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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 00:21EST, 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 20.2 +4.8 19.3 0.0 7.2 -- 496 (20.7) 39/10
PERTH AIRPORT 30.0 +4.5 15.0 +2.1 13.3 0.4 5.4 9.4 307 (12.8) 32/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.0 +2.2 15.0 +3.4 13.4 0.0 4.6 9.9 254 (10.6) 35/14
BUNBURY 26.7 +2.6 12.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/15
MANDURAH 26.8 -- 17.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 34/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.4 25.1 +1.1 23.8 0.2 2.2 5.7 223 ( 9.3) 30/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.6 +1.4 14.0 +1.4 9.9 0.0 9.6 11.2 334 (13.9) 52/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.3 -2.3 13.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 474 (19.8) 41/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.5 -1.1 11.2 -1.2 7.1 0.0 -- 8.8 265 (11.0) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.1 -0.3 9.4 +0.7 6.4 0.8 2.4 5.8 -- 45/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.1 +2.2 18.0 -0.5 15.2 0.0 9.2 11.2 295 (12.3) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +0.3 21.3 -0.3 20.0 2.0 5.8 7.1 484 (20.2) 50/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 +1.8 22.6 +2.1 19.4 0.0 8.8 9.9 421 (17.5) 45/13
MACKAY M.O 26.7 0.0 21.2 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- 10.7 516 (21.5) 43/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +2.1 18.0 +0.2 15.1 0.0 7.2 -- 315 (13.1) 32/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.1 16.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 394 (16.4) 41/16
NAMBOUR DPI 27.4 +1.3 12.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 28/23
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +1.7 14.9 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 +1.6 15.6 -0.6 12.5 0.0 5.0 8.7 289 (12.0) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 +2.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- 373 (15.5) 63/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 +0.2 15.7 +2.9 4.4 0.0 4.6 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 +0.3 18.2 +3.0 16.0 0.0 4.6 9.0 419 (17.5) 61/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 +0.1 15.9 +2.2 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 -2.6 15.6 +2.4 14.9 3.4 5.2 3.0 481 (20.0) 52/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 -3.1 14.3 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 44/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.1 -1.4 7.0 -0.2 2.9 0.0 6.6 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.2 +1.7 11.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 -2.0 15.2 +1.1 15.0 1.4 6.2 4.8 755 (31.5) 67/21
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 -3.8 13.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 50/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 -1.7 14.6 -0.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 619 (25.8) 70/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.8 -2.2 8.0 +1.3 4.5 0.0 5.4 4.8 265 (11.0) 46/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.8 +1.3 8.6 -0.5 5.9 0.0 5.8 10.6 237 ( 9.9) 30/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +1.6 11.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 34/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.8 -1.7 9.3 -0.8 7.7 0.0 6.2 10.7 368 (15.3) 37/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.8 +1.2 8.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 31/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.6 +0.4 4.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 34/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 +2.1 12.9 +2.1 9.9 1.4 2.6 -- 141 ( 5.9) 22/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.3 -0.7 12.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 +0.8 6.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 48/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 +0.1 4.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 34/10
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 -3.0 11.1 +2.4 7.9 0.0 4.0 0.4 425 (17.7) 24/01
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

40.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
40.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
39.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
38.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

+10.9 : 36.2 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.9 : 36.4 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.2 : 34.3 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.9 : 36.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.9 : 33.8 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+11.6 : 22.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+10.1 : 21.7 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+9.8 : 21.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 18.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.3 : 22.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

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

4.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.4 : 10.9 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.9 : 10.7 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.1 : 14.2 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-4.7 : 9.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 : 6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.4 : 3.8 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.4 : 2.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.0 : 3.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.0 : 1.1 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
-4.9 : 0.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast 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.
94.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW
54.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
53.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
45.0 CENTENNIAL PARK Sydney--east NSW
41.2 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
94.0 BUNGWAHL
54.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
53.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
41.2 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P.
Sydney--east
45.0 CENTENNIAL PARK

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

974 (40.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
940 (39.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
882 (36.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
842 (35.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
794 (33.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
788 (32.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
763 (31.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
755 (31.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
743 (31.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
729 (30.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
725 (30.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
718 (29.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
702 (29.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
687 (28.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
685 (28.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
648 (27.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
631 (26.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
629 (26.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
607 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
76/23 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
76/16 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
74/20 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/15 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
70/21 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
70/22 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/15 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

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
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.2mm in 45 min to 18:30 14.9mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 21.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
17.4mm in 20 min to 12:00 52.2mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 19.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
33.4mm in 30 min to 13:00 66.8mm/h
36.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 36.8mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.3mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
8.6mm in 24 min to 12:00 21.5mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 13.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 74(130/ 65 ) at 11:30