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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 0014 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
Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

14.4

14.4

03/08/2003

20

Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006022

GASCOYNE JUNCTION

19.0

18.6

28/08/1998

28

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

-0.5

-0.1

12/08/2005

11

-0.1

12/08/2005

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

C Tablelands N

062100

NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS

-4.1

-3.7

09/08/1996

13

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

-5.9

-5.8

16/08/1991

13

NSW

C Tablelands S

063291

BATHURST AIRPORT AWS

-5.5

-5.4

03/08/1999

13

NSW

Sydney--west

067019

PROSPECT DAM

-0.5

0.0

09/08/1996

40

0.0

09/08/1996

41

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

4.0

4.0

06/08/2005

13

Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 19.6 -0.4 12.8 +3.9 12.0 21.6 3.4 -- 350 (14.6) 55/15
PERTH AIRPORT 17.5 -0.9 8.9 +0.9 7.6 17.0 0.8 4.0 335 (14.0) 76/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 +0.5 8.0 +0.5 6.8 4.4 2.2 6.8 526 (21.9) 74/15
BUNBURY 17.9 +0.6 12.7 +5.1 -- 20.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 87/22
MANDURAH 17.2 -- 13.8 -- -- 8.0 -- -- 746 (31.1) 76/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +0.3 22.4 +2.0 21.6 0.0 8.4 10.4 339 (14.1) 50/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.0 -1.6 0.1 -5.9 -2.0 0.0 3.8 10.9 260 (10.8) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.7 +1.2 1.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 169 ( 7.0) 54/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +0.3 3.6 -4.6 -0.3 0.0 0.8 8.2 150 ( 6.3) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -0.2 7.1 +1.6 7.2 0.2 0.6 5.1 379 (15.8) 52/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.0 -4.3 9.1 -1.2 5.0 0.0 8.2 10.8 491 (20.5) 52/13
CAIRNS AERO 24.1 -2.5 16.2 -1.2 13.8 0.0 4.8 11.0 343 (14.3) 48/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 20.9 -5.1 11.8 -2.9 6.8 2.2 3.0 11.1 315 (13.1) 32/14
MACKAY M.O 18.4 -4.1 7.8 -6.2 -- 14.4 -- 10.3 436 (18.2) 46/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 18.5 -6.3 5.2 -5.4 3.0 13.2 1.8 -- 293 (12.2) 50/09
BUNDABERG AERO 20.1 -3.2 6.4 -4.5 -- 21.8 4.0 -- 456 (19.0) 41/15
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -3.5 7.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 16.7 -4.6 9.4 -1.0 -- 5.2 -- -- 321 (13.4) 52/11
BRISBANE AERO 17.7 -4.1 7.8 -1.8 7.0 6.2 2.2 2.4 317 (13.2) 55/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.6 -3.1 -0.3 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 45/11
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 15.3 -2.6 0.9 -4.9 -4.3 0.0 2.6 -- 160 ( 6.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.7 -2.1 7.2 -1.0 1.1 0.0 2.0 7.9 480 (20.0) 55/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -2.4 3.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.0 -1.6 0.7 -6.1 -2.2 0.0 2.0 9.4 328 (13.7) 32/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.3 -1.7 1.0 -4.3 -3.4 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.1 +0.1 -2.4 -4.5 -5.9 0.4 1.8 9.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.4 -4.1 -3.5 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.8 -0.5 5.2 -2.9 -1.2 0.0 2.6 10.6 385 (16.0) 32/08
RICHMOND RAAF 17.8 -2.0 -2.8 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 22/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.7 -1.3 5.9 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 22/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.4 +0.4 -3.8 -4.8 -6.9 0.2 2.2 10.0 207 ( 8.6) 21/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 -1.8 -2.1 -5.7 -4.5 0.0 1.6 8.2 217 ( 9.0) 22/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.3 -1.7 0.3 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.8 -1.4 0.3 -4.9 -2.6 0.0 1.6 10.9 164 ( 6.8) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 -0.5 1.2 -2.7 2.5 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 17/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.7 -0.6 0.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 26/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 +2.0 6.7 0.0 6.2 0.2 1.0 -- 99 ( 4.1) 22/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.2 +1.2 6.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 41/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 +0.5 2.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 44/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 +2.1 1.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +2.0 4.7 0.0 1.6 0.0 2.0 3.6 437 (18.2) 41/14
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 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+7.4 : 28.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.4 : 27.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.7 : 25.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.4 : 25.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 26.9 BALGAIR Eucla WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 16.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 15.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.5 : 15.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.2 : 16.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 19.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

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

-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.8 : 17.5 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-7.6 : 19.3 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
-7.5 : 16.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.4 : 19.4 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-7.4 : 18.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-7.4 : 15.0 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.4 : 14.8 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

-11.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.7 : -5.1 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.7 : -6.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.6 : -3.8 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-8.3 : -1.3 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
-8.0 : -8.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 : -6.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

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.
39.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
37.6 MOUNT SOLUS Lower West WA
37.6 SERPENTINE MAIN DAM Lower West WA
35.0 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
34.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS

11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

2.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1360 (56.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1212 (50.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1193 (49.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
973 (40.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
966 (40.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
958 (39.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
879 (36.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
842 (35.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
841 (35.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
827 (34.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
824 (34.3) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
791 (33.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
788 (32.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
746 (31.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
739 (30.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
720 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
706 (29.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
704 (29.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
696 (29.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
677 (28.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
669 (27.9) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
669 (27.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
636 (26.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
635 (26.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) EUCLA Eucla WA
614 (25.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
607 (25.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
98/19 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
98/22 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
93/19 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
89/16 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr 2 min to 15:02 11.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO : 85(270/ 65 ) at 22:12
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 98(260/ 80 ) at 19:24
OCEAN REEF : 82(250/ 63 ) at 19:45
SWANBOURNE : 93(260/ 58 ) at 19:43
CAPE LEEUWIN : 106(270/ 72 ) at 19:48
CAPE NATURALISTE : 98(220/ 76 ) at 22:04
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 80(270/ 63 ) at 23:43
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(350/ 74 ) at 22:30
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 89(170/ 70 ) at 16:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(300/ 65 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(240/ 63 ) at 00:17
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(270/ 63 ) at 01:30