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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 03:24EST, 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 25.3 -1.8 17.1 +3.3 15.3 0.0 5.8 -- 550 (22.9) 54/14
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 -2.0 12.5 -0.1 10.5 0.0 4.0 12.3 359 (15.0) 55/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 -4.0 11.2 +0.4 9.8 0.4 2.4 3.0 367 (15.3) 37/14
BUNBURY 21.8 -2.4 8.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 43/17
MANDURAH 21.7 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 50/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +0.4 26.8 +1.5 26.7 0.0 4.2 5.3 336 (14.0) 30/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.8 +4.2 18.6 +0.7 15.7 0.0 10.8 12.9 259 (10.8) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 37.8 +11.3 16.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 57/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.6 +11.5 24.1 +10.1 -- 0.0 11.4 9.9 356 (14.8) 44/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.7 +14.3 11.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 11.6 10.3 371 (15.5) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +2.2 18.7 -2.7 17.0 0.0 11.8 12.2 254 (10.6) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +1.2 21.7 -0.6 20.9 0.0 9.8 11.7 507 (21.1) 48/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 -0.9 22.2 -0.7 20.0 0.0 11.8 11.7 465 (19.4) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 27.7 -1.5 23.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 411 (17.1) 43/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 -0.7 18.9 -0.6 18.0 0.0 9.8 -- 329 (13.7) 37/00
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +0.9 18.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 8.1 -- 621 (25.9) 44/07
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -3.0 19.0 +2.7 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.2 -0.6 17.7 -0.5 -- 5.8 -- -- 491 (20.5) 48/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 -0.8 16.7 -1.3 14.9 0.0 7.0 8.1 477 (19.9) 43/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.4 -1.3 12.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 48/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.2 +1.9 15.7 +0.7 11.1 0.0 6.8 -- 241 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 -1.9 17.1 +1.0 15.8 7.4 4.8 3.7 415 (17.3) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 -0.5 14.2 -0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 +0.6 15.3 +1.0 14.0 0.4 3.6 10.7 282 (11.8) 41/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.1 +1.0 12.2 -0.9 12.4 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 30/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.2 +4.1 10.1 +1.0 4.7 0.0 5.8 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.3 +2.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 37/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.7 +2.7 16.5 +1.2 11.3 0.0 6.6 10.7 357 (14.9) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 28.5 +1.9 13.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 39/12
BELLAMBI AWS 24.4 +2.3 15.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 46/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.4 +7.7 11.1 +2.3 6.2 0.0 7.8 11.6 205 ( 8.5) 39/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +6.8 15.1 +4.4 13.6 0.0 8.0 12.2 205 ( 8.5) 26/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +5.7 14.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 26/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.3 +8.9 16.6 +4.1 13.9 0.0 9.6 11.8 214 ( 8.9) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.8 +8.2 10.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 144 ( 6.0) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.1 +9.9 13.2 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 35.4 +13.5 16.7 +5.5 11.1 0.0 5.6 -- 106 ( 4.4) 26/11
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 34.7 +13.7 11.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.8 +11.2 12.9 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.5 +8.1 11.9 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 50/03
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 -1.5 12.0 +2.8 7.3 1.8 5.8 1.5 380 (15.8) 35/13
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

42.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
42.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.1 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
42.1 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
42.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+14.4 : 36.3 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.3 : 34.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+14.2 : 40.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.0 : 37.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+13.7 : 35.2 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
+13.7 : 34.7 GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
+13.7 : 34.5 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
28.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
27.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.5 : 23.3 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.3 : 17.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+10.1 : 23.4 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 24.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.0 : 23.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

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

13.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
14.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
15.0 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
15.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.9 DOVER Southeast TAS

-10.1 : 18.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-9.8 : 18.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.5 : 18.6 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-8.7 : 17.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.6 : 21.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

1.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
**W** 5.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

**W** -6.4 : 5.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.0 : 20.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.0 : 17.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.2 : 13.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-4.2 : 12.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast 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.
39.4 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD N Rivers NT
28.2 MAJESTIC ORCHIDS N Rivers NT
27.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
23.4 BALURGA STATION N Peninsula QLD
23.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

13.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
12.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

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4.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
3.7 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1272 (53.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1214 (50.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
959 (40.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
926 (38.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
875 (36.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
828 (34.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
816 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
799 (33.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
798 (33.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
795 (33.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
779 (32.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
756 (31.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
752 (31.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
744 (31.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
727 (30.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
724 (30.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
714 (29.8) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
700 (29.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
686 (28.6) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
656 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
653 (27.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
645 (26.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
638 (26.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
634 (26.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
621 (25.9) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
620 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
93/15 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
91/20 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
91/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
89/20 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
87/16 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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
PIRLANGIMPI
30.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 30.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
6.0mm in 6 min to 13:18 60.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
9.8mm in 47 min to 08:17 12.5mm/h
12.4mm in 13 min to 08:30 57.2mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
8.4mm in 33 min to 11:37 15.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : 93(320/ 28 ) at 15:21
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO : 91(220/ 59 ) at 21:06
W Agricultural
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 80(240/ 65 ) at 21:19