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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1728 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

027061

SOUTHWELL STATION

57.0

24.4

03/05/2006

11

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

-4.8

-4.7

16/05/1999

13

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

-2.6

-1.6

31/05/2001

12


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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 22:40EST, 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 27.5 +3.5 11.1 -1.8 8.0 0.0 6.0 -- 383 (16.0) 32/14
PERTH AIRPORT 25.2 +3.5 4.7 -5.8 4.1 0.0 3.6 8.5 234 ( 9.8) 30/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 -0.6 10.6 +0.8 8.5 0.2 2.0 1.5 263 (11.0) 21/12
BUNBURY 22.1 +1.0 4.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 22/13
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 11.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -1.9 18.4 -3.7 17.0 0.0 5.6 11.0 396 (16.5) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.9 -4.1 2.8 -5.5 -0.3 0.0 4.0 4.9 308 (12.8) 32/15
WHYALLA AERO 20.2 -0.3 9.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 195 ( 8.1) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -2.1 11.1 +0.9 11.3 2.4 1.0 1.0 274 (11.4) 43/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.4 8.2 +0.9 11.3 3.2 0.8 2.6 497 (20.7) 61/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.8 -2.1 12.7 -1.2 9.2 0.0 7.2 9.6 -- 35/02
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +2.0 22.7 +2.8 21.0 1.0 2.4 8.0 541 (22.5) 58/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 +1.4 20.7 +3.1 18.4 0.0 1.4 6.7 305 (12.7) 43/10
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 19.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 404 (16.8) 43/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.1 14.0 -0.2 10.2 0.0 5.2 -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 +1.9 13.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 265 (11.0) 34/09
NAMBOUR DPI 24.2 +0.5 11.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.6 -0.5 14.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 31/16
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -0.7 12.9 +0.1 10.2 0.0 5.4 10.0 319 (13.3) 28/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 +0.3 6.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 30/10
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 18.6 -1.7 0.3 -8.4 -4.0 0.0 3.4 -- 121 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 -0.1 5.0 -6.7 0.0 0.0 4.0 10.3 315 (13.1) 32/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -1.9 4.7 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 +0.2 3.7 -6.4 -1.3 0.0 3.4 10.2 331 (13.8) 43/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 +1.4 0.6 -7.7 -3.5 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.1 -3.1 -1.7 -6.4 -7.0 0.0 1.2 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -3.3 -2.6 -9.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 +1.5 7.5 -3.4 0.7 0.0 3.0 10.2 513 (21.4) 39/10
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 +0.5 -0.5 -8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 +1.4 9.0 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 68/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 -2.0 -2.5 -5.7 -5.7 0.0 2.6 6.5 322 (13.4) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 -0.7 2.2 -3.7 0.3 0.0 1.0 3.3 160 ( 6.7) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.2 -2.5 6.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 54/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 +1.0 7.4 0.0 3.3 0.0 1.8 7.1 253 (10.5) 41/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.8 -1.5 5.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 1.9 -- 265 (11.0) 46/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 -2.7 6.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 44/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 +0.9 9.7 +1.1 6.1 0.0 1.6 -- 168 ( 7.0) 35/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.3 +0.2 8.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 67/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 -1.1 5.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 0.0 2.7 -2.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 353 (14.7) 61/11
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 +3.5 7.9 +1.3 9.0 0.0 1.6 4.1 493 (20.5) 71/12
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

33.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
32.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
31.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
31.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+5.6 : 26.7 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.9 : 30.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.8 : 29.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+4.4 : 27.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+4.2 : 18.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+5.4 : 22.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+5.0 : 22.3 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+4.8 : 23.9 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+4.5 : 22.1 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+4.4 : 20.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

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

0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 24.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.8 : 25.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 24.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.4 : 26.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 10.0 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC

-9.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-11.0 : -9.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.8 : -5.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-9.4 : -2.6 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-9.3 : -7.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.2 : -0.9 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-9.2 : -4.8 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands 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.
82.0 ROCKY POINT SUGAR MILL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
57.0 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
47.8 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
41.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
57.0 SOUTHWELL STATION
N Coast--Barron
41.0 HAPPY VALLEY
Brisbane/SE Coast
82.0 ROCKY POINT SUGAR MILL

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
47.8 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
W Coast
68.6 MOUNT READ

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
10.3 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.3 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

1.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1373 (57.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1355 (56.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1216 (50.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1046 (43.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
966 (40.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
958 (39.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
952 (39.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
928 (38.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
906 (37.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
887 (37.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
875 (36.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
871 (36.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
861 (35.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
829 (34.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
753 (31.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
746 (31.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
732 (30.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
726 (30.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
708 (29.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
670 (27.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
668 (27.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
644 (26.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
625 (26.0) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
620 (25.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
616 (25.7) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
614 (25.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
128/13 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
121/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
106/22 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/13 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
94/20 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/22 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
94/11 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
91/14 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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
7.0mm in 7 min to 17:30 60.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
5.2mm in 7 min to 17:47 44.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
E Central
VIEWBANK (ARPANSA)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
LOW HEAD
5.8mm in 31 min to 05:31 11.2mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(300/ 72 ) at 14:53
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 83(320/ 63 ) at 20:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(280/ 54 ) at 13:31
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 82(253/ 65 ) at 23:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(310/ 67 ) at 12:21
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 117(270/ 65 ) at 22:29
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 95(250/ 41 ) at 23:03
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 93(260/ 65 ) at 14:01
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 121(330/ 95 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 122(260/ 87 ) at 13:31
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 102(280/ 65 ) at 12:20
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 95(300/ 76 ) at 11:19
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 115(300/ 74 ) at 09:39
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(300/ 89 ) at 10:30