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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0507 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

014272

BATCHELOR AERO

57.6

52.0

23/05/1997

13

1 n

TAS

N Coast

091121

WATERHOUSE(BAROOGA)

70.2

59.4

13/05/1960

47

1 y

TAS

N Coast

091173

TOMAHAWK (CARISBROOKE)

85.6

56.0

18/05/1986

43

1 y

TAS

N Coast

091269

POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT)

22.3

21.0

07/05/1997

16

1 n

TAS

N Coast

091289

DERBY (CHURCH STREET)

59.4

48.0

25/05/1999

12

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092011

GLADSTONE (OLD POST OFFICE)

59.4

54.0

18/05/1988

66

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093016

WOODBURY (WARRINGA)

41.8

40.6

29/05/1971

75

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093044

LLEWELLYN (SOUTH ESK RIVER)

34.0

14.2

07/05/2006

15

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093049

MOUNT SEYMOUR

22.4

19.8

22/05/2003

14

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093051

ROSS (MACQUARIE RIVER)

29.4

22.8

25/05/1999

13

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093055

CAMPBELL TOWN (WANSTEAD PARK)

36.0

24.0

25/05/1999

13

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093056

TUNBRIDGE (AUSTIN-VALE)

43.0

16.0

25/05/1999

11

39.0

27/12/1998

11

1 n

TAS

Southeast

094182

BELOW CRAIGBOURNE DAM (COAL RIVER)

15.0

14.4

17/05/2001

11

1 n

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

30.4

29.6

03/05/1968

28

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 00:37EST, 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 22.9 -1.1 16.0 +3.1 14.6 0.0 5.6 -- 411 (17.1) 32/07
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -3.4 11.3 +0.8 11.0 0.0 3.0 4.1 271 (11.3) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 -1.2 6.4 -3.4 4.2 0.8 1.8 5.3 278 (11.6) 45/11
BUNBURY 18.2 -2.9 7.4 -2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 39/21
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 41/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.7 24.9 +2.8 24.5 0.0 5.2 10.9 329 (13.7) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.7 +0.7 7.2 -1.1 5.0 0.0 4.0 10.3 173 ( 7.2) 26/15
WHYALLA AERO 19.4 -1.1 10.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 262 (10.9) 43/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 -1.4 13.1 +2.9 11.9 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 50/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 +0.3 10.8 +3.5 8.5 2.4 2.6 5.6 391 (16.3) 71/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.7 -7.2 17.8 +3.9 19.3 0.0 6.0 0.3 380 (15.8) 34/07
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +1.2 19.8 -0.1 17.1 0.0 6.2 10.6 298 (12.4) 32/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +1.9 18.2 +0.6 16.4 0.0 5.0 10.3 242 (10.1) 30/16
MACKAY M.O 25.8 +1.6 19.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 255 (10.6) 21/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +4.6 16.6 +2.4 15.4 0.0 3.4 -- 189 ( 7.9) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +5.7 17.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 257 (10.7) 28/11
NAMBOUR DPI 27.4 +3.7 17.3 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 15/14
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +0.8 14.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 22/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 +3.8 17.1 +4.3 14.7 0.0 3.2 10.2 394 (16.4) 32/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +1.1 10.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.0 -0.3 12.1 +3.4 11.0 13.2 2.4 -- 279 (11.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.2 +0.8 9.4 -2.3 7.2 4.4 3.4 10.2 340 (14.2) 24/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +1.5 5.9 -4.6 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 +1.6 14.4 +4.3 12.3 3.0 1.8 10.0 582 (24.3) 65/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 +1.8 8.6 +0.3 -- 7.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.4 -1.8 8.2 +3.5 6.8 2.9 2.1 6.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -1.9 8.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +3.2 13.1 +2.2 7.4 5.2 3.4 10.1 532 (22.2) 52/11
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 +0.2 12.6 +4.7 -- 11.8 -- -- 271 (11.3) 50/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 +1.8 15.9 +2.8 -- 10.8 -- -- 413 (17.2) 57/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 -0.1 11.3 +8.1 9.3 4.0 1.8 2.8 478 (19.9) 46/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.1 -0.2 9.7 +3.8 7.8 4.0 0.0 5.1 394 (16.4) 30/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.6 -0.1 10.4 +4.8 -- 5.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 39/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 +0.8 9.3 +1.9 5.9 0.0 2.8 7.3 291 (12.1) 50/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.3 0.0 8.4 +2.6 -- 1.6 -- -- 301 (12.5) 41/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 -1.3 6.4 +1.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 48/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +1.4 11.4 +2.8 9.4 2.0 1.0 -- 97 ( 4.0) 32/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.9 +0.8 8.6 +0.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 282 (11.8) 81/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 +1.8 6.4 +0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 329 (13.7) 55/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 +0.7 11.6 +6.5 -- 25.6 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 43/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.0 +3.8 11.1 +4.5 12.1 10.4 2.0 4.2 190 ( 7.9) 45/22
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

35.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.6 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
35.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.1 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+5.7 : 30.4 BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.6 : 31.7 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.3 : 35.6 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.9 : 29.5 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.8 : 28.9 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA

+9.2 : 13.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+9.1 : 19.8 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+9.0 : 10.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.6 : 19.5 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+8.4 : 11.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : 20.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.2 : 20.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-4.4 : 15.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.3 : 18.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-4.2 : 16.1 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

-3.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-7.9 : 1.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 2.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.3 : 8.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-6.9 : -3.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 : 4.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

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.
86.0 FORCETT (INALA) Southeast TAS
85.6 TOMAHAWK (CARISBROOKE) N Coast TAS
70.2 WATERHOUSE(BAROOGA) N Coast TAS
65.0 BADGER CORNER Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
62.8 TELITA (KANARA NEIKA) N Coast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
57.6 BATCHELOR AERO

TASMANIA
N Coast
85.6 TOMAHAWK (CARISBROOKE)
70.2 WATERHOUSE(BAROOGA)
62.8 TELITA (KANARA NEIKA)
60.4 TRENAH (GUM FLAT ROAD)
59.4 DERBY (CHURCH STREET)
57.8 RINGAROOMA (FRY STREET)
53.2 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)
52.0 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS)
51.2 SPRINGFIELD
51.0 JETSONVILLE ( MUSKFIELD )
E Coast
62.6 MATHINNA (FINGAL ROAD)
61.2 UPPER ESK (MILLYBROOK LODGE)
59.4 GLADSTONE (OLD POST OFFICE)
58.0 WELDBOROUGH
55.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)
55.0 PIONEER (MAIN ROAD)
52.0 PYENGANA (FOREST LODGE ROAD)
51.2 SWAN ISLAND
Southeast
86.0 FORCETT (INALA)
Flinders Is/Bass St
65.0 BADGER CORNER

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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2.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1156 (48.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
936 (39.0) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
923 (38.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
921 (38.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
845 (35.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
834 (34.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
818 (34.1) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
744 (31.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
726 (30.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
724 (30.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
706 (29.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
690 (28.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
672 (28.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
657 (27.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
650 (27.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
646 (26.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
627 (26.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
623 (26.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
604 (25.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
154/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
122/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
117/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
107/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/15 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
100/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/16 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
95/19 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
95/19 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
95/16 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
93/16 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
93/17 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/01 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
91/06 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
91/14 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
91/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

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
BATCHELOR AERO
23.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 23.0mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 34.2mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 19.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
18.4mm in 30 min to 00:00 36.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 18.4mm/h
18.4mm in 30 min to 03:00 36.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.4mm/h
18.6mm in 30 min to 06:00 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 18.6mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 18.6mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
20.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 6.7mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
5.4mm in 15 min to 03:30 21.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE : 91(110/ 9 ) at 06:35
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(300/ 87 ) at 23:19
VICTORIA
Wimmera N
NHILL AERODROME : 80(280/ 65 ) at 13:04
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 82(260/ 65 ) at 13:00
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 58 ) at 16:30
FALLS CREEK : 95(320/ 56 ) at 20:00
MT HOTHAM : 95(320/ 59 ) at 20:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 122(270/ 52 ) at 17:37
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 89(300/ 67 ) at 18:30
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(270/ 59 ) at 18:30
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 93(290/ 82 ) at 15:20
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 91(310/ 45 ) at 14:36
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 98(290/ 58 ) at 15:35
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 117(270/ 87 ) at 16:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 70 ) at 22:58
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(250/ 80 ) at 21:31
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 78(300/ 65 ) at 14:35
MOUNT READ : 80(310/ 69 ) at 12:06
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 89(280/ 78 ) at 19:32
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 154(270/100 ) at 19:52