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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 2128 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

SW & S Coast

009848

WINDRUSH

35.0

34.4

15/10/1980

37

1 y

WA

Gt Southern

010703

YLADGEE

34.0

29.7

28/10/1977

41

1 y

WA

Gt Southern

010884

SHERAWANYAH

33.4

32.0

18/10/1995

25

1 y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

-2.0

-1.3

08/10/2007

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)

2.6

2.6

11/10/2003

14

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

CW Slopes S

065068

PARKES AIRPORT AWS

-2.0

-1.0

29/10/2006

11

Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

-3.8

-2.4

04/10/1997

15

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073142

COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT

-3.5

-3.0

11/10/2003

13

1 Y

VIC

Wimmera S

079023

HORSHAM (POLKEMMET)

-2.5

-1.5

16/10/2004

48

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 01:21EST, 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 21.8 -2.6 16.2 +5.3 15.2 7.8 5.2 -- 693 (28.9) 52/14
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -4.2 14.5 +4.3 13.8 14.0 2.2 2.2 491 (20.5) 46/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.3 -3.4 12.3 +3.2 12.5 8.8 1.6 2.0 383 (16.0) 43/09
BUNBURY 18.3 -2.4 13.2 +4.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 291 (12.1) 43/02
MANDURAH 19.5 -- 15.2 -- -- 12.4 -- -- 421 (17.5) 46/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.1 25.6 +0.6 25.4 0.0 7.8 10.9 304 (12.7) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.8 +7.8 18.3 +3.5 13.9 0.0 14.2 10.1 359 (15.0) 45/14
WHYALLA AERO 28.1 +4.2 6.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 387 (16.1) 37/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.4 +2.6 8.0 -3.4 3.6 0.0 4.0 10.8 229 ( 9.5) 41/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 -0.3 2.1 -5.0 -0.8 0.0 1.2 11.2 226 ( 9.4) 30/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.7 +4.1 20.9 +2.3 18.9 0.0 8.8 8.1 400 (16.7) 59/18
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.1 20.4 -0.2 16.3 0.0 5.6 9.9 202 ( 8.4) 34/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +1.0 22.5 +1.8 19.9 0.0 7.0 11.3 360 (15.0) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 31.1 +3.5 21.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 366 (15.3) 43/18
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.6 +3.9 19.4 +2.4 17.3 0.0 6.8 -- 308 (12.8) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.4 +1.5 20.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 493 (20.5) 63/20
NAMBOUR DPI 30.2 +3.5 19.0 +5.2 -- 7.8 5.8 -- 208 ( 8.7) 70/19
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +1.5 18.6 +2.4 -- 30.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 61/17
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 +2.1 19.4 +3.7 17.7 2.2 6.8 6.2 420 (17.5) 46/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +3.4 16.4 +3.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 58/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.1 +3.0 14.6 +2.5 11.2 0.2 4.8 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 -0.9 16.8 +3.0 14.9 5.6 2.4 2.8 264 (11.0) 59/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 +0.1 15.4 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.3 -2.3 12.0 0.0 8.8 0.0 5.6 8.5 302 (12.6) 39/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 -3.2 10.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 37/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +0.5 0.8 -5.8 -4.9 0.0 4.0 11.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +0.3 4.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -2.7 14.4 +1.3 8.1 0.0 4.0 9.8 421 (17.5) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 -1.8 10.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 46/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 -2.9 12.4 -1.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 316 (13.2) 50/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.9 +0.5 4.0 -2.1 -1.2 0.0 5.6 11.4 237 ( 9.9) 46/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.5 +1.1 0.0 -7.7 -2.3 0.0 4.8 11.9 183 ( 7.6) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.6 0.0 2.7 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.7 -0.1 3.7 -6.1 0.3 0.0 6.2 11.8 293 (12.2) 30/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 -0.9 2.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 4.1 -- 288 (12.0) 28/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.8 -0.5 2.5 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 28/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 -1.2 8.2 -1.3 4.1 0.0 4.0 -- 151 ( 6.3) 18/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.6 -3.2 4.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 30/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.7 -0.9 -0.1 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 32/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.3 +0.3 2.6 -4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 253 (10.5) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.5 -2.8 5.4 -2.1 0.0 0.0 2.0 10.2 455 (19.0) 35/15
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

42.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
42.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.7 URANDANGI Northwest QLD

+9.7 : 33.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 33.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 39.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.4 : 36.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.2 : 41.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

27.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.3 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
27.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 26.9 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+6.9 : 18.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+6.9 : 12.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.8 : 20.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.7 : 20.1 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+6.7 : 23.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 28.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.3 : 28.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-5.8 : 29.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.6 : 23.5 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.4 : 19.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-3.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-9.6 : -2.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-9.5 : -2.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-9.5 : -3.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-9.1 : -2.0 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-9.0 : -3.8 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes 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.
73.0 SPRINGBROOK ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68.8 RUDDS LANE TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
58.6 CHEYNE BEACH Lower West WA
56.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
58.6 CHEYNE BEACH
56.0 BICKLEY
53.2 CARMEL

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
73.0 SPRINGBROOK ROAD
68.8 RUDDS LANE TM
65.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT

12.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

.....

4.3 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
4.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1172 (48.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
891 (37.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
890 (37.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
861 (35.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
808 (33.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
803 (33.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
750 (31.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
707 (29.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
693 (28.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
693 (28.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
689 (28.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
685 (28.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
672 (28.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
663 (27.6) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
661 (27.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
658 (27.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
643 (26.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
641 (26.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
636 (26.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
604 (25.2) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
96/21 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
87/18 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
85/18 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
85/16 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
83/18 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

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
BICKLEY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.6mm/h
COOLANGATTA
6.8mm in 11 min to 17:03 37.1mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
8.8mm in 24 min to 16:54 22.0mm/h
13.2mm in 11 min to 17:05 72.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
10.6mm in 30 min to 17:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
13.8mm in 36 min to 15:00 23.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
2.0mm in 1 min to 13:43 120.0mm/h
6.2mm in 2 min to 13:45 186.0mm/h
6.6mm in 4 min to 13:49 99.0mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 13:52 108.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 22.4mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
17.6mm in 30 min to 10:30 35.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 23.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 96(270/ 39 ) at 21:31
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT : 83(240/ 63 ) at 18:05
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS : 82(190/ 69 ) at 13:45