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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather 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 27.5 +3.5 13.8 +0.9 10.9 0.0 3.2 -- 256 (10.7) 31/15
PERTH AIRPORT 24.7 +3.0 10.2 -0.3 8.1 0.0 2.0 10.2 269 (11.2) 28/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 +3.9 10.9 +1.1 8.4 0.0 2.8 9.5 335 (14.0) 37/12
BUNBURY 22.0 +0.9 10.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 41/14
MANDURAH 21.7 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 35/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 21.2 -0.9 19.7 0.0 6.6 10.9 289 (12.0) 44/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.2 +1.2 6.5 -1.8 3.7 0.0 5.4 10.7 219 ( 9.1) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.1 +2.6 5.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- 24/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.6 +3.6 7.9 -2.3 5.3 0.0 5.4 8.4 78 ( 3.3) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.9 +2.8 9.5 +2.2 6.6 0.0 1.0 8.0 208 ( 8.7) 30/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.0 +2.1 17.5 +3.6 14.6 0.0 8.2 10.8 349 (14.5) 31/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.0 18.7 -1.2 17.1 2.8 4.2 10.5 398 (16.6) 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +1.0 16.5 -1.1 14.9 0.0 7.0 8.1 331 (13.8) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 23.7 -0.5 18.4 +1.3 -- 11.2 -- 2.4 422 (17.6) 43/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 -0.3 16.3 +2.1 13.1 0.0 4.8 -- 284 (11.8) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.2 15.7 +1.5 -- 0.2 4.2 -- 391 (16.3) 35/11
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 15.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +1.9 13.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 37/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +0.5 12.7 -0.1 9.9 0.0 4.0 8.7 347 (14.5) 34/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.2 +1.2 12.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 39/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 +3.9 12.8 +4.1 10.5 0.0 3.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 +0.6 14.2 +2.5 8.9 0.0 3.4 8.7 403 (16.8) 34/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.4 11.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.5 -0.7 11.5 +1.4 9.3 3.4 1.2 3.7 268 (11.2) 22/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.1 +0.7 7.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 15/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.7 +2.5 5.0 +0.3 1.0 0.2 1.6 5.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 +4.1 11.9 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 +0.8 12.5 +1.6 9.2 0.0 1.6 7.3 318 (13.3) 28/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +0.3 8.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 21/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.5 -0.2 12.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 28/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.2 +3.6 9.4 +6.2 5.0 0.0 2.2 7.7 128 ( 5.3) 24/
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.7 +4.4 5.8 -0.1 2.9 0.0 2.6 9.6 141 ( 5.9) 21/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +3.2 5.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.8 +2.8 5.0 -2.4 2.2 0.0 1.6 9.3 190 ( 7.9) 22/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.7 +0.4 1.5 -4.3 -- 0.2 6.4 -- 201 ( 8.4) 17/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 1.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 35/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 +1.1 8.9 +0.3 6.8 0.0 1.4 -- 74 ( 3.1) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.8 +0.7 10.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 24/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.3 +1.7 1.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 28/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.5 -2.3 10.7 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 31/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.2 +1.0 7.6 +1.0 8.4 0.0 1.4 7.4 213 ( 8.9) 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

37.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 30.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.8 : 30.3 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 30.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.5 : 28.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 30.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.4 : 26.9 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.2 : 9.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.9 : 13.0 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
+5.8 : 12.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+5.6 : 10.7 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+5.2 : 10.3 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
7.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.1 : 11.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-2.9 : 13.0 BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS) N Coast TAS
-2.3 : 13.5 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
-2.0 : 14.5 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-2.0 : 11.0 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

-4.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-0.4 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

-6.6 : 10.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-6.4 : 12.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.9 : -0.4 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-5.8 : 12.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.5 : 2.3 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling 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.
50.4 BRAMPTON ISLAND RESORT Central Coast E QLD
45.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
37.0 FRASER ISLAND EURONG Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
30.0 EL ARISH POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD
30.0 CHELSEA Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
30.0 CHELSEA

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
45.6 COCONUT ISLAND
N Coast--Herbert
30.0 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
Central Coast E
50.4 BRAMPTON ISLAND RESORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
37.0 FRASER ISLAND EURONG

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
2.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
1.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

766 (31.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
748 (31.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
715 (29.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
713 (29.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
697 (29.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
674 (28.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
670 (27.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
651 (27.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
651 (27.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
607 (25.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
74/18 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
70/03 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/22 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
59/03 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
59/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
12.2mm in 29 min to 16:00 25.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 70(140/ 63 ) at 03:23