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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1829 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

Goldfields

012204

DEDARI

30.0

25.0

23/08/2005

36

Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012227

KOOLYANOBBING

22.0

16.5

03/08/1973

12

WA

Goldfields

012318

WALLING ROCK

31.2

19.4

05/08/1997

11

Lowest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-34.2

-32.9

24/08/2001

17

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091009

BURNIE (ROUND HILL)

18.9

18.8

07/08/1982

40

TAS

N Coast

091219

SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)

18.9

18.7

26/08/1977

26

TAS

N Coast

091284

BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)

18.3

17.9

27/08/2001

11

Lowest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-34.0

-26.7

23/08/2005

17

-28.2

18/05/1994

17

Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 21:16EST, 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 16.3 -3.7 9.4 +0.5 7.8 0.4 3.2 -- 583 (24.3) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -0.5 13.1 +5.1 11.2 0.0 4.0 3.9 557 (23.2) 58/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 +0.1 11.9 +4.4 10.2 3.2 3.0 4.5 540 (22.5) 54/12
BUNBURY 19.8 +2.5 12.4 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 52/13
MANDURAH 19.8 -- 13.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 48/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +1.0 19.9 -0.5 19.0 0.0 8.6 11.1 279 (11.6) 44/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.9 -1.7 6.9 +0.9 3.2 0.0 6.8 4.0 333 (13.9) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 14.5 -4.0 8.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 360 (15.0) 34/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.3 -0.4 4.6 -3.6 1.4 0.0 1.4 10.8 203 ( 8.5) 30/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.4 +0.3 5.8 +0.3 3.7 0.0 0.6 6.8 246 (10.3) 30/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 +1.5 13.3 +3.0 8.5 0.0 9.0 11.2 417 (17.4) 44/12
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 -0.3 19.7 +2.3 18.2 0.2 6.6 10.9 425 (17.7) 52/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.1 -0.9 15.8 +1.1 11.7 0.0 5.0 11.1 354 (14.8) 46/12
MACKAY M.O 22.5 0.0 11.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 376 (15.7) 39/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -0.2 9.8 -0.8 7.7 0.0 4.8 -- 172 ( 7.2) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.8 -0.5 12.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 308 (12.8) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 22.2 -0.3 8.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.7 +0.4 11.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 0.0 9.3 -0.3 5.1 0.0 4.0 10.6 318 (13.3) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.4 7.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 37/20
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 17.9 0.0 3.1 -2.7 -3.5 0.0 2.8 -- 144 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.7 -0.1 10.6 +2.4 5.3 0.0 6.2 9.8 508 (21.2) 41/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.6 8.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 -0.3 5.3 -1.5 2.7 0.0 4.2 4.1 439 (18.3) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 +0.4 3.8 -1.5 -0.1 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.4 +3.4 -0.5 -2.6 -5.0 0.4 2.8 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -0.3 1.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.6 -0.7 7.1 -1.0 4.1 0.0 4.8 10.3 455 (19.0) --
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 -0.6 0.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 21/13
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -1.1 8.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 31/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 +3.8 0.1 -0.9 -3.2 0.0 2.0 10.5 237 ( 9.9) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.8 +1.3 0.0 -3.6 -2.3 0.0 2.4 10.9 218 ( 9.1) 17/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.0 +2.0 1.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.8 -1.4 2.2 -3.0 0.3 0.0 4.6 10.5 292 (12.2) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.7 +1.0 2.5 -1.4 3.4 0.0 0.6 -- 326 (13.6) 24/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 +1.9 0.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 24/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 -1.5 8.7 +2.0 8.1 0.4 1.0 -- 102 ( 4.3) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.2 -0.8 7.0 +1.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 305 (12.7) 28/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 +1.2 5.5 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 459 (19.1) 37/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.9 +5.2 0.1 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 81/10
HOBART AIRPORT 19.2 +5.7 6.4 +1.7 1.9 0.0 2.2 10.3 445 (18.5) 41/09
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

34.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.0 : 21.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
+6.3 : 18.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
+6.0 : 17.7 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
+5.9 : 18.4 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
+5.9 : 20.1 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.7 : 18.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+7.2 : 13.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+6.8 : 11.4 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.6 : 10.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 10.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.4 : 12.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

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

2.2 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-23.0 : 2.2 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
-7.1 : 13.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-6.7 : 12.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.2 : 12.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.2 : 16.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

-6.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.6 : -4.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.6 : -5.8 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.2 : -1.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-5.8 : -4.0 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 : -1.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) 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.
38.0 MOUNT FARMER E Gascoyne WA
34.2 LATHAM Central West WA
34.0 MINARU Central West WA
31.2 WALLING ROCK Goldfields WA
31.0 MENZIES Goldfields WA

11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

3.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
1.8 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1416 (59.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1339 (55.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1137 (47.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1130 (47.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1057 (44.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
1023 (42.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
978 (40.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
895 (37.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
829 (34.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
798 (33.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
788 (32.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
768 (32.0) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
736 (30.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
732 (30.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
725 (30.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
714 (29.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
669 (27.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
663 (27.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
635 (26.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
631 (26.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
626 (26.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
624 (26.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
622 (25.9) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
613 (25.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
608 (25.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
95/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/10 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
78/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
68/15 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
    Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
14.8mm in 56 min to 21:00 15.9mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(310/ 65 ) at 11:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(220/ 78 ) at 09:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(250/ 70 ) at 07:00