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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 0743 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

NSW

North Coast

058131

ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT

-4.5

-2.6

13/07/1978

34

-3.5

24/06/1985

40

Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008095

MULLEWA

15.7

15.0

30/07/1996

36

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018116

CLEVE AERODROME

2.4

2.5

13/07/2007

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

10.5

11.6

19/07/2004

12

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040004

AMBERLEY AMO

-4.8

-4.5

13/07/2002

66

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040584

HINZE DAM

2.8

3.9

28/07/2000

14

3.9

28/07/2000

14

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

2.5

3.8

27/07/2003

13

3.8

21/06/2004

14

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040842

BRISBANE AERO

-0.1

1.6

03/07/2002

14

1.6

03/07/2002

14

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040856

RAINBOW BEACH

-1.0

0.0

16/07/2007

16

0.0

16/07/2007

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

3.4

4.2

16/07/2007

12

4.2

16/07/2007

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

-5.8

-4.6

28/07/2003

16

1 Y

NSW

NW Slopes N

054104

PINDARI DAM

-6.5

-6.3

26/07/2002

35

-6.3

26/07/2002

37

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056229

GUYRA HOSPITAL

-7.1

-7.1

16/07/2007

24

-7.1

16/07/2007

25

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

NSW

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

-7.0

-5.9

16/07/2007

12

-5.9

16/07/2007

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

0.0

0.2

21/07/1995

15

Y

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

-2.2

-1.6

08/07/2002

13

1 Y

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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

21.2

20.7

18/07/2006

13

1 Y


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 00:57EST, 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 27.0 +7.5 17.9 +8.4 13.7 0.0 7.6 -- 439 (18.3) 78/12
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +1.7 12.0 +3.9 10.4 1.8 2.6 0.0 258 (10.8) 78/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 +0.4 7.1 -0.4 4.4 0.0 2.4 0.0 170 ( 7.1) 63/20
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.4 8.7 +1.5 -- 5.4 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 63/17
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 13.0 -- -- 3.8 -- -- 300 (12.5) 94/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 +0.5 19.2 0.0 18.0 0.0 9.4 11.1 508 (21.2) 50/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.4 -3.3 -0.2 -4.2 -5.0 0.0 4.8 10.4 343 (14.3) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 13.5 -3.4 -1.2 -6.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 152 ( 6.3) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.3 -4.0 6.5 -1.0 5.3 0.0 1.2 0.0 141 ( 5.9) 15/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -1.2 1.7 -3.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 5.5 241 (10.0) 26/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.9 -3.8 6.8 -1.8 3.1 0.0 5.2 10.6 400 (16.7) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 24.9 -0.8 15.2 -1.8 13.4 0.0 6.4 8.0 483 (20.1) 50/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.4 -2.7 11.2 -2.4 7.2 0.0 5.6 10.8 241 (10.0) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 17.4 -3.9 10.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 410 (17.1) 52/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 18.6 -4.5 4.3 -5.2 -0.6 0.0 4.8 -- 273 (11.4) 35/14
BUNDABERG AERO 19.2 -2.8 5.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 444 (18.5) 30/08
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -2.1 2.0 -5.7 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 139 ( 5.8) 30/00
COOLANGATTA 17.5 -3.0 7.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 37/09
BRISBANE AERO 18.1 -2.8 -0.1 -8.9 -6.0 0.0 4.0 10.0 442 (18.4) 30/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 12.4 -4.2 0.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 546 (22.8) 46/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 12.2 -3.9 0.6 -4.1 -3.6 0.0 2.2 -- 173 ( 7.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 15.9 -2.8 2.1 -5.4 -3.5 0.0 3.0 10.0 329 (13.7) 41/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 14.7 -4.0 3.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.4 -2.6 3.7 -2.6 1.1 0.0 4.0 9.8 556 (23.2) 46/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.9 -2.6 3.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 34/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.2 -4.1 -1.5 -2.9 -2.5 1.6 1.6 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 10.8 -4.4 -2.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.8 -3.2 5.3 -1.8 0.6 0.0 4.4 9.3 740 (30.8) 59/12
RICHMOND RAAF 15.1 -2.3 -1.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 48/11
BELLAMBI AWS 15.2 -1.6 7.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 67/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.0 -0.3 -3.5 -3.4 -6.0 0.0 2.2 8.0 271 (11.3) 39/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.7 -2.0 -1.7 -4.4 -4.2 0.0 1.4 9.3 218 ( 9.1) 32/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -0.2 -1.9 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.5 -2.8 0.4 -3.9 -2.9 0.0 1.6 9.8 251 (10.5) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.5 -0.5 2.1 -0.8 -- 0.1 0.1 -- 258 (10.8) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.7 -0.8 -0.3 -2.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 322 (13.4) 32/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.3 -0.1 5.6 -0.4 4.5 3.2 0.8 -- 168 ( 7.0) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.4 -1.4 4.3 -1.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 421 (17.5) 37/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.3 -0.7 1.3 -1.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 35/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.9 -1.7 -2.2 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 18/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.5 -0.9 4.0 -0.1 0.8 0.4 1.0 5.3 361 (15.0) 32/12
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

32.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
31.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.5 : 27.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.6 : 25.3 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.2 : 25.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.1 : 29.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+5.9 : 26.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

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

+8.7 : 15.7 MULLEWA Central West WA
+8.7 : 18.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.7 : 14.1 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 17.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.8 : 15.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA

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

-4.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.3 : 16.6 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-6.2 : 13.9 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-6.1 : 17.2 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-6.1 : 13.9 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-6.0 : 12.8 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD

-10.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-8.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.0 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

-11.3 : -1.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.5 : -9.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-10.1 : -4.8 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.9 : -9.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-9.8 : -5.8 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E 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.
38.0 BUSSELTON SHIRE Lower West WA
27.8 KOONYA HEIGHTS Southeast TAS
25.4 PREMAYDENA HATCHERY Southeast TAS
22.2 TRARALGON CREEK (MOUNT HOOGHLY) W Gippsland VIC
20.6 LAKE NAMMEN Lower West WA

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

1276 (53.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1245 (51.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1163 (48.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1135 (47.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1061 (44.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
940 (39.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
863 (36.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
860 (35.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
825 (34.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
813 (33.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
799 (33.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
763 (31.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
757 (31.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
757 (31.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
750 (31.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
740 (30.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
715 (29.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
689 (28.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
666 (27.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
643 (26.8) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
635 (26.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
635 (26.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
632 (26.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
630 (26.3) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
602 (25.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
100/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/14 MANDURAH Lower West WA
93/13 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
91/14 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
91/10 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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
PERTH AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
LANCELIN
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
GINGIN AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr 9 min to 17:00 11.5mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
6.8mm in 32 min to 15:23 12.8mm/h
PERTH METRO
7.6mm in 14 min to 15:00 32.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
BICKLEY
17.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
BUSSELTON
13.8mm in 52 min to 15:52 15.9mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
10.2mm in 55 min to 09:00 11.1mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(340/ 56 ) at 14:17
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(320/ 70 ) at 18:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 93( 20/ 69 ) at 13:16
BUSSELTON : 89(350/ 67 ) at 08:01
BUSSELTON AERO : 74( 20/ 65 ) at 15:45
BUSSELTON JETTY : 89(350/ 67 ) at 08:01
MANDURAH : 95(360/ 65 ) at 14:23
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 87(180/ 65 ) at 21:57
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 76(220/ 65 ) at 11:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 91(190/ 70 ) at 10:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 85(250/ 65 ) at 11:00