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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0938 EST on 15/08/2006. 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

VIC

W Gippsland

085295

STONY CREEK

39.6

38.0

07/11/1995

13

VIC

E Central

086354

PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE

25.4

24.0

11/11/1997

24


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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 21:46EST, 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 31.2 +4.1 13.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 553 (23.0) 41/17
PERTH AIRPORT 34.9 +9.1 15.3 +2.7 13.1 0.0 8.4 13.0 473 (19.7) 46/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.5 +6.7 11.8 +1.0 9.1 0.0 4.8 12.2 554 (23.1) 45/05
BUNBURY 29.3 +5.1 11.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 30/06
MANDURAH 28.0 -- 15.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +1.8 21.0 -4.3 23.3 29.0 10.4 11.4 -- 41/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +1.9 15.2 -2.7 11.7 0.0 6.0 11.3 223 ( 9.3) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 23.8 -2.7 15.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 669 (27.9) 50/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 -3.1 13.8 -0.2 12.1 0.0 6.6 11.1 395 (16.5) 43/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 -3.0 8.3 -0.1 5.7 1.6 3.0 11.7 465 (19.4) 55/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.1 +3.7 14.9 -6.5 12.8 0.0 13.0 12.4 -- 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +2.3 24.0 +1.7 22.3 0.0 12.0 10.4 410 (17.1) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +1.0 26.0 +3.1 24.7 0.0 11.0 11.0 577 (24.0) 41/00
MACKAY M.O 30.7 +1.5 24.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 376 (15.7) 24/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.6 +0.4 21.5 +2.0 20.3 0.0 8.0 -- 265 (11.0) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +0.4 19.9 +1.0 -- 1.8 6.1 -- 303 (12.6) 35/23
NAMBOUR DPI 28.8 +0.8 17.3 +1.0 -- 0.3 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +1.7 20.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 59/23
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 +0.3 20.4 +2.4 18.8 0.0 6.4 4.1 431 (18.0) 39/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 0.0 15.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 41/17
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 33.1 +4.8 17.2 +2.2 13.5 0.0 7.0 -- 110 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 33.2 +8.3 18.3 +2.2 15.7 0.2 5.6 11.9 308 (12.8) 95/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 34.6 +9.7 16.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 35.3 +9.9 14.1 -0.2 11.2 0.0 7.0 8.4 415 (17.3) 89/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 32.4 +7.3 12.7 -0.4 9.5 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 55/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +0.9 10.3 +1.2 3.0 0.0 4.6 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +3.9 11.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.1 +7.1 18.8 +3.5 16.3 0.0 9.0 5.7 581 (24.2) 91/14
RICHMOND RAAF 32.3 +5.7 13.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 65/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 -1.5 16.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 91/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 -5.2 8.0 -0.8 5.6 0.0 7.6 6.8 296 (12.3) 59/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.5 -2.2 11.0 +0.3 9.5 0.0 6.0 10.6 259 (10.8) 54/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.9 -4.1 13.8 +2.2 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 -1.6 14.7 +2.2 14.1 0.0 10.6 12.9 372 (15.5) 55/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.9 -6.7 12.3 +2.2 11.2 4.8 -- -- 362 (15.1) 67/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 -7.1 11.2 +1.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 65/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.7 -4.2 12.6 +1.4 12.5 26.6 8.4 -- 150 ( 6.3) 26/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.2 -4.8 11.8 +2.2 -- 16.2 -- -- 452 (18.8) 57/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.9 -5.7 8.2 +0.4 -- 13.8 -- -- 550 (22.9) 61/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 -1.2 10.1 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 298 (12.4) 43/08
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -2.6 8.4 -0.8 5.0 1.0 3.8 12.5 458 (19.1) 46/15
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

43.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
42.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.9 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
41.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.9 : 35.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+9.7 : 37.0 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.7 : 34.6 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
+9.3 : 31.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+9.3 : 34.8 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.6 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
27.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.1 : 27.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.0 : 18.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.7 : 22.7 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+5.2 : 26.7 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.2 : 17.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

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

5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.3 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
7.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-10.8 : 7.3 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-10.1 : 11.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-10.1 : 11.4 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-10.0 : 10.9 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-9.7 : 11.3 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

-2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 14.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.0 : 6.8 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.0 : 15.6 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-4.3 : 21.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 22.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

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.
57.0 NIGHTCLIFF POOL N Rivers NT
50.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
47.0 THE SANDSTONE Central Highlands QLD
45.8 MOUNT BEST (UPPER TOORA) W Gippsland VIC
44.2 LEONGATHA STH GIPPSLAND WATER W Gippsland VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
50.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
57.0 NIGHTCLIFF POOL

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
47.0 THE SANDSTONE

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
45.8 MOUNT BEST (UPPER TOORA)
44.2 LEONGATHA STH GIPPSLAND WATER

13.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

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5.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
4.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

954 (39.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
952 (39.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
900 (37.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
858 (35.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
854 (35.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
838 (34.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
809 (33.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
772 (32.2) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
769 (32.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
749 (31.2) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
745 (31.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
741 (30.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
737 (30.7) FORREST Eucla WA
715 (29.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
714 (29.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
712 (29.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
706 (29.4) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
690 (28.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
689 (28.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
688 (28.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
678 (28.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
674 (28.1) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
673 (28.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
669 (27.9) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
668 (27.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
644 (26.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
636 (26.5) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
626 (26.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
625 (26.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
624 (26.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
612 (25.5) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
610 (25.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
605 (25.2) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
603 (25.1) EUCLA Eucla WA
600 (25.0) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
102/21 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
100/02 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
98/21 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
98/16 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
98/10 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
96/13 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
96/17 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
96/20 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
95/19 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
93/22 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
91/14 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
91/12 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

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
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
7.8mm in 5 min to 12:11 93.6mm/h
6.0mm in 8 min to 12:19 45.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
GYMPIE
7.4mm in 7 min to 18:34 63.4mm/h
33.0mm in 26 min to 19:00 76.2mm/h
40.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 40.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 18.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
16.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 33.2mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 24.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
10.4mm in 41 min to 14:41 15.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
23.0mm in 48 min to 19:48 28.8mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 29.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.6mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.3mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.2mm in 38 min to 16:38 17.7mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
12.8mm in 25 min to 18:45 30.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
17.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
4.4mm in 11 min to 16:00 24.0mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.2mm/h
MT BAW BAW
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
MT MOORNAPA
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
    E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
    W Central
AVALON AIRPORT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    N Central
KILMORE GAP
5.4mm in 11 min to 03:00 29.5mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS : 98(180/ 52 ) at 22:16
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 93(200/ 50 ) at 23:19
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS : 98(230/ 78 ) at 17:50
COFFS HARBOUR MO : 95(180/ 76 ) at 20:03
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 95(200/ 59 ) at 21:00
NORAH HEAD AWS : 96(180/ 78 ) at 15:30
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 85(170/ 65 ) at 14:30
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 91(190/ 67 ) at 15:00
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS) : 96(100/ 28 ) at 18:48
BELLAMBI AWS : 91(180/ 72 ) at 14:01
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 82(190/ 63 ) at 16:01
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(180/ 70 ) at 18:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 78(180/ 63 ) at 14:54
ULLADULLA AWS : 96(200/ 50 ) at 21:32
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 76(180/ 67 ) at 13:23
MT HOTHAM : 98(160/ 65 ) at 11:19
    N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 100(260/ 78 ) at 04:01
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(210/ 76 ) at 13:30
    E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 70(210/ 63 ) at 09:05
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(220/ 63 ) at 01:00