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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 02:20EST, 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 32.9 +5.3 15.8 +0.4 10.6 0.0 9.4 -- 393 (16.4) 43/08
PERTH AIRPORT 30.0 +4.5 9.9 -3.0 9.0 0.0 3.2 10.7 346 (14.4) 31/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.6 +6.8 5.3 -6.3 3.5 0.0 3.4 10.7 227 ( 9.5) 34/12
BUNBURY 26.8 +2.7 7.2 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 28/10
MANDURAH 27.3 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 26/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 21.0 -3.0 19.4 0.0 7.4 11.2 360 (15.0) 41/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.5 -1.7 15.4 +2.8 14.5 0.0 11.2 11.3 412 (17.2) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.5 -4.1 12.1 +0.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 297 (12.4) 43/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 -4.5 14.0 +1.6 12.4 0.0 -- 1.2 232 ( 9.7) 34/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 -2.4 6.5 -2.2 5.0 1.6 1.8 3.5 309 (12.9) 28/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +2.5 17.4 -1.1 15.2 0.0 9.4 11.2 292 (12.2) 55/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.7 22.1 +0.5 19.8 0.0 8.2 10.0 488 (20.3) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 17.6 -2.9 16.0 0.0 7.0 10.1 310 (12.9) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 26.8 +0.1 17.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 311 (13.0) 34/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 +0.2 18.5 +0.7 16.0 0.0 5.4 -- 185 ( 7.7) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +1.7 17.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 285 (11.9) 28/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.9 16.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +0.4 15.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 22/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 15.4 -0.8 12.2 0.0 4.0 10.8 272 (11.3) 26/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.3 +2.9 15.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 34/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.4 +3.3 10.7 -2.1 5.4 0.0 4.6 -- 98 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 -0.1 14.3 -0.9 11.3 0.0 2.6 10.8 217 ( 9.0) 21/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +1.2 14.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +1.5 11.5 -1.7 9.5 0.2 3.0 4.9 180 ( 7.5) 35/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 -0.2 10.6 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 25 ( 1.0) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.4 +0.9 8.5 +1.3 3.8 0.0 2.4 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +2.5 9.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 -1.8 14.7 +0.6 12.2 0.0 1.8 6.6 253 (10.5) 54/18
RICHMOND RAAF 21.9 -2.0 11.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 -0.7 14.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 46/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.8 -0.2 7.1 +0.4 3.7 2.0 3.2 7.7 177 ( 7.4) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.8 +0.3 8.9 -0.2 7.1 0.4 2.4 10.1 102 ( 4.3) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -0.1 8.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 37/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 -3.5 8.6 -1.5 5.8 0.0 5.6 10.0 260 (10.8) 39/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 -1.2 6.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 39/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.9 -2.3 8.6 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 44/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.9 -1.4 12.0 +1.2 8.9 0.2 3.0 -- 153 ( 6.4) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 -2.8 7.7 -1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 353 (14.7) 39/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -4.2 7.2 -0.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 334 (13.9) 34/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -1.0 5.7 -1.8 -- 0.3 -- -- 276 (11.5) 21/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.8 -0.3 8.8 +0.1 7.6 0.0 5.4 6.6 413 (17.2) 41/10
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

38.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
38.6 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+7.7 : 28.5 ALBANY Lower West WA
+7.7 : 28.9 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+6.8 : 28.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+6.7 : 27.7 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+6.6 : 32.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+5.7 : 12.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC
+4.7 : 18.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+4.3 : 17.1 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+4.1 : 18.7 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+4.1 : 9.0 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
+4.1 : 10.4 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

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

3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
6.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.8 : 12.3 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-6.7 : 18.2 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.2 : 15.2 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-5.9 : 17.0 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.9 : 12.7 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC

-0.9 EYRE Eucla WA
0.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.1 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-12.7 : -0.9 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 9.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.3 : 5.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.2 : 6.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.3 : 5.0 KATANNING COMPARISON 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.
34.4 KIMBOLTON W Kimberley WA
33.5 NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
30.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
30.0 PAUPONG STATION Snowy Mtns NSW
28.2 BELOWRA STATION South Coast NSW

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1106 (46.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
820 (34.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
786 (32.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
747 (31.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
743 (31.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
736 (30.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
690 (28.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
658 (27.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
648 (27.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
634 (26.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
601 (25.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
80/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/13 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
72/16 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
7.4mm in 8 min to 16:00 55.5mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 11 min to 15:17 54.5mm/h
5.2mm in 13 min to 15:30 24.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
6.0mm in 9 min to 13:37 40.0mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
12.0mm in 30 min to 13:30 24.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.4mm/h
Sydney--west
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
9.4mm in 15 min to 18:00 37.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
CAMPBELLTOWN (MOUNT ANNAN)
12.6mm in 30 min to 18:00 25.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.2mm/h
South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 98(160/ 56 ) at 18:10
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(260/ 63 ) at 02:30