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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 2303 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014609

NGUKURR

4.0

2.8

29/08/1924

73

ISL

Islands

200782

NORTH EAST ISLAND

8.0

5.0

20/08/1993

19

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014707

WOLLOGORANG

22.0

21.0

30/08/1996

22


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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 21:11EST, 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 20.0 0.0 4.8 -4.1 0.5 0.0 3.0 -- 289 (12.0) 30/13
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 +0.5 8.0 0.0 6.1 0.0 2.4 6.2 258 (10.8) 26/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 +1.3 7.5 0.0 4.4 0.4 2.0 9.4 342 (14.3) 50/12
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.5 9.2 +1.6 -- 5.4 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 37/12
MANDURAH 17.9 -- 10.6 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 290 (12.1) 34/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.7 19.0 -1.4 17.8 0.0 6.6 10.4 224 ( 9.3) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.7 -5.9 2.5 -3.5 -1.5 0.0 5.4 10.7 305 (12.7) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 15.4 -3.1 2.6 -3.3 -- 0.4 4.4 -- 297 (12.4) 26/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -1.9 6.7 -1.5 2.7 0.0 2.2 4.0 203 ( 8.5) 24/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 +0.5 3.1 -2.4 2.0 0.6 1.8 3.3 388 (16.2) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.6 -3.7 12.8 +2.5 11.7 0.0 8.2 10.4 547 (22.8) 48/03
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.2 19.0 +1.6 17.3 0.2 4.2 8.4 307 (12.8) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 +1.3 18.9 +4.2 17.4 0.0 4.0 6.2 262 (10.9) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 21.4 -1.1 17.7 +3.7 -- 1.4 -- 8.8 192 ( 8.0) 54/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.4 -2.4 14.6 +4.0 13.2 6.2 2.8 -- 337 (14.0) 43/12
BUNDABERG AERO 21.4 -1.9 13.9 +3.0 -- 5.4 4.4 -- 420 (17.5) 41/11
NAMBOUR DPI 19.8 -2.7 11.4 +3.4 -- 0.6 3.6 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.0 -2.3 11.8 +1.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 433 (18.0) 50/09
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -1.4 10.7 +1.1 7.6 0.2 2.4 10.3 424 (17.7) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.6 -4.1 4.5 -3.0 -- 9.8 -- -- 526 (21.9) 41/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 13.4 -4.5 3.0 -2.8 -0.8 12.2 1.4 -- 161 ( 6.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.5 -2.3 9.2 +1.0 3.6 2.6 3.6 10.4 437 (18.2) 50/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -3.7 6.4 -0.3 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.9 -2.7 5.0 -1.8 2.5 0.2 2.8 9.3 -- 41/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.0 -3.0 4.5 -0.8 -0.7 0.6 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 68/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.9 -3.1 -0.5 -2.6 -2.0 3.0 0.4 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.0 -4.5 2.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.1 -4.2 7.7 -0.4 4.0 0.4 3.2 9.7 665 (27.7) 48/09
RICHMOND RAAF 16.0 -3.8 0.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 41/10
BELLAMBI AWS 14.0 -4.0 7.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 44/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.4 -2.6 -3.4 -4.4 -7.1 0.2 2.2 10.0 318 (13.3) 30/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.4 -3.1 0.4 -3.2 -3.2 0.6 2.2 10.1 463 (19.3) 35/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.9 -3.1 0.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.3 -2.9 1.9 -3.3 0.0 0.2 3.2 6.1 308 (12.8) 32/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.7 -2.0 -0.8 -4.7 0.8 0.2 2.2 -- 329 (13.7) 50/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.0 -2.3 -1.2 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 296 (12.3) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 +0.4 4.1 -2.6 1.8 3.0 1.6 -- 127 ( 5.3) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.5 -0.5 2.7 -3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 392 (16.3) 52/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +0.1 -2.2 -5.9 -- 1.6 -- -- 330 (13.8) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -1.6 -1.2 -4.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.8 +0.3 2.1 -2.6 -1.3 0.4 1.4 4.1 357 (14.9) 63/12
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

35.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.6 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
33.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA

+3.5 : 18.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+3.0 : 32.5 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
+2.6 : 18.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+2.3 : 18.6 ALBANY Lower West WA
+2.2 : 24.5 KALBARRI Central West WA

24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.8 : 22.0 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+8.4 : 22.2 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
+7.8 : 21.1 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+7.1 : 20.2 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.0 : 21.5 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD

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

-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9 : 18.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-7.6 : 14.8 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.5 : 15.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-7.4 : 16.1 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.4 : 17.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

-49.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
-8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-72.0 : -49.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
-7.8 : -3.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.5 : -0.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.4 : -2.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-6.2 : 0.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.2 : -1.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : -2.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.2 : -2.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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.
53.4 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
48.0 DARLINGTON TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.0 HANGING ROCK (ANDEVA) NW Slopes S NSW
36.2 WILLOW TREE (HIGHLANDS) NW Slopes S NSW
35.2 NARRABRI (MT KAPUTAR NATIONAL PARK) NW Slopes N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
48.0 DARLINGTON TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
35.2 NARRABRI (MT KAPUTAR NATIONAL PARK)
NW Slopes S
37.0 HANGING ROCK (ANDEVA)
36.2 WILLOW TREE (HIGHLANDS)

VICTORIA
E Central
53.4 BLACK SPUR

11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

3.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1246 (51.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1212 (50.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1100 (45.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1091 (45.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
871 (36.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
772 (32.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
751 (31.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
707 (29.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
694 (28.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
665 (27.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
661 (27.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
661 (27.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
646 (26.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
642 (26.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
614 (25.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
612 (25.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
609 (25.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
608 (25.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
113/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/14 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(230/ 87 ) at 00:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 113(270/ 61 ) at 16:46
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(310/ 96 ) at 14:03
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(240/ 70 ) at 22:30
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 102(300/ 58 ) at 14:51