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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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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 1856 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014222

ELIZABETH VALLEY

62.2

53.0

29/09/1986

23

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014227

KARAMA

35.0

17.7

29/09/2007

22

1 y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040405

HERVEY BAY AIRPORT

49.8

42.0

02/09/2001

11

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040478

FRASER ISLAND EURONG

56.0

55.6

19/09/1974

28

1 y

TAS

Southeast

094182

BELOW CRAIGBOURNE DAM (COAL RIVER)

27.8

17.2

29/09/2005

13

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

22.1

22.0

30/09/2000

14

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 04:56EST, 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 20.9 -1.1 9.1 -0.2 7.0 0.0 2.2 -- 273 (11.4) 26/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 -0.7 6.0 -2.9 4.9 4.4 2.6 9.1 402 (16.8) --
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.0 -0.3 5.9 -2.1 -- 14.6 4.4 10.6 449 (18.7) 30/13
BUNBURY 16.7 -1.5 3.0 -5.5 -- 9.2 -- -- 295 (12.3) 43/22
MANDURAH 16.9 -- 8.1 -- -- 8.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 39/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 0.0 22.0 -1.0 21.8 10.2 6.8 10.4 365 (15.2) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.2 -4.1 6.5 -3.9 4.2 0.0 7.4 11.3 254 (10.6) 30/09
WHYALLA AERO 16.4 -5.1 11.4 +3.4 -- 0.2 5.6 -- 448 (18.7) 35/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -4.2 10.0 +0.3 -- 0.2 2.6 1.1 271 (11.3) 28/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 -1.7 7.9 +1.6 6.3 0.6 3.0 5.1 520 (21.7) 46/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.9 -4.3 15.1 +0.9 12.9 0.0 6.0 11.0 460 (19.2) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.3 18.3 -0.4 15.0 0.0 6.6 9.9 228 ( 9.5) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +2.7 22.6 +5.3 20.8 0.0 4.6 10.4 374 (15.6) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 29.1 +3.9 20.9 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- 9.0 433 (18.0) 50/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +3.8 20.2 +6.6 19.0 0.0 6.0 -- 376 (15.7) 41/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +2.1 17.7 +4.0 -- 40.0 8.6 -- 544 (22.7) 57/05
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +2.1 17.0 +6.4 -- 13.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 0.0 13.6 +0.2 -- 5.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 26/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +1.2 15.5 +2.8 12.6 2.4 3.6 9.1 492 (20.5) 28/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 -1.8 10.5 -0.1 -- 6.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 41/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.2 -1.2 8.6 +0.1 4.2 29.4 1.4 -- 202 ( 8.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -0.1 8.8 -2.1 6.0 1.8 2.2 10.4 327 (13.6) 22/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.5 8.0 -1.4 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.3 +0.1 9.1 +0.1 5.7 0.2 1.0 8.1 399 (16.6) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.4 -0.9 8.7 +1.0 4.8 2.6 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.1 -3.9 4.8 +0.6 4.0 11.2 2.0 5.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -3.1 4.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 50/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 -0.2 11.4 +1.1 4.8 6.0 3.6 8.3 401 (16.7) 37/00
RICHMOND RAAF 20.6 -2.1 9.0 +0.9 4.2 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 43/13
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -1.7 11.9 -0.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 279 (11.6) 43/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 -1.7 0.9 -2.3 -2.2 5.8 0.6 7.3 171 ( 7.1) 44/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 -0.6 5.5 +0.4 1.2 0.8 3.2 4.3 237 ( 9.9) 48/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -1.6 5.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 46/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 -1.8 7.2 -0.2 5.5 0.2 4.2 10.6 419 (17.5) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.7 -0.7 3.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 380 (15.8) 48/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.5 -2.3 6.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 50/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 -1.9 10.2 +2.3 8.4 4.8 8.8 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.4 -2.4 7.0 +0.3 -- 6.8 -- -- 275 (11.5) 55/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.1 -2.8 7.4 +2.6 -- 6.2 -- -- 443 (18.5) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.5 -2.0 7.4 +2.3 -- 9.2 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) --
HOBART AIRPORT 12.0 -3.3 9.8 +3.8 8.7 15.8 1.4 0.0 357 (14.9) 55/22
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

39.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.7 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
39.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+6.4 : 33.4 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+6.4 : 33.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.8 : 34.5 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.2 : 30.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.0 : 29.4 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
+5.0 : 30.6 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.3 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+7.7 : 19.8 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.0 : 16.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.8 : 21.1 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+6.7 : 16.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6 : 20.2 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett 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
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 24.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-5.7 : 27.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.7 : 8.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.7 : 21.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-5.7 : 17.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

-2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

**W** -12.3 : 0.0 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**S** -9.3 : 2.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.3 : 2.7 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-7.8 : 3.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-7.4 : 3.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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.
250.6 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON) NW Slopes S NSW
110.4 RIVERHEADS Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.2 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
62.2 ELIZABETH VALLEY N Rivers NT
61.2 NOONAMAH AWS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
62.2 ELIZABETH VALLEY
61.2 NOONAMAH AWS

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
110.4 RIVERHEADS
65.2 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT
56.0 FRASER ISLAND EURONG
51.6 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
250.6 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON)

VICTORIA
E Central
50.0 HEALESVILLE (MOUNT YULE)

11.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.1 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

899 (37.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
846 (35.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
805 (33.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
803 (33.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
755 (31.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
748 (31.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
738 (30.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
732 (30.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
732 (30.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
711 (29.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
707 (29.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
698 (29.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
689 (28.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
685 (28.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
672 (28.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
672 (28.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
657 (27.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
648 (27.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
635 (26.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
634 (26.4) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
605 (25.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
106/19 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
91/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
74/12 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
74/16 ST HELENS AERODROME E 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.
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
42.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.0mm/h
BUNDABERG AERO
13.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 27.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 16.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
11.0mm in 25 min to 06:00 26.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 14.6mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
26.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 52.0mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 28.8mm/h
12.8mm in 11 min to 04:41 69.8mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 41.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.4mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 15.0mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
12.2mm in 18 min to 00:00 40.7mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.4mm/h
27.8mm in 25 min to 06:00 66.7mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 31.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 30.0mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
10.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MT BAW BAW
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(190/ 70 ) at 22:00
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 100(190/ 83 ) at 20:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(180/ 72 ) at 17:30