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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 03:04EST, 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 23.1 +1.1 4.2 -5.1 0.2 0.0 4.4 -- 398 (16.6) 39/17
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 0.0 8.0 -0.9 5.1 0.0 4.4 10.5 407 (17.0) 35/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -1.7 6.7 -1.3 4.8 0.0 1.8 4.5 233 ( 9.7) 22/11
BUNBURY 15.9 -2.3 2.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 28/14
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 7.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 34/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 -0.7 22.4 -0.6 21.8 0.0 4.6 10.6 306 (12.8) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.9 +1.6 8.2 -2.2 6.0 0.0 6.0 9.3 182 ( 7.6) 26/15
WHYALLA AERO 17.0 -4.5 11.9 +3.9 -- 0.1 6.5 -- 365 (15.2) 39/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 -2.0 11.3 +1.6 10.7 0.2 -- 2.7 197 ( 8.2) 39/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 -0.4 1.4 -4.9 -0.1 0.0 1.6 7.8 127 ( 5.3) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.0 -2.2 8.2 -6.0 6.4 0.0 5.8 11.2 199 ( 8.3) 31/16
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +0.9 21.4 +2.7 20.6 0.0 6.4 5.0 361 (15.0) 26/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.1 21.3 +4.0 19.9 0.0 8.0 5.8 367 (15.3) 34/11
MACKAY M.O 22.2 -3.0 14.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 287 (12.0) 30/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 -0.5 10.8 -2.8 8.0 0.0 6.0 -- 236 ( 9.8) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +0.4 11.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 374 (15.6) 39/11
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -0.9 12.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.6 -0.5 9.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 -1.8 9.5 -3.2 5.6 0.0 5.6 10.7 578 (24.1) 30/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.2 -4.2 8.1 -2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 603 (25.1) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.4 -2.0 5.1 -3.4 1.8 0.2 1.2 -- 93 ( 3.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 -0.3 11.0 +0.1 6.1 0.0 3.4 9.9 395 (16.5) 43/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -2.1 12.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 -2.9 9.4 +0.4 7.6 13.2 3.4 8.3 717 (29.9) 39/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 -2.9 10.0 +2.3 -- 29.6 -- -- 254 (10.6) 26/04
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 -1.0 1.6 -2.6 -2.6 0.4 0.4 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.5 -1.7 1.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.7 -3.8 9.7 -0.6 6.0 15.0 0.0 9.4 -- 41/11
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 -2.9 5.2 -2.9 -- 7.6 -- -- 306 (12.8) 30/09
BELLAMBI AWS 16.4 -3.8 10.5 -2.0 -- 12.8 -- -- 543 (22.6) 39/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +0.5 -0.9 -4.1 -3.3 0.0 2.8 8.6 218 ( 9.1) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +0.6 2.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 3.4 9.8 181 ( 7.5) 46/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -0.3 3.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 41/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.2 -1.2 10.8 +3.4 6.9 0.0 3.2 1.3 166 ( 6.9) 31/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.8 -0.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 34/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.4 +0.6 2.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 +0.3 10.2 +2.3 8.0 0.0 2.0 -- 126 ( 5.3) 18/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 -0.8 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 39/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 +0.2 2.7 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 39/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 +1.5 6.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 50/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +0.5 8.8 +2.8 5.0 0.0 2.8 2.9 367 (15.3) 44/13
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

38.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
37.1 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+3.9 : 21.5 HORSHAM POLKEMMET RD Wimmera S VIC
+3.1 : 33.4 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+5.7 : 15.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+5.5 : 12.3 HAWKER Upper North SA
+5.1 : 15.5 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+5.0 : 9.0 YONGALA Upper North SA
+4.7 : 20.9 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+4.7 : 14.3 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+4.7 : 11.6 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+4.7 : 11.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA

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

1.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.7 : 18.0 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
-7.1 : 21.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.9 : 11.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.7 : 18.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 14.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-6.1 : 13.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : -1.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1 : 0.8 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0 : 8.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.0 : -1.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD 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.
78.2 GALSTON (ROWLAND VILLAGE) Sydney--west NSW
72.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
61.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
49.0 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE MidNorth Coast S NSW
48.4 ROBERTSON (PEARSONS LANE) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
49.0 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE
Hunter Valley
72.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB
61.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
Sydney--west
78.2 GALSTON (ROWLAND VILLAGE)
Illawarra
48.4 ROBERTSON (PEARSONS LANE)

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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2.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
1.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

1097 (45.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
732 (30.5) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
728 (30.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
717 (29.9) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
715 (29.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
673 (28.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
662 (27.6) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
660 (27.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
648 (27.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
632 (26.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
616 (25.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
603 (25.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
91/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
87/15 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO
11.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
TASMANIA
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
19.2mm in 16 min to 14:46 72.0mm/h
8.2mm in 14 min to 15:00 35.1mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 28.8mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 30.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 9.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(230/ 67 ) at 21:58
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 74(220/ 65 ) at 14:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 72 ) at 09:39
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(240/ 72 ) at 15:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(220/ 54 ) at 19:20