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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1841 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

TAS

Southeast

094041

MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

97.3

90.5

17/09/2003

11

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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 19.1 -2.9 6.4 -2.9 4.1 0.0 3.0 -- 304 (12.7) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 -0.9 8.4 -0.5 6.5 1.8 1.6 7.1 264 (11.0) 55/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 -0.2 9.3 +1.3 7.6 4.6 3.2 7.0 383 (16.0) --
BUNBURY -- -- 9.6 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) --
MANDURAH 17.7 -- 13.6 -- -- 2.4 -- -- 439 (18.3) 61/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.3 23.9 +0.9 23.6 0.0 7.0 10.5 328 (13.7) 39/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.7 -0.6 11.0 +0.6 9.1 0.0 6.6 10.7 378 (15.8) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.5 -3.0 6.6 -1.4 -- 2.0 4.4 -- 193 ( 8.0) 22/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -1.0 10.9 +1.2 8.5 1.6 2.2 7.5 261 (10.9) 26/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 -0.5 5.7 -0.6 3.7 0.6 1.8 7.2 430 (17.9) 30/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.0 +0.8 17.1 +2.9 13.7 0.0 12.0 11.1 425 (17.7) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 +1.7 17.3 -1.4 12.8 0.0 5.8 9.7 261 (10.9) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.1 16.8 -0.5 15.9 0.0 5.0 8.2 220 ( 9.2) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 25.1 -0.1 21.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- 3.3 262 (10.9) 39/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 -1.3 18.8 +5.2 19.3 0.0 7.0 -- 295 (12.3) 28/00
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 -0.7 11.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 360 (15.0) 34/11
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -1.9 8.0 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.1 6.0 -7.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 34/11
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 -2.1 5.2 -7.5 0.1 0.0 2.6 10.6 295 (12.3) 26/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 -2.7 5.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 31/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.2 -0.2 2.8 -5.7 -2.0 0.0 4.0 -- 121 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 -1.5 4.7 -6.2 -0.1 0.0 3.2 10.7 192 ( 8.0) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -1.6 1.7 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 +0.6 7.3 -1.7 3.4 0.0 5.6 10.9 513 (21.4) 37/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 +0.2 3.9 -3.8 0.1 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 18/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.7 -1.3 4.5 +0.3 0.2 0.0 2.0 4.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -1.3 -0.5 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 28/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.4 +0.9 10.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 4.2 10.7 452 (18.8) 34/11
RICHMOND RAAF 22.0 -0.7 4.1 -4.0 -0.1 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 +0.5 13.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 46/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 -1.2 6.2 +3.0 2.2 0.4 3.0 10.7 453 (18.9) 39/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.3 -2.3 5.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.2 8.6 225 ( 9.4) 24/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -3.9 5.1 -0.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.4 -1.0 6.3 -1.1 3.5 0.0 4.0 8.8 293 (12.2) 24/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.6 -2.8 0.2 -5.2 -- 0.6 2.2 -- 313 (13.0) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 -2.4 0.8 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 26/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -1.2 7.5 -0.4 3.8 1.6 1.0 -- 181 ( 7.5) --
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.1 -1.7 5.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 46/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 -1.1 1.6 -3.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 35/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.6 3.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 -1.3 4.4 -1.6 0.6 4.4 4.8 10.3 784 (32.7) 61/08
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

39.2 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
39.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.6 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
38.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+5.1 : 36.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+4.7 : 25.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.5 : 33.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+3.4 : 24.7 EUCLA Eucla WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.7 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
25.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.3 : 25.7 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+5.2 : 18.8 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.0 : 22.9 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+4.8 : 19.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+4.7 : 23.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+4.7 : 21.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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

-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.0 : -1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 : 0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.9 : -1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.8 : 23.2 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-4.8 : 15.2 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW

-5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-8.9 : -0.1 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-8.6 : 2.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-8.5 : 4.5 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.5 : -1.2 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-8.4 : 2.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

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.
30.2 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
29.0 QUE RIVER W Coast TAS
28.6 WAYATINAH (SALTAS) Derwent Valley TAS
28.6 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
27.8 WARATAH (MOUNT ROAD) W Coast TAS

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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4.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
4.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
3.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

2336 (97.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1756 (73.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1575 (65.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1546 (64.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1283 (53.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1190 (49.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1139 (47.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1076 (44.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1011 (42.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
921 (38.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
918 (38.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
860 (35.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
851 (35.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
842 (35.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
828 (34.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
813 (33.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
790 (32.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
786 (32.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
784 (32.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
769 (32.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
758 (31.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
718 (29.9) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
700 (29.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
700 (29.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
694 (28.9) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
674 (28.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
662 (27.6) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
653 (27.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
617 (25.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
616 (25.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
606 (25.3) SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
124/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
93/11 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION
6.8mm in 35 min to 20:30 11.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
4.0mm in 12 min to 16:12 20.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(300/ 69 ) at 11:22
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(260/ 80 ) at 03:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(310/ 91 ) at 01:38
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 124(250/ 98 ) at 10:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 58 ) at 01:06
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 74(280/ 63 ) at 03:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(270/ 63 ) at 03:16