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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 is unchecked and are likely to pick up errors as well as true records. They are limited to data received as at 1331 EST on 06/12/2009. 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
Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

39.6

39.6

03/12/2009

31

1 Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

44.0

42.8

03/12/2009

11

43.7

10/11/2006

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 09:01EST, 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 36.0 +6.5 18.2 +1.9 16.1 0.0 9.8 -- 425 (17.7) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 37.2 +8.3 18.9 +4.1 16.9 0.0 11.2 13.1 466 (19.4) 52/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.1 -1.0 12.3 -0.1 8.5 0.0 3.8 -- 409 (17.0) --
BUNBURY 35.5 +8.4 16.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 39/17
MANDURAH 33.9 -- 20.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.2 24.9 -0.4 24.2 1.0 5.4 9.9 317 (13.2) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.4 +3.0 18.5 -1.7 15.8 0.0 15.8 12.8 346 (14.4) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 22.8 -5.3 14.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 11.2 -- 443 (18.5) 41/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 -5.2 12.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- 13.0 269 (11.2) 37/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 -2.9 10.0 +0.1 8.3 0.4 5.2 7.1 371 (15.5) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.0 +2.8 27.4 +4.3 24.6 0.0 11.8 10.3 347 (14.5) 43/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.3 24.7 +1.3 23.7 0.0 9.6 12.2 574 (23.9) 54/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +0.8 23.5 -0.6 20.9 0.0 12.8 12.3 553 (23.0) 50/15
MACKAY M.O 29.9 -0.2 20.4 -2.5 -- 2.2 -- 12.0 347 (14.5) 34/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.2 +1.1 20.1 -1.1 17.9 0.0 10.8 -- 282 (11.8) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +0.3 17.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 238 ( 9.9) 34/10
NAMBOUR DPI 31.0 +1.8 16.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.7 +1.5 20.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 54/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 -0.4 17.7 -2.4 13.3 0.0 9.8 12.9 425 (17.7) 67/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 33.9 +6.2 14.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 39/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 37.3 +6.3 17.9 +0.4 11.9 0.0 10.0 -- 225 ( 9.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.8 +1.5 19.1 +1.0 16.9 0.0 8.0 8.5 495 (20.6) 68/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +0.1 17.0 +0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 -2.4 17.6 +1.1 16.2 0.0 7.8 7.0 498 (20.8) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.3 -1.6 17.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.6 +0.2 7.9 -3.4 2.8 0.0 14.0 13.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.9 +0.4 16.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 43/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.6 -2.1 18.2 +0.7 16.8 0.0 9.8 6.5 566 (23.6) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 30.1 +1.4 17.5 +1.5 17.3 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 -1.6 14.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 26/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.5 +0.4 10.9 -0.5 8.4 0.0 11.6 12.5 328 (13.7) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.5 -0.9 10.8 -2.9 5.9 0.0 12.0 13.6 259 (10.8) 48/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -2.7 10.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 37/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.1 -3.0 12.0 -2.8 10.7 0.0 8.6 13.3 274 (11.4) 35/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.0 -3.4 10.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 46/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.5 -3.5 7.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.0 -2.2 13.2 +0.3 10.9 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.2 -0.7 11.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 39/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.8 -2.8 7.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 34/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.7 -0.7 11.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 41/12
HOBART AIRPORT 20.1 -0.5 11.2 +0.5 8.9 0.0 4.6 7.3 523 (21.8) 52/13
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

46.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
45.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
44.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+12.7 : 38.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.1 : 39.3 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.8 : 39.1 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 39.2 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.3 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
28.1 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+7.8 : 23.7 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.8 : 23.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.5 : 23.5 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+6.5 : 27.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+6.5 : 22.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA

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

7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.2 : 22.7 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.5 : 22.3 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.3 : 22.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.2 : 21.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.2 : 23.9 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.2 : 19.4 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-12.4 : 1.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.3 : 15.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.5 : 6.2 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.3 : 3.4 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-7.0 : 6.4 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
**S** -7.0 : 5.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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.
57.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
50.5 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
39.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
30.0 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
25.4 KIAMBA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
57.6 HORN ISLAND
50.5 BAMAGA
39.2 COCONUT ISLAND
30.0 PUNSAND BAY
Brisbane/SE Coast
25.4 KIAMBA

13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.3 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

7.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
6.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
6.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1732 (72.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1096 (45.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
**S** 1084 (45.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
998 (41.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
997 (41.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
997 (41.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
971 (40.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
957 (39.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
867 (36.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
856 (35.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
847 (35.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
823 (34.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
812 (33.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
800 (33.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
783 (32.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
753 (31.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
724 (30.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
723 (30.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
718 (29.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
691 (28.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
676 (28.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
668 (27.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
668 (27.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
655 (27.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
640 (26.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
636 (26.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
616 (25.7) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
614 (25.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
605 (25.2) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
100/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/03 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
81/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/03 MOUNT READ 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NOONAMAH AWS
13.2mm in 15 min to 16:22 52.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.8mm/h
6.6mm in 3 min to 16:41 132.0mm/h
7.8mm in 10 min to 16:51 46.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 20.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.6mm/h
16.8mm in 25 min to 09:00 40.3mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 23.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
8.8mm in 11 min to 00:41 48.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(320/ 80 ) at 00:41
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(270/ 63 ) at 03:36
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(350/ 67 ) at 16:51