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National Daily Weather Summary

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 00:20EST, 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 30.5 +2.9 14.2 -1.2 12.6 0.0 10.8 -- 747 (31.1) 55/17
PERTH AIRPORT 28.6 +3.1 10.9 -2.0 7.7 0.0 5.8 10.4 453 (18.9) 58/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.8 0.0 16.1 +4.5 15.3 1.6 3.0 4.6 482 (20.1) 41/15
BUNBURY 27.6 +3.5 12.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 39/09
MANDURAH 27.2 -- 15.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 41/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 24.1 +0.1 23.6 0.0 6.2 11.2 297 (12.4) 45/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.5 +1.3 9.3 -3.3 6.4 0.0 8.0 11.4 284 (11.8) 30/09
WHYALLA AERO 24.8 +1.2 12.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 165 ( 6.9) 37/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.1 +2.5 13.4 +1.0 10.7 0.0 5.6 7.6 134 ( 5.6) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.7 +0.3 10.6 +1.9 7.2 0.0 1.6 3.1 134 ( 5.6) 35/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.3 +3.4 18.8 +0.3 15.9 0.0 9.6 9.8 311 (13.0) 39/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 -0.2 22.9 +1.3 21.4 11.4 6.0 4.6 515 (21.5) 55/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 +1.8 23.6 +3.1 23.5 0.6 10.6 8.9 602 (25.1) 50/00
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +0.3 22.7 +2.6 -- 1.2 -- 10.0 704 (29.3) 55/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 +1.7 19.7 +1.9 18.4 0.0 8.4 -- 402 (16.8) 41/08
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +1.7 18.9 +1.4 -- 0.1 6.9 -- 563 (23.5) 43/15
NAMBOUR DPI 25.8 -0.3 16.7 +1.3 -- 4.82 9.2 -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/14
COOLANGATTA 27.2 +1.9 17.7 +0.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 380 (15.8) 43/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +0.6 18.0 +1.8 15.8 2.6 6.2 9.2 415 (17.3) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 +1.8 12.1 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 39/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 +1.6 13.4 +0.6 7.3 0.0 6.0 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +0.5 17.0 +1.8 14.2 0.0 3.0 7.9 453 (18.9) 28/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +0.8 14.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 +2.5 10.6 -2.6 8.8 1.0 1.8 10.1 186 ( 7.8) 41/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.9 +2.3 11.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 44/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +3.5 7.3 +0.1 2.1 0.0 3.8 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.5 +3.0 12.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.7 +3.8 15.1 +1.0 11.2 0.0 4.0 9.8 359 (15.0) 43/17
RICHMOND RAAF 25.5 +1.6 8.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 37/10
BELLAMBI AWS 25.4 +3.3 16.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 44/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.3 +5.3 5.9 -0.8 2.7 0.0 4.6 10.6 125 ( 5.2) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.7 +5.2 10.4 +1.3 8.2 0.0 3.8 11.1 179 ( 7.5) 37/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +5.6 8.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 46/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.6 +5.1 9.1 -1.0 7.9 0.0 5.2 10.8 414 (17.3) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 +5.4 7.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 11.4 -- 69 ( 2.9) 31/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.3 +4.1 7.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 39/22
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 +0.6 14.9 +4.1 13.6 0.0 2.6 -- 118 ( 4.9) 15/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.7 -0.3 14.8 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.3 +2.7 9.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 31/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 +1.1 10.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 35/12
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +0.8 12.4 +3.7 8.9 0.0 3.8 4.7 428 (17.8) 37/06
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

37.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
36.9 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
36.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
36.5 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+6.9 : 29.6 KERANG Lower North VIC
+6.6 : 28.2 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+6.4 : 32.0 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+6.3 : 28.8 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+6.0 : 32.4 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
26.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

**S** +8.3 : 23.1 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+8.0 : 21.2 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+6.7 : 20.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.5 : 24.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.2 : 26.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

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

6.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-3.0 : 11.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.5 : 33.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-2.2 : 30.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-2.1 : 29.3 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-2.1 : 32.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-2.1 : 6.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-2.1 : 27.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.6 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.5 : 11.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-4.2 : 10.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-3.8 : 8.4 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW

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.
73.4 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
54.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
53.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
53.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
48.0 CARDWELL RANGE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
73.4 TULLY SUGAR MILL
53.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
53.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
48.0 CARDWELL RANGE

ISLANDS
Islands
54.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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3.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
3.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1430 (59.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1100 (45.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1091 (45.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1027 (42.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1005 (41.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
908 (37.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
871 (36.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
855 (35.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
850 (35.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
817 (34.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
804 (33.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
793 (33.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
787 (32.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
779 (32.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
747 (31.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
720 (30.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
717 (29.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
704 (29.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
693 (28.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
689 (28.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
680 (28.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
642 (26.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
640 (26.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
640 (26.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
637 (26.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
630 (26.3) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
623 (26.0) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
612 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
602 (25.1) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
601 (25.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
107/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/02 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
72/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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 Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 25.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.8mm/h
8.6mm in 33 min to 18:03 15.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.2mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
8.8mm in 6 min to 00:11 88.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 9.3mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 15.7mm/h
35.8mm in 2 hr 39 min to 02:50 13.5mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 17.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 12 min to 20:00 51.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
31.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 10.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(120/ 69 ) at 01:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(140/ 65 ) at 01:50
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(330/ 76 ) at 02:31
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(270/ 58 ) at 05:43