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National Daily Weather Summary

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:43EST, 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 21.6 +2.1 12.1 +2.6 10.0 0.2 2.6 -- 339 (14.1) 44/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +1.5 8.9 +0.8 5.7 0.4 2.2 7.3 353 (14.7) 34/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 +1.0 2.7 -4.8 1.2 0.2 2.2 4.9 139 ( 5.8) 21/11
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.8 8.3 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 28/23
MANDURAH 18.8 -- 11.0 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 26/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +1.3 18.2 -1.0 15.6 0.0 8.0 11.0 410 (17.1) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.3 -0.4 3.1 -0.9 0.8 0.0 4.2 10.4 195 ( 8.1) 34/13
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -1.4 5.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 213 ( 8.9) 22/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -0.2 6.2 -1.3 5.2 0.0 1.8 2.1 168 ( 7.0) 21/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.0 -0.1 8.1 +2.9 7.1 0.2 1.0 2.4 357 (14.9) 34/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.3 -0.4 4.8 -3.8 2.2 0.0 5.2 10.5 294 (12.3) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 +1.1 13.5 -3.5 10.5 0.0 5.6 10.8 279 (11.6) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 +0.5 11.1 -2.5 8.7 0.0 4.4 10.5 138 ( 5.8) --
MACKAY M.O 21.3 0.0 10.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 268 (11.2) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.5 +1.4 5.8 -3.7 2.3 0.0 4.4 -- 154 ( 6.4) 17/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.2 +0.2 8.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 4.3 -- 346 (14.4) 30/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.9 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +1.4 6.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 34/09
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 +0.9 6.9 -1.9 2.5 0.0 5.8 9.4 371 (15.5) 28/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.8 +1.2 6.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) 35/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.2 +0.1 3.8 -0.9 -1.7 0.0 2.0 -- 126 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.4 -0.3 5.2 -2.3 -0.1 0.0 1.8 9.7 205 ( 8.5) 30/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +0.5 1.9 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.6 +0.6 5.8 -0.5 1.4 0.0 8.6 9.6 633 (26.4) 31/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.5 -1.0 2.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.0 -2.3 1.1 -0.3 -3.8 0.2 2.2 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -0.3 4.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.2 -0.8 7.7 +0.6 1.0 0.0 3.2 9.6 624 (26.0) 39/21
RICHMOND RAAF 17.1 -0.3 1.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 15/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.5 -1.3 9.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 43/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 +0.2 -1.6 -1.5 -6.1 0.0 2.8 8.9 443 (18.5) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.6 -0.1 0.8 -1.9 -3.6 0.0 1.0 8.1 262 (10.9) 35/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.5 -0.5 -0.2 -3.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 250 (10.4) 30/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.8 -0.5 5.4 +1.1 1.8 0.0 3.0 1.9 292 (12.2) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -0.4 1.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 329 (13.7) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.7 -0.8 2.7 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) 30/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 +0.7 8.4 +2.4 3.6 1.4 1.2 -- 188 ( 7.8) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.0 -0.8 6.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 43/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.4 -0.6 4.4 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 398 (16.6) 35/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 +2.7 0.4 -1.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 44/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 +0.6 6.0 +1.9 -- 2.6 2.0 4.3 528 (22.0) 61/12
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

33.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+6.7 : 27.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.7 : 26.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+5.8 : 30.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+5.7 : 25.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.5 : 29.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.5 : 30.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
**S** +5.5 : 17.0 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+7.9 : 17.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
**W** +6.8 : 9.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.1 : 13.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
**S** +5.4 : 15.5 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+5.4 : 9.6 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

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

-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.4 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.3 : 2.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.8 : 9.2 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-2.7 : 6.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.7 : 7.9 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-2.5 : 7.2 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-2.5 : 9.4 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC

-10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.9 : -5.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.9 : 2.3 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-5.7 : -7.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.6 : 3.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.5 : 5.3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E 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.
36.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
36.0 HASTINGS CHALET Southeast TAS
32.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
29.3 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
27.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

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1.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1628 (67.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1508 (62.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1488 (62.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1296 (54.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1247 (52.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1114 (46.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1100 (45.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1064 (44.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
937 (39.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
914 (38.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
890 (37.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
843 (35.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
822 (34.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
783 (32.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
762 (31.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
762 (31.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
738 (30.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
732 (30.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
728 (30.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
722 (30.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
721 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
700 (29.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
694 (28.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
687 (28.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
650 (27.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
648 (27.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
637 (26.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
633 (26.4) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
628 (26.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
627 (26.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
624 (26.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
608 (25.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
604 (25.2) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
603 (25.1) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
130/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
113/12 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
102/11 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/13 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
100/11 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
96/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
94/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/18 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
ESPERANCE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(240/ 72 ) at 18:38
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(250/ 67 ) at 08:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89(220/ 72 ) at 13:30
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 100(230/ 59 ) at 11:30
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 130(320/106 ) at 08:07
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(240/ 76 ) at 13:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 106(220/ 63 ) at 12:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(250/ 67 ) at 10:13
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(260/ 74 ) at 10:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 87(210/ 74 ) at 12:21
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(270/ 70 ) at 13:45