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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 2124 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009798

JERDACUTTUP

48.0

40.0

08/07/1984

35

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

39.4

33.8

06/07/2005

11

WA

Gt Southern

010869

CARLINGUP

64.6

28.4

30/07/2001

30

64.0

06/01/1999

32

WA

Goldfields

012261

OLDFIELD LOC 1020 COMP.

20.0

18.0

20/07/2006

11

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009021

PERTH AIRPORT

-0.8

-0.2

27/07/1998

63

WA

Lower West

009053

PEARCE RAAF

-1.0

-0.5

08/07/1997

49

-0.9

02/06/1964

58

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

-2.3

-2.2

30/07/1997

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 23:03EST, 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 18.6 -0.9 6.1 -3.4 2.7 0.0 2.6 -- 327 (13.6) 32/11
PERTH AIRPORT 16.5 -1.4 -0.8 -8.9 -0.1 0.0 1.4 9.0 313 (13.0) 24/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 11.9 -3.9 8.8 +1.3 7.1 6.8 2.8 0.1 391 (16.3) 24/04
BUNBURY 15.0 -2.2 0.9 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 21/15
MANDURAH 15.3 -- 5.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 26/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 +0.2 18.8 -0.4 18.2 0.0 8.0 10.7 236 ( 9.8) 45/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.2 +1.5 6.4 +2.4 3.8 0.0 4.0 10.1 213 ( 8.9) 24/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.8 -1.1 3.3 -2.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 174 ( 7.3) 28/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 +1.5 5.9 -1.6 0.6 0.0 1.6 2.2 249 (10.4) 17/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 9.3 -3.8 3.2 -2.0 0.4 0.4 0.6 1.7 295 (12.3) 28/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.0 +1.3 5.9 -2.7 3.9 0.0 4.0 9.5 119 ( 5.0) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 23.7 -2.0 18.7 +1.7 17.6 3.0 1.6 3.4 484 (20.2) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.5 +0.4 16.7 +3.1 13.5 0.0 5.2 9.2 483 (20.1) 54/15
MACKAY M.O 20.3 -1.0 15.8 +3.0 -- 6.6 -- 6.5 628 (26.2) 50/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.1 0.0 11.8 +2.3 9.9 0.0 5.2 -- 399 (16.6) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.5 +0.5 10.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 477 (19.9) 41/12
NAMBOUR DPI 19.5 -1.6 11.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.7 +0.2 12.3 +2.4 -- 10.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 35/09
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 -0.3 10.0 +1.2 8.5 1.6 3.0 5.5 371 (15.5) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.6 -1.0 6.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 48/09
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 18.0 +1.9 4.4 -0.3 0.7 0.0 2.6 -- 212 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -0.1 11.8 +4.3 9.0 5.8 2.6 5.0 469 (19.5) 30/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -0.6 7.0 +0.7 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 +1.0 8.9 +2.6 5.8 12.0 0.8 7.7 273 (11.4) 22/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.7 +0.2 7.1 +2.5 5.1 5.4 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +3.2 2.8 +1.4 -0.4 0.0 4.2 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.3 +2.1 7.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.4 -1.6 7.9 +0.8 6.0 2.0 1.4 2.4 459 (19.1) 26/03
RICHMOND RAAF 16.6 -0.8 3.1 -0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 15/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.7 -1.1 9.0 -1.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 277 (11.5) 21/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 +2.8 0.5 +0.6 -1.8 0.2 1.8 7.4 218 ( 9.1) 18/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.3 +4.6 4.4 +1.7 1.6 0.0 1.6 9.1 302 (12.6) 39/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.7 +2.7 -0.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.4 -2.9 5.2 +0.9 1.3 0.0 2.6 0.1 314 (13.1) 26/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.9 +2.9 1.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 37/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 +1.4 1.6 -0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 +2.8 4.4 -1.6 1.1 0.0 0.8 -- 128 ( 5.3) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.9 +1.1 0.5 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 24/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +2.1 1.1 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- 35/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 +1.5 0.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 22/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 +1.8 1.0 -3.1 -2.0 0.0 0.8 8.6 258 (10.8) 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

32.3 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
32.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
31.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
31.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+4.6 : 17.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+4.6 : 23.0 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+4.5 : 17.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
+4.5 : 16.0 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 11.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 7.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.7 : 12.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+5.6 : 13.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.3 : 16.2 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.1 : 13.7 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
-3.9 : 11.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-3.8 : 9.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
-3.6 : 14.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-3.5 : 11.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-4.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-9.5 : -1.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-9.1 : -2.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-8.9 : -2.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.9 : -0.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.8 : 1.2 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West 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.
79.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
64.6 CARLINGUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
62.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
62.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
64.6 CARLINGUP

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
79.0 TOPAZ
65.0 HAPPY VALLEY
62.0 GRAHAM RANGE
62.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
53.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
58.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
53.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

2.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1090 (45.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1006 (41.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
986 (41.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
924 (38.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
872 (36.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
870 (36.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
853 (35.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
832 (34.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
825 (34.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
802 (33.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
769 (32.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
745 (31.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
712 (29.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
648 (27.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
645 (26.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
638 (26.6) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
634 (26.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
628 (26.2) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
68/07 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67/18 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
67/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
65/01 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
63/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
63/03 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
63/00 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
17.4mm in 43 min to 01:49 24.3mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 80(120/ 69 ) at 19:48