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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 0913 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

Brisbane/SE Coast

040026

MUNGAR GAYNDAH ST

43.2

34.2

20/08/2007

11

1 y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Warrego

044207

BAYSWATER

21.2

18.8

06/08/2000

12

1 y

QLD

Far SW

045043

ADAVALE

37.6

23.4

22/08/1988

17

1 y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

74

63.0

24/08/1990

16

Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040068

DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

111

109

22/08/2007

17

Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Darling Downs E

041359

OAKEY AERO

33.4

31.0

28/08/2001

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 01:08EST, 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 21.2 +1.2 14.4 +5.5 13.1 8.8 2.2 -- 438 (18.3) 24/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 +0.8 12.5 +4.5 11.3 8.4 2.2 4.7 451 (18.8) 37/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -0.1 10.7 +3.2 8.1 1.2 3.0 8.2 524 (21.8) 52/04
BUNBURY 17.2 -0.1 13.0 +5.4 -- 13.4 -- -- -- 46/04
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 15.0 -- -- 13.4 -- -- -- 52/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 +0.1 19.4 -1.0 17.5 0.0 9.4 11.3 383 (16.0) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.5 +0.9 5.0 -1.0 1.5 0.0 6.2 11.2 320 (13.3) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +3.1 2.3 -3.6 -- 0.2 9.8 -- 190 ( 7.9) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 +4.6 5.8 -2.4 2.1 0.0 1.4 10.8 155 ( 6.5) 28/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 +3.5 7.1 +1.6 5.3 0.0 1.4 10.2 287 (12.0) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.7 +0.4 11.6 +1.3 9.0 0.0 5.6 11.1 334 (13.9) 48/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.2 16.4 -1.0 21.6 0.0 6.2 11.0 267 (11.1) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +0.6 13.4 -1.3 10.9 0.0 5.2 10.5 156 ( 6.5) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 21.7 -0.8 14.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 266 (11.1) 37/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.3 -2.5 14.4 +3.8 14.9 5.6 3.4 -- 307 (12.8) 37/00
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 -0.6 16.4 +5.5 -- 29.4 2.0 -- 616 (25.7) 74/06
NAMBOUR DPI 15.7 -6.8 14.6 +6.6 -- 33.0 1.0 -- 251 (10.5) 44/22
COOLANGATTA 19.2 -2.1 14.5 +4.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 697 (29.0) 54/14
BRISBANE AERO 18.0 -3.8 14.6 +5.0 14.2 4.6 3.8 0.0 623 (26.0) 54/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.8 -3.9 9.7 +2.2 -- 0.22 -- -- 956 (39.8) 74/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.2 -0.7 9.9 +4.1 7.8 0.0 6.4 -- 363 (15.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.3 -1.5 12.7 +4.5 11.5 12.0 2.0 0.0 407 (17.0) 52/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.5 -0.7 13.2 +6.5 -- 13.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 -0.6 13.0 +6.2 10.2 1.8 4.0 5.0 572 (23.8) 41/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.6 -2.4 9.4 +4.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 +1.0 4.1 +2.0 -0.2 0.0 0.6 9.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.6 +0.1 4.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -0.2 11.6 +3.5 8.8 2.8 3.4 1.6 660 (27.5) 43/02
RICHMOND RAAF 16.5 -3.3 8.7 +4.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 275 (11.5) 34/13
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -1.1 11.1 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 617 (25.7) 43/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.3 +0.3 2.7 +1.7 -1.2 0.0 1.6 3.7 340 (14.2) 32/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +2.1 2.8 -0.8 0.1 0.0 3.0 10.1 336 (14.0) 41/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 +1.6 2.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.2 +4.0 5.6 +0.4 2.3 0.0 4.0 10.3 319 (13.3) 26/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.4 +1.7 2.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 108 ( 4.5) 37/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 +1.3 3.3 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 39/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +2.4 5.9 -0.8 3.5 0.0 2.0 -- 88 ( 3.7) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.8 +1.8 2.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 31/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.0 +2.6 3.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 41/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.0 3.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 12.9 -0.6 1.1 -3.6 -1.9 0.2 1.0 9.5 -- 28/22
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

34.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.5 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.1 : 29.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.2 : 29.1 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.9 : 27.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.4 : 28.1 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+7.2 : 26.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.8 : 12.6 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+9.6 : 14.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 8.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+9.4 : 14.8 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 15.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

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

2.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.9 : 15.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.8 : 16.0 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.7 : 17.6 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.5 : 12.5 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.1 : 15.2 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.3 : -1.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.2 : -1.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.5 : 7.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-6.4 : 0.8 CARNEGIE Interior 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.
84.0 MALENY DENNING RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80.0 COMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
77.6 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
75.0 WATALGAN WINFIELD RD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74.2 COOROY COMPOSITE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
75.0 WATALGAN WINFIELD RD
53.0 BURRUM HEADS
Brisbane/SE Coast
84.0 MALENY DENNING RD
80.0 COMO
77.6 MALENY TAMARIND ST
74.2 COOROY COMPOSITE
70.5 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT
68.6 BEENHAM VALLEY RD
64.8 MALENY MARY CAIRNCROSS AVE
64.2 TOOLARA (KELLY)
58.4 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD
57.0 PEACHESTER WOODFORD RD
56.0 GOOMBOORIAN WEBSTER RD
56.0 TUAN CREEK FOREST STN
56.0 THEEBINE
56.0 TOOLARA FORESTRY
52.8 GOOMBOORIAN TM

11.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

1786 (74.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1688 (70.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1346 (56.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1118 (46.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1005 (41.9) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
987 (41.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
956 (39.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
914 (38.1) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
912 (38.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
878 (36.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
872 (36.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
865 (36.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
858 (35.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
812 (33.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
802 (33.4) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
725 (30.2) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
697 (29.0) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
683 (28.5) HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
678 (28.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
670 (27.9) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
668 (27.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
657 (27.4) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
623 (26.0) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
617 (25.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
616 (25.7) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
616 (25.7) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
613 (25.5) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
601 (25.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
111/22 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
109/21 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/23 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/23 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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
W Pilbara
LEARMONTH AIRPORT
23.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 46.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11.2mm in 19 min to 16:19 35.4mm/h
8.4mm in 11 min to 16:30 45.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 27.4mm/h
9.2mm in 10 min to 16:40 55.2mm/h
18.6mm in 20 min to 17:00 55.8mm/h
47.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 47.4mm/h
14.8mm in 29 min to 17:30 30.6mm/h
43.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 43.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.2mm/h
76.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 25.3mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 21:00 27.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
124.0mm in * hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 35.6mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 31.6mm/h
MALENY TAMARIND ST
36.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
RAINBOW BEACH
70.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.6mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.4mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 24.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 14.8mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 25.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.0mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 25.4mm/h
69.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 23.0mm/h
147.0mm in * hr to 21:00 12.2mm/h
36.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 36.6mm/h
40.6mm in 1 hr 3 min to 23:03 38.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 83(290/ 65 ) at 01:11
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 109(140/ 93 ) at 21:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 111(110/ 93 ) at 22:35
INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER : 78(140/ 63 ) at 16:00