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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2236 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

E Pilbara

004089

WICKHAM

1.2

1.2

13/10/1985

27

1 y Equal to record.

QLD

Gulf Country

029139

SWEERS ISLAND

35.0

18.8

20/10/1894

13

1 y

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030160

GREENVALE TOWNSHIP

54.0

39.0

13/10/1998

37

1 y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040671

KILLARA

67.4

59.9

16/10/1959

51

1 y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041409

BERUNA

51.0

44.0

26/10/1995

14

1 n

QLD

Darling Downs W

042091

BALLON

60.0

57.0

25/10/1989

32

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032025

INNISFAIL

25.8

25.8

19/10/1986

51

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

35.0

34.5

27/10/2005

12

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 01:28EST, 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 21.7 -2.7 7.7 -3.2 5.6 0.0 7.8 -- 458 (19.1) 45/16
PERTH AIRPORT 20.8 -1.7 5.0 -5.2 4.6 0.0 4.2 11.5 305 (12.7) 41/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -2.7 7.2 -1.9 6.3 1.0 3.2 6.3 288 (12.0) 30/17
BUNBURY 18.5 -2.2 5.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 34/17
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 10.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 43/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 24.8 -0.2 24.6 0.0 6.6 11.3 231 ( 9.6) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.2 +5.2 16.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 59/23
WHYALLA AERO 23.6 -0.3 6.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 291 (12.1) 34/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.9 +0.1 11.1 -0.3 9.4 0.0 4.4 7.7 415 (17.3) 34/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 -0.2 7.8 +0.7 6.7 1.4 4.2 11.1 579 (24.1) 54/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.5 +1.9 26.3 +7.7 24.5 0.0 16.0 5.5 423 (17.6) 50/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.2 24.7 +4.1 22.8 2.8 7.2 9.6 321 (13.4) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.4 26.0 +5.3 24.7 0.0 9.8 11.2 606 (25.3) 41/09
MACKAY M.O 31.4 +3.8 23.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 408 (17.0) 35/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +4.2 22.6 +5.6 21.6 0.0 9.0 -- 436 (18.2) 43/01
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +1.9 21.6 +5.0 -- 6.4 -- -- 450 (18.8) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 28.8 +2.1 16.3 +2.5 -- 27.8 1.8 -- 79 ( 3.3) 26/12
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +2.0 20.1 +3.9 -- -- -- -- -- 43/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 +1.5 17.3 +1.6 15.5 2.0 2.4 11.5 470 (19.6) 46/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.7 +4.0 15.3 +2.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 382 (15.9) 34/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +6.6 14.6 +2.5 10.7 0.0 8.8 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +4.1 18.9 +5.1 17.0 1.0 1.8 12.0 393 (16.4) 39/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +3.3 12.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 +2.4 10.2 -1.8 7.9 0.0 9.0 12.2 310 (12.9) 39/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.6 +2.9 9.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 +5.0 5.3 -1.3 0.6 0.0 8.0 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +4.9 7.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.8 +4.3 15.9 +2.8 8.4 0.0 11.8 11.8 478 (19.9) 41/15
RICHMOND RAAF 31.1 +6.1 10.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +1.0 14.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 21/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.3 +2.9 3.5 -2.6 -0.4 0.0 9.4 12.1 384 (16.0) 54/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.1 +3.7 3.9 -3.8 2.4 0.0 9.0 10.7 277 (11.5) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +2.4 6.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 39/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.6 +1.8 8.3 -1.5 4.5 0.0 8.0 9.8 304 (12.7) 50/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +2.0 4.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 7.5 -- 340 (14.2) 46/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.3 +2.0 3.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 45/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 +3.0 11.8 +2.3 7.2 0.0 6.0 -- 202 ( 8.4) 28/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.9 +3.1 6.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 586 (24.4) 54/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.9 +2.3 3.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 600 (25.0) 59/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 -2.1 9.1 +2.2 -- 8.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 57/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 +2.2 10.2 +2.7 6.1 0.0 8.2 7.2 694 (28.9) 65/14
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

41.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
41.2 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
41.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
41.1 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 33.5 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
+7.9 : 31.8 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+7.5 : 31.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+7.5 : 36.5 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+7.4 : 37.2 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

28.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
28.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.4 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
27.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

+9.2 : 23.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.5 : 16.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.9 : 16.1 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+7.7 : 26.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+7.6 : 25.1 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

3.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.9 : 16.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-9.8 : 17.3 FORREST Eucla WA
-7.8 : 23.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.9 : 31.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-6.4 : 29.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

-1.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.1 : 3.4 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
-6.1 : 3.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.1 : 3.2 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.1 : 4.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.9 : 3.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West 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.
81.0 LOTUS VALE Gulf Country QLD
80.4 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
79.8 DIDCOT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
75.0 VANROOK STATION Gulf Country QLD
69.4 ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
81.0 LOTUS VALE
75.0 VANROOK STATION
Upper Carpentaria
61.5 LUCKY SPRINGS STATION
54.0 GREENVALE TOWNSHIP
Wide Bay/Burnett
80.4 GAYNDAH AIRPORT
79.8 DIDCOT
69.0 SAUERS TM
67.3 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE
64.0 THEODORE COTTON
58.8 BYRNESTOWN TM
56.0 NEWLYN
Brisbane/SE Coast
67.4 KILLARA
51.4 MIVA
Darling Downs E
67.4 CHINCHILLA WATER TREATMENT PLANT
51.0 BERUNA
Darling Downs W
60.0 BALLON
52.4 HAREWOOD

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
69.4 ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY)
58.4 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL
54.0 COPMANHURST (STOCKYARD CREEK)

12.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
12.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
12.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

5.1 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
4.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
4.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1455 (60.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1332 (55.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1273 (53.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1034 (43.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1034 (43.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1028 (42.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1022 (42.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
994 (41.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
989 (41.2) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
951 (39.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
940 (39.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
927 (38.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
919 (38.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
918 (38.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
888 (37.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
885 (36.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
879 (36.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
834 (34.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
791 (33.0) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
762 (31.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
761 (31.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
757 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
750 (31.3) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
734 (30.6) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
732 (30.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
730 (30.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
728 (30.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
725 (30.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
722 (30.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
709 (29.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
706 (29.4) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
703 (29.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
700 (29.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
694 (28.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
694 (28.9) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
673 (28.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
664 (27.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
656 (27.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
628 (26.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
628 (26.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
624 (26.0) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
616 (25.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
615 (25.6) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
607 (25.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
604 (25.2) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
600 (25.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
117/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/02 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
87/19 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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
BATCHELOR AERO
8.8mm in 20 min to 16:30 26.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
19.6mm in 30 min to 00:00 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 19.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
4.6mm in 3 min to 19:03 92.0mm/h
7.6mm in 4 min to 19:07 114.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 76( 90/ 65 ) at 13:27
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(300/ 65 ) at 02:08
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(270/ 69 ) at 03:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(320/ 96 ) at 15:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(300/ 74 ) at 00:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(300/ 50 ) at 15:01
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(300/ 72 ) at 03:01