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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1400 EST on 18/11/2009. 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

TAS

Southeast

094195

TUNNACK FIRE STATION

30.8

26.0

01/11/1997

12

1

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

20.1

20.3

03/11/1999

11

1

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015652

WATARRKA

30.2

30.2

25/11/2006

19

1 Equal to record.

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

29.3

29.2

28/11/2006

12

1

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

22.4

22.2

30/11/1997

14

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060141

TAREE AIRPORT AWS

21.0

21.0

27/11/2006

12

Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013017

GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

43.9

43.8

30/11/1996

53

1

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

43.0

42.9

28/11/1996

68

1

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

41.8

41.5

16/11/2009

12

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

NE Pastoral

017031

MARREE COMPARISON

46.5

46.1

30/11/1982

70

1

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

45.2

45.1

28/11/2006

11

1

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

40.5

40.0

30/11/1996

43

1

QLD

Darling Downs E

041525

WARWICK

38.0

37.3

29/11/2006

14

1

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

42.6

42.5

28/11/1996

14

1

NSW

NW Slopes S

055325

TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS

39.2

39.0

30/11/2004

15

1

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

33.4

33.1

10/11/2002

12

1

NSW

N Tablelands W

056242

INVERELL (RAGLAN ST)

38.4

36.8

10/11/1995

14

1

NSW

North Coast

058158

MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK)

39.6

38.7

02/11/1977

34

1

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

38.1

37.0

29/11/2006

16

1

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

38.5

38.0

29/11/2006

11

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 07:49EST, 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 23.9 -3.2 13.8 0.0 11.1 0.0 7.2 -- 428 (17.8) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 -2.9 12.2 -0.4 11.7 0.0 8.2 10.0 371 (15.5) 44/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.6 +0.8 12.8 +2.0 9.4 0.0 4.6 5.4 281 (11.7) 35/13
BUNBURY 21.7 -2.5 11.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 41/23
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 44/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.1 24.0 -1.3 23.4 9.0 7.0 10.5 310 (12.9) 41/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 43.0 +9.4 19.5 +1.6 17.2 0.0 14.6 11.0 244 (10.2) 52/10
WHYALLA AERO 29.8 +3.3 18.0 +4.1 -- 0.0 10.6 -- 627 (26.1) 41/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.0 +3.9 15.5 +1.5 12.5 0.0 8.4 11.6 213 ( 8.9) 26/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.0 +2.6 11.8 +3.4 9.7 0.0 4.6 8.0 402 (16.8) 37/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.2 +4.8 19.6 -1.8 17.7 0.0 10.2 11.8 208 ( 8.7) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 -1.5 19.6 -2.7 17.1 0.0 8.6 12.1 359 (15.0) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.2 20.4 -2.5 18.3 0.0 8.2 11.9 267 (11.1) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 30.2 +1.0 19.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 231 ( 9.6) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 37.7 +6.5 19.0 -0.5 17.7 0.0 10.6 -- 302 (12.6) 39/17
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +2.3 20.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 433 (18.0) 50/14
NAMBOUR DPI 40.0 +12.0 21.0 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.3 +3.5 22.6 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 646 (26.9) 67/18
BRISBANE AERO 30.3 +3.5 21.3 +3.3 19.1 0.0 9.6 11.2 713 (29.7) 65/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 36.6 +10.9 18.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 67/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 39.2 +10.9 26.1 +11.1 21.1 0.0 11.6 -- 207 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 +1.8 21.0 +4.9 19.3 0.0 4.6 5.5 352 (14.7) 52/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.1 22.4 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 -1.5 19.8 +5.5 18.4 0.6 8.2 4.4 456 (19.0) 57/02
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.7 -3.4 19.3 +6.2 18.8 0.4 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 43/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.4 +7.3 15.1 +6.0 7.0 0.5 11.5 12.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.4 +8.0 22.4 +8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 50/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.1 -1.9 19.4 +4.1 17.8 2.6 8.8 5.0 630 (26.3) 74/23
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 -1.6 19.3 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 44/23
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 -0.8 17.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 595 (24.8) 61/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.1 +5.4 11.9 +3.1 7.3 0.0 13.4 12.5 410 (17.1) 44/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +6.8 11.5 +0.8 9.7 0.0 15.0 13.5 406 (16.9) 34/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.5 +4.5 12.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 30/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.1 +4.7 14.7 +2.2 13.1 0.0 14.0 12.5 407 (17.0) 31/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.4 +3.8 11.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 449 (18.7) 43/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.1 +3.9 13.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 37/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 +0.7 14.9 +3.7 13.6 0.0 4.4 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.7 +0.7 13.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 35/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.0 +3.4 10.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 +1.2 10.4 +1.5 -- 0.5 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 -0.7 10.7 +1.5 9.5 4.0 4.8 6.1 400 (16.7) 30/14
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

46.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
45.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
45.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
45.2 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
45.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+13.3 : 46.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+12.5 : 38.5 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+12.4 : 40.6 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+12.3 : 44.4 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+12.3 : 42.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
+12.3 : 44.1 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+12.3 : 43.0 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

**S** 30.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
29.3 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+12.2 : 29.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+12.2 : 28.6 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+11.5 : 27.9 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+11.4 : 27.8 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+11.1 : 26.1 GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE NW Slopes S NSW

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

9.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
13.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.6 : 27.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.6 : 20.1 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.1 : 23.1 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-4.1 : 25.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1 : 23.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.2 : 11.9 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6 : 4.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC
-4.2 : 17.1 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-4.1 : 0.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

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.
47.0 WOODSDALE (STALWORTH) Southeast TAS
45.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
37.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA
32.0 PERTH (FORESTRY NURSERY) N Coast TAS
31.2 EVANDALE (CAMBOCK LANE) N Coast TAS

13.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

4.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
4.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

**S** 1275 (53.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1102 (45.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1049 (43.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1042 (43.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
900 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
893 (37.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
830 (34.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
794 (33.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
742 (30.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
723 (30.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
721 (30.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
713 (29.7) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
685 (28.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
677 (28.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
665 (27.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
665 (27.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
664 (27.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
659 (27.5) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
655 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
651 (27.1) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
650 (27.1) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
649 (27.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
646 (26.9) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
633 (26.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
632 (26.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
631 (26.3) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
630 (26.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
627 (26.1) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
625 (26.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
604 (25.2) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
601 (25.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
118/14 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
109/15 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
93/18 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
89/17 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
87/21 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
MANYPEAKS AG STATION
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
7.4mm in 10 min to 16:40 44.4mm/h
9.4mm in 50 min to 17:30 11.3mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
68.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 22.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
3.4mm in 2 min to 21:22 102.0mm/h
5.0mm in 3 min to 21:25 100.0mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.8mm/h
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT
1.6mm in 1 min to 15:59 96.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:00 84.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON AIRPORT
1.8mm in 1 min to 16:01 108.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO : 93(270/ 43 ) at 18:55
Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO : 119(290/ 69 ) at 14:36
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DOUGLAS RIVER : 78(100/ 65 ) at 16:28
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER : 85(140/ 67 ) at 19:20
REDCLIFFE : 80(130/ 65 ) at 19:15
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT : 109(250/ 87 ) at 15:56
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 85(180/ 70 ) at 00:00
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 83(230/ 65 ) at 00:15