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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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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 2225 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

ISL

Islands

200733

HOME ISLAND

187.4

82.0

04/10/1988

19

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032141

LUCINDA POINT

26.4

26.3

31/10/2003

20

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

24.0

23.9

29/10/1999

11

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040043

CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

22.0

22.0

30/10/1988

47

Equal to record.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA AIRPORT

22.3

22.2

28/10/2004

17

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

22.2

22.2

28/10/2004

11

Equal to record.

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

21.7

21.0

15/10/2004

11

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

39.0

39.0

31/10/2001

13

Equal to record.

QLD

Gulf Country

029090

TOORAK RESEARCH STATION

45.0

43.0

26/10/2005

30

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 23.7 -0.7 10.5 -0.4 9.5 0.0 4.4 -- -- 61/13
PERTH AIRPORT 21.0 -1.5 9.0 -1.2 7.9 0.8 3.2 9.1 252 (10.5) 41/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.6 +0.9 8.7 -0.4 6.9 1.6 1.6 4.5 263 (11.0) 45/09
BUNBURY 19.7 -1.0 8.7 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 39/11
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 35/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +0.7 27.1 +2.1 27.0 0.0 7.0 8.2 392 (16.3) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +6.6 20.3 +5.5 16.4 0.0 10.2 12.6 375 (15.6) 46/12
WHYALLA AERO 26.0 +2.1 8.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 389 (16.2) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.7 +0.9 12.3 +0.9 10.4 0.2 4.2 10.4 479 (20.0) 35/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 -1.4 8.6 +1.5 6.9 2.2 4.2 11.9 537 (22.4) 52/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.4 +2.8 25.8 +7.2 24.2 0.0 10.6 6.0 299 (12.5) 41/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +2.0 25.0 +4.4 24.1 0.8 6.0 8.4 277 (11.5) 32/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +1.0 25.9 +5.2 24.6 0.0 10.8 11.7 486 (20.3) 37/13
MACKAY MO 30.6 +3.0 23.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 363 (15.1) 26/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +2.2 22.6 +5.6 21.0 0.0 7.2 -- 332 (13.8) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +2.1 -- -- -- 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
NAMBOUR DPI 30.5 +3.8 20.2 +6.4 -- 0.0 4.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 25.8 +1.4 22.3 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 50/19
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 +1.9 21.3 +5.6 20.0 0.8 6.2 10.3 621 (25.9) 67/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.0 +4.3 16.5 +3.7 -- 8.8 -- -- 373 (15.5) 58/18
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 32.4 +7.3 16.7 +4.6 11.3 0.0 4.8 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 31.6 +8.0 18.6 +4.8 16.0 0.0 6.0 7.4 387 (16.1) 55/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +5.6 16.0 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.6 +1.0 13.3 +1.3 12.5 0.0 7.4 12.2 280 (11.7) 41/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.8 +3.1 13.5 +2.8 10.9 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 +1.0 7.5 +0.9 2.0 0.4 2.8 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.0 11.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.3 +2.8 17.6 +4.5 12.6 0.0 9.8 12.5 483 (20.1) 30/12
RICHMOND RAAF 31.4 +6.4 13.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 46/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.0 +1.4 17.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 35/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.7 +1.3 7.3 +1.2 8.9 1.6 3.8 12.6 407 (17.0) 46/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.0 -0.4 4.6 -3.1 3.5 0.0 4.0 12.4 352 (14.7) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -1.6 9.2 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.4 -0.4 9.0 -0.8 5.3 0.0 8.8 12.7 407 (17.0) 46/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.1 -0.8 6.2 -1.3 5.2 0.0 5.6 -- 354 (14.8) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.2 -1.1 6.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 43/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.5 +1.9 11.8 +2.3 9.8 0.2 4.2 -- 192 ( 8.0) 32/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.8 0.0 8.5 +0.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 547 (22.8) 57/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 -0.6 5.4 -0.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 585 (24.4) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 -2.6 9.3 +2.4 -- 11.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 52/11
HOBART AIRPORT 15.6 -1.7 8.6 +1.1 4.9 0.0 8.0 6.3 615 (25.6) 59/10
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

45.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
43.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+9.4 : 36.8 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+9.1 : 40.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.9 : 45.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+8.7 : 30.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+8.7 : 34.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.4 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.8 : 27.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+9.0 : 22.2 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+8.5 : 28.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+8.3 : 21.7 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+8.2 : 26.2 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.2 : 26.0 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+8.2 : 16.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

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

3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.3 : 27.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.0 : 25.7 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-5.4 : 28.5 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
-5.2 : 27.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-4.5 : 28.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-4.5 : 11.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.5 : 3.2 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 5.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.4 : 8.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.8 : 3.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-3.7 : 11.3 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne 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.
187.4 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
107.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
78.0 COOROY COMPOSITE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
53.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD N Rivers NT
48.6 PECHEY FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
78.0 COOROY COMPOSITE
48.6 PECHEY FORESTRY

ISLANDS
Islands
187.4 HOME ISLAND
107.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

12.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.6 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

.....

7.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
6.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
6.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
4.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1238 (51.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1198 (49.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1139 (47.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1126 (46.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1114 (46.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1076 (44.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1037 (43.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1022 (42.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1001 (41.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1001 (41.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
990 (41.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
950 (39.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
898 (37.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
898 (37.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
829 (34.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
799 (33.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
793 (33.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
786 (32.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
786 (32.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
766 (31.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
758 (31.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
725 (30.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
718 (29.9) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
709 (29.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
689 (28.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
674 (28.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
673 (28.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
667 (27.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
657 (27.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
655 (27.3) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
651 (27.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
641 (26.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
621 (25.9) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
616 (25.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
615 (25.6) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
607 (25.3) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
607 (25.3) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
603 (25.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
602 (25.1) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
113/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/09 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/06 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/11 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
8.0mm in 14 min to 19:53 34.3mm/h
4.6mm in 6 min to 19:59 46.0mm/h
9.0mm in 12 min to 20:11 45.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
7.4mm in 9 min to 20:40 49.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
7.0mm in 14 min to 20:30 30.0mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 21:00 32.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.0mm/h
BRISBANE
10.2mm in 21 min to 21:00 29.1mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
REDCLIFFE
7.6mm in 33 min to 21:00 13.8mm/h
    Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
5.0mm in 7 min to 16:25 42.9mm/h
WARWICK
21.0mm in 22 min to 18:54 57.3mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
    Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
6.2mm in 4 min to 14:16 93.0mm/h
4.6mm in 2 min to 14:18 138.0mm/h
7.8mm in 3 min to 14:21 156.0mm/h
4.2mm in 3 min to 14:24 84.0mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 31.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 20.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
480.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 160.0mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
13.4mm in 27 min to 17:30 29.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
NORTH ISLAND : 76(280/ 63 ) at 17:32
    Lower West
DWELLINGUP : 191(280/ 28 ) at 12:32
QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT : 95(110/ 67 ) at 15:24
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO : 82(220/ 72 ) at 19:59
    Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT : 74(200/ 65 ) at 14:07
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 61 ) at 07:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(260/ 50 ) at 10:31
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(320/ 82 ) at 10:39
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(250/ 65 ) at 20:30
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(310/ 56 ) at 13:31
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(280/ 70 ) at 11:30