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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 2123 EST on 07/01/2007. 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 daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

30.0

22.0

01/04/2005

11

NT

Darwin-Daly

014086

BEATRICE HILL

90.0

65.0

04/04/1959

43

NT

Darwin-Daly

014264

TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK

84.2

79.0

10/04/1996

15

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

74.6

73.0

18/04/1989

34

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

066037

SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO

2.4

2.4

19/04/1996

11

Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast W

034038

MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT

36.0

35.9

01/04/1998

21


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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 22:28EST, 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 24.8 -2.8 13.4 -2.0 11.4 0.0 5.8 -- 591 (24.6) 50/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +0.1 13.1 +0.2 11.4 0.0 2.0 9.6 386 (16.1) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.0 -1.8 14.4 +2.8 12.5 15.6 2.4 9.3 266 (11.1) 35/15
BUNBURY 26.8 +2.7 12.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 35/18
MANDURAH 23.2 -- 15.7 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 41/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.7 -3.0 24.2 +0.2 24.8 30.4 5.6 0.5 276 (11.5) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 +3.2 10.3 -2.3 6.3 0.0 9.0 11.5 282 (11.8) 45/14
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 -2.0 11.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 383 (16.0) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 -2.1 11.2 -1.2 6.7 0.2 3.6 8.6 283 (11.8) 30/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 -2.7 5.8 -2.9 4.0 0.0 2.0 0.5 352 (14.7) 24/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.4 +1.5 21.6 +3.1 17.8 0.0 9.2 11.4 341 (14.2) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +2.1 24.1 +2.5 23.5 1.6 7.0 7.8 155 ( 6.5) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +1.4 25.6 +5.1 23.9 0.2 5.2 7.5 262 (10.9) 34/11
MACKAY M.O 32.5 +5.8 23.0 +2.9 -- 22.2 -- 9.5 238 ( 9.9) 32/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.2 +5.4 22.1 +4.3 21.3 0.0 6.0 -- 239 (10.0) 59/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +3.6 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 305 (12.7) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 29.5 +3.4 11.5 -3.9 -- 2.42 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +0.8 13.2 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 26/07
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 +2.3 12.8 -3.4 11.7 0.0 10.2 11.1 389 (16.2) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.6 +2.2 10.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 45/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 23.2 -1.9 7.3 -5.5 3.9 0.0 6.2 -- 170 ( 7.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 -1.5 11.9 -3.3 7.9 0.0 5.0 11.0 291 (12.1) 28/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 -1.6 11.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 -2.4 8.4 -4.8 4.6 0.0 7.0 10.4 -- --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.3 -1.3 5.6 -6.3 2.8 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.4 -2.1 1.2 -6.0 -3.6 0.3 3.7 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -3.4 5.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 -2.6 10.2 -3.9 2.4 0.0 7.0 10.9 709 (29.5) 41/09
RICHMOND RAAF 22.8 -1.1 4.3 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 35/10
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 -1.7 11.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 39/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 -1.9 1.2 -5.5 -1.7 0.0 5.4 10.8 340 (14.2) 34/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.4 -3.1 1.3 -7.8 0.2 0.0 7.2 10.5 458 (19.1) 34/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -2.5 3.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 -3.8 5.9 -4.2 4.8 0.0 5.0 9.5 -- 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 -2.8 5.6 -2.6 3.9 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 37/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.3 -1.9 6.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.7 -1.6 12.3 +1.5 9.2 0.4 4.4 -- 127 ( 5.3) 21/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.8 -2.2 11.4 +2.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 612 (25.5) 46/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.2 -1.4 2.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 536 (22.3) 39/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 -2.2 1.0 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 39/11
HOBART AIRPORT 12.9 -5.2 8.0 -0.7 5.1 4.8 2.6 4.0 716 (29.8) 50/13
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

37.2 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
37.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
37.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
36.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.7 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

+6.9 : 36.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.4 : 36.0 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+6.3 : 35.8 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+6.3 : 34.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.9 : 29.9 EYRE Eucla WA

27.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
26.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.7 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD

+6.6 : 21.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.0 : 22.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.8 : 26.7 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
+5.3 : 27.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
+5.3 : 13.7 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.3 : 22.9 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD

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

1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.9 : 20.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.9 : 20.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-7.8 : 21.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-7.1 : 23.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-7.0 : 27.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

-3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : -2.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC
-7.9 : 0.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.8 : -1.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.8 : 1.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-7.7 : -0.6 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N 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.
115.0 BAN BAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
95.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
90.0 BEATRICE HILL N Rivers NT
86.6 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS N Rivers NT
84.2 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
115.0 BAN BAN SPRINGS
95.2 MCCLUER ISLAND
90.0 BEATRICE HILL
86.6 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
84.2 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
80.0 MANGO FARM
74.6 DOUGLAS RIVER
67.6 MARY RIVER RANGERS
66.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS
64.0 CHANNEL POINT
64.0 JINDARE
55.0 ROSEBERY
54.6 CLARAVALE
53.4 JABIRU COUNCIL
51.2 THE CHASE

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
73.8 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
53.8 HIGHBURY STATION
S Peninsula
70.0 ROOKWOOD STATION
Gulf Country
65.8 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
Central Coast E
69.0 UPPER DON ALERT

ISLANDS
Islands
71.0 POINT FAWCETT

11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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3.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1241 (51.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1225 (51.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1150 (47.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1118 (46.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1067 (44.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1019 (42.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
995 (41.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
956 (39.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
935 (39.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
899 (37.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
878 (36.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
863 (36.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
852 (35.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
852 (35.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
807 (33.6) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
785 (32.7) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
750 (31.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
732 (30.5) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
724 (30.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
712 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
709 (29.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
708 (29.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
704 (29.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
699 (29.1) SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
696 (29.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
679 (28.3) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
666 (27.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
656 (27.3) RHYLL E Central VIC
656 (27.3) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
653 (27.2) CERBERUS E Central VIC
644 (26.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
636 (26.5) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
628 (26.2) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
624 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
615 (25.6) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
614 (25.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
612 (25.5) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
611 (25.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
609 (25.4) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
608 (25.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
600 (25.0) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
89/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
87/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
83/11 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
80/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
78/02 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

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
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
ONGERUP
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
16.4mm in 20 min to 21:57 49.2mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 29.4mm/h
6.0mm in 16 min to 22:16 22.5mm/h
8.2mm in 14 min to 22:30 35.1mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 34.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.2mm/h
CHANNEL ISLAND AWS
10.0mm in 10 min to 19:20 60.0mm/h
10.8mm in 10 min to 19:30 64.8mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 24.4mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 27.8mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 6.7mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.3mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 20.0mm/h
WARRUWI
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.7mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 21.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
HORN ISLAND
14.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
21.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.6mm/h
23.0mm in 2 hr to 06:00 11.5mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
11.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.8mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
16.2mm in 14 min to 16:00 69.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 25.2mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 25.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION : 122(190/ 28 ) at 01:31
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 87(170/ 65 ) at 00:08
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(240/ 63 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 82(220/ 63 ) at 09:39