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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 03:14EST, 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 34.1 +9.7 8.8 -2.1 4.4 0.0 8.4 -- 548 (22.8) 44/08
PERTH AIRPORT 29.1 +6.6 10.8 +0.6 7.6 0.0 6.0 11.5 423 (17.6) 55/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.9 +0.2 3.7 -5.4 2.4 0.0 3.4 10.2 157 ( 6.5) 41/14
BUNBURY 26.0 +5.3 10.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 35/07
MANDURAH 27.9 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 31/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.6 26.5 +1.5 25.9 0.0 7.6 8.1 381 (15.9) 41/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.1 -1.9 15.9 +1.1 12.5 0.0 34.2 11.8 360 (15.0) 54/13
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 -4.7 12.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 588 (24.5) 44/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -3.4 9.0 -2.4 5.2 0.0 5.0 6.2 272 (11.3) 37/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -2.3 2.5 -4.6 -0.3 0.0 3.4 9.2 283 (11.8) 37/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +3.1 25.3 +6.7 21.1 0.0 10.8 6.3 257 (10.7) 65/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.9 -2.6 22.8 +2.2 22.0 6.4 6.8 0.0 -- 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.9 23.2 +2.5 21.9 0.0 10.4 11.0 542 (22.6) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -0.7 21.6 +1.9 -- 0.4 -- 2.4 430 (17.9) 37/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 -1.4 19.4 +2.4 19.0 0.6 6.0 -- 322 (13.4) 31/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +0.6 17.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 323 (13.5) 31/13
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -0.7 16.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +0.9 17.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 39/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 -0.4 19.0 +3.3 17.0 0.0 5.0 10.7 371 (15.5) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +0.3 14.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 34/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 -2.9 16.1 +4.0 12.4 5.2 5.0 -- 42 ( 1.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +3.3 16.4 +2.6 11.9 0.0 4.4 7.5 492 (20.5) 59/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.1 14.3 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 -2.5 16.4 +4.4 14.0 0.0 5.8 0.8 322 (13.4) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.1 -2.6 15.5 +4.8 -- 5.8 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 35/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.2 -0.3 11.0 +4.4 7.5 11.0 3.6 5.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -3.8 15.5 +6.1 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.2 -1.3 16.0 +2.9 15.6 1.2 9.2 2.3 586 (24.4) 54/22
RICHMOND RAAF 20.3 -4.7 15.0 +4.0 -- 6.4 -- -- 262 (10.9) 43/19
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -3.3 15.0 +1.1 -- 6.8 -- -- 369 (15.4) 57/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.1 +1.7 11.9 +5.8 10.9 13.2 6.6 -- 337 (14.0) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 +2.0 11.0 +3.3 11.3 2.8 5.0 10.9 322 (13.4) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +1.9 9.3 +1.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 44/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.8 -2.0 7.3 -2.5 6.0 0.0 8.6 11.8 418 (17.4) 46/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.1 -1.8 6.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 436 (18.2) 48/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.6 -1.7 5.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 43/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 -2.1 10.1 +0.6 9.1 0.0 4.6 -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/09
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 15.9 -2.9 3.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 34/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 -2.5 1.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 43/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 -0.9 5.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 +1.4 7.8 +0.3 5.6 0.0 6.8 6.6 591 (24.6) 39/14
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

43.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
43.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
43.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+9.7 : 34.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+9.6 : 42.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+9.5 : 41.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+8.1 : 35.2 MULLEWA Central West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.6 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+8.9 : 26.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+8.1 : 25.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.8 : 27.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+7.5 : 15.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+7.5 : 13.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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

4.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-9.1 : 8.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.5 : 9.6 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.7 : 11.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 : 14.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-7.0 : 9.2 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
**W** -2.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.4 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

**W** -10.4 : -2.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-9.1 : 1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.4 : -1.4 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-7.3 : 0.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-7.2 : -0.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.2 : 0.0 SHEOAKS W Central VIC

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.
182.0 INGLEWOOD ALERT
56.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
52.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
51.6 SHIPTONS FLAT N Coast--Barron QLD
51.0 CROOKWELL (HOLBOROW STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
56.0 DAINTREE TEA
52.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
51.6 SHIPTONS FLAT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
51.0 CROOKWELL (HOLBOROW STREET)

ISLANDS

182.0 INGLEWOOD ALERT

12.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

2.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

1394 (58.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
952 (39.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
920 (38.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
909 (37.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
898 (37.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
890 (37.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
845 (35.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
802 (33.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
798 (33.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
794 (33.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
788 (32.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
782 (32.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
780 (32.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
742 (30.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
729 (30.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
725 (30.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
696 (29.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
693 (28.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
677 (28.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
671 (28.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
658 (27.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
624 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
622 (25.9) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
618 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
616 (25.7) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
609 (25.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
607 (25.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
607 (25.3) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
605 (25.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
91/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/20 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/20 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/14 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
72/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DALY WATERS AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
12.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.8mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
5.8mm in 31 min to 18:00 11.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 21 min to 03:25 36.6mm/h
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.6mm/h
NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.6mm/h
12.8mm in 19 min to 17:00 40.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 19.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
North Coast
GRAFTON AIRPORT
7.2mm in 7 min to 20:07 61.7mm/h
9.6mm in 23 min to 20:30 25.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
1.6mm in 1 min to 19:25 96.0mm/h
7.4mm in 5 min to 19:30 88.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.8mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 22.0mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 24.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
9.0mm in 32 min to 08:00 16.9mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 37 min to 13:30 20.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
7.4mm in 14 min to 10:14 31.7mm/h
FORBES AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 6 min to 00:02 50.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.2mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(320/ 76 ) at 23:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(280/ 63 ) at 22:00