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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 2136 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

QLD

Central West

036141

RODNEY DOWNS

53.0

44.0

21/11/1995

20

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

22.4

22.0

30/11/2003

14

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 01:34EST, 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 28.0 +0.9 13.7 -0.1 11.7 0.0 9.4 -- 479 (20.0) 48/16
PERTH AIRPORT 26.8 +1.0 13.6 +1.0 11.7 0.0 7.8 12.9 361 (15.0) 45/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.9 +7.1 11.0 +0.2 8.6 0.0 8.0 11.0 463 (19.3) 54/15
BUNBURY 22.5 -1.7 12.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 44/14
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 16.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 41/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.5 25.3 0.0 25.4 0.0 7.4 5.5 374 (15.6) 55/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +1.9 16.2 -1.7 14.5 0.0 11.4 13.0 279 (11.6) 55/13
WHYALLA AERO 25.0 -1.5 18.9 +5.0 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 284 (11.8) 54/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.8 +4.7 19.3 +5.3 16.7 0.0 -- 9.5 246 (10.3) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 +1.6 14.0 +5.6 10.5 0.0 8.0 12.8 322 (13.4) 43/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.2 -0.2 21.0 -0.4 19.2 0.0 10.4 12.4 326 (13.6) 39/16
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 -1.8 23.2 +0.9 21.7 5.0 2.4 0.7 419 (17.5) 46/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.3 24.5 +1.6 22.9 0.0 13.0 7.9 649 (27.0) 45/16
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -2.0 20.9 -0.8 -- 6.6 -- 5.6 437 (18.2) 37/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 -1.9 19.5 0.0 19.8 0.0 9.0 -- 356 (14.8) 34/20
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 -0.9 17.2 -1.7 -- 1.4 4.8 -- 406 (16.9) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 24.6 -3.4 15.2 -1.1 -- 3.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 30/13
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +0.3 15.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 35/10
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 -1.7 18.4 +0.4 15.8 6.2 6.8 5.7 337 (14.0) 39/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 -5.4 14.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 674 (28.1) 48/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.0 +2.7 16.7 +1.7 11.5 0.0 8.6 -- 146 ( 6.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 +0.1 15.5 -0.6 12.5 0.0 6.0 11.1 403 (16.8) 43/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +0.4 15.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.1 +4.7 12.3 -2.0 10.4 0.0 6.6 10.8 246 (10.3) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.6 +2.5 14.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 26/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.4 +3.3 11.9 +2.8 8.5 2.2 6.2 8.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +4.0 15.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.1 +4.1 19.4 +4.1 14.4 0.0 6.0 10.0 332 (13.8) 59/16
RICHMOND RAAF 31.4 +4.8 19.3 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.5 +1.4 17.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 55/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.2 +8.5 13.8 +5.0 10.6 0.0 7.2 8.4 177 ( 7.4) 45/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.5 +9.8 19.9 +9.2 16.4 0.0 11.4 5.5 277 (11.5) 71/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.2 +8.2 14.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 41/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.3 +9.9 21.3 +8.8 18.2 0.0 10.2 10.6 307 (12.8) 50/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.8 +11.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 59/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.5 +9.3 14.2 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 71/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.9 +8.0 17.9 +6.7 12.1 0.0 7.2 -- 143 ( 6.0) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.9 +1.9 11.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 41/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.6 +10.0 12.9 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.5 +7.1 11.9 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 37/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 -2.4 13.2 +4.0 9.4 0.0 6.2 0.8 363 (15.1) 41/11
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

45.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
44.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+15.1 : 38.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+13.1 : 32.0 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
+13.0 : 36.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.7 : 37.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+12.5 : 34.1 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

28.9 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.7 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT

+12.8 : 25.3 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+11.8 : 23.1 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+10.9 : 23.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
**W** +10.7 : 20.5 BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS) N Coast TAS
+10.6 : 20.9 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA

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

12.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.8 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.0 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
14.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-8.9 : 26.8 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-8.8 : 25.2 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.5 : 25.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.5 : 25.8 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-7.2 : 25.7 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD

5.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
6.1 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
6.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
6.8 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.2 : 22.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-5.1 : 20.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.0 : 16.7 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-4.3 : 7.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.0 : 14.5 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

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.
134.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
85.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
75.0 CARMOR PLAINS N Rivers NT
73.0 STIRLING STATION Gulf Country QLD
65.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
75.0 CARMOR PLAINS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
65.2 KENDALL RIVER STATION
S Peninsula
55.0 HICKS ISLAND
Gulf Country
73.0 STIRLING STATION
N Coast--Barron
134.0 DAINTREE TEA
65.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
59.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
50.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
59.0 EURAMO TM
Central Coast E
53.0 CREDITON
Central West
85.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE
53.0 RODNEY DOWNS
51.4 SUMMER HILL
Brisbane/SE Coast
57.0 PALEN CREEK ALERT
56.4 PALEN CREEK TM
53.0 PALEN CREEK CORRECTIONAL

13.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

1.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

926 (38.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
873 (36.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
850 (35.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
817 (34.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
704 (29.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
703 (29.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
699 (29.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
687 (28.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
674 (28.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
672 (28.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
663 (27.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
651 (27.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
649 (27.0) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
647 (27.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
639 (26.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
638 (26.6) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
632 (26.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
620 (25.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
81/16 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
80/15 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
80/14 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
76/14 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
74/14 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
74/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
JABIRU AIRPORT
5.0mm in 11 min to 18:24 27.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
WARRUWI
22.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 17.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
18.2mm in 30 min to 21:00 36.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 21:30 22.8mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 29.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 23:00 24.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 19.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 10 min to 14:00 46.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM
4.8mm in 11 min to 18:30 26.2mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 70(190/ 63 ) at 16:00