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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 1811 EST on 22/09/2007. 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

N Peninsula

027031

BAMAGA

69.0

10.4

19/09/1973

30

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031008

BIBOOHRA

71.0

33.6

08/09/1975

57

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031102

DAINTREE TEA

105.0

95.4

08/09/1975

41

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031127

DAINTREE VILLAGE

65.0

46.2

12/09/1981

27

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031144

HAPPY VALLEY

294.0

159.0

27/09/1975

51

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031189

WHITE CLIFF POINT

151.2

22.0

27/09/1988

19

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032027

KANGAROO HILLS STATION

56.4

50.8

16/09/1915

96

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032043

UPPER STONE EXELBY

151.8

113.4

03/09/2006

67

1 y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032085

CAMEL CREEK STATION

71.6

42.8

04/09/1978

60

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032105

GOSHEN STATION

52.0

39.0

08/09/1975

33

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032108

EL ARISH POST OFFICE

100.8

58.0

10/09/1975

34

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032118

DUNK ISLAND RESORT

133.0

87.0

30/09/1974

28

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

NSW

N Tablelands W

056013

GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN

12.0

11.5

30/09/2000

29

N


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 23:15EST, 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 20.6 -1.4 7.8 -1.5 4.9 0.0 4.8 -- 503 (21.0) 65/15
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -2.2 4.8 -4.1 4.5 0.8 3.2 6.7 253 (10.5) 55/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 12.6 -4.7 9.3 +1.3 7.0 9.0 3.8 4.6 373 (15.5) 55/11
BUNBURY 15.2 -3.0 11.5 +3.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 55/13
MANDURAH 16.0 -- 12.0 -- -- 2.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 54/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -1.2 20.6 -2.4 19.8 0.0 7.4 10.6 320 (13.3) 39/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.7 +2.4 11.4 +1.0 7.1 0.0 7.8 11.2 270 (11.3) 41/08
WHYALLA AERO 19.8 -1.7 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 250 (10.4) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -2.1 10.9 +1.2 8.0 0.2 2.8 2.2 290 (12.1) 28/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.5 -4.3 4.7 -1.6 1.8 4.0 2.0 0.0 406 (16.9) 32/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.8 14.0 -0.2 10.6 0.0 6.4 9.2 152 ( 6.3) 26/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +0.8 22.2 +3.5 21.5 13.6 3.6 6.8 308 (12.8) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.1 21.1 +3.8 19.9 0.2 1.4 9.1 490 (20.4) 32/00
MACKAY M.O 25.6 +0.4 19.3 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- 7.0 256 (10.7) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +2.0 17.2 +3.6 16.0 0.0 2.4 -- 150 ( 6.3) 22/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 +1.2 17.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 242 (10.1) 31/17
NAMBOUR DPI 27.9 +3.0 15.1 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 35/19
COOLANGATTA 24.3 +1.2 18.0 +4.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 407 (17.0) 37/17
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 +1.3 15.2 +2.5 13.2 0.0 5.0 2.6 462 (19.3) 30/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.2 +1.8 13.9 +3.3 -- 5.4 -- -- 331 (13.8) 35/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.8 +0.4 10.5 +2.0 7.7 5.2 3.2 -- 267 (11.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 +3.0 15.1 +4.2 11.5 0.4 4.2 5.7 427 (17.8) 37/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -2.5 13.1 +3.7 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.5 -1.7 8.6 -0.4 5.1 4.0 3.4 10.7 320 (13.3) 37/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.3 -1.0 7.0 -0.7 3.6 0.8 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 50/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.5 -0.5 4.1 -0.1 1.0 8.0 0.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.2 -2.0 4.0 -2.4 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -1.4 12.2 +1.9 4.8 0.0 7.0 11.2 684 (28.5) 48/01
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 -1.5 6.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 39/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 -1.1 12.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 545 (22.7) 61/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.9 -0.3 5.1 +1.9 0.3 10.4 6.4 10.6 593 (24.7) 39/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 -1.1 3.0 -2.1 0.3 0.0 4.8 10.8 430 (17.9) 28/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -2.4 4.3 -1.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 338 (14.1) 37/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.6 -3.8 5.5 -1.9 2.5 0.0 5.6 8.8 361 (15.0) 26/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.4 -2.0 2.3 -3.1 -- 1.8 10.2 -- 382 (15.9) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.5 -2.3 1.6 -2.7 -- 2.2 -- -- 382 (15.9) 28/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.8 -1.4 7.1 -0.8 4.1 4.0 2.4 -- 210 ( 8.8) 18/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.0 -2.8 4.5 -2.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 537 (22.4) 35/06
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 -2.0 0.6 -4.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 454 (18.9) 26/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.4 1.9 -3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 12.4 -2.9 6.8 +0.8 3.5 0.4 3.4 6.6 422 (17.6) 41/03
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

37.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+5.8 : 32.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.2 : 35.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
+4.7 : 27.3 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.5 : 32.9 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+4.5 : 28.7 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.5 : 26.9 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
23.5 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD

+10.4 : 17.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.9 : 13.9 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+9.7 : 17.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.6 : 21.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+9.3 : 11.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

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

1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.6 : 11.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 12.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-5.8 : 14.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7 : 10.5 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-5.7 : 11.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : 13.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.4 : -1.5 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-6.3 : 0.6 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast 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.
294.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
205.2 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
165.0 KURANDA HILLTOP N Coast--Barron QLD
151.8 UPPER STONE EXELBY N Coast--Herbert QLD
151.2 WHITE CLIFF POINT N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
69.0 BAMAGA
N Coast--Barron
294.0 HAPPY VALLEY
205.2 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
165.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
151.2 WHITE CLIFF POINT
119.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
105.0 DAINTREE TEA
104.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
96.0 REEF PARK
94.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
93.0 TOPAZ
92.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
88.0 TOPAZ ALERT
83.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
72.2 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
71.0 BIBOOHRA
65.6 GREENHAVEN
65.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
62.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
62.0 KAREEYA TM
60.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
54.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
53.0 MT SOPHIA
50.0 MULGRAVE MILL
N Coast--Herbert
151.8 UPPER STONE EXELBY
148.4 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
148.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
142.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
133.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
114.0 RUSSELL RIVER
101.0 EURAMO TM
100.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
100.0 NERADA ALERT
97.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
89.0 MENAVALE ALERT
81.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL
75.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
71.6 CAMEL CREEK STATION
59.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
56.4 KANGAROO HILLS STATION
52.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
52.0 GOSHEN STATION

11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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2.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1382 (57.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1164 (48.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1137 (47.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1094 (45.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1000 (41.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
874 (36.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
847 (35.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
824 (34.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
785 (32.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
778 (32.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
764 (31.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
762 (31.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
760 (31.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
757 (31.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
708 (29.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
701 (29.2) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
688 (28.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
687 (28.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
686 (28.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
684 (28.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
677 (28.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
677 (28.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
674 (28.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
665 (27.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
657 (27.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
643 (26.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
634 (26.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
604 (25.2) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
330/13 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
98/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
81/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
80/11 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

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
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
3.4mm in 2 min to 13:51 102.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
5.0mm in 6 min to 13:00 50.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS : 78(180/ 63 ) at 13:49
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(250/ 72 ) at 01:27
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(279/ 63 ) at 02:10
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78(210/ 69 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(260/ 70 ) at 00:31