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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 2032 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 minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031193

ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL

17.6

17.4

02/07/2005

12

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

Southeast

094166

BULL BAY (LAURISTON)

0.8

1.0

23/07/1994

14

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

8.6

11.0

17/07/2001

16

11.0

17/07/2001

22

WA

Interior

013015

CARNEGIE

8.5

10.3

10/07/1997

18

10.3

10/07/1997

19


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Actual temperatures
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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 22:59EST, 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 15.7 -3.8 5.0 -4.5 3.5 0.0 2.2 -- 600 (25.0) 52/12
PERTH AIRPORT 15.6 -2.3 4.0 -4.1 2.5 0.0 1.6 8.7 -- 35/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -1.1 7.8 +0.3 6.1 6.2 2.8 3.4 400 (16.7) 28/13
BUNBURY 15.9 -1.3 1.7 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 30/14
MANDURAH 15.4 -- 5.6 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 360 (15.0) 31/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.7 -0.8 20.2 +1.0 19.7 0.0 5.6 10.8 257 (10.7) 28/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 +3.0 8.7 +4.7 6.2 0.0 3.0 10.0 254 (10.6) 35/14
WHYALLA AERO 13.3 -3.6 9.6 +4.3 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 292 (12.2) 43/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.2 -2.1 7.4 -0.1 3.2 1.0 1.4 8.1 264 (11.0) 30/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.8 -1.3 0.7 -4.5 -0.8 8.2 0.2 6.8 315 (13.1) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.2 +4.5 9.5 +0.9 7.6 0.0 4.0 9.8 124 ( 5.2) 30/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 +0.8 21.3 +4.3 21.0 0.6 2.8 0.3 467 (19.5) 39/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.0 -0.1 21.0 +7.4 19.6 0.0 3.6 0.0 469 (19.5) 34/22
MACKAY M.O 22.5 +1.2 16.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- 2.9 277 (11.5) 21/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +3.7 10.7 +1.2 9.5 0.0 3.2 -- 151 ( 6.3) 22/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +4.1 11.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 160 ( 6.7) 26/15
NAMBOUR DPI 25.8 +4.7 7.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 1.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +3.3 8.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 +4.7 8.9 +0.1 4.4 0.0 3.2 9.9 306 (12.8) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +4.5 8.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 41/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 21.7 +5.6 3.7 -1.0 -1.3 0.0 2.6 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 +4.5 4.4 -3.1 -0.5 0.0 1.8 9.4 186 ( 7.8) 28/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +2.7 1.0 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.2 +2.2 4.1 -2.2 1.5 0.0 4.6 8.7 346 (14.4) 37/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.8 +0.3 5.2 +0.6 1.3 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 +1.7 3.7 +2.3 0.0 0.0 2.2 7.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +2.8 1.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.5 -1.5 10.0 +2.9 2.9 0.0 5.4 3.3 527 (22.0) 48/10
RICHMOND RAAF 16.2 -1.2 1.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 21/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.2 -1.6 11.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 37/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.7 +1.4 3.5 +3.6 -0.1 0.6 3.6 7.9 422 (17.6) 37/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.3 -0.4 2.1 -0.6 1.0 0.6 1.0 6.5 157 ( 6.5) 37/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.2 -0.8 2.4 -0.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.2 -2.1 1.9 -2.4 0.2 0.0 1.6 9.2 266 (11.1) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.5 -1.5 3.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 325 (13.5) 37/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.1 -2.4 -1.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.6 -0.8 5.8 -0.2 2.8 2.8 1.2 -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.2 -1.6 2.8 -2.6 -- 3.8 -- -- 398 (16.6) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.9 -2.1 -0.7 -3.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 372 (15.5) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.4 +0.8 -2.3 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 43/17
HOBART AIRPORT 11.1 -1.3 1.9 -2.2 -1.5 12.4 4.0 5.6 531 (22.1) 67/17
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

34.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
33.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.4 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
33.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.1 : 31.1 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+6.7 : 29.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.7 : 26.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.6 : 26.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.6 : 26.7 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+6.6 : 22.9 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
24.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.9 : 18.3 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+9.0 : 20.9 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.4 : 21.5 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+8.4 : 17.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.0 : 22.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD

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

-4.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-12.7 : 8.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-12.0 : 8.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-10.8 : 12.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-10.5 : 20.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-10.0 : 13.0 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA

-6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : -2.1 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-7.6 : 0.6 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-7.1 : -0.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-6.9 : 13.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
-6.8 : -1.3 KEITH Mallee/Upper 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.
95.0 ROCKY POINT SUGAR MILL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
41.0 DUNBAR STATION Gulf Country QLD
39.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
39.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
39.6 CARNEGIE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
41.0 DUNBAR STATION
N Coast--Barron
55.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
39.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
Brisbane/SE Coast
95.0 ROCKY POINT SUGAR MILL

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
9.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

0.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1429 (59.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1311 (54.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1288 (53.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1201 (50.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1081 (45.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
983 (41.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
937 (39.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
928 (38.7) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
814 (33.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
780 (32.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
765 (31.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
765 (31.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
765 (31.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
762 (31.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
711 (29.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
706 (29.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
698 (29.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
684 (28.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
656 (27.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
648 (27.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
644 (26.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
640 (26.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
635 (26.5) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
632 (26.3) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
631 (26.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
630 (26.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
628 (26.2) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
617 (25.7) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
615 (25.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
611 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
606 (25.3) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
602 (25.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
600 (25.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
117/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
107/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
98/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/20 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
No reports

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(230/ 87 ) at 20:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 72(240/ 65 ) at 22:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(220/ 78 ) at 19:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(310/ 82 ) at 08:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 115(210/ 78 ) at 20:01
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(240/ 59 ) at 12:20
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 100(250/ 46 ) at 12:16
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(230/ 69 ) at 20:13