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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 02:54EST, 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 17.9 -2.1 4.3 -4.6 1.7 0.0 2.8 -- 350 (14.6) 34/11
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 0.0 3.8 -4.2 1.5 0.0 2.0 9.8 264 (11.0) 30/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.4 +0.3 7.4 -0.1 6.0 1.6 2.0 8.6 289 (12.0) 31/09
BUNBURY 16.7 -0.6 2.3 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 22/12
MANDURAH 17.1 -- 6.6 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 24/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +3.4 17.5 -2.9 15.8 0.0 8.6 10.3 405 (16.9) 52/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.7 -1.9 12.1 +6.1 8.9 0.0 7.0 10.8 286 (11.9) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.4 -1.1 8.9 +3.0 -- 0.8 4.8 -- 402 (16.8) 52/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -2.9 9.0 +0.8 6.6 8.23 4.4 4.4 318 (13.3) 31/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 +1.2 6.2 +0.7 4.2 0.4 1.4 6.8 353 (14.7) 30/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 +4.5 7.6 -2.7 5.6 0.0 6.2 10.8 228 ( 9.5) 37/22
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 +0.7 18.7 +1.3 16.1 0.0 3.6 8.9 331 (13.8) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.6 -1.4 15.9 +1.2 14.8 0.0 4.4 10.9 340 (14.2) 28/10
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -0.7 13.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 311 (13.0) 21/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -0.2 5.4 -5.2 3.4 0.0 3.6 -- 113 ( 4.7) 22/16
BUNDABERG AERO 22.6 -0.7 8.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 115 ( 4.8) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +0.6 6.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 44/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -1.3 6.9 -2.7 2.7 0.0 3.2 9.8 217 ( 9.0) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.4 5.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 39/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.2 -0.7 1.6 -4.2 -3.5 0.0 2.2 -- 71 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.4 -0.4 5.0 -3.2 1.4 0.0 2.0 8.7 145 ( 6.0) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -2.1 4.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.4 -1.2 2.9 -3.9 0.3 0.0 4.8 9.4 252 (10.5) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.0 -2.0 2.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.8 -3.2 -2.1 -4.2 -4.0 0.0 1.0 2.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -1.4 0.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.5 -1.8 7.9 -0.2 1.6 0.0 3.0 5.9 317 (13.2) 26/10
RICHMOND RAAF 16.5 -3.3 3.1 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 31/17
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -1.5 9.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 24/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.3 -0.7 -2.0 -3.0 -5.9 0.0 2.4 5.8 245 (10.2) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.8 -0.7 1.5 -2.1 0.5 0.0 0.8 3.1 154 ( 6.4) 17/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.5 -0.5 6.8 +3.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 17/04
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.6 -0.6 6.7 +1.5 8.4 0.0 3.4 4.4 361 (15.0) 30/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.8 -4.9 7.6 +3.7 -- 2.23 3.6 -- 265 (11.0) 24/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.5 -5.8 4.5 +2.0 -- 3.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 -1.4 9.7 +3.0 5.7 0.2 2.6 -- 148 ( 6.2) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.7 -0.3 8.1 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 287 (12.0) 28/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.4 -3.0 5.5 +1.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 541 (22.5) 35/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +0.7 2.5 -1.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 15/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 +1.8 3.4 -1.3 0.6 0.0 2.2 9.3 300 (12.5) 26/08
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

36.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+5.2 : 34.8 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+5.2 : 32.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.2 : 32.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+5.1 : 33.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+4.9 : 11.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.7 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.1 : 12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 13.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 10.7 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+5.7 : 11.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.3 : 9.2 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC

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

-2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.8 : 8.5 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-5.5 : 9.4 KYABRAM DPI Lower North VIC
-5.4 : 9.9 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-5.0 : 8.6 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-5.0 : 8.3 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC

-7.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9 : -5.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 : -7.2 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 : -7.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.4 : -1.9 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.4 : -4.6 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW

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.
41.0 TUROSS South Coast NSW
25.8 MOE GIPSLAND WATER W Gippsland VIC
23.8 PIAWANING Central West WA
22.0 MERRICKS STONIER'S WINERY E Central VIC
21.0 GELLIBRAND RIVER FORESTRY W Coast VIC

11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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2.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

989 (41.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
739 (30.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
670 (27.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
662 (27.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
652 (27.2) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
634 (26.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
628 (26.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
617 (25.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
606 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
80/08 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
68/14 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
68/12 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
67/14 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
65/07 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
65/22 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(200/ 63 ) at 09:30