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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 2139 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

N Peninsula

027042

WEIPA EASTERN AVE

168.8

134.6

16/11/1933

85

1 y

QLD

Northwest

037104

WEONA

75.0

44.0

30/11/1987

43

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

27.0

23.5

11/11/2002

20

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013015

CARNEGIE

43.5

43.5

29/11/1996

18

1 Y 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 01:34EST, 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 25.0 -2.1 17.6 +3.8 16.3 0.0 9.0 -- 578 (24.1) 46/14
PERTH AIRPORT 23.0 -2.8 15.5 +2.9 13.6 2.4 8.6 10.2 487 (20.3) 39/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.2 -1.6 12.1 +1.3 8.8 1.8 5.8 11.5 446 (18.6) 52/14
BUNBURY 20.6 -3.6 13.2 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 450 (18.8) 43/01
MANDURAH 21.0 -- 15.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 48/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 -0.6 24.3 -1.0 24.6 2.0 4.0 3.1 252 (10.5) 52/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.7 +3.1 17.4 -0.5 15.5 0.0 16.0 13.0 385 (16.0) 48/14
WHYALLA AERO 33.6 +7.1 14.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 10.0 -- 427 (17.8) 30/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.4 +6.3 14.6 +0.6 11.8 0.0 -- 11.3 202 ( 8.4) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.4 +5.0 13.2 +4.8 12.8 0.0 4.4 10.5 495 (20.6) 30/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.0 +0.6 23.5 +2.1 21.1 0.0 11.6 11.1 343 (14.3) 34/01
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 -2.2 21.8 -0.5 20.8 16.6 3.2 0.1 410 (17.1) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 -0.9 24.4 +1.5 22.8 0.0 10.8 3.0 551 (23.0) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 28.3 -0.9 21.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 6.1 399 (16.6) 41/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 -2.5 20.3 +0.8 19.9 2.4 6.0 -- 341 (14.2) 37/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 -0.7 19.7 +0.8 -- 3.6 5.0 -- 336 (14.0) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 24.6 -3.4 18.4 +2.1 -- 3.2 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 24/12
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +0.7 16.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 31/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 -2.3 19.5 +1.5 17.7 0.0 6.0 2.5 379 (15.8) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 -0.2 14.8 +0.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 620 (25.8) 48/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.0 +3.7 18.2 +3.2 13.5 0.0 7.2 -- 175 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +0.5 18.2 +2.1 14.6 0.0 7.2 7.2 504 (21.0) 54/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +1.6 14.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.7 +3.3 12.4 -1.9 10.0 0.0 5.8 11.6 291 (12.1) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.3 +3.2 14.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 24/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 11.3 +2.2 8.5 7.0 6.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +4.7 17.4 +3.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.8 +2.8 19.0 +3.7 13.9 0.0 7.4 10.3 478 (19.9) 45/17
RICHMOND RAAF 30.4 +3.8 15.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 +1.1 16.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 24/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.0 +7.3 11.7 +2.9 8.8 1.2 7.2 10.1 239 (10.0) 52/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.9 +8.2 17.8 +7.1 15.8 0.0 11.6 5.0 379 (15.8) 50/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.9 +3.9 18.7 +7.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 255 (10.6) 46/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.8 +9.4 23.6 +11.1 19.3 0.0 14.2 13.2 410 (17.1) 52/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.9 +4.3 17.5 +7.4 -- 3.6 -- -- 358 (14.9) 46/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.6 +5.4 16.8 +7.3 -- 12.6 -- -- 355 (14.8) 48/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.1 +10.2 17.3 +6.1 13.5 1.4 4.8 -- 182 ( 7.6) 45/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 31.9 +10.9 12.7 +3.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 289 (12.0) 54/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.0 +8.4 16.9 +9.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 81/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.1 +4.7 10.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 37/17
HOBART AIRPORT 25.7 +6.7 11.7 +2.5 10.2 0.0 3.8 9.7 383 (16.0) 34/10
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

45.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
44.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
44.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+17.1 : 41.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+14.2 : 40.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+13.7 : 33.2 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+12.6 : 38.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 36.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 37.2 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

29.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
28.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.7 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.7 NGUKURR N Rivers NT

+11.2 : 23.8 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+11.1 : 23.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+10.4 : 27.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+10.2 : 18.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

15.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.1 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
16.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
16.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.9 : 24.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.5 : 30.2 PINE CREEK COUNCIL N Rivers NT
-4.9 : 25.4 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-4.7 : 19.7 KARNET Lower West WA
-4.7 : 20.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA

3.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
6.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-4.7 : 7.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.2 : 17.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.2 : 17.5 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-4.0 : 21.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-3.9 : 19.3 LAJAMANU N Rivers 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.
168.8 WEIPA EASTERN AVE N Peninsula QLD
90.0 BRAMWELL N Peninsula QLD
89.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
75.0 WEONA Northwest QLD
73.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
52.0 CHANNEL ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
168.8 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
90.0 BRAMWELL
73.4 WEIPA AERO
50.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
N Coast--Barron
89.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
71.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
62.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
61.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
Northwest
75.0 WEONA
Channel Country
51.0 NAVARRA

13.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
2.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

929 (38.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
903 (37.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
849 (35.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
824 (34.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
799 (33.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
793 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
729 (30.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
719 (30.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
685 (28.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
682 (28.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
651 (27.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
650 (27.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
649 (27.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
643 (26.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
643 (26.8) BUSSELTON Lower West WA
641 (26.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
639 (26.6) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
633 (26.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
624 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
615 (25.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
607 (25.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
601 (25.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
98/07 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
94/14 FORREST Eucla WA
93/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
85/19 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
85/06 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
85/02 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC

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
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.4mm in 40 min to 15:30 15.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
WARRUWI
10.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.7mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 44.0mm/h
54.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 54.8mm/h
73.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 24.3mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 33.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
77.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 25.7mm/h
150.0mm in * hr to 21:30 12.5mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 20.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
38.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.8mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
15.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 15.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
33.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 33.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
14.0mm in 55 min to 19:00 15.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
9.6mm in 38 min to 22:38 15.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
4.4mm in 13 min to 22:05 20.3mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GELANTIPY
9.0mm in 15 min to 14:45 36.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
46.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 95(230/ 59 ) at 15:06
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NULLARBOR : 82(350/ 63 ) at 13:55
NEW SOUTH WALES
Riverina W
GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS : 93( 10/ 28 ) at 17:04
VICTORIA
E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 91(360/ 69 ) at 08:27
N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 78(260/ 63 ) at 08:32
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78( 80/ 63 ) at 11:00
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(***/ 67 ) at 21:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 93( 30/ 72 ) at 23:30