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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 0546 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

QLD

Darling Downs E

041486

WARRA-KOGAN RD BR

42.0

38.6

16/06/1995

13

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032040

TOWNSVILLE AERO

23.0

22.7

17/06/2002

67

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030018

GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE

34.8

34.4

03/06/1973

114

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 00:41EST, 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 23.5 +2.6 12.3 +1.3 11.2 0.0 6.8 -- 537 (22.4) 50/06
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -1.6 7.5 -1.5 3.6 0.0 3.0 9.3 409 (17.0) 46/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 0.0 10.5 +2.4 8.2 3.0 3.4 5.2 449 (18.7) 46/10
BUNBURY 18.5 +0.1 5.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 43/15
MANDURAH 18.1 -- 10.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 35/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +2.0 21.6 +1.7 21.7 0.0 7.8 9.5 446 (18.6) 54/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.5 -3.3 2.1 -3.0 -0.6 0.0 4.0 9.2 266 (11.1) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 14.1 -3.2 5.1 -1.0 -- 5.8 6.6 -- 229 ( 9.5) 44/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.3 -1.8 6.5 -1.6 6.1 8.23 2.2 4.9 79 ( 3.3) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.3 -1.5 7.3 +1.5 4.6 8.8 0.8 0.7 364 (15.2) 46/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.1 +1.2 13.8 +3.8 12.4 0.0 8.8 7.4 541 (22.5) 45/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +3.4 22.6 +4.8 20.4 0.0 5.0 9.0 392 (16.3) 28/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +2.7 23.0 +8.4 20.8 0.0 4.6 1.2 355 (14.8) 26/11
MACKAY M.O 23.3 +1.4 21.3 +7.3 -- 7.2 -- 0.0 422 (17.6) 34/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 +2.0 19.2 +8.3 18.6 1.8 1.4 -- 318 (13.3) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +2.4 16.4 +4.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 24/08
NAMBOUR DPI 24.8 +3.2 13.6 +4.3 -- 17.03 11.0 -- 25 ( 1.0) 17/14
COOLANGATTA 24.1 +3.0 13.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 28/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +4.1 14.5 +4.0 13.1 1.2 2.0 9.6 234 ( 9.8) 24/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 +3.8 11.7 +4.2 -- 7.6 -- -- 458 (19.1) 28/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.6 -1.2 5.1 -1.0 3.3 2.8 1.4 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 +1.0 9.7 +0.6 6.8 0.0 1.2 9.4 178 ( 7.4) 30/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 +1.1 10.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 +2.2 8.8 +0.9 6.0 0.2 0.4 8.4 265 (11.0) 30/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.2 +1.3 6.7 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 24 ( 1.0) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 +0.5 -0.3 -2.9 -2.1 0.4 1.0 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.5 -0.9 2.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 +1.2 9.7 +1.2 4.9 0.0 1.6 8.5 264 (11.0) 43/16
RICHMOND RAAF 17.7 -0.3 1.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 30 ( 1.3) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 0.0 10.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 37/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.0 -3.2 0.6 -0.4 -2.6 0.0 1.4 2.3 149 ( 6.2) 13/05
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.6 -2.2 5.0 +1.3 4.9 0.4 3.2 5.0 106 ( 4.4) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 -0.6 6.8 +2.9 -- 4.4 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.4 -3.6 5.5 +0.3 3.4 0.0 1.0 0.3 260 (10.8) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.7 -1.3 1.8 -1.9 -- 12.73 4.4 -- 93 ( 3.9) 17/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.0 -0.2 3.6 0.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 24/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.5 +1.5 7.7 +0.8 6.4 0.0 1.4 -- 60 ( 2.5) 15/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.6 0.0 5.3 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 34/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 -0.3 2.4 -1.6 -- 2.6 -- -- 257 (10.7) 37/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.1 6.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 31/10
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -0.4 4.3 -0.3 2.8 0.0 0.2 7.1 272 (11.3) 22/09
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

34.8 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
34.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
34.0 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
33.6 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
33.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+6.6 : 34.8 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.7 : 27.6 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.7 : 28.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.6 : 26.6 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.5 : 27.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.5 : 27.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

26.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+10.2 : 14.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.4 : 17.5 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+9.2 : 15.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.9 : 18.7 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.6 : 13.0 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.1 : 11.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.3 : 7.7 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 : 6.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 : 16.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.7 : 13.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-7.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : 0.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 0.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-5.6 : 3.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-5.0 : 2.8 RAVENSTHORPE 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.
68.6 LAKE COOROIBAH(PINES AV) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67.6 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
44.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 WARRA-KOGAN RD BR Darling Downs E QLD
42.0 MOUNT JUKES Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
44.0 TUNG OIL TM
Central Coast E
42.0 MOUNT JUKES
Brisbane/SE Coast
68.6 LAKE COOROIBAH(PINES AV)
67.6 TEWANTIN RSL PARK
Darling Downs E
42.0 WARRA-KOGAN RD BR

9.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
9.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
9.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
9.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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0.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

924 (38.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
886 (36.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
864 (36.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
735 (30.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
729 (30.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
698 (29.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
663 (27.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
662 (27.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
643 (26.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
628 (26.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
618 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
602 (25.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
70/01 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
65/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
65/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
65/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
63/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

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
Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
13.8mm in 30 min to 06:00 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.8mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
21.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 21.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.7mm/h
None reported