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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2117 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 daily rainfall

TAS

Flinders Is/Bass St

099019

KILLIECRANKIE

33.2

33.0

07/10/1980

40

1 y


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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 01:20EST, 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 21.5 -2.9 17.0 +6.1 15.3 0.0 6.0 -- 434 (18.1) 37/13
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +3.7 10.9 +0.7 8.5 0.0 4.6 11.4 363 (15.1) 34/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 -2.5 12.3 +3.2 11.7 0.2 3.4 2.4 460 (19.2) 45/12
BUNBURY 21.8 +1.1 11.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 50/23
MANDURAH 25.5 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 41/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.1 25.3 +0.3 25.0 0.0 6.8 10.0 357 (14.9) 30/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.5 +6.5 24.0 +9.2 21.2 0.0 11.8 8.3 291 (12.1) 55/14
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 -5.7 12.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 609 (25.4) 44/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.7 -4.1 8.4 -3.0 4.8 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 37/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -3.6 6.8 -0.3 3.8 5.2 2.4 9.7 433 (18.0) 35/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.2 +3.6 16.1 -2.5 14.3 0.0 11.2 8.3 245 (10.2) 54/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.2 21.9 +1.3 20.4 0.0 8.2 11.6 359 (15.0) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -0.2 21.8 +1.1 19.6 0.0 7.0 11.4 365 (15.2) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 28.8 +1.2 19.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 223 ( 9.3) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +3.3 18.0 +1.0 16.3 0.0 6.8 -- 256 (10.7) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +1.2 20.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 363 (15.1) 41/11
NAMBOUR DPI 30.2 +3.5 18.1 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +2.2 17.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 52/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +0.8 18.5 +2.8 15.5 0.0 6.6 9.8 430 (17.9) 61/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.6 +5.9 14.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 52/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.8 +7.7 12.5 +0.4 3.3 0.0 7.2 -- 127 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.2 +5.6 13.7 -0.1 9.5 0.0 5.8 10.6 478 (19.9) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +4.2 10.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.9 +10.3 6.7 -5.3 4.0 0.0 7.2 8.0 267 (11.1) 58/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 32.6 +8.9 6.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 48/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.3 +4.8 8.6 +2.0 0.8 0.0 6.4 6.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 +6.4 3.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 33.7 +11.2 12.6 -0.5 7.0 0.0 7.6 6.2 392 (16.3) 89/14
RICHMOND RAAF 33.1 +8.1 8.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 76/12
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 +1.6 14.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 78/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.1 +3.7 10.9 +4.8 5.7 0.0 10.4 9.9 506 (21.1) 52/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +0.6 7.5 -0.2 5.4 0.0 6.6 10.9 219 ( 9.1) 43/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -1.6 12.2 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 -3.2 9.3 -0.5 7.8 0.0 10.4 11.5 401 (16.7) 41/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.6 -2.3 7.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 48/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.9 -2.4 6.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 43/01
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -3.6 9.6 +0.1 7.2 4.0 3.8 -- 205 ( 8.5) 18/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.9 -4.9 6.6 -1.0 -- 2.2 -- -- 509 (21.2) 43/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 -3.7 5.7 -0.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 556 (23.2) 50/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 -4.0 4.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 28/09
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -4.8 7.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 3.6 6.7 373 (15.5) 35/08
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

43.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
40.9 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.9 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
40.8 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+11.2 : 33.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+10.3 : 32.4 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+10.3 : 33.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+9.8 : 31.9 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.7 : 32.2 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

27.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
27.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
27.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.2 : 24.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 22.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 22.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.7 : 21.7 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+6.3 : 12.6 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.0 : 10.1 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-6.7 : 11.2 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 : 0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.6 : 6.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.5 : 10.0 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-6.5 : 7.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.9 : 0.3 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-6.8 : 1.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.8 : 3.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.2 : 3.8 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-6.2 : 1.3 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N 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.
39.2 DEAL ISLAND Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
35.6 GOOVIGEN POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
35.0 LYNWOOD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
34.4 WINGAROO Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
33.2 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS

11.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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5.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
2.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1166 (48.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
962 (40.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
960 (40.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
873 (36.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
868 (36.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
827 (34.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
781 (32.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
781 (32.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
760 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
735 (30.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
716 (29.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
695 (29.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
681 (28.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
663 (27.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
663 (27.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
656 (27.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
653 (27.2) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
649 (27.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
638 (26.6) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
630 (26.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
630 (26.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
625 (26.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
609 (25.4) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
609 (25.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
100/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
89/14 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
89/03 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
87/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
87/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
9.6mm in 28 min to 20:00 20.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
MONTO TOWNSHIP
34.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 72(180/ 63 ) at 17:30
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 89(200/ 69 ) at 14:00
WATTAMOLLA : 78(170/ 67 ) at 16:30
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 70(210/ 63 ) at 10:58
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(320/ 63 ) at 01:12
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(250/ 72 ) at 01:45
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(280/ 78 ) at 00:46