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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 1116 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

24.2

22.2

04/03/2009

15

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 04:07EST, 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 -4.1 17.6 -0.3 16.0 0.0 7.8 -- 451 (18.8) 57/16
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 -3.6 17.2 +1.4 15.9 0.0 7.6 8.4 594 (24.8) 52/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 -5.1 14.7 +1.3 12.3 0.6 4.8 1.8 481 (20.0) 46/14
BUNBURY 22.4 -5.1 15.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 50/13
MANDURAH 24.5 -- 16.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 44/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.7 24.8 +0.3 23.6 0.0 6.6 7.5 441 (18.4) 37/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.0 +3.3 17.7 +0.2 16.3 0.0 10.4 11.1 258 (10.8) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 30.9 +3.6 8.5 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 35/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.6 +5.3 11.4 -3.8 6.1 0.0 -- 11.3 116 ( 4.8) 41/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.4 +1.3 3.2 -7.3 0.9 0.0 4.8 10.5 204 ( 8.5) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +0.4 17.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +0.2 23.4 +0.4 21.1 0.2 8.2 10.5 559 (23.3) 55/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.3 21.1 -1.8 17.9 0.0 8.4 10.7 389 (16.2) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 26.5 -2.1 21.1 -1.1 -- 4.2 -- 10.5 584 (24.3) 48/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +0.1 17.6 -3.2 15.9 0.0 7.2 -- 349 (14.5) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 -0.1 19.3 -0.6 -- 1.6 5.2 -- 507 (21.1) 54/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -1.9 19.0 +0.8 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.9 -0.3 19.2 -0.4 -- 8.8 -- -- 441 (18.4) 54/21
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.3 17.5 -1.8 15.5 3.0 7.6 10.5 444 (18.5) 43/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 -1.2 15.2 -0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 518 (21.6) 54/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.4 +0.3 14.3 -2.3 8.9 0.0 6.0 -- 183 ( 7.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.1 -0.8 17.5 -0.6 15.5 0.2 3.6 7.9 481 (20.0) 43/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 -0.3 15.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.6 -0.6 11.3 -5.0 11.0 0.0 5.0 9.5 207 ( 8.6) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.9 -0.1 11.1 -4.2 10.8 0.0 -- -- 37 ( 1.5) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.0 +2.2 7.8 -2.8 3.1 0.0 5.8 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.1 +1.0 12.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 34/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.9 +1.7 16.2 -1.2 12.3 0.0 6.6 9.4 348 (14.5) --
RICHMOND RAAF 26.9 0.0 11.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +0.1 17.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 34/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.7 +5.2 9.2 -1.5 5.6 0.0 5.0 9.9 162 ( 6.8) 35/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.3 +3.6 10.8 -2.6 10.5 0.0 6.6 10.6 156 ( 6.5) 30/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.2 +3.3 10.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +3.2 9.4 -4.4 6.8 0.0 4.0 11.1 164 ( 6.8) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.9 +3.6 5.0 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 22/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.6 +4.6 5.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 39/22
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.7 +0.8 11.3 -1.9 7.8 0.0 3.6 -- 74 ( 3.1) 15/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.3 -0.9 8.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 37/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.1 +4.9 5.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 44/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.0 -1.5 12.1 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 37/08
HOBART AIRPORT 20.8 +0.1 12.8 +2.1 7.8 0.0 5.0 6.0 496 (20.7) 41/15
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 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
41.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+8.1 : 43.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+7.7 : 28.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

28.7 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.1 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.0 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
26.9 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
26.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.0 : 15.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+6.3 : 17.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.6 : 13.9 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+4.7 : 12.7 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
+4.3 : 28.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

9.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
14.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.9 : 17.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-9.9 : 20.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.7 : 18.3 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 19.2 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.8 : 20.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
1.9 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
2.6 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
2.7 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

-9.1 : 0.9 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-8.3 : 3.3 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-8.0 : 2.8 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-7.3 : 3.1 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-7.3 : 5.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.3 : 3.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

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.
48.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
46.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN) North Coast NSW
43.0 CLUNES (MAIN RD) North Coast NSW
42.0 BENTLEY North Coast NSW
41.0 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

11.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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6.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
5.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1473 (61.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1472 (61.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1234 (51.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1225 (51.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1015 (42.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
986 (41.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
934 (38.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
934 (38.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
902 (37.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
897 (37.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
879 (36.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
867 (36.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
802 (33.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
797 (33.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
789 (32.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
789 (32.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
765 (31.9) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
765 (31.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
752 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
749 (31.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
738 (30.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
728 (30.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
721 (30.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
714 (29.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
707 (29.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
704 (29.3) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
694 (28.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
656 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
650 (27.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
650 (27.1) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
629 (26.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
627 (26.1) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
615 (25.6) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
607 (25.3) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
607 (25.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
120/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
93/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/21 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/01 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
80/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
6.8mm in 12 min to 14:42 34.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 93(150/ 61 ) at 20:50
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 78(140/ 65 ) at 21:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 72( 90/ 65 ) at 02:39
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 67 ) at 03:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(280/ 82 ) at 00:50
DROUGHTY HILL : 85(300/ 67 ) at 03:30