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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 2220 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

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

50.0

33.0

01/12/1995

13

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

30.1

30.0

24/12/2005

14

30.0

24/12/2005

18

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014612

LARRIMAH

43.5

43.1

22/12/1986

41

43.5

17/11/1975

43

1 N

NT

Roper-McArthur

014626

DALY WATERS AWS

44.3

43.7

01/12/2007

37

43.7

01/12/2007

40

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA

42.9

42.6

01/12/2007

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Victoria

014840

WAVE HILL

45.2

45.0

01/12/2007

34

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

45.5

45.2

23/12/1990

44

45.2

23/12/1990

48

1 N

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

45.4

44.7

23/12/1990

38

44.7

23/12/1990

39

1 N

NT

Alice Springs

015502

ALI CURUNG

46.0

44.8

22/12/1990

19

45.0

29/01/1990

20

1 N

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

38.0

38.0

28/12/1990

35

1 P 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 01:38EST, 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 24.7 -4.8 11.1 -5.2 9.0 0.6 8.6 -- 627 (26.1) 58/17
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 -5.1 8.1 -6.7 6.9 0.8 5.4 13.1 497 (20.7) 48/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 -4.5 12.2 -0.2 10.8 0.4 4.4 6.7 424 (17.7) --
BUNBURY 20.8 -6.3 13.5 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 300 (12.5) 39/16
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 12.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 41/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.5 29.2 +3.9 28.2 0.0 7.8 11.4 595 (24.8) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.9 +4.5 26.3 +6.1 24.0 0.0 16.8 8.9 329 (13.7) 35/05
WHYALLA AERO 27.4 -0.7 19.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 46/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.6 +1.6 22.0 +6.5 17.9 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 61/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.8 +9.9 13.9 +4.0 11.1 0.0 6.8 2.8 359 (15.0) 46/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.3 +5.1 20.1 -3.0 17.9 0.0 16.0 12.7 357 (14.9) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 36.1 +4.7 24.6 +1.2 21.4 0.0 6.6 11.8 233 ( 9.7) 43/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 -0.6 25.4 +1.3 24.1 0.0 8.0 11.6 349 (14.5) 45/15
MACKAY M.O 28.1 -2.0 20.3 -2.6 -- 2.2 -- 12.1 383 (16.0) 41/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 -3.6 18.2 -3.0 18.0 0.4 4.8 -- 369 (15.4) 43/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 -3.1 19.3 -1.2 -- 2.0 2.2 -- 398 (16.6) 44/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.8 -3.4 17.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 26.8 -0.4 18.4 -1.5 -- 8.8 -- -- 240 (10.0) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 -1.8 18.8 -1.3 17.2 3.0 7.0 4.3 329 (13.7) 39/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.4 -3.3 15.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 605 (25.2) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.0 -4.0 17.9 +0.4 17.2 2.0 4.2 -- 167 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 -1.4 17.4 -0.7 16.2 0.0 4.6 7.2 254 (10.6) 41/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 -1.9 16.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.1 -3.1 14.5 -2.0 14.0 2.6 5.2 2.8 361 (15.0) 35/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.5 -2.4 15.0 -0.3 -- 39.8 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 18/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.2 -3.2 10.3 -1.0 8.7 1.8 3.4 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.4 -5.1 16.6 +0.7 -- 50.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 -1.0 18.4 +0.9 16.0 0.6 3.2 12.3 435 (18.1) 41/18
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 -3.1 16.3 +0.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 44/20
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 -0.4 16.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.3 +0.2 11.6 +0.2 9.2 4.2 1.6 12.0 225 ( 9.4) 41/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.7 +0.3 16.4 +2.7 14.6 0.6 7.0 12.4 451 (18.8) 41/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +0.6 15.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 26/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.1 +5.0 22.6 +7.8 19.8 0.0 12.0 6.2 295 (12.3) 63/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.5 +4.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.7 +4.7 16.3 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 46/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.3 +8.1 18.2 +5.3 15.0 0.0 5.6 -- 159 ( 6.6) 32/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 33.4 +10.5 10.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 61/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.6 +7.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 55/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.4 +1.0 12.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 35/11
HOBART AIRPORT 31.6 +11.0 11.4 +0.7 8.0 0.0 9.2 11.0 387 (16.1) 46/11
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

46.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
45.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
45.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
45.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

+12.9 : 31.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+12.6 : 27.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+12.4 : 31.9 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+11.8 : 33.0 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+11.8 : 32.9 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC

30.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
30.3 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
30.1 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
30.1 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
30.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 20.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.0 : 21.1 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.9 : 26.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+8.6 : 22.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.2 : 26.8 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

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

13.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.9 : 25.0 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-7.3 : 20.7 KARNET Lower West WA
-7.1 : 18.3 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-6.9 : 21.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-6.8 : 23.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

1.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.4 : 2.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.5 : 6.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.3 : 6.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0 : 8.3 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9 : 7.4 BEVERLEY 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.
134.0 RAGLAN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
105.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
81.0 WYONG (OLNEY FOREST) Hunter Valley NSW
69.6 DARTS CREEK Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
68.0 WITTITRIN MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
105.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO
Wide Bay/Burnett
134.0 RAGLAN
69.6 DARTS CREEK
67.0 SOUTHEND CURTIS ISLAND
65.2 GLADSTONE AIRPORT
62.2 GLADSTONE RADAR

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
68.0 WITTITRIN
Hunter Valley
81.0 WYONG (OLNEY FOREST)
61.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
54.0 SALISBURY (BARRINGTON WILDERNESS COTTAGE
51.8 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB
51.0 YARRAMALONG (LEWENSBROOK)
CW Slopes S
50.0 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

13.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
12.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

2.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
1.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

928 (38.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
906 (37.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
852 (35.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
850 (35.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
841 (35.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
839 (35.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
804 (33.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
781 (32.5) NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
773 (32.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
742 (30.9) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
725 (30.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
711 (29.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
710 (29.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
696 (29.0) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
692 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
686 (28.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
680 (28.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
676 (28.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
671 (28.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
668 (27.8) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
658 (27.4) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
640 (26.7) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
630 (26.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
627 (26.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
621 (25.9) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
81/11 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
78/09 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
78/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
72/16 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
72/00 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

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
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
7.0mm in 17 min to 23:04 24.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT
6.2mm in 8 min to 16:08 46.5mm/h
3.8mm in 2 min to 16:10 114.0mm/h
12.6mm in 12 min to 16:22 63.0mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 23.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
3.0mm in 2 min to 13:54 90.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr 6 min to 15:00 11.5mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
14.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
8.8mm in 23 min to 12:00 23.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SMITHTON AERODROME
9.4mm in 16 min to 22:30 35.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.4mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 74(***/ 63 ) at 10:30