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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 03:00EST, 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 22.1 +2.1 5.2 -3.7 0.8 0.0 4.0 -- 327 (13.6) 35/14
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 +2.7 6.0 -2.0 1.9 0.0 3.4 6.0 271 (11.3) 31/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.2 +3.1 2.6 -4.9 0.7 0.0 3.0 6.8 194 ( 8.1) 35/17
BUNBURY 19.3 +2.0 2.2 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 34/15
MANDURAH 18.5 -- 9.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 31/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +1.4 21.1 +0.7 19.4 0.0 8.6 8.6 412 (17.2) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.6 -6.0 4.0 -2.0 2.1 0.0 6.4 6.8 421 (17.5) 41/09
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -3.0 0.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 141 ( 5.9) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -1.6 2.4 -5.8 1.5 0.0 -- 7.4 108 ( 4.5) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.0 -2.1 3.7 -1.8 1.3 0.2 0.8 0.6 253 (10.5) 24/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.8 -2.5 10.8 +0.5 7.6 0.0 8.6 7.1 481 (20.0) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 0.0 18.7 +1.3 17.3 0.0 10.6 6.4 597 (24.9) 50/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.9 -2.1 14.1 -0.6 12.6 0.0 7.6 9.7 385 (16.0) 52/14
MACKAY M.O 20.7 -1.8 9.8 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- 4.1 423 (17.6) 39/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.0 -1.8 6.5 -4.1 3.2 0.0 5.8 -- 264 (11.0) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 21.8 -1.5 8.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 363 (15.1) 39/09
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -2.5 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.6 -0.7 11.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 19.7 -2.1 7.3 -2.3 4.0 0.0 3.8 10.7 347 (14.5) 31/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.5 -2.2 3.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 30/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.9 -1.0 2.6 -3.2 -3.0 0.0 3.0 -- 155 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -1.6 9.3 +1.1 4.1 0.0 4.8 10.6 681 (28.4) 52/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.9 -2.3 8.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.0 -1.6 4.8 -2.0 3.2 1.6 3.6 10.7 558 (23.3) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.1 -1.9 4.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 22/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.4 +0.4 -2.0 -4.1 -7.0 0.0 1.6 9.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.8 -0.7 -1.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.0 -3.3 5.5 -2.6 2.2 0.0 3.0 10.4 635 (26.5) 37/10
RICHMOND RAAF 16.9 -2.9 -1.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.1 -2.9 7.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 35/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.4 +1.4 -3.7 -4.7 -7.8 0.0 2.6 10.4 240 (10.0) 22/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.9 +0.4 -3.4 -7.0 -3.0 0.0 2.6 9.9 124 ( 5.2) 22/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.5 +0.5 -1.4 -5.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 41/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 -0.3 6.0 +0.8 6.4 0.0 1.6 7.7 222 ( 9.3) 17/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.5 -1.2 1.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.8 -0.5 -0.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.2 -0.8 7.4 +0.7 7.7 0.2 0.8 -- 119 ( 5.0) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.7 -1.3 6.3 +0.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 282 (11.8) 26/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -1.9 4.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 21/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +0.8 -1.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 28/16
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 +1.5 3.5 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 2.4 -- 276 (11.5) 34/11
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

34.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
33.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.9 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+5.9 : 23.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.6 : 23.1 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.8 : 20.2 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.7 : 23.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+4.6 : 21.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.6 : 20.9 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.7 : 19.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+5.5 : 20.5 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
+5.2 : 21.3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+5.2 : 17.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

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

-1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.4 : 17.9 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.1 : 16.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 22.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.5 : 22.5 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.3 : 20.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD

-14.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : -14.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 : -3.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.3 : -3.8 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
-7.2 : -11.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.1 : -4.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-7.1 : -3.6 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S 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.
29.0 BEN LOMOND (KOALA) N Tablelands W NSW
25.0 BOWLING ALLEY POINT (POPLARS) NW Slopes S NSW
23.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL
23.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
22.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1124 (46.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1055 (44.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1000 (41.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
888 (37.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
873 (36.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
864 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
855 (35.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
836 (34.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
814 (33.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
800 (33.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
738 (30.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
708 (29.5) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
707 (29.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
698 (29.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
692 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
688 (28.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
681 (28.4) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
676 (28.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
666 (27.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
652 (27.2) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
640 (26.7) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
635 (26.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
632 (26.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
626 (26.1) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
620 (25.8) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
610 (25.4) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
610 (25.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
604 (25.2) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
602 (25.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/07 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
72/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/22 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/02 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/00 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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 None reported