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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 0711 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

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

8.5

10.1

01/07/2007

14

9.0

21/06/2004

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040004

AMBERLEY AMO

26.3

24.2

01/07/1998

12

1 Y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

36.5

36.1

01/07/1998

11

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 00:53EST, 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 23.4 +3.9 9.6 +0.1 8.1 0.0 3.2 -- 295 (12.3) 28/11
PERTH AIRPORT 20.4 +2.5 9.8 +1.7 9.1 0.0 1.8 8.5 226 ( 9.4) 30/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 +2.5 7.3 -0.2 3.9 2.6 1.6 10.1 232 ( 9.7) 28/13
BUNBURY 15.8 -1.4 8.7 +1.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 39/16
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 13.2 -- -- 2.4 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 30/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 0.0 17.1 -2.1 15.2 0.0 4.6 10.9 268 (11.2) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.2 +0.5 3.4 -0.6 -0.1 0.0 3.6 10.4 253 (10.5) 28/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 +0.6 9.0 +3.7 -- 0.4 2.8 -- 339 (14.1) 52/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.5 -1.8 11.2 +3.7 9.1 7.8 1.0 2.6 374 (15.6) 57/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -0.7 4.4 -0.8 3.0 3.8 0.6 3.8 427 (17.8) 55/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.1 -2.6 6.4 -2.2 4.4 0.0 5.4 10.5 280 (11.7) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 25.0 -0.7 11.7 -5.3 6.2 0.0 2.8 10.8 120 ( 5.0) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 +0.2 9.8 -3.8 5.5 0.0 4.0 10.9 224 ( 9.3) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 20.3 -1.0 11.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 287 (12.0) 32/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -0.9 6.4 -3.1 3.5 0.0 4.2 -- 226 ( 9.4) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 21.1 -0.9 9.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 380 (15.8) 54/14
NAMBOUR DPI 19.8 -1.3 10.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 149 ( 6.2) 52/01
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -0.5 7.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 31/03
BRISBANE AERO 19.7 -1.2 11.2 +2.4 5.0 0.0 10.4 10.0 662 (27.6) 61/01
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.7 -2.9 5.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 876 (36.5) 68/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.8 -1.3 5.2 +0.5 1.5 1.0 2.0 -- 325 (13.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 +0.2 5.1 -2.4 1.0 0.0 3.6 9.7 358 (14.9) 37/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.7 0.0 8.4 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.6 -0.4 9.0 +2.7 6.2 0.0 8.0 9.9 -- 58/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.0 -2.3 0.6 -0.8 0.2 16.6 1.6 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.1 -3.1 1.2 -1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.9 +0.9 9.1 +2.0 4.2 0.0 5.4 9.9 -- 59/10
RICHMOND RAAF 18.0 +0.6 5.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.2 +0.4 9.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 713 (29.7) 61/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.6 -0.7 0.4 +0.5 -3.2 0.4 1.4 9.0 426 (17.8) 39/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.6 -3.1 5.6 +2.9 5.7 2.2 2.0 0.9 528 (22.0) 30/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 8.7 -4.3 2.8 -0.4 -- 6.2 -- -- 285 (11.9) 41/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.6 +1.3 3.7 -0.6 0.1 0.8 2.4 3.9 422 (17.6) 58/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.1 -3.9 1.4 -1.5 -- 5.0 0.0 -- 476 (19.8) 39/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.6 -3.9 -0.5 -2.9 -- 8.4 -- -- 328 (13.7) 39/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 10.4 -3.0 5.7 -0.3 3.3 3.4 1.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) 28/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.2 -2.6 2.5 -2.9 -- 3.6 -- -- 407 (17.0) 35/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.4 -2.6 1.0 -2.2 -- 7.2 -- -- 474 (19.8) 45/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.9 -1.7 6.1 +3.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 13/19
HOBART AIRPORT 10.8 -1.6 3.0 -1.1 0.6 3.2 0.4 1.3 -- --
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

32.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+4.5 : 26.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.9 : 26.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.9 : 23.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+3.8 : 9.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+3.7 : 25.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA

24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
21.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
21.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 10.2 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+6.2 : 9.6 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 10.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.0 : 8.2 YONGALA Upper North SA
+5.9 : 9.7 HAWKER Upper North SA

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

-2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3 : 6.6 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-5.2 : 7.2 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-5.0 : 8.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-4.9 : 8.6 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-4.8 : 7.0 REDESDALE N Central VIC

-10.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.9 : 11.3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-7.7 : -7.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 : 9.8 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.1 : 3.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.5 : -10.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns 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 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
29.2 ASHTON MARBLE HILL ORCHARD Adelaide/Lofty SA
29.0 ASHTON CO-OP Adelaide/Lofty SA
29.0 GISBORNE W Central VIC
28.8 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1149 (47.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1103 (46.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
970 (40.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
906 (37.8) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
881 (36.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
876 (36.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
873 (36.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
869 (36.2) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
841 (35.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
801 (33.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
796 (33.2) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
792 (33.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
770 (32.1) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
747 (31.1) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
741 (30.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
736 (30.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
729 (30.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
713 (29.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
700 (29.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
688 (28.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
684 (28.5) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
674 (28.1) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
671 (28.0) PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
663 (27.6) NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
662 (27.6) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
640 (26.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
635 (26.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
635 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
634 (26.4) UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
631 (26.3) AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
624 (26.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
617 (25.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
607 (25.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
606 (25.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/09 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
89/03 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
87/03 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
83/10 CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
81/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 98(260/ 72 ) at 09:01
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(220/ 65 ) at 21:25
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(330/ 69 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 93(260/ 63 ) at 12:10
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 89(250/ 72 ) at 03:30