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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 2124 EST on 07/01/2007. 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

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

98.6

84.0

11/04/2005

11

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035069

TAMBO POST OFFICE

37.1

37.0

05/04/1979

49

QLD

Central Highlands

035070

TAROOM POST OFFICE

36.5

36.3

19/04/1973

50

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

36.7

36.6

06/04/1996

14

QLD

Central Highlands

035290

BLACKWATER WATER TREATMENT PLANT

36.5

36.0

01/04/1998

11

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039004

BARALABA POST OFFICE

36.7

36.6

04/04/1967

39

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039085

SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE

31.1

31.1

02/04/1995

49

Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039122

HERON ISLAND RES STN

31.8

31.5

05/04/1980

27

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

35.0

34.4

07/04/1993

15

QLD

Maranoa

043015

INJUNE POST OFFICE

35.9

35.3

09/04/1968

39

QLD

Maranoa

043091

ROMA AIRPORT

36.7

36.0

07/04/1993

14


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 22:29EST, 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 27.7 +0.1 11.5 -3.9 9.3 0.0 8.4 -- 568 (23.7) 58/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 -1.3 13.5 +0.6 11.6 0.0 4.8 10.6 400 (16.7) 35/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 -3.6 13.6 +2.0 12.9 3.4 3.0 1.3 300 (12.5) 32/12
BUNBURY 21.8 -2.3 8.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/17
MANDURAH 21.8 -- 14.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 394 (16.4) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.2 -2.5 24.0 0.0 24.0 59.0 3.4 3.5 258 (10.8) 32/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.2 +8.0 14.3 +1.7 10.1 0.0 8.0 11.1 206 ( 8.6) 32/10
WHYALLA AERO 28.0 +4.4 12.8 +1.2 -- 0.2 6.4 -- 155 ( 6.5) 44/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.7 -1.9 15.0 +2.6 13.5 0.0 3.0 0.9 239 (10.0) 34/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.7 -3.7 8.7 0.0 6.7 0.0 2.2 0.0 220 ( 9.2) 28/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.1 18.0 -0.5 14.8 0.0 7.4 11.1 216 ( 9.0) 32/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +0.2 25.6 +4.0 24.2 0.4 5.2 2.4 319 (13.3) 32/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +1.7 25.5 +5.0 24.3 1.0 6.0 9.8 398 (16.6) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 30.3 +3.6 24.6 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- 9.3 246 (10.3) 24/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +3.7 22.4 +4.6 21.6 25.8 8.2 -- 198 ( 8.3) 28/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.3 +3.9 20.8 +3.3 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 229 ( 9.5) 32/12
NAMBOUR DPI 29.7 +3.6 16.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 10.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +2.0 16.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 30/19
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 +2.8 17.0 +0.8 13.5 0.0 5.4 7.7 289 (12.0) 35/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.8 +4.4 12.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 35/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 26.6 +1.5 9.4 -3.4 5.7 0.0 5.0 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 +1.5 11.5 -3.7 9.8 0.0 4.8 7.5 211 ( 8.8) 45/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 +1.9 8.7 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 +1.6 6.6 -6.6 2.7 0.0 5.2 9.4 216 ( 9.0) 26/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.2 +1.6 6.8 -5.1 4.0 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.7 +1.2 1.4 -5.8 -1.0 0.0 1.6 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +0.2 6.1 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.5 +0.6 11.6 -2.5 6.0 0.0 5.0 10.3 350 (14.6) 34/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.8 +1.9 5.9 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 +1.1 12.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 30/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 +1.0 2.6 -4.1 0.4 0.0 4.2 9.7 236 ( 9.8) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.9 -0.6 2.2 -6.9 1.2 0.0 4.2 8.8 198 ( 8.3) 37/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.7 -1.7 4.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.4 -0.1 7.7 -2.4 5.4 0.0 4.0 4.8 -- 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 -1.2 5.4 -2.8 4.7 0.0 13.8 -- 297 (12.4) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.4 -1.8 4.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 22/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 -2.1 13.0 +2.2 11.2 0.0 1.2 -- 68 ( 2.8) 17/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.8 -3.2 8.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 22/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.2 -2.4 3.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 24/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 -1.9 2.9 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/17
HOBART AIRPORT 17.0 -1.1 9.8 +1.1 8.1 0.0 2.8 2.8 454 (18.9) 28/15
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

38.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
38.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
38.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
38.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+10.2 : 38.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 36.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.6 : 36.7 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+8.4 : 35.7 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 35.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

28.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.7 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
26.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.9 : 24.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.4 : 22.2 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.0 : 24.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.7 : 22.4 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+6.7 : 22.6 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.8 : 20.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.6 : 20.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.7 : 21.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 20.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.2 : 21.3 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

-2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.7 : -1.0 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-7.4 : -1.2 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4 : -2.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.9 : 2.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-6.7 : 0.4 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.
136.8 SHIRBOURNE PARK Central Coast E QLD
120.0 GLENEDEN Central Coast E QLD
103.2 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
98.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
91.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
103.2 GERIATRIC PARK
91.0 PIRLANGIMPI
75.8 KARAMA
73.6 LUDMILLA
72.0 BULEY ROCKHOLE
70.2 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
66.8 THE CHASE
66.4 ROSEBERY
60.0 SHOAL BAY
60.0 MARLOW LAGOON - FLOCKHART DVE
59.0 DARWIN AIRPORT
58.6 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
57.2 EVA VALLEY
55.2 YEURALBA RIDGE
54.2 MANTON DAM
51.4 MICKET CREEK RIFLE CLUB
50.0 HOWARD SPRINGS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
98.6 COCONUT ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
66.4 SHIPTONS FLAT
52.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
N Coast--Herbert
64.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
Central Coast E
136.8 SHIRBOURNE PARK
120.0 GLENEDEN
62.0 POWERLINE TM
53.7 BRAMPTON ISLAND RESORT

11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1050 (43.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
858 (35.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
815 (34.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
731 (30.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
713 (29.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
704 (29.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
688 (28.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
675 (28.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
635 (26.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
608 (25.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
68/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
67/21 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
67/ SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
59/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
58/16 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
58/19 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD

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
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.0mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 32.4mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
50.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 16.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
55.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 18.3mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AWS
18.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 18.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 11.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 8.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
54.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 54.8mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 19.3mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
7.0mm in 31 min to 23:14 13.5mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
45.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 45.4mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 19.7mm/h
WARRUWI
19.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
39.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.0mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
23.6mm in 2 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
27.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 27.6mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 38.6mm/h
73.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 24.3mm/h
HORN ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
15.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
6.0mm in 14 min to 11:00 25.7mm/h
4.6mm in 6 min to 16:30 46.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
18.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.2mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.0mm in 34 min to 23:00 21.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 7.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 9.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h