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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 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 daily rainfall

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

0.6

0.4

30/09/2002

12

1 n

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004032

PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT

42.2

41.2

29/09/1998

59

1 Y

WA

E Pilbara

004035

ROEBOURNE

42.1

41.8

29/09/1998

48

1 Y

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

40.7

40.1

29/09/2006

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

37.1

37.0

16/09/2006

20

1 Y 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 23:24EST, 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 23.2 +1.2 12.7 +3.4 8.3 0.0 6.8 -- 359 (15.0) 39/13
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 +1.0 10.7 +1.8 8.6 3.8 7.0 6.8 -- 46/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.3 +2.0 11.5 +3.5 9.2 0.4 6.4 9.0 696 (29.0) 55/09
BUNBURY 19.4 +1.2 15.2 +6.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 354 (14.8) 46/06
MANDURAH 20.3 -- 16.0 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 436 (18.2) 46/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 -0.3 22.5 -0.5 21.7 0.0 7.4 11.0 352 (14.7) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +5.5 13.3 +2.9 9.9 0.0 8.0 11.5 249 (10.4) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 30.0 +8.5 5.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 358 (14.9) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.6 +6.6 6.2 -3.5 1.0 0.0 4.0 11.5 215 ( 9.0) 32/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.7 +2.9 9.2 +2.9 8.0 0.0 2.0 6.5 342 (14.3) 26/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +4.5 20.2 +6.0 13.6 0.0 13.4 11.5 384 (16.0) 35/01
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +0.9 18.2 -0.5 16.5 0.0 8.0 11.2 479 (20.0) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.7 16.5 -0.8 14.1 0.0 7.6 11.1 363 (15.1) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +0.3 16.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 308 (12.8) 32/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 +2.9 17.0 +3.4 16.0 0.0 5.8 -- 262 (10.9) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.8 +2.4 15.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 280 (11.7) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI 28.6 +3.7 12.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 3.3 -- -- 22/12
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +2.8 16.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 41/17
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +2.0 13.4 +0.7 10.3 0.0 5.4 10.2 266 (11.1) 43/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 +3.1 11.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 48/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +3.8 10.9 +2.4 5.4 0.0 6.0 -- 156 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.4 +0.5 11.5 +0.6 8.0 0.0 5.4 8.3 388 (16.2) 41/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -0.3 9.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 +0.2 9.5 +0.5 4.9 0.0 5.8 9.9 327 (13.6) 46/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.9 -0.4 9.0 +1.3 5.1 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.3 +5.3 5.8 +1.6 -0.6 0.0 9.2 10.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +4.4 5.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.6 -1.9 13.5 +3.2 9.8 0.0 5.4 10.9 470 (19.6) 52/11
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 -1.2 5.9 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 -2.1 13.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 52/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.3 +4.1 1.7 -1.5 -3.7 0.0 6.8 11.4 402 (16.8) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.5 +5.9 3.2 -1.9 0.1 0.0 5.8 11.8 345 (14.4) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +3.8 3.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 22/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 +2.3 5.2 -2.2 3.0 0.0 6.8 11.4 326 (13.6) 28/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.7 +3.3 2.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 30/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.5 +3.7 -0.6 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 34/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 +0.6 10.0 +2.1 7.5 0.0 2.2 -- 174 ( 7.3) 41/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.4 -0.4 3.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 30/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.8 +3.9 2.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 24/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 +1.7 0.2 -4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.0 +1.7 3.4 -2.6 -0.5 0.8 3.6 11.1 376 (15.7) 32/10
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

42.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+16.0 : 37.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.9 : 37.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.9 : 35.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.5 : 37.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+12.2 : 36.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
24.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+8.9 : 20.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.8 : 17.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.4 : 24.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+8.1 : 19.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 18.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

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

7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.1 : 29.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.0 : 13.0 POINT WILSON W Central VIC
-2.6 : 13.0 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
-2.5 : 19.6 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW
-2.5 : 19.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW

-4.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : -1.9 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-6.6 : -0.1 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-5.8 : 2.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.8 : -2.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-5.7 : -2.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro 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.
35.5 MOONAH Central Highlands QLD
28.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
25.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
22.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
20.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

11.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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8.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
8.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
8.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
6.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1330 (55.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1167 (48.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1047 (43.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
965 (40.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
936 (39.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
861 (35.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
855 (35.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
851 (35.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
829 (34.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
827 (34.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
820 (34.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
736 (30.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
720 (30.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
697 (29.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
696 (29.0) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
683 (28.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
666 (27.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
658 (27.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
655 (27.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
650 (27.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
648 (27.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
646 (26.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
628 (26.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
612 (25.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
604 (25.2) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
81/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
72/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
72/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
70/22 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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(310/ 63 ) at 03:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(240/ 63 ) at 03:30