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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 00:09EST, 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 29.7 -2.8 17.8 -1.3 16.7 0.0 7.8 -- 631 (26.3) 43/18
PERTH AIRPORT 34.8 +3.0 17.6 +0.2 15.5 0.0 8.0 11.9 382 (15.9) 65/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.5 -1.4 16.8 +2.4 14.2 0.0 5.0 2.7 356 (14.8) 41/15
BUNBURY 32.2 +2.4 17.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 46/22
MANDURAH 33.4 -- 19.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 48/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +0.2 23.0 -1.7 22.5 10.0 4.6 7.8 318 (13.3) 71/21
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.0 +3.9 20.9 +0.1 18.1 0.0 14.4 11.5 342 (14.3) 50/12
WHYALLA AERO 35.9 +6.3 20.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 65/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.6 +5.3 20.2 +3.1 18.3 0.0 5.8 8.4 155 ( 6.5) 50/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.8 +5.7 14.4 +2.8 11.8 0.0 3.0 7.9 323 (13.5) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.5 +2.2 22.4 -1.0 19.8 0.0 11.4 11.5 358 (14.9) 43/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 -0.6 24.1 +0.4 21.5 0.6 5.8 5.7 423 (17.6) 41/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 -1.1 23.8 -0.3 22.7 5.0 3.2 2.1 280 (11.7) 46/12
MACKAY M.O 28.7 -0.9 22.8 -0.6 -- 21.4 -- 6.2 632 (26.3) 48/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 -0.4 21.4 -0.7 20.6 0.0 6.6 -- 420 (17.5) 39/17
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 -0.4 20.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 475 (19.8) 39/16
NAMBOUR DPI 27.6 -1.2 19.2 -0.5 -- 0.8 4.8 -- 91 ( 3.8) 26/13
COOLANGATTA 26.6 -1.6 20.6 -0.2 -- 2.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 41/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 -2.1 19.7 -1.4 18.3 0.2 5.8 7.1 303 (12.6) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.8 +0.4 17.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 724 (30.2) 48/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.9 +2.8 19.7 +1.1 15.3 2.4 6.6 -- 149 ( 6.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.5 +0.7 18.4 -1.1 16.0 0.0 5.4 9.6 371 (15.5) 41/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +1.6 17.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.0 +2.5 17.5 -0.6 17.0 1.0 6.4 10.1 275 (11.5) 35/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.7 +2.6 17.5 +0.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.8 +1.0 12.2 -0.9 9.4 1.8 3.4 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.7 +2.7 18.2 +0.5 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.8 +2.5 21.5 +2.5 18.4 0.6 5.4 8.1 372 (15.5) 50/18
RICHMOND RAAF 31.6 +2.6 17.4 -0.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 27.0 +2.2 18.9 -0.2 -- 3.6 -- -- 241 (10.0) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.6 +3.5 14.7 +1.6 12.5 0.0 4.6 8.8 235 ( 9.8) 37/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.9 +5.0 18.3 +2.0 17.6 0.0 5.0 12.2 214 ( 8.9) 43/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 36.0 +4.7 18.4 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 48/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.7 +7.1 19.1 +2.7 19.1 0.0 10.2 11.6 265 (11.0) 41/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 36.4 +6.9 17.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 203 ( 8.5) 48/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.9 +6.5 20.4 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 50/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.6 +2.8 20.9 +6.3 20.2 0.0 10.8 -- 99 ( 4.1) 18/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.1 +1.1 18.4 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 35/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.1 +6.1 14.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.8 +3.4 16.2 +4.2 -- 22.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 35/17
HOBART AIRPORT 25.9 +3.6 17.3 +5.3 16.5 0.4 1.8 7.5 241 (10.0) 32/21
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

44.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
43.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
42.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+9.7 : 36.2 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+9.6 : 36.3 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.5 : 38.8 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA
+8.9 : 35.4 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.9 : 32.0 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

30.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
30.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
29.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
29.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA

**S** +9.2 : 25.2 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+9.1 : 24.6 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.4 : 24.6 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+8.1 : 19.4 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+8.0 : 22.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

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

17.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
18.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
19.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
19.9 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
20.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.5 : 24.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.0 : 30.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.8 : 22.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.8 : 31.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.6 : 28.0 FORREST Eucla WA

7.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
7.9 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.6 : 16.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-3.8 : 15.6 ENEABBA Central West WA
-3.7 : 19.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-3.3 : 14.5 PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON Lower North SA
-3.1 : 21.4 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett 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.
220.0 POWERLINE TM Central Coast E QLD
127.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD
119.0 GAMBOOLA STATION S Peninsula QLD
86.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
75.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
67.2 CAPE WILBERFORCE

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
119.0 GAMBOOLA STATION
59.0 PINNACLE
Gulf Country
61.0 DUNBAR STATION
53.0 STIRLING STATION
51.0 LOTUS VALE
N Coast--Barron
127.0 DEERAL
86.0 GRAHAM RANGE
71.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
Central Coast E
220.0 POWERLINE TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
54.6 NERRIGA (TOLWONG)

TASMANIA
N Coast
75.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)

12.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.8 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

962 (40.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
926 (38.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
746 (31.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
725 (30.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
725 (30.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
724 (30.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
711 (29.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
694 (28.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
688 (28.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
687 (28.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
686 (28.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
675 (28.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
670 (27.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
631 (26.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
628 (26.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
624 (26.0) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
83/ SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
76/18 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
72/15 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
72/16 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
71/21 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
71/18 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
13.2mm in 46 min to 14:00 17.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
7.0mm in 15 min to 17:08 28.0mm/h
8.2mm in 7 min to 17:15 70.3mm/h
21.4mm in 15 min to 17:30 85.6mm/h
36.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 36.8mm/h
7.8mm in 11 min to 17:41 42.5mm/h
14.8mm in 49 min to 18:30 18.1mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 22.6mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 19.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 5.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 6.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
18.2mm in 45 min to 20:30 24.3mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
16.6mm in 40 min to 13:40 24.9mm/h
8.6mm in 20 min to 14:00 25.8mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 25.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.4mm/h
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
47.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 47.6mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 16.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
24.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 24.4mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
8.0mm in 21 min to 06:21 22.9mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
MACKAY M.O
14.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 10 min to 17:59 61.2mm/h
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
8.0mm in 40 min to 16:00 12.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
10.4mm in 21 min to 15:43 29.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.2mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
7.8mm in 33 min to 23:00 14.2mm/h
MOUNT WELLINGTON
10.2mm in 29 min to 22:59 21.1mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.6mm/h
CAMPANIA (KINCORA)
11.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 23.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.6mm/h
Derwent Valley
OUSE FIRE STATION
17.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
40.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 13.3mm/h
None reported