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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 01:55EST, 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 25.7 -5.9 22.0 +3.7 21.1 0.0 4.4 -- 432 (18.0) 37/17
PERTH AIRPORT 36.8 +5.2 24.8 +7.9 -- 0.0 12.0 12.9 445 (18.5) 48/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.4 -1.3 14.8 +1.1 12.0 0.0 6.4 10.1 436 (18.2) 34/15
BUNBURY 35.6 +6.2 18.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 46/14
MANDURAH 32.7 -- 23.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 55/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.3 26.1 +1.3 25.0 0.0 5.2 5.1 198 ( 8.3) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.8 +1.4 24.7 +3.3 22.1 0.2 15.4 2.4 360 (15.0) 52/15
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 -0.5 20.0 +2.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 391 (16.3) 44/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.0 +4.9 21.3 +4.3 18.4 0.0 -- 12.5 222 ( 9.3) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.5 +4.3 13.3 +2.2 10.4 0.0 7.0 11.3 321 (13.4) 37/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.5 +2.2 24.4 +0.6 22.9 0.4 10.0 7.2 269 (11.2) 54/17
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +0.9 24.0 +0.3 22.4 50.8 3.8 11.8 352 (14.7) 31/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 -0.4 24.6 +0.4 21.9 0.0 8.0 11.9 404 (16.8) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 29.4 -0.7 21.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 355 (14.8) 28/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 -0.2 21.8 -0.3 20.0 0.0 6.6 -- 226 ( 9.4) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +1.1 20.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 392 (16.3) 37/14
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 -0.3 21.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.4 +0.3 20.3 -0.7 -- 3.8 -- -- 357 (14.9) 46/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 -0.4 20.3 -0.8 18.2 0.2 5.4 10.9 355 (14.8) 43/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 0.0 17.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 50/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.6 -1.3 16.4 -2.4 13.7 1.6 3.4 -- 208 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.7 -1.2 17.5 -1.9 15.9 30.2 2.0 7.0 345 (14.4) 34/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 -1.0 18.1 0.0 -- 22.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 -1.9 17.3 -0.7 15.9 7.0 2.0 10.4 192 ( 8.0) 34/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.5 -1.0 15.3 -1.4 -- 44.4 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.2 -1.3 11.0 -2.2 8.2 0.0 4.6 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.2 -3.9 15.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.8 +0.4 19.4 +0.7 14.1 0.0 3.8 12.6 379 (15.8) 39/17
RICHMOND RAAF 28.6 -1.2 15.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.6 -0.2 18.4 -0.5 -- 5.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 34/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.8 +0.8 12.7 -0.5 9.3 0.0 7.4 9.0 278 (11.6) 28/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.4 -0.2 16.8 +0.6 14.5 0.0 9.6 13.2 298 (12.4) 30/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.9 -0.3 16.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.8 +2.6 20.2 +3.6 18.0 0.0 10.0 6.2 224 ( 9.3) 46/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.3 +2.8 16.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 31/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.4 +2.9 16.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.7 +8.8 18.1 +3.8 15.8 0.0 5.8 -- 100 ( 4.2) 34/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 37.2 +12.6 16.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 54/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.7 +8.7 18.1 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 52/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 29.2 +5.0 13.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 39/17
HOBART AIRPORT 27.2 +4.7 15.8 +3.8 8.6 0.0 6.8 7.1 469 (19.5) 34/14
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

47.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
45.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
45.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
44.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.6 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

+13.3 : 35.9 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+12.6 : 37.2 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+12.1 : 38.2 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+11.6 : 35.4 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC
+11.4 : 31.1 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

31.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
31.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.5 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
28.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+8.2 : 21.5 YONGALA Upper North SA
+7.9 : 24.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.3 : 18.1 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
+7.2 : 22.4 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+6.8 : 25.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+6.8 : 31.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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

16.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
18.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
18.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.0 : 22.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 25.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.3 : 27.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
-4.9 : 25.2 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
-4.8 : 31.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-4.8 : 32.4 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

5.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.1 : 7.2 EYRE Eucla WA
**W** -6.4 : 14.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.0 : 21.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.5 : 15.6 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
-4.4 : 12.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S 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.
110.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
109.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
95.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
74.6 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL) North Coast NSW
72.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB MidNorth Coast N NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
50.4 BROOME AIRPORT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
57.2 ROSEWOOD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
110.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
109.0 DAINTREE TEA
56.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
50.8 CAIRNS AERO

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
95.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
74.6 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)
69.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION
64.0 WHIPORIE POST OFFICE
63.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
60.0 GULMARRAD (COLONIAL DRIVE)
55.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
53.5 ILUKA (OWEN ST)
51.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED
MidNorth Coast N
72.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
63.2 KALANG (KOOROOWI (SHARABEL))
61.0 MACKSVILLE COUNTRY CLUB
60.0 URUNGA (SUNSET PLACE)
56.0 TAYLORS ARM
54.6 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
54.5 TAYLORS ARM (LEMON GROVE)
53.0 ORAMA (DARKWOOD ROAD)
52.4 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)
52.2 THORA POST OFFICE
MidNorth Coast S
67.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
57.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)

13.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

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5.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
5.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

913 (38.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
870 (36.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
710 (29.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
705 (29.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
687 (28.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
674 (28.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
660 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
643 (26.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
601 (25.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
100/12 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
80/15 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
80/17 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
80/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
78/16 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
78/19 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW

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
POINT STUART AWS
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 12.7mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 12.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
17.6mm in 42 min to 15:12 25.1mm/h
11.6mm in 18 min to 15:30 38.7mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 29.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
BULMAN AWS
19.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 19.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
15.4mm in 50 min to 19:30 18.5mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
1.4mm in 1 min to 22:18 84.0mm/h
11.4mm in 12 min to 22:30 57.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.2mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 21.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
11.2mm in 24 min to 00:00 28.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
15.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
58.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 19.3mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
15.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:00 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO : 100(230/ 76 ) at 13:21
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
FOWLERS GAP AWS : 83(210/ 72 ) at 18:15
WHITE CLIFFS AWS : 87(230/ 80 ) at 18:44