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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0436 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

18.7

17.8

02/05/1993

15

Y

SA

NW Pastoral

016085

MARLA POLICE STATION

20.0

18.6

22/05/1998

21

Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

23.0

23.0

06/05/2007

19

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

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013007

BALGO HILLS

37.1

37.0

06/05/1990

21

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 24.9 +0.9 12.2 -0.7 10.7 0.0 3.2 -- 327 (13.6) 46/09
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +0.5 7.2 -3.3 7.5 0.0 4.4 8.7 308 (12.8) 28/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 -2.2 12.5 +2.7 10.3 1.6 3.2 7.8 334 (13.9) 32/02
BUNBURY 19.9 -1.2 8.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 28/10
MANDURAH 20.6 -- 13.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 28/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.8 21.1 -1.0 20.1 0.0 7.2 10.8 381 (15.9) 41/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +9.4 15.4 +7.1 11.6 0.6 6.0 8.5 241 (10.0) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 26.3 +5.8 13.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 188 ( 7.8) 55/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.4 +3.4 16.1 +5.9 12.5 0.0 5.6 1.9 223 ( 9.3) 37/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.8 +3.7 12.3 +5.0 10.2 0.0 2.0 0.5 307 (12.8) 50/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 +6.6 19.1 +5.2 15.0 0.0 10.0 10.8 391 (16.3) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 +2.1 21.4 +1.5 19.3 0.4 7.2 6.7 580 (24.2) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +2.6 17.2 -0.4 14.3 0.0 8.2 10.7 379 (15.8) 39/10
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +1.1 19.8 +2.7 -- 3.8 -- 2.4 396 (16.5) 41/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +2.7 17.6 +3.4 15.1 0.0 5.6 -- 301 (12.5) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +3.2 16.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 337 (14.0) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 25.9 +2.2 13.0 +1.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 24/14
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +3.0 15.8 +1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +2.2 15.8 +3.0 12.7 0.0 4.0 6.2 269 (11.2) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.2 +4.2 14.9 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 555 (23.1) 45/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.5 +6.2 11.2 +2.5 7.5 0.0 4.4 -- 93 ( 3.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +2.7 14.3 +2.6 11.4 0.0 3.4 10.2 139 ( 5.8) 24/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +2.4 12.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.3 +2.1 9.9 -0.2 6.5 0.0 2.4 9.0 214 ( 8.9) 26/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.9 +3.5 9.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 15/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.3 +6.1 7.3 +2.6 2.9 0.0 3.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +7.1 10.1 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 +2.5 13.9 +3.0 11.2 0.0 2.4 8.6 341 (14.2) 24/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.0 +1.4 9.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 17/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 +2.4 16.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 54/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.1 +5.5 7.1 +3.9 4.3 0.0 2.4 8.0 98 ( 4.1) 21/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.6 +6.3 9.5 +3.6 7.4 0.0 2.8 8.5 155 ( 6.5) 34/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +5.7 10.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 +6.0 12.3 +4.9 9.5 0.0 2.2 7.0 187 ( 7.8) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.7 +5.4 8.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 78 ( 3.3) 30/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.6 +5.0 7.9 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 +5.9 11.9 +3.3 10.4 0.0 2.8 -- 140 ( 5.8) 28/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.8 +6.7 9.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 48/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.5 +4.9 8.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 +1.7 3.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 50/00
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 +3.5 6.2 -0.4 0.8 0.0 4.0 8.5 521 (21.7) 59/23
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

38.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.8 : 33.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+9.6 : 32.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 32.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.2 : 32.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+12.0 : 20.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+11.3 : 19.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
**S** +11.1 : 18.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+10.8 : 20.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+10.1 : 19.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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

8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.3 : 18.3 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.1 : 17.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.1 : 17.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.7 : 17.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-2.6 : 17.5 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-0.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-4.7 : 6.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.7 : 4.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.1 : 4.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.8 : -1.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.6 : 2.6 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-3.6 : -0.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.6 : 0.5 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
-3.6 : 5.0 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt 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.
23.4 DUNORLAN (SHARMANS ROAD) N Coast TAS
21.6 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD) South Coast NSW
18.0 BISCUIT FLAT (WOOLMIT) Lower SE SA
16.2 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
13.8 BATEMANS BAY - BUCKENBOWRA South Coast NSW

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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1.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1444 (60.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1208 (50.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
888 (37.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
880 (36.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
823 (34.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
766 (31.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
747 (31.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
740 (30.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
722 (30.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
714 (29.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
712 (29.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
703 (29.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
680 (28.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
671 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
670 (27.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
651 (27.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
647 (27.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
642 (26.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
642 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
631 (26.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
617 (25.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
606 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
111/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
100/20 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
98/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/22 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) 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
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
10.0mm in 29 min to 23:29 20.7mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 83(140/ 69 ) at 06:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) : 96(350/ 46 ) at 22:43
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89( 10/ 70 ) at 23:57
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 85 ) at 23:57
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(340/ 82 ) at 23:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(360/ 65 ) at 22:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 100( 10/ 76 ) at 21:30