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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 1320 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 minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014272

BATCHELOR AERO

25.7

25.0

03/04/2000

12

1 Y

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

27.4

27.4

01/04/2005

14

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 04:13EST, 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 29.8 +2.2 14.4 -1.0 12.0 0.0 5.2 -- 445 (18.5) 37/15
PERTH AIRPORT 29.9 +4.4 13.6 +0.7 12.1 0.0 4.6 8.3 353 (14.7) 37/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.2 -0.6 5.8 -5.8 3.9 0.0 3.2 8.9 118 ( 4.9) 34/14
BUNBURY 27.5 +3.4 9.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 24/00
MANDURAH 27.3 -- 16.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.1 26.1 +2.1 26.2 2.6 2.4 4.3 264 (11.0) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.1 -0.1 18.9 +6.3 16.9 0.0 8.0 3.2 342 (14.3) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 -1.9 8.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 26/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.7 -0.9 15.0 +2.6 -- 0.4 2.0 3.0 293 (12.2) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 -0.1 10.5 +1.8 9.4 5.8 3.0 7.2 457 (19.0) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.0 +1.1 17.9 -0.6 15.1 0.0 8.0 10.9 331 (13.8) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +1.2 24.2 +2.6 23.2 0.2 5.0 6.2 312 (13.0) 35/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.0 23.7 +3.2 21.8 2.0 2.6 7.7 280 (11.7) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +0.5 21.1 +1.0 -- 4.4 -- 8.7 295 (12.3) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +1.2 20.8 +3.0 18.8 0.0 5.4 -- 205 ( 8.5) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +1.4 18.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 271 (11.3) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.1 14.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 46/22
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 +1.6 14.2 -2.0 12.0 0.0 6.4 10.4 298 (12.4) 43/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.6 +2.2 13.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 35/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.5 +3.4 12.6 -0.2 9.0 0.0 4.2 -- 84 ( 3.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +0.5 13.5 -1.7 12.0 0.0 3.6 9.9 164 ( 6.8) 30/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +1.0 13.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 0.0 11.6 -1.6 8.8 0.0 3.4 9.2 210 ( 8.8) 39/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 -0.2 8.6 -3.3 7.2 0.2 -- -- 20 ( 0.8) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.4 -0.1 5.4 -1.8 1.0 0.0 4.0 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +0.9 10.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 28/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 -1.4 13.1 -1.0 8.8 0.0 4.8 10.3 308 (12.8) 43/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 -0.3 8.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.0 -1.1 13.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 41/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.7 +0.7 2.8 -3.9 0.4 0.0 4.4 10.6 255 (10.6) 34/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 +0.5 4.3 -4.8 1.2 0.0 3.4 10.0 146 ( 6.1) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.6 -0.8 6.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.6 8.3 -1.8 5.5 0.0 3.8 9.4 211 ( 8.8) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.7 +0.1 8.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 54 ( 2.3) 24/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.7 +0.5 6.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.9 +1.6 13.2 +2.4 9.0 0.0 3.2 -- 189 ( 7.9) 15/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.0 +2.0 10.3 +1.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 519 (21.6) 41/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.5 +0.9 6.0 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 500 (20.8) 28/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.7 -0.2 10.6 +3.1 -- 15.6 -- -- 325 (13.5) 44/17
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +0.2 11.0 +2.3 8.1 0.0 3.8 4.3 497 (20.7) 52/11
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

39.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.5 : 35.7 ENEABBA Central West WA
+6.3 : 28.7 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+5.9 : 30.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.9 : 33.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+5.8 : 29.0 KARNET Lower West WA
+5.8 : 29.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.8 : 31.9 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.1 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
26.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+6.3 : 18.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 19.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+5.8 : 19.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+5.4 : 19.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+5.1 : 16.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.1 : 20.8 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD

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

7.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.7 : 19.1 FORREST Eucla WA
-5.2 : 24.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 22.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-3.2 : 26.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-3.1 : 29.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

-2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.3 : 0.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-5.8 : 5.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-4.8 : 4.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 : 5.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural 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.
55.6 HIGHBURY STATION N Peninsula QLD
48.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
44.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
43.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
42.0 PALMERSTON N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
42.0 PALMERSTON

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
55.6 HIGHBURY STATION
44.0 WEIPA AERO
N Coast--Barron
48.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL

TASMANIA
W Coast
43.2 MOUNT READ

11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.6 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

.....

1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1559 (65.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1391 (58.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1177 (49.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1080 (45.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1038 (43.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1017 (42.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
977 (40.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
832 (34.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
824 (34.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
813 (33.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
812 (33.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
781 (32.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
772 (32.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
736 (30.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
728 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
720 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
717 (29.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
709 (29.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
661 (27.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
652 (27.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
650 (27.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
620 (25.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
109/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/05 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
74/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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 Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
20.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
25.8mm in 26 min to 19:26 59.5mm/h
32.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 32.6mm/h
39.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 39.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.0mm/h

VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 534(140/ 41 ) at 17:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 72 ) at 04:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(270/ 74 ) at 06:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 76(300/ 63 ) at 04:20
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(280/ 63 ) at 03:30