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National Daily Weather Summary

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significant newsworthy major

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1955 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

Lower West

009021

PERTH AIRPORT

34.2

31.8

27/03/1960

61

WA

Lower West

009106

GOSNELLS CITY

36.0

29.2

30/03/1997

43

WA

Lower West

009133

LAKE LESCHENAULTIA

34.0

29.6

19/03/1999

35

WA

Lower West

009182

MAIDA VALE

35.4

33.2

12/03/1990

30

WA

Gt Southern

010534

COLORADO

45.0

40.6

09/03/1934

92

WA

Gt Southern

010776

SOUTH CAROLING

42.0

41.1

20/03/1927

45

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

14.1

14.5

30/03/2002

11

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

11.0

11.6

31/03/1993

13


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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 20:28EST, 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 26.9 -4.0 22.5 +4.6 22.1 3.4 5.8 -- 300 (12.5) 39/20
PERTH AIRPORT 28.7 -0.9 20.2 +4.4 20.1 34.2 5.4 7.8 331 (13.8) 34/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.0 +3.9 17.5 +4.1 17.5 1.6 5.6 8.6 409 (17.0) 37/06
BUNBURY 26.7 -0.8 19.5 +5.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 30/05
MANDURAH 25.7 -- 21.2 -- -- 4.2 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 30/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.9 25.9 +1.4 25.8 0.0 6.4 11.6 183 ( 7.6) 28/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +0.1 8.7 -8.8 2.8 0.0 10.2 11.6 265 (11.0) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 28.1 +0.8 12.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 238 ( 9.9) 24/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.1 +1.8 15.9 +0.7 11.2 0.0 3.0 7.4 146 ( 6.1) 26/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.7 -1.4 9.6 -0.9 5.4 0.2 0.6 9.4 280 (11.7) 35/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.0 +3.7 20.6 -1.2 14.4 0.0 11.4 11.2 327 (13.6) 32/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.2 23.4 +0.4 21.7 7.2 8.2 8.7 370 (15.4) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +0.5 25.0 +2.1 24.1 5.4 9.2 2.5 478 (19.9) 43/00
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +2.0 24.4 +2.2 -- 1.4 -- 10.2 475 (19.8) 34/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.2 +1.7 19.3 -1.5 18.1 0.0 4.0 -- 217 ( 9.0) 32/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 -0.5 17.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 292 (12.2) 35/13
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +1.1 13.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +1.0 15.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.3 15.7 -3.6 13.1 0.0 5.0 10.1 289 (12.0) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.6 +1.2 12.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 48/21
GUNNEDAH SCS 28.2 -0.9 10.7 -5.9 2.7 0.0 5.4 -- 86 ( 3.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 -0.3 12.8 -5.3 9.4 0.0 4.0 9.4 256 (10.7) 35/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 -1.5 11.3 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.2 -3.0 12.7 -3.6 10.6 0.0 4.6 2.1 249 (10.4) 41/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.5 -3.5 11.8 -3.5 12.1 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 34/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 -0.3 9.5 -1.1 5.4 0.0 4.0 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.7 -0.4 10.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 -3.9 17.0 -0.4 12.9 0.0 2.8 7.5 382 (15.9) 65/18
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 -2.2 11.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 37/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 -1.8 15.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 61/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.9 -2.6 9.5 -1.2 6.2 0.4 4.6 10.6 318 (13.3) 39/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.4 -0.3 11.0 -2.4 8.9 0.0 5.4 10.4 218 ( 9.1) 50/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.1 -2.8 9.0 -3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 -2.5 13.3 -0.5 10.5 0.0 6.4 7.1 205 ( 8.5) 32/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.0 -3.3 9.7 -2.0 11.6 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 45/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.4 -3.6 8.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 34/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.5 -3.4 14.9 +1.7 13.4 0.4 4.2 -- 105 ( 4.4) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.7 -4.5 13.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 37/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 -4.1 10.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 43/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -2.3 4.8 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/10
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 -5.0 12.0 +1.3 8.8 0.0 3.2 5.7 417 (17.4) 37/14
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

42.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.3 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+12.8 : 37.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.3 : 40.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+10.3 : 37.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.1 : 38.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 38.4 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
28.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.9 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
27.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+9.5 : 28.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 26.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 17.9 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.0 : 19.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.0 : 21.7 BALGAIR Eucla WA

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

8.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.2 : 14.4 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.0 : 15.1 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8 : 20.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 24.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
0.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 0.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.2 : 3.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-9.2 : 1.0 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.1 : 0.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : 8.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.
170.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE N Coast--Herbert QLD
51.4 YEALERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
48.0 KOORIKIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
47.0 KARRAGULLEN NORTH Lower West WA
45.0 COLORADO Cent Wheatbelt WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
47.0 KARRAGULLEN NORTH
Cent Wheatbelt
51.4 YEALERING
48.0 KOORIKIN
45.0 COLORADO

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
170.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE

11.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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5.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
2.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1080 (45.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
957 (39.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
889 (37.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
836 (34.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
817 (34.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
766 (31.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
754 (31.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
753 (31.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
686 (28.6) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
650 (27.1) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
648 (27.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
631 (26.3) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
628 (26.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
620 (25.8) WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
603 (25.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
600 (25.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
72/17 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
68/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
67/20 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
65/18 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
11.4mm in 12 min to 00:42 57.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 18.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 17.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
GINGIN AERO
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
12.0mm in 30 min to 00:00 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 14.8mm/h
BICKLEY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 20.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
    Goldfields
SOUTHERN CROSS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
15.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
5.6mm in 15 min to 03:30 22.4mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h