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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 1935 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

VIC

W Gippsland

085295

STONY CREEK

100.0

38.0

03/09/1993

17

70.0

25/01/1993

18

1 y

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

26.4

24.0

20/09/2008

12

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014272

BATCHELOR AERO

24.9

24.4

09/09/2009

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

25.6

24.5

16/09/1998

29

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

34.0

33.6

27/09/1971

29

1 P

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

62.1

51.8

01/09/1957

21

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 05:01EST, 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 10.4 +1.1 6.8 0.0 2.8 -- 250 (10.4) 43/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 -1.0 12.3 +3.4 9.0 0.0 3.8 7.2 412 (17.2) 54/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.6 -3.7 10.4 +2.4 9.4 5.4 5.4 7.6 559 (23.3) 72/14
BUNBURY 17.0 -1.2 14.2 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 55/11
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 15.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 54/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +2.7 25.5 +2.5 25.8 0.0 7.8 8.3 431 (18.0) 48/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.0 +0.7 6.3 -4.1 4.0 0.0 8.0 11.6 264 (11.0) 26/10
WHYALLA AERO 25.6 +4.1 6.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 309 (12.9) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 +1.4 12.4 +2.7 9.4 0.2 2.6 10.1 441 (18.4) 46/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 +1.6 10.3 +4.0 9.0 20.0 2.2 9.8 575 (24.0) 54/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.9 -0.3 9.2 -5.0 4.9 0.0 11.8 11.0 422 (17.6) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +3.3 22.1 +3.4 20.0 0.0 5.4 8.6 235 ( 9.8) 39/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +3.1 21.5 +4.2 19.0 0.0 11.6 9.6 422 (17.6) 44/01
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +0.3 17.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 480 (20.0) 48/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.8 +4.5 16.5 +2.9 11.7 0.0 13.8 -- 395 (16.5) 35/08
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +3.6 15.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 491 (20.5) 43/08
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +4.1 15.0 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +2.3 8.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 +5.2 12.3 -0.4 5.7 0.0 10.8 11.2 609 (25.4) 46/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 +0.7 9.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 808 (33.7) 50/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.7 +0.3 8.9 +0.4 4.5 0.0 2.4 -- 311 (13.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.9 +1.0 8.4 -2.5 4.6 0.0 5.0 11.4 357 (14.9) 34/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +2.2 7.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 +3.5 13.1 +4.1 9.7 0.0 11.4 11.1 972 (40.5) 63/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.3 +4.0 6.7 -1.0 2.8 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.7 -2.3 4.2 0.0 3.7 2.8 0.8 3.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -1.2 5.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 48/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 +4.5 14.4 +4.1 6.5 0.0 7.6 11.3 807 (33.6) 52/16
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 +0.5 10.1 +2.0 3.2 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 44/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.4 +2.2 14.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 719 (30.0) 57/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.0 -0.2 8.3 +5.1 4.5 0.0 3.2 10.3 525 (21.9) 57/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.9 +0.3 6.4 +1.3 2.0 0.2 1.4 4.2 455 (19.0) 31/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +0.1 8.2 +2.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 349 (14.5) 41/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.1 +0.7 8.5 +1.1 5.8 0.2 5.0 9.3 419 (17.5) 41/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.8 +0.4 5.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 465 (19.4) 46/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.9 -0.9 7.3 +3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 406 (16.9) 43/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 +3.6 11.6 +3.7 8.4 0.4 2.4 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.5 +1.7 8.7 +2.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 538 (22.4) 65/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +1.7 6.4 +1.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 540 (22.5) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.6 5.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 50/11
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +1.0 7.3 +1.3 3.8 15.6 2.8 5.3 249 (10.4) 48/15
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

39.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
39.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+7.0 : 28.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.8 : 28.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 28.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 37.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+5.5 : 36.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+5.5 : 38.6 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
26.2 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 25.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
+6.6 : 13.4 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+6.4 : 27.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+6.3 : 25.6 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
+5.9 : 22.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+5.9 : 25.6 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

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

2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.7 : 10.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.7 : 13.5 ALBANY Lower West WA
-3.7 : 13.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-3.5 : 12.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.4 : 12.9 SHANNON Lower West WA

-3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
**S** -1.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-1.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 7.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
**S** -7.4 : -1.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-7.1 : 0.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.8 : 11.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-5.5 : 8.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country 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.
100.0 STONY CREEK W Gippsland VIC
45.0 BUNGENDORE (GIDLEIGH) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
30.4 LAKE ECHO POWER STATION Central Plateau TAS
26.0 STRATHDOWNIE W Coast VIC
25.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
45.0 BUNGENDORE (GIDLEIGH)

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
100.0 STONY CREEK
W Coast
26.0 STRATHDOWNIE

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
30.4 LAKE ECHO POWER STATION
W Coast
25.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)

11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

2.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1490 (62.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
**S** 1416 (59.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1172 (48.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1078 (44.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1065 (44.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1013 (42.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
990 (41.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
972 (40.5) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
941 (39.2) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
920 (38.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
883 (36.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
863 (36.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
854 (35.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
854 (35.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
850 (35.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
816 (34.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
814 (33.9) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
814 (33.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
809 (33.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
808 (33.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
807 (33.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
804 (33.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
800 (33.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
795 (33.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
790 (32.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
770 (32.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
759 (31.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
757 (31.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
754 (31.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
751 (31.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
740 (30.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
739 (30.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
730 (30.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
720 (30.0) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
719 (30.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
718 (29.9) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
714 (29.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
712 (29.7) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
698 (29.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
693 (28.9) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
687 (28.6) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
681 (28.4) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
676 (28.2) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
674 (28.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
669 (27.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
668 (27.8) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
659 (27.5) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
656 (27.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
652 (27.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
651 (27.1) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
643 (26.8) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
640 (26.7) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
637 (26.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
633 (26.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
631 (26.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
628 (26.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
605 (25.2) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
106/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/02 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
87/16 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.6mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
E Central
VIEWBANK (ARPANSA)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(240/ 67 ) at 23:02
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(240/ 61 ) at 02:02
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(270/ 67 ) at 01:50
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(320/ 70 ) at 18:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 78(300/ 69 ) at 12:32
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(280/ 82 ) at 14:30