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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 0117 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

Brisbane/SE Coast

040722

BOONDOOMA DAM

87.0

73.0

10/02/1998

14

1 y

TAS

Derwent Valley

095046

BOTHWELL (CLYDE RIVER)

59.8

34.2

17/02/1998

11

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006022

GASCOYNE JUNCTION

14.3

15.6

15/02/1996

15

Y

Highest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018069

ELLISTON

43.5

43.2

19/02/1980

45

43.2

19/02/1980

46

1 Y

SA

W Agricultural

018106

NULLARBOR

47.6

45.8

06/02/1993

21

1 Y

SA

W Agricultural

018191

COULTA (COLES POINT)

41.2

40.5

09/02/2000

13

1 Y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022049

STENHOUSE BAY

42.5

42.0

02/02/2000

12

1 Y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

37.4

37.4

02/02/2000

13

1 Y Equal to record.

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)

39.9

39.4

04/02/2003

13

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

39.8

39.4

04/02/2003

12

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091259

LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)

32.3

32.2

03/02/2001

12

1 Y

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

27.0

26.8

19/02/2000

11

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 00:07EST, 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 26.0 -6.5 16.8 -2.3 14.8 0.0 9.0 -- 383 (16.0) 39/11
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 -7.6 13.8 -3.6 11.5 0.4 5.8 6.3 393 (16.4) 58/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.2 -2.7 15.4 +1.0 14.0 1.2 8.6 7.7 486 (20.3) --
BUNBURY 23.4 -6.4 16.0 +0.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 531 (22.1) 59/05
MANDURAH 22.7 -- 17.0 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 587 (24.5) 55/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +2.4 26.7 +2.0 25.8 0.0 6.0 8.6 318 (13.3) 32/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.1 +5.0 25.4 +4.6 21.4 0.0 14.6 12.6 274 (11.4) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 42.2 +12.6 19.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 52/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 41.5 +12.2 29.4 +12.3 23.6 0.0 9.2 12.4 302 (12.6) 35/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 40.1 +15.0 21.2 +9.6 18.0 2.4 10.8 11.8 412 (17.2) 50/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.6 +1.3 22.4 -1.0 19.5 0.0 7.6 10.2 242 (10.1) 41/19
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 -1.4 23.7 0.0 22.5 12.0 6.2 4.2 327 (13.6) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 -0.2 24.8 +0.7 22.5 0.0 5.8 10.0 384 (16.0) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 28.9 -0.7 23.1 -0.3 -- 5.0 -- 7.4 326 (13.6) 43/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.1 -2.2 20.8 -1.3 20.2 7.0 6.0 -- 335 (14.0) 46/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 -3.3 -- -- -- 7.2 3.2 -- 430 (17.9) 46/11
NAMBOUR DPI 26.4 -2.4 19.9 +0.2 -- 9.4 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 39/17
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +0.6 21.2 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 346 (14.4) 39/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -1.6 20.7 -0.4 19.6 5.6 4.8 3.1 365 (15.2) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 -2.2 16.4 -1.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 719 (30.0) 58/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +0.6 18.4 -0.2 14.2 0.0 7.4 -- 162 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +0.1 18.5 -1.0 17.2 11.0 6.0 8.5 218 ( 9.1) 28/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 -0.2 16.5 -1.8 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.9 +2.4 17.7 -0.4 14.9 0.0 7.8 12.1 375 (15.6) 48/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.3 +1.2 15.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 30/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.2 -0.6 13.2 +0.1 9.8 2.2 3.0 8.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.1 +0.1 17.4 -0.3 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.2 +2.9 20.8 +1.8 17.1 0.0 6.8 12.5 513 (21.4) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 31.3 +2.3 17.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 27.0 +2.2 19.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 37/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.1 +5.0 11.5 -1.6 8.1 0.0 5.6 11.1 230 ( 9.6) 43/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.8 +2.9 16.8 +0.5 16.0 0.0 11.0 12.5 356 (14.8) 26/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.7 +3.4 16.8 +0.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 21/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.8 +6.2 23.4 +7.0 22.3 0.0 11.6 12.1 368 (15.3) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.0 +5.5 19.5 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 32/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.4 +5.0 20.0 +5.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 39/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 37.4 +11.6 24.5 +9.9 22.7 0.0 9.6 -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 37.8 +12.8 20.2 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 35/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 34.0 +9.0 20.2 +8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 522 (21.8) 54/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 32.3 +7.9 16.7 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 46/03
HOBART AIRPORT 33.2 +10.9 18.8 +6.8 16.5 10.4 8.6 6.7 -- 43/16
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

47.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
45.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
44.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
44.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.1 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

+19.7 : 47.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+18.6 : 39.8 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+18.3 : 43.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+18.2 : 44.1 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+17.9 : 43.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

29.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
29.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
29.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
29.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+13.0 : 29.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.4 : 24.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+12.3 : 26.9 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.3 : 29.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.3 : 25.4 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

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

19.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
20.0 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
20.1 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
20.5 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
20.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.4 : 21.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-8.9 : 21.6 KARNET Lower West WA
-8.8 : 24.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-8.5 : 21.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
-8.0 : 24.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

6.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
9.9 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
9.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.5 : 10.5 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.6 : 16.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.5 : 14.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-6.4 : 14.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.3 : 13.8 MULLEWA Central 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.
87.0 BOONDOOMA DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
86.6 GREENVALE TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria QLD
81.0 MAKOWATA Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
62.4 DUCKINWILLA CREEK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
59.8 BOTHWELL (CLYDE RIVER) Derwent Valley TAS

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
86.6 GREENVALE TOWNSHIP
51.0 CARGOON STATION
N Coast--Herbert
52.0 HORSE SHOE BEND
Central Coast E
57.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
Wide Bay/Burnett
81.0 MAKOWATA
54.0 GLENWOOD
53.0 GRACEDIEU
52.8 HERON ISLAND RES STN
52.0 MOOLBOOLAMAN
51.0 CHARNWOOD
Brisbane/SE Coast
87.0 BOONDOOMA DAM
62.4 DUCKINWILLA CREEK
59.8 WOOLOOGA

VICTORIA
Lower NE
50.0 BARNAWARTHA

TASMANIA
Derwent Valley
59.8 BOTHWELL (CLYDE RIVER)
58.2 BOTHWELL (FRANKLIN STREET)

12.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
12.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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4.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
4.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
4.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1049 (43.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
962 (40.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
854 (35.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
818 (34.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
800 (33.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
789 (32.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
766 (31.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
752 (31.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
748 (31.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
741 (30.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
719 (30.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
696 (29.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
688 (28.7) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
673 (28.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
652 (27.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
646 (26.9) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
631 (26.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
628 (26.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
625 (26.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
617 (25.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
72/16 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
72/11 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
72/23 DUNNS HILL E Central 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
41.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 41.4mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 14.3mm/h
CAPE DON
12.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
6.8mm in 12 min to 20:30 34.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
12.0mm in 28 min to 02:52 25.7mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
8.0mm in 45 min to 16:00 10.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.2mm/h
Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
989.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 164.8mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
Central West
LONGREACH AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.4mm/h
BLACKALL AIRPORT
6.8mm in 5 min to 16:21 81.6mm/h
10.6mm in 39 min to 17:00 16.3mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
HERON ISLAND RES STN
43.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 14.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
12.0mm in 30 min to 13:00 24.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)
6.0mm in 13 min to 18:00 27.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.2mm/h
Southeast
TUNNACK FIRE STATION
6.6mm in 16 min to 16:41 24.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
25.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 8.3mm/h
None reported