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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 0741 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

Wide Bay/Burnett

039039

GAYNDAH POST OFFICE

-6.4

-5.7

21/07/1995

38

-6.1

16/06/2001

38

Y

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

-3.2

-3.1

16/07/2007

42

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

0.0

0.8

10/07/1986

19

0.8

10/07/1986

20

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040854

LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT

1.5

1.6

23/07/1996

15

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

0.6

1.2

16/07/2007

13

1.2

16/07/2007

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Central

086372

DUNNS HILL

0.0

0.1

22/07/1991

14

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008025

CARNAMAH

26.6

25.5

08/07/2006

47

1 Y

WA

Central West

008039

DALWALLINU COMPARISON

25.1

25.1

18/07/1976

52

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Central West

008051

GERALDTON AIRPORT

29.0

28.8

17/07/1976

65

1 Y

WA

Central West

008225

ENEABBA

29.3

28.2

15/07/1977

34

1 Y

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

30.5

30.1

17/07/2007

32

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

26.7

26.5

08/07/2006

11

1 Y

WA

Central West

008297

DALWALLINU

25.2

25.0

17/07/2002

11

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009037

BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN

26.0

25.8

18/07/1976

41

Y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010058

GOOMALLING

25.8

24.5

09/07/2006

32

1 Y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010111

NORTHAM

25.2

25.0

08/07/2006

41

1 Y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

24.3

24.2

08/07/2006

12

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010568

HYDEN

24.5

24.4

20/07/2002

35

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 29.0 +9.5 14.1 +4.6 12.7 0.0 7.0 -- 472 (19.7) 46/08
PERTH AIRPORT 24.0 +6.1 8.4 +0.3 5.2 0.0 2.0 8.5 -- 32/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.6 +3.8 5.4 -2.1 1.6 0.0 0.4 9.2 200 ( 8.3) 24/11
BUNBURY 20.4 +3.2 3.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 21/13
MANDURAH 19.8 -- 9.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 24/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 +0.2 19.2 0.0 18.1 0.0 6.6 11.0 414 (17.3) 54/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.9 -1.8 -0.2 -4.2 -4.0 0.0 5.0 10.4 269 (11.2) 52/14
WHYALLA AERO 13.0 -3.9 3.3 -2.0 -- 0.8 4.0 -- 299 (12.5) 21/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.7 -2.6 2.7 -4.8 -- 1.4 2.4 5.1 308 (12.8) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -0.9 3.5 -1.7 0.3 3.6 0.0 6.5 423 (17.6) 39/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.3 -4.4 12.8 +4.2 10.6 0.0 7.0 5.6 437 (18.2) 45/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 +0.6 16.2 -0.8 14.5 0.0 5.8 10.6 442 (18.4) 46/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.0 -1.1 11.5 -2.1 9.8 0.0 2.8 10.2 198 ( 8.3) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 19.5 -1.8 11.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 294 (12.3) 35/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.4 -1.7 4.1 -5.4 1.4 0.0 2.0 -- 125 ( 5.2) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 20.8 -1.2 4.5 -5.6 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 237 ( 9.9) 39/13
NAMBOUR DPI 19.9 -1.2 1.5 -6.2 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 43 ( 1.8) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 19.7 -0.8 0.0 -9.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/11
BRISBANE AERO 20.1 -0.8 4.4 -4.4 -1.9 0.0 3.4 10.0 227 ( 9.5) 50/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.5 -3.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 342 (14.3) 59/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 11.6 -4.5 2.7 -2.0 -2.4 0.0 1.4 -- 177 ( 7.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.9 -1.8 2.1 -5.4 -2.3 0.0 2.0 9.9 247 (10.3) 43/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -2.5 1.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.8 -2.2 6.7 +0.4 3.2 0.0 4.2 9.7 677 (28.2) 52/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.6 -2.9 2.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 3.0 -6.3 -1.9 -3.3 -3.0 5.0 0.0 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 9.6 -5.6 -0.8 -3.8 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.4 -3.6 7.0 -0.1 2.0 0.0 2.8 10.1 562 (23.4) 59/14
RICHMOND RAAF 14.4 -3.0 0.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 54/03
BELLAMBI AWS 13.1 -3.7 7.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 74/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.1 -1.2 1.5 +1.6 -2.2 1.8 1.4 9.0 540 (22.5) 41/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 8.6 -4.1 2.0 -0.7 1.4 3.0 2.2 4.0 455 (19.0) 34/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.4 -2.6 0.8 -2.4 -- 6.6 -- -- 383 (16.0) 37/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.6 -2.7 -0.6 -4.9 -3.7 1.0 2.0 8.0 378 (15.8) 32/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.7 -2.3 -0.3 -3.2 -- 6.8 1.3 -- 396 (16.5) 35/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.0 -2.5 -1.5 -3.9 -- 10.4 -- -- 302 (12.6) 41/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 11.4 -2.0 4.3 -1.7 2.6 16.6 1.2 -- 165 ( 6.9) 24/03
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.4 -2.4 3.4 -2.0 -- 7.0 -- -- 605 (25.2) 46/02
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.1 -1.9 0.1 -3.1 -- 12.2 -- -- 444 (18.5) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.9 -1.7 -1.8 -4.0 -- 12.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 30/15
HOBART AIRPORT 9.5 -2.9 4.5 +0.4 1.0 2.0 0.8 5.8 312 (13.0) 45/00
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 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
31.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
31.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+9.7 : 29.3 ENEABBA Central West WA
+9.5 : 29.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.8 : 30.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.7 : 26.6 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.7 : 25.8 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+5.1 : 12.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+4.7 : 14.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.6 : 14.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.5 : 16.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+4.5 : 16.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

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

-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : 2.4 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-7.0 : 4.4 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.8 : 2.5 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
-6.6 : 6.4 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.6 : 7.1 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW

-8.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 0.0 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.4 : -3.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.4 : -2.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.8 : 0.6 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.7 : -0.1 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
44.8 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI) E Central VIC
39.0 OUTTRIM E Central VIC
37.4 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
37.2 KORUMBURRA W Gippsland VIC
37.0 KOORNALLA TRARALGON CK RD W Gippsland VIC

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

3.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
2.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1311 (54.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1157 (48.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1144 (47.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1137 (47.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
960 (40.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
929 (38.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
866 (36.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
855 (35.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
826 (34.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
817 (34.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
801 (33.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
797 (33.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
773 (32.2) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
761 (31.7) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
761 (31.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
737 (30.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
725 (30.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
716 (29.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
714 (29.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
710 (29.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
697 (29.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
695 (29.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
694 (28.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
691 (28.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
678 (28.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
677 (28.2) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
675 (28.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
633 (26.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
615 (25.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
608 (25.3) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
605 (25.2) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
98/16 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
96/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/07 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
91/05 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/19 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(230/ 69 ) at 12:30
GREEN CAPE AWS : 91(250/ 65 ) at 08:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(230/ 78 ) at 04:24
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 78(249/ 63 ) at 00:10
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(210/ 72 ) at 07:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 72(220/ 65 ) at 13:35
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 78(210/ 65 ) at 22:10
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(240/ 63 ) at 05:00