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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 03:07EST, 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 22.6 +0.6 13.4 +4.1 9.3 1.4 3.2 -- 397 (16.5) 39/11
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 -1.0 13.8 +4.9 9.5 2.8 2.6 4.0 550 (22.9) 54/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.6 -0.7 8.5 +0.5 6.5 13.6 5.8 6.1 551 (23.0) 65/11
BUNBURY 19.0 +0.8 14.4 +5.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 589 (24.5) 55/07
MANDURAH 19.6 -- 15.1 -- -- 3.4 -- -- 705 (29.4) 54/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.7 23.7 +0.7 23.3 0.0 7.8 9.8 316 (13.2) 35/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 +8.1 21.8 +11.4 18.4 0.0 14.6 10.4 454 (18.9) 54/01
WHYALLA AERO 30.3 +8.8 9.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 16.2 -- 359 (15.0) 55/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 +3.2 10.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 4.4 10.3 241 (10.0) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +0.5 9.5 +3.2 8.5 0.0 4.4 3.1 493 (20.5) 57/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.9 +5.7 12.0 -2.2 9.3 0.0 9.6 10.8 187 ( 7.8) 28/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +1.4 19.5 +0.8 16.7 0.0 6.8 10.7 391 (16.3) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.7 22.0 +4.7 20.3 0.0 9.4 10.7 414 (17.3) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +2.0 17.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 216 ( 9.0) 21/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 +2.4 15.1 +1.5 14.0 0.0 5.0 -- 227 ( 9.5) 31/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 +1.4 17.1 +3.4 -- 1.4 1.8 -- 110 ( 4.6) 39/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 +1.1 17.0 +6.4 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.5 -0.6 15.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 37/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 -0.1 18.5 +5.8 17.3 1.4 2.6 6.2 300 (12.5) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 +1.6 13.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 35/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.7 +4.3 11.6 +3.1 6.9 0.0 4.4 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 +3.9 15.4 +4.5 10.9 0.0 4.0 8.3 497 (20.7) 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.0 +6.8 11.1 +2.1 9.2 0.0 3.6 10.7 305 (12.7) 26/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.6 +6.3 9.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.9 +5.9 8.5 +4.3 4.0 0.0 3.0 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +5.9 9.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.5 +6.0 13.9 +3.6 8.7 0.0 4.2 10.4 426 (17.8) 54/17
RICHMOND RAAF 28.3 +5.6 9.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 +4.3 14.8 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 41/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.3 +7.1 5.1 +1.9 2.5 0.0 3.6 10.3 227 ( 9.5) 44/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.3 +10.7 8.3 +3.2 6.8 0.0 3.8 10.1 225 ( 9.4) 41/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +7.9 8.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.3 +10.9 7.1 -0.3 2.9 0.0 6.6 10.0 306 (12.8) 61/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.7 +9.3 9.3 +3.9 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 333 (13.9) 44/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.7 +9.9 2.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 55/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.9 +7.7 14.4 +6.5 9.7 0.0 4.2 -- 229 ( 9.5) 30/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.3 +3.5 8.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 78/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.3 +8.4 5.5 +0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 674 (28.1) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 +2.0 9.2 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 50/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.8 +6.5 9.4 +3.4 6.0 0.0 4.4 8.4 472 (19.7) 59/19
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

41.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+11.9 : 36.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+11.5 : 32.0 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+11.3 : 34.8 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+11.3 : 32.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+11.3 : 31.3 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.9 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
25.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+11.4 : 21.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.4 : 21.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 22.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+8.7 : 15.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.0 : 18.3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.0 : 19.0 REDLANDS HRS Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

7.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-2.2 : 22.9 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-2.2 : 18.4 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-2.0 : 23.0 HINZE DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-1.7 : 15.6 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-1.6 : 17.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.1 : 9.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-3.5 : 3.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.3 : 13.3 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-2.9 : 6.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
**S** -2.6 : 5.5 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 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.
51.4 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
40.0 KOLONGA Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
26.0 NORTHCLIFFE Lower West WA
25.4 DENMARK AGRIC. SCHOOL Lower West WA
24.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
26.0 NORTHCLIFFE
25.4 DENMARK AGRIC. SCHOOL

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
40.0 KOLONGA
Brisbane/SE Coast
51.4 TEWANTIN RSL PARK

TASMANIA
W Coast
24.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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4.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.8 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
3.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1355 (56.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1227 (51.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1170 (48.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1059 (44.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1050 (43.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
946 (39.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
844 (35.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
831 (34.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
821 (34.2) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
818 (34.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
777 (32.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
760 (31.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
754 (31.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
736 (30.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
729 (30.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
726 (30.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
712 (29.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
712 (29.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
711 (29.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
711 (29.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
705 (29.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
698 (29.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
694 (28.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
683 (28.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
674 (28.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
659 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
658 (27.4) BICKLEY Lower West WA
655 (27.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
655 (27.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
648 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
640 (26.7) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
640 (26.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
623 (26.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
620 (25.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
616 (25.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
614 (25.6) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
614 (25.6) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
612 (25.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
605 (25.2) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
605 (25.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
106/18 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
98/17 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
98/19 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
96/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/09 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
94/19 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
23.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 23.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(290/ 63 ) at 02:10
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(330/ 76 ) at 09:45
VICTORIA
Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 98(320/ 65 ) at 17:24
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 98(350/ 59 ) at 19:31
MT HOTHAM : 95(360/ 69 ) at 19:13
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(250/ 72 ) at 16:31
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(330/ 69 ) at 18:32
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(320/ 74 ) at 02:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 106(310/ 70 ) at 18:31