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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.

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 1346 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032040

TOWNSVILLE AERO

12.6

12.9

09/04/1995

15

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092038

SWANSEA POST OFFICE

-4.3

-4.0

26/04/1977

34

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060013

FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P.

6.6

7.0

30/04/2008

11

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

4.9

5.0

22/04/1999

16

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091259

LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)

0.3

1.7

28/04/2008

14

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091293

LOW HEAD

4.3

5.0

22/04/2000

12

1 Y

TAS

W Coast

097083

SCOTTS PEAK DAM

0.5

0.5

07/04/2005

11

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)

13.5

14.0

26/04/2009

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Lower SE

026099

NARACOORTE AERODROME

13.6

13.9

27/04/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070217

COOMA AIRPORT AWS

7.7

7.7

27/04/1999

16

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

E Gippsland

084070

POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)

12.5

12.7

27/04/1982

41

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085096

WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE

11.3

11.5

05/04/1983

52

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085291

MT BAW BAW

-0.9

-0.8

21/04/2006

12

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

10.5

11.3

28/04/2008

16

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

6.4

6.6

21/04/1999

20

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092027

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)

10.0

10.3

22/04/1969

41

1 Y

TAS

E Coast

092114

FRIENDLY BEACHES

10.9

11.4

23/04/2004

13

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094201

MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN)

8.7

8.7

27/04/2009

13

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
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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 04:16EST, 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 28.5 +0.9 12.4 -3.0 8.6 0.0 5.2 -- 368 (15.3) 30/11
PERTH AIRPORT 28.5 +3.0 11.4 -1.5 8.0 0.0 5.0 10.1 296 (12.3) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 -1.4 9.3 -2.3 7.1 0.8 1.2 10.2 168 ( 7.0) 24/14
BUNBURY 26.4 +2.3 8.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 34/09
MANDURAH 27.2 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 34/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 23.9 -0.1 22.5 0.0 4.6 10.9 309 (12.9) 41/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.2 -4.0 8.3 -4.3 7.0 0.0 6.4 8.3 233 ( 9.7) 35/15
WHYALLA AERO 18.7 -4.9 10.4 -1.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 24/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -4.8 8.7 -3.7 6.2 2.0 2.2 6.1 250 (10.4) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.3 -6.1 4.3 -4.4 2.0 2.8 1.4 3.4 264 (11.0) 28/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.7 -4.2 11.9 -6.6 8.7 0.0 6.4 10.7 356 (14.8) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.8 20.0 -1.6 18.3 0.0 8.0 10.7 456 (19.0) 44/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.1 16.5 -4.0 12.6 0.0 8.0 10.4 231 ( 9.6) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -0.5 16.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 338 (14.1) 41/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 +0.9 14.1 -3.7 12.5 0.0 6.6 -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 -0.9 13.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 303 (12.6) 34/09
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.4 -0.9 12.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 26/01
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 -1.0 8.2 -8.0 2.6 0.0 6.4 10.8 342 (14.3) 30/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 -1.9 9.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.5 -2.6 10.4 -2.4 4.6 0.0 4.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.2 +0.2 8.8 -6.4 6.8 0.0 2.8 10.4 213 ( 8.9) 24/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -0.2 6.0 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.1 5.4 -7.8 3.2 0.0 5.0 10.0 406 (16.9) 59/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 -1.8 5.0 -6.9 2.0 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 35/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.5 -5.0 5.0 -2.2 2.4 13.2 6.1 6.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -4.4 9.4 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 292 (12.2) 46/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 -1.4 9.8 -4.3 3.7 0.0 4.0 10.5 432 (18.0) 59/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 -1.8 6.2 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 44/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 -1.6 9.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 48/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 -5.9 6.6 -0.1 4.9 0.0 1.8 6.0 429 (17.9) 44/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 -7.3 7.6 -1.5 -- 0.8 0.8 6.7 205 ( 8.5) 39/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.5 -7.9 7.6 -0.4 -- 4.8 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 35/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -8.3 6.6 -3.5 4.4 7.2 1.8 8.5 347 (14.5) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.9 -7.7 5.4 -2.8 -- 2.2 1.4 -- -- 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.6 -7.6 5.0 -2.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 39/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.4 -5.9 7.7 -3.1 5.0 6.6 1.2 -- 158 ( 6.6) 21/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.0 -7.0 5.5 -3.8 -- 5.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 43/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 -7.1 3.7 -3.7 -- 4.6 -- -- 340 (14.2) 35/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -5.9 -0.3 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 11.0 -7.1 4.4 -4.3 1.9 0.2 2.0 6.9 384 (16.0) 39/10
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

39.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.5 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
37.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.1 : 31.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+5.3 : 34.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+4.1 : 39.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+4.0 : 32.6 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.0 : 31.3 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+4.0 : 31.6 CARNAMAH Central West WA

26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.2 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD

+2.9 : 10.0 YONGALA Upper North SA
+2.8 : 14.9 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+2.5 : 19.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+2.5 : 13.3 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+2.2 : 25.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

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

-2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-11.3 : -1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-11.2 : -1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-11.1 : -1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.8 : -2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-10.7 : -0.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.4 : 7.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-10.4 : 0.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-10.1 : 3.2 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-9.6 : -1.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.5 : 4.5 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
44.0 MONBULK (BULB FARM) E Central VIC
37.0 COONALPYN Mallee/Upper SE SA
34.0 FISH CREEK W Gippsland VIC
32.0 DROUIN BOWLING CLUB W Gippsland VIC
32.0 FOSTER (POST OFFICE) W Gippsland VIC

11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

5.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
5.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
3.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

819 (34.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
814 (33.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
802 (33.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
761 (31.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
756 (31.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
739 (30.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
732 (30.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
713 (29.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
702 (29.3) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
676 (28.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
672 (28.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
658 (27.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
644 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
619 (25.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
612 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
611 (25.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
607 (25.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
604 (25.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
122/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/14 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
89/15 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
78/03 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
78/06 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 89(220/ 70 ) at 15:30
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(210/ 78 ) at 14:23
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 122(240/ 80 ) at 05:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(230/ 70 ) at 06:05