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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 01:54EST, 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 33.1 +1.5 21.2 +2.9 19.5 0.0 12.0 -- 633 (26.4) 44/23
PERTH AIRPORT 38.4 +6.8 21.2 +4.3 19.6 0.0 13.4 12.9 613 (25.5) 63/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.9 +2.2 14.2 +0.5 12.1 0.0 7.8 12.5 572 (23.8) 44/16
BUNBURY 33.6 +4.2 18.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 39/01
MANDURAH 32.5 -- 21.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 48/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +2.1 22.3 -2.5 22.4 26.2 9.4 8.4 306 (12.8) 65/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.3 +3.9 27.9 +6.5 27.0 0.0 18.8 10.8 475 (19.8) 52/00
WHYALLA AERO 29.9 0.0 20.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 43/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.7 +1.6 17.1 +0.1 17.6 8.2 6.2 11.6 264 (11.0) 28/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.5 +0.3 13.3 +2.2 12.0 0.2 5.4 10.6 399 (16.6) 41/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.7 +2.4 27.5 +3.7 26.0 0.0 13.8 11.9 440 (18.3) 39/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 -1.0 23.3 -0.4 22.8 27.8 9.2 3.9 498 (20.8) 55/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +0.5 24.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 10.0 10.9 502 (20.9) 48/13
MACKAY M.O 29.0 -1.1 23.9 +0.4 -- 10.0 -- 8.3 636 (26.5) 55/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -1.9 20.5 -1.6 19.9 2.8 3.2 -- 385 (16.0) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 -0.9 20.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 522 (21.8) 44/15
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 -1.3 20.0 +0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.9 -0.2 19.5 -1.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 416 (17.3) 50/16
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 -0.7 19.6 -1.5 17.4 0.0 8.0 8.4 -- --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 -1.2 15.0 -2.5 -- -- -- -- -- --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.6 -3.3 16.4 -2.4 13.5 0.0 7.2 -- 249 (10.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.3 -0.6 17.8 -1.6 18.0 15.0 5.8 12.2 462 (19.3) 48/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.2 -1.2 15.0 -3.1 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 -2.6 11.8 -6.2 9.5 0.0 8.0 7.5 275 (11.5) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.5 -2.0 10.9 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 22/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.6 -2.9 8.2 -5.0 4.0 0.0 6.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 -4.5 14.1 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.4 -1.0 16.4 -2.3 12.6 0.0 7.6 9.0 339 (14.1) 34/17
RICHMOND RAAF 27.1 -2.7 11.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 -0.3 15.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 30/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.8 -0.2 10.3 -2.9 7.2 0.0 6.4 9.9 223 ( 9.3) 35/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.0 -2.6 17.0 +0.8 14.6 0.0 8.0 7.2 227 ( 9.5) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.5 -1.7 16.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 26/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.7 -3.5 20.6 +4.0 20.3 0.0 11.0 1.7 238 ( 9.9) 37/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.6 -2.9 18.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 301 (12.5) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.7 -8.8 18.6 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 30/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.1 -1.8 18.1 +3.8 17.1 0.0 5.6 -- 140 ( 5.8) 21/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.7 -2.9 17.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 37/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.6 +1.6 15.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.9 +3.7 11.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 43/18
HOBART AIRPORT 21.4 -1.1 14.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 8.2 -- 44/15
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

43.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+8.7 : 38.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+8.3 : 35.4 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.8 : 38.5 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
+7.8 : 34.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+7.7 : 33.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

29.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.5 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+7.1 : 25.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.7 : 17.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+6.5 : 27.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.5 : 22.9 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+6.4 : 25.7 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

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

14.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
15.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
17.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

**W** -13.3 : 20.6 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-8.8 : 20.7 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-7.1 : 24.5 KERANG Lower North VIC
-6.8 : 22.3 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-6.4 : 30.7 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
**W** 4.8 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

**W** -14.0 : 4.8 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
**W** -8.7 : 9.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-7.0 : 5.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-6.3 : 5.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.2 : 11.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-6.2 : 10.5 SCONE AIRPORT AWS 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.
124.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
107.0 HOME VALLEY N Kimberley WA
90.0 SKARDON RIVER N Peninsula QLD
71.4 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
62.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
107.0 HOME VALLEY
61.4 THEDA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
62.0 MANINGRIDA AERO
52.5 AUVERGNE

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
90.0 SKARDON RIVER
71.4 SOUTHWELL STATION
N Coast--Barron
124.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
61.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK

ISLANDS
Islands
56.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)

13.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.9 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

2.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.8 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1124 (46.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1043 (43.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1035 (43.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
953 (39.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
895 (37.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
893 (37.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
867 (36.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
850 (35.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
813 (33.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
760 (31.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
738 (30.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
691 (28.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
676 (28.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
636 (26.5) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
633 (26.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
633 (26.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
622 (25.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
613 (25.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
606 (25.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
605 (25.2) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
600 (25.0) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/16 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
80/19 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
76/05 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/19 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/18 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
72/21 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h
12.0mm in 18 min to 17:06 40.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
61.6mm in 42 min to 18:30 88.0mm/h
64.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 64.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.7mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 15.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
7.4mm in 10 min to 15:14 44.4mm/h
9.0mm in 16 min to 15:30 33.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
LAJAMANU
4.4mm in 11 min to 00:21 24.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 9.7mm/h
N Plateau
JERVOIS
6.8mm in 13 min to 21:00 31.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
31.4mm in 29 min to 20:00 65.0mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 35.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
86.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 86.0mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 13:30 28.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.2mm/h
101.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 33.7mm/h
105.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 17.5mm/h
SWEERS ISLAND
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
3.4mm in 2 min to 17:30 102.0mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 17:31 108.0mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 17:34 108.0mm/h
7.2mm in 8 min to 17:42 54.0mm/h
7.6mm in 18 min to 18:00 25.3mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 29.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:23 6.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 13:23 6.0mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
LEONORA AERO : 96(320/ 56 ) at 18:45
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 80( 60/ 65 ) at 20:12
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(120/ 65 ) at 19:00