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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 02:40EST, 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 21.0 +0.1 9.6 -1.4 4.5 0.0 3.4 -- 373 (15.5) 46/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 +0.8 7.0 -2.0 4.1 0.0 2.0 9.1 250 (10.4) 31/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.9 +2.3 8.4 +0.3 6.0 1.0 1.0 8.9 161 ( 6.7) 18/14
BUNBURY 19.2 +0.8 3.1 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 22/11
MANDURAH 19.6 -- 8.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 21/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.9 21.7 +1.8 20.4 0.0 6.2 6.2 309 (12.9) 52/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.9 -3.9 8.5 +3.4 6.5 0.0 5.2 7.8 400 (16.7) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 15.4 -1.9 8.7 +2.6 -- 0.8 5.1 -- 367 (15.3) 34/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 -0.3 4.9 -3.2 3.2 0.0 0.8 5.2 145 ( 6.0) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 +0.7 5.0 -0.8 2.0 0.2 1.2 5.6 304 (12.7) 39/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.9 -2.0 10.7 +0.7 7.6 0.0 8.8 10.5 519 (21.6) 43/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.9 17.9 +0.1 16.4 0.0 5.4 10.5 442 (18.4) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.4 14.5 -0.1 12.8 0.0 4.0 10.3 199 ( 8.3) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 22.7 +0.8 15.6 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- 10.2 294 (12.3) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +3.3 14.4 +3.5 12.6 0.0 2.6 -- 160 ( 6.7) 18/17
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +3.0 13.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 134 ( 5.6) 21/23
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +3.4 12.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.4 +2.3 13.9 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 39/18
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +2.8 13.8 +3.3 10.8 0.0 1.0 5.8 168 ( 7.0) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 +3.0 11.5 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 287 (12.0) 48/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.3 -0.5 8.2 +2.1 5.0 12.0 0.8 -- 68 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.8 +1.4 10.3 +1.2 7.2 1.4 1.4 9.6 207 ( 8.6) 22/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 +1.6 9.8 +1.8 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.6 0.0 11.3 +3.4 9.8 0.4 1.0 4.7 301 (12.5) 41/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.8 -0.1 13.1 +6.6 -- 16.4 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 26/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.3 -1.2 5.5 +2.9 3.5 3.8 0.2 0.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -2.7 7.6 +3.0 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.8 +0.2 13.6 +5.1 12.6 3.0 0.6 0.6 325 (13.5) 43/20
RICHMOND RAAF 17.2 -0.8 11.1 +6.2 -- 10.8 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 21/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.3 -0.4 13.9 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 41/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.7 -0.5 8.4 +7.4 8.0 4.8 0.6 0.0 100 ( 4.2) 26/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.8 +3.0 10.4 +6.7 10.0 7.4 0.8 3.5 122 ( 5.1) 34/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.6 +3.4 8.1 +4.2 -- 2.4 -- -- 28 ( 1.2) 31/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -1.0 5.1 -0.1 3.5 0.0 4.0 5.3 362 (15.1) 43/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 +0.2 9.9 +6.2 -- 0.0 0.2 -- 394 (16.4) 43/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 +0.9 6.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 41/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 +1.7 10.1 +3.2 7.5 2.8 0.6 -- 86 ( 3.6) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.8 -0.8 5.5 -0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 30/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -0.8 3.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 34/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.8 +1.7 3.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 24/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 +1.9 4.0 -0.6 0.1 0.0 0.8 7.8 208 ( 8.7) 37/15
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

33.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.4 : 26.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+4.9 : 25.9 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.5 : 24.6 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.4 : 17.4 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+4.3 : 28.0 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+4.3 : 26.4 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.9 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+7.7 : 10.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6 : 10.7 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+7.4 : 8.4 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.1 : 8.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
+7.1 : 11.2 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW

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

0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.3 : 13.5 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.0 : 12.1 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-4.9 : 16.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.8 : 11.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
-4.6 : 11.5 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

-2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-2.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-1.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-1.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.3 : -2.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.4 : -1.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.3 : -2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.8 : 0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : -0.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields 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.
57.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK) South Coast NSW
56.0 CONGEWAI (GREENOCK) Hunter Valley NSW
55.0 POWELLTOWN DNRE E Central VIC
50.0 CHERRY TREE HILL (KULKI) NW Slopes N NSW
45.0 ELANDS (BLACK SANDS CREEK) MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
50.0 CHERRY TREE HILL (KULKI)
MidNorth Coast S
45.0 ELANDS (BLACK SANDS CREEK)
Hunter Valley
56.0 CONGEWAI (GREENOCK)
South Coast
57.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK)

VICTORIA
E Central
55.0 POWELLTOWN DNRE

10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

974 (40.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
769 (32.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
747 (31.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
712 (29.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
704 (29.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
689 (28.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
686 (28.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
662 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
646 (26.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
644 (26.8) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
628 (26.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
614 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
610 (25.4) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
102/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/15 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
85/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
81/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
ROCKY GULLY
11.4mm in 48 min to 12:48 14.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
20.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
COOLANGATTA
7.4mm in 14 min to 16:30 31.7mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
16.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(230/ 65 ) at 15:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 78 ) at 21:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(260/ 78 ) at 19:00