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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0019 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

42.3

41.5

07/01/1998

13

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 23:59EST, 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 31.7 +0.1 18.8 +0.5 17.5 0.0 10.0 -- -- 45/15
PERTH AIRPORT 41.6 +10.0 21.5 +4.6 19.6 0.0 14.6 12.9 568 (23.7) 65/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.4 -0.3 17.5 +3.8 16.0 0.0 10.2 12.3 638 (26.6) 58/20
BUNBURY 38.8 +9.4 19.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 52/21
MANDURAH 41.0 -- 21.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 52/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.4 26.1 +1.3 25.3 0.6 4.4 8.5 340 (14.2) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.9 -3.5 23.4 +2.0 23.0 0.0 15.2 10.6 438 (18.3) 46/19
WHYALLA AERO 28.9 -1.0 20.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 222 ( 9.3) 57/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.2 +0.1 18.7 +1.7 13.9 0.0 7.8 12.0 193 ( 8.0) 46/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.8 -2.4 9.0 -2.1 6.5 0.0 4.2 9.0 233 ( 9.7) 52/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 -2.6 23.3 -0.5 22.7 10.2 7.4 5.2 278 (11.6) 55/18
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +0.3 24.5 +0.8 23.0 13.8 4.2 7.2 281 (11.7) 32/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 -0.5 25.6 +1.4 23.9 0.6 4.6 9.2 314 (13.1) 34/00
MACKAY M.O 32.2 +2.1 23.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 222 ( 9.3) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +0.8 24.9 +2.8 24.4 0.0 8.4 -- 289 (12.0) 39/12
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +1.1 23.3 +1.9 -- 14.0 8.5 -- 308 (12.8) 32/16
NAMBOUR DPI 31.9 +2.6 21.3 +1.9 -- 4.2 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 28/13
COOLANGATTA 29.8 +1.7 21.8 +0.8 -- 18.8 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 28/11
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +1.2 21.8 +0.7 22.4 33.0 9.8 9.7 374 (15.6) 35/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.1 +2.0 19.5 +2.0 -- 6.2 -- -- 546 (22.8) 45/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.8 +3.9 21.5 +2.7 14.4 0.0 7.4 -- 175 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.4 +1.5 18.1 -1.3 17.4 22.6 6.2 9.0 137 ( 5.7) 43/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.7 +1.3 18.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.8 +0.9 20.9 +2.9 20.6 0.2 5.0 7.6 341 (14.2) 41/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +0.6 20.0 +3.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 32/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.0 +0.5 10.6 -2.6 5.4 0.0 9.6 12.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.0 +1.9 14.8 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.2 +1.8 20.0 +1.3 18.8 6.6 3.8 11.0 435 (18.1) 61/17
RICHMOND RAAF 32.7 +2.9 19.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 46/16
BELLAMBI AWS 27.3 +2.5 18.8 -0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 57/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.9 +3.9 15.2 +2.0 13.2 0.0 10.6 13.0 359 (15.0) 52/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.8 +2.2 12.1 -4.1 9.2 0.0 12.4 13.5 369 (15.4) 55/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.9 +0.7 12.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 57/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.9 +5.7 17.9 +1.3 15.4 0.0 9.6 10.7 243 (10.1) 59/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.6 +3.1 11.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 46/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.0 +2.5 10.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 50/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.0 +0.1 14.0 -0.3 10.5 0.0 5.4 -- 120 ( 5.0) 21/21
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.8 -1.8 10.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 44/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.2 +2.2 8.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.0 -0.2 10.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 52/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.7 +0.2 13.5 +1.5 11.4 0.0 7.4 6.5 494 (20.6) 58/15
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

46.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
45.4 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
44.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
44.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

+14.4 : 43.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+13.0 : 42.3 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+11.8 : 37.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+11.7 : 37.9 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
+11.7 : 42.1 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

30.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.5 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.0 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

+8.2 : 25.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+7.9 : 26.3 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.5 : 20.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.7 : 28.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 25.9 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

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

8.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.7 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-8.4 : 25.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.9 : 30.7 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-7.9 : 30.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-6.9 : 32.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.6 : 13.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

2.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
5.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-6.3 : 11.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-5.9 : 14.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.9 : 5.7 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-5.8 : 12.3 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S 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.
178.0 REEF PARK N Coast--Barron QLD
143.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
132.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
130.6 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST N Coast--Barron QLD
127.6 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
69.2 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
N Coast--Barron
178.0 REEF PARK
143.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
132.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
130.6 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
127.6 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
118.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
111.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
108.0 DAINTREE TEA
104.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
80.0 DEERAL
73.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
Central Coast E
51.0 GIRU NORTH
Central Highlands
68.0 WADDY BRAE
52.0 WADDY BRAE TM
Central West
60.0 LANDSBOROUGH DOWNS
50.0 STRATHDARR
Northwest
103.0 CARANDOTTA STATION
56.6 BUSHY PARK
54.6 CORONA DOWNS
Channel Country
55.0 GLENORMISTON
52.4 ROXBOROUGH DOWNS
Brisbane/SE Coast
69.8 BORUMBA DAM
67.8 KANDANGA TM
66.2 DANEWOOD VALE
65.0 YARRAHAPPINI TM
64.8 WOOLOOGA
64.6 KANDANGA UPPER
63.4 TALLOWOOD
63.0 BLACKBUTT POST OFFICE
61.0 TALLEBUDGERA GUINEAS CK RD
57.0 IMBIL POST OFFICE
56.0 HOME PARK TM
55.6 REDGATE
55.4 LINDFIELD
55.4 LINVILLE
53.0 CANNON COVE TM
52.0 MACLEAN BRIDGE ALERT
51.4 ELANORA WATER TREAT
50.0 IMBIL TM
Darling Downs W
55.0 WOMBALANO
Maranoa
57.0 FOREST VALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
66.0 TYALGUM (PUMPENBIL ROAD)

13.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
13.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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3.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
3.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1436 (59.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1088 (45.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
986 (41.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
914 (38.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
902 (37.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
882 (36.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
842 (35.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
807 (33.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
805 (33.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
762 (31.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
760 (31.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
754 (31.4) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
752 (31.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
704 (29.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
672 (28.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
656 (27.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
640 (26.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
638 (26.6) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
637 (26.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
620 (25.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
613 (25.5) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
606 (25.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
600 (25.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
95/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/21 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
87/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/17 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
18.0mm in 52 min to 14:22 20.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr 8 min to 15:30 12.5mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
29.0mm in 30 min to 18:30 58.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 30.0mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 31.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
15.0mm in 18 min to 17:18 50.0mm/h
15.6mm in 42 min to 18:00 22.3mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 30.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
17.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 17.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
Gulf Country
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
11.4mm in 41 min to 21:00 16.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
69.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 23.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
24.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
58.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 58.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.2mm/h
74.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 24.7mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.6mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
7.8mm in 13 min to 14:00 36.0mm/h
5.0mm in 7 min to 14:07 42.9mm/h
10.4mm in 53 min to 15:00 11.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
Central West
LONGREACH AERO
28.6mm in 19 min to 18:17 90.3mm/h
14.4mm in 13 min to 18:30 66.5mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 44.0mm/h
13.0mm in 22 min to 18:52 35.5mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.4mm/h
67.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 22.3mm/h
Northwest
URANDANGI
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
9.8mm in 55 min to 18:00 10.7mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
18.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
GINGIN AERO : 93( 60/ 39 ) at 22:11
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 74(280/ 63 ) at 23:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 78 ) at 14:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(260/ 65 ) at 20:23
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(290/ 63 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(260/ 67 ) at 23:30