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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 1753 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009936

HUNTLY

77.8

64.4

24/08/2001

20

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008225

ENEABBA

21.0

15.5

10/08/1994

33

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

19.0

18.5

26/08/2007

22

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

32.7

32.6

13/08/2009

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033045

MACKAY AERO

32.1

31.6

31/08/2000

25

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast E

033119

MACKAY M.O

29.8

29.3

12/08/1970

50

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast E

033247

PROSERPINE AIRPORT

34.1

33.0

31/08/2000

20

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast W

034038

MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT

33.0

32.9

30/08/2000

24

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039085

SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE

27.2

26.9

22/08/1988

52

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

31.2

31.0

13/08/2009

17

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

29.8

29.1

21/08/1991

32

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 21.3 +1.3 15.8 +6.9 13.5 8.2 2.8 -- 493 (20.5) 55/20
PERTH AIRPORT 20.4 +2.0 13.7 +5.7 12.8 20.4 4.0 4.3 607 (25.3) 78/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +0.8 10.9 +3.4 9.3 2.2 3.8 3.5 591 (24.6) 78/12
BUNBURY 18.8 +1.5 12.4 +4.8 -- 9.4 -- -- 635 (26.5) 76/12
MANDURAH 18.7 -- 14.4 -- -- 23.4 -- -- 874 (36.4) 96/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 +0.6 20.6 +0.2 19.6 0.0 5.6 10.1 289 (12.0) 43/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.7 +10.1 11.3 +5.3 9.5 0.0 9.8 10.8 326 (13.6) 57/14
WHYALLA AERO 24.7 +6.2 3.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 187 ( 7.8) 35/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 +5.3 6.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 1.4 10.4 148 ( 6.2) 35/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 +2.8 5.3 -0.2 5.1 0.2 0.6 6.0 246 (10.3) 35/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.1 +5.8 9.5 -0.8 8.2 0.0 6.0 10.9 148 ( 6.2) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.0 12.0 -5.4 6.7 0.0 6.8 10.6 219 ( 9.1) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +3.8 11.7 -3.0 8.4 0.0 5.4 9.9 157 ( 6.5) 24/14
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +7.3 16.0 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- 10.8 352 (14.7) 37/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.8 +8.0 13.6 +3.0 11.3 0.0 6.2 -- 323 (13.5) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.8 +6.5 13.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 381 (15.9) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 +3.5 13.0 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +2.6 9.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 37/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +4.5 11.0 +1.4 6.2 0.0 2.8 9.5 242 (10.1) 39/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.7 9.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 46/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.1 +2.2 5.2 -0.6 -0.6 0.0 3.2 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 +0.6 6.8 -1.4 2.2 0.0 2.8 10.2 234 ( 9.8) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 +0.4 5.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.0 +1.4 7.3 +0.5 2.9 0.0 3.8 10.5 334 (13.9) 31/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.3 +1.3 4.8 -0.5 1.3 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 26/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 +2.2 3.2 +1.1 -1.2 0.0 3.4 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.5 0.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 28/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 +2.2 11.2 +3.1 4.6 0.0 3.0 9.9 424 (17.7) 30/00
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +1.1 2.7 -1.7 -0.3 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 21/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 +0.9 11.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 26/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.6 +1.6 1.5 +0.5 -1.4 0.0 3.0 6.5 309 (12.9) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.9 +1.4 5.1 +1.5 1.0 0.0 0.2 6.9 81 ( 3.4) 17/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.2 +0.2 6.8 +3.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 +4.7 5.5 +0.3 1.3 0.0 2.0 10.2 188 ( 7.8) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.4 -1.3 4.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 153 ( 6.4) 52/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.0 +0.7 1.0 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 21/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +4.1 8.9 +2.2 6.4 1.0 1.2 -- 64 ( 2.7) 21/20
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.3 +2.3 5.3 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 249 (10.4) 34/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +2.8 1.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 34/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 +4.0 3.8 +0.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 28/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.4 +1.9 6.3 +1.6 3.5 0.2 1.2 9.1 227 ( 9.5) 26/16
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

35.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.0 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
35.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
34.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.7 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
34.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+11.1 : 30.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.6 : 29.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.1 : 32.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.1 : 28.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 32.7 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.9 : 12.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 14.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.7 : 11.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 14.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 12.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.9 : 11.7 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.3 : 27.7 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-2.0 : 28.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-1.9 : 28.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-1.5 : 28.2 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-1.5 : 30.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-1.5 : 13.9 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-1.5 : 12.7 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC

-45.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-49.2 : -45.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-6.5 : 7.1 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.6 : 5.9 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.4 : 12.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6 : -0.8 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast 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.
77.8 HUNTLY Lower West WA
59.0 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
50.6 LAKE ECHO POWER STATION Central Plateau TAS
49.8 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
43.5 KARNET Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
77.8 HUNTLY
59.0 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM
49.8 DWELLINGUP
43.5 KARNET

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
50.6 LAKE ECHO POWER STATION

11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

6.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
4.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1374 (57.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1112 (46.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1110 (46.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1027 (42.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
885 (36.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
882 (36.8) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
874 (36.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
850 (35.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
795 (33.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
758 (31.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
741 (30.9) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
733 (30.5) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
699 (29.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
689 (28.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
686 (28.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
639 (26.6) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
639 (26.6) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
639 (26.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) BUNBURY Lower West WA
634 (26.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
632 (26.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
628 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
625 (26.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
625 (26.0) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
618 (25.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
616 (25.7) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
611 (25.5) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
607 (25.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
117/10 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
111/11 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
96/14 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
96/11 MANDURAH Lower West WA
91/14 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
91/11 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
BICKLEY
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
WINDY HARBOUR
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
COLLIE EAST
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
MANYPEAKS AG STATION
7.4mm in 21 min to 13:51 21.1mm/h
SOUTH PERTH AG STATION
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.0mm/h
GOSNELLS CHMP
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
KATANNING
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 96(290/ 69 ) at 14:18
GOOSEBERRY HILL : 95(270/ 65 ) at 14:01
OCEAN REEF : 89(310/ 67 ) at 11:53
CAPE LEEUWIN : 117(290/ 89 ) at 11:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 111(290/ 74 ) at 11:34
MANJIMUP : 91(310/ 43 ) at 11:00
ESPERANCE : 76(290/ 63 ) at 19:13
BUSSELTON JETTY : 106(290/ 83 ) at 11:49
MANDURAH : 91(310/ 74 ) at 10:14
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(220/ 65 ) at 00:00