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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

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.

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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 2153 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

WA

W Pilbara

005084

THEVENARD ISLAND

27.9

27.9

03/12/2003

11

1 Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 23.2 -6.3 18.7 +2.4 15.4 2.2 8.2 -- 397 (16.5) 37/08
PERTH AIRPORT 22.8 -6.1 16.1 +1.3 15.9 1.0 6.2 7.5 315 (13.1) 48/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.2 +3.1 14.6 +2.2 13.1 0.0 4.8 10.0 510 (21.3) 57/15
BUNBURY 21.7 -5.4 14.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 46/11
MANDURAH 22.0 -- 17.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 43/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.8 26.8 +1.5 26.3 2.6 4.2 10.4 300 (12.5) 35/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.9 +5.5 22.9 +2.7 21.2 0.0 11.6 12.6 250 (10.4) 48/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 -4.6 13.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 30/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 -3.2 13.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 6.0 11.0 286 (11.9) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 -3.6 10.1 +0.2 7.3 1.0 3.2 12.0 478 (19.9) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.4 +3.2 20.8 -2.3 19.0 0.0 11.6 12.4 223 ( 9.3) 34/12
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 23.9 +0.5 22.2 0.6 5.6 11.3 299 (12.5) 31/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.0 +0.5 26.1 +2.0 16.6 2.4 11.0 12.5 516 (21.5) 34/01
MACKAY M.O 33.1 +3.0 24.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 12.5 286 (11.9) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.6 +1.5 21.9 +0.7 20.3 0.0 8.6 -- 249 (10.4) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +1.1 22.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 358 (14.9) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 31.0 +1.8 19.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +0.1 21.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 50/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.8 22.6 +2.5 21.1 0.0 7.0 11.1 602 (25.1) 50/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.4 +3.7 17.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 43/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.2 +2.2 21.2 +3.7 14.8 0.0 8.0 -- 271 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.6 +4.3 20.9 +2.8 17.8 0.0 5.6 6.4 401 (16.7) 46/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 31.9 +5.3 16.6 -0.1 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.8 +6.6 16.9 +0.4 15.9 0.0 5.8 12.2 367 (15.3) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 32.8 +5.9 14.2 -1.1 12.7 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 39/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.1 -1.3 11.0 -0.3 3.5 0.0 5.0 12.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 -0.3 11.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 46/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 33.7 +8.0 18.3 +0.8 13.5 0.0 8.0 8.0 441 (18.4) 76/18
RICHMOND RAAF 31.2 +2.5 13.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 59/19
BELLAMBI AWS 27.4 +3.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 70/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.6 -0.5 9.1 -2.3 4.6 0.0 10.2 13.2 319 (13.3) 54/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.6 -1.8 13.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 261 (10.9) 50/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.7 -3.7 12.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 46/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.1 -3.0 12.0 -2.8 10.0 0.0 8.0 13.1 299 (12.5) 39/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.1 -3.3 9.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 6.1 -- 323 (13.5) 44/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.7 -3.3 10.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 44/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.9 -4.3 14.3 +1.4 11.8 0.0 4.0 -- 167 ( 7.0) 22/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.9 -3.0 12.2 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 44/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.8 -3.8 9.5 +0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 442 (18.4) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 -4.0 9.1 -1.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 50/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 -4.6 9.2 -1.5 7.0 0.0 7.8 11.7 675 (28.1) 61/17
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

43.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
43.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+11.7 : 37.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.6 : 33.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.0 : 33.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.0 : 33.2 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.2 : 42.2 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

30.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.9 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
27.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
27.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

+8.2 : 30.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.0 : 27.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+5.5 : 20.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+5.4 : 19.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.3 : 21.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.0 : 13.9 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-9.0 : 14.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-8.8 : 23.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-8.5 : 11.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-8.4 : 26.8 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

-1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

**W** -8.4 : 12.7 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.3 : 6.0 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
**S** -6.3 : 4.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 : 7.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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.
63.4 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
53.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
53.0 LAKE EVELLA N Rivers NT
49.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
47.0 FOSSIL DOWNS W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
49.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH
W Kimberley
47.0 FOSSIL DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.0 LAKE EVELLA

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
63.4 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
N Coast--Herbert
53.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT

13.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
13.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.8 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

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6.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
6.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
2.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1587 (66.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1206 (50.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1023 (42.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
939 (39.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
932 (38.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
929 (38.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
912 (38.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
888 (37.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
868 (36.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
845 (35.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
787 (32.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
767 (32.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
737 (30.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
717 (29.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
707 (29.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
706 (29.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
702 (29.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
675 (28.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
623 (26.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
617 (25.7) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
603 (25.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
602 (25.1) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
600 (25.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
100/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/17 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
89/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
87/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

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
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
11.0mm in 45 min to 01:00 14.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
Lower West
HOPETOUN NORTH
8.0mm in 21 min to 06:47 22.9mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
13.4mm in 10 min to 17:56 80.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
8.6mm in 32 min to 18:30 16.1mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 24.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
17.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.4mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 14 min to 18:00 21.4mm/h
9.6mm in 42 min to 20:00 13.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
16.4mm in 11 min to 17:58 89.5mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT : 93(150/ 17 ) at 17:56
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 82(170/ 63 ) at 20:05
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 85(190/ 67 ) at 18:03
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 67 ) at 21:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87(240/ 65 ) at 12:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(320/ 87 ) at 00:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(270/ 67 ) at 01:01
DROUGHTY HILL : 104(210/ 80 ) at 18:50