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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 1410 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 maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014153

BLACK POINT

27.2

27.2

29/05/2000

17

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 04:19EST, 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 28.1 +4.1 13.9 +1.0 7.8 0.0 6.4 -- 387 (16.1) 48/09
PERTH AIRPORT 25.8 +4.1 12.3 +1.8 7.4 0.0 4.8 9.7 368 (15.3) 34/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.9 +5.0 7.8 -2.0 4.1 0.2 2.2 9.9 300 (12.5) 30/11
BUNBURY 23.4 +2.3 5.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 31/11
MANDURAH 22.8 -- 14.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 24/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.8 24.3 +2.2 24.5 0.0 4.4 7.1 361 (15.0) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.2 +0.2 4.7 -3.6 2.7 0.0 6.4 10.8 336 (14.0) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 -3.0 5.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 31/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 -1.9 13.1 +2.9 9.7 0.0 -- 0.3 194 ( 8.1) 28/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 -0.9 7.3 0.0 4.5 0.4 0.8 1.8 191 ( 8.0) 30/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.7 +0.8 15.7 +1.8 13.8 0.0 6.2 8.3 407 (17.0) 35/21
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -2.0 20.9 +1.0 19.7 13.0 2.0 2.6 464 (19.3) 37/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.2 21.5 +3.9 19.9 1.0 5.8 0.3 393 (16.4) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 23.8 -0.4 19.5 +2.4 -- 23.2 -- 2.4 583 (24.3) 44/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.3 +1.3 15.2 +1.0 12.6 0.0 5.2 -- 327 (13.6) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 +0.2 15.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 391 (16.3) 39/08
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 15.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 16.0 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 358 (14.9) 34/00
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 +0.1 11.6 -1.2 7.7 0.0 4.0 9.4 320 (13.3) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +1.1 8.3 -1.7 -- -- -- -- 395 (16.5) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.2 +2.9 7.7 -1.0 2.7 0.0 3.8 -- 166 ( 6.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.9 +0.5 11.5 -0.2 9.2 0.4 3.2 10.2 467 (19.5) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.2 12.8 +2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +1.0 10.5 +0.4 8.9 29.6 0.6 9.2 297 (12.4) 28/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 +1.8 7.3 -1.0 4.2 0.2 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.6 +2.4 2.7 -2.0 -0.9 0.0 1.6 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +2.5 6.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 24/05
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 +1.7 11.0 +0.1 7.0 0.0 4.4 9.8 498 (20.8) 39/22
RICHMOND RAAF 21.8 +1.2 5.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 18/18
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 +0.7 12.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.8 +4.2 0.4 -2.8 -2.1 0.0 2.2 9.6 74 ( 3.1) 21/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 +3.8 4.7 -1.2 3.1 0.0 2.6 10.0 147 ( 6.1) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.5 +2.8 3.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 -1.0 6.7 -0.7 5.3 0.0 2.0 9.9 269 (11.2) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 +2.7 9.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 39/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.4 +3.8 7.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 41/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 -0.2 13.0 +4.4 12.1 3.2 1.0 -- 80 ( 3.3) 13/08
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.2 -0.9 12.3 +4.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 261 (10.9) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 +0.8 9.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 34/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.4 +3.6 3.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 28/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 -0.2 5.5 -1.1 3.2 0.0 1.8 0.3 232 ( 9.7) 37/11
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

34.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+6.9 : 25.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+6.4 : 24.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.9 : 24.5 ALBANY Lower West WA
+5.8 : 25.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.2 : 25.2 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.2 : 24.4 KARNET Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.6 : 23.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+6.6 : 19.7 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.2 : 23.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+6.1 : 19.2 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.1 : 12.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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

5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.2 : 26.5 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-4.0 : 14.6 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.0 : 27.2 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
-3.8 : 23.0 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-3.5 : 28.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

-3.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9 : -2.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-5.5 : 1.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-5.3 : -2.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 : 1.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2 : 4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.2 : -2.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

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.
74.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
71.2 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
70.0 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
66.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
58.6 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
74.8 HORN ISLAND
N Coast--Herbert
71.2 INNISFAIL
70.0 BINGIL BAY
66.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
58.6 DARADGEE
55.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL
53.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
51.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
51.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

0.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1342 (55.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1146 (47.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1038 (43.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1029 (42.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1008 (42.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
956 (39.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
920 (38.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
909 (37.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
890 (37.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
869 (36.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
833 (34.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
816 (34.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
808 (33.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
787 (32.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
783 (32.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
772 (32.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
728 (30.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
693 (28.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
691 (28.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
652 (27.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
611 (25.5) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
605 (25.2) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
94/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
74/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/05 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
72/06 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
70/09 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/01 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS

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
4.2mm in 12 min to 01:54 21.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
LONGERENONG
80.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 160.0mm/h
80.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 80.0mm/h

VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 100(240/ 45 ) at 01:10
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(220/ 72 ) at 02:12
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 70(260/ 63 ) at 07:00