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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1617 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 minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

26.0

25.7

29/07/1958

29

1 P

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

32.0

31.5

21/07/1998

29

1 P

WA

N Kimberley

001009

KURI BAY

36.8

36.3

03/07/1981

41

1 Y

WA

N Kimberley

001019

KALUMBURU

36.5

35.7

01/07/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Roper-McArthur

014703

CENTRE ISLAND

32.3

31.2

31/07/2006

34

1 Y

NT

Roper-McArthur

014704

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE

35.2

35.0

20/07/2008

30

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast E

033307

WOOLSHED

30.1

25.9

02/07/2005

12

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast W

034084

CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT

31.9

31.2

14/07/1995

17

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

29.4

28.7

14/07/1964

50

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

29.6

28.6

20/07/1996

15

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 04:36EST, 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 18.5 -1.0 7.7 -1.8 3.8 0.4 2.0 -- 293 (12.2) 35/14
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -0.3 2.3 -5.8 0.9 0.2 2.6 9.2 255 (10.6) 30/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +1.1 8.5 +1.0 6.8 0.0 0.6 2.7 -- 22/15
BUNBURY 17.1 -0.1 1.6 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 17/12
MANDURAH 16.5 -- 6.7 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 21/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.1 23.3 +4.1 22.5 0.0 5.0 10.1 273 (11.4) 46/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 +0.2 6.6 +2.6 4.6 0.0 5.2 10.3 227 ( 9.5) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 17.8 +0.9 7.6 +2.3 -- 1.4 4.8 -- 381 (15.9) 50/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.5 -0.8 10.1 +2.6 7.1 6.6 0.4 1.6 328 (13.7) 50/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.7 -1.4 6.6 +1.4 5.4 9.4 1.2 1.6 538 (22.4) 72/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 +2.8 15.3 +6.7 12.6 0.0 6.6 10.3 286 (11.9) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +1.4 16.5 -0.5 11.1 0.0 5.8 7.7 261 (10.9) 22/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +3.7 14.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 4.8 9.7 184 ( 7.7) 28/12
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +5.7 14.9 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- 10.2 245 (10.2) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +6.8 12.2 +2.7 10.3 0.0 3.4 -- 174 ( 7.3) 39/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.7 +4.7 15.1 +5.0 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 346 (14.4) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +3.9 15.0 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +2.7 11.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 21/23
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 +2.3 12.9 +4.1 10.0 0.0 1.6 8.9 314 (13.1) 55/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 10.7 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 52/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.2 +1.1 4.2 -0.5 -1.1 0.0 3.8 -- 166 ( 6.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 +0.2 8.9 +1.4 6.7 0.0 2.4 4.2 314 (13.1) 28/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -0.3 4.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.1 +2.1 9.6 +3.3 4.8 0.0 7.0 9.4 583 (24.3) 70/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 +1.5 3.3 -1.3 -0.6 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 30/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.5 -0.8 2.9 +1.5 -2.4 0.4 2.0 6.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.1 +0.9 0.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 44/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.4 +2.4 9.8 +2.7 2.5 0.0 4.8 8.4 500 (20.8) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 18.4 +1.0 10.0 +6.5 2.3 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 57/11
BELLAMBI AWS 17.8 +1.0 11.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 55/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.8 -0.5 6.5 +6.6 4.9 0.6 3.6 5.0 665 (27.7) 63/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 0.0 7.3 +4.6 4.8 0.6 1.8 2.9 362 (15.1) 57/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.6 -1.4 8.8 +5.6 -- 5.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 54/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.1 -0.2 8.1 +3.8 5.9 0.0 4.2 4.2 453 (18.9) 54/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.5 -1.5 7.4 +4.5 -- 3.2 0.4 -- 434 (18.1) 50/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.9 -1.6 8.0 +5.6 -- 7.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 46/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 +0.1 9.5 +3.5 5.9 0.2 1.8 -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 13.4 -0.4 8.9 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 970 (40.4) 61/03
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.8 -1.2 5.2 +2.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 576 (24.0) 54/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.3 -1.3 4.1 +1.9 -- 8.6 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 30/12
HOBART AIRPORT 11.5 -0.9 5.9 +1.8 3.6 0.2 1.8 3.7 381 (15.9) 44/13
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

36.8 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
36.6 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.3 : 30.1 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
+7.7 : 29.0 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
+7.1 : 31.9 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
+6.8 : 29.9 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.7 : 27.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+6.7 : 29.6 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+11.0 : 19.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+10.0 : 22.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+8.9 : 11.8 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+8.6 : 19.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+7.9 : 14.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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

-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.8 : 18.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.1 : 16.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.8 : 17.2 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-5.6 : 19.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-5.5 : 19.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9 : 2.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.8 : 2.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-5.8 : 1.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.7 : 0.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.6 : 1.6 BUNBURY Lower West 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.
89.4 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
71.4 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
62.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
60.6 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
53.0 KERSBROOK (MABENJO) Adelaide/Lofty SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
53.0 KERSBROOK (MABENJO)
51.8 IRONSTONE ROAD (RESERVE ROAD)

VICTORIA
Upper NE
71.4 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
60.6 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET
W Gippsland
62.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE

ISLANDS
Islands
89.4 HOME ISLAND

10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

0.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1725 (71.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1244 (51.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1241 (51.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1159 (48.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1108 (46.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1015 (42.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1010 (42.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
996 (41.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
993 (41.4) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
970 (40.4) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
959 (40.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
956 (39.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
940 (39.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
932 (38.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
923 (38.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
900 (37.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
898 (37.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
897 (37.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
876 (36.5) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
871 (36.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
858 (35.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
844 (35.2) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
839 (35.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
822 (34.3) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
811 (33.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
799 (33.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
792 (33.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
768 (32.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
762 (31.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
750 (31.3) DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
720 (30.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
718 (29.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
702 (29.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
692 (28.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
689 (28.7) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
681 (28.4) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
672 (28.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
667 (27.8) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
665 (27.7) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
660 (27.5) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
657 (27.4) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
655 (27.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
649 (27.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
643 (26.8) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
641 (26.7) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
637 (26.5) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
635 (26.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
632 (26.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
632 (26.3) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
627 (26.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
627 (26.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
623 (26.0) CERBERUS E Central VIC
620 (25.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
612 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
608 (25.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
607 (25.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
604 (25.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
602 (25.1) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
601 (25.0) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
128/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
122/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
104/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
96/11 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
94/16 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/03 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St 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.
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h
5.0mm in 7 min to 22:44 42.9mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.8mm/h
POUND CREEK
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 95(260/ 65 ) at 11:38
NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 83(280/ 65 ) at 11:26
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 122(260/ 78 ) at 02:57
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 43 ) at 16:29
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(270/ 78 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(270/ 95 ) at 03:08