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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1039 EST on 15/08/2006. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

29.8

28.2

26/11/2001

11

28.4

22/12/2004

11


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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 21:47EST, 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 30.5 +3.4 11.3 -2.5 7.6 0.0 9.8 -- 790 (32.9) 54/13
PERTH AIRPORT 26.9 +1.1 11.9 -0.7 8.5 0.0 8.0 13.2 478 (19.9) 41/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 -2.8 9.6 -1.2 7.6 0.0 6.0 12.0 260 (10.8) 32/14
BUNBURY 23.2 -1.0 8.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 37/23
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 12.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 44/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 -0.4 22.7 -2.6 21.8 33.6 8.2 10.6 352 (14.7) 35/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.0 +6.4 16.2 -1.7 11.0 0.0 12.4 13.0 251 (10.5) 41/15
WHYALLA AERO 29.8 +3.3 22.3 +8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 48/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.2 +2.1 22.8 +8.8 17.3 0.0 7.4 2.3 253 (10.5) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 +0.4 13.5 +5.1 11.6 0.0 7.6 0.8 285 (11.9) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.7 +0.3 22.2 +0.8 20.6 0.0 9.0 9.5 287 (12.0) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 -2.0 23.0 +0.7 22.2 17.4 8.4 0.7 360 (15.0) 35/07
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.3 24.7 +1.8 24.5 0.0 12.0 10.6 621 (25.9) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 29.2 0.0 24.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 415 (17.3) 32/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 -0.3 18.6 -0.9 16.6 0.0 7.0 -- 272 (11.3) 30/07
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 -1.9 17.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 480 (20.0) 37/08
NAMBOUR DPI 25.8 -2.2 17.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.5 -1.3 16.2 -2.0 -- 3.4 -- -- 454 (18.9) 39/00
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 -1.3 14.4 -3.6 11.2 0.0 5.8 11.2 395 (16.5) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -2.5 12.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 609 (25.4) 43/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 29.2 +0.9 13.1 -1.9 9.1 0.0 8.0 -- 275 (11.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.9 -2.0 15.8 -0.3 14.9 2.6 5.8 2.8 628 (26.2) 34/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -2.2 14.1 -0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.1 -1.3 10.0 -4.3 7.7 0.0 6.4 11.9 386 (16.1) 39/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.7 -0.4 7.5 -5.6 4.7 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.0 +1.9 6.0 -3.1 0.0 0.0 12.0 11.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +1.3 11.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.2 +1.2 13.0 -2.3 9.0 0.0 6.2 13.3 333 (13.9) 54/18
RICHMOND RAAF 28.4 +1.8 7.9 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.8 +1.7 13.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 54/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.0 +3.3 6.7 -2.1 2.9 0.0 6.2 12.0 -- 41/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 +4.1 9.4 -1.3 8.0 0.0 5.8 0.0 230 ( 9.6) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +1.6 10.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.4 +5.0 16.5 +4.0 12.6 0.0 11.0 1.7 327 (13.6) 65/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.8 +4.2 11.8 +1.7 9.4 0.0 6.0 -- 254 (10.6) 55/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.7 +6.5 11.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 63/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.4 +4.5 16.6 +5.4 13.9 0.0 8.4 -- 178 ( 7.4) 30/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.2 +6.2 13.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.1 +2.5 14.5 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 52/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 -1.4 10.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/21
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 -2.3 10.1 +0.9 6.1 0.0 5.8 0.0 313 (13.0) 32/00
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 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
45.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
44.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
44.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 26.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
+8.7 : 29.6 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+8.2 : 29.8 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+8.1 : 29.7 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

30.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
30.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
29.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+11.0 : 21.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+10.0 : 20.0 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.6 : 24.0 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX Lower North SA
+9.6 : 19.9 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
+9.4 : 21.4 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 21.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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

9.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
13.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-7.1 : 22.7 FORREST Eucla WA
-6.9 : 19.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-5.4 : 24.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.0 : 22.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-4.7 : 19.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

1.0 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
1.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.8 : 10.0 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.7 : 5.4 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.5 : 3.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.2 : 5.7 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.7 : 6.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.7 : 1.0 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW

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.
82.2 BAMBAROO N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.4 PINE CREEK COUNCIL N Rivers NT
68.4 PINE CREEK N Rivers NT
67.0 HOWARD SPRINGS N Rivers NT
65.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
71.4 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
68.4 PINE CREEK
67.0 HOWARD SPRINGS
65.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
62.2 EDITH FARMS ROAD
61.2 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
58.0 MARLOW LAGOON - FLOCKHART DVE
56.2 COX PENINSULA TRANSMITTER
54.2 LUDMILLA
53.6 CLARAVALE
52.4 EAST ARM

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
62.6 COCONUT ISLAND
N Coast--Herbert
82.2 BAMBAROO
51.6 CARDWELL MARINE PDE

13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

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0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1104 (46.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1033 (43.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
894 (37.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
859 (35.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
817 (34.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
812 (33.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
790 (32.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
787 (32.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
756 (31.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
722 (30.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
720 (30.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
713 (29.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
712 (29.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
685 (28.5) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
681 (28.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
677 (28.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
675 (28.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
631 (26.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
628 (26.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
622 (25.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) FORREST Eucla WA
621 (25.9) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
617 (25.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
612 (25.5) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
611 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
609 (25.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
607 (25.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
603 (25.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
74/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/21 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
74/15 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
72/17 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E 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
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
19.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 19.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
51.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 17.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
6.8mm in 10 min to 15:00 40.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.6mm/h
    Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
1.4mm in 1 min to 22:21 84.0mm/h
5.6mm in 7 min to 22:28 48.0mm/h
26.8mm in 27 min to 22:55 59.6mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
5.8mm in 12 min to 08:00 29.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
18.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 18.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(160/ 65 ) at 01:33