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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0940 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 grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

26.4

26.2

27/11/1998

13

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

26.7

26.7

27/11/1998

13

Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 21:47EST, 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 24.9 -2.2 15.7 +1.9 12.3 0.0 8.0 -- 495 (20.6) 58/20
PERTH AIRPORT 28.2 +2.4 15.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 9.4 12.4 -- 48/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.2 +0.4 14.4 +3.6 13.4 0.0 6.0 9.4 280 (11.7) 37/14
BUNBURY 23.9 -0.3 12.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 52/15
MANDURAH 23.7 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 48/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +0.7 26.4 +1.1 25.9 0.0 7.6 9.4 242 (10.1) 48/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +2.0 16.4 -1.5 12.9 0.0 12.0 11.8 320 (13.3) 50/09
WHYALLA AERO 28.5 +2.0 11.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 35/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +2.5 11.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 12.1 347 (14.5) 35/04
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.2 +2.8 2.7 -5.7 1.2 0.0 4.6 13.0 411 (17.1) 37/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.2 +3.8 18.0 -3.4 16.5 0.0 11.4 10.3 207 ( 8.6) 50/21
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.8 24.2 +1.9 23.2 0.0 10.2 10.2 402 (16.8) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +1.1 24.9 +2.0 22.7 0.0 11.2 11.0 461 (19.2) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 32.1 +2.9 22.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 242 (10.1) 26/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.8 +4.6 21.2 +1.7 19.7 0.2 5.6 -- 255 (10.6) 43/20
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +0.2 20.5 +1.6 -- 16.8 7.8 -- 349 (14.5) 52/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.9 -3.1 19.1 +2.8 -- 34.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.4 -0.4 16.5 -1.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 594 (24.8) 67/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 -0.7 17.3 -0.7 14.7 8.2 6.4 9.1 432 (18.0) 48/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -2.5 15.3 +0.8 -- 38.6 -- -- 421 (17.5) 45/21
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 22.2 -6.1 12.0 -3.0 9.5 0.0 10.4 -- 419 (17.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.2 -0.7 16.9 +0.8 14.9 0.0 11.2 10.4 817 (34.0) 81/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -2.3 14.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.9 -4.5 14.7 +0.4 13.3 10.2 13.0 6.1 810 (33.8) 72/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.5 -6.6 13.2 +0.1 11.3 7.2 -- -- 313 (13.0) 46/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.6 -5.5 3.0 -6.1 -3.0 0.0 2.8 12.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -4.3 7.1 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -5.8 13.9 -1.4 12.0 7.8 5.8 1.9 1011 (42.1) 80/00
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 -7.4 13.8 -0.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 504 (21.0) 54/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 -3.9 12.6 -3.0 -- 6.2 -- -- 850 (35.4) 63/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.0 -3.7 3.7 -5.1 1.1 3.2 5.8 12.6 532 (22.2) 41/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.8 -2.9 5.2 -5.5 2.4 0.0 6.6 13.6 730 (30.4) 26/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -2.0 8.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.0 +0.6 8.3 -4.2 6.8 0.0 7.2 13.3 507 (21.1) 41/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.1 -0.5 5.7 -4.4 4.1 0.0 6.6 -- 576 (24.0) 50/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.2 0.0 3.7 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 32/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.4 -1.5 10.7 -0.5 9.3 0.0 3.8 -- 99 ( 4.1) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 -3.8 10.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 487 (20.3) 35/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +1.2 7.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 689 (28.7) 43/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.2 +2.8 7.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 -0.5 7.1 -2.1 2.2 0.0 5.0 13.1 416 (17.3) 37/17
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 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
43.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
43.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
42.6 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
42.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.4 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+12.6 : 38.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+11.0 : 34.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+10.1 : 34.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+10.1 : 36.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 33.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.7 : 34.0 EYRE Eucla WA

29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
28.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+8.5 : 21.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.1 : 21.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+8.0 : 19.4 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.6 : 18.8 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.3 : 24.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.3 : 19.4 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.5 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
11.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-8.6 : 13.0 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-8.3 : 11.5 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-8.3 : 11.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-8.1 : 19.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.8 : 18.5 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-7.8 : 16.2 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW

-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4 : 1.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-7.3 : 7.0 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
-7.0 : 3.0 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-7.0 : 4.6 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW
-7.0 : -1.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-7.0 : -3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

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.
152.2 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP N Peninsula QLD
87.4 KIAMBA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
58.0 LITTLE YABBA SFR 274 Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
56.8 MT KANIGAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
152.2 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP
65.0 BAMAGA
54.2 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
Brisbane/SE Coast
87.4 KIAMBA
58.0 LITTLE YABBA SFR 274
56.8 MT KANIGAN TM
55.0 CRAGLANDS
54.2 GYMPIE
51.0 ZACHARIAH TM

13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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6.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
6.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
5.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
2.9 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
1.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1193 (49.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1146 (47.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1088 (45.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1065 (44.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1064 (44.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1044 (43.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1042 (43.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1011 (42.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
896 (37.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
894 (37.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
872 (36.3) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
871 (36.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
865 (36.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
862 (35.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
860 (35.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
850 (35.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
842 (35.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
817 (34.0) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
810 (33.8) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
806 (33.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
758 (31.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
747 (31.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
730 (30.4) WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
723 (30.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
718 (29.9) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
698 (29.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
692 (28.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
689 (28.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
685 (28.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
672 (28.0) GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
671 (28.0) NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
665 (27.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
662 (27.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
654 (27.3) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
649 (27.0) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
648 (27.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
647 (27.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
642 (26.8) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
639 (26.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
634 (26.4) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
621 (25.9) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
607 (25.3) REDESDALE N Central VIC
606 (25.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
603 (25.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
106/19 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
102/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
89/01 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
89/23 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
89/23 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:30 5.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 14:30 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 35.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
29.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 29.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
26.8mm in 52 min to 03:52 30.9mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
16.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
18.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR : 80(100/ 63 ) at 14:23
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 106(160/ 87 ) at 19:44
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(160/ 67 ) at 23:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS : 85(180/ 63 ) at 00:00
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 96(190/ 72 ) at 16:00
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 83(180/ 70 ) at 00:00
NORAH HEAD AWS : 89(190/ 67 ) at 01:00
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 85(140/ 63 ) at 20:01
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AUTO : 117(190/ 46 ) at 23:28