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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

WA, NT, QLD: Storms as monsoon trough approaches. With the monsoon trough lurking just to the north of the continent, and a trough running from the Kimberley region of WA through NT into southern QLD, there were widespread thunderstorms and some heavy falls. See downpours and today's noteworthy observations for more reports of heavy falls.


Records set or equalled today

None known


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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 23:54EST, 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 27.7 -3.9 16.0 -2.3 14.5 0.0 13.2 -- 537 (22.4) 46/19
PERTH AIRPORT 28.3 -3.3 13.0 -3.9 12.4 0.0 9.4 12.2 358 (14.9) 45/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.1 +0.4 12.8 -0.9 10.4 0.0 7.0 12.7 385 (16.0) 39/16
BUNBURY 26.0 -3.4 14.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 46/14
MANDURAH 25.7 -- 18.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 46/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.6 25.3 +0.5 24.7 0.0 5.0 10.0 226 ( 9.4) 50/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 -0.9 24.5 +3.1 23.2 0.0 15.8 10.2 405 (16.9) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 25.2 -4.7 17.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 604 (25.2) 50/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.5 -1.6 14.7 -2.3 11.6 0.0 6.8 11.2 309 (12.9) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.2 -4.0 13.0 +1.9 12.7 0.2 5.2 8.3 551 (23.0) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.8 +0.5 23.8 0.0 22.8 0.0 4.2 8.2 294 (12.3) 35/19
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 -0.5 22.6 -1.1 20.4 0.0 5.2 7.2 168 ( 7.0) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +1.2 25.6 +1.4 23.6 0.0 10.0 10.8 400 (16.7) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 32.9 +2.8 20.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- 12.0 246 (10.3) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.8 +4.9 19.6 -2.5 18.5 0.0 7.4 -- 175 ( 7.3) 45/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +0.9 20.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 253 (10.5) 37/18
NAMBOUR DPI 33.2 +3.9 19.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 91 ( 3.8) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +0.7 21.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 43/17
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 +0.4 19.4 -1.7 16.8 0.0 8.6 11.0 423 (17.6) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.4 +4.3 16.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 45/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.4 +3.5 21.4 +2.6 16.6 0.2 5.6 -- 162 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.0 +3.1 19.8 +0.4 17.9 0.0 6.8 4.5 543 (22.6) 52/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +0.3 20.1 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.8 -4.1 19.3 +1.3 18.7 0.0 6.4 2.1 403 (16.8) 45/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 -4.7 18.3 +1.6 19.1 2.2 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 37/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.0 +0.5 13.5 +0.3 9.0 3.8 1.8 13.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.2 +1.1 19.9 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 -4.5 18.8 +0.1 17.7 2.0 5.8 7.3 583 (24.3) 55/01
RICHMOND RAAF 25.8 -4.0 19.1 +1.7 -- 4.4 -- -- 252 (10.5) 44/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 -5.0 17.8 -1.1 -- 1.8 -- -- 449 (18.7) 46/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.0 +1.0 12.1 -1.1 10.0 1.4 7.0 13.7 522 (21.8) 46/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.5 -0.1 11.6 -4.6 10.0 2.8 8.6 13.6 499 (20.8) 43/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.4 -0.8 11.3 -5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 410 (17.1) 41/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.5 -4.7 12.4 -4.2 11.1 0.0 8.4 13.4 431 (18.0) 34/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.8 -3.7 11.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 24.2 -- 541 (22.5) 48/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.7 -3.8 10.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 43/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.4 -5.5 13.7 -0.6 12.5 1.0 3.8 -- 182 ( 7.6) 21/23
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.2 -6.4 12.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 565 (23.5) 41/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.5 -3.5 9.8 -1.0 -- 2.2 -- -- 626 (26.1) 52/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.4 -0.8 11.5 -0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 39/07
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 -6.0 10.5 -1.5 9.9 2.8 5.2 7.9 697 (29.0) 65/01
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

43.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
41.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+7.7 : 33.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+7.0 : 34.1 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.1 : 35.1 HINZE DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.8 : 33.8 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+5.6 : 33.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.6 : 32.6 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

29.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
28.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+5.1 : 26.9 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+5.1 : 21.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+4.8 : 23.3 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+4.8 : 21.5 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+4.5 : 25.1 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

9.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
13.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-9.0 : 14.8 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-8.3 : 16.9 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.7 : 12.0 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
-7.5 : 21.1 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-7.1 : 18.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.1 : 17.0 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC

1.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.6 : 2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.5 : 10.7 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-7.5 : 8.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
-7.1 : 8.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.1 : 1.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE 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.
102.0 WERRINGTON STATION WRC Upper Carpentaria QLD
72.2 TOP SPRINGS ROADHOUSE N Rivers NT
70.0 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
67.0 COBBOLD GORGE Upper Carpentaria QLD
64.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
56.0 HOME VALLEY
E Kimberley
64.6 WARMUN
52.0 ORD RIVER DAM

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
72.2 TOP SPRINGS ROADHOUSE
61.4 DUNDEE BEACH SCHOOL
55.0 SUPLEJACK

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
51.5 GAMBOOLA STATION
Gulf Country
60.0 NORFOLK STATION
Upper Carpentaria
102.0 WERRINGTON STATION WRC
67.0 COBBOLD GORGE
62.4 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
60.0 IRON HURST STATION

TASMANIA
W Coast
70.0 LAKE MARGARET DAM

13.7 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
13.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

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3.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
2.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
2.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1590 (66.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1571 (65.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1556 (64.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1469 (61.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1292 (53.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1255 (52.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
967 (40.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
928 (38.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
916 (38.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
905 (37.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
889 (37.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
854 (35.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
848 (35.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
841 (35.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
832 (34.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
824 (34.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
823 (34.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
815 (34.0) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
806 (33.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
802 (33.4) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
799 (33.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
792 (33.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
786 (32.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
774 (32.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
750 (31.3) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
724 (30.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
705 (29.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
698 (29.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
698 (29.1) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
697 (29.0) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
683 (28.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
681 (28.4) YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
673 (28.0) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
667 (27.8) LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
667 (27.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
663 (27.6) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
662 (27.6) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
659 (27.5) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
656 (27.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
654 (27.3) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
654 (27.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
651 (27.1) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
649 (27.0) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
648 (27.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
635 (26.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
631 (26.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
628 (26.2) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
626 (26.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
625 (26.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
623 (26.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
622 (25.9) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
618 (25.8) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
612 (25.5) REDESDALE N Central VIC
612 (25.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
609 (25.4) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
604 (25.2) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
603 (25.1) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
600 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
111/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/01 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
91/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
6.6mm in 15 min to 13:45 26.4mm/h
8.4mm in 9 min to 13:54 56.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
WYNDHAM
50.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 16.7mm/h
KALUMBURU
20.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
TRUSCOTT
22.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 44.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 22.0mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 20:30 35.6mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 39.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.4mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
14.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.0mm/h
CAPE DON
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.8mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 24.6mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
33.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 33.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
N Plateau
RABBIT FLAT
39.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
5.0mm in 12 min to 17:42 25.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 96(240/ 72 ) at 02:14
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(250/ 80 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(200/ 78 ) at 00:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 96(200/ 72 ) at 00:38
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(200/ 96 ) at 03:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85(190/ 74 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(240/ 76 ) at 00:00