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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

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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 0943 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

NSW

Hunter Valley

061143

BULGA (DOWN TOWN)

39.0

39.0

10/09/2006

41

1 y Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE

-1.4

-1.4

11/09/2002

11

1 Y Equal to record.

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

-1.8

-1.0

20/09/1999

11

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

-1.2

-0.6

08/09/2003

11

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast W

034038

MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT

20.6

21.0

01/09/2006

22

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast W

034084

CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT

19.0

22.4

09/09/1998

15

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 01:11EST, 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 22.8 +0.8 10.9 +1.6 9.1 0.2 6.6 -- 357 (14.9) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 +1.2 12.8 +3.9 10.5 0.0 4.0 3.9 424 (17.7) 52/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.9 +1.6 12.2 +4.2 7.6 0.4 4.2 5.0 427 (17.8) 58/09
BUNBURY 17.7 -0.5 14.4 +5.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 416 (17.3) 67/08
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 523 (21.8) 61/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.0 +2.5 23.6 +0.6 21.8 0.0 7.8 10.4 263 (11.0) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.1 -2.2 9.5 -0.9 5.2 0.0 10.0 11.0 309 (12.9) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -3.9 8.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 462 (19.3) 35/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.3 -1.7 6.6 -3.1 1.4 0.0 2.4 10.4 249 (10.4) 30/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -1.9 3.7 -2.6 -0.6 0.4 1.2 8.2 247 (10.3) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.3 -1.9 11.2 -3.0 8.1 0.0 9.8 11.1 391 (16.3) 52/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.4 18.7 0.0 16.5 0.0 7.0 7.1 444 (18.5) 48/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 -2.3 18.8 +1.5 17.9 0.0 6.4 1.5 312 (13.0) 26/12
MACKAY M.O 23.1 -2.1 18.4 +1.8 -- 1.4 -- 1.2 431 (18.0) 50/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.4 -3.9 17.0 +3.4 16.1 0.0 4.6 -- 374 (15.6) 35/21
BUNDABERG AERO 23.5 -1.9 16.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 298 (12.4) 46/20
NAMBOUR DPI 20.2 -4.7 12.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 41 ( 1.7) 28/10
COOLANGATTA 22.1 -1.0 12.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 57/23
BRISBANE AERO 19.8 -4.4 13.2 +0.5 10.8 0.0 4.0 0.0 256 (10.7) 41/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.5 -3.9 10.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 50/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 -3.2 11.9 +3.4 9.2 0.0 3.4 -- 201 ( 8.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.2 -5.7 14.6 +3.7 11.3 1.2 4.2 0.0 447 (18.6) 58/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.5 -5.0 13.4 +4.0 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.3 -5.9 12.4 +3.4 11.3 16.4 4.6 0.0 441 (18.4) 50/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.7 -6.6 11.0 +3.3 -- 9.2 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.1 -2.9 2.9 -1.3 -2.2 0.0 1.0 3.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.6 -3.6 5.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.8 -4.7 13.5 +3.2 11.2 0.0 4.8 5.0 761 (31.7) 61/07
RICHMOND RAAF 15.7 -7.0 11.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 41/17
BELLAMBI AWS 14.7 -5.5 11.8 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 589 (24.5) 63/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 -3.3 3.3 +0.1 1.2 0.0 5.4 10.6 322 (13.4) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 -0.4 1.9 -3.2 -1.8 0.0 2.4 10.9 278 (11.6) 35/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -2.1 4.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 39/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 -2.8 2.1 -5.3 0.0 0.0 5.2 10.7 371 (15.5) 37/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.9 -1.5 0.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 430 (17.9) 26/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 -2.4 1.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 45/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -1.2 7.8 -0.1 5.4 1.4 1.8 -- 176 ( 7.3) 26/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.2 -3.6 6.0 -0.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 39/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 -2.7 1.0 -3.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 448 (18.7) 55/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 -1.9 0.0 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 30/10
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -3.7 3.5 -2.5 1.0 1.8 1.2 8.8 516 (21.5) 26/02
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

38.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+8.1 : 29.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.7 : 32.6 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.9 : 32.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 32.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.0 : 30.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 31.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 31.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.7 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 18.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 18.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 12.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+6.9 : 13.4 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

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

-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-11.2 : 19.0 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-9.9 : 18.6 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-9.6 : 18.1 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-9.3 : 4.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-9.2 : 19.6 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD

-8.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.8 : -2.3 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-8.5 : -3.1 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-8.1 : -0.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.1 : -1.4 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.8 : -2.3 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-7.8 : -3.5 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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.
39.0 BULGA (DOWN TOWN) Hunter Valley NSW
37.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
24.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES) MidNorth Coast N NSW
23.8 MORPETH POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
21.8 RAYMOND TERRACE (KINROSS) Hunter Valley NSW

11.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

992 (41.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
939 (39.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
933 (38.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
914 (38.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
912 (38.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
896 (37.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
879 (36.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
823 (34.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
809 (33.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
781 (32.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
761 (31.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
739 (30.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
730 (30.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
729 (30.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
725 (30.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
711 (29.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
710 (29.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
706 (29.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
687 (28.6) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
681 (28.4) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
676 (28.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
671 (28.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
654 (27.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
653 (27.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
650 (27.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
636 (26.5) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
625 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
622 (25.9) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
620 (25.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
617 (25.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
616 (25.7) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
614 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
605 (25.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
602 (25.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
**S** 108/ POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
100/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/13 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
89/23 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/22 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

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
Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.6mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
11.8mm in 32 min to 13:30 22.1mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 20.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
10.0mm in 36 min to 15:00 16.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 100(270/ 76 ) at 07:01
Cent Wheatbelt
JACUP : 91(250/ 54 ) at 13:50
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 89(120/ 78 ) at 23:25
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(110/ 63 ) at 23:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 83(120/ 69 ) at 21:00
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 83(170/ 69 ) at 16:00
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 85(120/ 67 ) at 22:55
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82( 50/ 63 ) at 23:54
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 83( 20/ 63 ) at 23:32