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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1059 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 maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

35.2

35.0

30/03/1998

29

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 04:04EST, 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 27.7 -3.2 16.9 -1.0 13.8 0.0 6.6 -- 405 (16.9) 44/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.0 -5.6 10.9 -4.9 9.2 2.0 3.2 10.1 372 (15.5) 34/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 -5.4 11.6 -1.8 10.5 5.6 3.4 3.0 385 (16.0) 22/12
BUNBURY 21.7 -5.8 10.6 -3.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 265 (11.0) 30/14
MANDURAH 22.8 -- 15.1 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 359 (15.0) 28/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.3 25.1 +0.6 23.2 0.0 6.2 10.3 350 (14.6) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.9 +5.2 16.2 -1.3 14.0 0.0 11.8 11.6 237 ( 9.9) 39/16
WHYALLA AERO 36.4 +9.1 18.2 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 68/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.0 +8.7 16.4 +1.2 13.3 0.0 -- 6.4 150 ( 6.3) 57/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.9 +11.8 10.3 -0.2 7.6 0.0 3.6 7.5 239 (10.0) 68/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.4 +2.1 20.6 -1.2 14.6 0.0 22.8 9.4 240 (10.0) 46/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.9 24.6 +1.6 22.0 0.0 8.0 10.2 462 (19.3) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +1.8 21.4 -1.5 19.0 0.0 7.4 11.3 314 (13.1) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 28.2 -0.4 22.9 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- 10.7 555 (23.1) 50/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 +0.9 20.1 -0.7 19.6 7.2 8.0 -- 322 (13.4) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.6 +0.5 21.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 491 (20.5) 46/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -0.9 20.0 +1.8 -- 79.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.4 +0.2 19.8 +0.2 -- 40.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 50/16
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 +0.3 20.5 +1.2 19.1 1.2 5.4 8.5 354 (14.8) 39/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 -0.9 16.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 673 (28.0) 48/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.0 +0.9 17.4 +0.8 13.6 0.0 7.8 -- 223 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +0.5 17.9 -0.2 15.9 0.0 4.2 6.3 207 ( 8.6) 31/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 0.0 16.9 +0.2 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.4 +0.2 15.4 -0.9 13.4 0.0 4.8 10.6 243 (10.1) 37/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.9 -0.1 16.1 +0.8 14.9 0.8 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.0 +2.2 11.1 +0.5 5.7 2.0 6.0 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.6 +1.5 16.0 +1.5 -- 6.6 -- -- 342 (14.3) 31/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.3 +1.1 19.9 +2.5 14.6 0.0 6.2 8.7 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 27.3 +0.4 15.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +1.0 17.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 21/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.6 +5.1 9.5 -1.2 6.1 0.0 7.0 11.2 184 ( 7.7) 34/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.7 +6.0 15.9 +2.5 15.0 0.0 7.4 11.0 208 ( 8.7) 26/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.6 +5.7 13.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.7 +9.4 17.4 +3.6 13.2 0.0 7.4 9.0 216 ( 9.0) 50/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.4 +8.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.9 +8.9 12.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 50/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.6 +10.7 15.4 +2.2 13.2 0.0 4.0 -- 114 ( 4.8) 34/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 36.3 +13.1 9.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 70/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.1 +10.9 12.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 59/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.1 +4.6 10.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 25.0 +4.3 9.8 -0.9 7.0 0.0 3.0 10.6 270 (11.3) 30/16
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

41.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
40.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+15.1 : 36.6 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+14.6 : 38.0 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.4 : 35.8 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+14.0 : 34.1 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+13.6 : 37.6 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 18.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+8.0 : 19.7 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+8.0 : 14.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+6.6 : 26.7 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.9 : 15.3 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

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

17.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.4 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
18.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
19.0 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
19.0 SHANNON Lower West WA

-6.5 : 21.5 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-6.5 : 21.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.3 : 18.4 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-6.1 : 21.1 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-6.0 : 21.8 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA

1.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : 12.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.2 : 6.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0 : 16.5 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-5.8 : 8.4 BROOKTON 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.
95.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83.6 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
82.6 NOOSAVILLE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
79.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78.6 NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
95.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE
83.6 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB
82.6 NOOSAVILLE
79.0 NAMBOUR DPI
78.6 NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE
72.0 MAROOCHYDORE AERO
67.0 KIAMBA
66.6 PALMWOODS
63.0 PEACHESTER
59.0 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
57.8 TEWANTIN RSL PARK
55.4 LAKE COOROIBAH(PINES AV)
55.4 MAPLETON POST OFFICE
51.5 COOROY COMPOSITE

11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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3.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
3.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

981 (40.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
905 (37.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
894 (37.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
894 (37.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
865 (36.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
837 (34.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
769 (32.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
728 (30.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
694 (28.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
673 (28.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
667 (27.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
647 (27.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
643 (26.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
620 (25.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
611 (25.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
93/16 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
83/18 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
83/15 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
81/12 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
78/20 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
5.6mm in 8 min to 11:08 42.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
14.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 19.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.3mm/h
6.8mm in 36 min to 11:36 11.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.8mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
13.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.8mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 22.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
COOLANGATTA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
8.2mm in 12 min to 03:25 41.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.2mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
9.2mm in 20 min to 03:30 27.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(150/ 69 ) at 18:41
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 83(120/ 72 ) at 16:26
VICTORIA
W Coast
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE : 93(360/ 43 ) at 17:40