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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 17/11/2009. 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 maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016065

ANDAMOOKA

45.1

44.2

25/11/1991

40

1

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

41.5

41.4

30/11/2007

12

1

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

43.0

42.0

15/11/2009

42

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

42.3

41.8

15/11/2009

11

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Far Northwest

046043

WILCANNIA (REID ST)

45.2

45.0

30/11/2004

51

1

NSW

Lower Darling

047007

BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET)

43.0

42.7

25/11/1997

94

1 P


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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 07:46EST, 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 24.8 -2.3 16.1 +2.3 13.6 0.0 7.4 -- 448 (18.7) 43/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 -2.0 15.7 +3.1 14.6 0.0 8.0 8.5 397 (16.5) 39/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.3 +2.5 15.0 +4.2 13.4 0.0 4.6 7.7 430 (17.9) 34/14
BUNBURY 21.6 -2.6 12.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 39/11
MANDURAH 22.7 -- 17.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 37/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 0.0 26.2 +0.9 25.1 0.0 7.2 9.1 373 (15.5) 48/23
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.0 +7.4 18.5 +0.6 16.6 0.0 16.8 12.9 313 (13.0) 28/13
WHYALLA AERO 29.0 +2.5 21.7 +7.8 -- 0.0 15.2 -- 420 (17.5) 57/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.9 +6.8 22.8 +8.8 18.3 0.0 28.8 11.3 186 ( 7.8) 31/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.1 +0.7 14.7 +6.3 14.6 0.0 6.8 7.8 402 (16.8) 41/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.6 +3.2 18.9 -2.5 17.0 0.0 12.6 11.6 236 ( 9.8) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 -0.2 20.0 -2.3 17.9 0.0 7.2 11.8 440 (18.3) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 -0.2 22.1 -0.8 19.2 0.0 9.6 11.1 400 (16.7) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 28.8 -0.4 19.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 272 (11.3) 22/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.9 +3.7 18.1 -1.4 16.7 0.0 9.2 -- 258 (10.8) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +2.0 20.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 286 (11.9) 39/10
NAMBOUR DPI 32.0 +4.0 19.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.1 +2.3 21.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 52/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.5 +1.7 19.6 +1.6 17.2 0.0 8.0 12.2 513 (21.4) 55/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 33.7 +8.0 16.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 37/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 38.9 +10.6 20.3 +5.3 15.0 0.0 7.6 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.3 +5.4 17.2 +1.1 15.2 0.0 6.0 12.4 231 ( 9.6) 37/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +2.4 17.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.4 +9.0 19.4 +5.1 18.2 0.0 6.8 8.1 392 (16.3) 67/20
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 33.4 +8.3 16.7 +3.6 16.2 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 30/19
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 32.2 +11.1 12.8 +3.7 7.3 0.0 6.4 10.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 40.5 +12.1 18.6 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 46/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.6 +7.6 18.6 +3.3 15.6 0.0 6.4 10.3 442 (18.4) 68/22
RICHMOND RAAF 36.7 +10.1 18.0 +4.1 13.9 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 61/18
BELLAMBI AWS 25.5 +3.4 17.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 78/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 34.3 +11.6 13.3 +4.5 11.0 0.0 9.2 9.6 252 (10.5) 57/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.5 +12.8 17.0 +6.3 14.2 0.0 13.8 7.8 356 (14.8) 61/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.1 +9.1 15.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 54/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.3 +7.9 22.1 +9.6 18.6 0.0 13.6 12.1 239 (10.0) 41/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.4 +3.8 14.6 +4.5 -- 0.0 24.4 -- 210 ( 8.8) 43/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.4 +4.2 16.5 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 48/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.7 +0.8 17.1 +5.9 17.5 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.4 +1.4 12.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 52/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.2 +1.6 13.7 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 43/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.4 +1.0 13.3 +4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 251 (10.5) 50/12
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 -0.9 11.1 +1.9 7.5 0.0 3.8 2.7 255 (10.6) 44/16
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 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
45.2 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
45.1 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
45.0 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
45.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

+14.7 : 43.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+14.4 : 44.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+14.4 : 44.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+14.3 : 42.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+14.1 : 42.6 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
28.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+13.7 : 28.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+12.8 : 27.7 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+12.3 : 25.8 HAWKER Upper North SA
+12.2 : 25.0 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+11.4 : 26.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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

8.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
12.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.8 : 14.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.8 : 13.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-3.3 : 17.8 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-3.2 : 24.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-3.1 : 21.8 HARVEY Lower West WA

-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
3.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.6 : -1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 : 16.9 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-3.9 : 18.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-3.6 : 16.4 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.
25.0 CHANNEL ISLAND N Rivers NT
21.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
16.2 NIGHTSHADE Eucla WA
16.0 COWARNA DOWNS Goldfields WA
16.0 TINGHA Darling Downs E QLD

12.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
12.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
12.3 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

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4.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

733 (30.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
703 (29.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
695 (29.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
690 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
679 (28.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
670 (27.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
**S** 667 (27.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) FORREST Eucla WA
626 (26.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
614 (25.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
604 (25.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
102/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/17 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
93/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/15 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
91/17 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands 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
Goldfields
CHEADANUP
10.0mm in 15 min to 18:36 40.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.8mm/h
SALMON GUMS RES.STN.
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
4.4mm in 12 min to 23:26 22.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
CRESSY RESEARCH STATION
1.6mm in 1 min to 13:42 96.0mm/h
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:01 84.0mm/h
5.2mm in 2 min to 15:03 156.0mm/h
8.0mm in 7 min to 15:10 68.6mm/h
6.8mm in 20 min to 15:30 20.4mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 21.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
6.4mm in 14 min to 15:30 27.4mm/h
6.4mm in 34 min to 17:30 11.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
ST HELENS AERODROME
7.6mm in 14 min to 16:14 32.6mm/h
7.0mm in 16 min to 16:30 26.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
Southeast
TUNNACK FIRE STATION
10.2mm in 9 min to 14:39 68.0mm/h
8.2mm in 7 min to 14:46 70.3mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 26.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO : 91(240/ 35 ) at 16:04
C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS : 91(240/ 70 ) at 18:53
CW Slopes S
FORBES AIRPORT AWS : 96(280/ 50 ) at 18:21
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 82(190/ 63 ) at 23:04
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 78(170/ 63 ) at 23:00
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 87(290/ 63 ) at 13:57
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(230/ 63 ) at 20:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(250/ 67 ) at 17:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(246/ 72 ) at 12:10
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 72(240/ 63 ) at 15:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(***/ 87 ) at 11:30