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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 2210 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 minimum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070310

TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE

16.0

15.5

14/10/2004

22

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The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 01:25EST, 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 22.8 -1.6 16.3 +5.4 15.3 0.0 6.8 -- 526 (21.9) 46/13
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 -2.2 9.0 -1.2 6.9 0.0 3.0 10.5 362 (15.1) 54/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 -0.7 10.8 +1.7 9.1 0.2 4.2 6.0 336 (14.0) 43/12
BUNBURY 17.9 -2.8 8.0 -1.2 -- 3.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 48/15
MANDURAH 18.7 -- 13.1 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 329 (13.7) 55/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.3 24.1 -0.9 23.5 0.0 8.2 11.1 342 (14.3) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.1 +5.1 16.6 +1.8 14.0 0.0 14.6 12.3 -- 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 37.1 +13.2 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 448 (18.7) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.8 +12.0 13.3 +1.9 8.6 0.0 -- 11.4 278 (11.6) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.6 +7.7 0.8 -6.3 -0.7 0.0 4.0 11.8 245 (10.2) 32/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.9 +0.3 23.5 +4.9 20.4 0.0 14.2 11.6 460 (19.2) 43/01
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.3 19.8 -0.8 17.8 3.8 4.0 7.8 521 (21.7) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.1 17.6 -3.1 15.5 0.0 12.8 10.8 601 (25.0) 58/20
MACKAY M.O 25.5 -2.1 19.5 -0.2 -- 3.6 -- 9.5 559 (23.3) 45/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -2.6 17.2 +0.2 16.1 0.0 8.0 -- 380 (15.8) 54/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 -1.7 14.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 470 (19.6) 48/11
NAMBOUR DPI 24.5 -2.2 10.7 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 31/12
COOLANGATTA 24.1 -0.3 11.4 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 -1.3 12.7 -3.0 10.1 0.0 7.4 10.1 332 (13.8) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 -2.8 10.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 52/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +6.6 15.5 +3.4 9.4 0.0 6.6 -- 102 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 -0.6 11.9 -1.9 6.8 0.0 6.0 12.1 466 (19.4) 39/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.1 7.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.1 12.5 +0.5 9.5 0.0 7.8 5.8 370 (15.4) 43/04
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.7 +1.0 15.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 34/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.6 +8.1 12.8 +6.2 5.2 0.0 5.6 11.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.6 +6.8 10.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 +2.5 16.5 +3.4 14.4 0.0 8.9 10.2 651 (27.1) 67/00
RICHMOND RAAF 26.4 +1.4 16.3 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 34/00
BELLAMBI AWS 26.7 +5.1 14.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 43/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.2 +9.8 7.6 +1.5 3.7 0.0 8.0 10.5 318 (13.3) 48/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.2 +11.8 8.5 +0.8 5.9 0.0 9.8 12.3 308 (12.8) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.8 +10.2 7.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 35/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.3 +10.5 8.8 -1.0 4.9 0.0 7.6 12.3 313 (13.0) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.7 +8.8 3.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 24/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.8 +8.5 2.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.1 +8.5 11.2 +1.7 7.9 0.0 4.2 -- 179 ( 7.5) 21/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.8 +2.0 4.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 30/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.7 +9.1 2.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 32/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.8 +0.8 6.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 39/16
HOBART AIRPORT 24.9 +7.6 8.9 +1.4 5.6 1.0 7.8 12.0 765 (31.9) 50/09
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

42.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
41.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
41.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.9 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
40.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+17.8 : 42.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+17.3 : 41.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.6 : 38.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+13.5 : 35.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+13.5 : 38.4 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

28.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+10.0 : 16.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.4 : 21.0 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+9.4 : 24.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.1 : 26.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.5 : 16.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

12.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.5 MARRAWAH N Coast TAS
14.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 15.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-5.6 : 22.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6 : 23.3 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.4 : 31.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-4.3 : 20.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.5 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-0.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.4 : 9.3 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-6.3 : 0.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
-6.2 : 1.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.2 : 3.1 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
-5.9 : 8.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North 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.
57.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
37.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
31.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD N Coast--Herbert QLD
28.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
26.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
57.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
28.0 HAPPY VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
37.0 MENAVALE ALERT
31.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
26.0 NERADA ALERT

13.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
12.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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7.1 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
6.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
5.1 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1603 (66.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1244 (51.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1054 (43.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1050 (43.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1017 (42.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
999 (41.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
938 (39.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
928 (38.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
921 (38.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
855 (35.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
852 (35.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
847 (35.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
843 (35.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
836 (34.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
825 (34.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
817 (34.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
800 (33.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
795 (33.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
780 (32.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
776 (32.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
772 (32.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
765 (31.9) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
747 (31.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
741 (30.9) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
729 (30.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
723 (30.1) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
719 (30.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
683 (28.5) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
672 (28.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
669 (27.9) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
666 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
663 (27.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
656 (27.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
652 (27.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
651 (27.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
641 (26.7) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
607 (25.3) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
605 (25.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
603 (25.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
601 (25.0) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
601 (25.0) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
94/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/20 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
89/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/17 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(230/ 63 ) at 18:00
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : 83(330/ 63 ) at 20:01
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 74 ) at 03:39
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(250/ 72 ) at 06:03