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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

TAS, VIC: Wintry front brings snow, gales

The front that gave heavy rain to the SW half of TAS yesterday ushered in wintry conditions to the TAS highlands with snow reported overnight down to about the 900m level. Gales were reported through the morning around the TAS coast, and for most of the day at exposed coastal locations in VIC where Wilsons Promontory recorded a top gust of 124km/h.


Records set or equalled today

These records are as received at 2027 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

TAS

Southeast

094179

JUDBURY (HUON RIVER)

25.4

17.8

22/05/2003

11

TAS

Derwent Valley

095065

TYENNA (MARRIOTTS FALLS ROAD)

36.2

32.0

28/05/1994

12

TAS

W Coast

097072

STRAHAN AERODROME

44.6

43.0

13/05/1992

19


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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 20:48EST, 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 26.7 +2.7 15.1 +2.2 13.3 0.0 3.6 -- 497 (20.7) 50/10
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 +1.2 10.8 +0.3 8.7 0.0 3.0 9.5 515 (21.5) 48/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.3 +0.4 7.4 -2.4 4.3 0.0 1.2 9.3 279 (11.6) 41/09
BUNBURY 22.4 +1.3 6.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 43/12
MANDURAH 23.2 -- 12.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 41/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.5 21.4 -0.7 21.0 0.0 7.6 9.3 276 (11.5) 54/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.1 +5.1 8.8 +0.5 4.4 0.0 5.4 6.6 196 ( 8.2) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.4 -2.1 15.0 +6.3 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 440 (18.3) 48/06
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.6 11.6 +1.4 9.2 0.0 2.0 7.2 218 ( 9.1) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.7 -0.4 9.2 +1.9 7.0 0.6 1.6 5.2 396 (16.5) 52/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 +1.0 8.5 -5.4 5.2 0.0 5.6 10.3 151 ( 6.3) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -0.4 20.7 +0.8 19.7 5.0 3.0 5.1 423 (17.6) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 16.0 -1.6 12.0 0.0 7.2 9.9 421 (17.5) 41/11
MACKAY MO 23.6 -0.6 17.2 +0.1 -- 0.4 -- 9.4 496 (20.7) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.8 15.0 +0.8 14.2 0.0 3.6 -- 280 (11.7) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 +1.9 15.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 315 (13.1) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.2 +2.5 9.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 25.9 +2.8 11.8 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +2.2 11.2 -1.6 8.3 0.0 1.0 9.7 232 ( 9.7) 21/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 +1.9 10.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 39/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 24.8 +4.5 7.2 -1.5 0.0 0.0 3.8 -- 129 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.9 +4.5 7.4 -4.3 3.8 0.0 2.4 9.9 209 ( 8.7) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +4.2 8.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 +1.9 10.0 -0.1 6.2 0.0 0.8 1.6 243 (10.1) 48/21
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 +1.4 9.3 +1.0 6.6 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 35/21
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 +0.8 7.0 +2.3 1.0 -- 1.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +3.0 6.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 +3.0 12.5 +1.6 7.5 0.0 1.0 3.4 268 (11.2) 55/21
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 +2.1 8.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 +1.7 15.3 +2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 59/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 +2.5 4.4 +1.2 1.6 0.0 2.4 7.1 333 (13.9) 48/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.3 0.0 8.5 +2.6 6.3 4.2 1.2 8.3 211 ( 8.8) 50/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -0.3 7.2 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 -1.4 11.1 +3.7 9.0 0.0 5.4 9.6 311 (13.0) 37/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 -1.7 7.0 +1.2 4.1 0.0 2.8 -- 326 (13.6) 48/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 -2.2 7.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 50/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 -1.4 11.7 +3.1 9.7 0.2 2.2 -- 173 ( 7.2) --
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.0 -2.1 9.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 46/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.7 -1.9 6.9 +1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 467 (19.5) 44/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 -1.6 4.1 -1.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 273 (11.4) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -3.9 7.9 +1.3 4.7 10.6 1.4 6.8 358 (14.9) 45/13
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

36.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
35.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.9 : 26.5 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+5.7 : 28.3 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+5.7 : 28.8 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+5.6 : 27.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+5.1 : 27.4 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+5.1 : 25.2 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.1 : 28.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.2 : 12.6 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+6.6 : 15.5 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.4 : 12.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+6.3 : 15.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+6.1 : 12.0 HAY CSIRO AWS Riverina W NSW
+6.1 : 14.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 16.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.9 : 0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.2 : 2.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.0 : -0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.6 : 8.7 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-5.6 : 5.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-3.9 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.2 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.2 : 3.8 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-6.2 : 4.5 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-5.9 : -3.9 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.5 : -0.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 : 0.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

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.
60.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
59.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
57.8 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
52.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
44.6 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
W Coast
60.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)
59.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
57.8 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN
52.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
44.6 STRAHAN AERODROME

10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
9.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
9.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

3.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1297 (54.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1181 (49.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1165 (48.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1087 (45.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
982 (40.9) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
970 (40.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
898 (37.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
896 (37.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
871 (36.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
849 (35.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
818 (34.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
794 (33.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
779 (32.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
730 (30.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
701 (29.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
698 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
669 (27.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
666 (27.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
629 (26.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
627 (26.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
622 (25.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
608 (25.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
124/13 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/13 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
96/12 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
94/09 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/02 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
TASMANIA
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND
989.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 329.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(140/ 74 ) at 16:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 85(230/ 78 ) at 13:37
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 89(180/ 69 ) at 21:43
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 124(230/102 ) at 13:51
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 91(237/ 74 ) at 10:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(240/ 72 ) at 11:01
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(230/ 69 ) at 04:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(210/ 52 ) at 03:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(240/ 67 ) at 12:06
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 95(260/ 52 ) at 23:48