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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

QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS: Wild weather hits eastern states

Between 2 and 5 February, an exceptional meteorological situation brought widespread storms, flooding, record rainfall, duststorms and record heat and cold to eastern states. Go here for a detailed report.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1221 EST on 09/02/2006. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

11.7

12.3

20/02/1999

30

QLD

Northwest

037051

WINTON POST OFFICE

8.1

9.2

04/02/2005

43

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central West

036007

BARCALDINE POST OFFICE

15.2

15.3

17/02/1962

44


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 20:13EST, 14/05/2012.

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 26.7 -5.8 19.3 +0.2 17.6 0.0 8.0 -- 514 (21.4) 46/18
PERTH AIRPORT 26.1 -5.7 19.5 +2.1 19.1 0.0 11.6 9.7 462 (19.3) 50/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.6 -3.3 17.3 +2.9 15.8 0.0 9.4 4.1 559 (23.3) 52/14
BUNBURY 26.3 -3.5 18.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 50/15
MANDURAH 24.1 -- 19.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 52/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -1.4 23.0 -1.7 23.0 47.0 7.0 0.4 378 (15.8) 37/02
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.0 -1.1 14.2 -6.6 7.6 0.0 12.0 12.8 297 (12.4) 37/15
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 -6.1 16.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.1 -6.2 12.1 -5.0 13.0 0.0 3.4 9.7 357 (14.9) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 -4.3 13.7 +2.1 13.9 7.4 1.6 5.7 455 (19.0) 41/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.4 +0.1 17.6 -5.8 11.7 0.0 9.4 12.4 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.2 25.6 +1.9 23.8 0.0 6.2 10.2 242 (10.1) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.7 +3.6 23.2 -0.9 21.4 0.0 9.6 11.2 220 ( 9.2) 26/15
MACKAY M.O 33.7 +4.1 23.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 223 ( 9.3) 32/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.7 +4.4 24.6 +2.5 23.0 0.0 5.8 -- 137 ( 5.7) 30/19
BUNDABERG AERO 32.1 +2.2 24.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 309 (12.9) 31/17
NAMBOUR DPI 31.6 +2.8 20.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.5 +1.3 20.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 31/15
BRISBANE AERO 31.2 +2.1 21.5 +0.4 19.1 0.0 7.0 12.3 286 (11.9) 39/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.9 +4.5 17.2 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 44/14
GUNNEDAH SCS 30.3 -0.8 14.4 -4.2 6.2 0.0 7.6 -- 229 ( 9.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +0.9 17.0 -2.5 12.0 0.0 5.6 12.7 278 (11.6) 26/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +0.3 15.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.3 +1.8 13.4 -4.7 7.7 0.0 8.8 12.7 201 ( 8.4) 46/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.0 +0.9 10.9 -6.2 12.9 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 28/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 -6.3 8.0 -5.1 4.0 0.0 4.0 9.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -6.2 11.7 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.9 +1.6 16.6 -2.4 10.0 0.0 8.4 12.1 325 (13.5) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.6 -0.4 11.8 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 41/13
BELLAMBI AWS 26.7 +1.9 16.0 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 34/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.1 -5.0 11.0 -2.1 9.3 2.0 2.8 12.4 413 (17.2) 45/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.6 -7.3 13.0 -3.3 11.5 12.4 1.2 11.9 344 (14.3) 39/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -9.1 11.6 -4.5 -- 26.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 -6.6 14.0 -2.4 13.8 0.2 4.2 5.4 519 (21.6) 32/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.7 -7.8 9.2 -5.1 12.2 4.8 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.3 -8.1 10.7 -3.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 293 (12.2) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.1 -3.7 13.0 -1.6 9.4 0.0 2.6 -- 100 ( 4.2) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.2 -3.8 11.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 43/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.7 -7.3 9.4 -2.0 -- 4.6 -- -- 302 (12.6) 43/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 -4.9 12.9 +0.9 -- 4.8 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 43/16
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 -6.0 13.0 +1.0 11.5 1.6 4.0 0.0 361 (15.0) 26/23
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

45.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
43.7 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
43.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
42.5 WILUNA Interior WA

+11.1 : 38.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+10.3 : 35.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.2 : 41.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+10.2 : 42.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.6 : 35.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+9.6 : 39.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

29.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+8.8 : 24.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.7 : 23.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.3 : 17.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.3 : 19.3 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.0 : 19.3 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

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

4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-12.1 : 22.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-11.4 : 4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-11.1 : 6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-11.1 : 6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-11.0 : 22.0 HAY CSIRO AWS Riverina W NSW

-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-9.4 : 3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.3 : 14.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-9.2 : 3.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.6 : 7.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N 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.
96.0 DEVONCOURT STATION Gulf Country QLD
80.4 IRVINEBANK N Coast--Barron QLD
67.8 WOODYCUPALDIYA N Rivers NT
66.0 UPPER BARRON N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 SHOAL BAY N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
50.0 MIDDLE LAGOON

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
67.8 WOODYCUPALDIYA
65.0 SHOAL BAY
64.8 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER
55.0 PEPPIMENARTI
54.2 GOVE AIRPORT
54.0 JINDARE
52.8 BATCHELOR AERO
52.6 LEANYER

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
58.2 HORN ISLAND
S Peninsula
55.0 FAIRVIEW OUTSTATION
Gulf Country
96.0 DEVONCOURT STATION
N Coast--Barron
80.4 IRVINEBANK
66.0 UPPER BARRON
60.0 PETFORD
55.4 WALKAMIN DPI

VICTORIA
Lower NE
56.0 WANGARATTA AERO

TASMANIA
Southeast
53.4 HUONVILLE (TUTTON AVENUE)

13.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

945 (39.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
734 (30.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
731 (30.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
689 (28.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
667 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
665 (27.7) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
632 (26.3) LAMEROO AP (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
624 (26.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
621 (25.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
617 (25.7) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
611 (25.5) MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
606 (25.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
80/22 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
76/13 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
74/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/16 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
70/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.0mm in 30 min to 03:00 20.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.6mm/h
11.4mm in 7 min to 13:30 97.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.8mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 20.0mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 21.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
36.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 36.6mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 19.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.2mm/h
CAPE DON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 5.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 6.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 5.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
18.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 18.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
14.0mm in 25 min to 04:25 33.6mm/h
19.4mm in 35 min to 05:00 33.3mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 33.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
10.0mm in 16 min to 18:00 37.5mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.4mm/h
    E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
14.4mm in 58 min to 10:30 14.9mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 14.4mm/h
5.6mm in 32 min to 11:30 10.5mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.2mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.7mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 19:30 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 5.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(260/ 63 ) at 23:16
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(270/ 63 ) at 20:30