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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 1835 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

003073

KIMBOLTON

0.8

0.0

1986

17

WA

W Kimberley

003082

KIRBY GARDENS

12.4

12.0

12/08/2003

15

WA

Goldfields

012283

TARMOOLA

27.0

20.0

24/08/1990

18

WA

Goldfields

012285

BANDYA NORTH

37.5

17.4

05/08/1997

16

Lowest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-37.5

-34.2

24/08/2005

17

-34.4

20/05/1994

17

Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

26.4

26.6

23/08/2003

13


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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 21:17EST, 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 17.7 -2.3 8.8 -0.1 7.4 2.2 2.2 -- 472 (19.7) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 +0.7 11.9 +3.9 10.1 0.4 0.8 4.0 531 (22.1) 48/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 +0.2 13.0 +5.5 11.4 2.0 2.0 3.4 669 (27.9) 58/11
BUNBURY 20.1 +2.8 12.6 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 57/11
MANDURAH 19.3 -- 13.6 -- -- 3.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 44/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.7 22.0 +1.6 21.9 0.0 10.8 10.5 403 (16.8) 48/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.3 +3.7 9.4 +3.4 7.4 0.0 5.2 8.3 442 (18.4) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 17.4 -1.1 1.9 -4.0 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 184 ( 7.7) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.2 +1.5 5.1 -3.1 1.0 0.0 3.8 9.2 137 ( 5.7) 24/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 0.0 4.8 -0.7 1.1 0.0 1.6 5.9 258 (10.8) 24/04
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 +1.6 16.9 +6.6 12.6 0.0 8.0 11.2 375 (15.6) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 23.8 -2.8 19.4 +2.0 18.0 0.6 8.0 1.2 624 (26.0) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.8 -0.2 13.3 -1.4 11.7 0.0 7.4 9.9 411 (17.1) 54/10
MACKAY M.O 22.6 +0.1 18.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 499 (20.8) 45/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.1 13.6 +3.0 11.5 0.0 5.2 -- 355 (14.8) 41/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.8 -0.5 12.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 418 (17.4) 44/10
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +0.5 10.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.0 +0.7 13.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 54/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 +1.4 8.6 -1.0 5.6 0.0 5.0 10.5 373 (15.5) 46/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.8 +1.1 7.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 35/20
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 20.4 +2.5 5.2 -0.6 8.9 0.0 3.8 -- 132 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.7 +0.9 11.5 +3.3 5.9 0.0 3.8 6.2 478 (19.9) 45/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 +0.3 10.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 +1.0 5.4 -1.4 3.3 0.0 3.2 4.0 333 (13.9) 32/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.8 +0.8 2.6 -2.7 -0.9 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +6.0 0.0 -2.1 -5.1 0.0 4.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +2.3 3.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -0.2 7.7 -0.4 3.8 0.0 2.6 10.4 169 ( 7.0) 28/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 +0.2 1.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 18/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.1 -0.9 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 18/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 +4.4 -2.1 -3.1 -5.2 0.0 4.0 9.9 89 ( 3.7) 26/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.7 +4.2 1.9 -1.7 -0.8 0.0 1.6 10.8 139 ( 5.8) 17/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +3.0 1.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 +1.9 2.0 -3.2 -1.4 0.0 1.6 10.8 225 ( 9.4) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.2 +2.5 2.4 -1.5 4.0 0.0 2.7 -- 227 ( 9.5) 17/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +2.7 -1.4 -3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 18/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 +3.5 8.5 +1.8 6.8 0.0 1.0 -- 62 ( 2.6) 15/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.2 +1.2 4.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 30/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.1 +4.7 -2.6 -6.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 298 (12.4) 24/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 +2.1 0.4 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +4.8 5.4 +0.7 0.8 0.0 1.6 10.4 406 (16.9) 39/23
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

35.2 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+6.9 : 21.1 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
+6.6 : 13.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.6 : 21.3 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
+6.4 : 19.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+6.2 : 20.2 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 12.9 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+8.3 : 16.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+7.7 : 11.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.5 : 12.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+7.4 : 11.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.0 : 15.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.3 : 11.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 25.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.7 : 26.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.7 : 11.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-9.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.3 : -2.6 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-6.2 : -2.1 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.2 : -5.4 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.8 : -2.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-5.5 : -1.1 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-5.5 : -1.5 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.5 : -4.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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.
37.5 BANDYA NORTH Goldfields WA
37.0 COOLGARDIE Goldfields WA
33.4 WEEBO Goldfields WA
30.0 MOINGUP SPRINGS Cent Wheatbelt WA
29.4 GAIRDNER Cent Wheatbelt WA

11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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3.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
3.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
0.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

1210 (50.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1179 (49.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1032 (43.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1019 (42.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
979 (40.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
976 (40.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
914 (38.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
865 (36.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
828 (34.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
827 (34.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
822 (34.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
822 (34.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
763 (31.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
742 (30.9) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
741 (30.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
741 (30.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
738 (30.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
735 (30.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
729 (30.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
702 (29.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
675 (28.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
671 (28.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
669 (27.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
669 (27.9) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
654 (27.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
649 (27.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
642 (26.8) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
637 (26.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
636 (26.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
624 (26.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
618 (25.8) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
608 (25.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
605 (25.2) WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
97/20 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
78/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/11 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
76/17 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
70/10 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
70/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
WEST ROEBUCK
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.6mm/h
    Lower West
GINGIN AERO
10.6mm in 3 min to 11:03 212.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 69(130/ 63 ) at 19:41
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 76 ) at 16:58
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(240/ 67 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(260/ 67 ) at 19:00