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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The start of the first significant rain event for much of the continent shows up in these upper air charts for 10pm EST tonight. above shows the situation in the lower atmosphere at 850hPa (about 1.3km up) where very warm air for July is sweeping down from northern AUS while a cold airmass moves into the southern states in the wake of the frontal system visible on the surface charts.

Chart below shows the amount of moisture in the atmosphere available for precipitation. Much of the continent is dry, with only 10 to 15mm of moisture available in the air column above any given place. This has been a common situation over the past few months, with the low humidity leading to widespread cold nights. However, a tongue of moisture, the harbinger of a rain event from the northwest, can be seen crossing the northern WA coast. Moisture levels are also high over most of northern AUS, and the northerly winds shown in are driving this moisture inland.

Chart shows the well-developed jet stream responsible for the northwest rainband. Wind speeds at its core over SA are approaching 350km/h. COLA

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Records set or equalled today

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The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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Actual temperatures
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Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
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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 22:59EST, 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 15.2 -4.3 6.4 -3.1 4.8 5.8 3.8 -- 457 (19.0) 55/11
PERTH AIRPORT 15.4 -2.5 6.9 -1.2 4.4 0.0 2.4 9.0 414 (17.3) 50/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 12.8 -3.0 8.0 +0.5 5.1 10.2 2.4 4.9 508 (21.2) 54/09
BUNBURY 15.3 -1.9 2.8 -4.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 44/12
MANDURAH 14.9 -- 8.3 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 383 (16.0) 43/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 +0.5 19.0 -0.2 18.1 0.0 5.4 10.9 255 (10.6) 28/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.8 +6.1 5.4 +1.4 -0.2 0.0 6.6 10.5 -- 32/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 +0.6 8.6 +3.3 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 456 (19.0) 46/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.2 +0.9 9.3 +1.8 6.9 5.4 1.0 2.8 249 (10.4) 30/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 +0.1 7.4 +2.2 5.3 1.8 1.4 7.7 501 (20.9) 41/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.5 +3.8 5.4 -3.2 3.6 0.0 4.2 10.4 101 ( 4.2) 26/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.9 21.3 +4.3 20.2 0.0 5.0 0.3 525 (21.9) 41/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +2.0 18.3 +4.7 17.1 0.2 5.6 4.9 406 (16.9) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 22.2 +0.9 14.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 7.8 342 (14.3) 26/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 +1.7 14.5 +5.0 11.9 0.0 2.0 -- 230 ( 9.6) 22/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.6 +0.6 11.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/14
NAMBOUR DPI 22.8 +1.7 8.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +3.4 10.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 34/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 +2.9 8.1 -0.7 4.6 0.0 2.4 9.2 267 (11.1) 32/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 +3.7 8.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 20.7 +4.6 2.7 -2.0 -3.2 0.0 2.4 -- 74 ( 3.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.4 +2.7 1.3 -6.2 -4.5 0.0 0.8 9.6 155 ( 6.5) 30/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +1.4 -2.0 -8.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 +5.8 0.6 -5.7 -1.9 0.0 5.0 10.0 383 (16.0) 71/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.0 +5.5 2.6 -2.0 -1.2 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 39/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.0 +4.7 2.6 +1.2 -3.0 0.0 2.0 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.8 +5.6 0.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.7 +6.7 10.5 +3.4 4.0 0.0 4.2 9.7 368 (15.3) 63/13
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 +5.7 4.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 57/12
BELLAMBI AWS 23.4 +6.6 9.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 57/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.5 +2.2 4.4 +4.5 0.2 0.0 2.8 6.8 549 (22.9) 54/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.6 +2.9 5.8 +3.1 1.0 0.0 2.2 3.1 290 (12.1) 30/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.1 +2.1 4.2 +1.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 +2.3 7.1 +2.8 3.9 0.0 6.4 2.5 439 (18.3) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 +3.0 5.2 +2.3 -- 0.4 3.0 -- 443 (18.5) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 +1.9 4.1 +1.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 328 (13.7) 37/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 +2.0 8.9 +2.9 8.0 0.0 3.6 -- 265 (11.0) 32/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.6 -0.2 10.0 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 732 (30.5) 70/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 +1.0 5.0 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 799 (33.3) 54/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -0.5 8.8 +6.6 -- 3.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 76/03
HOBART AIRPORT 9.4 -3.0 7.7 +3.6 3.2 2.6 3.0 0.3 435 (18.1) 59/13
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

34.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+7.5 : 22.5 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+7.0 : 24.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+7.0 : 23.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+6.7 : 23.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+6.7 : 23.0 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.6 : 8.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+7.3 : 13.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+6.8 : 7.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.7 : 10.3 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
+6.6 : 8.8 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS

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

-1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.2 : 11.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.4 : 10.3 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.1 : 10.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-6.8 : 12.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.7 : 0.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-9.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.6 : -3.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-8.8 : -3.5 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-8.8 : -7.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : -9.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : -2.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 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.
52.2 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
49.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
46.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
45.4 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS
38.0 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
52.2 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)
W Coast
49.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM
46.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
45.4 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA)
38.0 LOW ROCKY POINT

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1621 (67.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1374 (57.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1232 (51.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1185 (49.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1123 (46.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
1060 (44.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1054 (43.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1002 (41.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1002 (41.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
986 (41.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
984 (41.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
979 (40.8) RHYLL E Central VIC
973 (40.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
968 (40.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
920 (38.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
920 (38.3) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
919 (38.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
916 (38.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
913 (38.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
903 (37.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
845 (35.2) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
822 (34.3) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
812 (33.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
799 (33.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
796 (33.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
792 (33.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
786 (32.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
782 (32.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
772 (32.2) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
760 (31.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
742 (30.9) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
738 (30.8) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
732 (30.5) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
723 (30.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
722 (30.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
721 (30.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
719 (30.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
711 (29.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
705 (29.4) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
701 (29.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
696 (29.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
691 (28.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
680 (28.3) ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
678 (28.3) MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
674 (28.1) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
664 (27.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
659 (27.5) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
648 (27.0) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
646 (26.9) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
646 (26.9) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
643 (26.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
642 (26.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
638 (26.6) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
633 (26.4) CERBERUS E Central VIC
633 (26.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
630 (26.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
629 (26.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
602 (25.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
117/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
111/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/00 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
91/08 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
CAPE SORELL
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
STRAHAN AERODROME
12.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(330/ 80 ) at 09:41
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(340/ 46 ) at 01:34
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 83(274/ 69 ) at 15:30
N Central
KILMORE GAP : 80(350/ 63 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 111(270/ 59 ) at 00:52
LOW HEAD : 87(320/ 65 ) at 03:00
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 82(320/ 67 ) at 04:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 74(210/ 65 ) at 11:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(180/ 87 ) at 06:37
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(320/ 67 ) at 01:31
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(200/ 69 ) at 09:49
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(320/ 67 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(300/ 87 ) at 02:01