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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 00:04EST, 15/05/2012.

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 -6.0 21.0 +1.9 20.3 0.0 9.0 -- 523 (21.8) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 28.4 -3.4 18.0 +0.6 16.2 0.0 8.6 8.9 361 (15.0) 46/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.7 -2.2 16.9 +2.5 14.7 0.0 7.8 4.6 632 (26.3) 43/14
BUNBURY 28.4 -1.4 18.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 52/13
MANDURAH 26.2 -- 21.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 61/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +1.2 24.4 -0.3 24.2 9.6 4.2 11.3 367 (15.3) 45/23
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.7 +4.6 19.9 -0.9 17.8 0.0 12.8 11.8 253 (10.5) 41/18
WHYALLA AERO 25.3 -4.3 15.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 632 (26.3) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.5 -2.8 14.0 -3.1 10.2 0.0 7.8 12.9 291 (12.1) 34/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 -2.2 8.8 -2.8 4.7 0.0 3.8 10.2 358 (14.9) 45/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.7 +3.4 19.0 -4.4 16.7 0.0 10.8 12.3 321 (13.4) 46/17
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 -2.9 23.2 -0.5 23.0 5.4 3.4 0.0 498 (20.8) 61/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -2.0 21.3 -2.8 20.0 24.0 3.6 0.6 608 (25.3) 61/02
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -3.0 20.9 -2.5 -- 33.4 -- 0.0 609 (25.4) 65/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 -2.3 21.4 -0.7 21.5 2.6 5.8 -- 363 (15.1) 41/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 -0.9 21.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 367 (15.3) 37/09
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +0.2 18.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 77 ( 3.2) 26/13
COOLANGATTA 29.4 +1.2 19.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 -0.9 21.1 0.0 19.2 0.0 8.4 3.4 360 (15.0) 28/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.5 +2.1 -- -- -- 0.2 -- -- 559 (23.3) 45/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 37.0 +5.9 21.1 +2.5 15.2 0.6 11.8 -- 280 (11.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.4 +1.6 19.3 -0.2 16.6 0.0 6.8 8.2 502 (20.9) 55/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.5 +2.0 18.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.6 +2.1 17.5 -0.6 16.0 5.8 9.0 10.0 501 (20.9) 41/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.0 -0.1 16.6 -0.5 -- 18.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 39/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.0 +3.2 11.9 -1.2 9.0 3.4 6.0 12.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.2 +4.2 18.4 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.2 -2.1 19.3 +0.3 15.5 2.6 5.2 9.9 569 (23.7) 61/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.5 -0.5 17.9 +0.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 46/18
BELLAMBI AWS 24.3 -0.5 18.9 -0.2 -- 3.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 63/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.8 +1.7 17.5 +4.4 13.7 0.0 8.4 11.8 327 (13.6) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +2.6 16.1 -0.2 13.4 0.0 13.8 13.0 366 (15.3) 46/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +2.7 19.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 34/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.5 -3.1 13.0 -3.4 11.5 0.0 12.0 12.8 414 (17.3) 45/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.7 -1.8 13.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 9.4 -- 601 (25.0) 46/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.2 -3.2 12.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 582 (24.3) 46/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 -3.4 15.7 +1.1 13.2 0.0 2.6 -- 156 ( 6.5) 21/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.8 -4.2 13.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 43/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.7 -3.3 9.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 689 (28.7) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.0 +1.6 16.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 -3.9 12.4 +0.4 8.0 0.0 6.8 7.0 340 (14.2) 45/14
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

45.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
44.7 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
44.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.9 : 41.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.3 : 44.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.2 : 43.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 40.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

30.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
30.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.8 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
29.5 WILUNA Interior WA
29.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+7.5 : 29.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.0 : 30.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.6 : 28.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.5 : 29.8 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+6.3 : 27.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

9.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
13.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.7 : 16.0 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-8.7 : 14.4 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-7.4 : 19.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-7.2 : 17.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : 28.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

2.7 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
2.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-9.1 : 7.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.5 : 7.7 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
-5.8 : 7.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.6 : 8.6 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.5 : 9.0 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-5.5 : 17.4 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country 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.
126.0 DELTA DOWNS STATION Gulf Country QLD
82.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
81.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
78.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
69.0 MOUNT TURNER STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
51.4 DORISVALE

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
60.0 SKARDON RIVER
Gulf Country
126.0 DELTA DOWNS STATION
62.5 MIRANDA DOWNS STATION
53.4 STIRLING STATION
Upper Carpentaria
69.0 MOUNT TURNER STATION
53.2 PRESTWOOD STATION
53.0 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
50.2 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
82.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
81.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
78.0 DAINTREE TEA
58.0 BUTCHER HILL STATION
54.0 GRAHAM RANGE
53.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
51.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
50.0 TOPAZ
N Coast--Herbert
65.3 RUSSELL RIVER
62.4 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
54.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
51.4 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
Central Coast E
67.4 HAYMAN ISLAND RESORT
57.2 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
55.5 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT
51.0 LETHEBROOK

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
52.0 JEOGLA STATION

13.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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3.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
3.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1019 (42.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
925 (38.5) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
917 (38.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
914 (38.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
868 (36.2) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
860 (35.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
787 (32.8) REDESDALE N Central VIC
762 (31.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
755 (31.5) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
727 (30.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
726 (30.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
699 (29.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
697 (29.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
689 (28.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
688 (28.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
685 (28.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
677 (28.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
671 (28.0) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
662 (27.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
657 (27.4) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
633 (26.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
632 (26.3) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
632 (26.3) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
626 (26.1) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
625 (26.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
613 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
609 (25.4) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
609 (25.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
608 (25.3) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
607 (25.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
603 (25.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
601 (25.0) TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
601 (25.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
85/06 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
78/16 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
78/01 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
76/04 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
74/13 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
74/16 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
20.2mm in 22 min to 20:15 55.1mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
989.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 164.8mm/h
989.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 164.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 95(170/ 83 ) at 00:30
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(130/ 63 ) at 06:13