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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0256 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

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

285.0

229.4

02/03/1941

94

275.0

10/01/1980

100

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009021

PERTH AIRPORT

3.1

4.0

08/03/2004

63

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009172

JANDAKOT AERO

2.6

3.3

08/03/2004

16

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

3.5

4.6

08/03/2004

11

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009225

PERTH METRO

6.3

7.6

24/03/2001

14

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009240

BICKLEY

6.0

6.0

08/03/2004

14

Y Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009965

BUNBURY

2.2

3.0

24/03/2001

12

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

26.0

26.5

26/03/2007

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

15.5

17.5

03/03/2004

13

1 Y


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
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 22.8 -8.1 13.2 -4.7 12.1 0.2 13.0 -- 861 (35.9) 65/16
PERTH AIRPORT 21.5 -8.1 3.1 -12.7 1.6 0.0 5.2 10.1 516 (21.5) 52/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -8.4 8.2 -5.2 6.8 17.0 6.2 7.8 454 (18.9) 63/14
BUNBURY 19.8 -7.7 2.2 -11.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 292 (12.2) 52/16
MANDURAH 19.4 -- 10.5 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 487 (20.3) 50/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.1 24.7 +0.2 24.1 0.4 4.6 9.6 200 ( 8.3) 43/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 17.8 +0.3 16.0 0.0 6.0 6.2 250 (10.4) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 31.0 +3.7 11.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 171 ( 7.1) 61/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.6 +5.3 16.2 +1.0 13.1 0.0 3.8 9.0 256 (10.7) 58/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.5 +6.4 10.7 +0.2 7.6 0.0 3.6 9.7 320 (13.3) 59/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.5 +2.2 24.5 +2.7 20.9 2.6 7.0 9.4 282 (11.8) 30/04
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +0.4 23.2 +0.2 20.9 0.4 7.0 6.3 471 (19.6) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +0.5 22.4 -0.5 20.0 0.0 6.4 9.5 353 (14.7) 41/19
MACKAY M.O 27.1 -1.5 23.2 +1.0 -- 5.2 -- 9.5 519 (21.6) 55/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 0.0 19.5 -1.3 18.1 0.0 6.6 -- 366 (15.3) 37/00
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 -0.4 18.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 7.1 -- 645 (26.9) 44/07
NAMBOUR DPI 26.3 -1.6 18.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 216 ( 9.0) 34/11
COOLANGATTA 26.1 -1.1 17.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 52/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 -1.4 15.2 -4.1 12.4 0.0 6.6 7.1 497 (20.7) 41/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.2 -2.2 12.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 737 (30.7) 48/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.6 -4.5 10.7 -5.9 5.8 0.0 6.0 -- 286 (11.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.1 -2.8 16.1 -2.0 15.2 1.8 4.6 5.9 566 (23.6) 41/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -3.7 14.3 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.2 -4.0 14.8 -1.5 13.5 6.4 5.4 5.4 371 (15.5) 22/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS -- -- 14.2 -1.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.1 -2.7 6.7 -3.9 2.6 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 -4.1 12.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 -2.9 16.0 -1.4 13.0 5.0 5.2 8.8 445 (18.5) 39/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -4.3 13.0 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 21/17
BELLAMBI AWS 21.6 -2.3 14.7 -3.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 26/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 -2.9 8.2 -2.5 5.8 0.0 2.2 9.8 207 ( 8.6) 21/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 -3.4 10.0 -3.4 8.5 0.0 6.8 11.2 422 (17.6) 37/02
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.2 -2.7 10.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.6 +2.3 15.7 +1.9 13.6 0.0 6.0 11.0 309 (12.9) 45/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 -0.1 8.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 226 ( 9.4) 39/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.4 -0.6 9.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 39/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.9 +3.0 13.5 +0.3 10.8 0.0 7.6 -- 144 ( 6.0) 24/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.5 +3.3 9.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 43/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.2 +2.0 9.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 58/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.0 -0.5 6.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 26/17
HOBART AIRPORT 22.4 +1.7 7.3 -3.4 3.4 0.0 5.4 11.0 245 (10.2) 32/16
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

38.6 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
38.5 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.1 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
38.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
38.0 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+8.1 : 28.2 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+8.0 : 32.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+7.7 : 29.2 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+7.5 : 30.9 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+7.0 : 32.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.5 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+9.1 : 26.5 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+4.8 : 16.2 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+4.0 : 21.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+3.9 : 13.2 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+3.7 : 25.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+3.7 : 14.6 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

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

12.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
13.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-12.0 : 22.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-11.6 : 25.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-11.5 : 21.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-11.4 : 20.1 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-11.4 : 19.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-11.4 : 16.7 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-11.4 : 16.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-3.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-12.7 : 3.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-12.6 : 2.6 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-11.8 : 2.2 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-11.5 : 3.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-11.3 : 4.5 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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.
285.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
76.6 AUSKI MUNJINA ROADHOUSE W Pilbara WA
74.1 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
68.8 MORNINGTON E Kimberley WA
68.4 DERBY (MANNING RD) W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
74.1 DOONGAN
E Kimberley
68.8 MORNINGTON
W Kimberley
68.4 DERBY (MANNING RD)
64.0 KIRBY GARDENS
62.2 CURTIN AERO
62.0 WEST ROEBUCK
60.0 CHARNLEY RIVER
50.6 COUNTRY DOWNS
E Pilbara
285.0 PARDOO STATION
52.4 MANDORA
W Pilbara
76.6 AUSKI MUNJINA ROADHOUSE
64.4 MILLSTREAM
61.0 MULGA DOWNS

11.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.4 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

.....

4.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
4.3 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
3.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1543 (64.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1030 (42.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
965 (40.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
947 (39.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
942 (39.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
934 (38.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
919 (38.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
906 (37.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
871 (36.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
861 (35.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
848 (35.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
825 (34.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
824 (34.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
800 (33.3) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
796 (33.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
783 (32.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
782 (32.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
762 (31.8) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
752 (31.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
737 (30.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
721 (30.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
692 (28.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
687 (28.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
665 (27.7) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
658 (27.4) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
658 (27.4) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
657 (27.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
653 (27.2) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
645 (26.9) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
643 (26.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
629 (26.2) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
628 (26.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
622 (25.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
606 (25.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
600 (25.0) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
85/16 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
84/21 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
80/01 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
76/15 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/18 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
76/21 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
76/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

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
ARGYLE AERODROME
15.0mm in 30 min to 13:00 30.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 18.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 20.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
DERBY AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
12.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 24.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.0mm/h
E Pilbara
MANDORA
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h
PARDOO STATION
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
MARBLE BAR
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 15.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 13:30 8.0mm/h
TELFER AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
YULARA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
RABBIT FLAT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
8.6mm in 50 min to 18:00 10.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
17.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 17.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 65 ) at 03:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(160/ 67 ) at 00:30