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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1948 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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031192

GREEN ISLAND

28.0

27.8

01/03/2003

11

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Upper SE

025507

KEITH

2.3

2.4

30/03/1997

43

SA

Lower SE

026091

COONAWARRA

0.0

0.2

27/03/1989

20

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

5.7

6.0

23/03/1999

11

NSW

Hunter Valley

061366

NORAH HEAD AWS

12.7

13.3

25/03/2005

11

Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Wimmera S

079028

LONGERENONG

1.2

1.6

18/03/2004

41

VIC

Upper North

081124

YARRAWONGA

3.3

4.1

29/03/1999

12

VIC

Lower NE

082138

WANGARATTA AERO

1.1

2.5

29/03/1997

18

VIC

W Gippsland

085277

NOOJEE (SLIVAR)

0.9

1.6

24/03/2000

22

VIC

E Central

086038

ESSENDON AIRPORT

3.7

3.9

26/03/1953

36

VIC

E Central

086077

MOORABBIN AIRPORT

3.8

4.6

26/03/1972

32

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

3.7

4.2

24/03/1972

35

VIC

E Central

086361

CERBERUS

2.2

3.5

22/03/2002

12

VIC

E Central

086383

COLDSTREAM

-1.7

-0.3

16/03/1995

11

VIC

W Central

087031

LAVERTON RAAF

2.7

3.4

27/03/1953

62

VIC

E Central

088162

KILMORE GAP

3.6

4.6

20/03/1996

11

VIC

W Coast

090135

CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS

1.5

1.7

25/03/1965

45

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

7.0

7.0

15/03/2003

11

Equal to record.

TAS

N Coast

091269

POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT)

-1.6

0.5

29/03/1997

14

TAS

E Coast

092012

FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)

-1.9

-0.8

24/03/2000

19

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

-2.1

-2.1

17/03/1994

16

Equal to record.

TAS

Midlands

093053

ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS)

-3.3

-2.2

21/03/2004

12

TAS

Southeast

094020

DOVER

1.9

2.4

22/03/1992

16

TAS

Southeast

094137

GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD)

-1.2

-1.0

16/03/1995

19

TAS

Derwent Valley

095003

BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES)

-1.8

-1.3

16/03/1995

45

TAS

Derwent Valley

095018

TARRALEAH VILLAGE

-2.5

-2.5

16/03/1995

21

Equal to record.

TAS

Derwent Valley

095063

MAYDENA POST OFFICE

-3.9

-1.8

16/03/1995

12

-3.9

03/06/1998

14

TAS

Central Plateau

096071

LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK

-3.6

-3.5

21/03/2000

16

TAS

W Coast

097072

STRAHAN AERODROME

2.7

2.7

31/03/1995

14

Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 20:27EST, 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 30.2 -0.7 21.7 +3.8 20.7 0.0 6.0 -- 659 (27.5) 41/07
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 -4.8 19.2 +3.4 18.1 0.0 5.6 0.1 435 (18.1) 32/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 -3.3 17.1 +3.7 16.1 0.0 4.6 0.1 247 (10.3) 35/13
BUNBURY 23.5 -4.0 18.2 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 37/13
MANDURAH 26.2 -- 20.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 35/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.6 25.7 +1.2 25.2 0.0 4.0 9.1 206 ( 8.6) 48/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 -1.1 12.3 -5.2 7.1 0.0 12.0 11.5 291 (12.1) 39/15
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 -3.4 9.3 -6.0 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 426 (17.8) 35/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 -4.3 9.8 -5.4 4.3 0.0 4.4 10.2 225 ( 9.4) 28/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 -2.5 3.0 -7.5 -1.1 0.4 3.2 9.8 299 (12.5) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.8 -0.5 19.6 -2.2 15.7 0.0 11.6 11.3 369 (15.4) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +1.1 25.4 +2.4 23.0 0.0 4.4 9.6 204 ( 8.5) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.2 +3.5 23.9 +1.0 22.5 0.0 6.6 10.6 242 (10.1) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 32.4 +3.8 21.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 446 (18.6) 28/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.2 +2.7 21.9 +1.1 21.1 0.0 9.4 -- 317 (13.2) 61/14
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +0.1 18.1 -1.8 -- 4.6 4.2 -- 284 (11.8) 43/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.6 -1.3 15.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.6 -0.6 17.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 54/17
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 -1.3 19.3 0.0 16.0 0.0 3.6 8.3 365 (15.2) 41/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.4 +1.0 14.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 48/18
GUNNEDAH SCS 24.2 -4.9 13.6 -3.0 7.7 0.0 6.0 -- 226 ( 9.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -2.2 17.1 -1.0 13.7 1.2 5.6 9.7 503 (21.0) 54/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -4.3 14.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -3.6 13.1 -3.2 11.9 3.8 7.8 7.5 635 (26.5) 54/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.4 -5.6 10.6 -4.7 10.4 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 35/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 -4.8 2.8 -7.8 -0.5 0.0 5.0 10.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -4.5 9.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 -5.7 12.0 -5.4 11.6 6.0 8.6 5.3 866 (36.1) 63/01
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -4.4 11.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -4.0 13.1 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 689 (28.7) 50/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.5 -4.0 5.4 -5.3 1.3 0.0 5.8 10.6 453 (18.9) 35/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.0 -3.7 4.8 -8.6 1.9 0.0 7.0 11.2 352 (14.7) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -4.9 8.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 -5.2 5.5 -8.3 3.2 0.0 6.6 10.5 383 (16.0) 26/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.4 -4.9 3.7 -8.0 7.8 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 24/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 -4.1 5.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 507 (21.1) 24/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 -2.6 8.7 -4.5 5.2 0.0 3.4 -- 132 ( 5.5) 17/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.2 -4.0 3.6 -8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 26/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.3 -1.9 1.6 -8.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 35/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 -4.7 1.3 -8.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.9 -4.8 3.6 -7.1 0.5 3.8 3.2 6.1 485 (20.2) 28/22
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

40.6 LEONORA Goldfields WA
40.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
40.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
40.2 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
39.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA

+10.2 : 38.3 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.9 : 38.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.6 : 39.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 39.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 38.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 40.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.8 : 26.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 23.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.4 : 27.4 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 27.1 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 18.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

8.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.8 : 20.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.3 : 20.2 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-7.1 : 21.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : 13.7 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-6.7 : 26.2 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-6.7 : 15.8 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.7 : 14.9 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-6.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-11.2 : -0.3 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-11.1 : -3.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-10.9 : -1.7 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-10.9 : -3.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-10.8 : -3.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley 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.
57.4 FORTESCUE ROAD HOUSE W Pilbara WA
36.0 WOOLI BEACH North Coast NSW
35.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
35.0 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
34.6 COOROY COMPOSITE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
57.4 FORTESCUE ROAD HOUSE

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
35.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
Brisbane/SE Coast
34.6 COOROY COMPOSITE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
36.0 WOOLI BEACH
35.0 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE

11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
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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3.9 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
2.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

956 (39.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
933 (38.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
917 (38.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
868 (36.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
866 (36.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
854 (35.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
833 (34.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
785 (32.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
769 (32.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
755 (31.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
710 (29.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
697 (29.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
689 (28.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
677 (28.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
659 (27.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
658 (27.4) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
656 (27.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
637 (26.5) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
635 (26.5) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
608 (25.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
602 (25.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
94/15 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
87/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
80/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/ MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
6.8mm in 14 min to 08:20 29.1mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE
7.6mm in 44 min to 14:00 10.4mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
10.6mm in 7 min to 16:49 90.9mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
4.4mm in 2 min to 16:13 132.0mm/h
3.6mm in 2 min to 16:15 108.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
7.2mm in 32 min to 15:02 13.5mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 70(150/ 63 ) at 20:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS : 95(230/ 37 ) at 16:11
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 87(190/ 70 ) at 17:12