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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 0804 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

SW & S Coast

009996

MITCHELL ESTATE

62.0

57.0

01/07/1994

14

1 y

Lowest grass minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

18.0

18.4

09/07/2006

23

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

11.0

11.0

18/07/1974

11

1 P Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

25.7

25.5

17/07/2002

12

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 01:00EST, 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 18.9 -0.6 10.3 +0.8 9.1 0.0 3.2 -- 451 (18.8) 68/23
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 +3.5 8.9 +0.8 6.2 0.6 1.4 4.6 353 (14.7) 61/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 +4.6 8.0 +0.5 4.2 0.0 2.6 5.2 -- 72/18
BUNBURY 19.3 +2.1 10.5 +3.3 -- 3.2 -- -- 334 (13.9) 59/14
MANDURAH 19.2 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 527 (22.0) 76/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.1 18.9 -0.3 18.0 0.0 7.4 9.9 261 (10.9) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +7.8 7.9 +3.9 4.3 0.0 5.0 10.4 184 ( 7.7) 30/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 +3.1 3.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 304 (12.7) 41/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 +0.6 10.2 +2.7 8.2 2.2 1.6 4.9 282 (11.8) 37/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 +1.0 9.2 +4.0 7.8 7.0 3.0 5.8 557 (23.2) 61/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.6 +2.9 8.1 -0.5 6.8 0.0 4.6 10.7 153 ( 6.4) --
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 19.2 +2.2 17.2 0.0 4.0 7.7 393 (16.4) 46/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 +0.6 14.5 +0.9 12.7 0.0 4.4 5.2 330 (13.8) 28/09
MACKAY M.O 21.2 -0.1 16.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 6.6 374 (15.6) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +2.1 12.8 +3.3 10.4 0.0 4.6 -- 227 ( 9.5) 21/15
BUNDABERG AERO -- -- 9.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 279 (11.6) --
NAMBOUR DPI 24.9 +3.8 5.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 35 ( 1.5) 24/14
COOLANGATTA 21.6 +1.1 6.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 22/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 +3.5 7.5 -1.3 4.2 0.0 1.4 9.1 240 (10.0) 24/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.8 +3.2 6.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 37/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 +4.7 6.2 +1.5 1.8 0.0 2.4 -- 73 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 +2.9 6.0 -1.5 1.5 0.0 2.0 9.6 155 ( 6.5) 22/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +4.6 5.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 +5.0 2.7 -3.6 1.2 0.0 2.6 5.8 246 (10.3) 55/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 +4.0 5.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +2.2 3.7 +2.3 0.5 3.2 2.2 3.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.6 +3.4 4.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 +4.1 10.0 +2.9 3.6 0.0 3.4 3.0 360 (15.0) 55/18
RICHMOND RAAF 21.8 +4.4 4.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 37/19
BELLAMBI AWS 18.8 +2.0 13.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 70/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 +2.4 3.5 +3.6 3.0 1.2 1.8 6.1 274 (11.4) 52/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 +3.5 7.8 +5.1 5.5 2.8 1.8 6.7 236 ( 9.8) 41/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.4 +2.4 7.7 +4.5 -- 9.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 35/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 +2.3 7.2 +2.9 2.3 0.2 3.0 8.0 282 (11.8) 50/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +1.8 4.5 +1.6 -- 1.1 0.1 -- 294 (12.3) 43/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.6 +1.1 1.2 -1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 43/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.9 +2.5 10.1 +4.1 6.8 0.0 2.0 -- 186 ( 7.8) 32/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.1 +1.3 6.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 68/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.7 +1.7 5.1 +1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 602 (25.1) 55/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 +1.4 8.5 +6.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 59/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.9 +3.5 4.0 -0.1 2.3 0.2 0.4 2.2 -- 34/14
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

33.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 29.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.2 : 24.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.8 : 27.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 24.6 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+7.5 : 25.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+7.5 : 23.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 11.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+7.4 : 12.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+7.3 : 7.1 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+7.3 : 10.1 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+7.2 : 7.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

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

-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.9 : 18.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-3.8 : 21.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-3.4 : 19.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-2.8 : 19.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-2.0 : 19.7 KALBARRI Central West WA

-3.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-1.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.7 : -3.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.2 : 2.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
-3.6 : 2.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-3.6 : 1.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-3.4 : 5.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.4 : 2.9 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.4 : 2.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.4 : 3.2 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast 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.
62.0 MITCHELL ESTATE Lower West WA
49.8 JINDONG Lower West WA
40.2 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
31.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
30.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
62.0 MITCHELL ESTATE
49.8 JINDONG

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
31.2 THREDBO VILLAGE

VICTORIA
Upper NE
40.2 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
30.0 MT HOTHAM

10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

2.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
2.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1194 (49.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1177 (49.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1079 (45.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
861 (35.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
834 (34.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
829 (34.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
824 (34.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
806 (33.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
753 (31.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
747 (31.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
731 (30.5) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
717 (29.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
685 (28.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
680 (28.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
674 (28.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
659 (27.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
658 (27.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
657 (27.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
648 (27.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
640 (26.7) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
628 (26.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
627 (26.1) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
623 (26.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
622 (25.9) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
612 (25.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
602 (25.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
109/14 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/11 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/11 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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 Gascoyne
CARNARVON AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
Central West
NORTH ISLAND
6.2mm in 12 min to 11:34 31.0mm/h
Lower West
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
GINGIN AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
SWANBOURNE
5.2mm in 11 min to 18:11 28.4mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
6.8mm in 34 min to 16:00 12.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 85(300/ 63 ) at 23:00
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(310/ 63 ) at 23:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 80(360/ 69 ) at 13:22
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(280/ 67 ) at 00:21
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 109(300/ 69 ) at 14:35
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 91(330/ 45 ) at 12:00
MT HOTHAM : 96(310/ 74 ) at 11:44
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 85(300/ 63 ) at 12:40
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78(260/ 63 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(290/ 65 ) at 18:00