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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 00:20EST, 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 35.5 +7.9 15.2 -0.2 11.5 0.0 8.8 -- 514 (21.4) 41/09
PERTH AIRPORT 33.1 +7.6 15.0 +2.1 11.4 0.0 5.6 10.8 600 (25.0) 54/05
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.6 +5.8 13.3 +1.7 11.1 0.2 4.4 9.4 492 (20.5) 35/09
BUNBURY 28.3 +4.2 16.6 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 35/03
MANDURAH 30.8 -- 17.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 41/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 23.5 -0.5 23.5 1.2 6.0 9.6 315 (13.1) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.4 +2.2 11.9 -0.7 9.1 0.0 7.0 11.4 204 ( 8.5) 34/13
WHYALLA AERO 23.6 0.0 14.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 336 (14.0) 48/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.7 +0.1 13.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 3.2 10.9 90 ( 3.8) 18/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.6 +0.2 10.3 +1.6 6.4 0.0 1.2 4.5 250 (10.4) 32/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.3 +3.4 22.1 +3.6 18.7 0.0 8.0 11.2 315 (13.1) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 22.8 +1.2 22.0 8.8 3.6 5.9 521 (21.7) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.0 22.2 +1.7 20.0 0.0 7.6 9.6 519 (21.6) 46/10
MACKAY M.O 26.8 +0.1 22.0 +1.9 -- 4.2 -- 9.8 559 (23.3) 43/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +0.6 21.3 +3.5 19.9 0.0 9.4 -- 400 (16.7) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +2.3 18.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 476 (19.8) 50/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -0.1 14.1 -1.3 -- 0.4 3.0 -- 70 ( 2.9) 22/10
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +2.2 16.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 +1.4 15.8 -0.4 12.3 0.0 6.6 10.8 363 (15.1) 32/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.3 +1.9 13.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 46/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.7 +2.6 14.0 +1.2 7.8 0.0 6.0 -- 88 ( 3.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 +2.1 16.2 +1.0 13.4 0.0 4.0 10.7 220 ( 9.2) 35/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +2.4 12.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +1.5 11.4 -1.8 8.6 0.0 3.4 6.9 250 (10.4) 30/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.1 +0.5 12.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.3 +3.8 8.0 +0.8 4.5 0.0 3.0 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +3.8 13.5 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.6 -0.3 17.4 +3.3 12.0 0.0 5.8 6.2 445 (18.5) 43/11
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 -0.1 11.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 28/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.3 +0.2 16.5 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 333 (13.9) 35/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.2 +6.2 8.1 +1.4 4.9 0.0 5.2 10.6 195 ( 8.1) 46/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.1 +6.6 10.7 +1.6 9.6 0.0 5.2 11.0 220 ( 9.2) 32/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +5.4 10.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 31/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 +1.8 11.8 +1.7 10.4 0.0 7.0 10.8 273 (11.4) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +1.3 11.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 312 (13.0) 35/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.3 +0.1 10.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 41/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.3 0.0 14.7 +3.9 12.9 0.0 2.6 -- 147 ( 6.1) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 -1.7 11.2 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 39/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 +0.8 10.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 46/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 -0.4 4.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 17/12
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 -1.3 5.5 -3.2 0.2 0.0 0.8 6.9 303 (12.6) 30/11
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

38.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.4 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 34.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+8.6 : 36.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.5 : 34.8 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+8.2 : 36.8 MULLEWA Central West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+11.0 : 20.0 HAY CSIRO AWS Riverina W NSW
+7.4 : 18.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+6.5 : 6.7 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.1 : 18.5 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+6.0 : 14.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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

7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.6 : 14.5 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-3.7 : 14.5 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-3.1 : 17.8 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-3.0 : 32.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-2.9 : 12.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-1.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
0.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
1.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

-5.3 : -0.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-4.8 : 3.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-4.6 : 0.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-4.6 : 2.5 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-4.2 : 2.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) 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 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
100.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
87.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
75.0 SHIPTONS FLAT N Coast--Barron QLD
73.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
102.0 DAINTREE TEA
100.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
87.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
75.0 SHIPTONS FLAT
73.0 TOPAZ
60.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
57.0 TOPAZ ALERT
56.4 HAZELMERE
56.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
53.4 REEF PARK
52.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL

11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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4.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

1112 (46.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1053 (43.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1023 (42.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
928 (38.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
868 (36.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
798 (33.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
757 (31.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
735 (30.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
733 (30.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
721 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
682 (28.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
671 (28.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
643 (26.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
611 (25.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
609 (25.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
600 (25.0) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
72/11 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
72/04 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
67/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
67/04 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
65/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
25.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 8.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 8.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA
61.0mm in * hr to 06:30 5.1mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
14.6mm in 1 hr 5 min to 18:30 13.5mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 72(110/ 65 ) at 11:23
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 74(110/ 63 ) at 04:57