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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 0828 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

300000

DAVIS

-2.9

-3.9

30/08/1974

47

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Victoria

014847

KIDMAN SPRINGS

26.7

26.7

05/08/2007

12

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

26.0

26.0

15/08/2002

11

Y Equal to record.


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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 18.8 -1.2 12.1 +3.2 10.3 5.0 3.6 -- 471 (19.6) 61/08
PERTH AIRPORT 16.8 -1.6 12.9 +4.9 11.5 11.0 3.4 3.8 508 (21.2) 71/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -1.1 11.2 +3.7 2.7 0.4 3.0 0.7 -- 59/14
BUNBURY 15.6 -1.7 12.4 +4.8 -- 16.2 -- -- 440 (18.3) 74/12
MANDURAH 16.0 -- 12.7 -- -- 10.6 -- -- 610 (25.4) 70/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.5 17.7 -2.7 16.0 0.0 7.6 11.3 442 (18.4) 48/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.7 -1.9 0.2 -5.8 -3.3 0.0 4.0 10.8 259 (10.8) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.5 +2.0 3.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 161 ( 6.7) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 +1.1 9.7 +1.5 7.4 6.23 5.6 8.6 223 ( 9.3) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +2.4 6.3 +0.8 3.6 1.6 1.2 8.8 399 (16.6) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.2 -4.1 11.0 +0.7 5.5 0.0 7.8 10.9 443 (18.5) 43/09
CAIRNS AERO 24.6 -2.0 16.7 -0.7 13.8 0.0 7.0 10.9 541 (22.5) 54/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.5 -2.5 10.8 -3.9 4.2 0.0 6.4 11.0 338 (14.1) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 19.1 -3.4 9.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 422 (17.6) 48/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 -1.3 5.1 -5.5 1.5 0.0 5.8 -- 280 (11.7) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 -0.6 9.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 432 (18.0) 37/09
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +0.5 8.0 0.0 -- 0.0 13.0 -- 131 ( 5.5) 24/07
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -1.0 2.6 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 -0.4 4.0 -5.6 -0.7 0.0 4.0 10.2 274 (11.4) 32/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.2 -2.5 2.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 576 (24.0) 44/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.5 -1.4 3.7 -2.1 -1.7 0.0 2.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.4 -1.4 2.5 -5.7 -2.0 0.0 2.2 9.8 188 ( 7.8) 39/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.6 -1.6 3.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.7 +0.1 7.3 +0.5 5.1 0.0 5.0 10.3 606 (25.3) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 0.0 3.4 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.5 -3.5 3.4 +1.3 3.1 0.4 0.0 1.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -3.3 4.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 +0.8 9.2 +1.1 4.3 0.0 4.8 10.3 608 (25.3) 45/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.3 -0.5 1.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 +0.2 11.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 55/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 +1.1 3.6 +2.6 0.4 0.0 3.8 10.0 455 (19.0) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.0 -2.5 5.1 +1.5 3.0 0.0 1.4 1.1 337 (14.0) 30/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.2 +0.2 6.1 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 34/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.8 +0.6 3.4 -1.8 1.1 0.0 2.2 7.3 300 (12.5) 24/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 +0.9 5.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 345 (14.4) 30/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.3 0.0 7.1 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 304 (12.7) 28/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +1.5 10.3 +3.6 7.9 0.2 1.0 -- 181 ( 7.5) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.6 +0.6 9.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 41/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 +1.5 6.1 +2.4 -- 6.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 37/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 +1.8 0.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 48/23
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 +2.6 7.4 +2.7 2.9 0.2 0.8 6.5 388 (16.2) 52/18
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

32.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
31.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
31.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 27.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.8 : 26.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.7 : 25.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 24.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+6.2 : 23.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+5.8 : 9.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.4 : 6.3 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+5.4 : 13.7 ALBANY Lower West WA
+5.4 : 10.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

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

-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.3 : 26.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.1 : 25.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 26.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-5.9 : 26.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
-5.7 : 25.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-5.7 : 26.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.7 : 27.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.8 : 2.2 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.1 : 3.6 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
-8.0 : 6.5 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.0 : 0.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.9 : 3.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.9 : -1.8 EYRE Eucla 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.
39.7 BUSSELTON SHIRE Lower West WA
32.8 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
30.0 MITCHELL ESTATE Lower West WA
29.6 CHAPMAN HILL Lower West WA
29.2 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

1.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1403 (58.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1334 (55.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1279 (53.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1130 (47.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1125 (46.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1084 (45.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1051 (43.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1037 (43.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1032 (43.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
961 (40.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
942 (39.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
909 (37.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
903 (37.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
873 (36.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
863 (36.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
856 (35.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
821 (34.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
807 (33.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
805 (33.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
801 (33.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
799 (33.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
732 (30.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
727 (30.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
700 (29.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
700 (29.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
693 (28.9) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
691 (28.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
689 (28.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
672 (28.0) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
669 (27.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
662 (27.6) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
661 (27.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
617 (25.7) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
616 (25.7) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
610 (25.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
608 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
608 (25.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
606 (25.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
606 (25.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
122/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/15 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
96/14 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
94/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/11 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

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
Lower West
BICKLEY
9.0mm in 42 min to 08:43 12.9mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
9.0mm in 53 min to 08:53 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
7.6mm in 18 min to 05:00 25.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 80(230/ 67 ) at 12:28
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(320/ 69 ) at 04:01
ESPERANCE AERO : 96(310/ 54 ) at 14:56
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 113(250/ 69 ) at 15:23
CHEADANUP : 87(260/ 70 ) at 13:58
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 74(250/ 63 ) at 00:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(330/ 72 ) at 20:42
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(240/ 93 ) at 09:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(260/ 63 ) at 07:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 82(310/ 63 ) at 19:09
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 65 ) at 12:34