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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2204 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

Lower West

009186

BEENYUP

41.0

39.0

08/10/1999

22

NT

Alice Springs

015610

INDIANA

37.0

32.4

22/10/1976

34

NT

Alice Springs

015611

NEWHAVEN

67.0

57.0

30/10/1998

44

NT

Alice Springs

015648

ALICE SPRINGS EAST SIDE

27.2

26.2

30/10/1998

23

NT

Alice Springs

015667

ORMISTON GORGE

53.2

33.2

04/10/1997

28

SA

NW Pastoral

016034

HILTABA

29.0

27.2

07/10/1918

21

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

22.2

12.0

18/10/2000

12

SA

NE Pastoral

017030

OODNADATTA (MACUMBA)

43.0

19.1

25/10/1945

61

SA

NE Pastoral

017037

MULOORINA STATION (MULOORINA HOMESTEAD)

37.6

36.3

09/10/1958

79


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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 24.0 -0.4 9.8 -1.1 7.0 0.0 7.4 -- 527 (22.0) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 20.8 -1.7 11.3 +1.1 8.4 0.0 4.8 11.2 334 (13.9) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.5 -5.2 8.5 -0.6 5.7 0.0 2.6 0.3 323 (13.5) 28/14
BUNBURY 17.8 -2.9 6.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 31/14
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 12.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 37/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.3 26.7 +1.7 26.7 2.8 8.0 7.8 350 (14.6) 63/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.9 -5.1 17.3 +2.5 17.4 17.8 3.2 3.1 367 (15.3) 48/16
WHYALLA AERO 25.5 +1.6 19.5 +9.0 -- 0.0 9.3 -- 436 (18.2) 59/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.2 +3.4 20.0 +8.6 18.8 0.0 8.2 3.8 478 (19.9) 58/06
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.6 +6.7 9.0 +1.9 6.5 0.0 6.0 10.0 318 (13.3) 45/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.4 -5.2 24.3 +5.7 21.3 0.0 10.4 0.0 240 (10.0) 30/00
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +0.8 21.5 +0.9 19.3 0.0 6.2 8.0 -- 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +1.8 24.2 +3.5 21.9 0.0 8.4 11.1 384 (16.0) 37/14
MACKAY MO 32.2 +4.6 23.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 412 (17.2) 45/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +0.3 19.9 +2.9 18.7 0.0 6.4 -- 231 ( 9.6) --
BUNDABERG AERO 21.2 -5.7 19.4 +2.8 -- 1.6 5.2 -- 360 (15.0) 35/15
NAMBOUR DPI 22.3 -4.4 17.2 +3.4 -- 2.6 3.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 25.2 +0.8 16.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 52/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 -1.5 16.7 +1.0 15.7 0.2 4.0 8.2 309 (12.9) 39/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 -2.8 12.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 630 (26.3) 50/07
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 23.2 -1.9 11.3 -0.8 9.0 0.0 3.4 -- 334 (13.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.1 -0.5 15.1 +1.3 11.3 0.8 3.4 11.1 639 (26.6) 58/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -1.8 13.5 +1.6 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 14.6 +2.6 13.1 1.6 3.6 10.3 531 (22.1) 50/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.2 -3.5 11.0 +0.3 9.0 7.2 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 35/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 -1.5 4.6 -2.0 1.0 0.4 3.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.5 -3.3 7.9 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.7 -1.8 15.1 +2.0 14.2 0.0 6.6 9.8 655 (27.3) 45/06
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -2.4 11.5 +0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 270 (11.3) 44/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -1.6 13.6 -0.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 534 (22.3) 44/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 -0.6 3.5 -2.6 0.6 0.0 5.2 11.2 346 (14.4) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.3 -0.1 8.0 +0.3 6.0 0.0 4.8 12.6 249 (10.4) 50/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +1.3 8.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 +3.8 13.0 +3.2 8.8 0.0 9.2 7.6 374 (15.6) 65/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.6 +1.7 6.4 -1.1 4.9 0.0 4.0 -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.6 +3.3 8.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 37/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.4 +4.8 12.6 +3.1 12.0 0.0 3.8 -- 96 ( 4.0) 18/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.4 +0.6 7.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.4 +5.8 6.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 35/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.9 +1.9 7.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 34/12
HOBART AIRPORT 20.9 +3.6 9.1 +1.6 7.5 0.0 4.8 10.4 259 (10.8) 34/17
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

39.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.8 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
39.8 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
39.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 21.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+7.4 : 25.9 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
+7.2 : 20.8 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
+6.9 : 17.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+6.7 : 24.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

29.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.5 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+10.6 : 22.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+10.1 : 19.6 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 20.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.4 : 19.5 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.3 : 21.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.3 : 19.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

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

11.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.7 : 17.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-9.3 : 24.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-9.2 : 26.6 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-8.7 : 16.3 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-8.5 : 28.2 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

-5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.1 : 2.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5 : -2.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.1 : 9.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.1 : 3.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 3.9 KELLERBERRIN 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.
97.4 FRASER ISLAND EURONG Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
94.0 LOTUS VALE Gulf Country QLD
89.2 LAKEFIELD N Rivers NT
87.0 HOME PARK TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83.0 MARODIAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
89.2 LAKEFIELD
56.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
54.6 RIVEREN
50.1 ELSEY
N Plateau
67.0 NEWHAVEN
53.2 ORMISTON GORGE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
94.0 LOTUS VALE
67.0 STIRLING STATION
Wide Bay/Burnett
62.0 ABERCORN TM
61.0 ABERCORN
Brisbane/SE Coast
97.4 FRASER ISLAND EURONG
87.0 HOME PARK TM
83.0 MARODIAN TM
69.0 TIARO POST OFFICE
66.0 MARODIAN HOMESTEAD

12.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
11.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

.....

2.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

912 (38.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
849 (35.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
843 (35.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
835 (34.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
835 (34.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
832 (34.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
802 (33.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
782 (32.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
758 (31.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
732 (30.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
696 (29.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
691 (28.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
690 (28.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
683 (28.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
677 (28.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
670 (27.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
668 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
659 (27.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
655 (27.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
651 (27.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
645 (26.9) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
641 (26.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
639 (26.6) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
638 (26.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
617 (25.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
612 (25.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
76/17 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
76/06 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
74/14 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
74/11 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
74/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.2mm in 6 min to 15:17 62.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 24.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.4mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO
20.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 20.0mm/h
    W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 8.0mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h