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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 2153 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

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

41.0

38.9

09/10/1956

41

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040428

BRIAN PASTURES

21.8

21.0

26/10/2004

32

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040428

BRIAN PASTURES

22.2

22.0

26/10/2004

36


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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 21:34EST, 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 22.7 -1.7 4.5 -6.4 2.6 0.0 6.0 -- 640 (26.7) 61/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.4 -2.1 7.4 -2.8 4.2 0.0 4.6 11.6 464 (19.3) 45/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -2.7 6.1 -3.0 5.0 0.8 3.8 7.5 372 (15.5) 37/13
BUNBURY 17.4 -3.3 3.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 34/13
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 8.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 44/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.3 +3.1 27.1 +2.1 27.0 0.0 8.0 9.8 431 (18.0) 48/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.2 -2.8 20.2 +5.4 19.6 0.0 11.8 4.8 396 (16.5) 80/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.4 -0.5 5.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 245 (10.2) 48/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -3.4 7.7 -3.7 3.1 0.0 1.2 12.0 186 ( 7.8) 43/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 -1.0 5.8 -1.3 3.9 0.0 2.2 10.6 376 (15.7) 63/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.4 -2.2 24.3 +5.7 22.1 0.0 5.8 0.5 208 ( 8.7) 52/16
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +2.6 22.8 +2.2 20.5 0.0 7.2 10.9 343 (14.3) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.7 23.0 +2.3 21.0 0.0 8.0 11.2 409 (17.0) 37/14
MACKAY MO 30.7 +3.1 22.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 328 (13.7) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.8 +2.1 21.1 +4.1 20.3 5.8 6.4 -- 256 (10.7) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.6 +2.7 22.5 +5.9 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 456 (19.0) 37/10
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.3 19.4 +5.6 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 25.1 +0.7 16.8 +0.6 -- 4.8 -- -- 299 (12.5) 35/23
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +1.1 19.3 +3.6 17.6 0.0 6.4 7.2 380 (15.8) 35/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.3 +2.6 15.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 737 (30.7) 65/20
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 29.8 +4.7 14.7 +2.6 8.7 0.0 5.6 -- 203 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 +0.2 14.7 +0.9 11.3 9.8 5.8 10.6 436 (18.2) 50/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +1.6 12.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.5 +3.9 13.1 +1.1 10.7 2.0 2.6 10.6 326 (13.6) 37/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.3 +0.6 13.1 +2.4 13.2 8.4 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.5 +3.0 9.0 +2.4 5.0 0.0 4.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +4.6 11.2 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.0 +1.5 15.0 +1.9 12.2 1.2 3.6 8.1 397 (16.5) 48/20
RICHMOND RAAF 26.3 +1.3 13.6 +2.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -0.5 14.7 +0.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 367 (15.3) 46/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.0 +2.6 8.0 +1.9 4.3 0.0 4.8 11.3 228 ( 9.5) 37/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 +1.6 4.3 -3.4 2.7 0.0 4.0 8.4 209 ( 8.7) 59/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 +0.7 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.2 +2.4 8.4 -1.4 6.5 0.0 5.8 12.0 245 (10.2) 63/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +4.1 6.2 -1.3 3.6 0.0 4.2 -- 266 (11.1) 43/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.8 +3.5 3.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 54/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.1 +5.5 10.6 +1.1 8.5 0.0 4.4 -- 135 ( 5.6) 48/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.5 +3.7 6.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 61/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.7 +3.1 4.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 54/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.6 -0.4 9.3 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 48/17
HOBART AIRPORT 20.1 +2.8 7.8 +0.3 5.6 0.0 5.0 9.6 363 (15.1) 59/10
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

40.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+7.8 : 37.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.7 : 37.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.2 : 36.1 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+6.8 : 32.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+6.7 : 25.5 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC

28.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
27.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+8.4 : 22.5 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.3 : 21.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.2 : 22.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.1 : 24.9 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+7.0 : 20.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

6.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.3 : 22.9 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-12.0 : 22.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-10.5 : 24.6 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-8.3 : 25.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 29.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

-4.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-8.3 : -0.1 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8 : 1.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 2.3 HAWKER Upper North SA
-7.4 : 3.3 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-7.0 : 0.7 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
75.0 WAMURAN POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
47.2 KARMOO Central Highlands QLD
43.0 WONGA Darling Downs E QLD
41.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
39.0 SPRINGVALE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
41.0 LAJAMANU

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
47.2 KARMOO
Brisbane/SE Coast
75.0 WAMURAN POST OFFICE
39.0 SPRINGVALE
Darling Downs E
43.0 WONGA

12.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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5.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
4.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
2.1 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

887 (37.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
858 (35.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
786 (32.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
762 (31.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
755 (31.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
741 (30.9) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
737 (30.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
729 (30.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
721 (30.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
715 (29.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
706 (29.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
693 (28.9) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
686 (28.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
686 (28.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
685 (28.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
678 (28.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
665 (27.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
640 (26.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
628 (26.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
621 (25.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
621 (25.9) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
620 (25.8) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
616 (25.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
609 (25.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
607 (25.3) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
604 (25.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
115/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/15 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
94/07 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/16 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
93/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/16 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
LAJAMANU
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 6.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
15.0mm in 8 min to 11:14 112.5mm/h
33.6mm in 16 min to 11:30 126.0mm/h
78.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 26.0mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 29.4mm/h
80.6mm in 1 hr 55 min to 12:30 42.1mm/h
83.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
    N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.0mm/h
YULARA AERO
5.2mm in 15 min to 13:45 20.8mm/h
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
8.8mm in 12 min to 19:48 44.0mm/h
WULUNGURRU
10.2mm in 4 min to 15:07 153.0mm/h
7.4mm in 3 min to 15:10 148.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
7.4mm in 41 min to 20:41 10.8mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
17.4mm in 43 min to 21:43 24.3mm/h
19.6mm in 17 min to 22:00 69.2mm/h
37.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 37.0mm/h
10.6mm in 20 min to 22:20 31.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
2.2mm in 1 min to 18:24 132.0mm/h
6.4mm in 2 min to 18:26 192.0mm/h
13.8mm in 4 min to 18:30 207.0mm/h
11.8mm in 6 min to 18:36 118.0mm/h
10.4mm in 20 min to 19:00 31.2mm/h
48.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 48.0mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 18.3mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
21.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 21.4mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
7.6mm in 11 min to 19:05 41.5mm/h
32.6mm in 55 min to 20:00 35.6mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.7mm/h
    Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
OAKEY AERO
5.2mm in 15 min to 18:49 20.8mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
18.8mm in 21 min to 19:00 53.7mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 4 min to 16:45 117.0mm/h
5.6mm in 4 min to 16:49 84.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
6.8mm in 8 min to 18:21 51.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
WULUNGURRU : 98(230/ 52 ) at 15:07
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON : 85(220/ 67 ) at 18:26
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS : 93( 20/ 43 ) at 16:49
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(320/ 76 ) at 07:36
VICTORIA
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 78(240/ 72 ) at 14:45
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 82(290/ 65 ) at 17:52
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 93(280/ 69 ) at 17:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(330/ 96 ) at 13:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(320/ 76 ) at 11:45
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(290/ 69 ) at 14:35