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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

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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 0407 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

SW & S Coast

009652

YOUNG RIVER

45.0

44.0

21/04/1975

52

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009868

MUNGLINUP

37.6

21.2

08/04/2003

20

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009922

WEST LORT RIVER

38.4

33.0

29/04/2000

26

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

49.4

30.0

02/04/2006

12

1 n

WA

Goldfields

012267

SHAMBA

30.8

28.0

23/04/1989

33

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012291

RIVER PLAINS

40.0

30.0

12/04/1996

25

1 y

WA

Interior

013038

CUNYU

70.6

51.2

12/04/1996

12

1 y

SA

W Agricultural

018054

PORT KENNY (MOUNT COOPER)

36.0

36.0

10/04/1983

67

1 y Equal to record.

SA

W Agricultural

018150

PORT KENNY

45.0

26.4

25/04/1971

40

1 y

SA

W Agricultural

018164

MURDINGA (MUNGALA)

35.8

30.8

10/04/1983

39

1 y

SA

W Agricultural

018189

ELLISTON (LAMBING STATION)

23.4

22.0

06/04/1992

20

1 y

SA

Kangaroo Is

022801

CAPE BORDA COMPARISON

78.2

58.4

17/04/1889

137

1 y

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

29.8

27.0

04/04/2000

14

1 n


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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 23.8 -3.8 13.7 -1.7 12.3 0.0 5.2 -- 379 (15.8) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.7 -3.8 6.6 -6.3 6.3 0.0 3.2 8.7 242 (10.1) 32/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 -3.3 7.6 -4.0 5.8 1.4 1.8 10.3 179 ( 7.5) 30/15
BUNBURY 20.9 -3.2 5.9 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 30/10
MANDURAH 21.8 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 30/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 23.7 -0.3 22.9 0.0 8.6 10.8 373 (15.5) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.5 +6.3 23.3 +10.7 20.6 0.0 6.6 9.6 247 (10.3) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 18.3 -5.3 17.1 +5.5 -- 4.0 10.6 -- 281 (11.7) 44/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -4.6 16.9 +4.5 16.2 4.6 7.2 0.0 254 (10.6) 35/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.3 +3.9 11.9 +3.2 9.0 0.0 5.8 0.4 365 (15.2) 50/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.1 15.1 -3.4 12.6 0.0 7.6 11.0 216 ( 9.0) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 20.2 -1.4 17.9 0.0 6.6 10.9 493 (20.5) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 -0.2 18.3 -2.2 16.0 0.0 7.4 10.8 235 ( 9.8) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 18.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 281 (11.7) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +2.1 19.2 +1.4 17.0 0.0 5.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.1 18.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 341 (14.2) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.8 +1.7 14.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/14
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +0.3 18.2 +1.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 31/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.1 17.5 +1.3 14.7 0.0 4.6 9.7 269 (11.2) 28/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 +0.4 15.5 +2.2 -- 3.0 -- -- 591 (24.6) 45/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.8 -0.3 14.3 +1.5 11.9 0.0 3.8 -- 252 (10.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 -4.0 16.6 +1.4 16.1 5.4 2.6 1.7 372 (15.5) 35/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -3.4 15.3 +1.6 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 -2.4 13.1 -0.1 11.4 12.0 0.0 3.8 297 (12.4) 32/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.8 -2.8 12.3 +0.4 -- 4.2 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 21/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.8 -0.7 5.2 -2.0 1.8 0.0 0.8 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -0.3 10.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 -2.8 13.0 -1.1 10.7 0.2 1.6 10.0 379 (15.8) 43/11
RICHMOND RAAF 20.7 -3.2 9.7 -1.6 -- 4.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 -2.4 13.1 -2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 326 (13.6) 43/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.7 -0.3 4.7 -2.0 1.0 0.0 2.8 9.4 180 ( 7.5) 34/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.3 -0.2 7.2 -1.9 5.3 0.0 3.6 9.6 143 ( 6.0) 26/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.7 -0.7 6.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 18/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.7 +0.2 15.3 +5.2 12.9 0.0 4.0 0.2 249 (10.4) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.2 +0.6 4.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 165 ( 6.9) 22/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.4 +0.2 6.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +0.9 8.3 -2.5 5.8 0.0 2.2 -- 63 ( 2.6) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.2 -0.8 5.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 30/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +3.2 5.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 24/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 -2.7 5.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 21/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.1 -5.0 7.1 -1.6 5.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 231 ( 9.6) 22/02
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

37.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
37.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
37.1 URANDANGI Northwest QLD

+6.3 : 34.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 36.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.8 : 33.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.3 : 36.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.2 : 23.6 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.7 : 23.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 17.2 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.4 : 17.6 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.4 : 16.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+7.6 : 14.7 YONGALA Upper North SA

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

3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.2 : 20.7 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-9.1 : 20.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-8.8 : 16.1 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
-8.7 : 20.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.7 : 20.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : 0.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-8.1 : 4.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.7 : 3.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-7.4 : 3.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-7.1 : 3.6 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA

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.
78.2 CAPE BORDA COMPARISON Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
77.2 CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
75.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP Hunter Valley NSW
70.6 CUNYU Interior WA
63.6 KILLARNEY POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
70.6 CUNYU
52.0 GLEN-AYLE

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
78.2 CAPE BORDA COMPARISON
77.2 CAPE BORDA AWS
55.2 FLINDERS CHASE (ROCKY RIVER)

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
58.6 ROSEVALE
Darling Downs E
63.6 KILLARNEY POST OFFICE
50.0 KILLARNEY ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
52.4 ATTUNGA (BROOKLYN)
N Tablelands E
50.0 OLD BONALBO POST OFFICE
North Coast
56.2 DAIRY FLAT
55.4 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)
Hunter Valley
75.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
61.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
60.0 WYONG (WYONG GOLF CLUB)

11.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

839 (35.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
773 (32.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
756 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
742 (30.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
722 (30.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
686 (28.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
679 (28.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
634 (26.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
68/03 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
67/17 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
67/21 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
67/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
67/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
ROEBOURNE AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.2mm/h
E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
19.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
Lower West
HOPETOUN NORTH
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA COMPARISON
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.0mm/h
CAPE WILLOUGHBY
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.7mm/h
CAPE BORDA AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 16.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 8.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 8.3mm/h
KINGSCOTE AERO
12.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 12.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.0mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
None reported