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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 2209 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

SA

NE Pastoral

017031

MARREE

42.0

39.4

03/10/1993

120

QLD

Gulf Country

029154

YAPPAR RIVER

41.0

32.0

12/10/1996

12

QLD

Central Coast W

034078

GREENMANTLE

83.0

74.6

30/10/2000

37

QLD

Central Highlands

035016

CAPELLA POST OFFICE

116.3

107.7

11/10/1964

108

QLD

Central Highlands

035153

MOUNT LOWE

105.0

78.4

30/10/2000

36

QLD

Central Highlands

035211

KURRAJONG

104.0

86.8

30/10/2000

45

QLD

Central Highlands

035219

CAIRO

117.0

54.2

24/10/1975

31

QLD

Central Highlands

035228

WEIMBY DOWNS

112.2

84.0

23/10/1986

46

QLD

Central Highlands

035267

COOVIN

106.0

68.0

27/10/1998

23

QLD

Maranoa

043097

TEELBA

55.0

40.0

31/10/1976

11

QLD

Maranoa

043107

WARROO

90.6

42.6

29/10/1994

13

QLD

Warrego

044137

ROSEHILL

76.0

58.6

12/10/1985

49

VIC

Wimmera S

079083

BENAYEO

50.6

30.0

23/10/1985

33

Highest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-3.7

-3.8

19/10/2005

17

Previous record set earlier this month.


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**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 22.1 -2.3 7.6 -3.3 4.0 0.0 5.4 -- 397 (16.5) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 +4.1 7.3 -2.9 5.3 0.0 5.2 12.1 284 (11.8) 41/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 0.0 5.4 -3.7 3.7 0.0 2.6 11.3 186 ( 7.8) 43/15
BUNBURY 20.4 -0.3 5.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 31/14
MANDURAH 19.6 -- 11.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 41/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 25.9 +0.9 25.5 0.0 6.0 10.5 329 (13.7) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 +0.6 16.3 +1.5 13.7 0.0 4.0 11.9 204 ( 8.5) 39/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.3 -0.6 14.9 +4.4 -- 3.2 3.0 -- 212 ( 8.8) 67/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.9 +0.1 14.2 +2.8 11.6 12.2 1.0 5.2 167 ( 7.0) 34/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.8 +3.9 12.6 +5.5 12.7 16.2 1.0 6.1 391 (16.3) 30/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 -6.6 18.0 -0.6 16.8 8.2 5.4 3.9 221 ( 9.2) 41/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.4 21.9 +1.3 21.5 5.4 5.8 8.7 264 (11.0) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +2.2 23.5 +2.8 23.0 0.8 6.8 9.1 360 (15.0) 32/16
MACKAY MO 30.2 +2.6 23.4 +3.7 -- 0.2 -- 3.4 298 (12.4) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.1 -5.6 18.9 +1.9 19.1 9.2 4.4 -- 306 (12.8) 21/03
BUNDABERG AERO 22.1 -4.8 18.8 +2.2 -- 3.8 2.8 -- 285 (11.9) 18/16
NAMBOUR DPI 20.7 -6.0 18.0 +4.2 -- 0.8 4.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 22.2 -2.2 17.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 22/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 -3.4 18.5 +2.8 11.7 0.0 5.8 0.0 334 (13.9) 24/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.7 -9.0 14.0 +1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 654 (27.3) 46/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 22.4 -2.7 15.2 +3.1 15.1 2.6 3.2 -- 151 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -2.5 16.4 +2.6 16.2 7.4 2.6 0.1 310 (12.9) 34/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -3.7 15.3 +3.4 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 -0.9 14.4 +2.4 12.2 0.0 3.8 0.0 326 (13.6) 28/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.7 -3.0 13.7 +3.0 12.6 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 -2.5 10.5 +3.9 8.0 2.0 4.0 0.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.5 -2.3 14.0 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 -1.0 17.1 +4.0 14.2 3.0 3.8 0.0 465 (19.4) 45/12
RICHMOND RAAF 21.9 -3.1 15.0 +4.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 22/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 -2.7 16.3 +2.4 -- 2.2 -- -- 388 (16.2) 44/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.3 -2.1 12.4 +6.3 11.6 1.4 5.0 0.0 307 (12.8) 18/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 -2.8 13.8 +6.1 13.6 5.2 2.8 0.7 422 (17.6) 30/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.7 -0.9 14.2 +6.2 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.3 14.6 +4.8 14.8 12.4 0.2 6.3 306 (12.8) 58/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.7 +0.8 14.3 +6.8 14.3 11.5 1.7 -- 425 (17.7) 41/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.0 +1.7 13.8 +7.5 -- 14.6 -- -- 417 (17.4) 34/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.5 +3.9 15.2 +5.7 14.6 5.6 4.6 -- 195 ( 8.1) 24/03
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.3 +3.5 14.0 +6.4 -- 6.4 -- -- 292 (12.2) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +4.2 12.2 +6.0 -- 5.4 -- -- 541 (22.5) 41/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.7 +3.7 10.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.1 +2.8 8.6 +1.1 6.0 0.0 4.2 7.0 288 (12.0) 41/20
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

41.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
40.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
39.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
39.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+8.2 : 32.5 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.7 : 30.7 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.7 : 29.8 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.6 : 29.0 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 33.0 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 32.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+12.2 : 26.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.9 : 14.1 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+8.2 : 14.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+8.0 : 14.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.9 : 14.9 COWRA AIRPORT CW Slopes S NSW
+7.9 : 14.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

7.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.5 : 19.0 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-9.0 : 15.7 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-8.5 : 17.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-8.3 : 20.2 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
-8.2 : 17.6 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-1.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
1.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
2.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.7 : -1.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.6 : 1.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.5 : 3.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-5.9 : 3.9 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-5.7 : 3.2 GINGIN AERO Lower West 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.
142.0 WINVIC Central Highlands QLD
132.0 BOOROONDARRA Central Highlands QLD
128.2 DYSART POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
116.3 CAPELLA POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
112.2 WEIMBY DOWNS Central Highlands QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
53.0 KENDALL RIVER STATION
Upper Carpentaria
53.6 HILLGROVE STATION
N Coast--Barron
74.4 WOODLEIGH
62.0 KAREEYA
58.4 INNOT HOT SPRINGS TOWNSHIP
57.0 MT GARNET POST OFFICE
55.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
50.0 MT GARNET ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
54.0 GLENEAGLE
Central Coast E
68.2 MIRAMBEENA
61.0 BELGAMBA
Central Coast W
83.0 GREENMANTLE
63.8 SELOH NOLEM
63.2 NEW CORRY STATION
Central Highlands
142.0 WINVIC
132.0 BOOROONDARRA
128.2 DYSART POST OFFICE
116.3 CAPELLA POST OFFICE
112.2 WEIMBY DOWNS
106.0 COOVIN
105.0 MOUNT LOWE
104.0 KURRAJONG
97.0 DEMIPIQUE
84.8 BLAIR ATHOL
74.0 REWAN STATION
56.0 HILLSIDE
52.0 MANTUAN DOWNS
50.0 MORRABINDA
Darling Downs E
54.0 DAANDINE
Maranoa
108.0 OLD CASHMERE TM
90.6 WARROO
57.0 BARRACKDALE
55.4 NAMARAH
55.0 TEELBA
Warrego
76.0 ROSEHILL
74.0 BONA VISTA
56.6 TULLOCHARD
54.0 DERBYSHIRE DOWNS

12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

**W** 4625 ( 193) RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
1112 (46.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
887 (37.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
839 (35.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
786 (32.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
771 (32.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
672 (28.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
650 (27.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
645 (26.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
643 (26.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
636 (26.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
634 (26.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
621 (25.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
605 (25.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
94/21 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
87/03 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
78/15 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
70/06 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
68/13 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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
DALY WATERS AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    N Plateau
ALI CURUNG
33.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.5mm/h
30.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Murray Valley
RENMARK AERO
7.0mm in 5 min to 12:37 84.0mm/h
    Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
16.6mm in 1 hr 6 min to 01:00 15.1mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.3mm/h
ST LAWRENCE
14.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 15.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
JIMNA FORESTRY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
7.6mm in 35 min to 12:00 13.0mm/h
    Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
7.8mm in 6 min to 15:57 78.0mm/h
7.6mm in 8 min to 16:05 57.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
20.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
30.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 30.2mm/h
    Riverina W
GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS
34.6mm in 54 min to 21:54 38.4mm/h
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT
8.0mm in 18 min to 14:30 26.7mm/h
8.2mm in 35 min to 19:00 14.1mm/h
    Wimmera N
NHILL AERODROME
6.0mm in 18 min to 14:18 20.0mm/h
13.4mm in 12 min to 14:30 67.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.4mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    Wimmera S
DOUGLAS
6.2mm in 31 min to 15:00 12.0mm/h
    W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
16.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT : 95(170/ 37 ) at 21:39
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 78(360/ 63 ) at 04:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 195(220/130 ) at 09:11