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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 2244 EST on 25/11/2009. 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
Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014609

NGUKURR

30.3

32.8

23/11/1964

14

1

NT

Roper-McArthur

014704

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE

28.3

29.2

17/11/1982

27

1

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA

27.4

28.7

11/11/1998

15

1

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

22.0

22.0

08/11/1999

11

1 Equal to record.

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

19.1

20.6

17/11/1981

42

1

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

29.2

29.6

05/11/2006

11

1

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

E Kimberley

002012

HALLS CREEK AIRPORT

20.5

18.8

24/11/1998

13

1


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 08:22EST, 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 38.0 +10.9 14.9 +1.1 8.9 0.0 13.8 -- 516 (21.5) 55/08
PERTH AIRPORT 37.1 +11.3 11.3 -1.3 11.2 0.0 9.2 13.2 376 (15.7) 39/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 35.5 +14.7 12.1 +1.3 9.6 0.0 7.0 12.1 208 ( 8.7) 48/12
BUNBURY 29.8 +5.6 11.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 46/11
MANDURAH 28.0 -- 17.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 28/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -3.0 24.2 -1.1 24.2 0.2 7.4 3.1 402 (16.8) 39/03
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.1 -8.5 10.9 -7.0 9.2 0.0 11.0 11.8 567 (23.6) 54/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 -2.8 16.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 591 (24.6) 55/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +1.7 11.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 5.0 11.9 267 (11.1) 43/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.8 +3.4 7.9 -0.5 6.3 0.0 5.4 11.7 380 (15.8) 34/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 19.1 -17.3 16.8 -4.6 16.4 16.4 2.8 0.1 418 (17.4) 28/02
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.4 21.6 -0.7 20.0 0.0 6.2 7.3 326 (13.6) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.8 22.4 -0.5 20.7 1.4 10.2 9.0 463 (19.3) 48/14
MACKAY M.O 29.5 +0.3 22.7 +1.0 -- 1.2 -- 10.9 314 (13.1) 34/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.8 +1.6 23.8 +4.3 22.6 0.0 11.4 -- 309 (12.9) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 -0.4 21.7 +2.8 -- 11.4 9.2 -- 379 (15.8) 50/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -1.0 21.0 +4.7 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +2.5 20.4 +2.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 304 (12.7) 35/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +1.8 23.4 +5.4 21.2 0.0 10.0 12.5 542 (22.6) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.8 +3.1 18.2 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 658 (27.4) 59/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.1 +3.8 17.0 +2.0 13.4 2.4 9.0 -- 422 (17.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +1.3 20.4 +4.3 17.6 0.0 6.8 12.6 148 ( 6.2) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +1.4 18.1 +3.1 -- 11.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 -1.0 17.1 +2.8 16.6 5.0 2.0 2.2 644 (26.8) 43/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.0 -2.1 17.2 +4.1 -- 2.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 22/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +2.9 11.5 +2.4 8.1 7.0 5.6 2.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.8 +3.4 16.8 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 608 (25.3) 61/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.5 -0.5 16.8 +1.5 15.7 2.2 5.2 2.1 638 (26.6) 35/05
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -4.1 15.4 +1.5 15.3 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 31/07
BELLAMBI AWS 23.3 +1.2 16.8 +1.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 565 (23.5) 35/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 -1.9 12.3 +3.5 11.1 1.6 2.2 1.2 296 (12.3) 26/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 -0.4 12.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 5.2 1.6 270 (11.3) 43/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -0.2 12.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.1 -0.3 12.9 +0.4 11.0 0.0 7.0 6.6 370 (15.4) 43/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.4 +1.8 8.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 365 (15.2) 24/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.4 +4.2 9.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 24/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.6 +4.7 12.0 +0.8 10.0 0.0 4.4 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.5 +4.5 8.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 31/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.7 +5.1 5.7 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 351 (14.6) 28/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 -2.0 10.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 54/12
HOBART AIRPORT 24.4 +5.4 12.6 +3.4 8.3 0.0 4.0 10.9 682 (28.4) 55/21
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

40.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.6 ENEABBA Central West WA
39.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
39.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
39.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.1 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

+14.7 : 35.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+14.7 : 38.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+12.6 : 34.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+12.3 : 36.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+12.2 : 35.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.2 : 36.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
28.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.0 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT

+8.9 : 20.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.8 : 19.6 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+7.4 : 22.2 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+7.2 : 23.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.9 : 15.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

9.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.6 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-18.1 : 18.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-18.0 : 18.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-17.3 : 19.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-16.7 : 19.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-16.6 : 20.9 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

-0.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.4 : 10.6 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.1 : 13.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.7 : 16.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.6 : 12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.0 : 10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.
137.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
93.8 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
73.5 MONKIRA Channel Country QLD
70.2 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER N Rivers NT
50.0 LUCKNOW STATION Northwest QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
93.8 BULMAN AWS
70.2 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
137.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
Northwest
50.0 LUCKNOW STATION
Channel Country
73.5 MONKIRA

13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
13.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

1.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.2 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1818 (75.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1498 (62.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1110 (46.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1075 (44.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
964 (40.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
946 (39.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
942 (39.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
897 (37.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
894 (37.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
873 (36.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
817 (34.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
801 (33.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
786 (32.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
779 (32.5) TELFER AERO Interior WA
750 (31.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
749 (31.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
747 (31.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
740 (30.8) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
733 (30.5) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
733 (30.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
714 (29.8) NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
710 (29.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
703 (29.3) GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
703 (29.3) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
696 (29.0) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
687 (28.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
682 (28.4) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
658 (27.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
654 (27.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
644 (26.8) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
644 (26.8) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
638 (26.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
633 (26.4) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
629 (26.2) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
629 (26.2) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
625 (26.0) WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
625 (26.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
621 (25.9) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
617 (25.7) COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
608 (25.3) DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
602 (25.1) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
131/07 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
120/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
104/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
76/11 TELFER AERO Interior WA
76/13 EDDYSTONE POINT E 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
39.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
BLACK POINT
43.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.2mm/h
CAPE DON
6.6mm in 33 min to 13:30 12.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
29.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 29.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
NGAYAWILI
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
59.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 59.4mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 22.8mm/h
91.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 30.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 26.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(330/ 76 ) at 10:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(270/109 ) at 09:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 121(340/ 74 ) at 08:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LBDD (TIMOR SEA) : 91(140/ 65 ) at 11:50