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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1739 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
Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

N Central

088043

MARYBOROUGH

-2.8

-2.8

03/08/1997

45

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

30.6

30.6

31/08/2008

15

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 04:46EST, 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 22.3 +2.3 11.5 +2.6 10.2 0.2 1.4 -- 287 (12.0) 24/05
PERTH AIRPORT 21.7 +3.3 12.8 +4.8 11.3 0.0 0.8 3.0 200 ( 8.3) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 +2.1 3.3 -4.2 2.4 0.4 2.2 4.3 165 ( 6.9) 39/15
BUNBURY 18.3 +1.0 7.4 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 24/11
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 12.8 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 34/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.2 17.7 -2.7 16.3 0.0 6.2 10.9 240 (10.0) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 +3.8 3.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 11.4 10.9 228 ( 9.5) 26/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +3.1 0.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 248 (10.3) 35/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 +1.4 3.3 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 182 ( 7.6) 34/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.7 -0.4 5.2 -0.3 3.0 1.0 2.2 8.9 431 (18.0) 37/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.1 +1.8 9.4 -0.9 7.1 0.0 7.0 10.9 273 (11.4) 28/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 17.4 0.0 14.0 0.0 6.6 10.9 434 (18.1) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +0.8 12.4 -2.3 10.4 0.0 5.4 10.0 291 (12.1) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 22.1 -0.4 11.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 337 (14.0) 21/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +4.0 8.8 -1.8 6.4 0.0 4.2 -- 149 ( 6.2) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 +3.6 11.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 174 ( 7.3) 54/16
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 10.0 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -1.3 10.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 46/09
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -1.3 9.7 +0.1 5.9 0.0 2.8 10.0 260 (10.8) 39/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.5 9.2 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 50/05
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.6 -1.3 3.2 -2.6 -2.9 0.0 3.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.1 -1.7 11.0 +2.8 6.3 0.0 3.2 10.4 499 (20.8) 54/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.2 8.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.4 -2.2 4.8 -2.0 1.6 0.0 4.2 9.1 382 (15.9) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.4 -2.6 4.0 -1.3 -0.2 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 22/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.9 +0.9 -1.8 -3.9 -6.5 1.8 3.4 8.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -1.8 -2.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 28/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.6 -3.7 7.8 -0.3 4.7 0.0 6.4 9.9 635 (26.5) 55/13
RICHMOND RAAF 17.3 -2.5 1.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 30/09
BELLAMBI AWS 14.5 -3.5 8.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 41/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.5 +0.5 -3.8 -4.8 -7.4 0.0 3.0 9.5 373 (15.5) 43/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.6 -0.9 -2.6 -6.2 -6.3 1.6 1.0 9.4 297 (12.4) 13/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -2.1 -0.8 -4.6 -- 4.2 -- -- 262 (10.9) 24/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.3 +0.1 -1.4 -6.6 -5.0 0.0 5.2 9.6 251 (10.5) 30/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.6 -1.1 -3.1 -7.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 281 (11.7) 18/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.2 -1.1 -3.4 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +1.5 3.8 -2.9 1.2 0.0 1.8 -- 146 ( 6.1) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.6 -0.4 0.5 -5.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 295 (12.3) 44/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 -0.4 -1.9 -5.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 311 (13.0) 39/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 -0.1 3.6 0.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 39/11
HOBART AIRPORT 15.2 +1.7 6.8 +2.1 3.0 0.0 0.6 2.7 484 (20.2) 52/13
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

35.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 30.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.2 : 31.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.4 : 29.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+8.2 : 27.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.1 : 28.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.0 : 12.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.9 : 11.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+5.7 : 11.1 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.2 : 12.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+5.0 : 10.3 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+5.0 : 8.2 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+5.0 : 11.6 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA

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

0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.4 : 16.8 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-4.2 : 14.7 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.1 : 14.8 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.7 : 14.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
-3.6 : 18.8 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.6 : 14.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-3.6 : 16.5 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-7.8 : -6.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 : -3.3 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.3 : -6.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.2 : -2.9 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-7.2 : -3.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-7.2 : -2.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
32.0 BOGGABILLA POST OFFICE NW Plains E NSW
22.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
17.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
16.6 TOWONG UPPER Lower NE VIC

11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

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2.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1557 (64.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1341 (55.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1328 (55.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1328 (55.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1125 (46.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1046 (43.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
995 (41.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
992 (41.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
968 (40.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
937 (39.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
870 (36.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
824 (34.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
819 (34.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
790 (32.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
790 (32.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
750 (31.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
735 (30.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
731 (30.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
730 (30.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
728 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
704 (29.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
677 (28.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
663 (27.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
649 (27.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
635 (26.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
621 (25.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
619 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
111/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/06 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
SWANBOURNE
6.0mm in 16 min to 17:00 22.5mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(270/ 63 ) at 03:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(330/ 87 ) at 03:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(270/ 80 ) at 01:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(290/ 48 ) at 00:31
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(310/ 72 ) at 06:30