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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 15/11/2009. 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

E Gascoyne

007165

MINGAH SPRINGS

12.6

10.4

25/11/2004

16

1 n

Highest grass minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

25.5

25.4

15/11/1987

24

1

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

20.7

20.5

12/11/2009

45

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

E Coast

092114

FRIENDLY BEACHES

16.0

15.7

20/11/2003

12

1

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

44.9

44.3

20/11/2006

15

1

SA

W Agricultural

018079

STREAKY BAY

42.9

42.8

29/11/1962

51

1

SA

Lower North

021133

SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK)

42.5

42.3

12/11/2009

11

1 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 07:39EST, 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 25.0 -2.1 14.6 +0.8 11.5 0.0 8.0 -- 394 (16.4) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.7 -2.1 12.7 +0.1 10.3 0.0 7.4 11.4 412 (17.2) 41/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.2 +4.4 12.7 +1.9 9.7 0.0 5.8 11.9 369 (15.4) 52/10
BUNBURY 22.8 -1.4 17.5 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 50/09
MANDURAH 22.1 -- 18.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 559 (23.3) 43/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 0.0 24.7 -0.6 23.7 0.0 6.0 10.5 257 (10.7) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.3 +6.7 19.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 15.8 12.4 373 (15.5) 57/11
WHYALLA AERO 40.3 +13.8 19.5 +5.6 -- 0.0 17.4 -- 232 ( 9.7) 41/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 39.5 +14.4 23.3 +9.3 17.5 0.0 -- 13.1 216 ( 9.0) 28/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.6 +14.2 14.3 +5.9 11.7 0.0 6.4 11.9 211 ( 8.8) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.7 +3.3 16.8 -4.6 15.0 0.0 12.0 11.5 300 (12.5) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 -0.3 19.9 -2.4 18.5 0.0 4.6 11.1 444 (18.5) 41/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 -0.7 18.5 -4.4 16.8 0.0 10.8 11.5 422 (17.6) 43/12
MACKAY M.O 27.4 -1.8 18.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.3 282 (11.8) 30/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 +0.1 20.1 +0.6 18.6 0.0 9.8 -- 298 (12.4) 34/17
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +0.5 19.1 +0.2 -- 1.4 9.4 -- 332 (13.8) 35/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -1.0 16.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.4 +1.6 18.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 30/22
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +0.5 19.2 +1.2 16.4 0.0 4.8 11.3 318 (13.3) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.1 +0.4 14.6 +0.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 540 (22.5) 43/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.2 +2.9 14.8 -0.2 11.7 0.0 8.4 -- 257 (10.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 -1.0 17.7 +1.6 17.4 17.0 6.0 9.9 365 (15.2) 28/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.1 14.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.7 +1.3 12.5 -1.8 10.0 0.0 3.4 12.8 405 (16.9) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.8 +1.7 11.4 -1.7 9.5 0.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.1 +7.0 8.6 -0.5 3.4 0.2 8.0 12.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +5.6 14.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 41/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.1 +3.1 15.2 -0.1 10.7 0.0 6.2 12.6 522 (21.8) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 32.1 +5.5 9.9 -4.0 5.2 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.9 +1.8 14.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 43/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.0 +10.3 7.3 -1.5 4.0 0.0 7.4 12.2 301 (12.5) 41/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.7 +10.0 12.8 +2.1 11.4 0.0 11.8 12.5 287 (12.0) 39/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.4 +9.4 13.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 46/04
MILDURA AIRPORT 40.3 +12.9 18.9 +6.4 15.6 0.0 12.8 13.1 274 (11.4) 37/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.3 +10.7 10.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 34/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 37.3 +13.1 10.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 37/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.3 +8.4 16.5 +5.3 14.3 0.0 5.2 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 30.1 +9.1 10.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 52/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.8 +12.2 10.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 37/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.2 +6.8 13.3 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 -3.2 13.4 +4.2 11.1 0.0 4.0 7.1 451 (18.8) 61/02
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

45.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
44.9 FORREST Eucla WA
44.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
44.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
44.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+18.5 : 44.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+18.0 : 44.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+17.3 : 42.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+17.1 : 41.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+16.2 : 39.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
28.2 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

+12.7 : 24.9 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+12.5 : 25.2 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+12.0 : 22.5 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.7 : 23.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 25.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
+11.5 : 21.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

11.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
12.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-3.6 : 17.1 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-3.2 : 15.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
-3.1 : 24.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-3.1 : 21.6 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-2.8 : 29.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD

2.5 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
2.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
3.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
3.2 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

-5.9 : 18.0 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-5.5 : 16.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 2.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.9 : 3.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-4.6 : 16.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country 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.
79.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
69.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.4 "HOME" MONOGORILBY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
59.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
54.4 TANNYMOREL Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
79.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
Wide Bay/Burnett
54.4 TANNYMOREL
Brisbane/SE Coast
69.0 BRIAN PASTURES
65.4 "HOME" MONOGORILBY
Darling Downs W
52.0 BAWNDUGGIE
50.0 BAWNDUGGIE TM

ISLANDS
Islands
59.8 WILLIS ISLAND

13.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
13.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

7.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
7.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
6.5 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
4.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1136 (47.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
924 (38.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
818 (34.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
791 (33.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
748 (31.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
743 (31.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
731 (30.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
713 (29.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
680 (28.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
668 (27.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
645 (26.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
626 (26.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
611 (25.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
601 (25.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
117/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
80/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
80/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
THANGOOL AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
44.6mm in 2 hr 17 min to 04:47 19.5mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
23.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 7.7mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78(200/ 67 ) at 16:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(330/ 80 ) at 01:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(260/ 82 ) at 01:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(210/ 61 ) at 20:13