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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
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 2158 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

WA

E Kimberley

002069

KACHANA

63.5

52.3

16/10/1998

13

NT

Alice Springs

015554

VAUGHAN SPRINGS

40.0

37.0

29/10/2000

46

NT

Alice Springs

015633

PALM VALLEY

39.6

38.4

30/10/1998

23

SA

NW Pastoral

016088

MINTABIE

83.0

25.8

02/10/1992

14

72.0

11/02/2000

14

SA

NW Pastoral

016094

COPPER HILLS STATION

31.6

27.2

16/10/2001

12

SA

NE Pastoral

017058

MARREE (DULKANINNA)

18.0

11.7

26/10/1952

23

SA

NE Pastoral

017089

MUNGERANIE (KALAMURINA)

21.4

12.7

13/10/1892

22

QLD

Central Highlands

035094

WINVIC

142.0

63.0

30/10/2000

44

QLD

Central Highlands

035286

GLENCOE

77.0

47.4

09/10/1996

13

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039203

TANNYMOREL

71.2

59.6

23/10/1989

52

QLD

Far SW

045065

RAYMORE

42.7

18.0

03/10/1995

11

NSW

CW Plains N

051001

COONAMBLE (NARDOO)

53.0

52.8

17/10/1950

118


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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 21:35EST, 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 27.5 +3.1 6.3 -4.6 3.8 0.0 6.6 -- 527 (22.0) 39/20
PERTH AIRPORT 27.2 +4.7 6.9 -3.3 5.1 0.0 5.0 11.7 376 (15.7) 37/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +1.0 7.2 -1.9 5.0 0.0 3.4 10.1 215 ( 9.0) 34/14
BUNBURY 21.1 +0.4 4.8 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 37/19
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 10.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 37/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.2 23.7 -1.3 25.4 26.2 8.6 9.1 359 (15.0) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.5 -1.5 16.7 +1.9 16.3 9.4 2.8 9.8 331 (13.8) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 -0.2 9.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 292 (12.2) 30/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.0 +4.2 8.0 -3.4 3.5 0.0 4.0 9.5 167 ( 7.0) 28/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 +0.2 1.8 -5.3 -0.7 0.0 1.6 11.9 280 (11.7) 26/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.5 -1.1 18.8 +0.2 19.3 0.0 4.6 4.3 293 (12.2) 52/13
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +1.8 23.1 +2.5 21.4 0.0 10.0 9.6 -- 37/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +0.2 24.0 +3.3 22.8 0.0 10.0 10.4 528 (22.0) 39/12
MACKAY MO 30.5 +2.9 21.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 264 (11.0) 26/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +1.3 21.4 +4.4 20.2 13.2 6.8 -- 228 ( 9.5) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +1.4 22.0 +5.4 -- 3.0 5.4 -- 336 (14.0) 48/13
NAMBOUR DPI 25.4 -1.3 18.9 +5.1 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 26.1 +1.7 20.1 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 357 (14.9) 44/09
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +0.3 19.7 +4.0 17.2 0.2 2.0 3.7 328 (13.7) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.3 -2.4 15.6 +2.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 369 (15.4) 54/22
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 26.6 +1.5 14.9 +2.8 12.9 0.0 5.0 -- 225 ( 9.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 -2.7 16.9 +3.1 14.0 5.8 2.8 0.0 512 (21.3) 41/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 -2.3 15.6 +3.7 -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 -3.4 16.5 +4.5 15.5 0.0 3.6 0.7 421 (17.5) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.7 -4.0 13.4 +2.7 12.6 0.6 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 22/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.1 +0.6 5.7 -0.9 0.8 0.0 7.0 7.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.5 -0.3 9.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 -2.2 15.3 +2.2 14.1 2.0 5.6 2.6 572 (23.8) 37/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.3 -2.7 14.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -2.2 14.3 +0.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 419 (17.5) 30/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.0 +0.6 7.7 +1.6 4.7 0.0 6.0 11.2 356 (14.8) 37/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.6 -0.8 1.4 -6.3 0.2 0.0 4.0 11.7 250 (10.4) 21/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -1.3 4.2 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.2 +1.4 6.3 -3.5 3.9 0.0 4.6 8.6 187 ( 7.8) 46/04
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 -0.5 3.1 -4.4 0.8 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.9 +0.6 1.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 32/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.3 +0.7 6.9 -2.6 3.9 0.0 3.6 -- 72 ( 3.0) 17/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.4 -0.4 2.5 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 26/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 +0.4 0.0 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 31/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 -0.8 7.7 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 279 (11.6) 41/13
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 0.0 7.1 -0.4 3.2 0.0 4.0 8.8 442 (18.4) 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

39.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
38.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
38.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+5.8 : 28.6 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+5.0 : 28.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.7 : 27.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+4.5 : 25.2 KARNET Lower West WA
+4.3 : 27.2 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
+4.3 : 26.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+7.0 : 21.1 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.9 : 20.0 MONTO AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.9 : 20.4 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.2 : 19.9 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+6.1 : 21.1 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

5.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.5 : 28.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-9.2 : 28.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-9.1 : 21.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-8.2 : 22.7 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.9 : 25.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

-3.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.0 EYRE Eucla WA

-11.1 : -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3 : 0.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-6.9 : 0.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-6.8 : 2.1 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.6 : -0.6 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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.
83.0 MINTABIE NW Pastoral SA
77.0 GLENCOE Central Highlands QLD
71.2 TANNYMOREL Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
65.8 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63.5 KACHANA E Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
63.5 KACHANA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
83.0 MINTABIE

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
77.0 GLENCOE
52.0 RAYMOND
Central West
62.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE
Wide Bay/Burnett
71.2 TANNYMOREL
59.2 NEWLYN
54.0 WINGFIELD
53.4 MOUNT KROOMBIT
Brisbane/SE Coast
65.8 TOOLARA (KELLY)

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
53.0 COONAMBLE (NARDOO)

12.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
12.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
11.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.7 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

.....

1.1 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
1.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

1473 (61.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
926 (38.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
908 (37.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
890 (37.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
829 (34.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
772 (32.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
734 (30.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
724 (30.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
689 (28.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
664 (27.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
653 (27.2) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
649 (27.0) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
637 (26.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
629 (26.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
628 (26.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
625 (26.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
622 (25.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
89/23 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
80/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
72/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
65/17 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
65/07 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.
No reports No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h