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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 2158 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

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)

19.4

19.0

22/12/2003

15

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090164

POOLAIJELO (KARINYA)

16.0

14.0

31/12/2006

13

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 03:31EST, 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 25.1 -4.4 13.8 -2.5 10.3 0.0 8.0 -- 368 (15.3) 50/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.5 -5.4 14.6 -0.2 12.5 0.0 5.2 13.0 426 (17.8) 43/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 -4.6 11.8 -0.6 10.6 4.2 3.6 4.9 357 (14.9) 35/13
BUNBURY 22.1 -5.0 9.5 -3.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 295 (12.3) 35/14
MANDURAH 22.3 -- 15.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 43/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 24.1 -1.2 24.3 12.6 5.4 10.8 -- 31/05
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 -3.0 23.4 +3.2 21.3 0.2 12.2 4.1 372 (15.5) 46/17
WHYALLA AERO 28.6 +0.5 15.8 0.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 43/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.2 -3.8 18.0 +2.5 -- 1.0 2.2 3.5 414 (17.3) 37/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 -3.6 13.6 +3.7 13.6 12.8 3.8 1.8 563 (23.5) 63/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.0 +3.8 26.5 +3.4 24.7 0.0 11.8 11.5 254 (10.6) 35/13
CAIRNS AERO 33.5 +2.1 23.2 -0.2 21.8 0.0 11.6 11.8 469 (19.5) 43/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +0.8 24.2 +0.1 22.2 0.0 9.8 12.2 384 (16.0) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 32.3 +2.2 21.6 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.3 257 (10.7) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +1.7 21.3 +0.1 20.0 0.0 7.6 -- 160 ( 6.7) 31/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.6 +2.2 21.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 319 (13.3) 37/14
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +0.8 21.0 +2.8 -- 13.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.2 +2.0 19.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 39/22
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 -0.9 20.8 +0.7 21.0 5.2 5.8 5.5 353 (14.7) 41/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.0 -0.7 17.0 +0.3 -- 7.0 -- -- 609 (25.4) 52/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.8 +1.8 19.1 +1.6 17.1 0.0 8.4 -- 213 ( 8.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.1 +2.8 18.7 +0.6 17.7 0.0 4.6 2.4 453 (18.9) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +0.7 17.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.7 +3.5 18.4 +1.9 16.8 0.0 6.4 8.2 422 (17.6) 31/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.0 +3.1 17.1 +1.8 17.2 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.9 +1.5 7.5 -3.8 9.5 1.5 6.5 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.1 +2.6 16.8 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 356 (14.8) 48/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +2.9 19.2 +1.7 18.1 0.0 4.8 6.7 528 (22.0) 50/17
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +0.9 16.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 35/11
BELLAMBI AWS 27.7 +3.6 18.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 41/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.5 +3.4 14.6 +3.2 13.2 0.4 6.6 8.1 245 (10.2) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.4 +4.0 19.0 +5.3 17.6 0.0 8.8 8.3 258 (10.8) 65/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +2.9 17.5 +3.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 41/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.5 +3.4 19.0 +4.2 15.0 0.2 8.2 13.0 358 (14.9) 61/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.3 +3.9 17.3 +5.1 -- 0.2 5.8 -- 236 ( 9.8) 48/04
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.3 +3.3 15.1 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 273 (11.4) 54/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.9 +8.7 15.1 +2.2 12.5 0.6 5.4 -- 165 ( 6.9) 37/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 30.7 +7.8 15.4 +4.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 269 (11.2) 59/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.6 +3.0 13.3 +3.9 -- 1.2 -- -- 529 (22.0) 61/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 -2.6 9.6 -1.0 -- 4.6 -- -- 247 (10.3) 39/23
HOBART AIRPORT 22.6 +2.0 9.0 -1.7 6.1 1.6 6.8 4.7 358 (14.9) 43/14
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

44.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.1 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
43.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
43.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+8.7 : 32.4 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+8.7 : 32.9 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+8.2 : 32.2 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+7.9 : 32.2 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+7.8 : 30.7 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+7.8 : 31.4 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

31.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
30.6 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
30.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
30.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+8.2 : 31.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+8.1 : 23.3 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+8.1 : 30.6 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.6 : 22.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+7.3 : 29.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.4 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
12.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.2 : 25.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.3 : 28.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-7.8 : 28.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 17.2 SHANNON Lower West WA
-7.2 : 18.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

**S** -2.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

**S** -6.5 : -2.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 : 9.6 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.0 : 12.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.7 : 7.5 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-4.7 : 9.9 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
49.4 WOOLOOGA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
44.4 WOODFORD STANMORE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.5 BUARABA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.4 CLEAR MOUNTAIN BURANDA RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
40.3 EAST ARM N Rivers NT

13.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
13.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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1.9 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

957 (39.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
947 (39.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
832 (34.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
802 (33.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
793 (33.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
777 (32.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
774 (32.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
774 (32.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
750 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
732 (30.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
725 (30.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
706 (29.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
695 (29.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
666 (27.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
658 (27.4) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
658 (27.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
652 (27.2) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
651 (27.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
645 (26.9) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
644 (26.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
642 (26.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
641 (26.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
638 (26.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
628 (26.2) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
626 (26.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
113/16 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
98/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
85/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
81/21 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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
CURTIN AERO
8.0mm in 8 min to 15:45 60.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 6.7mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
5.0mm in 7 min to 16:48 42.9mm/h
18.4mm in 51 min to 18:00 21.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 7.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
17.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 17.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT
10.6mm in 10 min to 18:04 63.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 16:30 28.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
28.2mm in 31 min to 13:01 54.6mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 36.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 113(270/ 46 ) at 18:04
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(320/ 63 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 83(340/ 63 ) at 02:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 76(350/ 63 ) at 05:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91( 20/ 69 ) at 04:00