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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 00:26EST, 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 10.5 -4.9 6.6 0.0 6.8 -- 340 (14.2) 46/11
PERTH AIRPORT 23.5 -2.0 6.5 -6.4 6.2 0.0 4.4 10.0 298 (12.4) 34/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 -3.5 10.7 -0.9 7.7 0.0 3.8 2.1 298 (12.4) 26/01
BUNBURY 22.8 -1.3 10.2 -1.3 -- 2.6 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 31/13
MANDURAH 21.1 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.4 23.4 -0.6 21.4 0.0 5.8 11.3 311 (13.0) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +5.6 14.2 +1.6 10.6 0.0 7.4 11.4 165 ( 6.9) 26/12
WHYALLA AERO 23.4 -0.2 12.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 230 ( 9.6) 21/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.4 +3.8 10.7 -1.7 7.0 0.0 2.0 10.1 102 ( 4.3) 22/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.0 +4.6 6.9 -1.8 3.8 0.0 2.4 9.7 185 ( 7.7) 30/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +2.5 15.0 -3.5 12.6 0.0 8.0 11.2 187 ( 7.8) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +0.1 21.4 -0.2 18.3 0.2 7.2 11.0 522 (21.8) 48/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 0.0 17.6 -2.9 15.4 0.0 6.4 11.2 325 (13.5) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 18.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 351 (14.6) 24/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +3.1 17.2 -0.6 15.7 0.0 5.4 -- 185 ( 7.7) 26/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +1.5 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 210 ( 8.8) --
NAMBOUR DPI 27.9 +1.8 15.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 65 ( 2.7) 24/16
COOLANGATTA 26.7 +1.4 19.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 +1.1 18.6 +2.4 15.3 0.0 5.0 10.0 320 (13.3) 32/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.2 +4.8 15.4 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 41/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.9 +4.8 14.2 +1.4 8.2 0.0 4.4 -- 76 ( 3.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.5 +3.5 20.0 +4.8 17.1 0.0 3.8 10.2 435 (18.1) 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +2.9 14.6 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.3 +0.7 14.3 +1.1 13.2 0.2 0.8 7.0 189 ( 7.9) 45/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.9 +0.3 13.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 18 ( 0.8) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 +4.0 7.8 +0.6 2.0 0.0 4.0 9.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.5 +4.0 10.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 -0.9 17.1 +3.0 13.5 0.0 2.2 8.1 266 (11.1) 54/10
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 +0.4 11.0 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 15 ( 0.6) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -0.3 16.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 44/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.1 +3.1 3.6 -3.1 -0.4 0.0 2.6 10.4 151 ( 6.3) 24/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.2 +2.7 5.7 -3.4 3.6 0.0 4.0 10.5 135 ( 5.6) 21/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +2.4 6.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.4 +5.9 9.2 -0.9 6.4 0.0 5.6 10.3 171 ( 7.1) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.1 +3.5 4.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 93 ( 3.9) 48/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.9 +3.7 8.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 31/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.0 +6.7 11.5 +0.7 8.9 0.0 2.4 -- 104 ( 4.3) 15/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.1 +6.1 8.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 54/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.0 +5.4 7.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 37/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.1 +2.2 7.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 28/12
HOBART AIRPORT 22.3 +4.2 8.8 +0.1 5.4 0.0 1.2 8.9 282 (11.8) 26/10
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

37.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
37.2 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
37.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+8.7 : 37.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.6 : 33.7 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+8.2 : 36.6 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+7.4 : 34.7 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+7.4 : 36.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.7 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+7.0 : 19.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+6.3 : 22.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.0 : 18.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+5.7 : 18.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+5.4 : 19.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

9.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
13.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.4 : 18.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.0 : 16.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.5 : 24.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-4.1 : 21.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-4.0 : 24.8 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

-4.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 EYRE Eucla WA

-10.8 : 1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.3 : 5.1 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-8.1 : 3.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.1 : 3.8 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : 12.6 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria 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.
44.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
41.0 POWERLINE TM Central Coast E QLD
16.2 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS
12.2 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
11.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD

11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK 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

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4.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

900 (37.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
758 (31.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
618 (25.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
579 (24.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
70/16 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
54/10 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
54/12 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
52/18 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
52/14 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
52/14 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
52/06 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
52/18 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
52/02 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

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
20.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 6.7mm/h
None reported