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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 1655 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

Lower West

009249

MARIGINIUP

43.2

42.4

05/07/1999

13

1 y

WA

SW & S Coast

009573

MANJIMUP

58.0

49.8

19/07/1961

94

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

35.8

34.0

04/07/1999

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009746

WITCHCLIFFE

55.0

49.0

01/07/2000

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009974

FRENCHMAN BAY

42.2

35.8

20/07/2000

12

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 04:41EST, 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 18.6 -0.9 12.8 +3.3 10.6 9.2 1.8 -- 432 (18.0) 81/23
PERTH AIRPORT 16.6 -1.3 10.8 +2.7 10.7 26.8 3.6 3.6 533 (22.2) 65/21
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -0.9 6.9 -0.6 5.9 33.6 0.6 8.3 398 (16.6) --
BUNBURY 15.7 -1.5 8.3 +1.1 -- 33.6 -- -- 417 (17.4) 72/20
MANDURAH 15.9 -- 10.2 -- -- 19.0 -- -- 663 (27.6) 87/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 +1.4 20.3 +1.1 19.8 0.0 5.4 10.9 342 (14.3) 39/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.4 +3.7 3.6 -0.4 0.9 0.0 4.8 10.4 155 ( 6.5) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 +4.1 5.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 367 (15.3) 52/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 +3.3 10.5 +3.0 6.9 0.0 -- 8.6 335 (14.0) 44/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 +2.5 8.8 +3.6 8.3 3.8 1.6 5.2 468 (19.5) 54/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.4 +0.7 0.7 -7.9 -1.4 0.0 3.8 10.6 152 ( 6.3) 26/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 15.2 -1.8 10.9 0.0 7.2 9.2 410 (17.1) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +1.7 9.6 -4.0 7.0 0.0 5.2 10.6 250 (10.4) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 21.1 -0.2 10.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 357 (14.9) 28/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +2.9 5.8 -3.7 3.1 0.0 3.4 -- 133 ( 5.5) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 22.8 +0.8 11.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 245 (10.2) 22/16
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.9 9.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.8 +1.3 9.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -0.4 9.6 +0.8 6.0 0.0 1.6 9.2 220 ( 9.2) 24/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.5 +0.9 9.2 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 35/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.7 +0.6 3.4 -1.3 -1.5 0.0 1.9 -- 75 ( 3.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 0.0 6.3 -1.2 3.1 0.0 1.8 9.7 233 ( 9.7) 22/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -0.3 4.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 +1.4 2.9 -3.4 -0.6 0.0 2.2 9.8 259 (10.8) 50/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.7 +2.2 3.2 -1.4 -0.8 0.2 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 50/03
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.6 +2.3 0.5 -0.9 -4.8 0.0 1.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.7 +0.5 -0.9 -3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 22/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +3.1 6.0 -1.1 1.4 0.0 2.2 9.4 281 (11.7) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 +2.7 1.1 -2.4 -1.4 0.2 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 18/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.5 +2.7 8.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 44/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.5 +2.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.9 0.0 2.4 8.7 350 (14.6) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +2.8 1.7 -1.0 -1.2 0.0 0.6 6.0 179 ( 7.5) 17/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 +1.1 3.2 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 24/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 +4.5 6.2 +1.9 3.5 0.0 3.2 9.6 378 (15.8) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 +0.8 4.3 +1.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 367 (15.3) 30/02
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +2.4 3.7 +1.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 262 (10.9) 34/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.5 +2.1 8.2 +2.2 6.3 0.0 2.2 -- 249 (10.4) 34/00
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.9 +3.1 6.3 +0.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 509 (21.2) 54/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 +2.0 4.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 761 (31.7) 44/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 +2.0 3.1 +0.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 44/22
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +3.4 3.4 -0.7 1.2 0.6 0.4 5.4 242 (10.1) 35/14
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

34.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.7 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+5.6 : 25.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.5 : 23.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+5.4 : 23.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.3 : 17.2 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+4.9 : 22.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.1 : 12.1 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.8 : 9.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.7 : 10.2 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.1 : 11.5 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
+4.8 : 9.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.5 : 14.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-3.5 : 13.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-3.4 : 13.7 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.2 : 12.9 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 13.1 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-3.1 : 13.3 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 13.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-7.9 : 0.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.2 : -0.5 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-6.6 : 6.2 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-6.1 : -0.5 ROLLESTON Central Highlands QLD
-6.0 : 1.0 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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.
133.0 ILLALANGI Lower West WA
68.0 COWARAMUP Lower West WA
63.6 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
61.0 ONE TREE BRIDGE (HAZELMERE) Lower West WA
58.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
133.0 ILLALANGI
68.0 COWARAMUP
63.6 JARRAHDALE
61.0 ONE TREE BRIDGE (HAZELMERE)
58.0 MANJIMUP
58.0 YORNUP
56.4 BIDELLIA
55.0 WITCHCLIFFE
54.4 FOREST GROVE
53.4 ALEXANDRA BRIDGE
53.0 WARNER GLEN
52.6 BICKLEY
51.8 KARRAGULLEN NORTH
51.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT

ISLANDS

55.2 MCLEOD CREEK

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

2.6 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1045 (43.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
954 (39.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
935 (39.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
898 (37.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
891 (37.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
851 (35.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
846 (35.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
845 (35.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
842 (35.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
832 (34.7) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
828 (34.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
809 (33.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
801 (33.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
783 (32.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
781 (32.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
773 (32.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
771 (32.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
761 (31.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
758 (31.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
746 (31.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
743 (31.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
737 (30.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
732 (30.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
721 (30.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
721 (30.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
719 (30.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
715 (29.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
699 (29.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
689 (28.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
679 (28.3) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
678 (28.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
663 (27.6) MANDURAH Lower West WA
658 (27.4) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
655 (27.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
653 (27.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
632 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
632 (26.3) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
626 (26.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
102/20 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
102/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
96/21 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
91/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
87/23 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
87/20 MANDURAH 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
Lower West
BICKLEY
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
10.2mm in 57 min to 22:57 10.7mm/h
BUNBURY
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 102(340/ 50 ) at 20:30
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(310/ 59 ) at 19:22
CAPE NATURALISTE : 102(300/ 85 ) at 19:10
BUSSELTON JETTY : 82(300/ 67 ) at 20:38
MANDURAH : 87(300/ 69 ) at 20:26
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 78(350/ 67 ) at 14:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 74(340/ 63 ) at 22:00
TASMANIA
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 80(320/ 67 ) at 23:29