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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 2148 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
Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

18.0

18.0

16/12/2007

11

Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
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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 03:30EST, 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 28.7 -0.8 14.5 -1.8 13.0 0.0 9.0 -- 667 (27.8) 44/23
PERTH AIRPORT 27.7 -1.2 12.9 -1.9 10.7 0.0 9.0 13.0 467 (19.5) 34/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 -4.1 10.2 -2.2 7.9 0.0 3.8 8.9 149 ( 6.2) 34/15
BUNBURY 22.8 -4.3 7.0 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 41/15
MANDURAH 24.1 -- 13.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 43/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +2.0 26.4 +1.1 26.1 0.0 3.6 7.9 326 (13.6) 52/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +2.2 19.6 -0.6 18.0 0.0 11.2 9.8 264 (11.0) 87/16
WHYALLA AERO 21.8 -6.3 14.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 35/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 -5.7 12.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 6.8 9.6 366 (15.3) 34/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.7 -4.2 6.6 -3.3 4.3 4.0 5.0 10.6 518 (21.6) 61/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +0.5 19.4 -3.7 16.1 0.0 11.2 12.6 312 (13.0) 41/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +0.9 25.2 +1.8 24.0 0.4 4.0 6.4 157 ( 6.5) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 -0.1 24.4 +0.3 24.2 23.6 4.6 11.6 184 ( 7.7) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 32.0 +1.9 22.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 267 (11.1) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +0.6 19.4 -1.8 18.0 0.0 9.4 -- 226 ( 9.4) 39/17
BUNDABERG AERO 30.8 +1.4 18.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 266 (11.1) 37/12
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +0.8 15.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.8 15.3 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 31/08
BRISBANE AERO 28.1 -0.2 16.3 -3.8 13.2 0.0 7.2 13.2 291 (12.1) 43/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.5 -0.2 12.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 34/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.1 -0.9 14.1 -3.4 9.5 0.0 5.6 -- 152 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.6 +1.3 16.1 -2.0 13.0 0.0 6.2 13.0 348 (14.5) 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +2.4 13.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.9 +4.7 11.0 -5.5 9.5 0.0 6.6 11.3 294 (12.3) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.7 +3.8 10.5 -4.8 9.3 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.1 -1.3 10.0 -1.3 1.4 0.0 6.2 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 -0.3 10.0 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 52/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.9 +7.2 16.4 -1.1 9.5 0.0 7.6 10.9 442 (18.4) --
RICHMOND RAAF 30.2 +1.5 12.5 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 269 (11.2) 54/14
BELLAMBI AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.2 -0.9 13.6 +2.2 8.6 0.0 9.6 13.0 475 (19.8) 80/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.5 -2.9 10.3 -3.4 11.9 0.0 11.2 13.0 314 (13.1) 61/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.9 -6.5 13.4 -0.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 294 (12.3) 44/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 -4.8 14.2 -0.6 13.5 0.0 8.8 11.8 355 (14.8) 41/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.0 -5.4 11.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 52/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.7 -5.3 9.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 44/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 -3.4 11.8 -1.1 7.9 1.4 5.4 -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.7 -2.2 8.8 -2.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 517 (21.5) 59/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 -5.0 5.8 -3.6 -- 3.2 -- -- 512 (21.3) 52/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -4.5 9.5 -1.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 441 (18.4) 57/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 -2.1 9.7 -1.0 6.9 0.0 4.2 11.6 480 (20.0) 65/08
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

43.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.0 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
41.4 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
41.4 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+7.5 : 30.5 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
+7.2 : 32.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+6.5 : 32.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+6.1 : 31.3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+5.8 : 30.7 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW

29.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
28.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
28.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+6.1 : 29.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+4.5 : 25.5 WILUNA Interior WA
**S** +4.2 : 9.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+4.0 : 26.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+3.5 : 23.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : 5.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-8.0 : 6.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-7.9 : 12.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.6 : 22.5 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-7.4 : 15.5 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.5 : 9.8 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-8.9 : 10.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-8.3 : 9.3 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-8.2 : 10.3 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-8.1 : 10.9 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-8.1 : 12.3 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa 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.
74.6 CHESTERTON Warrego QLD
54.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION N Peninsula QLD
50.2 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
49.4 NGUIU FARM N Rivers NT
45.5 ATHERTON N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
49.4 NGUIU FARM

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
54.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
N Coast--Barron
45.5 ATHERTON
Warrego
74.6 CHESTERTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
50.2 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE

13.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
13.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
13.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
13.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

6.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
**S** 3.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
2.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
**S** 1.1 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

1361 (56.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1068 (44.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1030 (42.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1022 (42.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1010 (42.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
978 (40.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
930 (38.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
919 (38.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
899 (37.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
895 (37.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
894 (37.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
858 (35.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
851 (35.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
842 (35.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
838 (34.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
816 (34.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
815 (34.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
783 (32.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
781 (32.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
777 (32.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
770 (32.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
757 (31.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
744 (31.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
732 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
727 (30.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
692 (28.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
678 (28.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
675 (28.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
667 (27.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
662 (27.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
636 (26.5) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
633 (26.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
627 (26.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
624 (26.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
610 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
604 (25.2) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
111/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/06 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/01 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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
18.6mm in 39 min to 19:30 28.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
6.0mm in 6 min to 19:27 60.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
20.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 20.0mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 25.2mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
14.2mm in 25 min to 17:30 34.1mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS : 91(280/ 48 ) at 16:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 95(320/ 50 ) at 07:04
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(270/ 63 ) at 21:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 87 ) at 00:18
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(270/ 80 ) at 03:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 100(250/ 59 ) at 10:20
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(300/ 65 ) at 00:31