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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 0302 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

Alice Springs

015620

TARLTON DOWNS

101.0

99.6

06/03/1972

49

99.6

06/03/1972

55

1 y

QLD

Northwest

037115

ROCKLANDS

81.0

44.6

01/03/1998

16

1 n

VIC

N Central

088119

ACHERON RIVER @ TAGGERTY

21.4

19.0

01/03/1976

13

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

8.5

8.8

31/03/1968

42

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

13.2

13.4

31/03/1968

61

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009842

JARRAHWOOD

1.0

1.3

22/03/1977

30

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010579

KATANNING COMPARISON

1.5

2.5

28/03/2007

51

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

7.6

8.0

29/03/1999

13

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012065

NORSEMAN

3.3

3.8

30/03/1968

51

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012090

YEELIRRIE

6.0

6.1

26/03/2001

34

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

21.5

23.5

24/03/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

23.0

23.0

09/03/2000

11

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Northwest

037043

URANDANGI

21.5

21.5

09/03/2000

50

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

20.0

21.6

27/03/2002

13

1 Y

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

17.0

19.8

29/03/1999

13

1 Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065103

FORBES AIRPORT AWS

18.3

19.7

28/03/1999

12

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

17.6

17.6

30/03/1991

14

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 29.3 -1.6 11.1 -6.8 9.6 0.0 12.8 -- 626 (26.1) 55/08
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 -4.0 11.8 -4.0 8.2 0.0 5.4 11.0 467 (19.5) 54/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 -4.7 11.6 -1.8 11.2 0.0 4.0 5.3 271 (11.3) 37/17
BUNBURY 22.3 -5.2 4.7 -9.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 31/08
MANDURAH 23.9 -- 12.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 31/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -0.8 25.1 +0.6 23.9 4.8 6.8 3.7 249 (10.4) 41/04
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.5 -14.2 13.6 -3.9 13.8 7.6 2.6 1.0 438 (18.3) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.6 -6.7 10.2 -5.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 245 (10.2) 55/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 -6.7 15.0 -0.2 12.4 0.0 4.8 7.1 435 (18.1) 54/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 -6.0 9.7 -0.8 8.4 3.2 5.6 7.2 477 (19.9) 63/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.3 -5.0 22.6 +0.8 22.2 9.4 7.0 2.1 251 (10.5) 41/16
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 21.3 -1.7 17.5 0.0 6.0 10.8 250 (10.4) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.4 23.4 +0.5 20.3 0.0 8.2 11.3 357 (14.9) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 27.7 -0.9 18.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 348 (14.5) 30/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +2.0 19.9 -0.9 18.0 0.0 7.0 -- 289 (12.0) 50/02
BUNDABERG AERO 29.8 +0.7 16.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 324 (13.5) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 29.1 +1.2 13.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 50 ( 2.1) 21/15
COOLANGATTA 28.7 +1.5 14.3 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 39/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 +0.3 15.3 -4.0 12.0 0.0 6.8 10.7 292 (12.2) 39/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.9 +4.5 14.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 32/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.2 +1.1 14.2 -2.4 9.9 0.0 5.4 -- 108 ( 4.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.1 +3.2 15.1 -3.0 12.7 0.0 4.0 11.2 -- 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.2 +2.9 12.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.5 +3.3 11.7 -4.6 9.6 0.0 4.4 6.5 222 ( 9.3) 43/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS -- -- 11.8 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.3 -3.5 12.5 +1.9 9.0 0.0 5.4 2.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.8 -4.3 16.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.6 -0.6 17.4 0.0 13.1 0.0 6.4 0.6 392 (16.3) 55/21
RICHMOND RAAF 25.1 -1.8 13.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 52/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 -1.3 18.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 54/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 -5.4 11.7 +1.0 11.7 0.0 5.4 1.7 265 (11.0) 43/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.8 -6.9 12.7 -0.7 12.9 1.4 5.8 3.8 305 (12.7) 41/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -6.9 12.3 -0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 41/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.7 -7.6 10.8 -3.0 8.8 3.2 1.6 9.0 233 ( 9.7) 54/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.5 -6.8 12.8 +1.1 -- 13.6 3.6 -- 303 (12.6) 43/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 -7.6 9.7 -1.6 -- 4.2 -- -- 311 (13.0) 50/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 -3.1 12.8 -0.4 10.4 8.2 3.0 -- 158 ( 6.6) 32/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.1 -2.1 10.2 -1.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 342 (14.3) 63/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 -4.1 6.4 -3.5 -- 9.0 -- -- 494 (20.6) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.0 -4.5 11.3 +1.3 -- 7.4 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 55/12
HOBART AIRPORT 21.4 +0.7 11.8 +1.1 8.6 1.0 3.0 8.3 434 (18.1) 58/14
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

37.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
37.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
37.3 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
36.7 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
36.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

+6.3 : 37.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.3 : 30.9 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.0 : 30.5 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+5.8 : 36.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.7 : 37.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
27.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+7.3 : 27.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.4 : 17.1 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+5.9 : 13.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.5 : 8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.4 : 23.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+5.4 : 23.7 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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

4.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-15.2 : 19.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-14.5 : 21.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-14.3 : 21.1 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-14.3 : 21.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-14.2 : 18.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
1.4 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
1.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
1.5 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-12.3 : 6.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-12.2 : 1.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-11.1 : 1.5 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-11.1 : 3.3 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-10.6 : 3.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
101.0 TARLTON DOWNS N Plateau NT
89.8 YEURALBA RIDGE N Rivers NT
81.0 ROCKLANDS Northwest QLD
78.8 COODARDIE N Rivers NT
75.0 DRYSDALE RIVER STATION N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
75.0 DRYSDALE RIVER STATION
E Kimberley
54.0 WARMUN
W Kimberley
61.2 CHERRABUN
60.0 BEEFWOOD PARK

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
89.8 YEURALBA RIDGE
78.8 COODARDIE
66.6 BULMAN AWS
52.6 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
51.0 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
N Plateau
101.0 TARLTON DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
Northwest
81.0 ROCKLANDS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
69.0 MOUNT BULLER
50.2 MT HOTHAM

11.5 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
11.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

.....

0.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

1222 (50.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1030 (42.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
987 (41.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
914 (38.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
903 (37.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
871 (36.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
869 (36.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
827 (34.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
814 (33.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
740 (30.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
724 (30.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
693 (28.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
693 (28.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
683 (28.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
676 (28.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
668 (27.8) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
665 (27.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
663 (27.6) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
654 (27.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
627 (26.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
612 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
611 (25.5) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
610 (25.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
609 (25.4) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
604 (25.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
603 (25.1) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
109/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
104/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
89/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland 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
N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
15.8mm in 17 min to 06:28 55.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
TRUSCOTT
14.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.0mm/h
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
8.0mm in 5 min to 15:51 96.0mm/h
16.0mm in 9 min to 16:00 106.7mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 25.6mm/h
16.2mm in 13 min to 16:13 74.8mm/h
42.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 42.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
6.8mm in 36 min to 17:00 11.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.4mm in 59 min to 09:29 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
BULMAN AWS
66.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 22.0mm/h
LAJAMANU
9.4mm in 20 min to 15:30 28.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 10.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
MT HOTHAM
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
W Gippsland
MT MOORNAPA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 109(310/ 82 ) at 00:45
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 80(340/ 63 ) at 23:59
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(260/ 65 ) at 23:16
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(270/ 70 ) at 14:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(270/ 59 ) at 23:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 87 ) at 20:33
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(290/ 72 ) at 07:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 74(290/ 63 ) at 15:36
MOUNT READ : 83(300/ 63 ) at 13:18
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(270/ 80 ) at 20:49