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Data is as received at 00:37EST, 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 22.8 -1.2 12.1 -0.8 10.5 0.0 3.4 -- 376 (15.7) 35/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 -2.7 4.5 -6.0 4.0 0.0 1.4 8.7 278 (11.6) 26/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 -3.1 9.8 0.0 6.0 0.0 2.8 1.7 306 (12.8) 37/12
BUNBURY 17.3 -3.8 0.9 -8.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 18/22
MANDURAH 17.4 -- 8.2 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 251 (10.5) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 24.4 +2.3 23.6 0.0 6.0 11.1 279 (11.6) 32/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.5 +1.5 9.1 +0.8 6.2 0.0 4.6 9.3 217 ( 9.0) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 20.2 -0.3 10.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 412 (17.2) 54/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.6 -2.4 12.6 +2.4 10.2 4.03 5.8 4.9 398 (16.6) 55/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.3 8.7 +1.4 7.5 18.2 2.8 5.2 436 (18.2) 63/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.3 -0.6 12.4 -1.5 9.4 0.0 6.8 10.4 299 (12.5) 50/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.6 20.7 +0.8 18.1 0.0 5.6 3.5 352 (14.7) 26/05
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +2.5 19.3 +1.7 18.8 0.0 5.2 8.1 -- 34/16
MACKAY M.O 28.4 +4.2 20.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 219 ( 9.1) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 +4.4 18.8 +4.6 17.7 0.0 3.4 -- 143 ( 6.0) 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +2.7 17.5 +3.3 -- 2.8 -- -- 265 (11.0) 26/12
NAMBOUR DPI 20.1 -3.6 16.9 +4.9 -- 1.4 6.6 -- 32 ( 1.3) 13/21
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -2.8 12.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 21/17
BRISBANE AERO 21.7 -1.9 16.6 +3.8 15.3 0.0 4.0 0.2 300 (12.5) 26/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.4 -2.6 12.4 +2.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 22/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.1 -1.2 -- -- 6.2 0.0 2.4 -- 67 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.3 8.5 -3.2 5.5 0.0 2.0 9.3 187 ( 7.8) 18/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +0.6 7.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +1.0 7.9 -2.2 5.5 0.0 3.6 8.8 251 (10.5) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.7 +0.3 9.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 -2.7 8.7 +4.0 7.8 0.0 1.0 1.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.5 -1.5 10.6 +3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 +2.3 14.6 +3.7 11.8 0.0 2.6 5.7 301 (12.5) 32/18
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 -0.4 8.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 24/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.1 +0.4 14.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 48/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 -0.1 5.8 +2.6 3.1 0.0 3.6 4.2 352 (14.7) 61/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.1 +0.8 8.0 +2.1 5.9 0.0 1.0 4.0 87 ( 3.6) 46/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -2.0 9.0 +3.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 57/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.2 -0.8 11.1 +3.7 7.6 0.0 4.0 6.3 434 (18.1) 54/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 -1.7 9.3 +3.5 -- 4.03 4.0 -- 299 (12.5) 46/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.1 -1.5 9.9 +4.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 52/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +0.7 13.1 +4.5 9.8 0.0 2.6 -- 225 ( 9.4) 30/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.6 -0.5 12.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 550 (22.9) 74/06
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 -0.5 8.2 +2.5 -- 4.8 -- -- 730 (30.4) 59/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.7 9.7 +4.6 -- 5.2 -- -- 247 (10.3) 68/11
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 +2.1 8.3 +1.7 5.0 0.0 2.2 3.9 404 (16.8) 50/10
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

36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+5.1 : 31.2 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.0 : 31.5 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+4.8 : 32.3 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.4 : 30.4 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.3 : 30.0 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
25.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+8.8 : 20.7 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+7.9 : 24.6 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
+7.5 : 25.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+7.3 : 24.4 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
+7.1 : 12.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+7.1 : 10.7 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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

0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.0 : 16.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 14.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.5 : 17.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.3 : 17.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-6.0 : 16.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.0 : 19.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA

-3.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.5 : -0.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-8.7 : -1.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-8.6 : 0.9 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-8.6 : -1.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7 : 1.7 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-7.7 : 0.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
54.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
38.6 LAKE GEORGE (MAHARISHI VEDIC COLLEGE) Lower SE SA
36.0 SOMERBY Central Highlands QLD
34.4 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
33.0 THEODORE COTTON Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
38.6 LAKE GEORGE (MAHARISHI VEDIC COLLEGE)

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
36.0 SOMERBY
Wide Bay/Burnett
34.4 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
33.0 THEODORE COTTON

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
54.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1143 (47.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1096 (45.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1056 (44.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1014 (42.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
990 (41.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
980 (40.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
938 (39.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
924 (38.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
897 (37.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
876 (36.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
831 (34.6) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
824 (34.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
817 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
804 (33.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
785 (32.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
785 (32.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
781 (32.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
773 (32.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
768 (32.0) RHYLL E Central VIC
742 (30.9) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
730 (30.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
700 (29.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
678 (28.3) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
675 (28.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
672 (28.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
667 (27.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
666 (27.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
659 (27.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
654 (27.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
653 (27.2) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
648 (27.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
629 (26.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
628 (26.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
628 (26.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
622 (25.9) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
611 (25.5) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
608 (25.3) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
605 (25.2) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
603 (25.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
126/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
109/14 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
104/18 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/13 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/04 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
91/20 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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.
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.0mm/h
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
RAINBOW BEACH
37.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.2mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
CRESSY RESEARCH STATION
12.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(250/ 58 ) at 04:28
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH : 78(270/ 65 ) at 13:25
NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS : 91(300/ 58 ) at 19:22
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(310/ 67 ) at 18:01
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 91(280/ 41 ) at 20:13
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 102(300/ 58 ) at 04:34
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(340/ 69 ) at 11:31
MT HOTHAM : 100(330/ 61 ) at 15:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(260/ 61 ) at 22:26
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 78(360/ 65 ) at 06:30
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(330/ 67 ) at 06:01
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(270/ 63 ) at 19:21
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 65 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(340/ 67 ) at 10:30
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(310/ 63 ) at 17:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 124(270/ 98 ) at 23:58