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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 0457 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

SA

NE Pastoral

017112

MOOMBA (TIRRAWARRA)

116.0

22.0

11/05/1993

23

98.2

31/03/1988

24

1 y

SA

NE Pastoral

017121

INNAMINCKA HOTEL

18.0

16.4

01/05/1995

14

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

24.0

24.0

10/05/2007

19

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

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

0.1

0.8

26/05/2000

11

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 00:35EST, 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 22.1 -1.9 7.2 -5.7 5.5 0.0 8.8 -- 486 (20.3) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -2.0 2.7 -7.8 1.1 0.0 3.0 8.5 234 ( 9.8) 30/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 -2.6 12.0 +2.2 10.0 0.4 2.0 0.2 328 (13.7) 43/11
BUNBURY 18.7 -2.4 6.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 28/14
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 10.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 34/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.8 24.8 +2.7 24.3 0.0 6.8 11.0 360 (15.0) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +4.5 17.5 +9.2 16.0 0.0 5.4 5.0 232 ( 9.7) 41/17
WHYALLA AERO 23.6 +3.1 14.1 +5.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 433 (18.0) 50/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.2 +2.2 14.0 +3.8 12.2 4.2 1.4 5.7 227 ( 9.5) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.4 +2.3 14.9 +7.6 13.5 1.8 2.6 2.2 430 (17.9) 37/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.2 +5.3 22.1 +8.2 20.4 0.0 5.4 4.8 201 ( 8.4) 28/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 21.6 +1.7 20.0 0.0 5.2 9.1 502 (20.9) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.2 17.2 -0.4 15.9 0.0 6.8 10.2 363 (15.1) 50/11
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 18.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 5.6 381 (15.9) 34/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.3 +1.3 19.4 +5.2 18.6 0.0 5.0 -- 306 (12.8) 26/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 +2.3 17.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 335 (14.0) 31/15
NAMBOUR DPI 24.5 +0.8 14.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 48 ( 2.0) 21/12
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +2.3 15.8 +1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 +1.4 15.1 +2.3 13.2 0.0 3.5 9.8 266 (11.1) 28/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 +3.2 14.5 +4.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 546 (22.8) 39/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +4.9 11.7 +3.0 6.9 0.0 3.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 +1.3 14.2 +2.5 12.5 0.2 2.4 9.1 123 ( 5.1) 18/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +2.5 13.4 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 +1.5 10.8 +0.7 9.6 0.2 0.8 4.1 166 ( 6.9) 18/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.1 +2.7 9.8 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 21 ( 0.9) 13/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.1 +4.9 6.5 +1.8 3.6 0.2 1.6 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +5.6 9.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.9 +3.9 13.9 +3.0 10.6 0.0 2.0 9.4 281 (11.7) 26/17
RICHMOND RAAF 21.4 +0.8 9.8 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 24/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +2.9 13.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 30/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 +5.9 4.4 +1.2 1.0 0.0 1.8 9.4 95 ( 4.0) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.1 +5.8 9.5 +3.6 8.1 0.0 2.2 7.1 166 ( 6.9) 24/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +3.0 9.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 15/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.9 +0.9 16.0 +8.6 14.3 2.6 4.2 2.5 308 (12.8) 30/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.2 -0.1 12.4 +6.6 -- 0.0 1.9 -- 236 ( 9.8) 24/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 -0.4 12.2 +7.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 243 (10.1) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +4.5 14.7 +6.1 11.9 0.6 1.4 -- 106 ( 4.4) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.3 +2.2 10.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 24/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.3 12.8 +7.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 493 (20.5) 41/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 +4.2 4.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 +6.1 7.9 +1.3 4.4 0.0 2.0 8.2 252 (10.5) 26/06
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

37.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+7.8 : 18.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+7.8 : 22.1 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
+7.4 : 18.6 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
+7.1 : 12.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+7.1 : 19.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
+7.1 : 13.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.0 : 15.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+9.8 : 16.7 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+9.3 : 22.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+9.3 : 24.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+9.2 : 16.6 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+9.2 : 17.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
11.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
11.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.0 : 14.3 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-5.5 : 15.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-5.5 : 14.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.3 : 17.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-5.2 : 16.6 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA

-1.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-0.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.2 : -0.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.0 : 2.9 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-8.5 : 0.1 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : -0.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-8.2 : 0.2 KELLERBERRIN 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.
116.0 MOOMBA (TIRRAWARRA) NE Pastoral SA
43.0 POMONAL Wimmera S VIC
40.0 WADDIKEE W Agricultural SA
38.2 INNAMINCKA STATION NE Pastoral SA
38.0 KIMBA (CURTINYE) W Agricultural SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
116.0 MOOMBA (TIRRAWARRA)
38.2 INNAMINCKA STATION
W Agricultural
40.0 WADDIKEE
38.0 KIMBA (CURTINYE)

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
43.0 POMONAL

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

.....

2.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1000 (41.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
777 (32.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
772 (32.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
717 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
681 (28.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
664 (27.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
663 (27.6) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
624 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
617 (25.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
74/07 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
72/13 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
71/17 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
63/02 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
63/10 DUNNS HILL E Central 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
24.2mm in 1 hr 2 min to 15:00 23.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.3mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
12.6mm in 22 min to 09:00 34.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
N Plateau
RABBIT FLAT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
4.0mm in 11 min to 21:30 21.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
FOWLERS GAP AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 24.8mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 5.7mm/h
None reported