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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 0452 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014246

LEANYER

52.8

25.0

05/05/1997

18

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014259

SHOAL BAY

55.4

27.0

27/05/2002

13

1 y


The day in charts
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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 23.3 -0.7 14.0 +1.1 12.7 0.0 5.8 -- 488 (20.3) 39/12
PERTH AIRPORT 20.0 -1.7 10.0 -0.5 8.8 0.4 3.0 3.4 324 (13.5) 37/21
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -2.9 12.3 +2.5 10.5 2.8 2.2 5.2 365 (15.2) 46/02
BUNBURY 18.6 -2.5 8.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 37/15
MANDURAH 18.5 -- 13.6 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 254 (10.6) 41/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.4 21.9 -0.2 21.7 17.8 6.2 8.2 316 (13.2) 34/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.2 +4.2 12.3 +4.0 10.2 0.0 4.0 4.3 169 ( 7.0) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 25.9 +5.4 9.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 153 ( 6.4) 37/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +5.2 12.1 +1.9 9.7 0.0 -- 8.0 148 ( 6.2) 26/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.7 +5.6 8.9 +1.6 6.4 0.0 2.4 1.9 256 (10.7) 32/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.9 +3.0 17.3 +3.4 15.4 4.0 4.2 10.8 318 (13.3) 28/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.8 21.6 +1.7 20.2 1.2 5.0 7.3 523 (21.8) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 17.9 +0.3 16.0 0.0 4.0 5.3 281 (11.7) 43/17
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 20.8 +3.7 -- 15.0 -- 8.4 574 (23.9) 46/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 +1.9 19.2 +5.0 18.6 0.0 5.4 -- 442 (18.4) 43/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +2.7 17.1 +2.9 -- 0.6 4.2 -- 505 (21.0) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.4 -0.3 14.4 +2.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 21/09
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +1.7 17.2 +2.9 -- 9.4 -- -- 275 (11.5) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 +0.3 16.5 +3.7 15.5 0.4 4.4 1.7 402 (16.8) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 -2.7 13.1 +3.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 552 (23.0) 48/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.6 +3.3 13.6 +4.9 13.8 0.0 3.2 -- 111 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 +0.7 15.7 +4.0 13.7 2.4 1.6 1.1 207 ( 8.6) 26/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 -0.8 14.3 +3.8 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.6 +1.4 11.3 +1.2 10.0 0.0 2.6 0.2 124 ( 5.2) 22/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.7 +2.3 10.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 21 ( 0.9) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.2 +2.0 6.9 +2.2 4.1 0.1 1.1 2.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +4.3 12.4 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.7 +3.7 15.8 +4.9 12.2 0.0 1.8 4.3 276 (11.5) 32/15
RICHMOND RAAF 21.8 +1.2 9.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 26/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +2.9 17.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 41/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +3.1 4.3 +1.1 0.4 0.0 2.0 4.1 102 ( 4.3) 26/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.5 +3.2 7.8 +1.9 6.3 0.0 1.8 5.1 190 ( 7.9) 22/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -0.3 6.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.8 +5.8 11.9 +4.5 9.0 0.0 2.0 9.2 151 ( 6.3) 24/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 +0.3 5.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.8 +2.2 7.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.9 +7.2 9.0 +0.4 7.4 0.0 1.2 -- 87 ( 3.6) 18/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.3 +6.2 7.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 18/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.4 +5.8 7.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 35/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 +2.0 8.7 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 +0.8 6.2 -0.4 1.7 0.0 1.8 8.1 282 (11.8) 32/09
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

35.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 28.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+7.7 : 23.9 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
+7.7 : 13.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+9.5 : 17.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+9.3 : 18.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.8 : 17.3 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+8.1 : 15.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+8.0 : 15.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.0 : 16.3 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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

6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.5 : 15.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.4 : 19.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-5.2 : 16.7 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.0 : 13.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.5 : 15.9 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 15.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.2 : 3.6 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-3.9 : 8.5 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-3.7 : -0.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 : 5.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.7 : 12.4 WITTENOOM 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.
70.0 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB N Rivers NT
55.4 PINELANDS N Rivers NT
55.4 SHOAL BAY N Rivers NT
54.6 THE CHASE N Rivers NT
54.2 MARRARA N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
70.0 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB
55.4 PINELANDS
55.4 SHOAL BAY
54.6 THE CHASE
54.2 MARRARA
52.8 LEANYER

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
9.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
9.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

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1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.2 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.1 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1082 (45.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
970 (40.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
907 (37.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
888 (37.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
886 (36.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
809 (33.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
749 (31.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
715 (29.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
670 (27.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
670 (27.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
662 (27.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
658 (27.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
656 (27.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
645 (26.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
636 (26.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
622 (25.9) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
615 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
67/14 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
65/17 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
63/02 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
61/20 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
61/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
61/07 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

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
DARWIN AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
CAPE DON
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.8mm/h
None reported