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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 01:56EST, 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 30.7 -0.9 21.4 +3.1 20.0 0.0 7.6 -- 547 (22.8) 50/18
PERTH AIRPORT 32.9 +1.3 19.3 +2.4 16.2 0.0 9.8 13.1 404 (16.8) 44/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 -1.9 16.6 +2.9 14.4 0.0 7.2 5.3 396 (16.5) 44/16
BUNBURY 33.6 +4.2 16.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 46/12
MANDURAH 31.1 -- 19.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 48/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.0 24.9 +0.1 25.4 6.8 4.6 4.9 208 ( 8.7) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.0 +4.6 23.3 +1.9 21.4 0.0 16.0 12.5 350 (14.6) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 32.1 +2.2 16.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 61/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.6 +2.5 15.9 -1.1 12.2 0.0 30.6 8.8 191 ( 8.0) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.9 +2.7 10.5 -0.6 7.9 0.0 6.6 6.3 243 (10.1) 37/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +2.3 22.7 -1.1 20.9 0.0 9.4 9.4 230 ( 9.6) 37/17
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +1.6 24.7 +1.0 23.5 1.8 8.6 5.0 447 (18.6) 50/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +1.6 24.4 +0.2 21.5 0.0 9.2 11.6 453 (18.9) 46/14
MACKAY M.O 30.0 -0.1 26.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 447 (18.6) 39/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.8 -0.1 22.2 +0.1 21.2 0.0 7.2 -- 318 (13.3) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +1.6 21.4 0.0 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 450 (18.8) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +0.7 21.0 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 30.0 +1.9 22.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 29.0 0.0 22.3 +1.2 20.5 0.0 7.4 5.4 356 (14.8) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.4 +0.3 17.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 639 (26.6) 52/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.1 +4.2 20.8 +2.0 15.7 0.0 7.4 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.9 +1.0 17.8 -1.6 16.4 0.0 6.4 12.9 260 (10.8) 30/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +1.2 17.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.8 +4.9 19.5 +1.5 17.1 0.0 5.6 9.8 328 (13.7) 34/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.5 +3.0 18.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 31.0 +4.5 15.8 +2.6 11.0 0.0 6.6 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.6 +3.5 20.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.5 +2.1 21.3 +2.6 16.7 0.0 7.4 6.9 440 (18.3) 30/15
RICHMOND RAAF 33.6 +3.8 21.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 44/15
BELLAMBI AWS 26.3 +1.5 21.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 28/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.9 +5.9 17.9 +4.7 15.2 0.0 10.4 11.8 274 (11.4) 46/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.0 +3.4 15.0 -1.2 12.5 0.0 9.6 13.4 202 ( 8.4) 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.8 +2.6 16.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.8 +5.6 18.1 +1.5 16.1 0.0 10.4 13.4 250 (10.4) 31/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.7 +3.2 14.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 33.2 -- 264 (11.0) 28/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.7 +4.2 16.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 39/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.2 +0.3 16.9 +2.6 14.0 0.0 5.4 -- 149 ( 6.2) 18/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.4 -0.2 12.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.0 +3.0 11.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 41/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.8 +2.6 13.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 46/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.5 -2.0 14.5 +2.5 8.2 0.0 6.2 6.9 471 (19.6) 39/00
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 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
44.0 WILUNA Interior WA
44.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
43.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
43.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+8.8 : 44.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 41.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.0 : 40.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+7.7 : 34.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.7 : 40.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW

31.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.6 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
29.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
28.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+7.1 : 23.1 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.4 : 27.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 28.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.8 : 21.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.3 : 17.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

12.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.5 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-5.5 : 23.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 31.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.1 : 22.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-4.1 : 27.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.0 : 32.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

4.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 19.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-5.6 : 18.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 17.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.0 : 19.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
-4.4 : 12.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N 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.
77.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
75.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
60.8 MT MEE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
49.3 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
49.0 DERBY (MANNING RD) W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
75.2 KURI BAY
E Kimberley
49.3 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION
W Kimberley
49.0 DERBY (MANNING RD)

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
77.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
Brisbane/SE Coast
60.8 MT MEE

13.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

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4.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
4.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
3.7 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1246 (51.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
843 (35.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
801 (33.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
774 (32.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
766 (31.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
750 (31.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
748 (31.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
747 (31.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
744 (31.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
739 (30.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
733 (30.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
709 (29.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
699 (29.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
659 (27.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
654 (27.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
650 (27.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
647 (27.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
645 (26.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
643 (26.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
639 (26.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
634 (26.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
623 (26.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
621 (25.9) FORREST Eucla WA
619 (25.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
93/19 FORREST Eucla WA
93/16 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
89/19 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
81/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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
WYNDHAM AERO
15.2mm in 42 min to 11:00 21.7mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 15.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
KALUMBURU
16.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
W Kimberley
WEST ROEBUCK
9.4mm in 15 min to 17:30 37.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
7.2mm in 20 min to 03:30 21.6mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
22.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 7.3mm/h
WARRUWI
22.4mm in 1 hr 8 min to 04:30 19.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.3mm/h
N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
6.0mm in 7 min to 19:13 51.4mm/h
RABBIT FLAT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
7.6mm in 37 min to 20:37 12.3mm/h
15.4mm in 23 min to 21:00 40.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
12.2mm in 36 min to 01:36 20.3mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
10.0mm in 7 min to 16:00 85.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.8mm/h
4.2mm in 6 min to 16:06 42.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.8mm in 36 min to 18:46 18.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.8mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
10.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 20.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
12.4mm in 30 min to 11:30 24.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 16.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
9.8mm in 14 min to 11:50 42.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.4mm/h
9.6mm in 23 min to 12:23 25.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 20.2mm/h
BRISBANE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
REDCLIFFE
6.0mm in 9 min to 11:39 40.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
5.0mm in 13 min to 17:00 23.1mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.2mm/h
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
8.2mm in 8 min to 21:01 61.5mm/h
8.0mm in 12 min to 21:13 40.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 21.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
7.8mm in 20 min to 04:20 23.4mm/h
12.4mm in 21 min to 04:41 35.4mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 20.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 93(120/ 67 ) at 20:42
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS : 93( 70/ 61 ) at 17:41
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(330/ 63 ) at 02:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(250/ 63 ) at 02:30