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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1928 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 minimum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004019

MANDORA

29.6

29.4

01/03/2005

35

Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 20:25EST, 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 30.9 0.0 19.0 +1.1 18.1 0.0 5.6 -- 469 (19.5) 39/16
PERTH AIRPORT 33.5 +3.9 17.1 +1.3 16.2 0.0 6.6 9.6 349 (14.5) 34/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 -2.1 18.5 +5.1 18.0 0.0 8.6 1.3 390 (16.3) 39/01
BUNBURY 32.1 +4.6 20.6 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 41/15
MANDURAH 30.2 -- 21.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 34/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.3 25.2 +0.7 24.8 0.6 6.8 9.5 278 (11.6) 32/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.1 +2.4 18.9 +1.4 14.3 0.0 11.8 11.1 357 (14.9) 46/09
WHYALLA AERO 25.8 -1.5 13.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 347 (14.5) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.9 +0.6 11.5 -3.7 6.2 0.0 5.2 10.7 174 ( 7.3) 43/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.2 +0.1 14.8 +4.3 13.5 0.0 2.4 9.5 431 (18.0) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +2.8 23.9 +2.1 21.8 0.0 8.2 8.4 232 ( 9.7) 26/04
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.2 23.2 +0.2 21.9 0.0 8.0 10.9 506 (21.1) 34/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +1.0 20.5 -2.4 18.9 0.0 8.0 11.0 320 (13.3) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 31.1 +2.5 20.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 344 (14.3) 30/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.3 +2.8 20.3 -0.5 19.0 0.0 6.8 -- 216 ( 9.0) 48/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 -0.9 20.6 +0.7 -- 3.0 7.2 -- 310 (12.9) 46/19
NAMBOUR DPI 28.9 +1.0 18.2 0.0 -- 1.7 9.7 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +1.3 18.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 50/16
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 -0.7 17.1 -2.2 14.7 0.0 6.8 8.0 347 (14.5) 32/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.7 +1.3 15.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 46/18
GUNNEDAH SCS 26.0 -3.1 14.7 -1.9 9.5 0.0 5.8 -- 283 (11.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 -1.4 18.1 0.0 14.9 0.0 6.8 1.0 662 (27.6) 52/20
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 -1.4 16.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 -2.7 15.5 -0.8 15.4 1.8 6.2 7.7 486 (20.3) 46/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 -3.2 13.7 -1.6 13.0 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 50/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.5 -2.3 9.0 -1.6 4.0 0.0 4.2 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.4 -1.7 10.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.4 -3.8 15.2 -2.2 11.9 0.0 7.0 7.3 560 (23.3) 55/23
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 -3.1 12.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -2.7 16.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 54/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.7 -4.8 8.4 -2.3 5.9 0.0 5.0 4.5 207 ( 8.6) 32/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.5 -2.2 11.9 -1.5 9.1 0.0 4.4 4.9 251 (10.5) 41/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.3 -3.6 11.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.6 +1.3 14.0 +0.2 12.5 0.0 7.2 11.2 215 ( 9.0) 43/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 -0.1 11.9 +0.2 14.2 0.0 13.0 -- 198 ( 8.3) 34/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.1 +0.1 14.1 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 50/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.2 +1.3 15.4 +2.2 13.1 0.0 4.2 -- 122 ( 5.1) 34/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.9 -2.3 14.7 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 50/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.2 -1.0 11.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 50/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 -0.2 9.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 48/09
HOBART AIRPORT 18.6 -2.1 10.6 -0.1 9.0 1.6 1.8 6.6 203 ( 8.5) 30/14
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

44.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
42.6 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
42.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
41.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 37.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+10.4 : 37.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 39.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 36.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+8.1 : 33.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

29.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
28.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
28.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
28.2 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 19.6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.8 : 20.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.6 : 19.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+7.3 : 23.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 20.6 BUNBURY Lower West WA

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

7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.5 : 20.0 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 : 16.7 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 : 7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 : 21.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.5 : 11.3 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.3 : 6.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.1 : 5.5 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.8 : -1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 : 6.7 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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.
125.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
85.2 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
70.0 COMBOYNE POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
58.4 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
53.0 PALM BEACH (SUNRISE ROAD) Sydney--east NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
85.2 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
125.0 BAMAGA
58.4 SOUTHWELL STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
70.0 COMBOYNE POST OFFICE
Sydney--east
53.0 PALM BEACH (SUNRISE ROAD)

11.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

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3.8 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
1.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

886 (36.9) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
836 (34.8) WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
765 (31.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
724 (30.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
717 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
707 (29.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
700 (29.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
670 (27.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
667 (27.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
662 (27.6) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
630 (26.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
622 (25.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
616 (25.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
601 (25.0) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
93/16 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/15 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
78/18 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72/14 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
70/21 MT HOTHAM Upper NE 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
11.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.0mm/h
DOONGAN
42.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
    W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
5.2mm in 14 min to 15:14 22.3mm/h
CURTIN AERO
16.4mm in 26 min to 22:00 37.8mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 38.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
14.0mm in 47 min to 17:30 17.9mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.8mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
16.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 33.2mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 17.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
LAJAMANU
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.8mm/h
TOWN OF 1770
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
8.2mm in 12 min to 19:30 41.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
6.2mm in 4 min to 15:06 93.0mm/h
12.8mm in 8 min to 15:14 96.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
4.0mm in 12 min to 17:33 20.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR)
12.2mm in 30 min to 07:00 24.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
4.4mm in 13 min to 08:30 20.3mm/h
9.4mm in 9 min to 22:09 62.7mm/h
5.4mm in 4 min to 22:13 81.0mm/h
8.2mm in 14 min to 22:27 35.1mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 93(160/ 63 ) at 16:14
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 63 ) at 19:24