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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 1830 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

20.9

27/08/2009

12

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

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

22.1

21.8

21/08/1997

13

1 Y

QLD

Central Highlands

035065

SPRINGSURE DAME ST

17.6

17.2

28/08/2000

41

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

37.6

37.5

31/08/2008

31

1 Y

NT

Barkly

015131

ELLIOTT

38.2

38.0

30/08/2008

30

1 Y

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

35.7

35.5

29/08/1992

41

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015602

JERVOIS

36.8

36.8

22/08/2009

42

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

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

31.9

31.0

22/08/2006

13

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 04:53EST, 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 18.9 -1.1 9.9 +1.0 7.0 2.4 4.0 -- 399 (16.6) 57/17
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -1.1 9.0 +1.0 6.5 0.8 3.2 2.5 315 (13.1) 61/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 11.4 -4.7 8.7 +1.2 8.5 13.2 4.6 1.7 276 (11.5) 39/16
BUNBURY 15.0 -2.3 9.3 +1.7 -- 5.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 46/14
MANDURAH 14.7 -- 10.1 -- -- 5.8 -- -- 254 (10.6) 44/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.6 23.2 +2.8 22.4 0.0 7.2 10.3 345 (14.4) 34/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.6 +11.0 14.9 +8.9 12.8 0.0 3.4 9.5 353 (14.7) 57/13
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 +5.2 6.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 209 ( 8.7) 46/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.9 +6.2 7.0 -1.2 3.9 0.0 0.4 5.1 226 ( 9.4) 41/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 +3.9 8.4 +2.9 7.3 3.6 1.4 5.0 481 (20.0) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +7.8 12.3 +2.0 11.2 0.0 6.4 11.2 166 ( 6.9) 35/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +3.0 18.6 +1.2 17.1 0.0 7.8 11.1 384 (16.0) 35/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +2.0 16.5 +1.8 15.2 0.0 7.2 10.7 253 (10.5) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 26.0 +3.5 17.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 240 (10.0) 21/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +7.2 15.8 +5.2 14.2 0.0 4.6 -- 201 ( 8.4) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +4.3 16.6 +5.7 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 207 ( 8.6) 35/15
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +6.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +3.3 15.7 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 +3.3 14.6 +5.0 11.2 0.0 2.8 9.6 184 ( 7.7) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 +7.8 11.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 35/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +7.3 9.2 +3.4 1.3 0.0 5.4 -- 129 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 +4.2 8.4 +0.2 4.0 0.0 3.0 8.6 296 (12.3) 22/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +4.6 7.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.9 +7.3 6.5 -0.3 1.2 0.0 7.8 9.9 290 (12.1) 31/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 +6.0 4.1 -1.2 -0.3 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.5 +5.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +6.0 0.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 24/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.2 +6.9 8.9 +0.8 6.1 0.0 3.2 10.2 344 (14.3) 35/15
RICHMOND RAAF 24.6 +4.8 2.0 -2.4 -1.8 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 22/13
BELLAMBI AWS 24.6 +6.6 13.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 31/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 +5.8 3.3 +2.3 -1.7 0.0 4.6 9.5 336 (14.0) 46/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 +5.6 -0.6 -4.2 -5.0 0.0 2.0 8.5 139 ( 5.8) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.6 +3.6 1.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.4 +4.2 5.1 -0.1 0.3 0.0 4.8 3.1 269 (11.2) 41/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 +4.5 0.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 276 (11.5) 30/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.0 +3.7 0.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.7 +4.7 10.7 +4.0 7.9 0.0 3.0 -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 +3.3 8.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +4.2 6.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 627 (26.1) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 +1.2 7.8 +4.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 449 (18.7) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 -0.5 5.5 +0.8 2.3 1.4 1.8 9.2 634 (26.4) 48/00
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

38.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
37.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
37.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
37.2 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
37.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+12.9 : 37.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+12.7 : 37.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+12.3 : 34.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+12.1 : 34.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+11.9 : 34.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+13.5 : 22.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+12.7 : 21.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+10.6 : 18.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.6 : 16.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+10.0 : 16.8 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+10.0 : 17.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD

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

0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 9.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-5.8 : 9.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.7 : 11.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-4.4 : 11.8 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.3 : 12.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
-4.3 : 11.5 KARNET Lower West WA

-3.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.0 COWRA AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-3.0 TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-4.4 : -2.7 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-4.2 : 0.3 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.2 : -0.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-3.7 : -0.9 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW
-3.7 : 1.8 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-3.7 : -0.1 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC

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.
60.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
45.0 HASTINGS CHALET Southeast TAS
40.2 WARATAH (MOUNT ROAD) W Coast TAS
39.8 DENMARK Lower West WA
38.0 FERNSHAW E Central VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
39.8 DENMARK

VICTORIA
E Central
38.0 FERNSHAW

TASMANIA
Southeast
45.0 HASTINGS CHALET
Central Plateau
60.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
W Coast
40.2 WARATAH (MOUNT ROAD)

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

3.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
3.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
2.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

1929 (80.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1541 (64.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1339 (55.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1292 (53.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1271 (53.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1096 (45.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1060 (44.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1039 (43.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1035 (43.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1011 (42.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
978 (40.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
891 (37.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
878 (36.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
877 (36.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
819 (34.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
802 (33.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
795 (33.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
764 (31.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
753 (31.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
734 (30.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
700 (29.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
679 (28.3) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
671 (28.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
664 (27.7) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
661 (27.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
634 (26.4) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
624 (26.0) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
617 (25.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
610 (25.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
602 (25.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
126/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/02 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
85/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W 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.
None reported

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(260/ 63 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 126(310/106 ) at 05:01
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(270/ 83 ) at 00:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(300/ 67 ) at 00:16