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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.

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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 1702 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015602

JERVOIS

18.2

16.4

19/07/1996

34

1 Y

QLD

Channel Country

038024

WINDORAH POST OFFICE

16.8

16.2

20/07/1998

36

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003093

FITZROY CROSSING AERO

21.2

21.0

07/07/1998

12

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015602

JERVOIS

20.6

19.8

13/07/1995

41

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

19.0

16.0

24/07/2005

17

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

19.7

19.6

07/07/2005

13

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

17.1

14.9

26/07/2004

15

1 Y

NSW

C Tablelands N

062100

NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS

9.2

9.0

06/07/1998

16

1 Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065068

PARKES AIRPORT AWS

11.0

11.0

04/07/2007

12

Y Equal to record.

VIC

E Gippsland

084144

MOUNT NOWA NOWA

13.1

11.3

21/07/2009

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands S

063303

ORANGE AIRPORT AWS

15.8

15.7

14/07/2008

14

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

24.7

24.4

04/07/2004

14

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

066195

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A

25.1

24.4

04/07/2004

14

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067108

BADGERYS CREEK AWS

25.4

24.4

04/07/2004

14

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

26.7

25.2

04/07/2004

14

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

067117

HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE

24.8

24.5

04/07/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067119

HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS

23.9

23.7

04/07/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068192

CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS

25.4

25.4

24/07/1990

34

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Illawarra

068241

ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)

25.0

24.0

04/07/2004

11

Y

NSW

South Coast

069132

BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS

18.2

18.0

28/07/2002

17

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069134

BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

23.9

23.1

26/07/2007

18

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

23.9

22.3

26/07/2007

16

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069139

BEGA AWS

23.7

23.2

26/07/2007

15

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

23.0

23.0

24/07/2000

12

Y Equal to record.

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

20.9

20.7

02/07/1989

53

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

23.8

23.7

24/07/2003

11

1 Y


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6.30am EST Available about 4.30am EST Available about 2.15pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about 12.30pm EST Available about 10.30am EST Available about 2.15pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about 12.30am EST Available about 10.30pm EST Available about 2.15am EST next day

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 04:42EST, 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 8.5 -1.0 7.6 0.0 2.4 -- 371 (15.5) 30/12
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -0.7 6.7 -1.4 4.9 1.8 1.6 4.7 288 (12.0) 44/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -0.2 6.2 -1.3 3.6 3.2 0.6 7.8 335 (14.0) 41/11
BUNBURY 17.3 +0.1 8.4 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 50/20
MANDURAH 16.6 -- 10.9 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 57/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -0.2 21.1 +1.9 20.4 0.0 6.0 9.7 -- 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.3 +1.6 15.1 +11.1 11.9 0.0 4.8 9.4 -- 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.1 +1.2 7.0 +1.7 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 347 (14.5) 48/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -0.7 9.3 +1.8 7.3 3.2 2.6 2.9 335 (14.0) 48/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.1 -3.0 7.5 +2.3 6.5 6.6 2.4 0.1 450 (18.8) 43/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.2 +6.5 8.6 0.0 7.0 0.0 4.6 10.6 126 ( 5.3) 28/23
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +3.2 20.9 +3.9 19.5 0.0 7.4 8.6 474 (19.8) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +1.7 19.3 +5.7 18.1 0.2 7.0 3.1 444 (18.5) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 23.2 +1.9 17.6 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- 1.6 294 (12.3) 37/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +3.0 17.2 +7.7 15.2 0.0 4.4 -- 231 ( 9.6) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 23.3 +1.3 15.0 +4.9 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 126 ( 5.3) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.9 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +3.4 9.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 43/23
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 +3.1 9.5 +0.7 5.0 0.0 2.6 9.1 272 (11.3) 48/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 +3.1 9.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 +2.1 11.6 +6.9 8.6 2.0 2.6 -- 167 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 +4.9 15.3 +7.8 11.6 0.0 3.0 5.8 381 (15.9) 39/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.7 -1.0 10.4 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 +7.2 10.1 +3.8 7.2 0.0 1.8 7.7 197 ( 8.2) 63/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.8 +6.3 7.1 +2.5 3.9 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 44/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.8 +5.5 8.9 +7.5 5.5 0.2 3.2 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +5.1 9.3 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 50/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.5 +8.5 13.2 +6.1 9.9 0.0 4.8 8.0 467 (19.5) 55/10
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +7.6 7.8 +4.3 3.7 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 57/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.8 +7.0 13.9 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 541 (22.5) 72/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.2 +5.9 4.4 +4.5 0.5 0.0 2.6 3.8 285 (11.9) 72/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.6 +1.9 6.5 +3.8 1.4 0.0 2.4 4.0 247 (10.3) 70/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.3 -0.7 6.6 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 44/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 +4.5 6.9 +2.6 3.5 0.0 3.6 7.1 321 (13.4) 65/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 +3.0 6.9 +4.0 -- 0.2 2.4 -- 407 (17.0) 50/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 +2.7 4.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 55/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +3.4 12.3 +6.3 9.5 0.0 3.6 -- 217 ( 9.0) 31/13
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 13.2 -0.6 9.7 +4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 596 (24.8) 67/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +2.1 5.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 588 (24.5) 59/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.2 +0.6 4.7 +2.5 -- 8.4 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 59/11
HOBART AIRPORT 13.5 +1.1 6.2 +2.1 3.5 2.0 0.0 2.7 263 (11.0) 57/16
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

36.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.9 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
35.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 26.7 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
+8.5 : 32.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+8.5 : 25.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.4 : 29.8 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+8.4 : 24.7 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+15.4 : 20.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+13.9 : 19.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+13.2 : 19.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+11.1 : 15.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+11.0 : 18.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+11.0 : 14.4 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+11.0 : 13.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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

-0.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.3 : 8.8 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-3.2 : 9.9 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-3.2 : 9.7 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-3.1 : 15.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-3.1 : 11.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-3.1 : 10.7 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

-1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

**W** -6.6 : 0.0 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-4.7 : 7.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
**S** -4.7 : 0.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 1.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-4.3 : 1.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
36.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
33.6 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
30.0 PARNDANA (PIONEER BEND) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
28.6 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
27.0 GREEN CAPE LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
9.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
9.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

.....

1.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1202 (50.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
971 (40.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
966 (40.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
964 (40.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
915 (38.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
911 (38.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
899 (37.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
884 (36.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
878 (36.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
832 (34.7) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
826 (34.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
809 (33.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
795 (33.1) FORREST Eucla WA
794 (33.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
761 (31.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
755 (31.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
746 (31.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
731 (30.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
719 (30.0) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
704 (29.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
701 (29.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
696 (29.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
679 (28.3) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
672 (28.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
653 (27.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
650 (27.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
650 (27.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
637 (26.5) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
626 (26.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
613 (25.5) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
604 (25.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
107/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
98/17 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
94/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/22 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
91/13 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
91/11 FALLS CREEK Upper NE 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BRIDGETOWN
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
BUNBURY
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
SHANNON
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
MANDURAH
6.4mm in 31 min to 22:23 12.4mm/h
7.8mm in 34 min to 22:59 13.8mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CUMMINS AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 00:14 84.0mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 22.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 14.6mm/h
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper North
YARRAWONGA
4.6mm in 11 min to 16:44 25.1mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 91(330/ 70 ) at 22:23
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 82(290/ 63 ) at 15:38
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 91(330/ 54 ) at 11:50
MT HOTHAM : 95(340/ 67 ) at 00:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 65 ) at 13:36
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(280/ 58 ) at 10:54
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 93(270/ 76 ) at 08:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(150/ 63 ) at 15:15
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(300/ 74 ) at 04:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91(190/ 72 ) at 18:05
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(280/ 70 ) at 14:28