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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0330 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

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

-2.5

-2.0

27/04/1999

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091009

BURNIE (ROUND HILL)

26.2

25.6

13/04/1973

43

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091107

WYNYARD AIRPORT

27.2

26.5

01/04/2005

22

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029141

CLONCURRY AIRPORT

25.4

24.0

30/04/2002

11

1 Y

ISL

Islands

200283

WILLIS ISLAND

51.8

51.6

27/04/2000

40

1 Y


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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 26.6 -1.0 10.9 -4.5 9.0 0.0 8.2 -- 693 (28.9) 55/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.1 -0.4 10.9 -2.0 6.0 0.0 5.0 10.7 433 (18.0) 39/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 -3.5 13.0 +1.4 10.5 1.0 2.0 2.7 409 (17.0) 45/02
BUNBURY 25.2 +1.1 5.5 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 41/12
MANDURAH 24.0 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 35/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.6 23.7 -0.3 23.7 9.6 6.8 6.9 471 (19.6) 58/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +2.9 18.1 +5.5 14.1 0.0 8.6 11.3 324 (13.5) 46/14
WHYALLA AERO 33.3 +9.7 15.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 193 ( 8.0) 43/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.5 +10.9 24.0 +11.6 18.6 0.0 27.2 10.5 332 (13.8) 30/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.7 +11.3 13.2 +4.5 9.2 0.0 7.2 9.6 285 (11.9) 34/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 -0.1 22.7 +4.2 20.0 0.0 10.8 8.9 479 (20.0) 45/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 -2.5 21.9 +0.3 21.1 13.2 3.4 0.2 545 (22.7) 52/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 22.1 +1.6 18.2 0.4 9.0 6.5 582 (24.3) 54/13
MACKAY M.O 25.9 -0.8 20.5 +0.4 -- 1.0 -- 9.1 721 (30.0) 55/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +0.4 17.4 -0.4 15.3 0.0 8.8 -- 402 (16.8) 43/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +0.5 17.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 6.5 -- 505 (21.0) 48/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.1 -1.0 18.0 +2.6 -- 4.82 23.8 -- 136 ( 5.7) 39/10
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.1 17.5 +0.5 -- 6.8 -- -- 399 (16.6) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 +0.7 14.8 -1.4 12.2 0.0 5.6 9.6 426 (17.8) 45/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 +0.2 11.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 572 (23.8) 48/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 +0.2 10.7 -2.1 5.1 0.0 5.6 -- 245 (10.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -0.4 16.5 +1.3 13.8 2.2 4.4 9.8 490 (20.4) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -0.9 12.6 -1.1 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 -0.8 10.9 -2.3 9.2 0.0 4.0 9.4 265 (11.0) 26/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.3 -0.3 9.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 15/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.7 +2.2 5.5 -1.7 2.0 0.0 2.2 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.0 11.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.0 +1.1 13.4 -0.7 11.0 0.0 2.8 9.2 285 (11.9) 26/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 -0.8 10.3 -1.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 21/18
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +0.8 14.1 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 31/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.9 +4.9 7.5 +0.8 4.2 0.0 3.4 8.5 125 ( 5.2) 15/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.1 +3.6 8.9 -0.2 7.1 0.0 4.6 9.8 89 ( 3.7) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +4.0 8.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.2 +6.7 13.0 +2.9 9.2 0.0 7.1 8.3 277 (11.5) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 +4.6 7.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 19.0 -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.2 +5.0 8.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.3 +9.0 14.2 +3.4 11.5 0.0 4.8 -- 141 ( 5.9) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 29.6 +9.6 12.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.7 +8.1 8.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 46/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.4 +5.5 11.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 46/04
HOBART AIRPORT 23.7 +5.6 15.3 +6.6 9.7 0.0 5.8 0.4 396 (16.5) 50/16
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

38.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+13.9 : 35.6 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+12.8 : 33.6 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+12.7 : 35.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.3 : 35.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+12.2 : 34.2 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

27.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.9 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
25.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+12.2 : 20.5 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.2 : 24.1 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.6 : 24.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.1 : 22.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.9 : 24.0 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA

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

11.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.1 : 17.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.5 : 18.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.2 : 16.3 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.9 : 19.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.6 : 19.9 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.6 : 18.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.0 : 4.9 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9 : 7.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-6.4 : 5.6 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.4 : 4.8 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.3 : 9.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields 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.
59.4 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
52.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
48.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
48.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
45.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
59.4 MANINGRIDA AERO
45.0 MANINGRIDA

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
52.0 TOPAZ ALERT
48.0 TOPAZ
48.0 GRAHAM RANGE

11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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2.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

1338 (55.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1244 (51.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1231 (51.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1127 (47.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1052 (43.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1040 (43.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
994 (41.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
941 (39.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
924 (38.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
899 (37.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
820 (34.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
793 (33.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
787 (32.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
759 (31.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
731 (30.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
721 (30.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
693 (28.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
684 (28.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
670 (27.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
642 (26.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
636 (26.5) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
634 (26.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
630 (26.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
614 (25.6) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
611 (25.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
611 (25.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
610 (25.4) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
608 (25.3) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
608 (25.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
605 (25.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
115/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/21 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/13 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
19.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 19.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
18.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 18.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 11.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
29.0mm in 2 hr 51 min to 07:56 10.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 80(130/ 70 ) at 06:00
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(110/ 65 ) at 09:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(140/ 65 ) at 13:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 83(160/ 70 ) at 13:33
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(320/ 72 ) at 13:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(260/ 78 ) at 04:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(210/ 52 ) at 21:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 76(290/ 70 ) at 11:46