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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 1332 EST on 12/11/2009. 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 minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

088162

KILMORE GAP

21.2

21.2

20/11/2007

15

1 Equal to record.

VIC

Western Plains

089105

LOOKOUT HILL

23.0

21.4

26/11/1997

14

1 P

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023887

KUITPO FOREST RESERVE

35.3

35.0

27/11/2000

11

1

VIC

Western Plains

089105

LOOKOUT HILL

32.0

32.0

10/11/2009

14

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 07:28EST, 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 32.5 +5.4 14.5 +0.7 12.5 0.0 6.0 -- 281 (11.7) 28/11
PERTH AIRPORT 33.7 +7.9 12.9 +0.3 10.5 0.0 7.0 8.5 -- 41/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.6 +1.8 14.9 +4.1 13.2 1.6 5.2 6.3 210 ( 8.8) 31/22
BUNBURY 25.3 +1.1 14.9 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 21/06
MANDURAH 26.8 -- 17.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 22/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.6 23.4 -1.9 23.3 21.0 6.0 9.9 340 (14.2) 50/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +1.9 19.3 +1.4 16.7 0.0 16.0 12.7 474 (19.8) 48/11
WHYALLA AERO 39.6 +13.1 18.8 +4.9 -- 0.0 15.6 -- 240 (10.0) 39/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 39.2 +14.1 23.7 +9.7 18.0 0.0 11.8 13.0 291 (12.1) 31/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.0 +14.6 13.9 +5.5 11.1 0.0 8.0 13.0 213 ( 8.9) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.4 -1.0 22.9 +1.5 21.5 0.0 11.0 12.1 417 (17.4) 43/01
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 -2.0 21.8 -0.5 20.7 6.8 6.6 3.6 450 (18.8) 39/23
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +0.1 22.2 -0.7 21.3 0.0 10.4 3.9 586 (24.4) 63/10
MACKAY M.O 25.9 -3.3 19.0 -2.7 -- 13.6 -- 0.0 528 (22.0) 44/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.6 -1.6 18.7 -0.8 18.4 0.6 4.2 -- 357 (14.9) 41/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 -0.7 17.1 -1.8 -- 0.5 8.0 -- 516 (21.5) 43/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -2.0 14.0 -2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.3 -0.5 14.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 28/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 -0.9 14.5 -3.5 13.6 2.0 8.0 12.4 353 (14.7) 34/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.9 -1.8 12.0 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 588 (24.5) 44/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.8 +3.5 13.8 -1.2 8.9 0.0 7.6 -- 96 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 -0.1 14.4 -1.7 12.2 0.0 6.2 12.6 20 ( 0.8) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +0.6 11.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.0 +1.6 10.7 -3.6 10.1 0.0 7.0 12.9 262 (10.9) 30/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.7 +1.6 10.5 -2.6 8.8 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 22/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.5 +8.4 10.4 +1.3 6.1 0.0 7.2 12.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.6 +8.2 15.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 44/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.6 +1.6 15.9 +0.6 9.3 0.0 10.2 12.4 356 (14.8) 35/13
RICHMOND RAAF 30.1 +3.5 11.3 -2.6 6.7 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +0.8 13.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 17/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.2 +10.5 10.4 +1.6 6.4 0.0 10.0 13.0 209 ( 8.7) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 37.9 +12.2 15.2 +4.5 12.4 0.0 12.0 13.1 273 (11.4) 31/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 36.0 +10.0 17.1 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 26/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 41.0 +13.6 19.2 +6.7 16.0 0.0 10.0 11.3 158 ( 6.6) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 37.4 +12.8 16.1 +6.0 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 170 ( 7.1) 31/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 38.2 +14.0 18.5 +9.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 39/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.4 +12.5 20.8 +9.6 16.5 0.0 8.0 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 30.2 +9.2 12.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 30/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.1 +13.5 15.6 +7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 39/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.3 +3.9 12.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 21.1 +2.1 13.1 +3.9 12.4 0.0 3.6 7.1 367 (15.3) 37/15
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

42.8 POONCARIE TELECENTRE Lower Darling NSW
42.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
42.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
42.0 HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
42.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+18.0 : 42.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+16.2 : 41.8 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA
+15.5 : 41.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.4 : 32.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+15.4 : 40.2 HORSHAM POLKEMMET RD Wimmera S VIC

30.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.8 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+16.3 : 23.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+12.8 : 25.0 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+12.6 : 22.6 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+12.5 : 22.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.3 : 21.2 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC

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

14.5 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.5 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
18.1 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS

-6.1 : 27.2 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-5.9 : 28.1 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
-4.8 : 25.5 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
-4.4 : 30.1 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.3 : 31.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
4.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
5.1 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW

-5.3 : 14.7 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-5.0 : 9.0 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.8 : 4.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-4.8 : 11.6 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.6 : 6.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.6 : 9.7 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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.
164.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
158.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
153.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
125.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
110.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
66.4 DARWIN RIVER DAM
57.6 GERIATRIC PARK
57.4 DARWIN RIVER RIDGE
50.8 MAJESTIC ORCHIDS

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
62.0 HOMESTEAD POST OFFICE
51.0 LUCKY SPRINGS STATION
N Coast--Barron
164.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
158.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
153.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
125.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
110.0 DEERAL
110.0 HAPPY VALLEY
63.0 MT SOPHIA
N Coast--Herbert
92.0 EURAMO TM
58.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
54.0 MENAVALE ALERT
54.0 HALIFAX ALERT
53.0 CORSIS ALERT
51.6 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
Central Coast E
53.6 PROSERPINE AIRPORT
50.0 ORKABIE WEST HILL

13.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
13.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

.....

6.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
3.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

941 (39.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
935 (39.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
823 (34.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
797 (33.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
729 (30.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
714 (29.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
685 (28.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
670 (27.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
665 (27.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
660 (27.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
620 (25.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
618 (25.8) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
614 (25.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
602 (25.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
78/16 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
74/16 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
72/16 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
70/14 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
68/22 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
68/14 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
68/14 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E 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
DARWIN AIRPORT
3.8mm in 2 min to 00:02 114.0mm/h
5.8mm in 7 min to 00:21 49.7mm/h
7.4mm in 9 min to 00:30 49.3mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 20.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
8.8mm in 8 min to 23:30 66.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.4mm/h
8.0mm in 7 min to 23:37 68.6mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.4mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
7.2mm in 20 min to 01:50 21.6mm/h
7.6mm in 40 min to 02:30 11.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 20.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
24.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 24.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
5.2mm in 14 min to 13:48 22.3mm/h
ALVA BEACH
11.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
WOOLSHED
19.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
None reported