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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 0825 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

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-0.8

-3.1

04/08/1995

19

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

5.0

2.4

03/08/2007

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Victoria

014847

KIDMAN SPRINGS

26.7

27.4

01/08/2003

12

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

65

63.0

11/08/1999

11

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 01:03EST, 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 22.1 +2.1 8.0 -0.9 5.9 0.0 3.6 -- 424 (17.7) 37/15
PERTH AIRPORT 22.8 +4.4 6.5 -1.5 3.9 0.0 2.8 9.8 344 (14.3) 52/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 +4.7 8.3 +0.8 4.3 0.0 2.6 9.0 409 (17.0) --
BUNBURY 20.1 +2.8 11.9 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 43/11
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 13.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 35/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 0.0 19.3 -1.1 18.2 0.0 5.2 10.8 291 (12.1) 50/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.3 -4.3 0.2 -5.8 -2.9 0.0 3.6 10.8 264 (11.0) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 -1.2 7.0 +1.1 -- 0.6 0.6 -- 240 (10.0) 37/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 -0.9 9.1 +0.9 7.4 0.0 -- 8.8 259 (10.8) 34/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -0.2 7.6 +2.1 6.8 1.4 0.6 3.4 501 (20.9) 43/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.1 -5.2 4.1 -6.2 1.4 0.0 6.4 10.8 444 (18.5) 46/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +0.4 13.5 -3.9 9.0 0.0 3.8 10.7 194 ( 8.1) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.2 -0.8 17.5 +2.8 15.0 0.0 6.8 10.6 388 (16.2) 37/02
MACKAY M.O 19.3 -3.2 12.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 346 (14.4) 46/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.3 -2.5 9.2 -1.4 5.6 0.0 7.0 -- 340 (14.2) 48/23
BUNDABERG AERO 21.8 -1.5 9.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 510 (21.3) 44/08
NAMBOUR DPI 21.5 -1.0 8.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 31/09
COOLANGATTA 18.6 -2.7 3.5 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.1 3.9 -5.7 -2.6 0.0 3.6 10.2 349 (14.5) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.9 -3.8 2.8 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 54/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 -1.8 4.0 -1.8 -2.2 0.0 2.8 -- 155 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 -0.9 0.9 -7.3 -3.2 0.0 4.0 9.8 227 ( 9.5) 28/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -0.1 -0.3 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.5 -0.1 5.1 -1.7 -0.4 0.0 4.8 10.0 374 (15.6) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.8 -0.2 1.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.2 -3.8 1.8 -0.3 0.6 2.8 2.4 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.4 -5.1 2.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 +0.7 8.5 +0.4 3.2 0.0 3.2 10.3 588 (24.5) 55/10
RICHMOND RAAF 18.7 -1.1 6.9 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 46/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 +0.5 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 581 (24.2) 80/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.8 -1.2 4.7 +3.7 2.4 0.2 3.0 9.6 541 (22.5) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.4 -3.1 3.4 -0.2 5.0 0.6 1.4 2.4 329 (13.7) 39/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -2.2 4.5 +0.7 -- 2.2 -- -- 292 (12.2) 41/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.1 -2.1 7.5 +2.3 5.8 0.0 1.8 3.3 376 (15.7) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.7 -1.0 2.7 -1.2 -- 1.42 -- -- 409 (17.0) 39/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.2 -1.1 2.7 +0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 404 (16.8) 43/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 0.0 7.8 +1.1 4.4 1.0 1.0 -- 207 ( 8.6) 30/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.0 -1.0 7.1 +1.2 -- 5.2 -- -- 572 (23.8) 55/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 -0.9 3.7 0.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 534 (22.3) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 +0.9 0.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 30/12
HOBART AIRPORT 12.4 -1.1 3.5 -1.2 1.0 0.6 0.8 2.8 209 ( 8.7) 52/13
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

33.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.9 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
32.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.0 : 23.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+5.7 : 23.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 21.9 ALBANY Lower West WA
+5.6 : 24.5 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+5.3 : 22.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.9 : 21.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+6.9 : 15.2 BUSSELTON Lower West WA
+4.6 : 14.7 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.6 : 12.7 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+4.4 : 8.3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+4.4 : 19.4 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
+4.4 : 8.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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

-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-6.7 : 24.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.4 : 19.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.4 : 22.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.3 : 23.3 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-6.1 : 22.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.1 : 19.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-6.1 : 25.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

-7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.9 : -2.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.0 : -1.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.3 : 0.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.2 : -1.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.2 : -0.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.
75.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
44.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
41.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
39.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
35.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
Southeast
39.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE
Central Plateau
44.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
W Coast
75.6 MOUNT READ
41.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
35.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

2.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1462 (60.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1363 (56.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1136 (47.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1050 (43.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1030 (42.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
997 (41.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
995 (41.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
881 (36.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
864 (36.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
854 (35.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
845 (35.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
762 (31.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
738 (30.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
723 (30.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
710 (29.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
710 (29.6) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
708 (29.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
699 (29.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
674 (28.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
668 (27.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
663 (27.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
661 (27.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
635 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
633 (26.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
629 (26.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
629 (26.2) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
625 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
624 (26.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
623 (26.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
616 (25.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
611 (25.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
610 (25.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
609 (25.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
100/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
83/10 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
81/11 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
81/19 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 85(260/ 69 ) at 05:16
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74(240/ 67 ) at 09:46
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(300/ 63 ) at 18:40
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(250/ 83 ) at 08:56
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(240/ 69 ) at 09:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(240/ 70 ) at 18:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(260/ 76 ) at 01:32