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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1724 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 maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

32.2

31.7

26/08/2007

14

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 04:44EST, 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 22.7 +2.7 6.8 -2.1 3.0 0.0 2.4 -- 361 (15.0) 28/07
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 +1.9 2.6 -5.4 0.8 0.0 1.0 8.6 -- 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 +1.8 6.4 -1.1 3.3 0.0 2.0 9.9 222 ( 9.3) 31/13
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.8 2.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 18/11
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 8.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 26/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.1 18.0 -2.4 15.8 0.0 8.6 10.9 408 (17.0) 52/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.5 -3.1 1.6 -4.4 -0.1 0.0 4.4 10.7 314 (13.1) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -3.0 9.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 129 ( 5.4) 21/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.2 -0.5 10.4 +2.2 7.2 1.8 -- 4.8 225 ( 9.4) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 +1.1 7.1 +1.6 5.7 4.2 1.6 5.9 408 (17.0) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.8 -2.5 9.6 -0.7 5.0 0.0 6.6 10.8 401 (16.7) 43/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 -0.3 16.2 -1.2 14.6 0.0 6.6 3.7 527 (22.0) 54/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 14.3 -0.4 10.0 0.0 7.0 10.7 347 (14.5) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 20.8 -1.7 11.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 438 (18.3) 44/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 -1.3 6.0 -4.6 2.9 0.0 4.8 -- 170 ( 7.1) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 21.9 -1.4 7.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 220 ( 9.2) 31/16
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 6.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.0 -0.3 7.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 26/14
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 -0.5 7.2 -2.4 3.6 0.0 3.2 9.8 318 (13.3) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 -1.6 4.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 24/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.3 -0.6 3.1 -2.7 -2.3 0.0 1.2 -- 114 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.8 -2.0 4.8 -3.4 -0.5 0.0 2.4 10.0 218 ( 9.1) 18/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -1.9 2.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -0.4 5.8 -1.0 1.9 0.0 4.8 10.1 519 (21.6) 39/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.9 -0.1 2.7 -2.6 -1.1 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 22/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.4 -1.6 2.9 +0.8 -0.4 1.4 1.2 5.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -1.8 2.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 37/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 +1.3 7.9 -0.2 2.8 0.0 3.8 10.2 438 (18.3) 37/17
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 -0.6 0.6 -3.8 -2.4 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 31/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 +1.2 10.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 43/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 +0.8 -1.8 -2.8 -4.6 0.0 2.4 9.1 369 (15.4) 44/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 -1.8 5.0 +1.4 -0.6 0.2 1.4 2.2 256 (10.7) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.9 -1.1 7.4 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.7 4.5 -0.7 1.2 0.0 2.6 0.3 254 (10.6) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.7 -1.0 6.5 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 28/04
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 -0.4 7.6 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 34/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.6 +1.6 10.6 +3.9 7.9 0.2 1.8 -- 153 ( 6.4) 26/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.4 +0.4 8.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 503 (21.0) 57/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 +0.4 3.8 +0.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +2.6 3.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 52/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +3.0 7.9 +3.2 2.5 0.0 1.8 8.1 527 (22.0) 76/14
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

32.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
32.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
31.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+5.3 : 22.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+4.9 : 27.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.9 : 25.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.8 : 22.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.7 : 22.8 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+4.7 : 22.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.8 : 7.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+5.1 : 7.6 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
+5.0 : 9.3 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+5.0 : 9.5 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+4.7 : 7.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3 : 27.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.3 : 24.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 25.1 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-4.9 : 24.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-4.8 : 26.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-4.8 : 21.2 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD

-6.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

-7.0 : 8.7 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-6.8 : -4.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 : 1.5 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-6.6 : 0.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.5 : 0.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.5 : 6.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 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.
39.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
24.0 BALFOUR W Coast TAS
22.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
21.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
17.8 WELSHPOOL W Gippsland VIC

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1832 (76.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1550 (64.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1311 (54.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1064 (44.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1060 (44.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
956 (39.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
951 (39.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
942 (39.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
922 (38.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
909 (37.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
895 (37.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
851 (35.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
839 (35.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
836 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
729 (30.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
726 (30.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
708 (29.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
699 (29.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
687 (28.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
681 (28.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
681 (28.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
677 (28.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
671 (28.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
649 (27.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
639 (26.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
631 (26.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
614 (25.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
604 (25.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
141/13 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
124/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
122/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
120/11 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
109/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
106/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
104/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/13 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
96/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/12 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
None reported

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 50 ) at 12:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 98(260/ 76 ) at 10:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 85(240/ 67 ) at 16:25
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 98(260/ 61 ) at 14:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 121(300/ 96 ) at 12:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 141(250/119 ) at 13:49
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(240/ 35 ) at 12:15
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(270/ 48 ) at 11:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 121(280/ 83 ) at 11:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 148(280/ 67 ) at 12:50
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 122(310/ 93 ) at 08:30
MOUNT READ : 109(280/ 54 ) at 11:20
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(290/ 82 ) at 15:24