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Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

WA, VIC, TAS: Warm in the south. Warm northerly winds ahead of an advancing cold front gave most of southern WA top temperatures 4 to 8 above normal today, and set records in the warmest areas. Carnamah, Northam and Cape Naturaliste either equalled or set new July highs, and all three locations have 40 to 50 year climatic histories. Earlier this morning, much of VIC and TAS experienced unusually warm minimum temperatures with readings in southern TAS up to 8 above average. These were caused by windy conditions and the movement into the area of warmer, moister air from the west and northwest. Even Mount Wellington summit, where wind gusted to 131km/h at 4am, recorded a relatively balmy minimum of +0.2 while its maximum of 5.1 was the warmest since 9 June.


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2027 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 maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008025

CARNAMAH

25.5

25.4

27/07/2005

46

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

25.8

24.6

07/07/1996

11

WA

SW & S Coast

009519

CAPE NATURALISTE

22.9

21.7

21/07/1994

49

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010111

NORTHAM

25.0

25.0

17/07/1976

40

Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

24.2

23.3

26/07/2001

11


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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 22:58EST, 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 24.2 +4.7 11.1 +1.6 6.2 0.0 7.8 -- 487 (20.3) 43/08
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 +6.4 9.0 +0.9 6.1 0.0 3.8 8.7 306 (12.8) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.9 +6.1 7.7 +0.2 4.5 0.0 3.2 7.4 351 (14.6) 39/22
BUNBURY 21.6 +4.4 5.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 41/13
MANDURAH 20.1 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 43/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.5 -1.0 19.2 0.0 17.4 0.0 6.2 11.0 450 (18.8) 50/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.6 -2.1 -1.4 -5.4 -4.5 0.0 3.4 10.3 258 (10.8) 32/11
WHYALLA AERO 14.3 -2.6 4.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 150 ( 6.3) 28/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.4 -1.9 9.5 +2.0 7.9 2.2 1.0 0.1 206 ( 8.6) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 7.2 +2.0 6.0 3.2 1.2 2.6 371 (15.5) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.4 -1.3 7.9 -0.7 3.0 0.0 5.2 10.5 329 (13.7) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.5 -0.2 18.7 +1.7 17.0 0.0 7.2 10.7 648 (27.0) 52/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 +0.6 11.4 -2.2 5.5 0.0 8.2 10.5 366 (15.3) 39/16
MACKAY M.O 21.3 0.0 9.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 408 (17.0) 43/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.8 +0.7 6.1 -3.4 3.9 0.0 4.4 -- 169 ( 7.0) 22/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.7 +1.7 -- -- -- 0.0 3.2 -- 219 ( 9.1) 28/11
NAMBOUR DPI 23.7 +2.6 6.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.4 +0.9 8.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 +1.3 7.7 -1.1 3.0 0.0 3.4 10.0 257 (10.7) 24/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 +0.7 3.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 30/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 14.2 -1.9 0.4 -4.3 -3.5 0.0 2.0 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -0.8 3.8 -3.7 -1.0 0.0 1.6 9.4 174 ( 7.3) 24/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -2.0 3.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.7 -2.3 4.6 -1.7 2.8 0.0 3.2 9.8 461 (19.2) 41/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.2 -1.3 -0.2 -4.8 -2.4 0.2 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 17/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.5 -0.8 1.6 +0.2 -2.0 0.0 4.0 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.5 -0.7 3.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.7 +0.7 5.6 -1.5 1.0 0.0 2.6 9.9 436 (18.2) 35/11
RICHMOND RAAF 15.5 -1.9 -2.9 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 16.2 -0.6 8.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 34/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.8 +1.5 -3.6 -3.5 -7.7 0.0 1.4 6.0 264 (11.0) 32/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.8 -0.9 3.1 +0.4 3.1 0.0 1.6 0.0 219 ( 9.1) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.9 -1.1 4.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 44/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.9 -1.4 6.1 +1.8 5.3 0.0 2.4 0.0 247 (10.3) 22/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.7 -1.3 8.3 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.2 -1.3 7.8 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 26/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 +0.4 9.8 +3.8 7.8 2.2 0.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) 22/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.8 0.0 8.6 +3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 355 (14.8) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.2 +0.2 6.4 +3.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 400 (16.7) 32/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 +1.6 4.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 37/11
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 +2.5 10.3 +6.2 7.6 0.0 3.4 3.8 626 (26.1) 63/07
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

31.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
30.9 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
30.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
30.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.1 : 25.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.9 : 26.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.7 : 24.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.6 : 25.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.6 : 24.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+7.6 : 24.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
22.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
22.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.1 : 10.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
+6.9 : 8.4 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+6.8 : 10.3 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
+6.7 : 7.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.6 : 8.8 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

-0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-4.6 : 14.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-4.4 : 14.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB Upper Darling NSW
-4.2 : 14.4 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-4.0 : 14.1 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-3.7 : 15.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-3.7 : 14.3 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW

-9.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.5 : -8.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 : -9.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : -9.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.9 : -7.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.3 : -8.5 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.
39.2 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA) E Coast TAS
37.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
25.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
24.0 THE ROCK POST OFFICE Riverina E NSW
23.8 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

**W** 2110 (87.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1700 (70.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1496 (62.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1237 (51.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1219 (50.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1193 (49.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1166 (48.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1106 (46.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1033 (43.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
894 (37.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
884 (36.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
865 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
850 (35.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
813 (33.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
756 (31.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
725 (30.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
698 (29.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
687 (28.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
686 (28.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
686 (28.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
678 (28.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
671 (28.0) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
664 (27.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
663 (27.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
648 (27.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
638 (26.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
632 (26.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
631 (26.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
626 (26.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
626 (26.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
131/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
115/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
113/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/14 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
89/03 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

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.
VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 2 min to 21:32 306.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(280/ 76 ) at 23:02
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(160/ 65 ) at 12:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(270/ 63 ) at 06:36
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(270/ 70 ) at 00:19
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(310/ 91 ) at 03:45
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(270/104 ) at 04:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(280/ 74 ) at 12:59
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(280/ 54 ) at 14:27
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(290/ 63 ) at 03:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(250/ 72 ) at 00:00