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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

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 0449 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

Gulf Country

029139

SWEERS ISLAND

57.0

29.5

25/05/1901

11

1 y

QLD

Gulf Country

029163

KINGFISHER CAMP

5.2

2.6

17/05/1997

11

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

7.8

7.5

04/05/2005

13

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

10.2

9.7

05/05/1972

26

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071032

THREDBO AWS

16.2

15.8

10/05/1967

23

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes S

072161

CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

16.4

16.0

06/05/2003

11

1 Y


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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 00:34EST, 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 25.7 +1.7 18.2 +5.3 17.0 0.0 5.0 -- 278 (11.6) 45/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.6 +1.9 15.2 +4.7 14.5 0.6 3.2 8.3 268 (11.2) 39/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 -1.5 14.3 +4.5 14.3 0.8 2.0 3.5 206 ( 8.6) 45/15
BUNBURY 19.5 -1.6 13.0 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 35/16
MANDURAH 19.4 -- 15.3 -- -- 10.6 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 39/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.5 22.2 +0.1 21.7 1.0 5.6 7.7 298 (12.4) 37/04
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 +3.0 10.4 +2.1 8.0 0.0 4.0 9.4 265 (11.0) 30/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.3 +2.8 7.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 186 ( 7.8) 21/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.4 +5.4 8.4 -1.8 6.9 0.0 -- 9.8 96 ( 4.0) 28/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 +3.3 5.6 -1.7 3.5 0.2 0.6 8.8 81 ( 3.4) 24/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.7 +0.8 21.2 +7.3 20.7 0.0 7.0 1.8 342 (14.3) 48/15
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.7 21.9 +2.0 20.8 5.8 3.8 5.5 448 (18.7) 50/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 19.3 +1.7 17.5 0.0 9.2 2.5 533 (22.2) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -0.6 19.4 +2.3 -- 38.4 -- 3.3 577 (24.0) 55/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +1.4 18.5 +4.3 17.2 0.4 5.8 -- 409 (17.0) 46/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +2.7 18.0 +3.8 -- 0.6 6.0 -- 500 (20.8) 48/13
NAMBOUR DPI 20.7 -3.0 17.2 +5.2 -- 7.6 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 24/02
COOLANGATTA 24.9 +1.8 17.2 +2.9 -- 3.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 46/10
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 +0.9 15.5 +2.7 14.5 2.8 4.0 7.5 406 (16.9) 45/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.4 +1.4 11.1 +1.1 -- 2.0 -- -- 572 (23.8) 54/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.8 +3.5 7.5 -1.2 4.9 0.0 3.8 -- 207 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 +1.1 16.2 +4.5 13.0 0.0 3.4 3.4 504 (21.0) 30/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -0.1 13.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +0.9 9.5 -0.6 7.5 0.0 2.8 5.7 226 ( 9.4) 22/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.7 +1.3 7.8 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 13/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.9 +2.7 4.5 -0.2 1.9 0.2 2.4 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.8 9.7 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 +2.5 11.4 +0.5 8.8 0.0 2.4 9.6 284 (11.8) 32/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.5 -0.1 6.4 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 +2.0 14.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 34/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.4 +6.8 2.6 -0.6 -1.1 0.0 2.2 9.8 104 ( 4.3) 21/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.1 +4.8 6.2 +0.3 3.8 0.0 1.6 9.8 127 ( 5.3) 17/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +4.8 5.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 13/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.9 +4.9 6.7 -0.7 4.8 0.0 2.4 7.8 181 ( 7.5) 18/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.6 +4.3 3.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 15/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.4 +3.8 3.6 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 21/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.9 +3.2 7.8 -0.8 6.4 0.0 1.4 -- 78 ( 3.3) 13/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.1 +1.0 7.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 24/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 +4.8 3.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 32/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 -0.3 7.7 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 48/07
HOBART AIRPORT 19.0 +3.8 6.3 -0.3 2.2 0.0 2.4 8.9 286 (11.9) 28/02
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

35.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 16.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.8 : 18.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.8 : 14.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+8.6 : 15.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+8.3 : 14.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.1 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.9 : 17.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.6 : 10.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+9.5 : 18.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.8 : 16.9 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+8.8 : 17.1 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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

9.9 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
11.0 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
11.6 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
12.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
12.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.0 : 9.9 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-3.2 : 18.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.1 : 21.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.0 : 20.7 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.6 : 21.8 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-2.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.4 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3 : -2.4 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.7 : 4.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.3 : 3.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-4.2 : 8.2 TOM PRICE W Pilbara 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.
59.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
57.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
53.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
47.4 WILDMAN RANGERS N Rivers NT
47.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
47.4 WILDMAN RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
57.0 SWEERS ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
47.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
53.0 CORSIS ALERT
Central Coast E
59.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD

10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.1 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
9.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
9.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

2.7 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
1.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1144 (47.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1124 (46.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1104 (46.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1072 (44.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1063 (44.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1018 (42.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
989 (41.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
973 (40.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
914 (38.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
840 (35.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
831 (34.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
814 (33.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
787 (32.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
749 (31.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
745 (31.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
736 (30.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
670 (27.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
623 (26.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
615 (25.6) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
611 (25.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
80/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
70/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/19 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
67/09 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
13.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
7.4mm in 40 min to 21:00 11.1mm/h
None reported