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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 1420 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

TAS

Central Plateau

096069

DERWENT BRIDGE

33.6

27.6

03/05/2006

16

1 n

TAS

Central Plateau

096077

CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE

65.4

47.6

14/05/2000

14

1 y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 04:20EST, 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 26.6 +2.6 13.9 +1.0 7.0 0.0 7.6 -- -- 41/09
PERTH AIRPORT 24.6 +2.9 9.4 -1.1 6.2 0.0 4.4 9.5 336 (14.0) 34/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.1 +0.2 6.3 -3.5 3.9 0.0 1.6 9.6 191 ( 8.0) 22/11
BUNBURY 21.6 +0.5 7.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 22/15
MANDURAH 21.7 -- 12.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 22/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.6 20.4 -1.7 19.2 0.0 8.0 10.9 380 (15.8) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.0 -3.0 4.9 -3.4 2.9 0.0 5.6 10.6 279 (11.6) 48/12
WHYALLA AERO 18.8 -1.7 8.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.5 -0.5 11.7 +1.5 -- 4.8 1.0 4.6 169 ( 7.0) 41/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 0.0 10.5 +3.2 9.0 2.4 1.4 4.4 402 (16.8) 55/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.3 -0.6 16.7 +2.8 15.4 0.0 6.4 10.1 457 (19.0) 37/01
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +1.2 20.9 +1.0 19.4 0.0 5.2 9.2 393 (16.4) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +0.1 20.2 +2.6 18.1 0.0 5.0 9.7 288 (12.0) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 23.7 -0.5 19.7 +2.6 -- 1.6 -- 8.8 415 (17.3) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +0.7 17.0 +2.8 15.6 0.0 3.2 -- 249 (10.4) 30/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 +0.4 12.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 566 (23.6) --
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.6 +0.5 10.4 -3.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 21/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 +1.2 11.3 -1.5 6.2 0.0 3.6 9.8 266 (11.1) 24/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.7 +0.7 10.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 39/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.7 +0.4 4.3 -4.4 -0.8 0.0 2.8 -- 82 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +0.9 7.1 -4.6 5.0 0.0 1.4 10.2 157 ( 6.5) 21/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +0.9 6.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +0.9 7.4 -2.7 4.1 0.0 4.0 10.0 369 (15.4) 54/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 +1.1 6.7 -1.6 2.9 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 -2.2 4.5 -0.2 -3.1 0.0 1.9 9.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +0.1 0.2 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 43/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 +1.9 10.3 -0.6 4.2 0.0 2.6 10.1 392 (16.3) 55/14
RICHMOND RAAF 21.0 +0.4 2.9 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 52/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 +0.8 10.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 52/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.9 -1.7 5.1 +1.9 4.2 0.0 3.4 1.7 408 (17.0) 57/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.8 +0.5 7.5 +1.6 2.8 0.0 2.4 3.4 201 ( 8.4) 44/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -1.4 6.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 35/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.1 7.8 +0.4 4.9 0.0 1.8 5.7 261 (10.9) 31/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.5 +0.2 5.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 291 (12.1) 44/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.4 +0.8 5.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 50/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 +0.3 12.3 +3.7 8.2 0.0 1.8 -- 187 ( 7.8) 31/14
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.2 -0.9 11.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 671 (28.0) 67/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 +0.1 4.2 -1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 454 (18.9) 54/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +1.6 10.5 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 43/21
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +1.2 8.5 +1.9 7.5 6.2 3.4 2.0 546 (22.8) 43/21
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 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.5 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.4 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
33.0 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
33.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT

+4.4 : 27.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.1 : 23.3 KARNET Lower West WA
+3.6 : 23.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+3.6 : 22.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+3.6 : 25.9 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.3 : 9.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+5.4 : 10.5 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+5.1 : 10.2 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+5.0 : 14.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.7 : 8.2 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

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

0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.2 : 2.7 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 : 3.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 : 7.0 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-4.8 : 11.8 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-4.7 : 2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.4 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-2.4 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW

-8.4 : -3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.2 : -6.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.2 : -1.0 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
-6.9 : 0.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.8 : -4.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 : -2.4 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N 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.
91.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
69.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
68.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
67.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT
65.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
67.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
69.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
65.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
W Coast
91.6 MOUNT READ
68.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
61.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
57.2 WARRA
52.6 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)
50.8 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

ISLANDS
Islands
61.0 CAPE WESSEL

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

0.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1711 (71.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1671 (69.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1397 (58.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1325 (55.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1242 (51.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1219 (50.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1106 (46.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1084 (45.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
980 (40.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
973 (40.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
943 (39.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
910 (37.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
895 (37.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
840 (35.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
829 (34.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
821 (34.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
807 (33.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
781 (32.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
774 (32.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
770 (32.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
761 (31.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
754 (31.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
723 (30.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
713 (29.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
712 (29.7) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
711 (29.6) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
667 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
664 (27.7) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
656 (27.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
653 (27.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
653 (27.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
652 (27.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
649 (27.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
647 (27.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
632 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
607 (25.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
603 (25.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
122/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
117/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
111/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
107/05 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
106/07 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
102/04 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
TASMANIA
Southeast
GROVE (RESEARCH STATION)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
W Coast
WARRA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT READ
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 5.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 7.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 6.7mm/h

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 85(250/ 65 ) at 20:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(270/ 80 ) at 17:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 83(289/ 69 ) at 02:10
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 72(280/ 63 ) at 17:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 98(260/ 74 ) at 22:30
LOW HEAD : 80(280/ 63 ) at 03:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(330/ 87 ) at 22:45
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(270/ 83 ) at 21:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 106(240/ 41 ) at 07:37
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(300/ 65 ) at 21:30
MOUNT READ : 102(270/ 65 ) at 02:30
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(270/ 67 ) at 22:57
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 117(290/ 89 ) at 03:00