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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1245 EST on 15/08/2006. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

WA

N Kimberley

001028

HOME VALLEY

122.0

109.0

11/12/1998

12

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

30.7

30.6

18/12/2004

15


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Data is as received at 21:59EST, 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 25.9 -3.6 15.5 -0.8 12.5 0.0 7.6 -- 582 (24.3) 46/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.9 -5.0 14.3 -0.5 11.7 0.0 8.2 13.5 488 (20.3) 41/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.3 -0.8 10.0 -2.4 8.0 0.0 6.0 12.9 384 (16.0) 46/13
BUNBURY 21.6 -5.5 8.9 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 39/15
MANDURAH 22.4 -- 15.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 35/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 27.1 -5.5 24.9 -0.4 24.7 5.8 4.2 0.0 357 (14.9) 34/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.5 +4.1 20.6 +0.4 17.9 0.0 13.8 11.1 315 (13.1) 59/22
WHYALLA AERO 42.9 +14.8 16.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 85/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.6 +9.6 18.3 +2.8 14.8 0.0 6.2 6.2 240 (10.0) 68/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 33.4 +10.5 11.1 +1.2 8.9 0.0 3.8 6.2 384 (16.0) 61/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.5 +2.3 26.5 +3.4 24.5 0.0 11.6 7.2 327 (13.6) 50/18
CAIRNS AERO 35.0 +3.6 24.9 +1.5 24.3 0.0 9.6 10.1 316 (13.2) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +0.7 26.6 +2.5 24.6 0.0 9.4 12.1 436 (18.2) 43/15
MACKAY MO 32.8 +2.7 25.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.5 382 (15.9) 26/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.0 +2.9 24.4 +3.2 23.2 0.0 8.0 -- 294 (12.3) 41/17
BUNDABERG AERO 32.0 +2.6 24.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 360 (15.0) 35/13
NAMBOUR DPI 32.0 +2.8 23.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 29.6 +2.4 23.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 28/19
BRISBANE AERO 30.8 +2.5 25.4 +5.3 23.7 0.0 6.6 10.5 391 (16.3) 41/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 33.4 +5.7 21.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 569 (23.7) 50/16
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 37.1 +6.1 18.6 +1.1 12.7 0.0 10.6 -- 167 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.5 +3.2 19.3 +1.2 15.6 0.0 6.6 10.4 308 (12.8) 45/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.8 +2.2 16.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.3 +3.1 17.0 +0.5 15.7 0.0 10.4 12.1 362 (15.1) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.2 +2.3 17.0 +1.7 14.6 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 28/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.6 +4.2 11.8 +0.5 3.4 0.0 7.2 13.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.7 +5.2 16.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.1 +2.4 20.6 +3.1 19.0 0.0 8.6 6.7 525 (21.9) 54/16
RICHMOND RAAF 31.5 +2.8 18.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.8 +1.7 19.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 37/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.8 +5.7 14.7 +3.3 12.2 0.0 9.2 12.0 341 (14.2) 34/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.6 +5.2 10.3 -3.4 10.0 0.0 9.4 13.1 312 (13.0) 24/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.5 +4.1 12.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.6 +8.5 17.3 +2.5 12.7 0.0 8.0 11.0 205 ( 8.5) 54/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.2 +6.8 10.5 -1.7 9.6 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.7 +7.7 11.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 54/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.5 +10.3 13.9 +1.0 11.6 0.0 4.8 -- 116 ( 4.8) 37/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 35.6 +12.7 9.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 59/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 32.2 +9.6 9.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 76/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.6 +1.2 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 25.5 +4.9 13.3 +2.6 10.1 0.0 6.0 6.7 425 (17.7) 34/12
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

45.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
44.5 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
44.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
43.8 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
43.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+15.2 : 42.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.8 : 42.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+14.0 : 35.1 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+13.8 : 38.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+13.2 : 37.2 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

30.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
29.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
28.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.6 : 30.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.0 : 28.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.2 : 21.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 23.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA

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

13.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
17.3 LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY N Coast TAS
17.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-11.0 : 27.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-10.6 : 27.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-8.4 : 28.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-8.4 : 28.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

-5.6 : 5.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.2 : 7.0 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-4.9 : 8.5 KARNET Lower West WA
-4.8 : 9.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.6 : 9.4 GINGIN AERO 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.
126.4 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
122.0 HOME VALLEY N Kimberley WA
80.8 LEGUNE N Rivers NT
76.6 LAMBELL'S LAGOON N Rivers NT
76.0 VICTORIA RIVER ROADHOUSE N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
122.0 HOME VALLEY
E Kimberley
72.6 MORNINGTON AIRSTRIP
69.4 ARGYLE AERODROME
54.0 LISSADELL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
126.4 TINDAL RAAF
80.8 LEGUNE
76.6 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
76.0 VICTORIA RIVER ROADHOUSE
74.8 YEURALBA RIDGE
68.8 CHANNEL POINT
67.0 AUVERGNE
63.4 TIMBER CREEK
60.0 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
59.2 CUTTA CUTTA
58.6 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
57.0 CALVERT HILLS
56.0 EDITH FARMS ROAD
55.8 EVA VALLEY
51.8 WILDMAN RANGERS
50.4 CAPE DON

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
53.4 SPRINGWOOD STATION
Wide Bay/Burnett
67.0 BARWOOD
65.0 WOODLEIGH
Darling Downs W
59.5 AUBURN

13.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

.....

2.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
0.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1139 (47.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
921 (38.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
887 (37.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
795 (33.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
778 (32.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
736 (30.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
708 (29.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
697 (29.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
694 (28.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
690 (28.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
689 (28.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
634 (26.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
633 (26.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
629 (26.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
610 (25.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
605 (25.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
602 (25.1) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
106/15 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
102/11 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
102/18 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
100/11 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
98/14 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
97/16 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
94/19 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
94/21 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
94/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/09 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
93/20 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
91/16 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/16 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
91/20 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
  N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
  E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
KUNUNURRA AERO
11.4mm in 30 min to 14:00 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
  N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
15.2mm in 30 min to 11:30 30.4mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 21.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 17.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
CAPE DON
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
36.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
21.2mm in 26 min to 15:30 48.9mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 24.8mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 22.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
LAJAMANU
2.8mm in 2 min to 15:49 84.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
34.6mm in 33 min to 19:00 62.9mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 34.6mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
  Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
14.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.6mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
11.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.2mm/h
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 19:45 84.0mm/h
ISLANDS
  Islands
POINT FAWCETT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.7mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 31.6mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 18.7mm/h
68.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME : 96(240/ 69 ) at 17:30
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 106(230/ 72 ) at 16:30
  NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 80(220/ 63 ) at 19:06
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT : 87(230/ 63 ) at 19:49
MARREE AERO : 83(220/ 74 ) at 19:57
  W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO : 89(350/ 70 ) at 10:30
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89(350/ 72 ) at 12:30
CLEVE AERODROME : 85(360/ 65 ) at 10:30
WHYALLA AERO : 85(330/ 65 ) at 16:31
PORT AUGUSTA AERO : 85(250/ 70 ) at 18:11
  Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 91( 10/ 63 ) at 17:02
EDITHBURGH : 85(340/ 74 ) at 12:59
STENHOUSE BAY : 102(330/ 74 ) at 12:58
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 102(310/ 50 ) at 19:17
  Adelaide/Lofty
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE : 98(270/ 59 ) at 15:26
QUEENSLAND
  Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT : 91(350/ 45 ) at 16:29
VICTORIA
  W Central
POINT WILSON : 83(330/ 63 ) at 23:02
  W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 93(320/ 69 ) at 22:31
HAMILTON AIRPORT : 93(360/ 65 ) at 21:12
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 91(360/ 65 ) at 21:42