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Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1352 EST on 09/02/2006. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015528

YUENDUMU

43.2

43.0

06/02/1994

39


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Data is as received at 20:17EST, 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 30.8 -1.7 13.5 -5.6 12.0 0.0 7.6 -- 690 (28.8) 55/18
PERTH AIRPORT 29.1 -2.7 12.7 -4.7 10.3 0.0 6.6 12.4 516 (21.5) 35/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.0 -3.9 12.2 -2.2 11.0 0.4 4.4 7.7 304 (12.7) 32/15
BUNBURY 27.6 -2.2 13.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 35/10
MANDURAH 26.9 -- 15.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 48/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.8 23.7 -1.0 24.4 26.6 9.6 8.6 235 ( 9.8) 68/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 43.0 +7.9 23.2 +2.4 18.3 0.0 14.2 11.7 245 (10.2) 55/22
WHYALLA AERO 30.6 +1.0 19.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 59/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.8 -3.5 18.8 +1.7 16.5 0.0 7.8 0.6 298 (12.4) 45/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.9 -1.2 14.3 +2.7 11.6 0.0 7.6 0.8 311 (13.0) 46/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +3.7 22.8 -0.6 20.9 0.0 8.8 11.9 226 ( 9.4) 28/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +1.7 24.8 +1.1 24.1 0.0 7.4 11.6 435 (18.1) 46/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.5 +3.4 24.1 0.0 22.0 0.0 10.0 12.1 404 (16.8) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 30.0 +0.4 26.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 565 (23.5) 43/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +0.7 22.2 +0.1 20.8 0.0 8.0 -- 326 (13.6) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.7 +0.8 21.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 400 (16.7) 35/17
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +0.2 18.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 5.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +0.3 21.5 +0.7 -- 4.6 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 29.3 +0.2 23.7 +2.6 21.2 0.0 8.2 11.6 364 (15.2) 32/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.7 +2.3 18.3 +0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 764 (31.8) 52/00
GUNNEDAH SCS 35.3 +4.2 19.0 +0.4 13.0 0.0 8.6 -- 240 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +0.1 20.2 +0.7 20.6 76.6 -- 7.2 390 (16.3) 41/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -0.8 19.4 +1.1 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.5 +3.0 20.4 +2.3 18.0 0.0 3.6 10.7 382 (15.9) 48/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.3 +1.2 17.8 +0.7 18.3 0.6 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 30/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.5 +3.7 11.8 -1.3 8.0 0.0 4.0 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.7 +4.7 17.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +2.3 19.1 +0.1 16.0 1.2 4.0 9.2 248 (10.3) 65/19
RICHMOND RAAF 32.2 +3.2 16.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 35/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +0.1 17.2 -1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 249 (10.4) 55/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.5 +3.4 12.1 -1.0 9.4 0.0 5.6 10.7 331 (13.8) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.7 +2.8 16.5 +0.2 15.0 0.0 9.0 10.9 399 (16.6) 37/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.3 -1.0 12.0 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.6 +4.0 14.7 -1.7 11.1 0.0 8.8 10.0 257 (10.7) 54/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.0 -0.5 9.8 -4.5 11.3 0.0 4.7 -- 179 ( 7.5) 34/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.4 0.0 10.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 32/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.7 +3.9 13.8 -0.8 10.9 0.0 5.0 -- 124 ( 5.2) 35/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 28.1 +3.1 9.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 37/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.8 -0.2 9.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 52/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.1 -4.3 11.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 41/19
HOBART AIRPORT 22.1 -0.2 13.1 +1.1 11.0 0.0 4.8 0.5 306 (12.8) 52/21
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

47.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
47.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
47.1 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
47.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
46.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA

+11.5 : 47.1 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+11.2 : 47.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.9 : 31.3 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+7.9 : 43.2 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 43.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 45.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 43.5 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD

32.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
30.1 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.1 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT

+7.3 : 32.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.5 : 27.8 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
+5.0 : 24.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+4.9 : 30.1 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+4.7 : 26.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

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

10.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.4 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-7.8 : 27.5 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.8 : 24.8 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-7.1 : 24.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-6.9 : 26.1 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-6.8 : 25.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.3 : 8.1 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE CW Slopes S NSW
-6.9 : 13.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-6.6 : 12.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-6.6 : 7.1 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.5 : 13.3 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling 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.
125.4 MACLEAN (MCLACHLAN STREET) North Coast NSW
106.0 ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY) North Coast NSW
102.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
86.8 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL) North Coast NSW
84.0 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA) MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
64.2 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
125.4 MACLEAN (MCLACHLAN STREET)
106.0 ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY)
102.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
86.8 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)
72.0 NEW ITALY
65.6 LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
59.8 MACLEAN (SOUTH ARM)
59.0 GULMARRAD (COLONIAL DRIVE)
52.0 PILLAR VALLEY
MidNorth Coast N
84.0 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)
83.2 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH)
76.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO
54.0 URUNGA (SUNSET PLACE)
50.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS

12.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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0.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

913 (38.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
839 (35.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
839 (35.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
832 (34.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
827 (34.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
802 (33.4) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
799 (33.3) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
771 (32.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
764 (31.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
751 (31.3) FORREST Eucla WA
726 (30.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
722 (30.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
715 (29.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
690 (28.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
685 (28.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
685 (28.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
669 (27.9) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
666 (27.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
661 (27.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
655 (27.3) MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
652 (27.2) EUCLA Eucla WA
636 (26.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
634 (26.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
612 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
608 (25.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
600 (25.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
100/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
97/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
87/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/19 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
80/17 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
7.2mm in 8 min to 16:24 54.0mm/h
14.2mm in 12 min to 16:36 71.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
13.4mm in 11 min to 17:19 73.1mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
26.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 26.8mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
45.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 45.2mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 19.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(310/ 76 ) at 22:25
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(310/ 69 ) at 17:00
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(320/ 72 ) at 19:30