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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 20/10/2009. 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

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

12.3

16.2

22/10/2000

11

1

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

17.7

18.4

20/10/2000

15

1

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

18.8

18.8

04/10/2006

12

1 Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014153

BLACK POINT

36.1

36.1

22/10/2008

19

35.5

15/10/2007

19

1 Equal to record.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 06:06EST, 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 23.2 -1.2 16.3 +5.4 14.7 0.0 4.6 -- 320 (13.3) 46/20
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 -0.3 16.1 +5.9 14.3 0.0 6.4 5.8 393 (16.4) 35/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 -1.6 13.0 +3.9 11.3 0.4 6.8 10.6 408 (17.0) 44/10
BUNBURY 20.3 -0.4 14.6 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 46/16
MANDURAH 20.3 -- 16.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 41/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +1.9 22.3 -2.7 21.8 0.0 10.8 11.1 350 (14.6) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.5 -1.5 8.1 -6.7 5.4 0.0 10.2 12.3 352 (14.7) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 30.9 +7.0 6.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 218 ( 9.1) 41/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.7 +5.9 8.9 -2.5 4.5 0.0 10.8 12.4 183 ( 7.6) 31/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.4 +3.5 3.7 -3.4 1.2 0.0 0.6 12.7 223 ( 9.3) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.2 +0.6 18.5 -0.1 13.2 0.0 11.6 11.0 407 (17.0) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 -0.6 23.6 +3.0 22.2 0.0 10.2 2.8 549 (22.9) 48/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.7 23.6 +2.9 22.0 0.0 11.4 10.8 665 (27.7) 57/10
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -0.1 23.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 493 (20.5) 43/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -1.1 17.1 +0.1 15.9 0.0 8.6 -- 383 (16.0) 37/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 -0.6 15.4 -1.2 -- 1.2 7.4 -- 362 (15.1) 43/10
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.7 13.0 -0.8 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.2 -0.2 14.1 -2.1 -- 4.8 -- -- 274 (11.4) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 -0.8 13.9 -1.8 11.0 0.0 7.0 10.5 363 (15.1) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 -1.1 11.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 48/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.6 +2.5 11.3 -0.8 6.1 0.0 6.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 -1.0 12.0 -1.8 11.6 10.0 6.0 11.9 224 ( 9.3) 28/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.7 -0.3 10.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 -0.1 6.3 -5.7 4.4 0.0 4.8 12.3 248 (10.3) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.0 -0.7 6.9 -3.8 5.0 0.4 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 26/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.6 +2.1 3.5 -3.1 -0.5 0.0 2.2 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +2.3 7.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 30/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 -0.5 12.8 -0.3 7.9 0.4 4.4 12.2 306 (12.8) 30/13
RICHMOND RAAF 25.1 +0.1 7.0 -4.0 3.2 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 -1.8 12.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 22/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +1.4 5.1 -1.0 1.2 0.0 4.2 12.5 219 ( 9.1) 28/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.9 +3.5 3.0 -4.7 -0.3 0.0 4.8 12.1 132 ( 5.5) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +1.1 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 18/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.2 +3.4 5.7 -4.1 2.3 0.0 5.0 12.5 238 ( 9.9) 24/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.3 +2.4 2.1 -5.4 -- 1.63 12.4 -- 255 (10.6) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.7 +1.4 2.8 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 24/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.5 +1.9 10.6 +1.1 8.3 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 21.1 +2.3 8.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 30/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.6 +2.0 6.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 24/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.6 +1.6 6.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 17.2 -0.1 9.5 +2.0 8.6 3.4 1.4 7.5 418 (17.4) 39/23
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

41.4 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
40.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+16.8 : 39.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.9 : 37.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.1 : 39.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+10.9 : 35.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 37.4 FORREST Eucla WA

25.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
25.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD

+9.1 : 17.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 22.9 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.7 : 19.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 13.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 15.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 17.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

7.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9 : 18.5 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.4 : 18.8 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
-5.0 : 20.0 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-4.5 : 32.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.3 : 26.5 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.3 : 13.1 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS

-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.3 : 12.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-11.1 : 7.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 12.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.2 : 12.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.9 : 15.2 TINDAL RAAF 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.
62.0 ROLLINGSTONE N Coast--Herbert QLD
54.4 UPPER STONE EXELBY N Coast--Herbert QLD
48.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
46.0 MUTARNEE STORE N Coast--Herbert QLD
45.0 DALBEG Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
62.0 ROLLINGSTONE
54.4 UPPER STONE EXELBY
48.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
46.0 MUTARNEE STORE
Central Coast E
45.0 DALBEG

12.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

4.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
2.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1311 (54.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1054 (43.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1004 (41.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
976 (40.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
914 (38.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
899 (37.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
831 (34.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
819 (34.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
808 (33.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
786 (32.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
749 (31.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
737 (30.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
724 (30.2) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
723 (30.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
711 (29.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
709 (29.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
700 (29.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
681 (28.4) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
665 (27.7) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
649 (27.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
638 (26.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
637 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
636 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
632 (26.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
624 (26.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
623 (26.0) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
612 (25.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
610 (25.4) HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
80/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/22 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
70/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
65/18 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
65/23 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
25.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 25.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 69 ) at 00:00