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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1619 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

W Kimberley

003057

CYGNET BAY

23.5

22.7

16/07/2005

24

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

78

78.0

02/07/1999

13

Y Equal to record.


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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 18.2 -1.3 6.6 -2.9 3.4 0.0 2.0 -- 349 (14.5) 43/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -0.1 5.3 -2.8 2.5 0.0 2.8 6.3 267 (11.1) 41/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 +1.6 9.8 +2.3 7.5 0.0 1.2 5.7 170 ( 7.1) 26/23
BUNBURY 15.7 -1.5 2.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 37/10
MANDURAH 16.4 -- 7.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 41/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +2.7 20.2 +1.0 19.3 0.0 5.6 10.7 240 (10.0) 46/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.3 -1.4 2.9 -1.1 1.4 0.0 4.4 9.7 246 (10.3) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 +1.3 9.0 +3.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 389 (16.2) 48/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.0 +0.7 12.1 +4.6 -- 2.0 0.6 3.5 472 (19.7) 52/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 0.0 8.4 +3.2 6.5 12.0 1.4 5.0 576 (24.0) 54/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.3 -2.4 11.6 +3.0 9.4 0.0 7.2 10.5 425 (17.7) 50/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +3.1 15.9 -1.1 11.6 0.0 0.8 10.0 147 ( 6.1) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +2.4 17.1 +3.5 14.9 0.0 6.6 10.5 313 (13.0) 55/09
MACKAY M.O 21.8 +0.5 15.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 337 (14.0) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 +1.1 8.6 -0.9 4.2 0.0 5.0 -- 245 (10.2) 46/13
BUNDABERG AERO 22.5 +0.5 8.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 264 (11.0) 52/10
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.1 9.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +1.4 5.9 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -0.4 11.9 +3.1 7.5 0.0 7.0 9.7 551 (23.0) 68/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.1 -1.5 5.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 682 (28.4) 78/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.6 -1.5 6.4 +1.7 2.6 0.0 3.4 -- 278 (11.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.3 +0.6 6.5 -1.0 3.3 0.0 2.0 9.3 245 (10.2) 57/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -0.6 4.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 +0.2 11.8 +5.5 7.6 0.0 7.6 8.9 772 (32.2) 67/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.8 -0.7 6.4 +1.8 2.2 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 44/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 4.7 -4.6 2.7 +1.3 1.8 13.2 3.6 0.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -2.4 4.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 54/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.2 -0.8 10.7 +3.6 5.9 0.0 5.6 9.4 578 (24.1) 70/16
RICHMOND RAAF 16.3 -1.1 10.0 +6.5 3.4 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 68/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.5 -1.3 10.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 68/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.7 -0.6 5.2 +5.3 3.4 3.4 2.6 8.6 566 (23.6) 50/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.3 -1.4 7.0 +4.3 5.7 6.0 2.0 4.3 572 (23.8) 67/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.0 -1.0 7.6 +4.4 -- 7.8 -- -- 455 (19.0) 61/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -0.1 8.1 +3.8 6.8 3.8 1.8 5.3 536 (22.3) 39/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.6 +0.6 5.7 +2.8 -- 1.4 1.0 -- 497 (20.7) 44/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.5 0.0 6.4 +4.0 -- 11.4 -- -- 444 (18.5) 48/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.3 -0.1 8.1 +2.1 4.3 7.2 1.2 -- 200 ( 8.3) 24/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 13.3 -0.5 7.1 +1.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 716 (29.8) 46/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.7 -0.3 4.9 +1.7 -- 10.8 -- -- 589 (24.5) 48/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +1.9 1.1 -1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 50/16
HOBART AIRPORT 11.4 -1.0 4.5 +0.4 0.9 9.8 1.6 2.3 369 (15.4) 54/12
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

35.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+5.9 : 27.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.8 : 29.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.6 : 35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+5.5 : 30.3 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.1 : 35.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.8 : 23.5 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
+7.0 : 19.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+7.0 : 15.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+6.7 : 5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.6 : 10.4 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+6.6 : 8.2 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

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

-2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.9 : 11.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.1 : 12.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-5.6 : 15.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.6 : 12.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 13.7 WILUNA Interior WA

-5.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.4 : -0.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.7 : 3.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.3 : 3.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-4.3 : 2.9 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.
56.2 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
52.2 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
49.2 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
46.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
45.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
46.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
49.2 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET
W Gippsland
56.2 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
W Coast
52.2 WYELANGTA
45.2 WEEAPROINAH

10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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2.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

1357 (56.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1303 (54.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1160 (48.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1147 (47.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1050 (43.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
979 (40.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
969 (40.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
955 (39.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
935 (39.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
919 (38.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
907 (37.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
897 (37.4) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
885 (36.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
873 (36.4) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
870 (36.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
865 (36.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
865 (36.0) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
842 (35.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
801 (33.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
797 (33.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
773 (32.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
772 (32.2) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
768 (32.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
767 (32.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
762 (31.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
757 (31.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
755 (31.5) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
745 (31.0) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
721 (30.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
716 (29.8) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
706 (29.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
703 (29.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
696 (29.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
685 (28.5) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
684 (28.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
682 (28.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
679 (28.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
673 (28.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
669 (27.9) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
669 (27.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
668 (27.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
643 (26.8) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
633 (26.4) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
627 (26.1) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
627 (26.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
626 (26.1) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
621 (25.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
620 (25.8) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
619 (25.8) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
617 (25.7) PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
614 (25.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
614 (25.6) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
610 (25.4) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
609 (25.4) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
608 (25.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
600 (25.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
113/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/12 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
107/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/12 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
98/14 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
98/15 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/18 LORD HOWE 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.
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
POUND CREEK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS
10.1mm in 10 min to 03:10 60.6mm/h
10.7mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.7mm/h
10.5mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.5mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
4.2mm in 11 min to 10:00 22.9mm/h
5.0mm in 14 min to 10:14 21.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 78(210/ 63 ) at 01:09
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(230/ 65 ) at 12:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 96(250/ 78 ) at 12:11
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 106(240/ 61 ) at 07:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(250/ 69 ) at 17:07
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(230/104 ) at 04:45
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(210/ 82 ) at 14:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 96(210/ 78 ) at 16:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(220/ 70 ) at 14:45
TASMAN ISLAND : 109(220/ 76 ) at 12:02
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 96(200/ 70 ) at 15:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 93(240/ 59 ) at 19:35
HOGAN ISLAND : 108(250/ 87 ) at 18:45
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 98(260/ 85 ) at 18:52