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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1726 EST on 23/09/2007. 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 minimum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035070

TAROOM POST OFFICE

20.1

20.0

18/09/1980

50

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

Upper North

081125

SHEPPARTON AIRPORT

10.1

11.3

02/09/2003

11

N

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

WA

Murchison

007045

MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT

28.6

28.3

22/09/1996

15

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
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 22.1 +0.1 9.4 +0.1 8.2 0.0 10.0 -- 764 (31.8) 55/09
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -1.8 8.6 -0.3 4.7 0.0 5.2 10.6 635 (26.5) 58/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -2.7 9.0 +1.0 5.8 0.0 1.8 1.5 276 (11.5) 35/12
BUNBURY 17.2 -1.0 4.3 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 320 (13.3) 54/22
MANDURAH 18.5 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 46/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -0.8 22.9 -0.1 22.6 0.0 7.0 10.0 376 (15.7) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 -1.7 16.6 +6.2 13.1 0.0 9.8 11.0 269 (11.2) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -6.0 6.3 -1.7 -- 3.8 4.8 -- 385 (16.0) 55/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.3 -4.7 6.8 -2.9 5.2 11.0 2.4 8.2 237 ( 9.9) 43/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -2.6 7.7 +1.4 6.7 7.8 2.6 8.8 503 (21.0) 55/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +3.9 24.4 +10.2 18.4 0.0 8.4 8.0 344 (14.3) 52/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +1.4 20.7 +2.0 19.5 0.0 4.0 8.7 304 (12.7) 35/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.5 19.5 +2.2 18.0 0.0 5.6 10.9 339 (14.1) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +1.8 18.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 229 ( 9.5) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 +1.6 19.2 +5.6 17.6 0.0 4.0 -- 182 ( 7.6) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 +1.2 17.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 279 (11.6) 41/23
NAMBOUR DPI 22.7 -2.2 16.3 +5.7 -- 0.2 3.4 -- 67 ( 2.8) 24/12
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +0.2 14.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 46/17
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 +0.2 16.6 +3.9 15.0 0.6 4.6 9.4 268 (11.2) 48/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +2.6 12.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 506 (21.1) 37/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.0 +2.6 6.7 -1.8 2.4 0.0 4.0 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +3.7 12.5 +1.6 8.1 0.0 3.2 10.2 -- 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +2.2 8.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 -0.8 7.7 -1.3 3.6 0.0 3.8 8.3 284 (11.8) 30/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.1 -1.2 5.6 -2.1 2.9 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.6 -0.4 2.1 -2.1 -2.0 0.0 4.0 2.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -0.8 2.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 -1.5 10.4 +0.1 3.7 0.0 5.2 9.1 428 (17.8) 52/21
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -3.3 2.9 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 54/21
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 -2.0 10.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 44/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.2 -5.0 0.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 4.8 0.0 337 (14.0) 26/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.0 -4.6 2.3 -2.8 1.1 0.2 3.4 0.0 208 ( 8.7) 35/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.3 -7.8 2.9 -3.0 -- 5.2 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 22/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.5 -6.9 8.8 +1.4 8.1 8.0 6.0 1.3 373 (15.5) 65/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.8 -6.6 7.6 +2.2 -- 5.8 1.8 -- 241 (10.0) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.1 -6.7 7.3 +3.0 -- 20.2 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 37/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.4 -4.8 9.4 +1.5 8.5 8.6 3.2 -- 138 ( 5.8) 15/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 10.8 -6.0 9.4 +2.7 -- 7.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -4.7 6.4 +1.6 -- 4.2 -- -- 456 (19.0) 52/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 -0.8 8.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 37/09
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -2.8 3.2 -2.8 -0.2 2.0 1.4 8.8 343 (14.3) 26/16
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

38.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.6 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
37.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
37.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
37.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 32.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.4 : 32.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+6.3 : 34.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+6.2 : 32.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.0 : 32.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

26.2 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
24.9 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

+11.2 : 22.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.2 : 24.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+9.8 : 20.1 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.6 : 26.2 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+9.5 : 22.6 URANDANGI Northwest QLD

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

-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.6 : 11.0 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
-9.2 : 12.3 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-9.2 : 11.7 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
-8.9 : 14.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-8.7 : 6.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-2.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.4 : 0.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.8 : -0.7 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.5 : 4.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-6.2 : -2.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.8 : -2.3 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

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.
72.0 BOOYAL CENTRAL STATE SCHOOL Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
50.4 LORNE (MOUNT COWLEY) W Coast VIC
45.2 TANYBRYN W Coast VIC
36.6 ROWANLEA Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
34.0 BAYNTON N Central VIC

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
72.0 BOOYAL CENTRAL STATE SCHOOL
36.6 ROWANLEA

VICTORIA
N Central
34.0 BAYNTON
W Coast
50.4 LORNE (MOUNT COWLEY)
45.2 TANYBRYN

11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.7 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

.....

0.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1090 (45.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
1010 (42.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
864 (36.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
824 (34.3) DALWALLINU Central West WA
808 (33.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
777 (32.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
764 (31.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
746 (31.1) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
734 (30.6) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
724 (30.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
716 (29.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
699 (29.1) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
687 (28.6) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
686 (28.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
682 (28.4) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
680 (28.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
678 (28.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
667 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
661 (27.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
660 (27.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
660 (27.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
658 (27.4) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
649 (27.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
644 (26.8) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
641 (26.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
635 (26.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
623 (26.0) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
615 (25.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
607 (25.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
602 (25.1) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
78/04 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/23 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
76/16 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
72/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
72/02 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
72/13 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
72/04 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
72/04 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
72/23 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT
9.6mm in 51 min to 14:21 11.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
7.4mm in 8 min to 19:14 55.5mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
TOOLARA (KELLY)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
29.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 58.4mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 31.6mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 35.2mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
11.8mm in 10 min to 21:05 70.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.2mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
6.2mm in 37 min to 23:00 10.1mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
62.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 125.2mm/h
62.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 62.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 72(190/ 63 ) at 06:34