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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 02:13EST, 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 33.3 +2.4 22.0 +4.1 19.5 4.8 20.6 -- 616 (25.7) 48/23
PERTH AIRPORT 33.1 +3.5 18.2 +2.4 14.8 0.0 9.6 11.1 543 (22.6) 48/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 -1.7 10.7 -2.7 6.8 0.0 5.2 7.5 430 (17.9) 39/13
BUNBURY 31.6 +4.1 14.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 43/21
MANDURAH 31.2 -- 17.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 43/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.9 24.2 -0.3 23.7 0.0 4.4 10.7 271 (11.3) 41/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.3 +2.6 18.8 +1.3 16.4 0.0 13.4 11.4 333 (13.9) 50/16
WHYALLA AERO 26.9 -0.4 19.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 662 (27.6) 39/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +0.7 15.0 -0.2 12.1 0.0 6.2 6.2 291 (12.1) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.1 +1.0 7.1 -3.4 2.0 0.0 2.4 10.4 409 (17.0) 30/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 +1.5 21.6 -0.2 19.6 0.0 9.2 10.1 310 (12.9) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 24.0 +1.0 22.5 0.4 6.8 9.1 602 (25.1) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +0.8 22.3 -0.6 20.1 0.4 5.2 9.0 345 (14.4) 37/00
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -1.7 21.3 -0.9 -- 16.2 -- 7.6 635 (26.5) 52/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -2.4 20.0 -0.8 19.1 0.4 6.6 -- 420 (17.5) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO -- -- 19.9 0.0 -- 4.0 5.8 -- 534 (22.3) --
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.1 -0.1 17.7 -1.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 34/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 -1.3 19.4 +0.1 17.9 1.4 5.8 5.1 333 (13.9) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.0 -3.4 15.5 -0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 619 (25.8) 54/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.3 +0.2 19.2 +2.6 14.1 0.0 7.6 -- 133 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 +0.1 18.6 +0.5 16.4 2.8 2.6 5.4 211 ( 8.8) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 0.0 15.7 -1.0 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.1 +0.9 14.5 -1.8 12.0 0.0 5.6 5.7 272 (11.3) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.8 -0.2 14.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.8 +2.0 13.0 +2.4 6.8 0.0 6.6 7.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.3 +2.2 14.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.2 0.0 19.5 +2.1 15.6 0.0 6.6 6.3 505 (21.0) 37/22
RICHMOND RAAF 27.1 +0.2 15.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 28/08
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 -1.0 19.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 48/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.2 +1.7 15.1 +4.4 12.7 0.0 9.0 9.8 272 (11.3) 31/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.3 +5.6 18.1 +4.7 14.7 0.0 7.4 10.6 207 ( 8.6) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +6.1 17.7 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 43/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 +0.6 16.3 +2.5 15.9 0.0 14.4 4.6 497 (20.7) 43/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.2 +0.9 16.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 539 (22.5) 46/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.9 +3.9 13.4 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 37/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.2 -0.7 15.1 +1.9 12.9 0.0 6.4 -- 189 ( 7.9) 24/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.2 -3.0 13.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 35/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.4 +4.2 10.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 640 (26.7) 48/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 -0.9 11.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 37/16
HOBART AIRPORT 21.0 +0.3 7.8 -2.9 5.5 7.0 3.2 -- 382 (15.9) --
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

39.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
39.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.9 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
38.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+7.8 : 37.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+6.9 : 34.0 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+6.4 : 35.6 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+6.4 : 34.8 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
+6.2 : 33.6 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

28.3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
27.0 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 18.7 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+7.8 : 18.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+7.0 : 20.8 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+6.8 : 18.0 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
+6.7 : 13.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
+6.7 : 17.5 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC

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

11.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
14.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
14.9 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-6.2 : 28.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.0 : 28.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.4 : 21.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.5 : 21.7 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.1 : 25.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-3.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
2.0 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

-7.3 : 2.0 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-6.6 : 3.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-6.5 : 0.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.2 : 4.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.8 : 3.5 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.8 : 7.7 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

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.
70.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
64.4 KIMBOLTON W Kimberley WA
54.6 JINGEMARRA E Gascoyne WA
53.2 INNOUENDY E Gascoyne WA
52.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
64.4 KIMBOLTON
E Gascoyne
54.6 JINGEMARRA
53.2 INNOUENDY

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
70.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN

ISLANDS
Islands
52.6 WILLIS ISLAND

11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

.....

4.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
4.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.3 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
1.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1083 (45.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
959 (40.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
924 (38.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
899 (37.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
890 (37.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
889 (37.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
865 (36.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
856 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
846 (35.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
828 (34.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
817 (34.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
816 (34.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
804 (33.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
803 (33.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
783 (32.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
777 (32.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
776 (32.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
771 (32.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
756 (31.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
747 (31.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
739 (30.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
725 (30.2) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
725 (30.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
722 (30.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
718 (29.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
696 (29.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
696 (29.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
693 (28.9) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
684 (28.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
682 (28.4) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
677 (28.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
672 (28.0) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
671 (28.0) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
671 (28.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
669 (27.9) FORREST Eucla WA
663 (27.6) DALWALLINU Central West WA
663 (27.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
662 (27.6) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
649 (27.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
642 (26.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
640 (26.7) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
640 (26.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
635 (26.5) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
634 (26.4) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
629 (26.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
619 (25.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
618 (25.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
616 (25.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
616 (25.7) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
615 (25.6) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
614 (25.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
612 (25.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
606 (25.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
603 (25.1) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
602 (25.1) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
72/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
70/00 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
68/12 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
68/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
67/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

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
W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
9.2mm in 18 min to 18:30 30.7mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
4.4mm in 12 min to 15:30 22.0mm/h
E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
19.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
15.2mm in 26 min to 17:31 35.1mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 5.3mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
11.2mm in 41 min to 17:30 16.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
3.2mm in 2 min to 14:25 96.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
42.8mm in 3 hr 25 min to 02:25 12.5mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
None reported