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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 2208 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

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

57.2

52.2

02/12/2005

12

1 n

QLD

Darling Downs W

042113

PINE HILL CROSSING

62.0

42.0

12/12/1999

12

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 03:32EST, 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 24.0 -5.5 15.2 -1.1 10.7 0.0 8.0 -- 420 (17.5) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 22.8 -6.1 11.5 -3.3 9.8 0.0 7.0 11.1 432 (18.0) 43/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.1 -4.0 8.2 -4.2 6.7 0.6 4.4 7.4 339 (14.1) 31/13
BUNBURY 21.2 -5.9 10.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 34/18
MANDURAH 20.9 -- 14.4 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 341 (14.2) 34/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.8 24.8 -0.5 25.4 0.0 7.6 4.0 324 (13.5) 39/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.0 +3.6 24.4 +4.2 23.9 0.0 8.0 11.0 265 (11.0) 50/16
WHYALLA AERO 34.4 +6.3 19.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 57/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.2 -0.8 16.7 +1.2 -- 1.4 6.6 7.4 200 ( 8.3) 39/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 -6.4 6.9 -3.0 4.0 0.4 3.4 3.9 272 (11.3) 34/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.6 +3.4 25.2 +2.1 23.9 0.0 -- 11.2 250 (10.4) 57/16
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 26.1 +2.7 25.2 4.6 4.8 7.1 241 (10.0) 28/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +0.7 23.8 -0.3 23.0 3.8 6.0 9.4 241 (10.0) 59/01
MACKAY M.O 31.1 +1.0 20.6 -2.3 -- 54.6 -- 11.9 356 (14.8) 34/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 -0.9 21.9 +0.7 21.2 4.2 5.8 -- 279 (11.6) 26/00
BUNDABERG AERO 29.6 +0.2 19.3 -1.2 -- 25.4 2.8 -- 313 (13.0) 31/10
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 -1.2 19.0 +0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.6 +0.4 18.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 31/19
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 -0.4 18.9 -1.2 17.3 0.2 3.4 11.1 296 (12.3) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.0 -1.7 16.3 -0.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 665 (27.7) 44/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.0 0.0 15.8 -1.7 13.0 6.4 5.2 -- 129 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 -0.3 16.4 -1.7 15.1 10.2 4.2 12.3 334 (13.9) 52/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 -0.2 14.4 -2.3 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.6 +2.4 15.2 -1.3 13.7 28.4 7.6 12.4 362 (15.1) 41/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.1 +2.2 13.1 -2.2 11.9 2.8 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 44/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.5 +0.1 7.0 -4.3 1.0 0.0 5.4 12.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.5 0.0 12.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 43/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.9 +2.2 17.3 -0.2 12.0 3.2 5.4 9.9 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 30.8 +2.1 13.1 -2.9 -- 5.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) --
BELLAMBI AWS 23.4 -0.7 17.1 -0.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 57/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.9 +2.8 9.3 -2.1 4.8 0.0 8.0 8.1 230 ( 9.6) 54/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.4 +2.0 8.0 -5.7 -- 0.0 10.2 7.8 224 ( 9.3) 50/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.9 +2.5 9.7 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 80/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.3 +3.2 16.2 +1.4 12.2 0.0 11.8 6.0 269 (11.2) 54/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.6 -1.8 7.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 241 (10.0) 57/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.0 -5.0 9.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 -4.7 11.5 -1.4 9.5 0.0 4.4 -- 125 ( 5.2) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.1 -2.8 5.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 41/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 -5.0 5.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 35/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 -4.9 10.7 +0.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 337 (14.0) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.3 -0.3 7.7 -3.0 3.0 0.0 4.4 1.1 313 (13.0) 55/14
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

43.4 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
42.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.1 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
42.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+6.3 : 34.4 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+5.8 : 31.8 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
+5.5 : 27.5 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
**W** +5.5 : 34.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.4 : 38.9 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

30.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
30.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.9 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
29.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.6 : 20.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 20.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.7 : 29.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+5.2 : 23.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.1 : 19.2 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

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

5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
11.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.2 : 28.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.1 : 17.6 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-10.1 : 18.3 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-9.5 : 17.7 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-9.3 : 22.7 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 CORRYONG AIRPORT Lower NE VIC
3.0 POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC

-11.9 : 8.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
**S** -9.6 : 11.5 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.4 : 5.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-7.2 : 8.0 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.6 : 6.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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.
99.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
78.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
78.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
75.0 PITTSWORTH Darling Downs E QLD
74.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
66.0 WALHALLOW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
99.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
50.8 JULATTEN
N Coast--Herbert
78.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
78.0 CORSIS ALERT
74.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
73.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
Central Coast E
54.6 MACKAY M.O
52.0 MOUNT JUKES
Wide Bay/Burnett
60.0 MONDURAN
Darling Downs E
75.0 PITTSWORTH
Darling Downs W
67.0 SHELBOURNE
62.0 PINE HILL CROSSING
60.4 MILES POST OFFICE
57.2 MILES CONSTANCE STREET
53.0 POSSUM PARK

13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.8 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
12.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
12.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

0.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1093 (45.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
822 (34.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
786 (32.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
755 (31.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
742 (30.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
721 (30.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
681 (28.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
669 (27.9) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
665 (27.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
656 (27.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
644 (26.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
640 (26.7) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
630 (26.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
630 (26.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
626 (26.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
622 (25.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
618 (25.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
102/15 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
94/18 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
81/14 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
80/16 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
78/18 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
78/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
13.2mm in 30 min to 23:30 26.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.8mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AG
24.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 48.0mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 24.2mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 25.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.4mm in 21 min to 17:30 29.7mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.2mm/h
10.0mm in 12 min to 17:48 50.0mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 27.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.6mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
19.0mm in 9 min to 14:02 126.7mm/h
28.4mm in 28 min to 14:30 60.9mm/h
55.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 55.8mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 20.3mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
WAVE HILL
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
N Plateau
KULGERA
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME
3.0mm in 2 min to 16:49 90.0mm/h
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
9.6mm in 7 min to 19:19 82.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Northeast
GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)
989.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 164.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
5.0mm in 12 min to 14:00 25.0mm/h
Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
6.0mm in 6 min to 20:10 60.0mm/h
12.2mm in 19 min to 20:30 38.5mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 24.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.4mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 27.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
19.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 19.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 22.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME : 102(310/ 46 ) at 16:49
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT : 95(190/ 41 ) at 19:19
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 82(340/ 63 ) at 15:31
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 87(200/ 67 ) at 16:01
Southeast
DROUGHTY HILL : 83(180/ 69 ) at 15:50