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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2300 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 minimum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

14.5

12.8

19/08/1999

11

TAS

N Coast

091223

MARRAWAH

12.5

12.5

26/08/1977

35

Equal to record.

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

13.0

13.0

04/08/2003

13

Equal to record.

TAS

E Coast

092094

SCAMANDER

12.5

12.3

11/08/2002

22

TAS

Southeast

094137

GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD)

12.1

11.8

13/08/1993

19

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

2.8

3.0

14/08/1996

12


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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 18.0 -2.0 10.8 +1.9 8.6 2.2 2.4 -- 441 (18.4) 50/00
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -1.5 5.9 -2.1 4.8 10.4 2.4 8.1 271 (11.3) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.2 -1.9 5.3 -2.2 3.8 1.8 2.2 7.8 302 (12.6) 32/14
BUNBURY 16.1 -1.2 2.1 -5.5 -- 5.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 26/13
MANDURAH 15.7 -- 9.3 -- -- 10.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 26/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.8 18.4 -2.0 17.5 0.0 4.0 9.7 193 ( 8.0) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.3 +1.7 8.1 +2.1 4.8 0.0 2.6 9.1 195 ( 8.1) 31/15
WHYALLA AERO 25.7 +7.2 9.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 455 (19.0) 65/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.7 +4.0 14.0 +5.8 8.6 0.0 2.8 2.6 370 (15.4) 50/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +3.4 10.5 +5.0 8.5 0.0 4.0 3.6 502 (20.9) 48/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.2 -1.1 10.4 +0.1 8.5 0.0 4.6 5.8 203 ( 8.5) 31/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -0.1 18.6 +1.2 17.9 0.8 3.6 2.6 611 (25.5) 44/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.8 -1.2 18.8 +4.1 18.4 2.8 1.4 0.9 464 (19.3) 46/14
MACKAY M.O 23.0 +0.5 18.2 +4.2 -- 4.0 -- 4.4 550 (22.9) 43/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 0.0 15.8 +5.2 15.0 0.0 2.6 -- 366 (15.3) 41/15
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 +0.5 12.4 +1.5 -- 0.4 1.6 -- 362 (15.1) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 22.8 +0.3 8.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.6 +1.3 10.3 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 +0.9 11.3 +1.7 7.3 0.0 2.4 8.7 297 (12.4) 24/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.4 +0.7 8.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 35/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 21.0 +3.1 9.4 +3.6 3.5 0.0 2.8 -- 70 ( 2.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.8 +3.0 10.3 +2.1 5.2 0.0 1.6 10.4 221 ( 9.2) 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +1.9 5.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 +4.2 5.8 -1.0 3.8 0.0 2.0 4.7 209 ( 8.7) 18/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.9 +3.9 5.2 -0.1 2.5 0.2 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 +2.0 5.5 +3.4 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +2.1 6.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.2 +5.9 10.0 +1.9 7.2 0.0 3.4 4.4 366 (15.3) 32/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.5 +3.7 4.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 +3.2 13.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 52/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 +4.1 -0.9 -1.9 -3.0 0.0 1.2 5.6 120 ( 5.0) 54/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +2.1 5.9 +2.3 3.2 0.0 2.2 0.0 256 (10.7) 48/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -0.1 4.7 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 +4.8 10.2 +5.0 7.5 0.0 4.2 6.3 363 (15.1) 48/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.2 +1.5 7.6 +3.7 7.2 0.0 1.9 -- 348 (14.5) 50/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 +3.3 4.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 48/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 +4.5 10.0 +3.3 6.5 0.0 2.6 -- 163 ( 6.8) 32/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.8 +5.8 9.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 76/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.4 +6.0 5.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 669 (27.9) 55/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +2.3 8.4 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 54/12
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 +7.1 11.3 +6.6 5.8 0.0 2.4 5.9 498 (20.8) 57/07
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

33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.8 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
32.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.7 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+7.5 : 22.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+7.4 : 20.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+7.3 : 22.5 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+7.2 : 25.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 23.5 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC

24.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.2 : 12.1 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+8.9 : 16.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+8.8 : 13.0 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+8.7 : 14.5 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.3 : 14.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3 : 16.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.6 : 18.6 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-4.5 : 16.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.4 : 17.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 16.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.0 : 1.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.8 : 5.3 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 2.8 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 9.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-6.3 : 9.6 MANGO FARM 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.
62.4 WYMAH (GWANDALLEN) SW Slopes S NSW
54.0 KHANCOBAN (INDI) SW Slopes S NSW
51.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
50.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
49.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
51.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK
50.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
N Coast--Herbert
49.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL

NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
62.4 WYMAH (GWANDALLEN)
54.0 KHANCOBAN (INDI)

11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

1.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

1343 (56.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1276 (53.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1089 (45.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1077 (44.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1032 (43.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
997 (41.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
945 (39.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
944 (39.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
940 (39.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
932 (38.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
923 (38.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
881 (36.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
862 (35.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
849 (35.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
846 (35.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
823 (34.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
776 (32.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
756 (31.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
745 (31.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
744 (31.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
738 (30.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
728 (30.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
727 (30.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
726 (30.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
718 (29.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
717 (29.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
711 (29.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
704 (29.3) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
690 (28.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
687 (28.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
678 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
675 (28.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
672 (28.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
669 (27.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
668 (27.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
666 (27.8) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
666 (27.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
664 (27.7) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
650 (27.1) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
646 (26.9) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
629 (26.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
624 (26.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
615 (25.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
604 (25.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
603 (25.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
600 (25.0) ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
117/05 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
111/16 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
106/19 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/14 MT HOTHAM Upper NE 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
MT HOTHAM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(320/ 83 ) at 20:02
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(340/ 59 ) at 16:01
FALLS CREEK : 93(350/ 48 ) at 13:31
MT HOTHAM : 93(330/ 67 ) at 17:49
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 111(330/ 80 ) at 16:16
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 65 ) at 04:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(310/ 76 ) at 06:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(300/ 80 ) at 11:44
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 117(320/ 69 ) at 05:48