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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1457 EST on 19/01/2010. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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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 04:26EST, 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 27.6 +3.6 15.0 +2.1 11.0 0.0 3.4 -- 349 (14.5) 43/11
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 +2.1 12.4 +1.9 10.5 0.0 4.6 9.3 518 (21.6) 41/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.7 +1.8 7.6 -2.2 4.6 0.2 3.6 9.4 362 (15.1) 34/16
BUNBURY 23.3 +2.2 6.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 31/11
MANDURAH 24.1 -- 12.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 35/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 23.3 +1.2 23.0 0.0 7.4 9.3 309 (12.9) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.3 -1.7 8.7 +0.4 6.6 0.0 6.6 8.2 415 (17.3) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 15.0 -5.5 10.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 26/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.9 -5.1 6.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 1.0 1.9 143 ( 6.0) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -0.1 8.1 +0.8 6.6 1.0 0.8 4.9 306 (12.8) 31/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.1 +1.2 14.2 +0.3 12.5 0.0 4.8 10.1 330 (13.8) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.5 18.7 -1.2 18.0 0.0 5.0 9.0 424 (17.7) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 0.0 15.8 -1.8 13.3 0.0 4.6 9.3 255 (10.6) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 23.5 -0.7 16.3 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- 9.8 309 (12.9) 28/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +1.4 11.7 -2.5 9.8 0.0 3.8 -- 149 ( 6.2) 21/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +0.3 14.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 164 ( 6.8) 18/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 13.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.7 -0.4 13.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 31/23
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 0.0 14.0 +1.2 11.0 0.0 2.4 7.7 210 ( 8.8) 31/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.0 +1.0 12.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 34/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.0 +0.7 9.4 +0.7 5.6 0.0 1.2 -- 121 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -1.6 13.8 +2.1 12.6 1.4 2.0 7.1 207 ( 8.6) 50/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -2.4 13.0 +2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.8 -4.4 12.7 +2.6 12.2 11.6 2.0 0.0 259 (10.8) 31/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.3 -4.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 -2.2 1.7 -3.0 -1.5 0.0 0.2 4.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +0.1 4.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -3.4 11.4 +0.5 9.3 6.0 2.4 6.1 625 (26.0) 59/15
RICHMOND RAAF 17.2 -3.4 11.9 +4.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -3.7 11.4 -1.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 423 (17.6) 57/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 -2.7 2.6 -0.6 -1.3 0.0 1.4 5.9 216 ( 9.0) 39/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 -0.1 3.2 -2.7 -1.9 0.0 0.8 9.3 114 ( 4.8) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -1.2 2.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 34/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.4 -4.6 4.0 -3.4 2.4 0.0 2.0 7.6 287 (12.0) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.7 -0.6 3.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 346 (14.4) 26/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.1 -0.5 4.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 -0.4 6.3 -2.3 4.6 1.8 0.8 -- 147 ( 6.1) 24/12
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.9 -2.2 8.4 +0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 259 (10.8) 28/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 -1.2 6.4 +0.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 54/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 -1.8 5.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 43/18
HOBART AIRPORT 12.3 -2.9 8.3 +1.7 5.6 2.4 1.4 1.4 465 (19.4) 48/13
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

35.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
34.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+4.4 : 27.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+3.6 : 27.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+3.5 : 21.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+3.4 : 26.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+3.3 : 21.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.4 : 13.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.3 : 14.4 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+6.0 : 10.4 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+5.8 : 22.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+5.8 : 17.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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

-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.1 : 11.8 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-9.6 : 15.1 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.2 : 15.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.5 : 20.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA

-4.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.6 : -1.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : 0.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.8 : 0.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 2.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
-6.3 : 0.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling 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.
60.0 NEWCASTLE (BLACKSMITHS) Hunter Valley NSW
55.0 GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST) Hunter Valley NSW
50.4 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
49.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
41.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
49.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
41.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH
Hunter Valley
60.0 NEWCASTLE (BLACKSMITHS)
55.0 GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST)
50.4 NORAH HEAD AWS

10.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
9.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
9.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
9.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
9.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
9.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
9.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
9.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
9.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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0.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1010 (42.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
946 (39.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
820 (34.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
813 (33.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
743 (31.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
691 (28.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
661 (27.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
636 (26.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
**S** 104/23 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
70/18 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
68/13 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
67/12 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
67/17 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
11.2mm in 30 min to 00:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
20.8mm in 30 min to 00:30 41.6mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 27.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h
15.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 30.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.4mm/h
None reported