Thursday 09 APR 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 1259 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

N Coast--Herbert

032019

JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD

182.0

177.0

08/04/2000

11

1 y

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032108

EL ARISH POST OFFICE

227.6

192.0

25/04/2000

37

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

25.8

25.5

14/04/2003

11

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

27.7

26.8

25/04/2006

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 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 33.7 +6.1 17.6 +2.2 13.5 0.0 11.2 -- 384 (16.0) 34/05
PERTH AIRPORT 34.0 +8.5 14.6 +1.7 12.1 0.0 7.2 9.7 281 (11.7) 54/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -2.3 14.1 +2.5 10.5 0.0 5.0 2.1 251 (10.5) 28/14
BUNBURY 29.6 +5.5 14.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 39/22
MANDURAH 31.6 -- 19.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 34/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -0.7 23.1 -0.9 -- 7.2 6.0 3.2 250 (10.4) 41/05
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +0.8 9.3 -3.3 7.1 0.0 7.4 11.0 292 (12.2) 28/10
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 -0.1 8.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 44/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.3 -0.3 10.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 5.8 10.7 172 ( 7.2) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.1 -0.3 10.5 +1.8 9.3 0.2 1.2 4.5 248 (10.3) 28/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.3 -0.6 20.8 +2.3 19.5 4.0 28.6 4.7 362 (15.1) 34/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 23.2 +1.6 22.6 45.2 5.8 2.9 426 (17.8) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +2.1 24.1 +3.6 22.9 0.4 9.2 7.1 539 (22.5) 54/11
MACKAY M.O 26.0 -0.7 22.3 +2.2 -- 13.6 -- 3.5 714 (29.8) 55/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 20.7 +2.9 19.9 0.0 6.4 -- 438 (18.3) 43/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 18.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 575 (24.0) 41/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.1 18.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -2.2 18.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 35/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 -0.7 15.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 5.2 4.1 387 (16.1) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 614 (25.6) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.4 +1.3 10.7 -2.1 6.1 0.0 5.2 -- 218 ( 9.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 -1.7 16.1 +0.9 16.0 9.2 3.0 1.8 423 (17.6) 31/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -0.9 15.8 +2.1 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.1 13.4 +0.2 11.2 0.4 1.4 7.0 -- 28/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.6 0.0 10.8 -1.1 10.3 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 18/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.4 +0.9 6.8 -0.4 1.2 0.0 3.2 8.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +2.0 12.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 35/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +0.3 15.0 +0.9 12.0 0.0 2.8 8.4 358 (14.9) 31/15
RICHMOND RAAF 24.1 +0.2 11.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 22/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -0.1 15.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 35/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.4 +3.4 8.8 +2.1 6.2 0.0 2.8 10.8 139 ( 5.8) 24/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.4 +3.9 8.1 -1.0 7.7 0.0 4.8 10.7 89 ( 3.7) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +3.3 8.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +3.0 6.6 -3.5 4.5 0.0 4.0 10.7 255 (10.6) 18/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.4 +4.8 9.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 55 ( 2.3) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.7 +4.5 10.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.4 +4.1 13.7 +2.9 12.2 0.0 3.0 -- 165 ( 6.9) 13/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.0 +1.0 13.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.9 +5.3 7.9 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 417 (17.4) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.2 -0.7 11.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 30/10
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 +1.4 10.0 +1.3 7.2 0.0 2.8 9.9 289 (12.0) 30/22
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

39.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 35.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+8.8 : 32.0 KARNET Lower West WA
+8.5 : 34.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+8.4 : 33.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+8.3 : 34.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.7 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
27.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.6 : 17.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
**S** +6.2 : 18.2 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8 : 18.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+5.8 : 20.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+5.7 : 20.9 ENEABBA Central West WA

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

9.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
12.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.4 : 22.5 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-4.2 : 17.9 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-4.1 : 28.9 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-4.1 : 21.6 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.9 : 28.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-3.9 : 28.2 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
-3.9 : 22.3 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW

-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.7 : 6.8 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-6.1 : 11.2 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-5.4 : 15.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-5.1 : 5.1 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.8 : 5.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.8 : 16.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara 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.
238.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
235.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
227.6 EL ARISH POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD
215.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
194.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
96.0 ALEHVALE STATION
N Coast--Barron
169.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
161.0 HAPPY VALLEY
160.0 TOPAZ ALERT
152.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
151.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
139.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
130.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
111.2 GREENHAVEN
107.0 KAREEYA
107.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
87.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
84.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
78.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
77.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
71.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
70.0 MT SOPHIA
67.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
65.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK
65.0 DEERAL
57.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
57.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
57.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
55.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
53.0 MALANDA ALERT
50.0 JULATTEN
50.0 DAINTREE TEA
N Coast--Herbert
238.0 MENAVALE ALERT
235.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
227.6 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
215.0 NERADA ALERT
194.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
182.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
159.0 RUSSELL RIVER
156.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
155.0 CORSIS ALERT
128.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
122.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
96.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
79.0 BINGIL BAY
73.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
66.2 INNISFAIL
64.0 EURAMO TM
62.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
55.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
55.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

.....

2.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1201 (50.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1116 (46.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1101 (45.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1034 (43.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1002 (41.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
978 (40.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
760 (31.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
750 (31.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
749 (31.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
714 (29.8) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
668 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
638 (26.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
616 (25.7) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
607 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
68/00 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
65/00 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
65/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/12 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
63/03 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
63/05 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
39.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 39.2mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.7mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
4.8mm in 6 min to 02:05 48.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 12.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 13.3mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 13.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
SWEERS ISLAND
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
CENTURY MINE
8.4mm in 5 min to 17:30 100.8mm/h
49.8mm in 30 min to 18:00 99.6mm/h
58.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 58.6mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 19.7mm/h
56.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 56.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
9.2mm in 23 min to 12:00 24.0mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
16.2mm in 40 min to 12:40 24.3mm/h
12.6mm in 6 min to 12:55 126.0mm/h
7.2mm in 5 min to 13:00 86.4mm/h
41.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 41.8mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 15.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 317(200/ 46 ) at 18:40