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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

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:33EST, 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 27.6 +3.6 13.2 +0.3 10.9 0.0 3.0 -- 290 (12.1) 30/10
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 +3.1 14.1 +3.6 12.7 0.8 2.0 8.7 244 (10.2) 30/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 +0.5 4.7 -5.1 3.0 0.0 1.8 5.2 165 ( 6.9) 26/14
BUNBURY 20.7 -0.4 7.2 -2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 35/14
MANDURAH 21.2 -- 13.1 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 22/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 20.7 -1.4 19.3 0.0 7.0 11.1 364 (15.2) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 +4.3 9.4 +1.1 5.7 0.0 6.0 10.3 200 ( 8.3) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +1.1 6.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 218 ( 9.1) 24/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 -0.4 9.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 6.8 2.3 134 ( 5.6) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.6 8.4 +1.1 6.6 0.2 0.2 4.3 253 (10.5) 30/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 +0.9 13.3 -0.6 10.7 0.0 5.4 7.0 218 ( 9.1) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -1.6 19.2 -0.7 17.6 6.8 5.8 6.0 414 (17.3) 44/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 0.0 15.8 -1.8 13.6 0.0 5.8 7.8 399 (16.6) 48/13
MACKAY M.O 23.2 -1.0 16.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- 9.5 411 (17.1) 39/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 -0.3 11.6 -2.6 10.4 0.0 3.0 -- 241 (10.0) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +0.3 11.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 214 ( 8.9) 37/12
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 9.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.0 +0.9 8.4 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 21/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 +0.2 8.5 -4.3 5.0 0.0 3.2 9.8 273 (11.4) 22/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 +0.3 7.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 26/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.1 +0.8 6.8 -1.9 2.3 0.0 2.2 -- 80 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.7 -0.7 6.6 -5.1 3.8 0.0 2.0 9.6 174 ( 7.3) 18/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -0.6 6.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 +0.8 5.9 -4.2 3.8 0.0 1.0 8.4 156 ( 6.5) 26/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.0 +1.6 6.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.1 +0.9 7.1 +2.4 2.6 0.0 1.6 3.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.0 10.1 +3.3 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.6 +1.6 10.5 -0.4 6.5 0.0 0.4 9.1 231 ( 9.6) 30/09
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +0.3 4.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 13 ( 0.5) 21/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 +1.5 11.2 -1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 39/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 +2.9 4.7 +1.5 4.0 3.8 2.0 5.1 149 ( 6.2) 22/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.6 +4.3 8.8 +2.9 -- 0.2 2.4 7.3 -- 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.8 +3.1 7.9 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.6 +2.6 8.4 +1.0 5.0 0.0 3.4 8.8 209 ( 8.7) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 +3.1 7.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 272 (11.3) 50/05
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 7.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 18/22
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +2.4 9.3 +0.7 5.7 0.0 0.6 -- 77 ( 3.2) 13/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.2 +2.1 5.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 21/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.3 +4.7 3.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 22/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 -1.3 9.4 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 15/12
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 -1.0 3.5 -3.1 0.4 0.0 2.0 0.0 318 (13.3) 22/13
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

34.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
33.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
33.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+6.1 : 26.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+6.0 : 27.9 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+5.5 : 26.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+5.5 : 26.0 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+5.4 : 24.7 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.2 : 13.4 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+6.8 : 13.8 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+6.1 : 13.7 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+5.9 : 14.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+5.9 : 12.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

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

4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.5 : 9.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.6 : 9.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.2 : 22.9 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-4.1 : 10.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
-3.9 : 15.9 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-3.9 : 9.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.9 : -0.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.2 : 8.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.0 : 3.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
61.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
58.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
57.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
54.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
44.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
61.0 INNISFAIL
58.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
57.0 DARADGEE
54.0 RUSSELL RIVER
44.0 CORSIS ALERT

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1023 (42.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1014 (42.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
828 (34.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
809 (33.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
761 (31.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
761 (31.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
753 (31.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
737 (30.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
716 (29.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
698 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/04 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
59/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
57/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
57/00 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
55/23 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
55/20 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
55/02 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
CUMMINS AERO
5.0mm in 3 min to 12:08 100.0mm/h
5.6mm in 7 min to 12:15 48.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
15.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
20.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.4mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
15.6mm in 27 min to 18:57 34.7mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
23.0mm in 30 min to 16:00 46.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 23.0mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 24.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
None reported