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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1017 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 maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031193

ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL

34.9

34.1

30/09/1996

13

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 21.8 -0.2 14.3 +5.0 10.5 1.0 4.8 -- 421 (17.5) 45/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -0.4 13.9 +5.0 10.6 3.0 3.2 7.1 443 (18.5) 54/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -1.3 9.3 +1.3 6.0 0.4 3.4 7.5 487 (20.3) 84/13
BUNBURY 18.1 -0.1 12.6 +4.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 470 (19.6) 63/11
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 13.8 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 603 (25.1) 59/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.6 23.4 +0.4 21.0 0.0 5.6 9.8 333 (13.9) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.3 +9.0 11.8 +1.4 8.9 0.0 9.2 9.8 329 (13.7) 39/16
WHYALLA AERO 28.5 +7.0 4.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 256 (10.7) 57/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.0 +7.0 9.2 -0.5 4.6 0.0 3.2 9.1 210 ( 8.8) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.8 +4.0 4.3 -2.0 10.0 0.2 2.8 7.4 317 (13.2) 50/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.2 +5.0 19.3 +5.1 13.7 0.0 12.4 11.0 404 (16.8) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +3.5 13.5 -5.2 8.1 0.0 5.6 10.8 172 ( 7.2) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +1.9 15.7 -1.6 13.4 0.0 5.8 10.4 188 ( 7.8) 39/15
MACKAY M.O 25.8 +0.6 16.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 321 (13.4) 45/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +2.8 14.0 +0.4 9.5 0.0 7.4 -- 273 (11.4) 30/07
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +1.9 10.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 334 (13.9) 37/08
NAMBOUR DPI 24.7 -0.2 7.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 134 ( 5.6) 26/10
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +2.1 8.4 -5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 296 (12.3) 50/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -0.9 9.1 -3.6 3.2 0.0 10.8 11.0 528 (22.0) 32/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 -1.8 6.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 682 (28.4) 43/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.7 -0.7 5.6 -2.9 -1.6 0.0 5.2 -- 161 ( 6.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +0.4 12.8 +1.9 6.0 0.0 7.6 11.2 448 (18.7) 50/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.3 -1.2 10.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 -1.6 12.1 +3.1 9.8 0.0 8.6 4.3 559 (23.3) 39/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 -1.9 12.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +3.0 1.4 -2.8 -3.7 0.0 4.0 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.7 0.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 -1.5 13.7 +3.4 11.4 0.0 5.0 5.5 782 (32.6) 54/03
RICHMOND RAAF 20.6 -2.1 7.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 30/10
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 -1.6 12.7 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 529 (22.0) 44/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 +2.6 2.9 -0.3 -1.7 0.0 4.8 10.9 388 (16.2) 39/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 +3.1 -0.8 -5.9 -3.7 0.0 3.8 11.0 318 (13.3) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +0.7 1.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.5 +4.1 4.6 -2.8 2.1 0.0 5.0 10.8 249 (10.4) 39/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.3 +1.9 -1.1 -6.5 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 293 (12.2) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.7 +1.9 0.0 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 +4.2 7.0 -0.9 3.9 0.0 3.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) 26/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.8 +4.0 1.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.0 0.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 48/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 -1.1 3.1 -2.0 -- 0.1 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 43/12
HOBART AIRPORT 21.4 +6.1 4.7 -1.3 0.4 0.0 2.6 10.6 355 (14.8) 34/15
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

40.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.7 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
39.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
39.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+12.4 : 33.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 29.9 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+10.8 : 30.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.5 : 33.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.6 : 36.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.7 : 18.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.0 : 22.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 15.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.9 : 17.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.6 : 23.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

5.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.9 : 22.8 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-3.4 : 18.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.4 : 18.7 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW
-3.3 : 20.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.1 : 28.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : -2.6 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-7.0 : -2.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.8 : -2.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.7 : -1.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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.
37.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO) Islands ISL
32.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
29.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH) Islands ISL
29.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY) Islands ISL
17.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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5.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
3.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
3.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1179 (49.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1128 (47.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1110 (46.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1001 (41.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
960 (40.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
957 (39.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
863 (36.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
847 (35.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
782 (32.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
768 (32.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
759 (31.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
756 (31.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
728 (30.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
682 (28.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
675 (28.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
653 (27.2) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
647 (27.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
644 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
630 (26.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
626 (26.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
610 (25.4) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
100/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
84/13 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
80/10 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
78/13 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 100(280/ 63 ) at 08:29
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 91(360/ 54 ) at 23:30
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 235(360/ 17 ) at 09:56
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 70 ) at 13:30