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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

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 06/10/2009. 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 minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

15.9

16.0

24/10/2008

13

1

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

36.1

36.0

28/10/2004

12

36.0

28/10/2004

12

1


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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 05:18EST, 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 21.8 -2.6 5.4 -5.5 2.0 0.0 5.8 -- 452 (18.8) 37/17
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 +1.8 11.7 +1.5 4.3 0.0 4.4 11.2 395 (16.5) 54/05
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.8 -3.9 9.3 +0.2 7.6 0.0 2.0 1.1 194 ( 8.1) 35/13
BUNBURY 21.1 +0.4 8.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 35/13
MANDURAH 22.4 -- 11.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 39/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.7 24.7 -0.3 25.0 18.2 8.6 9.0 -- 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.3 -4.7 7.2 -7.6 4.9 0.0 9.4 11.7 312 (13.0) 48/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.3 -5.6 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 9.4 -- 268 (11.2) 39/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -4.0 10.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 133 ( 5.5) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -3.3 7.5 +0.4 3.7 1.2 2.4 4.0 307 (12.8) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 -5.8 14.0 -4.6 10.7 0.0 11.2 11.5 439 (18.3) 44/09
CAIRNS AERO 33.9 +4.4 18.0 -2.6 13.9 0.0 5.4 10.6 189 ( 7.9) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.3 +4.9 17.7 -3.0 14.0 0.0 12.0 10.8 303 (12.6) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 27.4 -0.2 15.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 281 (11.7) 34/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +2.8 19.6 +2.6 18.5 0.0 8.4 -- 305 (12.7) 31/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +1.3 16.9 +0.3 -- 0.4 8.4 -- 421 (17.5) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -0.7 17.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +1.0 15.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 +0.4 14.9 -0.8 11.8 0.0 8.8 10.6 364 (15.2) 31/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.3 -0.4 11.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 44/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 -2.2 12.4 +0.3 9.4 3.4 3.6 -- 237 ( 9.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 -2.7 13.3 -0.5 12.3 14.8 3.4 5.7 304 (12.7) 30/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -4.3 13.3 +1.4 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 -3.4 11.9 -0.1 11.5 4.6 1.8 4.5 182 ( 7.6) 35/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 -3.2 12.0 +1.3 11.0 4.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 21/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.6 -2.9 7.8 +1.2 7.1 0.0 1.4 8.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.9 -1.9 9.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 43/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.4 -3.1 13.0 -0.1 9.2 2.0 1.8 2.2 299 (12.5) 52/18
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 -4.1 11.3 +0.3 9.6 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 55/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -3.3 11.6 -2.3 -- 12.2 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 50/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.4 -3.0 8.6 +2.5 9.1 0.0 1.0 3.3 165 ( 6.9) 43/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +0.6 10.8 +3.1 9.2 0.0 2.8 9.4 233 ( 9.7) 46/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.9 8.3 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 35/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 -3.4 6.1 -3.7 3.3 0.0 5.0 9.4 269 (11.2) 35/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.9 -2.0 5.5 -2.0 -- 4.83 7.0 -- 162 ( 6.8) 43/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 -2.7 4.2 -2.1 -- 2.8 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 -2.4 11.1 +1.6 8.0 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 15.9 -2.9 5.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 -2.2 2.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 39/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +1.2 5.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 41/22
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 -1.3 9.0 +1.5 5.1 0.0 2.6 2.1 354 (14.8) 44/20
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

41.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
39.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+5.8 : 38.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+5.7 : 41.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

27.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
26.9 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.9 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
26.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+5.5 : 24.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+4.5 : 23.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+4.0 : 9.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+4.0 : 11.0 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW
+4.0 : 10.3 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW

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

2.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.3 : 29.4 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-6.6 : 28.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-6.5 : 27.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.5 : 18.3 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 15.6 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW

0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.0 : 5.8 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.9 : 11.6 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.9 : 9.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.8 : 6.6 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
-7.6 : 7.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 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.
65.6 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
53.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE N Rivers NT
50.8 CONCORD (BRAYS RD) Sydney--east NSW
39.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
34.9 KARAMA N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE
34.9 KARAMA

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
65.6 SCHERGER RAAF
39.2 WEIPA AERO

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
50.8 CONCORD (BRAYS RD)

11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

2.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
1.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1004 (41.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
713 (29.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
701 (29.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
665 (27.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
657 (27.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
657 (27.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
653 (27.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
626 (26.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
617 (25.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
603 (25.1) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
74/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
74/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/15 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
70/14 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
70/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
5.6mm in 12 min to 14:54 28.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
6.6mm in 18 min to 13:48 22.0mm/h
10.6mm in 42 min to 14:30 15.1mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
REDCLIFFE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
Sydney--east
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
7.4mm in 12 min to 16:25 37.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
14.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 28.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
14.2mm in 13 min to 13:53 65.5mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 21.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
4.2mm in 12 min to 15:00 21.0mm/h
8.4mm in 18 min to 17:30 28.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
9.8mm in 21 min to 14:51 28.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(240/ 65 ) at 21:00