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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1214 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

ANT

Antarctica

300004

MACQUARIE ISLAND

8.9

8.2

30/12/1971

48

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast W

034038

MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT

27.9

27.0

18/12/1995

20

QLD

Central Highlands

035065

SPRINGSURE DAME ST

26.7

26.5

09/12/1981

32

ANT

Antarctica

300004

MACQUARIE ISLAND

8.1

8.1

29/12/1988

57

Equal to record.


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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 21:56EST, 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 24.2 -5.3 17.4 +1.1 16.8 0.0 9.4 -- 613 (25.5) 45/13
PERTH AIRPORT 22.1 -6.8 11.6 -3.2 9.5 0.0 7.2 12.3 513 (21.4) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.1 -4.0 8.0 -4.4 5.8 0.4 3.6 11.5 453 (18.9) 50/16
BUNBURY 19.3 -7.8 5.6 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/16
MANDURAH 20.3 -- 13.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 35/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.7 +3.1 27.2 +1.9 26.7 0.0 5.8 10.6 297 (12.4) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.3 -9.1 22.8 +2.6 22.0 2.6 9.8 2.6 393 (16.4) 48/09
WHYALLA AERO 31.0 +2.9 18.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 68/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.9 +1.9 18.2 +2.7 11.8 0.0 9.4 0.4 278 (11.6) 58/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.7 +4.8 9.5 -0.4 8.3 0.0 8.0 1.1 431 (18.0) 65/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.3 +4.1 23.4 +0.3 21.9 0.0 10.0 8.6 289 (12.0) 52/20
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.3 22.3 -1.1 20.0 0.0 8.0 12.2 216 ( 9.0) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +1.5 27.1 +3.0 25.5 0.0 9.2 12.1 371 (15.5) 35/15
MACKAY MO 34.3 +4.2 26.7 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.3 510 (21.3) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.2 +2.1 24.9 +3.7 24.1 7.2 10.2 -- 251 (10.5) 37/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +2.3 22.3 +1.8 -- 1.2 8.4 -- 470 (19.6) 43/12
NAMBOUR DPI 29.6 +0.4 23.5 +5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 28.5 +1.3 22.6 +2.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 31/15
BRISBANE AERO 29.7 +1.4 22.9 +2.8 19.4 0.0 8.8 9.6 383 (16.0) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.2 +0.5 18.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 647 (27.0) 55/08
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 34.4 +3.4 20.5 +3.0 13.0 0.0 10.0 -- 180 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +0.3 18.8 +0.7 17.6 0.0 9.2 12.7 559 (23.3) 28/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 +0.8 14.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.2 +2.0 13.4 -3.1 11.4 0.0 6.8 11.9 266 (11.1) 52/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.3 +0.4 13.4 -1.9 10.8 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 35/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.6 +2.2 9.0 -2.3 1.0 0.0 6.8 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.1 +3.6 13.6 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.2 +2.5 18.7 +1.2 14.1 0.0 7.0 11.4 396 (16.5) 67/21
RICHMOND RAAF 30.2 +1.5 14.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 43/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.2 +0.1 15.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 50/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.3 +4.2 8.6 -2.8 6.1 0.0 10.0 11.7 320 (13.3) 35/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.8 +4.4 9.5 -4.2 7.3 0.0 9.8 12.0 343 (14.3) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.3 +1.9 11.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.7 +4.6 16.0 +1.2 11.6 0.0 9.6 7.6 293 (12.2) 54/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.7 +5.3 8.2 -4.0 6.9 0.0 7.5 -- 266 (11.1) 54/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.9 +4.9 11.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 80/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.6 +6.4 12.6 -0.3 10.5 0.0 8.0 -- 153 ( 6.4) 34/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 32.5 +9.6 7.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 85/20
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.9 +4.3 8.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 87/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.3 +0.9 7.8 -2.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 26.6 +6.0 10.3 -0.4 6.4 0.0 5.6 10.2 418 (17.4) 41/19
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

44.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
44.1 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
43.3 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

+10.7 : 31.8 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+9.6 : 32.5 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+9.3 : 30.5 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+9.2 : 29.0 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+8.5 : 33.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+8.5 : 28.0 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

29.7 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.6 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+6.8 : 26.7 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+6.7 : 27.9 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+6.6 : 19.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 20.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+6.1 : 20.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

14.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
16.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.0 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

-9.6 : 26.6 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.1 : 26.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.3 : 22.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-8.2 : 20.0 HARVEY Lower West WA
-7.8 : 19.3 BUNBURY Lower West WA

1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.8 : 6.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7 : 5.6 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-7.6 : 7.7 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.1 : 5.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-6.9 : 6.5 KARNET Lower West 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.
58.0 HOWELL (WATTLEGROVE) N Tablelands W NSW
54.0 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA
50.6 MOUNT BARNETT W Kimberley WA
49.2 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
47.4 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
54.0 NAPIER DOWNS
50.6 MOUNT BARNETT

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
49.2 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
47.4 MARYBOROUGH

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
58.0 HOWELL (WATTLEGROVE)

12.8 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
12.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.7 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
12.6 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

.....

0.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

897 (37.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
847 (35.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
809 (33.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
787 (32.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
771 (32.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
763 (31.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
737 (30.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
724 (30.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
708 (29.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
685 (28.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
685 (28.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
668 (27.8) FORREST Eucla WA
667 (27.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
665 (27.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
655 (27.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
647 (27.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
646 (26.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
637 (26.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
631 (26.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
627 (26.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
623 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
620 (25.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
617 (25.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
610 (25.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
609 (25.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
608 (25.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
603 (25.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
602 (25.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
111/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/05 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
100/05 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
100/18 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
98/20 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
96/10 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
96/19 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
94/07 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
94/08 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
94/13 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/09 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/21 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC

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
MCCLUER ISLAND
15.6mm in 17 min to 07:14 55.1mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
WARRUWI
8.0mm in 32 min to 05:30 15.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.8mm/h
  N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
6.0mm in 15 min to 11:00 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  Adelaide/Lofty
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 5.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 18:00 20.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.6mm/h
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE
8.0mm in 31 min to 17:30 15.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
  Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
  Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
4.8mm in 13 min to 22:29 22.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 74(340/ 63 ) at 08:00
  W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(300/ 67 ) at 11:14
CLEVE AERODROME : 91(340/ 63 ) at 08:12
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 91(350/ 76 ) at 09:07
MINNIPA DPI : 95( 10/ 54 ) at 06:50
  Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH : 95(340/ 61 ) at 10:52
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 95(350/ 78 ) at 14:30
  Adelaide/Lofty
EDINBURGH RAAF : 83(350/ 65 ) at 12:34
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE : 80(330/ 65 ) at 12:17
  Murray Valley
RENMARK AERO : 78(270/ 67 ) at 15:15
VICTORIA
  Wimmera S
HORSHAM AERODROME : 102(290/ 63 ) at 19:05
  E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 85(240/ 65 ) at 22:11
FRANKSTON AWS : 76(270/ 63 ) at 22:21
  N Central
KILMORE GAP : 91(290/ 48 ) at 22:31
  W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 96(260/ 56 ) at 20:48
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE : 89(290/ 65 ) at 19:53
AIREYS INLET : 98(280/ 54 ) at 21:37