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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

NSW: Warm in central southern parts

Warm days continued on the NSW Central and South Western Slopes with maximum temperatures 8 to 10 above average. Peak Hill, Parkes, Tumbarumba, Quandialla and Wyalong all recorded top temperatures with one degree of their May records which stretch back between 35 and 45 years.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1909 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 daily rainfall

WA

Murchison

007082

TUCKANARRA

82.0

53.8

18/05/1922

58

WA

Murchison

007134

MURCHISON DOWNS

70.6

48.0

11/05/1997

89

WA

SW & S Coast

009813

MOUNT HOWICK

53.0

39.8

05/05/1974

35

WA

Goldfields

012025

DEPOT SPRINGS

105.0

42.2

16/05/1929

74

WA

Goldfields

012072

SANDSTONE

73.4

54.1

16/05/1942

95

WA

Goldfields

012088

YAKABINDIE

101.0

45.2

11/05/1997

60

WA

Goldfields

012285

BANDYA NORTH

30.0

28.4

13/05/1997

17

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

77.2

22.0

17/05/2004

11

WA

Goldfields

012318

WALLING ROCK

30.8

25.6

11/05/1997

11

QLD

Central Coast E

033017

DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT

114.0

91.0

10/05/1999

12

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

55

55.0

02/05/2002

11

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 20:42EST, 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 25.7 +1.7 15.9 +3.0 12.4 0.0 4.0 -- 406 (16.9) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.3 +0.6 14.3 +3.8 11.0 0.0 3.4 9.1 420 (17.5) 41/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.8 -0.1 9.9 +0.1 8.0 0.0 3.0 7.6 298 (12.4) 35/15
BUNBURY 21.9 +0.8 9.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 31/14
MANDURAH 22.9 -- 13.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 37/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.1 23.7 +1.6 22.8 0.0 7.0 10.8 204 ( 8.5) 34/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.6 +5.6 10.7 +2.4 6.9 0.0 8.0 10.3 247 (10.3) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.4 -1.1 14.6 +5.9 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 550 (22.9) 43/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -0.7 9.5 -0.7 4.1 0.0 1.6 9.8 229 ( 9.5) 28/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -0.1 9.5 +2.2 7.2 0.0 2.6 2.5 326 (13.6) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.2 +3.3 11.9 -2.0 9.6 0.0 6.8 10.1 236 ( 9.8) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 -1.0 21.8 +1.9 20.4 3.0 6.0 3.7 485 (20.2) 50/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 +1.7 16.5 -1.1 13.9 0.0 6.6 10.8 355 (14.8) 41/16
MACKAY MO 24.0 -0.2 17.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 512 (21.3) 43/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 +2.6 17.2 +3.0 15.0 0.0 5.8 -- 332 (13.8) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +1.0 16.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 456 (19.0) 46/11
NAMBOUR DPI 23.6 -0.1 17.5 +5.5 -- 1.2 4.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 24.2 +1.1 16.6 +2.3 -- 6.2 -- -- 395 (16.5) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 +1.2 14.2 +1.4 12.2 1.8 2.2 8.7 339 (14.1) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 +3.3 9.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 35/18
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 24.2 +3.9 9.0 +0.3 0.2 0.0 4.2 -- 124 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 +1.3 12.8 +1.1 9.7 0.0 2.6 4.2 295 (12.3) 32/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +1.4 15.9 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 +1.7 8.9 -1.2 7.9 0.0 1.4 1.6 170 ( 7.1) 30/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 +3.1 9.1 +0.8 6.9 0.2 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 18/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.4 +5.2 6.5 +1.8 0.6 0.0 2.2 7.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +4.9 7.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 +1.9 14.6 +3.7 9.7 0.0 3.4 6.0 328 (13.7) 35/18
RICHMOND RAAF 24.1 +3.5 8.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 31/17
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 +1.0 15.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 41/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.7 +4.1 7.1 +3.9 4.6 0.0 3.4 6.7 197 ( 8.2) 32/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.9 +8.6 11.6 +5.7 8.1 0.0 3.2 7.8 230 ( 9.6) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +7.7 9.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 -0.1 9.4 +2.0 8.0 0.0 5.6 10.0 325 (13.5) 37/03
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.3 +3.0 9.9 +4.1 10.4 0.0 4.0 -- 350 (14.6) 37/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.5 +2.9 8.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 35/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 +1.3 13.2 +4.6 11.8 0.2 1.6 -- 104 ( 4.3) 21/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.4 -0.7 5.1 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 243 (10.1) 28/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 +0.5 3.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 44/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 +1.4 0.4 -4.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 30/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +1.4 6.8 +0.2 0.2 0.0 4.0 7.0 529 (22.0) 54/10
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

37.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.9 : 27.5 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+8.7 : 25.4 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+8.7 : 27.8 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+8.6 : 25.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+8.4 : 27.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.1 : 17.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+9.0 : 19.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 16.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+8.2 : 18.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.1 : 18.1 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

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

4.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.1 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
8.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.6 : 15.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-4.6 : 15.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 16.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-4.5 : 15.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.3 : 10.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-2.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-1.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-0.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.5 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-0.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA

-7.1 : -0.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.0 : -0.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.0 : 1.7 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.9 : 1.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-5.8 : 2.6 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
105.0 DEPOT SPRINGS Goldfields WA
101.0 YAKABINDIE Goldfields WA
82.0 TUCKANARRA E Gascoyne WA
78.0 BOOYLGOO SPRING Goldfields WA
77.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Gascoyne
53.6 DAIRY CREEK
E Gascoyne
82.0 TUCKANARRA
70.6 MURCHISON DOWNS
Lower West
53.0 MOUNT HOWICK
Goldfields
105.0 DEPOT SPRINGS
101.0 YAKABINDIE
78.0 BOOYLGOO SPRING
77.2 LEINSTER AERO
73.4 SANDSTONE
Interior
52.3 PACKSADDLE FARM

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
50.8 DUNWICH

11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1830 (76.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1232 (51.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1008 (42.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
931 (38.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
915 (38.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
901 (37.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
879 (36.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
873 (36.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
849 (35.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
820 (34.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
815 (34.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
805 (33.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
753 (31.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
752 (31.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
697 (29.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
692 (28.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
678 (28.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
665 (27.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
658 (27.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
655 (27.3) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
650 (27.1) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
627 (26.1) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
619 (25.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
603 (25.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
115/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/10 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
83/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/09 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/104 ) at 02:11
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(250/ 82 ) at 00:30