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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 0459 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

NSW

Riverina W

075176

TULLAKOOL CHEETHAMS SALT

15.2

14.4

07/05/1997

14

1 y

TAS

N Coast

091060

MAWBANNA (MAWBANNA ROAD)

62.0

61.5

09/05/1965

63

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

24.0

24.0

15/05/2007

19

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


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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 00:35EST, 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 23.9 -0.1 6.6 -6.3 4.5 0.0 6.6 -- 442 (18.4) 39/09
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 -1.2 5.0 -5.5 2.5 0.0 3.2 9.4 211 ( 8.8) 41/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.8 -4.1 11.3 +1.5 8.2 0.2 1.4 0.3 247 (10.3) 22/10
BUNBURY 19.1 -2.0 2.9 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 28/13
MANDURAH 19.3 -- 10.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 24/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.4 24.7 +2.6 24.1 0.0 7.0 10.7 390 (16.3) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.2 +3.2 14.3 +6.0 11.1 0.0 3.6 3.0 197 ( 8.2) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 +2.1 7.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 316 (13.2) 43/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 +2.3 10.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 2.0 9.7 204 ( 8.5) 34/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.3 +2.2 11.3 +4.0 9.3 11.6 1.4 5.6 325 (13.5) 32/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.5 +4.6 21.0 +7.1 19.2 0.0 6.8 7.4 305 (12.7) 32/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.0 19.9 0.0 18.5 0.0 5.4 7.6 416 (17.3) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 18.3 +0.7 16.9 0.0 5.0 10.2 320 (13.3) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 25.2 +1.0 18.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 324 (13.5) 32/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +2.8 17.8 +3.6 15.9 0.2 3.4 -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +2.6 16.9 +2.7 -- 2.0 3.8 -- 301 (12.5) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.9 +2.2 13.6 +1.6 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 38 ( 1.6) 22/13
COOLANGATTA 25.1 +2.0 15.1 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 24/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +2.1 15.5 +2.7 13.0 0.0 3.6 8.5 262 (10.9) 22/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 +2.7 14.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 39/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.3 +1.0 14.2 +5.5 11.8 2.2 3.4 -- 98 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.7 +4.3 15.0 +3.3 13.0 0.0 2.2 6.0 193 ( 8.0) 28/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +2.2 12.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 +2.3 11.8 +1.7 10.1 0.0 1.4 1.7 157 ( 6.5) 26/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.0 +3.6 12.2 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 11 ( 0.5) 11/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.9 +4.7 9.5 +4.8 6.9 0.4 1.4 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +5.2 14.9 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.5 +4.5 15.5 +4.6 12.9 0.0 3.4 4.8 277 (11.5) 26/15
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 +1.5 11.2 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 15/10
BELLAMBI AWS 22.8 +3.1 16.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 37/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.2 +5.6 8.3 +5.1 6.5 0.0 2.8 3.8 113 ( 4.7) 13/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.6 +5.3 13.3 +7.4 12.6 0.0 2.4 6.1 217 ( 9.0) 21/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.2 +4.5 14.0 +8.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 13/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.2 13.6 +6.2 11.7 7.2 0.6 2.4 338 (14.1) 35/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.4 +5.1 10.9 +5.1 -- 3.7 0.1 -- 135 ( 5.6) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.3 +1.7 14.1 +8.9 -- 9.4 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 24/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.1 +6.4 15.8 +7.2 14.0 5.8 1.6 -- 99 ( 4.1) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.9 +4.8 12.4 +4.7 -- 5.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +4.4 13.0 +7.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 37/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 -0.8 7.1 +2.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 13/21
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +1.3 10.1 +3.5 6.9 0.0 1.0 0.0 191 ( 8.0) 15/09
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

36.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
35.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.5 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
35.5 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

+7.4 : 26.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+6.7 : 29.8 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.7 : 19.7 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+6.7 : 22.0 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
+6.6 : 12.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.5 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.2 : 21.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+10.0 : 18.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+9.4 : 15.1 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+9.3 : 24.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+9.1 : 14.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+9.1 : 20.8 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

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

8.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7 : 26.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-6.4 : 26.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-5.3 : 17.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.1 : 15.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-5.0 : 15.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-5.0 : 14.5 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
1.9 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
1.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
2.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-8.2 : 2.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.9 : 1.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.7 : 3.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.9 : 5.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-6.7 : 5.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne 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.
62.0 MAWBANNA (MAWBANNA ROAD) N Coast TAS
53.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
44.2 NATIONAL PARK PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPOT Derwent Valley TAS
43.6 MAWBANNA (HARBY HILLS) N Coast TAS
37.2 MOYSTON (BARTON ESTATE) Wimmera S VIC

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
53.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
37.2 MOYSTON (BARTON ESTATE)

TASMANIA
N Coast
62.0 MAWBANNA (MAWBANNA ROAD)
43.6 MAWBANNA (HARBY HILLS)
Derwent Valley
44.2 NATIONAL PARK PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPOT

10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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0.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

828 (34.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
807 (33.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
793 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
756 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
734 (30.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
706 (29.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
693 (28.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
692 (28.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
682 (28.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
673 (28.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
600 (25.0) FORREST Eucla WA
72/16 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
65/07 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
65/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
65/06 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
63/07 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest 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 Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
12.2mm in 35 min to 23:30 20.9mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
FOWLERS GAP AWS
8.8mm in 31 min to 19:22 17.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Lower North
CHARLTON
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.4mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
None reported