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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2145 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 minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032025

INNISFAIL

25.0

25.0

02/04/1998

49

Equal to record.


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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 22:32EST, 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 33.2 +5.6 16.6 +1.2 12.5 0.0 7.0 -- 444 (18.5) 43/17
PERTH AIRPORT 29.8 +4.3 12.9 0.0 10.3 0.0 4.0 10.6 378 (15.8) 35/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.0 +3.2 9.2 -2.4 6.1 0.0 4.0 9.8 384 (16.0) 32/13
BUNBURY 25.0 +0.9 6.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 21/20
MANDURAH 26.1 -- 14.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 0.0 25.1 +1.1 24.1 0.0 4.6 6.0 245 (10.2) 67/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.0 -0.2 18.8 +6.2 18.1 0.8 7.2 9.5 411 (17.1) 41/08
WHYALLA AERO 19.9 -3.7 12.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 574 (23.9) 39/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.2 -3.4 6.3 -6.1 1.8 3.4 1.2 8.1 193 ( 8.0) 32/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 -3.2 7.7 -1.0 4.1 4.4 1.6 4.3 406 (16.9) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 -0.1 21.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 16.8 10.9 267 (11.1) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 -0.5 24.7 +3.1 23.9 27.4 5.4 3.3 503 (21.0) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.2 23.7 +3.2 21.1 0.4 3.6 9.7 362 (15.1) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 27.8 +1.1 23.0 +2.9 -- 1.0 -- 10.7 452 (18.8) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +1.9 19.8 +2.0 19.0 0.0 4.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) 24/10
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +2.8 19.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 326 (13.6) 39/16
NAMBOUR DPI 28.9 +2.8 15.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +1.3 17.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 26/08
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 +2.4 17.3 +1.1 14.6 0.0 4.6 10.7 258 (10.8) 26/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.3 +4.9 16.6 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 35/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 24.2 -0.9 15.1 +2.3 12.7 0.0 3.2 -- 101 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.1 +4.1 17.8 +2.6 14.3 0.2 3.0 9.8 254 (10.6) 45/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.9 +3.9 14.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +0.4 14.3 +1.1 12.9 0.0 4.6 9.5 298 (12.4) 46/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.3 -0.3 13.8 +1.9 10.5 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 31/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.7 -5.8 5.7 -1.5 4.0 1.5 4.5 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -5.2 11.3 +1.2 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 +0.2 17.5 +3.4 11.9 0.0 6.0 10.6 419 (17.5) 58/07
RICHMOND RAAF 23.4 -0.5 14.5 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -0.3 15.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 54/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.2 -3.8 8.2 +1.5 5.4 6.8 5.4 9.6 423 (17.6) 52/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 -5.5 8.4 -0.7 8.1 8.2 4.6 10.1 462 (19.3) 50/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.1 -5.3 7.6 -0.4 -- 15.2 -- -- 256 (10.7) 48/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 -4.6 6.6 -3.5 4.6 3.6 3.4 10.8 361 (15.0) 34/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 -4.2 6.7 -1.5 6.2 2.2 -- -- 378 (15.8) 41/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 -5.6 6.5 -0.9 -- 6.6 -- -- 420 (17.5) 45/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 -4.0 9.4 -1.4 6.7 10.8 2.8 -- 193 ( 8.0) 22/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.3 -4.7 7.5 -1.8 -- 11.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 55/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 -5.0 4.1 -3.3 -- 12.8 -- -- 461 (19.2) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 -2.4 6.8 -0.7 -- 10.8 -- -- 243 (10.1) 43/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 -4.1 9.1 +0.4 7.0 8.4 1.6 8.7 460 (19.2) 67/15
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

39.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+6.3 : 34.9 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.1 : 33.2 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.8 : 30.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+5.7 : 31.3 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+5.6 : 33.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.6 : 35.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.6 : 27.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
27.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.5 : 22.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 24.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+7.7 : 22.3 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 24.1 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+6.5 : 22.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT

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

-0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-10.4 : -0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-9.8 : 0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-8.9 : 9.5 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-7.8 : 11.0 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-7.5 : 11.1 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-7.5 : 6.4 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
-7.5 : 5.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.4 : 1.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.2 : 2.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.9 : 4.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.8 : 2.2 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.7 : 3.5 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
96.5 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
91.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
87.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
87.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
80.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
57.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
96.5 GRAHAM RANGE
91.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
87.0 HAPPY VALLEY
87.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
80.0 TOPAZ ALERT
69.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
57.0 MALANDA ALERT
53.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
50.0 DAINTREE TEA
N Coast--Herbert
76.2 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
60.0 ZATTAS ALERT
58.0 JARRA CREEK TM
54.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
52.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
50.0 WALLAMAN ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
55.2 THREDBO VILLAGE

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
59.4 MT BAW BAW

ISLANDS
Islands
71.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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3.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
3.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1255 (52.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1176 (49.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1101 (45.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
923 (38.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
911 (38.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
885 (36.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
878 (36.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
818 (34.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
809 (33.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
790 (32.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
760 (31.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
754 (31.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
750 (31.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
722 (30.1) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
714 (29.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
706 (29.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
695 (29.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
683 (28.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
678 (28.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
673 (28.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
654 (27.3) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
651 (27.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
639 (26.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
635 (26.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
615 (25.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
615 (25.6) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
605 (25.2) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
603 (25.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
601 (25.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
124/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
93/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland 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
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
9.2mm in 49 min to 13:00 11.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
3.2mm in 2 min to 20:30 96.0mm/h
8.4mm in 7 min to 20:37 72.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
GUNN POINT
14.2mm in 10 min to 20:20 85.2mm/h
20.8mm in 10 min to 20:30 124.8mm/h
35.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 35.0mm/h
41.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 41.2mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
21.8mm in 47 min to 13:30 27.8mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 22.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 19.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
4.8mm in 7 min to 15:47 41.1mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
32.6mm in 2 hr to 03:00 16.3mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.0mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.4mm in 17 min to 18:00 40.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 76(130/ 63 ) at 13:27
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(170/ 69 ) at 04:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74(200/ 65 ) at 12:53
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 124(230/ 87 ) at 03:31
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 96(235/ 69 ) at 17:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(200/ 63 ) at 07:45
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 72(190/ 65 ) at 00:27
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 93(180/ 56 ) at 12:51
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(180/ 67 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(210/ 69 ) at 17:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 96(200/ 50 ) at 16:30
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 83(220/ 69 ) at 20:40
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(240/ 72 ) at 02:31