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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: Heavy coastal showers

A steady procession of heavy showers drifted across the NSW coast from the Hunter south to around Ulladulla overnight and today. The heaviest gaugings to 9am were on or close to the coast and included Jervis Bay 82.6mm, Ulladulla 76.6, Norah Head 74.4, Wyong 74.0, Cronulla South 60.8 and Newcastle Nobbys 54.6. Williamtown RAAF, north of Newcastle, reported 34.8mm in 30 minutes to 3am in one downpour.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 1958 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

15.7

15.7

30/05/1989

20

Equal to record.


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
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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 20:45EST, 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 24.3 +0.3 11.2 -1.7 10.0 1.2 2.4 -- 313 (13.0) 26/11
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 +0.3 11.0 +0.5 9.0 0.8 2.8 9.2 390 (16.3) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 +1.9 10.2 +0.4 8.0 3.8 3.0 9.1 410 (17.1) 35/13
BUNBURY 20.7 -0.4 13.0 +3.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 380 (15.8) 43/13
MANDURAH 21.1 -- 14.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 39/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 20.3 -1.8 19.2 0.0 6.0 11.1 148 ( 6.2) 32/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.6 +0.6 6.4 -1.9 1.8 0.0 4.0 10.4 277 (11.5) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.7 +0.2 7.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 259 (10.8) 21/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.2 -0.8 6.7 -3.5 2.7 0.0 2.2 0.6 102 ( 4.3) 18/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 -0.6 2.2 -5.1 -1.2 0.0 1.0 6.9 186 ( 7.8) 26/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.5 -1.4 10.7 -3.2 5.5 0.0 6.8 10.6 330 (13.8) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 -1.0 16.3 -3.6 13.6 0.0 4.0 10.5 122 ( 5.1) 32/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 +1.4 14.3 -3.3 13.2 0.0 5.8 10.4 130 ( 5.4) 30/14
MACKAY MO 25.3 +1.1 15.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- 6.2 263 (11.0) 63/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +0.1 9.5 -4.7 7.8 0.0 4.2 -- 147 ( 6.1) 32/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +0.9 12.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 204 ( 8.5) 37/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 9.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 21.8 -1.3 16.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 +0.7 10.7 -2.1 7.9 0.0 2.8 8.7 241 (10.0) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 +0.8 8.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 39/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 20.4 +0.1 11.0 +2.3 4.9 0.0 4.0 -- 273 (11.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.0 -0.4 15.1 +3.4 11.9 2.0 4.0 5.4 579 (24.1) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -3.2 13.7 +3.2 -- 13.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 -1.9 13.6 +3.5 13.2 46.2 1.6 0.4 378 (15.8) 50/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.6 -2.8 13.6 +5.3 13.0 30.4 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 26/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.5 +1.3 6.0 +1.3 3.0 0.0 2.4 5.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +1.0 6.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.3 -0.7 14.3 +3.4 13.2 20.2 3.4 3.2 699 (29.1) 58/21
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 -0.4 13.2 +5.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 292 (12.2) 52/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.8 -1.9 13.4 +0.3 -- 13.4 -- -- 472 (19.7) 50/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.3 +0.7 3.9 +0.7 -0.6 0.0 2.6 4.8 309 (12.9) 30/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 +3.8 5.7 -0.2 2.9 0.0 2.0 9.0 207 ( 8.6) 30/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.9 +2.2 5.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.6 4.6 -2.8 2.7 0.0 4.0 9.5 289 (12.0) 18/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.7 +2.4 2.8 -3.0 2.6 0.0 3.0 -- 240 (10.0) 18/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.6 +3.0 6.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 26/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 +2.5 8.5 -0.1 6.1 0.0 1.6 -- 88 ( 3.7) 13/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.8 +0.7 5.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +4.4 2.9 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 440 (18.3) 34/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 +1.3 0.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 11/09
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +1.2 8.6 +2.0 7.9 0.0 0.8 7.8 200 ( 8.3) 34/11
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

39.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+6.6 : 32.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+6.5 : 34.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.2 : 39.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+6.2 : 36.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+6.2 : 35.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.5 : 9.2 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.2 : 11.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+5.9 : 13.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+5.7 : 13.4 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.6 : 12.8 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW

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

3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.3 : 14.8 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.3 : 16.9 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-3.9 : 16.8 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.6 : 14.8 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.4 : 19.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

-7.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-1.9 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-1.5 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

-9.1 : 7.0 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.9 : -2.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-8.7 : -1.9 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.6 : -0.9 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-7.3 : -1.3 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

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.
111.0 THE ENTRANCE (ELOORA STREET) Hunter Valley NSW
86.0 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
84.2 BENDALONG (JACARANDA AV) Illawarra NSW
82.6 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
81.6 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
111.0 THE ENTRANCE (ELOORA STREET)
86.0 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
77.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
75.4 GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST)
74.4 NORAH HEAD AWS
74.0 WYONG (WYONG BOWLING CLUB)
60.2 WYEE POST OFFICE
60.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD)
54.6 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
52.4 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE)
50.0 WYEE (RUTLEYS ROAD)
Sydney--east
60.8 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB
58.6 INGLESIDE (WALTER AVENUE)
Illawarra
84.2 BENDALONG (JACARANDA AV)
82.6 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
81.6 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE)
57.0 CALLALA TREATMENT PLANT
54.0 SANCTUARY POINT (SALINAS STREET)
South Coast
76.6 ULLADULLA AWS
55.0 MILTON POST OFFICE

ISLANDS
Islands
78.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)

11.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

1.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.7 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

930 (38.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
796 (33.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
732 (30.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
699 (29.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
695 (29.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
687 (28.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
682 (28.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
670 (27.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
659 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
658 (27.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
87/02 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
80/06 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/11 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
72/00 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
68/19 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
9.2mm in 52 min to 17:00 10.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
5.6mm in 6 min to 09:15 56.0mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
34.8mm in 30 min to 03:00 69.6mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AUTO : 96(200/ 39 ) at 18:38