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2006

Dec

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National Daily Weather Summary

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State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 2055 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

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

39.4

26.2

25/07/1936

94

NT

Darwin-Daly

014245

CAPE DON

5.6

3.0

27/07/1998

12

NT

Roper-McArthur

014609

NGUKURR

15.2

14.2

03/07/1938

73

NT

Roper-McArthur

014645

LIMMEN RIVER

2.6

2.0

13/07/2006

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA

0.4

0.2

15/07/2005

12

NT

Alice Springs

015502

ALI CURUNG

29.4

20.1

11/07/2001

29

SA

NW Pastoral

016027

COOBER PEDY (MCDOUALL PEAK)

25.0

24.0

01/07/1978

91

SA

NW Pastoral

016084

GLENDAMBO

18.0

17.2

15/07/1998

21

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

7.2

7.0

15/07/2001

13

SA

W Agricultural

018110

COOK

32.0

25.9

26/07/1958

88

SA

W Agricultural

018114

MARALINGA

42.6

22.6

13/07/2006

45

Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Upper North

019111

WILPENA (MARTINS WELL)

15.8

15.0

06/07/1993

20

SA

Northeast

020012

LILYDALE

24.4

24.1

04/07/1931

90

SA

Northeast

020043

BRAEMAR

31.6

24.1

02/07/1968

42

SA

Northeast

020048

MANNA HILL (WADNAMINGA)

30.0

22.0

10/07/2000

33

SA

Northeast

020053

COCKBURN (TEPCO)

25.6

23.1

12/07/1969

79

QLD

N Peninsula

027061

SOUTHWELL STATION

2.4

1.4

13/07/2006

11

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

S Peninsula

028025

PINNACLE

16.2

12.4

08/07/1996

36

QLD

Gulf Country

029039

MORNINGTON ISLAND

34.6

27.8

02/07/1986

81

QLD

Gulf Country

029048

VANROOK STATION

37.0

19.6

02/07/1938

80

QLD

Gulf Country

029050

WONDOOLA STATION

43.2

39.1

09/07/1944

81

QLD

Gulf Country

029057

STIRLING STATION

25.0

22.0

22/07/1993

29

QLD

Gulf Country

029076

MAGOWRA STATION

19.4

16.0

22/07/1993

36

QLD

Gulf Country

029139

SWEERS ISLAND

23.4

11.2

18/07/1896

13

QLD

Gulf Country

029154

YAPPAR RIVER

48.0

18.0

13/07/2006

13

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030082

GREGORY SPRINGS STATION

36.0

34.6

20/07/2005

79

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030145

CLARKE HILLS STATION

42.0

35.6

21/07/2005

20

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031012

CAPE TRIBULATION STORE

179.8

103.0

13/07/2006

60

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031102

DAINTREE TEA

94.0

76.0

13/07/2006

41

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Channel Country

038017

MOUNT LEONARD STATION

36.0

34.0

26/07/1996

50

QLD

Channel Country

038056

SOUTH GALWAY

54.6

38.0

24/07/1986

29

QLD

Far SW

045065

RAYMORE

67.0

26.0

27/07/1996

12

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

9.9

10.2

11/07/2005

12

10.2

11/07/2005

14

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023878

MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER

5.7

5.8

29/07/1998

12

SA

Lower Murray

024580

STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE

9.2

9.4

12/07/2005

11

SA

Upper SE

025507

KEITH

8.9

8.9

15/07/1984

45

Equal to record.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 23:00EST, 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 19.0 -0.5 4.1 -5.4 1.2 0.0 2.6 -- 298 (12.4) 32/14
PERTH AIRPORT 18.7 +0.8 6.7 -1.4 5.7 0.0 2.0 3.5 212 ( 8.8) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.0 -1.8 7.5 0.0 6.3 5.0 1.4 3.1 333 (13.9) 28/13
BUNBURY 16.9 -0.3 7.1 -0.1 -- 5.6 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 22/07
MANDURAH 16.4 -- 8.8 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.1 22.7 +3.5 21.7 0.0 4.2 7.6 339 (14.1) 28/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.9 -4.8 8.0 +4.0 4.4 27.2 4.4 9.0 423 (17.6) 48/09
WHYALLA AERO 11.1 -5.8 8.7 +3.4 -- 2.8 2.8 -- 297 (12.4) 44/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.0 -3.3 9.5 +2.0 8.4 0.4 1.4 0.0 259 (10.8) 46/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 9.8 -3.3 4.2 -1.0 0.9 0.0 1.0 0.0 247 (10.3) 26/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.7 -3.0 17.1 +8.5 16.9 1.4 1.6 0.0 482 (20.1) 43/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 +1.0 19.7 +2.7 19.4 19.4 0.0 2.1 573 (23.9) 46/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.9 -1.2 19.6 +6.0 18.6 0.0 4.8 0.0 445 (18.5) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 21.7 +0.4 18.3 +5.5 -- 0.4 -- 0.1 322 (13.4) 34/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 19.7 -3.4 16.3 +6.8 15.4 0.4 1.8 -- 217 ( 9.0) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 20.3 -1.7 14.7 +4.6 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 302 (12.6) 37/14
NAMBOUR DPI 17.5 -3.6 15.3 +7.6 -- 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -0.5 13.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 67/09
BRISBANE AERO 19.0 -1.9 12.5 +3.7 11.4 0.0 3.4 0.0 337 (14.0) 32/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.4 -2.2 9.7 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 592 (24.7) 55/22
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.9 +3.8 7.7 +3.0 5.4 0.0 3.6 -- 270 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.7 -2.0 12.4 +4.9 8.3 0.0 4.0 1.1 494 (20.6) 32/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.7 -1.0 9.4 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 +0.2 7.3 +1.0 4.4 1.6 2.0 1.9 336 (14.0) 28/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.9 -0.6 7.8 +3.2 4.7 0.8 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 18/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.6 +2.3 1.5 +0.1 -2.6 0.0 2.0 2.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +1.6 6.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.5 -0.5 9.6 +2.5 8.3 2.0 1.2 1.3 461 (19.2) 28/13
RICHMOND RAAF 12.7 -4.7 2.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 21/11
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -1.0 11.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.0 -0.3 -0.8 -0.7 -4.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 185 ( 7.7) 32/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 +3.4 1.4 -1.3 -1.6 0.0 2.8 3.1 304 (12.7) 50/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.4 -0.6 -2.5 -5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 21/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.4 -3.9 3.2 -1.1 1.2 0.0 2.2 0.0 272 (11.3) 37/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.8 -0.2 -1.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 284 (11.8) 41/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.3 -2.2 2.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 34/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 +0.9 3.6 -2.4 1.6 0.0 0.2 -- 133 ( 5.5) 17/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.9 -0.9 2.2 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 31/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.8 -0.2 -0.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 50/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.5 -2.1 -1.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 18/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.5 -0.9 1.3 -2.8 -2.1 0.0 0.8 3.8 235 ( 9.8) 26/14
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

32.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
31.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
31.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
31.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+6.1 : 7.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.8 : 12.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
+5.7 : 6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
+4.8 : 20.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+4.5 : 4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+4.5 : 18.2 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW

25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
24.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
24.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
24.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+10.9 : 18.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+10.8 : 19.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+10.7 : 14.9 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+10.4 : 16.9 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+10.0 : 13.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

2.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-11.3 : 10.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 21.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-9.1 : 21.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.9 : 11.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 22.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.1 : 2.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-9.2 : -3.1 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-8.4 : 10.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
-8.0 : -4.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.8 : -3.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.8 : -2.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne 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.
179.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
94.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
67.0 RAYMORE Far SW QLD
56.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
56.0 PLEVNA DOWNS Far SW QLD

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
53.6 IFFLEY STATION
N Coast--Barron
179.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
94.0 DAINTREE TEA
56.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
50.0 GRAHAM RANGE
Channel Country
54.6 SOUTH GALWAY
Far SW
67.0 RAYMORE
56.0 PLEVNA DOWNS

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
9.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
8.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

964 (40.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
945 (39.4) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
911 (38.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
873 (36.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
832 (34.7) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
832 (34.7) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
792 (33.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
783 (32.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
768 (32.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
746 (31.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
729 (30.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
727 (30.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
720 (30.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
718 (29.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
701 (29.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
695 (29.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
683 (28.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
672 (28.0) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
671 (28.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
657 (27.4) TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
647 (27.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
622 (25.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
616 (25.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
607 (25.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
81/06 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
81/11 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
81/17 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
80/16 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
76/21 MT HOTHAM Upper NE 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
Eucla
EUCLA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
133.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 44.3mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 39.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) : 98(***/ 20 ) at 00:02
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT : 78( 90/ 63 ) at 02:53