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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 1635 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

WA

W Gascoyne

006099

MURCHISON

41.1

25.0

14/07/1998

23

1 N

WA

Murchison

007139

PAYNES FIND

29.0

28.2

28/07/2008

48

1 N

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

26.8

19.0

06/07/1999

13

1 N

WA

Eucla

011050

KYBO

21.0

15.4

21/07/1991

27

1 y

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

39.0

23.0

15/07/1995

24

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

W Gippsland

085072

EAST SALE AIRPORT

-8.1

-7.8

15/07/1979

50

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018106

NULLARBOR

12.7

12.3

02/07/2007

23

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 19.0 -0.5 14.0 +4.5 12.1 18.2 1.6 -- 530 (22.1) 57/04
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -0.1 10.8 +2.7 8.5 19.0 1.6 4.9 346 (14.4) 55/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.3 -2.5 9.9 +2.4 8.7 2.6 2.6 5.5 405 (16.9) 52/13
BUNBURY 16.1 -1.1 10.7 +3.5 -- 13.2 -- -- 409 (17.0) 48/14
MANDURAH 16.4 -- 12.1 -- -- 10.0 -- -- 607 (25.3) 63/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 +0.2 16.5 -2.7 14.6 0.0 6.4 10.8 313 (13.0) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.0 +5.3 2.8 -1.2 1.3 0.0 4.0 10.3 187 ( 7.8) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.7 +2.8 8.2 +2.9 -- 0.2 4.2 -- 369 (15.4) 70/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 +0.4 12.7 +5.2 6.2 2.0 3.0 0.0 412 (17.2) 43/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 +0.5 6.7 +1.5 7.7 0.0 2.4 0.1 535 (22.3) 63/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.4 +1.7 8.9 +0.3 6.3 0.0 4.0 10.4 236 ( 9.8) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.9 16.5 -0.5 14.3 0.2 4.6 10.6 419 (17.5) 37/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 +0.6 11.4 -2.2 7.5 0.0 5.8 10.4 290 (12.1) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 20.7 -0.6 14.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 510 (21.3) 43/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.8 +0.7 7.6 -1.9 3.6 0.0 5.0 -- 238 ( 9.9) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 21.4 -0.6 10.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 535 (22.3) 57/13
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -1.1 14.0 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.6 -0.9 12.4 +2.5 -- 5.6 -- -- 557 (23.2) 46/11
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 -0.7 11.4 +2.6 8.9 0.2 2.6 8.1 461 (19.2) 43/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.3 -0.3 4.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 50/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.9 +1.8 7.1 +2.4 2.3 0.0 3.0 -- 272 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.5 -1.2 10.9 +3.4 9.6 13.6 3.8 5.3 535 (22.3) 46/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 15.8 -2.9 9.4 +3.1 -- 22.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 +0.8 6.9 +0.6 4.8 1.4 1.4 8.1 309 (12.9) 34/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.1 -0.4 7.4 +2.8 4.1 12.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 17/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.2 +2.9 2.6 +1.2 -1.0 0.2 2.2 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +2.6 1.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 46/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.3 +0.3 9.1 +2.0 6.9 4.6 1.8 8.4 308 (12.8) 39/12
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 +0.2 6.4 +2.9 2.7 1.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 16.4 -0.4 10.6 +0.6 -- 18.8 -- -- 296 (12.3) 37/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 +2.3 0.7 +0.8 -2.1 0.0 0.8 3.6 150 ( 6.3) 26/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 +3.0 2.7 0.0 -1.8 0.0 0.8 8.0 246 (10.3) 31/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.5 +0.5 0.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 13/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 +2.3 9.0 +4.7 5.7 0.0 3.0 1.6 385 (16.0) 50/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.3 +0.3 1.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 264 (11.0) 37/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.0 -0.5 1.8 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 251 (10.5) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +1.7 5.8 -0.2 2.4 0.0 1.4 -- 124 ( 5.2) 26/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 13.3 -0.5 1.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 61/20
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -0.5 5.2 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 585 (24.4) 65/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -0.5 -0.4 -2.6 -- 0.1 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 18/18
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -0.8 2.9 -1.2 -0.9 0.0 0.6 4.2 295 (12.3) 26/06
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

33.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
32.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+9.3 : 29.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.7 : 26.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+7.5 : 27.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.5 : 25.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+7.3 : 27.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+12.1 : 17.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+12.1 : 17.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.2 : 12.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.9 : 20.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.7 : 13.9 FORREST Eucla WA

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

0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.3 : 3.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-7.3 : 4.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.3 : 14.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.4 : 17.7 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-3.4 : 17.1 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

-9.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-7.0 : -3.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : -2.7 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-6.2 : 12.4 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-6.0 : 6.1 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 6.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

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.
49.0 KENDALL POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
48.6 CUE E Gascoyne WA
42.0 SUNNYDALE Central West WA
41.1 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
40.0 COODARDY E Gascoyne WA

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

0.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1490 (62.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1150 (47.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1133 (47.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1099 (45.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1064 (44.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
988 (41.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
979 (40.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
949 (39.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
948 (39.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
938 (39.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
910 (37.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
907 (37.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
864 (36.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
863 (36.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
842 (35.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
834 (34.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
830 (34.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
807 (33.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
770 (32.1) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
768 (32.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
753 (31.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
751 (31.3) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
736 (30.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
725 (30.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
718 (29.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
708 (29.5) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
681 (28.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
680 (28.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
632 (26.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
629 (26.2) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
622 (25.9) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
621 (25.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
620 (25.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
616 (25.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
610 (25.4) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
607 (25.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
606 (25.3) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
601 (25.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
96/19 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
96/07 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/09 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
89/05 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
85/23 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
5.2mm in 13 min to 01:00 24.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
23.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 23.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE NATURALISTE : 72(240/ 63 ) at 07:50
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89( 10/ 70 ) at 05:28
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(340/ 70 ) at 20:30
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(130/ 72 ) at 09:31
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 93(170/ 76 ) at 07:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 102( 10/ 63 ) at 23:00
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 76( 10/ 63 ) at 22:00
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85( 20/ 63 ) at 22:02