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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0517 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Highest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

4.3

3.4

23/05/1994

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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 00:38EST, 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 21.6 -2.4 5.9 -7.0 2.6 0.0 4.4 -- 352 (14.7) 37/13
PERTH AIRPORT 21.6 -0.1 8.8 -1.7 7.3 0.0 2.0 3.8 247 (10.3) 35/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.8 +0.9 13.0 +3.2 10.8 0.0 3.0 7.1 482 (20.1) 58/14
BUNBURY 20.6 -0.5 14.5 +5.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 349 (14.5) 48/01
MANDURAH 20.2 -- 12.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 43/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.8 20.9 -1.2 19.8 0.0 7.8 11.1 337 (14.0) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.2 -1.8 4.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 253 (10.5) 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 +0.7 9.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 249 (10.4) 37/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.6 10.3 +0.1 -- 4.2 0.8 5.7 231 ( 9.6) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +0.7 9.9 +2.6 8.7 7.6 2.4 4.8 441 (18.4) 43/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.2 +0.3 10.2 -3.7 5.7 0.0 7.0 10.6 290 (12.1) --
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +2.0 22.3 +2.4 20.9 0.0 6.6 3.2 446 (18.6) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 +1.8 22.0 +4.4 19.4 0.0 5.4 9.9 307 (12.8) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 25.1 +0.9 21.0 +3.9 -- 0.4 -- 8.0 367 (15.3) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.1 13.2 -1.0 10.8 0.0 3.8 -- 217 ( 9.0) 30/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +1.5 10.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 325 (13.5) 26/09
NAMBOUR DPI 24.5 +0.8 7.7 -4.3 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 39 ( 1.6) 21/13
COOLANGATTA 24.1 +1.0 9.7 -4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 28/09
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -0.3 8.9 -3.9 4.8 0.0 4.0 9.5 293 (12.2) 24/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 +0.6 7.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 35/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.6 -3.7 4.4 -4.3 2.2 0.0 3.2 -- 107 ( 4.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.7 -1.7 6.1 -5.6 3.5 0.0 2.4 9.3 196 ( 8.2) 24/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -3.1 2.0 -8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 -1.8 6.6 -3.5 2.6 0.0 4.6 9.9 464 (19.3) 37/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.3 -1.1 3.0 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 21/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.4 -4.8 3.5 -1.2 0.2 0.0 1.0 1.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -3.6 5.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.2 +0.2 9.0 -1.9 3.8 0.0 4.0 10.1 639 (26.6) 35/11
RICHMOND RAAF 19.6 -1.0 2.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +0.3 11.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 43/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 -1.1 2.6 -0.6 -0.5 0.0 2.4 8.3 417 (17.4) 43/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 -1.6 7.5 +1.6 1.8 0.4 1.6 3.5 195 ( 8.1) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.3 -2.4 8.5 +2.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 26/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 -0.1 7.3 -0.1 4.3 0.0 2.0 6.3 271 (11.3) 32/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.3 0.0 6.9 +1.1 -- 0.0 1.1 -- 283 (11.8) 34/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 -0.4 7.0 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 247 (10.3) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +1.9 11.1 +2.5 8.5 0.0 1.6 -- 171 ( 7.1) 28/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.6 +1.5 9.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 529 (22.0) 67/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 +0.5 6.3 +0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 504 (21.0) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.9 6.8 +1.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/13
HOBART AIRPORT 15.2 0.0 6.7 +0.1 2.4 0.0 2.0 5.5 380 (15.8) 50/11
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

35.0 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
35.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
34.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+4.2 : 33.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.0 : 32.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+3.9 : 34.2 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+3.9 : 32.9 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+3.6 : 34.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.1 : 23.2 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+5.6 : 21.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+5.2 : 24.3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+5.1 : 19.0 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+5.1 : 12.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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

0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 : 3.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.4 : 15.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-5.1 : 1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.0 : 18.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-5.0 : 11.3 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.0 : -2.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-9.4 : -0.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.5 : 2.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-8.4 : -3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

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.
31.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
22.0 TIDAL RIVER W Gippsland VIC
21.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
20.0 LACKRANA (FERN HILL) Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
19.8 URAIDLA (SUTTON CREEK ALERT) Adelaide/Lofty SA

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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2.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.3 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1504 (62.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1427 (59.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1239 (51.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1086 (45.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1058 (44.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1039 (43.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
988 (41.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
935 (39.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
858 (35.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
857 (35.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
811 (33.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
809 (33.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
792 (33.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
786 (32.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
786 (32.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
777 (32.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
746 (31.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
738 (30.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
722 (30.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
709 (29.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
696 (29.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
674 (28.1) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
643 (26.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
640 (26.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
639 (26.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
631 (26.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
616 (25.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
612 (25.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
601 (25.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
117/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
89/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
83/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
7.6mm in 14 min to 04:00 32.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.6mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 52 ) at 12:01
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/ 95 ) at 03:11
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(250/ 85 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(290/ 70 ) at 03:51