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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1512 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

009875

MOUNT BARKER NORTH

30.0

28.0

25/06/1988

24

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012262

OLDFIELD LOC 1137 COMP.

21.5

14.6

07/06/2005

12

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092005

BREAM CREEK (STROUD)

140.0

114.8

05/06/1923

91

127.0

26/03/1946

93

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092074

COPPING

134.8

33.4

03/06/1981

40

123.7

02/02/1971

44

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092088

SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE)

68.0

57.0

30/06/2003

30

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092118

SWANSEA (DOLPHIN SANDS)

110.0

41.4

25/06/1998

12

79.6

13/04/2003

14

1 y

TAS

E Coast

092127

TRIABUNNA (FREESTONE POINT)

82.6

36.2

06/06/1988

23

1 y

TAS

Midlands

093049

MOUNT SEYMOUR

25.0

20.0

30/06/2003

16

1 n

TAS

Midlands

093056

TUNBRIDGE (AUSTIN-VALE)

20.0

20.0

10/06/2004

13

1 y Equal to record.

TAS

Southeast

094020

DOVER

77.2

63.0

01/06/1964

62

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094085

SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS)

110.6

66.3

01/06/1964

49

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

110.6

89.8

22/06/2005

29

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094098

MOUNT NELSON (RIALANNAH ROAD)

63.4

34.6

07/06/2001

11

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094104

GLAZIERS BAY

27.0

24.0

22/06/2005

11

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094111

TAROONA (TAROONA CRESCENT)

53.4

39.9

01/06/1964

47

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094125

MARGATE (SUNNYSIDE)

82.0

38.4

03/06/1981

42

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094139

FERN TREE (GRAYS ROAD)

105.6

84.8

03/06/1981

42

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094149

DUNALLEY (BANGOR)

54.2

43.4

15/06/2002

36

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094151

LONGLEY (TELOPEA)

79.0

63.6

22/06/2005

34

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094161

CLIFTON BEACH (CLIFTON BEACH ROAD)

38.6

28.9

14/06/1988

24

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094163

BLACKMANS BAY TREATMENT PLANT

56.2

34.8

25/06/1998

28

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094167

GREAT BAY (ROBEVILLE)

47.6

37.6

15/06/2002

25

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094169

TARANNA (PARKS & WILDLIFE)

65.2

55.8

25/06/1998

31

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094182

BELOW CRAIGBOURNE DAM (COAL RIVER)

25.6

18.4

29/06/2004

12

1 n

TAS

Southeast

094185

NIERINNA (CUTHBERTS ROAD)

94.6

33.2

30/06/2003

16

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094188

BERRIEDALE (MOORILLA ESTATE)

33.6

26.8

30/06/2003

14

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094192

SOUTHPORT (HUON HIGHWAY)

104.4

53.4

25/06/1998

15

102.2

21/03/2003

17

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094209

SNUG (POWERS ROAD)

84.0

35.0

07/06/2001

12

74.0

27/12/1998

13

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

TAS

Southeast

094008

HOBART AIRPORT

11.5

10.7

05/06/1978

52

1 Y

TAS

Derwent Valley

095003

BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES)

11.0

11.0

05/06/1978

48

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

TAS

Derwent Valley

095018

TARRALEAH VILLAGE

8.6

8.5

02/06/1999

25

1 Y

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

10.4

10.0

28/06/2004

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091259

LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)

16.6

16.4

05/06/2001

13

1 Y


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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about 12.30pm EST Available about 10.30am EST Available about 2.15pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 04:28EST, 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 19.3 -1.6 11.9 +0.9 8.5 4.2 2.4 -- 419 (17.5) 31/02
PERTH AIRPORT 19.9 +1.0 4.7 -4.3 4.1 0.0 2.8 9.3 288 (12.0) 30/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.2 +0.6 11.5 +3.4 10.0 24.8 3.8 6.1 475 (19.8) 39/09
BUNBURY 19.1 +0.7 5.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 44/14
MANDURAH 18.7 -- 9.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 319 (13.3) 30/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +2.0 20.9 +1.0 18.9 0.0 7.0 10.9 325 (13.5) 34/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 +2.7 10.2 +5.1 9.0 0.0 3.2 4.3 223 ( 9.3) 41/16
WHYALLA AERO 15.0 -2.3 5.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 184 ( 7.7) 50/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 +1.7 6.9 -1.2 3.5 0.0 0.8 4.1 124 ( 5.2) 35/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.7 +1.9 6.8 +1.0 5.6 0.0 0.8 5.4 259 (10.8) 22/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.9 +2.0 9.1 -0.9 7.0 0.0 4.8 10.5 285 (11.9) 18/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +2.1 17.4 -0.4 15.0 0.0 5.2 10.9 408 (17.0) 28/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +1.5 15.8 +1.2 14.1 0.0 4.0 9.8 169 ( 7.0) 28/14
MACKAY M.O 23.6 +1.7 15.9 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- 10.3 274 (11.4) 21/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +4.5 14.2 +3.3 13.0 0.0 3.4 -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 +2.5 14.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 245 (10.2) 26/10
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +3.4 12.0 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.8 +1.7 12.4 +0.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 17/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 +2.7 13.4 +2.9 10.8 3.0 0.2 7.2 189 ( 7.9) 21/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.5 +1.5 10.3 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 262 (10.9) 26/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.6 +1.8 9.9 +3.8 8.6 0.2 0.0 -- 65 ( 2.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +2.1 10.5 +1.4 9.3 0.6 0.8 8.2 119 ( 5.0) 18/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +3.0 10.6 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 +3.1 10.0 +2.1 7.3 0.6 0.4 9.7 167 ( 7.0) 41/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.1 +2.2 10.5 +4.0 7.7 2.0 -- -- 19 ( 0.8) 17/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 +0.5 3.4 +0.8 -0.5 3.8 0.4 5.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -0.4 6.4 +1.8 -- 9.8 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 21/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +2.5 12.8 +4.3 11.1 0.0 1.0 3.5 279 (11.6) 34/09
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 +2.2 11.1 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 20 ( 0.8) 17/18
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 +2.8 14.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.2 +3.0 10.0 +9.0 9.2 2.2 0.8 3.7 63 ( 2.6) 21/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 +2.3 5.7 +2.0 1.7 0.0 0.8 5.5 77 ( 3.2) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.1 +1.9 2.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +1.7 4.6 -0.6 2.6 0.0 1.6 8.7 89 ( 3.7) 21/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.8 6.5 +2.8 -- 0.8 0.2 -- 99 ( 4.1) 11/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.1 +2.9 4.0 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 17/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 +3.8 6.9 0.0 4.4 0.0 0.8 -- 71 ( 3.0) 13/15
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.9 +2.3 7.1 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 24/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 +2.6 2.5 -1.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 18/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 0.0 10.2 +7.3 -- 10.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 13/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.1 +1.2 12.0 +7.4 11.5 35.0 1.0 0.9 327 (13.6) 30/17
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 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.9 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+5.6 : 32.9 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+5.5 : 16.6 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
+4.7 : 26.2 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.6 : 31.2 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+4.5 : 28.0 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+10.9 : 20.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+9.7 : 11.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+9.0 : 10.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.0 : 7.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.0 : 10.4 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

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

2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 13.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 13.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.5 : 14.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-3.7 : 16.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-3.6 : 15.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

-2.3 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.6 : 1.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.4 : 4.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.2 : 3.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
-4.7 : 4.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne 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.
140.0 BREAM CREEK (STROUD) E Coast TAS
134.8 COPPING E Coast TAS
130.0 KELLEVIE E Coast TAS
110.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
110.6 SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS) Southeast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
50.0 WAYJO PARK

TASMANIA
E Coast
140.0 BREAM CREEK (STROUD)
134.8 COPPING
130.0 KELLEVIE
110.0 SWANSEA (DOLPHIN SANDS)
82.6 TRIABUNNA (FREESTONE POINT)
76.2 ORFORD SOUTH
68.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE)
63.0 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)
58.0 APSLAWN
56.6 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR)
51.0 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET)
Southeast
110.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON
110.6 SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS)
105.6 FERN TREE (GRAYS ROAD)
104.4 SOUTHPORT (HUON HIGHWAY)
100.8 LESLIE VALE
94.6 NIERINNA (CUTHBERTS ROAD)
92.6 LONGLEY (RIVER BEND ROAD)
84.6 KINGSTON (GREENHILL DRIVE)
84.0 SNUG (POWERS ROAD)
82.0 MARGATE (SUNNYSIDE)
79.0 LONGLEY (TELOPEA)
78.0 ALONNAH AREA SCHOOL
77.2 DOVER
73.0 SNUG (ESPLANADE)
68.5 HOBART (WATERWORKS RESERVE)
68.4 LOWER LONGLEY (LOMATIA VALE)
68.0 ADVENTURE BAY (BLIGH MUSEUM)
66.4 BONNET HILL
65.2 TARANNA (PARKS & WILDLIFE)
64.4 HASTINGS CHALET
63.4 MOUNT NELSON (RIALANNAH ROAD)
63.2 FORCETT (INALA)
57.2 WOODBRIDGE
56.2 BLACKMANS BAY TREATMENT PLANT
54.2 DUNALLEY (BANGOR)
53.4 TAROONA (TAROONA CRESCENT)
53.0 EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD)
50.8 MIDDLETON POST OFFICE

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

.....

0.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

966 (40.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
912 (38.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
893 (37.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
816 (34.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
798 (33.3) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
766 (31.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
719 (30.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
693 (28.9) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
674 (28.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
651 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
637 (26.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
636 (26.5) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
624 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
621 (25.9) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
616 (25.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
78/07 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
68/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
67/12 FORREST Eucla WA
67/13 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
65/16 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
65/10 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
MOUNT BARKER AG STATION
12.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.0mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MOUNT WELLINGTON
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 74(110/ 65 ) at 07:30