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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 00:24EST, 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 26.6 -1.0 10.9 -4.5 9.0 0.0 7.6 -- 476 (19.8) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.3 -2.2 9.0 -3.9 8.7 0.0 3.6 7.4 295 (12.3) 28/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.0 -0.8 9.4 -2.2 7.6 0.2 2.6 4.1 345 (14.4) 43/12
BUNBURY 21.4 -2.7 9.6 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 30/15
MANDURAH 21.7 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 24/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 25.7 +1.7 25.7 0.0 7.4 7.5 493 (20.5) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.4 +5.2 14.2 +1.6 10.6 0.0 7.8 11.3 214 ( 8.9) 52/14
WHYALLA AERO 22.1 -1.5 12.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 154 ( 6.4) 37/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.4 -0.2 16.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 4.0 6.8 176 ( 7.3) 41/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.9 +2.5 10.8 +2.1 8.0 0.0 1.4 4.0 310 (12.9) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 +1.4 13.7 -4.8 12.0 0.0 8.0 11.2 214 ( 8.9) 46/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 -0.1 21.1 -0.5 17.1 0.2 5.6 8.5 414 (17.3) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.7 19.0 -1.5 16.6 0.0 7.6 11.2 373 (15.5) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 25.9 -0.8 18.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 359 (15.0) 28/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +2.2 15.2 -2.6 14.1 0.0 6.0 -- 238 ( 9.9) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +1.4 14.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 250 (10.4) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.9 +1.8 11.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 49 ( 2.0) 21/14
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +1.2 13.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 43/18
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 14.6 -1.6 10.7 0.0 4.8 10.3 269 (11.2) 35/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.0 +4.6 12.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.2 +4.1 15.7 +2.9 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 203 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 -0.1 14.3 -0.9 12.8 3.6 3.6 9.7 322 (13.4) 34/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +0.3 14.8 +1.1 -- 11.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 +0.6 14.2 +1.0 12.3 0.2 2.6 9.7 351 (14.6) 34/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.7 +0.1 14.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.7 +3.2 7.5 +0.3 3.5 0.0 5.2 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +3.8 11.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.4 -0.5 16.4 +2.3 13.5 0.0 4.4 8.7 567 (23.6) 41/11
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 +0.4 11.0 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 24/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.2 +0.1 17.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 30/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.1 +3.1 6.2 -0.5 3.2 0.0 3.8 9.3 160 ( 6.7) 34/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.4 +3.9 8.6 -0.5 7.3 0.0 4.0 10.4 136 ( 5.7) 34/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +4.1 7.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 35/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 +5.4 9.9 -0.2 7.4 0.0 3.8 10.5 113 ( 4.7) 35/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.8 +3.2 5.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 316 (13.2) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.2 +2.0 5.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.7 +4.4 10.1 -0.7 7.2 0.0 1.6 -- 83 ( 3.5) 32/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.0 +5.0 6.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 41/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.6 +4.0 2.6 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 +1.9 12.0 +4.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 24/18
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 +1.5 7.9 -0.8 3.5 0.0 1.4 6.8 290 (12.1) 39/18
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

39.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+7.1 : 30.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+6.9 : 28.4 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
+6.9 : 26.5 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+6.6 : 28.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+6.4 : 34.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
26.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+7.6 : 16.0 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.5 : 17.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 14.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+6.1 : 15.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+5.6 : 11.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW

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

9.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.0 : 19.8 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.2 : 20.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.0 : 22.6 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-3.0 : 18.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.0 : 21.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

-2.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.2 : 4.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.1 : 4.8 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0 : 9.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
**S** -5.9 : 15.9 LADY ELLIOT 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.
51.4 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
49.0 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
27.2 CARNEYS CREEK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
51.4 NGAYAWILI
49.0 MILINGIMBI AWS
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
23.0 BINGIL BAY
Brisbane/SE Coast
27.2 CARNEYS CREEK

11.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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4.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

778 (32.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
770 (32.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
762 (31.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
685 (28.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
674 (28.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
642 (26.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
76/18 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
67/19 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
65/12 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
61/09 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
61/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
61/13 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC

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
MILINGIMBI AWS
15.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.7mm/h
None reported