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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 1839 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

Victoria

014840

WAVE HILL

21.9

21.8

26/08/1999

12

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014277

DUM IN MIRRIE AWS

25.9

25.3

23/08/2003

11

1 Y

QLD

Central Highlands

035065

SPRINGSURE DAME ST

17.8

17.7

30/08/2009

41

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001019

KALUMBURU

37.4

36.7

29/08/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

37.0

36.5

31/08/1991

21

1 Y

WA

E Kimberley

002012

HALLS CREEK AIRPORT

37.2

36.8

28/08/1996

62

1 Y

WA

E Kimberley

002032

WARMUN

39.0

38.8

27/08/1968

48

1 Y

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

38.3

38.0

30/08/2009

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

38.0

37.6

28/08/2009

31

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Roper-McArthur

014626

DALY WATERS AWS

37.2

37.1

31/08/2008

40

1 Y

NT

Victoria

014850

TIMBER CREEK

38.8

38.4

08/08/1981

29

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

39.1

37.8

30/08/2009

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

S Peninsula

028007

MUSGRAVE

35.2

35.2

31/08/1992

18

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039314

SEVENTEEN SEVENTY

26.6

25.8

17/08/1993

22

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

TAS

N Coast

091126

DEVONPORT AIRPORT

98

97.0

08/08/2007

14

Y

TAS

Southeast

094041

MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

174

159

26/08/2009

11

174.0

21/09/2006

16

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 04:54EST, 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 19.4 -0.6 4.8 -4.1 2.2 0.0 2.8 -- 301 (12.5) 26/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 +0.8 6.4 -1.6 4.4 0.0 1.2 5.3 262 (10.9) 26/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +1.7 6.9 -0.6 4.8 0.0 2.0 8.8 360 (15.0) 39/14
BUNBURY 17.2 -0.1 5.8 -1.8 -- 1.8 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 35/14
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 34/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +1.1 23.3 +2.9 22.8 0.0 6.8 11.1 312 (13.0) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.3 -2.3 10.1 +4.1 9.3 0.0 8.0 7.9 519 (21.6) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 19.5 +1.0 6.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 0.4 -- 256 (10.7) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +0.3 10.5 +2.3 9.5 2.6 8.0 4.9 380 (15.8) 37/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 +1.0 9.5 +4.0 7.8 7.2 1.4 5.6 542 (22.6) 57/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.8 +2.5 18.8 +8.5 16.9 0.0 11.8 11.1 500 (20.8) 55/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +2.6 16.3 -1.1 11.8 0.0 6.8 10.7 247 (10.3) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +2.6 17.7 +3.0 14.1 0.0 6.6 8.3 192 ( 8.0) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +7.3 17.6 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 371 (15.5) 31/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +4.6 16.5 +5.9 14.6 0.0 6.8 -- 227 ( 9.5) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +2.3 18.1 +7.2 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 248 (10.3) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.2 -0.1 13.2 +2.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 24/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.1 12.5 +2.9 11.9 1.6 9.2 2.8 538 (22.4) 39/01
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.7 -1.0 6.3 -1.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 629 (26.2) 43/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.7 +0.8 3.6 -2.2 -2.3 0.0 3.8 -- 145 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.8 -1.0 12.6 +4.4 11.0 0.2 2.2 7.3 249 (10.4) 26/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -1.2 3.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.6 +2.0 5.2 -1.6 -0.2 0.0 9.0 11.1 540 (22.5) 48/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 +2.8 1.8 -3.5 -1.9 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 37/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.0 -2.0 3.0 +0.9 0.0 0.0 1.6 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.5 0.0 -0.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 39/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +3.7 9.8 +1.7 3.7 0.0 6.0 10.9 591 (24.6) 48/17
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 +1.3 2.2 -2.2 -1.4 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 41/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 +1.8 11.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 602 (25.1) 59/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.0 0.0 5.7 +4.7 3.2 0.0 4.8 9.0 585 (24.4) 46/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.1 -0.4 7.3 +3.7 4.2 0.8 2.6 0.9 313 (13.0) 31/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -0.8 6.7 +2.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 303 (12.6) 39/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.8 +1.6 7.3 +2.1 5.0 0.0 2.4 6.5 383 (16.0) 41/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 +1.8 6.8 +2.9 -- 3.23 6.4 -- 425 (17.7) 44/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +0.6 6.1 +3.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 395 (16.5) 46/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.6 +1.6 9.1 +2.4 7.7 0.0 1.8 -- 201 ( 8.4) 30/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.5 +1.5 8.1 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 773 (32.2) 70/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.7 +1.3 5.5 +1.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 561 (23.4) 48/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +0.6 6.4 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- 76/17
HOBART AIRPORT 11.5 -2.0 6.9 +2.2 3.5 1.0 2.0 5.6 590 (24.6) 91/10
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

39.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
38.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
38.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+7.7 : 33.2 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+7.6 : 34.2 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
+7.3 : 29.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
+7.2 : 37.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+6.7 : 39.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+6.7 : 33.5 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
25.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+12.4 : 25.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+10.2 : 17.8 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+9.8 : 16.6 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+9.8 : 16.3 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.5 : 14.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 15.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-5.0 : 1.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.7 : 7.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.6 : 15.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.2 : 18.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

-6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : -0.9 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.8 : 0.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.5 : 0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4 : 0.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral 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.
37.4 MOUNT LOFTY (CLELAND CONSERVATION PARK) Adelaide/Lofty SA
30.0 PORTLAND W Coast VIC
29.2 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
28.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
27.8 BRIDGEWATER Adelaide/Lofty SA

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

.....

2.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

1830 (76.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1718 (71.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1424 (59.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1403 (58.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1210 (50.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1195 (49.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1169 (48.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1104 (46.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1054 (43.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1004 (41.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
999 (41.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
937 (39.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
909 (37.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
877 (36.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
860 (35.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
855 (35.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
843 (35.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
833 (34.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
787 (32.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
779 (32.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
775 (32.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
774 (32.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
773 (32.2) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
772 (32.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
768 (32.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
764 (31.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
748 (31.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
723 (30.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
715 (29.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
714 (29.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
708 (29.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
691 (28.8) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
686 (28.6) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
668 (27.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
663 (27.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
642 (26.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
640 (26.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
629 (26.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
614 (25.6) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
604 (25.2) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
602 (25.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
602 (25.1) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
601 (25.0) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
174/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
152/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
152/10 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
139/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
130/09 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
128/09 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
126/09 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
126/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
107/09 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/11 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
100/08 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
100/17 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
98/13 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
98/09 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
96/09 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
94/10 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
94/09 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
93/10 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
91/11 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
91/11 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
91/10 HOBART AIRPORT 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
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 78(280/ 65 ) at 14:43
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(290/ 59 ) at 09:59
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 78(290/ 65 ) at 11:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT : 95(260/ 72 ) at 10:14
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 130(270/ 96 ) at 08:30
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM : 80(270/ 63 ) at 10:17
SMITHTON AERODROME : 87(260/ 63 ) at 09:19
LOW HEAD : 89(290/ 67 ) at 09:30
E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES : 95(300/ 46 ) at 09:30
SWAN ISLAND : 82(260/ 63 ) at 19:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 121(270/ 78 ) at 12:00
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 91(310/ 61 ) at 12:17
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 174(310/133 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 152(270/111 ) at 10:07
TASMAN ISLAND : 128(300/ 85 ) at 09:09
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 139(300/ 74 ) at 07:57
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 108(280/ 59 ) at 11:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 106(280/ 83 ) at 12:30
Central Plateau
BUTLERS GORGE : 96(300/ 33 ) at 07:49
LIAWENEE : 100(***/ 59 ) at 18:00
W Coast
WARRA : 104(270/ 58 ) at 15:47
STRAHAN AERODROME : 100(290/ 65 ) at 08:11
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 158(310/115 ) at 07:59
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(260/ 65 ) at 17:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 126(270/ 74 ) at 12:06