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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1026 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
Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

-1.4

-1.2

04/09/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 01:16EST, 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 22.7 +0.7 11.0 +1.7 8.1 0.0 5.2 -- 301 (12.5) 37/09
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -0.3 12.4 +3.5 10.9 3.6 3.6 9.1 315 (13.1) 39/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 -1.1 11.5 +3.5 10.2 5.4 4.6 9.7 403 (16.8) 41/09
BUNBURY 17.6 -0.6 11.8 +3.3 -- 5.4 -- -- 386 (16.1) 46/01
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 14.8 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 467 (19.5) 52/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.9 22.3 -0.7 20.6 0.0 6.4 10.5 276 (11.5) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.2 +6.9 12.6 +2.2 9.5 0.0 9.8 9.0 253 (10.5) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 30.5 +9.0 6.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 10.2 -- 236 ( 9.8) 44/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +7.8 13.3 +3.6 7.6 0.0 -- 11.2 254 (10.6) 43/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 +3.6 3.4 -2.9 -1.5 0.0 2.8 10.4 362 (15.1) 30/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 +2.1 16.5 +2.3 11.8 0.0 10.4 11.2 333 (13.9) 46/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +1.0 15.4 -3.3 10.4 0.0 5.4 10.4 206 ( 8.6) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.7 18.8 +1.5 17.7 0.0 7.2 10.4 352 (14.7) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 24.0 -1.2 17.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 341 (14.2) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 -0.6 12.1 -1.5 10.8 0.0 7.2 -- 146 ( 6.1) 34/17
BUNDABERG AERO 25.4 0.0 13.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 301 (12.5) 30/11
NAMBOUR DPI 23.6 -1.3 9.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +0.1 10.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 43/22
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -1.0 12.5 -0.2 9.0 0.0 5.2 7.5 292 (12.2) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -0.6 9.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 46/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.9 +0.5 5.4 -3.1 -1.7 0.0 4.4 -- 96 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.2 -1.7 10.2 -0.7 6.2 0.0 4.4 3.8 297 (12.4) 46/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -2.8 7.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 -2.8 7.8 -1.2 4.3 0.0 2.6 3.5 222 ( 9.3) 55/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.6 -4.7 8.7 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 39/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.2 +1.2 0.4 -3.8 -4.2 0.0 4.6 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +0.2 2.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.7 -4.8 10.6 +0.3 7.6 0.0 4.0 6.1 381 (15.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 17.1 -5.6 8.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 41/10
BELLAMBI AWS 14.7 -5.5 10.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 61/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 +0.8 0.6 -2.6 -3.7 0.0 5.2 11.0 310 (12.9) 39/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.8 +2.2 -0.2 -5.3 -2.8 0.0 4.0 11.3 219 ( 9.1) 26/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +0.7 2.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 30/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.8 +3.4 8.2 +0.8 4.5 0.0 3.6 11.0 209 ( 8.7) 48/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 +1.4 4.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 32/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 +0.7 1.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 35/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.7 -0.5 8.8 +0.9 5.7 0.4 2.6 -- 171 ( 7.1) 24/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.4 -3.4 4.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 31/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 +1.6 1.5 -3.3 -- 3.2 -- -- 383 (16.0) 37/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.2 -0.3 0.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 28/17
HOBART AIRPORT 13.6 -1.7 3.2 -2.8 -2.2 0.2 1.8 9.3 467 (19.5) 43/10
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 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
40.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
40.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
39.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+12.7 : 31.3 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+12.6 : 31.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.7 : 32.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.9 : 29.3 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+9.8 : 27.8 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.8 : 27.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

26.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
25.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
25.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+8.3 : 24.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+8.2 : 15.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 16.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 16.2 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+7.8 : 24.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

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

5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.7 : 15.8 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A Sydney--east NSW
-6.0 : 16.1 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW
-5.6 : 17.1 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-5.6 : 16.9 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-5.5 : 14.7 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : -1.4 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-7.4 : -3.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.3 : -2.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-7.2 : 1.1 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-6.4 : 3.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

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.
18.0 BIDELLIA Lower West WA
16.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
14.4 FOREST GROVE Lower West WA
14.0 HASTINGS CHALET Southeast TAS
14.0 ONE TREE BRIDGE (HAZELMERE) Lower West WA

11.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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6.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
6.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1064 (44.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1045 (43.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
979 (40.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
952 (39.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
935 (39.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
933 (38.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
912 (38.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
906 (37.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
874 (36.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
848 (35.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
784 (32.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
759 (31.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
759 (31.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
694 (28.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
685 (28.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
680 (28.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
674 (28.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
646 (26.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
646 (26.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
642 (26.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
633 (26.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
629 (26.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
618 (25.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
600 (25.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
87/02 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
78/14 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
76/14 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
76/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/23 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.2mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
21.6mm in 1 hr 27 min to 19:57 14.9mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
9.6mm in 13 min to 19:17 44.3mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 16.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
13.0mm in 30 min to 15:30 26.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 83(170/ 63 ) at 09:05