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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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032040

TOWNSVILLE AERO

12.3

12.7

05/10/2006

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
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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 23:26EST, 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 27.1 +2.7 11.3 +0.4 9.4 0.0 7.2 -- 529 (22.0) 54/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.0 +0.5 10.1 -0.1 9.5 0.0 5.6 11.1 442 (18.4) 54/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -3.1 10.7 +1.6 8.1 0.6 7.2 10.4 461 (19.2) 45/02
BUNBURY 19.9 -0.8 9.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 44/10
MANDURAH 22.2 -- 13.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 46/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 -0.2 22.2 -2.8 21.3 0.0 10.2 10.8 383 (16.0) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.6 +1.6 10.7 -4.1 7.3 0.0 10.4 11.8 283 (11.8) 37/15
WHYALLA AERO 32.3 +8.4 5.6 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 67/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.3 +7.5 8.5 -2.9 3.1 0.0 3.8 -- 168 ( 7.0) 45/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.2 +7.3 4.7 -2.4 3.2 0.0 5.2 10.8 401 (16.7) 61/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.3 +1.7 20.3 +1.7 15.5 0.0 14.8 11.5 421 (17.5) 39/00
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 -1.0 17.4 -3.2 14.0 0.0 8.0 11.1 406 (16.9) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -1.9 15.6 -5.1 12.3 0.0 7.6 11.0 298 (12.4) 35/09
MACKAY M.O 25.8 -1.8 14.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 222 ( 9.3) 24/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 -1.9 14.9 -2.1 13.1 0.0 7.0 -- 263 (11.0) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 -0.9 13.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 11.4 -- 253 (10.5) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.6 -1.1 13.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 21/13
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +0.6 19.1 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 -0.5 19.0 +3.3 15.4 0.4 5.2 6.9 368 (15.3) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 -1.1 14.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 625 (26.0) 52/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +4.6 12.9 +0.8 10.6 0.0 7.4 -- 244 (10.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +1.8 14.3 +0.5 11.9 1.8 5.2 10.9 443 (18.5) 32/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 -1.2 7.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.6 +2.0 6.7 -5.3 3.7 0.0 2.4 11.4 -- 34/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.6 +2.9 10.0 -0.7 7.0 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 48/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.2 +6.7 6.1 -0.5 -0.6 0.0 6.2 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.1 +6.3 8.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 +2.6 15.6 +2.5 12.9 1.0 4.4 10.5 365 (15.2) 55/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.8 +3.8 10.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 26.8 +5.2 14.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 50/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.9 +7.5 3.4 -2.7 -1.5 0.0 5.6 10.8 212 ( 8.8) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.3 +6.9 5.3 -2.4 1.2 0.0 8.0 11.6 250 (10.4) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +5.1 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 +5.1 6.8 -3.0 3.5 0.0 6.6 11.7 212 ( 8.8) 32/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.3 +4.4 2.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.0 +5.7 2.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.2 +8.6 8.1 -1.4 5.2 0.0 4.0 -- 79 ( 3.3) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.9 +9.1 3.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 55/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.3 +7.7 1.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 -1.4 9.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 52/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.3 +6.0 11.8 +4.3 9.5 0.0 4.2 9.4 684 (28.5) 81/15
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

43.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
43.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.1 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+11.6 : 34.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.3 : 43.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+11.0 : 35.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.0 : 31.6 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 43.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
25.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.4 : 18.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.3 : 22.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+5.5 : 11.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+5.5 : 16.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+5.3 : 10.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+5.3 : 23.9 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

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

9.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.9 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-6.7 : 15.6 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4 : 16.0 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.1 : 20.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.1 : 18.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.7 : 18.2 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.3 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-0.3 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-0.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.4 : 16.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-7.4 : 16.7 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 15.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.9 : 4.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.8 : 16.9 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-6.8 : 0.3 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.8 : 12.3 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley 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.
32.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
20.7 RENISON BELL W Coast TAS
19.2 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS
18.0 FRENCHMAN BAY Lower West WA
16.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS

11.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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7.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
6.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
6.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
6.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

2771 ( 116) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1528 (63.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1243 (51.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1211 (50.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1075 (44.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1058 (44.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1037 (43.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1031 (43.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
967 (40.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
940 (39.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
925 (38.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
852 (35.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
847 (35.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
827 (34.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
811 (33.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
787 (32.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
778 (32.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
746 (31.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
732 (30.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
722 (30.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
715 (29.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
688 (28.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
684 (28.5) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
641 (26.7) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
632 (26.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
629 (26.2) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
623 (26.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
617 (25.7) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
615 (25.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
126/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
109/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
WARRA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 72(190/ 63 ) at 22:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(260/ 74 ) at 23:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(330/ 82 ) at 21:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(270/ 96 ) at 23:27
TASMAN ISLAND : 85(300/ 72 ) at 20:43
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(300/ 70 ) at 17:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(310/ 70 ) at 15:30
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 111(290/ 76 ) at 16:50
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(280/ 95 ) at 21:06