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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1911 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
Lowest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018116

CLEVE AERODROME

1.8

1.8

01/09/2007

14

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 04:58EST, 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 20.1 -1.9 6.2 -3.1 3.0 0.0 3.0 -- 298 (12.4) 31/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.0 -0.1 9.4 +0.5 7.8 0.0 2.8 5.7 -- 50/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +0.3 10.1 +2.1 7.9 0.0 1.4 6.9 418 (17.4) 46/11
BUNBURY 18.1 -0.1 12.7 +4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 350 (14.6) 46/22
MANDURAH 17.9 -- 13.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 57/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.4 24.5 +1.5 24.3 0.0 6.0 9.2 316 (13.2) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.5 +4.2 19.6 +9.2 17.8 0.0 12.0 9.2 372 (15.5) 46/12
WHYALLA AERO 18.1 -3.4 3.8 -4.2 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 349 (14.5) 28/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -2.1 6.5 -3.2 -- 0.6 13.4 10.7 313 (13.0) 28/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 -1.6 3.3 -3.0 1.4 2.4 2.4 6.5 497 (20.7) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +3.5 12.4 -1.8 10.9 0.0 6.8 11.0 146 ( 6.1) 31/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +2.3 21.5 +2.8 20.0 0.0 9.6 6.6 455 (19.0) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.1 18.6 +1.3 15.3 0.0 10.2 10.8 424 (17.7) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 26.4 +1.2 17.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- 5.6 332 (13.8) 31/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +1.0 14.9 +1.3 13.0 0.0 6.0 -- 258 (10.8) 31/15
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 +1.0 13.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 213 ( 8.9) 34/15
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 +1.1 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.4 +1.3 13.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +1.1 10.6 -2.1 5.4 0.0 4.8 10.6 271 (11.3) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.5 +2.1 9.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 28/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.5 +7.1 13.2 +4.7 6.3 0.0 5.4 -- 173 ( 7.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +4.3 8.5 -2.4 3.9 0.0 4.6 10.7 415 (17.3) 35/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +4.6 5.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.2 +6.0 8.7 -0.3 4.3 0.0 7.0 9.5 262 (10.9) 57/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.9 -0.4 10.1 +2.4 6.2 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 39/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.8 +5.8 9.2 +5.0 4.0 0.0 4.0 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +5.5 10.3 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 39/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -1.4 15.8 +5.5 9.6 0.0 7.4 6.2 435 (18.1) 54/08
RICHMOND RAAF 21.9 -0.8 9.6 +1.5 5.8 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 37/09
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -3.2 16.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 67/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 +2.9 8.8 +5.6 4.2 0.0 10.4 11.0 576 (24.0) 39/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.7 +1.1 3.2 -1.9 -1.9 0.2 10.4 11.2 421 (17.5) 39/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -0.3 4.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 24/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.7 -1.7 4.2 -3.2 -0.4 0.0 6.8 10.1 363 (15.1) 26/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 -0.9 -0.9 -6.3 -- 0.0 20.0 -- 303 (12.6) 26/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.5 -1.3 -0.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 24/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -0.2 6.7 -1.2 3.1 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.8 -1.0 4.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 553 (23.0) 50/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -0.9 -0.2 -5.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 454 (18.9) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 +0.2 6.2 +1.1 -- 4.4 -- -- 416 (17.3) 39/00
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 0.0 7.7 +1.7 5.4 0.4 5.4 8.3 622 (25.9) 63/02
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 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
38.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 30.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+8.6 : 28.2 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
+8.5 : 29.9 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.8 : 21.7 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+7.6 : 36.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.6 : 33.2 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+7.6 : 32.6 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
**S** 27.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.1 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+9.7 : 20.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+9.2 : 19.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.0 : 19.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.7 : 24.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+7.5 : 20.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 16.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW

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

3.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.6 : 22.3 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-4.4 : 15.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-3.6 : 14.6 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-3.5 : 18.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-3.5 : 17.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-3.5 : 23.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

-5.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-4.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.2 : -0.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.9 : -1.4 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-6.8 : 1.8 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-6.5 : 0.1 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.4 : -0.9 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-6.4 : 0.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty 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.
92.8 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON) NW Slopes S NSW
43.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
36.0 KOLONGA Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
33.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
24.6 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
36.0 KOLONGA

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

TASMANIA
W Coast
43.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
33.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
24.6 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA)

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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5.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
5.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
5.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
5.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1393 (58.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1174 (48.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1126 (46.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
**S** 1091 (45.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
966 (40.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
966 (40.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
965 (40.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
894 (37.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
862 (35.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
843 (35.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
824 (34.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
813 (33.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
797 (33.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
794 (33.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
786 (32.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
760 (31.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
759 (31.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
758 (31.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
755 (31.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
737 (30.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
727 (30.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
724 (30.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
718 (29.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
715 (29.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
714 (29.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
698 (29.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
688 (28.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
677 (28.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
669 (27.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
653 (27.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
649 (27.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
646 (26.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
645 (26.9) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
641 (26.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
640 (26.7) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
634 (26.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
630 (26.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
628 (26.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
622 (25.9) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
619 (25.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
616 (25.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
616 (25.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
602 (25.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
107/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
85/00 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 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
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(260/ 65 ) at 01:00
LOW HEAD : 74(270/ 65 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 80 ) at 00:41
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(260/ 72 ) at 00:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(290/ 65 ) at 15:30
DROUGHTY HILL : 102(250/ 65 ) at 00:50
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(280/ 63 ) at 01:52