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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 1348 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

TAS

E Coast

092038

SWANSEA POST OFFICE

-4.4

-4.3

28/04/2009

34

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071003

CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

-13.0

-11.5

12/04/2001

22

1 Y

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071032

THREDBO AWS

-9.8

-9.0

30/04/1974

29

1 Y

VIC

Upper NE

083024

MOUNT BULLER

-6.9

-5.6

07/04/1995

23

1 Y

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

-6.9

-6.0

08/04/1995

16

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085291

MT BAW BAW

-5.7

-4.0

22/04/1999

12

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

-1.5

-1.0

19/04/1997

13

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091293

LOW HEAD

3.7

4.3

28/04/2009

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

-5.9

-4.9

25/04/1997

20

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094020

DOVER

-1.1

-0.5

17/04/2006

20

1 Y

TAS

W Coast

097083

SCOTTS PEAK DAM

-0.4

0.5

28/04/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Flinders Is/Bass St

099005

FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT

0.0

0.1

27/04/1967

47

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

15.6

16.0

22/04/1999

13

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091293

LOW HEAD

12.5

12.9

26/04/2009

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Derwent Valley

095063

MAYDENA POST OFFICE

5.8

7.4

27/04/2009

17

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 30.2 +2.6 14.7 -0.7 11.8 0.0 5.0 -- 311 (13.0) 39/19
PERTH AIRPORT 26.5 +1.0 16.4 +3.5 13.2 0.0 6.2 3.8 452 (18.8) 39/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.3 -1.5 9.1 -2.5 5.9 0.2 3.8 7.2 279 (11.6) 31/13
BUNBURY 24.3 +0.2 9.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/16
MANDURAH 23.8 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 39/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 21.5 -2.5 20.2 0.0 8.6 11.0 356 (14.8) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 -2.9 7.6 -5.0 6.0 0.0 5.6 9.0 243 (10.1) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -4.0 8.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 -2.4 9.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 1.6 10.3 182 ( 7.6) 22/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -4.8 4.5 -4.2 3.6 0.0 1.6 7.0 194 ( 8.1) 21/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 -3.0 13.8 -4.7 10.9 0.0 6.6 10.8 331 (13.8) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 22.1 +0.5 21.4 0.0 8.0 10.6 529 (22.0) 48/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 -0.1 18.7 -1.8 16.0 0.0 7.0 11.0 291 (12.1) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -0.5 17.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 359 (15.0) 34/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 12.4 -5.4 10.2 0.0 4.8 -- 178 ( 7.4) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 -1.3 12.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 262 (10.9) 26/10
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.8 -0.5 11.7 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 24/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 -0.8 11.2 -5.0 5.8 0.0 3.4 9.5 294 (12.3) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.4 10.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 28/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.9 -4.2 8.2 -4.6 5.6 0.0 3.6 -- 170 ( 7.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.6 -4.4 10.5 -4.7 8.6 0.0 3.2 3.1 240 (10.0) 41/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 -4.8 10.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 -4.0 7.8 -5.4 5.4 0.0 6.6 5.0 451 (18.8) 28/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.3 -5.3 6.7 -5.2 3.2 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.9 -5.6 0.4 -6.8 -2.4 0.2 0.2 6.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -7.2 5.1 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 31/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.9 -6.0 9.7 -4.4 6.2 0.0 4.6 2.4 509 (21.2) 59/18
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -6.3 5.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 15.6 -6.5 11.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 39/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.0 -7.0 1.8 -4.9 -1.7 0.0 2.4 5.9 295 (12.3) 24/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 -7.5 4.0 -5.1 -- 0.0 2.6 2.9 260 (10.8) 24/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.2 -10.2 5.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 18/05
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 -7.1 7.0 -3.1 5.5 0.0 2.4 8.2 170 ( 7.1) 18/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.3 -7.3 4.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 71 ( 3.0) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.1 -8.1 4.5 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 291 (12.1) 22/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 -6.5 6.0 -4.8 4.9 1.6 1.2 -- 111 ( 4.6) 17/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.3 -6.7 5.4 -3.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 26/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -7.6 1.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 24/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 -4.5 -0.5 -8.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 17/09
HOBART AIRPORT 11.2 -6.9 2.5 -6.2 0.6 0.0 0.8 5.9 413 (17.2) 30/00
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

38.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.6 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
37.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+5.3 : 34.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.7 : 31.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.4 : 30.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+4.4 : 30.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.4 : 30.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.4 : 26.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.7 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
25.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+4.0 : 17.7 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+3.8 : 17.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+3.8 : 18.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+3.5 : 16.8 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+3.5 : 16.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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

-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.1 : -1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.9 : 13.3 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
-10.8 : 0.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.6 : -2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-10.4 : 15.7 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-10.4 : 13.2 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW

-13.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

**S** -18.4 : -7.3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-12.4 : -13.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.3 : -9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.0 : -10.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.7 : 0.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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.
109.0 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
62.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
55.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
41.6 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK N Peninsula QLD
32.0 BRAMWELL N Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
109.0 PUNSAND BAY
62.0 BAMAGA
55.0 HORN ISLAND
41.6 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
32.0 BRAMWELL

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT

.....

2.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.6 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

938 (39.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
822 (34.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
815 (34.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
814 (33.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
789 (32.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
752 (31.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
719 (30.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
677 (28.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
644 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
68/21 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
59/11 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
59/18 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
57/15 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
54/21 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
54/12 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
54/14 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUSSELTON
14.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
9.0mm in 8 min to 15:26 67.5mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.0mm/h
18.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 36.8mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 31.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 22.4mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
6.8mm in 41 min to 01:41 10.0mm/h
11.4mm in 34 min to 04:00 20.1mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
12.4mm in 50 min to 04:50 14.9mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
7.4mm in 42 min to 15:42 10.6mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
33.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 33.2mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.8mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 18.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 16:27 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 17:27 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 121( 50/ 7 ) at 14:30