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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2143 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

TAS

E Coast

092008

CRANBROOK (CRANBROOK HOUSE)

74.0

72.4

13/10/1926

95

TAS

E Coast

092038

SWANSEA POST OFFICE

75.4

71.6

08/10/1891

101

TAS

E Coast

092040

SWANSEA (BELMONT)

69.8

34.0

16/10/1973

26

TAS

E Coast

092067

RUSHY LAGOON (CAPE PORTLAND ROAD)

44.5

44.4

24/10/1979

41

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039330

MONTO AIRPORT

21.0

21.0

29/10/2003

13

Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

-0.2

0.3

18/10/1978

38

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

16.2

16.2

21/10/2001

11

Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009225

PERTH METRO

15.8

16.5

21/10/2001

12

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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040082

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON

25.6

20.8

13/10/1972

37


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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 21.2 -3.2 9.7 -1.2 6.6 0.0 5.8 -- 315 (13.1) 54/17
PERTH AIRPORT 16.7 -5.8 10.9 +0.7 9.7 2.6 3.8 5.7 284 (11.8) 58/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.3 -5.4 9.9 +0.8 9.9 4.4 4.4 7.1 377 (15.7) 63/11
BUNBURY 16.5 -4.2 11.5 +2.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 348 (14.5) 57/12
MANDURAH 16.8 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 356 (14.8) 54/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.7 24.1 -0.9 23.9 0.0 8.0 11.2 353 (14.7) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 -2.7 8.2 -6.6 3.3 0.0 8.0 11.9 276 (11.5) 43/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 -3.8 4.1 -6.4 -- 0.5 6.1 -- 528 (22.0) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 -4.2 9.6 -1.8 9.4 14.6 3.6 10.4 570 (23.8) 39/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 -3.8 8.0 +0.9 6.5 16.4 2.0 5.5 435 (18.1) 45/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 -1.9 18.2 -0.4 15.9 0.0 13.2 10.8 469 (19.5) 34/02
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +1.9 21.4 +0.8 20.0 0.2 4.2 10.8 290 (12.1) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.6 +5.2 23.8 +3.1 22.0 0.0 5.4 11.0 313 (13.0) 30/09
MACKAY MO 32.4 +4.8 23.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 558 (23.3) 43/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +4.2 23.2 +6.2 21.7 0.0 10.6 -- 385 (16.0) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +4.8 21.9 +5.3 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 630 (26.3) 41/08
NAMBOUR DPI 31.6 +4.9 20.6 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 29.7 +5.3 19.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.4 +4.9 18.7 +3.0 18.2 0.0 13.0 9.6 746 (31.1) 59/04
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 -1.3 8.6 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 714 (29.8) 52/09
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.7 -5.4 8.4 -3.7 4.4 1.2 1.1 -- 229 ( 9.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +3.0 12.3 -1.5 5.3 0.2 6.0 11.6 439 (18.3) 48/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.8 7.8 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 10.1 -1.9 6.0 0.0 8.6 11.7 811 (33.8) 78/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.3 -2.4 7.7 -3.0 4.7 1.6 -- -- 241 (10.0) 50/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 -6.5 1.5 -5.1 0.0 8.5 2.5 3.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -7.6 3.6 -5.8 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.8 -0.7 11.8 -1.3 8.6 0.0 7.0 11.6 759 (31.6) 67/08
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 -3.5 9.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 70/02
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -0.5 11.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 721 (30.0) 78/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 -5.2 4.9 -1.2 3.3 0.4 3.2 10.1 639 (26.6) 61/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.3 -6.1 7.3 -0.4 7.0 6.6 3.6 6.5 556 (23.2) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 -5.7 7.6 -0.4 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.2 -5.6 8.1 -1.7 6.7 3.2 4.0 8.8 564 (23.5) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.8 -3.1 6.6 -0.9 5.8 13.02 -- -- 435 (18.1) 37/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.2 -3.1 6.6 +0.3 -- 5.2 -- -- 434 (18.1) 48/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -2.6 10.2 +0.7 7.6 0.8 1.4 -- 227 ( 9.5) 32/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.7 -2.1 8.3 +0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 605 (25.2) 50/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.7 -3.9 6.3 +0.1 -- 7.4 -- -- 584 (24.3) 46/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 -0.5 7.9 +1.0 -- 16.6 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 -3.6 9.3 +1.8 9.0 17.6 3.8 1.0 324 (13.5) 37/11
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

41.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
40.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 30.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.3 : 35.6 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.9 : 36.2 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+6.8 : 34.4 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

28.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
27.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.6 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 21.0 MONTO AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.9 : 21.4 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.0 : 28.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
+6.8 : 20.6 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6 : 22.2 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-9.5 : 14.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-9.2 : 9.5 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-9.0 : 8.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-9.0 : 8.9 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-8.7 : 8.7 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-8.7 : 11.5 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : -0.2 HAWKER Upper North SA
-9.1 : 4.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-8.6 : 3.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-8.1 : 9.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-7.7 : 8.3 TOM PRICE W Pilbara 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.
96.0 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA) E Coast TAS
83.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE) E Coast TAS
75.4 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
74.0 CRANBROOK (CRANBROOK HOUSE) E Coast TAS
69.8 SWANSEA (BELMONT) E Coast TAS

TASMANIA
E Coast
96.0 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA)
83.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
75.4 SWANSEA POST OFFICE
74.0 CRANBROOK (CRANBROOK HOUSE)
69.8 SWANSEA (BELMONT)
67.0 APSLAWN
60.2 MARIA ISLAND (DARLINGTON)
54.2 SWANSEA (DOLPHIN SANDS)
53.8 LITTLE SWANPORT (WINEGLASS COTTAGE)
53.0 COLES BAY (FREYCINET)
52.0 LITTLE SWANPORT (LISDILLON)
51.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
Flinders Is/Bass St
54.0 MILEARA PARK

12.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

3.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
2.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
2.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1662 (69.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1259 (52.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1244 (51.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1071 (44.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1055 (44.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1017 (42.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
971 (40.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
948 (39.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
947 (39.5) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
946 (39.4) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
910 (37.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
908 (37.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
900 (37.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
898 (37.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
864 (36.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
864 (36.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
847 (35.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
836 (34.8) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
833 (34.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
827 (34.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
827 (34.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
812 (33.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
811 (33.8) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
810 (33.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
789 (32.9) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
785 (32.7) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
777 (32.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
760 (31.7) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
759 (31.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
746 (31.1) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
738 (30.8) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
734 (30.6) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
732 (30.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
725 (30.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
721 (30.0) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
721 (30.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
719 (30.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
717 (29.9) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
714 (29.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
713 (29.7) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
713 (29.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
711 (29.6) ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
708 (29.5) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
701 (29.2) JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
697 (29.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
696 (29.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
693 (28.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
688 (28.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
684 (28.5) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
675 (28.1) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
670 (27.9) PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
669 (27.9) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
665 (27.7) LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
661 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
660 (27.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
659 (27.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
653 (27.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
639 (26.6) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
638 (26.6) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
636 (26.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
634 (26.4) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
630 (26.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
630 (26.3) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
627 (26.1) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
627 (26.1) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
624 (26.0) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
618 (25.8) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
615 (25.6) AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
604 (25.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
96/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/07 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/13 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
91/10 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
91/10 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland 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

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 91(250/ 69 ) at 10:20
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(260/ 54 ) at 11:43
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 83(251/ 67 ) at 08:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(240/ 63 ) at 09:06
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(250/ 76 ) at 07:11