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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1014 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

VIC

W Gippsland

085300

FOSTER HODDLE

34.0

28.2

14/09/1996

13

1 n


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:15EST, 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 22.0 0.0 10.6 +1.3 8.1 0.0 4.6 -- 255 (10.6) 39/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.6 +1.5 9.6 +0.7 7.6 0.0 3.0 7.2 300 (12.5) 46/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 +3.1 11.0 +3.0 8.3 0.2 3.4 6.0 404 (16.8) 55/11
BUNBURY 19.9 +1.7 14.6 +6.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 371 (15.5) 50/12
MANDURAH 19.0 -- 15.0 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 439 (18.3) 61/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.4 22.6 -0.4 20.9 0.0 7.2 9.7 333 (13.9) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +2.8 12.3 +1.9 7.6 0.0 9.0 11.2 217 ( 9.0) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 -2.4 4.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 438 (18.3) 28/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.9 -0.1 9.6 -0.1 5.5 1.2 9.6 10.3 478 (19.9) 39/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 +0.2 8.6 +2.3 6.2 7.8 2.0 7.9 623 (26.0) 50/04
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.8 +5.6 14.3 +0.1 11.3 0.0 7.2 10.8 -- 34/23
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 -0.3 14.5 -4.2 9.0 0.0 5.2 11.0 202 ( 8.4) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +3.9 14.7 -2.6 13.2 0.0 5.6 10.8 188 ( 7.8) 28/11
MACKAY M.O 28.1 +2.9 16.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 257 (10.7) 32/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +5.6 15.1 +1.5 13.0 0.0 5.0 -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.3 +3.9 12.4 -1.3 -- 0.1 5.5 -- 354 (14.8) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 32.7 +7.8 7.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 72 ( 3.0) 39/15
COOLANGATTA 31.0 +7.9 12.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 55/14
BRISBANE AERO 32.0 +7.8 13.6 +0.9 9.4 0.2 4.0 9.3 300 (12.5) 68/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.2 +1.8 10.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 63/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.8 -2.6 12.6 +4.1 4.2 0.0 5.4 -- 153 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.1 +6.2 14.1 +3.2 10.5 0.0 3.8 9.4 260 (10.8) 59/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +2.4 10.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 +0.2 7.4 -1.6 3.8 0.0 5.8 9.8 340 (14.2) 58/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.6 -1.7 6.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 39/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.2 -2.8 3.3 -0.9 1.8 0.0 1.2 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.5 5.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.2 -1.3 13.1 +2.8 7.1 0.0 7.0 9.6 548 (22.8) 63/09
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 -3.5 8.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 55/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 -1.5 12.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 67/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.4 -1.8 5.6 +2.4 3.0 3.4 4.4 9.9 420 (17.5) 68/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.6 -2.0 6.2 +1.1 4.9 1.4 3.4 5.9 386 (16.1) 46/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -1.6 6.8 +0.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 416 (17.3) 46/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 -0.6 5.0 -2.4 2.4 0.0 5.0 10.7 507 (21.1) 41/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.7 +0.3 4.1 -1.3 -- 0.6 10.8 -- 508 (21.2) 50/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 -0.6 2.4 -1.9 -- 5.4 -- -- 437 (18.2) 46/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +0.2 9.6 +1.7 6.4 1.2 2.8 -- 276 (11.5) 28/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 -0.8 7.8 +1.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 771 (32.1) 54/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.5 4.8 0.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 743 (31.0) 50/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.6 +4.1 8.2 +3.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 28/11
HOBART AIRPORT 17.2 +1.9 7.3 +1.3 4.6 0.2 2.4 10.1 292 (12.2) 48/12
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

41.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
39.5 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT

+12.5 : 33.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.7 : 33.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+10.1 : 32.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.9 : 31.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 31.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.0 : 12.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.8 : 18.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+6.8 : 12.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.4 : 19.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.3 : 12.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.3 : 12.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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

1.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.0 : 7.0 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-6.8 : 10.2 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-6.6 : 7.9 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.4 : 10.8 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.4 : 9.9 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

-4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.4 : 2.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-6.3 : 1.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.2 : 1.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-5.0 : 1.9 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
-4.7 : 2.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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.
34.0 FOSTER HODDLE W Gippsland VIC
32.6 FOSTER (POST OFFICE) W Gippsland VIC
30.4 FISH CREEK W Gippsland VIC
28.0 BOOLARRA SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
27.6 FISH CREEK (HODDLE RANGE) W Gippsland VIC

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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6.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
6.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
4.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
3.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1262 (52.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1084 (45.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1080 (45.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1028 (42.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1011 (42.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
951 (39.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
946 (39.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
938 (39.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
928 (38.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
907 (37.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
896 (37.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
890 (37.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
853 (35.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
849 (35.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
848 (35.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
838 (34.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
813 (33.9) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
804 (33.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
796 (33.2) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
790 (32.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
789 (32.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
784 (32.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
771 (32.1) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
769 (32.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
769 (32.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
746 (31.1) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
743 (31.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
738 (30.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
737 (30.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
721 (30.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
715 (29.8) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
711 (29.6) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
704 (29.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
696 (29.0) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
688 (28.7) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
680 (28.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
677 (28.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
671 (28.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
652 (27.2) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
648 (27.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
648 (27.0) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
638 (26.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
638 (26.6) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
634 (26.4) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
623 (26.0) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
623 (26.0) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
616 (25.7) CERBERUS E Central VIC
611 (25.5) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
610 (25.4) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
608 (25.3) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
604 (25.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
603 (25.1) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
106/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/14 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
93/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
85/16 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
83/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

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.
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MT BAW BAW
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
4.0mm in 2 min to 19:47 120.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(310/ 63 ) at 10:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 67 ) at 18:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(240/ 85 ) at 10:42
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 150(360/ 32 ) at 00:03
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(200/ 69 ) at 07:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(240/ 74 ) at 12:38
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 102(290/ 69 ) at 14:19