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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1718 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

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

9.5

8.2

19/07/2005

12

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 04:44EST, 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 20.7 +1.2 3.4 -6.1 0.0 0.0 1.8 -- 301 (12.5) 34/11
PERTH AIRPORT 20.0 +2.1 5.7 -2.4 3.4 0.0 1.8 9.4 250 (10.4) 28/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 +0.9 8.2 +0.7 5.7 0.0 1.8 6.2 288 (12.0) 34/11
BUNBURY 16.1 -1.1 2.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 26/15
MANDURAH 16.2 -- 6.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 24/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 +0.2 18.4 -0.8 17.1 0.0 7.8 11.1 452 (18.8) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.7 -2.0 0.2 -3.8 -1.8 0.0 5.0 10.7 331 (13.8) 55/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 +0.6 7.5 +2.2 -- 1.2 1.6 -- 191 ( 8.0) 34/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.6 +0.3 10.5 +3.0 7.1 3.6 0.6 2.5 259 (10.8) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 +1.7 7.2 +2.0 5.5 6.2 1.4 7.2 394 (16.4) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.7 +1.0 10.7 +2.1 7.0 0.0 6.4 10.6 447 (18.6) 39/23
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 19.2 +2.2 18.0 1.6 2.2 8.6 467 (19.5) 54/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +1.4 11.4 -2.2 8.0 0.0 8.4 9.2 419 (17.5) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 11.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 416 (17.3) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 +1.7 9.1 -0.4 5.5 0.0 5.2 -- 183 ( 7.6) 37/13
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 +0.7 10.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 294 (12.3) 24/15
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.9 8.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -0.5 9.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 22/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -0.5 8.3 -0.5 4.4 0.0 2.4 10.0 275 (11.5) 26/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.7 +0.1 3.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 31/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.1 +1.0 2.8 -1.9 -1.0 0.0 2.2 -- 92 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.7 -1.0 3.6 -3.9 0.0 0.0 2.8 9.9 194 ( 8.1) 21/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -0.3 3.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 +1.6 4.4 -1.9 0.8 0.0 3.2 9.8 416 (17.3) 39/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 +1.5 1.9 -2.7 -1.5 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.8 +0.5 4.2 +2.8 2.8 0.2 0.6 3.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.1 +0.9 3.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 +3.0 7.5 +0.4 2.4 0.0 2.2 9.1 467 (19.5) 43/23
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 +1.4 0.2 -3.3 -2.4 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 15/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 +2.5 11.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 41/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 +2.5 3.8 +3.9 0.9 0.0 3.4 9.0 476 (19.8) 44/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.9 +0.2 7.5 +4.8 6.2 1.0 1.2 1.5 136 ( 5.7) 26/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.2 +0.2 8.3 +5.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 24/06
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 +0.7 4.8 +0.5 1.6 0.0 1.4 2.4 273 (11.4) 30/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 +0.8 5.9 +3.0 -- 1.0 0.4 -- 257 (10.7) 26/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.3 +0.8 3.2 +0.8 -- 1.8 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/01
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 +3.0 9.4 +3.4 7.3 0.0 2.0 -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/05
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.9 +1.1 9.4 +4.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 603 (25.1) 48/02
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 +1.0 5.3 +2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 428 (17.8) 31/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 +2.5 5.6 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.1 +0.7 8.4 +4.3 4.6 1.6 2.0 6.9 555 (23.1) 83/00
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

32.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
31.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
31.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
31.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD

+4.1 : 20.3 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+4.1 : 14.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.0 : 20.2 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+4.0 : 21.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+4.0 : 15.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 9.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.3 : 20.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+6.4 : 8.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.1 : 9.5 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
+6.0 : 9.7 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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

-0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.5 : 21.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.4 : 25.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
-4.4 : 22.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-4.4 : 24.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 23.1 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

-6.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

-7.2 : 2.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.6 : -5.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 : -0.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.2 : -0.5 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : -0.8 LAKE GRACE 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.
44.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
39.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
39.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
34.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
31.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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1.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.1 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1878 (78.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1644 (68.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1441 (60.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1268 (52.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1158 (48.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1093 (45.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1062 (44.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1058 (44.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1035 (43.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1021 (42.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
967 (40.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
959 (40.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
902 (37.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
886 (36.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
874 (36.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
813 (33.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
798 (33.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
793 (33.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
783 (32.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
781 (32.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
779 (32.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
731 (30.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
727 (30.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
686 (28.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
660 (27.5) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
645 (26.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
642 (26.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
637 (26.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
603 (25.1) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
131/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
96/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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.
None reported

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 61 ) at 04:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(250/ 69 ) at 03:00
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 83(290/ 69 ) at 00:28
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 80 ) at 23:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(250/100 ) at 01:16
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(260/ 58 ) at 02:28
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(290/ 72 ) at 02:26