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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0833 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033119

MACKAY M.O

1.4

5.0

14/08/1960

48

3.8

19/07/1965

49

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

TAS

N Coast

091126

DEVONPORT AIRPORT

97

91.0

31/08/2005

12

Y


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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:04EST, 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 19.8 -0.2 10.0 +1.1 8.5 0.0 2.4 -- 246 (10.3) 26/09
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -0.3 9.0 +1.0 7.7 0.6 1.0 3.7 282 (11.8) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 +1.9 11.6 +4.1 9.2 0.0 2.2 9.5 554 (23.1) 58/12
BUNBURY 18.4 +1.1 13.6 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 43/23
MANDURAH 17.9 -- 14.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 46/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -1.3 17.7 -2.7 16.4 0.0 7.2 10.8 301 (12.5) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 -0.1 3.2 -2.8 -0.2 0.0 4.8 10.8 207 ( 8.6) 30/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 +1.6 5.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 500 (20.8) 41/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +0.3 9.4 +1.2 -- 3.0 2.6 4.5 385 (16.0) 46/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 +1.0 6.9 +1.4 4.4 4.6 2.8 5.8 521 (21.7) 59/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.2 -1.1 3.9 -6.4 2.0 0.0 4.8 10.9 178 ( 7.4) 30/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +0.9 18.8 +1.4 16.7 0.0 5.2 8.3 505 (21.0) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 -0.1 15.4 +0.7 14.4 0.0 5.8 5.3 401 (16.7) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -0.7 1.4 -12.6 -- 0.0 -- 8.9 406 (16.9) 35/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.4 +0.6 14.2 +3.6 12.5 0.0 4.0 -- 243 (10.1) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 23.6 +0.3 12.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 293 (12.2) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 23.1 +0.6 6.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 55 ( 2.3) 22/12
COOLANGATTA 24.3 +3.0 7.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 43/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 +1.7 6.7 -2.9 2.7 0.0 3.4 9.2 249 (10.4) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 +1.0 9.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 35/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.1 +3.2 3.8 -2.0 -1.1 0.0 2.2 -- 73 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 +1.1 4.2 -4.0 -1.4 0.0 2.6 10.0 320 (13.3) 26/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.6 +1.4 1.2 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 +4.2 3.2 -3.6 -2.1 0.0 2.2 10.3 255 (10.6) 55/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 +3.1 4.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 39/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +1.5 3.2 +1.1 -1.4 0.0 0.4 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +0.7 0.7 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 +4.8 7.5 -0.6 1.2 0.0 3.8 10.2 355 (14.8) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 +2.8 1.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 +3.4 8.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 37/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.9 +1.9 3.1 +2.1 0.4 0.0 1.8 9.2 393 (16.4) 58/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 +2.7 2.6 -1.0 0.2 0.0 0.8 9.6 204 ( 8.5) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 0.0 2.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 31/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.4 6.9 +1.7 3.0 0.0 4.8 10.1 419 (17.5) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.6 -0.1 5.8 +1.9 -- 0.3 1.7 -- 359 (15.0) 31/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 +0.1 5.5 +3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 285 (11.9) 43/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 +3.0 11.3 +4.6 7.4 0.0 3.6 -- 252 (10.5) 37/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.6 +1.6 10.3 +4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 549 (22.9) 65/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 +1.6 6.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 742 (30.9) 59/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 -0.6 7.9 +4.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 444 (18.5) 70/19
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +2.0 9.5 +4.8 4.8 0.8 3.0 6.1 520 (21.7) 68/13
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

32.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
32.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+5.7 : 25.8 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+5.3 : 26.5 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+5.0 : 25.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.0 : 20.0 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
+4.9 : 25.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.5 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
22.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.8 : 11.4 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.0 : 11.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.0 : 13.6 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+5.8 : 10.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+5.6 : 11.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+5.6 : 13.9 BUSSELTON Lower West WA

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

-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 28.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-3.6 : 28.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-3.3 : 27.1 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-3.2 : 26.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
-3.2 : 29.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.2 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

-12.6 : 1.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
-9.1 : -2.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.8 : 0.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.8 : 5.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-7.2 : 6.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley 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.
30.2 NABOWLA (CHARIS) N Coast TAS
26.6 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
23.0 BLACKWOOD CREEK (KOPANICA) N Coast TAS
22.6 GOULD CREEK (LITTLE PARA RESERVOIR ALERT Adelaide/Lofty SA
22.4 LIFFEY (GULF ROAD) N Coast TAS

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
2.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1540 (64.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1284 (53.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1214 (50.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1172 (48.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
992 (41.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
991 (41.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
989 (41.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
983 (41.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
962 (40.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
952 (39.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
949 (39.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
932 (38.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
927 (38.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
922 (38.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
921 (38.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
911 (38.0) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
900 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
823 (34.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
823 (34.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
790 (32.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
786 (32.8) RHYLL E Central VIC
784 (32.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
772 (32.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
770 (32.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
766 (31.9) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
761 (31.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
756 (31.5) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
742 (30.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
731 (30.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
725 (30.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
716 (29.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
700 (29.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
695 (29.0) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
694 (28.9) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
687 (28.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
682 (28.4) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
681 (28.4) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
680 (28.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
676 (28.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
676 (28.2) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
660 (27.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
658 (27.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
628 (26.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
625 (26.0) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
619 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
618 (25.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
611 (25.5) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
608 (25.3) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
135/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
135/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
130/14 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
126/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/19 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
115/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
113/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
111/22 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
102/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
97/23 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
**S** 96/05 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
94/22 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
94/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/22 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
93/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/19 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
91/21 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(260/ 69 ) at 04:41
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 130(320/100 ) at 14:47
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 95(330/ 52 ) at 23:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 26 ) at 23:58
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 78(330/ 67 ) at 22:30
AIREYS INLET : 76(310/ 65 ) at 13:05
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 95(310/ 67 ) at 23:35
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 111(280/ 63 ) at 23:30
LOW HEAD : 80(320/ 63 ) at 23:30
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 109(320/ 78 ) at 22:00
SWAN ISLAND : 93(310/ 74 ) at 22:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 91(300/ 72 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 135(330/115 ) at 22:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 126(300/ 96 ) at 19:13
TASMAN ISLAND : 100(300/ 82 ) at 23:49
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 111(310/ 67 ) at 15:31
W Coast
WARRA : 104(290/ 50 ) at 22:05
STRAHAN AERODROME : 87(300/ 69 ) at 21:17
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 130(320/ 87 ) at 13:31
MOUNT READ : 122(340/ 69 ) at 19:35
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(300/ 72 ) at 23:41