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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 0953 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009595

PERILLUP

38.0

32.0

15/09/2002

91

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

38.0

38.0

15/09/2002

11

1 n Equal to record.


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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 20.1 -1.9 13.6 +4.3 11.1 2.4 5.6 -- 615 (25.6) 46/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 -0.9 5.9 -3.0 4.7 24.4 3.6 9.3 368 (15.3) 52/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.8 -2.5 9.3 +1.3 9.5 15.0 5.2 4.6 390 (16.3) 61/09
BUNBURY 17.5 -0.7 4.5 -4.0 -- 9.2 -- -- 253 (10.5) 41/11
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 8.3 -- -- 20.6 -- -- 476 (19.8) 59/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -1.4 19.1 -3.9 17.0 0.0 7.6 10.8 284 (11.8) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +4.0 9.9 -0.5 5.9 0.0 7.2 11.4 224 ( 9.3) 35/15
WHYALLA AERO 28.2 +6.7 7.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 243 (10.1) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.5 +7.5 16.3 +6.6 9.5 0.0 -- 9.5 311 (13.0) 44/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 +6.2 8.7 +2.4 3.8 0.0 3.2 9.8 306 (12.8) 28/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 -2.3 11.7 -2.5 8.7 0.0 7.0 11.3 320 (13.3) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.3 16.3 -2.4 11.4 0.0 7.2 10.0 280 (11.7) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 -1.3 13.8 -3.5 11.2 0.0 4.8 9.9 200 ( 8.3) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -3.2 14.9 -1.7 -- 11.6 -- 10.9 419 (17.5) 32/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 -2.1 13.6 0.0 12.0 1.8 1.2 -- 199 ( 8.3) 24/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 -0.3 15.0 +1.3 -- 0.6 2.4 -- 486 (20.3) 35/10
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -0.9 12.4 +1.8 -- 8.8 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 22/11
COOLANGATTA 23.1 0.0 14.2 +0.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 433 (18.0) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 -0.4 12.1 -0.6 10.5 4.0 1.4 10.3 350 (14.6) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.1 -3.3 7.0 -3.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 264 (11.0) 37/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.7 -1.7 8.9 +0.4 5.4 0.0 3.8 -- 203 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -2.1 12.2 +1.3 10.0 5.8 3.4 9.9 439 (18.3) 50/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -2.5 10.2 +0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 -3.3 9.3 +0.3 7.4 12.4 1.0 6.6 245 (10.2) 41/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.7 -3.6 10.9 +3.2 -- 31.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.1 -0.9 3.9 -0.3 0.4 0.0 2.2 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.5 7.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.7 -2.8 12.1 +1.8 9.7 25.4 4.8 4.4 387 (16.1) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 16.8 -5.9 11.8 +3.7 -- 7.2 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 17.1 -3.1 11.8 -0.7 -- 33.2 -- -- 361 (15.0) 41/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.2 -3.0 6.9 +3.7 4.5 5.6 1.0 0.8 119 ( 5.0) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.4 +1.8 2.4 -2.7 -0.5 0.0 3.4 9.1 177 ( 7.4) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.4 +2.3 3.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 18/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.6 +3.2 5.5 -1.9 1.2 0.0 4.2 10.7 197 ( 8.2) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 +2.6 0.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 22/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.3 +2.5 0.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 21/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +4.1 7.7 -0.2 4.8 0.0 3.0 -- 121 ( 5.0) 18/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.3 +2.5 3.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 +3.7 2.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 24/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.7 +3.2 2.6 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +1.2 4.3 -1.7 1.4 0.0 2.6 10.2 244 (10.2) 28/16
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

36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+11.6 : 33.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 27.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.5 : 27.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.2 : 27.1 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.9 : 25.9 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.3 : 16.4 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+7.2 : 17.0 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA
+6.9 : 15.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 15.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 16.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.6 : 14.9 FORREST Eucla WA

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

2.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.1 : 17.1 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-5.9 : 16.8 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-5.8 : 19.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 21.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-5.6 : 17.7 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.6 : 25.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

-5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.0 : 5.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-8.3 : 11.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-8.1 : 12.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.9 : 15.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-7.8 : 12.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-7.8 : 10.8 DOUGLAS RIVER 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.
52.4 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE) Illawarra NSW
49.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
49.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
42.4 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
42.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
42.4 KARRI VALLEY RESORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
49.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB
Illawarra
52.4 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE)

ISLANDS
Islands
49.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
42.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

11.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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4.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1098 (45.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
969 (40.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
918 (38.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
911 (38.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
879 (36.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
803 (33.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
799 (33.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
775 (32.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
775 (32.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
764 (31.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
739 (30.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
738 (30.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
722 (30.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
711 (29.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
701 (29.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
667 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
666 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
664 (27.7) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
634 (26.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
630 (26.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
618 (25.8) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
615 (25.6) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
606 (25.3) FORREST Eucla WA
80/11 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
80/07 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76/14 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
72/16 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
70/13 FORREST Eucla WA
70/12 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.0mm/h
None reported