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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1827 EST on 14/08/2006. 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

WA

W Kimberley

003041

KILTO STATION

8.2

4.0

01/08/1974

12

WA

Goldfields

012204

DEDARI

25.0

25.0

11/08/1994

36

Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-26.7

-26.7

24/08/2001

17

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 21:16EST, 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 19.0 -1.0 8.3 -0.6 4.4 0.0 3.4 -- 347 (14.5) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 19.9 +1.5 11.8 +3.8 10.7 0.0 5.2 8.0 725 (30.2) 67/05
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +0.8 8.6 +1.1 6.2 2.8 2.0 8.5 299 (12.5) 45/16
BUNBURY 19.2 +1.9 11.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 44/15
MANDURAH 20.1 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 52/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.9 20.0 -0.4 19.3 0.0 8.4 11.2 292 (12.2) 43/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.2 -1.4 2.9 -3.1 -0.7 0.0 5.2 11.0 287 (12.0) 50/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.7 -2.8 7.0 +1.1 -- 0.6 1.4 -- 180 ( 7.5) 34/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.0 -1.7 6.1 -2.1 6.2 1.6 1.0 10.7 177 ( 7.4) 30/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -0.5 7.3 +1.8 5.3 0.0 1.2 2.1 247 (10.3) 30/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 +0.2 12.7 +2.4 8.2 0.0 8.0 11.2 356 (14.8) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +0.9 17.1 -0.3 15.7 0.0 6.0 10.9 355 (14.8) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 -0.4 14.8 +0.1 13.2 0.0 6.0 10.3 246 (10.3) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 22.3 -0.2 13.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 275 (11.5) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.3 +1.5 7.0 -3.6 4.7 0.0 5.8 -- 170 ( 7.1) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 23.0 -0.3 9.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 383 (16.0) 34/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.4 -0.1 7.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -0.2 8.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.6 7.5 -2.1 2.9 0.0 6.4 10.5 342 (14.3) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.1 -0.6 5.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 26/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 16.7 -1.2 1.3 -4.5 -3.8 0.0 3.2 -- 151 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.8 5.4 -2.8 -1.0 0.0 3.4 10.9 338 (14.1) 39/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 -1.0 5.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -1.7 4.0 -2.8 0.3 0.0 4.2 9.6 441 (18.4) 41/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.4 -2.6 1.7 -3.6 -2.8 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 31/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.5 -0.5 -2.0 -4.1 -6.0 1.0 4.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -1.8 -1.9 -5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.5 -3.8 8.1 0.0 4.2 0.0 3.0 10.8 509 (21.2) --
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -2.2 -1.1 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 31/12
BELLAMBI AWS 14.2 -3.8 7.6 -2.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 52/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.5 +0.5 -2.4 -3.4 -6.2 0.2 2.2 9.9 203 ( 8.5) 35/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.7 -0.8 0.1 -3.5 -3.0 0.0 2.0 10.7 278 (11.6) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -0.8 0.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.0 -3.2 4.3 -0.9 2.6 0.0 2.0 10.5 250 (10.4) 30/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.3 -1.4 3.4 -0.5 4.5 0.0 3.5 -- 345 (14.4) 32/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.8 -1.5 0.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 32/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.2 -0.8 8.3 +1.6 6.6 0.8 0.6 -- 140 ( 5.8) 18/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.0 -1.0 5.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 37/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 -0.2 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 372 (15.5) 35/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.8 +1.1 -1.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 17/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.4 +1.9 2.7 -2.0 -1.0 2.2 0.6 9.8 371 (15.5) 37/23
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

35.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+4.4 : 25.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+3.4 : 16.4 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+3.2 : 25.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+2.7 : 3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
+2.7 : 15.8 BURNIE (ROUND HILL) N Coast TAS
+2.7 : 16.9 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.9 : 11.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 22.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+5.7 : 14.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+5.5 : 11.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+5.5 : 12.3 WILUNA Interior WA

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

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.4 : 12.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-8.1 : 11.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.9 : 12.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-6.7 : 13.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 12.0 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA

-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.3 : -3.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : -4.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.3 : -6.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.8 : -4.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-5.8 : -5.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast 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.
31.0 WINDARLING Goldfields WA
25.0 DEDARI Goldfields WA
24.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
22.2 MANSFIELD (POST OFFICE) Upper NE VIC
20.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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4.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

1445 (60.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1304 (54.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1206 (50.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1074 (44.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
931 (38.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
894 (37.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
811 (33.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
798 (33.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
768 (32.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
740 (30.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
725 (30.2) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
671 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
651 (27.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
642 (26.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
638 (26.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
627 (26.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
624 (26.0) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
611 (25.5) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
608 (25.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
89/17 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
87/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/08 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(230/ 69 ) at 01:43
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(250/ 65 ) at 08:20
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(300/ 67 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(220/ 69 ) at 18:15
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(250/ 72 ) at 17:00