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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0851 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

30.5

30.4

06/08/2002

13

1 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 01:06EST, 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 19.6 -0.4 7.2 -1.7 4.4 0.0 3.8 -- 431 (18.0) 34/11
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +0.4 4.7 -3.3 4.1 0.0 1.8 6.4 352 (14.7) 32/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -1.5 8.3 +0.8 6.7 6.4 2.0 2.9 325 (13.5) 46/10
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.3 5.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 30/12
MANDURAH 17.7 -- 9.9 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.7 21.3 +0.9 20.3 0.0 7.4 10.8 278 (11.6) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +7.4 15.6 +9.6 11.8 0.0 9.0 10.4 438 (18.3) 52/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.8 +0.3 1.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 245 (10.2) 46/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +2.7 10.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 4.0 5.3 360 (15.0) 45/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +0.9 3.5 -2.0 -0.8 0.0 1.8 8.1 304 (12.7) 45/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.2 +3.9 15.7 +5.4 11.2 0.0 8.2 10.7 364 (15.2) 28/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.5 19.4 +2.0 17.9 0.0 5.0 1.0 417 (17.4) 35/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 19.5 +4.8 17.5 0.0 6.2 2.7 471 (19.6) 48/19
MACKAY M.O 22.4 -0.1 18.9 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- 3.6 366 (15.3) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 +0.9 16.9 +6.3 16.0 0.0 5.0 -- 329 (13.7) 37/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +1.3 13.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 324 (13.5) 34/14
NAMBOUR DPI 22.8 +0.3 13.5 +5.5 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 72 ( 3.0) 22/15
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.2 13.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 24/11
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.6 12.1 +2.5 8.4 0.0 3.6 3.1 289 (12.0) 28/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.0 -0.7 11.4 +3.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 677 (28.2) 44/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.2 +3.3 6.7 +0.9 2.6 0.0 3.6 -- 205 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.8 -1.0 9.2 +1.0 6.2 2.2 4.4 6.3 299 (12.5) 22/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -0.9 10.5 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 -0.8 6.2 -0.6 3.0 0.0 2.0 8.3 283 (11.8) 32/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.0 -1.0 4.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 +2.0 1.2 -0.9 -3.6 0.0 4.0 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.5 4.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.1 -2.2 8.3 +0.2 5.3 1.4 2.0 4.8 488 (20.3) 28/12
RICHMOND RAAF 18.4 -1.4 4.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 14.7 -3.3 9.7 -0.8 -- 15.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 26/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 +0.7 5.2 +4.2 2.5 0.0 3.4 7.1 334 (13.9) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 +1.5 1.5 -2.1 -0.4 0.0 2.2 10.5 235 ( 9.8) 46/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 +1.0 1.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.8 +1.6 0.3 -4.9 -5.0 0.0 3.0 9.9 158 ( 6.6) 35/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.7 +1.0 -0.5 -4.4 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 131 ( 5.5) 39/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -0.2 1.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 43/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +2.4 4.9 -1.8 2.6 0.0 2.8 -- 124 ( 5.2) 26/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.7 -0.3 0.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 31/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +1.7 0.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 44/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 +0.4 0.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 +0.7 1.1 -3.6 -1.6 0.0 0.8 8.4 212 ( 8.8) 39/16
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

36.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.9 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
35.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+7.4 : 30.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.2 : 28.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.2 : 28.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+5.7 : 30.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 31.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

+9.6 : 15.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.3 : 12.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+9.2 : 14.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+9.2 : 15.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.6 : 13.4 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

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

0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 13.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 12.8 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-5.3 : 13.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-4.6 : 21.0 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-4.6 : 19.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA

-5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-4.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.1 : -4.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.3 : -3.2 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.0 : -2.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-6.9 : -1.1 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-6.8 : 0.0 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC

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.
50.4 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE) Illawarra NSW
46.0 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
38.4 KIOLOA OLD POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
38.0 MILTON POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
38.0 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
50.4 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
38.0 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA)
South Coast
46.0 ULLADULLA AWS
38.4 KIOLOA OLD POST OFFICE
38.0 MILTON POST OFFICE

11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
1.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1013 (42.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
953 (39.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
909 (37.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
875 (36.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
872 (36.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
869 (36.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
861 (35.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
856 (35.7) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
832 (34.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
822 (34.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
821 (34.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
814 (33.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
808 (33.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
786 (32.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
740 (30.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
724 (30.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
719 (30.0) FORREST Eucla WA
717 (29.9) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
709 (29.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
699 (29.1) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
685 (28.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
677 (28.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
660 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
646 (26.9) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
646 (26.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
636 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
632 (26.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
623 (26.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
622 (25.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
619 (25.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
615 (25.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
606 (25.3) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
603 (25.1) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
602 (25.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
601 (25.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
89/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
78/11 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
78/21 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
72/05 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
70/16 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
70/04 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
EUCLA
12.8mm in 23 min to 02:30 33.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 19.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 20.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
14.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.0mm/h

VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 74(320/ 65 ) at 22:43
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 89( 30/ 63 ) at 00:35