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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 1532 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

1.4

1.4

29/06/1997

17

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 04:30EST, 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 11.4 +0.4 10.3 2.0 1.0 -- 239 (10.0) 26/13
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -1.3 4.8 -4.2 3.6 0.0 1.4 8.3 155 ( 6.5) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -0.9 4.5 -3.6 2.1 2.6 1.4 6.2 275 (11.5) 28/13
BUNBURY 16.6 -1.8 2.6 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 24/13
MANDURAH 16.4 -- 7.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.1 18.2 -1.7 16.1 0.0 5.0 10.6 295 (12.3) 28/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.7 +6.9 11.2 +6.1 6.7 0.0 5.6 9.7 323 (13.5) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 18.8 +1.5 9.8 +3.7 -- 0.6 3.2 -- 646 (26.9) 48/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.3 +0.2 8.9 +0.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 54/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -0.6 6.5 +0.7 6.0 1.4 2.2 3.4 639 (26.6) 48/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.4 +2.5 2.4 -7.6 0.9 0.0 4.0 10.5 173 ( 7.2) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.0 16.0 -1.8 14.4 0.0 7.0 10.7 530 (22.1) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 -0.2 11.0 -3.6 8.5 0.0 5.2 10.2 249 (10.4) 30/15
MACKAY M.O 21.5 -0.4 9.5 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 399 (16.6) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 +1.6 4.7 -6.2 2.3 0.0 3.4 -- 129 ( 5.4) 21/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.9 +0.3 8.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 266 (11.1) 22/14
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.4 7.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.3 +0.2 7.5 -4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -0.9 7.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 2.0 9.8 269 (11.2) 24/02
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 +0.3 4.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 30/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.0 +1.2 3.7 -2.4 0.8 0.0 2.8 -- 61 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 +1.9 7.0 -2.1 4.3 0.0 1.8 9.0 226 ( 9.4) 31/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +0.7 5.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.6 -1.0 3.2 -4.7 0.4 0.0 2.8 4.5 232 ( 9.7) 30/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 +0.5 2.8 -3.7 -0.5 0.0 -- -- 28 ( 1.2) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.7 -0.8 1.3 -1.3 -4.1 0.0 1.2 7.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.5 +0.1 1.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +2.5 7.6 -0.9 3.0 0.0 2.6 4.6 298 (12.4) 31/12
RICHMOND RAAF 17.8 -0.2 2.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 21 ( 0.9) 22/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -0.2 10.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 30/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 -0.7 0.6 -0.4 -1.2 0.0 0.4 6.5 117 ( 4.9) 35/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.1 -0.7 2.5 -1.2 0.9 0.0 0.0 7.9 191 ( 8.0) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.4 -1.8 1.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 +1.0 5.0 -0.2 3.9 0.0 1.8 6.5 474 (19.8) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.6 -2.4 1.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 44/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.9 -3.3 1.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.0 -1.0 6.9 0.0 4.2 0.0 1.8 -- 232 ( 9.7) 48/12
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 11.7 -2.9 6.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 43/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.5 -2.3 3.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 838 (34.9) 65/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.4 -0.7 3.2 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 22/14
HOBART AIRPORT 11.0 -1.9 6.3 +1.7 7.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 348 (14.5) 35/21
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

33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+6.9 : 26.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.4 : 28.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.7 : 26.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.7 : 24.1 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+5.1 : 30.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.7 : 21.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+6.6 : 21.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+6.1 : 11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 9.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+5.1 : 20.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

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

0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.1 : 13.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 13.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-4.7 : 15.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.2 : 13.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 10.0 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC

-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 CORRYONG AIRPORT Lower NE VIC

-9.1 : -1.1 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD
-8.9 : 1.4 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-8.7 : -2.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-8.6 : -0.5 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.9 : -3.7 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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.
37.0 DALYUP PARK Lower West WA
34.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
33.4 OLDFIELD Lower West WA
30.2 LORT RIVER STATION Lower West WA
30.0 BUNINYONG Lower West WA

10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1413 (58.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1157 (48.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1104 (46.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
983 (41.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
927 (38.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
875 (36.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
873 (36.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
857 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
843 (35.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
839 (35.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
838 (34.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
835 (34.8) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
825 (34.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
796 (33.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
790 (32.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
774 (32.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
765 (31.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
762 (31.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
754 (31.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
**W** 749 (31.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
744 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
732 (30.5) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
717 (29.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
716 (29.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
704 (29.3) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
703 (29.3) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
700 (29.2) FORREST Eucla WA
699 (29.1) RHYLL E Central VIC
687 (28.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
680 (28.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
672 (28.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
670 (27.9) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
670 (27.9) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
668 (27.8) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
655 (27.3) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
649 (27.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
646 (26.9) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
646 (26.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
646 (26.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
641 (26.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
641 (26.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
639 (26.6) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
638 (26.6) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
638 (26.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
631 (26.3) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
628 (26.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
625 (26.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
625 (26.0) KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
625 (26.0) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
619 (25.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
614 (25.6) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
607 (25.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
605 (25.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
600 (25.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
600 (25.0) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
91/11 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
91/13 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
80/02 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
80/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR)
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
Southeast
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY)
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(280/ 76 ) at 11:11
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(340/ 70 ) at 13:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 91(350/ 50 ) at 00:46
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(250/ 63 ) at 00:00