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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

SE AUS: Polar outbreak brings widespread snow

See major event report.

Ext Prs Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0011 EST on 07/07/2006. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

-1.2

-1.1

26/08/1997

11

NSW

Hunter Valley

061366

NORAH HEAD AWS

4.6

5.1

01/08/1998

11

5.1

01/08/1998

11

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

-0.1

0.8

09/08/1996

11

0.7

11/07/2002

12

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039004

BARALABA POST OFFICE

10.8

13.0

09/08/1996

38

13.0

09/08/1996

40

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039083

ROCKHAMPTON AERO

12.8

15.1

07/08/1995

67

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

12.2

14.1

09/08/1996

13

14.1

09/08/1996

14

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

11.0

13.0

07/08/1995

28

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039330

MONTO AIRPORT

9.0

13.5

07/08/1995

13

13.5

27/07/2000

13

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040068

DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

12.4

14.2

10/08/1964

44

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

11.8

13.6

07/08/1995

40

13.4

04/06/1973

41

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040282

NAMBOUR DPI

13.9

14.3

07/08/1995

41

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040584

HINZE DAM

13.8

14.4

07/08/1995

12

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

15.0

15.0

07/08/1995

11

15.0

07/08/1995

12

Equal to record.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040842

BRISBANE AERO

13.8

14.1

07/08/1995

12

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040854

LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT

13.0

14.7

07/08/1995

13

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040856

RAINBOW BEACH

11.2

11.8

07/08/1995

13

11.8

07/08/1995

14

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

12.4

13.9

07/08/1995

11

13.9

07/08/1995

12

QLD

Darling Downs E

041175

APPLETHORPE

7.0

7.2

08/08/1989

36

QLD

Darling Downs E

041359

OAKEY AERO

10.2

11.7

19/08/1996

33

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

10.8

12.5

08/08/1996

14

NSW

North Coast

058009

BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)

12.8

12.8

09/08/1978

28

Equal to record.

NSW

North Coast

058131

ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT

12.4

12.5

09/08/1978

33

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

14.0

14.7

07/08/1995

13

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

13.4

15.2

21/08/2002

11


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Actual temperatures
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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 21:13EST, 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 23.3 +3.3 8.1 -0.8 5.6 0.0 2.8 -- 351 (14.6) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +1.2 7.8 -0.2 6.1 0.0 1.8 2.7 292 (12.2) 58/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +3.6 5.1 -2.4 3.0 0.0 2.6 3.8 250 (10.4) 67/15
BUNBURY 17.1 -0.2 6.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 70/16
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 312 (13.0) 104/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +1.0 18.5 -1.9 16.8 0.0 5.6 10.3 324 (13.5) 41/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.6 -3.0 2.0 -4.0 -0.4 0.0 4.6 10.9 237 ( 9.9) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 14.1 -4.4 4.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 209 ( 8.7) 22/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.5 -3.2 3.7 -4.5 0.0 0.6 1.2 2.4 159 ( 6.6) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.3 -0.8 1.8 -3.7 0.2 1.0 0.8 1.4 342 (14.3) 32/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.8 -4.5 13.1 +2.8 10.0 0.0 8.6 10.8 479 (20.0) 48/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +0.9 18.3 +0.9 16.0 0.0 4.6 4.7 150 ( 6.3) 34/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 20.9 -5.1 17.2 +2.5 17.5 3.4 4.8 2.5 310 (12.9) 46/11
MACKAY M.O 18.4 -4.1 18.0 +4.0 -- 0.8 -- 0.2 241 (10.0) 50/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 12.8 -12.0 12.6 +2.0 13.4 29.4 7.0 -- 247 (10.3) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 11.0 -12.3 10.8 -0.1 -- 7.8 5.0 -- 203 ( 8.5) 34/18
NAMBOUR DPI 13.9 -8.6 5.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 15.3 -6.0 5.3 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 28/10
BRISBANE AERO 13.8 -8.0 6.8 -2.8 1.6 0.0 4.8 0.0 304 (12.7) 35/06
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 8.1 -10.6 4.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 39/11
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 12.5 -5.4 1.2 -4.6 -4.2 0.0 2.6 -- 112 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 13.4 -6.4 2.7 -5.5 -2.9 0.0 2.8 1.3 278 (11.6) 37/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -5.3 -1.2 -7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.7 -2.9 2.4 -4.4 -0.5 0.0 5.2 9.3 531 (22.1) 34/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.6 -3.4 0.2 -5.1 -4.0 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 26/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.8 -5.2 0.5 -1.6 0.0 0.2 0.8 5.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.8 -5.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.3 -4.0 4.8 -3.3 1.2 0.0 4.0 9.8 629 (26.2) 37/10
RICHMOND RAAF 16.1 -3.7 -2.5 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 14.1 -3.9 7.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 570 (23.8) 41/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.7 -3.3 -2.1 -3.1 -4.0 0.2 2.0 10.0 439 (18.3) 26/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.9 -4.6 1.7 -1.9 -1.9 0.4 0.8 6.5 239 (10.0) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.1 -3.9 -0.1 -3.9 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.0 -4.2 1.6 -3.6 -1.6 0.4 2.0 5.5 274 (11.4) 28/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.6 -3.1 -0.9 -4.8 0.5 0.0 2.0 -- 278 (11.6) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.5 -3.8 -1.8 -4.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 263 (11.0) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.0 -2.0 4.9 -1.8 2.4 3.2 0.4 -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.3 -2.7 3.5 -2.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 41/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 2.2 -1.5 -- 3.8 -- -- 339 (14.1) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.0 -3.7 -3.1 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/16
HOBART AIRPORT 11.2 -2.3 1.2 -3.5 -2.4 0.6 2.2 4.9 433 (18.0) 48/15
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
33.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+8.6 : 26.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.1 : 27.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+8.1 : 25.4 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.1 : 26.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.0 : 26.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
23.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL

+6.3 : 17.2 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+5.9 : 19.0 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.7 : 20.2 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+5.6 : 18.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+5.2 : 15.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

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

-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.3 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-14.7 : 9.0 MONTO AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-14.4 : 10.8 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-12.9 : 10.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-12.8 : 12.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-12.5 : 11.3 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-9.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-8.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.8 : -9.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.7 : -6.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.2 : -7.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-7.9 : -3.4 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.9 : -1.2 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

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.
50.6 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
43.4 BELGAMBA Central Coast E QLD
42.8 DULULU POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
40.0 GLENLANDS Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
40.0 BUNDABAROO Central Coast W QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
43.4 BELGAMBA
Central Coast W
40.0 BUNDABAROO
Wide Bay/Burnett
42.8 DULULU POST OFFICE
40.0 GLENLANDS

VICTORIA
E Central
50.6 BLACK SPUR

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

1.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1161 (48.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1126 (46.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1101 (45.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1037 (43.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1017 (42.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
936 (39.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
911 (38.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
876 (36.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
836 (34.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
783 (32.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
665 (27.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
662 (27.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
635 (26.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
629 (26.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
106/12 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
104/13 MANDURAH Lower West WA
100/12 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
98/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
95/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/01 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
    Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
NORTH ISLAND
2.8mm in 2 min to 15:44 84.0mm/h
    Lower West
DWELLINGUP
6.4mm in 32 min to 15:00 12.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
BUNBURY
9.2mm in 47 min to 14:00 11.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
12.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 106(340/ 59 ) at 12:42
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 83(330/ 63 ) at 13:21
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(260/ 63 ) at 12:41
CAPE NATURALISTE : 100(290/ 56 ) at 12:19
DWELLINGUP : 95(340/ 50 ) at 13:45
BUSSELTON AERO : 89(320/ 72 ) at 12:40
MANDURAH : 104(340/ 87 ) at 13:22
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 70 ) at 03:22
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(260/ 72 ) at 19:44
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(320/ 67 ) at 14:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(240/ 72 ) at 20:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 83(210/ 63 ) at 02:39
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(250/ 65 ) at 13:54