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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 1226 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041521

GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT

3.9

4.5

13/12/1995

15

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011017

BALLADONIA

23.7

23.4

16/12/2004

35

WA

Goldfields

012038

KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT

29.1

28.2

31/12/1978

65

WA

Goldfields

012046

LEONORA

30.4

30.4

20/12/1972

47

Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

29.7

28.7

28/12/1997

12

WA

Interior

013012

WILUNA

30.5

30.0

01/12/1994

46

QLD

Central Highlands

035059

ROLLESTON METEOR ST

27.0

27.0

23/12/1997

18

27.0

23/01/1998

18

Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

14.7

15.1

04/12/2005

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Darling Downs E

041525

WARWICK

7.1

7.4

29/12/2004

11

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

47.5

43.5

16/12/2004

20

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

46.0

45.4

23/12/1986

23

WA

Goldfields

012065

NORSEMAN

45.0

44.9

31/12/1972

48


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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 21:57EST, 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 26.2 -3.3 19.1 +2.8 18.5 0.0 8.8 -- 412 (17.2) 35/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -4.6 16.1 +1.3 13.9 0.0 9.2 8.0 370 (15.4) 39/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 +1.4 14.8 +2.4 13.7 0.0 6.4 10.9 294 (12.3) 45/17
BUNBURY 21.8 -5.3 14.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 37/15
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 17.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 37/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.8 23.9 -1.4 23.5 0.0 7.2 11.5 293 (12.2) 46/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.2 -0.2 16.0 -4.2 11.9 0.0 9.4 13.3 264 (11.0) 43/14
WHYALLA AERO 32.1 +4.0 13.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 37/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.3 +2.3 14.5 -1.0 11.4 0.0 1.4 12.6 196 ( 8.2) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.5 +0.6 8.2 -1.7 5.8 0.0 3.4 11.9 434 (18.1) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.4 +1.2 20.2 -2.9 15.7 0.0 15.8 12.7 465 (19.4) 52/16
CAIRNS AERO 33.8 +2.4 23.6 +0.2 22.3 0.0 8.8 12.0 249 (10.4) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.5 +3.0 24.7 +0.6 23.9 0.0 12.6 12.6 311 (13.0) 35/16
MACKAY MO 32.3 +2.2 21.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- 11.9 304 (12.7) 34/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.0 +3.9 16.6 -4.6 14.5 0.0 12.8 -- 245 (10.2) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 34.1 +4.7 18.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 12.6 -- 444 (18.5) 39/10
NAMBOUR DPI 31.9 +2.7 12.4 -5.8 -- 21.23 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 27.6 +0.4 15.5 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 28/10
BRISBANE AERO 32.1 +3.8 15.4 -4.7 13.3 0.0 11.2 13.7 382 (15.9) 37/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.2 -0.5 12.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 50/09
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 28.8 -2.2 11.8 -5.7 6.8 0.0 9.0 -- 180 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +0.3 13.5 -4.6 9.0 0.0 8.8 13.1 319 (13.3) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.4 +1.8 12.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.7 -0.5 13.0 -3.5 8.3 0.0 12.8 12.9 469 (19.5) 52/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.7 -2.2 10.2 -5.1 6.1 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 35/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 -3.4 8.5 -2.8 0.0 0.0 4.0 14.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 -3.2 16.8 -0.7 9.6 0.0 10.4 13.5 626 (26.1) 55/11
RICHMOND RAAF 27.2 -1.5 13.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 43/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 -3.7 15.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 498 (20.8) 50/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.6 +0.5 10.5 -0.9 6.4 0.0 10.4 13.2 551 (23.0) 48/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 -2.4 7.9 -5.8 6.6 0.0 7.4 13.7 519 (21.6) 50/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.3 -4.1 9.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.0 +0.9 10.9 -3.9 7.8 0.0 9.0 13.7 408 (17.0) 34/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 -1.2 8.5 -3.7 5.4 3.23 19.2 -- 410 (17.1) 34/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.8 -0.2 4.6 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 39/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 -1.8 11.6 -1.3 9.3 0.6 3.2 -- 207 ( 8.6) 22/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.4 -1.5 7.7 -3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 532 (22.2) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.8 +0.2 3.0 -6.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 465 (19.4) 39/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -2.2 6.2 -4.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 17.6 -3.0 12.0 +1.3 10.0 0.2 2.6 3.3 412 (17.2) 48/15
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

47.5 EYRE Eucla WA
46.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
46.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
45.2 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
45.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

+22.2 : 47.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+18.4 : 43.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.9 : 46.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+15.9 : 44.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+15.0 : 46.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA

30.5 WILUNA Interior WA
30.4 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
30.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA
30.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
29.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+12.5 : 29.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+10.4 : 30.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+10.4 : 23.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.5 : 30.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.1 : 28.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

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

7.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.1 : 11.7 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.9 : 17.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.8 : 13.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.8 : 12.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-5.6 : 16.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS

-1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.9 : 4.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.8 : 7.1 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-8.7 : 7.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.7 : 4.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-8.7 : 10.7 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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.
82.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
58.6 COOINDA AERODROME N Rivers NT
57.0 JINDARE N Rivers NT
55.0 NARRABRI (WOODLANDS) NW Slopes N NSW
53.8 WALLEN WALLEN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
82.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
58.6 COOINDA AERODROME
57.0 JINDARE
50.0 LEGUNE

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.8 WALLEN WALLEN

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
55.0 NARRABRI (WOODLANDS)

14.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
13.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

.....

4.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
4.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
3.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1671 (69.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1533 (63.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1382 (57.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1222 (50.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1212 (50.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1071 (44.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
971 (40.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
968 (40.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
946 (39.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
914 (38.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
901 (37.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
836 (34.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
810 (33.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
795 (33.1) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
789 (32.9) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
786 (32.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
775 (32.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
760 (31.7) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
753 (31.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
749 (31.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
744 (31.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
720 (30.0) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
718 (29.9) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
698 (29.1) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
697 (29.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
685 (28.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
675 (28.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
672 (28.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
671 (28.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
657 (27.4) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
650 (27.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
634 (26.4) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
627 (26.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
616 (25.7) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
613 (25.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
606 (25.3) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
102/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
97/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
96/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
93/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
  E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
6.6mm in 4 min to 16:47 99.0mm/h
5.6mm in 3 min to 16:50 112.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.6mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 17:30 26.4mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 31.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
  W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
5.8mm in 31 min to 17:00 11.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
11.6mm in 13 min to 18:00 53.5mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
15.2mm in 22 min to 22:00 41.5mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
  N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.4mm in 11 min to 20:51 29.5mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 5.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.2mm in 23 min to 19:53 39.7mm/h
13.8mm in 37 min to 20:30 22.4mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 29.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
  N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
14.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 28.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
  Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.8mm in 20 min to 02:20 35.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
ISLANDS
  Islands
POINT FAWCETT
19.4mm in 40 min to 16:30 29.1mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 25.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 7.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 7.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 13:30 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
  South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(180/ 67 ) at 04:45
GREEN CAPE AWS : 93(220/ 78 ) at 01:30
VICTORIA
  W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 87 ) at 02:00
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 89(236/ 72 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
  N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(230/ 70 ) at 00:00
  Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(330/ 74 ) at 20:51
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(240/ 67 ) at 22:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(260/ 65 ) at 11:00
ISLANDS
  Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(230/ 70 ) at 00:30
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 72(240/ 65 ) at 15:31