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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 0925 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

TAS

Southeast

094008

HOBART AIRPORT

14.0

11.4

30/08/2005

50

N

Highest minimum temperature

VIC

Upper NE

083024

MOUNT BULLER

5.6

5.3

31/08/1999

19

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085296

MT MOORNAPA

14.5

14.2

17/08/1995

13

1 Y

VIC

N Central

088164

EILDON FIRE TOWER

11.9

10.8

31/08/1999

12

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

SW Slopes N

073142

COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT

24.0

23.0

11/08/2002

12

1 Y

VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

26.6

26.0

20/08/1995

13

1 Y

VIC

E Gippsland

084143

COMBIENBAR AWS

23.0

23.0

28/08/2005

13

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 21.7 +1.7 10.7 +1.8 9.7 0.0 3.2 -- 299 (12.5) 32/06
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 +1.7 9.7 +1.7 7.9 1.2 3.0 4.9 335 (14.0) 39/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.6 +3.5 10.0 +2.5 7.8 0.2 1.2 7.6 443 (18.5) 54/12
BUNBURY 18.6 +1.3 13.5 +5.9 -- 7.8 -- -- 379 (15.8) 46/23
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 14.0 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 647 (27.0) 54/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +1.2 21.1 +0.7 20.3 0.0 7.0 10.7 303 (12.6) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +7.4 7.4 +1.4 4.0 0.0 7.0 11.4 186 ( 7.8) 41/16
WHYALLA AERO 18.4 -0.1 5.9 0.0 -- 0.0 13.4 -- 470 (19.6) 34/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 +0.9 10.3 +2.1 7.4 0.0 3.8 5.5 370 (15.4) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 +1.0 9.2 +3.7 6.6 0.0 5.2 7.2 492 (20.5) 52/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.1 +2.8 12.4 +2.1 10.6 0.0 5.8 11.2 220 ( 9.2) 32/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.2 19.6 +2.2 17.7 0.8 7.4 6.9 538 (22.4) 43/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +1.6 18.2 +3.5 16.0 0.0 8.8 7.1 493 (20.5) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 22.9 +0.4 17.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 3.2 427 (17.8) 39/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +1.3 13.5 +2.9 11.1 0.0 5.8 -- 286 (11.9) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 +0.5 13.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 383 (16.0) 31/14
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +0.5 8.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 69 ( 2.9) 17/14
COOLANGATTA 22.8 +1.5 9.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 26/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 +1.3 10.3 +0.7 6.6 0.0 4.0 9.3 263 (11.0) 22/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.7 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 30/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 +5.0 8.4 +2.6 4.0 0.0 3.2 -- 54 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +3.5 7.8 -0.4 5.7 0.0 3.2 10.4 178 ( 7.4) 22/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +6.9 6.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.3 +7.7 8.7 +1.9 5.0 0.0 5.4 10.6 347 (14.5) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.4 +7.4 6.1 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 30/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.5 +6.5 5.3 +3.2 0.8 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +6.4 5.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.8 +9.5 12.3 +4.2 7.7 0.0 4.0 10.9 341 (14.2) 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 26.8 +7.0 5.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 34/15
BELLAMBI AWS 25.6 +7.6 15.4 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 35/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.9 +8.9 2.0 +1.0 -1.3 0.0 3.8 10.5 218 ( 9.1) 54/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 +9.9 5.9 +2.3 1.6 0.0 2.6 10.7 196 ( 8.2) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +8.7 4.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 34/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.9 +5.7 8.8 +3.6 0.8 0.0 10.8 10.8 493 (20.5) 39/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.5 +5.8 8.8 +4.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 323 (13.5) 31/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.8 +4.5 6.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 39/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 +5.7 15.3 +8.6 11.0 0.0 4.8 -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.2 +3.2 9.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 50/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 +4.1 5.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 552 (23.0) 46/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 +4.0 7.0 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 46/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 +4.7 9.6 +4.9 14.0 0.0 3.8 7.6 354 (14.8) 59/11
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

37.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
35.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+11.8 : 30.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+11.6 : 28.7 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+11.5 : 28.0 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+11.4 : 28.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+10.9 : 27.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+10.9 : 25.9 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 17.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
**S** +9.2 : 11.5 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+9.1 : 15.5 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+8.7 : 14.5 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+8.6 : 15.3 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+8.6 : 12.1 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

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

4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.7 : 24.1 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-2.3 : 20.9 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-1.4 : 23.5 BLACKWATER WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Highlands QLD
-1.1 : 30.1 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-1.1 : 29.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
-1.1 : 29.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-1.1 : 23.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

-3.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-1.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-7.4 : -1.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.7 : 5.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-2.9 : 4.5 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-2.9 : 12.7 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-2.9 : 4.6 EUCLA Eucla 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.
28.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
16.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
15.2 ROELANDS VILLAGE Lower West WA
15.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
14.6 BRUNSWICK JUNCTION Lower West WA

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

.....

4.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
3.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
1.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1309 (54.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1097 (45.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1081 (45.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1025 (42.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1015 (42.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
968 (40.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
951 (39.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
865 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
861 (35.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
850 (35.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
846 (35.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
806 (33.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
796 (33.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
763 (31.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
758 (31.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
750 (31.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
717 (29.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
714 (29.8) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
711 (29.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
692 (28.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
681 (28.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
670 (27.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
665 (27.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
659 (27.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
647 (27.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
644 (26.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
627 (26.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
625 (26.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
617 (25.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
611 (25.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
607 (25.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
605 (25.2) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
602 (25.1) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
111/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
111/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/00 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 104(320/ 85 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(340/ 65 ) at 00:30
MT HOTHAM : 98(320/ 69 ) at 00:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(270/ 63 ) at 13:45
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(320/ 85 ) at 19:08
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(260/ 74 ) at 18:08
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(300/ 70 ) at 11:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 63 ) at 14:26