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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0901 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Maranoa

043097

TEELBA

32.5

19.0

26/08/1974

12

1 n

QLD

Maranoa

043106

RICHLAND HILL

27.6

26.8

06/08/2000

16

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009519

CAPE NATURALISTE

17.1

17.0

17/08/1989

51

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Maranoa

043020

MITCHELL POST OFFICE

12.1

12.1

09/08/1996

38

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

12.2

12.7

25/08/2002

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 01:07EST, 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 22.5 +2.5 12.6 +3.7 10.4 0.0 5.2 -- 427 (17.8) 50/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 +1.1 9.6 +1.6 7.2 0.0 3.2 1.2 396 (16.5) 48/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 +4.7 10.7 +3.2 7.0 0.0 3.8 2.6 447 (18.6) --
BUNBURY 19.7 +2.4 10.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 31/12
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 15.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 65/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.4 20.8 +0.4 20.0 0.0 7.8 11.2 474 (19.8) 46/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.2 -3.4 0.6 -5.4 -3.3 0.0 5.8 11.2 371 (15.5) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 16.1 -2.4 3.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 165 ( 6.9) 22/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -0.3 5.3 -2.9 2.9 0.0 -- 8.0 123 ( 5.1) 22/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.3 -1.8 2.5 -3.0 0.1 0.8 1.0 0.2 172 ( 7.2) 18/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.2 -3.1 13.2 +2.9 11.2 0.0 7.2 10.9 564 (23.5) 45/10
CAIRNS AERO 24.6 -2.0 20.7 +3.3 19.8 1.4 4.2 0.0 445 (18.5) 41/20
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 -0.7 18.8 +4.1 18.6 0.2 4.8 0.5 407 (17.0) 34/00
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -0.5 18.6 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- 1.0 492 (20.5) 41/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.4 -2.4 16.8 +6.2 17.0 0.0 5.6 -- 277 (11.5) 32/16
BUNDABERG AERO 21.4 -1.9 17.7 +6.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 340 (14.2) 34/21
NAMBOUR DPI 17.9 -4.6 17.2 +9.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 28/13
COOLANGATTA 17.4 -3.9 15.8 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 18.4 -3.4 15.4 +5.8 14.4 0.2 3.2 0.0 313 (13.0) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 12.3 -6.4 9.9 +2.4 -- 8.2 -- -- 357 (14.9) 48/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 12.1 -5.8 9.6 +3.8 8.0 0.0 1.8 -- 86 ( 3.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.8 -3.0 13.2 +5.0 12.8 5.8 3.2 0.0 174 ( 7.3) 26/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 15.5 -4.7 11.7 +5.0 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.0 -3.6 7.8 +1.0 5.2 0.0 2.2 0.0 182 ( 7.6) 22/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.3 -3.7 9.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 48/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.5 -0.5 1.3 -0.8 -2.2 0.0 0.8 3.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -0.5 2.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.5 -2.8 11.9 +3.8 10.9 10.4 2.2 0.0 410 (17.1) 65/19
RICHMOND RAAF 12.9 -6.9 11.3 +6.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 30/20
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -3.0 11.2 +0.7 -- 39.8 -- -- 251 (10.5) 55/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.6 -1.4 4.9 +3.9 2.2 0.0 1.6 0.2 128 ( 5.3) 26/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.8 +1.3 3.2 -0.4 3.0 0.2 1.4 5.7 134 ( 5.6) 22/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +1.8 2.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 18/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 -0.2 2.7 -2.5 -1.1 0.0 2.4 9.9 231 ( 9.6) 24/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.2 +0.5 2.0 -1.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 24/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -0.2 -1.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 26/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -0.3 7.1 +0.4 4.0 0.4 1.4 -- 87 ( 3.6) 17/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.5 -1.5 6.8 +0.9 -- 2.6 -- -- 277 (11.5) 22/02
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 -0.2 0.0 -3.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 243 (10.1) 30/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +0.8 0.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +2.3 3.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 1.6 9.9 265 (11.0) 34/10
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

33.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.9 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
31.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
31.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.2 : 27.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+8.2 : 25.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.9 : 25.9 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 25.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 24.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.3 : 24.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 16.6 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.3 : 16.3 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.2 : 17.2 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.2 : 17.3 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.0 : 15.5 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.5 : 14.3 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-10.4 : 14.9 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-10.1 : 12.3 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-10.0 : 12.2 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-9.9 : 12.7 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-7.0 : -0.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.8 : -0.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-6.0 : 13.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-5.8 : 0.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural 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.
76.0 POTTS HILL RESERVOIR Sydney--east NSW
66.0 TARA SHIRE COUNCIL Darling Downs E QLD
64.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP Hunter Valley NSW
63.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE) Sydney--east NSW
44.4 AVALON BEACH (AVALON (AVALON PDE)) Sydney--east NSW

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
66.0 TARA SHIRE COUNCIL

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
64.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
Sydney--east
76.0 POTTS HILL RESERVOIR
63.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE)
44.4 AVALON BEACH (AVALON (AVALON PDE))

11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1121 (46.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
979 (40.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
828 (34.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
795 (33.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
789 (32.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
737 (30.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
676 (28.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
676 (28.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
640 (26.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
635 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
629 (26.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
628 (26.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
627 (26.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
627 (26.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
621 (25.9) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
612 (25.5) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
607 (25.3) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
87/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/10 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
74/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
74/13 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/20 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne 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
WITCHCLIFFE
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
ROCKY GULLY
8.0mm in 31 min to 15:00 15.5mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 17.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
17.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 17.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
21.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 21.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.2mm/h
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
13.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 27.2mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.0mm/h
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(270/ 70 ) at 09:00