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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0123 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 grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084030

ORBOST (COMPARISON)

18.8

18.8

09/02/1997

19

Y Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

106

100.0

13/02/2003

13

Y


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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 27.3 -5.2 14.2 -4.9 12.6 0.0 9.4 -- 541 (22.5) 48/12
PERTH AIRPORT 28.1 -3.7 8.9 -8.5 7.2 0.0 7.0 11.8 373 (15.5) 43/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.4 -1.5 9.1 -5.3 4.7 0.0 6.8 11.0 211 ( 8.8) 34/15
BUNBURY 24.8 -5.0 9.2 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 41/15
MANDURAH 25.1 -- 15.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 46/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 +0.5 24.6 -0.1 25.0 8.0 4.2 6.7 175 ( 7.3) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.6 +3.5 23.7 +2.9 20.9 0.0 13.8 12.4 244 (10.2) 41/17
WHYALLA AERO 33.9 +4.3 19.8 +2.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 465 (19.4) 41/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.5 +7.2 19.7 +2.6 15.6 0.0 8.0 12.6 270 (11.3) 22/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.7 +3.6 11.3 -0.3 7.0 0.4 6.8 9.1 453 (18.9) 35/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.5 +0.2 24.1 +0.7 19.7 0.6 10.0 11.8 340 (14.2) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 -2.6 22.9 -0.8 21.9 22.2 4.8 2.0 493 (20.5) 54/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 -0.8 24.9 +0.8 22.5 0.0 7.2 2.4 527 (22.0) 48/14
MACKAY M.O 29.2 -0.4 23.6 +0.2 -- 1.8 -- 3.0 527 (22.0) 52/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 -2.4 20.8 -1.3 19.6 0.4 5.4 -- 385 (16.0) 41/08
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 -1.0 19.2 -2.2 -- 8.2 4.6 -- 436 (18.2) 50/15
NAMBOUR DPI 27.6 -1.2 16.9 -2.8 -- 28.03 6.2 -- 66 ( 2.8) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 28.1 -0.1 17.4 -3.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 266 (11.1) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 -0.9 17.2 -3.9 16.3 0.0 5.2 11.9 357 (14.9) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.8 -0.6 15.5 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 747 (31.1) 46/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.2 +2.1 19.8 +1.2 15.1 0.0 8.0 -- 141 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +0.2 16.8 -2.7 15.4 1.8 3.6 11.9 218 ( 9.1) 34/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +0.8 18.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.2 +3.7 16.5 -1.6 14.8 0.0 8.0 11.0 371 (15.5) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.6 +2.5 16.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 26/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.1 +0.3 14.5 +1.4 12.3 7.0 6.0 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.0 +1.0 21.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.8 +2.5 20.9 +1.9 17.2 0.0 7.8 10.0 493 (20.5) 50/15
RICHMOND RAAF 32.0 +3.0 17.6 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 28/15
BELLAMBI AWS 26.2 +1.4 19.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 44/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.9 +2.8 17.3 +4.2 15.9 1.0 4.8 5.9 253 (10.5) 45/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +1.1 20.9 +4.6 19.0 9.0 12.8 5.4 364 (15.2) 41/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.9 +3.6 22.1 +6.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 35/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.0 +6.4 22.4 +6.0 21.3 0.0 11.6 12.1 347 (14.5) 72/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.3 +5.8 19.1 +4.8 -- 0.4 27.4 -- 317 (13.2) 35/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.6 +5.2 19.4 +5.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 39/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.6 +1.8 21.0 +6.4 20.2 4.2 9.6 -- 161 ( 6.7) 18/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.2 -2.8 18.8 +5.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 428 (17.8) 31/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +4.7 17.0 +5.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 591 (24.6) 43/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.0 +3.6 18.8 +6.8 -- 4.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 -1.6 14.9 +2.9 15.0 6.8 12.0 3.2 503 (21.0) 45/02
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

46.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
46.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
45.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
45.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA

+10.4 : 42.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.8 : 36.5 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.3 : 39.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.0 : 46.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+8.8 : 42.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

31.4 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
31.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
30.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.4 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
30.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.8 : 26.2 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+9.2 : 30.2 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 22.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC
+8.8 : 26.0 HAY CSIRO AWS Riverina W NSW
+8.6 : 22.5 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

16.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.7 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
18.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.2 : 27.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.2 : 25.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-5.0 : 24.8 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-5.0 : 24.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-4.7 : 26.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.7 : 26.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

6.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
6.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
7.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
7.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.2 : 8.3 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-9.0 : 7.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.5 : 8.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.1 : 9.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.1 : 6.1 BRIDGETOWN 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.
315.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
249.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
197.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
179.2 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
179.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
315.0 GRAHAM RANGE
249.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
197.0 HAPPY VALLEY
179.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
168.0 DEERAL
138.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
106.0 MT SOPHIA
105.0 TOPAZ ALERT
101.0 DAINTREE TEA
89.0 TOPAZ
N Coast--Herbert
179.2 RUSSELL RIVER
164.4 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
157.4 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
154.0 INNISFAIL
151.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
139.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
133.0 MENAVALE ALERT
124.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
120.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
115.2 DARADGEE
112.0 CORSIS ALERT
108.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
107.0 NERADA ALERT
100.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
92.0 ZATTAS ALERT
89.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
69.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
65.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
60.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
58.0 BINGIL BAY
56.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
54.0 EURAMO TM
50.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT

ISLANDS
Islands
102.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

12.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

.....

3.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
2.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
2.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

988 (41.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
900 (37.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
886 (36.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
852 (35.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
810 (33.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
795 (33.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
766 (31.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
762 (31.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
756 (31.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
747 (31.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
746 (31.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
744 (31.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
740 (30.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
723 (30.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
716 (29.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
712 (29.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
705 (29.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
696 (29.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
693 (28.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
673 (28.0) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
670 (27.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
639 (26.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
636 (26.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
631 (26.3) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
630 (26.3) FORREST Eucla WA
629 (26.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
627 (26.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
623 (26.0) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
619 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
602 (25.1) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
106/18 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
81/21 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
74/19 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
74/17 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
74/17 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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
KUNUNURRA AERO
11.8mm in 10 min to 19:46 70.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.0mm in 12 min to 14:10 25.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
18.2mm in 30 min to 20:30 36.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
29.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 29.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
31.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 31.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 13.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
13.4mm in 47 min to 13:17 17.1mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 12.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
6.4mm in 33 min to 23:30 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.6mm in 40 min to 18:00 17.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.4mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
23.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL MARINE PDE
36.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
INNISFAIL
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 24.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.8mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 14.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
14.6mm in 23 min to 21:23 38.1mm/h
10.8mm in 37 min to 22:00 17.5mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 25.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
22.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 7.3mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 15.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO : 106(110/ 69 ) at 19:36
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 78(160/ 67 ) at 02:18