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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1750 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

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

81.4

81.3

02/08/1915

109

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092105

BEAUTY FLAT ROAD

65.0

64.4

28/08/2001

18

1 n

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

62.4

54.1

17/08/1970

29

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094182

BELOW CRAIGBOURNE DAM (COAL RIVER)

28.2

22.4

10/08/2004

12

1 n

TAS

Southeast

094207

WOODSDALE (STALWORTH)

46.6

39.6

12/08/2002

12

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

32.6

32.3

11/08/2009

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Highlands

035149

BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN

32.5

32.5

29/08/1991

41

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

33.2

32.4

25/08/2006

18

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

31.0

30.4

22/08/2006

17

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 04:48EST, 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 21.0 +1.0 12.6 +3.7 11.6 4.0 1.6 -- 377 (15.7) 54/15
PERTH AIRPORT 20.8 +2.4 11.0 +3.0 9.5 2.6 2.4 6.0 431 (18.0) 61/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +3.6 11.0 +3.5 9.1 0.4 2.8 9.3 510 (21.3) 63/14
BUNBURY 18.7 +1.4 13.5 +5.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 570 (23.8) 72/21
MANDURAH 18.1 -- 14.8 -- -- 7.4 -- -- 709 (29.5) 81/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +0.3 19.1 -1.3 18.0 0.0 4.0 10.9 288 (12.0) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.1 +9.5 12.8 +6.8 9.3 0.0 8.0 11.1 274 (11.4) 48/13
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -1.6 6.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) 28/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.2 +1.5 6.6 -1.6 3.5 0.0 1.4 7.5 114 ( 4.8) 22/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 +1.9 5.9 +0.4 4.3 0.2 1.4 6.7 154 ( 6.4) 28/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.5 +5.2 8.8 -1.5 7.4 0.0 5.4 10.9 152 ( 6.3) 30/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.0 17.6 +0.2 14.5 0.0 5.2 11.0 365 (15.2) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.5 12.5 -2.2 10.4 0.0 5.0 10.4 180 ( 7.5) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 27.4 +4.9 13.7 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- 10.6 255 (10.6) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 +6.5 11.7 +1.1 9.4 0.0 5.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) 37/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +2.6 16.7 +5.8 -- 1.6 4.0 -- 485 (20.2) 46/09
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +4.5 13.0 +5.0 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +3.3 14.3 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 39/00
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 +2.5 9.6 0.0 5.1 0.0 3.0 10.0 390 (16.3) 30/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 +5.0 12.1 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 35/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.7 +2.8 3.0 -2.8 -2.2 0.2 2.2 -- 96 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 +1.4 8.3 +0.1 3.9 0.0 2.6 10.2 228 ( 9.5) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +1.9 7.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +2.5 4.6 -2.2 -0.4 0.0 3.8 10.3 310 (12.9) 35/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.6 +2.6 5.9 +0.6 1.3 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.8 +1.8 4.6 +2.5 -1.5 0.0 0.6 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +0.6 -0.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 30/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 +3.0 8.9 +0.8 3.3 0.0 5.4 10.2 354 (14.8) 46/12
RICHMOND RAAF 20.4 +0.6 3.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 21/23
BELLAMBI AWS 20.3 +2.3 12.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 43/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 +2.7 5.4 +4.4 1.2 0.0 1.0 9.6 376 (15.7) 41/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.4 -4.1 2.7 -0.9 -0.1 0.2 1.4 0.0 139 ( 5.8) 17/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.6 -3.4 7.7 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 +3.1 2.8 -2.4 0.1 0.0 2.6 8.9 224 ( 9.3) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 +1.3 2.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 176 ( 7.3) 24/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.6 +2.3 1.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 28/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 +3.5 9.3 +2.6 6.7 0.4 0.2 -- 80 ( 3.3) 18/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.1 +1.1 6.0 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.2 +3.8 1.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 31/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +3.7 7.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 21/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.4 +0.9 8.8 +4.1 9.1 7.8 0.2 3.9 390 (16.3) 34/00
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

35.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
35.1 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.8 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
34.7 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
34.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+9.5 : 32.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.5 : 32.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.2 : 34.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+9.1 : 33.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+9.1 : 35.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.2 : 16.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 16.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.7 : 15.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.7 : 16.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+6.9 : 13.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.1 : 10.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-3.5 : 10.5 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-3.4 : 11.6 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-3.4 : 11.6 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-3.1 : 11.9 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW

-48.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-3.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-2.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.1 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-52.2 : -48.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-5.9 : 0.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.5 : 1.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 0.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.2 : 0.2 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW

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.
142.6 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET) E Coast TAS
127.2 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD) E Coast TAS
127.2 CORNWALL E Coast TAS
84.8 WELDBOROUGH E Coast TAS
84.6 ROSEMOUNT FLAT E Coast TAS

TASMANIA
N Coast
71.6 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN)
E Coast
142.6 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET)
127.2 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD)
127.2 CORNWALL
84.8 WELDBOROUGH
84.6 ROSEMOUNT FLAT
81.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)
80.6 NUGENT (TWILIGHT VALLEY)
75.4 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
70.2 GRAY (DALMAYNE RD)
68.0 BUCKLAND (BROCKLEY)
66.8 GOULDS COUNTRY
65.0 BEAUTY FLAT ROAD
62.6 GOSHEN
61.0 STONEHOUSE
60.6 TOOMS LAKE (TOOMS RIVER)
60.6 PYENGANA (FOREST LODGE ROAD)
56.0 LEWIS HILL (ST PAULS RIVER)
54.8 GERMAN TOWN
54.4 SWANSEA (KELVEDON)
52.0 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)
50.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)
Southeast
78.4 LOWER LONGLEY (LOMATIA VALE)
62.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON
58.2 LONGLEY (TELOPEA)

11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.6 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

1292 (53.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
942 (39.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
857 (35.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
851 (35.5) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
795 (33.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
793 (33.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
788 (32.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
762 (31.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
754 (31.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
709 (29.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
706 (29.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
700 (29.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
693 (28.9) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
679 (28.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
673 (28.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
668 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
649 (27.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
643 (26.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/18 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
83/14 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
83/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
81/22 MANDURAH Lower West WA
76/12 MANJIMUP 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
DWELLINGUP
8.4mm in 13 min to 19:13 38.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 72(310/ 65 ) at 08:25
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(310/ 70 ) at 18:05
CAPE NATURALISTE : 78(300/ 67 ) at 00:44
BUSSELTON JETTY : 76(310/ 63 ) at 13:42