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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 32.2 +0.6 21.2 +2.9 19.5 0.0 4.0 -- 453 (18.9) 35/17
PERTH AIRPORT 34.8 +3.2 21.0 +4.1 17.7 0.0 12.6 13.0 468 (19.5) 50/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.8 -0.9 14.5 +0.8 12.1 0.0 5.6 12.8 270 (11.3) 34/12
BUNBURY 35.9 +6.5 15.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 41/18
MANDURAH 31.5 -- 20.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 46/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.1 26.1 +1.3 25.3 0.4 4.8 6.1 213 ( 8.9) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +2.5 21.7 +0.3 20.2 2.6 4.6 11.5 -- 48/16
WHYALLA AERO 24.7 -5.2 19.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 474 (19.8) 50/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.3 -3.8 16.7 -0.3 15.1 0.0 -- 12.9 212 ( 8.8) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.8 -2.4 11.5 +0.4 9.4 0.0 6.4 9.0 341 (14.2) 48/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.6 +1.3 26.3 +2.5 23.2 2.4 7.8 4.9 280 (11.7) 57/18
CAIRNS AERO 31.9 +0.5 21.7 -2.0 18.6 0.0 7.4 11.5 261 (10.9) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 -0.2 23.9 -0.3 21.6 0.0 7.4 11.7 282 (11.8) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 29.8 -0.3 22.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.0 301 (12.5) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 0.0 22.8 +0.7 21.9 0.0 6.4 -- 230 ( 9.6) 41/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.6 +1.5 21.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 409 (17.0) 37/17
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 -0.3 21.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +0.9 20.8 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 403 (16.8) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 29.3 +0.3 19.8 -1.3 17.7 0.2 8.2 9.9 401 (16.7) 39/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.7 +1.6 17.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 678 (28.3) 43/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +0.3 18.2 -0.6 13.8 0.0 6.8 -- 179 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 -0.5 18.0 -1.4 17.4 1.8 4.6 9.4 304 (12.7) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 -0.1 17.9 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.4 +0.5 15.2 -2.8 12.9 0.0 7.0 11.8 247 (10.3) 34/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +0.6 14.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 28/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.5 +1.0 12.3 -0.9 8.6 0.0 5.0 12.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.6 -0.5 17.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.3 +2.9 20.0 +1.3 15.8 0.0 7.6 12.5 400 (16.7) 59/18
RICHMOND RAAF 31.5 +1.7 14.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 30/18
BELLAMBI AWS 26.5 +1.7 19.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 55/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.3 +3.3 13.2 0.0 10.6 0.0 6.6 11.6 142 ( 5.9) 46/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.1 +2.5 16.8 +0.6 15.1 0.0 7.6 10.8 183 ( 7.6) 39/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.2 +3.0 17.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 44/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.3 +2.1 19.2 +2.6 17.9 0.0 8.8 12.6 269 (11.2) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.5 +4.0 20.8 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 54/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.5 +3.0 16.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 50/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.0 +1.1 20.0 +5.7 17.8 0.0 9.0 -- 170 ( 7.1) 24/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.6 +2.0 15.5 +2.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 266 (11.1) 48/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.2 +1.2 14.2 +3.4 -- 3.2 -- -- 397 (16.5) 44/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.3 +1.1 19.0 +6.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 325 (13.5) 52/15
HOBART AIRPORT 27.2 +4.7 15.5 +3.5 12.9 0.0 5.2 7.0 282 (11.8) 76/18
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

45.0 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
44.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
43.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+9.7 : 35.1 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+9.5 : 40.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.5 : 41.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.2 : 42.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 33.7 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC

30.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
29.0 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+7.9 : 17.9 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+7.9 : 14.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+7.7 : 18.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+7.4 : 21.5 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
+7.0 : 17.5 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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

9.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.2 : 24.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.8 : 23.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.6 : 22.8 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
-4.6 : 9.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-4.5 : 25.3 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
9.0 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW

-5.3 : 10.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-5.2 : 9.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.0 : 21.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.9 : 10.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.8 : 10.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.8 : 14.9 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral 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.
70.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
59.4 MARGARET RIVER E Kimberley WA
43.0 UPPER DARKWOOD MidNorth Coast N NSW
40.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
39.0 BOOBA SANDS TM Darling Downs E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
59.4 MARGARET RIVER

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
40.0 SWEERS ISLAND
Darling Downs E
39.0 BOOBA SANDS TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
43.0 UPPER DARKWOOD
MidNorth Coast S
70.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)

13.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.7 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

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4.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

896 (37.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
857 (35.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
849 (35.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
787 (32.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
773 (32.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
719 (30.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
709 (29.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
708 (29.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
704 (29.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
701 (29.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
678 (28.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
663 (27.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
621 (25.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
620 (25.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
616 (25.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
602 (25.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
602 (25.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
106/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
93/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
87/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
29.2mm in 32 min to 12:30 54.8mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 31.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
11.0mm in 31 min to 12:30 21.3mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 18.8mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
23.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 23.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
CENTURY MINE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
12.2mm in 30 min to 22:30 24.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.6mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 82(270/ 63 ) at 19:03
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(260/ 59 ) at 17:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 72(270/ 65 ) at 16:59
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(320/ 85 ) at 17:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(260/ 63 ) at 20:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(330/ 72 ) at 14:46
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(260/ 80 ) at 17:30