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National Daily Weather Summary

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:10EST, 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 33.0 +2.1 17.9 0.0 15.0 0.0 8.4 -- 507 (21.1) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 36.7 +7.1 20.2 +4.4 17.6 0.0 9.8 11.4 503 (21.0) 55/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.7 +1.6 16.5 +3.1 14.7 0.0 7.6 6.1 513 (21.4) 41/15
BUNBURY 31.0 +3.5 16.9 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 37/23
MANDURAH 31.2 -- 20.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 -0.5 24.6 +0.1 24.5 4.4 6.4 4.1 331 (13.8) 35/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +2.9 18.8 +1.3 16.0 0.0 13.4 11.7 348 (14.5) 59/17
WHYALLA AERO 33.6 +6.3 20.7 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 37/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.4 +12.1 22.0 +6.8 17.6 0.0 34.4 11.1 211 ( 8.8) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.0 +2.9 15.0 +4.5 14.8 0.0 5.6 10.0 482 (20.1) 37/03
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +0.5 18.3 -3.5 16.0 0.0 11.2 11.5 363 (15.1) 50/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 -0.3 24.1 +1.1 22.3 1.2 5.8 7.7 564 (23.5) 57/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +0.6 22.2 -0.7 19.6 0.0 8.0 8.8 387 (16.1) 46/12
MACKAY M.O 27.4 -1.2 22.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 647 (27.0) 48/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 -0.4 19.9 -0.9 17.2 0.0 6.6 -- 424 (17.7) 46/08
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +0.4 19.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 559 (23.3) 52/16
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +0.3 19.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 46/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 -0.9 16.5 -2.8 14.8 0.6 4.6 9.3 391 (16.3) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 -1.2 14.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 670 (27.9) 46/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.4 +1.3 15.2 -1.4 9.4 0.0 6.8 -- 160 ( 6.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.9 0.0 15.8 -2.3 12.0 0.0 4.0 10.7 -- 26/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +0.2 14.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.6 +0.4 12.7 -3.6 11.2 0.0 5.4 11.3 252 (10.5) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.2 +1.2 13.5 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.6 +6.8 12.0 +1.4 7.5 0.0 6.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.2 +4.1 13.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.4 +2.2 19.1 +1.7 14.7 0.0 7.6 11.3 504 (21.0) 31/11
RICHMOND RAAF 29.1 +2.2 14.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 22/18
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +1.0 18.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 37/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 34.7 +10.2 13.9 +3.2 9.2 0.0 6.4 8.5 164 ( 6.8) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 37.7 +10.0 14.7 +1.3 11.8 0.0 8.0 10.3 178 ( 7.4) 54/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 37.2 +9.3 15.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 46/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.4 +11.1 19.3 +5.5 17.3 0.0 9.8 11.3 213 ( 8.9) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.1 +4.8 16.5 +4.8 -- 0.0 25.2 -- 262 (10.9) 52/05
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.6 +7.6 16.4 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 35/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 -1.3 17.6 +4.4 18.0 0.0 6.8 -- 177 ( 7.4) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.1 -3.1 16.2 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 39/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.0 +4.8 13.9 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 532 (22.2) 39/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.7 +3.2 13.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 37/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 -0.9 6.8 -3.9 2.8 0.0 3.2 11.5 369 (15.4) 41/15
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

42.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
42.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
41.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
41.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+12.8 : 40.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+12.1 : 42.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+12.1 : 38.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.0 : 35.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.8 : 36.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 39.1 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
27.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.3 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.5 : 15.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+9.3 : 21.1 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
+8.7 : 19.4 YONGALA Upper North SA
+8.6 : 15.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
+8.5 : 22.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA

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

13.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
16.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-3.9 : 32.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-3.7 : 29.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-3.5 : 19.0 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-3.5 : 32.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-3.4 : 32.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

-2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.9 : 14.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.6 : 12.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.6 : 14.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.5 : 11.8 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
87.2 HOPE VALE N Coast--Barron QLD
77.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
74.0 JINDARE N Rivers NT
67.4 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
62.0 DORISVALE N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
77.6 DOUGLAS RIVER
74.0 JINDARE
67.4 BULMAN AWS
62.0 DORISVALE
55.0 NHULUNBUY DTW
52.0 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER
52.0 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
51.2 LEGUNE

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
87.2 HOPE VALE

11.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

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5.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1212 (50.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1177 (49.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1159 (48.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1150 (47.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1080 (45.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
932 (38.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
903 (37.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
869 (36.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
845 (35.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
820 (34.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
804 (33.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
789 (32.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
777 (32.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
772 (32.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
701 (29.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
670 (27.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
660 (27.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
648 (27.0) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
643 (26.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
640 (26.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
622 (25.9) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
616 (25.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
615 (25.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
608 (25.3) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
83/16 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
81/18 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
78/19 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
76/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/18 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
68/02 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
68/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
MIDDLE POINT AWS
22.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 22.8mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 10.3mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 10.7mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 10.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
30.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 30.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO
21.8mm in 30 min to 11:30 43.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 21.8mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 20.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
15.2mm in 17 min to 17:00 53.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
29.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 29.8mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE AIRPORT : 180(140/ 11 ) at 20:00
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 78(130/ 65 ) at 19:30
VICTORIA
W Central
POINT WILSON : 252(360/109 ) at 11:04