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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 2216 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

TAS

N Coast

091227

DELORAINE RAILWAY BRIDGE (MEANDER RIVER)

22.8

22.2

23/10/2002

12

TAS

N Coast

091266

KIMBERLEY (MERSEY RIVER)

40.2

35.4

23/10/2002

12

TAS

Southeast

094185

NIERINNA (CUTHBERTS ROAD)

35.8

30.6

12/10/1996

13

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

28.8

28.7

10/10/1998

65

QLD

Gulf Country

029039

MORNINGTON ISLAND

28.6

28.2

23/10/1987

30

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039122

HERON ISLAND RES STN

23.8

23.7

29/10/2003

23

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

35.0

34.7

26/10/2002

39


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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 21:38EST, 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 30.6 +6.2 8.6 -2.3 6.4 0.0 6.0 -- 384 (16.0) 34/12
PERTH AIRPORT 27.3 +4.8 6.7 -3.5 5.2 0.0 4.2 12.3 315 (13.1) 34/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.4 +2.7 10.4 +1.3 9.2 0.4 3.4 10.2 251 (10.5) 39/18
BUNBURY 21.7 +1.0 9.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 26/12
MANDURAH 21.4 -- 11.8 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 34/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 -0.1 28.8 +3.8 28.4 0.0 8.2 3.3 368 (15.3) 43/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +1.4 24.1 +9.3 22.4 0.0 11.2 11.9 452 (18.8) 54/00
WHYALLA AERO 21.5 -2.4 12.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 10.0 -- 411 (17.1) 65/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -3.5 13.9 +2.5 12.2 0.2 4.6 6.3 409 (17.0) 65/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 +2.1 11.0 +3.9 8.8 7.2 1.8 5.9 290 (12.1) 45/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +4.0 15.3 -3.3 13.1 0.0 9.6 11.6 233 ( 9.7) 63/21
CAIRNS AERO 31.9 +2.4 22.9 +2.3 21.1 0.0 4.8 10.6 198 ( 8.3) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +2.2 24.5 +3.8 22.9 0.0 5.8 11.8 335 (14.0) 37/09
MACKAY MO 31.5 +3.9 20.4 +0.7 -- 51.4 -- 9.0 271 (11.3) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.6 +4.9 19.7 +2.7 18.8 0.0 5.8 -- 243 (10.1) 34/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +5.0 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 5.3 -- 317 (13.2) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 30.4 +3.7 13.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 26.2 +1.8 17.4 +1.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 +2.7 20.8 +5.1 19.4 0.0 5.4 11.9 298 (12.4) 32/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.9 +3.2 14.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 35/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) -- -- 12.7 +0.6 10.2 0.0 4.2 -- 122 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +2.8 14.5 +0.7 11.5 0.0 5.2 11.5 250 (10.4) 48/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +1.6 13.8 +1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.3 +3.7 11.2 -0.8 9.8 0.4 4.8 11.8 223 ( 9.3) 35/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.8 +3.1 10.7 0.0 9.6 0.6 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.1 +2.6 6.7 +0.1 2.5 1.6 3.6 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.1 +3.3 10.5 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.7 +4.2 15.4 +2.3 13.6 0.6 5.4 12.2 344 (14.3) 37/15
RICHMOND RAAF 29.4 +4.4 11.0 0.0 -- 6.8 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 34/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +1.0 14.2 +0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 24/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.5 +3.1 6.2 +0.1 3.0 1.6 4.2 10.9 162 ( 6.8) 37/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.1 +4.7 9.3 +1.6 7.7 0.0 3.2 7.3 278 (11.6) 32/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +2.4 10.2 +2.2 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 +1.2 17.1 +7.3 14.6 0.0 7.2 10.8 386 (16.1) 58/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.1 +1.2 9.1 +1.6 8.7 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 46/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.3 +1.0 8.1 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 45/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.0 +5.4 12.8 +3.3 10.8 1.2 1.2 -- 88 ( 3.7) 35/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.3 +4.5 8.6 +1.0 -- 4.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 52/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.4 +3.8 7.6 +1.4 -- 4.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 67/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 +3.6 13.3 +6.4 -- 6.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 26/11
HOBART AIRPORT 23.2 +5.9 12.5 +5.0 10.7 8.6 2.0 11.5 380 (15.8) 35/16
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

43.2 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
42.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
42.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
42.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 19.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+8.1 : 22.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+7.8 : 37.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+7.4 : 20.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
+7.1 : 24.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

29.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
28.6 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.6 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
28.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 24.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 20.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+8.1 : 19.6 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+7.5 : 12.4 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+7.4 : 23.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

9.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.6 : 18.3 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-6.3 : 17.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-6.3 : 19.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 29.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-5.7 : 9.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA

1.0 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
2.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.4 : 4.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
-4.9 : 1.0 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.7 : 2.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.7 : 12.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.2 : 13.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

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.
72.0 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA) E Coast TAS
71.5 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD) N Coast TAS
71.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE) E Coast TAS
67.4 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS
67.2 MOLE CREEK N Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
51.4 MACKAY MO

TASMANIA
N Coast
71.5 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD)
67.4 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY)
67.2 MOLE CREEK
65.4 STOODLEY
57.0 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
56.0 BARRINGTON POST OFFICE
53.4 MOINA
52.8 PENGUIN (IRONCLIFFE ROAD)
51.0 WEST PINE
E Coast
72.0 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA)
71.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
64.4 CORNWALL
57.8 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET)
50.6 GERMAN TOWN

12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
12.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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5.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
5.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
1.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

819 (34.1) SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
799 (33.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
794 (33.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
781 (32.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
753 (31.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
747 (31.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
723 (30.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
692 (28.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
689 (28.7) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
648 (27.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
647 (27.0) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
639 (26.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
626 (26.1) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
606 (25.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
603 (25.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
111/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/20 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/13 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
93/20 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
93/19 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest 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
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.4mm in 6 min to 11:30 54.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
17.6mm in 29 min to 15:30 36.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 20.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
4.8mm in 11 min to 17:09 26.2mm/h
9.6mm in 51 min to 18:00 11.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Central
SHEOAKS
6.8mm in 18 min to 20:18 22.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.6mm/h
    Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME
6.2mm in 37 min to 18:00 10.1mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.6mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT
23.6mm in 53 min to 23:00 26.7mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 23.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
7.6mm in 36 min to 13:06 12.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(260/ 67 ) at 08:30
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 95(210/ 74 ) at 20:21
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL) : 91(270/ 54 ) at 20:35
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 83(230/ 65 ) at 21:30
    Murray Valley
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE : 82(300/ 63 ) at 04:00
QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP : 93(190/ 70 ) at 19:57
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS : 95(340/ 54 ) at 13:41
    Southwest Plains
IVANHOE AERODROME AWS : 76( 10/ 63 ) at 14:44
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100( 10/ 65 ) at 23:00
FALLS CREEK : 95(360/ 58 ) at 23:00
MT HOTHAM : 104(340/ 58 ) at 23:25
TASMANIA
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 74( 10/ 63 ) at 21:30