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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 0308 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

4.3

6.4

31/03/1995

16

Y

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015528

YUENDUMU

9.3

9.4

26/03/2001

42

1 Y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

5.0

6.6

30/03/1993

16

1 Y

NSW

NW Slopes S

055325

TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS

4.5

5.0

27/03/2005

13

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056243

GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS

0.2

0.5

28/03/2005

11

1 Y

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

7.9

9.8

03/03/2003

12

Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

9.6

10.0

25/03/2005

12

1 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 00:19EST, 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 25.6 -5.3 12.2 -5.7 9.2 0.0 9.0 -- 330 (13.8) 46/14
PERTH AIRPORT 25.4 -4.2 8.7 -7.1 6.0 0.0 7.2 10.4 314 (13.1) 37/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.9 +1.8 10.7 -2.7 6.5 0.0 6.2 7.4 384 (16.0) 35/15
BUNBURY 23.4 -4.1 7.8 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 37/15
MANDURAH 23.2 -- 14.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 -0.1 24.1 -0.4 23.8 36.8 5.8 8.2 295 (12.3) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.3 -8.4 7.9 -9.6 5.1 0.0 7.0 8.0 409 (17.0) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 20.8 -6.5 15.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 13.0 -- 412 (17.2) 39/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.7 -3.6 11.7 -3.5 9.2 0.0 2.8 -- 223 ( 9.3) 22/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.9 -4.2 12.4 +1.9 11.3 3.0 2.6 2.8 458 (19.1) 28/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 -2.5 17.2 -4.6 15.2 0.0 10.0 11.0 557 (23.2) 45/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 19.8 -3.2 16.1 0.0 5.8 11.0 183 ( 7.6) 34/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.9 22.7 -0.2 21.4 0.0 8.8 8.7 256 (10.7) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 28.7 +0.1 21.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 248 (10.3) 34/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +2.2 23.2 +2.4 22.6 0.0 8.6 -- 273 (11.4) 37/23
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +0.4 22.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 370 (15.4) 48/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.4 -1.5 21.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 74 ( 3.1) 30/13
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +0.7 20.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 46/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 0.0 19.1 -0.2 17.2 0.0 5.4 8.8 333 (13.9) 39/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.6 +2.2 11.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 52/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 -4.9 9.8 -6.8 4.3 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 -2.5 13.0 -5.1 -- 0.0 3.0 8.1 211 ( 8.8) 45/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -2.2 7.9 -8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 -3.5 11.4 -4.9 8.4 0.0 7.8 11.2 473 (19.7) 41/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 -3.8 8.1 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 31/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.3 -4.5 5.6 -5.0 1.7 0.0 5.6 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -5.3 8.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 -4.4 14.5 -2.9 9.2 0.0 6.8 10.8 642 (26.8) 54/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 -4.2 7.1 -8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 37/10
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -2.8 14.0 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 46/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 -2.7 3.9 -6.8 0.3 0.0 5.6 11.0 398 (16.6) 39/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.9 -4.8 7.7 -5.7 4.5 0.0 5.4 11.1 424 (17.7) 32/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.5 -5.4 7.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 24/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.0 -5.3 11.7 -2.1 10.1 0.0 5.6 8.7 387 (16.1) 30/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.8 -5.5 6.9 -4.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 377 (15.7) 39/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.0 -4.0 7.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 39/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 -3.7 13.7 +0.5 11.0 0.2 2.8 -- 231 ( 9.6) 18/06
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.5 -3.7 11.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 556 (23.2) 39/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.3 -2.9 8.8 -1.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 517 (21.5) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.7 +1.2 6.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 28/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.2 -0.5 12.5 +1.8 1.9 1.6 2.0 8.4 565 (23.5) 41/08
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

36.9 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
36.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
36.5 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
35.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+8.6 : 33.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+6.1 : 31.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+5.2 : 31.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.9 : 30.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.6 : 30.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.1 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+5.0 : 18.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+3.2 : 21.4 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+2.9 : 16.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+2.8 : 10.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+2.7 : 10.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

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

7.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 24.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 25.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 24.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-9.3 : 26.1 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-9.1 : 27.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-11.2 : 5.0 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-10.6 : -1.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-10.4 : 9.3 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-10.2 : 0.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-10.0 : 11.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

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.
87.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
64.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
57.0 RANKIN POINT N Rivers NT
54.4 MARRARA N Rivers NT
49.6 SOUTHPORT N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
57.0 RANKIN POINT
54.4 MARRARA
49.6 SOUTHPORT

TASMANIA
W Coast
64.8 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
Islands
87.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

15.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

.....

3.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
2.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1701 (70.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1635 (68.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1545 (64.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1512 (63.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1390 (57.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1176 (49.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1146 (47.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1090 (45.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1055 (44.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
992 (41.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
958 (39.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
924 (38.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
880 (36.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
838 (34.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
820 (34.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
806 (33.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
796 (33.2) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
778 (32.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
773 (32.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
765 (31.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
761 (31.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
742 (30.9) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
713 (29.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
705 (29.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
692 (28.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
687 (28.6) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
661 (27.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
655 (27.3) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
642 (26.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
641 (26.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
639 (26.6) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
634 (26.4) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
622 (25.9) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
611 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
611 (25.5) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
607 (25.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
607 (25.3) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
605 (25.2) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
605 (25.2) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
601 (25.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
104/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
83/08 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
83/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
11.0mm in 1 hr 2 min to 03:00 10.6mm/h
KALUMBURU
28.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 28.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
TRUSCOTT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
23.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
25.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 8.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 7.3mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
62.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 20.7mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 19.7mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(250/ 70 ) at 00:14
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(210/ 78 ) at 00:13
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(230/ 70 ) at 03:00