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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 2125 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

WA

Central West

008054

GLENVAR

23.0

22.4

25/10/1947

38

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035059

ROLLESTON METEOR ST

21.4

21.3

10/10/1988

20

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

-1.3

-0.6

06/10/2006

13

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes S

072160

ALBURY AIRPORT AWS

0.6

0.9

08/10/1998

13

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes S

072162

KHANCOBAN AWS

-1.3

-1.0

09/10/2006

11

1 Y

NSW

Riverina E

074034

COROWA AIRPORT

0.0

0.0

12/10/2003

34

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

Lower NE

082138

WANGARATTA AERO

-3.3

-3.1

09/10/2006

20

1 Y


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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 23.2 -1.2 16.9 +6.0 16.4 9.0 6.4 -- 503 (21.0) 68/12
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 -2.4 14.7 +4.5 14.4 11.6 5.0 2.8 340 (14.2) 58/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.5 -2.2 12.5 +3.4 11.8 3.0 1.4 0.7 569 (23.7) 35/06
BUNBURY 20.0 -0.7 12.7 +3.5 -- 14.8 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 39/11
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 14.7 -- -- 24.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 50/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +0.8 25.9 +0.9 25.4 0.0 7.6 9.9 373 (15.5) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +8.4 19.0 +4.2 14.8 0.0 15.2 11.6 350 (14.6) 71/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.4 -3.5 11.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 501 (20.9) 54/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 -2.4 6.7 -4.7 3.3 0.0 13.6 11.0 233 ( 9.7) 34/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -2.9 2.0 -5.1 -0.2 0.0 1.8 9.2 261 (10.9) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.5 +2.9 23.8 +5.2 20.9 0.0 11.2 8.1 412 (17.2) 59/17
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 18.3 -2.3 17.5 0.0 7.0 11.5 206 ( 8.6) 30/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 20.3 -0.4 17.0 0.0 6.6 11.1 243 (10.1) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 30.1 +2.5 20.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 320 (13.3) 35/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.8 +3.1 18.9 +1.9 17.1 0.0 7.2 -- 282 (11.8) 32/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.8 21.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 536 (22.3) 50/09
NAMBOUR DPI 31.8 +5.1 19.8 +6.0 -- 0.8 15.4 -- 138 ( 5.8) 48/19
COOLANGATTA 27.2 +2.8 18.4 +2.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 395 (16.5) 54/19
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 +2.3 18.5 +2.8 16.4 0.6 6.2 9.0 492 (20.5) 58/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.7 +7.0 17.2 +4.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 74/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.6 +3.5 13.3 +1.2 11.7 3.8 6.0 -- 171 ( 7.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 -1.3 17.5 +3.7 14.6 2.4 2.8 2.4 373 (15.5) 59/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -0.7 16.4 +4.5 -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -0.5 11.5 -0.5 8.6 0.0 3.4 7.3 261 (10.9) 35/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.4 -2.3 11.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.3 +0.8 4.4 -2.2 1.6 0.0 3.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.8 0.0 10.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 -1.0 15.9 +2.8 13.3 0.0 4.4 5.6 374 (15.6) 39/08
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 -2.8 11.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.8 -2.8 13.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 31/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.6 +0.2 7.1 +1.0 2.6 0.0 6.2 11.2 319 (13.3) 45/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.3 -0.1 1.5 -6.2 -0.5 0.0 5.4 11.9 246 (10.3) 35/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -2.3 0.6 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.9 5.8 -4.0 4.4 0.0 3.2 11.3 219 ( 9.1) 32/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.4 -1.5 0.2 -7.3 -- 0.4 14.1 -- 225 ( 9.4) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 -2.8 1.5 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 34/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 -1.8 6.6 -2.9 3.4 0.0 2.4 -- 118 ( 4.9) 18/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.5 -2.3 2.7 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 39/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 -2.8 -0.4 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 34/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 -4.2 1.3 -5.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 -1.8 4.2 -3.3 4.9 0.0 3.0 7.4 439 (18.3) 46/13
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

42.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
41.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.4 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
41.3 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
41.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+9.2 : 39.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 42.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 37.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.4 : 39.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.1 : 34.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

28.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.1 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
27.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
27.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 26.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.8 : 27.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.7 : 28.1 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+7.2 : 14.4 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.1 : 14.4 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 16.8 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-5.8 : 4.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.5 : 2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-5.2 : 2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.1 : 30.7 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

-6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-4.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-10.3 : -4.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-9.6 : -3.3 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-9.2 : -2.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-8.8 : -2.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.4 : -1.3 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
45.0 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
42.0 KARNET Lower West WA
35.5 HUNTLY Lower West WA
33.4 WARRIUP Lower West WA
32.6 SERPENTINE Lower West WA

11.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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4.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
2.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1214 (50.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1066 (44.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
921 (38.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
800 (33.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
776 (32.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
764 (31.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
731 (30.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
722 (30.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
687 (28.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
674 (28.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
669 (27.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
664 (27.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
663 (27.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
641 (26.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
637 (26.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
93/16 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
91/16 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
91/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
7.2mm in 8 min to 20:08 54.0mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
9.8mm in 19 min to 06:49 30.9mm/h
4.0mm in 11 min to 07:00 21.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
BICKLEY
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
JACUP
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
KATANNING
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
Goldfields
CHEADANUP
5.6mm in 16 min to 19:00 21.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
25.4mm in 1 hr 3 min to 16:30 24.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
6.6mm in 35 min to 18:30 11.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
4.0mm in 12 min to 19:22 20.0mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
10.2mm in 24 min to 19:00 25.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
COOLANGATTA
5.0mm in 3 min to 19:23 100.0mm/h
10.4mm in 4 min to 19:27 156.0mm/h
6.6mm in 3 min to 19:30 132.0mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 24.6mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 25.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
BRISBANE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 26.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 17.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
LEONORA AERO : 89(300/ 69 ) at 17:23
QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO : 93(270/ 63 ) at 16:52
DALBY AIRPORT : 96(250/ 65 ) at 16:35
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT : 91(190/ 50 ) at 17:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS : 82(240/ 63 ) at 10:03
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 85 ) at 19:34
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(260/ 78 ) at 20:43
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 82(300/ 72 ) at 15:26