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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 1229 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

9.3

8.9

15/12/2005

48

Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032004

CARDWELL EDEN ST

28.0

27.6

03/12/2002

49

ANT

Antarctica

300004

MACQUARIE ISLAND

8.8

8.1

15/12/2005

57

Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018192

NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)

43.7

43.0

11/12/1998

12


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**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 26.4 -3.1 18.2 +1.9 17.2 0.0 7.2 -- 403 (16.8) 46/10
PERTH AIRPORT 24.9 -4.0 17.1 +2.3 15.4 0.0 7.2 11.8 233 ( 9.7) 45/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.0 -3.1 13.2 +0.8 10.5 0.6 6.0 9.3 367 (15.3) 43/12
BUNBURY 21.7 -5.4 17.2 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 39/05
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 18.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 35/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.7 24.2 -1.1 25.0 17.8 8.8 11.8 316 (13.2) 26/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.8 +2.4 15.4 -4.8 11.5 0.0 12.2 13.4 274 (11.4) 34/09
WHYALLA AERO 42.0 +13.9 18.1 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 65/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.3 +11.3 18.9 +3.4 15.9 0.0 6.6 12.5 240 (10.0) 54/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.8 +12.9 10.2 +0.3 9.0 0.0 5.6 10.8 303 (12.6) 52/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.2 +4.0 20.6 -2.5 15.4 0.0 13.2 12.7 331 (13.8) --
CAIRNS AERO 36.1 +4.7 26.4 +3.0 25.2 0.0 9.2 12.3 336 (14.0) 41/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.7 +2.2 27.7 +3.6 26.4 0.0 13.4 12.4 459 (19.1) 39/14
MACKAY MO 32.6 +2.5 22.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 305 (12.7) 34/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.4 +1.3 18.4 -2.8 17.0 0.0 10.2 -- 203 ( 8.5) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +1.6 19.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 10.6 -- 330 (13.8) 30/15
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 -0.2 15.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 27.8 +0.6 16.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 -0.1 18.0 -2.1 16.2 0.0 8.4 13.3 299 (12.5) 45/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.8 +3.1 15.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 542 (22.6) 35/01
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 32.2 +1.2 12.2 -5.3 7.6 0.0 9.0 -- 160 ( 6.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.1 +1.8 14.8 -3.3 10.8 0.0 8.4 13.6 -- 34/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +1.6 12.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.7 +0.5 10.9 -5.6 8.3 0.0 9.0 12.9 410 (17.1) 37/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.8 +0.9 9.1 -6.2 6.2 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.0 +1.6 9.5 -1.8 -2.0 0.0 5.0 13.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +0.9 8.5 -7.4 -- -- -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.4 +0.7 15.3 -2.2 8.9 0.0 8.0 13.3 450 (18.8) 34/15
RICHMOND RAAF 30.6 +1.9 10.5 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.0 +0.9 13.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 22/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.7 +3.6 7.1 -4.3 3.3 0.0 9.2 13.7 328 (13.7) 43/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.2 +2.8 7.0 -6.7 6.1 0.0 10.0 13.7 346 (14.4) 58/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.3 +0.9 9.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.9 +6.8 13.8 -1.0 11.5 0.0 9.8 13.7 216 ( 9.0) 37/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.3 +3.9 9.0 -3.2 10.1 0.0 5.8 -- 245 (10.2) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.1 +6.1 8.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 32/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.3 +9.1 12.4 -0.5 10.1 0.0 5.2 -- 80 ( 3.3) 21/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 31.3 +8.4 10.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 31/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.9 +8.3 7.2 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 39/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.7 +0.3 11.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.8 +2.2 12.9 +2.2 7.1 0.0 3.6 10.2 441 (18.4) 39/16
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

44.1 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
43.7 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
43.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
43.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+19.2 : 43.7 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+16.8 : 41.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+16.6 : 40.2 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+16.4 : 39.4 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+15.9 : 43.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

31.6 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
31.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
28.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

+12.6 : 27.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+11.2 : 26.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.9 : 25.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+7.7 : 22.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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

15.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.4 : 29.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.9 : 29.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.7 : 22.5 HARVEY Lower West WA
-5.4 : 21.7 BUNBURY Lower West WA

-0.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.2 : 4.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-8.8 : -0.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.7 : 1.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-8.6 : 6.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-8.4 : 9.9 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-8.4 : 6.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes 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.
68.0 WAGAIT BEACH N Rivers NT
41.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE N Peninsula QLD
39.6 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS N Rivers NT
39.4 NITA DOWNS W Kimberley WA
34.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
39.4 NITA DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
68.0 WAGAIT BEACH
39.6 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS
34.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
41.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE

13.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.7 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

8.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
7.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
5.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
4.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1396 (58.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1249 (52.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1168 (48.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1039 (43.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
999 (41.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
960 (40.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
942 (39.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
907 (37.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
886 (36.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
846 (35.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
834 (34.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
832 (34.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
805 (33.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
744 (31.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
742 (30.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
734 (30.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
702 (29.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
640 (26.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
627 (26.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
608 (25.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
91/15 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
83/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/20 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/09 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
74/08 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/10 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
74/23 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
  W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
5.2mm in 11 min to 15:31 28.4mm/h

TASMANIA
  Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(230/ 63 ) at 05:03