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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2241 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 average wind speed - anemometer below 3m (km/h)

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

19.3

17.8

07/07/1998

13

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031011

CAIRNS AERO

26.4

25.5

19/07/2003

36


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**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 18.1 -1.4 9.1 -0.4 7.8 0.0 2.2 -- 245 (10.2) 26/12
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -0.2 10.8 +2.7 8.3 0.6 3.4 5.2 274 (11.4) 35/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.2 +1.4 4.7 -2.8 3.0 0.0 1.4 8.0 328 (13.7) 41/13
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.4 9.7 +2.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 266 (11.1) 44/15
MANDURAH 16.9 -- 11.5 -- -- 3.8 -- -- 332 (13.8) 48/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +1.7 19.8 +0.6 18.2 0.0 10.0 10.9 303 (12.6) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 +3.0 5.6 +1.6 2.0 0.0 3.4 9.6 299 (12.5) 32/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.3 +5.4 5.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 3.4 -- -- 46/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.8 +5.5 10.8 +3.3 4.6 0.0 2.8 2.4 334 (13.9) 43/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 +2.2 7.7 +2.5 6.4 0.0 3.6 1.4 578 (24.1) 50/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.4 +1.7 15.9 +7.3 14.6 0.0 6.4 10.5 503 (21.0) 46/10
CAIRNS AERO 22.1 -3.6 18.6 +1.6 18.2 3.4 2.8 0.6 719 (30.0) 55/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.0 +0.9 18.7 +5.1 18.6 0.0 6.6 9.3 573 (23.9) 59/13
MACKAY MO 21.0 -0.3 15.5 +2.7 -- 5.8 -- 7.8 933 (38.9) 63/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 +1.2 12.9 +3.4 10.7 0.0 6.0 -- 443 (18.5) 55/13
BUNDABERG AERO 22.0 0.0 13.3 +3.2 -- 1.2 4.0 -- 575 (24.0) 50/14
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -2.1 13.5 +5.8 -- 4.4 2.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 21.3 +0.8 12.7 +2.8 -- 5.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 43/12
BRISBANE AERO 18.6 -2.3 11.5 +2.7 -- 1.8 3.8 1.8 360 (15.0) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.6 +1.0 7.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 50/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 18.4 +2.3 5.2 +0.5 -0.7 0.0 2.6 -- 197 ( 8.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -0.1 10.5 +3.0 7.1 29.8 2.6 3.4 423 (17.6) 28/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +0.9 6.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 +1.6 4.9 -1.4 2.5 0.2 0.8 5.2 184 ( 7.7) 22/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.6 +2.1 2.7 -1.9 0.7 0.2 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 26/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +3.2 1.5 +0.1 -4.0 0.6 2.4 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.0 +1.8 2.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 +3.5 7.7 +0.6 5.0 0.0 2.2 10.0 277 (11.5) 30/12
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 +2.7 1.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 11 ( 0.5) 17/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 +3.6 10.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 39/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 +2.5 -3.9 -3.8 -6.3 0.2 1.2 8.6 96 ( 4.0) 32/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.1 +2.4 1.6 -1.1 -2.0 0.0 1.2 9.9 157 ( 6.5) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.1 +2.1 -0.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.3 +4.0 3.3 -1.0 -0.5 0.0 1.4 9.7 319 (13.3) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.1 +3.1 2.1 -0.8 1.6 0.0 1.7 -- 256 (10.7) 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.4 +3.9 -1.5 -3.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 32/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +4.8 8.1 +2.1 5.1 0.0 0.2 -- 187 ( 7.8) 45/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.1 +5.3 3.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 63/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.7 +4.7 3.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 760 (31.7) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 +0.5 5.6 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 48/11
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 +4.9 6.8 +2.7 1.2 0.0 2.4 7.1 388 (16.2) 76/10
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

33.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 24.2 KADINA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+7.6 : 25.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.0 : 26.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+6.6 : 20.0 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
+6.5 : 24.5 EUCLA Eucla WA

24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 19.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+7.7 : 15.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 15.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+6.9 : 12.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 12.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

-1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.8 : 21.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.6 : 22.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.3 : 18.4 BEERBURRUM FOREST STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.1 : 22.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.1 : 18.3 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

-12.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : -3.1 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : -3.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.2 : -2.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-5.7 : -12.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 : -6.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
110.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
80.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
74.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
66.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
110.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
80.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
74.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
66.0 HAPPY VALLEY
65.0 GRAHAM RANGE
64.0 TOPAZ
54.0 DEERAL
N Coast--Herbert
57.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
56.4 DARADGEE

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

.....

1.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1266 (52.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1210 (50.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1193 (49.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1173 (48.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1171 (48.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1105 (46.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1034 (43.1) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
988 (41.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
967 (40.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
946 (39.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
942 (39.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
933 (38.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
918 (38.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
890 (37.1) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
863 (36.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
856 (35.7) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
846 (35.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
836 (34.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
814 (33.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
800 (33.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
797 (33.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
796 (33.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
761 (31.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
760 (31.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
731 (30.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
722 (30.1) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
720 (30.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
704 (29.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
700 (29.2) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
697 (29.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
692 (28.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
688 (28.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
675 (28.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
675 (28.1) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
653 (27.2) RHYLL E Central VIC
652 (27.2) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
645 (26.9) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
636 (26.5) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
632 (26.3) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
627 (26.1) RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
625 (26.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
613 (25.5) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
612 (25.5) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
605 (25.2) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
603 (25.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
128/07 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
118/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
109/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/15 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
93/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
WINDY HARBOUR
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 91(160/ 56 ) at 01:31
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(140/ 63 ) at 00:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(310/ 67 ) at 10:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 45 ) at 03:34
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 78(350/ 63 ) at 05:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(340/ 69 ) at 11:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(290/ 72 ) at 12:30
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 91(300/ 58 ) at 11:38
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(300/ 95 ) at 14:46
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 113(270/ 76 ) at 11:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(290/ 70 ) at 15:04
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(270/ 63 ) at 15:30
    W Coast
WARRA : 93(310/ 41 ) at 07:45
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 113(320/ 83 ) at 08:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(300/ 72 ) at 09:30