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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 0114 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

Central Highlands

035274

JUANITA

204.2

145.0

01/02/1978

45

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

19.9

19.6

03/02/2001

11

19.6

03/02/2001

12

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

7.6

9.9

03/02/2003

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

45.5

45.0

18/02/1971

17

1 Y


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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 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 25.1 -7.4 15.1 -4.0 11.8 0.0 7.8 -- 595 (24.8) 39/12
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 -7.6 11.4 -6.0 9.3 0.4 4.0 8.3 378 (15.8) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.7 -0.2 10.0 -4.4 4.8 0.0 6.6 10.1 393 (16.4) 54/13
BUNBURY 23.4 -6.4 10.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 52/21
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 15.8 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 353 (14.7) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 24.9 +0.2 24.2 0.0 5.6 5.6 286 (11.9) 32/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.9 +4.8 25.6 +4.8 19.6 0.0 12.0 12.6 294 (12.3) --
WHYALLA AERO 39.2 +9.6 19.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 50/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.7 +9.4 26.3 +9.2 20.6 0.0 8.6 8.8 273 (11.4) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 37.9 +12.8 19.2 +7.6 16.8 0.0 8.8 9.6 354 (14.8) 55/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.4 +2.1 22.7 -0.7 19.3 0.0 8.2 11.6 224 ( 9.3) 32/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +0.1 23.2 -0.5 24.0 10.8 5.4 7.8 284 (11.8) 24/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 -0.2 24.0 -0.1 23.2 5.4 3.6 7.6 257 (10.7) 34/17
MACKAY M.O 29.2 -0.4 23.5 +0.1 -- 7.8 -- 6.7 280 (11.7) 30/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 -1.1 21.8 -0.3 21.2 0.4 6.4 -- 364 (15.2) 32/11
BUNDABERG AERO -- -- 21.1 -0.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 364 (15.2) --
NAMBOUR DPI 25.5 -3.3 19.1 -0.6 -- 21.4 3.8 -- 49 ( 2.0) 30/15
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +0.3 19.7 -1.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 321 (13.4) 43/00
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 -2.2 23.3 +2.2 20.4 0.0 6.4 1.9 403 (16.8) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 -4.1 17.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 52/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.4 +1.3 18.2 -0.4 13.9 0.0 9.0 -- 153 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +0.3 18.7 -0.8 17.6 3.0 5.0 6.8 269 (11.2) 26/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -0.8 18.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.2 +2.7 17.7 -0.4 16.4 0.0 6.6 10.0 359 (15.0) 48/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.5 +1.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 -6.3 15.8 +2.7 12.6 0.0 4.8 1.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.7 +0.7 18.0 +0.3 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +2.3 21.1 +2.1 17.5 0.0 6.4 7.3 371 (15.5) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 28.4 -0.6 18.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 24/18
BELLAMBI AWS 26.2 +1.4 19.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 39/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.1 +3.0 13.8 +0.7 11.0 0.0 7.4 8.9 291 (12.1) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +1.6 20.0 +3.7 17.5 7.2 11.4 9.3 422 (17.6) 41/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.9 +3.6 17.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 61/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.0 +5.4 20.3 +3.9 18.0 0.0 12.0 12.2 338 (14.1) 46/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.2 +5.7 19.1 +4.8 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 259 (10.8) 50/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.6 +5.2 17.7 +3.6 -- 6.4 -- -- 293 (12.2) 31/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 37.2 +11.4 20.8 +6.2 18.8 0.0 7.0 -- 113 ( 4.7) 32/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 36.7 +11.7 16.4 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 46/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.5 +8.5 18.5 +7.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 401 (16.7) 45/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 31.2 +6.8 14.6 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 33.9 +11.6 18.8 +6.8 15.4 0.0 5.6 11.1 396 (16.5) 55/21
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

45.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
45.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
45.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
45.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+17.1 : 38.3 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+15.8 : 38.7 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+14.6 : 31.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+14.5 : 37.5 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+14.5 : 35.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

30.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
29.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+10.0 : 23.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.8 : 22.9 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.4 : 25.8 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.2 : 26.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.8 : 20.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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

18.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
19.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
20.0 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
20.0 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
20.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 25.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-9.6 : 23.4 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-9.4 : 21.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-9.2 : 24.6 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-8.3 : 24.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

6.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.2 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
7.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-9.6 : 7.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.5 : 9.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-8.5 : 8.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.1 : 9.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8 : 9.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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.
204.2 JUANITA Central Highlands QLD
165.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
135.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
105.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
102.2 CANGAI (SMELTER CREEK) N Tablelands E NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
87.4 HIGHBURY STATION
S Peninsula
76.0 GAMBOOLA STATION
Upper Carpentaria
74.0 NELIA POST OFFICE
73.0 ABINGDON DOWNS STATION
N Coast--Barron
62.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
Central Coast E
165.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
135.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO
Central Highlands
204.2 JUANITA
102.0 WYNTOON
95.0 KARMOO
60.0 LUCKNOW
57.0 ORION
53.2 KURRAJONG
Central West
78.0 EASTMERE
50.0 SURBITON STATION
Wide Bay/Burnett
92.0 YANDARAN MONDURAN ROAD
77.0 MIARA
61.6 ROSEDALE POST OFFICE
57.0 WATERLOO
50.7 GONYELINKA
Warrego
51.0 CHESTERTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
56.0 ENNGONIA (BELALIE)
N Tablelands E
102.2 CANGAI (SMELTER CREEK)
MidNorth Coast S
105.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
56.4 FORBES RIVER (BIRDWOOD)

12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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3.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
1.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.8 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1086 (45.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
845 (35.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
825 (34.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
818 (34.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
792 (33.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
776 (32.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
776 (32.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
769 (32.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
753 (31.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
731 (30.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
715 (29.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
695 (29.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
672 (28.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
667 (27.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
651 (27.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
644 (26.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
642 (26.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
604 (25.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
600 (25.0) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
81/17 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
76/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
76/14 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
76/12 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
72/18 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
72/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
16.2mm in 21 min to 16:30 46.3mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
25.0mm in 41 min to 21:30 36.6mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 28.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
43.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 43.2mm/h
91.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 30.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN
16.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.6mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.6mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
15.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 15.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
21.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
8.4mm in 14 min to 19:00 36.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
32.6mm in 25 min to 17:00 78.2mm/h
32.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 32.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.7mm/h
C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 6 min to 16:31 50.0mm/h
20.4mm in 29 min to 17:00 42.2mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 26.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
CW Slopes S
FORBES AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
9.2mm in 44 min to 17:00 12.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
6.4mm in 9 min to 18:53 42.7mm/h
7.2mm in 33 min to 19:26 13.1mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
GROVE (RESEARCH STATION)
11.0mm in 19 min to 18:30 34.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
14.2mm in 30 min to 20:30 28.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 18.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
7.0mm in 32 min to 10:32 13.1mm/h
15.2mm in 28 min to 11:00 32.6mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 22.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 76(360/ 63 ) at 16:00