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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 1838 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

003032

DERBY AERO

19.0

15.0

14/08/1978

49

WA

W Kimberley

003040

CAMBALLIN

17.0

15.0

14/08/1978

35

WA

W Kimberley

003073

KIMBOLTON

16.8

0.8

25/08/2005

17

Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

26.0

0.2

28/08/1995

11

WA

W Kimberley

003084

DERBY (MANNING RD)

16.0

3.0

21/08/1992

14

WA

W Kimberley

003086

WILLARE BRIDGE

11.4

0.9

12/08/2003

13

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

16.8

16.8

18/08/2005

12

Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

24.8

26.4

25/08/2005

13

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 21:17EST, 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 19.5 -0.5 6.6 -2.3 3.4 0.8 1.4 -- 306 (12.8) 24/15
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.2 8.1 +0.1 6.0 0.4 3.6 4.2 395 (16.5) 35/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +1.7 10.0 +2.5 7.8 4.8 2.4 7.6 541 (22.5) 35/00
BUNBURY 18.6 +1.3 8.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 26/10
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 307 (12.8) 28/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.3 21.8 +1.4 21.4 0.0 8.0 4.0 424 (17.7) 50/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +6.4 7.8 +1.8 4.6 0.0 6.8 10.1 371 (15.5) 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.1 +3.6 8.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 187 ( 7.8) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 +5.1 10.4 +2.2 5.4 0.0 2.2 6.7 202 ( 8.4) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 +1.4 1.1 -4.4 -1.0 0.0 1.2 8.0 145 ( 6.0) 28/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 +1.6 17.9 +7.6 13.5 0.0 8.4 11.2 409 (17.0) 48/15
CAIRNS AERO 25.1 -1.5 18.2 +0.8 17.1 8.0 3.0 6.7 475 (19.8) 54/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 13.0 -1.7 11.8 0.0 8.0 11.0 544 (22.7) 46/10
MACKAY M.O 22.2 -0.3 17.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 531 (22.1) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.1 10.3 -0.3 8.1 0.0 5.8 -- 307 (12.8) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 +0.8 13.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 467 (19.5) 43/16
NAMBOUR DPI 22.7 +0.2 12.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +0.6 13.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 48/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 +1.2 9.4 -0.2 5.0 0.0 5.0 9.7 401 (16.7) 39/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.8 +1.1 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 41/22
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 21.8 +3.9 5.7 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 3.6 -- 110 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.8 +1.0 13.1 +4.9 7.9 0.0 4.6 10.4 474 (19.8) 45/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 +0.9 7.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 +1.7 2.6 -4.2 0.0 0.0 2.4 9.6 252 (10.5) 34/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.3 +1.3 2.6 -2.7 -1.0 0.2 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 21/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +6.0 1.6 -0.5 -3.0 0.0 2.0 10.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.5 +3.0 3.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.5 -0.8 8.1 0.0 5.0 0.0 2.4 10.3 285 (11.9) 50/20
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 +1.7 1.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 33 ( 1.4) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -0.5 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 44/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 +6.1 -1.0 -2.0 -3.8 0.0 1.4 10.0 193 ( 8.0) 21/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.5 +4.0 0.8 -2.8 -1.0 0.0 1.4 10.9 122 ( 5.1) 24/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +4.0 2.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.7 +3.5 4.5 -0.7 0.5 0.0 2.8 9.9 172 ( 7.2) 21/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 +2.7 2.8 -1.1 4.3 0.2 1.0 -- 151 ( 6.3) 24/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +3.8 0.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 24/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.8 -0.2 9.9 +3.2 8.4 0.0 2.4 -- 75 ( 3.1) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.9 -1.1 5.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 24/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.9 +3.5 -0.1 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 240 (10.0) 31/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 +2.9 -0.1 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 26/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.1 +0.6 4.2 -0.5 -0.4 0.0 4.0 6.1 407 (17.0) 37/12
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

34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
33.5 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
33.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 8.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.9 : 8.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
+7.4 : 25.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+7.4 : 12.3 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
+7.2 : 25.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.2 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.7 : 18.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 14.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 16.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.8 : 19.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+7.6 : 17.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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

6.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.3 : 24.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.3 : 14.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.7 : 14.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.5 : 13.4 FORREST Eucla WA
-5.4 : 27.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.2 : 1.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-5.2 : 1.3 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
-4.8 : -3.6 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8 : -0.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-4.5 : -2.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley 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.
61.4 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
30.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD
29.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
27.2 NOONDOONIA Eucla WA
26.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
26.0 CURTIN AERO
Eucla
27.2 NOONDOONIA

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
30.0 DEERAL
29.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN

VICTORIA
E Central
61.4 BLACK SPUR

11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

3.9 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1427 (59.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1076 (44.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1069 (44.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1058 (44.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1036 (43.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
958 (39.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
888 (37.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
887 (37.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
855 (35.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
814 (33.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
805 (33.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
793 (33.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
791 (33.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
786 (32.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
780 (32.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
777 (32.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
770 (32.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
751 (31.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
744 (31.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
744 (31.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
734 (30.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
729 (30.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
714 (29.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
702 (29.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
683 (28.5) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
675 (28.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
671 (28.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
665 (27.7) YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
649 (27.0) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
635 (26.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
629 (26.2) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
626 (26.1) WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
622 (25.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
619 (25.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
618 (25.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
87/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
84/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/22 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
5.4mm in 8 min to 19:06 40.5mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 22:30 6.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 78(120/ 67 ) at 21:00
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 63 ) at 18:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 65 ) at 22:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 72 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(230/ 65 ) at 02:48
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(250/ 63 ) at 00:00