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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2057 EST on 25/12/2006. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009240

BICKLEY

9.0

9.0

20/02/2002

13

Equal to record.


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 22:13EST, 14/05/2012.

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 30.3 -2.2 17.7 -1.4 17.6 0.0 5.2 -- 705 (29.4) 63/16
PERTH AIRPORT 28.0 -3.8 12.7 -4.7 11.7 0.0 8.8 12.7 558 (23.3) 37/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 -6.2 13.1 -1.3 12.0 0.4 6.0 7.3 -- 37/10
BUNBURY 25.8 -4.0 12.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 43/10
MANDURAH 24.0 -- 13.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 50/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +1.1 25.0 +0.3 23.2 23.2 6.2 10.6 269 (11.2) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.3 +6.2 23.0 +2.2 20.2 0.0 16.8 11.6 375 (15.6) 31/07
WHYALLA AERO 38.2 +8.6 13.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 11.6 -- 230 ( 9.6) 58/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.0 +5.7 16.1 -1.0 10.7 0.0 7.2 7.5 291 (12.1) 50/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.5 +6.4 9.7 -1.9 7.9 0.0 7.4 6.5 407 (17.0) 55/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.2 +4.9 25.7 +2.3 24.5 0.0 8.0 12.3 204 ( 8.5) 35/18
CAIRNS AERO 33.6 +2.4 25.4 +1.7 24.2 0.0 8.4 11.5 269 (11.2) 39/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.2 +2.1 25.6 +1.5 23.8 0.0 9.4 11.5 398 (16.6) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 31.2 +1.6 26.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 326 (13.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.6 +2.3 24.4 +2.3 24.3 0.0 10.6 -- 334 (13.9) 45/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +0.4 22.2 +0.8 -- 6.8 8.4 -- 273 (11.4) --
NAMBOUR DPI 27.7 -1.1 22.0 +2.3 -- 1.2 6.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.4 -0.8 20.7 -0.1 -- 17.6 -- -- 553 (23.0) 48/01
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 -0.3 21.8 +0.7 19.0 0.4 5.8 12.4 458 (19.1) 45/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.7 +0.3 17.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 843 (35.1) 65/03
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 33.2 +2.1 15.0 -3.6 5.8 0.0 11.0 -- 395 (16.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 -0.7 18.5 -1.0 14.7 0.2 7.6 8.7 762 (31.8) 37/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 -0.9 16.4 -1.9 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.0 +0.5 19.3 +1.2 17.1 0.0 10.4 11.6 564 (23.5) 52/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.9 -1.2 10.6 -6.5 10.1 0.8 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 30/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 8.5 -4.6 2.0 0.0 8.2 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +1.1 15.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.2 -0.1 18.5 -0.5 11.1 0.0 7.0 11.1 613 (25.5) 45/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.6 -0.4 11.4 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 37/11
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 -0.3 18.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 43/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.0 +0.9 12.0 -1.1 8.0 0.0 8.8 12.8 373 (15.5) 30/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.4 +0.5 15.4 -0.9 14.0 0.0 10.0 12.9 403 (16.8) 48/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +0.4 11.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.5 +3.9 12.6 -3.8 6.8 0.0 8.0 12.7 327 (13.6) 37/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.0 +1.5 10.5 -3.8 8.8 0.0 7.4 -- 419 (17.5) 41/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.5 +2.1 8.9 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 50/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.6 +5.8 10.9 -3.7 8.4 0.0 5.6 -- 150 ( 6.3) 35/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 33.6 +8.6 7.3 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.2 +5.2 4.4 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 529 (22.0) 61/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.0 -1.4 8.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 43/16
HOBART AIRPORT 26.8 +4.5 8.0 -4.0 4.5 0.0 1.2 8.8 319 (13.3) 55/13
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

42.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
42.4 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
42.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
42.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

+11.2 : 34.2 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+10.7 : 33.6 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+10.3 : 31.5 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+9.7 : 37.8 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.1 : 33.8 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC

28.6 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.6 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
28.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+5.4 : 26.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 25.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.0 : 27.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+5.0 : 24.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

13.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
15.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.3 : 22.3 FORREST Eucla WA
-10.0 : 21.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-9.3 : 24.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 18.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-8.6 : 25.3 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-8.6 : 24.7 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA

-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.5 : 3.0 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-8.3 : 7.6 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-8.2 : 3.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-8.1 : 5.3 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-8.1 : 1.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley 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.
116.2 COMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.0 TOOLARA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
54.0 ROBIN HOOD STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
51.0 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
50.0 ELSEY N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
50.0 ELSEY

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
51.0 SOUTHWELL STATION
Upper Carpentaria
54.0 ROBIN HOOD STATION
Central West
50.0 LANDSBOROUGH DOWNS
Brisbane/SE Coast
116.2 COMO
65.0 TOOLARA FORESTRY

12.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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5.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
2.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1341 (55.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1050 (43.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
963 (40.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
949 (39.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
879 (36.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
850 (35.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
843 (35.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
836 (34.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
826 (34.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
785 (32.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
771 (32.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
763 (31.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
762 (31.8) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
755 (31.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
754 (31.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
742 (30.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
729 (30.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
711 (29.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
705 (29.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
700 (29.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
686 (28.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
662 (27.6) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
652 (27.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
643 (26.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
626 (26.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
621 (25.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
620 (25.8) GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
613 (25.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
613 (25.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
607 (25.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
606 (25.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
94/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/09 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
85/11 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/09 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
81/09 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
7.0mm in 31 min to 21:30 13.5mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.4mm/h
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
4.8mm in 13 min to 00:00 22.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 19.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
10.4mm in 14 min to 18:37 44.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
6.4mm in 37 min to 23:00 10.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
Central West
LONGREACH AERO
15.0mm in 17 min to 22:27 52.9mm/h
4.0mm in 12 min to 22:39 20.0mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 24.4mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 82(220/ 65 ) at 17:59
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(150/ 78 ) at 00:30
VICTORIA
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 87( 10/ 67 ) at 09:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 85(360/ 65 ) at 13:01