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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

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 1332 EST on 07/12/2009. 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

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

4.0

4.0

16/12/1996

23

Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033013

COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE

14.3

14.7

26/12/1965

50

1

QLD

Central Coast E

033247

PROSERPINE AIRPORT

14.3

16.0

11/12/1999

20

1

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

40.9

40.1

14/12/2004

16

1

WA

E Kimberley

002032

WARMUN

45.5

45.1

07/12/1986

46

1

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

44.7

44.0

01/12/2007

15

44.7

23/10/2002

13

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 09:04EST, 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 28.1 -1.4 19.6 +3.3 17.7 0.0 6.4 -- 376 (15.7) 52/17
PERTH AIRPORT 32.3 +3.4 17.7 +2.9 15.7 0.0 10.6 10.5 328 (13.7) 43/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.6 -3.5 13.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 7.6 -- -- --
BUNBURY 29.0 +1.9 14.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 50/13
MANDURAH 28.0 -- 19.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 54/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +2.5 26.0 +0.7 25.4 0.4 7.6 9.6 259 (10.8) 54/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.3 +2.9 20.3 +0.1 16.6 0.0 16.0 13.1 391 (16.3) 43/16
WHYALLA AERO 26.4 -1.7 12.7 -3.1 -- 0.0 10.8 -- 358 (14.9) 35/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.8 -1.2 12.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- 13.7 235 ( 9.8) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.3 -1.6 13.7 +3.8 12.9 0.0 4.0 4.1 372 (15.5) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.3 +3.1 24.3 +1.2 21.9 0.0 13.6 12.4 375 (15.6) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 32.5 +1.1 20.5 -2.9 19.3 0.0 11.0 10.3 564 (23.5) 46/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.1 22.5 -1.6 20.0 0.0 13.0 11.9 501 (20.9) 41/09
MACKAY M.O 29.4 -0.7 18.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- 12.6 301 (12.5) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +1.7 18.2 -3.0 16.3 0.0 10.2 -- 254 (10.6) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.8 +0.4 19.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 285 (11.9) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 32.0 +2.8 19.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.7 +1.5 21.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 +0.4 19.2 -0.9 15.4 0.0 10.2 12.9 660 (27.5) 43/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 35.7 +8.0 17.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 50/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.0 +5.0 16.8 -0.7 8.8 0.0 12.0 -- 247 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +0.6 20.9 +2.8 20.5 1.4 3.8 7.3 525 (21.9) 37/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +1.0 16.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 -1.1 15.7 -0.8 12.9 0.0 5.0 10.0 317 (13.2) 44/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.4 -0.5 16.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 34/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.0 +3.6 8.7 -2.6 2.5 0.0 9.0 13.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.1 +2.6 12.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 41/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.0 +1.3 19.1 +1.6 15.8 0.0 6.2 10.5 372 (15.5) 52/17
RICHMOND RAAF 30.7 +2.0 15.7 -0.3 11.0 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.2 +0.1 18.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 43/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.1 +4.0 9.8 -1.6 6.4 0.0 9.6 13.4 298 (12.4) 35/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.2 +1.8 9.0 -4.7 5.8 0.0 12.0 13.7 298 (12.4) 26/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +1.3 11.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 28/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 +0.8 14.1 -0.7 12.8 0.0 9.6 13.4 346 (14.4) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.5 +1.1 10.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 31/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.2 +1.2 7.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 30/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.3 +2.1 13.2 +0.3 10.5 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.9 +1.0 7.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 35/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.8 +2.2 5.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 39/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.1 -1.3 9.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 48/12
HOBART AIRPORT 22.4 +1.8 10.1 -0.6 5.8 0.0 7.4 9.3 511 (21.3) 39/09
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

46.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
45.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
45.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
45.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
45.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+13.4 : 38.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.2 : 44.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.0 : 35.7 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+8.0 : 32.8 EUCLA Eucla WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.4 : 26.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA
**S** +6.2 : 25.6 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 25.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 22.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.4 : 29.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

8.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
12.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

**W** -10.3 : 20.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-5.8 : 12.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-4.8 : 20.6 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.7 : 10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.4 : 12.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5 : 14.3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.0 : 14.3 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-6.7 : 7.0 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural 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.
36.2 NOONAMAH AWS N Rivers NT
30.3 ELIZABETH VALLEY N Rivers NT
27.0 JINDARE N Rivers NT
17.0 TOP PLAINS Darling Downs E QLD
16.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

13.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

7.7 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
7.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
5.8 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
4.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1451 (60.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1075 (44.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
**S** 1073 (44.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
964 (40.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
963 (40.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
900 (37.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
871 (36.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
869 (36.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
838 (34.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
838 (34.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
817 (34.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
788 (32.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
769 (32.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
731 (30.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
730 (30.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
688 (28.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
678 (28.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
666 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
660 (27.5) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
645 (26.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
637 (26.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
625 (26.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
614 (25.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
611 (25.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
87/18 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
87/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
74/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/14 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA

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
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
6.8mm in 9 min to 16:58 45.3mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO : 87(180/ 69 ) at 18:44
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(330/ 67 ) at 05:10