Sunday 01 MAR 2009
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

 

2009

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

Aug

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

Jul

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Jun

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Apr

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30    

Mar

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

Feb

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28  

Jan

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

 

National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1007 EST on 19/01/2010. 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

E Kimberley

002047

BEDFORD DOWNS

83.4

69.2

16/03/1975

23

1 y

WA

W Kimberley

003093

FITZROY CROSSING AERO

78.6

72.0

04/03/2001

12

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

27.4

26.5

08/03/1983

58

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

29.4

29.4

04/03/1951

68

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

28.4

28.2

05/03/2005

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

33.8

32.8

07/03/2004

15

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

35.6

35.0

17/03/2002

17

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

37.3

35.0

20/03/2002

12

1 Y

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

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

20.8

16.5

14/03/1971

15

1 Y


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6.30am EST Available about 4.30am EST Available about 2.15pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about 12.30pm EST Available about 10.30am EST Available about 2.15pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6.30pm EST Available about 4.30pm EST Available about 2.15pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about 12.30am EST Available about 10.30pm EST Available about 2.15am EST next day

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 03:58EST, 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 29.2 -1.7 20.3 +2.4 18.3 0.0 7.6 -- 238 ( 9.9) 54/06
PERTH AIRPORT 32.9 +3.3 22.4 +6.6 20.2 1.6 8.2 9.7 -- 50/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.8 -0.3 16.3 +2.9 17.8 1.4 4.6 3.4 570 (23.8) --
BUNBURY 29.5 +2.0 19.4 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 34/22
MANDURAH 28.6 -- 21.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 41/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.2 24.3 -0.2 24.0 7.0 4.0 9.9 236 ( 9.8) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.0 +7.3 29.4 +11.9 27.4 0.0 17.4 11.9 441 (18.4) 50/05
WHYALLA AERO 22.7 -4.6 19.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 586 (24.4) 39/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.0 -2.3 15.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 5.2 234 ( 9.8) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.7 -1.4 13.9 +3.4 12.9 0.0 4.0 6.0 438 (18.3) 41/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +1.4 19.8 -2.0 18.5 0.0 8.2 11.4 265 (11.0) 39/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +1.3 21.8 -1.2 20.0 0.0 9.4 11.1 551 (23.0) 44/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.3 22.3 -0.6 19.5 0.0 9.4 11.6 385 (16.0) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 29.3 +0.7 20.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 307 (12.8) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.2 +2.7 20.2 -0.6 19.9 0.0 6.6 -- 198 ( 8.3) 28/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.6 +2.5 20.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 223 ( 9.3) 31/11
NAMBOUR DPI 34.0 +6.1 20.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 30.8 +3.6 20.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 30.9 +2.9 18.3 -1.0 15.0 0.0 6.8 9.2 318 (13.3) 39/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 33.6 +7.2 17.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 31/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +3.1 19.3 +2.7 12.2 0.0 6.8 -- 226 ( 9.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.9 +2.0 18.9 +0.8 17.2 0.0 4.8 10.4 310 (12.9) 34/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +3.1 16.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 -0.1 18.6 +2.3 16.7 0.0 5.0 7.2 390 (16.3) 37/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.5 +0.5 18.4 +3.1 19.6 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.8 +2.0 10.2 -0.4 2.2 0.0 8.8 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +0.9 11.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 34/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.1 +0.9 21.3 +3.9 19.3 0.0 6.8 10.0 469 (19.5) 31/01
RICHMOND RAAF 28.8 +1.9 17.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +1.4 21.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 31/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.0 +4.5 15.5 +4.8 12.6 0.0 10.6 10.6 323 (13.5) 43/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.8 +1.1 11.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 15.0 9.9 366 (15.3) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.3 +2.4 12.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 30/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.4 -1.9 15.2 +1.4 15.0 0.0 10.2 5.5 386 (16.1) 31/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.2 -1.1 12.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 43/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.8 -2.2 10.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 43/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 -4.1 14.5 +1.3 14.4 1.6 5.2 -- 123 ( 5.1) 18/07
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.6 -4.6 12.1 +0.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 455 (19.0) 39/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.9 -3.3 10.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 554 (23.1) 43/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.3 +3.8 15.3 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 -1.1 12.4 +1.7 10.0 0.0 6.0 5.2 384 (16.0) 39/15
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

43.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
43.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
42.5 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
42.5 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+10.7 : 37.3 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+9.7 : 43.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.1 : 41.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 41.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 35.6 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

**W** 32.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
29.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
28.3 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

**W** +13.9 : 32.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+11.9 : 29.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 28.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.4 : 26.1 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 25.7 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 27.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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

9.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.5 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
13.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-11.0 : 23.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-10.5 : 19.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-9.8 : 19.3 FORREST Eucla WA
-8.2 : 18.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-7.9 : 26.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.5 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-4.6 : 1.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.0 : 8.1 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-3.8 : 7.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-3.7 : 10.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-3.3 : 8.1 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC

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.
135.0 MARILLANA W Pilbara WA
132.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
123.9 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
123.0 BONNEY DOWNS E Pilbara WA
120.8 HILLSIDE STATION E Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
83.4 BEDFORD DOWNS
W Kimberley
78.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO
50.2 PORT SMITH
E Pilbara
132.8 MARBLE BAR
123.9 PARDOO STATION
123.0 BONNEY DOWNS
120.8 HILLSIDE STATION
112.0 INDEE
110.0 STRELLEY
95.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT
83.0 NOREENA DOWNS
79.6 WALLAREENYA
66.4 WARRAWAGINE
W Pilbara
135.0 MARILLANA
E Gascoyne
68.0 NEWMAN AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
72.0 MANGO FARM
63.0 LARRAKEYAH

12.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

3.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1125 (46.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1122 (46.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1108 (46.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
975 (40.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
962 (40.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
918 (38.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
821 (34.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
738 (30.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
719 (30.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
691 (28.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
678 (28.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
648 (27.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
640 (26.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
632 (26.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
632 (26.3) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
617 (25.7) YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
604 (25.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
603 (25.1) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
602 (25.1) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
85/16 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
72/21 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
70/21 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
70/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
67/14 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
67/00 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
67/01 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
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
27.2mm in 37 min to 23:00 44.1mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 29.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.8mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
16.4mm in 54 min to 00:00 18.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.8mm/h
E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
5.8mm in 34 min to 01:00 10.2mm/h
6.4mm in 36 min to 07:00 10.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
11.8mm in 36 min to 10:00 19.7mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.0mm/h
15.0mm in 47 min to 10:47 19.1mm/h
4.8mm in 13 min to 11:00 22.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.8mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.7mm/h
Central West
DALWALLINU
19.4mm in 51 min to 18:00 22.8mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 23.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
Lower West
WITCHCLIFFE
27.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 27.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
HOPETOUN NORTH
9.0mm in 9 min to 17:49 60.0mm/h
6.8mm in 4 min to 17:53 102.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
ROCKY GULLY
7.8mm in 14 min to 12:00 33.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
CORRIGIN
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
JACUP
11.8mm in 8 min to 16:01 88.5mm/h
11.0mm in 52 min to 17:00 12.7mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
Goldfields
CHEADANUP
6.4mm in 32 min to 20:00 12.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
BULGA DOWNS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
33.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 33.0mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 14.0mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
25.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 8.3mm/h
WAVE HILL
46.0mm in 6 hr to 16:00 7.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
16.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.6mm in 9 min to 17:00 90.7mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 5.0mm/h
None reported