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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0243 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 daily rainfall

NT

Darwin-Daly

014903

KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM

129.8

128.5

21/03/1971

31

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061087

GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS

21.5

21.5

11/03/2001

24

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 00:16EST, 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 25.5 -5.4 20.1 +2.2 19.7 0.0 9.2 -- 637 (26.5) 48/11
PERTH AIRPORT 25.1 -4.5 15.3 -0.5 13.7 0.0 7.2 6.6 358 (14.9) 50/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 -1.7 13.1 -0.3 10.9 0.0 5.2 6.5 366 (15.3) 68/19
BUNBURY 23.9 -3.6 13.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 48/14
MANDURAH 24.0 -- 18.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 46/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.3 -2.6 24.7 +0.2 24.4 29.4 3.4 1.4 190 ( 7.9) 26/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.7 +4.0 23.5 +6.0 20.9 0.0 7.0 9.6 240 (10.0) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 35.6 +8.3 19.5 +4.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 140 ( 5.8) 30/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.3 +9.0 17.5 +2.3 15.9 0.0 4.2 7.8 208 ( 8.7) 41/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.1 +11.0 10.7 +0.2 7.7 0.0 4.4 10.2 240 (10.0) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 +1.5 24.2 +2.4 23.0 0.2 6.8 7.8 258 (10.8) 45/03
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 -0.9 24.3 +1.3 23.7 38.8 6.8 3.8 373 (15.5) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 -0.1 24.7 +1.8 24.1 5.6 7.2 9.5 506 (21.1) 50/12
MACKAY M.O 28.7 +0.1 24.2 +2.0 -- 40.2 -- 8.1 471 (19.6) 46/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.8 21.8 +1.0 19.8 0.0 6.2 -- 318 (13.3) 41/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +0.8 22.0 +2.1 -- 2.9 5.9 -- 397 (16.5) 43/10
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 +0.1 20.2 +2.0 -- 5.0 4.2 -- 81 ( 3.4) 31/15
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +1.7 21.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 37/19
BRISBANE AERO 29.1 +1.1 23.9 +4.6 22.0 0.0 6.2 8.9 352 (14.7) 35/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 18.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +0.6 22.5 +5.9 17.5 0.0 7.0 -- 251 (10.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.5 +1.6 21.1 +3.0 19.7 0.0 4.8 6.1 336 (14.0) 28/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.1 +1.8 20.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.3 +4.1 21.1 +4.8 19.5 0.2 4.2 10.2 232 ( 9.7) 34/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.0 +3.0 21.5 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.5 +5.7 14.2 +3.6 10.5 0.0 3.2 5.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.4 +4.3 22.3 +7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.5 +4.3 22.2 +4.8 20.7 0.0 2.6 8.6 388 (16.2) 46/20
RICHMOND RAAF 29.9 +3.0 20.6 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 22/16
BELLAMBI AWS 26.7 +2.8 21.1 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 43/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.3 +5.8 15.8 +5.1 13.3 0.0 4.6 11.0 215 ( 9.0) 30/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.8 +6.1 20.4 +7.0 18.4 0.0 6.6 10.9 235 ( 9.8) 32/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.5 +5.6 17.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.6 +8.3 18.6 +4.8 19.6 0.0 5.0 8.0 168 ( 7.0) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.1 +6.8 15.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 100 ( 4.2) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.7 +5.7 14.3 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.0 +10.1 16.8 +3.6 14.8 0.0 3.4 -- 89 ( 3.7) 34/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 34.9 +11.7 12.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 43/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.6 +8.4 11.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 45/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.6 +5.1 14.2 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 25.9 +5.2 7.6 -3.1 4.0 0.0 3.0 10.4 286 (11.9) 37/22
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 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
40.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
40.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
40.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
40.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
40.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

+13.8 : 37.8 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+12.5 : 36.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.1 : 38.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.9 : 33.4 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+11.7 : 34.9 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC

29.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.3 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
27.3 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+9.0 : 23.7 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+8.6 : 25.0 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+8.3 : 22.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+8.2 : 29.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.2 : 23.9 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW

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

16.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
18.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
18.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.6 : 28.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.0 : 29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-7.0 : 25.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-6.5 : 29.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-6.5 : 30.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

3.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
4.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
4.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
5.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
5.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

-5.5 : 11.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-3.7 : 4.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-3.3 : 5.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-3.1 : 7.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
-2.9 : 11.2 KARNET Lower West WA
-2.9 : 5.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) 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.
129.8 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
101.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS Central Coast E QLD
100.0 CREDITON Central Coast E QLD
90.0 JINDARE N Rivers NT
89.6 TANDANGLE HILL N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
59.0 HOME VALLEY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
129.8 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
90.0 JINDARE
89.6 TANDANGLE HILL
89.2 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
88.0 BONALBO
82.4 EVA VALLEY
79.0 TINDAL RAAF
77.6 WANDIE CREEK
77.1 NATHAN RIVER
76.4 PORT KEATS AERO
72.4 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
69.6 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
69.0 LEADERS CREEK
58.2 PINELANDS
56.2 KATHERINE RURAL COLLEGE
56.0 YEURALBA RIDGE
53.2 CSIRO BERRIMAH
52.0 SHOAL BAY
50.4 POINT STUART
50.0 CHANNEL ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
52.0 HORN ISLAND
Gulf Country
67.0 SWEERS ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
69.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
73.0 MENAVALE ALERT
61.6 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
57.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
Central Coast E
101.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
100.0 CREDITON
78.0 GARGETT ALERT
75.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
73.0 EUNGELLA NATIONAL PARK
69.0 ORKABIE WEST HILL
67.0 OWENS CREEK
61.5 MIRANI MARY STREET
61.0 MIRANI WEIR TM
61.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
54.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
70.5 MOUNT GEORGE (MANNING RIVER)

11.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
11.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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2.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
1.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

915 (38.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
893 (37.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
853 (35.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
758 (31.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
744 (31.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
693 (28.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
675 (28.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
659 (27.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
658 (27.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
637 (26.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
632 (26.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
627 (26.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
604 (25.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
600 (25.0) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
80/17 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
76/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
74/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
71/14 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
70/13 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
70/16 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

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.
None reported None reported