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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 1628 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

TAS

Southeast

094143

MAURICETON (JORDAN RIVER)

42.6

42.6

02/07/2008

41

1 n Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004035

ROEBOURNE

33.9

33.8

24/07/2002

51

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 04:38EST, 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 17.4 -2.1 10.3 +0.8 8.8 3.2 0.8 -- 411 (17.1) 28/05
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -0.2 7.9 -0.2 6.0 4.0 1.8 2.0 353 (14.7) 28/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +2.0 7.9 +0.4 4.6 8.0 1.6 6.7 471 (19.6) 46/11
BUNBURY 18.4 +1.2 8.7 +1.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 356 (14.8) 41/19
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 13.6 -- -- 7.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 44/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 +0.3 18.4 -0.8 17.9 0.0 6.0 10.8 320 (13.3) 37/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.3 -0.4 2.3 -1.7 1.1 0.0 3.8 10.3 218 ( 9.1) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -1.4 2.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 210 ( 8.8) 30/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.7 -1.6 2.9 -4.6 0.9 0.0 1.0 6.4 138 ( 5.8) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -1.2 1.3 -3.9 -1.1 0.4 1.0 8.7 166 ( 6.9) 26/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.2 -2.5 8.3 -0.3 4.1 0.0 5.4 10.4 326 (13.6) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 +1.7 14.5 -2.5 10.0 0.0 4.4 10.3 225 ( 9.4) 26/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +1.1 14.7 +1.1 12.6 0.0 4.6 10.5 267 (11.1) 31/14
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 13.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 8.5 328 (13.7) 24/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +3.7 11.4 +1.9 10.0 0.0 2.2 -- 192 ( 8.0) 22/14
BUNDABERG AERO 23.1 +1.1 14.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 264 (11.0) 30/15
NAMBOUR DPI 17.0 -4.1 13.0 +5.3 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 16.8 -3.7 11.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 37/23
BRISBANE AERO 16.2 -4.7 11.7 +2.9 9.1 0.0 1.4 0.0 297 (12.4) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.9 -1.7 9.1 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 41/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 0.0 6.4 +1.7 3.3 0.0 1.2 -- 129 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.3 -1.4 9.1 +1.6 6.8 0.0 1.4 4.7 244 (10.2) 41/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 15.3 -3.4 6.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 12.8 -4.2 6.2 -0.1 4.7 4.8 0.6 0.0 220 ( 9.2) 24/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.7 -2.8 6.3 +1.7 3.7 0.0 -- -- 33 ( 1.4) 28/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.1 +0.8 0.0 -1.4 -3.6 0.0 0.8 1.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.5 +1.3 3.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 46/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.0 -3.0 7.1 0.0 3.1 2.8 2.6 3.9 359 (15.0) 52/16
RICHMOND RAAF 14.5 -2.9 2.9 -0.6 -0.8 0.0 -- -- 28 ( 1.2) 30/13
BELLAMBI AWS 13.9 -2.9 8.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 46/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.8 -0.5 -2.9 -2.8 -7.0 0.2 1.8 9.0 166 ( 6.9) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.9 +0.2 -2.4 -5.1 -5.3 0.2 0.4 8.3 91 ( 3.8) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.5 -0.5 -1.5 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 18/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.6 -1.7 -0.9 -5.2 -2.9 0.0 1.0 5.0 188 ( 7.8) 22/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -0.1 0.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 248 (10.3) 17/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.8 +0.3 -1.8 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 22/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.2 +0.8 7.6 +1.6 3.4 0.4 1.0 -- 116 ( 4.8) 18/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 12.7 -1.1 5.7 +0.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 259 (10.8) 28/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.4 +1.4 -0.5 -3.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 325 (13.5) 46/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.1 -1.5 -2.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 17/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.0 -1.4 4.7 +0.6 1.0 3.0 1.2 8.1 437 (18.2) 26/07
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

**S** 35.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
33.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
32.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
32.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 33.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+6.8 : 31.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.8 : 28.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.4 : 26.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+10.4 : 14.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 17.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+7.1 : 13.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 18.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 13.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : 16.0 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.6 : 15.6 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.5 : 16.4 BRISBANE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.4 : 11.0 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-5.1 : 16.0 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

-12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3 : -4.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.8 : -4.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-7.7 : -1.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.3 : -6.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : -12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 : -2.4 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

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.
50.0 BENDORA DAM Goulburn/Monaro NSW
42.6 MAURICETON (JORDAN RIVER) Southeast TAS
25.0 KURNELL (CALTEX OIL REFINERY) Sydney--east NSW
25.0 ASTON DOWNS Lower West WA
24.2 JINDONG Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
25.0 ASTON DOWNS
24.2 JINDONG

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
25.0 KURNELL (CALTEX OIL REFINERY)
Goulburn/Monaro
50.0 BENDORA DAM

TASMANIA
Southeast
42.6 MAURICETON (JORDAN RIVER)

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
**W** 0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

1020 (42.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
917 (38.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
841 (35.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
832 (34.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
785 (32.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
771 (32.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
685 (28.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
684 (28.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
680 (28.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
663 (27.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
657 (27.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
628 (26.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
611 (25.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
76/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/11 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
61/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(130/ 65 ) at 22:00