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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 1857 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014645

LIMMEN RIVER

9.0

0.5

30/09/1995

11

SA

NW Pastoral

016036

WOOMERA (PERNATTY STN)

33.0

31.8

27/09/1964

76

SA

NE Pastoral

017017

COMMODORE

35.2

33.5

08/09/1949

89

SA

NE Pastoral

017041

BLINMAN (NARRINA)

40.0

29.5

23/09/1951

65

SA

NE Pastoral

017051

WARRAWEENA

37.8

34.0

19/09/1946

31

SA

NE Pastoral

017097

BLINMAN (ANGORICHINA)

42.0

30.0

30/09/1996

37

SA

NE Pastoral

017098

PARACHILNA (MOTPENA)

35.0

26.0

15/09/1984

37

SA

NE Pastoral

017110

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

33.8

19.0

29/09/1996

20

SA

NE Pastoral

017119

BELTANA ROADHOUSE

33.0

18.6

24/09/1992

20

SA

Upper North

019111

WILPENA (MARTINS WELL)

29.6

20.5

24/09/1992

19

SA

Northeast

020055

STRATHEARN

30.6

19.4

12/09/1990

17

NSW

NW Slopes S

055109

BENDEMEER (GLENCLAIR)

88.0

57.0

05/09/1998

48

NSW

NW Slopes S

055319

UPPER MANILLA (GLENBORAH)

67.0

60.6

05/09/1998

19

NSW

N Tablelands E

057033

WOLLOMOMBI POST OFFICE

43.8

33.5

21/09/1971

30

NSW

N Tablelands E

057045

TIA (HIGHRENT)

41.2

40.0

15/09/1990

45

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

Upper Murray

024048

RENMARK AERO

12.5

12.5

06/09/1995

11

Equal to record.

NSW

Far Northwest

046043

WILCANNIA (REID ST)

11.6

12.2

07/09/1966

48

NSW

Upper Darling

048027

COBAR MO

9.8

11.7

20/09/1996

44

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

9.9

12.0

20/09/1996

11

NSW

CW Plains N

051039

NYNGAN AIRPORT

10.9

12.2

08/09/1960

46

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

11.3

11.8

06/09/1995

11


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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 21:19EST, 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 20.5 -1.5 5.3 -4.0 2.8 0.0 2.8 -- 296 (12.3) 30/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 -0.7 5.8 -3.1 3.9 0.0 2.0 8.7 252 (10.5) 35/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 +0.6 3.1 -4.9 2.1 0.0 1.8 8.4 209 ( 8.7) 46/14
BUNBURY 19.3 +1.1 3.9 -4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 50/11
MANDURAH 18.1 -- 10.1 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 43/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 -0.1 21.9 -1.1 21.0 0.0 9.2 9.9 234 ( 9.8) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.9 +6.6 19.1 +8.7 15.0 0.0 6.4 10.7 404 (16.8) 48/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.8 -5.7 11.6 +3.6 -- 8.4 5.0 -- -- 39/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.6 -6.4 11.4 +1.7 6.7 5.0 6.8 0.0 173 ( 7.2) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.7 5.5 -0.8 3.4 0.0 1.6 8.6 216 ( 9.0) 30/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.2 +1.0 11.4 -2.8 8.7 0.0 8.6 11.2 293 (12.2) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 -0.3 18.1 -0.6 16.5 0.2 5.6 10.4 518 (21.6) 34/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 -1.4 15.0 -2.3 12.7 0.0 8.0 10.9 344 (14.3) 41/14
MACKAY MO 23.7 -1.5 15.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 323 (13.5) 26/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +0.3 15.4 +1.8 13.6 0.0 5.2 -- 430 (17.9) 41/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 -0.4 12.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.1 +1.2 11.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 23.3 +0.2 16.9 +3.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/09
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 -0.6 13.3 +0.6 9.8 0.0 4.4 10.5 267 (11.1) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.3 +2.9 11.7 +1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 424 (17.7) 31/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 16.3 -5.1 6.6 -1.9 0.7 0.0 4.0 -- 146 ( 6.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.7 -2.2 12.7 +1.8 8.2 8.2 1.6 3.9 400 (16.7) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -3.6 9.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 -3.4 4.3 -4.7 0.9 0.0 2.6 5.6 258 (10.8) 24/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.5 -3.8 2.8 -4.9 -1.0 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 -4.5 -1.4 -5.6 -4.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.3 -9.9 3.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -3.7 8.4 -1.9 5.0 0.0 3.2 4.1 422 (17.6) 35/01
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -5.7 2.5 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 17/18
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -4.2 8.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.1 -3.1 -1.4 -4.6 -4.1 0.0 2.6 6.4 302 (12.6) 30/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 -4.9 0.6 -4.5 -1.9 0.0 3.2 4.4 277 (11.5) 18/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.6 -3.5 1.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.8 -8.6 10.7 +3.3 8.1 0.8 4.0 0.0 253 (10.5) 39/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.3 -4.1 2.6 -2.8 5.3 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.8 -5.0 2.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 24/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 +1.3 8.4 +0.5 6.5 0.0 2.6 -- 96 ( 4.0) 22/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.1 +0.3 4.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 24/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 -1.6 3.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 -0.8 4.3 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 17/15
HOBART AIRPORT 14.5 -0.8 3.9 -2.1 0.9 0.0 1.8 8.7 279 (11.6) 22/09
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

37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
36.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
36.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+6.6 : 33.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 36.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.0 : 33.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+5.8 : 34.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+5.3 : 31.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.7 : 19.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 20.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.0 : 17.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.7 : 16.9 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+5.9 : 18.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

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

1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-13.4 : 9.9 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-13.3 : 11.6 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-12.1 : 9.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
-12.1 : 11.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-11.9 : 11.6 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9 : -0.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.4 : -3.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.9 : 2.6 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS Sydney--west NSW
-6.4 : 0.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.3 : 2.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE 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.
108.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
88.0 BENDEMEER (GLENCLAIR) NW Slopes S NSW
68.0 BERMAGUI SOUTH (YOUNG STREET) South Coast NSW
67.0 UPPER MANILLA (GLENBORAH) NW Slopes S NSW
61.6 KENTUCKY (VALE VIEW) N Tablelands W NSW

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
50.1 BLINMAN

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
88.0 BENDEMEER (GLENCLAIR)
67.0 UPPER MANILLA (GLENBORAH)
52.0 ORABAH (MANILLA (WARRABAH))
N Tablelands W
61.6 KENTUCKY (VALE VIEW)
South Coast
108.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
68.0 BERMAGUI SOUTH (YOUNG STREET)

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

.....

0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

808 (33.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
770 (32.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
719 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
719 (30.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
704 (29.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
703 (29.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
700 (29.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
689 (28.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
665 (27.7) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
640 (26.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
622 (25.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
74/12 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
65/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
57/00 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
55/01 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
55/12 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Upper North
HAWKER
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h