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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 2106 EST on 12/11/2008. 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 minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059030

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

21.6

21.0

19/10/1998

51

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

24.4

24.5

12/10/1978

41

1 N


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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 01:19EST, 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 23.0 -1.4 8.7 -2.2 4.5 0.0 5.2 -- 352 (14.7) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 -1.6 11.5 +1.3 10.0 0.0 4.6 6.4 382 (15.9) 41/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 -1.9 12.5 +3.4 11.0 1.4 6.8 9.9 544 (22.7) 58/09
BUNBURY 18.8 -1.9 14.3 +5.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 475 (19.8) 46/06
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 15.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 55/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.4 24.1 -0.9 23.8 0.4 7.4 9.9 281 (11.7) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.7 +3.7 10.7 -4.1 6.8 0.0 8.8 11.8 240 (10.0) --
WHYALLA AERO 34.6 +10.7 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 61/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.5 +9.7 8.0 -3.4 5.3 0.0 13.4 10.6 201 ( 8.4) 59/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.9 +4.0 6.3 -0.8 5.4 0.2 4.4 10.4 490 (20.4) 76/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.3 +1.7 16.5 -2.1 13.3 0.0 9.8 11.4 269 (11.2) 32/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.1 -4.4 19.9 -0.7 19.6 7.2 6.6 0.2 547 (22.8) 48/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.0 -3.4 18.7 -2.0 18.4 4.6 7.2 0.1 467 (19.5) 30/01
MACKAY M.O 24.6 -3.0 20.4 +0.7 -- 0.8 -- 0.0 261 (10.9) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.9 -3.8 19.6 +2.6 19.4 0.0 7.4 -- 232 ( 9.7) 21/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +1.1 18.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 228 ( 9.5) 28/17
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.3 13.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 17/15
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +2.9 11.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.6 14.5 -1.2 11.6 0.0 6.2 5.8 241 (10.0) 37/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.0 +4.3 13.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 28/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.2 +6.1 11.2 -0.9 3.3 0.0 7.6 -- 236 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 31.7 +8.1 10.2 -3.6 5.0 0.0 5.6 11.2 272 (11.3) 34/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +6.7 11.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.9 +7.3 10.3 -1.7 4.0 0.0 12.8 11.0 475 (19.8) 37/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.1 +5.4 9.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.2 +5.7 9.6 +3.0 1.8 0.0 8.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.0 +6.2 6.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.5 +2.0 16.5 +3.4 9.1 0.0 9.0 11.0 537 (22.4) 37/14
RICHMOND RAAF 31.3 +6.3 7.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 55/13
BELLAMBI AWS 24.7 +3.1 14.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 35/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.1 +4.7 9.4 +3.3 6.9 0.0 9.6 11.5 589 (24.5) 46/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.5 +4.1 2.4 -5.3 0.7 0.0 7.2 11.8 333 (13.9) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +0.8 2.7 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 26/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.4 +8.6 7.4 -2.4 4.0 0.0 8.0 11.3 374 (15.6) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.9 +3.0 -- -- -- 0.0 5.8 -- -- 35/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.7 +2.4 0.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.7 +3.1 11.5 +2.0 7.3 0.0 4.8 -- 206 ( 8.6) 30/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.3 +2.5 6.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 55/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 +2.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 55/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 -3.0 2.5 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 39/16
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 -1.0 4.4 -3.1 0.7 2.4 5.6 9.3 571 (23.8) 48/23
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

39.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.4 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
39.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
39.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
39.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+14.1 : 37.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.3 : 36.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 32.4 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 33.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 34.3 EUCLA Eucla WA

25.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.5 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

+8.4 : 25.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+6.7 : 21.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.5 : 21.6 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+6.0 : 12.8 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.9 : 19.7 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.4 : 23.5 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-7.7 : 24.5 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-6.5 : 20.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.3 : 21.2 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-6.2 : 24.2 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-6.2 : 17.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW

-2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 BENALLA AIRPORT Lower NE VIC
-1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.3 : 9.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.2 : 9.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 10.4 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-8.2 : 6.7 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands 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.
41.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
33.6 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
33.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
30.8 WARRA W Coast TAS
30.6 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

11.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

.....

1.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1513 (63.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1231 (51.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1218 (50.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1190 (49.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1183 (49.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1136 (47.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1066 (44.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1053 (43.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1014 (42.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1010 (42.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
946 (39.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
921 (38.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
915 (38.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
877 (36.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
856 (35.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
796 (33.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
783 (32.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
779 (32.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
775 (32.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
768 (32.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
763 (31.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
746 (31.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
737 (30.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
737 (30.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
729 (30.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
711 (29.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
695 (29.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
685 (28.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
682 (28.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
679 (28.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
675 (28.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
669 (27.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
668 (27.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
662 (27.6) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
640 (26.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
631 (26.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
630 (26.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
628 (26.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
612 (25.5) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
113/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
107/23 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
102/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
98/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/21 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
93/23 STRAHAN AERODROME W 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(300/ 65 ) at 16:41
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 78(270/ 65 ) at 16:53
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 74(170/ 63 ) at 19:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(320/ 69 ) at 22:01
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 65 ) at 22:00
MT HOTHAM : 95(330/ 70 ) at 23:30
E Central
DUNNS HILL : 108(360/ 58 ) at 23:41
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 80(300/ 65 ) at 21:29
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(330/ 74 ) at 23:44
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 93( 10/ 65 ) at 23:51
MOUNT READ : 111( 10/ 65 ) at 23:20
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(260/ 65 ) at 00:30