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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 2306 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

Central West

036130

RUSSLEIGH

27.0

25.7

28/08/1953

53

TAS

N Coast

091039

NORTHDOWN (HAMLEY)

50.0

45.2

03/08/1939

97

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

-2.8

-2.8

12/08/1988

38

Equal to record.

NSW

Sydney--west

067105

RICHMOND RAAF

-4.0

-3.1

09/08/1995

11


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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 23.0 +3.0 5.9 -3.0 1.6 0.0 2.4 -- 308 (12.8) 32/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 +3.0 6.6 -1.4 4.8 0.0 1.2 9.8 236 ( 9.8) 26/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 +0.2 9.5 +2.0 7.2 2.0 1.4 5.4 259 (10.8) 32/11
BUNBURY 18.5 +1.2 6.1 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 52/14
MANDURAH 18.1 -- 10.9 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 22/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +1.4 22.5 +2.1 21.8 0.0 5.2 10.1 278 (11.6) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.2 -6.4 -0.4 -6.4 -4.5 0.0 4.0 10.7 239 (10.0) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.6 +2.1 1.9 -4.0 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 304 (12.7) 39/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -1.8 6.6 -1.6 1.1 0.0 1.8 2.4 281 (11.7) 32/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 +1.1 9.4 +3.9 8.6 8.2 2.2 6.2 584 (24.3) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.7 -4.6 5.5 -4.8 2.6 0.0 6.2 10.9 342 (14.3) 34/18
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -1.4 15.1 -2.3 13.1 0.0 5.2 8.7 437 (18.2) 30/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.0 -1.0 11.8 -2.9 9.5 0.0 5.3 9.2 275 (11.5) 37/16
MACKAY M.O 21.4 -1.1 15.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- 8.5 586 (24.4) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 -0.8 12.9 +2.3 11.2 0.0 3.2 -- 270 (11.3) 30/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.3 -1.0 13.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 413 (17.2) 35/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.1 -0.4 6.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.6 +0.3 8.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 30/09
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.1 8.4 -1.2 5.0 0.0 3.6 9.9 329 (13.7) 26/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.0 -0.7 6.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 32/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 17.8 -0.1 1.8 -4.0 -3.4 0.0 2.6 -- 55 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.4 -0.4 4.3 -3.9 -0.8 0.0 3.0 10.3 261 (10.9) 24/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +1.5 3.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.9 +2.3 2.5 -4.3 -0.3 0.0 3.2 9.5 326 (13.6) 52/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 +2.5 -0.1 -5.4 -5.0 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.5 -0.5 -1.9 -4.0 -5.1 0.0 2.8 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -3.8 -2.7 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.7 +2.4 5.8 -2.3 1.9 0.0 2.4 10.5 272 (11.3) 41/12
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 +1.7 -4.0 -8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 +1.7 9.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 55/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.3 -0.7 -2.2 -3.2 -5.0 0.0 1.2 9.3 277 (11.5) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.7 -0.8 3.1 -0.5 0.2 0.0 1.6 8.0 120 ( 5.0) 30/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -1.0 3.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 +0.8 1.2 -4.0 -2.5 0.0 2.8 10.0 244 (10.2) 41/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.7 +1.0 2.5 -1.4 2.7 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 35/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -0.2 -0.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 37/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 +1.0 8.8 +2.1 6.5 0.0 2.4 -- 170 ( 7.1) 43/03
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.8 -0.2 9.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 634 (26.4) 55/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 +0.6 3.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 621 (25.9) 41/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 -0.6 1.5 -2.1 -- 18.4 -- -- 396 (16.5) 63/01
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -1.0 7.8 +3.1 3.6 1.8 1.0 5.9 408 (17.0) 76/12
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

34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
33.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+4.9 : 27.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.6 : 26.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.1 : 26.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+3.7 : 21.5 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+3.3 : 18.0 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.1 : 21.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+8.0 : 20.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+7.8 : 24.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
+7.6 : 23.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+7.5 : 21.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

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

-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.0 : 19.1 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 18.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.1 : 18.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-7.0 : 17.6 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.8 : 18.4 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT

-49.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
-7.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-71.4 : -49.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
-8.4 : -4.0 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-7.9 : -3.4 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.7 : -1.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : -2.8 HAWKER Upper North 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.
62.0 EBOR (MAPLEWOOD) N Tablelands E NSW
50.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS
50.0 NORTHDOWN (HAMLEY) N Coast TAS
48.4 LOWER RIDGLEY (MOOREVILLE ROAD) N Coast TAS
48.2 NORTH MOTTON (LEVEN HILL) N Coast TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
62.0 EBOR (MAPLEWOOD)

TASMANIA
N Coast
50.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)
50.0 NORTHDOWN (HAMLEY)
48.4 LOWER RIDGLEY (MOOREVILLE ROAD)
48.2 NORTH MOTTON (LEVEN HILL)

10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1520 (63.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1328 (55.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1279 (53.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1262 (52.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1096 (45.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1032 (43.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1009 (42.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
992 (41.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
991 (41.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
972 (40.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
967 (40.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
856 (35.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
853 (35.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
853 (35.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
832 (34.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
829 (34.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
820 (34.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
800 (33.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
797 (33.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
791 (33.0) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
787 (32.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
784 (32.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
763 (31.8) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
762 (31.8) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
742 (30.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
735 (30.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
733 (30.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
733 (30.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
726 (30.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
715 (29.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
711 (29.6) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
708 (29.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
705 (29.4) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
686 (28.6) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
670 (27.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
663 (27.6) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
663 (27.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
662 (27.6) RHYLL E Central VIC
662 (27.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
658 (27.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
653 (27.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
651 (27.1) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
649 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
634 (26.4) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
632 (26.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
622 (25.9) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
621 (25.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
604 (25.2) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
602 (25.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
135/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
134/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
128/06 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
113/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
113/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
109/06 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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.
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(300/ 69 ) at 16:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(280/ 52 ) at 08:54
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 113(270/ 67 ) at 16:09
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY : 113(290/ 50 ) at 03:15
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 135(310/117 ) at 09:58
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(260/ 80 ) at 07:01
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(280/ 52 ) at 10:39
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 102(260/ 85 ) at 12:14
    W Coast
WARRA : 91(280/ 54 ) at 11:31
STRAHAN AERODROME : 83(300/ 69 ) at 13:29
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 128(300/ 89 ) at 06:03
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 109(290/ 95 ) at 07:00