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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 1944 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
Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

NW Slopes S

055325

TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS

6.0

7.0

30/03/1995

11

NSW

Hunter Valley

061366

NORAH HEAD AWS

13.3

13.3

29/03/1999

11

Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

39.5

39.5

11/03/2003

11

Equal to record.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031193

ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL

32.6

32.4

23/03/2005

11

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070217

COOMA AIRPORT AWS

11.5

11.8

23/03/2000

12

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070328

BOMBALA AWS

11.7

11.8

09/03/1997

12


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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 20:27EST, 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 30.1 -0.8 20.4 +2.5 18.5 0.0 6.0 -- 429 (17.9) 48/20
PERTH AIRPORT 29.6 0.0 17.9 +2.1 16.1 0.0 5.0 9.2 324 (13.5) 35/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.2 +1.1 15.6 +2.2 14.7 0.0 4.3 6.0 241 (10.0) 34/12
BUNBURY 26.2 -1.3 15.6 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 37/18
MANDURAH 26.5 -- 20.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 41/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.4 24.7 +0.2 24.7 23.2 5.4 9.7 172 ( 7.2) 22/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.6 -0.1 13.2 -4.3 7.9 0.0 12.0 11.6 285 (11.9) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.3 -6.0 14.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 550 (22.9) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -3.3 14.6 -0.6 12.7 0.0 4.6 8.7 282 (11.8) 37/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.7 -4.4 11.1 +0.6 9.3 0.4 3.4 7.2 405 (16.9) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 +0.3 19.7 -2.1 15.0 0.0 10.4 11.3 302 (12.6) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +1.0 23.9 +0.9 21.7 0.0 5.2 10.1 199 ( 8.3) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.7 +3.0 24.7 +1.8 22.9 0.0 7.2 10.3 266 (11.1) 34/09
MACKAY M.O 33.4 +4.8 25.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 347 (14.5) 50/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.5 +6.0 22.2 +1.4 20.9 0.0 8.6 -- 245 (10.2) 43/14
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +0.4 20.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 280 (11.7) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 27.8 -0.1 19.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.8 +0.6 17.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 37/09
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 -0.2 20.2 +0.9 18.6 0.0 9.4 9.2 308 (12.8) 32/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 +0.5 15.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 37/14
GUNNEDAH SCS 28.1 -1.0 10.9 -5.7 2.8 0.0 6.0 -- 137 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 +0.9 12.7 -5.4 10.6 0.0 6.2 10.6 470 (19.6) 41/20
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -0.5 11.2 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.5 -1.7 9.4 -6.9 8.6 0.0 5.0 10.4 381 (15.9) 52/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 -3.8 8.4 -6.9 8.8 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 39/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.4 -4.4 5.8 -4.8 0.1 0.0 5.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -4.9 7.9 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -5.3 12.8 -4.6 9.1 0.0 4.2 8.5 456 (19.0) 67/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.5 -3.4 7.8 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 43/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -3.9 13.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 65/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 -5.4 5.1 -5.6 2.2 0.0 4.6 10.6 247 (10.3) 39/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.2 -4.5 7.7 -5.7 5.7 0.0 6.4 11.2 306 (12.8) 43/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -6.8 7.2 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 -5.6 9.8 -4.0 8.5 0.0 7.6 10.6 373 (15.5) 50/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 -7.5 5.7 -6.0 9.6 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 55/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 -7.6 7.8 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 52/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 -6.1 13.0 -0.2 9.1 0.2 3.0 -- 105 ( 4.4) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.1 -7.1 12.4 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 493 (20.5) 48/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 -6.8 7.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 568 (23.7) 50/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.4 -6.1 7.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 43/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.9 -6.8 8.1 -2.6 5.1 3.8 2.8 7.2 557 (23.2) 55/05
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

40.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
40.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
39.9 CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
39.5 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
39.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
39.5 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

+14.0 : 39.5 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.9 : 39.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.2 : 37.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+11.7 : 36.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+11.6 : 37.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
27.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.9 : 24.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 23.6 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.3 : 21.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 23.4 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.5 : 19.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.5 : 21.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

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

3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.4 : 11.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.0 : 9.5 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-10.9 : 13.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-10.6 : 11.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-10.4 : 11.7 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.2 : 0.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : -3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.6 : 4.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.6 : 2.2 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-8.4 : -1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE 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.
62.0 MT IRVINE (BOORALEE) C Tablelands S NSW
53.0 MYROODAH W Kimberley WA
47.2 ELLENDALE W Kimberley WA
46.0 CALOUNDRA WATER TREAT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.6 HOWARD SPRINGS N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
53.0 MYROODAH
47.2 ELLENDALE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
37.6 HOWARD SPRINGS

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
46.0 CALOUNDRA WATER TREAT

NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
62.0 MT IRVINE (BOORALEE)

11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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6.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
5.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
5.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1231 (51.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1224 (51.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1217 (50.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1096 (45.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1076 (44.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
998 (41.6) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
936 (39.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
900 (37.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
796 (33.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
779 (32.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
734 (30.6) POINT WILSON W Central VIC
728 (30.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
716 (29.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
716 (29.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
685 (28.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
684 (28.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
676 (28.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
651 (27.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
649 (27.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
637 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
623 (26.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
621 (25.9) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
606 (25.3) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
600 (25.0) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
104/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
98/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
87/00 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
85/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/04 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

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.
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
21.8mm in 34 min to 14:00 38.5mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 22.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
14.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 29.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
7.8mm in 6 min to 15:26 78.0mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 23.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
TOWN OF 1770
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
ORBOST
14.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
TELFER AERO : 100(120/ 54 ) at 17:02
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 104(180/ 74 ) at 15:31
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(240/ 63 ) at 05:21
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74(250/ 63 ) at 06:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(230/ 76 ) at 00:43
TASMANIA
    E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 87(200/ 70 ) at 01:30
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(160/ 70 ) at 04:42
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(200/ 67 ) at 00:00