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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 2133 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 Coast--Herbert

032088

HORSESHOE BAY

134.0

88.0

08/04/2006

29

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032181

GLENDHU

63.8

36.6

20/04/1996

11

QLD

Central Coast W

034029

BURDEKIN DAM

41.5

29.0

23/04/2000

13

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061051

MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE

-2.0

-2.0

18/04/1996

42

Equal to record.


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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 22:30EST, 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 26.5 -1.1 16.0 +0.6 12.6 0.0 5.4 -- 296 (12.3) 54/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.5 -1.0 13.8 +0.9 12.0 0.0 5.0 9.2 268 (11.2) 46/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 -2.4 10.8 -0.8 9.3 0.0 3.4 4.2 219 ( 9.1) 45/14
BUNBURY 21.7 -2.4 12.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 46/11
MANDURAH 22.1 -- 17.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 50/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -1.1 21.8 -2.2 20.5 0.0 5.8 11.3 310 (12.9) 28/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 -1.1 9.1 -3.5 6.2 0.0 7.6 11.2 296 (12.3) 45/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.2 -1.4 10.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 339 (14.1) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.7 -0.9 7.8 -4.6 2.7 0.0 2.2 10.9 172 ( 7.2) 22/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 -1.3 10.7 +2.0 8.7 0.0 2.0 4.3 298 (12.4) 24/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.3 -3.6 17.5 -1.0 17.0 0.2 1.6 5.8 365 (15.2) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 24.6 +3.0 23.6 37.8 4.4 2.4 190 ( 7.9) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 -3.3 22.3 +1.8 21.9 37.8 4.2 0.1 304 (12.7) 39/06
MACKAY M.O 23.0 -3.7 19.9 -0.2 -- 1.6 -- 0.0 389 (16.2) 45/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.9 -6.9 19.4 +1.6 18.2 0.0 3.8 -- 180 ( 7.5) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.2 14.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) 22/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.9 -1.2 9.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 -0.3 14.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 -0.2 14.6 -1.6 11.3 0.0 5.4 6.6 287 (12.0) 28/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 10.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) --
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 24.9 -0.2 5.8 -7.0 -0.3 0.0 5.4 -- 153 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 -1.0 10.6 -4.6 7.2 0.0 3.6 10.3 206 ( 8.6) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.6 5.9 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 8.0 -5.2 3.4 0.0 6.4 10.8 381 (15.9) 37/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.9 -1.7 6.8 -5.1 2.3 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 50/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +0.5 2.5 -4.7 -2.7 0.0 4.6 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +0.1 3.8 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 -2.4 12.8 -1.3 4.9 0.0 5.8 10.8 377 (15.7) 46/09
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 -0.3 3.3 -8.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 37/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 -1.6 12.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 48/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +0.8 -0.1 -6.8 -3.8 0.0 5.2 10.2 300 (12.5) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 -0.5 3.8 -5.3 1.2 0.0 5.0 11.0 390 (16.3) 32/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -1.4 4.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 30/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 -2.5 3.7 -6.4 0.1 0.0 4.6 10.7 281 (11.7) 22/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.5 -2.1 3.7 -4.5 2.6 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 35/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.1 -1.1 3.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 26/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 -4.0 12.9 +2.1 10.7 0.0 2.2 -- 198 ( 8.3) 21/03
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.1 -3.9 11.9 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 34/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 -1.6 8.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 35/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 -1.2 1.0 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 -2.4 7.1 -1.6 5.8 1.4 2.4 7.8 665 (27.7) 58/01
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

35.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
33.5 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+8.5 : 32.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.2 : 31.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.1 : 30.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+6.4 : 30.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 31.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
25.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.6 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.1 : 20.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+5.3 : 20.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
+5.3 : 20.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+5.1 : 17.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.0 : 18.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+5.0 : 17.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-11.6 : 18.0 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-11.0 : 18.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-10.5 : 19.0 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-9.7 : 19.6 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-9.7 : 20.4 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-10.5 : -2.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-10.4 : -5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.1 : -2.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.9 : 1.0 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : -2.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast 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.
170.2 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
134.0 HORSESHOE BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
72.2 EVELEIGH STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
68.0 STIRLING N Coast--Herbert QLD
63.8 GLENDHU N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
60.4 MARILLANA

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
72.2 EVELEIGH STATION
N Coast--Barron
170.2 GRAHAM RANGE
60.0 MEADOWBANK
59.0 WHITE CLIFF POINT
N Coast--Herbert
134.0 HORSESHOE BAY
68.0 STIRLING
63.8 GLENDHU
60.3 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
59.0 HALIFAX ALERT
55.6 LASSIE CREEK STATION
50.0 LAROONA STATION
Central Coast E
61.6 ALVA BEACH

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

.....

0.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

1771 (73.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1757 (73.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1523 (63.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1476 (61.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1457 (60.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1358 (56.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1282 (53.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1196 (49.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1132 (47.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1051 (43.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
990 (41.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
890 (37.1) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
863 (36.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
858 (35.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
825 (34.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
784 (32.7) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
778 (32.4) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
775 (32.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
769 (32.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
764 (31.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
756 (31.5) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
735 (30.6) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
699 (29.1) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
677 (28.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
672 (28.0) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
665 (27.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
645 (26.9) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
640 (26.7) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
632 (26.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
631 (26.3) ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
627 (26.1) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
113/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
104/02 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
102/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/02 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
14.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
22.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 29.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
6.2mm in 32 min to 14:32 11.6mm/h
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 28.4mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
33.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.5mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
18.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 18.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
WILLIAMSON
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.8mm/h
ST LAWRENCE
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ALVA BEACH
36.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 36.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
WOOLSHED
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.2mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 16.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
Central Coast W
MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 76(230/ 63 ) at 11:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 74(170/ 63 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 85 ) at 01:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(237/ 76 ) at 00:10
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 91(220/ 63 ) at 04:03
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 113(210/ 78 ) at 00:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(240/ 72 ) at 03:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 85(240/ 67 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(240/ 74 ) at 01:00