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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 0848 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

SA

W Agricultural

018191

COULTA (COLES POINT)

1.8

2.2

20/08/1997

14

1 Y

SA

Lower Murray

024580

STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE

-0.9

-0.7

24/08/2002

12

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094020

DOVER

-1.8

-1.5

07/08/2006

18

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 01:05EST, 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 18.0 -2.0 11.5 +2.6 8.2 0.6 2.8 -- 427 (17.8) 48/13
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -1.5 8.4 +0.4 6.6 4.0 2.2 8.2 253 (10.5) 45/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.4 -1.7 8.1 +0.6 4.7 6.6 2.8 7.8 294 (12.3) 41/11
BUNBURY 16.0 -1.3 5.9 -1.7 -- 10.6 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 39/14
MANDURAH 15.8 -- 11.3 -- -- 10.6 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 48/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +1.2 21.3 +0.9 20.2 0.0 4.6 10.8 -- 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 +4.7 4.2 -1.8 0.7 0.0 7.2 11.0 315 (13.1) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.5 +2.0 -0.1 -6.0 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 251 (10.5) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.2 -0.5 7.2 -1.0 1.7 0.0 2.2 10.3 258 (10.8) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.0 -1.1 0.0 -5.5 -4.0 0.2 1.0 9.9 154 ( 6.4) 30/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.7 +1.4 13.4 +3.1 8.6 0.0 8.2 10.9 383 (16.0) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.2 19.9 +2.5 17.8 0.0 6.2 4.5 401 (16.7) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +0.3 17.2 +2.5 15.8 0.0 4.6 10.5 316 (13.2) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 22.7 +0.2 16.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 265 (11.0) 30/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +1.2 14.3 +3.7 11.5 0.0 3.4 -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +1.3 12.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 242 (10.1) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.1 +0.6 9.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 56 ( 2.3) 24/13
COOLANGATTA 22.2 +0.9 13.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 -0.4 12.4 +2.8 9.1 0.0 3.2 8.4 268 (11.2) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 +0.2 11.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 524 (21.8) 48/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.7 +1.8 8.8 +3.0 5.8 0.0 3.6 -- 210 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -1.2 13.2 +5.0 10.3 0.0 4.4 6.8 525 (21.9) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -3.6 11.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.5 -3.1 6.7 -0.1 3.3 0.0 3.8 0.6 478 (19.9) 30/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.1 -2.9 5.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 22/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.6 -0.4 -0.8 -2.9 -4.3 0.0 0.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.8 -1.7 2.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.4 -3.9 6.4 -1.7 2.5 0.0 3.6 5.4 648 (27.0) 43/13
RICHMOND RAAF 16.5 -3.3 2.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 41/12
BELLAMBI AWS 14.8 -3.2 7.5 -3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 488 (20.3) 46/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.2 -0.8 0.5 -0.5 -3.2 0.0 2.6 7.9 274 (11.4) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.1 +0.6 0.9 -2.7 -2.4 0.0 1.8 9.3 167 ( 7.0) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.7 -0.3 0.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 30/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -2.2 -0.8 -6.0 -2.6 0.0 2.6 9.8 270 (11.3) 22/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.7 0.0 -0.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 347 (14.5) 21/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.1 -1.2 1.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.5 +0.5 3.5 -3.2 1.6 1.2 1.4 -- 149 ( 6.2) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.5 -1.5 2.1 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +0.7 -0.4 -4.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 400 (16.7) 35/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.6 -1.1 -0.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 26/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.1 -2.4 0.1 -4.6 -2.3 0.2 0.8 9.4 247 (10.3) 24/03
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

36.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
36.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
36.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+9.0 : 28.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.9 : 26.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 27.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.6 : 29.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.0 : 24.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 28.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 16.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+7.9 : 17.3 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+6.9 : 15.4 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+6.6 : 14.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.3 : 9.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

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

-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 13.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.0 : 14.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.5 : 11.9 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
-5.4 : 8.0 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-5.3 : 14.1 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3 : 13.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

-7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.5 : -4.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-8.0 : -3.9 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.8 : -3.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.6 : -2.1 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-7.3 : -0.9 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA

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.
39.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
28.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
18.4 CHEYNE BEACH Lower West WA
16.4 ALBANY Lower West WA
16.2 LITTLE GROVE Lower West WA

11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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4.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
1.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

898 (37.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
821 (34.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
765 (31.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
745 (31.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
719 (30.0) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
698 (29.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
676 (28.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
675 (28.1) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
655 (27.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
654 (27.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
653 (27.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
648 (27.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
641 (26.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
641 (26.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
633 (26.4) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
628 (26.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
616 (25.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
615 (25.6) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
614 (25.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
81/13 FORREST Eucla WA
78/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
72/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
68/22 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
67/05 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
67/09 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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 None reported