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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
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

WA, NT, QLD: Warm in the north

A warm day followed an even warmer than average night over most of the tropics, as the maps at right show. Daly Waters in the NT equalled their previous record July maximum of 34.7 in 36 years of record, while McArthur River Mine, Wollogorang and Tindal RAAF all came with 1 degree of their previous records. In QLD, Low Isles Lighthouse, 20km off the coast from Mossman, recorded a top of 29.4, just 0.3 off its 38-year record.


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2200 EST on 23/06/2006. 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 maximum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014626

DALY WATERS AWS

34.7

34.7

24/07/1942

36

Equal to record.


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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 21:05EST, 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 20.3 +0.8 12.5 +3.0 10.5 1.8 3.2 -- 394 (16.4) 30/00
PERTH AIRPORT 18.7 +0.8 9.0 +0.9 7.8 5.8 1.4 4.6 387 (16.1) 24/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 +0.8 8.8 +1.3 10.0 3.8 2.8 6.3 475 (19.8) 50/00
BUNBURY 17.7 +0.5 5.6 -1.6 -- 7.6 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 24/14
MANDURAH 16.9 -- 11.7 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 425 (17.7) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -0.4 21.9 +2.7 21.4 0.0 7.2 10.1 233 ( 9.7) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -0.6 7.2 +3.2 5.6 0.0 3.2 10.6 271 (11.3) 48/11
WHYALLA AERO 12.0 -4.9 8.8 +3.5 -- 0.2 1.8 -- 250 (10.4) 34/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.6 -3.7 7.3 -0.2 10.1 5.2 0.6 0.0 -- 22/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 +0.3 4.2 -1.0 2.4 0.0 0.0 5.7 40 ( 1.7) 18/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.0 +4.3 11.4 +2.8 9.8 0.0 5.0 8.2 158 ( 6.6) 34/22
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +1.4 15.1 -1.9 11.8 0.0 3.8 10.6 136 ( 5.7) 21/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +2.5 13.1 -0.5 11.4 0.0 4.0 10.5 153 ( 6.4) 30/12
MACKAY MO 25.2 +3.9 15.7 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- 9.7 211 ( 8.8) 32/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +3.4 13.6 +4.1 11.5 0.0 3.2 -- 123 ( 5.1) 37/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +3.0 15.7 +5.6 -- 0.2 2.4 -- 319 (13.3) 54/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.9 11.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 21.6 +1.1 12.3 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 256 (10.7) 24/16
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 +2.0 12.8 +4.0 10.2 0.2 0.8 5.9 264 (11.0) 32/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.6 -1.0 9.9 +3.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 351 (14.6) 43/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 15.3 -0.8 8.9 +4.2 4.8 1.4 0.6 -- 141 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 +1.6 6.9 -0.6 2.0 0.2 2.2 9.9 273 (11.4) 24/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +1.1 7.3 +1.0 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 +0.1 8.0 +1.7 4.2 0.0 2.4 7.5 469 (19.5) 58/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.0 +0.5 4.5 -0.1 2.3 0.2 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 30/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.0 -2.3 4.5 +3.1 3.0 8.0 2.6 0.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.0 -2.2 6.7 +3.7 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.4 +0.4 8.9 +1.8 5.3 0.0 2.4 5.1 427 (17.8) 26/11
RICHMOND RAAF 18.6 +1.2 1.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 48/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 +0.6 11.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 41/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.3 0.0 6.4 +6.5 5.2 0.0 0.6 5.6 388 (16.2) 35/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.2 -0.5 7.8 +5.1 6.0 2.6 0.0 1.1 216 ( 9.0) 21/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.3 -1.7 8.0 +4.8 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.3 -1.0 6.2 +1.9 4.6 1.0 2.0 6.8 253 (10.5) 24/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.3 -1.7 7.7 +4.8 7.6 3.2 0.2 -- 177 ( 7.4) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.9 -2.6 7.1 +4.7 -- 4.6 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 21/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.3 -1.1 8.8 +2.8 8.2 2.4 0.6 -- 23 ( 1.0) 15/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.3 -1.5 7.3 +1.9 -- 6.6 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 21/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.4 +0.4 4.9 +1.7 -- 3.8 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 22/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.5 -1.1 1.0 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 30 ( 1.3) 34/11
HOBART AIRPORT 9.3 -3.1 1.2 -2.9 0.5 0.0 0.2 1.0 161 ( 6.7) 32/16
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

35.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+6.3 : 29.5 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.9 : 34.7 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
+5.7 : 27.1 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.6 : 31.8 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+5.6 : 35.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
+5.6 : 34.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

25.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.3 : 18.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+8.7 : 16.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+8.7 : 20.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+7.8 : 13.7 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.6 : 20.1 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

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

-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 9.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 10.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-5.5 : 10.9 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-4.9 : 12.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 12.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 14.2 FORREST Eucla WA

-3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 15.3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-3.9 : 1.1 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-3.8 : 4.3 ROBE Lower SE SA
-3.6 : -0.2 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-3.5 : 2.5 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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.
28.0 GOWRIE SOUTH NW Slopes S NSW
27.0 CHERRYVILLE ALERT Adelaide/Lofty SA
26.2 COWARAMUP Lower West WA
26.0 JINDONG Lower West WA
25.8 MARGARET RIVER Lower West WA

10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

943 (39.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
887 (37.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
835 (34.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
794 (33.1) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
754 (31.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
685 (28.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
683 (28.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
675 (28.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
670 (27.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
668 (27.8) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
637 (26.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
624 (26.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
621 (25.9) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
616 (25.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
115/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
85/10 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
65/09 FORREST Eucla WA
65/15 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
61/01 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
61/03 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
61/14 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
61/07 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
61/09 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns 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.
No reports No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h