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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

WA, NT, QLD: Another cold night

Further low minimum temperature records were set across the tropics this morning as temperatures dropped to between 6 and 10 below average over a huge area. Kununurra Airport in WA reported its coldest night in 21 years with a low of 7.8 while in the NT Channel Point's 9.9 was its lowest measured in 14 years. Darwin and Gove Airports both set new June record low grass minimum temperatures. In QLD, Georgetown, in the Gulf Country 300km from the Gulf of Carpentaria, reported a light frost along the creek.


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0656 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

10.9

11.0

03/06/2000

17

Y

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

11.9

12.0

20/06/2004

22

Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

7.8

8.1

29/06/1999

22

7.9

02/07/1994

21

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

9.9

10.8

02/06/2000

12

10.6

15/07/1996

14

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

3.7

4.0

06/06/1974

17

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 00:51EST, 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 21.7 +0.8 15.2 +4.2 15.8 3.2 3.0 -- 464 (19.3) 52/02
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 +0.1 13.9 +4.9 11.5 7.8 1.6 5.7 448 (18.7) 52/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 +0.2 11.1 +3.0 8.7 2.4 3.8 7.0 556 (23.2) 61/01
BUNBURY 18.1 -0.3 11.5 +3.4 -- 6.8 -- -- 540 (22.5) 68/00
MANDURAH 18.6 -- 14.5 -- -- 6.2 -- -- 739 (30.8) 85/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.2 -2.4 12.4 -7.5 10.9 0.0 5.8 10.9 296 (12.3) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.7 +3.9 3.6 -1.5 0.6 0.0 3.8 10.4 207 ( 8.6) 17/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 0.0 6.5 +0.4 -- 4.2 4.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) 30/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -0.6 7.1 -1.0 5.6 5.6 0.9 5.3 168 ( 7.0) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -0.4 5.6 -0.2 1.9 0.4 0.8 6.9 419 (17.5) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.8 -1.1 2.5 -7.5 1.1 0.0 3.2 10.6 128 ( 5.3) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 23.2 -2.8 8.9 -8.9 3.2 0.0 2.6 10.8 159 ( 6.6) 26/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.3 -1.3 8.4 -6.2 5.6 0.0 3.8 10.7 211 ( 8.8) 43/09
MACKAY M.O 21.3 -0.6 10.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 268 (11.2) 26/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.8 -0.7 6.6 -4.3 3.1 0.0 3.4 -- 259 (10.8) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.2 -0.4 9.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 2.5 -- 336 (14.0) 37/15
NAMBOUR DPI 20.9 -0.7 11.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 1.7 -- 150 ( 6.3) 50/01
COOLANGATTA 20.9 -0.2 8.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 41/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 -1.1 11.8 +1.3 9.2 0.0 6.4 6.4 653 (27.2) 54/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.1 -2.9 4.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 648 (27.0) 54/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.2 -1.6 6.6 +0.5 3.7 0.4 2.2 -- 270 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.2 -0.2 6.0 -3.1 2.2 0.0 1.8 7.9 217 ( 9.0) 41/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.5 0.0 5.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -0.7 10.3 +2.4 7.4 0.0 1.4 8.0 -- 61/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.8 -1.1 10.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 28/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.1 -3.4 3.2 +0.6 1.5 6.0 1.8 5.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.7 -3.7 5.7 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -1.0 10.1 +1.6 6.6 0.0 3.4 9.4 588 (24.5) 65/14
RICHMOND RAAF 16.8 -1.2 8.5 +3.6 -- -- -- -- -- 44/12
BELLAMBI AWS 16.1 -1.6 11.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 67/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.2 -1.0 5.4 +4.4 1.0 0.0 2.4 8.2 464 (19.3) 43/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.0 -1.8 5.7 +2.0 6.5 3.2 1.0 3.7 314 (13.1) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.5 -1.7 6.8 +2.9 -- 2.2 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 39/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.9 -0.1 6.0 +0.8 4.9 0.2 0.4 8.6 318 (13.3) 32/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -1.1 2.9 -0.8 -- 1.8 -- -- 303 (12.6) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.1 -1.1 2.9 -0.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 254 (10.6) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.5 +0.5 8.2 +1.3 5.0 0.8 1.0 -- 155 ( 6.5) 50/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.4 -2.2 6.8 +0.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 467 (19.5) 44/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.3 -0.5 4.7 +0.7 -- 4.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 45/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.2 -0.9 0.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 30/13
HOBART AIRPORT 13.1 +0.2 3.6 -1.0 0.7 0.0 1.0 5.0 283 (11.8) 35/12
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

31.4 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
29.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
29.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
29.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
29.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.3 : 27.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.3 : 23.0 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+5.2 : 28.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+4.8 : 25.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+4.6 : 25.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+4.6 : 23.5 EYRE Eucla WA

24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
21.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
21.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 14.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.0 : 14.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.6 : 14.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+7.6 : 15.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 14.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 14.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

-2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.6 : 4.5 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-6.1 : 7.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 : 6.8 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 : 7.5 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 : -0.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-4.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-11.1 : 4.3 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-10.0 : 3.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-10.0 : 9.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-9.6 : 4.4 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-9.6 : 2.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
40.0 HOBART (STRICKLAND RESERVE) Southeast TAS
34.5 WARROORA W Gascoyne WA
28.8 REDPA (GREENES ROAD) N Coast TAS
26.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.6 TRAFALGAR TOSELAND ROAD W Gippsland VIC

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

3.1 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
2.8 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
1.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1167 (48.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1161 (48.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1045 (43.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
995 (41.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
939 (39.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
894 (37.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
889 (37.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
864 (36.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
816 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
800 (33.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
781 (32.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
778 (32.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
739 (30.8) MANDURAH Lower West WA
721 (30.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
712 (29.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
696 (29.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
695 (29.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
680 (28.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
677 (28.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
676 (28.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
653 (27.2) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
648 (27.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
634 (26.4) PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
614 (25.6) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
612 (25.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
610 (25.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
604 (25.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
603 (25.1) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
106/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
89/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
87/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
87/02 CAPE LEEUWIN 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
Lower West
CAPE NATURALISTE
4.8mm in 13 min to 00:00 22.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
6.6mm in 19 min to 20:19 20.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 87(290/ 72 ) at 01:34
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(260/ 78 ) at 02:18
BUSSELTON JETTY : 95(280/ 50 ) at 00:11
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80( 60/ 63 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(240/ 95 ) at 00:00
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 85(263/ 65 ) at 02:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(250/ 50 ) at 18:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(230/ 63 ) at 12:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(260/ 69 ) at 03:27