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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 02:32EST, 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 24.2 +0.2 14.1 +1.2 12.6 1.6 2.6 -- 361 (15.0) 28/05
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 -0.4 14.6 +4.1 13.7 16.0 2.0 1.9 325 (13.5) 26/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 -0.9 8.8 -1.0 7.6 4.4 0.8 8.6 315 (13.1) 22/02
BUNBURY 19.7 -1.4 8.8 -0.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 17/12
MANDURAH 20.4 -- 14.8 -- -- 9.8 -- -- 379 (15.8) 21/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.1 19.6 -2.5 18.2 0.0 5.6 10.0 328 (13.7) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.6 +4.6 6.0 -2.3 4.0 0.0 4.8 10.4 171 ( 7.1) 34/14
WHYALLA AERO 24.6 +4.1 12.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 327 (13.6) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 +1.5 14.6 +4.4 8.5 0.0 -- 7.4 277 (11.5) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 7.7 +0.4 6.0 0.0 2.8 0.6 384 (16.0) 28/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.4 +1.5 13.0 -0.9 10.5 0.0 4.6 7.0 183 ( 7.6) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 25.0 -2.6 19.2 -0.7 18.0 4.4 5.4 2.4 467 (19.5) 35/07
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 0.0 15.5 -2.1 13.6 0.0 6.2 8.6 378 (15.8) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 23.1 -1.1 17.2 +0.1 -- 3.4 -- 5.2 319 (13.3) 34/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 -0.5 13.8 -0.4 9.7 0.0 4.0 -- 232 ( 9.7) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 24.4 -0.3 11.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 306 (12.8) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -0.7 9.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.2 -0.9 9.5 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 22/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 -0.1 9.1 -3.7 5.2 0.0 3.6 9.9 275 (11.5) 24/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.8 -0.2 7.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 28/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.9 +1.6 5.6 -3.1 0.8 0.0 1.6 -- 67 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.2 -1.2 5.7 -6.0 2.8 0.0 2.4 9.8 236 ( 9.8) 24/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.8 -0.7 7.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 -1.8 6.0 -4.1 3.2 0.2 2.4 6.9 268 (11.2) 28/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.9 -0.5 3.7 -4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 13/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.9 +1.7 3.1 -1.6 -1.0 0.0 1.0 7.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.8 5.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.5 -2.5 8.1 -2.8 5.9 0.0 3.6 6.5 326 (13.6) 24/09
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 -2.5 2.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 23 ( 1.0) 15/11
BELLAMBI AWS 18.4 -1.3 9.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 21/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 +1.9 -0.3 -3.5 -4.1 0.0 1.6 8.4 72 ( 3.0) 39/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.7 +1.4 6.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 1.8 6.7 261 (10.9) 22/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -0.3 3.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 17/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.0 +5.0 8.5 +1.1 6.0 0.0 2.6 4.9 259 (10.8) 26/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -1.0 3.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 -1.2 5.3 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 26/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.7 +1.0 4.6 -4.0 2.8 0.0 1.2 -- 102 ( 4.3) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.9 -0.2 2.0 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 22/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 +1.8 2.3 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 334 (13.9) 31/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 +1.9 5.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 28/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.5 -0.7 3.5 -3.1 -1.3 0.2 0.0 4.8 174 ( 7.3) 37/16
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

33.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.3 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+6.8 : 30.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.4 : 29.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.3 : 27.0 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+6.1 : 28.0 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+6.0 : 27.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+6.0 : 27.2 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

**W** +10.6 : 18.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+5.6 : 12.7 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.9 : 10.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+4.7 : 14.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+4.6 : 14.8 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

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

4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.0 : 15.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-4.6 : 10.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-3.8 : 16.6 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.7 : 16.4 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.5 : 16.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

-7.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-8.8 : 8.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-8.6 : 3.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-8.4 : -7.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.7 : 11.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.5 : 7.2 DOONGAN N 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.
55.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD
37.2 WARNER GLEN Lower West WA
37.0 ROSA BROOK Lower West WA
36.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
35.4 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
37.2 WARNER GLEN
37.0 ROSA BROOK

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
55.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
36.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
35.4 INNISFAIL

10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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1.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

880 (36.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
786 (32.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
779 (32.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
727 (30.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
671 (28.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
664 (27.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
662 (27.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
609 (25.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72/14 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
68/12 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
67/17 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
61/03 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
61/20 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.
None reported None reported