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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 2155 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

Eucla

011051

NO WORRIES

64.2

34.6

28/12/2002

15

1 y

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

086354

PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE

1.7

3.6

08/12/1982

22

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087163

GEELONG AIRPORT

3.3

3.8

01/12/1994

19

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

1.2

3.2

12/12/2006

12

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

-2.7

-1.3

01/12/1994

19

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091284

BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)

15.0

15.0

02/12/2001

15

1 P Equal to record.


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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 03:31EST, 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 25.3 -4.2 15.2 -1.1 11.2 0.0 4.4 -- 413 (17.2) 35/14
PERTH AIRPORT 23.9 -5.0 14.1 -0.7 13.9 1.2 5.8 7.8 484 (20.2) 41/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 -2.3 11.8 -0.6 9.8 0.0 7.0 7.2 432 (18.0) 46/13
BUNBURY 22.7 -4.4 17.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 44/09
MANDURAH 23.1 -- 18.0 -- -- 2.0 -- -- 553 (23.0) 50/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.8 25.5 +0.2 25.5 0.0 6.2 5.1 289 (12.0) 30/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.5 +5.1 24.7 +4.5 23.7 0.0 16.0 7.8 398 (16.6) 72/15
WHYALLA AERO 26.8 -1.3 15.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 59/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 -2.0 16.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 6.0 0.1 324 (13.5) 48/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.2 -1.7 5.9 -4.0 2.2 0.0 4.4 1.6 331 (13.8) 50/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.8 +3.6 25.4 +2.3 24.0 0.0 11.2 12.4 298 (12.4) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 33.6 +2.2 22.2 -1.2 18.3 0.0 9.6 12.3 381 (15.9) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 -0.3 23.9 -0.2 22.3 0.0 8.6 12.6 291 (12.1) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +0.3 20.6 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- 12.0 266 (11.1) 26/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.5 +2.4 20.6 -0.6 19.2 0.0 8.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) 26/17
BUNDABERG AERO 32.2 +2.8 21.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 332 (13.8) 35/19
NAMBOUR DPI 34.0 +4.8 21.0 +2.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +1.7 21.2 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 46/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 +0.4 20.4 +0.3 18.2 1.8 7.6 8.1 534 (22.3) 50/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.2 +3.5 20.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 70/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +1.2 16.9 -0.6 10.8 0.0 9.4 -- 232 ( 9.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 -0.8 17.0 -1.1 13.8 0.0 5.2 6.7 407 (17.0) 48/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 -2.2 18.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.2 -4.0 17.6 +1.1 14.6 0.0 10.6 5.2 498 (20.8) 50/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.9 -5.0 17.9 +2.6 17.9 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 34/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.2 -1.2 7.8 -3.5 1.0 0.0 8.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.0 -1.5 12.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 41/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.4 -3.3 18.0 +0.5 16.1 0.0 10.0 2.2 645 (26.9) 41/23
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 -5.5 15.7 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 345 (14.4) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 -2.6 15.7 -1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 468 (19.5) 39/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.4 -1.7 11.2 -0.2 6.8 0.0 11.0 10.8 405 (16.9) 43/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 -0.8 9.7 -4.0 9.8 0.0 12.0 8.9 447 (18.6) 31/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 -1.4 9.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.1 +1.0 12.5 -2.3 9.4 0.0 9.0 2.6 299 (12.5) 44/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 -1.3 8.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 372 (15.5) 50/02
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.6 -2.4 8.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 41/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.6 +1.4 10.4 -2.5 7.6 0.0 4.0 -- 159 ( 6.6) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.0 +1.1 3.3 -7.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 332 (13.8) 34/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.8 -0.8 6.7 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 426 (17.8) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.4 -3.0 2.2 -8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 39/17
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 -1.9 5.9 -4.8 1.0 1.2 4.4 13.0 467 (19.5) 48/08
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

46.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
44.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
44.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

+7.8 : 46.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.9 : 44.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+6.3 : 44.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+6.0 : 38.8 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.6 : 43.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

30.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+6.5 : 21.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+6.5 : 27.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.3 : 29.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.0 : 27.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.0 : 20.1 EYRE Eucla WA

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

10.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-7.3 : 20.6 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-7.2 : 24.8 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-6.9 : 27.1 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
-6.8 : 21.2 KARNET Lower West WA
-6.8 : 24.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-10.6 : -2.2 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-10.0 : 1.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-9.6 : -2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-9.6 : -1.0 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast 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.
64.2 NO WORRIES Eucla WA
38.0 MORDETTA Cent Wheatbelt WA
37.8 SAMSONVALE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
32.0 SPARKLE HILL Goldfields WA
31.0 BREMER BAY Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
31.0 BREMER BAY
Cent Wheatbelt
38.0 MORDETTA
Eucla
64.2 NO WORRIES
Goldfields
32.0 SPARKLE HILL

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
37.8 SAMSONVALE

13.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
12.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

1.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

1257 (52.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1085 (45.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
963 (40.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
899 (37.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
835 (34.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
823 (34.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
779 (32.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
756 (31.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
747 (31.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
745 (31.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
743 (31.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
735 (30.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
725 (30.2) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
723 (30.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
702 (29.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
695 (29.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
690 (28.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
679 (28.3) FORREST Eucla WA
678 (28.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
664 (27.7) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
658 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
645 (26.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
640 (26.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
639 (26.6) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
638 (26.6) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
636 (26.5) EUCLA Eucla WA
631 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
630 (26.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
623 (26.0) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
623 (26.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
615 (25.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
605 (25.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
100/14 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87/11 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
80/16 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
78/15 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
78/12 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
78/13 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/14 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
15.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.4mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
6.6mm in 18 min to 10:30 22.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Lower SE
COONAWARRA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
11.0mm in 15 min to 22:00 44.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
5.6mm in 32 min to 09:45 10.5mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
12.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.6mm/h
GYMPIE
12.6mm in 40 min to 17:40 18.9mm/h
9.4mm in 20 min to 18:00 28.2mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
5.2mm in 6 min to 16:39 52.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.6mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
17.6mm in 1 hr 7 min to 17:00 15.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
BRISBANE
7.8mm in 19 min to 16:49 24.6mm/h
REDCLIFFE
9.6mm in 20 min to 16:50 28.8mm/h
14.8mm in 10 min to 17:00 88.8mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 24.4mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH : 74(350/ 63 ) at 14:49
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(350/ 83 ) at 15:57