Sunday 03 MAY 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 1358 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

NSW

Sydney--east

066126

COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB)

88.0

86.4

15/05/1968

18

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 04:17EST, 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 29.9 +5.9 13.0 +0.1 8.7 0.0 6.4 -- 396 (16.5) 34/09
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 +5.7 10.0 -0.5 7.2 0.0 4.2 7.0 298 (12.4) 34/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 +3.1 10.0 +0.2 7.0 0.0 2.0 7.7 282 (11.8) 31/10
BUNBURY 24.6 +3.5 5.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 28/12
MANDURAH 23.8 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 17/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 24.4 +2.3 23.8 0.0 7.8 8.4 466 (19.4) 48/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.1 +0.1 5.2 -3.1 3.0 0.0 7.6 11.0 371 (15.5) 50/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.9 -1.6 6.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 28/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 -0.3 6.4 -3.8 4.1 0.0 -- 10.1 104 ( 4.3) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 +1.0 7.0 -0.3 5.0 0.2 0.8 5.0 180 ( 7.5) 26/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.0 +1.1 15.0 +1.1 12.9 0.0 8.6 10.7 437 (18.2) 37/02
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +2.0 21.4 +1.5 19.6 0.0 3.6 2.5 399 (16.6) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +2.1 19.4 +1.8 17.0 0.0 7.2 5.3 395 (16.5) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +1.7 20.3 +3.2 -- 0.4 -- 9.4 489 (20.4) 44/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +1.6 16.4 +2.2 14.1 0.0 5.2 -- 331 (13.8) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.2 14.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 384 (16.0) 44/12
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 12.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.3 +1.2 13.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 43/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 -0.1 13.8 +1.0 10.2 0.0 4.0 7.7 277 (11.5) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 +0.5 10.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 37/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.2 +2.9 7.2 -1.5 2.4 0.0 3.4 -- 152 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +0.9 13.2 +1.5 11.4 0.0 4.8 8.8 307 (12.8) 44/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.4 12.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 +0.5 13.2 +3.1 12.7 9.6 2.6 5.2 335 (14.0) 30/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.6 +0.2 10.2 +1.9 7.1 6.8 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 50/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.4 +2.2 4.4 -0.3 0.2 0.0 2.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +3.3 7.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 35/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -0.1 11.7 +0.8 10.2 11.4 3.6 7.0 -- 39/10
RICHMOND RAAF 21.8 +1.2 8.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 21/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -0.4 14.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 31/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 +2.9 4.4 +1.2 0.8 0.0 1.8 9.6 111 ( 4.6) 17/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.6 +3.3 5.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 2.4 10.2 153 ( 6.4) 17/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +1.2 4.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 15/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 +0.5 4.6 -2.8 2.6 0.2 1.8 9.2 237 ( 9.9) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 +1.9 1.6 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 15/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.2 +2.6 3.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 24/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 +2.5 5.9 -2.7 3.7 0.0 1.6 -- 77 ( 3.2) 13/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 17.5 +0.4 6.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 30/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 +1.8 1.2 -4.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 22/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.3 +1.5 2.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 30/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +3.3 7.8 +1.2 5.0 0.0 0.8 8.0 325 (13.5) 37/14
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

35.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
35.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+7.4 : 26.6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.1 : 24.7 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.0 : 33.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 25.5 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.9 : 26.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+6.1 : 22.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
+5.9 : 22.3 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+5.4 : 23.9 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
+5.4 : 9.5 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.1 : 12.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

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

4.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-2.2 : 19.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-1.6 : 18.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-1.4 : 19.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
-1.4 : 30.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-1.3 : 14.2 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
-1.3 : 14.8 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
**W** -3.7 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-2.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

**W** -10.9 : -3.7 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-8.5 : 0.7 EYRE Eucla WA
**W** -7.3 : 14.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
-5.5 : 2.7 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-5.4 : 3.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4 : 11.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
88.0 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
81.0 NHULUNBUY DTW N Rivers NT
76.6 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
67.0 CENTENNIAL PARK Sydney--east NSW
57.2 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB Sydney--east NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
81.0 NHULUNBUY DTW
53.6 ALCAN REFINERY

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
88.0 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB)
76.6 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
67.0 CENTENNIAL PARK
57.2 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB
50.0 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB)

11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

3.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
2.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1160 (48.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
970 (40.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
946 (39.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
909 (37.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
824 (34.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
805 (33.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
801 (33.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
784 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
776 (32.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
750 (31.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
723 (30.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
719 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
714 (29.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
708 (29.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
687 (28.6) MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
666 (27.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
658 (27.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
620 (25.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
87/18 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
70/17 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
70/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT 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
GOVE AIRPORT
14.8mm in 22 min to 15:30 40.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.4mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 25.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
21.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 21.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 17:27 6.0mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 18:27 20.0mm/h
78.0mm in 3 hr to 19:27 26.0mm/h
67.0mm in 3 hr to 20:27 22.3mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:27 12.7mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 22:27 11.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 23:27 11.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(320/ 65 ) at 14:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(260/ 63 ) at 03:36