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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1024 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031193

ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL

36.0

34.9

18/09/2007

13

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 01:16EST, 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 23.9 +1.9 8.4 -0.9 4.5 0.0 5.2 -- 344 (14.3) 35/12
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 +1.9 8.1 -0.8 6.4 0.0 4.6 11.1 291 (12.1) 34/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.4 +4.1 9.3 +1.3 5.7 0.8 2.4 6.4 339 (14.1) 39/12
BUNBURY 20.1 +1.9 10.3 +1.8 -- 5.4 -- -- 239 (10.0) 41/22
MANDURAH 19.8 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 54/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -0.5 22.8 -0.2 21.2 0.0 6.8 10.2 298 (12.4) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.2 +4.9 9.7 -0.7 6.7 0.0 8.2 10.8 -- 28/13
WHYALLA AERO 27.5 +6.0 3.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 215 ( 9.0) 44/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.5 +5.5 6.9 -2.8 3.1 0.0 3.6 9.1 151 ( 6.3) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.9 7.1 +0.8 5.3 0.2 2.0 9.1 383 (16.0) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.1 +1.9 13.2 -1.0 10.5 0.0 12.4 9.9 422 (17.6) 35/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 -0.5 13.7 -5.0 7.4 0.0 6.6 10.2 213 ( 8.9) 32/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.1 18.3 +1.0 15.3 0.0 5.8 10.7 206 ( 8.6) 39/16
MACKAY M.O 24.8 -0.4 18.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 7.9 269 (11.2) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 +2.4 15.0 +1.4 13.4 0.0 5.8 -- 232 ( 9.7) 32/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.4 0.0 10.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 422 (17.6) 34/09
NAMBOUR DPI 23.3 -1.6 8.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 128 ( 5.3) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 13.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 -1.4 12.2 -0.5 5.7 0.0 10.2 11.0 522 (21.8) 30/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -0.6 7.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 592 (24.7) 37/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.0 +0.6 6.3 -2.2 -1.3 0.0 5.2 -- 174 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.8 12.0 +1.1 6.1 0.0 6.8 10.5 460 (19.2) 46/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -2.6 13.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.1 -2.1 10.2 +1.2 8.0 0.4 4.0 9.9 497 (20.7) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 -1.9 9.3 +1.6 -- 5.6 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 21/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 +1.0 2.0 -2.2 5.5 0.0 2.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -0.3 0.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.5 -3.0 12.3 +2.0 10.0 3.8 1.8 8.5 604 (25.2) 37/10
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 -2.5 10.4 +2.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -3.7 11.4 -1.1 -- 4.6 -- -- 410 (17.1) 28/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.8 +1.6 1.5 -1.7 -2.3 0.0 2.8 10.3 168 ( 7.0) 48/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.3 +0.7 -0.6 -5.7 -3.5 0.0 5.0 10.9 310 (12.9) 39/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -2.1 1.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 39/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 +2.7 3.4 -4.0 -0.2 0.0 4.0 10.2 191 ( 8.0) 34/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.4 +1.0 -0.8 -6.2 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 240 (10.0) 34/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +1.3 -0.1 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 39/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 +2.1 11.6 +3.7 7.2 0.0 3.0 -- 135 ( 5.6) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.2 +1.4 7.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 50/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +0.7 3.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 34/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.9 +1.4 7.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 46/19
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -0.4 9.3 +3.3 5.8 0.8 3.0 4.1 350 (14.6) 65/16
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

42.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
42.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
40.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+11.2 : 32.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 36.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
+9.3 : 42.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+8.8 : 29.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+8.5 : 36.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

26.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.1 : 24.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+7.7 : 26.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+6.1 : 10.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
+5.8 : 22.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
+5.7 : 21.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

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

2.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.2 : 17.9 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW
-4.1 : 16.3 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-3.7 : 16.5 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
-3.6 : 16.7 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
-3.5 : 18.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-3.5 : 17.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

-3.0 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 13.3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.9 : -2.6 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.8 : -2.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.8 : -0.3 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.6 : -0.5 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S 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.
43.0 FERNSHAW E Central VIC
29.0 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW
28.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
28.4 WATTAMOLLA (GRIFFITHS) Illawarra NSW
27.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO) Islands ISL

11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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4.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1181 (49.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1154 (48.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1028 (42.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
962 (40.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
934 (38.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
900 (37.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
889 (37.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
836 (34.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
779 (32.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
779 (32.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
758 (31.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
750 (31.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
704 (29.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
701 (29.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
691 (28.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
674 (28.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
650 (27.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
639 (26.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
630 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
622 (25.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
606 (25.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
604 (25.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
600 (25.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
102/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
95/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.8mm/h
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
15.2mm in 11 min to 10:00 82.9mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.2mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 21.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 63 ) at 23:12
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(240/ 80 ) at 19:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(270/ 70 ) at 08:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 76(210/ 69 ) at 17:40
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 82 ) at 05:55
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(230/ 76 ) at 17:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(210/ 63 ) at 18:56
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(240/ 63 ) at 17:57
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(310/ 69 ) at 06:29
MOUNT READ : 80(290/ 65 ) at 06:49
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(290/ 69 ) at 12:30