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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 22.7 +1.8 7.2 -3.8 4.1 0.0 5.2 -- 465 (19.4) 39/10
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +3.3 3.1 -5.9 1.0 0.0 2.2 8.8 280 (11.7) 37/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.2 +3.6 3.7 -4.4 0.5 0.0 1.4 9.4 319 (13.3) 54/12
BUNBURY 19.4 +1.0 2.2 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 43/13
MANDURAH 18.8 -- 9.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 46/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.8 -0.8 20.1 +0.2 19.5 0.0 7.8 11.0 536 (22.3) 52/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.0 -0.8 3.4 -1.7 0.4 0.0 5.2 10.3 421 (17.5) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.8 -1.5 5.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 155 ( 6.5) 21/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -0.6 10.1 +2.0 8.1 4.23 -- 0.0 104 ( 4.3) 28/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 +1.6 9.0 +3.2 6.5 0.0 1.2 5.2 379 (15.8) 43/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.8 -1.1 11.6 +1.6 9.3 0.0 7.4 10.4 480 (20.0) 39/02
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -0.8 14.5 -3.3 12.7 0.0 7.6 10.2 560 (23.3) 46/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 -0.3 7.6 -7.0 5.1 0.0 7.6 10.2 269 (11.2) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 21.7 -0.2 11.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.0 467 (19.5) 46/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.6 -0.9 7.2 -3.7 3.5 0.0 5.0 -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.3 -0.3 9.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 320 (13.3) 31/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.4 7.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.7 -0.4 10.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 28/03
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 +0.3 6.9 -3.6 4.0 0.0 1.2 9.4 291 (12.1) 30/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 +0.1 2.9 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 39/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.4 -1.4 2.3 -3.8 -1.2 0.0 2.8 -- 140 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.6 +0.2 7.0 -2.1 2.9 0.0 2.6 9.6 360 (15.0) 30/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.5 0.0 8.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -0.7 7.3 -0.6 5.5 0.6 3.6 9.2 506 (21.1) 46/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.7 -1.2 4.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 18/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.0 -3.5 2.4 -0.2 -1.0 0.0 0.6 5.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.8 -4.6 1.9 -2.7 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -1.0 8.0 -0.5 3.9 0.0 3.4 7.0 553 (23.0) 41/21
RICHMOND RAAF 16.2 -1.8 1.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 15/19
BELLAMBI AWS 17.2 -0.5 9.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 43/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 +0.7 0.9 -0.1 -2.8 0.0 2.0 6.8 160 ( 6.7) 24/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.8 -1.0 3.2 -0.5 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.9 184 ( 7.7) 39/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -0.1 3.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 34/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.9 -0.1 7.3 +2.1 9.0 0.0 1.2 2.4 281 (11.7) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.8 8.6 +4.9 -- 0.4 6.4 -- 322 (13.4) 37/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 +2.1 6.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 46/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.8 +1.8 10.4 +3.5 7.2 0.8 0.6 -- 141 ( 5.9) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 +1.4 9.4 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 470 (19.6) 54/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +1.3 7.2 +3.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 +0.7 1.6 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 48/10
HOBART AIRPORT 11.9 -1.0 4.7 +0.1 7.7 0.0 2.8 6.2 657 (27.4) 78/00
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

31.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
31.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.1 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+4.6 : 20.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+4.5 : 21.8 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.5 : 21.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
+4.3 : 21.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+4.1 : 21.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+4.1 : 19.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.1 : 22.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+4.1 : 21.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.1 : 10.4 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+5.8 : 10.4 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+5.7 : 19.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+5.6 : 5.4 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.4 : 9.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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

0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.5 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
2.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.7 : 5.3 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.7 : 11.6 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-4.6 : 5.8 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
-4.6 : 11.8 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-4.1 : 11.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

-5.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-9.5 : 3.4 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.5 : 3.2 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-8.0 : 7.2 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.6 : -1.2 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2 : 7.9 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula 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.
27.6 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI) E Central VIC
25.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
25.0 DEVILBEND RESERVOIR E Central VIC
24.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

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

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0.3 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1664 (69.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1586 (66.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1349 (56.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1189 (49.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1052 (43.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1025 (42.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1025 (42.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1019 (42.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
1006 (41.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
995 (41.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
971 (40.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
967 (40.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
949 (39.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
946 (39.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
919 (38.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
891 (37.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
825 (34.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
824 (34.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
792 (33.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
791 (33.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
787 (32.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
787 (32.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
780 (32.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
755 (31.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
741 (30.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
730 (30.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
714 (29.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
713 (29.7) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
691 (28.8) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
687 (28.6) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
682 (28.4) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
662 (27.6) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
657 (27.4) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
653 (27.2) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
652 (27.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
646 (26.9) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
643 (26.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
634 (26.4) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
634 (26.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
135/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
126/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
104/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
104/09 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/05 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
100/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/03 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
96/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/03 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(270/ 61 ) at 11:59
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 98(260/ 74 ) at 03:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 91(210/ 69 ) at 10:39
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 95(230/ 67 ) at 05:30
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 126(310/ 98 ) at 01:47
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(240/100 ) at 04:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 111(250/ 61 ) at 05:01
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 98(290/ 56 ) at 01:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(260/ 67 ) at 04:30
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 85(240/ 63 ) at 03:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(310/ 74 ) at 01:00
MOUNT READ : 100(260/ 63 ) at 03:59
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(270/ 72 ) at 01:21