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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 2023 EST on 18/11/2008. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015552

HENBURY

65.2

51.8

27/11/1933

94

1 y

NT

Alice Springs

015652

WATARRKA

53.7

43.2

09/11/2001

17

1 y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041457

COOLMUNDA DAM

51.2

48.0

09/11/1999

31

1 y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

13.1

13.3

09/11/2000

11

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

29.0

29.0

19/11/1993

14

1 N Equal to record.


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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 01:29EST, 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 26.9 -0.2 10.4 -3.4 8.4 0.0 7.8 -- 620 (25.8) 50/14
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 -0.2 10.7 -1.9 7.9 0.0 3.0 12.9 478 (19.9) 46/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 -4.5 10.1 -0.7 9.4 0.0 3.2 7.2 209 ( 8.7) --
BUNBURY 22.1 -2.1 7.8 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 34/22
MANDURAH 23.3 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 -0.7 26.2 +0.9 25.6 11.4 6.8 7.2 325 (13.5) 57/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 -7.2 15.4 -2.5 -- 7.8 -- -- 287 (12.0) 57/20
WHYALLA AERO 22.9 -3.6 17.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 41/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 -1.6 14.7 +0.7 -- 0.8 2.2 2.7 276 (11.5) 34/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 -6.2 10.5 +2.1 8.8 0.2 2.4 0.4 209 ( 8.7) 48/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +2.2 21.7 +0.3 19.5 0.0 9.8 6.9 343 (14.3) 43/17
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.1 23.0 +0.7 20.6 1.4 7.2 9.2 446 (18.6) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.3 22.7 -0.2 21.0 0.0 10.6 11.9 485 (20.2) 46/10
MACKAY M.O 28.7 -0.5 23.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 343 (14.3) 30/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 0.0 20.3 +0.8 18.5 0.0 7.6 -- 274 (11.4) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 -0.4 19.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 271 (11.3) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 28.5 +0.5 20.5 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 22/13
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +0.2 19.5 +1.3 -- 5.8 -- -- 339 (14.1) 34/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 0.0 21.4 +3.4 20.2 1.2 6.6 6.3 580 (24.2) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.0 +0.3 17.2 +2.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 449 (18.7) 39/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.3 +3.0 19.1 +4.1 16.6 0.0 10.4 -- 196 ( 8.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 -1.5 18.9 +2.8 18.5 4.4 2.2 3.3 253 (10.5) 24/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -0.3 18.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 -1.8 17.6 +3.3 16.8 0.0 4.0 8.3 350 (14.6) 30/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 -1.7 15.8 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +2.9 8.4 -0.7 5.6 1.0 3.4 6.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.8 +2.4 14.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 -0.9 17.4 +2.1 14.8 0.0 3.6 9.7 452 (18.8) 31/08
RICHMOND RAAF 26.1 -0.5 14.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +0.4 15.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 21/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.3 +1.6 8.0 -0.8 5.2 0.0 3.4 6.3 138 ( 5.8) 30/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.1 +1.4 11.7 +1.0 9.9 0.0 5.2 5.9 180 ( 7.5) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.5 -0.5 10.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 34/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.2 -2.2 14.0 +1.5 11.0 0.0 6.2 4.7 232 ( 9.7) 45/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.6 +2.0 9.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 46/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.7 +2.5 13.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 44/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.5 +3.6 14.4 +3.2 13.5 0.0 4.0 -- 136 ( 5.7) 26/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.2 -0.8 7.7 -1.9 -- -- -- -- -- 39/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.6 +5.0 10.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 54/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.1 -1.3 3.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 -0.5 6.5 -2.7 3.1 0.0 4.0 10.9 371 (15.5) 37/15
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

40.8 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
40.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
39.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

+5.0 : 24.6 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
+4.5 : 26.1 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
+4.3 : 25.6 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
+4.3 : 26.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
+4.2 : 28.1 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

28.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
27.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 16.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.3 : 24.3 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+5.8 : 14.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+5.7 : 17.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+5.5 : 22.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

9.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
10.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
11.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-12.0 : 22.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-11.5 : 23.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.4 : 25.2 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-8.3 : 26.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 26.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

-2.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-0.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-8.5 : 15.1 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-8.1 : 13.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-7.7 : -0.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-7.5 : -0.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-7.3 : 1.9 WANDERING 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.
76.2 BONALBO POST OFFICE N Tablelands E NSW
74.0 OLD BONALBO (ALCHERINGA) N Tablelands E NSW
65.2 HENBURY N Plateau NT
62.4 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES) MidNorth Coast N NSW
60.6 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
60.6 CHANNEL POINT
60.0 LAJAMANU
N Plateau
65.2 HENBURY
54.2 MEREENIE
53.7 WATARRKA

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
60.0 WOODSPRING TM
59.6 KILLARNEY POST OFFICE
54.0 KILLARNEY ALERT
53.0 WOODSPRING
51.6 TANNYMOREL
51.2 COOLMUNDA DAM
Darling Downs W
57.4 LUNDAVRA TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains E
59.2 NORTH STAR (BONANZA)
N Tablelands W
56.4 RIVERTREE (MANY RIVERS)
54.6 LEGUME (ACACIA PLATEAU (VERDANT HILLS))
53.2 LEGUME (NEW KOREELAH)
53.2 ELSMORE (DANTHONIA)
51.5 SAPPHIRE (ARGYLE)
N Tablelands E
76.2 BONALBO POST OFFICE
74.0 OLD BONALBO (ALCHERINGA)
59.8 TABULAM POST OFFICE
57.0 OLD BONALBO POST OFFICE
50.4 URBENVILLE OLD POST OFFICE
North Coast
57.6 WOOLNERS ARM
51.8 ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY)
51.4 DAIRY FLAT
MidNorth Coast N
62.4 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)

12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

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2.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1019 (42.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
930 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
838 (34.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
801 (33.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
752 (31.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
730 (30.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
729 (30.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
723 (30.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
709 (29.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
691 (28.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
642 (26.8) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
615 (25.6) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
615 (25.6) THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
613 (25.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
604 (25.2) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
72/20 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
68/11 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
67/16 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
67/17 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
67/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
3.2mm in 2 min to 17:15 96.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
14.2mm in 14 min to 14:34 60.9mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
LAJAMANU
52.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 52.8mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 19.7mm/h
N Plateau
WULUNGURRU
24.2mm in 1 hr 36 min to 17:42 15.1mm/h
14.4mm in 41 min to 18:23 21.1mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:31 12.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Murray Valley
LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE
9.2mm in 46 min to 16:30 12.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
Lower SE
ROBE AIRFIELD
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
15.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 31.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.8mm/h
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
10.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
16.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.8mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
None reported