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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 00:27EST, 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 25.5 -2.1 10.0 -5.4 8.3 0.0 6.8 -- 558 (23.3) 52/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 0.0 8.1 -4.8 7.3 0.0 3.2 10.0 267 (11.1) 35/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.8 0.0 9.2 -2.4 7.2 1.6 1.0 7.7 141 ( 5.9) 32/15
BUNBURY 22.7 -1.4 9.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/16
MANDURAH 22.4 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 31/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 22.3 -1.7 21.4 0.0 6.8 10.8 366 (15.3) 43/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +4.8 14.1 +1.5 11.1 0.0 8.0 10.5 182 ( 7.6) 34/07
WHYALLA AERO 21.3 -2.3 17.2 +5.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 41/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.5 -0.1 15.4 +3.0 13.6 0.0 -- 0.0 172 ( 7.2) 37/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 +0.7 9.6 +0.9 6.2 0.4 2.4 3.1 188 ( 7.8) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +3.2 15.4 -3.1 12.9 0.0 8.0 11.2 209 ( 8.7) 37/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 18.8 -2.8 15.4 0.0 5.8 11.2 465 (19.4) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 18.2 -2.3 15.9 0.0 7.4 11.0 222 ( 9.3) 32/15
MACKAY M.O 26.4 -0.3 17.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 275 (11.5) 24/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +2.3 17.1 -0.7 15.7 0.0 6.4 -- 171 ( 7.1) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.1 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 227 ( 9.5) 34/15
NAMBOUR DPI 28.1 +2.0 14.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 22/15
COOLANGATTA 26.2 +0.9 17.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.2 +1.2 17.1 +0.9 14.0 0.0 5.4 9.5 337 (14.0) 30/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.2 +2.8 15.2 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 39/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.3 +4.2 14.6 +1.8 9.8 0.0 4.8 -- 156 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +0.6 16.3 +1.1 14.0 0.0 4.0 7.9 359 (15.0) 39/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +0.3 13.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 0.0 14.0 +0.8 11.0 0.0 2.6 9.6 306 (12.8) 26/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.5 +0.9 11.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 15/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.9 +3.4 6.5 -0.7 2.6 0.0 4.2 5.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +1.8 10.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.4 +0.5 14.6 +0.5 10.9 0.0 2.4 10.2 499 (20.8) 26/22
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 -0.3 9.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 21/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +0.5 14.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 17/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.5 +3.5 5.9 -0.8 3.3 0.0 3.0 9.3 150 ( 6.3) 26/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.1 +2.6 7.1 -2.0 5.1 0.0 4.0 6.7 139 ( 5.8) 41/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +2.0 6.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 37/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 -0.8 17.5 +7.4 16.3 0.0 6.2 4.9 264 (11.0) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.0 +1.4 6.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 -3.7 7.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 22/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 +0.6 12.5 +1.7 9.6 0.0 4.0 -- 97 ( 4.0) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.5 -3.5 7.8 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 31/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -1.1 9.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 35/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 +3.4 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 50/04
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +0.4 9.9 +1.2 6.7 0.0 2.2 3.7 234 ( 9.8) 30/14
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

37.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
36.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.5 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+5.6 : 34.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.6 : 29.0 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+5.2 : 26.7 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
+4.9 : 29.9 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.8 : 23.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+9.2 : 20.2 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 22.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.8 : 23.1 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 22.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

9.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
11.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.4 : 22.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-4.8 : 31.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.7 : 29.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-3.7 : 17.5 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-3.5 : 16.5 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC

-0.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.8 EYRE Eucla WA
1.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-10.0 : 1.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.4 : 5.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0 : 7.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-6.0 : 13.7 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-5.7 : 6.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West 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.
72.0 RUDDS LANE TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
48.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
34.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
30.0 KOORALBYN ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
26.6 RATHDOWNEY POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
72.0 RUDDS LANE TM
48.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT
30.0 KOORALBYN ALERT
26.6 RATHDOWNEY POST OFFICE

ISLANDS
Islands
34.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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2.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

752 (31.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
750 (31.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
657 (27.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
657 (27.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
643 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
65/17 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
55/04 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
54/21 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
52/15 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
52/15 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
52/12 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
52/00 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
16.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 33.2mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 26.2mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 24.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
Southeast
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
None reported