Friday 25 AUG 2006

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2019
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

2006

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30      

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28          

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

 

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
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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1647 EST on 17/03/2007. 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

VIC

W Gippsland

085297

MAFFRA

23.4

14.2

14/08/2003

13

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035070

TAROOM POST OFFICE

33.0

32.8

27/08/1970

49

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

32.4

31.8

23/08/2003

15

QLD

Central Highlands

035290

BLACKWATER WATER TREATMENT PLANT

32.0

31.3

24/08/2006

12

Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

31.8

31.4

29/08/1991

41

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

30.1

28.6

28/08/2000

12

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

29.4

28.5

17/08/2001

11

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

27.2

26.0

22/08/2006

11

Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

31.0

28.8

22/08/1995

14


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 23:12EST, 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 21.0 +1.0 10.4 +1.5 9.3 0.0 3.6 -- 312 (13.0) 37/19
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 +2.1 8.5 +0.5 7.9 0.0 3.2 5.8 270 (11.3) 34/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -1.1 9.6 +2.1 6.0 0.6 2.6 1.1 324 (13.5) 32/10
BUNBURY 18.2 +0.9 10.4 +2.8 -- 4.8 -- -- 266 (11.1) 31/15
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 12.2 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 35/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.3 17.9 -2.5 17.2 0.0 7.2 10.0 259 (10.8) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.4 +2.8 9.8 +3.8 6.1 0.0 6.2 11.3 237 ( 9.9) --
WHYALLA AERO 15.4 -3.1 11.2 +5.3 -- 0.2 6.4 -- 434 (18.1) 35/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.6 -3.1 10.1 +1.9 7.1 0.2 1.6 0.0 233 ( 9.7) 24/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 -1.0 5.6 +0.1 2.0 1.4 0.8 3.8 369 (15.4) 34/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.0 +4.7 11.6 +1.3 7.6 0.0 6.2 11.1 200 ( 8.3) 28/03
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.5 11.9 -5.5 7.5 0.0 5.2 11.1 194 ( 8.1) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +2.0 13.8 -0.9 9.6 0.0 4.0 11.2 183 ( 7.6) 28/10
MACKAY M.O 26.5 +4.0 16.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 323 (13.5) 39/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 +5.7 15.8 +5.2 13.0 0.0 5.2 -- 282 (11.8) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +2.3 17.3 +6.4 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 355 (14.8) 50/16
NAMBOUR DPI 31.9 +9.4 14.0 +6.0 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 131 ( 5.5) 35/10
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +3.4 16.9 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 43/08
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 +3.3 11.0 +1.4 6.8 0.0 4.0 10.6 349 (14.5) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.2 +8.5 10.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 72/15
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 23.7 +5.8 8.8 +3.0 4.1 0.0 2.2 -- 137 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +5.8 13.7 +5.5 8.9 0.0 3.8 9.9 374 (15.6) 43/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +2.9 9.7 +3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.6 +3.0 11.1 +4.3 8.8 2.4 1.4 9.9 224 ( 9.3) 54/20
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.1 +2.1 10.5 +5.2 8.4 6.4 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 28/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.4 +1.4 6.0 +3.9 2.7 5.4 6.4 5.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.2 -2.3 5.4 +2.0 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.6 +0.3 13.5 +5.4 7.4 0.0 3.0 6.3 281 (11.7) 72/18
RICHMOND RAAF 22.0 +2.2 9.3 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 41/17
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 +0.6 13.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 63/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.9 -2.1 9.2 +8.2 8.2 0.4 1.6 0.0 331 (13.8) 34/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +1.0 10.2 +6.6 9.6 4.4 1.0 2.6 233 ( 9.7) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -0.8 9.7 +5.9 -- 9.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 43/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.7 9.6 +4.4 8.8 2.6 2.0 8.0 360 (15.0) 32/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.3 +0.6 6.1 +2.2 -- 0.2 2.8 -- 383 (16.0) 48/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.8 -0.5 2.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 43/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.4 -0.6 8.6 +1.9 5.5 4.2 0.2 -- 146 ( 6.1) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -2.5 5.5 -0.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 314 (13.1) 39/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.3 -2.1 2.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 45/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 -0.1 2.4 -1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 34/10
HOBART AIRPORT 11.4 -2.1 3.0 -1.7 -2.4 0.0 3.6 3.3 352 (14.7) 35/13
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

36.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+10.3 : 33.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.3 : 31.5 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+10.2 : 30.3 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+10.1 : 32.5 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.0 : 31.6 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+10.0 : 33.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.0 : 14.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.9 : 19.5 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.6 : 10.2 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+8.4 : 14.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.3 : 7.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

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

-1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.9 : 5.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3 : 12.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-6.3 : 7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.1 : 12.3 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-6.0 : 6.2 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-3.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.4 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-2.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.0 : 4.1 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.6 : -0.8 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-6.2 : 12.1 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.2 : -4.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.0 : 5.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
35.6 METUNG (SUNNYBANK) E Gippsland VIC
31.0 LAKE TYERS E Gippsland VIC
30.0 BULLUMWAAL E Gippsland VIC
30.0 PAYNESVILLE W Gippsland VIC
29.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

805 (33.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
727 (30.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
710 (29.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
667 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
633 (26.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
613 (25.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
602 (25.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
124/09 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
76/11 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
72/15 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
72/18 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
70/22 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
16.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MT BAW BAW : 124(220/104 ) at 09:31