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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 2132 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

VIC

Mallee N

076110

BERROOK

36.5

31.2

04/10/1974

32

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Warrego

044021

CHARLEVILLE AERO

22.5

22.5

31/10/1997

55

Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

21.2

19.8

23/10/2002

14

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

Lower NE

082139

HUNTERS HILL

5.8

6.3

07/10/1998

11

TAS

N Coast

091284

BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)

12.0

12.2

23/10/2003

12

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

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

29.6

28.5

21/10/1995

17


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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 21:32EST, 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 21.8 -2.6 6.3 -4.6 3.0 0.0 4.6 -- 484 (20.2) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 -2.3 6.3 -3.9 5.1 0.0 3.6 11.1 324 (13.5) 30/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.1 +0.4 8.3 -0.8 7.2 5.2 2.6 9.5 342 (14.3) 39/14
BUNBURY 19.0 -1.7 5.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/17
MANDURAH 19.2 -- 10.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 34/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.3 25.4 +0.4 24.8 0.0 7.6 11.0 391 (16.3) 31/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.5 -5.5 14.3 -0.5 14.1 0.0 18.8 11.4 710 (29.6) 44/00
WHYALLA AERO 17.8 -6.1 7.2 -3.3 -- 3.2 3.8 -- 545 (22.7) 70/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -7.0 9.1 -2.3 8.2 9.8 2.0 4.3 441 (18.4) 74/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -3.6 6.3 -0.8 5.4 25.2 1.8 5.9 289 (12.0) 50/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.9 -0.7 22.1 +3.5 20.0 0.0 11.0 7.4 365 (15.2) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 -0.3 20.5 -0.1 17.4 0.0 5.8 4.8 194 ( 8.1) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +0.8 19.0 -1.7 16.9 0.0 8.0 6.8 286 (11.9) 39/16
MACKAY MO 29.7 +2.1 19.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 400 (16.7) 58/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.0 +5.3 16.8 -0.2 13.9 0.0 11.0 -- 307 (12.8) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +1.4 20.5 +3.9 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 587 (24.5) 63/16
NAMBOUR DPI 35.1 +8.4 14.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 26.0 +1.6 17.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 52/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +3.1 17.4 +1.7 12.7 0.0 4.4 9.4 337 (14.0) 67/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 34.3 +9.6 15.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 536 (22.3) 68/17
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.9 -5.2 14.7 +2.6 12.6 0.0 12.3 -- 360 (15.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.4 +3.8 16.8 +3.0 12.5 0.0 3.6 7.4 345 (14.4) 67/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +2.9 14.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.5 +2.9 14.2 +2.2 14.2 2.6 5.0 2.0 327 (13.6) 72/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.6 +2.9 13.1 +2.4 13.4 2.8 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 39/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 -4.3 7.0 +0.4 6.1 6.6 2.6 2.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -8.6 12.3 +2.9 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.4 +3.9 14.1 +1.0 13.2 5.6 4.6 6.1 431 (18.0) 89/06
RICHMOND RAAF 26.5 +1.5 12.9 +1.9 -- 5.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 81/06
BELLAMBI AWS 25.5 +3.9 13.4 -0.5 -- 5.8 -- -- 422 (17.6) 102/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 -4.9 7.4 +1.3 7.2 6.2 3.4 3.3 324 (13.5) 58/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.4 -8.0 9.0 +1.3 7.6 7.4 1.2 3.0 297 (12.4) 54/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -7.8 9.1 +1.1 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 -6.1 7.5 -2.3 6.0 16.2 6.6 7.4 496 (20.7) 63/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.9 -5.0 8.6 +1.1 7.8 3.4 -- -- 311 (13.0) 52/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 -4.7 7.5 +1.2 -- 4.8 -- -- 289 (12.0) 55/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -2.6 9.2 -0.3 8.8 12.2 2.6 -- 109 ( 4.5) 35/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.3 -2.5 7.9 +0.3 -- 12.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 61/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 -4.2 4.8 -1.4 -- 16.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 46/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.3 -5.7 9.8 +2.9 -- 11.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 41/12
HOBART AIRPORT 12.1 -5.2 9.5 +2.0 -- 2.8 2.8 0.0 270 (11.3) 31/14
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

42.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
40.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
39.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

+14.2 : 39.8 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+12.2 : 39.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+11.3 : 39.4 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.9 : 37.6 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
+10.6 : 38.0 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+10.6 : 34.5 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

29.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
28.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
27.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
27.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+11.7 : 25.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+10.8 : 25.2 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+10.5 : 24.3 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.3 : 21.9 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+10.2 : 24.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.6 : 18.3 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-10.5 : 23.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-10.0 : 5.8 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-9.4 : 21.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-9.3 : 16.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-9.3 : 18.3 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW

-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.2 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : 8.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-7.6 : 4.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.1 : 8.0 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.1 : 7.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 10.3 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.9 : 1.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 10.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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.
39.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
33.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
32.8 GOULDS COUNTRY E Coast TAS
32.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
31.0 MANNUM (GLEN SAUNDERS) Murray Valley SA

12.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1173 (48.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1058 (44.1) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
1028 (42.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1013 (42.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
1010 (42.1) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
931 (38.8) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
921 (38.4) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
891 (37.1) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
887 (37.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
885 (36.9) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
885 (36.9) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
868 (36.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
825 (34.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
822 (34.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
804 (33.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
792 (33.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
775 (32.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
772 (32.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
771 (32.1) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
770 (32.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
770 (32.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
762 (31.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
751 (31.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
734 (30.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
711 (29.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
710 (29.6) ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
701 (29.2) ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
695 (29.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
692 (28.8) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
677 (28.2) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
662 (27.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
643 (26.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
639 (26.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
631 (26.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
627 (26.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
607 (25.3) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
602 (25.1) WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
601 (25.0) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
128/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
107/10 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
107/15 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
107/14 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
106/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/02 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
102/17 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
102/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/08 CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/14 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
93/10 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
91/15 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
13.8mm in 43 min to 19:43 19.3mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 98(250/ 82 ) at 12:30
    Northeast
YUNTA AIRSTRIP : 83(270/ 63 ) at 13:30
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 85(260/ 63 ) at 13:30
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 87(240/ 63 ) at 10:56
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 87(280/ 67 ) at 12:22
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL) : 108(270/ 58 ) at 15:11
    Murray Valley
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE : 91(280/ 43 ) at 14:10
    Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO AP (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 93(270/ 70 ) at 16:02
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(360/ 63 ) at 14:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) : 78( 30/ 63 ) at 08:27
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 93(330/ 48 ) at 10:28
    C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS : 74( 20/ 67 ) at 05:30
    Sydney--east
KURNELL AWS : 74( 30/ 63 ) at 06:30
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 93( 20/ 65 ) at 07:00
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 87(300/ 65 ) at 13:47
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS) : 82(310/ 63 ) at 13:01
BELLAMBI AWS : 98(290/ 67 ) at 17:30
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 89(270/ 72 ) at 17:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 128(320/ 91 ) at 03:37
    Riverina E
YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE : 100(250/ 37 ) at 18:46
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT : 74(270/ 63 ) at 13:43
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 87(260/ 63 ) at 15:08
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 102(350/ 67 ) at 02:00
MT HOTHAM : 104(330/ 52 ) at 02:47
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(260/ 63 ) at 14:30
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 76(250/ 67 ) at 13:07
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(280/ 87 ) at 15:02