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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

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2301 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 grass minimum temperature

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

28.0

27.6

07/12/2005

11

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 01:43EST, 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 26.0 -3.5 14.5 -1.8 11.5 0.0 7.4 -- 368 (15.3) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 25.1 -3.8 13.8 -1.0 12.6 0.0 4.6 12.5 327 (13.6) 35/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.8 -3.3 14.1 +1.7 14.1 1.2 4.0 5.1 325 (13.5) 28/12
BUNBURY 23.2 -3.9 14.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 41/16
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 17.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +2.5 26.3 +1.0 26.0 3.8 6.6 9.2 279 (11.6) 39/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +1.8 23.1 +2.9 22.2 16.8 9.6 9.1 319 (13.3) 57/12
WHYALLA AERO 36.1 +8.0 22.3 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 564 (23.5) 61/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.4 +6.4 23.0 +7.5 19.8 0.2 6.2 5.4 338 (14.1) 39/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.7 +11.8 15.5 +5.6 14.4 0.8 3.2 9.6 331 (13.8) 54/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.3 +1.1 25.6 +2.5 24.7 0.0 11.2 7.0 345 (14.4) 50/18
CAIRNS AERO 33.7 +2.3 24.9 +1.5 23.7 0.0 8.6 11.4 389 (16.2) 37/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +1.2 26.1 +2.0 24.9 0.0 10.2 10.2 442 (18.4) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 31.0 +0.9 26.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- 7.7 389 (16.2) 35/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 -0.9 22.0 +0.8 22.2 2.2 9.2 -- 380 (15.8) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO -- -- 21.7 +1.2 -- 0.2 5.6 -- 452 (18.8) --
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -3.2 21.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +0.5 20.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.6 18.9 -1.2 17.0 0.0 8.0 4.0 400 (16.7) 32/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 -3.7 15.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 790 (32.9) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.4 -4.6 18.3 +0.8 17.5 0.0 7.4 -- 236 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 -1.6 18.3 +0.2 16.4 0.8 6.0 2.3 416 (17.3) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 -1.7 17.4 +0.7 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 -3.0 17.0 +0.5 15.9 1.0 4.8 6.4 284 (11.8) 39/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.4 -2.5 16.7 +1.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 50/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.2 -1.2 10.1 -1.2 6.9 0.0 5.6 4.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.5 -1.0 17.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 -0.9 18.3 +0.8 16.6 0.2 5.8 2.2 406 (16.9) 34/11
RICHMOND RAAF 25.9 -2.8 16.5 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.3 -1.8 16.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 -5.1 12.8 +1.4 9.1 0.0 6.4 0.8 294 (12.3) 22/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 -5.1 17.7 +4.0 17.0 0.0 10.2 2.4 521 (21.7) 46/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.8 -4.6 18.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 30/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.2 +6.1 21.6 +6.8 19.5 0.0 5.6 7.6 -- 55/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.1 +1.7 19.3 +7.1 -- 0.4 8.8 -- 388 (16.2) 37/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.6 +3.6 19.4 +7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 46/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.3 +7.1 19.2 +6.3 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 197 ( 8.2) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 30.4 +7.5 16.6 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 83/20
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.4 +7.8 17.5 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.3 +2.9 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.7 +2.1 12.1 +1.4 7.1 0.0 10.0 2.1 387 (16.1) 35/13
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

41.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
41.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
40.6 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+12.8 : 34.0 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+11.8 : 34.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+10.9 : 35.3 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+10.6 : 34.4 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
+10.6 : 33.1 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC

29.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
28.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 23.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 22.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
**W** +9.4 : 21.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
+9.0 : 23.1 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 20.8 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC

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

10.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-12.5 : 22.3 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-11.6 : 22.8 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-10.6 : 23.9 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-10.2 : 22.6 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-9.6 : 25.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW

0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.8 : 0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 : 16.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.6 : 12.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
-4.3 : 21.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-4.2 : 21.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara 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.
58.2 KACHANA E Kimberley WA
53.0 ZONIA DOWNS Gulf Country QLD
46.0 WILDMAN RANGERS N Rivers NT
40.0 THREEWAYS ROADHOUSE N Plateau NT
37.0 MALVIE DOWNS STATION Gulf Country QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
58.2 KACHANA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
46.0 WILDMAN RANGERS
N Plateau
40.0 THREEWAYS ROADHOUSE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
53.0 ZONIA DOWNS
37.0 MALVIE DOWNS STATION

13.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.7 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
11.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.6 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

1191 (49.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1078 (44.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1042 (43.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
943 (39.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
931 (38.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
925 (38.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
912 (38.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
843 (35.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
830 (34.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
800 (33.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
790 (32.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
790 (32.9) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
769 (32.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
756 (31.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
750 (31.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
696 (29.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
673 (28.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
659 (27.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
649 (27.0) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
648 (27.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
640 (26.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
636 (26.5) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
626 (26.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
622 (25.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
613 (25.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
606 (25.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
83/19 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
83/20 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
81/19 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
80/08 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
20.0mm in 30 min to 08:00 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 40.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
LAKE GRACE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
26.8mm in 28 min to 19:30 57.4mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 28.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
CAPE DON
9.6mm in 38 min to 10:08 15.2mm/h
16.2mm in 22 min to 10:30 44.2mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 25.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 5.3mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 8.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
9.6mm in 42 min to 18:30 13.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
31.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 31.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 11.7mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
3.8mm in 11 min to 15:30 20.7mm/h
LAJAMANU
9.6mm in 20 min to 09:31 28.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
6.8mm in 10 min to 17:00 40.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.6mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.8mm/h
N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO
12.2mm in 12 min to 16:13 61.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
W Agricultural
MINNIPA DPI
5.4mm in 3 min to 09:18 108.0mm/h
Murray Valley
LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE
1.8mm in 1 min to 14:35 108.0mm/h
RENMARK AERO
4.4mm in 11 min to 21:22 24.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
4.2mm in 6 min to 18:30 42.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
7.6mm in 6 min to 18:36 76.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 19:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.0mm/h
FORBES AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 37 min to 17:00 25.9mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
KANAGULK
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
5.2mm in 15 min to 21:30 20.8mm/h
W Central
GEELONG AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
38.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 12.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 87(330/ 72 ) at 14:23