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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 2148 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 minimum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005084

THEVENARD ISLAND

26.9

26.7

20/11/2007

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Lower NE

082039

RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH

22.9

22.9

25/11/2002

42

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

Lower NE

082137

BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED

21.0

20.0

03/11/2005

17

1 P

VIC

Lower NE

082138

WANGARATTA AERO

22.9

20.2

19/11/1987

20

1 N


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Data is as received at 01:35EST, 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 33.9 +6.8 8.6 -5.2 6.3 0.0 11.2 -- 709 (29.5) 59/16
PERTH AIRPORT 30.8 +5.0 7.3 -5.3 5.8 0.0 6.8 13.3 427 (17.8) 41/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.0 +2.2 5.4 -5.4 2.8 0.0 4.0 13.3 287 (12.0) 28/10
BUNBURY 24.6 +0.4 10.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 39/16
MANDURAH 25.8 -- 13.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 41/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -1.3 25.7 +0.4 26.2 1.2 4.8 1.8 263 (11.0) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 -2.8 19.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 423 (17.6) 54/04
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 -5.5 13.0 -0.9 -- 5.0 -- -- 621 (25.9) 57/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 -4.7 12.8 -1.2 12.1 2.4 2.4 10.8 292 (12.2) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 -3.8 11.2 +2.8 10.4 5.4 1.8 1.2 327 (13.6) 41/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.8 +2.4 21.3 -0.1 19.0 0.0 11.0 12.6 300 (12.5) 44/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 -0.1 22.3 0.0 20.7 8.8 5.2 10.3 516 (21.5) 48/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 -0.4 19.7 -3.2 17.8 0.0 12.0 12.2 565 (23.5) 44/14
MACKAY M.O 27.9 -1.3 23.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 476 (19.8) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 -2.0 17.9 -1.6 16.7 0.0 8.4 -- 358 (14.9) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 +0.3 17.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 452 (18.8) 35/14
NAMBOUR DPI 26.6 -1.4 14.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 26/14
COOLANGATTA 25.8 0.0 14.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 -0.3 16.6 -1.4 14.2 0.0 8.0 11.9 324 (13.5) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 +0.8 14.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 647 (27.0) 46/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.2 +4.9 18.4 +3.4 14.8 0.0 8.8 -- 129 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 +0.9 15.8 -0.3 12.6 0.0 5.2 11.2 336 (14.0) 55/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +2.1 13.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.8 +5.4 15.9 +1.6 12.4 0.0 8.0 10.9 407 (17.0) 37/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.4 +2.3 15.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.6 +6.5 14.1 +5.0 10.2 0.0 5.4 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.0 +6.6 18.5 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.8 +3.8 20.0 +4.7 17.5 0.0 8.0 9.3 643 (26.8) 52/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.9 +2.3 16.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 37/21
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 0.0 17.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 553 (23.0) 54/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.4 +10.7 15.3 +6.5 12.0 0.0 8.8 9.5 226 ( 9.4) 59/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.8 +6.1 23.9 +13.2 -- 0.0 14.4 2.1 -- 50/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.1 +2.1 21.5 +9.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 50/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 -9.8 14.9 +2.4 15.0 12.2 14.6 1.9 499 (20.8) 59/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.1 -6.5 16.9 +6.8 -- 0.0 13.0 -- 527 (22.0) 61/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.2 -7.0 14.2 +4.7 -- 4.2 -- -- 466 (19.4) 54/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.6 -6.3 14.0 +2.8 11.8 12.2 9.4 -- 167 ( 7.0) 50/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.0 -6.0 12.8 +3.2 -- 17.6 -- -- 374 (15.6) 43/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 -7.5 10.2 +2.4 -- 14.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 61/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.3 +0.9 14.8 +5.9 -- 3.6 -- -- 272 (11.3) 31/01
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 +0.6 14.1 +4.9 13.0 2.4 5.8 5.8 387 (16.1) 41/15
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

45.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
44.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
44.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
43.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+10.7 : 33.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.2 : 31.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.0 : 31.7 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

30.2 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
29.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
28.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
28.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
28.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+14.2 : 22.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+13.5 : 22.9 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+13.2 : 23.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+13.0 : 20.5 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+12.4 : 21.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC

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

6.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
8.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.0 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
10.5 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC

-12.4 : 14.9 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
-11.5 : 15.2 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
-11.2 : 15.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-11.0 : 12.9 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-10.9 : 14.8 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC

2.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
3.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
3.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
3.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

-7.7 : 2.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 4.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.6 : 5.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-6.5 : 4.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 6.5 ESPERANCE 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.
72.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
70.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
68.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
61.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
60.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
68.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
53.0 WONGALARA
N Plateau
56.0 ELLIOTT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
70.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
60.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
60.0 DEERAL
57.0 HAPPY VALLEY
57.0 THE BOULDERS
56.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
50.0 MT SOPHIA
N Coast--Herbert
61.0 RUSSELL RIVER

ISLANDS
Islands
72.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

13.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1189 (49.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1098 (45.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1022 (42.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
982 (40.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
962 (40.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
960 (40.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
956 (39.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
925 (38.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
894 (37.3) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
888 (37.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
854 (35.6) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
816 (34.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
807 (33.6) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
799 (33.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
798 (33.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
773 (32.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
767 (32.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
757 (31.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
748 (31.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
742 (30.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
733 (30.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
726 (30.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
721 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
709 (29.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
704 (29.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
691 (28.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
679 (28.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
675 (28.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
665 (27.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
664 (27.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
660 (27.5) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
660 (27.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
652 (27.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
643 (26.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
643 (26.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
643 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
642 (26.8) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
642 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
628 (26.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
627 (26.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
621 (25.9) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
617 (25.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
606 (25.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
605 (25.2) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
85/17 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
81/15 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
81/04 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
81/23 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
80/15 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
80/23 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
6.6mm in 9 min to 16:52 44.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 17:30 23.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 24.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.0mm in 6 min to 11:30 60.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.2mm/h
37.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 37.2mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 17.0mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
23.0mm in 2 hr to 13:30 11.5mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
20.6mm in 20 min to 16:30 61.8mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 27.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.8mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.6mm/h
C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
9.2mm in 42 min to 22:00 13.1mm/h
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
22.8mm in 50 min to 18:50 27.4mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO : 76(180/ 63 ) at 04:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS : 80(240/ 67 ) at 16:41
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80( 20/ 65 ) at 00:00