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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1426 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

17.8

19.4

06/12/2006

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040842

BRISBANE AERO

14.5

14.7

04/12/1998

13

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014153

BLACK POINT

35.5

35.3

05/12/2005

16

35.3

05/12/2005

18

1 Y


The day in charts
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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 23:47EST, 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 30.5 +1.0 19.8 +3.5 -- 2.0 7.6 -- 495 (20.6) 50/01
PERTH AIRPORT 29.5 +0.6 22.4 +7.6 21.7 0.0 5.8 0.0 328 (13.7) 28/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.5 +0.4 17.2 +4.8 17.3 0.0 5.4 5.8 387 (16.1) 32/17
BUNBURY 32.4 +5.3 18.7 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 31/16
MANDURAH 29.8 -- 22.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +2.6 25.8 +0.5 24.7 0.0 7.2 9.6 363 (15.1) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.9 +4.5 24.7 +4.5 23.2 0.0 16.0 9.3 311 (13.0) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 38.1 +10.0 15.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 14.0 -- 297 (12.4) 31/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.7 +8.7 20.2 +4.7 -- 0.0 10.6 11.1 253 (10.5) 48/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.7 +0.8 12.1 +2.2 10.3 0.0 5.6 5.6 455 (19.0) 41/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.6 +4.4 24.7 +1.6 20.2 0.0 15.4 11.9 350 (14.6) 67/19
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 -0.8 23.2 -0.2 22.0 7.4 8.0 11.0 435 (18.1) 46/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 -1.1 23.9 -0.2 22.7 0.0 11.2 11.6 598 (24.9) 45/13
MACKAY M.O 28.2 -1.9 22.9 0.0 -- 0.6 -- 11.8 449 (18.7) 43/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 -1.1 19.0 -2.2 17.5 0.0 9.2 -- 366 (15.3) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.4 -1.0 16.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 458 (19.1) 37/14
NAMBOUR DPI 26.3 -2.9 13.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 22/12
COOLANGATTA 25.5 -1.7 14.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 -1.7 14.5 -5.6 10.9 0.0 8.4 12.7 363 (15.1) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.4 -0.3 12.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 43/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.8 +4.8 17.8 +0.3 12.0 0.0 9.6 -- 121 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 -0.5 13.8 -4.3 12.0 0.0 5.8 11.6 284 (11.8) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +0.4 11.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.3 +1.1 11.6 -4.9 11.0 0.0 7.6 10.6 353 (14.7) 50/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.4 -1.5 11.4 -3.9 10.0 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.7 +6.3 15.1 +3.8 9.4 0.0 6.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.9 +5.4 15.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 -3.4 16.9 -0.6 11.2 0.0 9.6 6.2 566 (23.6) 71/12
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +0.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 55/11
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -2.1 15.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 529 (22.0) 70/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.7 +1.6 13.6 +2.2 9.0 0.0 11.2 11.0 290 (12.1) 52/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.9 +6.5 13.7 0.0 12.5 0.0 12.0 7.7 247 (10.3) 54/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.5 +4.1 16.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 44/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.3 +5.2 16.8 +2.0 14.5 0.0 14.4 10.7 -- 35/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.8 +1.4 15.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 14.2 -- 442 (18.4) 41/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.7 +0.7 13.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 43/06
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 -3.5 14.9 +2.0 14.1 0.0 5.8 -- 138 ( 5.8) 24/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 -4.6 13.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 46/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.8 -0.8 11.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 583 (24.3) 52/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.2 -0.2 8.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 43/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 -4.8 9.5 -1.2 4.6 0.0 4.6 12.9 608 (25.3) 55/23
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

44.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
44.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA

+11.8 : 37.4 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+10.8 : 41.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+10.8 : 40.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+10.5 : 40.5 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX Lower North SA
+10.2 : 41.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

29.7 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
29.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
29.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.7 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+9.0 : 23.1 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 24.4 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 23.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 21.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+8.5 : 24.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
13.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
13.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-8.9 : 24.2 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-8.4 : 23.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.0 : 24.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.9 : 24.1 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8 : 24.9 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
2.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.0 : 13.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.8 : 5.6 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-6.7 : 9.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.5 : 10.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.3 : 12.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
60.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON) Islands ISL
59.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
55.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
46.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
41.0 ROSEWOOD N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
41.0 ROSEWOOD

ISLANDS
Islands
60.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON)
59.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
55.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)
46.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD)

13.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
12.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

.....

5.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
4.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
4.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1273 (53.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1088 (45.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
983 (41.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
974 (40.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
941 (39.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
924 (38.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
894 (37.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
856 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
838 (34.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
836 (34.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
832 (34.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
826 (34.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
811 (33.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
803 (33.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
800 (33.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
793 (33.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
788 (32.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
765 (31.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
738 (30.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
728 (30.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
722 (30.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
714 (29.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
658 (27.4) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
647 (27.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
629 (26.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
616 (25.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
608 (25.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
91/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
80/15 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
76/16 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
76/19 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
76/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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
    W Kimberley
WEST ROEBUCK
7.8mm in 8 min to 16:39 58.5mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    E Gascoyne
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT
7.2mm in 7 min to 16:23 61.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO
10.4mm in 41 min to 20:41 15.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.4mm/h
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
13.0mm in 23 min to 20:53 33.9mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
LAJAMANU
7.0mm in 33 min to 17:30 12.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mallee/Upper SE
KEITH (MUNKORA)
62.8mm in 3 hr to 12:30 20.9mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(220/ 67 ) at 00:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(220/ 63 ) at 03:09
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(250/ 63 ) at 00:00