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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 2147 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

S Peninsula

028004

PALMERVILLE

110.0

64.6

10/10/1996

118

1 y

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

066124

PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE)

-1.0

-1.0

08/10/1998

38

Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

34.2

33.9

03/10/2003

11

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 01:23EST, 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 30.0 +5.6 10.5 -0.4 8.9 0.0 7.4 -- 495 (20.6) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 30.3 +7.8 9.1 -1.1 8.2 0.0 5.2 11.7 324 (13.5) 28/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.2 +4.5 5.4 -3.7 4.0 0.0 3.2 11.4 219 ( 9.1) 28/13
BUNBURY 23.8 +3.1 8.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 22/16
MANDURAH 27.8 -- 13.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 28/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +2.0 26.0 +1.0 25.3 0.0 7.6 6.7 447 (18.6) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 -5.7 10.7 -4.1 5.6 0.0 13.2 12.1 432 (18.0) 48/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 -6.4 11.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 530 (22.1) 34/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 -5.0 10.5 -0.9 10.2 0.0 -- 3.8 338 (14.1) 31/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -2.9 6.9 -0.2 4.8 1.8 2.6 4.6 422 (17.6) 41/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.5 -5.1 16.9 -1.7 14.8 0.0 14.6 11.4 603 (25.1) 43/13
CAIRNS AERO 33.5 +4.0 21.9 +1.3 20.2 9.6 8.0 10.8 330 (13.8) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 35.0 +5.6 21.8 +1.1 18.5 3.0 6.6 11.6 316 (13.2) 50/10
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -0.1 20.3 +0.6 -- 36.0 -- 11.0 397 (16.5) 43/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -1.6 19.7 +2.7 17.5 6.8 9.2 -- 355 (14.8) 45/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +0.4 17.5 +0.9 -- 16.8 8.2 -- 462 (19.3) 48/08
NAMBOUR DPI 25.3 -1.4 16.7 +2.9 -- 4.2 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 39/00
COOLANGATTA 24.3 -0.1 16.6 +0.4 -- 15.2 -- -- 383 (16.0) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +1.0 13.4 -2.3 7.9 0.0 8.0 11.9 533 (22.2) 45/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.1 -4.6 10.1 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 685 (28.5) 45/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.7 -3.4 10.2 -1.9 5.0 0.0 8.8 -- 307 (12.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -3.1 14.3 +0.5 10.6 0.0 7.0 11.6 497 (20.7) 43/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -3.6 11.3 -0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 -5.7 9.0 -3.0 7.2 16.6 8.4 11.6 513 (21.4) 41/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.8 -4.9 6.5 -4.2 -- 7.4 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.4 -4.1 0.5 -6.1 -2.6 0.6 4.6 11.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -5.5 3.8 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -4.4 9.5 -3.6 5.7 4.4 5.4 11.1 716 (29.8) 45/09
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 -3.8 5.3 -5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 34/08
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 -3.9 8.8 -5.1 -- 2.8 -- -- 537 (22.4) 44/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.4 -1.0 0.4 -5.7 -3.2 1.0 6.8 12.8 359 (15.0) 45/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 -3.2 3.9 -3.8 1.2 0.0 9.6 12.0 609 (25.4) 54/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -4.7 4.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 505 (21.0) 39/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 -4.3 4.7 -5.1 2.0 1.2 5.8 6.8 428 (17.8) 37/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.2 -3.7 3.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 39/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.1 -5.2 5.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 41/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.9 -3.7 7.6 -1.9 4.7 1.4 2.4 -- 192 ( 8.0) 24/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 -2.8 5.7 -1.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 479 (20.0) 55/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 -4.7 3.6 -2.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 492 (20.5) 43/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 -3.8 4.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 44/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 -0.5 4.5 -3.0 -0.4 1.6 4.8 6.5 471 (19.6) 55/13
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

44.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
43.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
43.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
42.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+9.9 : 35.9 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+9.9 : 35.2 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+9.9 : 37.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+9.8 : 34.8 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA

28.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
26.9 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.9 : 26.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+5.5 : 20.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+5.3 : 28.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
+5.3 : 23.8 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+5.1 : 24.8 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

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

0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.8 : 23.5 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-7.7 : 22.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-7.5 : 26.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-7.4 : 20.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-7.4 : 0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.6 : 0.4 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-8.4 : 6.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-8.3 : 1.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-8.2 : -2.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.1 : 1.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast 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.
110.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
58.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
53.0 WUNBURRA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
50.2 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
49.6 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE MidNorth Coast S NSW

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
110.0 PALMERVILLE
N Coast--Herbert
58.0 MENAVALE ALERT
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.0 WUNBURRA

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
50.2 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
49.6 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE

12.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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3.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1391 (58.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1356 (56.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1301 (54.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1245 (51.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1147 (47.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1073 (44.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1009 (42.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
912 (38.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
895 (37.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
883 (36.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
863 (36.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
837 (34.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
788 (32.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
772 (32.2) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
753 (31.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
750 (31.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
749 (31.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
747 (31.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
741 (30.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
733 (30.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
727 (30.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
725 (30.2) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
721 (30.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
720 (30.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
716 (29.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
710 (29.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
707 (29.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
702 (29.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
700 (29.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
691 (28.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
685 (28.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
679 (28.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
678 (28.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
673 (28.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
672 (28.0) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
655 (27.3) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
653 (27.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
642 (26.8) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
641 (26.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
641 (26.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
635 (26.5) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
627 (26.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
620 (25.8) TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
619 (25.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
619 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
616 (25.7) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
613 (25.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
613 (25.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
612 (25.5) COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
609 (25.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
609 (25.4) WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
608 (25.3) BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
603 (25.1) MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
602 (25.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
106/14 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/02 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
96/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
95/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/18 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
8.2mm in 10 min to 02:30 49.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
13.6mm in 11 min to 20:46 74.2mm/h
8.6mm in 14 min to 21:00 36.9mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 26.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 28.4mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
19.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.6mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(230/ 74 ) at 01:10
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 74(233/ 63 ) at 00:40
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(260/ 67 ) at 20:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(330/ 80 ) at 23:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(250/ 80 ) at 14:31
TASMAN ISLAND : 106(***/ 35 ) at 02:08
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(270/ 70 ) at 14:37