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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1010 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 Gascoyne

007180

MARYMIA

60.2

59.2

18/03/1973

37

1 y

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010295

BALKULING NORTH

52.0

40.2

24/03/1988

41

1 y

WA

Gt Southern

010811

NTH RAVENSTHORPE

33.2

28.8

18/03/1974

41

1 y

WA

Gt Southern

010896

YOOROOGA

55.6

46.6

02/03/2006

25

1 y

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

44.0

33.0

29/03/2003

15

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012262

OLDFIELD LOC 1137 COMP.

35.0

12.2

08/03/2004

12

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

27.8

27.4

01/03/2009

58

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

27.5

27.4

03/03/2007

17

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

28.0

28.0

03/03/2007

11

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

28.9

28.4

01/03/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

43.9

43.0

02/03/2007

15

1 Y

SA

NW Pastoral

016096

ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)

43.2

43.0

02/03/2007

12

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

44.3

43.4

02/03/2007

11

1 Y

QLD

Warrego

044021

CHARLEVILLE AERO

40.7

40.3

02/03/1985

67

1 Y


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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 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 26.1 -4.8 21.0 +3.1 -- 0.4 7.2 -- -- 65/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.7 -4.9 18.4 +2.6 18.5 0.0 7.4 9.5 585 (24.4) 59/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 -6.5 15.8 +2.4 14.2 14.4 5.0 6.2 -- 61/13
BUNBURY 22.6 -4.9 15.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 55/09
MANDURAH 22.2 -- 18.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 65/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -0.8 25.8 +1.3 25.1 0.0 5.6 3.9 247 (10.3) 24/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.5 +7.8 29.0 +11.5 27.8 0.0 19.2 11.9 574 (23.9) 52/02
WHYALLA AERO 28.1 +0.8 17.7 +2.4 -- 4.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 22/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +2.4 17.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 11.8 1.0 206 ( 8.6) 46/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.4 +5.3 8.3 -2.2 3.5 0.0 3.8 9.0 376 (15.7) 39/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.1 +1.8 20.1 -1.7 18.6 0.0 7.8 11.4 282 (11.8) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +1.5 22.2 -0.8 20.0 0.0 10.6 10.9 515 (21.5) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 -0.5 22.0 -0.9 18.8 0.0 9.2 11.6 370 (15.4) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 29.0 +0.4 20.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.4 255 (10.6) 28/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.8 +2.3 19.6 -1.2 17.9 0.0 7.0 -- 157 ( 6.5) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 32.3 +3.2 20.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 222 ( 9.3) 28/14
NAMBOUR DPI 33.0 +5.1 21.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.4 +2.2 22.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 +1.4 21.7 +2.4 18.6 0.0 5.8 10.0 428 (17.8) 34/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.0 +3.6 20.2 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 52/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.4 -2.7 19.6 +3.0 13.8 0.0 6.4 -- 154 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.5 +0.6 21.4 +3.3 19.2 0.0 5.8 2.2 358 (14.9) 34/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 -1.3 19.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.9 +0.7 17.1 +0.8 14.8 0.2 5.6 5.1 271 (11.3) 39/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.5 +0.5 16.7 +1.4 15.9 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.7 -0.1 13.4 +2.8 7.0 0.0 6.8 1.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.8 -2.3 15.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 41/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.6 +1.4 21.3 +3.9 17.4 0.0 6.0 9.0 340 (14.2) 44/15
RICHMOND RAAF 27.8 +0.9 18.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 52/10
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +1.4 20.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 30/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.4 +1.9 16.0 +5.3 13.5 0.0 7.0 10.7 264 (11.0) 43/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.7 +5.0 15.6 +2.2 16.7 0.0 7.8 11.0 159 ( 6.6) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.9 +4.0 13.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 35/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.1 -0.2 15.5 +1.7 18.2 0.0 6.0 1.1 220 ( 9.2) 26/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.5 +2.2 11.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 25.0 -- 382 (15.9) 30/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.8 +2.8 9.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 31/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.6 +1.7 15.3 +2.1 14.1 0.0 2.8 -- 158 ( 6.6) 21/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.9 -1.3 13.4 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 327 (13.6) 34/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.5 +4.3 10.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 541 (22.5) 46/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.6 +3.1 15.1 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 0.0 13.2 +2.5 13.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 381 (15.9) 44/17
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

44.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
44.3 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
44.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
44.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

+12.1 : 43.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+11.2 : 43.5 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+11.0 : 43.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+10.8 : 44.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.4 : 44.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA

31.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
29.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.9 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
28.9 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+11.5 : 29.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.1 : 28.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+10.0 : 29.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 27.8 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+9.7 : 27.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
14.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.0 : 16.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-7.9 : 19.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-7.9 : 17.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-7.7 : 19.7 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

3.3 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
3.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.3 : 5.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-4.1 : 6.3 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-4.1 : 7.8 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-3.7 : 7.9 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast 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.
90.8 BONNEY DOWNS E Pilbara WA
66.0 WEELARRANA E Gascoyne WA
64.0 NOREENA DOWNS E Pilbara WA
63.2 LORNA GLEN Interior WA
62.2 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
51.0 CHARNLEY RIVER
E Pilbara
90.8 BONNEY DOWNS
64.0 NOREENA DOWNS
E Gascoyne
66.0 WEELARRANA
62.0 BULLOO DOWNS
61.6 PRAIRIE DOWNS
60.2 MARYMIA
Central West
59.0 ANRO
Cent Wheatbelt
62.2 WAGIN
55.6 YOOROOGA
53.2 DOODENANNING
52.0 BALKULING NORTH
51.6 MOUNT NODDY
Interior
63.2 LORNA GLEN
58.0 WONGAWOL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
58.0 GILNOCKIE

11.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
11.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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0.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

924 (38.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
897 (37.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
804 (33.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
792 (33.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
777 (32.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
758 (31.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
694 (28.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
689 (28.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
669 (27.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
665 (27.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
660 (27.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
659 (27.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
650 (27.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
644 (26.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
631 (26.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
628 (26.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
625 (26.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
618 (25.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
617 (25.7) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
600 (25.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
600 (25.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
98/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/17 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
78/11 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
78/22 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
76/12 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
76/15 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
76/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/22 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CORRIGIN
208.0mm in 6 hr to 00:00 34.7mm/h
JACUP
5.6mm in 12 min to 02:12 28.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.8mm in 14 min to 13:46 24.9mm/h
8.6mm in 14 min to 14:00 36.9mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 6.7mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
13.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
10.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.2mm in 20 min to 22:00 48.6mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.4mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 29.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) : 95(330/ 33 ) at 18:05
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 98( 30/ 76 ) at 22:47