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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 02:43EST, 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 20.3 +0.8 11.0 +1.5 10.0 1.2 2.2 -- 298 (12.4) 26/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 +1.1 8.8 +0.7 7.0 2.0 1.2 4.7 226 ( 9.4) 28/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 +0.8 8.7 +1.2 6.4 0.4 1.2 4.2 277 (11.5) 31/16
BUNBURY 18.4 +1.2 8.8 +1.6 -- 9.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 34/01
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 11.9 -- -- 9.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 39/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 +0.2 17.3 -1.9 15.7 0.0 7.0 10.4 351 (14.6) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.6 +1.9 2.6 -1.4 1.1 0.0 4.0 10.3 175 ( 7.3) 31/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.5 +1.6 2.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 146 ( 6.1) 34/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 +0.6 5.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 1.4 8.0 130 ( 5.4) 30/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -0.4 3.2 -2.0 0.6 0.0 0.8 4.4 200 ( 8.3) 26/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.8 +0.1 9.5 +0.9 4.6 0.0 5.8 10.5 346 (14.4) 31/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.7 0.0 15.3 -1.7 14.0 0.0 6.4 10.8 471 (19.6) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.9 -0.2 10.2 -3.4 6.9 0.0 5.4 10.3 200 ( 8.3) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 9.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 352 (14.7) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 +1.1 6.9 -2.6 3.5 0.0 2.8 -- 102 ( 4.3) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.4 +0.4 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/14
NAMBOUR DPI 18.0 -3.1 14.0 +6.3 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.9 +0.4 10.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 50/16
BRISBANE AERO 20.0 -0.9 12.1 +3.3 9.0 0.0 1.8 1.1 307 (12.8) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 6.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 34/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.7 +2.6 2.6 -2.1 -3.4 0.0 1.8 -- 116 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 +0.3 7.1 -0.4 2.4 0.0 1.8 7.2 245 (10.2) 46/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.5 -1.2 5.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 +0.8 4.2 -2.1 1.6 0.0 2.2 -- 242 (10.1) 41/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.0 -1.5 2.9 -1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 22/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.2 +1.9 -1.2 -2.6 -4.1 0.2 1.0 7.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.1 +1.9 -0.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.3 -1.7 7.8 +0.7 3.2 1.6 2.4 0.4 322 (13.4) 39/16
RICHMOND RAAF 14.4 -3.0 1.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -1.8 7.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 43/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.0 +0.7 -3.1 -3.0 -6.8 0.0 1.8 3.9 169 ( 7.0) 35/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 +1.7 -0.4 -3.1 -4.7 0.0 1.8 9.1 224 ( 9.3) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 +1.2 -0.2 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 13/06
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 +0.1 7.1 +2.8 4.1 0.0 1.8 3.9 167 ( 7.0) 22/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.6 +1.6 4.7 +1.8 -- 0.2 0.9 -- 258 (10.8) 18/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 +1.7 1.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 22/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.5 +1.1 9.1 +3.1 6.9 0.6 0.8 -- 151 ( 6.3) 13/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.8 0.0 4.8 -0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 366 (15.3) 17/03
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +2.1 5.6 +2.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 259 (10.8) 21/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.4 -1.2 -2.4 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 17/01
HOBART AIRPORT 10.7 -1.7 1.3 -2.8 -1.4 0.0 0.2 8.3 449 (18.7) 26/05
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

32.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
32.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.8 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
31.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 27.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+5.5 : 30.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+5.3 : 25.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+4.4 : 21.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.3 : 22.9 FORREST Eucla WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.4 : 12.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.3 : 14.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.3 : 14.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.5 : 12.6 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
+5.2 : 11.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

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

-0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.9 : 13.3 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.6 : 17.5 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.1 : 18.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.1 : 14.1 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
-3.0 : 14.7 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A Sydney--east NSW
-3.0 : 14.4 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-3.0 : 8.6 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-3.0 : 3.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-3.0 : 13.7 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW

-10.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.8 : -7.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-7.7 : -1.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.1 : -5.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-7.0 : 3.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-6.4 : 7.2 BOWEN 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.
29.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
21.6 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
21.4 MARGARET RIVER Lower West WA
21.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
17.2 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA

10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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3.9 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

900 (37.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
889 (37.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
874 (36.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
872 (36.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
871 (36.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
792 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
774 (32.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
762 (31.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
751 (31.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
739 (30.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
720 (30.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
674 (28.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
661 (27.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
659 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
640 (26.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
620 (25.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
611 (25.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
78/17 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
68/09 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
68/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/15 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW

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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
POINT LOOKOUT
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
6.2mm in 11 min to 18:04 33.8mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
7.8mm in 20 min to 15:20 23.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 69(270/ 63 ) at 23:14