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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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 0345 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 daily rainfall

WA

Lower West

009113

ROLEYSTONE

57.6

57.0

17/04/2002

39

1 y

WA

Lower West

009168

KARRAGULLEN

64.0

59.0

17/04/2002

35

1 y

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

35.0

20.6

12/04/2003

11

1 n

WA

Lower West

009207

PICKERING BROOK NORTH

52.0

50.0

10/04/1991

19

1 y

WA

Lower West

009209

SPRINGDALE

71.0

57.0

20/04/1990

34

1 y

WA

Lower West

009242

CLOON

71.4

46.8

17/04/2002

14

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009893

WILLOWDALE

74.0

70.0

08/04/1987

26

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009894

WAGERUP REFINERY

53.6

52.2

29/04/1988

24

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009936

HUNTLY

101.5

61.2

12/04/2003

18

84.0

02/05/2005

18

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009960

YOURDAMUNG LAKE

50.6

33.2

17/04/2002

13

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 00:24EST, 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 16.3 +0.9 14.3 0.0 7.8 -- 567 (23.6) 43/13
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 -3.1 11.3 -1.6 10.9 42.8 1.8 9.0 406 (16.9) 48/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 -3.2 10.6 -1.0 9.6 19.8 6.0 8.3 491 (20.5) 50/12
BUNBURY 21.0 -3.1 13.3 +1.8 -- 16.4 -- -- 466 (19.4) 52/06
MANDURAH 21.2 -- 14.3 -- -- 19.0 -- -- 637 (26.5) 52/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 25.4 +1.4 25.0 0.0 6.6 8.9 464 (19.3) 48/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.7 +3.5 13.0 +0.4 9.4 0.0 9.2 11.5 313 (13.0) 30/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 +0.1 11.6 0.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 281 (11.7) 21/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 +0.4 11.7 -0.7 8.7 0.0 13.0 8.1 203 ( 8.5) 18/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 +0.7 11.9 +3.2 7.1 0.0 2.0 2.3 341 (14.2) 28/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 +0.8 14.1 -4.4 12.0 0.0 7.2 11.2 241 (10.0) 48/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 -0.2 21.5 -0.1 18.9 0.2 5.6 5.7 465 (19.4) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.3 18.1 -2.4 16.6 0.0 6.6 10.6 401 (16.7) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 25.6 -1.1 19.5 -0.6 -- 1.4 -- 10.2 445 (18.5) 35/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +1.3 17.4 -0.4 14.4 0.0 4.8 -- 273 (11.4) 30/09
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +0.9 15.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 341 (14.2) 34/15
NAMBOUR DPI 26.3 +0.2 11.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 51 ( 2.1) 22/13
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +0.4 14.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +0.2 14.5 -1.7 11.7 0.0 4.6 10.4 278 (11.6) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 +3.1 12.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 45/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +4.6 15.7 +2.9 9.9 0.0 4.8 -- 91 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +0.5 14.9 -0.3 11.6 0.0 3.8 8.0 366 (15.3) 43/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +2.0 12.4 -1.3 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.8 +4.2 14.6 +1.4 12.6 0.2 3.6 7.8 247 (10.3) 46/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.3 +0.7 13.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 34/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.8 +3.3 10.4 +3.2 4.0 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +3.2 13.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.1 -0.8 17.5 +3.4 14.8 0.0 5.6 9.8 407 (17.0) 59/15
RICHMOND RAAF 24.9 +1.0 12.2 +0.9 -- 5.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 41/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -0.3 17.4 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 321 (13.4) 48/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.4 +3.4 5.3 -1.4 1.3 0.0 5.4 10.3 207 ( 8.6) 32/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 +2.8 8.8 -0.3 6.2 0.0 7.2 10.8 243 (10.1) 24/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +4.3 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.5 0.0 8.5 -1.6 6.5 0.0 3.4 9.6 286 (11.9) 24/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.5 +1.9 13.0 +4.8 -- 0.0 15.2 -- 364 (15.2) 39/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.5 +1.3 10.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 37/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 -1.5 15.5 +4.7 13.6 0.4 2.4 -- 120 ( 5.0) 18/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.5 -1.5 15.0 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 35/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.3 -0.3 11.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 35/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 +3.4 8.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 48/05
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 -3.1 12.2 +3.5 6.3 0.0 3.4 1.8 318 (13.3) 37/06
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

40.1 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
39.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
38.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+12.7 : 36.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.4 : 36.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 34.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 34.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.2 : 31.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.7 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+8.4 : 14.7 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+7.7 : 21.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.7 : 21.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 16.0 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
+6.0 : 15.3 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

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

5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-5.3 : 22.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.6 : 17.3 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.6 : 19.4 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 19.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.4 : 22.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.7 : 11.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.9 : 3.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6 : 13.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-4.4 : 14.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-4.4 : 12.4 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
101.5 HUNTLY Lower West WA
79.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
74.0 WILLOWDALE Lower West WA
73.4 KARNET Lower West WA
72.6 SERPENTINE MAIN DAM Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
101.5 HUNTLY
79.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM
74.0 WILLOWDALE
73.4 KARNET
72.6 SERPENTINE MAIN DAM
71.4 CLOON
71.0 SPRINGDALE
68.0 DWELLINGUP
66.0 KWINANA BP REFINERY
65.0 FAIRBRIDGE
64.0 KARRAGULLEN
60.0 KARRAGULLEN NORTH
58.0 BICKLEY
57.6 ROLEYSTONE
55.6 CARMEL
53.6 WAGERUP REFINERY
53.2 CHURCHMAN BROOK
53.0 MARRADONG
52.6 PICKERING BROOK
52.4 NORTH WALPOLE
52.4 BEDFORDALE
52.0 PICKERING BROOK NORTH
51.8 MOUNT SOLUS
51.4 VICTORIA DAM
50.6 YOURDAMUNG LAKE
50.0 ROLEYSTONE WEST

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.4 MCCLUER ISLAND

ISLANDS

67.6 MOUNT WILLIAM

11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

2.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1088 (45.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
934 (38.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
914 (38.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
847 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
844 (35.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
826 (34.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
825 (34.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
794 (33.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
783 (32.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
676 (28.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
675 (28.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
661 (27.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
649 (27.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
644 (26.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
632 (26.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
614 (25.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
87/01 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
87/03 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
85/03 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
81/01 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
80/03 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/03 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
80/01 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
HOPETOUN NORTH
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
JACUP
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.3mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
11.2mm in 16 min to 10:27 42.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(260/ 65 ) at 06:00
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 87(240/ 72 ) at 03:26
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 80(280/ 65 ) at 01:04
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 67(240/ 63 ) at 02:58