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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 0920 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 minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

18.5

18.4

22/08/2006

20

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018116

CLEVE AERODROME

28.3

28.1

25/08/2004

12

1 Y

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA DPI

28.8

28.6

25/08/2004

12

1 Y

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

31.7

31.6

13/08/2005

12

1 Y

NSW

Riverina E

074258

DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS

26.4

26.0

16/08/2001

11

1 Y

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

27.0

26.0

25/08/2004

11

1 Y

VIC

Upper North

081123

BENDIGO AIRPORT

23.1

22.3

31/08/1999

16

1 Y

VIC

Upper North

081125

SHEPPARTON AIRPORT

24.1

23.4

26/08/2004

12

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 01:09EST, 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 21.8 +1.8 11.8 +2.9 10.8 0.0 2.8 -- 399 (16.6) 52/11
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -0.7 13.4 +5.4 11.7 6.4 2.8 3.3 520 (21.7) 76/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.0 +0.9 11.0 +3.5 10.8 3.4 4.4 6.2 529 (22.0) 68/16
BUNBURY 16.6 -0.7 13.6 +6.0 -- 27.2 -- -- 596 (24.8) 94/14
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 14.6 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 905 (37.7) 85/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.1 18.4 -2.0 17.6 0.0 6.6 11.4 259 (10.8) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.9 +3.3 4.6 -1.4 0.0 0.0 6.4 11.4 228 ( 9.5) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 28.8 +10.3 11.3 +5.4 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 404 (16.8) 50/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.0 +7.3 11.7 +3.5 4.4 0.0 -- 11.3 213 ( 8.9) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 +5.3 5.9 +0.4 2.7 0.0 1.0 9.7 241 (10.0) 32/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.1 +0.8 13.3 +3.0 10.2 0.0 6.4 11.3 331 (13.8) 32/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +2.0 14.8 -2.6 9.3 0.0 5.6 10.3 244 (10.2) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 14.3 -0.4 12.5 0.0 6.0 10.4 230 ( 9.6) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 22.9 +0.4 16.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- 9.0 326 (13.6) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 +0.7 16.4 +5.8 16.1 10.8 5.6 -- 222 ( 9.3) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 +1.8 14.2 +3.3 -- 0.4 1.8 -- 450 (18.8) 34/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.7 +0.2 12.4 +4.4 -- 77.02 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 26/12
COOLANGATTA 22.7 +1.4 14.4 +4.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 321 (13.4) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.0 +0.2 11.5 +1.9 10.0 1.4 2.2 10.0 367 (15.3) 28/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.5 9.7 +2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 440 (18.3) 30/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.1 +3.2 8.2 +2.4 3.8 0.0 3.8 -- 129 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.1 +0.3 10.4 +2.2 8.5 0.0 1.8 10.4 221 ( 9.2) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.8 +0.6 11.0 +4.3 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.5 +2.9 7.8 +1.0 7.3 0.2 1.6 6.5 438 (18.3) 32/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.2 +4.2 6.7 +1.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 30 ( 1.3) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.6 +5.6 1.9 -0.2 -1.3 0.0 2.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +4.6 4.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +4.9 10.2 +2.1 7.9 0.0 3.0 10.3 289 (12.0) 30/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.9 +4.1 7.9 +3.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 26/18
BELLAMBI AWS 22.2 +4.2 11.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 30/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.2 +7.2 1.2 +0.2 -1.5 0.0 2.4 9.8 150 ( 6.3) 34/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.4 +7.9 3.8 +0.2 0.1 0.0 2.6 10.3 -- 17/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.2 +6.2 5.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.2 +12.0 10.3 +5.1 4.4 0.0 5.6 10.8 275 (11.5) 52/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.8 +9.1 7.8 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.1 +8.8 4.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 34/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.7 +7.7 11.7 +5.0 9.0 0.0 3.6 -- 152 ( 6.3) 24/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.8 +6.8 8.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 24/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.8 +8.4 5.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 41/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +2.2 8.2 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +2.8 7.1 +2.4 7.0 0.0 1.2 6.1 264 (11.0) 41/11
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

34.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.3 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
34.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+13.2 : 32.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.6 : 31.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.6 : 31.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+12.4 : 29.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+12.3 : 31.5 EUCLA Eucla WA

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.2 : 9.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+9.0 : 8.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.7 : 15.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.2 : 13.6 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+8.2 : 13.5 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA

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

5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-1.8 : 14.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-1.5 : 19.7 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-1.4 : 19.2 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-1.4 : 29.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

-4.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.7 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

-3.9 : 15.1 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-3.8 : 2.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.7 : 4.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-3.7 : 4.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-3.6 : 2.2 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-3.6 : 14.7 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
51.8 DARDANUP EAST Lower West WA
51.0 FERGUSON VALLEY Lower West WA
47.4 DARDANUP Lower West WA
45.6 THE WOLD Lower West WA
43.4 FERGUSON VALLEY ALERT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
51.8 DARDANUP EAST
51.0 FERGUSON VALLEY
47.4 DARDANUP
45.6 THE WOLD

ISLANDS

43.4 FERGUSON VALLEY ALERT

12.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

3.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1216 (50.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
982 (40.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
962 (40.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
946 (39.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
905 (37.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
845 (35.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
816 (34.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
799 (33.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
725 (30.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
722 (30.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
692 (28.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
689 (28.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
657 (27.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
654 (27.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
647 (27.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
624 (26.0) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
606 (25.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
602 (25.1) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
122/03 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
106/05 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
104/15 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
100/04 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
94/14 BUNBURY Lower West 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
ROTTNEST ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
BUNBURY
7.6mm in 16 min to 05:32 28.5mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 106(320/ 70 ) at 05:43
CAPE LEEUWIN : 122(300/102 ) at 15:24
CAPE NATURALISTE : 96(280/ 70 ) at 13:00
ESPERANCE AERO : 82(320/ 63 ) at 11:26
BUSSELTON : 87(290/ 69 ) at 11:51
BUSSELTON AERO : 100(320/ 52 ) at 04:26
BUSSELTON JETTY : 102(310/ 85 ) at 04:33
BUNBURY : 95(280/ 70 ) at 14:24
NORTH WALPOLE : 85(310/ 67 ) at 13:24
Cent Wheatbelt
JACUP : 83(280/ 63 ) at 10:17
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 85(310/ 67 ) at 12:37
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(330/ 69 ) at 22:51