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National Daily Weather Summary

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significant newsworthy major

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2156 EST on 06/07/2006. 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

Gulf Country

029148

MCALLISTER STATION

7.0

6.0

22/08/1988

17

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030155

MT PLEASANT STATION

53.0

11.4

20/08/2002

14

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031023

NORTHCOTE HOMESTEAD

44.6

42.0

07/08/1995

16

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031115

KAREEYA TM

56.0

51.2

16/08/1988

24

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031122

PINNACLE STATION

45.0

34.6

07/08/1995

37

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031131

ALMADEN

37.6

31.0

31/08/1974

33

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031147

LIZARD ISLAND RESORT

34.0

26.2

15/08/1975

29

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032043

UPPER STONE EXELBY

50.2

38.1

08/08/1970

66

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032094

GAIRLOCH

61.0

57.0

14/08/1997

12

QLD

Northwest

037001

AYRSHIRE DOWNS

51.0

40.1

18/08/1947

120


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 21:10EST, 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 17.6 -2.4 11.8 +2.9 9.5 4.4 4.6 -- 432 (18.0) 45/22
PERTH AIRPORT 16.2 -2.2 10.8 +2.8 10.6 12.2 4.8 6.6 506 (21.1) 50/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.4 -2.7 7.2 -0.3 6.5 10.4 6.4 7.6 520 (21.7) 43/12
BUNBURY 15.5 -1.8 5.1 -2.5 -- 7.8 -- -- 392 (16.3) 46/16
MANDURAH 16.5 -- 10.9 -- -- 7.6 -- -- 563 (23.5) 52/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.2 20.7 +0.3 20.0 0.0 6.4 7.8 249 (10.4) 28/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.0 -1.6 6.2 +0.2 2.5 0.0 5.4 10.5 245 (10.2) 24/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 +5.2 6.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 172 ( 7.2) 43/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.7 +5.0 7.5 -0.7 2.9 0.0 1.2 10.0 165 ( 6.9) 43/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.2 +5.1 4.5 -1.0 1.9 0.0 0.8 10.0 285 (11.9) 48/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.5 -1.8 7.5 -2.8 5.6 0.0 4.8 10.3 305 (12.7) 30/13
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -1.4 18.3 +0.9 17.6 12.2 3.8 2.7 506 (21.1) 59/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.7 -3.3 17.1 +2.4 17.2 37.4 3.4 0.1 385 (16.0) 46/18
MACKAY M.O 21.5 -1.0 19.0 +5.0 -- 8.4 -- 0.5 656 (27.3) 52/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.9 -2.9 17.3 +6.7 16.2 0.0 1.6 -- 371 (15.5) 39/11
BUNDABERG AERO 21.6 -1.7 16.0 +5.1 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 376 (15.7) 34/11
NAMBOUR DPI 20.3 -2.2 9.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.8 +0.5 13.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.1 12.9 +3.3 10.8 0.0 3.0 2.6 260 (10.8) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.3 10.9 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 43/10
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 20.8 +2.9 7.2 +1.4 2.0 0.0 2.2 -- 85 ( 3.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 +0.7 10.6 +2.4 6.5 0.0 1.4 9.0 189 ( 7.9) 21/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +0.1 7.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 +1.6 3.0 -3.8 -0.4 0.0 1.6 9.2 199 ( 8.3) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.7 +1.7 3.2 -2.1 0.3 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 18/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 +4.0 1.0 -1.1 -2.0 0.0 2.2 8.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +3.4 4.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 +2.5 8.4 +0.3 5.2 0.0 2.0 10.1 284 (11.8) 34/14
RICHMOND RAAF 21.3 +1.5 1.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 +2.5 10.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 39/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.3 +2.3 -1.3 -2.3 -4.2 0.0 2.0 5.8 165 ( 6.9) 28/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.3 +1.8 0.6 -3.0 -2.0 0.0 1.0 9.7 179 ( 7.5) 18/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.1 +1.1 1.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.1 +3.9 5.5 +0.3 1.2 0.0 2.0 9.6 203 ( 8.5) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.0 +2.3 1.1 -2.8 2.2 0.0 0.6 -- 143 ( 6.0) 30/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.7 +2.4 1.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 35/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.3 +3.3 8.8 +2.1 7.6 0.0 1.4 -- 87 ( 3.6) 26/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.4 +4.4 3.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 50/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.3 +3.9 3.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 +1.4 7.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 +3.8 6.2 +1.5 2.7 0.0 1.6 5.8 350 (14.6) 59/16
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

33.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
32.1 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+9.7 : 28.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.9 : 28.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.4 : 27.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 27.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.6 : 27.3 BALGAIR Eucla WA

23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
22.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.6 : 15.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+9.1 : 11.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
+8.3 : 11.2 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+8.0 : 15.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.8 : 14.3 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.1 : 20.5 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-6.0 : 20.9 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
-5.9 : 20.2 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-5.6 : 17.6 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-5.4 : 12.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 2.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.4 : 4.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-5.3 : 8.9 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-5.1 : 11.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.0 : 7.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

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.
150.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
80.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE N Coast--Herbert QLD
70.0 KAREEYA N Coast--Barron QLD
61.0 GAIRLOCH N Coast--Herbert QLD
59.2 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
53.0 MT PLEASANT STATION
N Coast--Barron
150.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
70.0 KAREEYA
56.0 KAREEYA TM
52.6 GREENHAVEN
50.0 RAVENSHOE KURADILLA STREET
N Coast--Herbert
80.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
61.0 GAIRLOCH
59.2 INGHAM COMPOSITE
59.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
55.2 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
53.6 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
52.0 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
51.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
50.6 HORSESHOE BAY
50.2 UPPER STONE EXELBY
Northwest
51.0 AYRSHIRE DOWNS

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1487 (62.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1125 (46.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1065 (44.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1064 (44.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1057 (44.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
846 (35.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
818 (34.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
809 (33.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
790 (32.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
788 (32.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
780 (32.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
765 (31.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
758 (31.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
742 (30.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
677 (28.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
656 (27.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
652 (27.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
646 (26.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
642 (26.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
642 (26.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
638 (26.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
629 (26.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
621 (25.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
107/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
80/23 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JURIEN BAY
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(170/ 69 ) at 11:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 70(320/ 67 ) at 23:48
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(320/ 70 ) at 05:17
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(310/ 67 ) at 22:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(280/ 69 ) at 01:20
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 82(320/ 70 ) at 23:14