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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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 2229 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

S Peninsula

028025

PINNACLE

104.0

96.8

09/12/1975

37

1 y

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

68.8

63.6

12/12/2003

15

1 n

QLD

Central Highlands

035267

COOVIN

72.6

65.4

16/12/2000

24

1 y

ISL

Islands

200733

HOME ISLAND

108.8

101.2

11/12/1998

21

1 n


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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 01:39EST, 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 23.1 -6.4 16.4 +0.1 14.3 0.0 9.6 -- 587 (24.5) 48/20
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 -7.5 13.4 -1.4 12.7 0.0 7.2 4.5 428 (17.8) 59/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.1 -4.0 11.9 -0.5 10.0 0.0 4.8 2.4 291 (12.1) 54/19
BUNBURY 20.1 -7.0 13.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 57/15
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 16.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 65/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.8 28.5 +3.2 27.1 0.0 5.2 3.2 456 (19.0) 28/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.2 +2.8 19.2 -1.0 17.6 0.0 14.8 9.9 325 (13.5) 50/23
WHYALLA AERO 26.8 -1.3 14.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 31/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.1 +3.1 11.7 -3.8 8.0 0.0 4.2 13.4 216 ( 9.0) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.4 +1.5 4.4 -5.5 0.6 0.2 3.0 10.9 287 (12.0) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.4 +1.2 19.8 -3.3 18.1 0.0 9.4 11.1 235 ( 9.8) 32/16
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 -0.4 23.5 +0.1 20.9 0.0 6.8 4.7 233 ( 9.7) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.1 25.8 +1.7 24.8 1.2 5.8 4.2 437 (18.2) 32/02
MACKAY M.O 31.7 +1.6 24.0 +1.1 -- 5.6 -- 9.7 308 (12.8) 35/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.0 +2.9 21.5 +0.3 20.6 0.0 9.4 -- 276 (11.5) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +0.5 21.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 281 (11.7) 35/10
NAMBOUR DPI 29.3 +0.1 19.9 +1.7 -- 12.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 50/00
COOLANGATTA 27.2 0.0 20.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 29.1 +0.8 19.9 -0.2 18.4 0.4 7.6 8.8 439 (18.3) 37/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.9 +0.2 17.5 +0.8 -- 7.6 -- -- 447 (18.6) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.7 -0.3 19.1 +1.6 17.3 9.8 6.4 -- 140 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 +0.4 19.5 +1.4 18.7 0.4 3.4 3.8 366 (15.3) 22/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.9 +2.3 16.5 -0.2 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.5 -0.7 17.5 +1.0 16.6 3.6 4.2 10.1 331 (13.8) 39/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 -4.3 15.9 +0.6 -- 31.2 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.7 -1.7 12.2 +0.9 9.8 4.2 6.2 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.3 -1.2 16.7 +0.8 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.1 -1.6 19.9 +2.4 17.5 9.2 7.0 1.8 542 (22.6) 48/12
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 -4.4 17.7 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 44/11
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -2.9 19.6 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 335 (14.0) 46/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 -4.3 14.5 +3.1 11.5 0.0 8.4 9.8 306 (12.8) 43/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.1 +1.7 12.3 -1.4 10.9 0.0 8.4 10.9 214 ( 8.9) 52/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +1.3 13.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 37/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.1 +1.0 13.7 -1.1 12.7 0.0 9.6 13.6 337 (14.0) 30/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.0 +2.6 13.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 375 (15.6) 28/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.8 +1.8 12.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.3 +0.1 15.3 +2.4 12.4 0.0 5.4 -- 177 ( 7.4) 24/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.5 -2.4 9.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 44/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.3 -0.3 7.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 43/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.9 +0.5 6.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 -1.3 7.4 -3.3 4.3 0.0 5.6 13.6 444 (18.5) 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

43.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
43.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

+14.9 : 40.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.3 : 36.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.6 : 37.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.5 : 39.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.1 : 39.4 FORREST Eucla WA

29.7 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
29.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.2 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
29.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.9 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+5.6 : 19.4 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW
+5.4 : 16.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+4.7 : 14.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+4.3 : 25.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+4.1 : 29.7 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
+4.1 : 19.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
+4.1 : 12.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.1 : 15.8 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.1 : 18.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW

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

11.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
14.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
15.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-10.2 : 24.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
-10.0 : 22.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-9.9 : 18.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-9.7 : 25.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-9.6 : 24.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA

-1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.2 : 7.5 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
-6.0 : 8.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-5.7 : 15.3 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.7 : 6.8 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.6 : 5.2 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-5.6 : 1.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

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.
108.8 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
104.0 PINNACLE S Peninsula QLD
90.0 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD Central Coast E QLD
89.8 BROOKLYN (SANDBROOK INLET) Sydney--east NSW
78.0 HODGSON RIVER N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
68.0 HOME VALLEY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
78.0 HODGSON RIVER
51.0 NUTWOOD DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
104.0 PINNACLE
Central Coast E
90.0 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD
72.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
65.6 EUNGELLA NATIONAL PARK
62.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
59.0 CRYSTAL BROOK
54.2 CREDITON
Central Coast W
67.6 GREENMANTLE
60.6 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT
51.0 MT FLORA
Central Highlands
72.6 COOVIN
72.0 TALAGAI
68.8 EMERALD AIRPORT
60.8 SPRING CREEK STATION
60.0 WINVIC
Warrego
56.0 DERBYSHIRE DOWNS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
52.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE
Sydney--east
89.8 BROOKLYN (SANDBROOK INLET)

ISLANDS
Islands
108.8 HOME ISLAND
77.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

14.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
13.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
13.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

2.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
2.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
1.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1328 (55.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
845 (35.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
835 (34.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
810 (33.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
805 (33.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
788 (32.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
733 (30.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
732 (30.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
732 (30.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
720 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
702 (29.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
682 (28.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
674 (28.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
652 (27.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
638 (26.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
617 (25.7) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
613 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
609 (25.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
607 (25.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
604 (25.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
601 (25.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
83/17 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
81/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/14 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
81/20 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
76/14 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

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
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Lower West
ALBANY AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
11.6mm in 32 min to 21:30 21.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
39.8mm in 18 min to 22:30 132.7mm/h
44.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 44.6mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 25.4mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
7.8mm in 19 min to 23:01 24.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
7.6mm in 8 min to 10:00 57.0mm/h
4.6mm in 11 min to 10:11 25.1mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
2.8mm in 2 min to 12:00 84.0mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
12.0mm in 26 min to 18:00 27.7mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
35.2mm in 1 hr 9 min to 17:00 30.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.7mm/h
COOLANGATTA
15.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
15.2mm in 16 min to 13:17 57.0mm/h
8.2mm in 13 min to 13:30 37.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 23.4mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 30.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE
59.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 9.8mm/h
APPLETHORPE
30.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 30.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON)
12.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
9.2mm in 11 min to 03:33 50.2mm/h
14.8mm in 20 min to 03:53 44.4mm/h
12.4mm in 37 min to 04:30 20.1mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.7mm/h
CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 7 min to 20:01 99.4mm/h
4.2mm in 12 min to 20:13 21.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
8.2mm in 21 min to 01:00 23.4mm/h
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 74(220/ 65 ) at 17:17