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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2228 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009754

METTLER

40.0

40.0

28/10/1977

40

1 y Equal to record.

TAS

E Coast

092113

BEAUMARIS (SKYLINE DRIVE)

37.8

32.6

09/10/2005

12

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029039

MORNINGTON ISLAND

38.7

38.0

22/10/2005

32

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009172

JANDAKOT AERO

15.3

15.3

21/10/2001

16

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

16.1

16.2

09/10/2005

13

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009240

BICKLEY

12.0

12.0

21/10/2001

14

Y Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

11.2

12.5

06/10/2005

14

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009789

ESPERANCE

10.8

12.7

06/10/2005

38

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

11.1

12.0

10/10/1996

12

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009965

BUNBURY

14.5

15.4

10/10/1996

12

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

12.0

12.0

09/10/2005

11

Y Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

15.0

15.5

21/10/2001

12

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

12.1

12.8

16/10/2005

13

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 01:27EST, 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 19.6 -4.8 13.8 +2.9 11.6 0.8 7.4 -- 700 (29.2) 58/01
PERTH AIRPORT 16.5 -6.0 7.8 -2.4 6.7 10.8 4.2 9.2 630 (26.3) 80/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 11.7 -7.0 4.4 -4.7 1.9 27.0 5.4 8.9 521 (21.7) 87/09
BUNBURY 14.5 -6.2 5.8 -3.4 -- 5.4 -- -- 563 (23.5) 72/04
MANDURAH 16.1 -- 8.8 -- -- 7.4 -- -- 743 (31.0) 74/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 26.2 +1.2 26.1 0.0 7.4 7.4 335 (14.0) 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.8 +6.8 25.7 +10.9 24.3 0.0 9.2 9.6 527 (22.0) 68/18
WHYALLA AERO 33.7 +9.8 17.0 +6.5 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 416 (17.3) 91/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.5 +8.7 15.9 +4.5 11.9 0.0 -- 0.7 267 (11.1) 81/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.9 +10.0 8.3 +1.2 5.6 0.0 3.8 2.4 306 (12.8) 78/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.1 +4.5 14.1 -4.5 12.2 0.0 8.0 12.0 193 ( 8.0) 34/16
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +2.5 22.2 +1.6 18.4 0.0 7.4 5.6 243 (10.1) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +2.7 23.2 +2.5 20.4 0.0 6.2 11.3 304 (12.7) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 31.6 +4.0 21.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.4 351 (14.6) 35/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.2 +6.5 22.1 +5.1 20.2 0.0 9.0 -- 309 (12.9) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.1 +3.2 21.1 +4.5 -- 1.2 6.0 -- 434 (18.1) 45/15
NAMBOUR DPI 29.3 +2.6 17.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 26/11
COOLANGATTA 26.2 +1.8 16.5 +0.3 -- 6.6 -- -- 249 (10.4) 24/13
BRISBANE AERO 29.6 +4.1 17.6 +1.9 15.9 3.0 4.4 12.0 334 (13.9) 37/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.3 +2.6 14.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 35/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.0 +4.9 14.4 +2.3 10.8 0.2 5.4 -- 159 ( 6.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +1.0 14.7 +0.9 13.4 17.8 5.4 11.9 159 ( 6.6) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +1.7 13.2 +1.3 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.6 +3.0 12.1 +0.1 11.1 25.4 6.4 11.5 219 ( 9.1) 32/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.0 +2.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.3 +5.8 8.6 +2.0 4.2 4.4 2.6 10.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.4 +5.6 11.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.6 +3.1 14.9 +1.8 12.7 1.4 5.2 10.3 281 (11.7) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 27.8 +2.8 13.8 +2.8 -- 7.4 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 +0.5 14.2 +0.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 22/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.4 +5.0 10.1 +4.0 -- 6.6 4.4 8.3 167 ( 7.0) 43/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.5 +7.1 13.5 +5.8 12.0 0.0 3.0 11.4 152 ( 6.3) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +5.7 13.9 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 30/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.1 +10.3 12.2 +2.4 7.8 0.0 7.2 11.0 249 (10.4) 58/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.1 +9.2 9.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.7 +9.4 11.3 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 48/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.5 +9.9 12.7 +3.2 10.8 0.0 1.2 -- 109 ( 4.5) 32/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 29.4 +10.6 9.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 37/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.5 +9.9 8.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 54/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.8 +3.8 12.7 +5.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 30/13
HOBART AIRPORT 22.3 +5.0 13.0 +5.5 12.8 1.8 3.2 6.7 315 (13.1) 52/15
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 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
41.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
41.4 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
41.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT

+13.6 : 34.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+12.6 : 26.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+12.1 : 35.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.9 : 32.7 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+11.9 : 42.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

28.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+13.1 : 21.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+12.8 : 21.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+11.7 : 21.7 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+10.9 : 25.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.5 : 22.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

10.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
10.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
11.1 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-10.3 : 12.5 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.2 : 10.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-10.0 : 11.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-9.9 : 12.9 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.5 : 13.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

2.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
2.9 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
3.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
3.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
3.5 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
3.5 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA

-5.5 : 8.3 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
-5.4 : 4.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.9 : 2.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.8 : 3.5 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.8 : 5.9 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-4.8 : 2.9 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
59.0 LUMEAH ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
58.0 ROSEBANK (UPPER COOPERS CREEK) North Coast NSW
57.0 EUROKA (ALDAVILLA) MidNorth Coast N NSW
51.4 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE) North Coast NSW
50.2 MOUNT KURING-GAI (LEDORA FARM) Sydney--east NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
59.0 LUMEAH ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
58.0 ROSEBANK (UPPER COOPERS CREEK)
51.4 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE)
MidNorth Coast N
57.0 EUROKA (ALDAVILLA)
Sydney--east
50.2 MOUNT KURING-GAI (LEDORA FARM)

12.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
12.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
12.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
12.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

1.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1309 (54.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1085 (45.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1056 (44.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
943 (39.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
884 (36.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
864 (36.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
788 (32.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
764 (31.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
745 (31.0) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
743 (31.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
734 (30.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
727 (30.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
713 (29.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
703 (29.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
700 (29.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
694 (28.9) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
688 (28.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
658 (27.4) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
650 (27.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
649 (27.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
648 (27.0) FORREST Eucla WA
646 (26.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
630 (26.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
629 (26.2) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
620 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
610 (25.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
609 (25.4) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
607 (25.3) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
607 (25.3) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
607 (25.3) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
606 (25.3) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
109/19 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
108/18 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
107/17 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
107/19 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
106/13 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
102/18 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
100/03 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
96/11 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
96/13 FORREST Eucla WA
96/22 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
94/11 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
94/12 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
93/02 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/21 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
93/15 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
91/05 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
91/20 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
91/18 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
91/15 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
91/15 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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
BATCHELOR AERO
17.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.3mm/h
WARRUWI
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 34.0mm/h
28.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 28.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 15.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 27.4mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 24.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 26.8mm/h
77.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 25.7mm/h
167.0mm in * hr to 21:30 13.9mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 33.4mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 31.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
INNER DOLPHIN PYLON : 93(230/ 54 ) at 02:46
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 100(210/ 82 ) at 03:40
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(240/ 46 ) at 03:06
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(210/ 41 ) at 04:47
ESPERANCE AERO : 96(260/ 56 ) at 11:03
BUSSELTON JETTY : 80(240/ 65 ) at 12:19
HOPETOUN NORTH : 95(220/ 58 ) at 11:47
Eucla
FORREST : 95(270/ 72 ) at 13:00
Goldfields
CHEADANUP : 95(230/ 43 ) at 12:33
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM : 76(270/ 63 ) at 13:46
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME : 108(260/ 76 ) at 18:33
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 91(230/ 69 ) at 20:29
TARCOOLA AERO : 106(310/ 69 ) at 13:42
NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 96(250/ 56 ) at 22:29
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT : 91(310/ 32 ) at 18:16
MARREE AERO : 109(360/ 33 ) at 19:55
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(290/ 67 ) at 21:30
CLEVE AERODROME : 82(360/ 63 ) at 10:59
WHYALLA AERO : 91(330/ 41 ) at 15:38
MINNIPA DPI : 76(350/ 63 ) at 12:54
PORT AUGUSTA AERO : 82(360/ 63 ) at 11:30
Northeast
YUNTA AIRSTRIP : 108(310/ 74 ) at 17:53
Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 102(330/ 59 ) at 18:49
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH : 91(350/ 67 ) at 15:56
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(350/ 76 ) at 18:46
Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE AIRPORT : 85(350/ 63 ) at 16:28
MOUNT LOFTY : 91( 10/ 39 ) at 16:42
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 85(***/ 65 ) at 20:00