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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 1444 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

25.0

23.0

13/05/2003

14

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

15.8

8.4

14/05/2007

12

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091126

DEVONPORT AIRPORT

15.2

15.0

18/05/2003

19

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

15.4

15.1

18/05/2003

13

1 Y

TAS

Central Plateau

096071

LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK

10.5

10.5

02/05/1997

19

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 04:24EST, 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 19.4 -4.6 12.8 -0.1 10.6 5.8 2.6 -- 420 (17.5) 30/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 -2.5 3.1 -7.4 2.9 0.0 2.0 9.3 329 (13.7) 22/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -2.9 9.9 +0.1 7.3 0.2 4.0 5.6 394 (16.4) 31/02
BUNBURY 17.5 -3.6 4.9 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 18/13
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 276 (11.5) 21/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.8 19.4 -2.7 18.9 0.0 5.0 10.5 278 (11.6) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.6 +6.6 14.0 +5.7 11.4 0.0 6.8 10.2 358 (14.9) 48/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.7 -1.8 15.0 +6.3 -- 1.6 -- -- 474 (19.8) 31/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -2.6 14.8 +4.6 13.8 7.8 -- 0.0 358 (14.9) 37/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.6 14.2 +6.9 13.5 0.0 2.8 0.0 619 (25.8) 37/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 -0.4 7.0 -6.9 5.5 0.0 3.6 10.6 105 ( 4.4) 26/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.2 15.6 -4.3 11.6 0.0 3.0 10.4 158 ( 6.6) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 -0.2 11.8 -5.8 8.5 0.0 3.6 10.3 158 ( 6.6) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 23.3 -0.9 13.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 284 (11.8) 54/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.9 -0.1 12.8 -1.4 10.0 0.0 4.8 -- 278 (11.6) 48/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.5 -0.2 12.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- 52/10
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -0.7 17.0 +5.0 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.2 -0.9 18.2 +3.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 608 (25.3) 52/03
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -0.5 16.8 +4.0 14.2 3.0 2.6 7.3 413 (17.2) 46/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 -1.1 12.2 +2.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 676 (28.2) 59/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 +2.6 12.2 +3.5 10.2 0.0 5.4 -- 474 (19.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +0.1 17.5 +5.8 15.6 3.6 2.6 0.7 709 (29.5) 48/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -0.1 13.7 +3.2 -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 +1.6 13.5 +3.4 11.3 0.6 4.2 8.0 397 (16.5) 35/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.4 0.0 12.5 +4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 +1.8 8.0 +3.3 1.6 0.0 2.4 6.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +3.1 11.0 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 54/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.8 +1.8 17.4 +6.5 14.6 0.4 4.4 7.4 723 (30.1) --
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 +0.5 13.3 +5.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.1 +0.4 18.3 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 689 (28.7) 39/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.6 +2.0 9.0 +5.8 5.0 0.0 2.8 3.1 318 (13.3) 28/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.7 +4.4 14.4 +8.5 10.9 0.0 5.8 7.9 629 (26.2) 59/05
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 +3.4 6.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.8 +3.8 12.6 +5.2 10.5 0.0 2.8 4.6 391 (16.3) 41/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.7 +5.4 14.0 +8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.6 +6.0 14.4 +9.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 41/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 +4.1 11.5 +2.9 9.7 0.0 2.6 -- 180 ( 7.5) 30/12
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.8 +1.7 11.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 39/03
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.7 +4.1 13.2 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 733 (30.5) 63/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 +2.1 13.6 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 46/04
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +3.7 8.1 +1.5 5.1 0.0 1.8 3.5 286 (11.9) 31/13
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

34.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+7.3 : 22.0 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+7.0 : 13.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.8 : 23.5 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC
+6.6 : 29.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.4 : 11.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
22.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.8 : 12.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+9.5 : 13.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+9.5 : 13.1 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+9.4 : 14.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+9.2 : 14.4 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
+9.2 : 15.4 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

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

7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.0 : 16.0 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.0 : 14.3 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-7.9 : 16.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-7.8 : 15.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.6 : 16.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-8.6 : 5.8 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-8.5 : 13.5 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-8.1 : 6.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-7.6 : 9.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-7.6 : 4.8 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-7.6 : 4.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-7.6 : 0.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

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.
100.0 EBOR (THE RACECOURSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
97.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF MidNorth Coast N NSW
96.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
95.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES) MidNorth Coast N NSW
92.4 LOWER BUCCA MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
60.0 O'REILLYS ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
72.0 EBOR (MAPLEWOOD)
66.0 WOLLOMOMBI (WALLAMUMBI)
62.0 POINT LOOKOUT
58.0 EBOR (PLEASANT VIEW)
North Coast
55.0 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD)
50.4 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW)
MidNorth Coast N
100.0 EBOR (THE RACECOURSE)
97.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF
96.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
95.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
92.4 LOWER BUCCA
61.4 GIRRALONG
61.2 THUMB CREEK (FIGTREE)
60.0 BOWRAVILLE (COW COWNTY)
59.0 DORRIGO (ELM STREET)
57.4 LOWANNA (GRAFTON ST)
53.8 KALANG (SPICKETTS CK (NOONANNIE))
51.0 ORAMA (DARKWOOD ROAD)
50.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
MidNorth Coast S
69.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)

10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

1408 (58.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
1361 (56.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1283 (53.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1172 (48.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1069 (44.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1065 (44.4) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
1062 (44.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1041 (43.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1014 (42.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
980 (40.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
971 (40.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
934 (38.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
922 (38.4) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
900 (37.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
868 (36.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
866 (36.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
852 (35.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
848 (35.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
847 (35.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
839 (35.0) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
831 (34.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
807 (33.6) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
797 (33.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
790 (32.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
780 (32.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
775 (32.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
752 (31.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
745 (31.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
743 (31.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
737 (30.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
733 (30.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
726 (30.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
723 (30.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
720 (30.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
719 (30.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
709 (29.5) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
707 (29.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
703 (29.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
701 (29.2) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
696 (29.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
689 (28.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
686 (28.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
682 (28.4) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
677 (28.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
676 (28.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
676 (28.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
659 (27.5) BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
653 (27.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
653 (27.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
652 (27.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
642 (26.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
636 (26.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
631 (26.3) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
630 (26.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
627 (26.1) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
622 (25.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
620 (25.8) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
619 (25.8) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
608 (25.3) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
601 (25.0) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
93/06 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
93/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
87/04 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/16 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 87(130/ 67 ) at 04:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 93(140/ 72 ) at 06:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74( 69/ 63 ) at 01:20
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(350/ 63 ) at 02:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 87( 20/ 67 ) at 12:00