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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 0814 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

Interior

013030

TELFER AERO

20.9

20.0

17/07/1996

32

Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015635

YULARA AERO

30.1

30.0

27/07/1985

18

1 Y

SA

NW Pastoral

016085

MARLA POLICE STATION

30.5

30.5

26/07/2002

21

1 Y Equal to record.

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

27.6

27.3

28/07/2007

11

1 Y 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 01:01EST, 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 19.1 -0.4 14.3 +4.8 10.7 5.2 4.0 -- 645 (26.9) 43/00
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 +0.4 11.3 +3.2 8.9 19.2 2.8 6.9 631 (26.3) 65/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.2 -0.6 9.3 +1.8 7.3 9.0 3.0 7.7 720 (30.0) --
BUNBURY 16.6 -0.6 11.1 +3.9 -- 8.6 -- -- 805 (33.5) 74/11
MANDURAH 17.2 -- 12.0 -- -- 6.4 -- -- 933 (38.9) 72/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +1.5 18.2 -1.0 16.8 0.0 4.2 11.1 204 ( 8.5) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.9 +8.2 7.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 263 (11.0) 44/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 +4.3 10.5 +5.2 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 277 (11.5) 68/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.8 +3.5 10.4 +2.9 9.0 0.0 2.2 0.7 232 ( 9.7) 48/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 +2.8 8.2 +3.0 6.2 0.0 2.2 7.1 325 (13.5) 63/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.2 +2.5 7.8 -0.8 5.2 0.0 5.8 10.8 254 (10.6) 26/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.9 12.0 -5.0 6.8 0.0 3.4 11.0 192 ( 8.0) 32/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.5 +0.4 10.6 -3.0 7.6 0.0 4.6 10.9 140 ( 5.8) 28/15
MACKAY M.O 20.8 -0.5 9.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 261 (10.9) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 +1.5 6.0 -3.5 3.8 0.0 5.2 -- 138 ( 5.8) 24/16
BUNDABERG AERO 22.6 +0.6 8.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 279 (11.6) 28/09
NAMBOUR DPI 20.9 -0.2 4.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 54 ( 2.3) 21/14
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +1.0 7.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 26/09
BRISBANE AERO 20.3 -0.6 7.5 -1.3 3.0 0.0 3.4 9.9 270 (11.3) 24/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 5.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 32/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.4 +2.3 4.0 -0.7 0.0 0.0 1.4 -- 78 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 +0.2 3.3 -4.2 -1.4 0.0 3.0 10.0 234 ( 9.8) 35/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 +0.4 3.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 +1.4 2.9 -3.4 -1.3 0.0 2.6 8.3 316 (13.2) 21/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.7 +1.2 0.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 21/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.9 -0.4 0.0 -1.4 -3.8 0.2 1.8 6.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.7 +0.5 0.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.9 +1.9 5.8 -1.3 2.9 0.0 1.8 7.7 388 (16.2) --
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 +0.7 0.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 31/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 +0.7 7.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.2 -1.1 0.4 +0.5 -1.2 0.0 1.0 3.9 142 ( 5.9) 45/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 0.0 6.5 +3.8 4.8 0.0 1.6 0.6 138 ( 5.8) 21/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.0 -1.0 5.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.6 -0.7 6.2 +1.9 3.1 0.0 1.4 0.4 264 (11.0) 45/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.5 -0.5 8.2 +5.3 -- 0.0 0.9 -- 147 ( 6.1) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.7 -0.8 1.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 46/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.8 +1.4 7.8 +1.8 5.7 0.0 1.4 -- 95 ( 4.0) 46/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.3 +1.5 4.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 57/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.3 -0.7 3.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 76/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.8 +0.2 2.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 46/21
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 +2.4 5.8 +1.7 5.8 0.0 1.2 5.8 361 (15.0) 45/18
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

35.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+11.1 : 29.5 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+10.6 : 30.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+10.6 : 29.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+10.1 : 30.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 30.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.5 : 18.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+10.4 : 20.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+9.9 : 15.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.3 : 13.5 FORREST Eucla WA

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

-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-2.3 : 4.8 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-2.2 : 20.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-1.7 : 11.1 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW
-1.7 : 10.2 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-1.6 : 17.7 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-1.6 : 12.9 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-1.6 : 12.5 KERANG Lower North VIC

-12.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.2 : 7.8 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-5.9 : -12.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 : 5.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E 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.
45.0 NOBLE FALLS Lower West WA
44.8 GIDGEGANNUP NORTH Lower West WA
42.4 COLLIE Lower West WA
40.0 CHURCHMAN BROOK Lower West WA
39.6 MUNDARING Lower West WA

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

0.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1642 (68.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1320 (55.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1147 (47.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1034 (43.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
960 (40.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
933 (38.9) MANDURAH Lower West WA
882 (36.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
862 (35.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
808 (33.7) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
805 (33.5) BUNBURY Lower West WA
803 (33.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
789 (32.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
746 (31.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
730 (30.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
720 (30.0) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
719 (30.0) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
718 (29.9) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
704 (29.3) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
692 (28.8) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
689 (28.7) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
680 (28.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
655 (27.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
645 (26.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
631 (26.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
624 (26.0) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
611 (25.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
120/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
109/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/22 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
100/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/03 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
98/19 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
96/14 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/21 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
91/16 KILMORE GAP N Central 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 87(280/ 69 ) at 01:07
SWANBOURNE : 78(290/ 63 ) at 03:19
CAPE LEEUWIN : 109(280/ 82 ) at 02:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 98(270/ 65 ) at 03:55
BUSSELTON JETTY : 96(270/ 59 ) at 02:26
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(270/ 67 ) at 17:36
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 96(350/ 80 ) at 14:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 117(320/ 98 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 96(360/ 58 ) at 19:30
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 91(360/ 63 ) at 19:36
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 83(360/ 65 ) at 21:43
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 83(360/ 65 ) at 20:26
DUNNS HILL : 91(360/ 56 ) at 17:30
RHYLL : 87(350/ 65 ) at 23:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 98(360/ 74 ) at 20:57
W Central
POINT WILSON : 85(360/ 65 ) at 20:05
N Central
KILMORE GAP : 89(360/ 72 ) at 17:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 96(350/ 78 ) at 22:01
AIREYS INLET : 91(340/ 56 ) at 22:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(310/ 65 ) at 17:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 95( 10/ 80 ) at 15:20