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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 02:28EST, 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 27.2 +3.2 15.9 +3.0 13.9 0.0 4.4 -- 280 (11.7) 22/01
PERTH AIRPORT 23.2 +1.5 11.8 +1.3 10.2 0.6 2.2 4.3 215 ( 9.0) 46/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.7 +3.8 12.8 +3.0 10.4 0.0 2.6 1.4 239 (10.0) 46/15
BUNBURY 20.5 -0.6 14.5 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 55/10
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 16.3 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 50/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 20.5 -1.6 19.0 0.0 5.4 11.0 310 (12.9) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.3 +0.3 5.8 -2.5 3.7 0.0 7.0 10.8 257 (10.7) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 +1.2 6.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 177 ( 7.4) 22/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +1.2 7.7 -2.5 5.6 0.0 -- 9.7 89 ( 3.7) 18/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 +1.7 11.9 +4.6 11.3 0.4 0.2 2.0 189 ( 7.9) 17/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.4 +1.5 10.9 -3.0 8.5 0.0 6.0 10.8 218 ( 9.1) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +1.3 20.7 +0.8 19.5 0.0 7.4 6.1 460 (19.2) 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 16.1 -1.5 13.8 0.0 6.6 10.7 351 (14.6) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 17.5 +0.4 -- 6.8 -- 4.7 380 (15.8) 35/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.9 +0.9 14.4 +0.2 12.7 0.0 4.0 -- 255 (10.6) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 +1.7 13.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 231 ( 9.6) 30/09
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 12.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +2.2 12.3 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +1.7 11.0 -1.8 7.7 0.0 3.0 10.2 261 (10.9) 30/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 +2.4 9.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 30/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 +4.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 +1.2 9.9 -1.8 5.7 0.0 2.8 8.5 206 ( 8.6) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +1.4 11.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.3 +1.1 8.8 -1.3 6.6 0.0 3.6 9.1 243 (10.1) 21/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.8 +0.4 8.0 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 15/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.1 +4.9 3.3 -1.4 -0.1 0.0 4.0 9.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +5.4 6.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.4 +1.4 13.4 +2.5 9.1 0.0 3.0 9.6 273 (11.4) 26/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.9 -0.7 7.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 22/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -0.5 13.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 21/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.9 +5.3 1.5 -1.7 -1.3 0.0 2.4 9.3 88 ( 3.7) 21/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.5 +3.2 3.7 -2.2 1.4 0.0 2.0 9.6 96 ( 4.0) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.6 +2.9 5.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.9 -1.1 4.4 -3.0 2.0 0.0 1.8 5.5 179 ( 7.5) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.4 +2.1 4.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 26/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.7 +3.1 5.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 28/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 +0.9 13.8 +5.2 12.0 0.0 1.0 -- 84 ( 3.5) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 +0.1 12.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 26/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.9 +0.3 9.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 28/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.1 +5.3 8.9 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 15/17
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 -0.1 9.3 +2.7 5.8 0.0 2.4 9.0 389 (16.2) 30/09
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

35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+10.6 : 30.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+10.3 : 30.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+10.2 : 31.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+9.6 : 30.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.6 : 30.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

25.2 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 11.8 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.0 : 12.4 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+6.7 : 9.2 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+6.6 : 17.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 13.2 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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

6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.2 : 15.2 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
-2.1 : 16.6 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-1.8 : 18.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-1.8 : 28.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
-1.8 : 14.1 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-1.8 : 12.9 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

-4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.9 : -2.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.3 : 14.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-6.3 : 12.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.3 : 12.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

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.
27.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
22.4 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
18.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
18.0 LAKE NAMMEN Lower West WA
13.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS

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

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1.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1204 (50.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1077 (44.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
946 (39.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
916 (38.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
914 (38.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
823 (34.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
783 (32.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
773 (32.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
698 (29.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
679 (28.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
667 (27.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
643 (26.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
638 (26.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
633 (26.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
621 (25.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
74/08 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
74/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
70/08 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
68/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
65/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BICKLEY
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
BUSSELTON
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
15.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
8.8mm in 21 min to 13:00 25.1mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.0mm/h
BUNBURY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
MANDURAH
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Murray Valley
MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME)
801.0mm in * hr to 21:30 66.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
9.6mm in 54 min to 20:00 10.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
None reported