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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1742 EST on 23/09/2007. 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 minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands S

063063

OBERON (WOODCHEM)

12.0

12.0

24/09/1988

21

1 P Equal to record.

NSW

South Coast

069049

NERRIGA COMPOSITE

14.0

14.0

17/09/1996

35

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070080

TARALGA POST OFFICE

13.0

13.0

19/09/2006

47

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 23:20EST, 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 21.5 -0.5 8.5 -0.8 7.4 0.0 5.6 -- 332 (13.8) 34/13
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 +0.2 12.9 +4.0 11.2 2.6 3.6 6.4 333 (13.9) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 +3.1 11.1 +3.1 9.6 0.8 3.6 9.5 413 (17.2) 46/13
BUNBURY 18.7 +0.5 12.8 +4.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 360 (15.0) 44/22
MANDURAH 19.6 -- 14.5 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 413 (17.2) 48/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.4 21.8 -1.2 21.0 0.0 7.8 9.9 323 (13.5) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +1.7 12.8 +2.4 8.6 0.0 10.6 11.4 292 (12.2) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 22.9 +1.4 6.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 451 (18.8) 41/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 -1.4 9.8 +0.1 6.0 1.2 2.6 3.2 390 (16.3) 41/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.2 4.9 -1.4 3.0 11.4 3.8 4.6 543 (22.6) 65/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.2 +2.0 10.9 -3.3 7.9 0.0 8.0 11.2 206 ( 8.6) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 -0.9 19.0 +0.3 17.5 0.6 7.0 4.8 486 (20.3) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.2 18.0 +0.7 17.5 2.8 7.4 10.4 501 (20.9) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 23.2 -2.0 16.8 +0.2 -- 0.4 -- 4.2 390 (16.3) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 -1.8 13.3 -0.3 11.8 0.0 4.8 -- 280 (11.7) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 24.3 -1.1 14.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 327 (13.6) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.4 +0.5 11.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 72 ( 3.0) 28/13
COOLANGATTA 23.5 +0.4 14.3 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 262 (10.9) 41/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 -0.4 10.5 -2.2 6.1 0.0 5.4 9.4 276 (11.5) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.0 +0.6 9.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 32/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.8 +6.4 14.2 +5.7 6.5 0.0 5.8 -- 238 ( 9.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +5.2 14.3 +3.4 9.9 0.0 5.0 10.0 587 (24.5) 46/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.4 +7.9 10.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.5 +8.3 10.0 +1.0 5.8 0.0 4.2 9.3 254 (10.6) 61/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.1 +8.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +5.0 11.0 +6.8 8.0 0.0 6.0 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +5.3 16.6 +10.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.3 +9.8 20.1 +9.8 16.0 0.0 10.8 10.3 653 (27.2) 55/10
RICHMOND RAAF 29.2 +6.5 14.2 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 55/09
BELLAMBI AWS 27.5 +7.3 18.9 +6.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 542 (22.6) 57/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.3 +3.1 13.0 +9.8 9.2 0.0 10.8 11.0 762 (31.8) 61/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.0 +1.4 9.9 +4.8 8.2 0.0 10.8 10.0 533 (22.2) 50/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.1 -1.0 10.6 +4.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 505 (21.0) 57/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.2 +0.8 7.4 0.0 5.3 0.0 12.4 10.5 585 (24.4) 34/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.5 +0.1 7.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 595 (24.8) 43/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.5 -0.3 5.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 629 (26.2) 45/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +0.9 10.1 +2.2 7.0 1.4 7.0 -- 273 (11.4) 30/03
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.2 -0.6 7.9 +1.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 789 (32.9) 57/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 -0.1 5.1 +0.3 -- 3.8 -- -- 745 (31.0) 50/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 +0.2 8.7 +3.6 -- 10.6 -- -- 361 (15.0) 54/23
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +0.5 10.2 +4.2 6.5 0.6 4.4 7.2 469 (19.5) 63/12
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

39.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+12.5 : 30.8 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
+11.2 : 32.7 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 30.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+9.8 : 29.8 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+9.3 : 30.2 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.5 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+10.7 : 20.0 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
+10.7 : 20.1 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+10.6 : 15.7 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+10.6 : 14.0 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+10.5 : 14.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

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

1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.7 : 4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.4 : 8.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.0 : 21.7 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.0 : 20.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.7 : 10.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.6 EYRE Eucla WA

-8.3 : -0.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.6 : 14.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-5.5 : 3.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-5.3 : 5.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
-5.1 : 12.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-5.1 : 2.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : 9.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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.
40.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
37.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
36.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
33.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
33.0 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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4.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

1468 (61.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1337 (55.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1337 (55.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1260 (52.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1252 (52.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1243 (51.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1090 (45.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1073 (44.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1010 (42.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
954 (39.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
920 (38.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
904 (37.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
899 (37.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
899 (37.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
880 (36.7) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
850 (35.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
842 (35.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
837 (34.9) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
829 (34.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
823 (34.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
822 (34.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
789 (32.9) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
787 (32.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
785 (32.7) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
778 (32.4) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
775 (32.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
765 (31.9) MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
762 (31.8) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
760 (31.7) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
746 (31.1) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
745 (31.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
740 (30.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
739 (30.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
738 (30.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
735 (30.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
734 (30.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
733 (30.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
733 (30.5) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
733 (30.5) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
733 (30.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
726 (30.3) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
723 (30.1) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
709 (29.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
707 (29.5) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
705 (29.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
691 (28.8) LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
687 (28.6) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
675 (28.1) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
673 (28.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
666 (27.8) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
665 (27.7) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
663 (27.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
661 (27.5) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
658 (27.4) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
653 (27.2) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
653 (27.2) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
651 (27.1) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
650 (27.1) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
649 (27.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
645 (26.9) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
644 (26.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
644 (26.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
642 (26.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
635 (26.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
635 (26.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
632 (26.3) YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
629 (26.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
629 (26.2) BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
627 (26.1) CERBERUS E Central VIC
626 (26.1) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
624 (26.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
623 (26.0) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
617 (25.7) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
614 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
613 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
613 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
604 (25.2) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
604 (25.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
602 (25.1) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
600 (25.0) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
600 (25.0) NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
130/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
118/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/00 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
111/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
109/00 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
104/05 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
104/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/01 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
98/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
94/00 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/23 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
93/22 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
93/23 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(300/ 63 ) at 23:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS : 91(320/ 54 ) at 00:50
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 109(330/ 89 ) at 00:06
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 95(260/ 59 ) at 20:30
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 96(330/ 45 ) at 00:11
MT HOTHAM : 113(320/ 65 ) at 00:30
W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(256/ 69 ) at 00:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(260/ 80 ) at 05:30
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) : 104(310/ 85 ) at 23:37
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(320/ 91 ) at 14:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(270/ 80 ) at 04:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(260/ 63 ) at 07:30
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 87(290/ 65 ) at 13:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(310/ 70 ) at 13:08
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(310/ 74 ) at 23:06
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 130(280/ 87 ) at 03:31