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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 1336 EST on 04/12/2009. 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

19.1

20.4

02/12/2009

24

1 Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

19.6

19.7

26/12/1969

30

1

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA

19.5

20.2

13/12/2002

15

1

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

39.6

39.6

01/12/2006

31

1 Equal to record.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

40.5

40.5

03/12/2006

29

1 Equal to record.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

42.8

42.8

03/12/2006

11

1 Equal to record.


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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 08:54EST, 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 34.8 +5.3 12.1 -4.2 9.8 0.0 11.2 -- 757 (31.5) 65/17
PERTH AIRPORT 29.3 +0.4 14.0 -0.8 11.2 0.0 8.6 13.2 574 (23.9) 50/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 -2.3 10.1 -2.3 6.8 0.0 5.6 10.5 306 (12.8) 37/14
BUNBURY 24.6 -2.5 9.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 39/18
MANDURAH 24.9 -- 14.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 506 (21.1) 44/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +2.1 23.9 -1.4 25.8 0.8 3.2 11.8 285 (11.9) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.3 +1.9 14.6 -5.6 12.0 0.0 12.8 13.2 268 (11.2) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 22.3 -5.8 17.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 432 (18.0) 54/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.1 -4.9 17.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 10.2 11.5 333 (13.9) 46/06
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 -2.3 15.3 +5.4 13.4 0.0 9.2 9.0 428 (17.8) 52/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.4 +1.2 22.0 -1.1 18.5 0.0 13.6 12.6 397 (16.5) 37/08
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +1.6 22.7 -0.7 20.0 0.0 6.2 11.2 238 ( 9.9) 37/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +0.8 25.8 +1.7 23.6 0.0 10.0 11.6 439 (18.3) 48/13
MACKAY M.O 30.8 +0.7 25.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 387 (16.1) 41/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 -0.7 22.1 +0.9 21.5 1.4 8.6 -- 449 (18.7) 44/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 -1.2 21.3 +0.8 -- 0.8 9.6 -- 592 (24.7) 48/15
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -3.2 19.0 +0.8 -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +0.3 18.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 -1.6 17.3 -2.8 15.8 3.4 4.8 12.1 373 (15.5) 39/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 -1.3 13.1 -3.6 -- 5.0 -- -- 725 (30.2) 48/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.3 -0.7 14.0 -3.5 8.9 0.0 9.3 -- 306 (12.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 -1.4 14.7 -3.4 13.4 3.6 5.0 12.1 486 (20.3) 30/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 -1.8 14.8 -1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 -1.7 10.2 -6.3 7.7 0.0 7.4 12.7 394 (16.4) 35/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.7 -2.2 9.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.2 +0.8 7.0 -4.3 1.2 0.0 9.2 13.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.6 +0.1 13.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/04
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.3 -0.4 16.2 -1.3 12.1 0.0 6.8 12.9 407 (17.0) 52/17
RICHMOND RAAF 31.1 +2.4 10.8 -5.2 5.1 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 37/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -2.1 15.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 54/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.2 +2.1 7.7 -3.7 4.9 0.0 6.2 12.4 222 ( 9.3) 50/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.9 +2.5 11.1 -2.6 7.9 0.0 8.0 12.9 184 ( 7.7) 43/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +2.1 11.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 50/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.6 +4.5 16.4 +1.6 12.9 0.0 9.8 12.4 293 (12.2) 57/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.3 +5.9 12.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) 55/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.9 +5.9 10.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 63/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.3 +8.1 16.3 +3.4 13.3 0.0 8.0 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 33.4 +10.5 11.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 74/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.6 +6.0 12.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 72/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.2 +1.8 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 48/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.4 +2.8 10.1 -0.6 5.8 0.0 5.6 7.1 380 (15.8) 61/18
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

45.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
45.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
44.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
43.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
43.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+10.5 : 33.4 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+9.6 : 30.7 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+9.3 : 33.3 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+8.7 : 32.4 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+8.3 : 32.2 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
+8.3 : 30.6 CERBERUS E Central VIC

30.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
28.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 19.5 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+7.1 : 17.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+6.4 : 20.1 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+6.1 : 18.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+5.6 : 19.7 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+5.6 : 14.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

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

12.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.1 : 23.0 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.1 : 22.8 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.8 : 22.3 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.8 : 21.8 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.8 : 21.1 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.9 : 15.4 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-8.8 : 6.6 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.2 : 8.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.1 : 5.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.9 : 7.8 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

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.
120.0 RONNOC DOWNS Central Highlands QLD
116.0 ARCTURUS DOWNS Central Highlands QLD
97.0 JUANITA Central Highlands QLD
73.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
68.0 ROCKYBAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
73.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
Central Highlands
120.0 RONNOC DOWNS
116.0 ARCTURUS DOWNS
97.0 JUANITA
Wide Bay/Burnett
68.0 ROCKYBAR
65.5 WOWAN POST OFFICE
53.2 ROWANLEA
50.2 TOWN OF 1770
50.0 DULULU POST OFFICE

13.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
13.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

5.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
5.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
4.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1067 (44.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
990 (41.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
985 (41.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
935 (39.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
932 (38.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
908 (37.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
866 (36.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
857 (35.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
**S** 841 (35.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
782 (32.6) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
761 (31.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
757 (31.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
757 (31.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
727 (30.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
726 (30.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
725 (30.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
718 (29.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
711 (29.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
709 (29.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
695 (29.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
692 (28.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
686 (28.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
685 (28.5) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
680 (28.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
664 (27.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
659 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
646 (26.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
643 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
626 (26.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
106/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/14 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/17 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
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
6.4mm in 14 min to 06:00 27.4mm/h
14.8mm in 25 min to 06:25 35.5mm/h
7.2mm in 35 min to 07:00 12.3mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 22.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
TOWN OF 1770
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 100(340/ 69 ) at 08:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(260/ 65 ) at 17:00
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 78(231/ 65 ) at 19:50
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 96(220/ 78 ) at 14:30
N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 87(250/ 69 ) at 18:24
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(250/ 70 ) at 12:36
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80( 80/ 63 ) at 11:46
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 82( 10/ 63 ) at 18:31
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 69 ) at 17:08
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(310/ 70 ) at 19:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 93( 10/ 76 ) at 17:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(320/ 63 ) at 18:00
MOUNT READ : 102( 10/ 69 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(***/ 69 ) at 21:30