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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 26.3 -5.3 21.4 +3.1 19.9 0.0 10.0 -- 466 (19.4) 31/14
PERTH AIRPORT 37.9 +6.3 19.1 +2.2 17.2 0.0 12.2 12.7 409 (17.0) 39/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.8 -0.9 17.3 +3.6 15.6 0.0 8.0 4.6 525 (21.9) 39/13
BUNBURY 34.2 +4.8 19.4 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 34/20
MANDURAH 33.7 -- 23.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.1 23.3 -1.5 23.5 28.4 8.0 7.2 341 (14.2) 52/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.9 +3.5 24.9 +3.5 23.5 0.0 15.8 8.6 382 (15.9) 43/23
WHYALLA AERO 31.2 +1.3 19.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 43/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.9 +4.8 18.5 +1.5 15.8 0.0 8.0 12.6 227 ( 9.5) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.6 +7.4 10.1 -1.0 6.4 0.0 5.4 11.9 400 (16.7) 37/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.9 +2.6 25.6 +1.8 23.8 0.0 12.4 10.6 377 (15.7) 50/19
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 -2.7 24.6 +0.9 22.7 1.8 5.4 1.7 521 (21.7) 41/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +0.4 23.8 -0.4 21.0 0.0 9.4 12.1 494 (20.6) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 29.0 -1.1 24.8 +1.3 -- 0.6 -- 11.3 562 (23.4) 39/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 -1.5 19.7 -2.4 18.2 0.0 7.0 -- 342 (14.3) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.8 +0.7 19.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 474 (19.8) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 -1.3 20.0 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.2 +1.1 20.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 -0.3 19.3 -1.8 16.7 0.2 7.8 9.3 449 (18.7) 37/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.3 +0.2 14.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 46/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.8 -7.1 17.8 -1.0 16.2 0.0 8.0 -- 249 (10.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 -2.6 18.5 -0.9 18.2 4.8 8.2 0.7 588 (24.5) 39/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -3.3 17.7 -0.4 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 -3.1 14.5 -3.5 12.1 0.0 5.0 0.2 256 (10.7) 30/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 -2.7 14.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.8 -3.7 11.5 -1.7 8.5 0.0 4.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.7 -4.4 17.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.6 -0.8 18.8 +0.1 13.8 0.0 5.8 2.2 355 (14.8) 35/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.2 -4.6 15.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 31/18
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +0.5 17.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 31/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.7 -2.3 15.4 +2.2 12.0 0.0 6.8 8.2 239 (10.0) 41/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 -1.8 18.6 +2.4 16.4 0.0 6.6 10.3 175 ( 7.3) 35/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.0 -1.2 20.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 28/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.0 +2.8 16.8 +0.2 15.0 0.4 3.0 12.7 267 (11.1) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.7 +1.2 15.7 +1.6 -- 0.4 4.0 -- 277 (11.5) 28/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.4 +0.9 15.6 +1.7 -- 7.8 -- -- 267 (11.1) 26/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.6 +3.7 19.0 +4.7 17.5 0.0 2.0 -- 106 ( 4.4) 30/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.5 +0.9 16.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 35/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.1 +5.1 12.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.3 +2.1 13.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 23.4 +0.9 11.9 -0.1 7.2 0.0 7.4 12.9 381 (15.9) 50/12
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

44.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.8 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
43.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+7.7 : 37.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.4 : 32.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+7.1 : 37.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.0 : 36.0 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA
+7.0 : 34.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

31.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
30.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.1 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+6.0 : 21.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
+5.7 : 21.4 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+5.6 : 20.8 KARNET Lower West WA
+5.6 : 19.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+5.5 : 28.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

15.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
16.9 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
17.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.1 : 25.3 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-9.9 : 26.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-8.7 : 27.5 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-8.3 : 25.7 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-8.2 : 23.6 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

2.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
**W** 6.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

**W** -5.6 : 6.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 : 14.9 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.3 : 10.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.8 : 11.9 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.
105.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
92.0 SKARDON RIVER N Peninsula QLD
85.4 WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE) North Coast NSW
74.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
74.0 BEATRICE HILL N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
74.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS
74.0 BEATRICE HILL
68.0 WILDMAN RANGERS
63.0 MIDDLE POINT
55.0 POINT STUART
52.0 LAKE EVELLA
50.5 RANKIN POINT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
92.0 SKARDON RIVER
Gulf Country
105.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
85.4 WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE)
MidNorth Coast N
55.4 BOWRAVILLE (COW COWNTY)
MidNorth Coast S
70.2 STRATHCEDAR (MOORAL CREEK RD)

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
51.8 MITCHELL RIVER @ GLENALADALE
E Central
72.8 FERNSHAW

13.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
12.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
12.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

2.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.7 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1082 (45.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1017 (42.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
953 (39.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
927 (38.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
863 (36.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
856 (35.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
844 (35.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
831 (34.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
798 (33.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
769 (32.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
758 (31.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
722 (30.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
657 (27.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
632 (26.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
632 (26.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
618 (25.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
601 (25.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/19 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
74/17 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
74/15 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
72/13 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
70/17 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.8mm in 30 min to 05:30 21.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
3.6mm in 2 min to 17:33 108.0mm/h
39.0mm in 14 min to 17:47 167.1mm/h
6.0mm in 13 min to 18:00 27.7mm/h
48.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 48.6mm/h
52.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 52.2mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
6.0mm in 15 min to 14:30 24.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
30.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 30.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
NGAYAWILI
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
9.2mm in 17 min to 17:09 32.5mm/h
N Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
12.2mm in 8 min to 19:22 91.5mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO
6.6mm in 13 min to 16:27 30.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
14.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
11.4mm in 20 min to 12:39 34.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
13.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.4mm/h
11.0mm in 22 min to 21:22 30.0mm/h
14.2mm in 38 min to 22:00 22.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 25.2mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
21.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 42.4mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 24.0mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 30.4mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
30.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 60.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 31.2mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
17.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 17.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 23.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.2mm/h
23.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 46.4mm/h
35.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 35.0mm/h
19.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 39.2mm/h
42.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 42.8mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 30 min to 19:00 28.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.8mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
34.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 34.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
7.4mm in 19 min to 17:49 23.4mm/h
7.2mm in 11 min to 18:00 39.3mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.8mm/h
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 28 min to 16:00 21.9mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
DWELLINGUP : 191(130/ 19 ) at 03:00