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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 0746 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
Highest daily rainfall

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010061

HAPPY VALLEY

43.6

35.8

21/07/1960

71

1 y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022049

STENHOUSE BAY

3.7

3.8

06/07/1997

12

3.8

06/07/1997

12

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

6.0

6.2

14/07/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

-4.3

-3.2

18/07/2007

42

-3.3

28/06/1971

43

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

-0.1

0.0

18/07/2007

19

0.0

18/07/2007

20

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040854

LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT

-0.5

1.5

18/07/2007

15

0.0

07/11/2004

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

-0.7

0.6

18/07/2007

13

0.6

18/07/2007

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

2.8

3.4

19/07/2007

12

3.4

19/07/2007

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

0.0

0.0

19/07/2007

15

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

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032141

LUCINDA POINT

18.6

19.0

09/07/1983

20

19.0

10/06/2000

22

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 00:58EST, 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 22.1 +2.6 12.2 +2.7 10.8 4.8 3.6 -- 499 (20.8) 28/09
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +2.3 9.3 +1.2 8.5 21.6 2.0 5.8 427 (17.8) 34/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +1.8 11.8 +4.3 10.3 2.6 2.2 8.5 627 (26.1) 45/00
BUNBURY 17.9 +0.7 12.0 +4.8 -- 16.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 46/00
MANDURAH 18.5 -- 13.1 -- -- 11.6 -- -- 648 (27.0) 44/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.9 -0.6 19.3 +0.1 17.8 0.0 8.8 11.0 499 (20.8) 50/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.6 -2.1 -3.1 -7.1 -7.0 0.0 3.8 10.5 297 (12.4) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 13.7 -3.2 -1.8 -7.1 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 164 ( 6.8) 22/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.0 -1.3 4.9 -2.6 0.3 0.0 1.0 9.5 167 ( 7.0) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.3 -0.8 2.0 -3.2 -0.8 0.0 0.8 5.1 148 ( 6.2) 21/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.2 -3.5 8.3 -0.3 4.6 0.0 6.4 10.6 409 (17.0) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 23.0 -2.7 13.5 -3.5 11.9 0.0 5.2 10.7 510 (21.3) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 20.8 -4.3 8.1 -5.5 2.6 0.0 6.2 10.8 317 (13.2) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 16.8 -4.5 5.3 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 448 (18.7) 46/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 19.8 -3.3 2.6 -6.9 -1.5 0.0 4.6 -- 214 ( 8.9) 21/12
BUNDABERG AERO 19.3 -2.7 5.0 -5.1 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 317 (13.2) 31/07
NAMBOUR DPI 19.3 -1.8 -0.6 -8.3 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 69 ( 2.9) 22/11
COOLANGATTA 19.6 -0.9 -0.1 -10.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 44/11
BRISBANE AERO 19.8 -1.1 1.5 -7.3 -2.4 0.0 3.4 9.8 294 (12.3) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.2 -1.4 -0.6 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 30/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.2 -1.9 -1.0 -5.7 -3.6 0.0 2.0 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 0.0 3.0 -4.5 -1.5 0.0 3.4 10.0 353 (14.7) 59/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -2.0 7.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.1 -2.9 7.3 +1.0 3.0 0.0 4.0 0.9 481 (20.0) 48/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.2 -2.3 8.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 34/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.4 +0.1 -0.6 -2.0 -4.1 0.0 0.6 8.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -2.3 -3.3 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.0 -3.0 9.1 +2.0 7.3 0.0 2.4 1.0 713 (29.7) 63/13
RICHMOND RAAF 16.1 -1.3 5.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 39/09
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -1.8 10.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 610 (25.4) 65/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.4 +0.1 0.8 +0.9 -3.3 0.0 1.6 9.5 337 (14.0) 46/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.1 +0.4 -3.2 -5.9 -4.4 0.2 1.2 9.3 225 ( 9.4) 15/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 +0.6 -2.5 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 46/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.2 -2.1 -0.5 -4.8 -3.5 0.0 1.4 9.5 250 (10.4) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -0.1 0.3 -2.6 -- 0.2 2.4 -- 328 (13.7) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.4 -1.1 1.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 26/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 11.9 -1.5 7.3 +1.3 5.5 0.4 0.4 -- 118 ( 4.9) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.6 -1.2 4.3 -1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 277 (11.5) 24/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -0.4 2.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.0 -0.6 -1.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 15/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -1.1 2.4 -1.7 -0.5 0.2 0.4 6.0 254 (10.6) 26/11
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

32.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
31.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
31.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+8.8 : 29.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.7 : 27.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.4 : 25.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.2 : 26.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 24.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.1 : 12.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 17.1 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 13.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 12.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 18.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

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

-2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.6 : 19.2 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-5.3 : 19.5 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-5.2 : 18.5 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-4.9 : 21.3 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-4.9 : 21.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

-9.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD

-10.5 : -4.3 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.3 : 0.6 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
-10.1 : 0.0 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-10.1 : -0.7 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.0 : -0.1 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.0 : -9.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W 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.
48.0 ASTON DOWNS Lower West WA
43.6 HAPPY VALLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
39.8 ASTON DOWNS ALERT Lower West WA
39.4 ACTON PARK Lower West WA
38.8 MITCHELL ESTATE Lower West WA

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

1.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1287 (53.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1208 (50.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1180 (49.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1133 (47.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1111 (46.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
983 (41.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
955 (39.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
930 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
897 (37.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
877 (36.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
862 (35.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
832 (34.7) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
783 (32.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
713 (29.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
672 (28.0) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
671 (28.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
653 (27.2) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
648 (27.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
648 (27.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
632 (26.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
627 (26.1) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
614 (25.6) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
610 (25.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
603 (25.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
603 (25.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
84/00 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
80/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/01 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
72/18 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/16 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 91(180/ 72 ) at 15:15
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 83(250/ 65 ) at 00:30