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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
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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 0434 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

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

23.0

22.5

03/05/1994

19

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

21.2

18.0

01/05/2001

14

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

23.6

23.0

05/05/2001

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

39.4

39.4

05/05/2007

14

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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

37.0

37.0

05/05/2007

11

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


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Actual temperatures
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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 00:32EST, 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 23.2 -0.8 15.3 +2.4 13.9 0.0 4.2 -- 341 (14.2) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.5 +1.8 12.5 +2.0 12.5 0.0 2.6 8.5 224 ( 9.3) 35/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 +0.1 8.8 -1.0 6.7 0.0 1.2 9.2 180 ( 7.5) 35/12
BUNBURY 19.4 -1.7 8.0 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 34/14
MANDURAH 21.7 -- 15.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.5 22.0 -0.1 20.4 0.0 7.0 10.8 407 (17.0) 55/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +7.1 18.0 +9.7 15.4 2.2 5.4 7.4 215 ( 9.0) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 +3.0 10.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 202 ( 8.4) 18/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 +2.8 15.6 +5.4 14.0 0.0 -- 2.6 212 ( 8.8) 22/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 +3.2 10.0 +2.7 7.6 1.6 1.2 5.7 363 (15.1) 30/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.1 +6.2 18.5 +4.6 13.2 0.0 9.4 10.9 301 (12.5) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +1.9 22.7 +2.8 19.2 0.0 8.8 8.2 611 (25.5) 58/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +2.5 18.0 +0.4 16.0 0.0 5.6 11.0 329 (13.7) 43/12
MACKAY M.O 26.7 +2.5 18.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 284 (11.8) 35/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +3.3 18.3 +4.1 16.2 0.0 5.2 -- 223 ( 9.3) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.2 +2.5 17.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 247 (10.3) 34/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.5 +3.8 14.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 21/14
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +3.3 19.3 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +3.3 16.6 +3.8 13.8 0.0 4.0 8.2 350 (14.6) 30/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.0 +6.0 15.0 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 43/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.6 +5.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.2 +2.8 16.1 +4.4 13.6 0.0 2.6 7.5 127 ( 5.3) 22/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +3.3 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.6 +4.4 10.7 +0.6 8.3 0.0 3.8 7.5 307 (12.8) 24/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.4 +4.0 8.8 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 28 ( 1.2) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.7 +3.5 4.6 -0.1 1.3 0.0 2.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +3.4 9.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.7 +3.7 13.2 +2.3 9.4 0.0 4.6 9.5 278 (11.6) 35/11
RICHMOND RAAF 24.6 +4.0 7.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 +2.3 15.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 37/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.4 +5.8 4.1 +0.9 1.1 0.0 2.4 9.5 193 ( 8.0) 24/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +4.7 8.8 +2.9 6.8 0.0 1.6 9.6 86 ( 3.6) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +4.7 11.6 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 +3.5 10.4 +3.0 8.2 0.0 3.0 8.5 -- 18/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 +3.7 9.2 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 15/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.7 +2.1 9.8 +4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 242 (10.1) 26/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +4.6 16.1 +7.5 13.4 0.6 1.2 -- 141 ( 5.9) 18/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.7 +2.6 13.3 +5.6 -- 3.6 -- -- 513 (21.4) 43/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 +3.4 10.0 +4.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 525 (21.9) 35/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.6 +1.8 11.8 +6.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 402 (16.8) 55/03
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 +0.9 11.0 +4.4 7.0 0.0 5.4 8.4 569 (23.7) 78/12
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

39.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 31.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.7 : 33.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+8.5 : 32.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+11.8 : 21.2 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
**S** +10.1 : 17.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+9.7 : 18.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 14.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

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

4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.0 : 5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.3 : 10.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-2.3 : 19.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-2.2 : 9.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
-2.1 : 4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-2.1 : 17.8 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
1.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.3 : 6.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-2.2 : 16.9 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-2.0 : 16.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
-1.9 : 7.5 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-1.9 : 8.1 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.
28.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
24.0 SALT CREEK (PITLOCHRY HOMESTEAD) Lower SE SA
22.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
22.2 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
20.8 RUSHY LAGOON (CAPE PORTLAND ROAD) E Coast TAS

11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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5.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
4.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1773 (73.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1506 (62.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1340 (55.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
976 (40.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
956 (39.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
920 (38.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
912 (38.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
887 (37.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
882 (36.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
873 (36.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
868 (36.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
827 (34.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
825 (34.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
794 (33.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
788 (32.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
766 (31.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
756 (31.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
755 (31.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
750 (31.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
733 (30.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
708 (29.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
705 (29.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
674 (28.1) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
664 (27.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
642 (26.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
636 (26.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
631 (26.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
624 (26.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
612 (25.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
154/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
135/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
126/03 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
106/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
102/13 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
100/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/10 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
93/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/03 DEVONPORT AIRPORT 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
3.8mm in 11 min to 01:41 20.7mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 91(290/ 69 ) at 03:21
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(270/ 72 ) at 04:00
LOW HEAD : 80(280/ 67 ) at 03:49
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 98(290/ 59 ) at 11:00
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 93(270/ 63 ) at 12:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 154(320/132 ) at 07:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 135(270/ 70 ) at 06:31
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(120/ 32 ) at 13:42
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(300/ 56 ) at 03:31
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(280/ 67 ) at 13:00
W Coast
WARRA : 96(310/ 46 ) at 01:31
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 124(300/ 91 ) at 03:30
MOUNT READ : 100(300/ 52 ) at 02:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(280/ 72 ) at 07:26