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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0056 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
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

N Peninsula

027031

BAMAGA

265.0

196.0

17/02/1994

34

1 n

QLD

N Peninsula

027062

PUNSAND BAY

198.0

131.0

21/02/1997

11

181.4

21/03/2004

11

1 y

Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

20.6

21.2

27/02/2006

14

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

21.1

22.8

14/02/1996

12

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 00:04EST, 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 28.6 -3.9 16.5 -2.6 13.1 0.0 9.4 -- 606 (25.3) 37/00
PERTH AIRPORT 34.3 +2.5 17.6 +0.2 15.1 0.0 10.8 11.7 525 (21.9) 39/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 -2.5 14.0 -0.4 10.5 0.4 4.8 8.1 382 (15.9) 52/16
BUNBURY 31.4 +1.6 11.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 46/12
MANDURAH 30.3 -- 16.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 583 (24.3) 39/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 25.9 +1.2 24.6 0.0 13.8 10.2 465 (19.4) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.9 +5.8 20.3 -0.5 17.2 0.0 13.0 12.3 257 (10.7) 46/17
WHYALLA AERO 26.8 -2.8 13.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 52/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.7 +0.4 13.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 5.8 13.0 224 ( 9.3) 34/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 -2.5 8.6 -3.0 4.5 0.0 5.4 10.4 407 (17.0) 41/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.7 +3.4 19.2 -4.2 15.8 0.0 10.0 12.4 212 ( 8.8) 45/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +1.1 21.7 -2.0 21.4 1.0 3.2 11.7 192 ( 8.0) 26/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.7 +3.6 23.0 -1.1 18.9 0.2 4.0 12.0 331 (13.8) 32/13
MACKAY M.O 29.5 -0.1 21.9 -1.5 -- 2.0 -- 10.8 675 (28.1) 43/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +0.6 22.0 -0.1 21.1 0.2 3.2 -- 339 (14.1) 34/08
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +2.0 21.4 0.0 -- 3.0 5.6 -- 396 (16.5) 55/15
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +1.2 19.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 85 ( 3.5) 35/15
COOLANGATTA 30.1 +1.9 20.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 37/16
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 +0.3 23.7 +2.6 21.4 0.0 5.8 9.8 293 (12.2) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.0 +2.6 18.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 636 (26.5) 52/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.8 +2.7 21.8 +3.2 18.1 0.0 9.4 -- 257 (10.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.4 +1.6 20.8 +1.3 18.0 0.0 6.0 4.6 491 (20.5) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +2.2 19.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.8 -0.7 21.7 +3.6 21.2 0.0 7.4 3.9 501 (20.9) 41/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.0 -1.1 21.4 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.4 +0.6 14.3 +1.2 10.7 0.0 7.4 8.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.7 +3.7 21.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 -1.5 20.2 +1.2 19.1 0.0 6.6 10.5 790 (32.9) 50/11
RICHMOND RAAF 26.1 -2.9 19.4 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 323 (13.5) 28/18
BELLAMBI AWS 24.6 -0.2 19.4 +0.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 615 (25.6) 41/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.3 +2.2 13.2 +0.1 12.1 0.0 8.6 10.9 -- 43/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.4 +3.5 19.4 +3.1 18.9 0.0 8.0 11.7 403 (16.8) 52/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.2 +2.9 18.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 31/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.2 +0.6 13.2 -3.2 11.0 0.0 10.6 12.3 331 (13.8) 45/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.1 +2.6 12.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 479 (20.0) 34/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.0 +1.6 11.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 41/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.4 +6.6 13.3 -1.3 10.7 0.0 3.4 -- 106 ( 4.4) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.6 +2.6 14.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 41/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.7 +3.7 11.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 728 (30.3) 59/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.0 +0.6 14.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 31/17
HOBART AIRPORT 22.7 +0.4 13.9 +1.9 11.7 0.0 5.0 6.2 400 (16.7) 41/14
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

45.5 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
44.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
43.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 32.9 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+7.2 : 43.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.0 : 33.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
+6.7 : 40.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 41.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

30.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
29.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
28.9 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
28.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
28.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+7.7 : 29.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.1 : 29.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.3 : 22.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.2 : 28.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+4.9 : 19.9 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+4.9 : 30.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

13.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
16.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-6.4 : 22.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1 : 28.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
-5.5 : 21.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.8 : 18.2 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.6 : 27.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-4.6 : 20.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC

3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.6 : 8.6 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
-6.3 : 5.9 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-6.1 : 14.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
-5.7 : 14.7 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-5.6 : 7.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

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.
265.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
198.0 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
171.0 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP N Peninsula QLD
112.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
55.8 UPPER MANILLA (GLENBORAH) NW Slopes S NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
265.0 BAMAGA
198.0 PUNSAND BAY
171.0 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP
112.8 HORN ISLAND

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
55.8 UPPER MANILLA (GLENBORAH)

13.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

3.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
3.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1121 (46.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1053 (43.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
952 (39.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
951 (39.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
844 (35.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
829 (34.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
802 (33.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
790 (32.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
782 (32.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
741 (30.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
731 (30.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
728 (30.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
686 (28.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
679 (28.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
678 (28.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
675 (28.1) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
669 (27.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
667 (27.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
655 (27.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
650 (27.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
645 (26.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
639 (26.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
636 (26.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
617 (25.7) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
615 (25.6) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
609 (25.4) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
607 (25.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
606 (25.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
606 (25.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
601 (25.0) REDESDALE N Central VIC
117/18 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
83/21 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
80/18 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
80/23 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
76/05 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
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
14.2mm in 32 min to 21:03 26.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
11.4mm in 18 min to 06:39 38.0mm/h
7.2mm in 39 min to 07:18 11.1mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
20.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 20.8mm/h
44.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 44.2mm/h
21.0mm in 58 min to 08:58 21.7mm/h
89.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 29.7mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr 2 min to 10:00 12.8mm/h
8.0mm in 38 min to 12:00 12.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
13.4mm in 39 min to 16:00 20.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 117( 70/ 63 ) at 18:43
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76( 60/ 65 ) at 05:30