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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 0447 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

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

35.0

35.0

10/05/2007

28

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

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

16.1

15.9

06/05/2003

13

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

14.9

14.4

05/05/1972

26

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 00:34EST, 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 29.8 +5.8 18.0 +5.1 15.0 0.0 8.0 -- 413 (17.2) 37/08
PERTH AIRPORT 27.0 +5.3 12.1 +1.6 10.4 0.0 4.0 3.4 327 (13.6) 41/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.4 -0.5 11.7 +1.9 8.6 0.0 5.8 0.2 385 (16.0) 24/01
BUNBURY 19.2 -1.9 12.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 31/15
MANDURAH 22.3 -- 16.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 31/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.5 22.3 +0.2 21.6 0.0 5.2 10.9 223 ( 9.3) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.0 -3.0 14.1 +5.8 14.2 0.0 5.4 4.3 518 (21.6) 31/00
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 -1.3 8.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 379 (15.8) 41/05
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 +1.1 7.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 2.0 10.2 134 ( 5.6) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.6 12.6 +5.3 12.3 0.0 1.2 3.0 183 ( 7.6) 13/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.1 +3.2 17.9 +4.0 16.9 0.0 9.0 10.0 487 (20.3) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +0.1 21.1 +1.2 20.4 11.4 5.8 4.7 575 (24.0) 52/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +2.3 19.5 +1.9 17.9 1.4 5.0 10.6 394 (16.4) 50/13
MACKAY M.O 23.9 -0.3 19.8 +2.7 -- 16.0 -- 1.8 558 (23.3) 54/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +2.1 19.8 +5.6 18.8 0.0 6.6 -- 362 (15.1) 46/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +2.9 17.8 +3.6 -- 0.8 4.0 -- 489 (20.4) 50/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.3 +0.6 16.0 +4.0 -- 10.0 2.0 -- 74 ( 3.1) 44/12
COOLANGATTA 24.4 +1.3 17.7 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +2.1 15.5 +2.7 -- 3.0 2.0 7.8 358 (14.9) 41/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 +1.7 13.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 48/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.8 +3.5 13.7 +5.0 11.4 0.0 3.0 -- 321 (13.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 +0.4 15.9 +4.2 15.7 31.8 3.0 2.0 579 (24.1) 50/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.1 14.8 +4.3 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +1.0 13.8 +3.7 11.6 0.8 2.2 8.3 300 (12.5) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.2 +0.8 10.8 +2.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.5 +2.3 4.6 -0.1 1.7 0.4 2.2 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +3.0 10.6 +3.8 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 +0.5 12.2 +1.3 9.0 0.2 2.4 6.3 405 (16.9) 34/10
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 -0.5 9.4 +1.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 15/11
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 +0.5 12.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 18/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.1 +5.5 3.7 +0.5 1.4 0.0 1.4 9.8 135 ( 5.6) 22/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +4.1 6.8 +0.9 4.6 0.0 1.6 9.9 174 ( 7.3) 15/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +4.0 5.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 50/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.5 +2.5 5.2 -2.2 2.1 0.0 3.2 9.9 319 (13.3) 22/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.9 +3.6 4.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 2.9 -- 300 (12.5) 22/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.3 +4.7 4.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 21/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 +2.8 11.9 +3.3 10.3 0.0 2.0 -- 47 ( 2.0) 17/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.6 +1.5 10.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 21/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.6 +5.0 8.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 32/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.7 +3.9 4.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 24/11
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +6.8 12.8 +6.2 10.8 0.0 4.4 7.7 -- 32/12
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

35.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.1 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
35.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
34.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.7 : 16.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
+9.3 : 16.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+9.3 : 14.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+8.9 : 15.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.8 : 33.0 ENEABBA Central West WA

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 11.7 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.4 : 10.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.1 : 16.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
+8.0 : 10.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.8 : 14.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

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

10.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.5 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
12.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.8 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
12.8 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-4.5 : 19.2 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-4.3 : 23.2 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-4.2 : 19.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-4.0 : 18.9 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.0 : 15.0 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.2 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.2 : 2.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.5 : 0.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-5.2 : 3.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : -2.2 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
76.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
75.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
70.0 ELSMORE (PARADISE STATION) N Tablelands W NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
76.0 CORSIS ALERT
75.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
71.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
71.0 RUSSELL RIVER
68.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
64.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
59.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
54.0 TUNG OIL TM
53.0 NERADA ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
70.0 ELSMORE (PARADISE STATION)

11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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1.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
1.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1753 (73.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1697 (70.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1139 (47.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1126 (46.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1011 (42.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
996 (41.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
992 (41.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
990 (41.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
964 (40.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
948 (39.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
927 (38.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
909 (37.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
897 (37.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
866 (36.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
857 (35.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
848 (35.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
841 (35.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
818 (34.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
723 (30.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
704 (29.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
680 (28.3) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
672 (28.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
662 (27.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
661 (27.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
656 (27.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
601 (25.0) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
600 (25.0) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
102/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
89/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
7.2mm in 18 min to 09:18 24.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 80(130/ 70 ) at 18:56
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(330/ 69 ) at 02:44
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(240/ 74 ) at 02:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 98(270/ 80 ) at 03:30