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National Daily Weather Summary

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Data is as received at 02:44EST, 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 15.7 -3.8 8.0 -1.5 5.9 3.6 4.2 -- 433 (18.0) 46/06
PERTH AIRPORT 15.8 -2.1 1.4 -6.7 0.2 5.2 2.4 9.3 350 (14.6) 26/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.4 -1.4 5.2 -2.3 3.8 4.2 1.4 6.1 384 (16.0) 30/12
BUNBURY 16.7 -0.5 1.5 -5.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 22/11
MANDURAH 16.1 -- 5.0 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 284 (11.8) 24/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 +1.4 16.2 -3.0 14.6 0.0 7.2 10.7 304 (12.7) 41/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.2 +3.5 4.4 +0.4 2.9 0.0 3.6 10.2 150 ( 6.3) 26/16
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 +1.0 8.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 467 (19.5) 52/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 +0.4 11.3 +3.8 7.2 0.2 -- 1.5 293 (12.2) 52/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 +1.5 7.5 +2.3 7.3 0.0 1.8 7.2 471 (19.6) 48/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.0 +1.3 4.3 -4.3 2.3 0.0 5.4 10.5 193 ( 8.0) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 +1.0 19.8 +2.8 18.2 0.0 6.8 7.5 493 (20.5) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +1.2 13.3 -0.3 10.5 0.0 5.0 6.0 309 (12.9) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 21.3 0.0 15.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- 8.6 428 (17.8) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.9 +0.8 14.0 +4.5 10.4 0.0 3.4 -- 297 (12.4) 35/09
BUNDABERG AERO 18.6 -3.4 14.8 +4.7 -- 3.2 3.6 -- 535 (22.3) 37/18
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -2.1 13.0 +5.3 -- 19.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.7 +0.2 13.4 +3.5 -- 9.8 -- -- 268 (11.2) 31/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 +0.1 12.6 +3.8 10.4 20.0 5.2 6.4 306 (12.8) 30/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.2 -3.4 9.0 +2.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 724 (30.2) 50/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.2 +3.1 7.9 +3.2 1.0 0.0 2.8 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.7 +1.0 10.5 +3.0 9.0 0.8 0.8 4.7 188 ( 7.8) 21/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +0.5 8.0 +1.7 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 +1.6 4.4 -1.9 1.9 0.0 1.2 6.7 166 ( 6.9) 24/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 +1.9 3.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 13/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.6 +2.3 1.0 -0.4 -3.3 0.0 1.2 2.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +3.6 6.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.3 +2.3 8.1 +1.0 5.5 0.0 2.2 7.8 319 (13.3) 24/10
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 +0.8 2.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +3.2 11.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 37/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.0 +2.7 -0.6 -0.5 -3.5 0.0 1.2 7.1 50 ( 2.1) 41/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.1 +5.4 6.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 1.8 2.9 275 (11.5) 30/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 +3.6 4.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 31/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.5 -0.8 4.2 -0.1 2.2 0.0 1.4 0.5 243 (10.1) 30/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 +3.3 6.8 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 26/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 +1.6 2.0 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 +2.0 5.5 -0.5 2.5 0.0 1.4 -- 151 ( 6.3) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.7 +3.9 4.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 44/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.8 +0.8 4.6 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 664 (27.7) 61/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.4 -0.2 1.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 13/16
HOBART AIRPORT 12.0 -0.4 1.1 -3.0 -2.1 0.0 1.4 2.7 279 (11.6) 26/23
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 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.6 : 21.1 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+5.4 : 18.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+5.2 : 20.0 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+5.1 : 17.0 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+5.0 : 29.8 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 10.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.0 : 13.9 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.9 : 13.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.4 : 12.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.1 : 8.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

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

0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.0 : 5.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7 : 12.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.4 : 15.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-4.3 : 6.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-3.8 : 15.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.8 : 13.1 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-3.8 : 14.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-3.8 : 8.2 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

-6.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-7.8 : 0.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.8 : -1.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.4 : -2.2 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2 : -0.4 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.2 : -1.8 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt 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.
97.0 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76.2 FRASER ISLAND EURONG Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67.2 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
60.4 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
45.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
67.2 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
97.0 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT
76.2 FRASER ISLAND EURONG
60.4 RAINBOW BEACH
45.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE

10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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0.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

1166 (48.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1097 (45.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
979 (40.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
976 (40.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
886 (36.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
876 (36.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
849 (35.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
805 (33.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
803 (33.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
802 (33.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
779 (32.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
774 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
765 (31.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
742 (30.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
728 (30.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
724 (30.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
723 (30.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
719 (30.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
709 (29.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
709 (29.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
709 (29.5) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
703 (29.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
701 (29.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
691 (28.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
659 (27.5) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
653 (27.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
637 (26.5) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
631 (26.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
628 (26.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
617 (25.7) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
610 (25.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
609 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
606 (25.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/18 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
94/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/05 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
78/03 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
76/17 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

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
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 95(270/ 50 ) at 18:18
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(320/ 63 ) at 07:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 95(340/ 63 ) at 03:29