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National Daily Weather Summary

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Data is as received at 00:26EST, 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 23.7 -3.9 11.8 -3.6 10.6 0.0 6.4 -- 565 (23.5) --
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 -3.3 8.0 -4.9 8.0 0.0 4.6 9.8 308 (12.8) 37/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.8 -2.0 6.5 -5.1 4.4 0.0 3.2 9.8 274 (11.4) 35/11
BUNBURY 20.0 -4.1 5.2 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 22/19
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 31/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 25.3 +1.3 24.3 0.0 5.6 10.3 378 (15.8) 32/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.3 +5.1 13.9 +1.3 11.2 0.0 7.2 11.1 243 (10.1) 31/12
WHYALLA AERO 29.6 +6.0 9.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 199 ( 8.3) 37/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.3 +2.7 12.4 0.0 8.7 0.0 2.2 7.2 136 ( 5.7) 22/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.5 +4.1 10.6 +1.9 8.0 0.0 3.4 6.6 375 (15.6) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +2.8 14.8 -3.7 12.3 0.0 7.4 11.2 193 ( 8.0) 32/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.4 19.6 -2.0 16.4 0.0 6.6 10.5 417 (17.4) 45/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 17.3 -3.2 15.2 0.0 6.2 11.1 295 (12.3) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -0.5 18.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 349 (14.5) 32/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 +1.6 18.6 +0.8 16.0 0.0 5.4 -- 226 ( 9.4) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +1.5 16.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 193 ( 8.0) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI 28.4 +2.3 14.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 63 ( 2.6) 26/14
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +1.7 17.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 +1.1 16.2 0.0 12.5 0.0 5.2 9.9 298 (12.4) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.0 +5.6 15.3 +2.0 -- 0.02 -- -- 430 (17.9) 39/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.5 +3.4 14.2 +1.4 8.8 0.0 6.0 -- 104 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 +2.0 16.6 +1.4 14.0 0.0 2.6 8.5 189 ( 7.9) 39/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.8 13.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 +1.1 11.4 -1.8 9.3 0.2 3.6 3.7 219 ( 9.1) 21/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 +1.4 11.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 11/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.6 +5.1 7.6 +0.4 4.4 0.0 4.6 4.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.2 +4.7 11.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 +2.2 16.0 +1.9 12.0 0.0 4.0 3.8 359 (15.0) 21/17
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 -2.7 10.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 11/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.9 -0.2 16.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 50/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.9 +2.9 7.2 +0.5 3.7 0.0 5.0 2.5 179 ( 7.5) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 +1.8 9.6 +0.5 8.9 0.0 5.8 5.7 185 ( 7.7) 32/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -0.3 9.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.2 +3.7 12.6 +2.5 9.6 0.0 4.0 10.3 128 ( 5.3) 32/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.2 +1.6 7.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 4.5 -- 143 ( 6.0) 24/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 +1.8 9.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 26/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.2 +3.9 13.4 +2.6 10.5 0.0 2.8 -- 72 ( 3.0) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.0 +4.0 10.8 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 48/04
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.4 +3.8 8.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.9 0.0 11.8 +4.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 299 (12.5) 31/01
HOBART AIRPORT 20.2 +2.1 11.6 +2.9 7.0 8.0 4.6 2.2 374 (15.6) 35/04
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

38.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+9.1 : 36.1 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 35.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+7.5 : 36.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.4 : 36.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 34.3 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.9 : 29.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.2 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.8 : 11.4 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
+5.8 : 10.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+5.7 : 11.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+5.6 : 5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.5 : 10.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

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

8.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.4 : 18.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.5 : 19.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.4 : 22.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-4.3 : 23.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.3 : 21.3 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

1.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
1.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
2.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
2.5 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA

-8.8 : 1.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-8.6 : 1.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.8 : 4.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7 : 3.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-7.6 : 4.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

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.
26.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
21.4 EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD) Southeast TAS
21.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
19.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
19.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

11.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1148 (47.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1079 (45.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
971 (40.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
848 (35.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
777 (32.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
776 (32.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
776 (32.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
766 (31.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
698 (29.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
691 (28.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
688 (28.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
687 (28.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
678 (28.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
667 (27.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
629 (26.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
623 (26.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
98/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
65/09 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/01 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 5.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 10.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 82 ) at 01:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(260/ 61 ) at 01:30