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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 0527 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

WA

Lower West

009249

MARIGINIUP

37.4

34.5

16/05/2005

11

1 y


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 00:39EST, 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 20.1 -3.9 13.6 +0.7 14.2 9.2 3.6 -- 543 (22.6) 61/04
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -3.8 12.4 +1.9 11.1 34.8 2.0 8.6 389 (16.2) 52/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -4.4 9.4 -0.4 8.0 21.2 1.8 5.3 359 (15.0) 46/00
BUNBURY 17.4 -3.7 10.5 +1.0 -- 15.8 -- -- 287 (12.0) 41/00
MANDURAH 16.8 -- 12.5 -- -- 17.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 52/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.7 24.8 +2.7 24.0 0.0 6.6 10.4 362 (15.1) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.6 +7.6 14.5 +6.2 12.0 0.0 4.6 9.4 194 ( 8.1) 54/22
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 +3.4 13.4 +4.7 -- 0.2 9.4 -- 279 (11.6) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.7 +0.7 13.1 +2.9 10.1 6.0 6.6 3.2 270 (11.3) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +0.7 11.9 +4.6 10.8 6.2 2.6 0.9 537 (22.4) 52/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.2 +3.3 15.0 +1.1 13.4 0.0 4.6 7.3 149 ( 6.2) 32/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.5 21.1 +1.2 20.3 8.6 2.4 4.4 394 (16.4) 41/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 +1.4 17.7 +0.1 16.9 0.0 4.6 9.7 341 (14.2) 52/12
MACKAY M.O 24.7 +0.5 18.9 +1.8 -- 2.4 -- 4.6 534 (22.3) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +0.7 16.1 +1.9 14.3 1.6 3.6 -- 349 (14.5) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.2 15.2 +1.0 -- 0.1 2.1 -- 433 (18.0) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.5 -0.2 14.7 +2.7 -- 48.03 7.6 -- 72 ( 3.0) 21/14
COOLANGATTA 24.0 +0.9 11.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 30/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 -0.2 14.3 +1.5 12.9 37.6 6.0 6.2 283 (11.8) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +1.1 12.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 636 (26.5) 43/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.5 +1.2 10.3 +1.6 6.3 0.0 2.6 -- 92 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 +1.1 12.7 +1.0 9.9 0.6 1.8 6.7 133 ( 5.5) 24/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +1.5 7.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 +3.2 5.5 -4.6 3.1 0.2 2.6 8.0 152 ( 6.3) 18/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.3 +2.9 5.7 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 19 ( 0.8) 15/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.7 +0.5 4.6 -0.1 1.1 0.4 2.4 4.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +1.9 7.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 +2.9 10.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 0.6 7.9 279 (11.6) 30/20
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 +0.2 4.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 15/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +2.9 13.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 37/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.6 +1.0 1.8 -1.4 -1.0 0.0 2.6 4.5 166 ( 6.9) 41/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +0.9 7.8 +1.9 6.4 0.0 1.8 2.0 274 (11.4) 26/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.6 +0.9 7.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 +3.7 10.2 +2.8 11.0 0.0 3.8 3.0 405 (16.9) 48/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.7 +1.4 10.2 +4.4 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 387 (16.1) 39/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 8.1 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 307 (12.8) 50/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 +3.1 12.7 +4.1 10.0 0.0 3.8 -- 199 ( 8.3) 26/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.2 +2.1 10.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 54/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.9 +0.3 8.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 696 (29.0) 48/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +0.1 9.5 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 43/22
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +2.9 10.9 +4.3 8.3 0.0 2.0 0.0 378 (15.8) 39/12
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

36.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
36.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 30.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.0 : 30.1 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+6.6 : 29.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.6 : 30.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
+6.4 : 33.9 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+6.4 : 26.6 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.1 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 16.3 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 13.2 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
+6.8 : 12.2 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
+6.8 : 10.4 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+6.7 : 12.9 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+6.7 : 16.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 14.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 14.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 13.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.4 : 14.5 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1 : 14.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

-2.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.7 : 1.3 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-4.6 : 5.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-4.6 : 4.0 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.5 : 4.7 EYRE Eucla 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.
123.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
120.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
84.1 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
84.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
82.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
53.0 MUNDARING

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
123.0 GRAHAM RANGE
120.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
84.0 HAPPY VALLEY
74.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
65.0 DEERAL
N Coast--Herbert
84.1 INNISFAIL
82.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
81.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
61.0 DARADGEE
53.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT

10.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
9.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
9.7 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1284 (53.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1225 (51.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1195 (49.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1096 (45.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1022 (42.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
989 (41.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
937 (39.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
927 (38.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
927 (38.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
915 (38.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
909 (37.9) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
907 (37.8) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
892 (37.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
888 (37.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
863 (36.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
818 (34.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
815 (34.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
814 (33.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
808 (33.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
781 (32.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
761 (31.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
760 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
748 (31.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
746 (31.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
731 (30.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
727 (30.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
725 (30.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
717 (29.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
715 (29.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
706 (29.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
703 (29.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
696 (29.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
686 (28.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
657 (27.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
636 (26.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
632 (26.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
619 (25.8) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
613 (25.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
613 (25.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
609 (25.4) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
97/13 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/12 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
**S** 91/02 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/09 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
87/23 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
GINGIN AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
PERTH METRO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
BICKLEY
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
WANDERING
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND
9.2mm in 26 min to 22:29 21.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
12.2mm in 27 min to 01:00 27.1mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 14.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
REDCLIFFE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
CAPE SORELL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 80(290/ 63 ) at 13:38
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 87(250/ 76 ) at 23:44
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(340/ 63 ) at 12:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(300/ 65 ) at 00:02
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 95(360/ 65 ) at 12:24
MT HOTHAM : 93(330/ 65 ) at 22:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(310/ 63 ) at 10:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(330/ 65 ) at 12:00
MOUNT READ : 91(350/ 58 ) at 06:00