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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 0213 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

Central West

008051

GERALDTON AIRPORT

50.2

39.4

20/03/2001

15

44.7

22/01/2006

16

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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 00:13EST, 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 27.0 -3.9 15.2 -2.7 14.4 0.0 14.8 -- 1204 (50.2) 67/16
PERTH AIRPORT 27.5 -2.1 10.9 -4.9 7.2 0.0 10.6 11.5 681 (28.4) 48/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.6 -3.5 13.5 +0.1 10.8 1.8 5.4 7.6 435 (18.1) 34/09
BUNBURY 27.1 -0.4 6.7 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 44/12
MANDURAH 26.9 -- 13.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) 39/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.9 24.0 -0.5 23.9 93.2 15.2 7.2 218 ( 9.1) 26/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +6.7 21.0 +3.5 17.7 0.0 11.2 11.3 259 (10.8) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 39.8 +12.5 12.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 182 ( 7.6) 70/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.1 +10.8 15.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 41/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.0 +11.9 8.2 -2.3 4.8 0.0 5.2 10.8 310 (12.9) 48/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.9 +2.6 23.2 +1.4 22.0 0.0 7.6 10.1 251 (10.5) 35/18
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 22.6 -0.4 19.8 1.4 2.8 6.0 173 ( 7.2) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.4 25.0 +2.1 22.9 0.0 3.0 3.8 151 ( 6.3) 28/12
MACKAY M.O 31.7 +3.1 23.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- 7.6 254 (10.6) 26/18
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.2 +4.7 23.2 +2.4 22.3 3.6 7.4 -- 244 (10.2) 54/19
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +1.2 20.7 +0.8 -- 55.6 34.8 -- 337 (14.0) 31/15
NAMBOUR DPI 29.7 +1.8 21.0 +2.8 -- 22.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +0.1 19.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 34/16
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.6 19.9 +0.6 17.8 0.0 5.6 9.3 331 (13.8) 41/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.3 +5.9 17.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 584 (24.3) 45/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 -1.0 16.4 -1.7 15.0 0.0 5.2 8.0 449 (18.7) 24/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.3 -1.0 14.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 -1.8 14.2 -2.1 11.8 0.0 3.8 10.5 422 (17.6) 34/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 -1.0 13.2 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.5 +1.7 9.1 -1.5 8.2 0.0 2.6 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +1.6 15.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 -1.9 16.8 -0.6 13.8 0.0 5.4 11.3 580 (24.2) 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 26.9 0.0 13.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 -1.3 15.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 50/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.6 +3.1 11.0 +0.3 8.2 0.0 5.4 10.2 263 (11.0) 34/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.1 +3.4 13.9 +0.5 10.4 0.0 7.2 11.9 -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.8 +3.9 12.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 39/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.0 +5.7 11.2 -2.6 8.3 0.0 7.4 11.7 187 ( 7.8) 21/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.9 +5.6 11.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 22/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.9 +5.9 11.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 26/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.2 +6.3 12.4 -0.8 9.0 0.0 4.8 -- 112 ( 4.7) 15/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.4 +3.2 9.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 30/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.0 +8.8 9.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 45/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.4 +1.9 12.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 23.5 +2.8 7.5 -3.2 3.9 0.0 4.6 10.4 277 (11.5) 30/14
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

42.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
41.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
41.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
41.6 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

+16.7 : 40.7 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+15.4 : 38.8 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.7 : 38.0 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.2 : 40.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+14.0 : 39.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+7.9 : 26.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.3 : 26.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.2 : 27.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.0 : 20.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 23.2 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

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

16.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
18.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-12.1 : 18.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-9.5 : 23.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-8.6 : 23.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 25.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.3 : 30.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

-0.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5 : 4.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-7.3 : 6.7 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-7.0 : 4.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.7 : 8.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.7 : 0.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

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.
125.0 STRELLEY E Pilbara WA
110.0 WARRAWAGINE E Pilbara WA
104.6 CHANNEL ISLAND N Rivers NT
103.4 NIGHTCLIFF POOL N Rivers NT
99.0 KIMBOLTON W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
99.0 KIMBOLTON
E Pilbara
125.0 STRELLEY
110.0 WARRAWAGINE
97.0 NOREENA DOWNS
86.6 BONNEY DOWNS
W Pilbara
60.0 HOOLEY
E Gascoyne
52.0 TUREE CREEK
Interior
93.0 TELFER AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
104.6 CHANNEL ISLAND
103.4 NIGHTCLIFF POOL
98.0 DARWIN RIVER DAM
98.0 SHOAL BAY
97.2 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
95.0 THORAK CEMETERY
93.2 DARWIN AIRPORT
84.0 KARAMA
83.6 MARRARA
81.0 LEADERS CREEK
76.6 LEANYER
74.2 FORT HILL WHARF
71.0 NORTHLAKES
69.4 STOKES HILL
68.2 THE CHASE
67.6 DARWIN RIVER RIDGE
66.6 ROSEBERY
64.8 MANTON DAM
64.2 BEATRICE HILL
60.4 HOWARD SPRINGS
55.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS
54.6 SOUTHPORT
54.4 WILDMAN RANGERS
51.3 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS
50.0 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
52.0 COEN POST OFFICE
Wide Bay/Burnett
73.0 WOODGATE STORE
55.6 BUNDABERG AERO
Brisbane/SE Coast
75.8 HOWARD POST OFFICE
59.0 HOWARD ALERT
58.0 MUSKET FLAT MT ALERT
57.0 RAILWAY BRIDGE ALERT
53.0 LENTHALLS DAM ALERT

12.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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2.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
1.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
0.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1204 (50.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
1182 (49.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1162 (48.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
973 (40.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
956 (39.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
946 (39.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
937 (39.0) MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
907 (37.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
904 (37.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
871 (36.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
821 (34.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
774 (32.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
762 (31.8) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
759 (31.6) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
735 (30.6) DALWALLINU Central West WA
730 (30.4) NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
729 (30.4) BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
721 (30.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
696 (29.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
694 (28.9) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
692 (28.8) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
687 (28.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
681 (28.4) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
646 (26.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
624 (26.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
617 (25.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
612 (25.5) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
85/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
72/23 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
72/23 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
70/23 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
70/20 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
70/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
70/19 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
14.8mm in 30 min to 12:30 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.8mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
14.2mm in 45 min to 23:45 18.9mm/h
Interior
CARNEGIE
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
TELFER AERO
9.6mm in 54 min to 00:57 10.7mm/h
5.4mm in 11 min to 01:12 29.5mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
13.2mm in 25 min to 19:53 31.7mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
5.4mm in 4 min to 21:01 81.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 6 min to 00:21 118.0mm/h
8.6mm in 9 min to 00:30 57.3mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 23.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
45.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 15.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
11.6mm in 44 min to 13:44 15.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
25.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 25.8mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.8mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT
16.0mm in 41 min to 18:00 23.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
20.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
13.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.3mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
7.6mm in 15 min to 21:45 30.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h

TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85( 20/ 65 ) at 23:00