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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 0125 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 minimum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

31.3

31.1

08/02/1970

17

31.2

02/01/1978

22

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031192

GREEN ISLAND

25.0

25.3

18/02/2001

13

1 P


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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 00:08EST, 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 29.3 -3.2 14.0 -5.1 12.5 0.0 9.6 -- 571 (23.8) 43/18
PERTH AIRPORT 34.6 +2.8 14.5 -2.9 12.6 0.0 7.6 12.3 436 (18.2) 48/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.1 +0.2 11.4 -3.0 7.0 0.0 7.0 11.4 291 (12.1) 43/13
BUNBURY 27.9 -1.9 10.7 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 46/09
MANDURAH 29.7 -- 17.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.9 24.5 -0.2 24.5 12.6 6.2 7.0 153 ( 6.4) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +2.1 23.4 +2.6 20.0 0.0 12.6 12.1 377 (15.7) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 31.1 +1.5 21.7 +4.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 361 (15.0) 50/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.8 +4.5 24.2 +7.1 21.4 0.0 7.4 10.3 161 ( 6.7) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.9 +3.8 14.8 +3.2 12.2 0.0 3.2 9.2 287 (12.0) 43/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.9 +0.6 26.1 +2.7 22.5 0.0 11.0 12.0 390 (16.3) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -4.0 23.9 +0.2 22.4 8.2 1.6 0.0 454 (18.9) 59/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 -0.5 25.0 +0.9 22.7 0.0 5.0 4.3 583 (24.3) 54/16
MACKAY M.O 27.7 -1.9 25.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- 0.8 618 (25.8) 48/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 -2.4 22.4 +0.3 21.7 0.0 7.0 -- 406 (16.9) 52/17
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 -1.1 20.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 488 (20.3) 54/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.3 -1.5 17.7 -2.0 -- 15.6 5.4 -- 86 ( 3.6) 28/15
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +0.3 18.9 -1.9 -- 4.6 -- -- 252 (10.5) 39/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 -1.1 18.9 -2.2 17.5 0.0 6.0 8.6 328 (13.7) 35/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 -0.8 17.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 648 (27.0) 48/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.3 +1.2 20.7 +2.1 16.1 0.0 7.4 -- 123 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 0.0 17.2 -2.3 15.6 0.0 4.6 11.1 223 ( 9.3) 26/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +0.1 16.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.4 +1.9 16.3 -1.8 13.6 0.0 7.6 11.9 340 (14.2) 46/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +1.0 16.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 28/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.5 -0.3 14.1 +1.0 11.2 0.0 0.2 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.6 +3.6 20.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +2.3 21.5 +2.5 17.7 0.0 7.8 11.8 484 (20.2) 46/17
RICHMOND RAAF 30.6 +1.6 19.4 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 26.3 +1.5 20.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 39/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.0 +4.9 15.3 +2.2 12.2 0.0 6.0 10.1 274 (11.4) 67/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.7 +4.8 20.8 +4.5 17.4 0.4 4.4 11.9 -- 48/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 36.3 +5.0 19.3 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.6 +6.0 21.9 +5.5 20.0 0.0 11.6 6.8 232 ( 9.7) 59/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 36.6 +7.1 19.0 +4.7 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 265 (11.0) 52/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.5 +7.1 19.4 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 59/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.1 +2.3 19.8 +5.2 19.2 0.0 3.4 -- 106 ( 4.4) 22/23
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.7 -0.3 15.1 +1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 269 (11.2) 39/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.5 +8.5 11.7 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 319 (13.3) 84/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 29.4 +5.0 16.6 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 -1.0 15.0 +3.0 13.2 0.0 3.8 5.0 236 ( 9.8) 35/16
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

46.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
45.9 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
45.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
45.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
44.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
44.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA

+12.8 : 44.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+10.1 : 42.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+10.0 : 45.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+9.8 : 43.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 33.8 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
+8.6 : 40.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

31.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
30.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.9 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.3 : 31.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.5 : 18.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+7.3 : 25.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+7.3 : 23.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.1 : 21.7 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.1 : 24.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

15.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
18.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.5 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.5 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-5.5 : 25.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.3 : 22.5 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6 : 24.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.2 : 27.5 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.2 : 27.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
6.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
7.7 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

-6.0 : 10.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.1 : 14.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.9 : 10.7 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-4.8 : 12.7 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.
237.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
191.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
146.0 HALIFAX N Coast--Herbert QLD
121.0 CARDWELL RANGE N Coast--Herbert QLD
113.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Upper North
54.0 ORROROO (BLACK ROCK)

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
90.0 TOPAZ
81.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
66.0 TOPAZ ALERT
59.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
57.0 MT SOPHIA
53.0 GRAHAM RANGE
52.0 DEERAL
N Coast--Herbert
237.0 EURAMO TM
191.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
146.0 HALIFAX
121.0 CARDWELL RANGE
113.0 HALIFAX ALERT
109.0 ZATTAS ALERT
108.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
107.4 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
105.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
95.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
89.2 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
87.0 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT
83.2 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
83.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
82.2 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
76.4 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
76.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
73.2 BEMERSIDE
71.0 HAWKINS CREEK
60.0 MENAVALE ALERT
60.0 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
55.4 GAIRLOCH
52.0 BINGIL BAY

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
76.2 JOADJA (GREENWALK)

12.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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3.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

1052 (43.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
914 (38.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
847 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
827 (34.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
785 (32.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
758 (31.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
709 (29.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
693 (28.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
687 (28.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
659 (27.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
658 (27.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
648 (27.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
644 (26.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
620 (25.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
618 (25.8) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
616 (25.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
600 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
117/17 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
93/16 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
84/19 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
80/19 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
80/15 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N 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
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
13.4mm in 19 min to 14:56 42.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
11.4mm in 28 min to 18:30 24.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.6mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
27.8mm in 1 hr 1 min to 16:30 27.3mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.6mm in 59 min to 21:30 11.8mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 20:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.8mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
9.4mm in 26 min to 15:56 21.7mm/h
6.2mm in 34 min to 16:30 10.9mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
10.6mm in 41 min to 16:11 15.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
5.8mm in 12 min to 18:47 29.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
7.4mm in 10 min to 09:10 44.4mm/h
HORN ISLAND
29.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.2mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 25.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 16.4mm/h
80.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 26.7mm/h
80.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 13.3mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
12.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.2mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
8.2mm in 37 min to 13:37 13.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
STAWELL AERODROME
8.4mm in 11 min to 19:12 45.8mm/h
11.6mm in 18 min to 19:30 38.7mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 27.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
51.6mm in 1 hr 25 min to 15:00 36.4mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 17.3mm/h
6.8mm in 20 min to 16:20 20.4mm/h
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 78(180/ 67 ) at 00:25
TARCOOLA AERO : 117(160/ 58 ) at 18:14
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
LONGERENONG : 93(320/ 80 ) at 17:22
Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME : 80(340/ 65 ) at 20:54