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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 0951 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

Wide Bay/Burnett

039333

ROCKY SPRINGS

54.0

42.6

25/09/1998

12

1 y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040537

DUNWICH

67.0

62.4

19/09/1974

39

1 y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040759

CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE

62.0

42.0

05/09/2007

22

1 y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040856

RAINBOW BEACH

99.6

55.2

12/09/2006

16

1 y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

85.4

81.0

11/09/1998

14

1 n

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

85.0

71.0

11/09/1998

12

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002014

KIMBERLEY RES.STATION

7.5

9.4

06/09/2003

51

1 Y

NT

Victoria

014850

TIMBER CREEK

10.2

10.4

01/09/2006

27

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 01:12EST, 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 19.4 -2.6 9.7 +0.4 5.1 0.0 4.6 -- 350 (14.6) 54/10
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -2.0 7.4 -1.5 6.0 0.0 3.2 3.7 297 (12.4) 55/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 +1.4 5.9 -2.1 3.3 0.0 2.6 6.3 262 (10.9) 43/14
BUNBURY 14.9 -3.3 6.3 -2.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 43/18
MANDURAH 16.0 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 301 (12.5) 81/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 -0.1 18.3 -4.7 15.4 0.0 7.2 10.5 339 (14.1) 41/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.6 +2.3 6.6 -3.8 3.7 0.0 6.8 11.3 215 ( 9.0) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 27.2 +5.7 9.7 +1.7 -- 0.4 10.2 -- 256 (10.7) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.5 +6.5 13.7 +4.0 7.3 0.0 4.0 7.9 251 (10.5) 34/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 +4.8 9.8 +3.5 6.6 1.0 4.6 8.1 433 (18.0) 32/04
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.9 -3.3 13.7 -0.5 9.8 0.0 8.0 11.2 358 (14.9) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.4 17.8 -0.9 14.1 0.0 6.6 9.9 374 (15.6) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 -0.1 14.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 5.2 11.2 357 (14.9) 34/08
MACKAY M.O 22.8 -2.4 17.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 431 (18.0) 37/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.7 -5.6 15.7 +2.1 15.5 0.0 1.6 -- 312 (13.0) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.5 -2.9 14.9 +1.2 -- 7.2 0.8 -- 638 (26.6) 50/09
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -5.9 14.2 +3.6 -- 28.0 4.8 -- 184 ( 7.7) 28/09
COOLANGATTA 20.7 -2.4 13.9 +0.5 -- 12.6 -- -- 451 (18.8) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.1 -4.1 13.4 +0.7 12.9 6.0 0.0 0.0 419 (17.5) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.0 -7.4 9.5 -1.1 -- 6.6 -- -- 427 (17.8) 34/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.8 -2.6 7.6 -0.9 5.5 0.0 3.4 -- 327 (13.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.3 -2.6 11.7 +0.8 10.0 9.4 2.8 6.2 446 (18.6) 41/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.5 -3.0 10.3 +0.9 -- 20.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.3 -3.9 8.9 -0.1 7.2 7.8 3.0 3.6 319 (13.3) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.8 -3.5 8.8 +1.1 -- 5.8 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 -1.0 1.5 -2.7 -1.5 0.0 2.0 9.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -2.1 6.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.6 -4.9 11.0 +0.7 7.4 2.2 2.2 6.0 -- 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 17.4 -5.3 8.3 +0.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -5.2 10.4 -2.1 -- 6.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 41/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.2 -3.0 4.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 2.2 3.3 300 (12.5) 26/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.0 2.8 -2.3 -1.0 0.0 3.0 10.6 342 (14.3) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +0.8 2.2 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 21/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.0 +2.6 6.0 -1.4 1.8 0.0 4.0 10.3 280 (11.7) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.4 +2.0 5.4 0.0 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 249 (10.4) 34/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.7 +0.9 4.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 26/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.5 +3.3 8.2 +0.3 5.0 0.0 3.4 -- 118 ( 4.9) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.4 +1.6 1.4 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 22/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 +2.6 0.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 32/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 +2.2 3.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 31/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 +2.9 5.4 -0.6 3.1 0.0 3.0 9.7 379 (15.8) 24/06
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

36.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
35.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
35.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 25.1 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+7.0 : 26.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.0 : 26.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 28.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 24.8 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.7 : 15.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 15.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 16.0 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA
+5.7 : 13.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 13.9 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+5.6 : 12.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.1 : 13.6 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.6 : 16.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-9.4 : 17.3 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-9.2 : 17.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-8.6 : 18.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-8.6 : 20.7 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD

-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-12.2 : 6.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-11.9 : 7.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-11.0 : 9.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-10.4 : 7.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.4 : 10.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

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.
99.6 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85.4 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85.0 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
77.6 LAKE COOROIBAH(PINES AV) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
77.2 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
54.0 ROCKY SPRINGS
Brisbane/SE Coast
99.6 RAINBOW BEACH
85.4 MAROOCHYDORE AERO
85.0 TEWANTIN RSL PARK
77.6 LAKE COOROIBAH(PINES AV)
77.2 MALENY TAMARIND ST
72.0 MALENY DENNING RD
67.8 POINT ARKWRIGHT
67.0 DUNWICH
62.7 BLI BLI
62.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE
57.4 TOOLARA (KELLY)
56.2 RIVERHEADS
52.4 TALLOWOOD
51.8 COMO
51.4 MALENY MARY CAIRNCROSS AVE
50.5 BRIGOODA

**S** 13.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1195 (49.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1165 (48.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
987 (41.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
941 (39.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
940 (39.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
929 (38.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
837 (34.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
807 (33.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
774 (32.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
724 (30.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
683 (28.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
680 (28.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
679 (28.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
655 (27.3) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
638 (26.6) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
621 (25.9) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
610 (25.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
89/16 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
81/19 MANDURAH Lower West WA
81/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/19 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
76/15 CAPE LEEUWIN 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
JANDAKOT AERO
8.4mm in 14 min to 12:00 36.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.0mm/h
SHANNON
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.6mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 78(220/ 65 ) at 22:29
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 89(280/ 67 ) at 16:45
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(260/ 63 ) at 15:04
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 78(***/ 70 ) at 22:51