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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1828 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

20.9

20.5

06/08/2005

12

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

22.8

22.5

25/08/2009

13

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

21.3

21.3

26/08/2009

14

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

21.8

21.4

09/08/1998

71

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

SA

Upper Murray

024024

LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE

33.6

24.1

25/08/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 04:52EST, 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 19.2 -0.8 10.2 +1.3 9.2 0.0 3.2 -- 412 (17.2) 43/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -0.6 3.3 -4.7 1.7 0.0 3.4 10.0 262 (10.9) 35/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -0.4 9.3 +1.8 7.9 0.0 2.2 7.1 345 (14.4) 31/11
BUNBURY 16.1 -1.2 8.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 50/19
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 9.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +2.2 22.6 +2.2 21.9 0.0 6.2 10.6 297 (12.4) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.5 +1.9 10.6 +4.6 9.9 8.0 1.6 0.5 229 ( 9.5) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 24.5 +6.0 2.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 232 ( 9.7) 41/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.7 +1.0 7.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 2.4 8.3 286 (11.9) 37/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 +1.8 10.4 +4.9 8.8 1.6 2.4 4.8 705 (29.4) 55/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.9 +6.6 13.8 +3.5 10.9 0.0 9.8 11.1 333 (13.9) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +2.9 20.4 +3.0 19.1 0.0 5.6 10.5 312 (13.0) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +2.7 19.4 +4.7 17.0 0.0 8.4 10.4 209 ( 8.7) 34/10
MACKAY M.O 27.4 +4.9 18.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 218 ( 9.1) 24/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +6.3 17.2 +6.6 15.5 0.0 4.2 -- 137 ( 5.7) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +4.4 16.0 +5.1 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 217 ( 9.0) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +4.5 11.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +3.7 7.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 22/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 +2.4 8.4 -1.2 1.3 0.0 5.6 9.1 244 (10.2) 22/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.9 +5.2 8.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 31/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.9 +6.0 3.7 -2.1 -2.5 0.0 4.6 -- 135 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 +3.6 5.0 -3.2 0.3 0.0 3.8 10.6 211 ( 8.8) 37/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +2.4 2.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.6 +6.0 8.7 +1.9 2.2 0.0 9.6 10.9 681 (28.4) 48/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.9 +5.9 6.6 +1.3 1.2 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 30/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 1.0 -1.1 -5.0 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +4.4 0.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 30/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 +4.2 11.0 +2.9 6.6 0.0 6.0 11.0 479 (20.0) 37/16
RICHMOND RAAF 25.2 +5.4 8.0 +3.6 2.1 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 26/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 +1.3 11.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 50/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 +2.7 5.0 +4.0 1.2 0.0 3.6 10.3 497 (20.7) 50/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +3.7 0.0 -3.6 -5.0 0.0 2.0 10.1 231 ( 9.6) 30/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.7 +1.7 1.1 -2.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.1 +4.9 3.4 -1.8 -2.1 0.0 4.4 10.9 343 (14.3) 41/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.8 +3.1 2.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 385 (16.0) 41/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.9 +2.6 4.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 52/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 +3.8 8.5 +1.8 7.3 0.0 3.2 -- 240 (10.0) 46/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.5 +1.5 9.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 687 (28.6) 61/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +1.7 5.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 798 (33.3) 63/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 +1.0 7.8 +4.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 539 (22.5) --
HOBART AIRPORT 13.9 +0.4 5.7 +1.0 3.2 4.6 2.6 5.5 764 (31.8) 68/21
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

37.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
37.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
37.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 34.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.9 : 31.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.9 : 34.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.7 : 33.6 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.7 : 35.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+8.7 : 25.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.8 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+10.6 : 19.1 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 20.0 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+8.7 : 23.5 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+8.6 : 15.8 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+8.5 : 20.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.6 : 14.2 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-3.1 : 3.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.9 : 26.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-2.9 : 9.9 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
-2.9 : 9.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.2 : 1.0 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA
-6.4 : -4.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.3 : -0.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.4 : -2.6 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
-5.2 : -0.9 RENMARK AERO 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.
71.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
67.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
55.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
52.6 DERWENT BRIDGE Central Plateau TAS
47.6 BALFOUR W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
71.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
67.4 BUTLERS GORGE
55.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK
52.6 DERWENT BRIDGE
W Coast
47.6 BALFOUR

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

1.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

2454 ( 102) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
2126 (88.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1798 (74.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1579 (65.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1474 (61.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1328 (55.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1203 (50.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1196 (49.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1139 (47.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1127 (47.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1108 (46.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1103 (46.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
1062 (44.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1023 (42.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1021 (42.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1020 (42.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
1014 (42.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
987 (41.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
986 (41.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
977 (40.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
935 (39.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
911 (38.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
890 (37.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
886 (36.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
883 (36.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
864 (36.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
846 (35.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
840 (35.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
831 (34.6) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
824 (34.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
824 (34.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
818 (34.1) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
814 (33.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
812 (33.8) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
811 (33.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
807 (33.6) LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
798 (33.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
793 (33.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
765 (31.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
764 (31.8) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
742 (30.9) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
727 (30.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
724 (30.2) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
713 (29.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
711 (29.6) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
705 (29.4) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
703 (29.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
698 (29.1) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
696 (29.0) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
690 (28.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
687 (28.6) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
681 (28.4) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
670 (27.9) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
662 (27.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
660 (27.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
658 (27.4) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
658 (27.4) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
631 (26.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
630 (26.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
629 (26.2) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
626 (26.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
623 (26.0) ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
618 (25.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
614 (25.6) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
612 (25.5) CERBERUS E Central VIC
603 (25.1) SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
600 (25.0) STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
133/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
128/13 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
126/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
120/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
117/06 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/19 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
98/12 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
96/11 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
96/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/11 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
93/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 109(260/ 70 ) at 02:32
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 91(320/ 52 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 119(280/ 45 ) at 06:10
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 83(310/ 70 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 109(280/ 91 ) at 07:30
LOW HEAD : 76(300/ 65 ) at 08:57
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 133(320/108 ) at 03:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(280/ 67 ) at 08:13
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(290/ 50 ) at 02:45
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(310/ 58 ) at 00:11
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 119(300/ 95 ) at 01:00