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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2224 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

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

50.8

48.0

05/04/1999

32

NT

Barkly

015151

NUMBER 36 BORE

45.0

34.2

06/04/2000

23

QLD

Gulf Country

029094

MAMMOTH MINE

49.0

36.0

07/04/2006

27

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

110.0

68.3

15/04/1971

112

QLD

Northwest

037115

ROCKLANDS

72.0

67.8

06/04/2006

16

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

9.3

10.1

28/04/2006

18

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

13.1

13.2

13/04/1994

13

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

14.7

16.1

26/04/1999

12

WA

W Pilbara

005026

WITTENOOM

10.2

11.0

23/04/1980

53

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

11.9

12.0

28/04/2006

18

Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

W Gascoyne

006099

MURCHISON

5.5

5.8

28/04/2006

17

Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

10.5

11.9

21/04/1999

11


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 22:37EST, 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 25.8 -1.8 9.7 -5.7 5.4 0.0 4.4 -- 393 (16.4) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 -3.1 9.3 -3.6 8.3 0.0 3.2 9.0 261 (10.9) 30/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 -3.9 9.3 -2.3 8.7 1.4 1.0 7.9 214 ( 8.9) 24/14
BUNBURY 19.1 -5.0 7.7 -3.8 -- 5.6 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 21/12
MANDURAH 20.1 -- 12.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 21/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 -0.4 24.9 +0.9 24.1 0.0 3.8 7.2 343 (14.3) 43/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.0 -4.2 11.1 -1.5 9.3 0.0 3.6 11.1 175 ( 7.3) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 18.5 -5.1 13.1 +1.5 -- 1.2 5.2 -- 219 ( 9.1) 39/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 -2.5 12.8 +0.4 9.2 1.8 1.0 7.7 190 ( 7.9) 39/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 -2.4 11.3 +2.6 10.2 3.0 1.0 0.2 255 (10.6) 21/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.9 -11.0 18.3 -0.2 18.0 35.2 3.4 0.0 233 ( 9.7) 26/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 -0.3 21.7 +0.1 20.7 0.8 3.2 1.3 327 (13.6) 28/05
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 -2.6 21.5 +1.0 18.8 4.8 5.2 0.2 285 (11.9) 26/07
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +3.1 19.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 8.6 208 ( 8.7) 18/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 +1.6 18.7 +0.9 16.3 0.0 4.0 -- 212 ( 8.8) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +0.8 18.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 178 ( 7.4) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +3.9 14.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +0.7 14.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 31/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +0.9 17.1 +0.9 14.4 0.0 4.0 10.5 245 (10.2) 39/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.8 +4.4 13.5 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 393 (16.4) 39/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 26.7 +1.6 13.1 +0.3 10.8 0.0 3.0 -- 99 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +0.8 13.1 -2.1 8.2 0.0 3.2 9.4 225 ( 9.4) 37/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.1 7.7 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 -2.2 10.5 -2.7 9.2 0.2 3.0 5.2 197 ( 8.2) 26/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.5 +0.9 9.5 -2.4 6.6 1.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.9 -1.6 9.5 +2.3 7.0 2.2 3.4 5.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -0.3 13.2 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 +1.5 14.6 +0.5 9.4 0.4 3.8 7.4 287 (12.0) 43/18
RICHMOND RAAF 24.2 +0.3 11.5 +0.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 39/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +0.8 14.5 -0.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 43/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 -5.0 8.5 +1.8 8.2 2.2 2.0 1.1 162 ( 6.8) 24/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.5 -4.0 12.2 +3.1 11.9 6.0 3.4 2.0 316 (13.2) 30/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -5.9 10.8 +2.8 -- 9.2 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 15/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 -6.1 11.1 +1.0 9.0 6.2 1.6 0.3 356 (14.8) 21/04
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.2 -6.4 10.5 +2.3 9.1 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 24/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.5 -6.7 11.5 +4.1 -- 11.8 -- -- 247 (10.3) 30/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 -3.5 12.3 +1.5 8.9 1.8 2.0 -- 81 ( 3.4) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.3 -2.7 11.0 +1.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 24/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 -3.2 9.8 +2.4 -- 9.4 -- -- 298 (12.4) 30/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.2 -0.7 9.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.9 -2.2 4.0 -4.7 0.2 0.0 3.6 7.5 328 (13.7) 26/10
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

37.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
35.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
34.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+5.4 : 29.3 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.4 : 27.8 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+4.3 : 31.6 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.3 : 30.1 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+4.2 : 31.3 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+5.0 : 11.1 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+4.9 : 12.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+4.9 : 11.6 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+4.8 : 17.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+4.8 : 11.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-12.6 : 21.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-11.0 : 20.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-10.5 : 22.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-10.0 : 22.2 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 20.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

-2.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.9 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-0.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-11.0 : 10.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-10.5 : 5.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-10.4 : 3.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-10.3 : 5.8 CARNEGIE Interior 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.
110.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
100.0 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
94.4 MITTIEBAH N Plateau NT
72.0 ROCKLANDS Northwest QLD
65.4 FLORA DOWNS Northwest QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
57.0 CARLTON HILL
50.8 KUNUNURRA AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
100.0 MILINGIMBI AWS
58.4 WOLLOGORANG
N Plateau
94.4 MITTIEBAH
62.0 ALEXANDRIA
58.2 AUSTRAL DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
65.0 UNDILLA STATION
63.0 BOWTHORN STATION
60.0 VANROOK STATION
56.0 NORFOLK STATION
Northwest
110.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP
72.0 ROCKLANDS
65.4 FLORA DOWNS

11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

675 (28.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
658 (27.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
655 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
635 (26.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
596 (24.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
65/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
63/05 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
59/14 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
59/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
55/01 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

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
8.2mm in 11 min to 02:00 44.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.0mm/h
5.4mm in 16 min to 02:16 20.2mm/h
14.8mm in 14 min to 02:30 63.4mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 32.2mm/h
17.6mm in 30 min to 03:00 35.2mm/h
37.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 37.8mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 16.7mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 18.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CHANNEL ISLAND AWS
9.0mm in 10 min to 18:30 54.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.0mm/h
7.8mm in 10 min to 18:40 46.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 10.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
18.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 18.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
46.4mm in 2 hr to 17:30 23.2mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.4mm/h
19.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 38.8mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 24.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
SWEERS ISLAND
36.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
22.8mm in 30 min to 03:30 45.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 20.4mm/h
24.4mm in 30 min to 07:30 48.8mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 24.4mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 25.6mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h