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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
significant newsworthy major

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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 1459 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

NT

Alice Springs

015554

VAUGHAN SPRINGS

58.0

49.0

25/05/1979

49

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

9.6

10.5

21/05/1980

68

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

9.0

10.0

22/05/1990

28

9.0

23/07/1998

31

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

12.4

16.0

27/05/2004

16

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015652

WATARRKA

12.0

12.4

29/05/2004

20

1 Y

SA

NW Pastoral

016085

MARLA POLICE STATION

10.4

11.5

22/05/1990

23

1 Y

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

12.7

14.8

27/05/2000

15

1 Y

SA

NW Pastoral

016096

ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)

14.0

14.0

27/05/2000

12

1 Y Equal to record.

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

8.4

10.3

28/05/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

15.1

15.6

17/05/2004

12

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

20.6

18.2

30/05/2004

12

1 N


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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 26.4 +2.4 15.2 +2.3 11.0 0.0 6.2 -- 436 (18.2) 41/03
PERTH AIRPORT 25.2 +3.5 13.7 +3.2 10.0 0.0 4.4 7.1 486 (20.3) 48/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 +0.5 6.7 -3.1 3.5 0.0 1.6 4.9 358 (14.9) 39/14
BUNBURY 22.9 +1.8 7.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 30/11
MANDURAH 22.5 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 28/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.2 23.7 +1.6 23.2 0.0 4.0 10.6 328 (13.7) 35/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 9.6 -13.4 8.4 +0.1 8.5 8.2 5.2 0.0 383 (16.0) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 16.4 -4.1 11.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 303 (12.6) 30/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -2.1 5.2 -5.0 1.2 0.0 -- 9.5 162 ( 6.8) 30/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.5 3.9 -3.4 -0.1 0.0 1.4 9.1 225 ( 9.4) 43/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.6 -0.3 16.4 +2.5 13.6 0.0 6.4 6.7 314 (13.1) 31/01
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 19.4 -0.5 17.8 0.0 5.2 6.8 457 (19.0) 44/19
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +0.1 15.5 -2.1 13.2 0.0 5.6 7.3 209 ( 8.7) 44/14
MACKAY M.O 23.7 -0.5 15.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.0 306 (12.8) 34/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.8 12.4 -1.8 11.2 0.0 3.2 -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 23.7 -1.0 14.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 171 ( 7.1) 37/16
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -1.7 16.0 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.8 -1.3 15.4 +1.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 39/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -0.7 13.1 +0.3 10.6 3.8 2.6 8.0 270 (11.3) 37/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.2 -1.8 11.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 39/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.3 -1.0 9.8 +1.1 6.0 0.0 2.0 -- 206 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 -1.4 12.7 +1.0 10.0 0.0 2.4 8.5 457 (19.0) 43/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -2.2 10.2 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 -1.4 10.9 +0.8 10.0 11.8 1.4 3.9 324 (13.5) 37/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.5 -3.9 10.8 +2.5 9.1 2.4 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 22/03
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.1 -2.1 1.2 -3.5 -2.9 0.0 0.8 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -0.7 5.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 46/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -1.8 10.8 -0.1 8.8 16.0 4.6 4.0 647 (27.0) 59/18
RICHMOND RAAF 18.5 -2.1 11.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 46/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.0 -1.7 11.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 63/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 -2.0 1.3 -1.9 -3.0 0.0 1.8 1.9 269 (11.2) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.5 +0.2 1.6 -4.3 -2.7 0.0 1.8 9.4 219 ( 9.1) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.8 -0.9 2.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 26/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 -1.4 3.1 -4.3 0.7 0.0 1.2 8.4 249 (10.4) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.7 -0.6 3.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.1 -0.5 5.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 28/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 -0.6 9.0 +0.4 5.6 0.0 1.8 -- 216 ( 9.0) 26/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 15.2 -1.9 5.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 43/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.7 -0.9 6.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 666 (27.8) 50/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 -2.0 5.1 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 37/10
HOBART AIRPORT 11.5 -3.7 8.6 +2.0 7.3 5.8 1.4 1.7 356 (14.8) 28/00
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

35.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+4.2 : 26.7 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
+3.7 : 26.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+3.5 : 25.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+3.3 : 25.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+3.3 : 25.5 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+4.9 : 21.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
+4.6 : 19.6 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+4.4 : 17.6 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+4.3 : 19.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+4.0 : 13.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+4.0 : 16.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-13.7 : 9.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-13.5 : 8.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-13.4 : 9.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-13.2 : 12.4 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-12.8 : 10.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

-3.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 CORRYONG AIRPORT Lower NE VIC

-8.8 : 2.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-8.2 : 1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.7 : 0.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.6 : 0.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.6 : -0.7 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-7.6 : 1.1 WANAARING POST OFFICE 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.
60.6 FINGAL BAY (FINGAL HAVEN) Hunter Valley NSW
58.0 VAUGHAN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
55.8 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
54.4 CHARLEVILLE TM Warrego QLD
45.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB Hunter Valley NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
58.0 VAUGHAN SPRINGS

QUEENSLAND
Warrego
54.4 CHARLEVILLE TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
60.6 FINGAL BAY (FINGAL HAVEN)
55.8 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
45.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB

10.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
9.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
9.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
9.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

0.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

1090 (45.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
1085 (45.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
818 (34.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
814 (33.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
795 (33.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
778 (32.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
773 (32.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
743 (31.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
727 (30.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
718 (29.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
716 (29.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
702 (29.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
670 (27.9) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
666 (27.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
647 (27.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
647 (27.0) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
646 (26.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
636 (26.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
633 (26.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
620 (25.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
619 (25.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
615 (25.6) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
608 (25.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
604 (25.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
**S** 139/02 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
80/20 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
68/22 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/16 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
67/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
9.0mm in 16 min to 02:30 33.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
15.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS : 104(220/ 20 ) at 00:00