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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0418 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 minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-1.8

-1.8

26/04/1991

19

1 N Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

SW & S Coast

009518

CAPE LEEUWIN

59.5

58.5

22/04/1957

16

1 Y


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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 00:29EST, 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 24.3 -3.3 18.2 +2.8 16.3 5.2 5.6 -- 548 (22.8) 61/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.7 -3.8 12.3 -0.6 11.9 15.6 3.0 6.5 490 (20.4) 63/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 -4.0 10.8 -0.8 8.8 4.6 -- 0.6 598 (24.9) 67/18
BUNBURY 19.9 -4.2 15.7 +4.2 -- 5.8 -- -- 673 (28.0) 70/19
MANDURAH 20.2 -- 16.7 -- -- 14.8 -- -- 799 (33.3) 87/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 24.2 +0.2 23.4 0.0 5.2 7.5 232 ( 9.7) 32/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.9 +2.7 11.8 -0.8 9.8 0.0 5.2 8.6 177 ( 7.4) 31/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 -1.1 9.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 348 (14.5) 43/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 -2.0 15.0 +2.6 13.7 38.03 3.4 8.4 313 (13.0) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.5 -0.9 9.5 +0.8 8.0 2.6 1.4 6.5 326 (13.6) 28/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.8 +0.9 17.9 -0.6 15.2 0.0 7.6 10.8 271 (11.3) 32/11
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +1.2 20.4 -1.2 16.5 0.0 4.8 9.8 154 ( 6.4) 26/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +2.8 21.1 +0.6 19.8 0.0 5.2 10.8 164 ( 6.8) 26/15
MACKAY M.O 29.0 +2.3 22.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 261 (10.9) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +2.2 20.3 +2.5 20.7 2.2 3.2 -- 184 ( 7.7) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +1.5 17.0 -0.5 -- 0.6 3.0 -- 182 ( 7.6) 35/10
NAMBOUR DPI 28.5 +2.4 10.5 -4.9 -- 4.02 8.2 -- 33 ( 1.4) 34/10
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.1 11.0 -6.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 +1.9 13.1 -3.1 8.5 0.0 4.8 10.3 359 (15.0) 50/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.5 11.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 55/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.5 -4.6 12.7 -0.1 9.5 0.0 3.4 -- 268 (11.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 +2.0 11.2 -4.0 8.6 0.0 3.0 8.8 289 (12.0) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.1 7.2 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 -0.6 14.3 +1.1 8.7 0.0 5.6 7.6 500 (20.8) 58/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.1 -0.5 10.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.6 -6.9 8.8 +1.6 8.4 18.2 2.2 1.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -4.6 14.0 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +0.3 16.9 +2.8 13.5 0.0 3.8 4.8 483 (20.1) 50/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 -1.8 13.6 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 258 (10.8) 44/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.9 -0.2 15.2 -0.2 -- 3.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 48/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.3 -1.7 10.3 +3.6 8.0 1.6 2.2 4.2 390 (16.3) 30/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.9 -3.6 12.9 +3.8 12.2 14.2 1.8 4.5 284 (11.8) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -3.7 13.4 +5.4 -- 14.2 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 -2.9 13.1 +3.0 11.9 0.4 2.2 4.5 401 (16.7) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.1 -4.5 9.7 +1.5 -- 27.43 5.6 -- 169 ( 7.0) 24/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.3 -3.9 8.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 24/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +0.9 11.2 +0.4 9.1 2.0 1.4 -- 49 ( 2.0) 18/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.2 +1.2 8.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 39/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.7 -1.9 11.1 +3.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 31/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.9 0.0 9.7 +2.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 22/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 -1.8 12.1 +3.4 10.4 1.4 0.6 3.7 226 ( 9.4) 17/01
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 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
37.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+5.2 : 31.7 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.7 : 20.2 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
+4.6 : 37.0 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.5 : 29.5 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.3 : 33.8 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
+4.3 : 29.1 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+7.2 : 11.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.1 : 12.2 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+6.0 : 13.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+5.8 : 13.3 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+5.7 : 11.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+5.7 : 12.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC

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

4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 25.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-8.6 : 24.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-7.4 : 22.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-7.3 : 20.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-6.9 : 11.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

2.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.1 : 5.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-6.6 : 9.4 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-6.5 : 7.2 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

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.
59.0 RUGBY (CAROVALE) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
52.2 WHEEO (THE HOMESTEAD) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
49.6 BIGGA (WOOLBROOK) C Tablelands S NSW
49.4 CROOKWELL (HOLBOROW STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
47.4 MUNDARING Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
47.4 MUNDARING

NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
49.6 BIGGA (WOOLBROOK)
Goulburn/Monaro
59.0 RUGBY (CAROVALE)
52.2 WHEEO (THE HOMESTEAD)
49.4 CROOKWELL (HOLBOROW STREET)

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1427 (59.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1091 (45.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
972 (40.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
836 (34.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
807 (33.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
799 (33.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
780 (32.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
757 (31.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
690 (28.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
673 (28.0) BUNBURY Lower West WA
661 (27.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
652 (27.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
636 (26.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
633 (26.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
627 (26.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
626 (26.1) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
621 (25.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
620 (25.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
614 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
614 (25.6) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
106/17 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/15 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
91/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
87/20 MANDURAH Lower West WA
85/20 SWANBOURNE Lower West 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
13.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
ORBOST
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND
8.4mm in 22 min to 00:22 22.9mm/h
6.6mm in 38 min to 01:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 93(300/ 50 ) at 15:50
CAPE LEEUWIN : 106(310/ 78 ) at 18:00
BUSSELTON JETTY : 78(270/ 65 ) at 19:39
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD : 76(300/ 63 ) at 15:31