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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 03:05EST, 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 21.2 -0.8 14.0 +4.7 10.5 2.4 3.6 -- 326 (13.6) 50/21
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 +1.1 15.1 +6.2 13.3 0.6 4.4 3.3 487 (20.3) 57/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.1 +2.8 11.8 +3.8 9.8 0.0 2.8 7.8 585 (24.4) 67/10
BUNBURY 18.9 +0.7 14.6 +6.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 472 (19.7) 57/11
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 547 (22.8) 61/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -0.5 22.2 -0.8 21.4 0.0 7.6 10.8 296 (12.3) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.7 +5.4 14.7 +4.3 11.4 0.0 12.6 10.2 452 (18.8) 46/16
WHYALLA AERO 26.6 +5.1 8.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 352 (14.7) 41/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 +2.3 10.6 +0.9 6.7 0.0 4.4 9.4 300 (12.5) 44/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +1.7 9.9 +3.6 7.9 0.2 6.2 6.6 553 (23.0) 61/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.2 +5.0 13.4 -0.8 11.3 0.0 7.4 10.0 186 ( 7.8) 63/14
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.1 20.1 +1.4 19.5 9.2 3.4 3.7 374 (15.6) 31/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 -0.8 20.3 +3.0 19.3 0.0 8.2 9.8 -- 35/11
MACKAY M.O 24.3 -0.9 15.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 304 (12.7) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +0.3 12.2 -1.4 9.8 0.0 3.2 -- 166 ( 6.9) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 -0.3 12.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 175 ( 7.3) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +0.1 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.1 -1.0 15.7 +2.3 -- 10.4 -- -- 278 (11.6) 41/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -1.0 15.6 +2.9 14.1 0.0 4.6 7.7 412 (17.2) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 +0.7 12.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 43/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.1 +2.7 6.3 -2.2 1.1 0.0 3.4 -- 92 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 +2.0 10.6 -0.3 6.3 0.0 3.0 10.6 348 (14.5) 39/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 0.0 7.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.0 +3.8 4.6 -4.4 1.5 0.0 4.0 11.0 243 (10.1) 28/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 +3.5 3.3 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.3 +3.3 3.1 -1.1 -1.0 0.0 2.8 8.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +3.1 4.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.6 +4.1 8.7 -1.6 2.1 0.0 3.6 10.8 367 (15.3) 48/16
RICHMOND RAAF 25.3 +2.6 2.5 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +3.8 10.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 48/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 +5.4 -0.5 -3.7 -2.8 0.0 5.0 9.9 192 ( 8.0) 48/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.0 +7.4 6.7 +1.6 4.0 0.0 4.6 9.9 240 (10.0) 52/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +5.4 3.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 41/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.4 +5.0 12.0 +4.6 7.8 0.0 4.0 10.8 433 (18.0) 39/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.1 +7.7 8.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 407 (17.0) 43/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 +6.2 6.6 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.5 +7.3 14.0 +6.1 9.7 0.0 4.0 -- 227 ( 9.5) 46/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.4 +5.6 11.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 61/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.2 +5.3 8.8 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 672 (28.0) 68/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.4 +0.9 7.5 +2.4 -- 6.6 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 50/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.0 +3.7 10.6 +4.6 8.0 0.0 3.6 5.4 458 (19.1) 70/21
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

40.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.3 : 31.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+10.0 : 33.5 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+9.4 : 34.0 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.3 : 29.3 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+9.3 : 32.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.4 : 21.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+7.1 : 23.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
+6.9 : 18.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.8 : 13.1 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+6.8 : 13.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

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

6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.6 : 22.0 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-3.1 : 22.5 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-2.7 : 23.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.4 : 25.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.1 : 18.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
-1.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

-6.4 : 2.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-6.4 : 0.9 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.2 : 5.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-5.9 : 1.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.6 : 1.4 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.6 : 2.5 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-5.6 : 1.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast 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.
110.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
68.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
61.8 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER N Rivers NT
61.0 KILCOY POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
47.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB North Coast NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
61.8 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
110.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
68.0 DAINTREE TEA
Brisbane/SE Coast
61.0 KILCOY POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
47.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

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3.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1177 (49.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1090 (45.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1044 (43.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1038 (43.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
971 (40.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
968 (40.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
902 (37.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
877 (36.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
868 (36.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
830 (34.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
829 (34.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
816 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
814 (33.9) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
791 (33.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
756 (31.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
751 (31.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
716 (29.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
679 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
676 (28.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
672 (28.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
671 (28.0) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
661 (27.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
653 (27.2) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
624 (26.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
620 (25.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
613 (25.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
605 (25.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
602 (25.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
130/20 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
115/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/19 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
109/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
107/23 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
106/21 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
102/02 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
100/17 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
93/11 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
91/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
91/16 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/10 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(290/ 63 ) at 09:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(320/ 83 ) at 12:56
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 100(350/ 67 ) at 02:00
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 93(340/ 67 ) at 13:30
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 91( 10/ 65 ) at 10:30
DUNNS HILL : 91(360/ 54 ) at 11:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 80(350/ 63 ) at 09:30
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 74(360/ 65 ) at 11:00
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(340/ 59 ) at 13:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 100(330/ 61 ) at 03:01