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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1941 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

Interior

013025

MULAN

81.8

49.0

22/03/2005

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030018

GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE

39.2

39.2

13/03/1926

112

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 20:26EST, 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 29.0 -1.9 20.5 +2.6 18.2 0.0 6.2 -- 316 (13.2) 34/15
PERTH AIRPORT 29.6 0.0 22.0 +6.2 18.6 0.0 9.0 8.3 331 (13.8) 30/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 34.2 +10.1 17.6 +4.2 14.5 0.0 10.6 7.3 399 (16.6) 50/19
BUNBURY 26.0 -1.5 17.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 24/16
MANDURAH 25.7 -- 22.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 28/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.3 26.0 +1.5 25.6 0.0 4.0 4.6 220 ( 9.2) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.7 0.0 21.3 +3.8 18.2 0.0 11.4 9.4 339 (14.1) 59/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 -3.4 14.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 441 (18.4) 54/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -3.3 11.5 -3.7 7.0 0.0 4.8 11.3 251 (10.5) 35/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.5 -2.6 6.9 -3.6 2.1 0.0 2.8 4.2 293 (12.2) 39/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.0 +1.7 20.9 -0.9 15.6 0.0 10.6 7.3 285 (11.9) 34/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 22.5 -0.5 20.4 0.0 4.0 9.9 220 ( 9.2) 34/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.3 +3.6 23.8 +0.9 21.9 0.0 6.0 10.9 250 (10.4) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 31.7 +3.1 21.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 420 (17.5) 37/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.7 +5.2 15.3 -5.5 12.8 0.0 9.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 32.1 +3.0 17.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 314 (13.1) 31/14
NAMBOUR DPI 28.2 +0.3 16.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 7.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +1.0 17.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 -0.6 17.4 -1.9 14.4 0.0 10.2 9.6 378 (15.8) 32/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.4 +1.0 14.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 41/21
GUNNEDAH SCS 25.4 -3.7 14.2 -2.4 8.0 0.0 5.8 -- 286 (11.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.2 -0.7 18.8 +0.7 11.0 0.2 6.2 9.7 669 (27.9) 50/04
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 -2.8 16.6 -0.1 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -3.7 14.4 -1.9 12.2 24.8 4.6 10.8 702 (29.3) 46/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.4 -3.6 14.1 -1.2 12.4 4.8 -- -- 241 (10.0) 30/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.7 -4.1 4.5 -6.1 2.0 0.0 4.6 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -2.4 10.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 -4.6 13.5 -3.9 10.6 5.4 2.0 9.9 919 (38.3) 48/16
RICHMOND RAAF 23.9 -3.0 10.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 35/09
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 -3.7 14.5 -3.5 -- 6.2 -- -- 749 (31.2) 48/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.2 -3.3 8.5 -2.2 4.7 0.0 4.0 11.2 412 (17.2) 37/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.2 -2.5 7.9 -5.5 5.2 0.0 5.4 11.3 295 (12.3) 34/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.7 -4.2 9.4 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 -3.0 10.1 -3.7 8.5 0.0 7.6 11.2 351 (14.6) 37/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.2 -4.1 9.0 -2.7 11.3 0.0 6.2 -- 416 (17.3) 46/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.2 -3.8 7.8 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 39/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.6 -3.3 13.2 0.0 11.4 0.0 2.4 -- 141 ( 5.9) 24/21
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.0 -3.2 12.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 44/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.3 -3.9 10.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 44/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 -0.9 8.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 46/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -4.3 12.2 +1.5 11.0 0.6 2.4 3.0 288 (12.0) 55/22
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

40.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
40.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
39.6 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
39.3 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+12.9 : 37.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+12.9 : 38.8 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.8 : 38.3 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.8 : 35.9 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+11.6 : 38.4 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
27.8 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+11.5 : 23.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+10.3 : 23.9 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.0 : 23.4 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 22.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0 : 21.5 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+9.0 : 21.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

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

4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 7.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.1 : 7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.8 : 16.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.7 : 4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.7 : 12.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-49.8 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.8 : 5.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.7 : 5.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-7.9 : 8.4 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.9 : 3.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-7.5 : 3.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast 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.
91.2 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
82.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN MidNorth Coast S NSW
81.8 MULAN Interior WA
64.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
61.6 COMBOYNE SOUTH MidNorth Coast S NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
54.0 MARGARET RIVER
Interior
81.8 MULAN

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
64.0 BAMAGA

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
91.2 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
82.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
61.6 COMBOYNE SOUTH
58.0 BULBY BRUSH - BLUE LOOK-OUT
Hunter Valley
57.4 DUNGOG - MAIN CREEK (YERANDA)
55.2 RAYMOND TERRACE (WALLAROO STATE FOREST)
52.5 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW)
Illawarra
57.4 WINDANG BOWLING CLUB

11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

3.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
3.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
2.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1018 (42.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
926 (38.6) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
919 (38.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
912 (38.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
858 (35.8) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
844 (35.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
777 (32.4) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
772 (32.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
749 (31.2) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
725 (30.2) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
702 (29.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
692 (28.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
669 (27.9) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
663 (27.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
658 (27.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
624 (26.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
615 (25.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
615 (25.6) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
613 (25.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
606 (25.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
109/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/20 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/20 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/22 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
89/18 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
19.2mm in 12 min to 14:30 96.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.2mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(250/ 80 ) at 20:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 78(242/ 65 ) at 22:50
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 98(220/ 80 ) at 18:29
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(170/ 67 ) at 19:06
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(200/ 74 ) at 23:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(200/ 46 ) at 22:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(250/ 70 ) at 20:00