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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.

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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 1447 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

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

9.0

6.0

07/05/1997

15

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016096

ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)

17.0

14.0

18/05/2004

12

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018036

KARCULTABY

33.4

32.5

24/05/1951

87

1 y

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA DPI

27.8

11.8

31/05/2002

13

1 N

SA

Northeast

020061

YUNTA (TEETULPA)

12.4

12.0

23/05/1999

13

1 y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022033

ARDROSSAN (VITANA)

21.0

21.0

12/05/2003

41

1 y Equal to record.

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022052

SPICER FLAT

18.8

15.8

27/05/2001

12

1 y

SA

Kangaroo Is

022835

PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE)

76.6

62.8

18/05/2004

50

1 y

SA

Kangaroo Is

022839

VIVONNE BAY (HIGHGATE)

38.4

26.4

25/05/1995

21

1 y

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)

38.0

26.0

27/05/2000

15

1 N

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

32.2

18.0

17/05/2008

12

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074258

DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS

15.0

15.0

29/05/2007

12

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

16.2

16.0

03/05/1997

13

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086071

MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE

18.0

17.1

12/05/1967

155

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086351

BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY)

17.2

16.7

29/05/2007

26

1 Y

TAS

Derwent Valley

095018

TARRALEAH VILLAGE

11.9

11.5

04/05/2005

26

1 Y

TAS

Central Plateau

096071

LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK

11.1

10.5

24/05/2009

19

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

6.0

6.0

19/05/1996

15

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 22.4 -1.6 9.4 -3.5 6.4 0.0 2.8 -- 340 (14.2) 37/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 -2.7 6.2 -4.3 4.6 0.0 1.8 7.3 248 (10.3) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 -1.1 4.5 -5.3 2.3 0.0 0.4 7.1 163 ( 6.8) 22/14
BUNBURY 18.2 -2.9 4.4 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 24/11
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 9.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 30/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -0.3 20.6 -1.5 20.1 0.0 5.2 10.4 238 ( 9.9) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.5 -1.5 12.7 +4.4 11.3 0.0 8.0 8.3 402 (16.8) 34/09
WHYALLA AERO 20.4 -0.1 11.7 +3.0 -- 14.2 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 28/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 -1.1 13.8 +3.6 13.0 21.4 8.0 4.2 147 ( 6.1) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 +0.1 12.7 +5.4 11.6 5.6 1.2 0.6 301 (12.5) 31/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.2 +1.3 8.5 -5.4 6.7 0.0 4.0 9.7 142 ( 5.9) 26/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 15.1 -4.8 11.5 0.0 4.8 10.2 290 (12.1) 34/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.3 -3.3 15.5 -2.1 13.2 0.0 5.4 0.3 222 ( 9.3) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 23.3 -0.9 18.8 +1.7 -- 15.6 -- 7.0 606 (25.3) 54/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 -0.5 15.7 +1.5 13.0 0.0 4.4 -- 380 (15.8) 35/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 -0.7 15.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 3.7 -- 486 (20.3) 35/11
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -2.7 16.0 +4.0 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 0.0 16.7 +2.4 -- 2.2 -- -- 374 (15.6) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -0.9 14.3 +1.5 13.0 0.6 2.4 3.0 365 (15.2) 31/02
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.3 -1.7 9.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 44/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.7 +1.4 8.3 -0.4 4.4 0.0 3.6 -- 122 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 -1.9 13.8 +2.1 11.9 2.8 2.8 0.2 397 (16.5) 26/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -1.1 13.7 +3.2 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.6 +0.4 13.9 +3.8 13.5 1.0 3.2 2.4 290 (12.1) 28/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.7 +1.3 12.5 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 13/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.6 +1.4 8.7 +4.0 3.8 0.0 2.2 3.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.3 +1.3 11.5 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 31/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 +0.6 12.7 +1.8 8.4 0.0 3.6 2.2 -- 21/23
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -1.8 10.1 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 15/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 +1.1 14.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 24/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.2 +2.6 6.4 +3.2 2.3 0.0 1.8 6.8 210 ( 8.8) 30/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.6 +4.3 13.5 +7.6 11.2 0.0 6.0 2.8 528 (22.0) 39/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +2.6 9.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 +0.8 15.6 +8.2 14.9 5.8 5.4 2.9 513 (21.4) 41/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.8 +3.5 14.5 +8.7 -- 0.0 13.0 -- 505 (21.0) 46/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 +1.0 14.4 +9.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 44/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +5.0 18.0 +9.4 15.3 0.0 3.6 -- 210 ( 8.8) 37/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 18.6 +1.5 15.2 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 48/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 0.0 12.5 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 717 (29.9) 52/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.9 +3.1 11.8 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 37/11
HOBART AIRPORT 15.6 +0.4 7.7 +1.1 5.3 0.0 0.6 0.0 303 (12.6) 28/12
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

35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+6.1 : 22.2 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+6.0 : 27.2 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+5.8 : 27.3 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+5.7 : 27.6 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+5.6 : 27.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.1 : 16.2 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+10.1 : 13.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+9.9 : 16.7 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+9.4 : 18.0 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+9.4 : 11.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+9.4 : 11.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

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

4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.7 : 16.2 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 22.1 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-5.1 : 20.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.0 : 14.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.0 : 19.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-9.3 : -1.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-8.5 : 3.4 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.5 : 1.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-8.4 : 0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
77.0 NIMBIN POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
76.6 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
72.0 MT IRVINE (BOORALEE) C Tablelands S NSW
68.4 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
54.5 RAINBOW (PELLA) Mallee S VIC

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
76.6 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE)

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.2 NUMINBAH STATE FARM

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
77.0 NIMBIN POST OFFICE
MidNorth Coast S
68.4 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE
C Tablelands S
72.0 MT IRVINE (BOORALEE)

VICTORIA
Mallee S
54.5 RAINBOW (PELLA)

11.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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0.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1206 (50.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1201 (50.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1171 (48.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1122 (46.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1052 (43.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
968 (40.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
948 (39.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
944 (39.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
922 (38.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
912 (38.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
875 (36.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
875 (36.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
862 (35.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
856 (35.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
845 (35.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
804 (33.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
790 (32.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
784 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
766 (31.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
758 (31.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
742 (30.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
736 (30.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
693 (28.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
688 (28.7) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
654 (27.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
653 (27.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
645 (26.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
635 (26.5) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
633 (26.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
613 (25.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
606 (25.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
606 (25.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
604 (25.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
602 (25.1) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
94/10 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
85/12 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/19 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
83/21 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
78/08 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
78/10 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS)
4.4mm in 6 min to 13:30 44.0mm/h
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
ROBE AIRFIELD
22.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
WALPEUP RESEARCH
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
Wimmera S
LONGERENONG
10.0mm in 30 min to 05:30 20.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
HORSHAM AERODROME
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
STAWELL AERODROME
10.2mm in 30 min to 07:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
N Central
REDESDALE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 6.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(350/ 63 ) at 12:16
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 87( 20/ 65 ) at 11:00