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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 1820 EST on 16/11/2009. 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 grass minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

25.8

25.5

14/11/2009

24

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018079

STREAKY BAY

25.9

25.6

30/11/1962

50

1

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

42.0

41.8

25/11/1997

42

1

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

41.8

41.3

28/11/2004

11

1

SA

Lower North

021043

PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON

44.0

42.8

30/11/1962

51

1

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

39.5

38.6

25/11/1997

15

1

SA

Lower North

021133

SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK)

43.0

42.5

14/11/2009

11

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

38.8

38.6

12/11/2009

15

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023887

KUITPO FOREST RESERVE

35.6

35.4

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 07:43EST, 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 25.6 -1.5 11.2 -2.6 8.8 0.0 6.8 -- 365 (15.2) 39/12
PERTH AIRPORT 27.6 +1.8 9.4 -3.2 6.8 0.0 6.2 10.9 337 (14.0) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.6 +2.8 12.8 +2.0 9.2 0.0 6.8 8.0 335 (14.0) 39/14
BUNBURY 23.7 -0.5 12.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 35/17
MANDURAH 24.3 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 39/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 0.0 25.1 -0.2 25.0 7.2 6.0 8.1 274 (11.4) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +6.8 20.0 +2.1 17.3 0.0 16.0 12.4 325 (13.5) 52/13
WHYALLA AERO 42.6 +16.1 19.5 +5.6 -- 0.0 16.0 -- 285 (11.9) 55/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 39.4 +14.3 20.9 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 186 ( 7.8) 35/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.3 +13.9 11.2 +2.8 9.5 0.0 8.0 10.4 389 (16.2) 37/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.9 +3.5 18.5 -2.9 16.2 0.0 9.6 12.3 196 ( 8.2) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 -0.2 19.5 -2.8 18.2 0.0 8.0 12.3 475 (19.8) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 -0.7 20.6 -2.3 18.9 0.0 11.2 12.4 463 (19.3) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 28.0 -1.2 19.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 12.0 285 (11.9) 24/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.4 +2.2 18.7 -0.8 16.0 0.0 7.0 -- 222 ( 9.3) 39/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +1.4 18.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 260 (10.8) 35/12
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +2.0 16.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +2.7 19.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 43/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +1.2 17.8 -0.2 14.1 0.0 9.8 11.8 367 (15.3) 43/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.4 +4.7 13.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 41/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.2 +6.9 17.5 +2.5 12.4 0.0 7.4 -- 79 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +1.7 16.9 +0.8 15.2 0.0 4.0 10.4 268 (11.2) 28/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +3.1 14.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.3 +0.9 14.3 0.0 12.3 0.0 7.0 10.3 268 (11.2) 44/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 -0.3 13.6 +0.5 12.7 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.4 +3.3 14.8 +5.7 9.3 0.0 7.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 38.9 +10.5 16.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 67/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 +0.7 18.0 +2.7 13.5 0.0 8.8 9.3 420 (17.5) 54/10
RICHMOND RAAF 28.5 +1.9 14.4 +0.5 9.4 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 39/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +0.4 17.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 44/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.9 +11.2 12.8 +4.0 8.9 0.0 8.8 9.9 182 ( 7.6) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.3 +12.6 15.9 +5.2 13.5 0.0 9.8 12.7 195 ( 8.1) 50/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 36.3 +10.3 17.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 41.6 +14.2 20.7 +8.2 17.1 0.0 12.0 10.9 259 (10.8) 35/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.9 +10.3 16.0 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.2 +12.0 15.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.9 +4.0 15.4 +4.2 13.4 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.0 +2.0 9.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 31/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.4 +11.8 11.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 41/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 +0.4 10.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.4 -3.6 6.9 -2.3 2.8 0.0 2.4 7.0 532 (22.2) 35/00
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 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
45.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
45.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
44.7 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
44.6 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
44.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

+18.5 : 44.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+17.7 : 42.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+16.6 : 42.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+16.4 : 41.0 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+16.4 : 42.0 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.3 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
28.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
28.1 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+12.7 : 24.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+12.7 : 25.4 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+12.6 : 25.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+12.3 : 24.5 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+12.1 : 25.1 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

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

10.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
14.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.6 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
14.7 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-3.6 : 15.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
-3.2 : 15.7 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
-2.9 : 15.7 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-2.8 : 15.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
-2.6 : 18.1 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS

-2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-5.9 : -2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-5.2 : 3.4 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-4.5 : 1.5 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-4.5 : -1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 : 16.8 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula 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.
34.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
32.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
19.4 PINGANDY E Gascoyne WA
18.0 JUDAL STATION E Gascoyne WA
17.2 LITCHFIELD N Rivers NT

13.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
12.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

.....

7.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
7.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
7.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
5.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

965 (40.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
799 (33.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
785 (32.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
768 (32.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
740 (30.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
724 (30.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
691 (28.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
680 (28.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
635 (26.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
635 (26.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
634 (26.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
625 (26.0) FORREST Eucla WA
620 (25.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
607 (25.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
80/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
74/17 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
68/15 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
67/11 FORREST Eucla WA
67/16 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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
E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
4.4mm in 13 min to 18:00 20.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
7.2mm in 11 min to 01:10 39.3mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
13.6mm in 20 min to 15:30 40.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.6mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
15.4mm in 16 min to 17:28 57.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
None reported