Sunday 08 MAY 2005

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Other weather event archives:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

2005

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30      

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28            

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

 

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, QLD: Heavy coastal showers

A few heavy showers occurred from the NSW Mid North Coast to the Sunshine Coast of QLD in unstable onshore winds behind a weak trough. Port Macquarie recorded 45.0mm in the 24 hours to 9am, 22.4 of which fell in the hour to 11pm last night, and there were a number of totals between 30 and 40mm in the area. On the Sunshine Coast, heavy rain began this afternoon, giving Maroochydore 26.0mm in the hour to 5pm, and further heavy showers continued through the night.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1919 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

007030

MOUNT HALE

62.4

60.7

18/05/1922

56


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 20:43EST, 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 29.0 +5.0 16.4 +3.5 12.3 0.0 3.6 -- 330 (13.8) 26/00
PERTH AIRPORT 28.1 +6.4 15.5 +5.0 13.6 0.0 2.0 9.8 438 (18.3) 39/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.7 +1.8 15.6 +5.8 13.8 0.0 0.6 3.4 388 (16.2) 37/18
BUNBURY 26.0 +4.9 9.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 30/10
MANDURAH 27.7 -- 15.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 24/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.5 23.6 +1.5 23.0 0.6 6.6 9.2 173 ( 7.2) 32/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 +4.1 10.6 +2.3 6.5 0.0 9.0 8.9 354 (14.8) 45/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.6 +0.1 12.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 388 (16.2) 30/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.3 +4.3 7.5 -2.7 2.8 0.0 2.2 10.1 140 ( 5.8) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 +1.7 3.9 -3.4 0.0 0.0 1.4 9.7 208 ( 8.7) 28/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.1 +3.2 17.7 +3.8 14.5 0.0 7.6 8.0 333 (13.9) 54/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.8 22.0 +2.1 20.4 0.0 6.0 6.5 463 (19.3) 34/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +2.5 23.3 +5.7 22.1 0.0 8.8 3.9 469 (19.5) 45/13
MACKAY MO 24.4 +0.2 20.4 +3.3 -- 0.4 -- 9.3 670 (27.9) 46/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +3.3 15.2 +1.0 13.1 0.0 5.8 -- 323 (13.5) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +1.0 16.9 +2.7 -- 3.4 4.0 -- 486 (20.3) 41/14
NAMBOUR DPI 20.5 -3.2 17.2 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 21.4 -1.7 17.5 +3.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 489 (20.4) 48/05
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 -2.0 17.2 +4.4 16.0 1.2 4.8 1.0 393 (16.4) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 +1.6 11.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 52/10
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 24.8 +4.5 12.4 +3.7 7.7 0.0 4.6 -- 317 (13.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.4 +1.0 16.6 +4.9 15.1 8.0 4.0 5.9 499 (20.8) 37/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +0.3 15.7 +5.2 -- 45.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +1.0 12.4 +2.3 10.4 13.6 1.2 8.3 355 (14.8) 30/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.8 +0.4 10.9 +2.6 9.1 2.6 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +4.8 4.2 -0.5 0.6 0.0 3.2 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 +4.1 11.8 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -0.2 11.8 +0.9 10.0 0.0 3.2 9.7 501 (20.9) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 +0.9 7.9 0.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 17/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -0.3 13.5 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 422 (17.6) 22/
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.4 +3.8 8.1 +4.9 4.7 0.0 2.6 10.0 216 ( 9.0) 22/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.2 +5.9 7.6 +1.7 4.5 0.0 3.2 10.0 189 ( 7.9) 32/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.6 +3.9 5.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.6 +5.6 5.5 -1.9 4.2 0.0 4.0 9.6 276 (11.5) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.8 +4.5 4.0 -1.8 2.2 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.6 +4.0 7.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 26/04
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +1.2 5.8 -2.8 4.2 0.0 1.2 -- 131 ( 5.5) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.5 +0.4 5.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 26/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 +5.1 7.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 577 (24.0) 44/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +0.5 3.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 +0.9 3.4 -3.2 0.0 0.0 2.4 7.9 311 (13.0) 32/14
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

39.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.5 : 28.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+7.0 : 28.1 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.5 : 10.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+8.2 : 16.0 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+8.2 : 16.3 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+8.1 : 15.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+8.1 : 15.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.8 : 17.0 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.3 : 20.8 BEERBURRUM FOREST STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.2 : 20.5 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.8 : 13.0 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
-2.6 : 24.5 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.6 : 20.0 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW
-2.6 : 18.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-3.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.1 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-3.0 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : -3.1 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-7.5 : -0.7 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.1 : -3.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.0 : -1.0 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.9 : 0.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE 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.
62.4 MOUNT HALE E Gascoyne WA
48.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
45.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
45.0 YIELO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
43.0 PORT MACQUARIE (BELLEVUE GARDENS) MidNorth Coast S NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
62.4 MOUNT HALE

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
48.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB
45.0 YIELO

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
45.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
43.0 PORT MACQUARIE (BELLEVUE GARDENS)

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

.....

3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

1051 (43.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
994 (41.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
985 (41.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
895 (37.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
843 (35.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
789 (32.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
754 (31.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
742 (30.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
708 (29.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
681 (28.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
670 (27.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
666 (27.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
657 (27.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
638 (26.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
633 (26.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
633 (26.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
623 (26.0) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
622 (25.9) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
612 (25.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
608 (25.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
80/20 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
78/09 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
74/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
71/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

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
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
14.6mm in 30 min to 16:30 29.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.0mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 22.8mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 26.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 26.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 74(100/ 63 ) at 07:58