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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 0326 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 wind gust (km/h)

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

63

58.0

15/04/1998

28

Y


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
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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 00:22EST, 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 24.6 -3.0 19.1 +3.7 17.5 1.6 6.4 -- 488 (20.3) 52/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.8 -2.7 14.1 +1.2 11.9 0.2 4.6 6.3 344 (14.3) 61/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 -3.6 13.5 +1.9 12.5 1.0 3.6 6.9 291 (12.1) 58/15
BUNBURY 21.4 -2.7 15.2 +3.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 309 (12.9) 54/15
MANDURAH 21.4 -- 16.9 -- -- 2.8 -- -- 353 (14.7) 63/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.1 23.8 -0.2 21.7 0.0 8.6 11.2 445 (18.5) 46/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 +1.1 8.7 -3.9 5.3 0.0 8.6 11.3 289 (12.0) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 28.5 +4.9 9.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 10.8 -- 141 ( 5.9) 35/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.3 +5.7 16.6 +4.2 10.9 0.0 -- 8.5 267 (11.1) 39/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.3 +6.9 8.4 -0.3 3.4 0.0 4.8 9.8 337 (14.0) 39/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.0 +1.1 17.7 -0.8 14.2 0.0 10.6 11.2 304 (12.7) 46/14
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 -0.9 21.5 -0.1 20.0 11.6 6.0 3.4 572 (23.8) 59/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +1.5 22.8 +2.3 20.0 0.0 10.4 10.2 527 (22.0) 54/13
MACKAY M.O 26.1 -0.6 22.6 +2.5 -- 0.4 -- 10.2 603 (25.1) 55/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 +0.7 18.2 +0.4 16.5 0.0 9.0 -- 416 (17.3) 50/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 -1.6 16.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 509 (21.2) 54/11
NAMBOUR DPI 24.4 -1.7 17.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 39/12
COOLANGATTA 24.9 -0.4 17.1 +0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 507 (21.1) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 -0.1 14.7 -1.5 11.9 0.0 6.6 8.3 437 (18.2) 46/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 0.0 10.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) 52/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.6 -0.5 12.6 -0.2 9.6 0.0 6.8 -- 321 (13.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 0.0 15.8 +0.6 13.5 0.0 5.2 9.2 649 (27.0) 55/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.6 14.2 +0.5 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -1.0 13.8 +0.6 12.8 3.4 4.8 8.7 468 (19.5) 39/01
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.4 -2.2 12.4 +0.5 -- 19.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +0.5 7.7 +0.5 3.1 0.0 3.0 9.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +0.6 9.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 -0.1 15.3 +1.2 11.6 11.0 3.4 8.1 620 (25.8) 43/14
RICHMOND RAAF 21.3 -2.6 11.9 +0.6 -- 4.6 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 -1.5 15.1 -0.3 -- 13.8 -- -- 491 (20.5) 50/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 +1.6 8.5 +1.8 3.9 0.0 4.4 10.2 266 (11.1) 34/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.0 +2.5 9.3 +0.2 7.4 0.0 5.2 11.1 189 ( 7.9) 28/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +3.7 6.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 +4.1 10.0 -0.1 6.4 0.0 5.6 10.2 264 (11.0) 41/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.6 +3.0 5.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 28/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.9 +3.7 7.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.2 +5.9 9.3 -1.5 7.4 0.0 2.2 -- 84 ( 3.5) 26/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.9 +5.9 7.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 34/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.1 +5.5 4.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 +1.1 7.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 26/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 +1.2 5.7 -3.0 1.9 0.0 1.8 10.1 258 (10.8) 28/14
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

39.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
37.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
37.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+12.0 : 36.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.7 : 34.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.7 : 35.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.6 : 34.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.4 : 29.2 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.9 : 20.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.9 : 22.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.7 : 20.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.9 : 17.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 22.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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

11.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.3 : 22.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.9 : 21.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-4.8 : 17.1 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.5 : 19.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.5 : 18.8 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

-3.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-7.0 : 1.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 : 3.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
**S** -5.9 : 6.9 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 4.9 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.4 : -0.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley 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.
105.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN MidNorth Coast S NSW
95.5 NORTH ROCKS (MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB) Sydney--west NSW
48.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE) Sydney--east NSW
42.6 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE) Sydney--east NSW
41.2 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
105.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
Sydney--east
48.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
42.6 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE)
Sydney--west
95.5 NORTH ROCKS (MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB)
Illawarra
41.2 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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3.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1189 (49.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1174 (48.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1075 (44.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1066 (44.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
892 (37.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
841 (35.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
755 (31.5) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
747 (31.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
717 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
688 (28.7) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
665 (27.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
649 (27.0) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
639 (26.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
638 (26.6) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
622 (25.9) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
620 (25.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
619 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
603 (25.1) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
600 (25.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
80/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/02 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/09 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
72/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
72/01 WILLIS 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
14.6mm in 42 min to 07:00 20.9mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 17.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
19.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
7.4mm in 7 min to 13:08 63.4mm/h
10.2mm in 41 min to 13:57 14.9mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
9.8mm in 21 min to 01:27 28.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
7.8mm in 34 min to 04:00 13.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 69(160/ 63 ) at 17:27
GREEN ISLAND : 85(140/ 78 ) at 17:13
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(140/ 70 ) at 07:47
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 80(130/ 63 ) at 02:50