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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 1948 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 maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009193

ROTTNEST ISLAND

13.3

14.3

10/09/2001

18

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 05:03EST, 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 18.3 -3.7 12.1 +2.8 11.2 8.0 3.2 -- 354 (14.8) 54/16
PERTH AIRPORT 14.3 -5.8 8.1 -0.8 7.7 2.0 3.4 2.7 398 (16.6) 34/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 11.3 -6.0 4.2 -3.8 2.8 13.0 4.0 0.7 311 (13.0) 37/16
BUNBURY 14.1 -4.1 4.2 -4.3 -- 3.4 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 46/17
MANDURAH 15.2 -- 8.1 -- -- 2.4 -- -- 274 (11.4) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.4 23.5 +0.5 23.0 0.0 7.0 9.9 270 (11.3) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.5 +4.2 8.9 -1.5 5.4 0.0 7.2 11.6 253 (10.5) 48/22
WHYALLA AERO 27.5 +6.0 7.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 243 (10.1) 61/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.1 +4.1 8.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 0.6 9.0 197 ( 8.2) 43/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.1 +3.3 4.5 -1.8 2.1 0.8 1.2 8.9 262 (10.9) 44/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.5 -0.7 11.9 -2.3 5.1 0.0 8.8 11.3 339 (14.1) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +2.8 21.6 +2.9 20.7 0.0 7.0 9.4 361 (15.0) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.4 17.7 +0.4 16.2 0.0 9.8 10.0 306 (12.8) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 28.0 +2.8 14.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 328 (13.7) 28/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 +4.4 13.4 -0.2 9.5 0.0 9.8 -- 275 (11.5) 37/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +3.1 10.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 360 (15.0) 37/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +2.1 10.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.6 8.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 +0.9 10.0 -2.7 2.6 0.0 10.4 11.6 500 (20.8) 39/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 -0.8 6.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 559 (23.3) 43/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 +0.8 4.6 -3.9 0.2 0.0 4.4 -- 137 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +0.4 7.9 -3.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 11.2 433 (18.0) 34/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -0.7 7.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 +0.9 8.6 -0.4 5.3 0.0 6.0 11.0 444 (18.5) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 +0.8 5.1 -2.6 1.6 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.7 +0.7 6.8 +2.6 6.8 0.0 2.4 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.2 0.0 1.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 37/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 -0.8 10.9 +0.6 5.6 0.0 4.0 11.1 463 (19.3) 34/07
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 +0.5 3.8 -4.3 -0.6 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -0.9 10.1 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 293 (12.2) 24/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.3 -0.9 5.1 +1.9 1.8 0.0 2.2 8.9 369 (15.4) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +0.6 -1.1 -6.2 -4.3 0.0 2.0 9.4 234 ( 9.8) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -1.1 1.7 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 +2.2 4.7 -2.7 1.5 0.0 4.0 10.0 246 (10.3) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.5 +0.1 -0.6 -6.0 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.4 -0.4 0.5 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 24/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.4 +2.2 9.1 +1.2 5.7 1.6 2.0 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.2 +1.4 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 24/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.9 +1.0 4.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 41/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.4 +0.9 3.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) --
HOBART AIRPORT 14.7 -0.6 4.5 -1.5 1.8 0.2 3.2 11.1 430 (17.9) 26/13
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

38.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
38.3 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
37.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+9.4 : 30.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.8 : 28.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 25.8 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 25.6 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 29.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

25.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.3 : 14.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.5 : 13.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.0 : 18.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+4.8 : 21.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+4.8 : 12.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.1 : 13.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-7.8 : 15.6 MULLEWA Central West WA
-7.7 : 16.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-7.7 : 14.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.4 : 13.7 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-7.4 : 13.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.4 : 14.6 CARNAMAH Central West WA

-5.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-9.1 : 7.9 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-8.8 : 1.6 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-7.9 : 10.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-7.9 : 9.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-7.9 : 7.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest 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.
27.6 LITTLE GROVE Lower West WA
27.0 WALTERS FARM Lower West WA
22.6 YOUNGS SIDING Lower West WA
22.0 OWEN Adelaide/Lofty SA
20.6 TWO ROCKS Lower West WA

11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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7.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
5.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
2.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1123 (46.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1099 (45.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1017 (42.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
**S** 919 (38.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
631 (26.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
615 (25.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
85/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
72/12 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
70/13 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
70/19 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
70/16 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/14 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
70/12 TELFER AERO Interior 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(350/ 65 ) at 23:30