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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

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 0324 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 maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

37.9

37.0

04/04/2003

11

1 Y

NT

Arnhem

014507

ALYANGULA POLICE

35.6

35.0

08/04/1987

25

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 00:21EST, 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 30.7 +3.1 16.7 +1.3 14.7 0.0 6.4 -- 353 (14.7) 34/14
PERTH AIRPORT 28.2 +2.7 13.1 +0.2 12.1 0.0 6.0 6.8 291 (12.1) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.1 +0.3 11.9 +0.3 9.8 0.0 4.0 4.0 229 ( 9.5) 34/14
BUNBURY 23.1 -1.0 11.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 35/23
MANDURAH 23.6 -- 17.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 35/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.8 24.5 +0.5 23.6 0.0 4.2 10.6 249 (10.4) 48/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 -0.9 10.8 -1.8 7.8 0.0 10.2 11.2 384 (16.0) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 24.1 +0.5 7.2 -4.4 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 340 (14.2) 28/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.9 +3.3 10.9 -1.5 6.9 0.0 -- 10.9 210 ( 8.8) 24/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.0 +3.6 6.3 -2.4 3.0 0.0 1.8 10.1 385 (16.0) 37/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 +1.4 21.4 +2.9 18.0 0.0 12.0 11.0 438 (18.3) 41/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 21.1 -0.5 19.9 2.4 4.8 7.8 510 (21.3) 54/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +1.7 20.0 -0.5 17.6 0.0 8.8 9.8 449 (18.7) 52/14
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +0.3 23.9 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 475 (19.8) 50/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.6 +0.8 19.5 +1.7 17.9 0.0 6.6 -- 301 (12.5) 39/08
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.2 18.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 416 (17.3) 50/13
NAMBOUR DPI 25.3 -0.8 18.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 35/12
COOLANGATTA 24.9 -0.4 18.0 +1.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 415 (17.3) 57/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.1 16.2 0.0 13.6 1.2 5.2 10.6 368 (15.3) 50/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 +0.3 12.8 -0.5 -- 1.42 -- -- 653 (27.2) 46/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 -0.9 12.4 -0.4 9.1 0.0 6.0 -- 371 (15.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 -0.2 16.2 +1.0 14.2 0.0 6.2 8.6 637 (26.5) 55/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 -1.2 14.2 +0.5 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.2 -1.4 14.3 +1.1 13.1 31.0 4.4 6.1 476 (19.8) 43/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.6 -3.0 14.2 +2.3 -- 37.2 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 37/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 -0.5 4.3 -2.9 -0.3 0.0 4.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.6 11.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 -2.0 15.2 +1.1 14.0 4.0 4.8 4.3 863 (36.0) 55/22
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 -3.9 11.1 -0.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 52/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -2.2 13.7 -1.7 -- 5.8 -- -- 627 (26.1) 59/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.3 +0.3 7.3 +0.6 3.2 0.0 4.0 9.8 321 (13.4) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +1.2 8.5 -0.6 5.9 0.0 5.0 11.2 202 ( 8.4) 30/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +1.3 7.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 22/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.1 +2.6 8.1 -2.0 5.0 0.0 5.6 10.1 307 (12.8) 32/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.7 +1.1 5.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 50/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.9 +1.7 9.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 24/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +0.9 9.0 -1.8 6.7 0.0 2.6 -- 153 ( 6.4) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.6 -0.4 6.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 35/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.4 +3.8 8.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 585 (24.4) 39/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.4 +0.5 3.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 -1.6 8.3 -0.4 6.3 0.0 1.8 7.3 263 (11.0) 26/12
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

40.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
39.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
38.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
38.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.0 : 35.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+10.7 : 33.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+10.6 : 34.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+10.5 : 33.0 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.3 : 36.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.1 : 19.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 21.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
**S** +6.0 : 13.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.8 : 18.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

9.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.5 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
10.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.4 : 10.5 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-4.4 : 20.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.3 : 15.0 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-3.9 : 20.0 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-3.8 : 15.6 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

-5.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : 3.1 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.4 : -1.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
**S** -5.8 : 7.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : -0.5 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-5.7 : 2.8 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-5.7 : 4.3 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-5.7 : 1.9 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-5.7 : -0.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands 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.
77.4 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
51.0 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
47.0 NEWPORT BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
46.2 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
44.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE) Sydney--east NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
46.2 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
Sydney--east
77.4 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB)
51.0 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
47.0 NEWPORT BOWLING CLUB
44.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE)

11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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4.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

930 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
922 (38.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
902 (37.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
890 (37.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
863 (36.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
851 (35.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
840 (35.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
821 (34.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
800 (33.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
787 (32.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
674 (28.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
653 (27.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
647 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
646 (26.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
627 (26.1) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
621 (25.9) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
617 (25.7) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
616 (25.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
83/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/19 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
72/13 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
68/09 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.6mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
5.6mm in 11 min to 12:30 30.5mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 24.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 80(120/ 74 ) at 21:48
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(150/ 65 ) at 18:27
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 72 ) at 19:58
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 83(170/ 67 ) at 19:27