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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 2155 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

097020

LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

83.4

82.8

13/10/1984

54

1 y

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

104.6

99.6

14/10/2007

12

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

W Coast

097089

ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

53.8

49.2

07/10/1998

11

1 y

TAS

W Coast

097091

QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

57.6

54.6

14/10/2007

11

1 y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

9.7

9.7

02/10/2002

14

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014153

BLACK POINT

35.5

35.3

24/10/1998

17

35.3

05/12/2005

18

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 01:24EST, 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 26.4 +2.0 12.1 +1.2 10.8 0.0 7.2 -- 539 (22.5) 45/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +3.1 14.3 +4.1 12.6 0.0 6.0 10.6 465 (19.4) 54/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 -0.9 10.8 +1.7 5.9 0.0 5.6 9.4 373 (15.5) 34/15
BUNBURY 22.3 +1.6 9.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 37/13
MANDURAH 25.3 -- 13.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 39/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.6 23.9 -1.1 23.4 0.0 7.2 11.3 321 (13.4) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.3 -0.7 7.7 -7.1 3.8 0.0 10.4 12.2 326 (13.6) 37/18
WHYALLA AERO 34.0 +10.1 11.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 337 (14.0) 87/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.0 +9.2 10.6 -0.8 5.9 0.0 11.4 11.0 206 ( 8.6) 55/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.5 +7.6 7.7 +0.6 6.3 0.0 2.8 8.4 469 (19.5) 65/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 -0.9 15.2 -3.4 9.8 0.0 12.4 11.5 367 (15.3) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 -1.1 20.0 -0.6 17.5 0.0 9.4 5.0 574 (23.9) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.7 19.4 -1.3 16.1 0.0 12.0 11.8 532 (22.2) 50/10
MACKAY M.O 26.4 -1.2 22.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 423 (17.6) 37/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -1.8 17.3 +0.3 15.6 0.0 7.0 -- 254 (10.6) 41/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.7 -0.2 15.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 308 (12.8) 32/16
NAMBOUR DPI 26.8 +0.1 10.7 -3.1 -- 0.0 17.4 -- 79 ( 3.3) 26/13
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +0.8 13.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 -0.3 12.4 -3.3 8.8 0.0 6.0 11.9 304 (12.7) 37/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.4 +0.7 10.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 30/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +4.6 -- -- 3.2 0.0 6.8 -- 126 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +3.0 10.0 -3.8 5.3 0.0 4.6 11.7 329 (13.7) 37/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +2.0 9.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.4 +6.8 10.9 -1.1 6.9 0.0 6.6 12.2 326 (13.6) 34/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.7 +7.0 7.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.1 +4.6 5.8 -0.8 0.8 0.0 4.0 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +3.5 6.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.9 +7.4 14.3 +1.2 7.6 0.0 7.0 11.6 329 (13.7) 37/16
RICHMOND RAAF 32.1 +7.1 8.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 28.5 +6.9 16.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 44/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 +5.6 6.5 +0.4 2.2 0.0 6.8 12.2 436 (18.2) 52/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.8 +6.4 3.7 -4.0 2.8 0.0 6.0 12.2 210 ( 8.8) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +6.4 5.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 39/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.1 +8.3 10.2 +0.4 5.7 0.0 5.4 12.3 235 ( 9.8) 52/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.2 +8.3 4.8 -2.7 -- 1.0 14.0 -- 273 (11.4) 48/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.2 +8.9 3.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 52/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.1 +10.5 12.4 +2.9 9.1 0.0 4.6 -- 161 ( 6.7) 41/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 28.8 +10.0 5.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 68/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.1 +8.5 6.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 55/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 -0.2 11.9 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 63/12
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 +4.0 12.7 +5.2 9.8 0.0 3.8 11.1 680 (28.3) 80/13
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

42.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
42.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+13.5 : 37.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.5 : 34.1 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+12.4 : 32.6 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+11.6 : 30.8 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+11.2 : 33.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

26.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
26.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 26.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.1 : 19.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.3 : 12.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.5 : 14.6 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.4 : 16.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.4 : 13.6 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

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

6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.8 : 22.8 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.4 : 22.7 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.4 : 24.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.7 : 26.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.7 : 12.2 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

-0.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
0.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.3 : 11.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.2 : 12.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.5 : 14.2 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-9.4 : 9.7 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-9.2 : 10.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

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.
104.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
83.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
57.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
53.8 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
52.0 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
W Coast
104.6 MOUNT READ
83.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
57.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
53.8 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)
52.0 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)

13.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

6.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
5.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
5.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1721 (71.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1697 (70.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1386 (57.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1225 (51.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1122 (46.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1118 (46.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1104 (46.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1071 (44.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1051 (43.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1036 (43.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1008 (42.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
918 (38.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
906 (37.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
895 (37.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
884 (36.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
873 (36.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
872 (36.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
865 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
797 (33.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
791 (33.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
777 (32.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
771 (32.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
770 (32.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
749 (31.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
745 (31.0) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
737 (30.7) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
731 (30.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
730 (30.4) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
726 (30.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
699 (29.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
680 (28.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
642 (26.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
637 (26.5) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
619 (25.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
615 (25.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
610 (25.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
128/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/08 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
96/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
95/09 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
93/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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
MANINGRIDA AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WHYALLA AERO : 87(190/ 63 ) at 20:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(320/ 70 ) at 16:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(280/ 58 ) at 08:17
TASMANIA
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 89(300/ 67 ) at 14:46
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 85(300/ 67 ) at 09:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(330/ 98 ) at 11:01
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 128(270/ 61 ) at 00:52
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(300/ 59 ) at 07:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(280/ 76 ) at 09:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(320/ 63 ) at 07:01
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(270/ 76 ) at 23:30