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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1622 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

36.7

36.5

06/07/2007

13

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

066037

SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO

53.2

52.6

29/07/2001

15

1 Y


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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 04:37EST, 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 19.4 -0.1 10.1 +0.6 7.9 0.0 1.8 -- 402 (16.8) 30/00
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 +0.5 10.1 +2.0 6.9 0.0 1.0 3.4 383 (16.0) 30/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -0.9 10.5 +3.0 9.0 0.0 1.8 1.0 239 (10.0) 48/16
BUNBURY 17.5 +0.3 4.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 21/05
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 10.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 26/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.1 20.2 +1.0 20.0 0.0 6.2 10.7 568 (23.7) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.0 -2.7 4.6 +0.6 2.8 0.0 4.6 7.0 299 (12.5) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.3 -1.6 9.8 +4.5 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 361 (15.0) 22/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.0 +0.7 11.7 +4.2 9.2 1.4 -- 5.1 273 (11.4) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -0.4 9.9 +4.7 8.7 2.6 0.6 2.9 459 (19.1) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.6 -3.1 9.3 +0.7 6.1 0.0 6.4 10.5 482 (20.1) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.7 0.0 13.8 -3.2 9.4 0.0 4.4 10.8 222 ( 9.3) 34/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.1 0.0 10.9 -2.7 7.0 0.0 9.2 11.0 457 (19.0) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 20.1 -1.2 12.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 307 (12.8) 35/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.9 -1.2 9.2 -0.3 5.3 0.0 6.6 -- 340 (14.2) 41/09
BUNDABERG AERO 20.2 -1.8 10.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 442 (18.4) 41/08
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -1.1 11.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.3 -1.2 3.1 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 21/13
BRISBANE AERO 19.2 -1.7 9.3 +0.5 3.5 0.0 8.0 9.9 653 (27.2) 50/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 12.9 -3.7 3.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 880 (36.7) 61/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.4 -2.7 3.1 -1.6 -1.9 0.6 1.8 -- 226 ( 9.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.4 -0.3 4.5 -3.0 0.5 0.0 3.2 9.5 352 (14.7) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -0.9 8.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 +0.1 7.9 +1.6 6.1 0.0 6.8 1.7 809 (33.7) 54/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.3 -0.2 2.9 -1.7 -1.2 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.2 -3.1 1.6 +0.2 1.0 3.8 0.4 0.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.0 -3.2 2.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 39/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.3 +0.3 7.4 +0.3 -0.1 0.0 3.8 9.8 1276 (53.2) 50/16
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -0.4 1.9 -1.6 -2.5 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 +0.2 10.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 612 (25.5) 65/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.1 -0.2 3.7 +3.8 0.2 0.0 2.6 8.6 472 (19.7) 50/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 0.0 4.5 +1.8 2.3 0.0 1.4 1.4 484 (20.2) 35/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.2 +0.2 5.7 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 39/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 +0.7 8.9 +4.6 7.5 0.2 1.2 3.8 386 (16.1) 35/06
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +1.8 5.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 46/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.7 +1.2 7.3 +4.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 405 (16.9) 43/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +1.7 8.9 +2.9 5.3 1.2 0.6 -- 197 ( 8.2) 22/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.7 +0.9 7.7 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 462 (19.3) 50/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.1 +0.1 5.8 +2.6 -- 4.0 -- -- 494 (20.6) 46/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 +2.1 1.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 50/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.9 +0.5 6.9 +2.8 6.8 2.2 0.4 3.3 478 (19.9) 65/14
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

35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
33.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+5.6 : 35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+5.1 : 33.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+4.7 : 33.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+4.3 : 31.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+4.2 : 31.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.4 : 23.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+8.0 : 10.5 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+7.0 : 19.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+6.9 : 20.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+6.9 : 11.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

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

-1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.6 : 13.2 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
-5.6 : 3.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.0 : 13.8 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-5.0 : 7.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 : 7.1 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.0 : 3.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-6.8 : 3.1 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.7 : 7.3 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-6.5 : 1.7 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-6.1 : -1.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW

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.
55.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
41.2 ADVENTURE BAY (FORESTRY) Southeast TAS
32.6 CROOKED RVR (CROOKED RIVER (HAPPY VALLEY W Gippsland VIC
28.6 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI) E Central VIC
28.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
32.6 CROOKED RVR (CROOKED RIVER (HAPPY VALLEY
E Central
28.6 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI)

TASMANIA
Southeast
41.2 ADVENTURE BAY (FORESTRY)
W Coast
55.8 MOUNT READ
28.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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1.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1724 (71.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1711 (71.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1457 (60.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1385 (57.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1339 (55.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1315 (54.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1276 (53.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1248 (52.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1187 (49.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1052 (43.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
995 (41.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
937 (39.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
909 (37.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
903 (37.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
884 (36.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
880 (36.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
871 (36.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
865 (36.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
856 (35.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
851 (35.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
825 (34.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
809 (33.7) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
809 (33.7) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
806 (33.6) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
801 (33.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
786 (32.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
786 (32.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
775 (32.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
743 (31.0) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
742 (30.9) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
728 (30.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
717 (29.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
711 (29.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
705 (29.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
701 (29.2) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
698 (29.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
690 (28.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
688 (28.7) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
686 (28.6) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
680 (28.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
679 (28.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
674 (28.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
674 (28.1) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
669 (27.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
667 (27.8) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
653 (27.2) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
624 (26.0) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
622 (25.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
619 (25.8) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
612 (25.5) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
611 (25.5) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
611 (25.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
608 (25.3) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
607 (25.3) UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
604 (25.2) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
601 (25.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
601 (25.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
120/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
117/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
113/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
113/13 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
107/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
106/13 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
100/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/ CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
96/02 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
94/21 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
94/21 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

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
MT BAW BAW
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 89(250/ 63 ) at 21:05
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 87(250/ 72 ) at 23:25
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(250/ 70 ) at 22:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 119(230/ 96 ) at 20:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(220/ 76 ) at 20:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 100(230/ 65 ) at 18:23
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(250/ 67 ) at 12:26
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(240/ 91 ) at 13:37
TASMAN ISLAND : 117(220/ 43 ) at 16:21
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(250/ 72 ) at 19:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(250/ 72 ) at 14:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 102(220/ 80 ) at 19:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 106(210/ 85 ) at 13:06
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(250/ 65 ) at 17:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 96(230/ 50 ) at 06:00
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(250/ 89 ) at 18:30
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 96(250/ 78 ) at 02:10