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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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 1819 EST on 12/01/2007. 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

Central West

036166

IDALIA NATIONAL PARK

37.0

30.0

07/06/1994

17

QLD

Warrego

044063

QUILBERRY RAIL SIDING

57.0

53.0

13/06/2005

85

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

-3.2

-3.0

18/06/1998

11

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

7.6

7.9

19/06/1997

12

VIC

W Central

087166

POINT WILSON

7.0

10.0

08/06/2006

11

7.8

10/07/1995

14

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 22:49EST, 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 21.2 +0.3 11.3 +0.3 9.6 0.0 7.0 -- 560 (23.3) 43/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -1.3 4.4 -4.6 2.2 0.0 2.8 8.9 427 (17.8) 39/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.5 -0.1 7.6 -0.5 5.5 4.0 0.8 3.6 197 ( 8.2) 34/11
BUNBURY 16.7 -1.7 1.9 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 31/13
MANDURAH 17.1 -- 7.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 30/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.5 -1.1 16.6 -3.3 14.6 0.0 5.8 11.2 346 (14.4) 34/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.3 -2.5 -0.8 -5.9 -4.2 0.0 4.0 10.4 263 (11.0) 30/13
WHYALLA AERO 16.0 -1.3 -1.1 -7.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 189 ( 7.9) 22/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.5 +1.4 4.9 -3.2 0.0 0.0 1.6 9.0 254 (10.6) 32/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 0.0 -0.5 -6.3 -3.1 0.2 0.4 7.7 100 ( 4.2) 13/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.9 +2.0 9.2 -0.8 7.8 0.0 4.6 8.5 270 (11.3) 30/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 +0.8 21.2 +3.4 20.3 1.0 3.4 2.8 506 (21.1) 45/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.9 19.3 +4.7 18.0 0.8 2.8 3.7 346 (14.4) 46/11
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.1 17.5 +3.5 -- 1.6 -- 3.3 605 (25.2) 41/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.3 +1.8 15.9 +5.0 14.6 0.0 3.2 -- 348 (14.5) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +2.0 14.2 +2.6 -- 0.2 1.6 -- 382 (15.9) 37/11
NAMBOUR DPI 22.1 +0.5 10.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.6 +1.5 15.1 +3.6 -- 1.6 -- -- 358 (14.9) 35/10
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.6 11.7 +1.2 8.1 0.4 3.4 3.5 324 (13.5) 32/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.3 +1.3 10.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 560 (23.3) 61/10
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 20.4 +3.6 5.9 -0.2 1.4 0.0 3.0 -- 205 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.8 +1.4 10.8 +1.7 6.7 0.0 2.8 8.1 512 (21.3) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +0.8 7.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 -0.4 8.0 +0.1 6.8 0.2 2.2 3.6 304 (12.7) 28/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.1 -1.8 8.8 +2.3 6.2 0.4 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 18/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.1 +2.6 2.6 0.0 -1.0 0.0 1.6 4.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +3.1 7.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.7 -1.9 10.8 +2.3 9.4 8.6 1.6 0.0 361 (15.0) 34/11
RICHMOND RAAF 15.3 -2.7 5.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 18/12
BELLAMBI AWS 15.6 -2.1 12.5 +1.5 -- 6.8 -- -- 350 (14.6) 34/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.3 +0.1 3.0 +2.0 -0.2 0.0 1.4 0.5 168 ( 7.0) 17/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 +2.7 3.2 -0.5 1.7 0.0 1.8 3.2 259 (10.8) 41/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +1.7 0.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 15/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.8 +1.8 3.7 -1.5 -0.4 0.0 1.8 8.1 218 ( 9.1) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.8 +2.8 0.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 210 ( 8.8) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.5 +2.3 -1.1 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 21/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.7 -0.3 4.3 -2.6 2.1 0.0 0.8 -- 75 ( 3.1) 13/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 9.8 -4.8 0.4 -5.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 15/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 +2.9 0.7 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 286 (11.9) 31/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.6 -1.5 -0.6 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 30 ( 1.3) 13/11
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 +2.0 3.4 -1.2 0.5 0.0 0.6 8.1 265 (11.0) 30/12
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

34.4 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
31.5 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
31.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.3 : 24.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+5.2 : 20.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
+5.1 : 20.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+4.9 : 20.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+4.8 : 24.2 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+4.8 : 18.7 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
23.7 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+6.2 : 14.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.0 : 14.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+5.8 : 9.4 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+5.6 : 13.7 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.5 : 11.5 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW

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

1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 7.6 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
-6.8 : 7.0 POINT WILSON W Central VIC
-5.3 : 7.1 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-5.0 : 13.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.0 : 15.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

-8.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-4.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.0 : -1.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-8.7 : -4.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-8.3 : -2.5 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-8.1 : -1.1 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-8.0 : -2.5 COONAWARRA Lower SE 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.
90.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
57.0 QUILBERRY RAIL SIDING Warrego QLD
37.0 IDALIA NATIONAL PARK Central West QLD
36.4 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
90.0 RUSSELL RIVER
36.4 INNISFAIL
36.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL
Central West
37.0 IDALIA NATIONAL PARK
Warrego
57.0 QUILBERRY RAIL SIDING

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.1 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1045 (43.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
900 (37.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
881 (36.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
817 (34.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
816 (34.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
775 (32.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
769 (32.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
747 (31.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
712 (29.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
707 (29.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
643 (26.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
608 (25.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
605 (25.2) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
72/08 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
68/11 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
65/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
63/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
61/16 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61/10 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
7.6mm in 36 min to 10:00 12.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h