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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2223 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

Southeast

094177

RICHMOND (STRATHAYR)

27.6

27.0

12/10/1996

18

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014507

ALYANGULA POLICE

27.7

27.7

27/10/1998

21

Equal to record.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031011

CAIRNS AERO

26.1

25.9

28/10/1987

64

QLD

Central Coast E

033257

BOWEN AIRPORT

25.2

25.2

31/10/2003

18

Equal to record.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040428

BRIAN PASTURES

22.3

22.2

13/10/2005

36

Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029090

TOORAK RESEARCH STATION

43.0

43.0

03/10/2005

30

Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

35.6

35.0

23/10/2005

39

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 21:40EST, 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 21.3 -3.1 9.9 -1.0 7.5 0.0 5.8 -- 364 (15.2) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 -3.4 10.0 -0.2 8.9 1.6 4.4 5.8 438 (18.3) 28/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -4.0 7.7 -1.4 5.9 5.2 1.8 3.0 427 (17.8) 39/11
BUNBURY 18.0 -2.7 11.1 +1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 414 (17.3) 39/02
MANDURAH 17.6 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 422 (17.6) 30/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +0.9 28.0 +3.0 27.5 0.0 8.0 7.9 457 (19.0) 45/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +2.1 22.5 +7.7 19.2 0.0 18.0 10.3 519 (21.6) 50/00
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +1.0 10.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 13.2 -- 525 (21.9) 61/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 -2.2 13.5 +2.1 11.9 0.6 5.2 9.3 425 (17.7) 58/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 -1.0 11.3 +4.2 11.4 1.8 3.2 10.6 526 (21.9) 68/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.5 +5.9 17.6 -1.0 15.5 0.0 11.2 8.6 248 (10.3) 41/21
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.2 26.1 +5.5 24.2 0.0 6.6 8.7 264 (11.0) 32/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +2.5 25.3 +4.6 24.2 0.0 6.6 11.8 443 (18.5) 41/13
MACKAY MO 30.9 +3.3 23.0 +3.3 -- 7.2 -- 10.0 453 (18.9) 43/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +2.2 22.3 +5.3 20.8 0.0 4.8 -- 385 (16.0) 32/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +2.1 22.6 +6.0 -- 0.6 7.8 -- 539 (22.5) --
NAMBOUR DPI 29.1 +2.4 20.6 +6.8 -- 0.0 5.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 27.2 +2.8 20.1 +3.9 -- 3.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 46/15
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.8 20.5 +4.8 19.9 3.4 6.0 6.1 703 (29.3) 43/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.5 +2.8 15.4 +2.6 -- 9.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 41/16
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 29.6 +4.5 13.7 +1.6 8.2 0.0 7.2 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 32.4 +8.8 20.5 +6.7 18.5 0.6 5.4 11.2 615 (25.6) 52/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.8 +5.8 16.5 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.2 +9.6 10.6 -1.4 9.7 0.0 8.0 8.0 272 (11.3) 48/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 32.1 +8.4 10.3 -0.4 8.6 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 39/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 +3.5 8.5 +1.9 3.0 0.0 2.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +2.9 8.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 33.3 +10.8 16.1 +3.0 8.8 0.0 8.0 9.0 415 (17.3) 61/15
RICHMOND RAAF 31.7 +6.7 11.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 57/10
BELLAMBI AWS 29.7 +8.1 14.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 65/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.9 +4.5 6.6 +0.5 5.1 3.2 3.8 9.0 277 (11.5) 63/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.7 +6.3 11.2 +3.5 9.8 2.2 3.8 7.1 355 (14.8) 54/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +2.2 9.6 +1.6 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.2 -0.6 15.0 +5.2 13.3 0.0 7.2 12.4 410 (17.1) 50/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.7 -0.2 12.9 +5.4 12.3 4.0 1.1 -- 368 (15.3) 52/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.1 -0.2 12.1 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 55/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.0 +3.4 14.6 +5.1 11.3 0.6 3.6 -- 150 ( 6.3) 41/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.9 +2.1 12.7 +5.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 338 (14.1) 80/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.8 +0.2 9.2 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 67/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 +2.2 12.0 +5.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 63/14
HOBART AIRPORT 21.5 +4.2 12.9 +5.4 10.6 8.0 2.8 11.2 270 (11.3) 87/17
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

43.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.3 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+12.0 : 34.1 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
+11.4 : 28.5 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+11.1 : 29.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
+11.0 : 34.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+10.8 : 33.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

29.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.6 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
28.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
28.3 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
28.3 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT

+10.4 : 26.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.6 : 22.5 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.8 : 25.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.8 : 20.8 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+8.7 : 20.3 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+8.7 : 20.9 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

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

7.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9 : 18.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 17.3 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7 : 18.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3 : 18.6 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2 : 17.8 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : 2.3 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 5.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.2 : 9.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-5.1 : 3.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD 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.
80.0 PORMPURAAW TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
59.2 RUBISLAW Darling Downs E QLD
59.2 REDPA (GREENES ROAD) N Coast TAS
53.0 YANGAN POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
47.0 YANGAN ALERT Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
80.0 PORMPURAAW TOWNSHIP
Darling Downs E
59.2 RUBISLAW
53.0 YANGAN POST OFFICE
47.0 YANGAN ALERT

TASMANIA
N Coast
59.2 REDPA (GREENES ROAD)

12.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

5.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
5.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.2 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
3.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

**W** 5378 ( 224) RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
1205 (50.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1053 (43.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1013 (42.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
992 (41.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
935 (39.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
906 (37.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
871 (36.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
853 (35.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
799 (33.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
748 (31.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
742 (30.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
730 (30.4) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
728 (30.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
727 (30.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
712 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
710 (29.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
703 (29.3) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
696 (29.0) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
695 (29.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
695 (29.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
694 (28.9) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
690 (28.8) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
684 (28.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
681 (28.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
661 (27.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
660 (27.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
658 (27.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
645 (26.9) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
639 (26.6) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
631 (26.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
629 (26.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
627 (26.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
625 (26.0) YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
622 (25.9) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
615 (25.6) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
610 (25.4) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
605 (25.2) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
601 (25.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
141/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
122/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
122/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
115/12 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/07 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
109/09 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
106/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/13 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/13 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
95/16 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
95/08 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
94/00 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
91/07 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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
BATCHELOR AERO
20.4mm in 27 min to 16:18 45.3mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 23.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
    N Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:10 84.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
WARWICK
6.6mm in 4 min to 16:51 99.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 6.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
MOOMBA AIRPORT : 87(280/ 76 ) at 04:11
QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
WARWICK : 95(310/ 69 ) at 16:47
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(190/ 76 ) at 17:39
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS : 78(290/ 63 ) at 11:13
BOMBALA AWS : 89(320/ 65 ) at 11:29
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(300/ 35 ) at 15:34
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100( 10/ 65 ) at 08:30
MT HOTHAM : 109(350/ 72 ) at 09:31
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY : 85(330/ 63 ) at 08:26
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(270/ 46 ) at 12:34
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 83(245/ 67 ) at 14:40
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 95(360/ 69 ) at 08:00
DUNNS HILL : 102( 20/ 61 ) at 07:30
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 83(360/ 63 ) at 08:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(270/ 67 ) at 09:47
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 74 ) at 07:11
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 108(270/ 83 ) at 13:30
    E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89(290/ 67 ) at 19:00
    Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 82(310/ 69 ) at 17:43
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 87(300/ 63 ) at 18:14
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 121(320/102 ) at 18:33
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(280/ 98 ) at 18:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 96(300/ 32 ) at 18:14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(280/ 58 ) at 17:31
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 80(290/ 63 ) at 18:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(270/ 76 ) at 18:16
    W Coast
WARRA : 95(280/ 50 ) at 17:10
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 141(320/100 ) at 16:31
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(270/ 85 ) at 13:03