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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1742 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 daily rainfall

WA

E Pilbara

004006

BONNEY DOWNS

23.0

21.3

30/09/1937

99

1 y

WA

E Pilbara

004015

HILLSIDE STATION

32.2

13.2

11/09/1920

81

1 n

WA

E Pilbara

004032

PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT

19.0

9.2

10/09/1984

65

1 y

WA

E Pilbara

004042

WHIM CREEK

10.0

9.7

09/09/1968

69

1 y

WA

E Pilbara

004059

MALLINA

22.0

17.8

11/09/1920

76

1 y

WA

W Pilbara

005009

MARILLANA

35.0

15.0

11/09/1970

58

1 y

WA

W Pilbara

005015

MULGA DOWNS

34.0

16.4

29/09/1986

104

1 y

WA

W Pilbara

005045

GIRALIA

22.0

14.0

07/09/1920

68

1 y

WA

W Pilbara

005073

HOOLEY

16.0

0.0

2005

21

1 y

WA

W Gascoyne

006099

MURCHISON

33.0

13.6

06/09/1993

20

1 y

WA

Murchison

007007

BOOLARDY

22.2

22.0

28/09/1984

109

1 y

WA

Murchison

007043

MANFRED

44.0

17.8

11/09/1986

87

1 y

WA

E Gascoyne

007103

NEDS CREEK

22.0

14.2

11/09/1970

60

1 y

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

24.8

8.8

22/09/1982

30

1 n

WA

E Gascoyne

007179

TANGADEE

20.0

17.0

06/09/1997

45

1 y

WA

E Gascoyne

007191

CAPRICORN ROADHOUSE

23.9

11.2

22/09/1982

28

1 y

WA

E Gascoyne

007199

PLUTONIC (PLANT SITE)

18.4

16.0

05/09/1997

16

1 y

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

23.0

6.0

06/09/1997

12

1 n

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010004

BEACON

46.6

20.8

28/09/1958

70

1 y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010108

NOKANING

37.5

23.6

19/09/1927

93

1 y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010136

WIALKI SOUTH

24.8

20.0

02/09/1974

66

1 y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010305

DE-ERANNING

27.0

19.6

06/09/1997

15

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012099

WALGOOLAN NORTH

23.0

18.0

28/09/1958

69

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012221

BODALLIN

20.2

19.0

23/09/2001

38

1 y

WA

Interior

013038

CUNYU

9.6

6.0

05/09/1997

11

1 y

Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031034

KAIRI RESEARCH STATION

-1.5

-1.2

04/09/1985

39

Y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004035

ROEBOURNE

23.0

25.0

01/09/1993

48

1 Y

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

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

25.0

24.5

03/09/2003

12

1 Y


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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 23:16EST, 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 27.9 +5.9 15.9 +6.6 14.7 0.2 4.0 -- 565 (23.5) 58/09
PERTH AIRPORT 24.9 +4.8 13.1 +4.2 10.7 0.0 1.2 6.0 524 (21.8) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.1 +3.8 12.1 +4.1 11.6 1.6 2.6 7.5 580 (24.2) 39/10
BUNBURY 23.0 +4.8 11.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 31/09
MANDURAH 22.4 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 30/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.0 +2.5 20.8 -2.2 19.5 0.0 9.2 11.2 387 (16.1) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.2 -7.1 5.4 -5.0 1.3 0.0 8.0 11.4 411 (17.1) 39/08
WHYALLA AERO 16.6 -4.9 10.5 +2.5 -- 0.4 4.2 -- 649 (27.0) 54/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -3.5 7.6 -2.1 4.1 5.4 1.8 9.7 330 (13.8) 52/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -2.6 6.4 +0.1 4.5 10.4 2.6 8.1 614 (25.6) 61/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.2 -6.0 10.5 -3.7 4.7 0.0 10.4 11.2 476 (19.8) 45/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 -0.7 14.8 -3.9 11.2 0.0 6.4 11.0 331 (13.8) 37/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.1 15.5 -1.8 9.6 0.0 9.4 11.5 394 (16.4) 37/09
MACKAY M.O 23.4 -1.8 11.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 329 (13.7) 37/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 -0.7 8.6 -5.0 5.6 0.0 6.6 -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 -0.1 11.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 252 (10.5) --
NAMBOUR DPI 22.9 -2.0 8.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 24/14
COOLANGATTA 22.7 -0.4 11.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 43/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -1.5 10.2 -2.5 7.0 0.0 6.6 10.8 370 (15.4) 32/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.7 -1.7 6.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 46/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 -1.5 5.7 -2.8 2.1 0.0 3.8 -- 148 ( 6.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.8 11.6 +0.7 6.6 0.0 5.4 9.6 528 (22.0) 43/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 -2.0 10.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.1 -5.1 10.7 +1.7 8.4 4.6 3.6 1.7 522 (21.8) 65/20
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.2 -5.1 9.4 +1.7 6.7 7.8 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 44/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.7 -3.3 1.6 -2.6 -1.2 0.2 3.2 0.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -2.3 1.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.5 -4.0 12.0 +1.7 11.2 21.0 5.8 0.9 821 (34.2) 74/21
RICHMOND RAAF 13.9 -8.8 9.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 50/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -5.2 11.0 -1.5 -- 25.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) 81/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 -2.4 7.2 +4.0 6.0 2.6 3.4 4.9 316 (13.2) 54/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.0 6.4 +1.3 4.2 0.4 3.4 5.8 236 ( 9.8) 37/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -1.4 8.7 +2.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 54/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.6 -4.8 6.1 -1.3 4.7 1.4 2.4 8.5 402 (16.8) 58/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 0.0 6.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 50/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 -1.5 5.0 +0.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 369 (15.4) 58/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 -0.9 8.1 +0.2 5.7 3.4 1.6 -- 124 ( 5.2) 34/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.6 -3.2 7.8 +1.1 -- 5.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 54/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 -1.8 4.2 -0.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 538 (22.4) 65/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.7 -1.8 6.4 +1.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 318 (13.3) 55/07
HOBART AIRPORT 11.2 -4.1 6.6 +0.6 2.3 3.8 0.8 5.4 472 (19.7) 50/03
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

37.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+6.7 : 23.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
+6.2 : 22.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.9 : 27.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.8 : 26.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+5.8 : 23.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
24.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
24.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 15.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.6 : 12.7 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+6.2 : 15.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.2 : 13.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.9 : 14.4 MULLEWA Central West WA
+5.9 : 10.7 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.5 : 19.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-11.5 : 11.8 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-10.9 : 15.0 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-10.8 : 14.8 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-10.7 : 15.2 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW

-4.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.8 : 6.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.3 : 10.4 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
-8.2 : 11.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-8.0 : 8.6 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-8.0 : 5.8 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country 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.
74.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
58.6 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
57.6 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
56.0 COORAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
54.6 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
56.0 COORAN TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
74.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
Hunter Valley
58.6 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
57.6 ORBOST (COMPARISON)
54.6 ORBOST

11.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

1.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
1.1 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
0.9 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1132 (47.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1045 (43.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1007 (42.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
929 (38.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
868 (36.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
853 (35.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
852 (35.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
821 (34.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
812 (33.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
808 (33.7) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
794 (33.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
770 (32.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
751 (31.3) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
747 (31.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
744 (31.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
725 (30.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
721 (30.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
712 (29.7) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
700 (29.2) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
685 (28.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
683 (28.5) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
649 (27.0) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
641 (26.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
640 (26.7) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
634 (26.4) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
632 (26.3) DALWALLINU Central West WA
629 (26.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
628 (26.2) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
623 (26.0) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
621 (25.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
612 (25.5) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
601 (25.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
600 (25.0) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
96/20 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
94/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/22 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
89/23 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
89/20 FALLS CREEK 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
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
COBAR AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P.
41.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.8mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.6mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
15.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
12.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.8mm/h
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
ORBOST
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
W Gippsland
MT MOORNAPA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(140/ 74 ) at 07:48
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 78(150/ 65 ) at 02:06
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 91(150/ 70 ) at 22:43
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93(170/ 65 ) at 05:00
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(150/ 58 ) at 23:00
Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 96(160/ 48 ) at 20:30