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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 0227 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

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

19.2

19.1

01/03/1999

11

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Upper Darling

048079

WANAARING POST OFFICE

25.4

25.4

13/03/2006

16

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040211

ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT

72

68.0

11/03/1948

13

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 27.2 -3.7 20.9 +3.0 20.2 0.0 9.2 -- 653 (27.2) 61/18
PERTH AIRPORT 29.3 -0.3 17.2 +1.4 15.6 0.0 7.6 10.1 436 (18.2) 43/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.9 -2.2 16.3 +2.9 15.5 0.0 5.0 8.0 322 (13.4) 34/15
BUNBURY 26.8 -0.7 15.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 39/14
MANDURAH 25.5 -- 18.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 46/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -1.8 25.3 +0.8 25.0 7.6 15.6 3.3 361 (15.0) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.8 +6.1 29.3 +11.8 24.8 0.0 15.4 7.2 426 (17.8) 61/17
WHYALLA AERO 36.0 +8.7 21.5 +6.2 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 171 ( 7.1) 48/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.0 +9.7 22.7 +7.5 19.4 0.0 6.6 5.4 205 ( 8.5) 45/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.7 +6.6 13.3 +2.8 11.5 0.0 7.0 0.7 361 (15.0) 32/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.6 +1.3 24.0 +2.2 20.9 0.0 8.0 7.3 321 (13.4) 52/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +2.2 26.1 +3.1 24.2 0.0 6.6 6.3 342 (14.3) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.4 23.5 +0.6 23.0 35.0 5.8 2.8 368 (15.3) 52/16
MACKAY M.O 28.4 -0.2 22.4 +0.2 -- 32.8 -- 5.0 -- 48/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 -1.1 20.9 +0.1 19.5 0.0 3.4 -- 351 (14.6) 37/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.4 +0.3 18.9 -1.0 -- 7.2 4.6 -- 388 (16.2) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.5 -0.4 16.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 60 ( 2.5) 28/12
COOLANGATTA 28.1 +0.9 19.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 37/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 -0.4 18.0 -1.3 15.2 0.0 6.0 11.4 369 (15.4) 30/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 +0.1 15.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 745 (31.0) 50/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.5 +0.4 18.6 +2.0 14.1 0.0 5.8 -- 168 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 -0.3 15.1 -3.0 14.2 0.0 2.8 11.4 175 ( 7.3) 37/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +0.1 13.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.7 +3.5 12.1 -4.2 10.3 0.0 4.0 11.0 226 ( 9.4) 28/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.2 +1.2 12.1 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.4 +3.6 10.8 +0.2 6.0 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.3 +4.2 17.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.0 +2.8 17.2 -0.2 13.0 0.0 4.8 11.2 307 (12.8) 52/18
RICHMOND RAAF 30.1 +3.2 13.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 24/12
BELLAMBI AWS 26.6 +2.7 17.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 50/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.2 +6.7 9.8 -0.9 6.9 0.0 5.4 11.1 169 ( 7.0) 50/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.0 +7.3 17.0 +3.6 15.4 0.0 7.8 11.0 236 ( 9.8) 48/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.2 +7.3 12.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 57/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.6 +9.3 19.1 +5.3 17.5 0.0 9.2 5.9 264 (11.0) 39/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 36.4 +10.1 10.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 220 ( 9.2) 50/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.8 +7.8 11.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 61/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.3 +10.4 15.7 +2.5 13.0 0.0 3.8 -- 116 ( 4.8) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 37.3 +14.1 11.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 57/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.5 +11.3 11.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 46/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.0 +5.5 12.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 46/20
HOBART AIRPORT 27.0 +6.3 10.4 -0.3 7.4 0.0 4.4 5.6 355 (14.8) 41/17
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

41.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.8 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
40.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
40.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
40.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW

+14.1 : 37.3 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+13.6 : 35.0 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+13.2 : 37.3 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+12.5 : 34.6 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+12.5 : 36.1 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC

29.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.8 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
28.1 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
28.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+11.8 : 29.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 20.4 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
+8.8 : 23.9 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+8.7 : 26.7 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+8.7 : 19.4 YONGALA Upper North SA
+8.7 : 20.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

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

17.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
18.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
18.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.1 : 21.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.0 : 24.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-4.7 : 28.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-4.1 : 30.2 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-3.7 : 33.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.7 : 27.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.7 : 28.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

2.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
5.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.9 : 9.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-4.2 : 12.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-4.0 : 5.8 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.6 : 10.3 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast 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.
155.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
120.8 BEMERSIDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
119.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
107.0 VIOLET VALE STATION S Peninsula QLD
105.0 ORKABIE WEST HILL Central Coast E QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
65.0 BRADSHAW

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
77.5 BRAMWELL
74.5 WOLVERTON
55.4 COEN AIRPORT
54.6 COEN AIRPORT EVAP
54.0 STRATHMAY STATION
S Peninsula
107.0 VIOLET VALE STATION
76.0 PINNACLE
66.4 MUSGRAVE
58.2 LOTUS BIRD LODGE
Gulf Country
95.4 COWAN DOWNS STATION
75.4 CROYDON TOWNSHIP
70.2 IFFLEY STATION
62.0 ALEHVALE STATION
51.5 SWEERS ISLAND
Upper Carpentaria
67.0 MT PLEASANT STATION
N Coast--Barron
69.0 SHIPTONS FLAT
50.0 ALMADEN
N Coast--Herbert
155.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
120.8 BEMERSIDE
119.0 HALIFAX ALERT
77.6 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
75.8 INGHAM COMPOSITE
68.6 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
53.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
50.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
Central Coast E
105.0 ORKABIE WEST HILL
98.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
88.4 HECATE
79.0 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD
77.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
58.0 LOWGLEN KARINGAL
56.0 HEDLOW AIRFIELD TM
55.5 TE KOWAI EXP STN
54.0 UPPER DON ALERT
54.0 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
54.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
53.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT

11.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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3.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
2.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

899 (37.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
840 (35.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
802 (33.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
794 (33.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
793 (33.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
745 (31.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
722 (30.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
669 (27.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
662 (27.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
653 (27.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
652 (27.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
645 (26.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
644 (26.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
642 (26.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
640 (26.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
634 (26.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
620 (25.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
619 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
610 (25.4) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
93/08 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/12 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
87/17 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
78/12 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
78/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
7.0mm in 12 min to 12:00 35.0mm/h
DERBY AERO
16.0mm in 25 min to 23:25 38.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
12.8mm in 30 min to 18:00 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
24.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 48.4mm/h
37.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 37.0mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 31.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
15.0mm in 28 min to 17:30 32.1mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.6mm in 12 min to 14:55 58.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.6mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.8mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
74.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 74.0mm/h
80.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 26.7mm/h
80.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 13.3mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
14.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
13.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
18.2mm in 57 min to 21:57 19.2mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
MACKAY AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.8mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 20.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 17.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
34.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
MACKAY M.O
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ALVA BEACH
22.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 22.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
13.4mm in 38 min to 15:00 21.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(310/ 70 ) at 13:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 93(340/ 67 ) at 09:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(260/ 63 ) at 22:45