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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 23:58EST, 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 26.5 -5.1 16.3 -2.0 12.4 0.0 15.2 -- 549 (22.9) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 30.2 -1.4 17.0 +0.1 13.5 0.0 9.2 13.2 408 (17.0) 46/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.3 -3.4 15.3 +1.6 12.6 0.0 8.2 5.5 477 (19.9) 43/15
BUNBURY 30.0 +0.6 14.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 39/23
MANDURAH 26.8 -- 18.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 44/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.8 28.0 +3.2 26.8 0.0 7.6 6.8 475 (19.8) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.3 -4.1 17.6 -3.8 15.1 0.0 8.0 13.0 280 (11.7) 43/16
WHYALLA AERO 26.4 -3.5 16.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 380 (15.8) 43/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.2 -2.9 14.2 -2.8 8.6 0.0 4.6 13.0 185 ( 7.7) 37/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.3 -1.9 9.2 -1.9 6.9 0.0 1.6 11.0 203 ( 8.5) 37/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.6 -8.7 18.6 -5.2 21.0 3.4 0.8 1.4 330 (13.8) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 0.0 24.2 +0.5 22.6 14.2 4.8 9.6 172 ( 7.2) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 0.0 24.5 +0.3 24.5 19.8 3.0 9.5 357 (14.9) 34/17
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -2.8 24.3 +0.8 -- 8.2 -- 0.0 398 (16.6) 50/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.4 +0.5 25.8 +3.7 25.0 0.0 7.6 -- 352 (14.7) 32/09
BUNDABERG AERO 32.1 +2.0 23.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 359 (15.0) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 31.7 +2.4 20.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 93 ( 3.9) 28/13
COOLANGATTA 30.4 +2.3 22.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 31.3 +2.3 24.2 +3.1 23.0 0.0 8.8 10.9 553 (23.0) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.9 +3.8 20.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 37/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.3 +4.4 22.1 +3.3 15.8 0.0 10.2 -- 251 (10.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.5 +1.6 19.1 -0.3 16.9 0.0 7.4 9.0 303 (12.6) 41/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +1.6 19.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.7 +1.8 18.1 +0.1 16.3 0.0 9.6 7.2 396 (16.5) 41/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +0.6 16.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.5 +4.0 14.0 +0.8 10.5 0.0 8.0 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.9 +4.8 20.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +2.2 20.4 +1.7 15.5 0.0 8.0 10.0 364 (15.2) 58/18
RICHMOND RAAF 34.5 +4.7 16.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 44/20
BELLAMBI AWS 28.0 +3.2 18.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 55/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 34.5 +6.5 17.5 +4.3 17.3 0.0 9.0 12.4 342 (14.3) 48/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.8 +4.2 18.3 +2.1 17.2 0.0 7.0 13.2 226 ( 9.4) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.1 +2.9 15.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 57/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.4 +0.2 15.3 -1.3 14.2 0.0 7.2 13.4 226 ( 9.4) 43/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.7 +2.2 11.6 -2.5 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 319 (13.3) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.9 +1.4 12.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 37/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.6 +0.7 14.6 +0.3 13.1 0.0 4.4 -- 156 ( 6.5) 22/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.8 +0.2 14.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.5 +2.5 10.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 43/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.8 -2.4 13.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 43/11
HOBART AIRPORT 23.7 +1.2 12.4 +0.4 10.2 0.0 4.0 8.2 349 (14.5) 45/23
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

44.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
42.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+8.9 : 41.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 40.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.7 : 34.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.7 : 41.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 40.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

30.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.6 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+6.4 : 26.7 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+6.4 : 24.0 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+6.0 : 26.6 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+5.9 : 23.2 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+5.8 : 24.3 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

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

11.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
17.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-9.2 : 29.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-9.1 : 28.6 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-9.0 : 25.5 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-8.7 : 27.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.7 : 29.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7 : 14.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 15.6 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.1 : 12.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.2 : 17.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-5.9 : 9.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural 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.
157.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS Central Coast E QLD
136.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
135.0 EUNGELLA NATIONAL PARK Central Coast E QLD
127.0 MOUNT CHARLTON Central Coast E QLD
125.4 YABULU N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
83.0 TORRENS CREEK POST OFFICE
61.4 HILLGROVE STATION
61.0 PENTLAND POST OFFICE
51.0 PRAIRIE POST OFFICE
50.0 GLENDOWER STATION
N Coast--Barron
53.0 BUTCHER HILL STATION
N Coast--Herbert
125.4 YABULU
96.2 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT
67.0 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
66.2 YABULU QLD NICKEL
52.0 LUCINDA POINT
Central Coast E
157.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
136.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
135.0 EUNGELLA NATIONAL PARK
127.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
110.0 MT PLEASANT ALERT
108.9 MYSTERY PARK
107.0 CREDITON
105.0 GARGETT ALERT
103.0 WOOLSHED
102.0 OWENS CREEK
96.0 HECATE
93.6 BELGAMBA
86.0 GUMLU DAYS ROAD
82.0 REEVES ALERT
82.0 BLOOMSBURY
80.4 WARDEN BEND
80.0 EMU CREEK ALERT
79.0 STOCKADE NURSERY
77.6 DALBEG
77.0 MT DANGAR ALERT
76.0 MYUNA ALERT
76.0 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT
74.4 ETON VALE
73.6 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE
72.0 BOWEN PUMP STATION ALERT
72.0 MOUNT JUKES
72.0 WATTLEVALE STATION
71.4 BOWEN AIRPORT
71.2 ROMA PEAK
69.8 MOUNT DANGAR
67.0 MOSS VALE ALERT
66.0 ROMA PEAK ALERT
65.0 IDA CREEK ALERT
65.0 SEAFORTH
64.8 BOWEN CHEETHAM SALT
62.0 UPPER DON ALERT
61.2 RAVENSWOOD POST OFFICE
61.0 BOUNDARY CREEK ALERT
61.0 DALBEG ALERT
55.0 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD
54.2 WILSON BEACH
53.6 ALVA BEACH
52.0 STRATHBOGIE ALERT
Central Coast W
69.0 BARMOUNT
Central West
69.5 SUNBURY
67.6 WAHROONGHA
65.0 BOGEWONG
56.4 GUNDOO
Northwest
66.6 KATANDRA
Channel Country
50.0 CLUNY
Warrego
64.0 SHERWOOD PARK STATION
58.2 WARILDA
Far SW
53.5 BERELLAM
50.5 NORLEY STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
56.6 MOUNT MITCHELL (TIRRANNA)

TASMANIA
Southeast
68.2 NUBEENA (WHITE BEACH ROAD)

13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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4.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
2.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
1.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

979 (40.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
810 (33.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
749 (31.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
705 (29.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
681 (28.4) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
625 (26.0) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
621 (25.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
607 (25.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
108/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/17 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
76/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
72/20 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW

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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
20.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 20.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
KALUMBURU
6.4mm in 38 min to 20:00 10.1mm/h
TRUSCOTT
17.4mm in 44 min to 21:00 23.7mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
32.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 32.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
5.8mm in 8 min to 12:08 43.5mm/h
17.8mm in 52 min to 13:00 20.5mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT
17.6mm in 22 min to 13:58 48.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
Central Coast E
COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
MACKAY AERO
8.8mm in 25 min to 10:30 21.1mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
13.2mm in 29 min to 21:29 27.3mm/h
17.0mm in 31 min to 22:00 32.9mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 30.2mm/h
ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
11.2mm in 36 min to 11:00 18.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
MACKAY M.O
13.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 27.6mm/h
ST LAWRENCE
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
BOWEN AIRPORT
58.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 19.3mm/h
WOOLSHED
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
13.6mm in 36 min to 17:00 22.7mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 6.3mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 11.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 104(250/ 26 ) at 18:17
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(320/ 89 ) at 21:30