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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 00:15EST, 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 38.7 +7.8 21.7 +3.8 19.4 0.0 12.0 -- 407 (17.0) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 35.3 +5.7 22.2 +6.4 20.7 0.0 10.0 9.1 440 (18.3) 48/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 +0.4 17.5 +4.1 16.9 8.8 7.8 6.8 307 (12.8) 39/13
BUNBURY 31.6 +4.1 19.7 +5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 287 (12.0) 39/18
MANDURAH 30.7 -- 23.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 52/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -1.6 24.7 +0.2 24.3 9.0 2.6 2.8 182 ( 7.6) 30/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +1.1 21.0 +3.5 18.7 0.0 8.6 10.7 335 (14.0) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.8 -6.5 18.7 +3.4 -- 3.4 10.2 -- 241 (10.0) 28/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 -0.2 19.1 +3.9 -- 0.0 15.4 3.4 240 (10.0) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.7 +2.6 8.6 -1.9 3.8 0.0 3.6 9.9 328 (13.7) 34/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.3 0.0 20.9 -0.9 19.0 0.0 9.6 11.0 292 (12.2) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 23.5 +0.5 21.4 2.2 4.6 7.7 452 (18.8) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +0.2 21.1 -1.8 19.1 0.0 8.6 11.0 417 (17.4) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 28.6 0.0 22.9 +0.7 -- 4.8 -- 7.3 552 (23.0) 58/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -0.5 21.9 +1.1 20.8 0.0 6.2 -- 409 (17.0) 45/09
BUNDABERG AERO 30.0 +0.9 19.5 -0.4 -- 0.4 6.6 -- 453 (18.9) 44/12
NAMBOUR DPI 28.4 +0.5 18.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 90 ( 3.8) 28/15
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +1.6 21.5 +1.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.6 18.1 -1.2 14.5 0.0 7.2 10.6 284 (11.8) 34/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.9 +1.5 16.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 667 (27.8) 48/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.1 +1.0 20.1 +3.5 16.0 0.2 4.6 -- 532 (22.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +0.5 19.6 +1.5 19.0 6.0 1.6 4.9 383 (16.0) 26/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +1.0 17.3 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.0 +3.8 16.9 +0.6 15.1 0.2 1.8 8.2 235 ( 9.8) 24/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.8 +1.8 15.7 +0.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 20 ( 0.8) 18/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.0 +4.2 14.8 +4.2 11.8 0.0 4.8 3.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +4.0 19.2 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.9 +0.7 19.0 +1.6 16.4 0.2 1.6 3.3 298 (12.4) 34/10
RICHMOND RAAF 24.2 -2.7 17.4 +1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 22/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.4 +1.5 19.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 35/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.7 -4.8 15.5 +4.8 14.3 1.4 3.4 0.0 201 ( 8.4) 30/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.3 -5.4 18.5 +5.1 18.5 5.8 7.2 0.0 318 (13.3) 32/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.3 -2.6 16.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 -9.4 13.5 -0.3 13.1 2.6 6.2 0.0 213 ( 8.9) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.7 -6.6 14.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 18.0 -- 203 ( 8.5) 28/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.3 -2.7 13.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 30/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.7 +0.8 13.4 +0.2 12.6 0.0 4.2 -- 121 ( 5.0) 18/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.8 -1.4 11.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 35/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.3 +5.1 11.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 554 (23.1) 37/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.1 +0.6 8.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 -1.0 8.1 -2.6 4.6 0.0 5.2 9.6 291 (12.1) 32/16
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

41.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
39.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.3 ENEABBA Central West WA
39.2 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
39.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
39.0 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW

+7.8 : 38.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.5 : 39.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.5 : 39.2 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+6.9 : 37.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
27.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
27.3 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.1 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

+7.7 : 18.4 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6 : 24.0 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
+7.5 : 19.9 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW
+7.4 : 23.9 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
+7.3 : 21.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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

11.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
12.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.2 : 19.0 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
-10.1 : 18.4 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
-9.9 : 19.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-9.4 : 18.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-9.3 : 18.6 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC

-1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
1.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-6.4 : 1.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.0 : 5.9 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-5.9 : 2.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.3 : 2.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
-5.0 : 2.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

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 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS MidNorth Coast N NSW
91.4 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
90.8 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
81.6 LAWRENCE POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
81.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
91.4 ALYANGULA POLICE
80.0 BING BONG PORT
73.4 GILNOCKIE
66.8 LARRIMAH
65.0 RIVEREN
59.0 NHULUNBUY DTW
56.6 MONTEJINNI
55.4 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER
54.2 TANUMBIRINI
54.0 ALCAN REFINERY
52.0 MARYFIELD
51.4 SNOWDROP CREEK
N Plateau
90.8 WULUNGURRU

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
64.0 IRON KNOB (GILLES DOWNS)

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
81.0 BAMAGA
56.0 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
50.2 THURSDAY ISLAND TOWNSHIP
Gulf Country
59.8 PORMPURAAW TOWNSHIP
59.0 SWEERS ISLAND

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
81.6 LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
MidNorth Coast N
102.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
68.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF
59.1 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)

11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
10.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

945 (39.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
923 (38.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
901 (37.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
865 (36.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
857 (35.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
817 (34.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
804 (33.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
685 (28.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
675 (28.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
667 (27.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
645 (26.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
638 (26.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
612 (25.5) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
607 (25.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
70/13 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
63/13 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
61/12 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
59/01 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron 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
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
17.6mm in 9 min to 17:48 117.3mm/h
21.4mm in 12 min to 18:00 107.0mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 39.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
18.8mm in 30 min to 18:30 37.6mm/h
57.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 57.8mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.0mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
12.0mm in 24 min to 16:30 30.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
12.2mm in 16 min to 13:30 45.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
20.0mm in 45 min to 18:10 26.7mm/h
20.2mm in 20 min to 18:30 60.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 15.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
BULMAN AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 9.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.0mm/h
6.6mm in 6 min to 13:30 66.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
12.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 24.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
N Plateau
WULUNGURRU
32.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 10.7mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.7mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 7.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
NONNING
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
TARCOOLA AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.0mm/h
W Agricultural
WHYALLA AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
Lower North
PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 5.2mm/h
PORT PIRIE AERODROME
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 5.2mm/h
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
46.6mm in 40 min to 23:00 69.9mm/h
51.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 51.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
10.6mm in 19 min to 21:26 33.5mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
8.6mm in 32 min to 18:00 16.1mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.6mm/h
MACKAY M.O
7.4mm in 43 min to 20:43 10.3mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.6mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
SW Slopes S
KHANCOBAN AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 6.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 7.3mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 7.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 85( 90/ 69 ) at 03:30