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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1724 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
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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030158

GREEN HILLS

51.4

51.0

21/05/1989

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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 22:39EST, 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 24.1 +0.1 12.9 0.0 9.1 0.0 4.2 -- 336 (14.0) 39/13
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 +0.3 12.9 +2.4 11.7 2.0 1.6 5.7 226 ( 9.4) 30/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 -2.7 12.6 +2.8 13.1 9.2 2.8 8.0 428 (17.8) 43/09
BUNBURY 21.0 -0.1 15.9 +6.4 -- 5.2 -- -- 292 (12.2) 37/11
MANDURAH 21.0 -- 16.5 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 325 (13.5) 46/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -1.1 19.7 -2.4 17.9 0.0 6.8 11.4 370 (15.4) 35/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.0 +1.0 7.0 -1.3 3.4 0.0 7.6 10.8 257 (10.7) 28/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 +2.5 9.3 +0.6 -- 1.8 4.4 -- 247 (10.3) 65/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.8 -0.2 9.9 -0.3 6.8 1.8 1.2 3.1 189 ( 7.9) 61/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -1.1 6.1 -1.2 4.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 257 (10.7) 91/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.0 -0.9 11.8 -2.1 7.4 0.0 7.2 10.9 356 (14.8) 30/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.7 22.4 +2.5 21.1 0.0 2.4 1.0 404 (16.8) 32/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 -0.4 21.0 +3.4 20.8 11.6 2.4 1.9 199 ( 8.3) 26/14
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 20.3 +3.2 -- 0.8 -- 0.9 351 (14.6) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 +2.2 15.3 +1.1 13.9 0.0 3.2 -- 191 ( 8.0) 52/02
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +2.8 14.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 227 ( 9.5) 28/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.3 +3.6 9.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +1.9 13.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 +3.5 12.0 -0.8 7.2 0.0 3.2 10.1 275 (11.5) 26/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.3 +2.3 9.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 34/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 22.3 +2.0 6.1 -2.6 1.1 0.0 4.2 -- 97 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.8 +1.4 8.9 -2.8 4.9 0.0 4.0 10.4 291 (12.1) 32/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +1.4 9.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 +1.6 6.8 -3.3 3.5 0.0 4.0 10.2 290 (12.1) 39/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 +2.2 6.3 -2.0 2.1 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.1 +1.9 0.4 -4.3 -3.5 0.0 2.6 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.6 +1.6 2.1 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 +0.3 11.6 +0.7 6.9 0.0 7.0 9.2 393 (16.4) 30/06
RICHMOND RAAF 22.3 +1.7 3.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 24/10
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 +0.9 12.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 28/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.9 +2.3 -0.2 -3.4 -3.4 0.0 3.4 8.9 238 ( 9.9) 32/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.2 +3.9 5.9 0.0 4.2 0.0 2.4 6.2 211 ( 8.8) 24/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +1.2 9.8 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 50/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.7 +2.7 8.4 +1.0 6.8 0.0 2.8 7.4 248 (10.3) 45/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.5 +1.2 5.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 37/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.1 -0.5 3.6 -1.6 -- 6.2 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 46/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +1.2 8.0 -0.6 6.4 11.8 0.6 -- 109 ( 4.5) 30/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.6 +0.5 5.3 -2.4 -- 8.8 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 46/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 -0.7 0.6 -5.1 -- 4.4 -- -- 314 (13.1) 59/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -0.1 0.1 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 54/23
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 +1.6 3.9 -2.7 3.0 0.2 2.2 0.6 370 (15.4) 50/23
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

34.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
33.4 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
33.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
33.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
33.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+6.2 : 26.6 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX Lower North SA
+5.1 : 34.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+4.8 : 25.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+4.7 : 27.0 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.7 : 25.9 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 14.9 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.6 : 14.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.5 : 14.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.6 : 14.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+6.4 : 15.9 BUNBURY Lower West WA

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

3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 17.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.8 : 27.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-3.6 : 27.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-3.6 : 16.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.5 : 24.0 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD

-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.8 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-3.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-3.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-7.5 : -6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.9 : -2.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 : -3.8 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.5 : -1.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-6.5 : -4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S 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.
91.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH) Islands ISL
51.4 GREEN HILLS Upper Carpentaria QLD
45.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
44.0 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP N Peninsula QLD
39.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
44.0 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP
Upper Carpentaria
51.4 GREEN HILLS
N Coast--Herbert
39.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
45.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)

ISLANDS
Islands
91.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH)

11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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0.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1199 (50.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
895 (37.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
885 (36.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
845 (35.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
805 (33.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
777 (32.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
771 (32.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
715 (29.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
625 (26.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
604 (25.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
130/21 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
115/22 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
113/17 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
107/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
104/22 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
102/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/19 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
98/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/19 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/17 CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/20 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/20 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
93/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/21 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
91/21 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY
4.8mm in 11 min to 19:24 26.2mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)
10.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.6mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER
7.0mm in 42 min to 22:30 10.0mm/h
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
6.6mm in 36 min to 21:22 11.0mm/h
Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
HORN ISLAND
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.6mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
TOWN OF 1770
38.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 12.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
23.0mm in 26 min to 22:30 53.1mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 30.4mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 23:00 20.8mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 33.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 16.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION : 98(***/ 6 ) at 08:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 111(250/ 76 ) at 22:17
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 78(240/ 63 ) at 21:07
Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 87(280/ 69 ) at 22:04
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 93(270/ 63 ) at 20:21
EDITHBURGH : 95(310/ 67 ) at 19:30
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 98(290/ 61 ) at 19:13
CAPE BORDA AWS : 95(320/ 61 ) at 17:38
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 93(270/ 43 ) at 21:19
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 85(270/ 63 ) at 20:05
Mallee/Upper SE
KEITH (MUNKORA) : 91(320/ 61 ) at 21:31
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 85(300/ 63 ) at 22:31
Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO : 87(290/ 65 ) at 21:23
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(320/ 72 ) at 21:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93(330/ 56 ) at 20:30
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(350/ 67 ) at 23:30
MT HOTHAM : 115(330/ 76 ) at 23:01
E Central
DUNNS HILL : 95(360/ 54 ) at 21:53
Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 130(350/ 63 ) at 21:48
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 76(360/ 63 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(330/ 65 ) at 23:30