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National Daily Weather Summary

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1920 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014642

MATARANKA STATION

102.8

101.2

02/03/1994

26

NT

Darwin-Daly

014959

FLORINA

109.8

101.2

18/03/1989

18

QLD

N Peninsula

027039

STRATHMAY STATION

136.0

130.0

12/03/2003

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Data is as received at 20:25EST, 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 29.6 -1.3 19.2 +1.3 18.0 0.6 4.6 -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 34.3 +4.7 18.9 +3.1 17.3 5.2 1.6 10.4 269 (11.2) 34/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.0 +2.9 17.6 +4.2 16.7 0.2 4.2 5.6 357 (14.9) 30/15
BUNBURY 31.9 +4.4 17.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 26/15
MANDURAH 28.9 -- 20.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 28/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -1.2 24.8 +0.3 24.1 1.2 7.4 9.7 508 (21.2) 34/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 -0.3 11.7 -5.8 6.9 0.0 11.2 11.6 338 (14.1) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 28.3 +1.0 9.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 216 ( 9.0) 34/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.3 0.0 10.4 -4.8 5.5 0.0 2.8 11.4 137 ( 5.7) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.1 +6.0 10.4 -0.1 6.3 0.0 1.8 10.5 369 (15.4) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.2 +1.9 23.1 +1.3 21.7 0.0 4.8 9.9 238 ( 9.9) 41/22
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +0.8 24.1 +1.1 23.0 0.0 3.2 2.6 192 ( 8.0) 35/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 0.0 22.5 -0.4 22.1 1.0 4.6 1.6 256 (10.7) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 29.2 +0.6 20.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 332 (13.8) 28/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.3 +1.8 21.4 +0.6 20.2 0.0 4.4 -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 -0.3 18.9 -1.0 -- 13.2 3.2 -- 315 (13.1) 35/16
NAMBOUR DPI 27.2 -0.7 19.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.2 0.0 18.0 -1.6 -- 13.6 -- -- 314 (13.1) 44/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 -0.6 15.7 -3.6 14.2 5.8 1.4 11.0 281 (11.7) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 0.0 14.2 -1.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 483 (20.1) 50/22
GUNNEDAH SCS 25.2 -3.9 14.9 -1.7 9.8 2.0 3.4 -- 333 (13.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 -0.9 18.0 -0.1 15.5 1.4 1.6 9.8 629 (26.2) 55/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.7 -2.6 16.0 -0.7 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 -2.6 15.2 -1.1 15.0 9.0 4.0 5.4 520 (21.7) 46/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 -3.9 14.1 -1.2 14.5 6.6 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 34/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.5 -2.3 5.0 -5.6 2.6 0.0 2.8 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.6 -3.5 11.5 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.8 -3.4 16.2 -1.2 15.0 0.8 3.2 7.7 694 (28.9) 48/12
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 -3.7 14.7 -0.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 282 (11.8) 34/09
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -3.0 15.2 -2.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 542 (22.6) 43/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.7 -3.8 10.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 4.8 8.3 413 (17.2) 32/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.6 -2.1 8.4 -5.0 6.2 0.0 6.8 10.9 354 (14.8) 34/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.4 -3.5 9.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.7 +1.4 13.7 -0.1 11.5 0.0 6.2 8.5 273 (11.4) 26/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.2 -1.1 7.1 -4.6 11.7 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.7 -0.3 11.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 28/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.4 +4.5 12.2 -1.0 9.4 0.0 3.8 -- 114 ( 4.8) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.5 +3.3 8.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 24/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.2 +2.0 6.7 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 333 (13.9) 43/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.6 -2.9 9.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 24/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.1 -0.6 5.3 -5.4 0.7 0.0 1.8 9.7 234 ( 9.8) 26/11
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

41.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
40.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
40.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+6.5 : 29.5 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+6.1 : 30.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+6.0 : 31.5 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+6.0 : 29.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+5.8 : 30.5 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

29.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
29.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+7.2 : 18.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.2 : 17.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+5.8 : 28.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.6 : 18.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.5 : 18.0 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : 21.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.3 : 14.6 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.1 : 17.4 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.0 : 17.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-5.9 : 22.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

-3.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
0.2 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-7.7 : 5.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.7 : 0.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-7.5 : 11.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-7.1 : 8.6 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.9 : 7.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.9 : 10.5 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 11.8 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral 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.
136.0 STRATHMAY STATION N Peninsula QLD
109.8 FLORINA N Rivers NT
102.8 MATARANKA STATION N Rivers NT
99.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
98.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
109.8 FLORINA
102.8 MATARANKA STATION
99.4 CENTRE ISLAND
98.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL
82.2 NUMUL NUMUL
78.0 BING BONG PORT
57.8 CAVE CREEK STATION
54.6 LAKEFIELD
54.0 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
136.0 STRATHMAY STATION
90.0 SUDLEY STATION
Gulf Country
64.4 PORMPURAAW TOWNSHIP
Brisbane/SE Coast
60.0 BOONAH ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
63.0 NORTH DORRIGO (TYRINGHAM ROAD)
MidNorth Coast S
58.4 OLD BAR (MOLONG RD)

11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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1.2 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
1.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.8 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

904 (37.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
875 (36.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
859 (35.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
838 (34.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
827 (34.5) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
804 (33.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
756 (31.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
741 (30.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
703 (29.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
694 (28.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
688 (28.7) NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
623 (26.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
617 (25.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
608 (25.3) GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
61/20 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
58/17 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
58/00 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
57/15 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
55/14 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
55/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55/19 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
55/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
55/03 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
55/01 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
55/22 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD

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
GOVE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
35.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 70.4mm/h
37.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 37.2mm/h
36.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 73.2mm/h
71.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 71.8mm/h
20.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 40.8mm/h
57.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 57.0mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 24.6mm/h
98.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 32.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
21.8mm in 30 min to 22:00 43.6mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 25.2mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 29.2mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
37.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 37.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 23.4mm/h
71.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 23.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.2mm in 18 min to 18:00 37.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
17.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h