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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 0802 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 minimum temperature

NSW

Lower Darling

047048

BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS

14.7

14.1

28/07/2002

18

1 Y

VIC

E Gippsland

084144

MT NOWA NOWA

11.3

11.0

23/07/2003

12

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085296

MT MOORNAPA

10.7

10.3

24/07/2000

13

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086351

BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY)

12.1

12.0

10/07/2001

25

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

12.4

12.0

25/07/1993

18

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092114

FRIENDLY BEACHES

12.4

12.0

08/07/2001

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069134

BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

23.1

22.9

04/07/1994

16

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

22.3

21.8

04/07/2004

14

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069139

BEGA AWS

23.2

21.8

26/07/2005

13

1 Y

NSW

Riverina W

075041

GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS

23.0

23.0

27/07/2002

31

Y Equal to record.

NSW

Riverina W

075175

HAY CSIRO AWS

23.0

23.0

27/07/2002

11

Y Equal to record.

VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

21.2

20.4

24/07/2000

13

1 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 00:59EST, 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 20.2 +0.7 10.2 +0.7 8.9 0.0 2.6 -- 391 (16.3) 37/11
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +0.9 9.9 +1.8 8.2 7.0 1.2 5.1 299 (12.5) 35/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 +0.4 5.2 -2.3 1.9 0.2 1.6 8.2 386 (16.1) --
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.6 7.1 -0.1 -- 3.2 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 41/16
MANDURAH 16.7 -- 9.8 -- -- 2.8 -- -- 345 (14.4) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 +0.5 20.1 +0.9 18.7 0.0 5.8 10.3 313 (13.0) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.6 +7.9 6.8 +2.8 3.1 0.0 4.8 10.4 201 ( 8.4) 30/15
WHYALLA AERO 23.8 +6.9 5.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 403 (16.8) 46/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 +3.3 7.7 +0.2 3.1 0.0 1.6 8.8 226 ( 9.4) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +3.7 7.5 +2.3 6.0 0.0 2.6 8.5 453 (18.9) 63/18
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.4 +2.7 9.7 +1.1 7.9 0.0 4.6 10.6 149 ( 6.2) 28/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 +0.4 19.5 +2.5 18.0 1.2 3.0 3.8 458 (19.1) 34/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 +0.2 16.0 +2.4 14.4 0.0 4.0 6.0 363 (15.1) 37/09
MACKAY M.O 21.1 -0.2 15.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 456 (19.0) 37/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.1 +1.0 13.9 +4.4 10.7 0.0 4.0 -- 261 (10.9) 32/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.1 +1.1 11.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 351 (14.6) 31/10
NAMBOUR DPI 21.8 +0.7 5.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 45 ( 1.9) 17/11
COOLANGATTA 21.2 +0.7 7.6 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 24/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 +0.1 7.8 -1.0 4.4 0.0 2.4 8.5 255 (10.6) 26/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 +2.1 8.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 30/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.6 +3.5 5.9 +1.2 1.0 0.0 1.8 -- 82 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.6 +0.9 8.0 +0.5 3.6 0.0 1.6 7.8 209 ( 8.7) 24/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +2.7 6.2 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 +4.8 2.5 -3.8 -0.4 0.0 2.2 9.7 110 ( 4.6) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.3 +4.8 3.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.7 +4.4 4.3 +2.9 0.5 0.2 3.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +4.4 3.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.5 +6.5 8.2 +1.1 4.7 0.0 4.0 10.1 324 (13.5) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 +5.2 2.3 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 24/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +5.7 12.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 46/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 +4.4 -1.3 -1.2 -3.6 0.0 1.6 8.1 141 ( 5.9) 34/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.5 +6.8 5.5 +2.8 1.5 0.0 1.0 6.6 250 (10.4) 41/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.4 -1.6 2.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 24/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.3 +7.0 10.7 +6.4 5.9 0.0 5.0 7.7 402 (16.8) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.4 +0.4 8.4 +5.5 -- 2.6 2.3 -- 391 (16.3) 37/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 +2.1 6.4 +4.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 278 (11.6) 28/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 +3.6 11.6 +5.6 7.8 0.2 3.0 -- 220 ( 9.2) 30/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.4 +5.6 9.4 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 420 (17.5) 44/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +4.6 7.5 +4.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 690 (28.8) 45/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +1.8 7.8 +5.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/12
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +4.0 5.3 +1.2 2.7 0.0 1.8 2.6 329 (13.7) 28/00
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

33.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
33.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD

+9.1 : 28.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.0 : 28.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 23.7 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+8.6 : 23.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+8.5 : 25.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
+8.5 : 24.9 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.8 : 14.7 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+9.3 : 14.7 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+8.8 : 13.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.6 : 12.4 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

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

1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.3 : 25.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-3.0 : 18.4 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.7 : 28.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-2.0 : 26.0 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
-1.8 : 22.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

-5.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.9 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.4 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.8 : 5.2 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.8 : 2.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-3.6 : 5.8 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.4 : 11.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-3.4 : 3.0 SHANNON Lower West WA

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.
47.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
28.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
26.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
25.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
25.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

1.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1149 (47.9) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1100 (45.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1037 (43.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
988 (41.2) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
931 (38.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
920 (38.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
897 (37.4) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
838 (34.9) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
822 (34.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
807 (33.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
774 (32.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
768 (32.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
753 (31.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
753 (31.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
714 (29.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
690 (28.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
690 (28.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
677 (28.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
661 (27.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
654 (27.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
648 (27.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
623 (26.0) RHYLL E Central VIC
617 (25.7) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
612 (25.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
605 (25.2) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
601 (25.0) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
98/13 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/21 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
85/00 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
85/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

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
WITCHCLIFFE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE NATURALISTE : 85(360/ 69 ) at 21:56
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78(280/ 65 ) at 23:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(320/ 65 ) at 22:01
Riverina W
HAY AIRPORT AWS : 80(310/ 65 ) at 17:15
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 89(320/ 67 ) at 13:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(300/ 63 ) at 00:30