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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 2151 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

NSW

N Tablelands E

057085

OLD BONALBO (ALCHERINGA)

69.0

69.0

13/12/1991

40

1 n Equal to record.

VIC

W Gippsland

085297

MAFFRA

33.0

29.6

05/12/1995

16

1 n


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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 29.0 -0.5 15.6 -0.7 13.8 0.4 8.6 -- 513 (21.4) 63/08
PERTH AIRPORT 33.3 +4.4 11.3 -3.5 10.5 0.0 9.0 10.4 345 (14.4) 31/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.7 -1.4 13.9 +1.5 13.3 0.0 5.4 9.1 204 ( 8.5) 35/17
BUNBURY 26.9 -0.2 12.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 30/05
MANDURAH 28.5 -- 15.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 34/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.7 26.0 +0.7 25.5 1.8 5.8 7.1 293 (12.2) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.1 +3.7 21.0 +0.8 19.8 1.2 9.0 12.2 295 (12.3) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 -5.1 12.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 43/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.2 -3.8 13.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 5.4 11.3 296 (12.3) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 -4.8 8.9 -1.0 6.5 0.0 5.4 3.6 531 (22.1) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.0 +2.8 17.9 -5.2 15.3 0.0 10.4 12.2 264 (11.0) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +0.9 24.2 +0.8 23.4 8.4 6.6 5.3 261 (10.9) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +0.2 25.9 +1.8 24.1 0.6 7.6 11.3 395 (16.5) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 33.6 +3.5 25.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 285 (11.9) 30/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +1.7 21.3 +0.1 20.3 0.0 7.2 -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.3 +1.9 22.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 341 (14.2) 35/14
NAMBOUR DPI 32.0 +2.8 19.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +0.1 20.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 35/08
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 +0.1 18.3 -1.8 15.3 0.0 7.4 13.2 451 (18.8) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.9 +2.2 16.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 37/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.2 +2.2 17.7 +0.2 12.9 0.0 8.4 -- 208 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +0.7 15.2 -2.9 12.5 0.0 8.0 11.7 358 (14.9) 46/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -0.5 14.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 -2.0 17.9 +1.4 15.6 0.0 9.6 8.5 405 (16.9) 46/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.7 -0.2 16.0 +0.7 14.7 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 31/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.6 -1.8 9.5 -1.8 2.0 0.7 4.8 13.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.0 -0.5 16.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 43/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.9 +0.2 16.3 -1.2 12.2 0.0 12.0 12.9 -- 48/18
RICHMOND RAAF 28.7 0.0 13.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 46/00
BELLAMBI AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.5 -1.6 5.6 -5.8 1.5 0.0 13.0 13.2 518 (21.6) 46/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.3 -2.1 6.5 -7.2 7.3 0.0 10.0 -- 373 (15.5) 46/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.1 -4.3 7.4 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 44/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.7 -3.4 10.7 -4.1 7.2 0.0 10.0 12.4 314 (13.1) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.1 -4.3 5.4 -6.8 -- 0.0 6.7 -- 285 (11.9) 50/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 -4.0 6.2 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 48/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.1 -1.1 10.7 -2.2 7.5 0.0 4.0 -- 140 ( 5.8) 28/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.7 -2.2 9.9 -1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 549 (22.9) 55/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.5 -3.1 4.3 -5.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 368 (15.3) 44/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.3 -4.1 9.4 -1.2 -- 4.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 46/13
HOBART AIRPORT 19.1 -1.5 10.2 -0.5 7.4 0.0 8.2 10.8 602 (25.1) 67/11
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

43.5 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
43.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
42.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+5.2 : 41.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+5.0 : 40.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
**S** +4.9 : 29.3 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+4.8 : 40.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

31.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
28.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.9 : 31.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+5.1 : 23.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.5 : 25.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+4.5 : 25.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+4.1 : 24.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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

4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.4 : 10.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-7.3 : 7.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.3 : 4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-7.1 : 12.6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.9 : 7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : 4.6 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-7.7 : 6.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.5 : 2.3 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4 : 3.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.3 : 4.6 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-7.3 : 3.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE 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.
113.4 LOTUS BIRD LODGE S Peninsula QLD
96.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
69.0 OLD BONALBO (ALCHERINGA) N Tablelands E NSW
64.0 STRATHMAY STATION N Peninsula QLD
60.0 LAURA POST OFFICE S Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
64.0 STRATHMAY STATION
S Peninsula
113.4 LOTUS BIRD LODGE
96.0 MUSGRAVE
60.0 LAURA POST OFFICE
54.0 VIOLET VALE STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
69.0 OLD BONALBO (ALCHERINGA)

13.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
13.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

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**S** 5.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
5.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
**S** 4.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
3.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1337 (55.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1111 (46.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1105 (46.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1036 (43.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
980 (40.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
957 (39.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
928 (38.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
927 (38.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
893 (37.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
822 (34.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
791 (33.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
784 (32.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
775 (32.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
765 (31.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
751 (31.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
710 (29.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
708 (29.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
706 (29.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
698 (29.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
694 (28.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
692 (28.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
674 (28.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
673 (28.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
673 (28.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
667 (27.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
647 (27.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
623 (26.0) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
615 (25.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
605 (25.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
602 (25.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
109/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
87/11 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns 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
15.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 5.0mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
7.0mm in 12 min to 21:32 35.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
7.4mm in 14 min to 18:30 31.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
43.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 14.3mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
2.4mm in 1 min to 19:14 144.0mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 19:16 90.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.6mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
8.8mm in 17 min to 16:00 31.1mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
17.4mm in 1 hr 7 min to 16:30 15.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(320/ 67 ) at 13:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(270/ 63 ) at 02:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(330/ 69 ) at 16:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(270/ 67 ) at 09:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 89(280/ 69 ) at 09:50