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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

WA: Heat records fall as fire flares in Perth

Hot weather contracted north from the southern WA coast today as the effects of a weak SE change gave the area some respite. However, the trough down the west coast continued to drag hot northeasterlies across areas as far south as Perth, breaking some long-standing maximum temperature records in the process. All time highs were set in the Central West at Morawa with a recording of 47.4 and Mullewa with 46.5. A little farther south, new February records were set at Carnamah with 47.2 and, 175km N of Perth, Badgingarra Research Station recorded 46.0. All these stations have between 34 and 46 years of record.

Perth itself recorded a top of 42.1 at the airport, and humidity was down to 15% during the late afternoon in fresh easterly winds. A fire, believed to have been deliberately lit, burnt through 190ha of the Araluen Country Club Estate near Roleystone, 30km SE of Perth CBD. It, and a smaller fire lit nearby, were contained on Wednesday after threatening houses.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1257 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
Highest daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009752

DENBARKER

37.2

35.4

09/02/2000

33

WA

SW & S Coast

009832

LOWER KALGAN

39.6

36.0

26/02/1979

33

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008025

CARNAMAH

47.2

46.3

23/02/1991

47

WA

Central West

008093

MORAWA

47.4

47.1

13/02/1998

40

47.2

23/01/1980

41

WA

Central West

008095

MULLEWA

46.5

45.1

04/02/1962

34

46.0

03/01/1997

37

WA

Lower West

009037

BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN

46.0

45.5

20/02/1985

37


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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 20:16EST, 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 31.2 -1.3 20.1 +1.0 17.6 0.0 7.6 -- 315 (13.1) 46/14
PERTH AIRPORT 42.1 +10.3 22.5 +5.1 21.8 0.4 10.8 11.7 759 (31.6) 81/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.3 -3.6 16.3 +1.9 16.0 32.8 6.2 0.5 584 (24.3) 63/18
BUNBURY 37.5 +7.7 20.0 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 598 (24.9) 50/22
MANDURAH 39.5 -- 22.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 55/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 25.7 +1.0 25.1 0.6 7.2 10.4 245 (10.2) 31/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.7 +3.6 16.3 -4.5 11.5 0.0 13.6 12.6 -- --
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 -1.8 21.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 58/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.5 -1.8 20.5 +3.4 19.7 0.0 8.4 8.8 245 (10.2) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 -4.1 14.8 +3.2 14.2 0.2 9.4 8.1 480 (20.0) 43/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.7 +1.4 24.1 +0.7 21.1 0.0 9.4 12.0 235 ( 9.8) 39/17
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 -0.1 24.7 +1.0 22.5 0.0 8.4 4.1 448 (18.7) 55/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.0 +2.9 25.8 +1.7 23.2 0.0 10.8 3.3 411 (17.1) 52/13
MACKAY M.O 28.4 -1.2 22.3 -1.1 -- 8.2 -- 6.2 977 (40.7) 78/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 -0.8 23.4 +1.3 23.2 0.0 8.6 -- 554 (23.1) 45/17
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 -1.3 21.2 -0.2 -- 2.0 5.8 -- 645 (26.9) 48/11
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -1.8 17.6 -2.1 -- 6.4 4.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +0.1 18.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 31/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 -0.8 17.0 -4.1 14.1 0.0 7.6 12.0 463 (19.3) 32/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.3 +0.9 15.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 749 (31.2) 59/08
GUNNEDAH SCS 33.6 +2.5 16.7 -1.9 11.2 0.0 8.0 -- 156 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 -0.4 16.0 -3.5 14.6 0.0 6.4 12.5 228 ( 9.5) 48/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.5 +1.0 14.0 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.4 +6.9 14.3 -3.8 10.0 0.0 5.0 12.2 136 ( 5.7) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 35.9 +8.8 13.2 -3.9 13.5 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 43/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.8 +4.0 13.5 +0.4 7.0 0.0 5.4 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.9 +3.9 15.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 36.6 +10.3 19.7 +0.7 16.7 0.0 8.4 10.8 501 (20.9) 63/20
RICHMOND RAAF 36.7 +7.7 13.2 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 55/19
BELLAMBI AWS 31.1 +6.3 19.8 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 454 (18.9) 57/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.3 +4.2 12.4 -0.7 9.9 0.0 7.6 3.2 213 ( 8.9) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.2 +3.3 15.7 -0.6 13.6 0.0 7.0 2.6 235 ( 9.8) 48/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -5.5 17.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.2 -1.4 21.2 +4.8 19.0 0.0 10.6 5.8 211 ( 8.8) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.3 -8.2 17.8 +3.5 18.0 0.0 6.2 -- 260 (10.8) 37/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.2 -5.2 18.6 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 43/04
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 -4.6 16.8 +2.2 15.8 2.4 9.8 -- 167 ( 7.0) 26/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.1 -5.9 15.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 50/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.5 -6.5 14.0 +2.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 456 (19.0) 43/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.1 -2.3 14.4 +2.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 46/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 -2.6 11.4 -0.6 10.4 2.2 8.0 9.6 412 (17.2) 67/04
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

47.4 MORAWA Central West WA
47.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
47.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
47.1 ENEABBA Central West WA
46.5 MULLEWA Central West WA

+15.3 : 45.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+13.3 : 44.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+13.2 : 40.3 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
+12.4 : 42.6 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+11.9 : 44.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

29.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
28.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
28.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
28.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
28.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+7.8 : 28.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 27.7 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.3 : 23.9 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+6.9 : 29.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 28.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

7.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.3 : 12.7 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
-9.2 : 13.4 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
-8.7 : 18.2 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-8.4 : 18.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
-8.4 : 18.6 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
6.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-7.3 : 7.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 : 10.0 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.6 : 12.4 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.2 : 15.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.0 : 9.0 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
-6.0 : 9.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE 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.
68.0 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT N Coast--Herbert QLD
57.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
56.0 SUNNY CORNER (SNOW LINE) C Tablelands S NSW
54.0 FLYING FISH POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
51.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
68.0 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT
54.0 FLYING FISH POINT
Central Coast E
51.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO

NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
56.0 SUNNY CORNER (SNOW LINE)

ISLANDS
Islands
57.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

12.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
12.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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2.9 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
2.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

1160 (48.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1141 (47.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
977 (40.7) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
975 (40.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
967 (40.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
933 (38.9) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
909 (37.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
903 (37.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
869 (36.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
862 (35.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
842 (35.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
839 (35.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
819 (34.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
802 (33.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
759 (31.6) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
749 (31.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
726 (30.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
721 (30.0) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
718 (29.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
707 (29.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
699 (29.1) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
679 (28.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
664 (27.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
661 (27.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
657 (27.4) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
650 (27.1) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
645 (26.9) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
644 (26.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
629 (26.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
627 (26.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
618 (25.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
615 (25.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
611 (25.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
609 (25.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
607 (25.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
113/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/04 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
93/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.8mm in 9 min to 21:56 72.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.4mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
23.6mm in 41 min to 20:11 34.5mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 23.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
14.0mm in 20 min to 23:39 42.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.4mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
    Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
15.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(140/ 63 ) at 23:19
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(150/ 65 ) at 10:30
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(260/ 63 ) at 04:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(220/ 87 ) at 04:29
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(310/ 93 ) at 23:19
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(230/ 82 ) at 06:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(220/ 48 ) at 04:55
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(230/ 67 ) at 04:30
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(240/ 67 ) at 03:16
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(250/ 63 ) at 04:30