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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 2207 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

47.0

41.0

18/10/2005

22

Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Alice Springs

015550

WYCLIFFE WELL

56.8

30.5

28/10/1969

19

NT

Alice Springs

015661

MOUNT SKINNER

39.0

35.0

31/10/1977

40

SA

NW Pastoral

016000

WOOMERA (ARCOONA)

48.0

34.5

26/10/1952

112

SA

NW Pastoral

016040

ROXBY DOWNS STATION

46.0

44.5

31/10/1947

66

SA

NE Pastoral

017014

BLINMAN

45.0

45.0

01/10/2004

122

Equal to record.

SA

NE Pastoral

017017

COMMODORE

37.6

31.2

08/10/1975

90

SA

NE Pastoral

017089

MUNGERANIE (KALAMURINA)

27.4

21.4

15/10/2005

22

Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

NE Pastoral

017097

BLINMAN (ANGORICHINA)

42.0

37.4

22/10/1995

37

SA

Upper North

019070

WILPENA POUND

56.5

50.2

01/10/2004

32

SA

Upper North

019107

WILPENA (ORAPARINNA)

66.0

42.0

31/10/1997

20

61.4

20/04/1990

21

Highest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-3.8

-4.0

12/10/1989

17


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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 21:37EST, 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 22.6 -1.8 6.6 -4.3 4.3 0.0 6.0 -- 396 (16.5) 39/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -0.5 5.9 -4.3 4.6 0.0 4.0 12.2 306 (12.8) 34/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -4.2 9.6 +0.5 9.1 0.0 2.2 2.4 211 ( 8.8) 24/14
BUNBURY 19.9 -0.8 6.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 26/14
MANDURAH 19.2 -- 9.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 -0.3 23.9 -1.1 25.3 17.8 10.0 10.0 327 (13.6) 35/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.7 -3.3 15.6 +0.8 13.3 8.2 6.0 12.3 432 (18.0) 30/04
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +1.0 16.6 +6.1 -- 12.8 4.8 -- 331 (13.8) 34/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 -1.4 15.5 +4.1 14.8 8.6 2.6 3.0 373 (15.5) 41/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 +0.1 14.5 +7.4 12.5 0.0 6.4 0.0 498 (20.8) 46/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.6 -10.0 18.2 -0.4 16.1 0.0 2.8 0.4 189 ( 7.9) 43/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +0.6 24.8 +4.2 23.5 0.0 7.0 8.3 242 (10.1) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +1.9 25.5 +4.8 24.9 0.0 8.8 6.7 481 (20.0) 35/11
MACKAY MO 32.2 +4.6 24.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- 2.6 383 (16.0) 32/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.4 -3.3 20.3 +3.3 20.1 1.2 5.2 -- -- 32/00
BUNDABERG AERO 23.6 -3.3 19.0 +2.4 -- 3.0 1.8 -- 434 (18.1) 34/09
NAMBOUR DPI 25.5 -1.2 12.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 26.1 +1.7 17.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 -0.2 12.6 -3.1 9.0 0.0 5.8 6.0 386 (16.1) 39/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 -4.3 10.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 45/10
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 23.1 -2.0 12.8 +0.7 9.8 0.0 5.8 -- 312 (13.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -1.8 14.7 +0.9 13.5 0.6 7.0 2.3 676 (28.2) 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -1.4 14.5 +2.6 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 11.7 -0.3 10.3 0.6 6.6 5.5 483 (20.1) 39/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.0 -2.7 12.4 +1.7 11.4 0.8 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 26/18
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 -1.5 7.0 +0.4 3.0 0.0 2.4 2.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -5.8 12.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.1 -0.4 15.8 +2.7 13.0 0.0 5.0 5.8 572 (23.8) 39/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -2.4 11.8 +0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 254 (10.6) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 -0.2 15.4 +1.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 491 (20.5) 35/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.2 -0.2 6.7 +0.6 2.6 0.0 4.4 5.5 -- 35/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 -0.7 10.2 +2.5 8.4 0.0 6.4 2.5 477 (19.9) 59/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +0.8 9.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 -4.9 15.5 +5.7 14.2 2.0 10.0 0.0 509 (21.2) 35/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.4 +1.5 11.4 +3.9 10.0 0.0 4.4 -- 284 (11.8) 46/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.6 -0.7 12.0 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 48/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.4 +3.8 14.5 +5.0 12.4 0.0 5.0 -- 119 ( 5.0) 28/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.1 +3.3 8.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 48/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.5 +0.9 11.4 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 57/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +2.9 5.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 28/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.4 +2.1 9.8 +2.3 6.1 0.0 3.8 12.2 328 (13.7) 34/15
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

40.8 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
40.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
40.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
39.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
39.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 15.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
+7.9 : 21.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
+7.3 : 19.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+6.6 : 13.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.0 : 16.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

29.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+8.7 : 14.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+8.5 : 15.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+8.4 : 15.5 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.2 : 20.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.6 : 14.6 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+7.6 : 14.1 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
+7.6 : 14.4 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
+7.6 : 14.7 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

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

10.6 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
11.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.2 : 17.7 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-10.0 : 24.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-9.8 : 20.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-9.7 : 19.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB Upper Darling NSW
-9.3 : 17.3 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

-2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.3 : 0.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 2.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-7.2 : 1.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-6.9 : 1.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.8 : 2.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.8 : 5.6 YEELIRRIE 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.
117.0 CAIRO Central Highlands QLD
66.0 WILPENA (ORAPARINNA) Upper North SA
61.0 TULLOCHARD Warrego QLD
56.8 WYCLIFFE WELL N Plateau NT
56.5 WILPENA POUND Upper North SA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
56.8 WYCLIFFE WELL

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Upper North
66.0 WILPENA (ORAPARINNA)
56.5 WILPENA POUND
Adelaide/Lofty
51.0 OWEN

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
117.0 CAIRO
Warrego
61.0 TULLOCHARD

12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

.....

0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1089 (45.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1061 (44.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1037 (43.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
946 (39.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
934 (38.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
854 (35.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
833 (34.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
820 (34.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
794 (33.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
743 (31.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
733 (30.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
728 (30.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
720 (30.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
719 (30.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
709 (29.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
697 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
681 (28.4) FORREST Eucla WA
676 (28.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
658 (27.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
652 (27.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
640 (26.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
631 (26.3) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
630 (26.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
627 (26.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
616 (25.7) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
612 (25.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
611 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
610 (25.4) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
608 (25.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/06 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
81/16 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
76/04 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
74/ SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
70/15 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

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
DALY WATERS AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
MARREE AERO
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
    Adelaide/Lofty
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.2mm/h
ADELAIDE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
8.6mm in 32 min to 13:00 16.1mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT
16.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.8mm/h
    Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT : 80(220/ 67 ) at 16:14
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 72( 66/ 63 ) at 00:20
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AUTO : 95(120/ 43 ) at 04:21