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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 2243 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

WA

W Gascoyne

006106

MOOLOO DOWNS

10.0

9.0

23/12/1983

26

1 n

WA

Murchison

007007

BOOLARDY

58.4

50.8

15/12/1962

111

1 y

WA

Central West

008000

AJANA

38.0

17.5

02/12/1917

77

1 y

WA

Central West

008010

BINNU

45.0

31.5

28/12/1931

74

1 y

WA

Central West

008052

GLENEVA

33.4

21.3

05/12/1928

80

1 y

WA

Central West

008113

RIVERSIDE

65.6

29.7

12/12/1959

78

1 n

WA

Central West

008141

WILLIGULLI NORTH

22.4

17.0

25/12/1977

73

1 y

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

30.2

19.4

05/12/1998

37

1 y

WA

Central West

008269

HIGH PLAINS

29.0

16.4

09/12/1975

31

1 y

WA

Central West

008274

NARALING

22.6

18.0

14/12/1998

25

1 y

WA

Central West

008280

EURARDY

25.0

23.8

01/12/1988

22

1 n

WA

Central West

008285

MATARANKA

40.6

18.0

26/12/2002

19

1 y

WA

Central West

008286

WUNDI

33.4

13.4

16/12/1983

25

1 y

WA

Central West

008288

GHURKA

30.0

24.6

20/12/1999

30

1 y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041086

QUENDON

84.0

81.4

25/12/1981

58

1 y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041409

BERUNA

72.0

60.0

23/12/1993

14

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Murchison

007045

MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT

21.3

21.4

19/12/1988

57

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 01:41EST, 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 29.4 -0.1 18.6 +2.3 17.6 7.2 6.0 -- 396 (16.5) 67/03
PERTH AIRPORT 32.1 +3.2 19.8 +5.0 20.3 0.0 12.6 2.7 727 (30.3) 59/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.5 +2.4 13.5 +1.1 11.4 0.0 7.4 8.2 648 (27.0) 46/23
BUNBURY 30.5 +3.4 18.6 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 41/18
MANDURAH 27.5 -- 20.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 44/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.0 23.4 -1.9 23.6 10.8 6.4 6.3 288 (12.0) 52/05
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.7 -2.7 17.3 -2.9 15.1 0.8 6.8 8.8 358 (14.9) 44/12
WHYALLA AERO 23.8 -4.3 15.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 55/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 -3.5 11.6 -3.9 8.0 0.0 0.0 10.9 310 (12.9) 43/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.2 -1.7 9.5 -0.4 7.2 0.2 5.2 7.8 409 (17.0) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +2.0 23.2 +0.1 21.5 0.0 7.0 11.4 -- 41/23
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 -0.1 22.9 -0.5 19.9 0.0 8.6 9.1 259 (10.8) 32/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 -0.4 25.4 +1.3 24.0 0.0 8.0 9.6 327 (13.6) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 30.8 +0.7 22.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 213 ( 8.9) 24/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.3 +1.2 22.1 +0.9 21.5 0.0 6.6 -- 251 (10.5) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 -0.6 22.9 +2.4 -- 0.4 6.2 -- 304 (12.7) 31/14
NAMBOUR DPI 29.5 +0.3 22.2 +4.0 -- 4.6 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 24/13
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +0.7 23.4 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 332 (13.8) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.3 23.0 +2.9 22.2 0.6 4.6 4.2 441 (18.4) 34/02
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.0 +0.3 19.4 +2.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 357 (14.9) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.2 -0.8 17.5 0.0 15.7 0.0 7.4 -- 205 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +0.8 20.7 +2.6 19.8 0.8 2.8 6.0 390 (16.3) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -0.8 19.3 +2.6 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 -5.3 19.3 +2.8 19.1 0.0 5.2 0.0 534 (22.3) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.0 -5.9 17.6 +2.3 -- 4.4 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 28/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.1 -1.3 9.8 -1.5 5.5 0.0 8.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.3 -2.2 16.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 -4.9 17.2 -0.3 17.0 0.0 6.0 3.0 825 (34.4) 52/02
RICHMOND RAAF 19.1 -9.6 16.6 +0.6 -- 9.6 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 28/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -4.8 15.4 -2.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 610 (25.4) 46/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 -7.6 11.8 +0.4 11.1 0.6 4.8 2.3 299 (12.5) 35/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.7 -1.7 8.2 -5.5 6.4 0.0 9.4 13.3 308 (12.8) 43/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.8 -2.6 12.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 31/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.3 -2.8 11.8 -3.0 11.0 0.0 9.8 13.7 408 (17.0) 41/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 -1.3 8.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 10.2 -- 420 (17.5) 41/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.2 -2.8 7.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 46/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.0 -1.2 12.0 -0.9 8.9 0.0 5.4 -- 177 ( 7.4) 21/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.4 -2.5 5.8 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 35/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.9 -1.7 3.1 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 41/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.9 -0.5 7.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.2 -0.4 8.1 -2.6 4.4 0.6 8.0 5.6 338 (14.1) 32/13
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

41.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.2 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
40.9 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
40.8 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.8 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+7.6 : 31.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+7.5 : 32.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
+6.8 : 31.2 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+6.4 : 31.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.8 : 30.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

28.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
28.3 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
28.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+7.1 : 21.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+6.2 : 21.2 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+5.5 : 20.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+5.5 : 21.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.4 : 20.1 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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

8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-17.3 : 18.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-15.8 : 20.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-15.1 : 21.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-14.3 : 22.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-12.4 : 22.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

-1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : 6.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.5 : 5.9 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.0 : 5.5 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.0 : 4.1 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-6.9 : 6.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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.
84.0 QUENDON Darling Downs E QLD
74.0 WARKON Maranoa QLD
72.0 BERUNA Darling Downs E QLD
68.0 RIVERVIEW HOPELAND Darling Downs E QLD
65.6 RIVERSIDE Central West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
58.4 BOOLARDY
Central West
65.6 RIVERSIDE
56.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
56.2 MUNGAR JUNCTION
54.4 MUNGAR GAYNDAH ST
53.0 HOME PARK TM
51.0 WOOLOOGA
51.0 BRIGOODA
Darling Downs E
84.0 QUENDON
72.0 BERUNA
68.0 RIVERVIEW HOPELAND
58.6 WARRA-KOGAN RD BR
50.0 WONGA
Darling Downs W
60.0 HAREWOOD
Maranoa
74.0 WARKON
Warrego
53.0 TOMOO

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
50.0 WEABONGA (MONOMEETH)
N Tablelands W
64.8 INVERELL (ELSMORE VILLAGE)
61.6 ELSMORE (ELMORE STATION)
56.0 SWAN VALE (NUMERALLA)
MidNorth Coast N
53.2 THUMB CREEK (FIGTREE)

13.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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2.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.6 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
2.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

908 (37.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
829 (34.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
825 (34.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
727 (30.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
720 (30.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
720 (30.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
705 (29.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
686 (28.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
677 (28.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
648 (27.0) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
634 (26.4) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
616 (25.7) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
610 (25.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
604 (25.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/20 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
74/15 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
68/12 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
67/03 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
65/18 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

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
KALUMBURU
7.6mm in 14 min to 13:01 32.6mm/h
6.2mm in 4 min to 13:05 93.0mm/h
7.0mm in 6 min to 13:11 70.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 16:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
5.4mm in 7 min to 18:07 46.3mm/h
8.6mm in 24 min to 18:31 21.5mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
22.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 22.4mm/h
Central West
LONGREACH AERO
11.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 22.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
BLACKALL AIRPORT
10.6mm in 40 min to 19:00 15.9mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
14.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.2mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
13.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
8.6mm in 16 min to 17:49 32.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
None reported