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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 1212 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

Wide Bay/Burnett

039083

ROCKHAMPTON AERO

26.2

25.3

08/12/2001

53

25.8

10/01/2002

53

Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031034

KAIRI RESEARCH STATION

4.0

5.0

25/12/2002

35

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

28.2

28.0

26/12/2001

14

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039314

TOWN OF 1770

27.0

27.0

31/12/2001

19

Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

27.2

27.1

26/12/2001

12


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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 21:55EST, 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 -5.8 15.2 -1.1 13.6 0.0 9.2 -- 553 (23.0) 50/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 -7.6 10.3 -4.5 9.2 0.0 7.0 4.2 367 (15.3) 52/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.1 -5.0 10.0 -2.4 8.5 0.0 5.4 1.6 385 (16.0) 59/12
BUNBURY 20.2 -6.9 14.1 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 368 (15.3) 46/14
MANDURAH 20.9 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 50/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 23.1 -2.2 25.7 3.8 3.0 8.2 240 (10.0) 34/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.6 -0.8 22.8 +2.6 20.1 2.2 12.0 7.2 375 (15.6) 48/13
WHYALLA AERO 31.1 +3.0 12.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +0.6 15.2 -0.3 12.0 0.0 3.2 11.7 354 (14.8) 32/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +2.4 9.3 -0.6 7.2 0.4 5.0 13.4 503 (21.0) 39/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +0.5 24.7 +1.6 23.9 0.0 6.8 8.6 301 (12.5) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.0 20.4 -3.0 17.8 0.0 8.8 12.0 185 ( 7.7) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 35.1 +3.6 22.2 -1.9 21.1 0.0 8.4 12.5 360 (15.0) 30/09
MACKAY MO 35.4 +5.3 25.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 551 (23.0) 45/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 39.9 +7.8 26.3 +5.1 26.2 0.0 12.6 -- 402 (16.8) 58/17
BUNDABERG AERO 35.9 +6.5 26.5 +6.0 -- 0.0 10.0 -- 552 (23.0) 63/18
NAMBOUR DPI 36.8 +7.6 21.5 +3.3 -- 9.6 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 30.9 +3.7 23.0 +3.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 339 (14.1) 43/17
BRISBANE AERO 35.1 +6.8 21.9 +1.8 20.3 2.2 6.0 12.2 357 (14.9) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 34.4 +6.7 20.9 +4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 368 (15.3) 48/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 33.2 +2.2 20.3 +2.8 14.3 0.0 12.6 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.8 +1.5 22.0 +3.9 17.8 0.2 4.6 11.6 282 (11.8) 55/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 +0.8 19.6 +2.9 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 -2.5 18.4 +1.9 18.3 0.6 6.6 8.9 512 (21.3) 55/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.4 -1.5 17.7 +2.4 17.7 0.8 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.1 -1.3 8.0 -3.3 -1.0 0.0 7.6 14.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.8 -0.7 10.8 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.3 -1.4 18.4 +0.9 17.3 0.0 7.8 12.1 690 (28.8) 52/00
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +0.9 18.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 43/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 -1.5 16.7 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 547 (22.8) 44/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.8 +1.7 10.5 -0.9 6.0 0.0 11.0 13.7 387 (16.1) 46/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.4 -1.0 7.9 -5.8 5.9 0.0 10.4 13.8 357 (14.9) 54/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -2.7 9.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.7 -0.4 12.0 -2.8 8.0 0.0 9.8 13.8 309 (12.9) 34/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.5 -0.9 7.3 -4.9 6.4 0.0 7.5 -- 299 (12.5) 41/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.7 -0.3 8.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 35/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.3 +1.1 13.3 +0.4 10.7 0.0 6.4 -- 145 ( 6.0) 34/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.2 +1.3 8.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 54/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.4 +0.8 5.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 41/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.5 -1.9 10.1 -0.5 -- 5.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 44/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.9 +0.3 10.6 -0.1 7.1 0.2 6.0 10.8 333 (13.9) 52/16
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

43.8 CARNEGIE Interior WA
43.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
42.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+15.1 : 39.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.1 : 40.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.4 : 38.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 41.0 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.7 : 39.7 BALGAIR Eucla WA

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.2 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.2 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

+6.8 : 28.2 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
+6.6 : 26.9 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.3 : 25.4 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.3 : 24.0 MONTO AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.0 : 24.7 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.0 : 26.5 BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

10.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-9.3 : 21.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-9.0 : 19.0 KARNET Lower West WA
-9.0 : 23.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-8.9 : 19.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-8.9 : 23.2 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.3 : 5.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.3 : 4.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.6 : 5.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-7.2 : 8.1 NORTHAM 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.
69.4 SOMERSET DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
60.0 PALEN CREEK ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
56.0 ROEBUCK PLAINS W Kimberley WA
55.0 PALEN CREEK CORRECTIONAL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
51.6 MANTON DAM N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
56.0 ROEBUCK PLAINS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
51.6 MANTON DAM

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
69.4 SOMERSET DAM
60.0 PALEN CREEK ALERT
55.0 PALEN CREEK CORRECTIONAL

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

.....

6.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
5.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

911 (38.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
877 (36.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
843 (35.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
820 (34.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
779 (32.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
767 (32.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
767 (32.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
757 (31.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
732 (30.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
723 (30.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
701 (29.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
690 (28.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
680 (28.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
674 (28.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
646 (26.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
637 (26.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
622 (25.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
616 (25.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
615 (25.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
614 (25.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
611 (25.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
607 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
117/18 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
91/17 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/17 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
81/05 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
81/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
81/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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 Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
23.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
TOWN OF 1770
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
47.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 15.7mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
10.6mm in 4 min to 17:36 159.0mm/h
14.8mm in 8 min to 17:44 111.0mm/h
11.6mm in 9 min to 17:53 77.3mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 15.7mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
11.4mm in 56 min to 16:30 12.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : 83(240/ 67 ) at 17:53
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT : 91(170/ 58 ) at 17:36
MAROOCHYDORE AERO : 93( 10/ 70 ) at 15:34
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(270/ 65 ) at 13:23
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(270/ 67 ) at 11:17
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(320/ 69 ) at 16:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(260/ 63 ) at 11:30