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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

WA, SA: Heat continues

High daytime temperatures recurred today with most of E and N WA and SW SA recording maxima over 35°. The WA Pilbara again recorded maxima reaching well into the 40s, with Roebourne reaching 42.1 and Onslow 42.0, both about 7 above average. The greatest departures from normal were along the SA West Coast. Nullarbor's top of 38.0 was 13.2 up on the April norm, while Ceduna's 35.2 was 11.1 above.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1815 EST on 10/02/2006. 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

ISL

Islands

200790

CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

26.1

25.9

09/04/1977

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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 20:38EST, 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 26.2 -1.4 15.6 +0.2 13.3 0.0 3.8 -- 274 (11.4) 35/13
PERTH AIRPORT 23.4 -2.1 14.9 +2.0 12.7 0.6 3.0 3.8 280 (11.7) 37/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.0 -1.8 14.5 +2.9 12.7 3.6 2.4 0.3 316 (13.2) 46/11
BUNBURY 20.9 -3.2 16.8 +5.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 257 (10.7) 85/04
MANDURAH 21.4 -- 19.2 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 43/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 24.1 +0.1 22.8 0.0 7.0 10.5 271 (11.3) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.0 +3.8 13.1 +0.5 8.2 0.0 9.8 11.1 295 (12.3) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 31.9 +8.3 8.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 194 ( 8.1) 31/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.6 +8.0 13.0 +0.6 8.1 0.0 3.6 10.4 150 ( 6.3) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.3 +7.9 10.4 +1.7 6.7 0.0 3.2 9.9 167 ( 7.0) 26/03
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.5 -0.4 16.5 -2.0 12.9 0.0 9.8 11.2 343 (14.3) 43/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 -1.4 21.7 +0.1 20.4 10.6 6.8 7.1 525 (21.9) 52/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 21.5 +1.0 19.0 0.0 9.8 5.2 583 (24.3) 54/16
MACKAY MO 26.3 -0.4 19.9 -0.2 -- 0.8 -- 7.9 809 (33.7) 65/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.1 +0.3 18.7 +0.9 16.1 0.0 6.6 -- 371 (15.5) 48/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +0.7 18.3 +0.8 -- 0.2 4.2 -- 497 (20.7) 48/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.1 -1.0 18.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 25.0 -0.3 18.3 +1.3 -- 6.2 -- -- 385 (16.0) 43/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 -0.5 17.0 +0.8 16.4 9.0 2.6 7.7 348 (14.5) 41/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 +0.4 13.4 +0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 621 (25.9) 55/09
GUNNEDAH SCS 26.3 +1.2 15.1 +2.3 6.6 0.0 5.0 -- 152 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -0.3 14.5 -0.7 11.7 0.2 3.0 9.5 252 (10.5) 22/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +0.8 13.8 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 +0.8 10.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 1.8 6.6 174 ( 7.3) 22/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 -0.1 10.5 -1.4 10.8 0.2 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 15/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.3 +4.8 6.1 -1.1 3.5 0.0 3.2 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +2.5 11.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 +1.5 14.8 +0.7 13.1 0.0 4.0 10.1 296 (12.3) 22/16
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 +1.7 10.9 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 22/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +0.4 15.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 18/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.2 +4.2 3.7 -3.0 0.8 0.0 2.4 9.6 132 ( 5.5) 32/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 +4.5 8.7 -0.4 6.4 0.0 3.8 8.7 234 ( 9.8) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +3.3 8.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.6 +7.1 10.6 +0.5 7.9 0.0 4.6 10.5 116 ( 4.8) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.7 +5.1 7.9 -0.3 9.7 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 26/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.3 +6.1 11.1 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 24/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.5 +5.2 12.5 +1.7 10.5 0.0 3.0 -- 63 ( 2.6) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.8 +2.8 12.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 24/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.6 +8.0 8.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 35/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 -3.4 9.4 +1.9 -- 6.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 26/07
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 -3.9 11.1 +2.4 10.7 4.0 1.8 0.1 277 (11.5) 24/06
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

42.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
41.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+13.3 : 38.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.2 : 38.0 FORREST Eucla WA
+11.2 : 37.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.0 : 35.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 30.7 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.9 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.3 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

+7.3 : 21.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 18.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+6.9 : 27.3 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+6.3 : 21.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 15.3 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
+6.2 : 27.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

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

5.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.5 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS

-5.9 : 12.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.8 : 12.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.7 : 13.0 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-5.3 : 11.8 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-5.2 : 13.2 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-5.5 : 7.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-4.6 : 2.2 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-4.3 : 16.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.2 : 6.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-3.9 : 8.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-3.9 : 5.3 BEGA AWS 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.
61.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD N Coast--Herbert QLD
56.0 FLYING FISH POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
48.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
46.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
48.0 TOPAZ
42.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
61.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
56.0 FLYING FISH POINT
46.0 MENAVALE ALERT

11.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1126 (46.9) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
1121 (46.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
992 (41.3) WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
960 (40.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
950 (39.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
905 (37.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
875 (36.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
868 (36.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
817 (34.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
811 (33.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
809 (33.7) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
731 (30.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
655 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
628 (26.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
621 (25.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
601 (25.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/04 BUNBURY Lower West WA
78/07 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/15 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
72/18 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
72/06 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
13.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
TOOLARA (KELLY)
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(260/ 63 ) at 07:13