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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 Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

11.8

12.8

01/10/2006

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

15.7

16.0

02/10/1994

14

1 Y


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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 30.9 +6.5 12.5 +1.6 9.2 0.0 8.0 -- 561 (23.4) 58/15
PERTH AIRPORT 24.0 +1.5 10.6 +0.4 9.2 0.0 9.4 11.4 702 (29.3) 85/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 -2.1 10.1 +1.0 7.1 0.0 5.4 3.4 514 (21.4) 58/12
BUNBURY 21.6 +0.9 9.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 50/10
MANDURAH 24.2 -- 11.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 50/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 -0.9 23.8 -1.2 22.8 0.0 8.0 8.9 313 (13.0) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.7 +2.7 11.0 -3.8 6.9 0.0 9.8 11.8 213 ( 8.9) 55/14
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 -4.7 13.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 67/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.7 -4.1 11.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 6.8 10.9 380 (15.8) 48/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 -3.0 6.8 -0.3 4.7 0.0 5.4 10.7 611 (25.5) 55/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.2 +1.6 18.0 -0.6 12.0 0.0 10.4 11.7 257 (10.7) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.1 20.6 0.0 19.0 0.0 10.2 10.1 465 (19.4) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 -1.5 16.9 -3.8 15.5 0.0 8.2 11.5 381 (15.9) 34/10
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -0.3 17.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 273 (11.4) 24/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +1.2 13.4 -3.6 11.8 0.0 7.6 -- 206 ( 8.6) 32/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 -0.7 15.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 27.6 +0.9 12.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 28/10
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +0.8 15.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 44/16
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 +0.4 16.0 +0.3 11.7 0.0 4.8 10.0 289 (12.0) 48/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.9 +4.2 14.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 55/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.8 +6.7 16.3 +4.2 10.4 0.0 6.4 -- 100 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.4 +3.8 16.0 +2.2 12.5 0.0 6.2 10.9 375 (15.6) 71/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +3.6 11.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.3 +9.7 9.6 -2.4 8.1 0.0 5.4 8.3 296 (12.3) 65/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 31.6 +7.9 9.7 -1.0 7.1 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 54/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +6.5 10.8 +4.2 3.5 0.0 6.6 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.1 +6.3 9.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.7 +8.2 15.2 +2.1 9.9 0.0 7.2 9.5 516 (21.5) 87/12
RICHMOND RAAF 32.3 +7.3 8.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 68/13
BELLAMBI AWS 30.3 +8.7 16.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 81/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.9 +6.5 4.8 -1.3 -1.4 0.0 7.2 9.8 258 (10.8) 50/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 +2.0 2.8 -4.9 0.4 0.0 4.2 11.6 136 ( 5.7) 55/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +1.1 4.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 50/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 -3.6 11.8 +2.0 8.4 0.0 8.4 11.8 375 (15.6) 54/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 -4.4 10.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 67/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.7 -3.6 7.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 55/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -2.6 11.4 +1.9 7.8 0.6 8.2 -- 192 ( 8.0) 26/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.2 -3.6 9.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 59/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 -3.8 5.8 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 598 (24.9) 55/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 -2.7 7.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 50/15
HOBART AIRPORT 12.9 -4.4 7.0 -0.5 3.4 1.4 5.4 9.3 761 (31.7) 61/15
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

42.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
41.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+10.8 : 42.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+9.7 : 33.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+9.2 : 31.3 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.8 : 30.9 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+8.8 : 41.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

26.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+8.6 : 25.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 26.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.0 : 14.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.4 : 15.1 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
+6.9 : 23.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

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

-0.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-11.8 : 17.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-9.9 : 20.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-9.0 : 19.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-8.9 : -0.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-8.1 : 2.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-2.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-0.6 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-8.5 : 15.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-8.0 : 15.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-7.3 : 11.2 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-7.2 : 15.1 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-7.2 : 15.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-7.2 : 16.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E 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.
36.6 WARRA W Coast TAS
33.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
28.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
24.8 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
23.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

12.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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8.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
8.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
7.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1337 (55.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1191 (49.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1118 (46.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1075 (44.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1062 (44.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1035 (43.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1030 (42.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
943 (39.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
931 (38.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
926 (38.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
893 (37.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
889 (37.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
888 (37.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
880 (36.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
874 (36.4) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
872 (36.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
855 (35.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
832 (34.7) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
829 (34.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
828 (34.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
823 (34.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
816 (34.0) FORREST Eucla WA
815 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
813 (33.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
803 (33.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
795 (33.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
787 (32.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
785 (32.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
784 (32.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
761 (31.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
755 (31.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
744 (31.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
742 (30.9) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
737 (30.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
714 (29.8) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
712 (29.7) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
710 (29.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
703 (29.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
702 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
700 (29.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
698 (29.1) EUCLA Eucla WA
692 (28.8) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
690 (28.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
689 (28.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
679 (28.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
668 (27.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
655 (27.3) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
649 (27.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
642 (26.8) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
639 (26.6) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
637 (26.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
634 (26.4) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
625 (26.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
618 (25.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
618 (25.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
618 (25.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
611 (25.5) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
611 (25.5) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
608 (25.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
604 (25.2) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
211/17 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
104/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
94/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/10 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/13 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
91/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/04 HOGAN ISLAND 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO
2.4mm in 1 min to 04:54 144.0mm/h
1.6mm in 1 min to 04:55 96.0mm/h
6.8mm in 2 min to 04:57 204.0mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 05:01 90.0mm/h
5.6mm in 3 min to 05:04 112.0mm/h
7.0mm in 5 min to 05:09 84.0mm/h
8.4mm in 5 min to 05:14 100.8mm/h
2.2mm in 1 min to 05:15 132.0mm/h
5.2mm in 3 min to 05:18 104.0mm/h
1.6mm in 1 min to 05:19 96.0mm/h
4.8mm in 2 min to 05:22 144.0mm/h
15.2mm in 11 min to 05:33 82.9mm/h
74.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 24.7mm/h
18.4mm in 32 min to 06:32 34.5mm/h
12.2mm in 3 min to 06:35 244.0mm/h
6.4mm in 2 min to 06:37 192.0mm/h
14.8mm in 4 min to 06:41 222.0mm/h
72.6mm in 19 min to 07:00 229.3mm/h
124.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 124.4mm/h
9.6mm in 11 min to 07:11 52.4mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
WARRA
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO : 211( 60/ 37 ) at 17:03
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 76(180/ 63 ) at 17:00
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 83(180/ 70 ) at 12:07
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 85(160/ 65 ) at 12:24
Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 83(170/ 69 ) at 10:33
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 83(200/ 69 ) at 10:23
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(110/ 74 ) at 13:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 85(210/ 67 ) at 13:38
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 87 ) at 06:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 78(227/ 69 ) at 04:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(210/ 82 ) at 10:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 76(210/ 63 ) at 12:17
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(310/ 87 ) at 18:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(260/ 76 ) at 00:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(220/ 67 ) at 11:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(270/ 67 ) at 14:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(250/ 70 ) at 04:31