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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 0112 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 maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013015

CARNEGIE

46.5

46.5

07/02/1989

19

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 00:06EST, 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 26.8 -5.7 19.2 +0.1 18.4 0.0 8.8 -- 666 (27.8) 50/14
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 -6.3 13.8 -3.6 12.7 0.0 8.4 6.1 362 (15.1) 50/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 -2.1 12.4 -2.0 7.3 0.0 8.0 7.1 354 (14.8) 54/17
BUNBURY 23.6 -6.2 14.8 -0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 321 (13.4) 44/14
MANDURAH 23.0 -- 18.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 43/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.9 24.7 0.0 25.7 0.2 4.0 8.8 322 (13.4) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.7 +3.6 18.8 -2.0 15.6 0.0 14.0 12.5 344 (14.3) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 35.0 +5.4 18.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 30/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.0 +7.7 19.9 +2.8 16.0 0.0 7.6 12.6 180 ( 7.5) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 36.1 +11.0 12.0 +0.4 10.2 0.0 5.2 10.8 385 (16.0) 41/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +3.3 20.9 -2.5 17.6 0.0 11.2 10.4 267 (11.1) 32/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 -1.1 23.3 -0.4 21.9 22.0 4.0 5.6 188 ( 7.8) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -1.8 22.3 -1.8 21.8 20.6 9.0 4.3 425 (17.7) 35/02
MACKAY M.O 28.9 -0.7 20.9 -2.5 -- 24.6 -- 5.7 358 (14.9) 43/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 -1.1 21.1 -1.0 20.0 0.0 6.0 -- 314 (13.1) 43/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 -2.9 -- -- -- 4.4 5.0 -- 332 (13.8) --
NAMBOUR DPI 25.8 -3.0 18.5 -1.2 -- 24.0 5.6 -- 98 ( 4.1) 37/14
COOLANGATTA 28.4 +0.2 19.0 -1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 -1.1 19.6 -1.5 18.2 3.8 5.4 7.9 314 (13.1) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 -1.7 17.1 -0.5 -- 14.4 -- -- 585 (24.4) 46/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.8 +1.7 17.7 -0.9 13.0 0.0 7.8 -- 145 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.3 +0.5 17.9 -1.6 17.0 1.8 4.8 9.2 244 (10.2) 39/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +0.2 16.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.9 -0.6 14.3 -3.8 13.8 0.0 6.2 11.0 255 (10.6) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.0 -0.1 14.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.6 +0.8 12.1 -1.0 7.9 0.0 5.6 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.7 +0.7 17.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.7 +0.4 19.2 +0.2 15.6 0.0 6.0 11.8 315 (13.1) 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 29.2 +0.2 15.9 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 34/15
BELLAMBI AWS 26.2 +1.4 17.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 22/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.8 +2.7 13.6 +0.5 11.2 3.6 5.2 12.2 225 ( 9.4) 34/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.2 +3.3 19.0 +2.7 17.7 0.0 8.8 11.6 268 (11.2) 61/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.6 +2.3 17.2 +1.1 -- 4.8 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 46/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.5 +3.9 20.6 +4.2 18.5 0.0 10.4 11.4 305 (12.7) 45/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.3 +4.8 17.2 +2.9 -- 1.4 8.4 -- 273 (11.4) 34/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.4 +5.0 17.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 43/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 35.3 +9.5 19.3 +4.7 17.4 0.0 5.8 -- 122 ( 5.1) 24/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 32.5 +7.5 16.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 35/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.0 +8.0 15.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 37/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 29.5 +5.1 16.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 26.3 +4.0 17.4 +5.4 17.2 0.0 5.4 11.1 414 (17.3) 34/13
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

47.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
46.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
45.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
45.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+15.1 : 41.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.9 : 43.7 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.0 : 36.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+10.2 : 37.7 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
+9.9 : 35.4 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC

32.0 WILUNA Interior WA
30.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
30.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
29.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
29.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+10.0 : 32.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.0 : 17.0 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+6.9 : 22.2 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+6.7 : 17.8 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
+6.6 : 20.6 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.6 : 28.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.6 : 29.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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

17.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
17.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
18.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.9 : 21.6 KARNET Lower West WA
-8.5 : 21.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
-7.4 : 23.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-7.4 : 25.4 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-6.7 : 24.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

-6.2 : 9.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-6.1 : 17.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 16.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 19.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-4.5 : 10.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.5 : 17.2 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

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.
79.0 MT DOUGLAS Central Coast W QLD
72.6 PINNACLE S Peninsula QLD
65.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT Central Coast E QLD
64.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
63.0 MIRANI WEIR TM Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
58.0 MERLUNA
S Peninsula
72.6 PINNACLE
N Coast--Barron
64.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
Central Coast E
65.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
63.0 MIRANI WEIR TM
Central Coast W
79.0 MT DOUGLAS
Central Highlands
53.6 THE SANDSTONE
Central West
58.0 BULLIWALLAH
53.0 EVORA STATION
Warrego
54.2 VICTORIA DOWNS
53.8 ANGELLALA DOWNS HOMESTEAD

12.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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5.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
5.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
4.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
4.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

845 (35.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
758 (31.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
715 (29.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
704 (29.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
702 (29.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
672 (28.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
666 (27.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
661 (27.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
649 (27.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
639 (26.6) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
633 (26.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
622 (25.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
85/14 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
83/23 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
80/13 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
76/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
68/14 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
68/17 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
68/10 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
10.2mm in 18 min to 13:39 34.0mm/h
32.4mm in 51 min to 14:30 38.1mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 16.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
3.8mm in 11 min to 06:11 20.7mm/h
7.6mm in 19 min to 06:30 24.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 15.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
13.2mm in 23 min to 04:41 34.4mm/h
11.2mm in 19 min to 05:00 35.4mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 32.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.7mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
10.8mm in 30 min to 04:00 21.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 20.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
8.4mm in 14 min to 12:00 36.0mm/h
MACKAY M.O
18.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
WILLIAMSON
16.2mm in 49 min to 15:49 19.8mm/h
8.6mm in 11 min to 16:00 46.9mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 24.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
ALVA BEACH
44.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 44.6mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.0mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
39.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 39.2mm/h
Central West
ISISFORD POST OFFICE
36.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
Northwest
WINTON POST OFFICE
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.2mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN
8.0mm in 47 min to 17:00 10.2mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
13.8mm in 45 min to 18:00 18.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
STAWELL AERODROME
12.8mm in 14 min to 20:00 54.9mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
16.4mm in 30 min to 14:00 32.8mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 21.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
FALLS CREEK
7.2mm in 6 min to 13:25 72.0mm/h
9.2mm in 34 min to 14:00 16.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER
4.6mm in 11 min to 18:36 25.1mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Northwest
WINTON AIRPORT : 85(210/ 65 ) at 14:13