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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1322 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014507

ALYANGULA POLICE

25.3

24.9

04/04/2006

11

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 04:13EST, 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 27.0 -0.6 16.8 +1.4 13.9 0.0 5.4 -- 372 (15.5) 31/12
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +0.1 16.2 +3.3 14.0 0.0 5.2 1.8 323 (13.5) 52/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 30.1 +8.3 14.3 +2.7 11.8 0.0 3.0 7.8 373 (15.5) 35/15
BUNBURY 29.1 +5.0 16.4 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 28/01
MANDURAH 27.0 -- 19.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 30/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.0 +2.3 26.7 +2.7 26.0 0.0 3.4 7.0 252 (10.5) 44/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +1.8 20.1 +7.5 19.7 0.0 8.4 9.5 333 (13.9) 41/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 -0.6 10.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 41/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.3 -0.3 11.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 8.9 139 ( 5.8) 34/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.5 -0.9 10.5 +1.8 9.1 0.6 1.8 3.7 265 (11.0) 34/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.1 +1.2 20.3 +1.8 17.0 0.0 8.2 10.8 367 (15.3) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 22.8 +1.2 22.3 15.8 3.8 5.2 381 (15.9) 39/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.7 21.0 +0.5 18.9 0.2 6.8 8.0 347 (14.5) 28/12
MACKAY M.O 27.5 +0.8 18.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 295 (12.3) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +2.1 16.1 -1.7 14.5 0.0 5.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) 22/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +1.3 17.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/13
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +0.4 16.2 -0.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 41/18
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 -0.2 16.0 -0.2 13.0 3.6 5.0 10.4 289 (12.0) 35/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 +0.6 12.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 48/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.4 -1.7 13.9 +1.1 10.0 0.0 4.4 -- 167 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 0.0 13.8 -1.4 11.1 0.2 4.2 9.0 355 (14.8) 55/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -1.3 14.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 -0.6 14.1 +0.9 12.3 0.0 4.6 3.6 368 (15.3) 43/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.3 -1.3 11.8 -0.1 8.5 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 48/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.6 +0.1 6.0 -1.2 0.8 0.0 6.2 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -0.9 9.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 -1.8 14.1 0.0 11.0 0.0 5.2 7.9 570 (23.8) 59/17
RICHMOND RAAF 23.5 -0.4 10.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -0.9 16.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 55/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.1 +2.1 5.6 -1.1 3.0 0.0 3.0 10.4 139 ( 5.8) 28/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.7 +2.2 6.8 -2.3 5.9 0.0 4.0 10.6 185 ( 7.7) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +1.0 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.2 -0.3 10.1 0.0 7.5 0.0 3.6 10.4 211 ( 8.8) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.7 +1.1 6.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.7 +1.5 8.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 -1.1 13.8 +3.0 10.2 0.0 1.8 -- 111 ( 4.6) 17/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.0 -1.0 10.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 30/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.6 -1.0 5.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 35/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 +3.4 7.1 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 21/21
HOBART AIRPORT 20.8 +2.7 14.1 +5.4 11.6 0.0 3.2 7.4 440 (18.3) 41/13
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

39.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.7 : 32.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+8.6 : 29.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+8.4 : 29.8 SHANNON Lower West WA
+8.3 : 30.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+8.1 : 30.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

27.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
26.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 22.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.8 : 22.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.7 : 21.0 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+7.5 : 20.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 20.5 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA

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

9.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-3.4 : 18.0 VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) E Central VIC
-3.4 : 23.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-2.9 : 17.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-2.8 : 19.4 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-2.7 : 27.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA

-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-5.4 : 2.8 MARYBOROUGH N Central VIC
-5.0 : 1.8 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-4.7 : 6.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.1 : 1.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 : 8.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) 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.
62.0 ROLLINGSTONE N Coast--Herbert QLD
45.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
40.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
40.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK) South Coast NSW
37.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
40.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
37.0 MT SOPHIA
N Coast--Herbert
62.0 ROLLINGSTONE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
45.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
South Coast
40.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK)

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

2.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
2.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1219 (50.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1167 (48.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1157 (48.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
935 (39.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
934 (38.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
831 (34.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
725 (30.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
692 (28.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
689 (28.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
689 (28.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
674 (28.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
656 (27.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
637 (26.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
612 (25.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
611 (25.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
608 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
606 (25.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
600 (25.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
81/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/23 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
74/14 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
12.0mm in 53 min to 09:53 13.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
11.0mm in 37 min to 05:30 17.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
4.2mm in 12 min to 02:35 21.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 30 min to 12:00 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 65 ) at 06:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 76(250/ 63 ) at 04:00