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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 0514 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010515

BEVERLEY

-1.8

-1.4

30/05/1985

29

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

2.4

2.4

17/05/2007

11

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

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

-0.9

-0.5

27/05/2004

12

1 Y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

-1.1

0.0

17/05/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010515

BEVERLEY

-0.6

-0.2

27/05/2004

38

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010568

HYDEN

-2.8

-1.3

23/05/1975

35

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010612

NAREMBEEN

-1.8

-0.9

26/05/1968

36

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RES.STATION

-1.0

0.0

08/05/2006

11

Y

WA

Eucla

011017

BALLADONIA

-0.1

0.0

26/05/1993

42

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

-3.4

-2.1

14/05/2004

11

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 21.8 -2.2 8.0 -4.9 4.7 0.0 4.0 -- 334 (13.9) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -1.9 3.3 -7.2 2.5 0.0 1.6 9.4 231 ( 9.6) 28/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +0.8 10.1 +0.3 6.5 0.0 2.2 9.1 371 (15.5) 46/14
BUNBURY 20.1 -1.0 8.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 34/14
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 8.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 30/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 24.5 +2.4 23.6 0.0 5.2 10.8 280 (11.7) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.6 -1.4 5.4 -2.9 2.7 0.0 5.4 -- 205 ( 8.5) 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.4 -2.1 7.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 365 (15.2) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.2 -1.8 11.1 +0.9 9.5 6.8 2.2 -- 404 (16.8) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 6.4 -0.9 4.3 7.2 1.8 7.5 459 (19.1) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.4 -1.5 10.1 -3.8 5.7 0.0 7.8 10.7 392 (16.3) 46/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +2.5 23.1 +3.2 21.7 0.0 3.6 9.6 297 (12.4) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +2.7 21.4 +3.8 19.5 0.0 4.6 9.3 268 (11.2) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +1.7 21.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 203 ( 8.5) 34/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +2.0 20.2 +6.0 19.1 12.0 4.8 -- 250 (10.4) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.8 19.1 +4.9 -- 1.0 3.4 -- 259 (10.8) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.9 +0.2 15.8 +3.8 -- 4.8 0.8 -- 41 ( 1.7) 26/09
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 12.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 31/09
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +2.1 13.0 +0.2 10.9 1.2 1.0 9.5 222 ( 9.3) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 -1.3 9.3 -0.7 -- 4.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 39/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.6 -2.7 8.9 +0.2 5.0 0.0 2.8 -- 167 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.2 +0.8 7.9 -3.8 5.4 0.0 2.0 9.7 221 ( 9.2) 30/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.4 5.8 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.3 -0.9 8.9 -1.2 5.3 0.0 4.4 9.9 374 (15.6) 61/06
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.7 -1.7 7.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 31/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.0 -4.2 5.0 +0.3 3.5 5.4 2.6 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.3 -4.7 6.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.4 -1.6 12.8 +1.9 9.1 0.0 5.0 9.3 451 (18.8) 67/10
RICHMOND RAAF 17.5 -3.1 7.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 39/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -2.3 12.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 65/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.0 -3.6 6.7 +3.5 3.2 7.4 4.4 9.3 488 (20.3) 52/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.8 -3.5 8.2 +2.3 7.1 1.0 2.4 7.0 360 (15.0) 39/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.3 -4.4 8.1 +2.5 -- 4.8 -- -- 296 (12.3) 41/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 -2.1 8.1 +0.7 5.3 0.0 3.4 7.2 463 (19.3) 37/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 -3.1 6.2 +0.4 -- 1.6 1.6 -- 411 (17.1) 37/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.4 -3.2 2.8 -2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 365 (15.2) 37/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.8 -0.9 9.0 +0.4 5.2 1.8 1.8 -- 210 ( 8.8) 28/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.5 -1.6 6.6 -1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 623 (26.0) 54/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 -2.0 3.0 -2.7 -- 8.6 -- -- 543 (22.6) 41/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 -1.5 6.3 +1.2 -- 8.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.3 -0.9 5.1 -1.5 2.4 1.4 1.4 7.8 347 (14.5) 37/13
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 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+4.4 : 31.9 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.2 : 34.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+3.8 : 28.0 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+3.6 : 34.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+3.6 : 35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+6.8 : 17.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.6 : 24.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+6.4 : 16.7 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.0 : 20.2 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.7 : 15.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7 : 2.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.4 : 1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 : 5.7 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-6.2 : 0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.0 : 10.0 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

-11.0 : -3.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-10.4 : -0.9 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-10.4 : -2.8 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.2 : -1.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.0 : -1.8 NAREMBEEN 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.
62.6 RAGLAN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
47.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
42.4 TEMMA (TEMMA FARM) W Coast TAS
38.2 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK N Peninsula QLD
38.0 HICKS ISLAND S Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
38.2 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
S Peninsula
38.0 HICKS ISLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
62.6 RAGLAN

VICTORIA
Upper NE
47.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)

TASMANIA
W Coast
42.4 TEMMA (TEMMA FARM)

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

3.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
3.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1472 (61.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1260 (52.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1114 (46.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1084 (45.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
979 (40.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
907 (37.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
889 (37.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
882 (36.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
871 (36.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
829 (34.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
825 (34.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
810 (33.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
805 (33.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
799 (33.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
755 (31.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
754 (31.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
738 (30.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
724 (30.2) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
713 (29.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
706 (29.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
688 (28.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
683 (28.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
664 (27.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
652 (27.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
650 (27.1) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
648 (27.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
648 (27.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
632 (26.3) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
631 (26.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
623 (26.0) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
621 (25.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
620 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
600 (25.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
124/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
113/09 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
108/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/09 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW

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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM
34.0mm in 30 min to 00:00 68.0mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 34.0mm/h
34.2mm in 30 min to 05:30 68.4mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 34.4mm/h
34.2mm in 30 min to 07:00 68.4mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 34.4mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 34.2mm/h
MOUNT READ
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(250/ 63 ) at 02:25
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 91(260/ 61 ) at 09:26
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(240/ 83 ) at 09:01
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 98(240/ 74 ) at 02:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 78 ) at 23:14
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(250/ 69 ) at 23:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 78(300/ 63 ) at 21:01
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 126(270/108 ) at 00:01