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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1510 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

009967

NARRIKUP WEST

43.0

26.0

10/06/2005

14

1 y

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

47.6

41.4

14/06/2004

13

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092015

GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)

104.6

66.0

30/06/2003

11

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092054

DOUGLAS RIVER

69.0

31.0

18/06/1996

18

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092105

BEAUTY FLAT ROAD

53.2

26.2

07/06/2003

18

1 n

TAS

E Coast

092106

MATHINNA (SOUTH ESK RIVER)

38.8

34.2

07/06/2003

13

1 n

TAS

E Coast

092112

LITTLE SWANPORT (WINEGLASS COTTAGE)

49.2

45.6

22/06/2005

13

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092113

BEAUMARIS (SKYLINE DRIVE)

30.8

26.6

28/06/2007

13

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

SW Slopes N

073141

GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST)

12.4

12.4

30/06/2005

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 04:27EST, 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 19.2 -1.7 12.8 +1.8 10.2 1.2 4.6 -- 414 (17.3) 52/12
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -0.7 7.3 -1.7 6.0 2.2 1.8 8.2 343 (14.3) 39/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.4 -1.2 7.3 -0.8 6.1 37.4 5.8 4.0 471 (19.6) 72/14
BUNBURY 18.5 +0.1 7.2 -0.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 319 (13.3) 44/08
MANDURAH 17.7 -- 9.1 -- -- 9.6 -- -- 360 (15.0) 48/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +2.7 21.3 +1.4 20.0 0.0 6.8 9.2 313 (13.0) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.2 +2.4 4.4 -0.7 3.5 0.0 1.4 10.2 128 ( 5.3) 21/16
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 +1.9 9.0 +2.9 -- 4.0 4.0 -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 +1.0 7.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 1.2 3.0 133 ( 5.5) 18/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 +1.3 7.0 +1.2 5.8 0.2 0.4 7.3 177 ( 7.4) 26/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.1 +1.2 12.7 +2.7 10.4 0.0 5.2 10.3 296 (12.3) 34/04
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +2.4 19.5 +1.7 18.5 0.0 4.6 10.4 413 (17.2) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.9 15.9 +1.3 14.1 0.0 4.6 9.8 255 (10.6) 28/15
MACKAY M.O 23.3 +1.4 17.3 +3.3 -- 1.6 -- 10.1 370 (15.4) 30/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +4.6 14.7 +3.8 12.6 0.0 3.4 -- 250 (10.4) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +2.6 16.3 +4.7 -- 0.4 2.8 -- 349 (14.5) 24/08
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.4 15.0 +5.7 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.7 +0.6 14.9 +3.4 -- 8.2 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 18/05
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.1 14.6 +4.1 13.0 3.2 2.4 2.9 275 (11.5) 18/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.8 +0.8 12.6 +5.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 512 (21.3) 31/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.3 +3.5 11.9 +5.8 9.5 6.4 3.0 -- 78 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.2 +0.8 13.3 +4.2 12.5 1.6 1.8 3.6 131 ( 5.5) 21/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 +1.0 11.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 +0.2 10.7 +2.8 8.4 1.62 2.4 0.2 163 ( 6.8) 17/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.6 +0.7 11.0 +4.5 9.7 0.0 -- -- -- 13/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +2.0 8.0 +5.4 5.8 4.2 0.2 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -1.5 11.2 +6.6 -- 24.6 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 21/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.9 +0.3 13.0 +4.5 12.4 3.0 0.0 0.6 262 (10.9) 22/10
RICHMOND RAAF 15.8 -2.2 9.5 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 17 ( 0.7) 13/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 +2.7 13.7 +2.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 28/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.2 +1.0 7.0 +6.0 4.8 8.2 0.6 0.4 100 ( 4.2) 11/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 +2.4 8.8 +5.1 6.0 1.8 0.0 0.9 198 ( 8.3) 15/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.4 +3.2 8.9 +5.0 -- 8.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 13/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.2 +1.2 8.4 +3.2 6.0 0.0 1.0 7.7 168 ( 7.0) 18/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.2 +1.2 9.7 +6.0 -- 2.0 1.2 -- 312 (13.0) 21/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.0 +1.8 10.5 +6.9 -- 8.6 -- -- 329 (13.7) 28/04
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 +3.5 12.3 +5.4 9.4 1.8 2.6 -- 129 ( 5.4) 18/06
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.8 +2.2 11.1 +4.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 35/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 +2.1 9.6 +5.6 -- 8.8 -- -- 412 (17.2) 35/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 +0.9 9.1 +6.2 -- 25.2 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 21/02
HOBART AIRPORT 15.4 +2.5 5.9 +1.3 9.9 9.8 1.8 0.0 177 ( 7.4) 26/13
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

34.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.1 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
33.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
33.9 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.8 : 31.3 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+5.1 : 19.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+5.0 : 30.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.9 : 16.0 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
+4.7 : 17.1 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 10.7 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+9.6 : 13.7 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+9.5 : 16.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.2 : 13.6 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+9.0 : 12.4 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW

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

1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.3 : 19.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-4.4 : 12.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.3 : 12.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.2 : 15.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 15.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

-0.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.4 : 4.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-3.9 : 2.9 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-3.4 : 4.7 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-3.4 : 3.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.4 : 5.3 ROBE COMPARISON Lower SE SA

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.
104.6 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE) E Coast TAS
101.8 GRAY (DALMAYNE RD) E Coast TAS
92.0 CORNWALL E Coast TAS
80.0 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD) E Coast TAS
74.2 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET) E Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
50.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
Far SW
60.0 COMONGIN NORTH

TASMANIA
N Coast
61.4 LIENA (OLD SCHOOL HOUSE)
53.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)
E Coast
104.6 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
101.8 GRAY (DALMAYNE RD)
92.0 CORNWALL
80.0 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD)
74.2 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET)
69.0 CHAIN OF LAGOONS
69.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
63.0 GERMAN TOWN
62.4 GOULDS COUNTRY
62.3 GOSHEN
54.2 UPPER ESK (SOUTH ESK RIVER)
53.2 BEAUTY FLAT ROAD
52.0 ANSONS BAY
50.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE)
50.0 UPPER SCAMANDER
Southeast
64.6 KILLORA (GRASMERE)
50.2 SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS)

10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

1092 (45.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1005 (41.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
894 (37.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
886 (36.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
850 (35.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
814 (33.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
792 (33.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
791 (33.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
776 (32.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
773 (32.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
767 (32.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
749 (31.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
726 (30.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
718 (29.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
716 (29.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
663 (27.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
657 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
633 (26.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
627 (26.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
624 (26.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
620 (25.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
602 (25.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
83/05 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
81/05 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
80/07 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/08 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
74/21 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
CHEADANUP
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH
13.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 26.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)
10.2mm in 30 min to 04:30 20.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
ST HELENS AERODROME
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR)
10.8mm in 30 min to 19:00 21.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 83(180/ 65 ) at 05:59