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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
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Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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Records set or equalled today

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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 02:27EST, 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 24.8 +0.8 11.0 -1.9 8.0 0.0 4.6 -- 397 (16.5) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.7 +1.0 6.7 -3.8 5.4 0.0 3.4 9.8 191 ( 8.0) 30/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.1 +2.2 9.1 -0.7 7.3 0.0 1.4 4.5 201 ( 8.4) 24/12
BUNBURY 22.0 +0.9 7.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 28/12
MANDURAH 22.1 -- 11.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 26/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.3 21.4 -0.7 18.8 0.0 7.0 10.8 382 (15.9) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.8 +5.8 8.9 +0.6 7.0 0.0 7.2 10.9 199 ( 8.3) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +1.1 13.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 316 (13.2) 30/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 +0.8 11.0 +0.8 8.6 0.0 6.8 4.5 150 ( 6.3) 26/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 +0.6 9.5 +2.2 7.9 0.2 1.4 6.4 345 (14.4) 35/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.6 +2.7 15.0 +1.1 10.1 0.0 9.0 10.9 337 (14.0) 30/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.8 19.7 -0.2 -- 3.0 8.8 8.4 508 (21.2) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 15.3 -2.3 13.7 0.0 6.8 10.3 290 (12.1) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 25.4 +1.2 16.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 349 (14.5) 35/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +1.4 13.5 -0.7 13.0 0.0 4.0 -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +1.1 13.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 1.1 -- 262 (10.9) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.6 +0.5 11.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +0.5 11.1 -1.7 7.6 0.0 3.8 9.8 276 (11.5) 26/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 +1.7 8.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 28/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 +1.9 4.3 -4.4 -1.2 0.0 3.6 -- 91 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 +2.1 7.4 -4.3 3.7 0.0 3.6 10.2 214 ( 8.9) 28/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.4 7.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.2 +2.0 5.1 -5.0 2.9 0.0 2.4 10.3 199 ( 8.3) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 +1.8 3.9 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 18/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 +0.8 1.2 -3.5 -3.5 0.0 1.4 7.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +0.9 -0.3 -7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.8 +1.8 8.7 -2.2 4.2 0.0 2.0 10.0 303 (12.6) 26/04
RICHMOND RAAF 21.4 +0.8 1.9 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 17/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.6 -0.1 11.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 35/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.0 +3.4 0.4 -2.8 -3.2 0.0 3.4 8.3 234 ( 9.8) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.4 +2.1 1.4 -4.5 1.2 0.0 2.6 7.7 110 ( 4.6) 21/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 -1.8 3.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.6 +4.6 8.6 +1.2 5.3 0.0 4.0 3.8 265 (11.0) 37/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.6 +1.3 7.7 +1.9 -- 0.5 4.5 -- 230 ( 9.6) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.0 +1.4 6.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 21/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.9 +2.2 11.3 +2.7 10.8 0.0 3.0 -- 174 ( 7.3) 21/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.9 +2.8 11.4 +3.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 416 (17.3) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.4 +2.8 8.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 26/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.4 4.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 31/17
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +0.6 7.3 +0.7 1.4 1.0 3.0 4.9 352 (14.7) 34/12
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

40.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.7 : 33.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.4 : 31.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 31.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 32.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 34.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA

26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+6.5 : 14.4 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+5.7 : 11.1 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+5.5 : 14.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+5.4 : 12.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+5.2 : 15.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.2 : 12.4 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

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

2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.5 : 12.8 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-3.3 : 3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.9 : 2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 : 3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.9 : 2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.2 : 1.2 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-7.2 : -2.8 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-7.2 : 4.3 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD
-7.1 : 2.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.1 : -0.3 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S 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.
84.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT) Hunter Valley NSW
38.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
34.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
31.0 PORTLAND W Coast VIC
29.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
84.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)

VICTORIA
W Coast
31.0 PORTLAND
38.8 MOUNT READ
34.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
29.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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1.8 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1022 (42.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
982 (40.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
980 (40.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
876 (36.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
804 (33.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
791 (33.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
701 (29.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
701 (29.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
679 (28.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
678 (28.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
661 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
654 (27.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
651 (27.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
650 (27.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
650 (27.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
642 (26.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
600 (25.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
87/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
70/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
68/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
68/04 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
67/00 SWAN ISLAND E Coast 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.
None reported None reported