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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1422 EST on 29/09/2007. 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

Central West

008275

ANRO

68.0

29.2

28/12/1983

25

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

23.2

22.5

24/12/2002

11

Y


The day in charts
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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 23:47EST, 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 30.1 +0.6 19.8 +3.5 19.1 4.4 7.6 -- 442 (18.4) 43/15
PERTH AIRPORT 32.4 +3.5 20.0 +5.2 18.5 0.2 9.0 3.5 357 (14.9) 39/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 -0.3 16.8 +4.4 14.8 0.0 5.0 3.6 347 (14.5) 35/14
BUNBURY 32.3 +5.2 18.6 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 39/08
MANDURAH 30.3 -- 21.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 35/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.2 24.9 -0.4 24.9 11.8 3.6 11.6 275 (11.5) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.3 +1.9 21.6 +1.4 19.4 0.0 17.0 7.0 434 (18.1) 48/09
WHYALLA AERO 36.8 +8.7 13.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 305 (12.7) 35/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.1 +7.1 14.3 -1.2 7.9 0.0 9.4 12.8 190 ( 7.9) 34/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.5 +5.6 5.3 -4.6 1.0 0.0 6.0 11.8 291 (12.1) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.6 +5.4 22.4 -0.7 17.3 0.0 12.0 12.2 255 (10.6) 37/19
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.0 23.8 +0.4 21.2 0.2 8.6 11.8 376 (15.7) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 -0.3 23.8 -0.3 22.8 1.0 9.6 11.5 455 (19.0) 45/13
MACKAY M.O 28.6 -1.5 23.4 +0.5 -- 5.4 -- 8.8 462 (19.3) 46/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 -1.8 21.4 +0.2 20.9 0.0 9.2 -- 464 (19.3) 48/00
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 -2.1 17.0 -3.5 -- 0.1 4.1 -- 512 (21.3) 50/16
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -4.2 16.9 -1.3 -- 19.23 15.2 -- 104 ( 4.3) 34/12
COOLANGATTA 26.3 -0.9 16.9 -3.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 384 (16.0) 43/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 -2.6 16.2 -3.9 13.8 1.4 8.0 10.7 414 (17.3) 39/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 -3.7 12.7 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 797 (33.2) 48/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +1.2 14.2 -3.3 7.4 0.0 10.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 -2.5 14.2 -3.9 12.4 4.2 3.8 11.9 326 (13.6) 26/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -2.4 12.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.3 -2.9 9.3 -7.2 9.6 0.0 5.0 12.8 -- 39/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 -1.9 9.6 -5.7 8.6 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.0 +3.6 9.4 -1.9 5.5 0.0 4.0 12.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.0 +1.5 14.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.4 +0.7 15.9 -1.6 10.8 0.0 8.6 12.1 428 (17.8) 55/17
RICHMOND RAAF 30.0 +1.3 11.2 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) --
BELLAMBI AWS 23.5 -0.6 17.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 55/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.1 +6.0 9.8 -1.6 5.8 0.0 8.8 13.2 278 (11.6) 39/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.2 +4.8 12.7 -1.0 11.8 0.0 9.0 13.5 255 (10.6) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.4 +5.0 12.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 43/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.4 +6.3 12.4 -2.4 8.9 0.0 10.8 13.7 228 ( 9.5) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.6 +7.2 7.4 -4.8 -- 0.0 24.4 -- 210 ( 8.8) 43/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.2 +7.2 12.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 45/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.1 +0.9 12.7 -0.2 10.1 0.0 6.4 -- 74 ( 3.1) 17/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.1 -0.8 6.8 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 44/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +7.1 6.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 48/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.5 +1.1 9.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 48/15
HOBART AIRPORT 25.6 +5.0 13.9 +3.2 11.9 0.0 7.6 5.9 531 (22.1) 61/14
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

43.2 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.1 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
42.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+13.6 : 40.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.8 : 40.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 39.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 41.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.9 : 40.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
28.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+8.8 : 20.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 22.8 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 22.3 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.1 : 22.4 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

7.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-5.3 : 22.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.1 : 21.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 : 26.2 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-4.9 : 25.0 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.9 : 31.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.3 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.1 : 5.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.6 : 2.3 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-7.2 : 9.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-7.1 : 4.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W 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.
68.0 ANRO Central West WA
50.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.4 LUDMILLA N Rivers NT
38.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS W Kimberley WA
26.5 YTINICHE Central West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
38.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
Central West
68.0 ANRO
26.5 YTINICHE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
41.4 LUDMILLA
N Plateau
50.0 ELLIOTT

13.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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3.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1211 (50.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1116 (46.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1002 (41.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
979 (40.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
873 (36.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
871 (36.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
810 (33.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
807 (33.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
797 (33.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
792 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
770 (32.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
762 (31.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
695 (29.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
676 (28.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
639 (26.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
637 (26.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
628 (26.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
616 (25.7) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
610 (25.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
605 (25.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
600 (25.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
106/15 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/18 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
89/21 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
89/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
4.8mm in 6 min to 13:37 48.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
16.4mm in 14 min to 10:30 70.3mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 22.4mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 25.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 10.3mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(330/ 82 ) at 14:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(260/ 54 ) at 16:38
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 85(250/ 67 ) at 22:00
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(310/ 67 ) at 16:06