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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 0807 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

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

15.5

15.4

18/07/2000

13

1 Y

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

18.9

16.1

03/07/1969

16

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

27.3

27.0

27/07/2002

11

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 20.4 +0.9 14.0 +4.5 12.0 10.8 3.6 -- 674 (28.1) 54/00
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 +1.1 12.6 +4.5 10.3 12.6 2.4 4.1 554 (23.1) 52/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +1.8 11.3 +3.8 8.6 12.6 4.6 7.1 578 (24.1) 55/11
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.9 13.2 +6.0 -- 12.0 -- -- 559 (23.3) 57/03
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 14.3 -- -- 12.2 -- -- 832 (34.7) 65/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.6 -0.9 19.7 +0.5 18.5 0.0 4.4 10.3 241 (10.0) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 +7.6 7.5 +3.5 4.3 0.0 5.6 10.5 218 ( 9.1) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 +2.1 1.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 223 ( 9.3) 44/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 +1.6 8.4 +0.9 5.5 0.0 -- 2.5 265 (11.0) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 0.0 8.4 +3.2 5.6 1.6 1.0 0.6 468 (19.5) 34/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.6 +2.9 12.1 +3.5 8.7 0.0 6.2 10.8 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.9 20.2 +3.2 19.0 0.0 4.6 5.5 412 (17.2) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +1.1 19.1 +5.5 17.0 0.0 3.6 9.2 274 (11.4) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +4.0 13.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 262 (10.9) 21/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +4.0 9.6 +0.1 8.3 0.0 2.6 -- 128 ( 5.3) 32/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 +4.8 -- -- -- 0.0 3.4 -- -- 41/13
NAMBOUR DPI 25.7 +4.6 4.8 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 34/14
COOLANGATTA 24.2 +3.7 5.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 +3.9 6.4 -2.4 1.9 0.0 3.2 10.0 231 ( 9.6) 54/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.8 +2.2 7.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 59/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.7 +0.6 5.7 +1.0 0.8 2.4 2.0 -- 186 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 +1.3 6.5 -1.0 1.9 0.0 2.4 10.1 186 ( 7.8) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +1.4 6.9 +0.6 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 +1.8 7.9 +1.6 3.9 0.0 3.2 10.1 447 (18.6) 45/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.8 +1.3 5.8 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.9 -1.4 4.8 +3.4 3.0 2.0 1.8 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.4 -0.8 2.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.3 +1.3 8.0 +0.9 2.2 0.4 2.0 10.2 371 (15.5) 54/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 +1.6 3.7 +0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 46/21
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 +1.1 10.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 52/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 +1.6 6.9 +7.0 3.7 0.0 2.2 9.5 475 (19.8) 45/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.2 -0.5 7.0 +4.3 4.5 1.0 1.8 4.6 304 (12.7) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.0 0.0 7.3 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 31/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 +1.4 3.7 -0.6 -0.3 0.0 3.6 8.2 375 (15.6) 18/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.1 +1.1 4.0 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 384 (16.0) 34/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.1 +0.6 3.5 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 324 (13.5) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 +2.0 9.8 +3.8 6.9 0.2 1.2 -- 203 ( 8.5) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.2 +0.4 8.2 +2.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 566 (23.6) 35/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.8 +0.8 5.7 +2.5 -- 2.8 -- -- 519 (21.6) 35/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 +2.9 2.6 +0.4 -- 2.6 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 12.3 -0.1 4.0 -0.1 0.4 0.2 1.4 0.3 245 (10.2) 34/10
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

34.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD

+9.2 : 28.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 29.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 29.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.9 : 27.3 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 27.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+13.4 : 18.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+11.1 : 18.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+10.3 : 15.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.7 : 15.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.1 : 15.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

-1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.2 : 21.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-3.1 : 0.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-2.9 : 22.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-2.8 : -0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.4 : 7.3 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.8 : -1.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-4.7 : 1.5 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : 5.6 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : -0.5 HAWKER Upper North SA
-4.1 : 2.1 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
61.2 BRICKHOUSE W Gascoyne WA
55.2 COORALYA W Gascoyne WA
49.6 MEERAGOOLIA W Gascoyne WA
48.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
48.0 JIMBA JIMBA W Gascoyne WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Gascoyne
61.2 BRICKHOUSE
55.2 COORALYA
49.6 MEERAGOOLIA
48.0 JIMBA JIMBA

TASMANIA
W Coast
48.2 MOUNT READ

10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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2.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1387 (57.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1223 (51.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1221 (50.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1139 (47.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1034 (43.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1029 (42.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
983 (41.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
940 (39.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
937 (39.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
912 (38.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
901 (37.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
892 (37.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
890 (37.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
873 (36.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
849 (35.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
848 (35.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
832 (34.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
819 (34.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
815 (34.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
803 (33.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
793 (33.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
752 (31.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
739 (30.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
724 (30.2) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
720 (30.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
699 (29.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
689 (28.7) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
683 (28.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
674 (28.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
670 (27.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
663 (27.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
661 (27.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
646 (26.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
643 (26.8) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
642 (26.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
638 (26.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
632 (26.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
628 (26.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
625 (26.0) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
620 (25.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
615 (25.6) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
609 (25.4) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
608 (25.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
606 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
604 (25.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
106/09 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/11 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
87/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland 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.
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
6.4mm in 4 min to 02:24 96.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 82(310/ 63 ) at 00:00
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(260/ 50 ) at 02:04
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT : 287(360/ 80 ) at 02:07
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(240/ 65 ) at 15:21
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 93(260/ 72 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(220/ 76 ) at 12:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(260/ 78 ) at 10:01