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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 1336 EST on 04/10/2009. 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 maximum temperature

NSW

CW Plains S

050017

WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS

12.3

14.1

10/10/2003

11

1

NSW

Sydney--east

067117

HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE

15.2

15.9

22/10/2008

12

1

NSW

Illawarra

068102

BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE)

8.5

8.9

03/10/1967

42

1

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

14.3

14.6

22/10/2008

13

1

NSW

Illawarra

068241

ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)

15.0

16.0

22/10/2008

11

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

13.6

13.8

03/10/1995

17

1

NSW

South Coast

069148

MORUYA AIRPORT AWS

14.0

14.0

14/10/2008

11

Equal to record.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070330

GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS

9.1

9.1

23/10/1999

17

1 Equal to record.

VIC

Upper North

081124

YARRAWONGA

12.5

12.8

07/10/2005

16

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 05:11EST, 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 23.4 -1.0 9.8 -1.1 6.8 0.0 3.6 -- 316 (13.2) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 -2.3 11.6 +1.4 10.0 0.6 4.2 11.0 -- 31/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -3.8 8.8 -0.3 6.8 0.4 4.4 1.5 354 (14.8) 52/06
BUNBURY 17.6 -3.1 6.2 -3.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 258 (10.8) 30/17
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 13.4 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 350 (14.6) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 -0.2 25.5 +0.5 25.1 0.0 5.2 10.1 286 (11.9) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.2 -6.8 8.1 -6.7 5.8 0.0 7.0 11.8 287 (12.0) 34/08
WHYALLA AERO 15.7 -8.2 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.6 4.6 -- 424 (17.7) 31/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -5.4 9.6 -1.8 6.8 0.4 -- 3.9 228 ( 9.5) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -2.0 5.7 -1.4 3.3 1.4 2.0 7.6 339 (14.1) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.9 -4.7 18.0 -0.6 17.9 0.2 12.0 9.5 545 (22.7) 46/02
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 -0.2 19.8 -0.8 15.5 0.0 6.6 7.9 192 ( 8.0) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.9 21.2 +0.5 18.3 0.0 9.0 8.8 287 (12.0) 31/14
MACKAY M.O 30.8 +3.2 20.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 317 (13.2) 35/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.3 +6.6 20.2 +3.2 19.3 0.2 7.4 -- 261 (10.9) 37/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +2.1 20.9 +4.3 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 450 (18.8) 46/17
NAMBOUR DPI 35.0 +8.3 20.0 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 34.6 +10.2 19.9 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 70/17
BRISBANE AERO 34.8 +9.3 19.9 +4.2 18.4 0.0 7.6 9.3 587 (24.5) 50/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +3.4 17.6 +4.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 59/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 0.0 14.7 +2.6 10.2 1.8 7.4 -- 290 (12.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 31.1 +7.5 18.2 +4.4 15.8 1.4 5.8 10.3 430 (17.9) 63/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +0.9 14.6 +2.7 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.0 -6.6 13.1 +1.1 11.6 1.8 1.8 0.1 401 (16.7) 44/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.0 -8.7 14.7 +4.0 14.0 13.8 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 34/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 -4.3 7.7 +1.1 4.2 0.5 2.7 2.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.3 -3.5 8.8 -0.6 -- 2.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 34/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.6 -6.9 13.4 +0.3 14.5 7.0 3.0 0.0 614 (25.6) 72/03
RICHMOND RAAF 15.5 -9.5 13.6 +2.6 13.5 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 44/03
BELLAMBI AWS 14.3 -7.3 12.9 -1.0 -- 23.4 -- -- 590 (24.6) 65/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.4 -8.0 8.0 +1.9 7.8 7.2 3.8 0.0 380 (15.8) 39/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.1 -6.3 9.6 +1.9 9.0 1.6 4.2 0.0 311 (13.0) 21/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.5 -8.1 8.5 +0.5 -- 3.2 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.2 -5.6 9.7 -0.1 9.1 2.8 2.4 8.0 382 (15.9) 41/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -4.6 8.8 +1.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 560 (23.3) 43/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.4 -3.9 5.5 -0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 477 (19.9) 44/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -1.6 11.0 +1.5 8.7 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 15.8 -3.0 9.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 44/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 -3.7 5.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 709 (29.5) 55/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 -1.8 2.9 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 39/06
HOBART AIRPORT 11.8 -5.5 7.3 -0.2 3.3 0.2 3.2 6.6 417 (17.4) 28/05
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

41.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
41.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
40.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
40.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
40.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+10.4 : 33.8 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+10.2 : 34.6 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.8 : 35.3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.4 : 35.0 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.3 : 34.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

**S** 29.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 20.1 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+8.2 : 21.4 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+7.9 : 21.3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+7.5 : 18.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+6.8 : 20.3 THANGOOL WINSTON STREET Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-11.8 : 12.3 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-11.1 : 15.6 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-10.9 : 12.5 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
-10.7 : 9.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-10.6 : 8.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

-3.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.8 : 6.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-9.0 : 8.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.9 : 8.4 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 8.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-8.2 : 6.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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.
90.0 FOXGROUND ROAD Illawarra NSW
62.8 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA) Illawarra NSW
62.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE) Illawarra NSW
59.4 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
57.0 MILTON POST OFFICE South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
90.0 FOXGROUND ROAD
62.8 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA)
62.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
56.2 SANCTUARY POINT (SALINAS STREET)
52.0 SUSSEX INLET BOWLING CLUB
South Coast
59.4 ULLADULLA AWS
57.0 MILTON POST OFFICE

11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

0.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

935 (39.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
853 (35.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
847 (35.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
812 (33.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
809 (33.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
781 (32.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
779 (32.5) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
745 (31.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
722 (30.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
718 (29.9) REDESDALE N Central VIC
713 (29.7) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
709 (29.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
692 (28.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
676 (28.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
658 (27.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
656 (27.3) THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
645 (26.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
643 (26.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
642 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
641 (26.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
641 (26.7) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
618 (25.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
614 (25.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
609 (25.4) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
607 (25.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
600 (25.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
72/17 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/05 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/03 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
70/23 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/17 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
PIRLANGIMPI
15.6mm in 46 min to 15:30 20.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
33.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.5mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
5.4mm in 13 min to 22:30 24.9mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 23:00 20.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.0mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
11.0mm in 42 min to 00:00 15.7mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
8.6mm in 36 min to 00:36 14.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 93(170/ 78 ) at 03:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 89(170/ 70 ) at 05:45