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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 2102 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA

4.2

0.4

14/07/2006

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Upper North

019108

HAMMOND (COONATTO)

19.0

17.0

05/07/1996

18

SA

Northeast

020016

MULYUNGARIE

31,5

30.5

26/07/1950

77

SA

Northeast

020020

YUNTA (PANARAMITEE)

24.4

21.3

11/07/1956

99

SA

Northeast

020022

STURT VALE

31.4

21.8

19/07/1931

43

SA

Northeast

020044

DANGGALI CONSERVATION PARK (CANOPUS)

31.0

25.1

12/07/1969

36

SA

Northeast

020050

PLUMBAGO

30.4

20.0

08/07/1991

36

SA

Upper Murray

024037

PARINGA LOCK V

36.2

26.2

12/07/1969

39

SA

Upper Murray

024048

RENMARK AERO

24.2

18.0

12/07/1996

11

QLD

Gulf Country

029012

CROYDON TOWNSHIP

35.0

32.0

13/07/2006

118

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Highlands

035259

DUNEIRA

32.5

27.5

26/07/2001

13

QLD

Channel Country

038013

KEEROONGOOLOO

55.0

42.7

11/07/1945

71

QLD

Channel Country

038062

CARELLA STATION

47.0

37.0

27/07/1996

33

QLD

Channel Country

038072

WESTWARD HO

18.2

13.2

21/07/1998

29

QLD

Warrego

044151

GAMARREN

43.0

38.0

27/07/1990

51

QLD

Warrego

044172

WALLAL STATION

40.0

25.8

06/07/1996

15

QLD

Far SW

045006

EROMANGA - WEBBER ST

57.0

36.6

07/07/1956

96

QLD

Far SW

045034

TALLYABRA

61.0

40.1

10/07/1945

79

QLD

Far SW

045037

MOBLE

59.0

35.4

21/07/1981

55

QLD

Far SW

045060

YAPUNYAH STATION

64.0

36.4

28/07/1998

20

NSW

Lower Darling

047089

WENTWORTH (TARAWI)

30.0

27.2

15/07/1984

40

NSW

Lower Darling

047099

WENTWORTH (TOORA)

24.0

23.0

20/07/1981

34

NSW

Lower Darling

047104

BROKEN HILL (SOUTH ITA)

30.0

28.5

28/07/2005

13

NSW

Upper Darling

048075

COBAR (TINDAREY)

44.2

26.9

12/07/1945

86

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

28.0

19.0

01/07/1999

13

VIC

Lower North

080095

KOTTA

29.8

29.4

24/07/2003

39

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

11.8

12.2

27/07/1996

12

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

27.0

24.2

22/07/2005

11


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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 22.3 +2.8 4.8 -4.7 1.8 0.0 2.8 -- 283 (11.8) 35/10
PERTH AIRPORT 20.7 +2.8 9.1 +1.0 7.2 2.4 1.4 9.3 273 (11.4) 34/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.8 -1.0 9.7 +2.2 8.8 0.4 1.2 7.6 193 ( 8.0) 24/12
BUNBURY 19.7 +2.5 7.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 21/09
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 10.0 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 255 (10.6) 17/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 +0.1 20.9 +1.7 20.0 0.0 6.6 7.1 375 (15.6) 39/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 13.9 -5.8 5.5 +1.5 3.5 0.0 2.6 5.3 495 (20.6) 59/11
WHYALLA AERO 13.2 -3.7 7.7 +2.4 -- 15.2 1.4 -- 537 (22.4) 59/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.8 -2.5 7.8 +0.3 7.2 0.8 0.8 0.0 241 (10.0) 45/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -1.2 6.4 +1.2 6.7 12.2 1.6 0.0 348 (14.5) 46/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.4 -4.3 11.7 +3.1 9.6 0.2 1.6 10.0 380 (15.8) 41/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.9 21.0 +4.0 20.7 0.6 4.0 1.4 425 (17.7) 28/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +2.4 20.4 +6.8 18.8 0.6 2.0 3.2 330 (13.8) 26/10
MACKAY M.O 23.9 +2.6 19.6 +6.8 -- 4.2 -- 1.4 299 (12.5) 26/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.4 +1.3 16.0 +6.5 15.6 4.4 1.0 -- 323 (13.5) 32/14
BUNDABERG AERO 20.4 -1.6 14.1 +4.0 -- 1.6 1.8 -- 307 (12.8) 43/10
NAMBOUR DPI 19.9 -1.2 10.8 +3.1 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.8 +0.3 13.5 +3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 50/13
BRISBANE AERO 20.3 -0.6 12.3 +3.5 10.3 0.8 1.6 1.0 268 (11.2) 43/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.2 -2.4 9.8 +3.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 739 (30.8) 50/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 12.9 -3.2 10.0 +5.3 10.5 14.8 2.8 -- 172 ( 7.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -0.8 11.2 +3.7 6.6 2.0 1.4 0.4 261 (10.9) 39/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -2.4 11.2 +4.9 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.6 -2.4 10.4 +4.1 8.9 1.0 1.0 0.0 228 ( 9.5) 46/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.4 -3.1 10.0 +5.4 8.8 4.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 39/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.2 -0.1 5.7 +4.3 5.7 12.8 4.2 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.0 -0.2 10.2 +7.2 -- 16.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -0.2 11.6 +4.5 9.4 1.8 0.8 0.0 243 (10.1) 68/13
RICHMOND RAAF 13.0 -4.4 7.8 +4.3 -- 2.6 -- -- 21 ( 0.9) 37/12
BELLAMBI AWS 16.2 -0.6 11.5 +1.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 289 (12.0) 61/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.7 -0.6 6.0 +6.1 5.2 11.0 1.0 0.0 253 (10.5) 37/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.4 -0.3 6.6 +3.9 8.9 14.2 3.2 0.0 625 (26.0) 50/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.7 -1.3 1.7 -1.5 -- 9.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 30/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.8 -1.5 6.4 +2.1 7.5 14.4 1.8 0.3 317 (13.2) 34/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.2 -1.8 6.8 +3.9 -- 7.8 -- -- 439 (18.3) 41/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.8 -2.7 6.7 +4.3 -- 23.8 -- -- 370 (15.4) 44/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 10.7 -2.7 5.6 -0.4 4.8 4.8 1.2 -- 112 ( 4.7) 18/06
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -1.3 5.2 -0.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 35/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.8 -1.2 5.5 +2.3 -- 12.2 -- -- 537 (22.4) 55/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +1.7 2.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 35/19
HOBART AIRPORT 13.3 +0.9 3.7 -0.4 3.5 0.0 0.8 2.1 206 ( 8.6) 28/15
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

33.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
32.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
32.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT

+4.0 : 19.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+3.9 : 9.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+3.8 : 19.6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+3.4 : 14.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+3.3 : 19.7 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
24.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+12.2 : 15.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+11.6 : 15.2 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+11.2 : 15.0 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+10.9 : 14.0 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.5 : 14.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

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

1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3 : 15.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-8.2 : 13.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-8.1 : 22.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.7 : 11.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-7.5 : 12.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

-3.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-3.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.0 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-2.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

-9.0 : -2.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-7.6 : 3.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-7.1 : 4.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-6.8 : -3.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 7.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 6.2 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara 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.
81.2 KINKORA Darling Downs W QLD
64.0 YAPUNYAH STATION Far SW QLD
62.0 LOUTH (GAMBOLALLEY) Upper Darling NSW
61.0 TALLYABRA Far SW QLD
59.0 MOBLE Far SW QLD

QUEENSLAND
Channel Country
55.0 KEEROONGOOLOO
52.0 GALWAY DOWNS
Darling Downs W
81.2 KINKORA
Warrego
54.4 WARILDA
53.0 NOORAMA
53.0 TULLOCHARD
Far SW
64.0 YAPUNYAH STATION
61.0 TALLYABRA
59.0 MOBLE
57.0 EROMANGA - WEBBER ST

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
62.0 LOUTH (GAMBOLALLEY)
56.0 LOUTH (BLOXHAM STREET)
CW Slopes N
53.4 COONABARABRAN (MIRRIGUNDI)
52.5 COONABARABRAN (WESTMOUNT)
Goulburn/Monaro
57.0 CORIN FOREST REC FACILITY

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
9.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

.....

0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1021 (42.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
894 (37.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
834 (34.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
834 (34.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
826 (34.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
823 (34.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
792 (33.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
784 (32.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
782 (32.6) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
759 (31.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
740 (30.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
739 (30.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
706 (29.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
702 (29.3) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
702 (29.3) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
695 (29.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
694 (28.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
694 (28.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
686 (28.6) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
678 (28.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
661 (27.5) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
648 (27.0) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
646 (26.9) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
641 (26.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
640 (26.7) WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
631 (26.3) ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
625 (26.0) WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
619 (25.8) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
611 (25.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
607 (25.3) CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
83/10 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
81/16 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
80/11 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
78/13 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76/12 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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 Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 37 min to 21:00 12.6mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(180/ 65 ) at 10:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 74(170/ 63 ) at 16:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 74( 20/ 63 ) at 17:30