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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
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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1522 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

Adelaide Plains

023078

GAWLER COUNCIL DEPOT

43.8

39.8

21/06/2005

81

1 y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023810

MOUNT LOFTY (CLELAND CONSERVATION PARK)

76.4

65.4

01/06/2007

41

1 y

VIC

W Coast

090050

MOUNT RICHMOND

38.5

38.1

20/06/1945

69

1 y


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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 04:29EST, 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 22.9 +2.0 11.4 +0.4 7.0 0.0 4.4 -- 409 (17.0) 43/09
PERTH AIRPORT 23.3 +4.4 8.5 -0.5 4.4 0.0 1.8 8.9 277 (11.5) 35/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 +2.0 3.2 -4.9 1.3 0.0 0.0 8.6 129 ( 5.4) 34/13
BUNBURY 20.9 +2.5 3.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 46/02
MANDURAH 20.9 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 37/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +1.7 23.3 +3.4 22.5 0.0 5.0 9.9 313 (13.0) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.2 -1.6 3.0 -2.1 1.5 0.0 3.2 10.3 214 ( 8.9) 28/11
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 0.0 7.1 +1.0 -- 0.3 0.3 -- 389 (16.2) 43/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 -0.8 9.1 +1.0 7.0 18.0 7.2 7.8 381 (15.9) 48/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.4 -2.4 5.9 +0.1 5.1 13.0 0.6 5.4 394 (16.4) 63/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.7 -3.2 5.6 -4.4 3.1 0.0 4.8 10.4 316 (13.2) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +1.2 17.5 -0.3 14.5 0.0 3.6 7.9 243 (10.1) 34/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +1.2 13.7 -0.9 11.6 0.0 6.2 10.5 245 (10.2) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 22.9 +1.0 12.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 22/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 +1.6 5.9 -5.0 3.2 0.0 4.6 -- 132 ( 5.5) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 +0.1 8.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 3.1 -- 206 ( 8.6) 31/13
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.4 8.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.4 8.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 +0.2 8.6 -1.9 3.4 0.0 4.0 9.9 335 (14.0) 46/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.1 -0.9 6.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 57/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.7 -1.1 6.6 +0.5 2.1 1.0 2.4 -- 229 ( 9.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.4 8.2 -0.9 5.6 0.0 1.8 7.2 191 ( 8.0) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -0.4 5.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.6 -1.0 9.6 +1.7 5.5 0.0 4.8 9.5 560 (23.3) 57/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.2 -1.7 4.4 -2.1 0.7 0.2 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 34/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.0 -5.5 3.0 +0.4 1.2 3.2 1.8 2.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.1 -3.3 5.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 48/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -0.6 9.2 +0.7 4.0 0.0 2.6 6.0 451 (18.8) 59/11
RICHMOND RAAF 16.6 -1.4 5.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 46/16
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -2.7 10.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 78/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.1 -3.1 4.7 +3.7 2.2 0.2 1.8 3.2 516 (21.5) 50/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 8.5 -5.3 5.2 +1.5 2.6 4.2 1.2 0.1 301 (12.5) 43/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 8.8 -5.4 6.3 +2.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 43/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.6 -1.4 6.8 +1.6 4.5 1.0 1.6 7.3 401 (16.7) 54/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.0 -2.0 3.8 +0.1 -- 12.43 1.6 -- 315 (13.1) 46/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.3 -0.9 2.7 -0.9 -- 5.2 -- -- 251 (10.5) 63/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.6 -1.4 7.1 +0.2 4.3 3.2 0.6 -- 162 ( 6.8) 31/16
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 12.5 -2.1 5.4 -0.9 -- 3.2 -- -- 497 (20.7) 61/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.4 -2.4 2.3 -1.7 -- 6.2 -- -- 483 (20.1) 65/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.0 -1.1 4.5 +1.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 44/19
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -1.3 3.4 -1.2 1.1 7.0 0.0 4.3 268 (11.2) 55/22
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

34.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.7 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.2 : 24.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+4.5 : 22.6 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+4.5 : 23.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+4.4 : 23.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+4.4 : 23.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.0 : 6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+5.0 : 20.7 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
+4.6 : 13.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+4.3 : 4.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+4.2 : 7.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+4.2 : 21.9 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT

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

-4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.6 : -1.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 5.4 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 2.3 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-6.0 : 8.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-5.9 : -2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.9 : 3.9 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-5.8 : 1.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.6 : 2.5 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-5.5 : 0.9 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3 : -0.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields 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.
76.4 MOUNT LOFTY (CLELAND CONSERVATION PARK) Adelaide/Lofty SA
55.4 BRIDGEWATER Adelaide/Lofty SA
51.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
46.2 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
46.0 NORTH PARA RIVER (YALDARA ALERT) Adelaide/Lofty SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
76.4 MOUNT LOFTY (CLELAND CONSERVATION PARK)
55.4 BRIDGEWATER
46.0 NORTH PARA RIVER (YALDARA ALERT)

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
51.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
W Coast
46.2 PORT FAIRY AWS

10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

1.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.7 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1197 (49.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1106 (46.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
862 (35.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
829 (34.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
825 (34.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
770 (32.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
765 (31.9) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
764 (31.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
763 (31.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
744 (31.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
739 (30.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
718 (29.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
713 (29.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
709 (29.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
699 (29.1) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
697 (29.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
666 (27.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
651 (27.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
645 (26.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
639 (26.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
632 (26.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
631 (26.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
115/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/20 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/20 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/17 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
98/02 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA

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
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 01:56 84.0mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
7.4mm in 21 min to 00:30 21.1mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER
4.0mm in 11 min to 02:41 21.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
21.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 21.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 72(230/ 63 ) at 12:53
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 89(240/ 69 ) at 02:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS : 98(360/ 9 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(240/ 95 ) at 16:48
POUND CREEK : 82(240/ 69 ) at 19:48
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 95(240/ 65 ) at 20:47
FRANKSTON AWS : 82(240/ 70 ) at 18:08
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 98(240/ 58 ) at 19:10
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(230/ 63 ) at 17:48
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 83(250/ 76 ) at 15:46
PORT FAIRY AWS : 82(220/ 67 ) at 17:56
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 78(250/ 65 ) at 13:11
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 109(220/ 95 ) at 20:03
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 85(200/ 63 ) at 23:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(180/ 70 ) at 19:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 78(210/ 63 ) at 21:10
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 109(250/ 91 ) at 20:10