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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 1841 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

Eucla

011035

BULL CAMEL

22.0

22.0

10/08/1992

34

Equal to record.

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

18.6

16.8

26/08/2005

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Interior

013017

GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

64.4

43.2

30/08/1964

50

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001009

KURI BAY

26.5

26.5

08/08/1998

36

Equal to record.

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

22.0

21.7

24/08/1971

11

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071072

PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE

13.5

13.0

26/08/1994

29

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

Interior

013017

GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

28.0

27.5

13/08/1993

24


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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 21:17EST, 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 19.8 -0.2 7.2 -1.7 6.1 0.0 2.4 -- 284 (11.8) 26/05
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 +2.5 6.7 -1.3 4.7 0.0 1.4 9.7 251 (10.5) 35/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +3.6 8.9 +1.4 6.8 0.0 1.8 4.7 266 (11.1) 35/10
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.7 6.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 31/11
MANDURAH 17.9 -- 11.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 37/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.8 22.6 +2.2 21.9 0.0 6.8 10.3 379 (15.8) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +3.0 18.0 +12.0 14.4 0.0 8.8 1.3 479 (20.0) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 25.4 +6.9 7.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 166 ( 6.9) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.2 +6.5 11.0 +2.8 5.6 0.0 2.6 6.2 257 (10.7) 32/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.4 +4.3 4.8 -0.7 1.4 0.0 2.0 7.2 262 (10.9) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.8 -1.5 18.6 +8.3 15.7 0.0 9.8 2.9 490 (20.4) 39/04
CAIRNS AERO 24.2 -2.4 18.9 +1.5 17.8 3.2 3.2 5.0 656 (27.3) 61/07
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.1 +0.1 15.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 8.6 9.0 523 (21.8) 52/12
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -0.5 17.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 548 (22.8) 52/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 0.0 11.8 +1.2 8.2 0.0 6.0 -- 299 (12.5) 43/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.6 +0.3 12.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 501 (20.9) 54/13
NAMBOUR DPI 21.8 -0.7 14.2 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -0.2 13.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 57/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 +0.6 10.5 +0.9 6.4 0.0 4.8 7.3 436 (18.2) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.4 +0.7 6.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 39/19
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.2 +1.3 9.6 +3.8 4.7 0.0 3.4 -- 223 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 -0.3 13.0 +4.8 8.1 0.0 5.4 5.3 604 (25.2) 61/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -1.2 10.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.7 +0.1 11.3 +4.5 6.6 0.4 4.0 7.3 354 (14.8) 41/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 -0.6 7.9 +2.6 3.5 0.6 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.3 +4.3 0.6 -1.5 -3.8 0.0 4.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.0 +2.5 4.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -1.5 11.8 +3.7 9.4 0.4 4.2 5.2 593 (24.7) 45/00
RICHMOND RAAF 18.6 -1.2 9.2 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 28/09
BELLAMBI AWS 16.4 -1.6 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 37/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.9 +4.9 -0.5 -1.5 -3.2 0.0 2.6 10.1 184 ( 7.7) 18/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +3.9 2.5 -1.1 -1.0 0.0 2.2 10.6 220 ( 9.2) 24/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +3.2 1.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 +5.9 3.4 -1.8 0.2 0.0 2.6 10.0 211 ( 8.8) 32/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.4 +3.7 0.3 -3.6 3.4 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 32/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.7 +3.4 -1.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 32/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.9 +4.9 2.5 -4.2 1.3 0.0 1.4 -- 96 ( 4.0) 46/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.8 +5.8 -0.7 -6.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 24/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.8 +4.4 -3.1 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 50/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 +0.5 2.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 +3.2 4.1 -0.6 1.3 0.0 3.6 6.6 304 (12.7) 35/22
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

35.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+10.1 : 13.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+9.9 : 13.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+9.2 : 9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+9.1 : 26.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+8.6 : 15.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+13.1 : 21.6 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+12.0 : 18.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.8 : 22.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+10.6 : 19.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+10.5 : 16.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

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

8.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 17.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-5.6 : 19.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.3 : 24.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-3.8 : 22.2 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.8 : 18.5 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : -3.1 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-6.6 : -0.7 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
-6.4 : -1.1 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
-6.2 : -0.7 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

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.
64.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
32.6 GLEN-AYLE Interior WA
30.0 NEVERTIRE Eucla WA
22.0 BULL CAMEL Eucla WA
21.0 ILKURLKA Goldfields WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
30.0 NEVERTIRE
22.0 BULL CAMEL
Goldfields
21.0 ILKURLKA
Interior
64.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
32.6 GLEN-AYLE

11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.7 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
10.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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3.3 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
2.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
2.6 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1233 (51.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1147 (47.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1118 (46.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
987 (41.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
898 (37.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
892 (37.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
848 (35.3) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
838 (34.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
802 (33.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
782 (32.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
772 (32.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
762 (31.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
749 (31.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
699 (29.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
688 (28.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
679 (28.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
673 (28.0) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
671 (28.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
669 (27.9) WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
656 (27.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
629 (26.2) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
628 (26.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
618 (25.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
608 (25.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
604 (25.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
603 (25.1) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
91/ CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/05 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
76/18 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
76/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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
    Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 01:30 7.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 74(110/ 63 ) at 03:00
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 67 ) at 22:51
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 83(170/ 67 ) at 21:30