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 Unprecedented heatwave makes lap of the continent
Sat 8 Dec 2018

A heatwave that has set record high temperatures at many places with long weather histories has been lapping the continent over the past two weeks. Beginning along the QLD coast during the last week of November, the area of extreme heat moved west to reach the WA Kimberley last Thursday 6th before some was carried SE in a northwesterly stream to give record warm nights in parts of SA, VIC and TAS on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th.

In QLD, extreme heatwave conditions occurred along the coast from Rockhampton almost to the tip of the Cape York Peninsula between 24 and 29 November with many locations with long histories of weather observation recording their November and, in some cases, their all-time highest temperatures. In a media release on 30 November, Bureau of Meteorology State Manager for Queensland, Bruce Gunn, said "The severity of conditions is reflected both in the number of records broken and number of fires, many of which [were then] still burning." The QLD bushfires were covered briefly in an earlier story; this article deals with the exceptional number of records set.

  • Weather records at Cairns Airport go back to 1942 and before that observations were made at the Post Office back to 1889. At both locations, the previous highest November temperature was 37.2° in 1971 and 1900 respectively. While temperatures at different locations can't strictly be compared, Cairns Airport had five consecutive days that broke the old November record (26 to 30 November). Three of them, 42.6, 42.1 and 40.5° on 26, 27 and 28 November, broke or equalled the previous all-time record of 40.5 at the Airport, but not the 43.2 figure from 1923 at the old PO site. However, the Cairns Racecourse maximum of 43.6° on 26 November, repeated the next day for good measure, was the highest temperature ever recorded in the city area.
  • Mackay is in a similar situation with weather observations made at the Post Office from 1908 and the Airport from 1950. Every day from 24 to 28 November had a higher maximum temperature than the previous November record of 36.6° at the Airport in 2008 with the hottest day, 39.7 on the 26th beating the previous all-time record of 38.5 set in 1955, also at the Airport.
  • Other stations with at least a half-century of observations to set all-time high maximum temperature records were Low Isles Lighthouse 38.9 (previous all-time record 38.8) and Innisfail 41.0 (40.3), while South Johnstone Experimental Farm with 51 years of observations had the distinction of breaking its all-time record twice, finally arriving at 42.2 (40.4).
  • Stations with at least a half-century of observations to set November high maximum records were Ingham 43.1 (42.0, broke record twice), Ayr DPI Research Station 41.9 (41.0), Lady Elliot Island 31.3 (31.0), Cardwell 40.0 (37.7, broke record twice), Townsville Airport 41.7 (41.0) and Collinsville Post Office 41.9 (41.6)
  • As the heat built up, so the nights became warmer with many places recording their hottest November night on record at between 27 and 30°.
  • The lengthy lists of high maximum and minimum temperatures are given in each day's Daily Weather Summary for Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26, Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November.
  • Combinations of temperature, humidity and wind that lead to catastrophic fire danger have been observed only once before since the new Fire Danger Rating System (FDRS) was introduced in 2010. That was very briefly, only an hour or so, in the Birdsville area. On Wednesday 28 November, Rockhampton Airport recorded Catastrophic conditions for approximately three-and-a-half hours during the afternoon. It was the first time this area has recorded Catastrophic conditions and the most prolonged event in Queensland since the implementation of the current FDRS.

Bob Henson gives a detailed account of the QLD heat and bushfires in his Weather Underground blog. The Guardian expresses concern over the heatwave's impact on the Great Barrier Reef, Professor Terry Hughes tweeting "This is terrifying. An early summer heatwave breaks all records, lifting the chances of another episode of coral mortality on the #greatBarrierReef next Feb/March."

In the NT, heatwave conditions were reflected in all-time maximum temperature records of 38.7° at Gove Airport on 4 December (previous 38.0 in 40 years), Borroloola Airport 44.6 on 5 December (44.2, 25 years), and Groote Eylandt Airport 40.7 on 6 December (39.9, 20 years). A number of November and high minimum temperature records were also broken.

In WA, where high temperatures are a fact of life until The Wet arrives, only one high maximum temperature all-time record fell, but for emphasis it fell twice. Fitzroy Crossing's previous all-time record was 45.7° in 2009 in 23 years of observations. New maxima of 46.4 on the 7th then 46.5 on the 8th have reset it nearly a degree higher. Again, a number of November and high minimum temperature records were also broken.

In SE Australia, heat began streaming in from the NW on Friday 7 December, first reflected in some overnight November record high minima in SA, VIC and TAS. This continued on Saturday 8th with November records for high minima broken in eastern VIC and TAS. The most noteworthy was at East Sale Airport where the minimum of 22.6° was a full 1.2° above the previous highest November minimum in 74 years of observations.

And an honourable mention goes to Macquarie Island, 1500km SE of Hobart, which had its hottest November day in 71 years when the mercury soared to 11.1° on 28 November. Two mornings later, the island had its warmest November night on record, 7.2°.

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Provisional records set or equalled today

Obvious errors have been corrected, however this is realtime data which has not yet been validated. Full validation of official records by the BoM Quality Management System (QMS) is a much more complex process and may take some months. Go here for further information on this records section and how the QMS works. These provisional records are based on data received as at 1424 EST on 09/12/2018.

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

N Coast--Herbert

032152

TUNG OIL TM

129.0

115.0

14/12/2001

18

1 N C

Highest minimum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084144

MOUNT NOWA NOWA

25.3

24.3

20/12/2015

24

1 N C

VIC

E Gippsland

084145

ORBOST

23.7

22.4

19/12/2015

19

1 N C

VIC

W Gippsland

085072

EAST SALE AIRPORT COMPARISON

22.6

21.4

22/12/2000

74

1 N C

VIC

W Gippsland

085279

BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT

21.9

21.4

14/12/2017

38

1 N C

VIC

W Gippsland

085296

MOUNT MOORNAPA

23.9

23.9

29/12/2016

25

1 N C Equal to record.

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

16.6

16.4

31/12/2002

29

1 N C

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

20.9

21.1

24/12/1967

51

1 S C Suspect - lowest AWS 10-minute data 24.4; not consistent with other readings in area. Await BoM validation.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003093

FITZROY CROSSING AERO

46.5

46.4

07/12/2018

22

46.4

07/12/2018

23

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.


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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
PERTH AIRPORT 29.9 +0.9 10.2 -4.7 7.4 0.0 8.4 13.2 471 (19.6) 39/14
BUNBURY 24.7 -2.6 11.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 37/16
MANDURAH 25.1 -1.9 15.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 37/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.9 27.2 +1.9 27.6 0.0 7.0 2.9 375 (15.6) 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.7 +5.3 22.8 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 48/14
WHYALLA AERO 26.0 -2.3 20.2 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 650 (27.1) 54/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.6 -2.7 19.7 +4.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 239 (10.0) 34/06
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 -5.6 15.7 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.8 +1.6 27.2 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 57/16
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 -2.0 22.3 -1.1 -- 28.2 -- -- 586 (24.4) 55/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 -1.1 23.5 -0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 572 (23.8) 46/23
MACKAY M.O 25.7 -4.5 21.1 -1.9 -- 39.0 -- -- 741 (30.9) 72/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -5.1 21.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 566 (23.6) 54/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 -3.5 19.4 -1.1 -- 2.0 -- -- 566 (23.6) 50/10
COOLANGATTA 25.9 -1.5 19.7 -0.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 572 (23.8) 39/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 -2.2 20.6 +0.5 20.0 0.0 7.8 1.1 428 (17.8) 41/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 -4.6 14.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 776 (32.3) 59/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.9 +0.8 15.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 8.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 -0.2 11.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 48/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.0 +2.7 14.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 41/07
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 30.8 +3.9 11.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 26/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +3.0 10.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/08
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.6 +2.0 15.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 39/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.2 +2.3 19.1 +1.5 17.2 0.0 11.8 12.3 793 (33.0) 59/15
RICHMOND RAAF 33.7 +4.8 13.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.0 -1.0 18.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 683 (28.5) 54/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.5 -- 12.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 37/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.3 +6.8 18.9 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 30/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 37.9 +8.4 18.9 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 57/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.8 +6.5 27.2 +12.3 -- 0.0 -- 2.0 392 (16.3) 43/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.0 +6.4 21.9 +9.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 31/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.3 +3.9 23.3 +11.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 37/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 30.4 +5.8 21.5 +9.4 17.6 0.0 14.0 1.0 614 (25.6) 37/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.4 +6.7 17.9 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 44/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.1 +5.6 18.3 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 48/01
HOBART AIRPORT 21.1 +0.3 15.7 +4.9 12.5 0.0 5.2 5.7 291 (12.1) 52/14
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

47.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
46.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
46.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
45.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
44.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+11.7 : 34.3 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+10.9 : 34.6 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+10.7 : 33.8 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+10.2 : 46.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+10.0 : 33.2 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

33.0 KARIJINI NORTH W Pilbara WA
32.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
30.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.9 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
29.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

+13.3 : 27.1 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+13.1 : 22.6 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+13.1 : 25.3 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+13.0 : 24.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+12.6 : 25.9 HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC

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

14.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.3 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
16.1 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
16.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-8.9 : 18.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-8.1 : 20.4 MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
-7.9 : 18.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-7.9 : 18.3 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
-7.6 : 23.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

0.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
1.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
5.8 EYRE Eucla WA
6.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
6.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

-20.6 : 0.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-15.0 : 1.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-8.2 : 5.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8 : 6.0 RAVENSTHORPE 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.
160.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
156.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
140.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
129.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
122.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
120.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
N Coast--Barron
92.0 TOPAZ ALERT
86.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
80.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
65.4 GREENHAVEN
61.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
60.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
51.4 CAIRNS RACECOURSE
N Coast--Herbert
160.0 NERADA ALERT
156.0 CORSIS ALERT
140.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
129.0 TUNG OIL TM
122.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
119.0 MENAVALE ALERT
106.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
105.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
101.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
84.2 BINGIL BAY
81.6 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
68.8 INNISFAIL AERODROME
64.0 INNISFAIL
64.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
64.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
Central Coast E
62.0 MOUNT JUKES
59.6 PROSERPINE AIRPORT
50.0 MACKAY ALERT
50.0 MT JUKES

ISLANDS
Islands
55.4 WILLIS ISLAND

13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
12.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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1.1 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1277 (53.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1215 (50.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1171 (48.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1142 (47.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1130 (47.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1093 (45.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1058 (44.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1015 (42.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1009 (42.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
945 (39.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
941 (39.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
914 (38.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
858 (35.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
853 (35.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
834 (34.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
834 (34.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
832 (34.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
831 (34.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
822 (34.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
814 (33.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
797 (33.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
793 (33.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
776 (32.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
760 (31.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
741 (30.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
735 (30.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
700 (29.2) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
694 (28.9) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
683 (28.5) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
683 (28.5) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
681 (28.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
676 (28.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
665 (27.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
665 (27.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
663 (27.6) MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
662 (27.6) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
652 (27.2) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
652 (27.2) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
651 (27.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
650 (27.1) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
648 (27.0) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
648 (27.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
646 (26.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
643 (26.8) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
641 (26.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
639 (26.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
638 (26.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
632 (26.3) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
625 (26.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
619 (25.8) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
619 (25.8) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
618 (25.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) FORREST Eucla WA
614 (25.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
607 (25.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
605 (25.2) ROSSLYN BAY NTC AWS Central Coast E QLD
602 (25.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
102/22 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
83/10 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
81/22 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
74/12 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
72/19 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
72/23 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
72/23 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/00 MOUNT READ W 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
18.2mm in 20 min to 00:23 54.6mm/h
7.6mm in 6 min to 00:29 76.0mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 26.8mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr 25 min to 00:55 27.0mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 38.6mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 13.0mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.0mm/h
BRADSHAW-KOOLENDONG VALLEY (DEFENCE)
13.0mm in 12 min to 18:30 65.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.6mm/h
14.8mm in 30 min to 19:00 29.6mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 30.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
17.0mm in 21 min to 21:30 48.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.2mm/h
12.0mm in 9 min to 21:39 80.0mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 35.2mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.4mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
11.8mm in 30 min to 03:30 23.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 17.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.6mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
20.8mm in 17 min to 17:47 73.4mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 24.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 32.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
10.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
13.4mm in 21 min to 06:51 38.3mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 28.0mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 29.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 18.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.0mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 18.3mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
20.6mm in 30 min to 15:30 41.2mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 20.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
WILUNA AERO : 95( 10/ 58 ) at 13:51
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 102(140/ 91 ) at 22:48
HAY POINT : 78(140/ 63 ) at 22:30
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND : 82( 70/ 63 ) at 12:31
MARION REEF : 82(110/ 63 ) at 00:00
CREAL REEF : 72(110/ 63 ) at 15:48
FLINDERS REEF : 80(130/ 65 ) at 06:30