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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 1335 EST on 14/11/2009. 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 daily rainfall

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

22.8

20.0

15/11/2001

12

1

WA

SW & S Coast

009569

BUSSELTON

17.2

16.0

19/11/2001

11

1

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010151

HINES HILL

39.2

21.8

05/11/1973

63

1 n

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

44.5

44.0

23/11/1982

47

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 07:36EST, 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 27.6 +0.5 18.1 +4.3 15.9 0.0 8.8 -- 437 (18.2) 48/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +0.4 18.7 +6.1 17.2 1.4 4.6 10.4 480 (20.0) 44/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.4 +5.6 15.7 +4.9 13.6 1.8 1.8 9.5 361 (15.0) 41/00
BUNBURY 23.2 -1.0 18.5 +6.5 -- 7.2 -- -- 367 (15.3) 44/04
MANDURAH 23.3 -- 19.6 -- -- 5.2 -- -- 454 (18.9) 44/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.2 23.9 -1.4 24.0 8.6 3.4 7.7 242 (10.1) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +4.0 17.9 0.0 15.2 0.0 14.2 12.8 356 (14.8) 54/15
WHYALLA AERO 40.0 +13.5 18.9 +5.0 -- 0.0 17.4 -- 248 (10.3) 30/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.7 +13.6 21.9 +7.9 16.2 0.0 11.0 12.8 248 (10.3) 28/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.4 +12.0 10.4 +2.0 5.9 0.0 5.8 12.8 354 (14.8) 34/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.0 +0.6 17.1 -4.3 14.9 0.0 11.2 12.4 389 (16.2) 48/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 -2.1 21.5 -0.8 20.5 17.4 2.2 2.7 425 (17.7) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 -0.6 21.7 -1.2 18.9 0.0 8.6 10.8 502 (20.9) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -1.7 18.3 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- 12.0 333 (13.9) 24/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +1.9 16.8 -2.7 15.1 0.0 9.0 -- 258 (10.8) 35/17
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +0.6 16.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 14.0 -- 237 ( 9.9) 37/16
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +0.5 18.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 28/06
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 -0.1 16.5 -1.5 13.1 0.0 7.8 7.5 378 (15.8) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.3 +0.6 13.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 68/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +3.4 18.4 +3.4 16.1 14.0 9.0 -- 150 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 +0.6 17.1 +1.0 15.6 0.0 6.6 3.0 430 (17.9) 37/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +0.4 18.2 +3.2 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -2.8 17.3 +3.0 15.9 1.2 7.6 2.9 374 (15.6) 43/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 -2.5 16.6 +3.5 17.2 4.4 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 37/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.3 +4.2 12.4 +3.3 9.2 3.8 9.8 12.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.5 +6.1 19.0 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 61/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 -1.7 19.3 +4.0 18.2 1.0 8.8 9.7 554 (23.1) 54/04
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -4.1 17.8 +3.9 14.9 0.4 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 35/11
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 -1.7 18.1 +2.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 531 (22.1) 55/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.6 +3.9 14.3 +5.5 10.3 0.0 10.4 12.0 333 (13.9) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +7.8 18.1 +7.4 13.9 0.0 13.2 13.1 340 (14.2) 39/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.8 +6.8 18.1 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 31/07
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.2 +10.8 19.5 +7.0 15.7 0.0 14.2 13.1 336 (14.0) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.1 +8.5 13.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 39/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.9 +9.7 10.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 41/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.2 +5.3 15.6 +4.4 13.4 0.0 6.6 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.6 +4.6 9.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 30/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +10.1 9.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 37/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.1 -1.3 10.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.4 +4.4 11.1 +1.9 7.9 0.4 3.0 10.8 341 (14.2) 50/22
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

44.6 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
44.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
43.7 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
43.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
**S** 43.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
43.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
43.1 FORREST Eucla WA

+20.4 : 44.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+18.0 : 41.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+17.2 : 43.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+16.7 : 41.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+16.1 : 41.7 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
28.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+12.6 : 26.1 HAWKER Upper North SA
+12.6 : 24.8 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+11.8 : 25.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.6 : 27.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+11.5 : 21.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.5 : 24.8 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

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

15.5 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
15.9 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
16.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
16.0 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
16.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW

-4.5 : 15.5 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.4 : 22.7 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-4.2 : 25.0 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.1 : 22.5 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-4.1 : 17.2 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

0.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-6.0 : 12.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.0 : 11.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.7 : 16.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-4.6 : 13.2 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : 17.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-4.3 : 15.7 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast 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.
81.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
78.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
57.6 LAMBELL'S LAGOON N Rivers NT
55.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
57.6 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
50.4 PALMERSTON

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
81.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
78.0 TOPAZ ALERT
65.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
53.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
52.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
52.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
52.0 DAINTREE TEA
50.0 DEERAL
N Coast--Herbert
55.0 CORSIS ALERT
50.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD

13.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

3.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
2.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

958 (39.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
766 (31.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
761 (31.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
756 (31.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
636 (26.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
120/17 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
111/18 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
85/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/16 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
80/14 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
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN
13.2mm in 51 min to 00:00 15.5mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.2mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
10.6mm in 30 min to 00:00 21.2mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 28.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.4mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
16.6mm in 29 min to 17:30 34.3mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
NGAYAWILI
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
7.0mm in 10 min to 22:51 42.0mm/h
7.6mm in 9 min to 23:00 50.7mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.4mm/h
THANGOOL AIRPORT
7.4mm in 36 min to 22:00 12.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
7.8mm in 45 min to 17:00 10.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 5.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
BORROLOOLA : 121(110/ 76 ) at 17:07
QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT : 102(120/ 82 ) at 18:44
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(330/ 72 ) at 15:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(310/ 67 ) at 22:55