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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

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**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 34.6 +7.0 16.1 +0.7 11.1 0.0 8.6 -- 418 (17.4) 37/08
PERTH AIRPORT 32.7 +7.2 15.2 +2.3 10.6 0.0 6.4 10.6 325 (13.5) 31/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 31.1 +9.3 8.4 -3.2 5.2 0.0 4.6 10.7 323 (13.5) 43/12
BUNBURY 28.4 +4.3 8.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 30/13
MANDURAH 27.0 -- 17.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 26/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 21.5 -2.5 19.2 0.0 7.0 8.5 367 (15.3) 57/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.5 -2.7 9.3 -3.3 7.0 0.0 9.2 11.2 339 (14.1) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -4.0 13.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 -2.0 11.4 -1.0 8.1 0.0 6.4 1.2 192 ( 8.0) 39/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.3 -1.1 6.9 -1.8 5.3 1.8 1.4 5.8 218 ( 9.1) 30/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.8 21.4 +2.9 18.6 0.0 12.6 11.1 -- 59/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +0.9 22.5 +0.9 20.8 0.0 2.6 6.7 511 (21.3) 57/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +1.3 17.0 -3.5 14.2 0.0 6.4 8.6 284 (11.8) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 26.9 +0.2 17.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 340 (14.2) 28/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 +2.4 18.2 +0.4 16.6 0.0 5.0 -- 167 ( 7.0) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 29.4 +2.0 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 170 ( 7.1) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 +1.9 16.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +0.8 16.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 37/18
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 16.2 0.0 13.4 0.0 4.8 9.6 213 ( 8.9) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 +3.0 12.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 43/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.3 -1.8 12.0 -0.8 5.2 0.0 5.2 -- 142 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.9 -1.1 14.5 -0.7 11.5 4.2 3.4 -- 198 ( 8.3) 48/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -1.3 13.5 -0.2 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 -3.3 12.7 -0.5 10.9 1.2 2.4 4.3 308 (12.8) 44/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.8 -4.8 12.6 +0.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 31/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.1 -2.4 3.6 -3.6 -1.4 4.0 0.8 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -1.1 4.9 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.7 -4.2 12.9 -1.2 10.7 6.6 3.2 5.2 486 (20.3) --
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -5.1 8.9 -2.4 -- 4.8 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -3.8 13.5 -1.9 -- 6.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 55/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.0 -2.0 5.6 -1.1 2.8 5.2 3.8 9.3 211 ( 8.8) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.1 -0.4 4.4 -4.7 2.9 0.0 4.4 10.9 222 ( 9.3) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -1.5 6.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 31/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.9 -2.6 6.1 -4.0 3.6 0.0 4.8 10.9 319 (13.3) 35/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.1 -1.5 6.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 12.6 -- 381 (15.9) 43/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.4 -1.8 3.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.7 -0.6 11.4 +0.6 8.2 0.0 3.0 -- 147 ( 6.1) 18/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.0 -2.0 6.5 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 320 (13.3) 48/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.7 -2.9 4.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 30/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +2.0 4.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 17/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 -2.1 10.3 +1.6 5.8 0.0 2.8 4.1 413 (17.2) 37/14
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 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+10.4 : 31.2 ALBANY Lower West WA
+9.3 : 31.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+9.1 : 31.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+8.9 : 29.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+8.6 : 29.7 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+8.6 : 31.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

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

+4.5 : 17.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+4.0 : 8.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+3.9 : 9.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
+3.7 : 13.9 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+3.7 : 8.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

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

2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : 12.3 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-6.6 : 11.1 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4 : 11.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4 : 10.0 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-6.0 : 13.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.3 : 4.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.2 : 2.5 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-6.2 : 11.6 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-6.1 : 1.3 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-5.9 : 6.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-5.9 : 3.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

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.
42.2 CRESCENT HEAD (DELICATE NOBBY (BIG HILL MidNorth Coast N NSW
40.0 HALLIDAYS POINT (TALLWOODS GOLF RESORT) MidNorth Coast S NSW
36.0 CULBURRA TREATMENT WORKS Illawarra NSW
35.4 WONNAGATTA RIVER @ WATERFORD E Gippsland VIC
35.0 JERRABATTGULLA (GILSTON) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

12.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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3.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

1001 (41.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
884 (36.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
873 (36.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
829 (34.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
829 (34.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
800 (33.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
777 (32.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
761 (31.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
757 (31.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
733 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
617 (25.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
613 (25.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
76/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
70/17 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
68/17 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
68/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
65/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/11 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.8mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 70(230/ 63 ) at 05:30