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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 02:19EST, 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 32.3 +4.7 13.3 -2.1 7.0 0.0 8.2 -- 469 (19.5) 46/03
PERTH AIRPORT 27.8 +2.3 7.7 -5.2 6.9 0.0 5.6 10.7 424 (17.7) 34/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.9 +2.1 5.8 -5.8 4.0 0.0 3.6 4.6 159 ( 6.6) 30/16
BUNBURY 25.9 +1.8 6.0 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 22/13
MANDURAH 25.8 -- 13.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 28/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 22.2 -1.8 20.4 0.0 7.4 11.2 339 (14.1) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +2.9 19.0 +6.4 15.4 0.0 11.2 10.8 310 (12.9) 43/17
WHYALLA AERO 20.3 -3.3 8.9 -2.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 34/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 -2.5 11.0 -1.4 8.8 2.4 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 31/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -1.6 9.6 +0.9 8.0 6.6 1.6 7.8 407 (17.0) 39/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +2.5 12.3 -6.2 10.2 0.0 7.4 11.2 136 ( 5.7) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +0.2 18.5 -3.1 13.5 0.0 7.2 10.7 -- 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 16.7 -3.8 16.1 0.0 7.6 10.8 242 (10.1) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +0.3 17.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 294 (12.3) 26/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +1.2 17.7 -0.1 16.0 0.0 4.8 -- 174 ( 7.3) 22/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +1.3 16.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 306 (12.8) 30/08
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.9 14.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.9 +1.6 18.8 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 362 (15.1) 37/08
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 +0.7 15.5 -0.7 12.0 0.0 4.0 11.2 329 (13.7) 34/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 +2.3 12.2 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 435 (18.1) 28/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.2 +2.1 11.8 -1.0 6.2 0.0 5.8 -- 146 ( 6.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +0.1 15.4 +0.2 11.9 0.0 3.0 9.5 467 (19.5) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +0.5 15.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 +0.1 11.7 -1.5 9.4 0.2 3.4 7.7 271 (11.3) 22/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.3 +0.7 9.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 13/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.9 +2.4 6.2 -1.0 1.4 0.0 0.8 5.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +3.3 10.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.9 +2.0 13.6 -0.5 11.8 0.0 4.0 7.8 273 (11.4) 24/11
RICHMOND RAAF 24.2 +0.3 9.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 18/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.7 +0.6 15.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 26/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.1 +4.1 6.1 -0.6 2.4 0.0 4.6 6.1 110 ( 4.6) 35/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +1.7 12.6 +3.5 10.4 0.0 4.8 3.9 204 ( 8.5) 34/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +1.4 11.6 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 26/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.1 -1.4 12.7 +2.6 10.4 1.4 4.2 9.9 358 (14.9) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.1 +0.5 12.8 +4.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.8 -0.4 12.2 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 31/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.7 +2.4 16.7 +5.9 15.0 0.0 5.8 -- 215 ( 9.0) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.6 +1.6 11.5 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 579 (24.1) 44/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +0.4 7.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 618 (25.8) 41/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.2 -0.7 14.2 +6.7 -- 5.03 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 46/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.5 +3.4 10.1 +1.4 8.6 0.8 1.6 6.3 306 (12.8) 52/12
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

39.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
38.9 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
38.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+7.6 : 39.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.6 : 31.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.7 : 32.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.7 : 31.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+4.7 : 31.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+8.7 : 15.0 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+7.3 : 12.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+7.1 : 13.8 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+7.0 : 18.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+7.0 : 13.1 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS

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

5.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-4.6 : 20.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 22.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-4.4 : 18.9 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-4.3 : 20.4 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.0 : 4.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.0 : 3.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 2.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.6 : 5.5 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-6.4 : 2.9 WANDERING 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.
53.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
51.7 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON) Islands ISL
49.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
46.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

ISLANDS
Islands
53.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)
51.7 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON)
49.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
46.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD)
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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3.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1108 (46.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1074 (44.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1009 (42.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
804 (33.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
799 (33.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
774 (32.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
763 (31.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
746 (31.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
685 (28.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
668 (27.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
660 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
647 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
635 (26.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
629 (26.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
628 (26.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
618 (25.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
612 (25.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
609 (25.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
607 (25.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
605 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
600 (25.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
87/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
74/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
72/05 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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
13.2mm in 30 min to 16:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 7.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(360/ 67 ) at 00:00