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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0439 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 daily rainfall

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031178

GLEN ALLYN

120.0

108.0

04/05/1990

18

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

23.5

23.0

07/05/2007

19

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Plains S

050031

PEAK HILL POST OFFICE

18.3

17.6

09/05/1972

42

1 Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065026

PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET)

18.0

18.0

13/05/1995

51

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Upper Darling

048027

COBAR MO

29.6

29.5

06/05/1985

45

1 Y

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

28.9

28.2

03/05/2007

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056229

GUYRA HOSPITAL

20.4

20.4

04/05/2007

24

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

NSW

Hunter Valley

061089

SCONE SCS

28.7

28.0

10/05/1973

43

1 Y


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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 25.7 +1.7 11.7 -1.2 8.0 0.0 6.4 -- 498 (20.8) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.4 +2.7 8.7 -1.8 7.9 0.0 2.4 9.9 265 (11.0) 34/05
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.0 +1.1 2.7 -7.1 1.3 0.0 2.0 8.6 182 ( 7.6) 37/11
BUNBURY 21.0 -0.1 4.4 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 26/12
MANDURAH 21.3 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 24/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.8 22.6 +0.5 21.2 0.0 8.4 11.0 367 (15.3) 50/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +8.3 13.6 +5.3 10.3 0.0 6.4 9.5 253 (10.5) --
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 -1.4 16.0 +7.3 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 371 (15.5) 37/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.8 -0.2 12.6 +2.4 10.8 4.2 0.6 8.0 181 ( 7.5) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +0.2 7.5 +0.2 5.5 8.0 3.0 6.3 467 (19.5) 43/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.9 +5.0 18.7 +4.8 14.0 0.0 8.0 10.8 312 (13.0) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 21.9 +2.0 21.1 5.6 5.2 7.2 487 (20.3) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +3.0 20.8 +3.2 18.4 0.0 9.2 5.8 386 (16.1) 48/14
MACKAY M.O 26.7 +2.5 20.6 +3.5 -- 16.6 -- 8.2 446 (18.6) 45/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 +2.4 19.9 +5.7 19.7 12.2 6.4 -- 346 (14.4) 43/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +3.4 17.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 409 (17.0) 44/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.7 +3.0 14.7 +2.7 -- 2.82 13.0 -- 66 ( 2.8) 26/13
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +2.8 16.9 +2.6 -- 8.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 21/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +2.9 17.6 +4.8 16.0 6.4 3.4 9.2 318 (13.3) 28/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 +1.8 15.1 +5.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 583 (24.3) 41/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 +6.4 13.8 +5.1 10.3 0.0 3.4 -- 76 ( 3.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 +3.5 15.0 +3.3 12.5 0.2 3.0 10.4 207 ( 8.6) 37/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 +4.4 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.7 +6.5 11.0 +0.9 8.6 0.0 1.4 9.3 219 ( 9.1) 22/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.7 +7.3 11.1 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +4.8 9.8 +5.1 6.2 0.0 1.2 3.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +4.9 13.7 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.6 +5.6 15.1 +4.2 12.1 0.0 2.6 7.2 291 (12.1) 21/07
RICHMOND RAAF 25.9 +5.3 10.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 17/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 +4.8 17.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.4 +2.8 7.4 +4.2 4.5 0.0 2.2 0.0 115 ( 4.8) 17/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 +6.1 9.5 +3.6 8.0 0.0 3.0 6.2 213 ( 8.9) 17/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +5.0 11.4 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 18/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 +1.5 15.8 +8.4 14.6 0.0 3.8 5.5 294 (12.3) 28/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.9 +4.6 11.7 +5.9 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 207 ( 8.6) 26/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 10.8 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 28/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.5 +3.8 13.6 +5.0 13.5 0.0 3.2 -- 196 ( 8.2) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.0 +1.9 11.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 59/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.3 8.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 605 (25.2) 46/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.4 +0.6 7.3 +2.2 -- 6.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 72/00
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +1.3 10.7 +4.1 8.4 1.8 2.4 8.7 572 (23.8) 71/00
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 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.1 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
37.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
37.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+9.5 : 29.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+8.6 : 28.7 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.5 : 28.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+8.4 : 28.9 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+8.4 : 28.5 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

**S** +11.1 : 18.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+10.5 : 18.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+10.3 : 18.6 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+10.2 : 15.6 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+10.1 : 15.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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

4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.3 : 17.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-2.7 : 17.7 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-2.5 : 19.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-2.4 : 4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-2.4 : 20.3 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-2.4 : 18.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-2.4 : 18.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

0.0 WILUNA Interior WA
0.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA

-10.0 : 0.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.1 : 2.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.4 : 0.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.8 : 4.2 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-5.7 : 4.8 HOPETOUN NORTH 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.
120.0 GLEN ALLYN N Coast--Barron QLD
39.0 SOUTH RIANA (JANSENS ROAD) N Coast TAS
37.0 GOWRIE PARK N Coast TAS
35.4 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS
35.0 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD) N Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
120.0 GLEN ALLYN

TASMANIA
N Coast
39.0 SOUTH RIANA (JANSENS ROAD)
37.0 GOWRIE PARK
35.4 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY)
35.0 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD)

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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1.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

1342 (55.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1238 (51.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1122 (46.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1071 (44.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1016 (42.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
990 (41.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
919 (38.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
867 (36.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
856 (35.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
856 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
842 (35.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
830 (34.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
824 (34.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
809 (33.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
785 (32.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
775 (32.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
730 (30.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
719 (30.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
710 (29.6) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
704 (29.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
695 (29.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
694 (28.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
692 (28.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
690 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
689 (28.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
686 (28.6) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
661 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
654 (27.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
650 (27.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
647 (27.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
646 (26.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
639 (26.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
631 (26.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
630 (26.3) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
629 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
622 (25.9) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
616 (25.7) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
614 (25.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
605 (25.2) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
135/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
126/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
117/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
**S** 115/17 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
104/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/21 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/03 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 83(290/ 63 ) at 01:30
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(270/ 69 ) at 02:00
LOW HEAD : 83(280/ 67 ) at 02:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 82( 10/ 65 ) at 00:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 135(330/113 ) at 05:43
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 126(280/ 85 ) at 03:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 83( 10/ 67 ) at 00:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(290/ 58 ) at 23:52
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 117(300/ 95 ) at 21:59
MOUNT READ : 95(300/ 45 ) at 02:08
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(270/ 63 ) at 23:30