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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0818 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

TAS

N Coast

091128

MONTAGU (MONTAGU ROAD)

44.0

43.0

10/08/2001

46

1 y

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

38.8

32.0

23/08/2000

21

1 n


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Data is as received at 01:02EST, 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 17.5 -2.5 9.2 +0.3 7.5 11.4 5.2 -- 424 (17.7) 32/12
PERTH AIRPORT 16.6 -1.8 4.4 -3.6 3.7 10.2 1.4 6.8 287 (12.0) 28/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.2 -1.9 6.7 -0.8 4.8 3.2 0.6 5.0 341 (14.2) 34/10
BUNBURY 15.2 -2.1 2.7 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 24/15
MANDURAH 16.3 -- 7.4 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) 26/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.0 -2.3 18.9 -1.5 18.0 0.0 4.2 9.5 247 (10.3) 43/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +7.5 16.7 +10.7 10.8 0.0 8.6 10.0 431 (18.0) 55/18
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 -1.2 3.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 350 (14.6) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -0.3 10.2 +2.0 6.6 1.0 3.0 1.7 346 (14.4) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -0.3 9.5 +4.0 8.9 21.4 4.0 6.8 573 (23.9) 71/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.1 +1.8 6.8 -3.5 5.0 0.0 5.4 10.8 156 ( 6.5) 32/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 19.7 +2.3 16.8 0.0 4.4 3.5 404 (16.8) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.5 17.7 +3.0 17.2 0.0 4.6 7.3 336 (14.0) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 22.4 -0.1 13.7 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- 10.3 279 (11.6) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +1.4 10.2 -0.4 8.7 0.0 3.0 -- 159 ( 6.6) 32/17
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +1.7 9.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 195 ( 8.1) 31/11
NAMBOUR DPI 26.8 +4.3 11.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 1.4 -- -- 24/15
COOLANGATTA 26.7 +5.4 11.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 41/16
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 +1.1 7.6 -2.0 3.7 0.0 2.6 9.9 322 (13.4) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 +4.5 11.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 37/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.7 +5.8 11.3 +5.5 5.2 0.0 4.0 -- 140 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.2 +4.4 10.1 +1.9 5.1 0.0 1.4 1.3 375 (15.6) 32/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 -0.8 7.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 +7.4 10.1 +3.3 9.1 0.0 4.8 5.0 286 (11.9) 54/20
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 +5.8 8.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 21/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.8 +1.8 6.1 +4.0 3.1 4.6 2.6 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +0.7 10.5 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 +3.4 11.9 +3.8 6.5 0.0 6.8 5.2 402 (16.8) 39/22
RICHMOND RAAF 24.8 +5.0 12.9 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 +0.7 10.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 39/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.3 +3.3 4.7 +3.7 0.8 0.0 1.8 8.1 478 (19.9) 50/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.9 +2.4 1.9 -1.7 0.1 0.0 0.8 7.7 200 ( 8.3) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.7 +2.7 3.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 44/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.4 5.4 +0.2 0.6 0.0 3.2 4.9 276 (11.5) 48/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 +1.9 6.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 243 (10.1) 46/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.3 -1.0 4.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 44/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 +1.2 10.4 +3.7 8.6 0.0 2.6 -- 221 ( 9.2) 35/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.9 -0.1 10.7 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 697 (29.0) 67/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 +0.5 5.4 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 658 (27.4) 52/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.7 -3.0 8.3 +4.7 -- 44.8 -- -- 344 (14.3) 41/01
HOBART AIRPORT 11.7 -1.8 7.3 +2.6 7.7 0.8 3.6 2.5 469 (19.5) 43/15
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

33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
33.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
33.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 33.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.2 : 29.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+8.2 : 29.2 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+7.8 : 29.2 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.7 : 27.1 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+10.7 : 16.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 11.6 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+8.5 : 12.9 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+8.4 : 15.3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+8.3 : 15.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 13.7 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-6.1 : 19.5 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-5.5 : 18.2 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-5.4 : 21.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.8 : 16.1 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.8 : 17.0 WILUNA Interior WA

-2.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.3 : -0.1 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.9 : 2.7 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-4.5 : 14.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-4.5 : 1.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-4.4 : 2.3 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 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.
54.0 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS
52.6 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD) N Coast TAS
47.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
46.2 DERWENT BRIDGE (DERWENT RIVER) Central Plateau TAS
44.8 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS

TASMANIA
N Coast
54.0 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY)
52.6 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD)
44.8 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
Central Plateau
47.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
46.2 DERWENT BRIDGE (DERWENT RIVER)

10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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0.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1394 (58.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1252 (52.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1210 (50.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1089 (45.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1042 (43.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1026 (42.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
1020 (42.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1017 (42.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
1009 (42.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
995 (41.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
987 (41.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
980 (40.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
943 (39.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
923 (38.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
906 (37.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
875 (36.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
845 (35.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
839 (35.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
836 (34.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
836 (34.8) RHYLL E Central VIC
832 (34.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
807 (33.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
801 (33.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
788 (32.8) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
783 (32.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
782 (32.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
779 (32.5) STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
771 (32.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
769 (32.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
768 (32.0) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
748 (31.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
746 (31.1) DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
736 (30.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
731 (30.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
729 (30.4) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
724 (30.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
724 (30.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
721 (30.0) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
716 (29.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
713 (29.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
704 (29.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
697 (29.0) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
691 (28.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
687 (28.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
672 (28.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
662 (27.6) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
658 (27.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
652 (27.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
646 (26.9) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
641 (26.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
640 (26.7) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
637 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
634 (26.4) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
627 (26.1) COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
627 (26.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
618 (25.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
611 (25.5) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
609 (25.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
608 (25.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
113/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
111/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/00 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
98/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/14 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
93/17 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/01 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
91/00 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
91/01 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 82(280/ 63 ) at 01:44
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(300/ 58 ) at 22:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(270/ 46 ) at 19:08
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 89(274/ 67 ) at 17:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 82(320/ 69 ) at 11:30
AIREYS INLET : 83(320/ 63 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 108(260/ 54 ) at 22:30
LOW HEAD : 91(330/ 39 ) at 00:11
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 95(300/ 65 ) at 15:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 78 ) at 22:39
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(300/ 69 ) at 00:00
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 85(260/ 69 ) at 15:09
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(280/ 67 ) at 19:44