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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 0510 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

Lower SE

026085

MOUNT GAMBIER (BLUE LAKE HOLIDAY PARK)

35.0

35.0

30/05/1977

29

1 n Equal to record.

TAS

Flinders Is/Bass St

099021

LACKRANA (FERN HILL)

62.0

46.8

15/05/1999

12

1 n


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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 21.9 -2.1 11.0 -1.9 9.5 0.0 4.6 -- 297 (12.4) 37/13
PERTH AIRPORT 18.0 -3.7 11.2 +0.7 9.5 3.0 2.0 6.6 261 (10.9) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -3.9 10.1 +0.3 8.4 6.4 2.8 5.7 439 (18.3) 54/08
BUNBURY 18.0 -3.1 8.8 -0.7 -- 3.4 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 31/14
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 13.9 -- -- 5.8 -- -- 366 (15.3) 39/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.5 24.0 +1.9 23.6 0.0 6.2 11.0 305 (12.7) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.9 +2.9 5.8 -2.5 3.5 0.0 4.0 10.4 161 ( 6.7) 26/23
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 +2.0 8.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 256 (10.7) 50/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.6 11.2 +1.0 9.3 0.0 -- 3.2 296 (12.3) 39/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -1.1 9.6 +2.3 8.2 3.4 2.2 4.3 519 (21.6) 45/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 -0.4 14.2 +0.3 12.2 0.2 2.6 10.7 249 (10.4) 30/08
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +2.0 18.6 -1.3 14.5 0.0 4.4 10.7 229 ( 9.5) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 +1.8 18.6 +1.0 17.1 0.0 5.0 9.9 213 ( 8.9) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 26.4 +2.2 19.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 260 (10.8) 21/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 +3.0 19.0 +4.8 17.8 0.0 4.6 -- 200 ( 8.3) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.8 19.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 229 ( 9.5) 28/12
NAMBOUR DPI 24.7 +1.0 13.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 18/10
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.6 13.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +1.7 12.4 -0.4 9.3 0.0 3.2 10.9 269 (11.2) 30/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.3 +2.3 8.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 32/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.1 -0.2 10.5 +1.8 8.0 0.0 1.7 -- 142 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.3 7.4 -4.3 5.4 0.0 1.2 10.2 164 ( 6.8) 18/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.5 0.0 4.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 +1.2 9.7 -0.4 6.2 0.0 5.6 9.7 543 (22.6) 45/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.3 +0.9 6.9 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 24/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.3 -1.9 6.4 +1.7 3.3 0.0 0.0 2.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.8 -1.2 7.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 +2.2 12.1 +1.2 6.8 0.0 4.8 9.9 456 (19.0) 32/11
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 +0.6 8.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 +1.7 11.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 43/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.4 -0.2 8.8 +5.6 6.2 0.0 2.8 8.5 490 (20.4) 52/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.3 -3.0 9.5 +3.6 6.9 0.0 1.2 0.2 180 ( 7.5) 13/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.4 -3.3 7.9 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 26/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 0.0 12.6 +5.2 11.0 0.0 2.8 5.1 332 (13.8) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 -3.1 5.4 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 327 (13.6) 30/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -2.5 8.5 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 348 (14.5) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 +0.5 11.9 +3.3 8.9 0.2 1.6 -- 197 ( 8.2) 32/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.9 -0.2 11.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 697 (29.0) 46/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 -1.6 7.8 +2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 579 (24.1) 48/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +0.5 8.0 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 308 (12.8) 39/02
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 +2.1 10.5 +3.9 8.4 0.0 2.0 7.2 497 (20.7) 50/01
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

36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+5.4 : 31.5 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+4.7 : 31.2 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+4.5 : 25.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.2 : 34.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
25.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+9.5 : 21.4 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+9.2 : 19.9 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+9.2 : 20.1 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+8.3 : 18.5 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.6 : 17.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.5 : 14.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-5.3 : 16.3 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.1 : 3.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-4.9 : 13.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.8 : 18.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

-1.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-1.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : 0.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-7.5 : 2.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.4 : -1.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.1 : 0.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-6.1 : 3.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.1 : 1.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields 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 LACKRANA (FERN HILL) Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
50.0 BADGER CORNER Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
40.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
35.0 MOUNT GAMBIER (BLUE LAKE HOLIDAY PARK) Lower SE SA
28.5 MOINA N Coast TAS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
35.0 MOUNT GAMBIER (BLUE LAKE HOLIDAY PARK)

TASMANIA
N Coast
28.5 MOINA
W Coast
40.8 MOUNT READ
Flinders Is/Bass St
62.0 LACKRANA (FERN HILL)
50.0 BADGER CORNER

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.7 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1680 (70.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1480 (61.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1431 (59.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1270 (52.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1139 (47.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1136 (47.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1124 (46.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1095 (45.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1064 (44.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1048 (43.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1023 (42.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
993 (41.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
980 (40.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
895 (37.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
883 (36.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
849 (35.4) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
840 (35.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
824 (34.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
822 (34.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
811 (33.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
803 (33.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
789 (32.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
747 (31.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
729 (30.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
716 (29.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
712 (29.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
711 (29.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
709 (29.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
697 (29.0) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
681 (28.4) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
675 (28.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
672 (28.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
640 (26.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
629 (26.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
628 (26.2) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
616 (25.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
603 (25.1) MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
600 (25.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
122/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
100/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/02 SWAN ISLAND E Coast 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
ROBE AIRFIELD
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(260/ 76 ) at 21:42
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(300/ 76 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(270/ 70 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
LOW HEAD : 80(270/ 65 ) at 03:00
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 91(270/ 65 ) at 03:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(310/ 78 ) at 04:16
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(240/ 98 ) at 04:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(270/ 89 ) at 00:00