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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0423 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

WA

Interior

013007

BALGO HILLS

24.0

24.0

07/05/1988

21

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

E Central

086383

COLDSTREAM

15.3

15.0

06/05/1996

13

1 Y

ANT

Antarctica

300000

DAVIS

-2.1

-2.3

24/05/1988

47

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

37.4

37.4

01/05/2007

13

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

37.6

37.0

02/05/2003

30

1 Y

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

37.2

36.4

01/05/2007

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Victoria

014847

KIDMAN SPRINGS

37.9

37.7

01/05/2007

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

36.0

36.0

01/05/2007

11

Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

37.8

37.6

04/05/1988

43

1 Y

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

36.1

35.5

04/05/1988

38

1 Y

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

37.5

37.1

05/05/1988

50

1 Y

QLD

Northwest

037043

URANDANGI

37.5

37.5

05/05/1988

51

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

29.3

29.2

20/05/2003

13

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

27.0

26.8

11/05/1996

12

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 00:30EST, 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 16.1 +3.2 13.2 0.2 3.4 -- 352 (14.7) 41/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 -0.3 16.8 +6.3 15.5 2.0 2.2 5.6 412 (17.2) 50/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 -1.8 12.5 +2.7 14.7 4.6 0.8 3.9 581 (24.2) 59/10
BUNBURY 20.3 -0.8 16.2 +6.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 491 (20.5) 54/03
MANDURAH 21.1 -- 16.7 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 578 (24.1) 57/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.1 24.2 +2.1 23.6 0.0 4.0 10.2 202 ( 8.4) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.7 +10.7 16.8 +8.5 15.1 0.0 8.0 9.1 391 (16.3) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.3 +3.8 12.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 491 (20.5) 44/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 +2.4 16.6 +6.4 -- 0.0 4.6 4.8 516 (21.5) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.2 +2.1 13.3 +6.0 11.9 2.6 6.2 0.0 651 (27.1) 46/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +7.1 15.0 +1.1 12.9 0.0 7.2 10.5 178 ( 7.4) 30/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +2.3 22.3 +2.4 19.5 0.0 6.4 3.8 297 (12.4) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +2.4 23.7 +6.1 22.8 0.0 7.4 9.8 399 (16.6) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 26.5 +2.3 18.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 281 (11.7) 26/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +3.4 11.8 -2.4 9.6 0.0 6.4 -- 149 ( 6.2) 24/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +2.7 14.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 3.3 -- 222 ( 9.3) 28/15
NAMBOUR DPI 27.6 +3.9 9.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 43 ( 1.8) 21/15
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +3.0 12.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 34/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +2.7 12.1 -0.7 9.2 0.0 4.8 7.6 289 (12.0) 32/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 +2.9 9.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 28/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 +2.6 10.6 +1.9 9.4 0.0 2.8 -- 65 ( 2.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 +1.8 12.6 +0.9 9.6 0.0 3.6 7.3 263 (11.0) 26/20
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +2.3 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +4.9 11.1 +1.0 8.9 0.0 3.4 7.7 254 (10.6) 46/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.5 +5.1 10.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 28/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.6 +3.4 6.8 +2.1 3.6 0.0 2.6 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +4.6 10.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.0 +7.0 13.8 +2.9 10.5 0.0 3.4 9.7 298 (12.4) 39/11
RICHMOND RAAF 25.4 +4.8 9.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 30/13
BELLAMBI AWS 25.2 +5.5 14.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 31/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.9 +5.3 9.8 +6.6 6.0 0.0 2.8 9.4 299 (12.5) 45/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.5 +5.2 10.4 +4.5 8.3 0.0 2.6 7.6 168 ( 7.0) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +4.3 9.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.6 +4.6 14.2 +6.8 11.4 0.0 6.2 9.7 498 (20.8) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.0 +4.7 12.5 +6.7 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 299 (12.5) 30/02
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.0 +4.4 10.9 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 37/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.6 +4.9 15.5 +6.9 12.8 0.0 4.4 -- 259 (10.8) 35/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.5 +2.4 14.9 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 586 (24.4) 65/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.8 +3.2 10.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 815 (34.0) 58/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 +2.1 10.1 +5.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 257 (10.7) 54/11
HOBART AIRPORT 19.0 +3.8 12.5 +5.9 10.2 0.0 2.6 3.4 387 (16.1) 58/12
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

39.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
38.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
37.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
37.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
37.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+10.7 : 33.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.0 : 37.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+9.9 : 35.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 34.2 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 37.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+9.9 : 15.3 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+9.3 : 16.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+8.7 : 17.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.6 : 16.0 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+8.5 : 16.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

6.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
7.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.1 : 15.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-2.4 : 20.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-2.4 : 17.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-2.3 : 15.5 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-1.9 : 18.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

0.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
0.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
2.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.8 : 10.0 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.7 : 2.5 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
-3.7 : 7.8 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD
-3.6 : 8.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.2 : 9.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.2 : 6.0 EYRE Eucla 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.
58.6 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
51.8 CHESTERTON TM Warrego QLD
49.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
26.6 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
27.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT

QUEENSLAND
Warrego
51.8 CHESTERTON TM

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
26.6 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)

ISLANDS
Islands
58.6 HOME ISLAND
49.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

1.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1220 (50.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1201 (50.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1154 (48.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1127 (47.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1125 (46.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1109 (46.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1076 (44.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
988 (41.2) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
987 (41.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
954 (39.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
947 (39.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
886 (36.9) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
885 (36.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
864 (36.0) RHYLL E Central VIC
864 (36.0) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
859 (35.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
831 (34.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
824 (34.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
818 (34.1) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
815 (34.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
811 (33.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
800 (33.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
798 (33.3) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
794 (33.1) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
790 (32.9) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
771 (32.1) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
769 (32.0) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
759 (31.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
751 (31.3) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
744 (31.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
744 (31.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
740 (30.8) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
737 (30.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
730 (30.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
728 (30.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
722 (30.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
722 (30.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
717 (29.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
703 (29.3) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
699 (29.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
697 (29.0) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
694 (28.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
689 (28.7) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
688 (28.7) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
687 (28.6) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
664 (27.7) KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
661 (27.5) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
656 (27.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
651 (27.1) KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
651 (27.1) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
633 (26.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
625 (26.0) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
625 (26.0) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
618 (25.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
617 (25.7) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
612 (25.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
612 (25.5) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
610 (25.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
606 (25.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
107/00 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
97/06 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
96/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/10 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/14 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/04 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
93/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
13.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
33.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 11.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(310/ 74 ) at 12:14
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 96(330/ 74 ) at 07:30
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 78(360/ 63 ) at 02:30
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(360/ 67 ) at 02:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 76 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(350/ 70 ) at 05:01
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(320/ 69 ) at 11:00
MOUNT READ : 108( 10/ 82 ) at 01:00