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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0028 EST on 21/08/2008. 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 minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091219

SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)

2.8

2.9

13/01/1983

35

1 Y

ISL

Islands

200839

LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

13.4

14.6

04/01/2002

19

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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 00:00EST, 15/05/2012.

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 28.5 -3.1 21.9 +3.6 20.3 0.0 9.0 -- 395 (16.5) 41/17
PERTH AIRPORT 36.9 +5.3 23.3 +6.4 20.9 0.6 10.6 11.9 436 (18.2) 55/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 35.0 +10.3 19.5 +5.8 17.0 1.4 9.2 6.8 440 (18.3) 58/02
BUNBURY 31.7 +2.3 19.7 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 48/23
MANDURAH 28.6 -- 23.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 41/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.8 25.6 +0.8 25.2 2.4 3.2 2.4 293 (12.2) 45/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.9 -5.5 15.4 -6.0 12.2 0.0 11.2 12.8 317 (13.2) 31/09
WHYALLA AERO 27.5 -2.4 18.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 455 (19.0) 31/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.2 -1.9 16.3 -0.7 13.4 0.0 3.0 10.9 260 (10.8) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.2 -1.0 14.0 +2.9 12.6 0.6 5.0 8.6 476 (19.8) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 -0.6 21.2 -2.6 18.8 0.0 11.2 12.3 486 (20.3) 35/03
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +0.4 24.1 +0.4 22.4 22.8 4.4 6.2 234 ( 9.8) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +0.6 26.4 +2.2 24.6 0.0 7.2 7.3 330 (13.8) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +0.3 25.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 6.4 269 (11.2) 39/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.2 +4.3 24.6 +2.5 23.5 0.0 7.0 -- 217 ( 9.0) 37/19
BUNDABERG AERO 34.1 +4.0 22.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 7.2 -- -- --
NAMBOUR DPI 32.5 +3.2 20.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 17.8 -- 91 ( 3.8) 28/12
COOLANGATTA 29.7 +1.6 21.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 24/11
BRISBANE AERO 32.0 +3.0 21.9 +0.8 18.6 0.0 7.4 12.1 379 (15.8) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 33.6 +5.5 16.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 48/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.6 +0.7 15.4 -3.4 7.4 0.0 10.0 -- 172 ( 7.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.0 +1.1 16.6 -2.8 13.5 0.0 6.0 12.1 373 (15.5) 35/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.7 +1.3 14.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.4 -0.5 14.9 -3.1 12.7 0.0 8.6 12.7 377 (15.7) 41/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.2 -0.3 12.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.5 -1.0 11.0 -2.2 5.6 0.0 6.6 13.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.9 -0.2 12.6 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.2 -0.2 18.7 0.0 12.6 0.0 8.4 11.5 443 (18.5) 52/16
RICHMOND RAAF 29.4 -0.4 13.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 26.2 +1.4 17.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 34/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.7 +2.7 10.7 -2.5 5.9 0.0 11.8 13.3 439 (18.3) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.1 -1.5 11.5 -4.7 10.7 0.0 6.6 13.2 474 (19.8) 41/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.8 -2.4 12.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 43/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.5 -2.7 13.1 -3.5 11.1 0.0 7.2 13.3 409 (17.0) 37/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.1 -1.4 11.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 37.0 -- 416 (17.3) 41/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.7 -2.8 12.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 34/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.7 -0.2 15.1 +0.8 13.2 0.0 4.0 -- 155 ( 6.5) 22/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.3 +1.7 12.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 510 (21.3) 46/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.6 -0.4 10.1 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 437 (18.2) 37/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.5 -2.7 6.9 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 48/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.0 -1.5 9.4 -2.6 4.8 0.0 5.6 7.6 548 (22.8) 59/20
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

45.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
45.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
44.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
43.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
43.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+10.6 : 37.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+10.5 : 33.3 ALBANY Lower West WA
+10.3 : 35.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+10.3 : 36.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+9.7 : 39.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

29.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
27.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
27.1 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+9.8 : 24.3 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1 : 23.5 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 24.3 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.6 : 22.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.3 : 24.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.6 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-7.4 : 31.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.9 : 10.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : 14.2 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-6.2 : 32.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-6.1 : 14.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-0.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.6 : 2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.2 : 14.3 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-8.0 : 12.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-8.0 : 9.6 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
-8.0 : 4.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS 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.
95.0 LEADERS CREEK N Rivers NT
91.8 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
90.2 EVA VALLEY N Rivers NT
88.0 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
87.6 SHIPTONS FLAT N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
71.2 WYNDHAM
55.4 WYNDHAM AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
95.0 LEADERS CREEK
91.8 BULMAN AWS
90.2 EVA VALLEY
86.0 EDITH FARMS ROAD
74.6 DORISVALE
72.8 EDITH SPRINGS
68.6 MATARANKA STATION
67.0 FANNY CREEK
56.0 LIMMEN RIVER
53.0 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
52.2 CONWAYS
52.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE
52.0 CUTTA CUTTA
50.2 CHANNEL ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
67.8 COEN POST OFFICE
61.8 SCHERGER RAAF
56.5 BRAMWELL
53.6 COEN AIRPORT
53.4 PUNSAND BAY
52.2 COEN AIRPORT EVAP
50.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
S Peninsula
67.6 PINNACLE
Gulf Country
53.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
87.6 SHIPTONS FLAT
77.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
75.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
75.2 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
67.0 JULATTEN
54.0 MOUNT CARBINE TOWNSHIP
53.0 BUTCHER HILL STATION
Central Coast E
82.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD

TASMANIA
W Coast
88.0 LAKE MARGARET DAM

13.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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2.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
2.2 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
1.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

1650 (68.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1621 (67.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1343 (56.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1309 (54.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1300 (54.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1276 (53.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1135 (47.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1021 (42.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1004 (41.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
962 (40.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
903 (37.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
836 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
819 (34.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
817 (34.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
804 (33.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
787 (32.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
783 (32.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
772 (32.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
756 (31.5) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
749 (31.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
742 (30.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
736 (30.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
730 (30.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
708 (29.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
697 (29.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
696 (29.0) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
680 (28.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
666 (27.8) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
662 (27.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
662 (27.6) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
631 (26.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
600 (25.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
111/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/22 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
TROUGHTON ISLAND
11.0mm in 32 min to 02:28 20.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
6.0mm in 11 min to 12:42 32.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.3mm/h
BULMAN AWS
24.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 24.0mm/h
75.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 25.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
20.8mm in 24 min to 23:28 52.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.4mm/h
10.6mm in 22 min to 23:29 28.9mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
31.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 31.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT
28.4mm in 55 min to 14:55 31.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr 5 min to 16:00 17.9mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL MARINE PDE
43.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.2mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
46.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 46.4mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 23.6mm/h
71.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 23.7mm/h
77.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 12.8mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
9.4mm in 24 min to 14:00 23.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Central Highlands
CLERMONT SIRIUS ST
48.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
21.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 6.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(240/ 80 ) at 01:26
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(320/ 85 ) at 21:05
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(260/ 67 ) at 23:25
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(290/ 48 ) at 22:44
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(300/ 69 ) at 19:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(280/ 69 ) at 00:30