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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 2134 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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040428

BRIAN PASTURES

86.0

74.0

30/10/2000

53

1 y

QLD

Far SW

045032

PLEVNA DOWNS

38.0

35.5

03/10/1984

36

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 01:22EST, 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 23.6 -0.8 11.1 +0.2 9.7 0.2 5.0 -- 350 (14.6) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 -0.3 7.2 -3.0 6.4 0.8 3.6 11.1 324 (13.5) 34/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -2.7 8.4 -0.7 6.8 1.2 2.8 6.2 610 (25.4) 28/12
BUNBURY 18.9 -1.8 5.2 -4.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 26/13
MANDURAH 20.2 -- 10.2 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 301 (12.5) 28/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +0.5 27.5 +2.5 26.9 0.0 9.0 10.8 499 (20.8) 39/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.9 +0.9 17.8 +3.0 14.1 0.0 14.8 11.8 389 (16.2) 41/08
WHYALLA AERO 20.2 -3.7 15.6 +5.1 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 438 (18.3) 41/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.5 -3.3 13.5 +2.1 -- 3.2 6.2 3.6 366 (15.3) 52/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.7 -2.2 10.4 +3.3 9.2 0.2 4.2 2.5 498 (20.8) 34/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.1 +4.5 23.1 +4.5 20.4 0.0 6.6 9.3 357 (14.9) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.2 24.6 +4.0 20.7 0.0 8.0 10.1 261 (10.9) 32/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +2.1 25.0 +4.3 23.9 0.0 6.0 10.3 372 (15.5) 41/10
MACKAY M.O 30.7 +3.1 23.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- 5.8 457 (19.0) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.7 +4.0 23.4 +6.4 23.6 1.2 7.2 -- 291 (12.1) 50/19
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.7 20.2 +3.6 -- 31.6 10.4 -- 346 (14.4) 54/20
NAMBOUR DPI 29.2 +2.5 19.6 +5.8 -- 8.2 2.0 -- 61 ( 2.5) 31/22
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +2.4 18.1 +1.9 -- 11.6 -- -- 256 (10.7) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +1.1 18.8 +3.1 18.9 15.6 3.6 7.9 312 (13.0) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.4 +0.7 14.6 +1.8 -- 26.0 -- -- 672 (28.0) 50/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.6 +5.5 18.6 +6.5 14.9 0.0 6.6 -- 207 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.8 +4.2 18.0 +4.2 16.2 0.0 3.0 9.9 368 (15.3) 41/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +3.0 16.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.0 +8.4 13.6 +1.6 10.6 0.0 4.0 9.8 365 (15.2) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.2 +6.5 13.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 34/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +6.5 10.8 +4.2 7.0 0.6 4.6 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +5.9 12.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.3 +6.8 16.4 +3.3 14.2 0.0 4.0 9.6 -- 55/20
RICHMOND RAAF 31.7 +6.7 14.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 55/19
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +1.0 16.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 63/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.7 +7.3 8.9 +2.8 5.6 0.0 5.6 9.3 201 ( 8.4) 65/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.5 +8.1 11.9 +4.2 9.9 0.0 7.0 11.4 234 ( 9.8) 52/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +6.4 12.7 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 39/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.1 +1.3 9.5 -0.3 1.0 0.0 4.0 9.4 354 (14.8) 48/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.6 +4.7 9.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 317 (13.2) 41/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.9 +2.6 6.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 45/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 +1.8 15.8 +6.3 11.6 0.0 7.0 -- 193 ( 8.0) 21/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.1 -0.7 9.4 +1.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 61/07
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 +0.6 6.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 499 (20.8) 39/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +1.2 9.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 44/11
HOBART AIRPORT 23.3 +6.0 11.2 +3.7 10.4 0.0 7.4 5.9 405 (16.9) 54/12
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 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.7 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
41.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
40.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

+8.7 : 30.6 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+8.7 : 30.4 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+8.6 : 30.7 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.4 : 32.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+8.2 : 25.7 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS

28.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.6 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
27.2 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+10.4 : 20.9 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+9.4 : 25.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 17.6 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+8.7 : 13.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+8.6 : 22.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
**S** +8.6 : 23.9 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

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

6.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.3 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

-5.6 : 30.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.4 : 30.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-5.3 : 15.7 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-5.3 : 17.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 16.3 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

0.4 EYRE Eucla WA
2.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-9.7 : 0.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.3 : 9.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-5.8 : 13.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.4 : 5.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
-5.3 : 4.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural 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.
86.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
75.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
75.6 BALLYMENA TM Darling Downs E QLD
72.2 SAUERS TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
65.0 WALLA TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
75.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE
72.2 SAUERS TM
65.0 WALLA TM
60.0 GAYNDAH AIRPORT
56.5 BUSTARD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
56.0 EIDSVOLD POST OFFICE
50.6 BYRNESTOWN TM
Brisbane/SE Coast
86.0 BRIAN PASTURES
52.0 MUSKET FLAT MT ALERT
Darling Downs E
75.6 BALLYMENA TM
63.4 WARWICK
54.4 TALINGA
54.0 O'CONNOR TM
53.2 YANGAN POST OFFICE
52.0 PASSCHENDAELE
52.0 BUNDALEER
50.0 QUENDON
Darling Downs W
60.2 TALINGA

11.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

.....

3.8 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1036 (43.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
961 (40.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
885 (36.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
882 (36.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
875 (36.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
871 (36.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
796 (33.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
795 (33.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
764 (31.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
756 (31.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
756 (31.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
740 (30.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
729 (30.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
726 (30.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
725 (30.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
721 (30.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
694 (28.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
684 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
681 (28.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
672 (28.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
653 (27.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
649 (27.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
648 (27.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
643 (26.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
636 (26.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
632 (26.3) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
631 (26.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
627 (26.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
621 (25.9) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
610 (25.4) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
606 (25.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
603 (25.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
601 (25.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
600 (25.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
98/19 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
96/07 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
89/19 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
87/10 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/18 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
85/15 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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE
13.6mm in 20 min to 20:20 40.8mm/h
6.6mm in 9 min to 20:29 44.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
BUNDABERG AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
TOWN OF 1770
32.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
37.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.3mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
22.6mm in 49 min to 21:49 27.7mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.4mm/h
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
OAKEY AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
WARWICK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
1.4mm in 1 min to 19:33 84.0mm/h
4.2mm in 2 min to 19:35 126.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.6mm/h
N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
17.8mm in 29 min to 22:00 36.8mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 20.8mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
6.8mm in 36 min to 19:00 11.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT : 85(290/ 69 ) at 19:44
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS : 85(300/ 65 ) at 18:02
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS : 98(360/ 19 ) at 19:38
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(320/ 69 ) at 10:20
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 80(260/ 67 ) at 15:56
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 69(300/ 63 ) at 22:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(260/ 63 ) at 15:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 96( 10/ 74 ) at 07:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(260/ 69 ) at 17:00