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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 0749 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 Coast--Herbert

032040

TOWNSVILLE AERO

1.5

2.0

10/07/2007

13

1.9

02/06/2000

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

16.8

15.2

02/07/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

-2.0

-2.0

02/07/2002

15

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

5.2

5.3

27/07/2003

13

1 Y

NSW

Riverina W

075175

HAY CSIRO AWS

-4.0

-3.0

21/07/2004

11

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 00:58EST, 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 21.6 +2.1 14.8 +5.3 14.1 2.6 3.2 -- 396 (16.5) 63/11
PERTH AIRPORT 18.5 +0.6 9.2 +1.1 8.3 4.6 1.4 2.6 335 (14.0) 55/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 +2.8 9.5 +2.0 6.1 0.0 1.6 3.3 331 (13.8) 89/12
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.4 13.6 +6.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 312 (13.0) 65/22
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 13.6 -- -- 11.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 93/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.2 -1.3 17.3 -1.9 14.6 0.0 5.8 11.0 418 (17.4) 45/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.7 -2.0 -3.7 -7.7 -6.8 0.0 4.6 10.4 259 (10.8) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 17.8 +0.9 -0.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 171 ( 7.1) 30/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 +0.6 5.1 -2.4 1.0 0.0 -- 9.5 213 ( 8.9) 24/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.3 -0.8 1.3 -3.9 -1.1 0.0 1.0 8.6 162 ( 6.8) 32/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.2 -2.5 8.4 -0.2 3.9 0.0 5.2 10.6 370 (15.4) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 24.3 -1.4 14.2 -2.8 11.7 0.0 7.6 10.7 592 (24.7) 54/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.0 -2.1 5.7 -7.9 1.5 0.0 4.0 10.6 226 ( 9.4) 43/15
MACKAY M.O 19.0 -2.3 6.5 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 410 (17.1) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.6 -1.5 2.2 -7.3 -0.9 0.0 3.0 -- 125 ( 5.2) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 21.4 -0.6 4.4 -5.7 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 187 ( 7.8) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 20.7 -0.4 2.7 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 31/10
COOLANGATTA 20.4 -0.1 7.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 54/15
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 +0.6 6.0 -2.8 1.4 0.0 2.6 10.0 316 (13.2) 35/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 +0.7 4.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 32/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.9 -1.2 4.1 -0.6 1.2 0.0 2.4 -- 201 ( 8.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.1 -0.6 12.7 +5.2 9.8 0.0 4.0 3.8 651 (27.1) 46/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.5 -1.2 10.0 +3.7 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.9 -1.1 5.7 -0.6 3.5 2.2 2.6 7.9 502 (20.9) 37/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.6 -1.9 7.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 24/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.6 +0.3 -1.0 -2.4 -5.0 0.0 2.2 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -1.1 0.0 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.9 -2.1 8.3 +1.2 5.0 0.0 2.8 6.0 741 (30.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 16.0 -1.4 4.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 14.4 -2.4 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 43/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.0 +1.7 -2.8 -2.7 -6.9 0.0 2.2 8.1 271 (11.3) 15/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.8 +1.1 -1.2 -3.9 -3.6 0.0 1.0 9.1 124 ( 5.2) 15/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -0.1 -1.4 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 13/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.3 -2.0 -2.0 -6.3 -4.6 0.0 1.4 6.5 179 ( 7.5) 15/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.1 -0.9 -2.7 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 48/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.3 -1.2 0.2 -2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 275 (11.5) 22/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.4 -1.0 2.2 -3.8 1.2 0.4 0.8 -- 87 ( 3.6) 13/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.9 -1.9 1.0 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 21/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.2 +0.2 -2.2 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 324 (13.5) 22/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.2 -1.4 -1.3 -3.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 21/22
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -1.1 2.3 -1.8 -0.2 0.0 0.8 8.1 251 (10.5) 26/10
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

33.9 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
32.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
30.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.7 : 28.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.6 : 25.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.5 : 25.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.5 : 26.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 25.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.9 : 16.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.7 : 13.3 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 15.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 15.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 14.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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

-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.8 : 5.8 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.8 : 9.8 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-4.3 : 26.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.2 : 22.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
-4.2 : 20.6 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD

-14.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-10.5 : -0.4 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-8.8 : 5.2 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-8.7 : 2.2 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
-8.7 : -4.9 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

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.
40.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
36.6 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE MidNorth Coast S NSW
32.6 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW
31.0 WARROORA W Gascoyne WA
31.0 HUNTLY Lower West WA

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

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3.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

989 (41.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
974 (40.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
946 (39.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
919 (38.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
878 (36.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
775 (32.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
741 (30.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
723 (30.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
695 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
690 (28.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
657 (27.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
656 (27.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
653 (27.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
651 (27.1) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
634 (26.4) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
629 (26.2) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
621 (25.9) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
616 (25.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
614 (25.6) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
612 (25.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
93/22 MANDURAH Lower West WA
91/11 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
89/17 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
89/12 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
85/16 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

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
W Pilbara
LEARMONTH AIRPORT
21.8mm in 2 hr to 13:00 10.9mm/h
8.6mm in 22 min to 13:22 23.5mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
4.0mm in 12 min to 10:42 20.0mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
7.0mm in 10 min to 06:33 42.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
BICKLEY
6.2mm in 14 min to 11:00 26.6mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
6.4mm in 35 min to 07:00 11.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
WINDY HARBOUR
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 85(290/ 67 ) at 11:00
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(300/ 70 ) at 17:01
CAPE NATURALISTE : 85(280/ 70 ) at 18:16
BUSSELTON JETTY : 74(290/ 65 ) at 18:40
MANDURAH : 93(320/ 63 ) at 22:23
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 72(140/ 63 ) at 18:00