 9.5 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 -3.5 11.2 -3.1 10.0 1.6 5.0 9.6 627 (26.1) 44/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.9 -3.2 11.9 -1.2 9.5 3.4 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 31/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 -2.1 2.5 -6.6 1.0 3.6 1.2 11.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.9 -2.5 9.2 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -4.1 13.2 -2.1 12.0 1.4 5.0 10.5 678 (28.3) 48/20
RICHMOND RAAF 24.0 -2.6 9.4 -4.5 -- 3.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 41/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -2.8 12.9 -2.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 509 (21.2) 68/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.2 -0.5 8.8 0.0 6.8 3.0 3.6 10.1 464 (19.3) 44/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.6 -0.1 7.9 -2.8 6.6 0.0 5.8 12.2 425 (17.7) 44/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -2.9 7.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 31/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.3 -1.1 11.2 -1.3 10.6 0.0 9.4 10.4 424 (17.7) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 -5.8 7.5 -2.6 -- 3.03 17.2 -- 604 (25.2) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.5 -2.7 5.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 39/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 -4.3 12.7 +1.5 12.5 0.0 3.2 -- 178 ( 7.4) 22/15
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 17.7 -3.3 11.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 637 (26.5) 46/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 -1.5 6.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 613 (25.5) 43/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.7 -0.7 9.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 620 (25.8) 48/07
HOBART AIRPORT 13.8 -5.2 8.9 -0.3 7.7 2.2 3.2 5.5 642 (26.8) 55/11
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

41.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.6 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
41.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
41.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
41.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.1 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+7.9 : 33.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.8 : 35.9 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
+7.2 : 38.8 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+7.0 : 38.8 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
+6.1 : 31.7 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

31.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
30.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
29.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
29.3 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
29.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 29.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+5.7 : 26.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+5.4 : 23.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.1 : 22.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.6 : 23.2 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

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

2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.0 : 29.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.7 : 24.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-7.8 : 16.7 VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) E Central VIC
-7.7 : 13.2 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.6 : 24.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

-7.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

**S** -10.4 : 1.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-10.4 : -6.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 : -7.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.4 : 7.7 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

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.
109.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
89.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
87.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
71.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
66.8 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI) E Central VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
51.8 LITTLE CHORKERUP

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
51.4 YEURALBA RIDGE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
71.8 THREDBO VILLAGE
61.4 INGEBYRA (GROSSES PLAINS)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
62.6 CABBAGE TREE CREEK
53.0 BONANG
52.2 CLUB TERRACE
W Gippsland
58.2 MOUNT MOORNAPA
E Central
66.8 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI)

ISLANDS
Islands
109.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
89.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD)
87.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

13.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
12.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
12.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

.....

4.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.8 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1601 (66.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1508 (62.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1427 (59.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
1338 (55.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1195 (49.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1186 (49.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1183 (49.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1024 (42.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
908 (37.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
891 (37.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
819 (34.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
805 (33.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
804 (33.5) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
803 (33.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
802 (33.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
801 (33.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
788 (32.8) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
773 (32.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
760 (31.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
751 (31.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
736 (30.7) YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
734 (30.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
725 (30.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
719 (30.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
717 (29.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
711 (29.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
701 (29.2) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
693 (28.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
686 (28.6) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
680 (28.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
680 (28.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
680 (28.3) YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
678 (28.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
668 (27.8) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
668 (27.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
666 (27.8) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
659 (27.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
656 (27.3) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
653 (27.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
650 (27.1) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
642 (26.8) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
641 (26.7) WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
639 (26.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
639 (26.6) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
637 (26.5) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
634 (26.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
633 (26.4) REDESDALE N Central VIC
632 (26.3) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
631 (26.3) MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
631 (26.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
630 (26.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
627 (26.1) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
625 (26.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
624 (26.0) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
622 (25.9) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
621 (25.9) WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
620 (25.8) LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
618 (25.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
613 (25.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
604 (25.2) TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
604 (25.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/23 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
87/18 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
87/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
83/12 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
80/23 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
11.4mm in 18 min to 07:48 38.0mm/h
7.8mm in 12 min to 08:00 39.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 19.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 6.3mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.0mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG
8.6mm in 16 min to 17:30 32.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.4mm/h
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
4.0mm in 11 min to 21:11 21.8mm/h
5.4mm in 7 min to 21:18 46.3mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
7.2mm in 20 min to 05:24 21.6mm/h
10.6mm in 6 min to 05:30 106.0mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 27.4mm/h
34.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 68.0mm/h
54.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 54.2mm/h
40.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 40.8mm/h
69.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 23.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(150/ 65 ) at 17:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(220/ 65 ) at 00:08
TASMANIA
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 78(200/ 63 ) at 03:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(210/ 69 ) at 02:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 74(160/ 63 ) at 11:40
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 80(270/ 63 ) at 10:00