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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 1253 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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040883

DEVERTON SAWPIT GULLY RD

34.2

33.0

19/04/1990

20

1 y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041170

AUBIGNY PURRAWUNDA

37.0

36.1

22/04/1964

24

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 04:10EST, 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 33.5 +5.9 17.2 +1.8 11.0 0.0 11.0 -- 560 (23.3) 48/07
PERTH AIRPORT 29.2 +3.7 14.7 +1.8 11.7 0.0 8.4 10.9 580 (24.2) 48/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.0 +2.2 11.1 -0.5 7.4 0.0 8.2 10.4 460 (19.2) 41/15
BUNBURY 28.5 +4.4 11.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 35/14
MANDURAH 29.2 -- 15.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 34/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 0.0 25.2 +1.2 24.6 3.8 6.0 7.1 267 (11.1) 63/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.2 -3.0 10.7 -1.9 7.5 0.0 10.4 10.6 425 (17.7) 50/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.4 -3.2 15.4 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 557 (23.2) 46/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -4.8 13.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 12.0 1.1 282 (11.8) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 -3.3 7.6 -1.1 2.6 2.4 2.6 3.2 422 (17.6) 50/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.5 +1.6 20.8 +2.3 18.2 0.0 12.0 -- 603 (25.1) 48/23
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +3.4 22.5 +0.9 20.4 0.0 7.6 9.6 379 (15.8) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +2.7 22.6 +2.1 21.2 0.0 8.0 8.9 327 (13.6) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 28.2 +1.5 23.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.1 262 (10.9) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +2.0 21.4 +3.6 20.9 0.2 3.2 -- 196 ( 8.2) 44/21
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.1 21.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 302 (12.6) 46/16
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.9 20.0 +4.6 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +1.5 19.8 +2.8 -- 15.4 -- -- 278 (11.6) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +0.5 20.6 +4.4 19.8 0.6 2.2 7.5 291 (12.1) 31/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 +1.8 16.1 +2.8 -- 7.2 -- -- 430 (17.9) 46/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.7 +3.6 13.7 +0.9 9.8 0.0 4.6 -- 115 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 +1.0 17.5 +2.3 16.2 9.4 1.2 7.8 340 (14.2) 44/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +0.8 16.1 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 +0.1 13.9 +0.7 12.7 0.0 3.4 2.3 275 (11.5) 41/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.3 -2.3 12.2 +0.3 11.8 0.0 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 31/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.9 +1.4 6.0 -1.2 -0.5 0.0 3.0 9.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +1.8 6.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 39/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 -3.2 16.8 +2.7 11.4 0.0 3.4 6.9 557 (23.2) 54/07
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 -2.4 11.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 -3.2 16.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 59/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +0.8 7.6 +0.9 5.1 0.0 5.6 9.0 274 (11.4) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.2 -0.3 7.7 -1.4 6.5 0.0 5.2 11.1 210 ( 8.8) 34/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -1.0 8.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 35/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 -3.8 6.6 -3.5 4.9 0.0 6.2 10.6 382 (15.9) 43/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 -4.0 6.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 16.0 -- 115 ( 4.8) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.2 -3.0 3.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 44/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 -3.1 9.2 -1.6 6.2 0.2 1.0 -- 189 ( 7.9) 22/20
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.8 -3.2 6.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 41/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.3 -4.3 2.4 -5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 411 (17.1) 39/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 -2.2 2.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 34/11
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 -4.4 5.2 -3.5 1.4 0.4 2.6 7.0 518 (21.6) 52/15
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

**S** 42.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
40.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
38.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+9.7 : 38.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
**S** +8.3 : 42.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
+7.9 : 36.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 36.6 KALBARRI Central West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+6.3 : 20.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.2 : 20.6 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.1 : 14.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.1 : 20.7 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.1 : 17.6 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

2.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.4 : 2.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-7.1 : 6.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-6.0 : 12.4 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-5.9 : 12.8 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-5.9 : 9.8 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC

-5.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.1 : -0.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-7.5 : -5.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-7.1 : 5.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-7.0 : 0.6 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-6.6 : -3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE 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.
84.0 NUMINBAH STATE FARM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
69.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 WITHCOTT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
58.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
58.0 KILCOY POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
69.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
Central West
50.0 BANCHORY
Brisbane/SE Coast
84.0 NUMINBAH STATE FARM
65.0 WITHCOTT
58.0 KILCOY POST OFFICE
54.2 BUARABA
54.0 GODWIN BEACH
52.0 FRANKLYN VALE ALERT

TASMANIA
W Coast
58.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
1.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

1432 (59.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1404 (58.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1373 (57.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1369 (57.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1352 (56.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1150 (47.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1108 (46.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1032 (43.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1016 (42.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
939 (39.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
858 (35.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
850 (35.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
838 (34.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
809 (33.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
798 (33.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
796 (33.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
793 (33.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
791 (33.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
767 (32.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
753 (31.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
746 (31.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
742 (30.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
724 (30.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
679 (28.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
668 (27.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
663 (27.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
660 (27.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
656 (27.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
623 (26.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
602 (25.1) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
601 (25.0) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
107/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/20 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/11 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
89/16 MOUNT READ W 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
4.8mm in 7 min to 14:53 41.1mm/h
6.8mm in 9 min to 16:55 45.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
32.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 32.2mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
4.0mm in 12 min to 21:50 20.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
9.0mm in 25 min to 22:30 21.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.6mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
22.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 22.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 27.2mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 20.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
9.8mm in 12 min to 21:42 49.0mm/h
8.8mm in 18 min to 22:00 29.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.4mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 21.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
15.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(150/ 70 ) at 21:53
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(230/ 69 ) at 04:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(230/ 69 ) at 12:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(310/ 95 ) at 01:27
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(230/ 45 ) at 20:06
DROUGHTY HILL : 93(230/ 70 ) at 15:40
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 87(230/ 63 ) at 13:10
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(250/ 83 ) at 17:00