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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 0735 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 minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

-5.1

-5.1

07/07/2007

23

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

-3.1

-3.0

03/07/2002

42

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040856

RAINBOW BEACH

0.0

1.6

15/07/2007

16

0.4

10/08/1995

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

1.2

1.5

02/07/2002

13

1.5

02/07/2002

14

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

4.2

4.3

08/07/2004

12

4.3

08/07/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056229

GUYRA HOSPITAL

-7.1

-6.5

30/07/1982

24

-7.0

01/08/1985

25

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

-5.9

-5.7

18/07/2005

12

-5.9

12/08/2005

14

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

-0.1

0.4

15/07/2007

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

C Tablelands N

062100

NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS

-3.1

-3.1

31/07/2003

14

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Sydney--west

067019

PROSPECT DAM

-0.3

0.0

16/07/1978

43

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

5.0

5.0

12/07/2002

11

5.0

12/07/2002

11

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

5.4

5.7

06/07/2001

12

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 00:57EST, 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 22.4 +2.9 7.3 -2.2 3.2 0.0 5.0 -- 428 (17.8) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +1.4 4.1 -4.0 3.7 0.0 2.4 6.0 185 ( 7.7) 28/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -0.7 10.7 +3.2 7.9 1.2 2.0 2.8 333 (13.9) 34/14
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.4 6.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 30/14
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 26/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 +0.4 19.6 +0.4 19.1 0.0 5.4 10.2 292 (12.2) 32/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.5 -1.2 6.1 +2.1 4.5 0.0 3.0 6.3 202 ( 8.4) 26/15
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 +0.4 4.1 -1.2 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 176 ( 7.3) 39/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 +0.2 6.1 -1.4 5.3 0.0 3.6 7.3 164 ( 6.8) 35/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 +0.7 4.8 -0.4 3.5 0.2 1.2 5.6 366 (15.3) 54/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.9 -1.8 9.9 +1.3 6.4 0.0 4.6 3.6 272 (11.3) 30/16
CAIRNS AERO 25.3 -0.4 15.7 -1.3 13.3 0.0 5.0 9.4 401 (16.7) 34/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.3 -1.8 8.2 -5.4 5.5 0.0 4.4 10.5 208 ( 8.7) 28/12
MACKAY M.O 19.2 -2.1 7.9 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 322 (13.4) 24/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.0 -2.1 1.9 -7.6 -0.5 0.0 3.8 -- 130 ( 5.4) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 21.1 -0.9 4.4 -5.7 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 291 (12.1) 28/08
NAMBOUR DPI 20.2 -0.9 0.4 -7.3 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 42 ( 1.8) 21/10
COOLANGATTA 18.9 -1.6 7.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 26/09
BRISBANE AERO 18.9 -2.0 3.8 -5.0 -0.6 0.0 3.4 6.6 292 (12.2) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.5 -3.1 1.1 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 26/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 10.2 -5.9 -1.6 -6.3 -5.0 0.0 1.8 -- 104 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 15.4 -3.3 0.4 -7.1 -3.6 0.0 2.4 8.1 231 ( 9.6) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -2.1 4.3 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.9 -2.1 3.5 -2.8 0.0 0.0 1.8 9.6 413 (17.2) 37/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.5 -2.0 0.3 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 4.2 -5.1 -1.5 -2.9 -4.6 0.0 0.6 4.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 10.1 -5.1 -3.0 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.2 -1.8 5.1 -2.0 -0.8 0.0 1.8 9.6 370 (15.4) 34/08
RICHMOND RAAF 13.6 -3.8 -2.9 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 30 ( 1.3) 15/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.3 -1.5 5.0 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 35/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 7.5 -3.8 -2.6 -2.5 -5.4 0.0 1.0 5.6 147 ( 6.1) 30/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.7 -3.0 -3.2 -5.9 -3.9 0.2 0.6 2.5 72 ( 3.0) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 8.7 -4.3 -2.2 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 13/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.9 -0.4 1.5 -2.8 -2.9 0.2 2.4 3.9 183 ( 7.6) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.8 -2.2 -2.7 -5.6 -- 0.73 4.4 -- 136 ( 5.7) 22/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.9 -1.6 -0.4 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.4 0.0 5.6 -0.4 2.4 0.0 1.2 -- 102 ( 4.3) 28/20
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.3 -0.5 2.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 54/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 0.0 0.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 52/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.8 -0.8 -1.8 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 52/21
HOBART AIRPORT 13.6 +1.2 1.3 -2.8 -1.6 0.0 0.8 0.7 336 (14.0) 43/16
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

32.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.1 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
31.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
31.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.1 : 26.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.3 : 23.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+4.1 : 27.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.0 : 24.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+3.8 : 21.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+3.8 : 20.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.7 : 20.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+5.0 : 17.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+4.6 : 8.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+4.5 : 9.4 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+4.2 : 17.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+4.2 : 15.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

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

-4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-7.9 : 11.6 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.8 : 10.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-7.5 : 12.6 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-7.5 : 12.5 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.4 : 11.5 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

-15.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-11.0 : -1.2 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-11.0 : -5.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-10.3 : 0.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.3 : -3.1 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.6 : 0.0 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.6 : -15.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) 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.
16.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON) Islands ISL
16.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.6 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
14.6 LIAWENEE COMPARISON Central Plateau TAS
13.8 PORT CAMPBELL POST OFFICE W Coast VIC

10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
9.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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0.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.6 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1025 (42.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
922 (38.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
773 (32.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
754 (31.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
746 (31.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
730 (30.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
729 (30.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
711 (29.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
711 (29.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
699 (29.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
699 (29.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
678 (28.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
668 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
653 (27.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
650 (27.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
622 (25.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
610 (25.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
102/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
93/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/20 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
89/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
8.0mm in 31 min to 23:03 15.5mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 74(260/ 63 ) at 23:46
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(340/ 63 ) at 21:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(330/ 70 ) at 14:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(320/ 65 ) at 22:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(340/ 50 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(320/ 63 ) at 23:00