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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 03:10EST, 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 22.0 -2.4 12.2 +1.3 8.0 0.0 5.6 -- 332 (13.8) 34/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.0 -2.5 11.8 +1.6 10.1 0.6 4.8 1.3 413 (17.2) 43/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.1 +1.4 11.1 +2.0 9.4 2.8 3.2 5.0 460 (19.2) --
BUNBURY 19.5 -1.2 13.9 +4.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 421 (17.5) 50/06
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 506 (21.1) 46/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.2 24.7 -0.3 24.3 0.0 7.6 9.8 314 (13.1) 34/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.3 +6.3 21.2 +6.4 16.2 0.0 11.4 9.4 386 (16.1) 54/10
WHYALLA AERO 32.9 +9.0 17.2 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 83/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.2 +5.4 15.0 +3.6 11.4 0.0 6.8 7.7 384 (16.0) 65/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.4 +4.5 8.4 +1.3 6.2 0.0 3.8 3.7 359 (15.0) 68/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.1 +3.5 16.9 -1.7 14.6 0.0 12.6 9.9 257 (10.7) 28/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.4 21.6 +1.0 19.3 0.0 7.2 10.6 365 (15.2) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.3 21.2 +0.5 19.9 0.0 9.6 10.9 457 (19.0) 43/09
MACKAY M.O 26.5 -1.1 21.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 333 (13.9) 34/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -1.5 18.1 +1.1 16.7 0.0 8.0 -- 379 (15.8) 41/15
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 -0.1 14.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 461 (19.2) 37/11
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.7 13.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.1 +0.7 18.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 39/16
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 -0.8 16.7 +1.0 12.4 0.0 6.2 9.7 371 (15.5) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 -2.0 12.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 606 (25.3) 43/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.2 +1.1 9.2 -2.9 4.3 0.0 5.2 -- 93 ( 3.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +0.5 14.5 +0.7 10.6 4.6 2.2 11.0 336 (14.0) 63/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +0.5 10.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.6 +2.0 9.2 -2.8 6.0 0.0 4.8 8.8 312 (13.0) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.1 +0.4 8.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.4 -0.1 1.2 -5.4 7.5 0.0 2.4 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +0.6 3.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 +2.5 13.5 +0.4 10.7 0.0 5.2 10.6 386 (16.1) --
RICHMOND RAAF 26.9 +1.9 8.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 +0.4 12.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 43/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.2 1.4 -4.7 -2.2 0.0 5.4 11.1 267 (11.1) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.0 +2.6 2.9 -4.8 -1.6 0.0 5.4 11.5 220 ( 9.2) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.3 3.5 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 30/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.7 +4.9 7.2 -2.6 2.5 0.0 5.0 10.0 246 (10.3) 55/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.9 +3.0 2.3 -5.2 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 196 ( 8.2) 39/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.1 +2.8 2.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 50/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 +2.8 6.7 -2.8 3.8 0.0 3.2 -- 161 ( 6.7) 44/04
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 23.5 +4.7 1.1 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 44/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +1.4 1.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 67/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -2.3 8.0 +1.1 -- 0.1 -- -- 250 (10.4) 44/10
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 +3.3 9.1 +1.6 4.8 0.0 7.8 4.8 538 (22.4) 46/14
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

40.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
40.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
40.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
40.1 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+9.0 : 32.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 34.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+8.4 : 38.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 30.0 YONGALA Upper North SA
+8.1 : 28.6 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
+8.1 : 30.1 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+12.0 : 20.6 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 21.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 19.8 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+8.8 : 18.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 17.5 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 17.8 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

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

6.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.6 : 18.8 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.3 : 21.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-5.1 : 19.9 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-4.9 : 19.3 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
-4.7 : 16.0 KARNET Lower West WA
-4.7 : 16.2 BICKLEY Lower West WA

-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-2.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.0 : 0.6 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-7.7 : -0.3 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-7.6 : 1.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-7.5 : -0.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-7.3 : 4.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-7.3 : -2.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.3 : -2.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro 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.
18.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
14.6 GLENGARREN Lower West WA
14.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
13.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
12.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL

12.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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3.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1391 (58.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1148 (47.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
958 (39.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
862 (35.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
836 (34.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
833 (34.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
823 (34.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
820 (34.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
802 (33.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
791 (33.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
770 (32.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
768 (32.0) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
757 (31.5) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
741 (30.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
737 (30.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
734 (30.6) FORREST Eucla WA
718 (29.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
717 (29.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
710 (29.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
707 (29.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
704 (29.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
697 (29.0) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
692 (28.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
687 (28.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
678 (28.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
677 (28.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
670 (27.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
660 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
637 (26.5) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
634 (26.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
633 (26.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
633 (26.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
633 (26.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
630 (26.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
627 (26.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
607 (25.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
606 (25.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
604 (25.2) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
113/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
100/10 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
98/07 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
96/12 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
96/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/07 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
91/11 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/23 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
91/22 MOUNT READ 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78( 20/ 63 ) at 04:01
CLEVE AERODROME : 98(360/ 59 ) at 07:31
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 91(350/ 58 ) at 07:12
Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 100(330/ 70 ) at 10:58
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 87(360/ 63 ) at 09:30
EDITHBURGH : 87(330/ 67 ) at 11:00
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(340/ 63 ) at 12:30
Adelaide/Lofty
EDINBURGH RAAF : 78(310/ 63 ) at 11:19
Lower SE
ROBE AIRFIELD : 80(340/ 67 ) at 15:22
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(290/ 70 ) at 23:01
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 89(350/ 63 ) at 19:30
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 104(340/ 78 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(320/ 69 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(330/ 67 ) at 21:30