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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 0224 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 rainfall

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030155

MT PLEASANT STATION

86.6

67.0

03/03/1994

17

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 00:14EST, 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 29.5 -1.4 17.9 0.0 15.2 0.0 7.8 -- 295 (12.3) 48/18
PERTH AIRPORT 30.5 +0.9 15.1 -0.7 13.9 0.0 8.0 11.2 303 (12.6) 41/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.3 +3.2 14.3 +0.9 11.9 0.2 8.2 8.7 388 (16.2) 41/14
BUNBURY 27.3 -0.2 14.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 41/15
MANDURAH 27.3 -- 19.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 43/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -1.2 25.6 +1.1 25.2 1.6 4.2 6.9 254 (10.6) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.1 +7.4 23.7 +6.2 21.3 0.0 13.6 11.6 374 (15.6) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 35.0 +7.7 14.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 289 (12.0) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.5 +8.2 14.9 -0.3 12.9 0.0 6.0 10.6 249 (10.4) 50/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.1 +8.0 7.6 -2.9 5.2 0.0 6.6 10.3 466 (19.4) 35/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +2.8 20.9 -0.9 22.0 24.2 11.0 11.1 272 (11.3) 37/21
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +2.1 25.0 +2.0 23.7 3.6 6.2 8.7 241 (10.0) 32/05
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +1.2 24.9 +2.0 24.2 1.4 7.8 5.0 354 (14.8) 50/19
MACKAY M.O 30.1 +1.5 24.4 +2.2 -- 4.8 -- 6.2 255 (10.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 -2.2 22.5 +1.7 22.2 39.4 11.0 -- 394 (16.4) 37/16
BUNDABERG AERO 27.8 -1.3 21.9 +2.0 -- 0.6 6.2 -- 508 (21.2) 37/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.3 -1.6 20.4 +2.2 -- 3.4 3.4 -- 112 ( 4.7) 22/14
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +0.1 19.5 -0.1 -- 7.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 41/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.2 -0.8 21.5 +2.2 19.4 0.4 5.8 7.9 386 (16.1) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.2 +0.8 15.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 895 (37.3) 54/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.4 +0.3 16.2 -0.4 13.3 0.0 5.4 -- 305 (12.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -2.3 16.2 -1.9 15.5 6.2 1.8 4.9 283 (11.8) 28/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 -1.5 17.3 +0.6 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 -1.8 15.0 -1.3 13.2 0.2 4.8 8.4 329 (13.7) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.9 -1.1 11.2 -4.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 18/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.4 +2.6 7.9 -2.7 3.7 0.0 6.6 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.0 +1.9 15.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.2 -1.0 15.2 -2.2 11.4 2.0 3.2 11.0 365 (15.2) 34/17
RICHMOND RAAF 25.9 -1.0 10.8 -4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.8 -0.1 14.8 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 269 (11.2) 21/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.1 +3.6 9.1 -1.6 5.8 0.0 5.6 10.9 196 ( 8.2) 30/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.8 +3.1 13.6 +0.2 10.5 0.0 7.2 11.8 -- 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.3 +3.4 11.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.1 +5.8 13.6 -0.2 12.5 0.0 7.8 11.1 352 (14.7) 32/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.2 +4.9 10.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 7.1 -- 330 (13.8) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.3 +4.3 10.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 32/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.0 +3.1 14.3 +1.1 12.7 0.0 4.6 -- 161 ( 6.7) 17/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.1 -1.1 14.6 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 34/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.4 +6.2 8.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 41/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.1 +2.6 8.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 -1.2 9.5 -1.2 4.5 0.0 3.8 11.2 422 (17.6) 34/16
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

41.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.6 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
41.4 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
40.7 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
40.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

+10.6 : 33.9 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.3 : 31.3 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.1 : 35.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.5 : 32.6 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.2 : 36.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
27.8 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
27.6 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
27.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 26.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.4 : 26.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 24.3 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+6.4 : 23.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.2 : 23.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

14.9 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.7 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.1 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
18.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-7.0 : 22.1 FORREST Eucla WA
-6.5 : 23.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 24.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-4.5 : 28.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 33.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-5.6 : 6.9 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.5 : 5.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
-5.4 : 7.2 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.2 : 2.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 : 3.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
86.6 MT PLEASANT STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
85.2 ROSELLA PLAINS STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
74.0 KURANDA HILLTOP N Coast--Barron QLD
73.6 ESSEX Central Coast W QLD
72.8 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
59.0 BENMARA
54.6 FANNY CREEK

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
86.6 MT PLEASANT STATION
85.2 ROSELLA PLAINS STATION
51.0 TORRENS CREEK POST OFFICE
N Coast--Barron
74.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
N Coast--Herbert
72.8 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT
Central Coast E
60.0 FLETCHER VIEW STATION
60.0 EUNGELLA NATIONAL PARK
55.0 BALMORAL STATION
Central Coast W
73.6 ESSEX
58.0 SELLHEIM
56.0 MT FLORA
Central Highlands
50.0 WILPEENA

11.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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3.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
3.2 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1037 (43.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
964 (40.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
944 (39.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
940 (39.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
895 (37.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
892 (37.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
892 (37.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
862 (35.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
855 (35.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
837 (34.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
793 (33.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
731 (30.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
717 (29.9) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
700 (29.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
696 (29.0) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
683 (28.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
678 (28.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
667 (27.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
665 (27.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
641 (26.7) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
637 (26.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
626 (26.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
615 (25.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
604 (25.2) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
87/01 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
68/06 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
68/11 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
65/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
DARWIN AIRPORT
4.4mm in 11 min to 09:11 24.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 15.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.7mm/h
BULMAN AWS
16.2mm in 40 min to 13:30 24.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 19.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
25.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 25.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
8.2mm in 31 min to 15:30 15.9mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
16.8mm in 22 min to 12:00 45.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 22.2mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
7.0mm in 7 min to 17:00 60.0mm/h
5.6mm in 2 min to 17:02 168.0mm/h
5.6mm in 2 min to 17:04 168.0mm/h
29.6mm in 56 min to 18:00 31.7mm/h
40.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 40.8mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.0mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
34.8mm in 44 min to 14:00 47.5mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 38.2mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.7mm/h
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
11.2mm in 12 min to 13:24 56.0mm/h
8.0mm in 36 min to 14:00 13.3mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
SWEERS ISLAND
47.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.8mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
6.8mm in 9 min to 17:18 45.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
9.4mm in 9 min to 09:30 62.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
6.4mm in 6 min to 19:56 64.0mm/h
6.8mm in 4 min to 20:00 102.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.6mm/h
8.8mm in 22 min to 20:22 24.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
Central Coast E
WILLIAMSON
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
17.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 35.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 27.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.8mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
WOOLSHED
17.0mm in 42 min to 20:42 24.3mm/h
14.6mm in 18 min to 21:00 48.7mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 31.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
17.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
23.8mm in 25 min to 02:25 57.1mm/h
4.4mm in 2 min to 02:27 132.0mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 28.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.7mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
14.4mm in 30 min to 03:30 28.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.6mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 04:00 26.8mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 27.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
94.4mm in 59 min to 14:00 96.0mm/h
94.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 94.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT : 135(270/ 65 ) at 02:25