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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0521 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031166

CAIRNS SEVERIN ST

79.0

76.0

03/05/1990

28

1 y


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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 20.8 -3.2 11.0 -1.9 9.1 0.0 3.2 -- 330 (13.8) 46/23
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 +0.8 14.3 +3.8 12.4 0.0 2.2 9.3 379 (15.8) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.5 +2.6 14.4 +4.6 11.4 0.0 3.6 8.1 557 (23.2) 50/11
BUNBURY 19.7 -1.4 16.1 +6.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 440 (18.3) 44/23
MANDURAH 20.5 -- 17.1 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 55/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 24.0 +1.9 23.7 0.0 5.6 7.5 372 (15.5) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.1 -0.9 3.4 -4.9 0.4 0.0 4.0 10.3 215 ( 9.0) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 23.3 +2.8 5.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 382 (15.9) 39/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.9 +2.9 11.2 +1.0 6.6 0.0 1.6 -- 323 (13.5) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +2.9 9.7 +2.4 7.8 6.0 2.8 9.3 499 (20.8) 48/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.9 +4.0 15.7 +1.8 14.0 0.0 7.2 7.7 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 25.5 -2.1 21.5 +1.6 20.8 48.8 2.8 0.0 456 (19.0) 39/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.1 18.3 +0.7 16.5 0.0 6.6 9.8 426 (17.8) 46/14
MACKAY M.O 24.6 +0.4 17.1 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 8.3 -- 46/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.9 +0.9 16.6 +2.4 13.6 0.0 4.4 -- 259 (10.8) 43/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +1.4 14.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 359 (15.0) 39/13
NAMBOUR DPI 24.5 +0.8 9.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 44 ( 1.8) 24/14
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +1.6 11.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +1.0 12.3 -0.5 8.8 0.2 3.8 9.8 286 (11.9) 32/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.4 +1.4 9.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 28/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 -2.1 3.2 -5.5 0.7 0.0 2.0 -- 62 ( 2.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 +2.1 10.8 -0.9 7.0 0.0 1.6 10.0 198 ( 8.3) 26/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -1.6 6.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -0.4 3.1 -7.0 0.8 0.0 1.8 9.8 237 ( 9.9) 34/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.1 -0.3 3.1 -5.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.1 -0.1 2.3 -2.4 -2.0 0.0 1.1 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.6 -1.4 2.4 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.9 -1.1 8.7 -2.2 3.3 0.0 2.6 9.9 348 (14.5) 30/09
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -1.6 0.6 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 17/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 +0.1 12.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 41/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.5 +0.9 1.0 -2.2 -2.9 0.0 2.4 9.4 329 (13.7) 21/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.9 -0.4 1.9 -4.0 -0.7 0.0 1.2 9.6 89 ( 3.7) 13/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +0.2 3.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 13/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.1 5.8 -1.6 0.9 0.0 2.8 9.7 323 (13.5) 26/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.1 +0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 2.8 -- 315 (13.1) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 4.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +3.4 12.9 +4.3 10.1 0.0 4.2 -- 216 ( 9.0) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.4 +5.3 12.9 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 646 (26.9) 54/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.4 +2.8 8.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 726 (30.3) 45/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +0.2 8.4 +3.3 -- 5.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +2.9 7.5 +0.9 4.9 1.6 4.0 5.1 630 (26.3) 55/02
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

35.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
35.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.8 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
34.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+8.1 : 29.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.2 : 28.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.8 : 27.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.4 : 26.8 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 23.0 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.9 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.1 : 15.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+8.0 : 14.6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.8 : 20.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.7 : 20.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+7.6 : 13.0 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+7.6 : 15.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

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

7.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.8 : 22.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-3.5 : 22.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-3.3 : 19.4 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-3.2 : 19.1 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-3.2 : 20.8 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA

-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.6 : -5.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 : -5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.4 : 1.5 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-7.3 : 0.6 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-7.0 : 3.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley 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.
175.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
174.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
141.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
140.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
129.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
71.0 ALCAN REFINERY
69.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE
58.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
57.2 NHULUNBUY DTW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
141.0 HAPPY VALLEY
140.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
129.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
105.0 DAINTREE TEA
100.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
93.0 GRAHAM RANGE
90.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
85.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
79.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
68.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
58.0 TOPAZ ALERT
57.0 DEERAL
54.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
N Coast--Herbert
175.0 RUSSELL RIVER
174.0 DARADGEE
106.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
100.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
90.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
88.6 INNISFAIL
73.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
73.0 CORSIS ALERT
70.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
66.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
66.0 NERADA ALERT
62.0 MENAVALE ALERT

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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0.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1929 (80.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1620 (67.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1372 (57.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1215 (50.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1212 (50.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1184 (49.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1124 (46.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1120 (46.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1093 (45.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1051 (43.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
991 (41.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
965 (40.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
959 (40.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
957 (39.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
923 (38.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
912 (38.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
911 (38.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
888 (37.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
886 (36.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
882 (36.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
853 (35.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
849 (35.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
845 (35.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
835 (34.8) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
821 (34.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
790 (32.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
772 (32.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
761 (31.7) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
757 (31.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
754 (31.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
754 (31.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
743 (31.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
726 (30.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
708 (29.5) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
676 (28.2) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
664 (27.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
651 (27.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
646 (26.9) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
644 (26.8) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
641 (26.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
641 (26.7) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
639 (26.6) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
638 (26.6) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
637 (26.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
634 (26.4) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
630 (26.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
602 (25.1) MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
128/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
104/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/18 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/19 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(280/ 61 ) at 23:26
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(330/ 87 ) at 21:06
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 130(260/ 89 ) at 00:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(300/ 50 ) at 22:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(310/ 65 ) at 18:01
MOUNT READ : 98(310/ 52 ) at 19:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 108(300/ 82 ) at 00:00