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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

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 2202 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

Gt Southern

010696

AMRISTA PARK

39.2

39.0

18/10/1995

50

WA

Gt Southern

010894

ALLAN ROCKS

64.2

50.5

18/10/1995

38

QLD

Central Highlands

035283

DRENSMAINE

47.0

37.6

07/10/1997

13

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040732

WALLEN WALLEN

75.0

66.8

25/10/1987

21

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040770

ORMISTON COLLEGE

68.4

60.0

31/10/2000

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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 21:36EST, 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 23.1 -1.3 13.7 +2.8 11.3 0.0 4.0 -- 561 (23.4) 52/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 -0.1 10.8 +0.6 9.1 0.0 6.2 10.6 476 (19.8) 37/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 -2.0 12.3 +3.2 11.5 3.2 2.4 4.9 390 (16.3) 37/11
BUNBURY 22.6 +1.9 9.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 39/15
MANDURAH 22.0 -- 13.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 556 (23.2) 41/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 25.7 +0.7 25.4 0.0 6.2 9.6 391 (16.3) 34/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 -5.7 17.2 +2.4 16.8 11.8 4.0 0.3 411 (17.1) 41/22
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +5.5 17.5 +7.0 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 300 (12.5) 39/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.3 +5.5 19.9 +8.5 16.8 0.0 10.0 10.6 330 (13.8) 48/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.4 +6.5 7.5 +0.4 5.0 0.0 3.4 12.3 257 (10.7) 32/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.5 +1.9 22.9 +4.3 20.1 0.0 9.4 10.6 291 (12.1) 32/08
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 21.1 +0.5 18.6 0.0 7.4 11.0 204 ( 8.5) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 24.3 +3.6 22.9 0.0 9.6 10.4 383 (16.0) 37/13
MACKAY MO 31.3 +3.7 22.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 341 (14.2) 39/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +0.9 19.2 +2.2 17.3 0.0 7.6 -- -- 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +0.6 19.7 +3.1 -- 2.4 0.8 -- 211 ( 8.8) 34/15
NAMBOUR DPI 24.6 -2.1 17.3 +3.5 -- 53.83 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 22.6 -1.8 16.0 -0.2 -- 4.8 -- -- 301 (12.5) 39/18
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 -2.7 15.8 +0.1 15.0 16.6 0.8 2.1 323 (13.5) 32/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 -5.2 12.0 -0.8 -- 7.2 -- -- 694 (28.9) 45/21
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 18.9 -6.2 11.7 -0.4 12.0 15.4 3.0 -- 238 ( 9.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.8 -2.8 13.6 -0.2 11.8 13.2 1.8 1.6 337 (14.0) 54/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -6.2 14.4 +2.5 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 -3.2 14.1 +2.1 12.8 2.4 2.8 1.1 619 (25.8) 45/04
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.2 -3.5 12.2 +1.5 12.0 4.4 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 31/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 -3.0 6.0 -0.6 5.0 10.0 2.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -4.2 10.8 +1.4 -- 11.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 -2.0 13.7 +0.6 12.5 12.0 3.8 5.4 426 (17.8) 41/11
RICHMOND RAAF 20.6 -4.4 12.3 +1.3 -- 13.6 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 43/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 -1.8 14.8 +0.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 533 (22.2) 39/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 -0.3 9.0 +2.9 7.1 0.0 3.2 10.8 320 (13.3) 41/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.4 +1.0 6.9 -0.8 5.7 0.0 2.6 11.0 291 (12.1) 24/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +1.7 10.1 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.3 +2.5 11.0 +1.2 7.3 0.0 8.4 12.0 318 (13.3) 39/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.1 +2.2 6.0 -1.5 4.4 0.0 12.0 -- 176 ( 7.3) 21/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.0 +3.7 6.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 28/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.5 +1.9 12.5 +3.0 10.9 0.0 2.8 -- 87 ( 3.6) 17/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 -0.5 6.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 28/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.2 +4.6 3.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 34/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +2.4 3.2 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 26/17
HOBART AIRPORT 18.0 +0.7 10.9 +3.4 10.0 0.0 6.6 7.5 327 (13.6) 32/14
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

40.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
40.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.2 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.1 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
39.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.7 : 28.5 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.1 : 29.0 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 25.1 ROBE Lower SE SA
+7.4 : 24.3 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+7.3 : 27.9 WAROOKA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.8 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+9.2 : 19.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 18.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.5 : 19.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.9 : 18.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.4 : 16.9 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
+7.4 : 19.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

8.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.9 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
9.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
11.3 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-9.3 : 24.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-8.9 : 16.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-8.5 : 15.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.0 : 17.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.9 : 17.6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

-7.2 : 1.6 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-5.8 : 14.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-5.1 : 1.9 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

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.
105.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
89.0 MOUNT WALLABY Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
75.0 WALLEN WALLEN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
74.0 DUCKINWILLA CREEK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
64.2 ALLAN ROCKS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
66.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
89.0 MOUNT WALLABY
72.4 FAIRYMEAD SUGAR MILL
57.2 KALPOWAR FORESTRY
55.0 EIDSVOLD POST OFFICE
52.0 KOLONGA
Brisbane/SE Coast
105.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB
75.0 WALLEN WALLEN
74.0 DUCKINWILLA CREEK
68.4 ORMISTON COLLEGE
67.0 POINT LOOKOUT
62.8 CALTEX REFINERIES (QLD) LTD
60.8 REDLANDS HRS
53.0 KALINGA BOWLS CLUB
Maranoa
57.0 GLENEARN

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
55.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
Hunter Valley
51.6 CARRABOLLA (WOODBERRY)
51.4 SEDGEFIELD (BUNDAJON)

ISLANDS
Islands
74.2 POINT FAWCETT

12.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

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0.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

976 (40.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
960 (40.0) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
810 (33.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
808 (33.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
807 (33.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
764 (31.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
752 (31.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
694 (28.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
666 (27.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
661 (27.5) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
660 (27.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
657 (27.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
657 (27.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
654 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
623 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
619 (25.8) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
615 (25.6) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
615 (25.6) FORREST Eucla WA
72/13 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
72/13 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
63/14 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
63/23 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
61/23 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61/19 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
61/23 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
61/03 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

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
7.8mm in 11 min to 17:30 42.5mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
58.2mm in 1 hr 30 min to 18:00 38.8mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 19.3mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
11.8mm in 17 min to 15:43 41.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.2mm/h
    N Plateau
YULARA AERO
7.0mm in 12 min to 03:34 35.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT
9.0mm in 49 min to 19:30 11.0mm/h
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
35.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 35.0mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
31.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 31.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
    Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT
36.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h