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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1333 EST on 03/10/2009. 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
Highest daily rainfall

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

21.4

13.2

01/10/2004

13

1

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006022

GASCOYNE JUNCTION

6.6

6.9

07/10/1992

18

1

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003032

DERBY AERO

11.7

15.3

16/10/2007

25

1

WA

W Kimberley

003057

CYGNET BAY

13.5

14.5

19/10/2002

25

1

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

12.2

14.6

17/10/2007

11

1

WA

W Pilbara

005072

TOM PRICE

6.6

7.0

24/10/2001

13

1

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

5.0

5.0

08/10/2002

20

1 Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

14.5

15.0

01/10/2003

11

1

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

13.0

14.1

03/10/2003

12

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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 05:07EST, 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 21.1 -3.3 5.7 -5.2 2.7 0.0 3.8 -- 289 (12.0) 31/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.8 -0.7 6.1 -4.1 4.6 0.0 3.2 10.8 257 (10.7) 39/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 +0.7 9.8 +0.7 7.7 0.2 2.6 7.1 -- 35/10
BUNBURY 19.8 -0.9 5.2 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 39/13
MANDURAH 19.4 -- 10.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 34/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 0.0 25.5 +0.5 25.5 13.0 7.4 9.4 254 (10.6) 43/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.2 -8.8 9.9 -4.9 8.6 0.0 16.0 9.0 703 (29.3) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.7 -8.2 10.2 -0.3 -- 20.0 0.0 -- 440 (18.3) 44/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -6.7 11.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 2.8 1.1 263 (11.0) 39/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -4.5 6.4 -0.7 2.6 0.0 1.6 0.2 297 (12.4) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +0.4 21.3 +2.7 19.4 0.0 8.8 8.9 411 (17.1) 39/18
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.3 18.7 -1.9 15.0 0.0 8.2 9.9 402 (16.8) 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.1 20.6 -0.1 16.9 0.0 9.0 10.4 386 (16.1) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 29.4 +1.8 17.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 256 (10.7) 31/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +3.3 12.8 -4.2 10.9 0.0 7.8 -- 235 ( 9.8) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +1.1 14.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 424 (17.7) 41/10
NAMBOUR DPI 31.0 +4.3 15.0 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.4 +4.0 17.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 43/08
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +1.4 14.2 -1.5 11.0 0.0 7.4 10.7 472 (19.7) 43/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.6 +4.9 13.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 34/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.6 +7.5 15.3 +3.2 9.4 0.0 6.8 -- 150 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 34.5 +10.9 16.0 +2.2 11.2 0.0 5.8 10.5 453 (18.9) 44/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +3.2 8.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -1.0 8.9 -3.1 5.3 0.0 8.0 3.2 326 (13.6) 41/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 -1.1 10.2 -0.5 6.0 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 28/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 +5.0 11.3 +4.7 4.5 0.0 6.7 7.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.8 +7.0 13.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 57/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.4 -2.1 16.1 +3.0 14.1 0.0 10.2 0.5 584 (24.3) 65/01
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 -1.2 12.3 +1.3 6.1 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.4 -3.2 15.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 57/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 -2.3 7.8 +1.7 4.5 0.0 7.2 3.7 291 (12.1) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +2.8 10.1 +2.4 6.1 0.0 4.0 6.3 189 ( 7.9) 44/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +0.4 11.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 30/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.5 -10.3 10.3 +0.5 9.5 1.6 6.2 0.2 430 (17.9) 46/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.1 -6.8 9.7 +2.2 -- 0.4 3.6 -- 385 (16.0) 43/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.3 -7.0 8.9 +2.6 -- 2.6 -- -- 321 (13.4) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -4.9 11.0 +1.5 9.7 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 13.9 -4.9 7.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 43/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.7 -5.9 6.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 48/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.6 -0.4 2.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 -2.0 7.8 +0.3 4.7 0.0 3.8 10.1 547 (22.8) 44/13
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

39.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
38.9 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
38.8 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
38.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+10.9 : 34.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+9.5 : 35.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+9.4 : 33.6 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+9.2 : 34.4 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+9.0 : 33.9 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+9.0 : 33.9 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

27.6 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT

+8.9 : 16.7 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+8.2 : 24.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.5 : 23.7 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+7.5 : 17.7 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+7.3 : 21.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.3 : 21.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+7.3 : 22.1 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
4.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-11.6 : 13.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-11.1 : 15.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-10.8 : 21.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-10.8 : 22.1 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-10.7 : 14.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-0.1 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

-11.6 : 5.7 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-11.3 : 11.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-11.1 : 5.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-10.4 : 6.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-10.3 : 5.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.
35.4 LAKE FINNISS FARM N Rivers NT
34.0 BOOLEROO CENTRE Upper North SA
32.4 JAMESTOWN Lower North SA
30.8 JAMESTOWN DPI Lower North SA
30.2 BOOLEROO CENTRE (WILLOWIE) Upper North SA

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
11.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

.....

0.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1781 (74.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1108 (46.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1004 (41.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
966 (40.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
932 (38.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
868 (36.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
862 (35.9) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
858 (35.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
814 (33.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
766 (31.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
764 (31.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
759 (31.6) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
751 (31.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
740 (30.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
739 (30.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
732 (30.5) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
726 (30.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
711 (29.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
703 (29.3) ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
683 (28.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
680 (28.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
666 (27.8) JERVOIS N Plateau NT
656 (27.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
645 (26.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
640 (26.7) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
628 (26.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
623 (26.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
613 (25.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
612 (25.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
605 (25.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
111/15 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
100/20 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
98/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/16 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
81/14 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
81/05 FALLS CREEK Upper NE 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
Central West
MORAWA AG STATION
456.2mm in 30 min to 07:30 912.4mm/h
456.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 456.2mm/h
456.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 456.2mm/h
Lower West
WITCHCLIFFE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
9.0mm in 10 min to 00:30 54.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
7.2mm in 20 min to 23:20 21.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.2mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 20:30 21.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS : 100(320/ 32 ) at 20:27
NW Slopes S
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS : 93(320/ 39 ) at 16:10
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 111(310/ 70 ) at 15:51
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 78(190/ 67 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(310/ 63 ) at 06:43