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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 as received at 1346 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 maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

35.0

34.7

24/02/1964

26

WA

Goldfields

012074

SOUTHERN CROSS

45.6

45.6

05/02/1962

49

45.6

05/02/1962

50

Equal to record.


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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 20:16EST, 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 27.6 -4.9 20.4 +1.3 18.8 0.0 8.6 -- 447 (18.6) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.9 -4.9 21.4 +4.0 20.0 0.0 13.4 4.6 712 (29.7) 52/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 34.0 +9.1 17.5 +3.1 17.2 0.0 3.8 9.1 825 (34.4) 54/01
BUNBURY 24.7 -5.1 20.4 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 46/00
MANDURAH 24.5 -- 21.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 50/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +2.5 24.5 -0.2 24.2 1.0 5.0 11.7 282 (11.8) 21/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.0 +5.9 17.9 -2.9 12.9 0.0 15.0 12.3 186 ( 7.8) --
WHYALLA AERO 24.4 -5.2 16.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 619 (25.8) 55/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 -5.5 14.2 -2.9 11.2 0.0 5.8 9.2 264 (11.0) 32/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.1 -6.0 12.5 +0.9 10.2 0.0 5.2 5.8 384 (16.0) 43/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.6 +1.3 20.0 -3.4 17.9 0.0 11.2 12.1 288 (12.0) 46/13
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +0.9 23.9 +0.2 22.7 30.0 5.8 7.6 522 (21.8) 52/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.3 +2.2 24.8 +0.7 24.4 0.0 7.4 5.8 493 (20.5) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 30.0 +0.4 22.7 -0.7 -- 8.2 -- 5.5 657 (27.4) 52/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +0.7 22.0 -0.1 20.5 0.0 5.4 -- 420 (17.5) 30/03
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +1.0 21.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 465 (19.4) 31/14
NAMBOUR DPI 29.9 +1.1 18.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +0.7 19.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 35/21
BRISBANE AERO 30.1 +1.0 18.4 -2.7 15.6 0.0 7.8 12.0 312 (13.0) 37/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.6 +5.2 15.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 43/20
GUNNEDAH SCS 35.9 +4.8 21.4 +2.8 13.7 0.0 7.6 -- 125 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.3 +1.5 17.5 -2.0 14.7 0.0 6.6 8.9 431 (18.0) 63/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 31.3 +3.8 16.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.7 +0.2 21.3 +3.2 18.2 0.0 8.4 7.0 147 ( 6.1) 46/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.6 -1.5 19.9 +2.8 20.4 0.4 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.8 -1.0 16.0 +2.9 13.4 0.0 9.8 10.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.9 -0.1 22.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.7 -2.6 20.8 +1.8 19.2 0.2 9.4 8.2 471 (19.6) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 28.8 -0.2 20.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 46/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -3.7 19.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 48/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.3 -0.8 16.1 +3.0 12.2 0.0 8.4 12.6 447 (18.6) 54/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.2 -5.7 12.4 -3.9 9.4 0.0 7.2 12.9 354 (14.8) 50/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.8 -8.5 11.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 -5.8 12.4 -4.0 11.1 0.0 8.0 12.7 244 (10.2) 41/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.7 -7.8 8.5 -5.8 8.6 0.0 4.0 -- 334 (13.9) 43/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.6 -7.8 6.3 -7.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 297 (12.4) 43/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.0 -4.8 11.9 -2.7 8.8 0.4 3.4 -- 112 ( 4.7) 22/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.5 -5.5 9.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 46/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.7 -8.3 6.4 -5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 382 (15.9) 50/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.1 -3.3 9.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 43/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.7 -4.6 11.6 -0.4 9.1 0.4 6.6 10.4 527 (22.0) 61/12
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

46.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
46.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
45.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
45.7 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
45.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
45.6 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

+13.1 : 46.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+12.8 : 39.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.6 : 41.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.2 : 39.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.1 : 39.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+12.1 : 44.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

33.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
31.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
31.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
29.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+7.9 : 26.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.9 : 33.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+7.4 : 29.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 21.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.2 : 23.1 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

4.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-11.2 : 6.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-10.7 : 6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-10.6 : 16.3 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-10.4 : 14.8 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-10.1 : 10.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.9 : 4.2 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-8.9 : 4.4 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-7.8 : 6.3 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-7.6 : 1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-7.3 : 7.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3 : 8.0 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC

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.
162.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
146.4 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD N Coast--Herbert QLD
145.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
142.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
140.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
162.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
145.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
142.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
140.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
130.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
130.0 TOPAZ
127.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
119.0 MT SOPHIA
116.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
113.0 TOPAZ ALERT
113.0 GRAHAM RANGE
101.0 DEERAL
96.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
93.0 MULGRAVE MILL
93.0 HAPPY VALLEY
81.8 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
73.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
71.0 GREENHAVEN
70.0 DAINTREE TEA
67.6 KAREEYA
67.0 KAREEYA TM
64.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
63.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
62.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
62.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
56.0 RAVENSHOE KURADILLA STREET
54.0 MCKELL ROAD ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
146.4 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
140.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
127.0 MENAVALE ALERT
92.0 JARRA CREEK TM
67.8 DARADGEE
65.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL
65.0 HINCHINBROOK ISLAND
62.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
60.5 RUSSELL RIVER
60.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
60.0 BINGIL BAY
58.0 TUNG OIL TM
58.0 NERADA ALERT
57.0 INNISFAIL
57.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
57.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
57.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
56.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
53.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
50.0 UTCHEE CREEK

VICTORIA
E Central
120.2 SILVAN

ISLANDS
Islands
62.8 HOME ISLAND

12.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.6 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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5.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
5.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
5.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
5.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
5.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1541 (64.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1027 (42.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
991 (41.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
990 (41.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
959 (40.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
947 (39.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
942 (39.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
919 (38.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
878 (36.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
873 (36.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
841 (35.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
840 (35.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
825 (34.4) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
817 (34.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
814 (33.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
788 (32.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
753 (31.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
748 (31.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
747 (31.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
742 (30.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
738 (30.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
719 (30.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
712 (29.7) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
707 (29.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
700 (29.2) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
688 (28.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
667 (27.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
662 (27.6) FORREST Eucla WA
661 (27.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
660 (27.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
660 (27.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
657 (27.4) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
649 (27.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
629 (26.2) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
628 (26.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
624 (26.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
622 (25.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
621 (25.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
619 (25.8) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
609 (25.4) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
606 (25.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
113/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/11 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/08 TASMAN ISLAND 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
MIDDLE POINT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 01:30 8.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 6.0mm/h
TIMBER CREEK
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
19.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
INGHAM COMPOSITE
33.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.5mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
5.4mm in 16 min to 23:00 20.2mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(250/ 67 ) at 18:31
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(270/ 59 ) at 07:20
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(300/102 ) at 03:34
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(260/ 78 ) at 05:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(240/ 35 ) at 09:06
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(250/ 70 ) at 18:52
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 106(260/ 61 ) at 13:01
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 83(240/ 65 ) at 08:47
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(300/ 69 ) at 04:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(250/ 69 ) at 13:10