Thursday 21 JUL 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

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2236 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030145

CLARKE HILLS STATION

35.6

32.2

07/07/1985

19

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032057

OONOONBA

35.4

21.4

27/07/1984

45

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032077

PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT

58.6

39.0

04/07/1994

18

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032088

HORSESHOE BAY

28.0

18.8

27/07/1973

28

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032094

GAIRLOCH

34.0

23.0

04/07/1994

12

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032098

STIRLING

34.0

27.2

17/07/1973

34

QLD

Central Coast E

033207

FLORA VALLEY

53.0

19.0

26/07/2001

12

QLD

Central Coast E

033276

DORAVILLE STATION

26.5

15.0

24/07/1999

15

QLD

Central Coast E

033296

LOWGLEN KARINGAL

27.0

21.2

24/07/1999

11

QLD

Central Coast W

034029

BURDEKIN DAM

24.0

12.5

24/07/1999

12

QLD

Central Coast W

034084

CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT

31.0

15.0

24/07/1999

13

QLD

Central Coast W

034094

TAEMAS

23.0

23.0

30/07/2004

12

Equal to record.

QLD

Northwest

037081

CORFIELD-MANUKA ST

34.6

32.8

24/07/1984

34

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006022

GASCOYNE JUNCTION

17.8

17.6

30/07/1996

12

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

W Coast

090171

PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)

-2.3

-1.6

17/07/1982

24

-1.6

17/07/1982

24

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033247

PROSERPINE AIRPORT

67

67.0

06/07/1994

15

Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

30.2

27.8

13/07/1995

11


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 21:07EST, 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 18.5 -1.0 14.2 +4.7 12.2 7.2 4.0 -- 563 (23.5) 54/00
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -0.7 11.3 +3.2 8.4 14.0 1.8 7.2 643 (26.8) 54/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -0.7 7.2 -0.3 7.7 4.4 3.8 8.6 -- 43/04
BUNBURY 16.0 -1.2 12.1 +4.9 -- 8.4 -- -- 611 (25.5) 65/01
MANDURAH 17.0 -- 12.6 -- -- 5.2 -- -- 793 (33.0) 72/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +2.2 19.6 +0.4 17.9 0.0 8.6 11.1 360 (15.0) 46/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.2 +0.5 4.9 +0.9 1.6 0.0 2.0 8.6 325 (13.5) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 +4.1 0.6 -4.7 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 164 ( 6.8) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.0 +3.7 3.7 -3.8 -0.8 0.0 1.6 9.9 222 ( 9.3) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 +1.2 4.4 -0.8 1.2 0.0 1.2 9.6 338 (14.1) 48/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.2 -0.5 14.5 +5.9 14.1 0.0 5.0 9.6 565 (23.5) 46/15
CAIRNS AERO 23.6 -2.1 17.9 +0.9 16.5 13.2 3.8 2.7 691 (28.8) 63/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.1 -1.0 15.7 +2.1 15.1 19.4 6.4 5.9 514 (21.4) 59/14
MACKAY MO 19.8 -1.5 14.8 +2.0 -- 15.8 -- 1.8 849 (35.4) 72/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.8 +0.7 15.4 +5.9 15.7 0.4 2.4 -- 389 (16.2) 63/12
BUNDABERG AERO 21.5 -0.5 14.4 +4.3 -- 2.0 0.8 -- 559 (23.3) 59/15
NAMBOUR DPI 20.4 -0.7 13.6 +5.9 -- 1.8 3.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 19.8 -0.7 13.2 +3.3 -- 13.8 -- -- 431 (18.0) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -0.4 11.0 +2.2 9.5 4.2 2.8 8.4 418 (17.4) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 9.1 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 55/10
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 18.2 +2.1 7.0 +2.3 1.5 0.0 2.6 -- 250 (10.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.0 -0.7 13.0 +5.5 10.8 0.0 3.0 3.7 609 (25.4) 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.5 -0.2 7.2 +0.9 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.7 -0.3 5.6 -0.7 3.0 0.8 1.8 3.7 349 (14.5) 21/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.5 0.0 4.1 -0.5 1.3 0.2 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 18/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +3.2 -0.5 -1.9 -3.5 0.0 1.4 6.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +1.6 4.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.6 +0.6 6.7 -0.4 3.6 0.0 1.8 8.7 361 (15.0) 26/11
RICHMOND RAAF 18.0 +0.6 1.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 +0.1 8.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 22/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.4 +3.1 -3.0 -2.9 -6.2 0.0 0.4 8.3 87 ( 3.6) 18/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 +3.3 0.1 -2.6 -2.8 0.0 1.0 9.9 193 ( 8.0) 22/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 +1.9 -0.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.2 +1.9 -0.3 -4.6 -3.0 0.0 1.4 9.7 192 ( 8.0) 39/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 +2.0 -2.9 -5.8 -0.8 0.0 0.8 -- 110 ( 4.6) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.7 +1.2 -2.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 30/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 +2.6 5.2 -0.8 3.2 0.0 3.4 -- 110 ( 4.6) 32/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 +3.4 0.0 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 30/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.8 +0.8 0.4 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 296 (12.3) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +1.8 -0.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 +2.9 3.5 -0.6 -0.2 0.0 0.8 8.9 394 (16.4) 35/20
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

33.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.5 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
32.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+5.7 : 8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.7 : 8.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+5.7 : 17.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+5.4 : 24.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+5.3 : 7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+5.3 : 13.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+5.3 : 24.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 14.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 12.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 18.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 14.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 11.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

3.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.3 : 16.1 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.3 : 17.5 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-4.0 : 20.8 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-4.0 : 17.1 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.5 : 23.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-3.5 : 20.6 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

-14.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.5 : -2.3 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-8.1 : -4.3 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.9 : -14.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 : -3.4 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-7.0 : 1.4 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast 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.
100.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
85.4 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
83.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
81.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
100.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
85.4 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
83.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
71.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
65.0 HAPPY VALLEY
52.0 GRAHAM RANGE
N Coast--Herbert
81.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
64.3 INNISFAIL
64.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
63.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
58.6 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
51.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL
51.6 DARADGEE
51.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
50.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
Central Coast E
53.4 WOOLSHED
53.0 FLORA VALLEY
50.0 CREDITON

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

3.6 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
3.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1399 (58.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1363 (56.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1273 (53.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1219 (50.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1211 (50.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1177 (49.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1069 (44.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1039 (43.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1038 (43.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
986 (41.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
982 (40.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
969 (40.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
948 (39.5) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
948 (39.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
942 (39.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
849 (35.4) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
847 (35.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
830 (34.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
812 (33.8) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
793 (33.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
788 (32.8) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
785 (32.7) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
770 (32.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
757 (31.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
725 (30.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
725 (30.2) EUCLA Eucla WA
725 (30.2) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
715 (29.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
714 (29.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
695 (29.0) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
691 (28.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
689 (28.7) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
671 (28.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
670 (27.9) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
658 (27.4) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
656 (27.3) RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
651 (27.1) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
646 (26.9) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
643 (26.8) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
641 (26.7) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
634 (26.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
630 (26.3) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
628 (26.2) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
626 (26.1) MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
621 (25.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
617 (25.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
611 (25.5) BUNBURY Lower West WA
609 (25.4) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
609 (25.4) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
93/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/03 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
84/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/05 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
83/11 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E 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
    Lower West
BICKLEY
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(280/ 54 ) at 01:29
CAPE NATURALISTE : 83(270/ 67 ) at 05:05
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 72(170/ 63 ) at 01:00
GREEN ISLAND : 93(170/ 78 ) at 00:00
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(140/ 65 ) at 17:30
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(140/ 67 ) at 06:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 91(140/ 82 ) at 03:10
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 76(110/ 63 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(310/ 70 ) at 01:03