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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 1710 EST on 12/01/2007. 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

027006

COEN AIRPORT (OLD SITE)

102.4

83.8

14/05/1960

54

QLD

N Peninsula

027038

HIGHBURY STATION

57.0

36.0

13/05/1983

37

NSW

South Coast

069137

GREEN CAPE AWS

91.0

27.0

15/05/2003

12

NSW

South Coast

069139

BEGA AWS

63.2

46.0

19/05/1998

12

NSW

South Coast

069146

KANOONA (BRINDABELLA)

93.4

32.6

13/05/1996

13

VIC

W Gippsland

085300

FOSTER HODDLE

39.0

35.6

01/05/2004

11

VIC

E Central

086356

FLINDERS

54.0

35.0

21/05/2002

24

VIC

W Coast

090180

AIREYS INLET

37.4

25.0

05/05/2000

12

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001009

KURI BAY

28.0

27.8

09/05/1997

36

QLD

S Peninsula

028007

MUSGRAVE

23.0

22.8

04/05/1998

15


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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 22:38EST, 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 26.3 +2.3 9.6 -3.3 6.1 0.0 5.8 -- 425 (17.7) 45/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.5 +1.8 7.0 -3.5 6.3 0.0 3.6 9.7 187 ( 7.8) 30/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.6 +1.7 11.7 +1.9 10.1 0.2 1.6 7.8 266 (11.1) 32/13
BUNBURY 21.7 +0.6 6.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 24/18
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 31/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -0.3 23.0 +0.9 22.8 0.0 4.0 9.0 279 (11.6) 35/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.7 +0.7 10.0 +1.7 7.6 0.0 6.4 11.0 260 (10.8) 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.0 -2.5 8.4 -0.3 -- 0.5 -- -- 348 (14.5) 46/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.6 12.5 +2.3 10.1 2.2 2.6 8.7 257 (10.7) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 6.4 -0.9 5.7 3.4 1.8 3.4 148 ( 6.2) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.0 -3.9 13.5 -0.4 9.6 0.0 4.4 10.9 371 (15.5) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.0 22.9 +3.0 21.4 0.0 3.0 1.3 -- 18/22
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 -0.3 22.3 +4.7 22.0 4.0 4.4 0.5 -- 26/11
MACKAY M.O 27.5 +3.3 22.0 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- 1.8 223 ( 9.3) 17/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +3.4 19.2 +5.0 17.1 0.2 4.8 -- 199 ( 8.3) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +4.0 17.3 +3.1 -- 0.6 2.2 -- 297 (12.4) 28/11
NAMBOUR DPI 27.6 +3.9 16.9 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.1 +2.0 12.8 -1.5 -- 24.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 34/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +2.9 14.8 +2.0 11.6 5.6 5.2 10.3 362 (15.1) 48/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 -0.4 12.3 +2.3 -- 17.8 -- -- 470 (19.6) 48/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 21.2 +0.9 10.7 +2.0 6.0 0.0 2.8 -- 173 ( 7.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +1.9 10.3 -1.4 7.2 15.8 4.8 10.3 239 (10.0) 32/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +3.4 9.6 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.3 +2.1 12.6 +2.5 11.3 7.4 3.6 9.0 307 (12.8) 58/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 +3.0 12.3 +4.0 8.2 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.6 -4.6 8.6 +3.9 7.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -1.3 6.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.1 +2.1 13.8 +2.9 8.8 0.0 3.8 6.2 317 (13.2) 52/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 +2.5 9.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 52/11
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 +2.3 15.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 54/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.8 -2.8 4.9 +1.7 3.3 1.0 1.8 0.0 199 ( 8.3) 18/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.6 -2.7 9.9 +4.0 8.4 0.0 1.6 0.0 224 ( 9.3) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 -4.1 9.1 +3.5 -- 2.4 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.8 -1.2 11.1 +3.7 11.1 2.6 2.2 3.8 314 (13.1) 26/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.9 -0.4 7.9 +2.1 7.4 3.8 4.0 -- 179 ( 7.5) 24/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.1 -0.5 5.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 30/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +0.1 12.8 +4.2 12.5 12.2 0.2 -- 32 ( 1.3) 17/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.7 -1.4 13.2 +5.5 -- 37.8 -- -- 250 (10.4) 31/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 +0.2 9.3 +3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 30/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.2 -0.6 10.9 +5.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 307 (12.8) 26/10
HOBART AIRPORT 13.3 -1.9 9.7 +3.1 9.7 2.2 0.8 0.0 289 (12.0) 24/01
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

36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.4 : 29.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.0 : 18.0 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
+4.6 : 28.2 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.5 : 26.2 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+4.3 : 27.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
26.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
26.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
26.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+8.0 : 10.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.8 : 8.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.7 : 19.2 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.7 : 19.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+7.5 : 11.1 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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

3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.3 : 14.4 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-5.3 : 14.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-5.1 : 8.8 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
-5.1 : 14.0 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
-5.0 : 9.2 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.7 : 10.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-4.5 : 7.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.4 : 13.9 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
-4.3 : 12.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.3 : 12.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-4.3 : 6.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne 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.
124.4 EDEN (CARAVAN PARK) South Coast NSW
120.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
113.0 PAMBULA POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
102.4 COEN AIRPORT (OLD SITE) N Peninsula QLD
95.0 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
102.4 COEN AIRPORT (OLD SITE)
95.0 COEN AIRPORT
57.0 HIGHBURY STATION
53.6 COCONUT ISLAND
S Peninsula
53.0 ROOKWOOD STATION
N Coast--Barron
54.4 EVELYN STATE FOREST

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
124.4 EDEN (CARAVAN PARK)
120.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
113.0 PAMBULA POST OFFICE
93.4 KANOONA (BRINDABELLA)
91.0 GREEN CAPE AWS
85.2 CANDELO (KANOONA (TILLSIDE))
68.0 CANDELO POST OFFICE
68.0 TURA BEACH (JAMES COOK COURT)
67.0 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD
65.2 TATHRA (PANORAMA DRIVE)
63.2 BEGA AWS
62.2 COBARGO (COOLAGOLITE (LYREBIRD RIDGE RD)
62.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
60.8 WAPENGO (HUNTERS RD)
58.6 TOWAMBA (TOWAMBA ST)
57.0 BEGA (NEWTOWN ROAD)
53.0 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE
53.0 QUAAMA (MERRYDALE)
52.8 EDEN (TIMBILLICA)
50.4 DALMENY (MUMMUGA WAY)
Goulburn/Monaro
61.4 CATHCART (OLD POST OFFICE)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
83.0 MALLACOOTA
75.8 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
50.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)
W Gippsland
62.2 YARRAM
60.4 MADALYA
E Central
54.0 FLINDERS
W Coast
55.4 HAINES JUNCTION (MOUNT SABINE)
52.0 BENWERRIN

TASMANIA
E Coast
79.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
78.4 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA)
53.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
Southeast
71.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON
59.2 FERN TREE (GRAYS ROAD)

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

941 (39.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
804 (33.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
779 (32.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
731 (30.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
714 (29.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
639 (26.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
67/06 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
65/05 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
61/12 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
59/17 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
59/16 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
59/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
GOVE AIRPORT
10.4mm in 30 min to 01:00 20.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
9.0mm in 9 min to 14:00 60.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 14:30 20.4mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 20.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
16.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.8mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.2mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 02:30 22.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.2mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 03:00 28.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 25.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.7mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 19.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.6mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
41.8mm in 4 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
20.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 20.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
9.8mm in 25 min to 16:00 23.5mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
41.8mm in 59 min to 06:00 42.5mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
GREEN CAPE AWS
13.2mm in 53 min to 04:53 14.9mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
34.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
MALLACOOTA
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
W Central
GEELONG AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.0mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 05:00 29.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 15.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 20.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
W Coast
AIREYS INLET
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
E Coast
ST HELENS AERODROME
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h