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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0148 EST on 13/01/2010. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

24.3

23.9

19/02/2009

70

23.9

19/02/2009

70

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 03:55EST, 15/05/2012.

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 41.1 +8.6 19.7 +0.6 16.6 0.0 11.0 -- 585 (24.4) 46/08
PERTH AIRPORT 36.4 +4.6 18.4 +1.0 17.2 0.0 11.0 12.3 631 (26.3) 61/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.9 0.0 14.8 +0.4 12.5 0.0 7.8 11.6 506 (21.1) 54/14
BUNBURY 33.3 +3.5 15.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 39/01
MANDURAH 35.3 -- 18.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 41/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.7 25.4 +0.7 24.4 0.2 5.0 10.8 319 (13.3) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.3 +0.2 22.9 +2.1 22.2 0.0 16.8 11.9 423 (17.6) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 25.1 -4.5 19.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.9 -4.4 16.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 7.8 9.0 288 (12.0) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 -3.1 15.0 +3.4 15.0 0.0 7.0 1.9 426 (17.8) 41/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 +0.5 19.5 -3.9 18.5 0.0 5.0 11.5 165 ( 6.9) 30/18
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.5 24.8 +1.1 23.0 0.0 5.6 9.7 168 ( 7.0) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +1.2 25.7 +1.6 23.4 0.0 7.6 11.0 214 ( 8.9) 28/12
MACKAY M.O 31.6 +2.0 25.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.4 224 ( 9.3) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +1.8 24.2 +2.1 22.6 0.0 6.2 -- 196 ( 8.2) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 33.1 +3.2 24.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 222 ( 9.3) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 35.0 +6.2 23.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 30.3 +2.1 22.6 +1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 48/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.7 +1.6 23.5 +2.4 23.0 0.6 7.6 5.0 350 (14.6) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +0.7 19.9 +2.3 -- 11.4 -- -- 429 (17.9) 37/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +1.1 18.8 +0.2 11.5 0.0 4.5 -- 102 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.6 +0.8 19.5 0.0 17.4 4.0 3.4 6.8 202 ( 8.4) 24/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +0.2 19.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.0 +2.5 20.0 +1.9 18.7 0.0 5.0 8.0 273 (11.4) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.7 +2.6 19.5 +2.4 18.2 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.4 +2.6 14.2 +1.1 7.2 0.0 6.2 9.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.1 +2.1 15.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 28/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.4 +1.1 19.9 +0.9 17.0 0.0 7.8 9.6 355 (14.8) 31/13
RICHMOND RAAF 32.4 +3.4 18.8 +1.2 -- 5.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 41/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +0.1 18.5 -0.6 -- 5.8 -- -- 259 (10.8) 30/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.3 +3.2 10.9 -2.2 7.1 0.0 8.6 3.3 250 (10.4) 31/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.5 +3.6 16.5 +0.2 15.9 0.0 11.2 5.7 306 (12.8) 48/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 -2.2 18.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 41/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.2 -1.4 18.3 +1.9 18.2 0.0 12.4 7.6 364 (15.2) 34/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.6 +0.1 19.1 +4.8 -- 0.8 8.8 -- 275 (11.5) 50/05
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.6 -1.8 17.6 +3.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 373 (15.5) 52/01
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 -1.2 18.0 +3.4 17.0 0.0 6.0 -- 150 ( 6.3) 44/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.1 -1.9 15.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 52/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.9 -4.1 13.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 41/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.9 -0.5 16.6 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 37/12
HOBART AIRPORT 21.5 -0.8 13.6 +1.6 8.2 0.0 4.0 4.2 253 (10.5) 31/13
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

41.2 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
41.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
41.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
40.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
40.8 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+8.8 : 38.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+8.6 : 41.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.3 : 40.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+7.5 : 38.2 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+7.4 : 37.6 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA

28.2 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.8 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
27.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
27.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 21.8 KYABRAM DPI Lower North VIC
+7.0 : 22.2 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
+6.5 : 22.6 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+6.2 : 20.9 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
+5.6 : 22.0 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW

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

11.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.4 : 24.9 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.2 : 19.9 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-6.2 : 16.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.1 : 22.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.0 : 23.8 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA

2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.4 : 17.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
**S** -6.2 : 11.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-5.3 : 10.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.0 : 17.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.8 : 9.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields 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.
110.2 NANANGO WILLS ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
106.8 EMBREYS BRIDGE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80.0 YALLEEN W Pilbara WA
78.4 MT BINGA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78.0 YARRAMAN UPPER Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
80.0 YALLEEN

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
69.2 PUNSAND BAY
50.0 COEN AIRPORT
Wide Bay/Burnett
53.4 DEEPBANK
Brisbane/SE Coast
110.2 NANANGO WILLS ST
106.8 EMBREYS BRIDGE
78.4 MT BINGA
78.0 YARRAMAN UPPER
69.0 HELIDON POST OFFICE
58.0 HELIDON TM
54.0 BUARABA
53.0 BLACKBUTT POST OFFICE
51.0 GRANDCHESTER SYMES ST
Darling Downs E
50.0 MAR-LEE

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
55.0 YETMAN (WARIALDA STREET)
North Coast
66.0 COPMANHURST (STOCKYARD CREEK)

12.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

911 (38.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
704 (29.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
638 (26.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
633 (26.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
631 (26.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
631 (26.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
612 (25.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
606 (25.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/14 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
70/15 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
68/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
67/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
65/17 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
65/16 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
12.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 25.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.8mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG STATION
10.0mm in 30 min to 16:00 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.2mm/h
W Gascoyne
CARNARVON AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
CARNARVON AG STATION NO 2
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.4mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
5.8mm in 11 min to 10:00 31.6mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
6.0mm in 11 min to 14:11 32.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
11.8mm in 47 min to 13:00 15.1mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
14.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.4mm/h
GYMPIE
35.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 35.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.4mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 20.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
35.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 35.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
30.4mm in 24 min to 16:00 76.0mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 30.8mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 31.0mm/h
62.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 20.7mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
28.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 28.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
15.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET
11.8mm in 18 min to 14:45 39.3mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.4mm/h
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
DALBY AIRPORT
17.0mm in 32 min to 20:00 31.9mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
9.0mm in 13 min to 22:00 41.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.6mm/h
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
18.6mm in 12 min to 16:43 93.0mm/h
18.2mm in 7 min to 16:50 156.0mm/h
7.4mm in 10 min to 17:00 44.4mm/h
44.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 44.2mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
GRAFTON AIRPORT
1.6mm in 1 min to 15:16 96.0mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
16.0mm in 16 min to 18:00 60.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON
6.0mm in 13 min to 16:00 27.7mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
9.2mm in 34 min to 17:30 16.2mm/h
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
11.0mm in 9 min to 16:09 73.3mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
E Coast
ST HELENS AERODROME
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
7.4mm in 18 min to 12:27 24.7mm/h
None reported