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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 2245 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

Murchison

007082

TUCKANARRA

48.0

33.0

02/12/1953

56

1 y

WA

Murchison

007095

YOWERAGABBIE

35.0

33.8

23/12/1914

92

1 y

WA

Murchison

007130

MILLY MILLY

53.0

35.1

31/12/1942

99

1 n

WA

Interior

013015

CARNEGIE

55.0

54.6

11/12/1981

52

1 y

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060093

UPPER LANSDOWNE (MONTEREY)

147.2

126.0

11/12/2002

28

1 n


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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 01:41EST, 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 28.7 -0.8 15.8 -0.5 14.4 0.0 8.0 -- 483 (20.1) 50/18
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 -2.3 13.1 -1.7 11.9 2.2 3.6 12.7 267 (11.1) 41/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.1 +3.0 12.7 +0.3 9.6 0.0 7.2 9.5 508 (21.2) 52/14
BUNBURY 23.4 -3.7 13.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 44/17
MANDURAH 22.8 -- 18.9 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 37/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.3 26.5 +1.2 25.7 0.0 4.4 10.4 249 (10.4) 28/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.7 -1.7 18.6 -1.6 16.7 0.0 16.4 4.4 479 (20.0) 37/08
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +1.3 16.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 35/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.2 +1.2 11.9 -3.6 7.9 0.0 6.8 11.2 259 (10.8) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.0 +1.1 6.3 -3.6 1.0 0.2 3.8 13.8 297 (12.4) 45/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.0 +2.8 24.3 +1.2 21.5 0.0 15.2 12.6 -- 41/00
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +0.7 22.5 -0.9 19.4 0.0 5.4 10.2 334 (13.9) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 -0.1 24.5 +0.4 22.4 0.0 7.4 12.4 416 (17.3) 35/10
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +0.3 20.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.4 255 (10.6) 26/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +0.5 22.5 +1.3 21.8 0.0 7.8 -- 249 (10.4) 46/22
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +1.0 20.7 +0.2 -- 1.0 4.6 -- 234 ( 9.8) 34/13
NAMBOUR DPI 28.9 -0.3 21.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 26/16
COOLANGATTA 28.1 +0.9 21.2 +1.3 -- 5.2 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 35/21
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.3 22.5 +2.4 21.7 0.6 3.2 8.8 291 (12.1) 32/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.8 -0.9 17.8 +1.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 551 (23.0) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.1 -4.9 17.5 0.0 16.1 12.4 8.4 -- 286 (11.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 -0.8 19.1 +1.0 18.8 7.2 5.2 2.2 424 (17.7) 55/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -2.8 18.3 +1.6 -- 77.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 -3.5 19.2 +2.7 17.8 6.8 4.0 1.0 512 (21.3) 41/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.3 -4.6 16.9 +1.6 -- 14.2 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 50/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.0 -4.4 11.7 +0.4 9.3 0.0 3.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.8 -4.7 16.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 -1.9 17.0 -0.5 16.5 14.6 6.2 3.3 693 (28.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 -7.9 15.7 -0.3 -- 34.2 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -3.2 15.5 -2.0 -- 16.4 -- -- 421 (17.5) 39/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 -4.6 11.7 +0.3 9.8 0.0 4.2 7.3 276 (11.5) 41/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.9 -0.5 12.3 -1.4 11.6 0.0 9.0 12.1 276 (11.5) 58/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +0.3 13.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 34/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.4 +0.3 13.7 -1.1 12.7 0.0 9.4 13.5 326 (13.6) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.6 +1.2 11.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 422 (17.6) 43/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.0 +1.0 11.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 39/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.2 +1.0 14.8 +1.9 12.4 0.0 5.4 -- 182 ( 7.6) 28/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.3 -1.6 9.3 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 294 (12.3) 50/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.2 +0.6 9.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 48/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.0 +1.6 10.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 -0.9 11.3 +0.6 9.4 2.0 3.0 4.7 267 (11.1) 30/11
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

41.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
41.6 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
41.4 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.3 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
41.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

+6.0 : 33.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.6 : 33.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+5.4 : 31.0 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+5.3 : 29.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

29.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.9 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
28.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
28.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+4.0 : 16.9 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.8 : 22.5 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+3.7 : 28.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+3.6 : 27.9 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
+3.5 : 27.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+3.5 : 28.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

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

9.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
12.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-11.0 : 25.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-10.4 : 12.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-10.1 : 27.8 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-10.1 : 26.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-10.1 : 14.2 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
2.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : 13.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 13.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-7.0 : 13.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-6.8 : 12.3 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-6.6 : 5.9 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty 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.
147.2 UPPER LANSDOWNE (MONTEREY) MidNorth Coast S NSW
142.0 HANNAM VALE (HANNAM VALE ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
103.0 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
95.3 KENDALL POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
77.5 ROCKS CROSSING (NOWENDOC RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
53.0 MILLY MILLY
Interior
55.0 CARNEGIE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
75.0 DOCKER RIVER

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
57.1 BUNGAWARRA
50.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE
50.0 TAROOM TM
Central West
73.0 EVERSLEIGH

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
51.0 SOMERTON (KALLAROO)
North Coast
65.4 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW)
60.8 WOOLNERS ARM
60.0 KYOGLE (LARKIN STREET)
MidNorth Coast S
147.2 UPPER LANSDOWNE (MONTEREY)
142.0 HANNAM VALE (HANNAM VALE ROAD)
103.0 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE
95.3 KENDALL POST OFFICE
77.5 ROCKS CROSSING (NOWENDOC RIVER)
77.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
76.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)
60.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH
59.8 KILLABAKH
54.4 WAUCHOPE (COMMERCE ST)
54.2 STRATHCEDAR (MOORAL CREEK RD)
52.0 WAUCHOPE (AVONDALE STREET)
C Tablelands S
63.6 BERAMBING
55.8 BILPIN (FERN GROVE)
54.0 KURRAJONG HEIGHTS (BELLS LINE OF ROAD)
Sydney--east
54.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)

13.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
13.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
13.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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3.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
1.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.3 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

802 (33.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
754 (31.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
693 (28.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
693 (28.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
620 (25.8) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
78/17 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
70/14 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/12 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
67/17 FORREST Eucla WA
67/23 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
67/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W 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
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
12.0mm in 34 min to 03:00 21.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
14.2mm in 17 min to 18:30 50.1mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
17.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
13.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 26.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 14.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.4mm/h
REDCLIFFE
17.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT
5.4mm in 14 min to 18:42 23.1mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 21.6mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
4.6mm in 12 min to 21:24 23.0mm/h
7.2mm in 33 min to 22:00 13.1mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
27.8mm in 30 min to 07:00 55.6mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 30.6mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 33.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
8.6mm in 17 min to 16:00 30.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 22.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.6mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
14.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
14.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 14.2mm/h
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
BADGERYS CREEK AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
35.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 11.7mm/h
None reported