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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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.

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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 1606 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

009957

PEACEFUL BAY

55.8

55.6

06/06/1997

14

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

31.2

31.0

11/06/2006

37

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

26.8

22.4

21/06/2009

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 04:35EST, 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 21.0 +0.1 15.5 +4.5 14.2 8.2 2.8 -- 642 (26.8) 54/01
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +0.4 13.1 +4.1 11.0 6.2 1.6 7.3 688 (28.7) 65/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +0.3 9.9 +1.8 8.6 6.4 2.0 7.7 583 (24.3) 65/13
BUNBURY 17.5 -0.9 12.8 +4.7 -- 12.0 -- -- 791 (33.0) 80/02
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 13.6 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 1120 (46.7) 80/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.0 23.2 +3.3 22.1 0.0 5.0 9.6 292 (12.2) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.8 +5.0 7.4 +2.3 5.4 0.0 4.0 10.3 213 ( 8.9) 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 +3.9 10.8 +4.7 -- 0.6 1.8 -- 232 ( 9.7) 43/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 +1.5 10.0 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- 5.7 168 ( 7.0) 41/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 +1.0 5.4 -0.4 3.5 0.2 1.2 2.9 208 ( 8.7) 46/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +3.1 4.5 -5.5 2.9 0.0 4.8 10.5 161 ( 6.7) 22/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +3.5 17.5 -0.3 13.5 0.0 4.4 10.4 161 ( 6.7) 30/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 +3.7 13.5 -1.1 10.3 0.0 7.0 10.6 239 (10.0) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 24.3 +2.4 13.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 318 (13.3) 24/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.3 +1.8 8.3 -2.6 5.9 0.0 5.8 -- 273 (11.4) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.1 -0.5 10.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 259 (10.8) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.6 10.0 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.6 +0.5 8.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 +0.1 9.3 -1.2 5.4 0.0 2.2 8.4 321 (13.4) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.5 -2.5 7.5 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 465 (19.4) 43/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.7 -2.1 9.8 +3.7 7.9 6.4 1.0 -- 101 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 +0.1 8.6 -0.5 6.5 0.0 1.0 8.4 235 ( 9.8) 22/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +0.3 8.5 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 +1.0 7.2 -0.7 4.6 0.0 0.8 6.6 227 ( 9.5) 39/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.6 +1.7 8.8 +2.3 5.7 0.0 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +1.0 5.5 +2.9 4.9 7.0 1.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -2.3 9.0 +4.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 34/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 +2.2 10.9 +2.4 8.4 0.0 2.2 5.3 259 (10.8) 44/16
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 +1.2 7.7 +2.8 4.4 0.0 -- -- 14 ( 0.6) 17/17
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 +1.2 11.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 35/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 +2.0 7.8 +6.8 7.0 1.2 1.8 1.9 121 ( 5.0) 34/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.0 -0.8 9.6 +5.9 8.5 6.0 0.4 0.6 125 ( 5.2) 24/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.3 -1.9 9.3 +5.4 -- 5.4 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +1.7 6.5 +1.3 4.6 0.0 0.2 6.2 187 ( 7.8) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.2 -0.8 8.1 +4.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 24/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.8 -0.4 0.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 24/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 +2.1 5.0 -1.9 3.1 0.0 0.8 -- 76 ( 3.2) 24/16
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.9 +0.3 1.5 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 37/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.7 +0.9 -0.3 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 44/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.5 -0.6 5.5 +2.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 15/23
HOBART AIRPORT 12.2 -0.7 6.2 +1.6 4.6 1.2 1.4 7.9 218 ( 9.1) 31/17
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

35.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
35.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.9 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
34.9 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.9 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

**S** +8.0 : 20.4 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+6.9 : 26.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.8 : 28.3 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+6.2 : 25.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 35.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+6.1 : 29.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 12.6 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.3 : 11.7 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.2 : 9.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.0 : 11.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+6.9 : 10.0 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW

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

0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.3 : 15.0 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
-3.7 : 15.7 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-3.7 : 16.1 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-3.7 : 15.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-3.7 : 13.5 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

-2.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
-1.0 YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9 : -0.2 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-6.1 : 0.8 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.5 : 4.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.1 : 4.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-5.0 : 0.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast 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.
85.6 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
55.8 PEACEFUL BAY Lower West WA
49.6 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
48.8 YOURDAMUNG LAKE Lower West WA
46.6 WALTERS FARM Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
85.6 ROCKY GULLY
55.8 PEACEFUL BAY
49.6 NORTH WALPOLE
48.8 YOURDAMUNG LAKE
46.6 WALTERS FARM

10.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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1.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.3 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

1664 (69.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1409 (58.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1273 (53.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1120 (46.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
1058 (44.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
1005 (41.9) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
848 (35.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
800 (33.3) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
797 (33.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
796 (33.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
791 (33.0) BUNBURY Lower West WA
752 (31.3) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
733 (30.5) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
724 (30.2) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
697 (29.0) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
690 (28.8) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
688 (28.7) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
679 (28.3) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
654 (27.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
654 (27.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
645 (26.9) BICKLEY Lower West WA
644 (26.8) DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
642 (26.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
637 (26.5) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
637 (26.5) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
624 (26.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
**W** 170/06 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
109/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
89/16 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
81/22 NORFOLK 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
ROCKY GULLY
1.8mm in 1 min to 06:30 108.0mm/h
3.2mm in 2 min to 06:32 96.0mm/h
9.0mm in 16 min to 07:00 33.8mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 27.8mm/h
39.4mm in 56 min to 07:56 42.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 85(310/ 67 ) at 20:48
CAPE LEEUWIN : 109(270/ 82 ) at 21:31
CAPE NATURALISTE : 93(250/ 65 ) at 23:55
ROCKY GULLY : 156(300/ 30 ) at 06:30
VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 96( 40/ 22 ) at 07:40