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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1021 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

41.8

41.6

27/09/2003

15

1 Y


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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:16EST, 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 23.5 +1.5 8.2 -1.1 4.5 0.0 3.8 -- 288 (12.0) 39/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 +1.2 9.0 +0.1 7.4 0.0 3.4 11.0 297 (12.4) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.2 +2.9 9.7 +1.7 6.4 0.2 4.2 6.6 437 (18.2) 45/12
BUNBURY 19.9 +1.7 14.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 39/14
MANDURAH 19.4 -- 14.0 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 444 (18.5) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.4 21.2 -1.8 20.2 0.0 7.2 10.2 327 (13.6) 39/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.5 -0.8 14.0 +3.6 11.4 0.0 12.0 11.1 382 (15.9) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 -1.4 3.9 -4.1 -- 2.0 11.2 -- 372 (15.5) 28/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -1.0 7.0 -2.7 -- 1.4 3.2 10.7 333 (13.9) 26/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 -0.6 5.6 -0.7 1.5 3.2 2.8 5.5 482 (20.1) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.2 +2.0 17.3 +3.1 14.9 0.0 9.4 10.7 292 (12.2) 39/03
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +2.5 18.1 -0.6 17.9 0.0 6.6 10.9 390 (16.3) 32/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.5 17.4 +0.1 16.2 0.0 7.2 9.6 389 (16.2) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 26.6 +1.4 15.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 271 (11.3) 28/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +3.3 11.6 -2.0 9.6 0.0 5.6 -- 186 ( 7.8) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +0.8 14.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 256 (10.7) 41/11
NAMBOUR DPI 30.3 +5.4 12.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 89 ( 3.7) 43/08
COOLANGATTA 30.8 +7.7 16.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 55/10
BRISBANE AERO 30.6 +6.4 13.0 +0.3 9.0 0.0 3.0 10.2 384 (16.0) 61/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 +1.7 11.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 63/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.2 -2.2 12.3 +3.8 3.7 0.0 5.6 -- 211 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.7 +7.8 14.3 +3.4 9.7 0.0 4.8 11.2 429 (17.9) 67/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 +4.9 10.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 +0.9 13.4 +4.4 10.6 0.0 5.0 3.9 281 (11.7) 59/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.2 -1.1 10.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 39/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 -2.0 5.0 +0.8 2.5 1.4 5.4 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.8 -2.4 10.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.5 -3.0 14.3 +4.0 13.6 0.0 5.6 1.9 507 (21.1) 63/09
RICHMOND RAAF 18.9 -3.8 10.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 50/06
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -2.8 14.8 +2.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 412 (17.2) 59/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.9 +0.7 8.2 +5.0 4.7 0.4 4.6 4.8 362 (15.1) 43/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +0.8 8.8 +3.7 8.5 2.2 5.0 10.2 349 (14.5) 46/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -0.3 9.6 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 44/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.4 -1.0 5.7 -1.7 4.2 2.4 6.8 10.6 467 (19.5) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 -0.8 7.4 +2.0 -- 2.2 1.6 -- 336 (14.0) 41/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.8 -2.0 7.5 +3.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 326 (13.6) 46/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 -1.1 10.4 +2.5 6.7 2.2 2.8 -- 214 ( 8.9) 26/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.7 -1.1 8.7 +2.0 -- 4.8 -- -- 539 (22.5) 44/02
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 -1.9 4.5 -0.3 -- 6.2 -- -- 546 (22.8) 52/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 +3.5 7.5 +2.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 31/17
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 +0.4 8.4 +2.4 4.2 0.0 5.2 8.0 449 (18.7) 39/17
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

41.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+10.9 : 32.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.2 : 35.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 34.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+8.9 : 33.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 35.0 WILUNA Interior WA

25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+9.6 : 24.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+8.7 : 21.8 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+7.2 : 16.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.0 : 20.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.0 : 16.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

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

0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.7 : 7.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.1 : 11.7 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.8 : 0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.7 : 20.2 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-4.7 : 16.5 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-4.7 : 12.3 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC

-1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 1.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.2 : 0.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.0 : 2.3 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-5.7 : 8.9 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-5.6 : 1.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast 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.
32.0 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW
21.4 KILCOY POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
20.6 PRINCETOWN W Coast VIC
18.2 WIRRABARA FOREST Upper North SA
18.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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4.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
3.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
3.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1137 (47.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1030 (42.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1007 (42.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1007 (42.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
980 (40.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
901 (37.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
894 (37.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
873 (36.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
867 (36.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
853 (35.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
801 (33.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
798 (33.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
790 (32.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
786 (32.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
737 (30.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
725 (30.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
720 (30.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
718 (29.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
715 (29.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
704 (29.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
699 (29.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
676 (28.2) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
671 (28.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
661 (27.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
644 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
643 (26.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
641 (26.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
641 (26.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
629 (26.2) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
627 (26.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
627 (26.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
625 (26.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
624 (26.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
612 (25.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
606 (25.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
89/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/15 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
78/11 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
78/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
78/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
17.6mm in 15 min to 22:00 70.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 25.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 72(240/ 65 ) at 14:54
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93(250/ 58 ) at 03:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(240/ 69 ) at 11:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 69(320/ 63 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(260/ 63 ) at 13:30