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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 0757 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 maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018106

NULLARBOR

28.8

27.3

09/07/1994

21

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

18.5

18.5

18/07/1996

14

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

19.0

19.0

27/07/2002

12

1 Y Equal to record.

TAS

King Island

098017

KING ISLAND AIRPORT

16.9

16.3

23/07/2000

13

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 00:59EST, 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 18.3 -1.2 13.9 +4.4 11.5 12.0 5.6 -- 774 (32.3) 58/02
PERTH AIRPORT 16.5 -1.4 10.6 +2.5 8.6 28.8 2.6 4.5 576 (24.0) 55/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.2 -1.6 9.0 +1.5 7.6 6.2 3.2 7.2 575 (24.0) --
BUNBURY 15.8 -1.4 10.9 +3.7 -- 25.8 -- -- 574 (23.9) 67/00
MANDURAH 16.0 -- 12.4 -- -- 41.8 -- -- 844 (35.2) 87/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +1.0 18.2 -1.0 17.2 0.0 5.2 10.0 348 (14.5) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.7 +6.0 2.7 -1.3 -0.5 0.0 4.0 10.4 166 ( 6.9) 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 +7.0 5.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 378 (15.8) 44/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 +6.0 9.5 +2.0 2.8 0.0 2.8 9.3 329 (13.7) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 +4.3 7.2 +2.0 5.2 0.0 2.4 9.6 499 (20.8) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.0 +0.3 6.3 -2.3 5.1 0.0 4.2 9.6 208 ( 8.7) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -0.1 18.2 +1.2 17.0 6.4 4.4 5.5 539 (22.5) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 +0.2 16.1 +2.5 13.1 0.0 6.4 6.8 502 (20.9) 48/09
MACKAY M.O 20.0 -1.3 15.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 7.9 616 (25.7) 45/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.6 +0.5 13.6 +4.1 11.7 0.0 4.8 -- 393 (16.4) 32/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.4 +0.4 12.2 +2.1 -- 0.8 4.4 -- 487 (20.3) 46/11
NAMBOUR DPI 21.1 0.0 10.4 +2.7 -- 5.4 2.2 -- 75 ( 3.1) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 20.6 +0.1 13.3 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 284 (11.8) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 -0.7 11.9 +3.1 8.8 1.0 1.8 6.0 263 (11.0) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.7 -0.9 7.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 35/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.9 +2.8 4.5 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 2.0 -- 67 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.9 +1.2 8.6 +1.1 5.1 0.6 2.0 9.2 153 ( 6.4) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 +1.0 4.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.1 +1.1 2.8 -3.5 0.3 0.2 1.0 5.5 163 ( 6.8) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.3 +1.8 3.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +2.2 0.1 -1.3 -3.1 0.0 1.0 2.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 +3.1 3.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 +2.0 7.8 +0.7 4.9 0.0 1.6 3.1 316 (13.2) 26/10
RICHMOND RAAF 16.1 -1.3 1.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 11/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.6 +0.8 9.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 30/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 +2.3 -0.4 -0.3 -3.3 0.0 1.0 3.5 128 ( 5.3) 30/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 +3.4 4.3 +1.6 2.5 0.0 2.4 5.1 213 ( 8.9) 17/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.7 +1.7 2.5 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 15/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 +6.6 6.3 +2.0 3.3 0.0 2.4 8.3 320 (13.3) 28/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 +2.6 4.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 274 (11.4) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.0 +2.5 3.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.7 +3.3 7.5 +1.5 4.4 0.0 2.0 -- 185 ( 7.7) 32/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.2 +4.4 6.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 44/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 +3.0 5.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 708 (29.5) 45/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +1.9 3.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.2 +4.8 7.3 +3.2 4.7 0.0 2.0 5.8 439 (18.3) 48/13
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

33.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
32.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+10.5 : 28.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.9 : 27.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 27.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.0 : 24.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 25.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+7.3 : 13.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+6.1 : 15.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+6.0 : 9.2 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+6.0 : 17.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.8 : 12.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+5.8 : 11.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 11.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 11.8 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-3.5 : 19.7 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.4 : 21.4 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-2.9 : 21.7 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-2.9 : 25.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

-8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.2 : -8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.8 : -2.4 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-5.5 : 7.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.2 : -2.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.1 : 2.1 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT

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.
41.8 MANDURAH Lower West WA
41.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
38.2 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
38.0 PAYNEDALE Lower West WA
38.0 BALINGUP Lower West WA

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

3.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
2.4 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.3 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1183 (49.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1087 (45.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1080 (45.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1025 (42.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1020 (42.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
954 (39.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
940 (39.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
932 (38.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
906 (37.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
896 (37.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
864 (36.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
844 (35.2) MANDURAH Lower West WA
829 (34.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
827 (34.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
820 (34.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
782 (32.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
774 (32.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
768 (32.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
764 (31.8) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
760 (31.7) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
759 (31.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
750 (31.3) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
749 (31.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
745 (31.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
724 (30.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
720 (30.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
718 (29.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
716 (29.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
714 (29.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
708 (29.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
708 (29.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
707 (29.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
701 (29.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
674 (28.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
642 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
633 (26.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
621 (25.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
616 (25.7) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
606 (25.3) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
601 (25.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
109/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
98/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/01 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
87/02 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
87/00 MANDURAH 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 109(290/ 56 ) at 01:21
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(280/ 67 ) at 01:20
BUSSELTON JETTY : 80(290/ 69 ) at 01:59
MANDURAH : 87(290/ 70 ) at 00:39
NORTH WALPOLE : 85(300/ 63 ) at 13:36
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(330/ 69 ) at 12:37
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(270/ 69 ) at 20:55