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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0336 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 maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

26.7

26.9

14/04/1995

12

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**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 33.9 +6.3 14.6 -0.8 11.0 0.0 7.4 -- 487 (20.3) 43/14
PERTH AIRPORT 29.8 +4.3 10.5 -2.4 8.4 0.0 5.4 10.6 397 (16.5) 50/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.3 +1.5 10.9 -0.7 9.4 0.0 3.4 10.4 270 (11.3) 30/15
BUNBURY 25.6 +1.5 12.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 24/10
MANDURAH 25.9 -- 15.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 31/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 25.1 +1.1 24.5 0.0 6.2 8.2 303 (12.6) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.7 +1.5 12.9 +0.3 9.4 0.0 8.0 9.5 264 (11.0) --
WHYALLA AERO 30.6 +7.0 11.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 167 ( 7.0) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.5 +8.9 15.5 +3.1 11.3 0.0 6.0 10.8 176 ( 7.3) 26/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.9 +7.5 7.3 -1.4 2.4 0.0 4.4 10.2 304 (12.7) 28/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.9 0.0 18.5 0.0 15.5 0.0 7.8 11.0 318 (13.3) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 -0.6 22.1 +0.5 20.7 2.0 5.8 5.7 611 (25.5) 48/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +1.3 18.4 -2.1 15.8 0.0 8.2 6.3 521 (21.7) 54/17
MACKAY M.O 26.0 -0.7 21.3 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- 5.9 570 (23.8) 54/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 -0.1 17.7 -0.1 14.8 0.0 8.0 -- 334 (13.9) 43/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +0.6 17.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 470 (19.6) 50/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.3 +0.2 16.9 +1.5 -- 1.4 4.0 -- 109 ( 4.5) 31/17
COOLANGATTA 25.2 -0.1 18.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 46/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 15.1 -1.1 12.6 0.0 6.0 8.0 381 (15.9) 43/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.5 +1.1 12.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 54/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.2 +1.1 13.6 +0.8 11.5 0.0 7.2 -- 240 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 0.0 14.5 -0.7 12.5 0.0 4.0 5.9 377 (15.7) 43/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.0 12.9 -0.8 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.1 17.4 +4.2 15.4 0.0 4.4 9.6 401 (16.7) 41/02
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 -0.1 15.6 +3.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 52/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.0 +4.5 8.5 +1.3 4.0 0.0 6.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.5 +3.0 12.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 0.0 18.6 +4.5 16.7 0.2 5.8 8.7 536 (22.3) 37/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 -1.2 13.5 +2.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 18/18
BELLAMBI AWS 22.4 +0.3 16.5 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 41/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 +5.0 7.2 +0.5 3.4 0.0 4.4 7.9 185 ( 7.7) 26/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.3 +4.8 11.0 +1.9 8.7 0.0 4.0 10.8 152 ( 6.3) 22/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +4.5 8.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.4 +6.9 12.6 +2.5 9.4 0.0 6.2 10.8 216 ( 9.0) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.5 +4.9 9.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 334 (13.9) 22/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.2 +5.0 7.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 31/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +1.0 10.0 -0.8 8.0 0.0 4.0 -- 98 ( 4.1) 17/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.9 -0.1 6.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 30/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.6 +7.0 4.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 31/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.7 +4.8 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 21/11
HOBART AIRPORT 23.2 +5.1 1.8 -6.9 -2.1 0.0 1.6 10.5 321 (13.4) 39/08
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

38.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
37.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+11.2 : 31.6 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.8 : 31.6 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.6 : 32.9 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 32.6 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
+10.1 : 28.0 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
26.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+9.3 : 19.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.7 : 18.9 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.8 : 20.2 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.9 : 18.0 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.8 : 16.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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

12.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-3.7 : 26.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
-3.4 : 25.8 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.0 : 29.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
-2.8 : 28.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
-2.6 : 26.5 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.6 : 26.7 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.8 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-1.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

-6.9 : 1.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
-6.8 : 9.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.7 : 3.5 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-6.4 : -0.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
-6.4 : 3.9 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island 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.
153.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
90.0 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
79.0 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP N Peninsula QLD
66.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
51.0 HICKS ISLAND S Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
153.0 BAMAGA
90.0 PUNSAND BAY
79.0 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP
66.8 HORN ISLAND
S Peninsula
51.0 HICKS ISLAND

11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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5.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
5.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
5.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
5.3 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
4.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1081 (45.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1002 (41.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
956 (39.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
936 (39.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
923 (38.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
892 (37.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
869 (36.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
865 (36.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
801 (33.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
690 (28.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
611 (25.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
104/10 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
68/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
GOVE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 05:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.7mm/h
5.8mm in 11 min to 07:00 31.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
32.8mm in 21 min to 07:45 93.7mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 16.3mm/h
HORN ISLAND
11.6mm in 1 hr 6 min to 06:00 10.5mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
8.2mm in 47 min to 08:00 10.5mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 65 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(210/ 72 ) at 09:00