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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1038 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 daily rainfall

NT

Barkly

015129

THREEWAYS ROADHOUSE

16.0

16.0

23/09/1998

16

1 y Equal to record.


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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:18EST, 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 22.0 0.0 13.1 +3.8 11.5 0.0 4.0 -- 261 (10.9) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -0.4 14.3 +5.4 11.8 2.8 3.4 3.4 425 (17.7) 41/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 0.0 12.8 +4.8 12.0 5.6 4.2 7.9 527 (22.0) 45/13
BUNBURY 19.1 +0.9 14.1 +5.6 -- 2.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 41/03
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 15.0 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 472 (19.7) 41/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 -0.3 23.8 +0.8 22.5 0.0 6.6 4.5 341 (14.2) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.1 +0.8 7.2 -3.2 3.5 0.0 7.6 11.6 277 (11.5) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 26.3 +4.8 8.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 294 (12.3) 52/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 +2.0 11.3 +1.6 -- 0.4 3.4 5.1 342 (14.3) 52/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -0.2 8.6 +2.3 6.6 4.6 3.0 2.3 468 (19.5) 80/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.3 +1.1 17.8 +3.6 15.9 0.0 11.6 10.2 467 (19.5) 34/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 -0.5 15.4 -3.3 11.3 0.0 6.2 10.3 222 ( 9.3) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.0 17.3 0.0 14.2 0.0 6.4 10.8 220 ( 9.2) 30/09
MACKAY M.O 28.2 +3.0 16.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 298 (12.4) 35/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 +3.9 15.4 +1.8 13.1 0.0 6.8 -- 264 (11.0) 32/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +2.5 18.9 +5.2 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 499 (20.8) 43/14
NAMBOUR DPI 28.3 +3.4 14.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 9.4 -- 97 ( 4.0) 24/15
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +3.9 17.7 +4.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 +0.3 16.8 +4.1 14.4 1.2 5.2 6.0 397 (16.5) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 +4.5 15.1 +4.5 -- 2.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 46/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 +6.8 12.8 +4.3 9.8 0.0 6.4 -- 201 ( 8.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 +3.6 16.9 +6.0 16.0 0.8 4.2 7.2 305 (12.7) 52/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +2.9 16.2 +6.8 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.8 +7.6 14.7 +5.7 10.7 0.0 4.4 11.1 227 ( 9.5) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.8 +6.5 11.3 +3.6 -- 2.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.7 +2.7 5.3 +1.1 0.3 0.4 4.4 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +2.2 10.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.6 +7.1 14.8 +4.5 9.8 0.4 3.8 10.8 468 (19.5) 50/00
RICHMOND RAAF 27.5 +4.8 10.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 41/12
BELLAMBI AWS 26.5 +6.3 14.3 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 435 (18.1) 44/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.9 +4.7 6.8 +3.6 4.4 0.6 3.6 9.7 189 ( 7.9) 52/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.7 +4.1 7.5 +2.4 3.6 0.0 3.8 10.0 297 (12.4) 43/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +2.6 7.2 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 37/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.7 +4.3 6.9 -0.5 3.0 0.0 5.0 9.1 357 (14.9) 55/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.6 +4.2 3.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 269 (11.2) 45/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.8 +2.0 2.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 50/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.1 +3.9 8.8 +0.9 5.6 0.2 1.2 -- 133 ( 5.5) 37/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.4 +3.6 5.5 -1.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 83/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.6 +2.7 2.5 -2.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 376 (15.7) 67/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 -0.1 8.4 +3.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 80/21
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 +2.9 9.2 +3.2 4.8 0.0 2.4 9.3 413 (17.2) 58/22
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

39.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
38.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
38.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
38.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+7.7 : 27.7 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.6 : 28.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+7.3 : 27.5 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.1 : 27.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+6.8 : 28.2 GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE NW Slopes S NSW
+6.8 : 27.5 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW

26.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
26.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
25.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.6 : 18.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.5 : 19.8 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+9.9 : 17.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.8 : 16.8 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

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

3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-1.8 : 29.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-1.7 : 31.4 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
-1.6 : 31.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
-1.6 : 28.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-1.6 : 34.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-1.6 : 19.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

-0.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.3 : 14.4 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.1 : 14.1 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-5.9 : 5.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.8 : 7.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.7 : 5.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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.
34.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
33.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
29.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
25.6 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS
25.2 PREOLENNA N Coast TAS

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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4.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1111 (46.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1078 (44.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1074 (44.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1004 (41.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
963 (40.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
953 (39.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
830 (34.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
824 (34.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
821 (34.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
782 (32.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
752 (31.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
729 (30.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
717 (29.9) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
712 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
646 (26.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
644 (26.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
635 (26.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
632 (26.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
630 (26.3) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
620 (25.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
612 (25.5) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
610 (25.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
602 (25.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
601 (25.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
120/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/23 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
107/15 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
107/20 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/15 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
104/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/20 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
104/22 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/13 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
98/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/20 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
96/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
95/18 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
94/15 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/13 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
91/16 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
91/21 LOW HEAD N Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
13.4mm in 24 min to 13:30 33.5mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 17:55 84.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
14.0mm in 30 min to 07:30 28.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.8mm/h
8.0mm in 23 min to 07:53 20.9mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 22.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 10.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(280/ 69 ) at 14:13
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 95(300/ 69 ) at 13:00
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 108(300/ 83 ) at 15:31
CAPE BORDA AWS : 83(320/ 65 ) at 13:43
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER : 96(270/ 69 ) at 15:30
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 91(280/ 54 ) at 16:35
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(320/ 70 ) at 23:11
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 117(290/ 67 ) at 19:05
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 108(330/ 72 ) at 20:19
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 59 ) at 22:07
W Central
GEELONG AIRPORT : 83(270/ 70 ) at 19:51
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(300/ 67 ) at 19:11
AIREYS INLET : 78(350/ 63 ) at 18:52
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 121(280/ 78 ) at 23:30
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) : 83(300/ 63 ) at 23:38
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM : 98(340/ 67 ) at 21:01
LOW HEAD : 91(330/ 76 ) at 21:23
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 82(360/ 63 ) at 23:09
SWAN ISLAND : 109(340/ 56 ) at 23:01
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 78 ) at 21:59
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(330/ 70 ) at 19:31
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(320/ 56 ) at 23:49
MOUNT READ : 102(360/ 69 ) at 19:30
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 95(300/ 65 ) at 18:14
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(280/ 76 ) at 22:43