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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 02:53EST, 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 17.8 -2.2 10.1 +1.2 8.3 1.2 2.0 -- 313 (13.0) 41/11
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -1.5 11.1 +3.1 9.8 11.6 0.6 8.2 446 (18.6) 59/05
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.2 -1.9 8.2 +0.7 5.2 12.4 4.0 5.8 -- 65/14
BUNBURY 15.5 -1.8 9.5 +1.9 -- 16.2 -- -- 574 (23.9) 68/00
MANDURAH 16.4 -- 11.8 -- -- 8.6 -- -- 675 (28.1) 76/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.9 18.1 -2.3 17.0 0.0 5.6 9.4 -- 44/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.4 +1.8 7.1 +1.1 4.3 0.0 7.4 10.7 349 (14.5) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.5 0.0 4.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 385 (16.0) 28/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.3 -2.4 7.6 -0.6 4.4 3.0 -- 2.6 346 (14.4) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -0.1 6.3 +0.8 3.4 1.0 1.4 6.5 512 (21.3) 35/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.1 +0.8 14.7 +4.4 11.1 0.0 9.0 10.8 406 (16.9) 37/00
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -1.4 12.7 -4.7 7.2 0.0 4.8 10.6 189 ( 7.9) 24/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.5 11.8 -2.9 9.7 0.0 3.4 11.0 154 ( 6.4) 30/10
MACKAY M.O 21.3 -1.2 12.6 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- 11.0 263 (11.0) 31/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +0.4 9.5 -1.1 7.3 0.0 3.6 -- 238 ( 9.9) 46/03
BUNDABERG AERO 21.8 -1.5 12.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 441 (18.4) 41/01
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 14.0 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.2 11.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 43/00
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 0.0 11.2 +1.6 7.0 0.0 6.0 10.3 433 (18.0) 44/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.9 -3.8 5.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 779 (32.5) 61/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.7 -4.2 4.6 -1.2 -0.8 5.2 2.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +1.7 5.8 -2.4 1.0 0.0 2.0 10.1 356 (14.8) 44/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -0.4 9.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -1.7 9.1 +2.3 6.5 2.8 5.8 10.0 818 (34.1) 68/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.3 -1.7 5.4 +0.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 31/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.0 -5.0 1.5 -0.6 0.6 21.0 5.0 1.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -3.4 1.0 -2.4 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.3 -1.0 10.2 +2.1 4.1 0.0 4.6 10.1 -- 89/00
RICHMOND RAAF 16.8 -3.0 6.3 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 545 (22.7) 76/00
BELLAMBI AWS 16.3 -1.7 10.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 946 (39.4) 109/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 -1.5 4.4 +3.4 1.3 6.6 2.2 9.3 606 (25.3) 57/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.5 -2.0 4.7 +1.1 -- 1.0 2.2 5.5 557 (23.2) 50/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.6 -2.4 5.9 +2.1 -- 3.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 39/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.7 4.7 -0.5 2.6 0.6 2.8 5.9 479 (20.0) 31/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.5 -3.2 4.0 +0.1 -- 1.8 -- -- 428 (17.8) 28/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.9 -1.4 1.8 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 410 (17.1) 35/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 +0.3 8.6 +1.9 4.9 0.6 1.2 -- 239 (10.0) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.9 -2.1 6.9 +1.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 733 (30.5) 48/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.0 -4.4 3.7 0.0 -- 5.4 -- -- 582 (24.3) 37/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 +0.5 -0.6 -4.2 -- 4.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.8 -0.7 4.7 0.0 -0.6 2.0 0.4 3.9 281 (11.7) 50/16
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

36.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
34.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

**S** +8.0 : 31.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
**S** +4.7 : 27.3 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.4 : 34.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+4.4 : 36.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.4 : 13.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.2 : 16.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+6.0 : 14.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.1 : 9.0 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+4.8 : 8.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : 5.6 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.4 : 3.6 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-5.3 : 9.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.3 : 5.5 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
-5.3 : 5.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW

-5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.1 : -3.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : 11.1 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.1 : 4.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.3 : 0.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-6.3 : 0.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.
47.6 PIPERS RIVER (YARROW BANKS) N Coast TAS
35.2 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
35.0 CALLIGNEE NORTH W Gippsland VIC
34.0 PORTLAND (JAMIESON ST) C Tablelands S NSW
32.8 LE ROY (TAYLORS RD QUARRY) W Gippsland VIC

11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.1 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.3 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1643 (68.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1562 (65.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1349 (56.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1230 (51.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1216 (50.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1011 (42.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1010 (42.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1001 (41.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
980 (40.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
979 (40.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
979 (40.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
955 (39.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
946 (39.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
939 (39.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
912 (38.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
908 (37.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
896 (37.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
886 (36.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
876 (36.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
868 (36.2) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
857 (35.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
847 (35.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
832 (34.7) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
831 (34.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
830 (34.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
818 (34.1) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
799 (33.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
791 (33.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
788 (32.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
779 (32.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
778 (32.4) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
775 (32.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
752 (31.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
751 (31.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
746 (31.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
743 (31.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
739 (30.8) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
733 (30.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
733 (30.5) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
724 (30.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
723 (30.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
720 (30.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
716 (29.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
715 (29.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
714 (29.8) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
709 (29.5) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
695 (29.0) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
692 (28.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
686 (28.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
675 (28.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
673 (28.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
671 (28.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
669 (27.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
661 (27.5) CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
658 (27.4) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
655 (27.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
644 (26.8) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
640 (26.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
639 (26.6) BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
638 (26.6) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
637 (26.5) PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
631 (26.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
620 (25.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
610 (25.4) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
606 (25.3) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
605 (25.2) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
600 (25.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
115/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/00 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
109/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
96/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/00 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
94/03 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
93/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/00 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 96(240/ 52 ) at 06:56
CAPE NATURALISTE : 83(260/ 63 ) at 03:00
BUSSELTON JETTY : 78(290/ 69 ) at 00:29
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 89(270/ 63 ) at 01:00
Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS : 95(270/ 56 ) at 00:30
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 109(280/ 65 ) at 00:30
MOSS VALE AWS : 93(270/ 61 ) at 00:00
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 109(260/ 70 ) at 03:47
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 98(250/ 59 ) at 02:57
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(240/ 59 ) at 00:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 109(240/ 76 ) at 00:10
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(250/ 78 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(250/ 63 ) at 04:59
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(240/ 63 ) at 04:00
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(250/ 70 ) at 14:47
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(220/ 65 ) at 17:15
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(250/ 63 ) at 14:20
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 93(240/ 70 ) at 01:23
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(260/ 65 ) at 02:42
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 95(250/ 70 ) at 04:00