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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 2252 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

SA

W Agricultural

018030

FOWLERS BAY

30.8

27.4

25/12/1957

69

1 y

SA

W Agricultural

018163

NUNDROO (COORABIE)

18.0

17.4

06/12/1985

23

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 01:42EST, 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 30.4 +0.9 17.6 +1.3 16.2 0.0 9.4 -- 554 (23.1) 43/07
PERTH AIRPORT 22.1 -6.8 15.6 +0.8 14.5 0.0 11.2 3.7 742 (30.9) 72/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 -4.5 12.7 +0.3 11.1 0.0 7.8 1.4 617 (25.7) 54/13
BUNBURY 26.7 -0.4 13.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 565 (23.5) 50/20
MANDURAH 24.6 -- 15.0 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 541 (22.5) 50/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.7 23.7 -1.6 23.7 7.4 7.8 4.7 361 (15.0) 44/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.9 +2.5 22.0 +1.8 20.7 0.0 11.6 6.2 298 (12.4) 50/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.4 -3.7 18.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 577 (24.0) 52/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 -4.8 17.0 +1.5 16.5 0.8 -- 1.0 323 (13.5) 31/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.1 -1.8 13.6 +3.7 13.2 0.0 12.0 8.5 569 (23.7) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.6 +4.4 25.3 +2.2 22.4 0.0 12.0 10.3 320 (13.3) 54/16
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +1.5 24.6 +1.2 22.7 0.6 7.0 7.7 346 (14.4) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +0.3 25.3 +1.2 23.3 0.0 10.0 10.6 527 (22.0) 35/10
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +0.5 25.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 440 (18.3) 34/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 -3.3 22.2 +1.0 21.6 1.6 7.2 -- 312 (13.0) 35/09
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +1.2 18.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 6.1 -- 426 (17.8) 31/07
NAMBOUR DPI 28.1 -1.1 17.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 22/15
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +0.3 17.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 -0.1 18.8 -1.3 15.9 0.0 8.0 13.2 330 (13.8) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 -0.8 16.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.3 +0.3 18.3 +0.8 14.8 0.0 7.0 -- 133 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 -0.3 15.8 -2.3 13.8 0.0 6.2 10.9 262 (10.9) 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 -0.3 13.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.1 +3.9 11.4 -5.1 10.2 0.0 7.4 12.6 246 (10.3) 30/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.1 +2.2 11.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.1 +1.7 12.1 +0.8 8.6 0.0 5.4 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.0 +1.5 17.2 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.9 +3.2 16.8 -0.7 12.3 0.0 7.8 10.6 352 (14.7) 45/15
RICHMOND RAAF 31.3 +2.6 12.7 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 34/18
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 -0.1 16.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 39/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.9 +3.8 10.1 -1.3 6.8 0.0 6.8 8.8 190 ( 7.9) 41/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.6 +4.2 16.1 +2.4 14.8 0.0 9.4 5.6 208 ( 8.7) 35/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.2 +0.8 15.3 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 41/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.0 -6.1 22.2 +7.4 22.3 0.0 12.0 0.0 371 (15.5) 39/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.5 -3.9 16.3 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 44/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.8 -4.2 17.3 +5.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 292 (12.2) 35/05
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 -6.0 16.9 +4.0 16.0 2.4 9.0 -- 204 ( 8.5) 24/05
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.3 -3.6 15.4 +4.5 -- 6.2 -- -- 319 (13.3) 48/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.6 -3.0 13.2 +3.8 -- 4.0 -- -- 543 (22.6) 41/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.7 +2.3 15.2 +4.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 35/10
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +1.4 16.5 +5.8 13.6 0.2 8.0 10.7 465 (19.4) 59/10
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

44.9 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
44.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

+6.1 : 44.9 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+6.0 : 39.2 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.9 : 41.5 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
+5.8 : 42.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.8 : 25.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

29.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
28.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.6 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+9.6 : 22.9 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+8.3 : 23.2 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+8.0 : 24.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+7.6 : 21.0 KERANG Lower North VIC
+7.4 : 22.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
**W** +7.4 : 21.0 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC

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

9.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
13.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.9 : 20.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-12.2 : 19.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-11.8 : 23.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-11.3 : 19.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-11.1 : 19.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.4 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
6.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
6.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.6 : 9.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-6.0 : 15.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.6 : 19.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-5.2 : 15.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-5.1 : 11.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

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.
75.0 LAMBELL'S LAGOON N Rivers NT
70.4 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
62.4 ENNGONIA (BELALIE) Upper Darling NSW
59.4 WAHROONGHA Central West QLD
53.0 QUILBERRY RAIL SIDING Warrego QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
75.0 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
70.4 GERIATRIC PARK
53.0 RANKIN POINT
52.8 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
Central West
59.4 WAHROONGHA
Brisbane/SE Coast
51.0 RATHDOWNEY ALERT
Warrego
53.0 QUILBERRY RAIL SIDING
Far SW
50.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
62.4 ENNGONIA (BELALIE)

13.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
12.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
12.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

.....

0.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1247 (52.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1237 (51.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1146 (47.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
921 (38.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
871 (36.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
847 (35.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
830 (34.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
825 (34.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
818 (34.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
795 (33.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
775 (32.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
774 (32.3) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
773 (32.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
752 (31.3) DALWALLINU Central West WA
747 (31.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
742 (30.9) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
732 (30.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
727 (30.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
717 (29.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
683 (28.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
682 (28.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
680 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
674 (28.1) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
673 (28.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
662 (27.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
652 (27.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
649 (27.0) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
648 (27.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
633 (26.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
630 (26.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
628 (26.2) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
619 (25.8) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
617 (25.7) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
616 (25.7) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
615 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
613 (25.5) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
612 (25.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
608 (25.3) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
104/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
89/14 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
87/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

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
17.8mm in 30 min to 10:30 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.8mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 11:00 25.6mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 30.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.3mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
14.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.8mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
13.8mm in 24 min to 00:00 34.5mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.3mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
12.6mm in 28 min to 13:07 27.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 20.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
14.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 14.8mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
49.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 16.3mm/h
84.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 28.0mm/h
68.0mm in 2 hr 38 min to 02:40 25.8mm/h
85.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 28.3mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 12.3mm/h
86.0mm in 6 hr to 04:00 14.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
8.4mm in 12 min to 14:48 42.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.8mm in 30 min to 22:00 23.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
15.8mm in 37 min to 16:00 25.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.4mm in 20 min to 17:38 40.2mm/h
3.4mm in 2 min to 17:40 102.0mm/h
8.6mm in 5 min to 17:45 103.2mm/h
11.4mm in 15 min to 18:00 45.6mm/h
36.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 36.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h
CENTURY MINE
9.8mm in 14 min to 19:30 42.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Far SW
QUILPIE AIRPORT
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
1.4mm in 1 min to 14:31 84.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
WHITE CLIFFS AWS
9.8mm in 6 min to 16:27 98.0mm/h
5.0mm in 3 min to 16:30 100.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 13 min to 17:00 23.1mm/h
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
4.4mm in 11 min to 23:08 24.0mm/h
SW Slopes N
TEMORA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Central
DUNNS HILL
10.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 21.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS : 76(270/ 63 ) at 22:38
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(310/ 85 ) at 08:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(330/ 80 ) at 04:34
TASMAN ISLAND : 85(360/ 65 ) at 04:12
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 100( 20/ 69 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(260/ 63 ) at 07:30