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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
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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.

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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 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 28.2 -3.4 20.8 +2.5 19.1 0.0 9.0 -- 446 (18.6) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 31.7 +0.1 20.0 +3.1 16.5 0.0 11.0 13.0 413 (17.2) 39/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.6 -1.1 15.3 +1.6 13.2 0.0 8.0 11.0 361 (15.0) 41/13
BUNBURY 35.1 +5.7 16.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 46/17
MANDURAH 30.4 -- 20.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 48/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.0 25.1 +0.3 24.9 0.4 3.2 7.1 193 ( 8.0) 30/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +4.0 24.1 +2.7 21.7 3.8 11.8 10.2 256 (10.7) 44/16
WHYALLA AERO 29.6 -0.3 15.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 54/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.5 -0.6 15.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- 13.2 276 (11.5) 34/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.3 +1.1 9.7 -1.4 6.9 0.0 5.4 12.8 362 (15.1) 37/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.5 +3.2 22.3 -1.5 21.5 5.2 8.4 10.9 282 (11.8) 39/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 23.5 -0.2 21.0 0.0 7.6 10.5 276 (11.5) 41/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +1.1 25.5 +1.3 22.9 0.0 8.0 10.1 288 (12.0) 39/21
MACKAY M.O 30.1 0.0 24.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 314 (13.1) 35/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.5 -0.4 21.4 -0.7 20.8 0.0 6.2 -- 251 (10.5) 39/01
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +1.1 22.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 389 (16.2) 44/15
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +0.7 21.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.4 +1.3 20.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 39/15
BRISBANE AERO 30.0 +1.0 19.5 -1.6 17.1 0.0 7.4 12.3 378 (15.8) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.4 +2.3 17.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 54/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.1 +3.2 18.1 -0.7 13.4 0.0 7.6 -- 118 ( 4.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.4 +0.5 16.8 -2.6 15.7 0.0 4.8 13.0 217 ( 9.0) 30/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +1.2 16.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.9 -1.0 16.2 -1.8 13.3 0.0 5.4 10.8 292 (12.2) 45/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.3 -1.2 16.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.5 +4.0 17.5 +4.3 12.6 0.0 8.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.9 +2.8 16.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 -1.4 21.4 +2.7 17.6 0.0 9.6 11.5 623 (26.0) 58/07
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 -0.2 17.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.9 -0.9 20.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 637 (26.5) 54/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.2 +5.2 15.3 +2.1 11.4 0.0 9.4 13.2 228 ( 9.5) 45/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.4 +1.8 16.6 +0.4 13.0 0.0 9.8 13.5 224 ( 9.3) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.3 +1.1 15.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 34/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.4 +2.2 15.7 -0.9 14.5 0.0 12.0 13.3 373 (15.5) 26/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.8 +1.3 15.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 28/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.3 +1.8 13.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 30/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.1 +2.2 16.5 +2.2 13.6 0.0 6.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) 22/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.1 +0.5 11.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 37/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.6 +2.6 11.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 34/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 -1.9 9.9 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 46/15
HOBART AIRPORT 27.7 +5.2 13.0 +1.0 10.3 0.0 8.0 13.2 572 (23.8) 41/23
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 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
44.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
44.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
44.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
44.1 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

+13.3 : 39.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.2 : 39.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.0 : 43.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.6 : 43.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 37.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

31.0 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
30.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
30.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
30.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
29.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

+9.0 : 30.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 30.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+7.9 : 24.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+6.9 : 29.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.7 : 29.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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

13.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
18.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.1 : 20.0 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
-3.8 : 29.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
-3.6 : 25.3 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.6 : 23.2 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-3.4 : 28.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA

1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.5 : 8.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 18.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.7 : 15.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-4.6 : 11.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-4.6 : 5.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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.
93.0 PINNACLE S Peninsula QLD
81.0 STRATHDEE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72.4 ALMADEN N Coast--Barron QLD
72.0 EAST ALLIGATOR RANGER STATION N Rivers NT
66.0 KIMBA S Peninsula QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
72.0 EAST ALLIGATOR RANGER STATION

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
93.0 PINNACLE
66.0 KIMBA
N Coast--Barron
72.4 ALMADEN
Wide Bay/Burnett
81.0 STRATHDEE

13.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
13.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

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7.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
6.3 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1549 (64.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1135 (47.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
947 (39.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
943 (39.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
942 (39.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
930 (38.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
898 (37.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
875 (36.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
845 (35.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
790 (32.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
790 (32.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
785 (32.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
768 (32.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
760 (31.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
731 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
722 (30.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
716 (29.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
705 (29.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
686 (28.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
684 (28.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
681 (28.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
679 (28.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
670 (27.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
668 (27.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
662 (27.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
657 (27.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
637 (26.5) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
623 (26.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
610 (25.4) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
87/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/14 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
83/08 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
80/18 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
76/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/20 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KURI BAY
74.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
7.0mm in 7 min to 15:15 60.0mm/h
30.6mm in 38 min to 15:53 48.3mm/h
40.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 40.0mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.3mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
8.4mm in 7 min to 12:00 72.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.4mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 21.8mm/h
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
5.2mm in 15 min to 19:38 20.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
18.6mm in 1 hr 3 min to 17:30 17.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
10.0mm in 50 min to 08:45 12.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 12.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
19.0mm in 19 min to 18:30 60.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.0mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 24.4mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 31.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
28.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 9.3mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 72(100/ 63 ) at 07:55
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(330/ 69 ) at 14:02