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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 02:21EST, 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 22.6 -5.0 18.7 +3.3 17.3 13.6 5.6 -- 416 (17.3) 43/06
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 -6.1 15.3 +2.4 15.5 22.0 5.0 0.8 360 (15.0) 39/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 -3.5 15.7 +4.1 15.0 8.0 3.0 0.0 277 (11.5) 35/08
BUNBURY 21.8 -2.3 14.9 +3.4 -- 24.4 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 37/06
MANDURAH 20.0 -- 16.0 -- -- 21.6 -- -- 277 (11.5) 41/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 23.5 -0.5 20.8 0.0 8.8 11.3 364 (15.2) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 -1.4 8.2 -4.4 6.2 0.0 9.2 11.2 364 (15.2) 54/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 -1.1 7.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 35/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 +0.2 9.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 4.4 10.4 191 ( 8.0) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 -1.3 11.3 +2.6 8.9 0.0 2.2 2.8 360 (15.0) 31/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.3 +0.4 14.1 -4.4 10.3 0.0 11.0 11.2 384 (16.0) 35/02
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 -1.6 20.9 -0.7 -- 1.4 9.0 5.8 573 (23.9) 46/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -0.4 19.5 -1.0 16.5 0.2 7.0 9.4 441 (18.4) 41/10
MACKAY M.O 25.1 -1.6 20.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 637 (26.5) 52/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 16.5 -1.3 14.8 0.0 6.6 -- 373 (15.5) 39/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 -1.1 15.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 478 (19.9) 50/09
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.1 16.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.6 -0.7 16.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +0.3 13.5 -2.7 9.9 0.0 5.8 8.5 435 (18.1) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 -1.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 429 (17.9) 44/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 -2.2 9.7 -3.1 3.9 0.0 6.4 -- 277 (11.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -2.8 15.9 +0.7 11.8 0.0 4.6 3.6 603 (25.1) 57/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -1.4 14.6 +0.9 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.1 14.1 +0.9 12.2 16.0 4.0 3.7 407 (17.0) 46/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.2 -2.4 12.9 +1.0 -- 8.2 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.8 -0.7 5.7 -1.5 1.1 0.0 4.0 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -0.4 7.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.6 -4.3 15.4 +1.3 14.0 9.0 1.4 0.8 650 (27.1) 43/01
RICHMOND RAAF 18.9 -5.0 13.2 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 256 (10.7) 37/11
BELLAMBI AWS 18.0 -4.1 14.6 -0.8 -- 7.8 -- -- 476 (19.8) 46/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 +1.0 5.3 -1.4 1.2 0.0 4.6 6.3 199 ( 8.3) 26/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.0 +1.5 7.0 -2.1 4.5 0.0 3.8 10.7 149 ( 6.2) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +1.6 6.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.5 0.0 6.0 -4.1 3.7 0.0 5.2 10.8 263 (11.0) 31/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.8 +1.2 9.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 308 (12.8) 31/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.2 +2.0 10.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 37/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.3 -2.0 12.5 +1.7 9.8 0.0 2.8 -- 148 ( 6.2) 17/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.9 -2.1 10.8 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 30/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -0.6 9.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 44/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 +3.4 7.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 22/17
HOBART AIRPORT 17.4 -0.7 7.3 -1.4 3.2 0.0 3.2 10.5 250 (10.4) 41/12
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

37.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.5 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
36.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
36.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+7.9 : 30.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+7.8 : 31.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.8 : 30.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 29.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+6.2 : 31.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

+7.2 : 19.9 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.1 : 17.2 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 17.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8 : 21.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 14.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+5.8 : 18.6 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

9.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.7 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
10.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
10.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.7 : 17.2 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-9.4 : 16.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.0 : 17.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 17.7 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-8.9 : 16.0 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-7.5 : 12.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.9 : 15.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-6.9 : 6.8 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.7 : 15.5 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-6.7 : 14.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley 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.
54.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
49.0 WILLIGULLI NORTH Central West WA
44.6 FOREST GROVE Lower West WA
40.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
40.0 ISSEKA Central West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
49.0 WILLIGULLI NORTH
40.0 ISSEKA
Lower West
44.6 FOREST GROVE

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
54.2 COCONUT ISLAND
N Coast--Herbert
40.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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1.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1167 (48.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1133 (47.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1064 (44.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1059 (44.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1013 (42.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
966 (40.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
933 (38.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
925 (38.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
880 (36.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
861 (35.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
853 (35.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
823 (34.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
808 (33.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
759 (31.6) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
751 (31.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
731 (30.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
729 (30.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
725 (30.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
701 (29.2) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
686 (28.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
683 (28.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
679 (28.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
662 (27.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
653 (27.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
650 (27.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
647 (27.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
637 (26.5) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
633 (26.4) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
632 (26.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
627 (26.1) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
621 (25.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
87/19 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
**S** 80/14 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
78/05 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
78/18 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/02 LORD HOWE 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
Central West
NORTH ISLAND
8.6mm in 31 min to 04:52 16.6mm/h
Lower West
SWANBOURNE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 76(120/ 65 ) at 03:20
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 87(170/ 76 ) at 19:40
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 69(180/ 63 ) at 00:03
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 96(190/ 41 ) at 03:24
GANNET CAY : 82(140/ 74 ) at 20:52