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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 2302 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

NSW

Southwest Plains

049032

MOUNT HOPE (CYPRESS GROVE)

64.6

46.0

03/08/1907

102

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070297

RYE PARK (BARRACKVILLE)

33.6

31.8

23/08/1998

28

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070327

GUNDAROO STORE

32.8

30.2

06/08/1992

19

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071032

THREDBO AWS

128.4

107.0

14/08/2003

34

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071040

ADAMINABY (YAOUK)

68.4

47.0

24/08/2003

21

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071041

THREDBO VILLAGE

146.0

89.2

14/08/2003

27

137.0

13/07/1975

35

NSW

SW Slopes S

072050

WYMAH (GWANDALLEN)

62.4

53.3

15/08/1934

91

NSW

SW Slopes S

072053

WOLSELEY PARK (THE PASTURES)

57.0

52.0

14/08/2003

67

NSW

SW Slopes S

072141

YARRANGOBILLY CAVES

76.8

61.0

09/08/2000

41

NSW

SW Slopes N

073035

YOUNG (KOORINGA)

47.5

35.6

31/08/2004

27

NSW

SW Slopes N

073136

WOOLGARLO (ILDEMERE)

45.2

39.0

31/08/2004

20

VIC

Lower NE

082060

TOWONG UPPER

55.0

52.0

27/08/1983

61

VIC

Lower NE

082139

HUNTERS HILL

74.8

70.6

14/08/2003

12

VIC

Upper NE

083085

MT HOTHAM

76.4

71.0

06/08/1990

13

VIC

W Gippsland

085288

MOUNT TAMBORITHA

36.6

35.6

28/08/1999

14

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

42.0

34.0

27/08/2001

12

TAS

W Coast

097080

LOW ROCKY POINT

34.0

34.0

26/08/1995

12

Equal to record.


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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 21:11EST, 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 18.4 -1.6 5.8 -3.1 3.4 0.0 3.0 -- 349 (14.5) 32/10
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.2 5.4 -2.6 4.3 0.0 1.8 4.5 283 (11.8) 32/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 +1.0 6.4 -1.1 3.8 0.0 1.6 7.1 335 (14.0) 41/11
BUNBURY 17.4 +0.1 7.8 +0.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 31/17
MANDURAH 15.9 -- 10.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 34/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.9 18.4 -2.0 17.1 0.0 6.2 10.3 247 (10.3) 28/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.3 -4.3 8.8 +2.8 4.8 0.0 5.6 10.7 254 (10.6) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 15.0 -3.5 4.8 -1.1 -- 1.9 5.9 -- 460 (19.2) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -1.9 9.1 +0.9 8.7 6.6 1.4 10.0 324 (13.5) 37/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.0 -1.1 4.6 -0.9 2.8 12.2 2.4 8.2 351 (14.6) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.5 -0.8 16.8 +6.5 15.4 1.6 3.0 6.5 234 ( 9.8) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.9 +0.3 20.5 +3.1 20.1 7.0 2.8 4.9 418 (17.4) 28/06
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.5 -0.5 20.5 +5.8 19.7 0.0 4.4 4.7 511 (21.3) 32/00
MACKAY M.O 21.7 -0.8 18.4 +4.4 -- 7.8 -- 0.1 429 (17.9) 28/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 +1.0 13.6 +3.0 12.8 0.0 5.6 -- 312 (13.0) 32/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.5 +1.2 12.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 3.7 -- 302 (12.6) 43/16
NAMBOUR DPI 23.3 +0.8 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 +1.8 11.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 48/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 +1.6 9.4 -0.2 5.7 0.0 4.0 3.9 239 (10.0) 46/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.7 10.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 52/19
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 14.6 -3.3 11.5 +5.7 9.2 4.2 2.0 -- 181 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 +4.0 14.5 +6.3 9.6 0.0 3.8 5.4 485 (20.2) 55/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +2.3 12.5 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -0.4 10.3 +3.5 7.6 0.0 2.2 0.2 243 (10.1) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 0.0 10.7 +5.4 7.2 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 39/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.0 -3.0 2.0 -0.1 0.0 27.0 7.6 3.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.8 -0.7 11.1 +7.7 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 +1.3 13.5 +5.4 10.2 0.0 4.6 3.2 465 (19.4) 61/16
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 +0.2 9.5 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 50/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.6 +1.6 15.4 +4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 488 (20.3) 74/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.1 -0.9 3.3 +2.3 9.0 25.2 2.4 4.9 583 (24.3) 59/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 -1.8 9.4 +5.8 9.0 19.2 1.8 5.5 424 (17.7) 58/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -1.3 9.3 +5.5 -- 43.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.6 -1.6 6.6 +1.4 4.7 1.2 2.8 9.0 461 (19.2) 43/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -2.1 7.1 +3.2 7.0 7.8 1.4 -- 411 (17.1) 46/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.9 -2.4 5.9 +3.4 -- 6.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 48/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 -0.9 8.2 +1.5 7.8 13.0 5.0 -- 203 ( 8.5) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.8 -2.2 6.8 +0.9 -- 13.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 50/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -1.9 3.6 -0.1 -- 5.2 -- -- 522 (21.8) 54/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.7 -2.0 4.8 +1.2 -- 9.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 9.9 -3.6 4.9 +0.2 2.6 9.2 5.6 4.5 388 (16.2) 50/12
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

33.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.5 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
33.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
33.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+4.0 : 23.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+3.9 : 24.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+3.9 : 25.1 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+3.7 : 25.3 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+3.5 : 19.5 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW

24.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
22.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.4 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+11.2 : 15.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.6 : 15.7 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.6 : 11.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+10.5 : 15.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+10.3 : 14.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

-1.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.9 : 4.4 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-6.9 : 7.6 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : 6.5 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-5.8 : 12.8 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.8 : 6.4 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-2.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.2 : -2.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.0 : -1.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 0.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.7 : -2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.3 : -1.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.3 : -1.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

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.
146.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
128.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
100.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
76.8 YARRANGOBILLY CAVES SW Slopes S NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
71.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN

NEW SOUTH WALES
Southwest Plains
64.6 MOUNT HOPE (CYPRESS GROVE)
Snowy Mtns
146.0 THREDBO VILLAGE
128.4 THREDBO AWS
100.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
68.4 ADAMINABY (YAOUK)
50.0 BRINDABELLA (KOOLAMI)
SW Slopes S
76.8 YARRANGOBILLY CAVES
75.4 TUMBARUMBA (WONDALMA)
69.6 BATLOW POST OFFICE
66.0 TALBINGO
57.0 WOLSELEY PARK (THE PASTURES)
54.4 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE
54.2 KHANCOBAN AWS
53.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
50.2 HUME RESERVOIR
50.0 BATLOW (HALLOWEEN)
SW Slopes N
51.8 WALLENDBEEN (CORANG)
50.0 COOTAMUNDRA (LANDGROVE)

VICTORIA
Lower NE
74.8 HUNTERS HILL
67.0 NARIEL CREEK (SIMPSON)
66.2 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER AT CHESHUNT)
63.0 KOETONG
62.2 BULLIOH (WOOD HILL)
60.4 SHELLEY
58.0 BETHANGA
56.0 CALLAGHAN CREEK STATION
55.0 BULLIOH (HINDLETON)
55.0 TOWONG UPPER
54.0 TALLANGATTA (BULLIOH)
53.0 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE)
52.8 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR
52.4 TALLANGATTA DCNR
Upper NE
106.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
76.4 MT HOTHAM
66.0 FALLS CREEK

11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT

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0.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.2 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

1266 (52.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1032 (43.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1013 (42.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
924 (38.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
768 (32.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
743 (31.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
743 (31.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
734 (30.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
719 (30.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
696 (29.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
692 (28.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
692 (28.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
688 (28.7) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
687 (28.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
686 (28.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
673 (28.0) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
673 (28.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
668 (27.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
664 (27.7) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
643 (26.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
638 (26.6) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
637 (26.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
635 (26.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
632 (26.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
626 (26.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
623 (26.0) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
620 (25.8) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
109/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
95/19 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
91/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
89/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
87/03 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
58.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 58.8mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 19.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
    SW Slopes S
KHANCOBAN AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
    SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
    E Gippsland
MT NOWA NOWA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
    W Coast
PORT FAIRY AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78(240/ 70 ) at 02:59
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(180/ 63 ) at 21:05
ULLADULLA AWS : 83(190/ 63 ) at 17:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(320/ 65 ) at 03:25
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 109(230/ 83 ) at 18:31
    E Central
FRANKSTON AWS : 70(240/ 63 ) at 13:37
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(240/ 63 ) at 16:44
    E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 72(210/ 63 ) at 16:20
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(240/ 69 ) at 15:42