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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 1919 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 minimum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068241

ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)

17.0

17.0

29/09/1999

11

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 04:59EST, 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 19.2 -2.8 14.4 +5.1 12.2 2.0 2.6 -- 415 (17.3) 48/01
PERTH AIRPORT 17.5 -2.6 12.0 +3.1 13.9 7.0 4.6 8.1 -- 63/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.1 -1.2 7.9 -0.1 6.2 7.4 5.0 7.1 682 (28.4) 61/12
BUNBURY 16.7 -1.5 10.5 +2.0 -- 10.6 -- -- 599 (25.0) 55/00
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 12.8 -- -- 2.6 -- -- 862 (35.9) 61/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.9 23.1 +0.1 22.6 0.0 7.8 10.7 355 (14.8) 41/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.1 +4.8 16.7 +6.3 15.7 2.6 2.6 6.9 304 (12.7) 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +3.4 4.9 -3.1 -- 0.2 6.0 -- 310 (12.9) 52/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 +3.0 6.2 -3.5 2.7 0.2 3.4 11.2 227 ( 9.5) 39/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.9 4.8 -1.5 3.0 0.2 2.8 10.3 396 (16.5) 31/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 +3.3 13.7 -0.5 11.8 0.0 6.8 11.1 259 (10.8) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.3 20.6 +1.9 19.0 0.0 9.0 4.0 493 (20.5) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 +1.3 19.5 +2.2 16.7 0.0 6.4 10.9 461 (19.2) 41/12
MACKAY M.O 26.7 +1.5 21.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 393 (16.4) 35/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +3.6 13.8 +0.2 12.1 0.0 4.0 -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.1 13.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 196 ( 8.2) 35/09
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +4.1 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +3.3 17.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 48/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +1.6 12.7 0.0 8.2 0.0 5.6 10.1 431 (18.0) 48/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 +4.1 12.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 43/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.8 +5.4 16.7 +8.2 13.0 0.2 7.6 -- 329 (13.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +4.3 16.2 +5.3 12.6 0.0 6.0 9.0 583 (24.3) 43/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.1 +7.6 14.7 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 +3.5 16.6 +7.6 16.8 0.0 7.0 9.4 348 (14.5) 43/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.2 +2.9 17.2 +9.5 12.8 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 34/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.2 +2.2 8.9 +4.7 6.8 7.8 5.8 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.4 10.2 +3.8 -- 7.8 -- -- 449 (18.7) 24/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 +1.7 17.8 +7.5 12.4 0.0 10.4 10.2 592 (24.7) 50/02
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +2.3 16.3 +8.2 9.8 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 +1.1 18.0 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 57/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.1 +3.9 10.3 +7.1 7.4 5.0 5.2 8.9 441 (18.4) 41/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.7 +2.1 9.3 +4.2 6.9 7.4 1.8 5.5 309 (12.9) 46/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.4 +2.3 7.4 +1.5 -- 10.2 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 46/04
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 +0.9 5.3 -2.1 2.8 0.4 4.4 10.8 378 (15.8) 24/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.3 +1.9 4.8 -0.6 -- 15.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 31/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.8 +2.0 0.6 -3.7 -- 4.4 -- -- 251 (10.5) 24/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 +1.3 10.6 +2.7 8.4 12.6 1.2 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.6 -0.2 3.9 -2.8 -- 7.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 22/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.6 +2.7 1.3 -3.5 -- 9.4 -- -- 408 (17.0) 28/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +0.5 5.8 +0.7 -- 9.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 30/20
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +1.1 4.4 -1.6 -0.2 1.0 1.8 10.7 262 (10.9) 35/22
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

39.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
38.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+8.2 : 29.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.9 : 32.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+7.8 : 12.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.7 : 32.6 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
+7.6 : 31.6 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.6 : 27.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.6 : 30.1 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

28.1 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

+10.5 : 17.5 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+10.3 : 14.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+10.2 : 15.2 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+10.0 : 17.0 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.8 : 16.8 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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

8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
10.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.2 : 16.4 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.8 : 17.3 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-3.4 : 20.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
-3.2 : 17.6 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-3.2 : 17.7 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-5.2 : -0.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-4.8 : 1.8 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.8 : 2.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.8 : 2.6 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-4.7 : 3.9 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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.
51.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
47.4 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
42.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
38.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
35.4 HARRIETVILLE Upper NE VIC

VICTORIA
Upper NE
51.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
47.4 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET
42.4 MT HOTHAM
38.6 FALLS CREEK
35.4 HARRIETVILLE

11.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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4.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
4.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1385 (57.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1095 (45.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1004 (41.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
953 (39.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
915 (38.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
862 (35.9) MANDURAH Lower West WA
853 (35.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
827 (34.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
772 (32.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
770 (32.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
766 (31.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
747 (31.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
735 (30.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
732 (30.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
721 (30.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
**S** 719 (30.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
710 (29.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
702 (29.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
694 (28.9) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
689 (28.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
682 (28.4) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
669 (27.9) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
652 (27.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
646 (26.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
646 (26.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
646 (26.9) DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
644 (26.8) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
643 (26.8) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
642 (26.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
637 (26.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
624 (26.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
623 (26.0) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
613 (25.5) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
602 (25.1) BICKLEY Lower West WA
85/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
83/00 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
83/06 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
78/04 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
76/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
DWELLINGUP
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
OCEAN REEF : 87(290/ 63 ) at 00:30
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(280/ 65 ) at 14:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(240/ 69 ) at 00:00