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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 0254 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

26.5

27.7

27/03/2004

14

1 Y

ISL

Islands

200839

LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

20.7

21.7

25/03/1994

19

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Data is as received at 00:18EST, 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 26.2 -4.7 13.8 -4.1 11.0 0.0 10.0 -- 428 (17.8) 63/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -5.3 7.1 -8.7 5.9 0.0 7.6 8.5 282 (11.8) 68/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 -1.7 10.1 -3.3 6.4 0.0 6.0 6.4 332 (13.8) 59/14
BUNBURY 22.7 -4.8 11.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 52/13
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 15.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 72/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 -0.1 25.0 +0.5 25.2 0.0 2.8 4.3 251 (10.5) 30/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.1 -4.6 15.2 -2.3 14.0 0.0 8.6 7.1 439 (18.3) 34/08
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 -3.8 8.6 -6.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 295 (12.3) 24/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 -0.2 11.9 -3.3 7.7 0.0 12.4 11.2 250 (10.4) 28/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.4 +1.3 6.1 -4.4 1.7 0.0 3.8 10.1 319 (13.3) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 +1.5 24.6 +2.8 23.9 0.0 11.0 4.5 477 (19.9) 39/02
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 23.1 +0.1 20.9 0.0 7.2 10.6 382 (15.9) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.4 23.0 +0.1 20.3 0.0 6.6 7.6 294 (12.3) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 28.2 -0.4 22.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 7.9 350 (14.6) 48/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 -0.1 21.9 +1.1 21.3 2.0 8.0 -- 256 (10.7) 39/23
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 -1.8 21.2 +1.3 -- 2.2 6.2 -- 388 (16.2) 59/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.8 -2.1 19.2 +1.0 -- 10.63 14.6 -- 123 ( 5.1) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 25.3 -1.9 19.4 -0.2 -- 5.8 -- -- 639 (26.6) 70/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.5 18.6 -0.7 17.4 1.6 4.4 9.1 348 (14.5) 58/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.6 -1.8 14.3 -1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 495 (20.6) 50/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.6 -4.5 14.3 -2.3 9.9 0.0 5.4 -- 410 (17.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -2.3 16.3 -1.8 15.5 18.4 1.4 6.3 680 (28.3) 58/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -2.9 17.4 +0.7 -- 21.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 -3.5 16.6 +0.3 14.8 4.2 4.0 3.7 653 (27.2) 46/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.9 -3.1 12.5 -2.8 -- 12.6 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 30/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 -3.8 8.9 -1.7 5.6 0.0 1.4 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -3.0 14.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 -2.1 17.1 -0.3 15.3 1.8 5.6 4.6 871 (36.3) 48/02
RICHMOND RAAF 21.6 -5.3 14.7 -0.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 306 (12.8) 34/11
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -3.0 15.8 -2.2 -- 8.8 -- -- 759 (31.6) 52/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 -7.0 11.3 +0.6 10.5 0.0 5.8 2.2 428 (17.8) 28/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 -4.0 10.8 -2.6 8.6 0.0 6.0 11.3 350 (14.6) 43/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.0 -2.9 11.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 30/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.7 -0.6 9.7 -4.1 8.0 0.0 7.8 11.0 405 (16.9) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 -1.3 6.9 -4.8 -- 0.0 22.8 -- 335 (14.0) 32/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.0 -2.0 9.2 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.2 +2.3 9.2 -4.0 6.8 0.0 3.4 -- 172 ( 7.2) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.7 +0.5 8.1 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 34/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.9 +0.7 7.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 564 (23.5) 43/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.3 -1.2 5.1 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 24/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.4 -0.3 7.2 -3.5 4.8 0.0 1.0 11.0 258 (10.8) 32/14
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

39.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
39.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.1 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+8.2 : 33.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+7.7 : 33.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+6.7 : 31.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+6.7 : 31.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.4 : 33.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

27.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.7 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

+5.6 : 26.6 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+4.8 : 21.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+3.9 : 22.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+3.8 : 24.2 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
+3.7 : 24.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

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

8.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
10.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
10.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.5 : 24.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-9.7 : 26.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-9.5 : 27.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
-9.3 : 24.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-8.9 : 14.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-1.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.7 : 5.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-9.6 : 9.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-9.3 : 5.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-9.2 : 8.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-9.0 : 3.5 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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.
139.0 MOUNT BARNETT W Kimberley WA
99.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
95.0 KEEP RIVER RANGERS N Rivers NT
92.4 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
92.3 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT E Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
72.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH
E Kimberley
99.2 KUNUNURRA AERO
92.4 ARGYLE AERODROME
92.3 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT
91.2 GIBB RIVER
50.0 MORNINGTON AIRSTRIP
W Kimberley
139.0 MOUNT BARNETT
76.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
75.0 CHARNLEY RIVER
69.5 BIDYADANGA
65.2 CURTIN AERO
57.8 LEOPOLD DOWNS
55.4 BLINA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
95.0 KEEP RIVER RANGERS
67.4 CHANNEL POINT
65.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS
62.0 BEATRICE HILL
59.4 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER
57.8 WARRUWI

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
58.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
Wide Bay/Burnett
50.4 GOONDICUM
Brisbane/SE Coast
55.0 MARODIAN TM
54.6 DANEWOOD VALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
50.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
MidNorth Coast S
56.4 COMBOYNE SOUTH

11.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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4.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
3.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
2.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

1121 (46.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1048 (43.7) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1036 (43.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1034 (43.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
983 (41.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
871 (36.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
854 (35.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
853 (35.5) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
847 (35.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
759 (31.6) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
739 (30.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
737 (30.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
730 (30.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
680 (28.3) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
677 (28.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
671 (28.0) NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
666 (27.8) GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
660 (27.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
653 (27.2) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
642 (26.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
639 (26.6) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
635 (26.5) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
631 (26.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
629 (26.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
622 (25.9) NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
618 (25.8) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
601 (25.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
601 (25.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
104/11 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/01 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
87/18 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
87/12 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
83/19 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

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
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.2mm/h
21.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 42.4mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 29.0mm/h
15.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 30.4mm/h
36.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 36.4mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 23.6mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 27.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 19.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.2mm/h
69.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 23.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.6mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
14.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
8.0mm in 13 min to 18:00 36.9mm/h
DERBY AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.6mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 24.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
27.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 27.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.3mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
10.4mm in 30 min to 10:00 20.8mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 10:30 32.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 26.8mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 23.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
E Pilbara
PARDOO STATION
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
13.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
13.2mm in 37 min to 07:07 21.4mm/h
13.4mm in 23 min to 07:30 35.0mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 26.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
31.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.3mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 14.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 13.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
16.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.2mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 29.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
30.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 30.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
20.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 20.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
6.4mm in 11 min to 18:00 34.9mm/h
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
10.2mm in 17 min to 20:00 36.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 87(190/ 65 ) at 16:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 82(190/ 67 ) at 17:20
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 96(150/ 78 ) at 10:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 104(160/ 89 ) at 11:30
INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER : 82(150/ 63 ) at 12:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 87(170/ 63 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 104(210/ 45 ) at 15:57