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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 2309 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

NT

Victoria

014824

BULLITA

214.0

165.1

28/12/1929

41

165.1

28/12/1929

44

1 y

NT

Victoria

014850

TIMBER CREEK

109.8

96.2

25/12/2007

28

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

231.4

103.0

23/12/2003

11

213.0

01/01/2005

11

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 03:38EST, 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 25.4 -4.1 17.0 +0.7 16.0 0.0 9.8 -- 723 (30.1) 59/18
PERTH AIRPORT 28.8 -0.1 13.4 -1.4 10.4 0.0 9.4 13.2 502 (20.9) 48/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 -0.7 9.1 -3.3 5.8 0.0 6.8 12.0 274 (11.4) 50/22
BUNBURY 25.9 -1.2 11.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 50/16
MANDURAH 24.7 -- 15.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 526 (21.9) 52/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.5 25.2 -0.1 24.7 0.4 4.8 8.7 376 (15.7) 26/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +2.2 27.2 +7.0 27.2 0.0 14.0 6.4 361 (15.0) 30/02
WHYALLA AERO 34.9 +6.8 15.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 55/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.8 +3.8 15.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- 4.6 198 ( 8.3) 28/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.0 +1.1 9.3 -0.6 6.0 0.0 7.0 13.2 354 (14.8) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.0 +2.8 26.0 +2.9 24.1 2.4 10.0 9.1 331 (13.8) 59/19
CAIRNS AERO 33.3 +1.9 21.8 -1.6 20.2 0.0 7.4 12.1 352 (14.7) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +0.2 24.1 0.0 21.5 0.0 11.0 12.5 355 (14.8) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 32.5 +2.4 21.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 250 (10.4) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.3 +4.2 22.3 +1.1 20.6 0.0 8.6 -- 269 (11.2) 37/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +2.3 23.6 +3.1 -- 0.3 8.3 -- 418 (17.4) 37/16
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +0.8 21.0 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +0.3 20.5 +0.6 -- 22.8 -- -- 358 (14.9) 26/20
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 0.0 20.3 +0.2 17.8 1.4 3.6 -- -- 39/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.2 -1.5 17.8 +1.1 -- 4.2 -- -- 535 (22.3) 52/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +1.2 17.8 +0.3 14.6 0.0 6.4 -- 182 ( 7.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +0.3 18.4 +0.3 17.1 1.0 2.6 9.7 363 (15.1) 31/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 0.0 16.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 -2.4 16.4 -0.1 14.2 0.0 4.0 6.1 315 (13.1) 30/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.5 -2.4 13.4 -1.9 11.7 0.2 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.5 +2.1 12.5 +1.2 5.1 0.0 5.4 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +1.6 14.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 31/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.6 -1.1 16.2 -1.3 10.7 0.0 0.8 7.2 292 (12.2) 34/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 -3.1 15.1 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 26/18
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 -1.2 17.4 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 24/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.0 +2.9 10.8 -0.6 8.6 0.0 2.4 11.5 190 ( 7.9) 39/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.2 +3.8 10.4 -3.3 11.5 0.0 9.4 13.6 223 ( 9.3) 54/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +3.0 12.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 43/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.9 +3.8 15.0 +0.2 12.5 0.0 6.2 10.1 250 (10.4) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.7 +4.3 8.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.4 +3.4 12.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 44/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.9 -1.3 14.9 +2.0 11.0 0.0 4.8 -- 142 ( 5.9) 18/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.9 -3.0 8.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 37/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.5 +2.9 8.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 37/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.3 +1.9 12.3 +1.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 244 (10.2) 39/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.4 -1.2 10.9 +0.2 7.0 0.0 5.2 11.2 471 (19.6) 44/13
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

44.1 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.1 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
42.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.5 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
42.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+7.2 : 33.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 34.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 42.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+6.1 : 42.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.1 : 41.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

30.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
29.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
29.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+7.2 : 30.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+7.0 : 27.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.4 : 29.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+6.3 : 19.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 29.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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

9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.7 : 27.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
-9.2 : 27.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-8.0 : 30.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-7.7 : 30.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
-6.0 : 32.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-5.4 : 12.6 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.4 : 9.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-5.3 : 8.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.0 : 9.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.0 : 7.1 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West 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.
231.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
214.0 BULLITA N Rivers NT
150.0 MANBULLOO N Rivers NT
109.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
109.0 LEGUNE N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
84.0 LAKE ARGYLE RESORT
66.2 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
231.4 BRADSHAW
214.0 BULLITA
150.0 MANBULLOO
109.8 TIMBER CREEK
109.0 LEGUNE
103.6 BRADSHAW
101.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS
96.4 NITMILUK RANGERS
80.2 NITMILUK RIDGE
77.8 AUVERGNE
76.0 TINDAL RAAF
74.4 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
70.6 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
64.4 KEEP RIVER RANGERS
64.4 WILDMAN RANGERS
63.0 LAKE EVELLA
55.8 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
55.6 DRY RIVER
55.0 JINDARE
54.4 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
50.8 MARGARET DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
55.0 SPRINGBROOK ROAD
54.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK RD
53.0 LOWER SPRINGBROOK ALERT
52.0 PALEN CREEK ALERT
51.0 NUMINBAH
50.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
59.0 KYOGLE (LARKIN STREET)
56.0 TYALGUM (WANUNGARA VIEW)
52.6 DAIRY FLAT
52.0 CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD)

13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
13.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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4.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
2.6 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
2.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

887 (37.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
853 (35.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
827 (34.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
799 (33.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
792 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
769 (32.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
723 (30.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
709 (29.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
703 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
89/23 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
81/17 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
80/14 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
78/17 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
74/06 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
74/23 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.2mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.0mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG
10.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 06:00 20.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 17.6mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 06:30 22.4mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 21.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
47.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 15.7mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 01:30 16.7mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 10.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
19.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 6.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
11.6mm in 39 min to 00:30 17.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.2mm/h
BRADSHAW
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT : 78(180/ 67 ) at 14:37
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT : 76(250/ 63 ) at 17:00
ISLANDS
Islands
ROWLEY SHOALS : 87( 30/ 69 ) at 05:33