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National Daily Weather Summary

Charts    Cities    Hottest    Coldest    Rain, sun & wind    Downpours & gales
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1149 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

Lower North

080067

CHARLTON (DONALD ST)

40.2

29.0

14/12/1980

47

VIC

Upper North

081047

TARNAGULLA

52.0

51.3

03/12/1916

117

VIC

Upper North

081092

EASTVILLE (BONNIE BANKS)

64.0

64.0

26/12/1999

37

Equal to record.

VIC

N Central

088118

HARCOURT

56.4

43.2

31/12/1991

38

VIC

N Central

088132

BARINGHUP (BLUE HILLS)

51.0

43.6

26/12/1999

34

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041100

TEXAS POST OFFICE

22.8

22.5

22/12/2003

15

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

25.6

23.9

22/12/2003

11

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041095

STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE

26.0

22.2

30/12/1957

44

QLD

Darling Downs E

041100

TEXAS POST OFFICE

25.8

25.6

22/12/2003

32

QLD

Maranoa

043020

MITCHELL POST OFFICE

28.0

27.8

11/12/1976

34

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

26.4

25.9

22/12/2003

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 21:53EST, 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 23.2 -6.3 14.6 -1.7 13.2 0.0 8.8 -- 552 (23.0) 43/10
PERTH AIRPORT 22.8 -6.1 12.4 -2.4 10.9 0.0 5.6 8.4 457 (19.0) 41/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.3 -3.8 11.0 -1.4 9.5 2.0 4.8 9.0 441 (18.4) 39/10
BUNBURY 20.1 -7.0 8.0 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 35/14
MANDURAH 21.1 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 26.6 +1.3 26.1 0.0 5.8 5.4 287 (12.0) 48/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +1.8 25.3 +5.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 398 (16.6) 80/14
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +1.3 12.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 55/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -4.0 15.6 +0.1 14.5 0.0 8.0 11.7 426 (17.8) 55/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.7 -1.2 9.8 -0.1 8.4 0.0 5.2 10.8 450 (18.8) 74/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +2.0 25.4 +2.3 25.0 0.0 6.8 7.3 324 (13.5) 46/17
CAIRNS AERO 33.8 +2.4 23.2 -0.2 21.4 0.0 8.0 9.5 327 (13.6) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.1 26.3 +2.2 24.4 0.0 11.2 12.3 452 (18.8) 37/14
MACKAY MO 33.1 +3.0 25.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.9 357 (14.9) 28/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.2 +2.1 23.2 +2.0 21.4 0.0 8.8 -- 309 (12.9) 39/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.1 +1.7 24.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 470 (19.6) 41/11
NAMBOUR DPI 33.4 +4.2 23.4 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 28.6 +1.4 24.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 46/15
BRISBANE AERO 30.7 +2.4 24.1 +4.0 22.8 0.0 9.0 10.8 -- 55/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.6 +3.9 20.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 41/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 35.7 +4.7 26.1 +8.6 22.3 0.0 11.4 -- 349 (14.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.9 +3.6 22.7 +4.6 19.0 0.0 8.0 3.8 458 (19.1) 55/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 34.3 +7.7 21.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 40.0 +12.8 21.5 +5.0 20.5 0.0 7.0 11.3 321 (13.4) 54/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 39.5 +12.6 21.1 +5.8 20.7 1.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 50/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.0 +4.6 16.5 +5.2 11.0 7.0 7.4 14.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 38.1 +6.6 20.3 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 40.0 +14.3 21.5 +4.0 19.8 3.8 6.2 12.8 471 (19.6) 63/14
RICHMOND RAAF 38.8 +10.1 21.5 +5.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 258 (10.8) 72/13
BELLAMBI AWS 38.0 +13.9 20.5 +3.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 301 (12.5) 59/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.7 +3.6 15.4 +4.0 12.4 3.2 7.2 13.4 306 (12.8) 72/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.7 -0.7 17.7 +4.0 16.2 3.2 6.6 13.6 403 (16.8) 46/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.9 -2.5 16.2 +2.5 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.7 -2.4 11.9 -2.9 10.6 13.2 6.6 13.3 586 (24.4) 46/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.2 -3.2 11.4 -0.8 10.5 9.0 2.4 -- 256 (10.7) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.7 -3.3 9.4 -2.1 -- 15.6 -- -- 256 (10.7) 48/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.3 +1.1 13.3 +0.4 11.3 33.2 3.4 -- 167 ( 7.0) 32/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.6 +2.7 10.0 -0.9 -- 15.8 -- -- 280 (11.7) 63/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.4 -1.2 6.9 -2.5 -- 21.6 -- -- 389 (16.2) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.8 -3.6 12.1 +1.5 -- 11.4 -- -- 267 (11.1) 57/13
HOBART AIRPORT 22.2 +1.6 12.6 +1.9 9.7 2.4 7.2 11.0 463 (19.3) 61/19
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

43.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
43.1 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
42.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+14.7 : 39.5 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+14.3 : 40.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+13.9 : 38.0 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
+13.8 : 39.0 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+13.5 : 38.5 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW

30.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
30.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
29.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+11.8 : 26.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+11.6 : 26.4 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+10.2 : 24.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+10.0 : 29.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+9.9 : 29.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

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

8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
12.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : 21.9 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.4 : 19.6 KARNET Lower West WA
-8.0 : 24.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.9 : 22.4 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-7.9 : 20.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA

4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.7 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

-8.8 : 8.3 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-8.5 : 8.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
-8.4 : 6.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.2 : 10.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-8.1 : 12.9 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.1 : 11.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-8.1 : 5.7 YORK Cent Wheatbelt 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.
81.0 HIGHBURY STATION N Peninsula QLD
68.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL N Rivers NT
64.0 EASTVILLE (BONNIE BANKS) Upper North VIC
56.4 HARCOURT N Central VIC
54.0 MOLIAGUL Upper North VIC

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
68.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
81.0 HIGHBURY STATION

VICTORIA
Upper North
64.0 EASTVILLE (BONNIE BANKS)
54.0 MOLIAGUL
52.0 TARNAGULLA
N Central
56.4 HARCOURT
51.0 BARINGHUP (BLUE HILLS)

14.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

5.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
5.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
4.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT

1035 (43.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
946 (39.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
911 (38.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
893 (37.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
821 (34.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
820 (34.2) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
811 (33.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
769 (32.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
765 (31.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
721 (30.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
706 (29.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
693 (28.9) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
693 (28.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
687 (28.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
681 (28.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
679 (28.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
674 (28.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
656 (27.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
656 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
654 (27.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
653 (27.2) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
638 (26.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
633 (26.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
625 (26.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
620 (25.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
616 (25.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
616 (25.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
600 (25.0) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
118/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
100/04 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
97/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/18 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
94/09 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/16 MOUNT READ W Coast 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
JABIRU AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
5.6mm in 4 min to 18:32 84.0mm/h
7.8mm in 4 min to 18:36 117.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS
7.6mm in 42 min to 07:42 10.9mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
4.2mm in 11 min to 07:11 22.9mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
6.8mm in 35 min to 04:30 11.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 70(310/ 63 ) at 09:26
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT : 89( 10/ 74 ) at 13:50
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS : 95(330/ 43 ) at 19:55
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 85(310/ 74 ) at 12:58
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(290/ 50 ) at 12:01
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 95(320/ 46 ) at 10:32
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 119(290/ 89 ) at 22:31
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(330/ 72 ) at 15:12
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(***/ 72 ) at 11:30
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(320/ 80 ) at 16:17