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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 0752 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

13.9

13.7

31/07/2001

15

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

7.4

7.6

23/07/2004

21

7.9

02/07/1994

21

1 Y

SA

Upper Murray

024048

RENMARK AERO

-5.4

-5.4

30/07/1997

12

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

-5.2

-5.0

25/07/2002

11

-5.0

25/07/2002

12

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087168

SHEOAKS

-2.4

-2.4

26/07/1999

15

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031192

GREEN ISLAND

20.0

20.0

09/07/2007

12

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


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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 19.3 -0.2 14.3 +4.8 11.9 6.4 4.2 -- 644 (26.8) 54/10
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 +0.4 10.9 +2.8 9.9 10.6 1.8 6.6 540 (22.5) 63/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 +0.9 9.1 +1.6 6.5 2.2 3.4 7.0 637 (26.5) 68/13
BUNBURY 17.4 +0.2 10.9 +3.7 -- 12.4 -- -- 656 (27.3) 68/02
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 12.4 -- -- 11.2 -- -- 928 (38.7) 74/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -0.5 18.2 -1.0 17.2 0.0 7.4 11.0 437 (18.2) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.0 +1.3 -2.6 -6.6 -6.5 0.0 4.2 10.4 306 (12.8) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.1 +1.2 -1.6 -6.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 204 ( 8.5) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -0.2 5.4 -2.1 0.3 0.0 -- 4.1 225 ( 9.4) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -1.2 3.0 -2.2 1.0 0.0 2.0 5.3 357 (14.9) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.5 -1.2 6.2 -2.4 3.0 0.0 5.2 10.7 284 (11.8) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 23.8 -1.9 17.9 +0.9 15.8 0.0 8.0 5.1 604 (25.2) 46/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.9 -0.2 9.7 -3.9 5.5 0.0 4.8 6.9 365 (15.2) 48/14
MACKAY M.O 19.4 -1.9 10.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.5 447 (18.6) 50/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.8 -0.3 8.8 -0.7 4.6 0.0 3.6 -- 241 (10.0) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.3 +0.3 10.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 427 (17.8) 46/09
NAMBOUR DPI 19.1 -2.0 10.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 39/15
COOLANGATTA 20.7 +0.2 12.2 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 482 (20.1) 44/11
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 -0.3 8.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 3.4 8.0 375 (15.6) 35/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.6 0.0 3.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 39/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.0 +0.9 2.1 -2.6 -3.2 0.0 2.2 -- 202 ( 8.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -0.8 10.9 +3.4 5.5 0.0 2.8 8.5 463 (19.3) 39/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -2.1 7.8 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.3 -0.7 6.8 +0.5 4.1 0.0 2.2 6.8 352 (14.7) 24/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.9 -1.6 6.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 17/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.3 +1.0 0.1 -1.3 -3.3 0.0 0.8 6.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.7 +0.5 1.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.4 -2.6 8.7 +1.6 7.0 3.2 0.6 2.0 -- 41/13
RICHMOND RAAF 16.1 -1.3 6.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 17/15
BELLAMBI AWS 15.5 -1.3 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 318 (13.3) 22/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.3 0.0 -0.7 -0.6 -4.1 0.2 1.4 6.9 122 ( 5.1) 21/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.0 +1.3 -0.5 -3.2 -3.1 0.0 0.8 8.8 135 ( 5.6) 21/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 +1.1 -1.8 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 15/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.7 -0.6 -1.5 -5.8 -6.0 0.0 1.0 7.2 -- 22/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 +0.8 -2.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 18/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.2 -0.3 -2.6 -5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 24/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 +0.7 2.4 -3.6 0.0 0.0 1.0 -- 102 ( 4.3) 26/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.2 -0.6 -0.8 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 24/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.9 -1.1 -0.3 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -0.5 1.3 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 25 ( 1.0) 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.8 +0.4 1.9 -2.2 -0.2 0.0 0.6 8.9 -- 32/11
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

30.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
30.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
30.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
30.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
30.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
30.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 26.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.1 : 25.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.1 : 29.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.4 : 24.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+5.0 : 23.1 EYRE Eucla WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.4 : 13.6 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.9 : 13.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 14.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.3 : 12.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+7.1 : 18.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

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

-1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.1 : 16.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.5 : 18.7 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.2 : 20.6 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.7 : 14.5 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.6 : 20.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD

-11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
**S** -9.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-9.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

**S** -10.2 : -9.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-9.3 : -5.4 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-8.8 : -5.2 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-8.8 : -5.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-8.2 : -8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro 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.
40.6 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
37.4 KARNET Lower West WA
37.2 WUNGONG DAM Lower West WA
37.0 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
35.6 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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2.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1409 (58.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1153 (48.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1128 (47.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1066 (44.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1050 (43.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1035 (43.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1014 (42.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
928 (38.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
924 (38.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
919 (38.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
906 (37.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
904 (37.7) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
892 (37.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
823 (34.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
794 (33.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
770 (32.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
744 (31.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
737 (30.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
684 (28.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
672 (28.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
668 (27.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
656 (27.3) BUNBURY Lower West WA
646 (26.9) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
646 (26.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
644 (26.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
641 (26.7) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
638 (26.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
608 (25.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
605 (25.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
604 (25.2) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
102/05 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/10 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
89/00 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
81/00 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
74/11 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
74/07 MANDURAH Lower West WA
74/11 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 82(300/ 63 ) at 00:53
CAPE LEEUWIN : 96(300/ 69 ) at 05:17
CAPE NATURALISTE : 93(280/ 61 ) at 10:25
BUSSELTON JETTY : 98(300/ 80 ) at 06:21