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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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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 1331 EST on 11/10/2009. 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014612

LARRIMAH

10.6

11.6

07/10/2009

12

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

34.0

33.5

10/10/2004

13

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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 05:36EST, 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 21.7 -2.7 12.0 +1.1 8.0 0.0 6.0 -- 316 (13.2) 39/11
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 -1.9 14.1 +3.9 11.7 0.0 4.6 5.2 364 (15.2) 48/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 -1.1 13.5 +4.4 12.8 0.2 0.0 2.0 189 ( 7.9) 43/16
BUNBURY 19.1 -1.6 13.5 +4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 273 (11.4) 44/14
MANDURAH 19.3 -- 14.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 46/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.7 22.5 -2.5 22.0 0.0 8.0 10.5 291 (12.1) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +2.8 9.9 -4.9 7.2 0.0 10.0 11.9 300 (12.5) 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.9 -1.0 6.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 314 (13.1) 30/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.3 +0.5 8.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 273 (11.4) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.9 +1.0 3.1 -4.0 -0.8 0.0 3.0 11.8 459 (19.1) 37/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.8 -0.8 9.5 -9.1 6.4 0.0 21.0 11.5 346 (14.4) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.1 23.8 +3.2 22.2 0.0 8.8 4.3 456 (19.0) 41/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +0.1 21.3 +0.6 19.4 0.0 12.0 11.4 557 (23.2) 44/11
MACKAY M.O 27.1 -0.5 16.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 330 (13.8) 39/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 -1.7 16.6 -0.4 15.3 0.0 7.4 -- 280 (11.7) 35/09
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 -1.7 14.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 363 (15.1) 43/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -3.7 15.0 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.6 -0.8 13.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -2.3 11.9 -3.8 9.0 0.0 7.8 11.0 415 (17.3) 37/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 -3.2 9.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 52/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.5 -2.6 8.0 -4.1 5.5 0.0 5.8 -- 308 (12.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.6 -3.0 12.6 -1.2 10.1 0.0 7.0 9.4 587 (24.5) 37/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 -3.3 9.9 -2.0 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 -5.0 9.8 -2.2 9.3 20.0 3.4 6.4 394 (16.4) 34/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.5 -6.2 9.2 -1.5 7.2 3.6 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 -3.0 2.8 -3.8 -1.1 0.0 4.0 10.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.2 -1.6 6.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 55/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -5.7 9.7 -3.4 6.8 12.8 3.4 6.7 702 (29.3) 44/10
RICHMOND RAAF 17.4 -7.6 7.2 -3.8 2.0 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 30/08
BELLAMBI AWS 16.1 -5.5 9.8 -4.1 -- 6.6 -- -- 599 (25.0) 39/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.4 -4.0 1.6 -4.5 -1.3 0.0 3.2 9.0 355 (14.8) 34/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 -1.3 1.9 -5.8 -1.4 0.0 5.8 11.8 284 (11.8) 39/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -2.6 4.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 22/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.7 6.0 -3.8 2.4 0.0 4.4 5.3 271 (11.3) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.3 -0.6 0.3 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 39/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 -1.9 5.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 35/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 +0.4 5.9 -3.6 3.3 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.3 -2.5 4.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 31/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.4 -0.2 4.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 689 (28.7) 50/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 -1.0 0.9 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 30/17
HOBART AIRPORT 13.8 -3.5 3.5 -4.0 -0.6 0.2 -- 11.6 345 (14.4) 28/14
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

39.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+12.7 : 35.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.7 : 34.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+8.1 : 35.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.7 : 32.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.1 : 30.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

26.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
24.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
24.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.8 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 19.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 22.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 20.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 16.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 14.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.6 : 17.4 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-7.6 : 11.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-7.6 : 10.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.1 : 10.5 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.8 : 17.6 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A Sydney--east NSW

-6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-11.1 : 10.1 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-10.5 : 9.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-10.4 : 6.5 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-10.3 : 11.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.2 : 12.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-10.2 : 13.3 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers 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.
30.0 SYDNEY BOTANIC GARDENS Sydney--east NSW
26.2 WESTERWAY (LEESONS ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
25.0 REEVES KNOB W Gippsland VIC
24.4 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
24.2 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON (CHURCH ST)) Hunter Valley NSW

12.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
11.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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5.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
5.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

943 (39.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
912 (38.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
872 (36.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
839 (35.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
815 (34.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
785 (32.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
779 (32.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
751 (31.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
748 (31.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
737 (30.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
728 (30.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
717 (29.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
702 (29.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
689 (28.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
685 (28.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
685 (28.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
672 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
670 (27.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
648 (27.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
641 (26.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
637 (26.5) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
636 (26.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
634 (26.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
626 (26.1) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
619 (25.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
619 (25.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
617 (25.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
614 (25.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
610 (25.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
608 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
602 (25.1) FORREST Eucla WA
93/22 FORREST Eucla WA
70/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
68/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/13 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
67/22 EUCLA Eucla WA
67/14 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
67/03 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
SWANBOURNE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.4mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
10.8mm in 30 min to 13:30 21.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
9.4mm in 42 min to 21:42 13.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 87(300/ 65 ) at 22:37