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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 1630 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

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

17.8

16.8

21/07/2007

13

1 Y

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

26.9

26.9

11/07/1984

58

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

W Gippsland

085279

BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT

-3.5

-3.5

14/07/1986

29

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

29.0

28.5

28/07/2004

11

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 22.1 +2.6 11.3 +1.8 9.2 0.0 0.8 -- 272 (11.3) 65/23
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 +1.2 10.9 +2.8 9.1 0.6 0.8 3.0 299 (12.5) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 +2.2 9.4 +1.9 7.4 0.0 2.0 6.9 393 (16.4) 41/12
BUNBURY 17.9 +0.7 11.8 +4.6 -- 4.6 -- -- 320 (13.3) 63/21
MANDURAH 16.8 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 461 (19.2) 61/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -0.4 18.5 -0.7 16.1 0.0 6.8 10.6 336 (14.0) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.7 0.0 2.0 -2.0 0.9 0.0 4.0 10.3 213 ( 8.9) 35/14
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 +1.0 2.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 183 ( 7.6) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.1 +0.8 7.1 -0.4 2.1 0.0 1.4 9.3 266 (11.1) 26/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -0.4 2.7 -2.5 2.1 0.0 0.4 8.0 238 ( 9.9) 35/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.6 -1.1 4.3 -4.3 2.2 0.0 4.8 10.4 305 (12.7) 30/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +2.8 16.4 -0.6 13.6 0.0 5.0 9.9 269 (11.2) 37/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.9 16.5 +2.9 14.9 0.0 4.0 8.6 330 (13.8) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 21.3 0.0 14.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 9.4 297 (12.4) 41/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.5 +1.4 14.0 +4.5 12.5 0.0 3.2 -- 256 (10.7) 31/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.1 +0.1 12.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 414 (17.3) 54/15
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -2.1 13.0 +5.3 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.1 -1.4 12.6 +2.7 -- 7.8 -- -- 347 (14.5) 54/15
BRISBANE AERO 19.4 -1.5 10.4 +1.6 8.5 3.4 2.8 2.9 347 (14.5) 50/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.9 -0.7 8.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 607 (25.3) 61/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.7 +1.6 7.2 +2.5 3.6 0.0 2.6 -- 300 (12.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.6 -1.1 10.7 +3.2 8.4 3.0 2.6 4.1 476 (19.8) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -2.5 7.0 +0.7 -- 14.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.0 0.0 6.1 -0.2 3.1 9.8 0.4 7.3 242 (10.1) 37/19
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.4 -0.1 7.1 +2.5 3.8 6.4 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 18/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.2 +0.9 1.4 0.0 -2.4 0.0 1.4 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.7 +1.5 3.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 43/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.8 -2.2 9.1 +2.0 7.5 19.0 2.6 3.2 532 (22.2) 37/11
RICHMOND RAAF 15.3 -2.1 5.3 +1.8 1.3 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 31/20
BELLAMBI AWS 15.4 -1.4 9.6 -0.4 -- 7.8 -- -- 407 (17.0) 34/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.9 -0.4 -1.9 -1.8 -5.1 0.0 1.4 1.2 231 ( 9.6) 26/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 +1.8 0.7 -2.0 -2.7 0.0 1.2 9.4 265 (11.0) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.8 +0.8 -1.7 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 17/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.2 +0.9 -1.1 -5.4 -3.0 0.0 1.4 8.7 196 ( 8.2) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.7 +0.7 -1.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 153 ( 6.4) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.7 +0.2 -0.8 -3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 +1.6 3.4 -2.6 0.6 0.0 1.4 -- 122 ( 5.1) 24/12
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.3 +0.5 -1.4 -6.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 18/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 +0.9 -0.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 46/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 +0.3 -1.1 -3.3 -- 0.1 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 17/12
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -1.1 1.3 -2.8 -1.6 0.0 1.0 8.2 261 (10.9) 30/08
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

34.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
32.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 31.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.2 : 27.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.4 : 29.4 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
+6.4 : 28.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.4 : 29.4 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+11.9 : 17.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.7 : 15.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.6 : 15.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.8 : 20.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+8.8 : 14.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.4 : 2.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.9 : 4.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.3 : 22.4 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-3.8 : 14.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.8 : 17.3 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

-12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.2 : -4.3 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.7 : -1.5 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-7.4 : -3.5 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-7.3 : -3.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

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.
29.0 SANS SOUCI (PUBLIC SCHOOL) Sydney--east NSW
29.0 ISSEKA Central West WA
27.6 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
27.4 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE) North Coast NSW
26.6 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE) North Coast NSW

10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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2.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
2.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1137 (47.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
909 (37.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
805 (33.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
755 (31.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
720 (30.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
704 (29.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
702 (29.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
702 (29.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
689 (28.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
657 (27.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
647 (27.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
640 (26.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
625 (26.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
607 (25.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
601 (25.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
100/21 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
87/08 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/23 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
80/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

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
Central West
NORTH ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE NATURALISTE : 98(360/ 74 ) at 20:27
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 87(150/ 69 ) at 09:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 63 ) at 15:09