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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 22:38EST, 14/05/2012.

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 24.7 +0.7 8.5 -4.4 5.0 0.0 5.0 -- 386 (16.1) 48/16
PERTH AIRPORT 21.9 +0.2 4.9 -5.6 4.6 0.0 2.6 8.9 230 ( 9.6) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 -1.3 14.1 +4.3 12.9 0.0 3.4 0.7 320 (13.3) 37/14
BUNBURY 20.8 -0.3 9.5 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/13
MANDURAH 21.0 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -1.9 18.9 -3.2 18.6 0.0 6.8 11.5 400 (16.7) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.3 -0.7 7.4 -0.9 3.8 0.0 6.0 10.8 -- 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 -1.4 7.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 213 ( 8.9) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.5 -1.5 13.8 +3.6 13.1 0.0 1.2 0.0 345 (14.4) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.4 9.3 +2.0 8.3 3.6 1.8 1.8 517 (21.5) 55/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.9 -2.0 9.0 -4.9 6.0 0.0 5.0 10.9 288 (12.0) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.5 21.0 +1.1 20.0 0.0 2.4 0.5 509 (21.2) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 -1.3 20.7 +3.1 19.3 0.2 1.6 0.3 237 ( 9.9) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 23.7 -0.5 17.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- 1.3 371 (15.5) 35/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.1 9.4 -4.8 6.7 0.0 6.0 -- 166 ( 6.9) 26/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 +1.7 10.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 243 (10.1) 26/08
NAMBOUR DPI 25.9 +2.2 6.2 -5.8 -- 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +1.5 8.5 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 31/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +1.0 8.2 -4.6 1.8 0.0 6.4 10.1 225 ( 9.4) 28/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 +3.7 9.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 31/02
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 22.8 +2.5 10.0 +1.3 4.9 0.0 3.4 -- 89 ( 3.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 +1.8 7.9 -3.8 4.2 0.0 2.8 10.3 224 ( 9.3) 30/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +1.7 5.0 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 +1.7 13.3 +3.2 10.0 0.0 6.4 10.6 564 (23.5) 35/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 +3.1 9.1 +0.8 4.3 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 52/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.2 +1.0 6.0 +1.3 1.0 0.0 4.4 9.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.3 +1.3 7.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +2.0 14.0 +3.1 8.8 0.0 7.2 10.5 493 (20.5) 43/09
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 +3.2 8.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 41/02
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 +2.3 15.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 44/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +3.1 7.2 +4.0 4.3 0.0 3.2 9.9 604 (25.2) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.3 +1.0 4.5 -1.4 2.3 0.0 2.2 8.8 419 (17.5) 32/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.3 -3.4 5.6 0.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 295 (12.3) 24/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.4 6.7 -0.7 3.9 0.0 3.0 9.3 324 (13.5) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG -- -- -- -- -- 0.8 0.4 -- -- --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 -1.4 6.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.3 +0.6 12.0 +3.4 8.8 0.0 1.8 -- 204 ( 8.5) 30/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.5 +1.4 10.9 +3.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 635 (26.5) 57/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 +0.1 7.5 +1.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 585 (24.4) 43/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.4 1.3 -3.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 54/21
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +2.9 4.0 -2.6 0.0 6.0 2.4 5.7 506 (21.1) 72/12
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

34.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
32.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+5.8 : 26.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.7 : 18.7 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
+5.4 : 21.3 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+5.3 : 29.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.8 : 19.5 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 14.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 13.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 15.7 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+5.4 : 17.5 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.4 : 13.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+5.4 : 15.5 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW

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

1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.8 : 22.7 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-4.4 : 27.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-4.2 : 27.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 27.1 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 29.1 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

-3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-1.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-1.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.2 : 2.6 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.2 : -0.3 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-6.9 : 4.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-6.8 : 3.3 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.7 : 7.1 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 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.
67.0 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
52.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
49.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
37.0 HICKS ISLAND S Peninsula QLD
36.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
37.0 HICKS ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
67.0 CAPE FLATTERY
52.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
36.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

ISLANDS
Islands
49.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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0.3 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1611 (67.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1445 (60.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1332 (55.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1181 (49.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1166 (48.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1146 (47.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1056 (44.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1027 (42.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
934 (38.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
908 (37.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
849 (35.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
839 (35.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
838 (34.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
831 (34.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
802 (33.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
793 (33.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
788 (32.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
766 (31.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
761 (31.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
760 (31.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
753 (31.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
736 (30.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
733 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
723 (30.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
716 (29.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
712 (29.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
705 (29.4) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
697 (29.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
695 (29.0) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
685 (28.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
671 (28.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
655 (27.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
648 (27.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
641 (26.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
638 (26.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
636 (26.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
635 (26.5) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
634 (26.4) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
634 (26.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
629 (26.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
614 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
604 (25.2) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
603 (25.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
600 (25.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
128/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/12 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/12 EDDYSTONE POINT E 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
5.2mm in 12 min to 16:30 26.0mm/h
6.0mm in 8 min to 16:38 45.0mm/h
15.4mm in 22 min to 17:00 42.0mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 27.4mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
14.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
15.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 17.6mm/h
6.8mm in 34 min to 08:34 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 5.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(280/ 67 ) at 12:24
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 93(260/ 37 ) at 14:14
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 91(310/ 56 ) at 13:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(330/ 96 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(280/ 76 ) at 18:15
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(290/ 59 ) at 15:31
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(290/ 69 ) at 13:23
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 100(280/ 67 ) at 13:20
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 128(300/ 89 ) at 16:39
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(290/ 74 ) at 16:00