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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 02:46EST, 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 19.2 -0.3 8.6 -0.9 7.4 0.4 3.6 -- 410 (17.1) 34/12
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -1.0 6.9 -1.2 5.2 2.8 2.2 5.4 339 (14.1) 30/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.8 -2.0 7.1 -0.4 5.1 14.2 0.2 4.4 -- --
BUNBURY 15.7 -1.5 4.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 22/00
MANDURAH 16.7 -- 9.7 -- -- 2.2 -- -- 386 (16.1) 28/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 +0.4 14.7 -4.5 13.3 0.0 7.0 11.0 321 (13.4) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.3 +4.6 4.1 +0.1 0.7 0.0 4.0 10.5 238 ( 9.9) 31/16
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 +1.3 5.6 +0.3 -- 0.6 4.6 -- 289 (12.0) 74/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 +0.5 8.1 +0.6 5.3 0.2 -- 6.1 274 (11.4) 48/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.7 -2.4 5.0 -0.2 2.6 0.2 0.8 1.4 325 (13.5) 55/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +3.3 1.0 -7.6 -1.0 0.0 4.8 10.5 211 ( 8.8) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.9 17.6 +0.6 16.5 0.0 6.8 7.1 478 (19.9) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.2 -0.9 8.3 -5.3 6.0 0.0 3.6 10.6 289 (12.0) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 20.7 -0.6 9.1 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- 6.9 350 (14.6) 35/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.0 -0.1 5.2 -4.3 3.7 0.0 2.8 -- 151 ( 6.3) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.1 +0.1 7.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 244 (10.2) 37/11
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.1 7.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.4 +0.9 6.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 0.0 6.9 -1.9 4.0 0.0 2.2 8.1 329 (13.7) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.1 -0.5 4.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 480 (20.0) 65/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.8 +1.7 0.5 -4.2 -4.8 0.0 1.6 -- 134 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -0.1 1.9 -5.6 -2.0 0.0 0.2 7.0 147 ( 6.1) 22/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -0.7 -1.1 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.7 -0.3 1.4 -4.9 -2.3 0.0 6.8 8.9 554 (23.1) 26/01
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.7 -0.8 -0.2 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +2.2 -3.0 -4.4 -5.3 0.2 0.2 6.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.2 0.0 -2.5 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.2 +0.2 5.3 -1.8 0.9 0.0 3.4 8.3 579 (24.1) 34/15
RICHMOND RAAF 15.8 -1.6 -2.5 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 48/23
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -0.8 7.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 39/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.1 -0.2 -2.6 -2.5 -6.7 0.2 1.4 6.5 388 (16.2) 21/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.5 -2.2 1.5 -1.2 -3.0 0.0 1.8 4.6 238 ( 9.9) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.0 -2.0 -0.1 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 21/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.5 -2.8 4.8 +0.5 2.6 0.0 1.6 0.3 260 (10.8) 39/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.9 -3.1 -0.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 37/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.3 -3.2 5.4 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 43/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 11.3 -2.1 6.6 +0.6 6.8 0.0 0.8 -- 156 ( 6.5) 34/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.1 -2.7 4.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 35/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 6.4 -3.6 0.8 -2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 411 (17.1) 68/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.8 -1.8 0.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 30/16
HOBART AIRPORT 11.4 -1.0 5.0 +0.9 0.8 0.4 1.8 0.0 342 (14.3) 30/00
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

32.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 26.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+5.9 : 27.1 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.5 : 25.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+4.9 : 25.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.5 : 11.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.0 : 14.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+3.9 : 8.4 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+3.9 : 8.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+3.9 : 9.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

-3.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.7 : 9.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-4.4 : 12.1 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-4.4 : 10.5 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-4.4 : 11.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-4.3 : 10.8 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC

-13.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.7 : 3.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-8.4 : -9.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 : 3.7 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.8 : 4.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-7.8 : -1.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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.
58.0 ALEXANDRA (CRYSTAL CREEK) N Central VIC
34.0 LAKE WARDEN FARM Lower West WA
31.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
31.2 PORONGURUPS
30.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON) Islands ISL

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
34.0 LAKE WARDEN FARM

VICTORIA
N Central
58.0 ALEXANDRA (CRYSTAL CREEK)

ISLANDS

31.2 PORONGURUPS
Islands
31.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)
30.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON)

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1328 (55.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1146 (47.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1035 (43.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
967 (40.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
960 (40.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
954 (39.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
944 (39.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
937 (39.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
920 (38.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
919 (38.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
905 (37.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
902 (37.6) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
866 (36.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
862 (35.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
853 (35.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
833 (34.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
767 (32.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
761 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
746 (31.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
738 (30.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
725 (30.2) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
694 (28.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
688 (28.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
682 (28.4) SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
677 (28.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
669 (27.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
668 (27.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
668 (27.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
648 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
643 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
619 (25.8) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
618 (25.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
614 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
608 (25.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
605 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
94/22 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/21 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
89/23 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
87/10 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
85/12 CLEVE AERODROME 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.
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(360/ 69 ) at 10:04
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 83( 10/ 63 ) at 11:40
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(350/ 74 ) at 23:02
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(270/ 63 ) at 20:01
VICTORIA
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 91(360/ 67 ) at 22:00
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 82(360/ 63 ) at 23:27
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(310/ 63 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 70(300/ 63 ) at 08:30