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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 0853 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 grass minimum temperature

QLD

Warrego

044021

CHARLEVILLE AERO

17.6

16.4

31/08/1998

57

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

25.1

25.0

17/08/2002

12

1 Y

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

25.1

25.1

25/08/1998

13

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

15.1

15.0

31/08/1998

11

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043035

SURAT

16.6

16.6

27/08/1973

45

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

17.8

17.5

30/08/2004

11

1 Y


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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 01:06EST, 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 21.0 +1.0 7.7 -1.2 3.5 0.0 3.2 -- 343 (14.3) 30/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +1.0 4.3 -3.7 3.3 0.0 2.6 8.8 179 ( 7.5) 30/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.5 -0.6 9.3 +1.8 8.2 12.4 1.6 2.6 208 ( 8.7) 22/13
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.5 4.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 22/11
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 9.4 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.2 22.1 +1.7 20.8 0.0 7.6 0.7 295 (12.3) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -3.5 6.5 +0.5 2.3 0.0 11.0 11.0 495 (20.6) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 13.8 -4.7 11.5 +5.6 -- 0.8 4.8 -- 537 (22.4) 59/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -1.9 10.3 +2.1 10.0 1.6 3.2 3.0 381 (15.9) 48/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 +2.5 6.9 +1.4 7.5 0.0 3.6 2.3 479 (20.0) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.1 -0.2 11.6 +1.3 9.0 0.0 5.8 2.9 132 ( 5.5) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +1.8 20.9 +3.5 20.0 0.0 3.4 5.3 478 (19.9) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 19.8 +5.1 17.5 0.0 5.8 8.8 513 (21.4) 48/11
MACKAY M.O 23.1 +0.6 19.3 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- 6.7 388 (16.2) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +1.9 16.0 +5.4 15.2 0.0 5.0 -- 376 (15.7) 39/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.8 +1.5 13.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 307 (12.8) 31/10
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +0.5 13.2 +5.2 -- 4.8 1.6 -- 53 ( 2.2) 28/13
COOLANGATTA 22.8 +1.5 14.6 +4.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 +0.9 12.5 +2.9 9.4 0.0 1.0 9.8 187 ( 7.8) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.3 +3.6 11.8 +4.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 641 (26.7) 39/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 -1.8 10.7 +4.9 7.7 6.8 2.6 -- 112 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 +1.1 13.0 +4.8 9.8 0.0 2.2 0.9 235 ( 9.8) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 15.6 -4.6 9.7 +3.0 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.4 -1.2 5.1 -1.7 2.6 0.0 1.6 0.0 180 ( 7.5) 17/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.5 -2.5 6.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 21/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 0.0 3.5 +1.4 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.7 +0.2 9.9 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.2 -1.1 9.0 +0.9 4.0 0.2 1.2 2.3 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 16.6 -3.2 5.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 22/19
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -1.0 10.5 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 22/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.9 +2.9 2.4 +1.4 -0.7 0.0 1.6 8.7 231 ( 9.6) 17/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +2.1 2.3 -1.3 0.3 0.0 2.8 6.5 309 (12.9) 67/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.4 -0.6 0.7 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 37/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 +4.7 8.5 +3.3 4.4 0.0 3.6 6.2 325 (13.5) 52/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.3 +0.6 0.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 287 (12.0) 52/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.4 -0.9 1.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 28/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +1.8 7.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 116 ( 4.8) 18/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.3 -1.7 4.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 30/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.3 +2.9 5.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 541 (22.5) 35/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.9 +0.2 2.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 26/11
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 +0.2 4.0 -0.7 0.2 0.0 1.4 0.8 293 (12.2) 24/14
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

36.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
35.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+6.9 : 27.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+6.9 : 24.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+6.9 : 28.6 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.7 : 24.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+6.5 : 25.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

25.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+12.4 : 18.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+11.5 : 16.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+11.5 : 17.8 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+11.1 : 19.1 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+11.0 : 16.6 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.5 : 20.3 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-6.1 : 21.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-5.9 : 14.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.4 : 15.3 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.3 : 22.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.2 : -0.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-5.6 : 0.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-5.2 : 1.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-5.0 : 2.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.8 : 1.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West 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.
62.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
45.2 BENDEMEER (GLENCLAIR) NW Slopes S NSW
40.0 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS
30.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
24.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
62.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
30.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
24.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
45.2 BENDEMEER (GLENCLAIR)

TASMANIA
N Coast
40.0 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY)

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

0.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1370 (57.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
983 (41.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
959 (40.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
928 (38.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
888 (37.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
883 (36.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
872 (36.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
819 (34.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
789 (32.9) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
780 (32.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
761 (31.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
751 (31.3) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
738 (30.8) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
712 (29.7) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
711 (29.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
710 (29.6) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
696 (29.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
693 (28.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
689 (28.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
678 (28.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
677 (28.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
651 (27.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
649 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
641 (26.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
640 (26.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
624 (26.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
604 (25.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
603 (25.1) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
602 (25.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
91/10 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/21 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
80/13 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
72/21 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.6mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
8.8mm in 17 min to 20:00 31.1mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr 8 min to 20:00 12.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Riverina E
NARRANDERA AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 85(220/ 63 ) at 21:58
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 72 ) at 11:01
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85( 20/ 65 ) at 01:18