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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 1844 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 minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

15.6

15.2

30/08/1993

43

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

13.2

13.0

20/08/1995

11

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070005

BOMBALA (THERRY STREET)

24.5

24.4

26/08/1995

39

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071041

THREDBO VILLAGE

15.5

15.5

30/08/1999

26

Equal to record.

VIC

E Gippsland

084143

COMBIENBAR AWS

23.0

22.5

25/08/1995

11

TAS

Derwent Valley

095018

TARRALEAH VILLAGE

18.5

18.2

26/08/2004

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 21:18EST, 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 21.9 +1.9 9.9 +1.0 8.7 0.0 2.6 -- 325 (13.5) 41/20
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +0.4 12.4 +4.4 12.7 13.0 2.0 1.7 313 (13.0) 39/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 +0.5 11.4 +3.9 11.1 0.8 2.0 8.7 331 (13.8) 45/17
BUNBURY 17.4 +0.1 11.9 +4.3 -- 4.4 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 37/23
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 13.6 -- -- 8.2 -- -- 416 (17.3) 50/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +1.2 22.4 +2.0 21.9 0.0 8.6 11.2 354 (14.8) 50/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.2 +5.6 9.9 +3.9 7.4 0.0 5.2 10.3 301 (12.5) 26/12
WHYALLA AERO 26.7 +8.2 11.1 +5.2 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 315 (13.1) 52/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.7 +8.0 17.4 +9.2 12.4 0.0 3.0 5.1 336 (14.0) 43/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 +6.8 11.3 +5.8 7.2 0.0 4.0 3.2 482 (20.1) 52/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 +1.5 9.9 -0.4 7.5 0.0 5.6 11.0 258 (10.8) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 25.3 -1.3 17.8 +0.4 16.9 5.6 4.4 7.3 544 (22.7) 58/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 17.3 +2.6 14.8 0.0 9.2 6.0 569 (23.7) 46/11
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -0.7 16.6 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 3.6 601 (25.0) 46/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 -0.5 11.6 +1.0 8.0 0.0 6.2 -- 354 (14.8) 41/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.0 -1.3 13.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 503 (21.0) 54/12
NAMBOUR DPI 20.5 -2.0 14.0 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.9 -1.4 13.4 +3.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 541 (22.5) 50/07
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 -0.7 13.7 +4.1 10.5 0.0 4.8 4.8 423 (17.6) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.2 -0.5 8.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 544 (22.7) 58/11
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.8 +1.9 8.6 +2.8 4.0 0.0 4.6 -- 283 (11.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 -1.1 11.9 +3.7 9.1 3.4 3.4 5.4 576 (24.0) 34/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -0.4 7.6 +0.9 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.1 +1.5 6.7 -0.1 4.0 0.2 3.2 9.3 237 ( 9.9) 39/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.8 +0.8 3.8 -1.5 -0.1 0.2 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 54/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +6.0 0.6 -1.5 -5.0 0.0 0.4 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +2.8 5.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 +1.7 9.6 +1.5 3.3 0.0 2.0 10.6 329 (13.7) 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 +1.3 4.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 +1.2 11.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 48/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.7 +7.7 -0.7 -1.7 -3.6 0.0 2.4 10.3 128 ( 5.3) 22/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.6 +6.1 4.1 +0.5 0.2 0.0 2.0 10.9 184 ( 7.7) 17/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.0 +5.0 2.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.2 +7.0 7.1 +1.9 2.3 0.0 5.6 8.8 363 (15.1) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.1 +4.4 2.0 -1.9 4.0 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.3 +5.0 2.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 37/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 +5.9 5.5 -1.2 5.7 0.0 3.2 -- 167 ( 7.0) 34/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.0 +7.0 6.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 50/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 +4.6 7.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 731 (30.5) 68/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 +3.8 6.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 39/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 +7.8 8.1 +3.4 7.5 0.0 1.8 3.6 302 (12.6) 39/21
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

35.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
34.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.9 : 24.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.8 : 25.3 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+10.6 : 15.5 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
+10.3 : 22.5 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.1 : 23.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.9 : 15.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 15.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 15.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+9.3 : 14.8 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+9.2 : 17.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
10.8 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW

-4.3 : 25.7 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-3.6 : 18.7 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.5 : 19.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.5 : 22.5 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.5 : 10.8 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
-3.5 : 12.5 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW

-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8 : -1.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-4.7 : -0.3 EAST SALE COMPARISON W Gippsland VIC
-4.6 : -2.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-3.7 : 0.6 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-3.6 : 2.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling 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.
45.0 GLEN ALLYN N Coast--Barron QLD
34.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
30.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
27.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
27.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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3.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1308 (54.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1007 (42.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1000 (41.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
987 (41.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
983 (41.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
917 (38.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
912 (38.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
910 (37.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
885 (36.9) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
863 (36.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
818 (34.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
818 (34.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
817 (34.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
816 (34.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
787 (32.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
769 (32.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
760 (31.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
760 (31.7) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
731 (30.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
714 (29.8) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
695 (29.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
694 (28.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
690 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
681 (28.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
645 (26.9) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
637 (26.5) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
627 (26.1) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
605 (25.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
601 (25.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
601 (25.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
95/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/05 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
81/13 AIREYS INLET W Coast 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.
No reports

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(150/ 72 ) at 00:01
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 63 ) at 03:41
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(300/ 72 ) at 21:30