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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2151 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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040126

MARYBOROUGH

23.1

23.1

29/10/2003

47

Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040068

DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

109

102.0

08/10/1978

15


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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 21:34EST, 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 21.0 -3.4 6.4 -4.5 2.5 0.0 6.4 -- 510 (21.3) 55/17
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 -3.5 6.8 -3.4 5.6 0.8 5.6 8.5 298 (12.4) 46/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.0 -4.7 8.6 -0.5 7.2 2.0 2.8 7.7 376 (15.7) 54/09
BUNBURY 18.4 -2.3 6.8 -2.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 311 (13.0) 44/13
MANDURAH 17.4 -- 12.4 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 48/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.8 +2.6 26.0 +1.0 26.0 0.0 9.2 10.8 324 (13.5) 52/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.5 +0.5 10.7 -4.1 7.9 0.0 11.2 11.1 348 (14.5) 41/08
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 -2.3 4.6 -5.9 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 297 (12.4) 35/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.8 -1.0 6.8 -4.6 3.1 0.0 3.8 10.7 218 ( 9.1) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 -1.3 5.5 -1.6 3.9 0.6 4.0 2.7 441 (18.4) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +0.1 23.0 +4.4 21.0 0.0 8.6 0.9 310 (12.9) 30/05
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +2.5 23.3 +2.7 21.9 0.0 6.6 7.1 257 (10.7) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.4 24.8 +4.1 24.0 0.0 7.4 6.3 404 (16.8) 37/12
MACKAY MO 31.9 +4.3 24.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 405 (16.9) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.8 +5.1 22.7 +5.7 21.3 2.0 8.4 -- 325 (13.5) 46/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.1 +3.2 23.4 +6.8 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 457 (19.0) 52/14
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +3.3 19.2 +5.4 -- 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 27.2 +2.8 21.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 +3.2 19.5 +3.8 16.5 0.0 5.0 6.3 429 (17.9) 48/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.9 +7.2 15.6 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 61/16
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 27.2 +2.1 15.4 +3.3 10.0 0.0 6.8 -- 208 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 +0.2 13.9 +0.1 9.3 0.0 5.6 7.9 396 (16.5) 55/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.2 -0.8 9.6 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 11.3 -0.7 10.1 0.2 10.0 3.5 490 (20.4) 52/01
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 -4.7 12.0 +1.3 8.4 1.6 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 35/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.6 -0.9 5.7 -0.9 3.0 0.4 4.4 11.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +0.9 10.3 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.0 -1.5 15.0 +1.9 11.4 0.6 6.8 0.2 547 (22.8) 50/00
RICHMOND RAAF 18.0 -7.0 13.2 +2.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 301 (12.5) 50/06
BELLAMBI AWS 20.1 -1.5 14.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 39/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 -0.5 3.1 -3.0 -1.2 0.0 7.4 10.9 425 (17.7) 37/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.1 -2.3 1.1 -6.6 -0.7 0.0 3.0 12.1 304 (12.7) 18/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -2.6 3.4 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.9 5.9 -3.9 2.1 0.0 6.0 12.0 315 (13.1) 28/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.0 -1.9 2.2 -5.3 0.6 0.0 4.0 -- 296 (12.3) 30/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.7 -1.6 1.3 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 28/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 +0.4 7.3 -2.2 4.7 0.8 2.8 -- 146 ( 6.1) 22/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 -0.5 4.4 -3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 432 (18.0) 31/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 -1.1 -0.4 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 34/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -2.3 3.3 -3.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 261 (10.9) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.1 -0.2 6.7 -0.8 3.8 0.0 3.8 10.0 514 (21.4) 41/08
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

42.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.8 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
40.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

+9.2 : 37.5 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.9 : 38.3 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.3 : 36.4 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.0 : 37.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.4 : 36.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.4 : 34.1 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.4 : 37.0 MONTO AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

28.4 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+7.7 : 23.1 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.3 : 21.1 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.8 : 23.4 BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.7 : 23.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.5 : 25.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD

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

4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 17.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.2 : 17.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0 : 10.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-7.0 : 18.0 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-6.8 : 17.7 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS Sydney--west NSW

-4.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.7 : 2.0 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-7.8 : 9.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.6 : 2.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.6 : 1.2 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 7.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields 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.
43.0 TAEMAS Central Coast W QLD
42.0 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
36.3 CRAIGS POCKET STATION N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 ALEXANDRA (CRYSTAL CREEK) N Central VIC
33.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

12.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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3.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
3.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
2.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1381 (57.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1119 (46.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1074 (44.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
897 (37.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
843 (35.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
838 (34.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
835 (34.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
821 (34.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
803 (33.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
766 (31.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
765 (31.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
760 (31.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
746 (31.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
737 (30.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
652 (27.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
644 (26.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
638 (26.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
634 (26.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
629 (26.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
617 (25.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
616 (25.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
603 (25.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
109/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/19 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
76/15 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
72/19 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
    W Kimberley
CYGNET BAY
99.0mm in 9 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
6.6mm in 17 min to 18:17 23.3mm/h
LAJAMANU
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 70(360/ 63 ) at 19:30
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 109(180/ 87 ) at 15:44