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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 1033 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009954

MERIVALE FARM

37.8

36.2

07/09/2001

14

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015528

YUENDUMU

38.2

38.1

29/09/2000

40

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017043

OODNADATTA AIRPORT

40.7

40.5

30/09/1980

58

1 Y

SA

W Agricultural

018116

CLEVE AERODROME

34.2

32.5

21/09/2004

12

1 Y

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

30.8

29.0

18/09/2006

13

1 Y

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE

32.3

32.0

28/09/1999

11

1 Y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

25.9

25.1

27/09/1999

13

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 01:17EST, 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 18.2 -3.8 9.9 +0.6 7.8 5.2 3.2 -- 494 (20.6) 37/00
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -2.4 5.9 -3.0 5.1 8.0 4.4 7.7 415 (17.3) 48/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 -1.4 5.6 -2.4 3.9 18.6 4.2 5.8 358 (14.9) 59/16
BUNBURY 17.6 -0.6 4.1 -4.4 -- 6.8 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 55/17
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 6.9 -- -- 17.8 -- -- 341 (14.2) 61/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.9 23.7 +0.7 21.8 0.0 7.2 10.9 326 (13.6) 43/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.5 +9.2 19.5 +9.1 14.8 0.0 11.6 8.4 289 (12.0) 67/20
WHYALLA AERO 35.4 +13.9 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 177 ( 7.4) 74/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.2 +11.2 13.7 +4.0 6.5 0.0 3.8 8.5 250 (10.4) 46/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.1 +5.3 1.0 -5.3 -3.2 0.0 1.8 9.0 277 (11.5) 46/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.9 +5.7 15.3 +1.1 13.1 0.0 8.2 10.3 172 ( 7.2) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.6 19.2 +0.5 17.3 0.6 4.6 11.0 337 (14.0) 35/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +0.3 14.8 -2.5 12.5 0.0 8.2 11.0 417 (17.4) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +0.7 15.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 275 (11.5) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 +1.7 12.2 -1.4 10.2 0.0 6.0 -- 173 ( 7.2) 46/15
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +0.8 12.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 186 ( 7.8) 35/14
NAMBOUR DPI 28.2 +3.3 9.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 73 ( 3.0) 28/10
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +2.1 14.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +0.4 10.7 -2.0 6.8 0.0 6.2 10.7 390 (16.3) 46/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.3 +3.9 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 52/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.6 +6.2 8.7 +0.2 0.8 0.0 5.0 -- 130 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.2 +7.3 9.3 -1.6 6.9 0.0 3.8 11.3 260 (10.8) 43/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +2.5 9.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 +4.1 7.6 -1.4 3.9 0.0 5.6 10.6 265 (11.0) 32/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 +0.8 7.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 +4.5 5.3 +1.1 -0.6 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.2 +5.0 4.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -0.7 12.5 +2.2 6.8 0.0 4.6 10.4 393 (16.4) 34/00
RICHMOND RAAF 25.7 +3.0 5.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -1.7 10.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 21/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +4.6 1.5 -1.7 -4.1 0.0 7.2 11.4 -- 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.9 +4.3 -0.2 -5.3 -3.1 0.0 6.0 11.5 223 ( 9.3) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +2.2 1.8 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.6 +8.2 6.3 -1.1 6.0 0.0 5.4 11.0 250 (10.4) 32/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 +3.0 -0.7 -6.1 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 298 (12.4) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.3 +3.5 -1.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 21/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.4 +2.2 9.2 +1.3 5.9 0.0 3.8 -- 168 ( 7.0) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.6 -0.2 6.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 28/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.7 +2.8 2.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 37/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.1 +2.6 4.3 -0.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 298 (12.4) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 -0.2 7.5 +1.5 4.9 8.8 2.4 4.9 452 (18.8) 41/01
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

41.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
40.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
39.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+14.1 : 40.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+13.9 : 34.2 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+13.9 : 34.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+13.9 : 35.4 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+13.8 : 33.2 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

27.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
25.8 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.2 : 22.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.3 : 23.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+9.3 : 19.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+9.1 : 19.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.7 : 25.8 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

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

4.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : 24.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.4 : 18.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.4 : 19.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-6.2 : 24.3 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.8 : 18.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.8 : 20.5 WILUNA Interior WA

-4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-2.5 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-2.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-7.0 : -1.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-6.7 : -0.5 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-6.7 : -1.7 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-6.5 : -2.7 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-6.5 : -2.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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.
41.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
38.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
37.8 MERIVALE FARM Lower West WA
36.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
31.6 TARANNA (PARKS & WILDLIFE) Southeast TAS

11.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

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5.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
4.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1411 (58.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1122 (46.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1111 (46.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1105 (46.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1067 (44.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1049 (43.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1000 (41.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
924 (38.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
923 (38.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
909 (37.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
790 (32.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
779 (32.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
771 (32.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
759 (31.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
742 (30.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
710 (29.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
708 (29.5) FORREST Eucla WA
692 (28.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
688 (28.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
684 (28.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
683 (28.5) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
683 (28.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
655 (27.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
648 (27.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
647 (27.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
639 (26.6) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
639 (26.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
635 (26.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
632 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
622 (25.9) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
614 (25.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
604 (25.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/16 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
87/22 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
85/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
83/21 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
81/21 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ESPERANCE
1.8mm in 1 min to 04:00 108.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(290/ 67 ) at 13:25
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME : 76(250/ 63 ) at 21:55
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 85(270/ 69 ) at 17:10
NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 80(220/ 67 ) at 19:56
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 74(240/ 65 ) at 22:26
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(210/ 63 ) at 00:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(260/ 67 ) at 03:30