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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 1540 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

NSW

Hunter Valley

061390

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

71.4

52.2

07/06/2007

12

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

E Central

086373

RHYLL

8.9

9.0

28/06/2005

16

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 04:31EST, 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 22.0 +1.1 7.2 -3.8 5.9 0.0 3.2 -- 377 (15.7) 35/08
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 +2.5 5.7 -3.3 2.5 0.0 1.4 8.7 283 (11.8) 43/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 +1.9 9.8 +1.7 7.8 0.0 1.4 7.5 268 (11.2) 54/13
BUNBURY 19.8 +1.4 11.8 +3.7 -- 33.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 54/22
MANDURAH 19.3 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 48/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +1.1 19.5 -0.4 17.4 0.0 7.0 10.7 360 (15.0) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.3 -3.5 6.7 +1.6 5.1 0.0 -- 5.5 272 (11.3) 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.4 -1.9 7.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 117 ( 4.9) 22/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.2 +2.1 6.8 -1.3 3.8 0.0 1.0 6.1 144 ( 6.0) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 +0.7 0.6 -5.2 -0.8 0.2 0.8 6.5 82 ( 3.4) 17/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.1 -3.8 4.3 -5.7 1.9 0.0 4.4 10.5 302 (12.6) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.8 16.6 -1.2 12.3 0.0 7.0 8.7 367 (15.3) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.4 10.8 -3.8 7.7 0.0 5.8 10.2 249 (10.4) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.1 11.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 334 (13.9) 31/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.4 +0.9 6.2 -4.7 4.7 0.0 5.2 -- 173 ( 7.2) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.0 -0.6 9.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 224 ( 9.3) 26/13
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.6 8.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.4 6.7 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 34/10
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 +0.3 8.0 -2.5 3.9 0.0 2.2 9.8 268 (11.2) 31/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.9 -0.1 4.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 24/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 +1.4 8.4 +2.3 3.6 0.0 3.0 -- 189 ( 7.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -1.2 9.2 +0.1 7.1 0.0 1.8 5.8 327 (13.6) 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 14.8 -4.7 12.5 +4.5 -- 28.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 +1.0 8.8 +0.9 7.3 44.2 0.2 4.3 382 (15.9) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.7 -2.2 8.5 +2.0 5.4 43.8 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 21/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.8 +1.3 1.9 -0.7 -2.2 0.0 1.0 9.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +1.7 4.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.4 -1.2 10.5 +2.0 9.0 10.0 0.8 3.3 641 (26.7) 43/02
RICHMOND RAAF 16.5 -1.5 9.1 +4.2 6.0 0.2 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 15.6 -2.1 11.4 +0.4 -- 4.6 -- -- 453 (18.9) 41/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 +2.3 1.8 +0.8 -2.4 0.0 1.2 7.1 185 ( 7.7) 24/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 +2.3 0.8 -2.9 -2.1 0.0 1.4 9.3 98 ( 4.1) 15/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +1.7 0.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 30 ( 1.3) 13/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.7 -0.3 2.4 -2.8 0.4 0.0 1.4 7.4 141 ( 5.9) 18/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 +1.0 -1.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 149 ( 6.2) 13/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 +1.4 -0.1 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 21/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 -0.5 6.0 -0.9 4.2 0.0 0.8 -- 68 ( 2.8) 13/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 9.8 -4.8 0.5 -5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 17/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 +1.7 -1.7 -5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 306 (12.8) 17/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 0.0 1.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.4 +0.5 4.5 -0.1 2.5 0.0 0.8 4.6 353 (14.7) 28/09
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

32.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.3 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA

+4.7 : 18.4 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+4.0 : 11.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+3.8 : 21.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.7 : 21.2 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.6 : 21.5 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.6 : 13.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+5.3 : 19.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+5.0 : 10.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+4.9 : 10.9 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
+4.8 : 8.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+4.5 : 4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+4.5 : 12.5 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

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

3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.2 : 8.9 RHYLL E Central VIC
-5.0 : 9.3 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.0 : 9.5 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-4.9 : 17.4 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-4.8 : 10.0 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
-4.8 : 9.8 GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC

-11.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

**S** -8.3 : 2.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-7.9 : -0.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.8 : -0.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-7.5 : -1.1 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.4 : 0.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC

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.
83.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
77.0 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
71.4 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
64.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT) Hunter Valley NSW
53.2 CAPEL NORTH Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
53.2 CAPEL NORTH

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
83.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
77.0 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB
71.4 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
64.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
51.0 RAYMOND TERRACE (KINROSS)

10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

842 (35.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
804 (33.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
752 (31.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
743 (31.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
738 (30.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
698 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
680 (28.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
641 (26.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
626 (26.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
608 (25.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
91/18 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
76/21 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/19 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
74/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/07 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUSSELTON
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 19:37 84.0mm/h
5.8mm in 13 min to 19:56 26.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
8.0mm in 7 min to 07:00 68.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
9.8mm in 24 min to 11:30 24.5mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 17.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 12:30 27.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 20.2mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 21.2mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(330/ 65 ) at 18:00
VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 102(190/ 17 ) at 06:20