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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 0201 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
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009960

YOURDAMUNG LAKE

12.6

9.0

10/02/2003

15

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010515

BEVERLEY

5.8

6.8

18/02/2007

29

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

30.2

29.4

21/02/1997

45

29.5

24/11/1982

52

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

11.9

12.3

08/02/1994

35

1 Y

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

11.3

12.0

20/02/2002

12

1 Y

WA

Central West

008297

DALWALLINU

9.3

9.5

16/02/2007

12

1 Y

WA

Lower West

009225

PERTH METRO

10.0

10.3

03/02/2003

16

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009569

BUSSELTON

8.6

8.8

24/02/2006

11

1 Y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

6.8

6.9

18/02/2007

13

1 Y

WA

Gt Southern

010626

PINGELLY

6.4

7.0

16/02/1974

37

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

9.3

9.8

20/02/2002

13

1 Y

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

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

27.4

27.2

18/02/2005

14

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 03:57EST, 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 26.8 -5.7 12.2 -6.9 7.6 0.6 6.2 -- 462 (19.3) 59/14
PERTH AIRPORT 23.9 -7.9 8.3 -9.1 7.5 4.8 3.8 11.3 357 (14.9) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 -6.4 10.7 -3.7 8.9 8.2 3.7 1.4 396 (16.5) 44/14
BUNBURY 22.8 -7.0 8.5 -7.1 -- 11.4 -- -- 256 (10.7) 37/14
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 13.0 -- -- 8.2 -- -- 375 (15.6) 35/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.3 25.2 +0.5 24.9 1.6 2.8 4.0 326 (13.6) 43/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.3 +4.2 26.2 +5.4 24.7 0.0 14.8 11.5 476 (19.8) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 40.7 +11.1 15.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 39/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.7 +9.4 22.5 +5.4 -- 0.0 9.8 12.1 295 (12.3) 34/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.7 +7.6 10.0 -1.6 7.9 0.0 4.6 9.8 388 (16.2) 26/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 -1.3 22.2 -1.2 21.6 6.0 5.8 11.3 271 (11.3) 31/16
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 0.0 24.7 +1.0 22.9 0.0 7.0 3.0 372 (15.5) 35/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 -0.7 23.5 -0.6 22.7 65.2 -- 3.1 267 (11.1) 28/15
MACKAY M.O 29.0 -0.6 23.2 -0.2 -- 15.0 -- 7.7 446 (18.6) 44/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 +0.1 21.8 -0.3 20.6 0.0 3.2 -- 266 (11.1) 37/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.6 +1.7 22.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 467 (19.5) 50/10
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +0.2 20.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +0.6 20.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 54/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 -0.3 20.2 -0.9 18.1 0.0 3.6 10.1 257 (10.7) 44/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.2 -1.2 16.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 48/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.3 -1.8 18.7 +0.1 12.8 4.4 5.6 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 -0.7 18.8 -0.7 17.0 2.4 4.8 4.5 388 (16.2) 50/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 -2.6 19.5 +1.2 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.7 -1.8 19.6 +1.5 18.0 0.0 5.2 5.5 433 (18.0) 41/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.9 -2.2 18.0 +0.9 16.9 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 30/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.7 -0.1 11.1 -2.0 4.2 0.0 7.6 11.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.5 -0.5 15.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 50/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 -3.3 19.3 +0.3 18.2 0.0 7.6 6.8 530 (22.1) 48/10
RICHMOND RAAF 25.5 -3.5 18.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.7 -2.1 18.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 48/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.2 -0.9 11.0 -2.1 7.8 0.0 8.8 12.1 274 (11.4) 43/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.6 +0.7 14.0 -2.3 16.2 0.0 9.0 12.0 283 (11.8) 43/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.7 +1.4 15.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 26/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.0 +2.4 14.8 -1.6 10.3 0.0 7.0 11.0 250 (10.4) 22/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.1 +1.6 12.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 9.6 -- 458 (19.1) 41/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.6 +2.2 12.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 34/01
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.2 +5.4 14.2 -0.4 12.6 0.2 4.2 -- 152 ( 6.3) 18/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.4 +1.4 14.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 48/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.2 +5.2 12.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 615 (25.6) 55/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.4 +2.0 13.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 -1.7 13.4 +1.4 11.5 0.2 2.4 5.3 408 (17.0) 30/14
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

44.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
43.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
43.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
42.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
42.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

+15.4 : 43.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+15.4 : 43.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.4 : 40.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.4 : 40.1 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+12.4 : 40.1 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

31.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
30.7 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
30.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
30.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
29.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+13.2 : 30.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.9 : 26.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.7 : 23.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.3 : 24.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.4 : 30.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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

15.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
17.1 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-9.7 : 20.7 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-9.3 : 25.6 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-8.8 : 17.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-8.7 : 18.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-8.7 : 21.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-9.8 : 7.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-9.8 : 6.1 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.6 : 7.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.6 : 6.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.6 : 6.4 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt 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.
112.0 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
75.6 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
75.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
74.6 GILNOCKIE N Rivers NT
70.0 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
75.6 CHANNEL POINT
74.6 GILNOCKIE
58.2 BULEY ROCKHOLE
57.0 AUVERGNE
56.0 POINT STUART
51.6 WANDIE CREEK
N Plateau
75.0 ELLIOTT

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
65.0 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
57.0 MOUNT TURNER STATION
55.0 SPRING CREEK STATION
54.0 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
N Coast--Herbert
65.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO
Central Coast E
70.0 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD
68.0 POWERLINE TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
51.4 KOOKABOOKRA
MidNorth Coast N
60.2 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET)

ISLANDS
Islands
112.0 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

12.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

.....

2.5 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
1.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

869 (36.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
851 (35.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
837 (34.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
810 (33.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
809 (33.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
807 (33.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
798 (33.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
789 (32.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
774 (32.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
768 (32.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
710 (29.6) FORREST Eucla WA
708 (29.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
694 (28.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
690 (28.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
688 (28.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
679 (28.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
678 (28.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
669 (27.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) EUCLA Eucla WA
642 (26.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
630 (26.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
628 (26.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
610 (25.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
104/18 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
83/14 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
78/19 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
74/16 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
74/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

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
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
12.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.6mm/h
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.8mm/h
CURTIN AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 22.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 27.6mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 25.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
16.8mm in 18 min to 17:53 56.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
6.8mm in 19 min to 09:00 21.5mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h
6.4mm in 17 min to 09:17 22.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr 7 min to 15:30 10.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 6.7mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
23.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 7.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
5.2mm in 11 min to 16:30 28.4mm/h
PINE CREEK COUNCIL
32.0mm in 6 hr to 16:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
5.4mm in 6 min to 14:30 54.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.8mm in 23 min to 08:23 28.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
14.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
WOOLSHED
30.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 30.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
13.0mm in 20 min to 20:20 39.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
5.0mm in 15 min to 21:15 20.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 32.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.6mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 19:30 23.2mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 27.6mm/h
18.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 36.8mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 30.0mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 27.0mm/h
16.6mm in 30 min to 21:00 33.2mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 25.2mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 24.4mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 28.8mm/h
75.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 25.0mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 21.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT : 93(160/ 72 ) at 19:41
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NULLARBOR : 83(220/ 63 ) at 15:31
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(140/ 63 ) at 19:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74( 50/ 69 ) at 22:30