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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 0400 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

Cent Wheatbelt

010160

QUELLA PARK

40.0

39.0

11/04/2003

51

1 y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010192

JOURERDINE

55.0

45.7

14/04/1961

59

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012077

I DUNNO

40.0

39.6

01/04/2005

80

1 y

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

17.6

19.0

30/04/2000

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 00:27EST, 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 23.8 -3.8 12.5 -2.9 10.5 0.0 5.8 -- 405 (16.9) 35/12
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -1.2 13.7 +0.8 12.8 2.4 3.0 8.3 296 (12.3) 32/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.6 +1.8 13.6 +2.0 11.7 0.0 1.4 8.5 435 (18.1) 30/09
BUNBURY 22.6 -1.5 11.9 +0.4 -- 10.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 26/15
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 16.3 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 240 (10.0) 30/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 22.6 -1.4 21.5 0.0 6.2 11.1 382 (15.9) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.6 +4.4 18.6 +6.0 16.7 0.0 10.6 10.4 383 (16.0) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.4 -2.2 14.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 411 (17.1) 34/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.4 -0.2 13.2 +0.8 9.2 0.0 6.8 7.5 299 (12.5) 34/04
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 +1.6 8.7 0.0 3.9 0.2 0.8 9.6 386 (16.1) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +2.9 13.9 -4.6 11.0 0.0 8.0 11.1 195 ( 8.1) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +0.2 22.6 +1.0 19.6 0.0 7.4 10.9 486 (20.3) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.1 17.6 -2.9 15.6 0.0 5.6 10.6 206 ( 8.6) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 26.7 0.0 18.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 303 (12.6) 26/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +2.2 17.6 -0.2 16.0 0.0 5.6 -- 196 ( 8.2) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +2.3 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 239 (10.0) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 27.9 +1.8 14.9 -0.5 -- 8.4 12.2 -- 51 ( 2.1) 18/14
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +0.6 14.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +0.9 15.8 -0.4 14.3 4.0 5.4 9.5 310 (12.9) 28/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 +3.5 12.5 -0.8 -- 3.8 -- -- 303 (12.6) 32/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 +0.2 10.3 -2.5 4.4 0.0 5.4 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -0.3 13.8 -1.4 12.5 7.6 2.6 7.1 236 ( 9.8) 34/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -0.4 15.3 +1.6 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 -1.9 15.3 +2.1 13.8 9.8 2.8 3.6 254 (10.6) 35/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.3 -3.3 14.4 +2.5 -- 17.4 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 48/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.6 +0.1 8.8 +1.6 5.2 0.0 4.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.0 10.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 -2.8 16.5 +2.4 15.9 10.6 2.8 1.8 383 (16.0) 61/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.3 -3.6 15.3 +4.0 -- 15.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 37/18
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 -1.9 15.5 +0.1 -- 21.2 -- -- 300 (12.5) 63/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 -1.2 8.0 +1.3 3.8 0.0 3.2 4.8 201 ( 8.4) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.8 +2.3 10.5 +1.4 8.0 0.0 2.4 9.4 123 ( 5.1) 46/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +1.5 10.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 39/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.7 +0.2 10.3 +0.2 8.9 0.0 3.6 9.8 318 (13.3) 32/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.8 +2.2 10.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 9.1 -- 406 (16.9) 28/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +0.7 12.3 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 43/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.9 +1.6 13.6 +2.8 11.2 0.2 1.6 -- 126 ( 5.3) --
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.4 +0.4 13.8 +4.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 334 (13.9) 50/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.6 +1.0 11.0 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 562 (23.4) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.1 -0.8 10.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 43/10
HOBART AIRPORT 14.6 -3.5 10.8 +2.1 9.9 2.6 2.0 1.8 397 (16.5) 37/00
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

38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
36.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
36.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.1 : 36.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+4.6 : 37.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+4.4 : 32.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+4.0 : 34.7 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+3.8 : 34.0 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.2 : 13.3 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.1 : 20.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.7 : 16.3 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.7 : 12.8 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
+6.4 : 20.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

4.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.4 : 17.6 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
-8.2 : 16.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-7.4 : 19.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-6.6 : 26.6 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-5.8 : 27.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

2.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
2.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 10.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
-5.5 : 15.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-5.2 : 8.4 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.1 : 3.4 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 : 14.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-4.9 : 15.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula 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.
98.0 ROSE BAY (ROYAL SYDNEY GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
86.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
83.0 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
81.0 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW
78.0 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
57.6 WIALKI
55.0 JOURERDINE
52.0 BONNIE DOON
Interior
66.0 GLEN-AYLE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
64.0 GRAFTON SOUTH (SOUTH GRAFTON (YEERONG))
MidNorth Coast S
71.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
Hunter Valley
52.4 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
Sydney--east
98.0 ROSE BAY (ROYAL SYDNEY GOLF CLUB)
83.0 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB)
78.0 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
77.6 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB)
71.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE)
70.4 MOSMAN COUNCIL
59.0 BRONTE SURF CLUB
54.8 CENTENNIAL PARK
Sydney--west
53.0 CASTLEREAGH (CASTLEREAGH ROAD)
Illawarra
86.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
81.0 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
57.2 SUSSEX INLET BOWLING CLUB

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
56.4 MT NOWA NOWA

11.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.9 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

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3.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1159 (48.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
762 (31.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
750 (31.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
742 (30.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
735 (30.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
731 (30.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
725 (30.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
722 (30.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
709 (29.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
665 (27.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
656 (27.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
655 (27.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
647 (27.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
643 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
617 (25.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
615 (25.6) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
602 (25.1) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
72/18 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
70/15 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
67/19 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
67/20 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
67/21 HOGAN 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
Eucla
BALGAIR
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO
13.6mm in 47 min to 16:00 17.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
14.6mm in 36 min to 01:30 24.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
10.0mm in 10 min to 21:23 60.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.6mm/h
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
12.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 24.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.6mm/h
Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 17.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
12.8mm in 30 min to 20:00 25.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
9.4mm in 51 min to 13:44 11.1mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ORBOST
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 72(190/ 65 ) at 16:33