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National Daily Weather Summary

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significant newsworthy major

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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 0404 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

W Gascoyne

006015

COORALYA

87.6

66.0

23/04/1948

61

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006017

DAIRY CREEK

74.0

61.0

29/04/1923

95

1 n

WA

W Gascoyne

006019

DOORAWARRAH

63.0

57.0

01/04/1978

104

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006022

GASCOYNE JUNCTION

64.8

40.1

10/04/1930

98

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006023

GNARALOO

52.0

48.0

28/04/1992

83

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006030

LYONS RIVER

85.0

55.6

29/04/1923

97

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006053

WINDERIE

47.0

39.9

09/04/1923

95

1 n

WA

W Gascoyne

006098

WEEDARRAH

56.0

35.0

15/04/1999

21

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006106

MOOLOO DOWNS

60.0

42.0

24/04/1989

27

1 n

WA

E Gascoyne

007179

TANGADEE

42.0

42.0

11/04/1996

47

1 y Equal to record.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061319

GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)

106.2

99.0

30/04/1988

29

1 y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061377

SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)

109.4

98.0

03/04/1992

20

1 y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061387

GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST)

76.0

60.0

02/04/1999

11

1 y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

21.1

21.1

27/04/1968

61

1 Y Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 00:28EST, 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 22.9 -4.7 16.6 +1.2 15.7 0.0 4.0 -- 301 (12.5) 30/13
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 -4.2 13.9 +1.0 14.1 8.2 2.0 5.9 302 (12.6) 34/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 -4.0 6.1 -5.5 4.7 1.2 2.6 4.0 305 (12.7) 28/13
BUNBURY 19.9 -4.2 10.6 -0.9 -- 6.2 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 34/14
MANDURAH 20.1 -- 13.9 -- -- 3.8 -- -- 261 (10.9) 31/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 -0.2 23.8 -0.2 22.8 0.0 7.6 11.1 434 (18.1) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +4.6 17.2 +4.6 14.6 0.0 6.4 8.9 287 (12.0) 28/12
WHYALLA AERO 27.3 +3.7 12.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 139 ( 5.8) 44/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.7 +4.1 13.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 4.0 204 ( 8.5) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.2 +5.8 11.3 +2.6 9.0 0.0 4.4 7.4 377 (15.7) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +2.8 16.2 -2.3 13.6 0.0 8.0 10.9 201 ( 8.4) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +0.1 22.7 +1.1 19.6 0.0 8.0 10.8 518 (21.6) 46/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 18.1 -2.4 16.8 0.0 6.6 10.8 290 (12.1) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 26.8 +0.1 18.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 266 (11.1) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 +1.5 19.2 +1.4 17.3 0.0 6.2 -- 227 ( 9.5) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +1.5 17.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 284 (11.8) 35/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.8 +0.7 14.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 22/14
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.1 16.2 -0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +0.5 16.6 +0.4 14.1 0.0 4.2 10.3 280 (11.7) 28/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.1 +1.7 16.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 560 (23.3) 43/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.9 -1.2 14.9 +2.1 12.6 0.0 4.6 -- 278 (11.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 -1.7 15.2 0.0 14.1 5.6 3.6 2.2 311 (13.0) 32/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -2.0 12.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.6 -6.0 15.4 +2.2 14.5 97.6 1.6 0.6 258 (10.8) 37/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.9 -4.7 15.4 +3.5 -- 79.8 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 24/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.6 -1.9 9.3 +2.1 6.0 0.0 4.6 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.6 14.4 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.7 -4.2 15.2 +1.1 14.8 24.0 2.8 0.0 589 (24.5) 50/02
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -6.3 13.4 +2.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 267 (11.1) 24/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 -3.0 14.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 39/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.4 -1.6 8.4 +1.7 5.3 0.4 2.2 5.5 274 (11.4) 26/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.9 +0.4 9.5 +0.4 9.5 0.0 3.4 8.8 245 (10.2) 30/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -0.1 8.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 18/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.0 +2.5 14.4 +4.3 11.0 0.0 5.2 4.5 281 (11.7) 43/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.1 +0.5 8.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 17/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.7 +0.5 11.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 +2.3 8.7 -2.1 7.1 0.0 2.2 -- 118 ( 4.9) 17/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.6 -0.4 9.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 28/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.5 +2.9 7.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 31/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.6 -1.3 4.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 31/10
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 -4.4 10.0 +1.3 9.2 0.0 2.4 1.0 173 ( 7.2) 21/22
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

37.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
36.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
36.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+6.7 : 26.4 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
+5.8 : 25.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+5.6 : 26.4 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.5 : 24.3 ROBE COMPARISON Lower SE SA
+5.3 : 35.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
26.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.3 : 14.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+6.9 : 20.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 21.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 14.3 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+6.8 : 20.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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

2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.1 : 18.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-10.9 : 19.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-10.8 : 22.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-9.9 : 25.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

-1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9 : 7.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-5.8 : 4.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-5.5 : 6.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-5.4 : 5.5 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-5.3 : 3.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.3 : 4.7 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC

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.
118.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP) Hunter Valley NSW
113.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
109.4 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST) Hunter Valley NSW
106.2 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST) Hunter Valley NSW
102.6 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE) Illawarra NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Gascoyne
87.6 COORALYA
85.0 LYONS RIVER
74.0 DAIRY CREEK
64.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION
63.0 DOORAWARRAH
62.0 JIMBA JIMBA
60.0 MOOLOO DOWNS
56.0 WEEDARRAH
52.0 GNARALOO
52.0 BIDGEMIA
E Gascoyne
60.1 MOUNT CLERE
57.6 MINGAH SPRINGS
53.8 DOOLGUNNA
51.0 INNOUENDY

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
101.0 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE
62.0 HAWKS NEST (LANGI ST)
58.2 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
Hunter Valley
118.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
113.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
109.4 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
106.2 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
98.0 NEWCASTLE (BLACKSMITHS)
97.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
86.8 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
86.6 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB
85.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
80.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
79.8 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
77.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
76.0 GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST)
68.0 THE ENTRANCE (ELOORA STREET)
65.8 GRAHAMSTOWN (HUNTER WATER BOARD)
65.6 NORAH HEAD AWS
58.8 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD)
57.2 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE)
51.2 BOLTON POINT (THE RIDGE WAY)
51.0 WYEE (RUTLEYS ROAD)
Sydney--east
77.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
71.2 MOSMAN COUNCIL
69.4 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
61.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
58.0 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
57.6 PALM BEACH (SUNRISE ROAD)
51.8 CONCORD (BRAYS RD)
Illawarra
102.6 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE)
65.4 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)
63.8 WOONONA (POPES RD)
54.6 BERKELEY NORTHCLIFFE DRIVE
52.0 DAPTO BOWLING CLUB
51.2 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY
South Coast
52.6 ULLADULLA AWS

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

942 (39.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
919 (38.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
831 (34.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
828 (34.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
822 (34.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
775 (32.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
750 (31.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
695 (29.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
669 (27.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
661 (27.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
644 (26.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
635 (26.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
618 (25.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
70/12 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
61/09 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
59/11 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
57/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
54/12 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
54/08 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
54/03 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
54/07 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
CAPE LEEUWIN
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
Hunter Valley
NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
39.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.5mm/h
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 18.2mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.8mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 11:30 26.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 15.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.0mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
17.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 17.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
4.0mm in 12 min to 05:30 20.0mm/h
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
None reported