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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 that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1807 EST on 02/10/2009. 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

3.2

5.0

03/10/1966

44

1

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

11.1

13.8

01/10/1999

15

1

WA

W Pilbara

005008

MARDIE

7.6

8.4

06/10/1964

52

1

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

8.1

8.8

01/10/1973

64

1

WA

W Gascoyne

006072

EMU CREEK STATION

8.4

8.7

15/10/1980

37

1

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

5.3

6.0

11/10/1996

15

1

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

2.5

3.0

18/10/1998

13

1

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010073

KELLERBERRIN

-1.5

-1.0

10/10/2005

50

1

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

-2.1

-2.0

11/10/1996

14

1

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

0.0

0.0

11/10/2005

14

1 Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

-1.7

-0.3

13/10/2004

14

1

ISL

Islands

200100

VARANUS ISLAND

18.0

18.0

06/10/2002

11

1 Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003057

CYGNET BAY

29.5

29.5

23/10/1986

25

1 Equal to record.

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

23.4

25.0

22/10/2001

13

1

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

15.6

16.2

10/10/1998

16

1

ISL

Islands

200100

VARANUS ISLAND

24.1

24.2

04/10/2003

11

1


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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 05:03EST, 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 20.7 -3.7 4.5 -6.4 1.4 0.0 4.2 -- 399 (16.6) 34/13
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 -2.4 3.9 -6.3 3.0 0.0 4.2 11.3 319 (13.3) 31/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 -2.0 8.9 -0.2 7.8 1.0 2.0 7.0 281 (11.7) --
BUNBURY 17.0 -3.7 3.3 -5.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 28/16
MANDURAH 17.6 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.3 25.0 0.0 24.6 0.0 10.0 6.5 401 (16.7) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.0 +4.0 21.7 +6.9 19.0 0.0 16.0 9.5 581 (24.2) 85/13
WHYALLA AERO 14.8 -9.1 13.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 576 (24.0) 39/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 -3.1 11.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 3.6 2.1 211 ( 8.8) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -3.3 5.7 -1.4 2.5 0.0 2.2 4.9 298 (12.4) 35/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.6 +2.0 14.0 -4.6 12.3 0.0 9.2 10.6 227 ( 9.5) 52/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 19.4 -1.2 18.2 0.0 7.8 9.6 391 (16.3) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.5 21.7 +1.0 19.9 0.0 10.2 10.6 471 (19.6) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -0.7 16.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 279 (11.6) 28/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +0.4 13.1 -3.9 11.4 0.0 7.2 -- 216 ( 9.0) 37/17
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.8 13.4 -3.2 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 189 ( 7.9) 30/11
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +2.3 12.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +2.9 17.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +0.7 11.6 -4.1 6.9 0.0 5.4 10.7 345 (14.4) 44/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.2 +3.5 9.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 34/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.4 +6.3 7.5 -4.6 1.4 0.0 5.6 -- 98 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 31.2 +7.6 12.6 -1.2 7.0 0.0 5.0 10.9 449 (18.7) 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.5 +4.5 8.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.7 +11.1 4.3 -7.7 3.5 0.0 6.8 11.4 221 ( 9.2) 50/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 34.0 +10.3 5.9 -4.8 1.6 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 35/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.5 +6.0 7.4 +0.8 1.0 0.0 5.4 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.2 +7.4 3.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 44/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 33.8 +11.3 12.7 -0.4 4.7 0.0 7.0 10.8 350 (14.6) 61/23
RICHMOND RAAF 32.7 +7.7 6.6 -4.4 1.0 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 39/13
BELLAMBI AWS 31.8 +10.2 14.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 57/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.7 +6.3 2.8 -3.3 0.0 0.0 5.2 10.4 299 (12.5) 46/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.7 +5.3 8.4 +0.7 3.2 0.0 5.0 3.3 252 (10.5) 26/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.5 8.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 28/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 -1.1 17.0 +7.2 17.5 0.0 12.6 5.0 530 (22.1) 43/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.2 +3.3 12.8 +5.3 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 404 (16.8) 43/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.8 +2.5 11.4 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.6 -3.0 13.5 +4.0 11.6 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 15.5 -3.3 10.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 28/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 -3.0 9.1 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 -0.3 9.6 +2.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -2.4 6.2 -1.3 1.4 2.0 3.6 10.4 504 (21.0) 57/14
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

40.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
39.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
39.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
39.1 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
39.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
39.0 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+12.7 : 32.8 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+12.4 : 34.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+11.6 : 32.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+11.3 : 33.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+11.1 : 34.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

26.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.6 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.3 : 17.1 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+9.1 : 18.9 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+8.5 : 17.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+8.1 : 19.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+7.5 : 18.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW

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

3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
7.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
8.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-15.5 : 16.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-13.8 : 14.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-13.5 : 14.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
-13.0 : 15.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-12.3 : 19.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

-2.1 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-1.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-1.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-10.6 : 4.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-10.5 : -1.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-10.2 : -1.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.9 : -2.1 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.7 : 7.6 MARDIE W Pilbara 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.
28.8 PORT AUGUSTA (CARRIEWERLOO STN) NW Pastoral SA
27.0 HALLETT Lower North SA
19.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
18.6 ANDREWS (GERALKA) Lower North SA
18.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

11.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.3 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

.....

1.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

1727 (72.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1406 (58.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1374 (57.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1075 (44.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1021 (42.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
941 (39.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
846 (35.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
818 (34.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
804 (33.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
802 (33.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
798 (33.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
784 (32.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
779 (32.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
770 (32.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
759 (31.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
752 (31.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
723 (30.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
708 (29.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
679 (28.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
672 (28.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
670 (27.9) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
661 (27.5) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
661 (27.5) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
634 (26.4) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
633 (26.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
628 (26.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
627 (26.1) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
614 (25.6) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
613 (25.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
603 (25.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
113/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
100/01 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
87/10 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
87/01 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
87/00 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 74(290/ 63 ) at 10:19
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 96(360/ 70 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(320/ 95 ) at 03:32
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(270/ 83 ) at 03:13
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 82(280/ 70 ) at 14:18