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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2119 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

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

15.1

14.8

30/10/2005

13

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

N Central

088051

REDESDALE

-2.1

-2.1

09/10/2003

13

1 Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 01:21EST, 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 23.5 -0.9 12.4 +1.5 9.1 0.0 4.0 -- 319 (13.3) 35/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.0 +1.5 10.4 +0.2 7.6 0.0 5.4 9.2 330 (13.8) 37/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -4.1 10.5 +1.4 7.6 0.0 3.4 0.1 551 (23.0) 43/08
BUNBURY 22.7 +2.0 11.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 44/08
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 26.2 +1.2 26.1 0.0 7.0 10.4 338 (14.1) 31/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +9.4 25.0 +10.2 22.2 0.0 15.8 11.3 530 (22.1) 58/14
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 -5.7 12.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 441 (18.4) 48/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 -3.9 10.0 -1.4 9.1 0.0 -- 7.0 252 (10.5) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -3.6 2.1 -5.0 0.3 0.8 3.0 10.0 300 (12.5) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.4 17.9 -0.7 16.4 0.4 7.2 9.7 492 (20.5) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.3 19.9 -0.7 16.9 0.0 7.8 11.3 352 (14.7) 37/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +0.8 19.2 -1.5 16.5 0.0 8.2 11.4 344 (14.3) 32/10
MACKAY M.O 30.0 +2.4 18.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 279 (11.6) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.6 +3.9 16.7 -0.3 15.0 0.0 6.4 -- 254 (10.6) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +1.3 18.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 450 (18.8) 45/15
NAMBOUR DPI 32.2 +5.5 19.5 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 31/04
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +1.0 20.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 619 (25.8) 52/19
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 +1.9 19.1 +3.4 17.0 0.0 5.8 9.8 706 (29.4) 55/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.0 +7.3 16.7 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) 78/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.0 +4.9 18.7 +6.6 12.2 0.0 8.8 -- 256 (10.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.8 +6.2 18.3 +4.5 15.4 0.0 5.4 3.6 440 (18.3) 43/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.0 13.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 -1.5 14.1 +2.1 12.2 0.0 9.0 4.7 502 (20.9) 30/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 -1.1 14.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 21/19
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.6 -0.9 3.1 -3.5 -1.0 0.0 5.0 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -2.6 5.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.4 -2.1 14.8 +1.7 14.2 0.0 6.0 7.1 617 (25.7) 32/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -2.5 14.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 31/17
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 -2.7 13.6 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 415 (17.3) 28/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 -0.5 4.6 -1.5 1.8 0.0 8.0 8.2 389 (16.2) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.8 -2.6 1.1 -6.6 0.4 0.0 6.8 7.1 272 (11.3) 41/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -5.0 3.5 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 -6.8 8.6 -1.2 7.0 0.0 6.4 3.4 316 (13.2) 32/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 -3.5 0.8 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 31/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.3 -4.0 0.4 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -2.6 5.7 -3.8 2.2 0.2 2.8 -- 131 ( 5.5) 46/05
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.2 -3.6 2.7 -4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 331 (13.8) 39/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.3 -3.3 -2.4 -8.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 267 (11.1) 34/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 -4.2 3.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 48/12
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -2.4 4.2 -3.3 0.3 0.0 4.0 10.4 288 (12.0) 54/15
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

41.3 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
41.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
41.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+9.4 : 40.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 37.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.5 : 33.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+8.4 : 31.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

28.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
26.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
26.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.3 : 24.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+10.2 : 25.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.7 : 25.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.5 : 25.7 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+9.3 : 21.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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

0.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-7.3 : 3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.1 : 1.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-7.0 : 17.9 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-6.8 : 17.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-6.7 : 16.6 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
-6.7 : 0.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.1 : -3.1 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-8.6 : -2.4 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-8.4 : -1.7 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.1 : -3.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.6 : -1.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central 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.
48.0 GOOMINGLAH Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
34.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
32.2 BULLITA N Rivers NT
22.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE N Rivers NT
21.0 QUENDON Darling Downs E QLD

11.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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3.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1094 (45.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
943 (39.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
893 (37.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
759 (31.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
736 (30.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
720 (30.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
713 (29.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
709 (29.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
706 (29.4) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
678 (28.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
663 (27.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
641 (26.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
640 (26.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
620 (25.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
617 (25.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
608 (25.3) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
106/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
84/15 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
84/16 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
83/07 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast 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

QUEENSLAND
Central West
LONGREACH AERO : 83(310/ 72 ) at 15:58
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO : 83(260/ 65 ) at 16:49
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(310/ 87 ) at 12:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 95(320/ 35 ) at 14:22