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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 02:14EST, 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 19.0 +1.1 17.4 0.0 10.8 -- 667 (27.8) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.3 -3.3 12.8 -3.0 10.5 0.0 8.2 11.1 605 (25.2) 52/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -4.6 13.0 -0.4 12.9 0.0 5.0 4.2 565 (23.5) 35/02
BUNBURY 25.0 -2.5 8.0 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 44/14
MANDURAH 25.8 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 44/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.4 24.8 +0.3 24.2 4.4 4.4 6.3 235 ( 9.8) 59/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 22.3 +4.8 20.5 0.0 10.6 3.4 260 (10.8) 55/16
WHYALLA AERO 27.5 +0.2 12.1 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 37/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +1.3 14.4 -0.8 9.6 0.0 -- 8.3 158 ( 6.6) 44/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.6 +5.5 12.7 +2.2 8.9 0.0 5.4 9.7 344 (14.3) 37/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.0 +3.7 22.5 +0.7 20.8 0.0 8.0 9.6 184 ( 7.7) 28/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +0.2 23.9 +0.9 22.5 1.2 4.8 5.4 516 (21.5) 41/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +1.0 22.8 -0.1 20.7 0.0 6.4 10.5 444 (18.5) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -1.1 24.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 452 (18.8) 35/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 -0.2 20.3 -0.5 18.9 0.0 7.0 -- 329 (13.7) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 -0.4 19.0 -0.9 -- 0.2 10.0 -- 393 (16.4) 46/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -2.9 19.0 +0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +0.1 20.1 +0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 303 (12.6) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 -1.5 19.6 +0.3 17.2 0.2 5.2 3.7 336 (14.0) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 -0.7 15.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 46/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.5 +1.4 16.9 +0.3 13.6 0.0 5.2 -- 221 ( 9.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 -0.3 17.8 -0.3 15.6 1.8 3.8 11.2 230 ( 9.6) 22/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -0.2 15.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.0 +0.8 17.1 +0.8 15.3 2.0 1.2 10.2 274 (11.4) 37/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.3 +0.3 17.1 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.0 +0.2 12.2 +1.6 11.2 0.0 2.8 4.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +0.9 17.2 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.1 +0.9 19.1 +1.7 18.4 2.6 2.6 8.0 306 (12.8) 44/16
RICHMOND RAAF 27.3 +0.4 16.1 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 26/18
BELLAMBI AWS 23.8 -0.1 19.2 +1.2 -- 5.8 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 43/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.4 -2.1 15.5 +4.8 13.8 0.6 4.8 1.9 194 ( 8.1) 28/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.7 -2.0 18.5 +5.1 17.7 0.0 4.4 3.2 302 (12.6) 31/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.0 -0.9 15.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.1 +2.8 17.6 +3.8 16.0 11.0 6.6 9.0 318 (13.3) 83/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 -0.2 15.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 65/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.4 +1.4 16.3 +5.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 315 (13.1) 52/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.6 +4.7 19.1 +5.9 16.0 0.0 3.6 -- 143 ( 6.0) 28/20
GEELONG AIRPORT 29.8 +6.6 14.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 54/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.5 +4.3 16.5 +6.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 588 (24.5) 46/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.5 +5.0 14.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 24.7 +4.0 13.0 +2.3 11.4 0.0 2.8 7.8 282 (11.8) 28/14
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

40.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
40.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
40.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.7 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
39.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
39.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+8.6 : 26.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+8.1 : 30.5 RHYLL E Central VIC
+7.8 : 22.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+7.6 : 30.6 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+7.5 : 31.6 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+7.5 : 26.7 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.5 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
27.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+8.0 : 17.6 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+8.0 : 17.3 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+7.2 : 16.5 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+6.9 : 19.3 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+6.8 : 20.0 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW

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

10.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
13.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.8 : 22.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-10.6 : 21.7 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-10.4 : 24.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.4 : 24.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-9.3 : 24.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

3.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
4.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
5.5 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
5.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-8.0 : 3.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-7.3 : 5.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-6.7 : 7.9 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1 : 8.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
73.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
66.0 DAMPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA
63.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
62.5 PRINCETOWN W Coast VIC
58.6 KIMBOLTON W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
66.0 DAMPIER DOWNS
58.6 KIMBOLTON

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
50.0 GERIATRIC PARK

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
73.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
55.0 ENNGONIA (SHEARER STREET)
Illawarra
50.4 KANGAROO VALLEY (BUDGONG)

VICTORIA
Lower North
55.0 NUMURKAH (GOLF CLUB)
W Coast
62.5 PRINCETOWN

ISLANDS
Islands
63.2 WILLIS ISLAND

11.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

1.9 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1060 (44.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
887 (37.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
851 (35.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
845 (35.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
841 (35.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
830 (34.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
822 (34.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
812 (33.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
801 (33.4) DALWALLINU Central West WA
775 (32.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
747 (31.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
737 (30.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
735 (30.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
707 (29.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
690 (28.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
673 (28.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
667 (27.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
663 (27.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
648 (27.0) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
630 (26.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
612 (25.5) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
605 (25.2) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
83/16 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
76/20 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
76/19 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
76/16 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
70/21 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
70/14 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
70/20 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central 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
DARWIN AIRPORT
7.0mm in 11 min to 14:22 38.2mm/h
5.4mm in 8 min to 14:30 40.5mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.6mm/h
12.4mm in 9 min to 14:44 82.7mm/h
13.0mm in 16 min to 15:00 48.8mm/h
43.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 43.6mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 29.6mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 17.0mm/h
CAPE DON
15.8mm in 26 min to 12:30 36.5mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 15.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
Southwest Plains
IVANHOE AERODROME AWS
8.8mm in 9 min to 21:36 58.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AWS
6.2mm in 4 min to 18:31 93.0mm/h
17.4mm in 9 min to 18:40 116.0mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 29.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
10.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.4mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.4mm/h
CAMPBELLTOWN (MOUNT ANNAN)
14.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 22 min to 23:00 27.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
EDENHOPE AIRPORT
11.2mm in 9 min to 15:07 74.7mm/h
9.4mm in 23 min to 15:30 24.5mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 20.6mm/h
STAWELL AERODROME
5.2mm in 7 min to 17:37 44.6mm/h
30.2mm in 23 min to 18:00 78.8mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 35.6mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 36.0mm/h
Lower North
KYABRAM DPI
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
CHARLTON
1.6mm in 1 min to 19:16 96.0mm/h
5.6mm in 14 min to 19:30 24.0mm/h
Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
12.0mm in 16 min to 23:00 45.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.8mm/h
E Gippsland
MT NOWA NOWA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.6mm/h
DUNNS HILL
8.4mm in 23 min to 23:00 21.9mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h
COLDSTREAM
8.6mm in 16 min to 23:00 32.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
N Central
REDESDALE
9.2mm in 25 min to 21:47 22.1mm/h
8.8mm in 13 min to 22:00 40.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.4mm/h
MANGALORE AIRPORT
12.4mm in 38 min to 23:00 19.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.6mm/h
KILMORE GAP
11.6mm in 26 min to 22:30 26.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.2mm/h
Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME
12.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.8mm/h
LOOKOUT HILL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT
8.0mm in 37 min to 16:30 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
PORT FAIRY AWS
10.6mm in 8 min to 16:25 79.5mm/h
7.8mm in 4 min to 16:29 117.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SMITHTON AERODROME
4.6mm in 11 min to 22:41 25.1mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
56.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 18.7mm/h
62.0mm in 4 hr to 03:00 15.5mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT : 72( 10/ 65 ) at 17:22