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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 03:11EST, 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 19.4 -5.0 10.6 -0.3 8.2 0.8 4.4 -- 286 (11.9) 50/09
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 -3.6 12.8 +2.6 12.6 5.0 3.4 8.3 396 (16.5) 46/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.8 -3.9 8.9 -0.2 2.1 6.0 3.2 7.8 -- 44/11
BUNBURY 17.7 -3.0 9.9 +0.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 39/14
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 12.8 -- -- 6.6 -- -- 415 (17.3) 41/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.3 24.0 -1.0 23.4 0.0 8.0 11.9 326 (13.6) 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +7.9 26.3 +11.5 23.7 0.0 14.4 9.7 364 (15.2) 44/13
WHYALLA AERO 29.5 +5.6 12.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 34/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.8 +3.0 15.0 +3.6 13.4 0.0 4.0 8.6 376 (15.7) 28/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.9 +1.0 11.8 +4.7 11.8 0.2 4.2 8.5 690 (28.8) 50/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +3.1 19.4 +0.8 17.7 0.0 8.2 10.5 175 ( 7.3) 35/07
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.2 21.8 +1.2 19.7 0.0 9.2 9.2 515 (21.5) 44/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 20.9 +0.2 18.9 0.0 9.2 9.7 468 (19.5) 50/11
MACKAY M.O 26.1 -1.5 22.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- 5.4 402 (16.8) 35/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 -2.3 18.4 +1.4 17.6 0.0 7.0 -- 384 (16.0) 35/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 -0.5 13.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 5.1 -- 371 (15.5) 34/14
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.7 13.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +0.3 15.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 39/16
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 -1.1 14.4 -1.3 11.0 0.0 6.8 7.6 444 (18.5) 37/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -2.9 11.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 539 (22.5) 37/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.0 +3.9 14.7 +2.6 8.8 0.0 4.8 -- 147 ( 6.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +2.8 17.2 +3.4 12.9 0.0 5.2 11.1 625 (26.0) 59/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +2.6 15.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.2 +7.6 12.1 +0.1 8.8 0.0 5.4 10.9 241 (10.0) 28/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.8 +7.1 10.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 28/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.2 +4.7 9.8 +3.2 3.0 0.0 5.4 10.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.5 +4.7 10.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.6 +9.1 16.5 +3.4 16.9 0.0 6.6 10.0 -- 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 32.5 +7.5 9.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 28.2 +6.6 14.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 43/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.6 +8.2 5.6 -0.5 1.8 0.0 5.2 11.0 242 (10.1) 46/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.9 +9.5 9.5 +1.8 5.4 0.0 5.6 11.1 267 (11.1) 30/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.3 +7.7 7.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +2.7 11.8 +2.0 9.7 0.0 9.8 11.5 460 (19.2) 28/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.8 +4.9 5.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 294 (12.3) 30/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.0 +4.7 5.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 30/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.5 +4.9 14.4 +4.9 8.4 0.0 6.2 -- 210 ( 8.8) 28/01
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 21.7 +2.9 11.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 44/02
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.5 +4.9 5.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 545 (22.7) 31/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.3 +0.3 6.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 50/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.2 +3.9 10.6 +3.1 7.3 0.2 2.2 9.5 437 (18.2) 55/13
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

41.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
40.9 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+12.9 : 33.0 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+12.4 : 34.1 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+12.4 : 34.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+11.7 : 33.6 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+11.7 : 32.6 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+11.5 : 26.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 23.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+9.0 : 23.0 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 25.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.5 : 22.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 22.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.5 : 13.0 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS

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

5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
11.6 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

-10.0 : 15.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.3 : 17.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-8.4 : 19.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-7.8 : 16.9 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 18.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA

1.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

**S** -6.0 : 3.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.9 : 11.3 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : 19.6 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-4.1 : 11.6 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.0 : 8.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.0 : 11.4 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
25.6 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
18.6 GUNDAROO STORE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
18.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
16.0 KARNET Lower West WA
16.0 ILLALANGI Lower West WA

11.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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7.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
6.9 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
6.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
5.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1456 (60.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
**W** 1419 (59.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1230 (51.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1197 (49.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1025 (42.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
986 (41.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
949 (39.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
933 (38.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
906 (37.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
815 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
795 (33.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
793 (33.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
784 (32.7) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
776 (32.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
771 (32.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
770 (32.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
764 (31.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
755 (31.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
748 (31.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
743 (31.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
737 (30.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
730 (30.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
729 (30.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
727 (30.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
725 (30.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
716 (29.8) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
707 (29.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
706 (29.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
689 (28.7) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
686 (28.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
685 (28.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
669 (27.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
654 (27.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
652 (27.2) NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
650 (27.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
647 (27.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
647 (27.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
642 (26.8) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
641 (26.7) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
630 (26.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
629 (26.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
625 (26.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
625 (26.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
625 (26.0) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
610 (25.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
610 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
113/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
107/02 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/03 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
100/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/13 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(300/ 76 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 98(340/ 67 ) at 03:00
MT HOTHAM : 113(340/ 82 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(270/ 67 ) at 05:41
E Central
DUNNS HILL : 91(360/ 52 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(330/ 72 ) at 13:34
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(270/ 76 ) at 08:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(360/ 63 ) at 01:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 74(320/ 67 ) at 20:01
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(280/ 65 ) at 05:00