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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2141 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

QLD

Warrego

044207

BAYSWATER

60.0

42.8

22/04/1998

11

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061366

NORAH HEAD AWS

33.6

32.2

05/04/2006

12

Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 22:31EST, 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 24.9 -2.7 10.7 -4.7 6.6 0.0 4.6 -- 395 (16.5) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 -2.6 8.0 -4.9 7.3 0.0 5.4 9.1 275 (11.5) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 -4.0 11.8 +0.2 11.3 0.4 1.2 0.2 216 ( 9.0) 28/12
BUNBURY 20.5 -3.6 6.2 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 31/18
MANDURAH 20.9 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 30/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 24.2 +0.2 23.5 0.0 7.0 11.3 301 (12.5) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.7 +6.5 13.9 +1.3 11.0 0.0 8.0 10.6 204 ( 8.5) 26/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 -1.1 10.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 262 (10.9) 50/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 -1.0 15.0 +2.6 12.6 0.6 3.2 -- 333 (13.9) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.2 -1.2 7.9 -0.8 6.6 5.6 4.8 4.3 559 (23.3) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 +0.8 20.8 +2.3 19.8 0.0 4.2 -- 169 ( 7.0) 26/19
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.8 24.3 +2.7 23.3 0.6 3.8 0.0 334 (13.9) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.1 23.6 +3.1 22.9 6.6 1.4 5.5 279 (11.6) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 29.1 +2.4 23.2 +3.1 -- 0.4 -- 5.2 391 (16.3) 30/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 21.7 +3.9 21.5 0.0 3.8 -- 303 (12.6) 24/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +1.1 17.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 355 (14.8) 28/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.6 +1.5 12.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.1 15.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 28/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.3 14.5 -1.7 11.5 0.0 5.2 10.6 303 (12.6) 26/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 +2.1 13.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 24/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 30.2 +5.1 19.0 +6.2 14.2 0.0 5.8 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.6 +4.6 15.3 +0.1 11.1 0.0 2.4 10.8 371 (15.5) 35/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +5.0 12.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.0 +9.4 12.4 -0.8 9.6 0.0 5.4 10.5 -- 52/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 32.5 +8.9 12.5 +0.6 9.7 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +5.5 10.5 +3.3 2.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.3 +5.8 9.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.8 +8.9 17.4 +3.3 11.4 0.0 7.4 10.3 439 (18.3) --
RICHMOND RAAF 33.4 +9.5 11.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 28.4 +6.3 18.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 37/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.9 +5.9 5.2 -1.5 1.1 0.0 8.0 10.6 315 (13.1) 52/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.2 +2.7 6.5 -2.6 4.6 0.0 5.2 11.0 206 ( 8.6) 32/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +2.0 8.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 39/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.8 +0.3 10.5 +0.4 8.6 0.0 8.0 7.9 321 (13.4) 32/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.8 -0.8 8.5 +0.3 7.0 0.0 5.2 -- 323 (13.5) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.2 -1.0 8.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 28/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.0 +1.7 13.5 +2.7 9.2 0.0 7.0 -- 221 ( 9.2) 21/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.6 +0.6 9.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 629 (26.2) 41/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 +1.1 3.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 651 (27.1) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 -0.4 8.9 +1.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 41/10
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 +0.1 11.4 +2.7 8.1 0.8 6.6 8.0 656 (27.3) 52/06
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

37.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
37.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
36.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.7 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

+10.9 : 33.6 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+10.7 : 33.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+10.1 : 32.9 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+10.0 : 32.1 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+9.5 : 31.1 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.5 : 33.4 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
26.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 22.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.1 : 24.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.9 : 20.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.5 : 9.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.4 : 18.9 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW

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

6.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.5 : 17.0 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.1 : 28.8 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-5.0 : 29.9 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-4.9 : 18.7 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 22.4 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.9 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-5.8 : 7.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.8 : 6.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.6 : 6.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5 : 5.6 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt 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.
174.0 HINCHINBROOK ISLAND N Coast--Herbert QLD
118.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
101.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
100.6 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1 N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
58.0 LYNDHURST STATION
53.0 CONJUBOY STATION
51.2 THE LYND STATION
50.0 ZARA STATION
N Coast--Barron
118.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
101.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
63.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
51.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
N Coast--Herbert
174.0 HINCHINBROOK ISLAND
100.6 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
71.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
70.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
64.6 BEMERSIDE
58.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
51.0 BINGIL BAY
Central West
69.4 HOLMLEIGH
51.8 EVERSLEIGH
51.0 GUE
50.1 EVESHAM STATION
Northwest
57.0 BIMERAH
Channel Country
51.0 CARELLA STATION
Warrego
60.0 BAYSWATER
54.0 BAYRICK

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
10.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
10.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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2.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

1548 (64.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1416 (59.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1306 (54.4) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1293 (53.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1253 (52.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1097 (45.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1078 (44.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1036 (43.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
960 (40.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
935 (39.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
879 (36.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
874 (36.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
851 (35.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
832 (34.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
791 (33.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
778 (32.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
761 (31.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
756 (31.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
754 (31.4) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
744 (31.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
743 (31.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
738 (30.8) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
733 (30.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
730 (30.4) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
665 (27.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
656 (27.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
655 (27.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
651 (27.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
644 (26.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
636 (26.5) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
636 (26.5) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
627 (26.1) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON N Coast TAS
623 (26.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
619 (25.8) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
614 (25.6) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
604 (25.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
113/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/00 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
104/01 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
102/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/04 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
94/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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
GOVE AIRPORT
10.8mm in 20 min to 11:50 32.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.2mm/h
BORROLOOLA
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
5.4mm in 16 min to 13:00 20.2mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 28.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
14.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
17.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 17.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(310/ 63 ) at 05:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 63 ) at 00:00
MT HOTHAM : 96(330/ 74 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(260/ 63 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 106(270/ 58 ) at 01:07
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(310/ 87 ) at 05:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(270/ 65 ) at 04:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(290/ 56 ) at 14:01
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 93(280/ 65 ) at 06:10
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(300/ 69 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(260/ 74 ) at 01:00