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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 23:18EST, 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 27.1 +5.1 10.1 +0.8 7.9 0.0 4.0 -- 327 (13.6) 26/12
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 +7.3 10.9 +2.0 9.0 0.0 3.0 11.0 280 (11.7) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.0 +8.7 11.2 +3.2 8.3 0.2 4.0 9.6 315 (13.1) 43/11
BUNBURY 22.7 +4.5 8.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 43/18
MANDURAH 21.3 -- 14.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.0 +2.5 21.1 -1.9 20.3 0.0 9.6 11.0 447 (18.6) 50/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.8 +0.5 8.3 -2.1 5.0 0.0 8.0 11.4 280 (11.7) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 +2.4 7.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 299 (12.5) 22/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.5 +5.5 7.4 -2.3 2.5 0.0 3.0 11.2 133 ( 5.5) 22/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.7 4.6 -1.7 1.7 0.0 2.0 9.5 181 ( 7.5) 28/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.5 -1.7 14.2 0.0 10.0 0.0 7.8 8.7 328 (13.7) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 -1.7 18.8 +0.1 18.1 21.0 3.8 7.4 499 (20.8) 52/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 -0.4 14.5 -2.8 11.9 0.0 7.6 8.0 557 (23.2) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 22.4 -2.8 15.9 -0.7 -- 12.4 -- 2.8 595 (24.8) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 -2.3 13.7 +0.1 12.2 0.0 6.0 -- 411 (17.1) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.3 -1.1 13.5 -0.2 -- 2.0 6.0 -- 438 (18.3) 35/15
NAMBOUR DPI 21.5 -3.4 13.1 +2.5 -- 2.0 6.0 -- 113 ( 4.7) 22/14
COOLANGATTA 20.1 -3.0 13.2 -0.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 281 (11.7) 30/06
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 -2.4 14.7 +2.0 11.4 0.0 4.0 4.5 348 (14.5) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.3 -3.1 8.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 46/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.3 +1.9 9.7 +1.2 4.6 0.0 4.0 -- 96 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.0 -0.9 9.5 -1.4 6.4 0.0 3.4 9.2 192 ( 8.0) 32/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 -1.6 8.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.3 +0.1 5.1 -3.9 3.1 0.0 3.0 9.1 221 ( 9.2) 26/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 +2.1 6.9 -0.8 5.5 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 18/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.9 +4.9 4.5 +0.3 0.0 0.0 1.0 7.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +3.8 5.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.6 +1.1 12.0 +1.7 6.6 0.0 4.0 10.6 331 (13.8) 22/12
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 +1.6 7.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 0.0 12.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 21/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 +5.4 0.5 -2.7 -3.0 0.0 4.0 10.3 236 ( 9.8) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 +6.7 5.3 +0.2 2.4 0.0 3.4 11.2 234 ( 9.8) 24/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +5.7 4.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.1 +5.7 7.3 -0.1 5.0 0.0 7.2 10.9 305 (12.7) 24/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +5.5 5.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 268 (11.2) 21/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +5.1 5.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 30/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 +1.6 9.9 +2.0 7.8 0.0 0.8 -- 66 ( 2.8) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 +0.4 5.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 +4.2 2.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 34/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 +1.0 5.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.0 +4.7 7.6 +1.6 3.5 0.0 3.0 11.0 402 (16.8) 48/18
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

37.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
35.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+10.9 : 31.3 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+10.2 : 32.9 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+9.8 : 30.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 26.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
+9.7 : 27.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.3 : 14.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 15.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 15.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+7.9 : 15.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 15.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7 : 20.2 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.9 : 17.8 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.0 : 20.0 HINZE DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.8 : 21.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.6 : 21.2 BRISBANE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.5 : -1.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-5.9 : 12.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.9 : 11.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-5.7 : 13.5 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-5.5 : 2.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.5 : 3.2 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA

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.
65.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
43.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
32.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
28.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
27.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
65.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
43.0 TOPAZ
32.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
28.0 TOPAZ ALERT
27.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL

11.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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6.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
4.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
2.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1278 (53.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1051 (43.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
946 (39.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
944 (39.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
850 (35.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
796 (33.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
762 (31.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
748 (31.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
731 (30.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
708 (29.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
674 (28.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
662 (27.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
659 (27.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
649 (27.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
606 (25.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
70/19 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
68/14 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

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
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
7.4mm in 42 min to 15:00 10.6mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(330/ 76 ) at 13:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(250/ 67 ) at 18:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(280/ 65 ) at 13:30