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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 0333 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 minimum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022801

CAPE BORDA COMPARISON

22.8

22.6

11/04/1991

46

1 Y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023842

MOUNT LOFTY

22.0

21.1

14/04/2004

14

1 P

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

ISL

Islands

200283

WILLIS ISLAND

52.2

51.8

10/04/2007

40

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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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 00:23EST, 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 30.3 +2.7 14.6 -0.8 12.7 0.0 8.6 -- 610 (25.4) 45/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.7 +1.2 11.7 -1.2 9.8 0.0 3.8 10.1 357 (14.9) 41/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.9 -0.9 14.6 +3.0 14.0 7.4 2.6 6.9 353 (14.7) 35/14
BUNBURY 25.1 +1.0 13.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 30/11
MANDURAH 24.0 -- 14.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 24.6 +0.6 24.7 0.0 5.0 10.6 455 (19.0) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.6 +2.4 12.4 -0.2 9.9 0.0 9.2 11.3 307 (12.8) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 31.5 +7.9 14.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 271 (11.3) 21/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.9 +10.3 16.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 5.8 10.6 147 ( 6.1) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.4 +8.0 9.9 +1.2 5.0 0.0 5.4 10.1 227 ( 9.5) 35/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.4 -0.5 17.1 -1.4 14.6 0.0 9.4 10.3 368 (15.3) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 -0.8 22.1 +0.5 20.6 0.4 4.4 6.2 653 (27.2) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +0.9 20.6 +0.1 17.8 0.0 8.8 8.1 545 (22.7) 52/15
MACKAY M.O 26.0 -0.7 21.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.4 622 (25.9) 46/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +1.3 18.4 +0.6 17.0 0.0 8.0 -- 380 (15.8) 39/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +0.1 16.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 518 (21.6) 50/17
NAMBOUR DPI 26.6 +0.5 16.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 126 ( 5.3) 46/14
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +0.7 15.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 41/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +0.2 15.7 -0.5 13.3 0.0 6.6 10.7 442 (18.4) 41/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 +2.3 13.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 46/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.0 +1.9 10.1 -2.7 4.7 0.0 5.8 -- 123 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -0.3 12.9 -2.3 -- 3.0 4.4 10.2 289 (12.0) 30/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 0.0 12.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.4 +1.8 10.0 -3.2 7.4 0.0 3.0 10.4 218 ( 9.1) 37/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.0 +2.4 9.1 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 37 ( 1.5) 24/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 +4.0 7.0 -0.2 0.5 0.0 3.6 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +3.1 9.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.6 +2.7 13.7 -0.4 8.5 0.0 4.0 10.5 300 (12.5) 45/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.3 +1.4 8.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.2 +2.1 13.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 46/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.9 +5.9 5.4 -1.3 1.2 0.0 2.6 10.5 110 ( 4.6) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.7 +5.2 6.9 -2.2 5.6 0.0 4.6 9.3 96 ( 4.0) 32/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.4 +6.0 7.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.8 +7.3 12.9 +2.8 9.7 0.0 6.0 10.6 199 ( 8.3) 41/03
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.6 +5.0 7.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 125 ( 5.2) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.8 +6.6 7.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 35/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +0.9 12.5 +1.7 9.1 0.0 3.2 -- 55 ( 2.3) 17/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.2 -0.8 10.8 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.8 +6.2 7.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.5 +1.6 11.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 37/09
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 -2.8 11.7 +3.0 9.8 0.0 3.8 7.9 468 (19.5) 43/03
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

38.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
37.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.3 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
37.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+13.0 : 34.7 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+13.0 : 33.4 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.9 : 35.3 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA
+11.7 : 29.6 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.3 : 31.0 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+12.3 : 22.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.9 : 23.0 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+10.4 : 22.8 CAPE BORDA COMPARISON Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.4 : 20.6 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.8 : 22.2 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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

8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-6.0 : 26.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
-5.2 : 18.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.6 : 19.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1 : 19.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.7 : 21.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-2.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.3 : 2.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 : 6.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.4 : 3.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.
83.0 HICKS ISLAND S Peninsula QLD
74.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
32.4 KATTA BAREGA Goldfields WA
30.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
27.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
32.4 KATTA BAREGA

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
74.4 COCONUT ISLAND
S Peninsula
83.0 HICKS ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
27.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
N Coast--Herbert
30.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL

11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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7.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
6.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
5.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1252 (52.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1238 (51.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1156 (48.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1144 (47.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1063 (44.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
1014 (42.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
888 (37.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
816 (34.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
810 (33.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
808 (33.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
749 (31.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
742 (30.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
737 (30.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
734 (30.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
732 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
725 (30.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
699 (29.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
653 (27.2) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
624 (26.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
622 (25.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
610 (25.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
602 (25.1) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
83/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
80/03 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
74/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
68/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
68/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
68/01 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD

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
COCONUT ISLAND
55.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 18.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 72(140/ 63 ) at 00:00