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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2152 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

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

99.6

72.0

31/10/2001

12

1 n

TAS

W Coast

097087

TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET)

66.0

47.8

07/10/1998

12

1 y

TAS

W Coast

097091

QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

54.6

50.2

31/10/2001

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 01:24EST, 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 25.7 +1.3 14.4 +3.5 11.0 0.0 7.0 -- -- 43/14
PERTH AIRPORT 25.4 +2.9 12.6 +2.4 10.4 0.0 6.6 11.7 316 (13.2) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.2 +3.5 9.8 +0.7 8.3 0.2 4.0 10.5 256 (10.7) 48/14
BUNBURY 20.9 +0.2 10.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 35/13
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 15.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 39/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.0 +1.8 25.2 +0.2 24.9 4.2 6.2 10.5 317 (13.2) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.4 -3.6 6.8 -8.0 3.0 0.0 10.0 12.0 342 (14.3) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 27.6 +3.7 5.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 9.6 -- 259 (10.8) 31/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.7 +0.9 8.8 -2.6 6.2 0.0 -- 8.5 220 ( 9.2) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 -1.1 7.3 +0.2 5.8 0.0 3.2 1.7 423 (17.6) 43/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 -3.6 16.4 -2.2 12.8 0.0 13.2 11.4 507 (21.1) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +1.0 20.9 +0.3 16.4 0.0 10.0 8.9 356 (14.8) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +0.1 20.2 -0.5 17.4 0.0 11.0 11.6 442 (18.4) 46/13
MACKAY M.O 26.0 -1.6 16.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 409 (17.0) 41/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 -2.0 12.9 -4.1 10.6 0.0 9.2 -- 312 (13.0) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 -1.3 14.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 371 (15.5) 35/15
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.7 11.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 26/12
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -1.3 12.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 -1.9 13.0 -2.7 9.8 0.0 9.0 11.6 342 (14.3) 34/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.8 -1.9 9.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 32/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.2 +1.1 6.4 -5.7 0.2 0.0 6.2 -- 141 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 -0.9 8.0 -5.8 4.9 0.0 6.4 11.5 327 (13.6) 35/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 -2.1 7.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 +2.4 6.9 -5.1 4.8 0.0 5.4 12.1 346 (14.4) 35/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.1 +0.4 4.9 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 22/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +0.5 2.4 -4.2 -3.4 0.0 5.6 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -1.2 1.9 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.9 +3.4 10.0 -3.1 5.4 0.0 5.8 10.8 394 (16.4) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 26.2 +1.2 5.0 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.1 +1.5 10.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 34/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 +2.2 1.2 -4.9 -2.8 0.0 5.6 11.8 273 (11.4) 58/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.2 +0.8 3.0 -4.7 0.4 0.0 6.0 12.0 286 (11.9) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.5 3.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.8 -1.0 4.4 -5.4 1.8 0.0 5.4 11.4 299 (12.5) 28/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.0 +1.1 1.7 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.4 +1.1 1.1 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 34/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.2 +3.6 10.7 +1.2 7.0 0.0 1.4 -- 191 ( 8.0) 28/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.5 +1.7 8.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 551 (23.0) 61/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.3 +1.7 4.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.1 +0.1 8.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 50/10
HOBART AIRPORT 18.0 +0.7 9.9 +2.4 9.5 0.0 4.4 1.9 563 (23.5) 63/14
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

43.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
43.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
42.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+15.1 : 38.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+14.6 : 37.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.0 : 35.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+13.8 : 39.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+13.5 : 38.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

27.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
26.6 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.2 : 18.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1 : 20.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 15.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.6 : 21.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 19.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

5.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.1 : 30.1 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 29.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-5.0 : 28.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-4.9 : 30.2 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-4.6 : 26.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-9.8 : 9.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-9.8 : 8.9 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-9.5 : 0.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-8.8 : 10.2 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.4 : 8.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-8.4 : 6.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral 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.
99.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
66.0 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
54.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
52.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
49.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
W Coast
99.6 MOUNT READ
66.0 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET)
54.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
52.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
49.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

12.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
12.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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3.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1752 (73.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1490 (62.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1433 (59.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1332 (55.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1128 (47.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1041 (43.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1035 (43.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
947 (39.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
942 (39.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
877 (36.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
854 (35.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
834 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
812 (33.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
807 (33.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
799 (33.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
771 (32.1) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
766 (31.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
742 (30.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
741 (30.9) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
740 (30.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
713 (29.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
711 (29.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
685 (28.5) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
677 (28.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
637 (26.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
624 (26.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
613 (25.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
607 (25.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
137/13 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
109/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/08 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
96/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
93/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/03 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/02 MOUNT READ W 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
17.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.6mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 10.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 7.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 65 ) at 12:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(270/ 69 ) at 08:00
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM : 85(260/ 69 ) at 11:09
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(330/ 91 ) at 07:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 128(270/ 98 ) at 07:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(280/ 37 ) at 04:16
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 96(260/ 69 ) at 10:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(310/ 59 ) at 07:15
MOUNT READ : 89(280/ 63 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(290/ 76 ) at 11:31