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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
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1637 EST on 12/05/2014. 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

Brisbane/SE Coast

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

161.0

79.4

19/05/2009

17

N


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 16:36EST, 12/05/2014.

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 COMPARISON 24.8 +0.7 12.9 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 28/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.4 +2.6 11.1 +0.7 9.7 2.2 1.6 9.3 240 (10.0) 31/15
BUNBURY 22.7 +1.5 12.9 +3.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 44/14
MANDURAH 21.1 -0.2 15.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 35/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 22.3 +0.2 21.7 0.0 6.0 9.0 268 (11.2) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 +3.9 12.0 +3.8 10.6 0.0 5.2 9.6 201 ( 8.4) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 -0.3 7.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 18/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.1 +2.2 12.2 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- 7.2 102 ( 4.3) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +2.9 11.1 +3.8 9.0 0.8 1.0 8.8 340 (14.2) 31/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +3.2 13.7 -0.1 12.3 0.0 20.0 10.0 185 ( 7.7) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 0.0 21.1 +1.2 20.1 6.2 3.0 7.2 441 (18.4) 50/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.5 17.7 +0.1 14.7 0.0 6.8 9.9 388 (16.2) 43/14
MACKAY M.O 25.4 +1.2 19.6 +2.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 474 (19.8) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.4 +0.4 17.8 +3.7 16.3 0.0 5.8 -- 303 (12.6) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +1.6 14.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 30/10
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +1.7 12.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 28/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 +1.5 13.3 +0.5 11.2 0.0 2.8 9.4 269 (11.2) 26/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 +1.0 9.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 22/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 +0.5 12.4 +3.7 -- 3.2 1.2 -- 37 ( 1.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +3.2 14.3 +2.6 11.4 0.0 3.1 -- 289 (12.0) 31/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 +0.8 11.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 34/18
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 +2.6 14.1 +4.1 6.5 2.6 5.6 -- 196 ( 8.2) 41/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +0.3 8.2 +3.6 2.2 4.0 0.0 1.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 0.0 11.7 +5.2 -- 7.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 26/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 +2.3 14.4 +3.5 12.0 0.0 2.0 8.3 340 (14.2) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +2.5 10.7 +3.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.9 +2.3 15.6 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 256 (10.7) 46/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.3 12.1 +6.3 9.8 4.0 0.8 8.5 192 ( 8.0) 30/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +0.4 8.1 +2.7 -- 11.4 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 26/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 +2.3 6.7 -0.7 4.6 0.0 0.4 8.1 123 ( 5.1) 18/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.2 0.0 6.9 +1.2 -- 2.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 17/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 +1.8 3.5 -1.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 26/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 +3.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.6 +3.0 5.1 -0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 34/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +3.4 5.2 +0.2 -- 5.2 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 30/11
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 +3.5 6.7 +0.1 3.6 1.0 1.0 8.1 225 ( 9.4) 72/12
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

37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.1 : 31.4 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 31.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.8 : 31.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+5.8 : 34.9 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.3 : 16.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+8.1 : 11.3 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.7 : 24.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+7.5 : 12.4 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+7.3 : 10.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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

6.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-2.8 : 15.4 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-1.9 : 24.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-1.8 : 16.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-1.7 : 25.9 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

0.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-5.1 : 11.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-3.7 : 5.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-2.8 : 15.7 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-2.7 : 5.8 CEDUNA AMO 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.
64.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
32.4 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS) N Coast TAS
32.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
32.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
32.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
32.0 EURAMO TM
32.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
32.0 THREDBO AWS

TASMANIA
N Coast
32.4 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS)

ISLANDS
Islands
64.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
10.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
9.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
9.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
9.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

6.6 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
6.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.4 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
3.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.7 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

1097 (45.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1043 (43.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
844 (35.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
809 (33.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
793 (33.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
779 (32.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
764 (31.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
763 (31.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
737 (30.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
724 (30.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
698 (29.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
674 (28.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
647 (27.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
644 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
641 (26.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
637 (26.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
620 (25.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
613 (25.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
605 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
107/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
83/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/10 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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
W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
17.2mm in 30 min to 14:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.2mm/h
39.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 79.6mm/h
57.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 57.0mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 19.0mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 41.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
7.6mm in 21 min to 02:51 21.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.4mm/h
5.0mm in 3 min to 03:17 100.0mm/h
7.6mm in 13 min to 03:30 35.1mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 25.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 11.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 5.0mm/h
5.2mm in 31 min to 08:01 10.1mm/h
64.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 128.4mm/h
64.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 64.2mm/h
64.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 64.2mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(310/ 87 ) at 11:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(270/ 76 ) at 11:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 78(250/ 63 ) at 12:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(300/ 72 ) at 08:53