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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 0421 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 maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

35.0

33.7

16/05/2005

14

1 N

WA

E Kimberley

002012

HALLS CREEK AIRPORT

36.9

36.9

07/05/1988

60

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

E Kimberley

002032

WARMUN

38.0

38.0

03/05/1987

44

1 N Equal to record.

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

37.4

37.4

01/05/1998

13

1 N Equal to record.

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

36.4

36.0

01/05/2005

14

1 N

NT

Victoria

014847

KIDMAN SPRINGS

37.7

36.9

01/05/2001

12

1 N

NT

Victoria

014850

TIMBER CREEK

38.4

37.7

02/05/1987

27

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

36.0

35.0

15/05/2005

11

N

NT

Alice Springs

015528

YUENDUMU

34.5

33.0

16/05/2002

42

1 N

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

34.2

33.0

13/05/1995

14

1 N

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

36.7

35.1

02/05/2005

11

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032025

INNISFAIL

31.2

31.2

20/05/1988

51

1 N 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 00:30EST, 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 23.3 -0.7 18.5 +5.6 17.1 2.8 4.8 -- -- 43/00
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 -1.1 16.3 +5.8 14.3 17.2 5.0 2.8 626 (26.1) 41/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 -2.6 9.7 -0.1 8.0 8.8 3.0 2.1 596 (24.8) 50/16
BUNBURY 19.0 -2.1 14.6 +5.1 -- 9.2 -- -- 626 (26.1) 55/06
MANDURAH 19.5 -- 16.7 -- -- 12.6 -- -- 849 (35.4) 59/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.5 24.4 +2.3 23.6 0.0 5.2 7.1 215 ( 9.0) 28/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.3 +11.3 16.5 +8.2 14.2 0.0 6.6 10.0 272 (11.3) 52/15
WHYALLA AERO 26.8 +6.3 12.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 65/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.3 +7.3 15.3 +5.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- 55/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.2 +7.1 11.2 +3.9 8.6 0.0 1.0 6.8 335 (14.0) 67/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +6.5 16.1 +2.2 12.7 0.0 7.6 10.9 240 (10.0) 30/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +3.6 21.5 +1.6 17.3 0.0 4.4 10.6 192 ( 8.0) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +3.5 20.1 +2.5 19.2 0.0 4.8 10.0 170 ( 7.1) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 27.1 +2.9 19.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 251 (10.5) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 +4.2 14.4 +0.2 12.3 0.0 6.2 -- 180 ( 7.5) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.8 +3.1 13.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 3.7 -- 246 (10.3) 26/09
NAMBOUR DPI 26.9 +3.2 8.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 41/16
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +3.0 10.8 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 31/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 +4.1 12.0 -0.8 7.9 0.0 6.4 10.7 357 (14.9) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.2 +2.2 10.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 43/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 +1.9 11.4 +2.7 8.7 0.0 2.2 -- 150 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.1 +1.7 10.2 -1.5 7.9 0.0 2.2 10.5 165 ( 6.9) 32/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +1.8 8.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 +2.5 11.2 +1.1 9.2 0.0 4.4 10.5 500 (20.8) 35/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.6 +3.2 8.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 17/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.2 +2.0 9.4 +4.7 8.4 2.0 0.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.2 +1.2 9.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +2.0 13.8 +2.9 9.0 0.0 4.8 10.4 390 (16.3) 32/08
RICHMOND RAAF 22.3 +1.7 7.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 18/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 +1.8 14.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 34/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 +3.2 6.1 +2.9 3.4 0.0 2.0 8.8 286 (11.9) 34/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 +2.0 10.2 +4.3 8.6 0.4 1.6 5.4 203 ( 8.5) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.7 +2.0 10.9 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 +5.1 9.9 +2.5 7.3 0.0 2.4 9.0 257 (10.7) 45/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.6 +4.3 7.8 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.1 +3.5 8.1 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 +4.0 12.6 +4.0 10.3 0.6 1.0 -- 62 ( 2.6) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.8 +5.7 9.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 54/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.2 +4.6 8.1 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 329 (13.7) 65/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.8 +3.0 10.5 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 26/13
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 +4.4 9.8 +3.2 7.4 0.0 1.4 7.0 143 ( 6.0) 28/16
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

39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
38.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
38.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
38.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 34.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 34.5 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 34.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 34.2 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 25.1 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.6 : 17.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+8.5 : 13.9 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW
+8.3 : 17.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.2 : 16.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 15.1 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.6 : 24.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-3.7 : 20.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-3.6 : 15.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.6 : 15.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-3.1 : 24.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

1.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
1.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.8 : 9.4 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.6 : 9.2 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.6 : 7.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.5 : 7.0 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands 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.
44.2 MOUNT SOLUS Lower West WA
37.0 HUNTLY Lower West WA
36.8 MUNDARING Lower West WA
35.0 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
34.6 SERPENTINE MAIN DAM Lower West WA

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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2.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

1343 (56.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1104 (46.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1035 (43.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1008 (42.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
896 (37.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
864 (36.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
849 (35.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
812 (33.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
735 (30.6) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
725 (30.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
719 (30.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
717 (29.9) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
698 (29.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
678 (28.3) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
666 (27.8) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
649 (27.0) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
645 (26.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
626 (26.1) BUNBURY Lower West WA
621 (25.9) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
113/17 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
107/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/23 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
89/22 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
87/23 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
85.0mm in 1 hr 51 min to 12:51 45.9mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
79.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 158.0mm/h
79.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 79.0mm/h
79.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 79.0mm/h
79.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 26.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 93(290/ 65 ) at 23:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 113(340/ 70 ) at 17:24
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 109(350/ 72 ) at 22:30
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 80(360/ 65 ) at 23:30
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(360/ 70 ) at 22:07
MOUNT READ : 100( 20/ 67 ) at 22:30