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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1642 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

SA

W Agricultural

018095

WUDINNA

41.4

28.2

28/07/2002

76

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-3.2

-3.5

11/07/1996

21

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

2.4

2.1

04/07/2007

21

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 04:39EST, 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 17.8 -1.7 7.2 -2.3 4.0 0.0 2.0 -- 313 (13.0) 30/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -0.6 2.0 -6.1 1.1 0.0 1.6 8.5 215 ( 9.0) 28/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.3 -1.5 8.9 +1.4 7.9 1.6 1.4 5.2 289 (12.0) 39/11
BUNBURY 16.5 -0.7 4.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 26/13
MANDURAH 16.6 -- 8.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 24/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.5 -1.0 20.6 +1.4 19.6 0.0 4.0 7.7 267 (11.1) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.8 -3.9 11.5 +7.5 10.7 0.0 6.6 4.6 342 (14.3) 39/00
WHYALLA AERO 16.2 -0.7 8.1 +2.8 -- 2.0 5.8 -- 352 (14.7) 44/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -1.1 10.1 +2.6 8.1 4.6 4.8 5.7 430 (17.9) 46/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.3 -0.8 6.2 +1.0 4.6 5.2 0.8 4.7 359 (15.0) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.4 +3.7 5.1 -3.5 3.9 0.0 4.0 10.3 107 ( 4.5) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 +1.6 16.4 -0.6 14.6 0.0 1.4 10.7 344 (14.3) 26/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 +0.8 13.0 -0.6 11.3 0.0 5.4 10.3 269 (11.2) 31/14
MACKAY M.O 24.8 +3.5 13.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 307 (12.8) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +3.4 7.5 -2.0 5.5 0.0 3.4 -- 120 ( 5.0) 34/17
BUNDABERG AERO 23.1 +1.1 8.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +2.9 11.0 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +3.2 11.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +4.4 6.7 -2.1 2.9 0.0 2.6 10.0 244 (10.2) 44/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.9 +4.3 9.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 44/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 11.8 -4.3 9.3 +4.6 5.9 0.4 2.0 -- 199 ( 8.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 +5.0 10.3 +2.8 6.8 0.0 1.6 9.7 327 (13.6) 35/04
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 +3.6 7.1 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.5 -0.5 9.2 +2.9 5.7 0.0 1.0 1.4 313 (13.0) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.5 -1.0 8.7 +4.1 4.9 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 50/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 +0.2 3.8 +2.4 -0.2 6.4 2.4 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.2 -2.0 8.8 +5.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 24/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 +1.8 11.1 +4.0 8.3 0.2 2.4 2.8 343 (14.3) --
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 +0.7 8.8 +5.3 3.8 0.2 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 28/01
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 +1.3 9.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 44/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.7 +1.4 4.9 +5.0 0.9 0.0 3.4 7.6 581 (24.2) 54/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 +1.7 1.6 -1.1 -2.4 0.0 1.6 6.5 170 ( 7.1) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.1 +0.1 5.9 +2.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 41/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.7 +0.4 7.1 +2.8 4.4 0.0 3.0 6.5 374 (15.6) 50/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -0.4 6.9 +4.0 -- 13.83 3.6 -- 340 (14.2) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.2 -0.3 7.8 +5.4 -- 3.2 -- -- 358 (14.9) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.6 +2.2 9.0 +3.0 5.3 0.0 1.6 -- 162 ( 6.8) 41/09
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.6 +0.8 7.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 500 (20.8) 48/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -0.5 3.6 +0.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 572 (23.8) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 +1.5 4.9 +2.7 -- 25.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 28/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.3 +0.9 6.4 +2.3 4.1 0.6 0.0 2.3 358 (14.9) 39/11
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 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+7.3 : 26.6 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.5 : 26.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.2 : 29.7 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.0 : 28.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+5.9 : 25.5 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+7.5 : 11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.4 : 9.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+7.3 : 11.6 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+7.3 : 9.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+7.2 : 10.6 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
+7.2 : 9.2 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

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

-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.6 : 12.8 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.3 : 16.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.2 : 14.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-4.9 : 11.0 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 : 12.0 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

-2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4 : -1.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.3 : 1.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-6.1 : 2.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.0 : 0.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 2.2 PERTH METRO 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.
47.0 HINDMARSH VALLEY (SPRINGMOUNT) Adelaide/Lofty SA
44.8 YUNDI (MUNDAWORA) Adelaide/Lofty SA
41.4 WUDINNA W Agricultural SA
40.6 PARAWA (SHARON) Adelaide/Lofty SA
40.0 CLARENDON Adelaide/Lofty SA

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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1.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1198 (49.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1046 (43.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
972 (40.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
966 (40.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
958 (39.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
899 (37.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
884 (36.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
873 (36.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
816 (34.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
752 (31.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
743 (31.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
732 (30.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
728 (30.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
692 (28.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
691 (28.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
668 (27.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
649 (27.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
639 (26.6) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
629 (26.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
616 (25.7) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
603 (25.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
87/05 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
85/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
78/06 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
74/12 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
74/12 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
74/04 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
74/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
4.2mm in 11 min to 07:22 22.9mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(250/ 72 ) at 05:25
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(310/ 63 ) at 15:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(250/ 72 ) at 10:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(300/ 63 ) at 00:30