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Data is as received at 00:38EST, 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 23.0 -1.0 9.8 -3.1 7.0 0.0 3.6 -- 376 (15.7) 28/08
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +0.5 14.6 +4.1 11.1 0.0 2.2 3.1 305 (12.7) 37/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.1 +2.2 14.1 +4.3 12.1 0.4 3.0 8.1 524 (21.8) 50/14
BUNBURY 21.1 0.0 15.9 +6.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 368 (15.3) 43/23
MANDURAH 20.1 -- 17.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 46/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.9 21.1 -1.0 19.9 0.0 8.0 9.6 352 (14.7) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.2 -0.8 4.3 -4.0 0.8 0.0 4.4 10.4 240 (10.0) 37/16
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +1.5 6.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 316 (13.2) 43/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 +1.1 9.7 -0.5 6.9 0.4 0.4 9.9 288 (12.0) 44/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.6 10.1 +2.8 8.3 11.4 1.4 5.9 484 (20.2) 55/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.2 +2.3 12.8 -1.1 9.9 0.0 8.0 10.5 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 22.6 +2.7 21.8 1.2 5.2 1.8 484 (20.2) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +2.0 22.1 +4.5 20.2 0.0 7.6 6.2 458 (19.1) 39/09
MACKAY M.O 24.3 +0.1 18.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 430 (17.9) 39/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 +0.6 11.6 -2.6 10.0 0.0 4.6 -- 197 ( 8.2) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +0.9 12.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 229 ( 9.5) 37/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.4 +0.7 12.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 38 ( 1.6) 22/11
COOLANGATTA 24.3 +1.2 10.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 26/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 +1.2 13.6 +0.8 10.8 0.0 3.8 9.5 267 (11.1) 24/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 +1.6 7.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 28/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.7 -3.6 3.8 -4.9 1.4 0.0 1.8 -- 88 ( 3.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.7 -1.7 8.6 -3.1 5.7 0.0 2.2 9.1 204 ( 8.5) 26/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.8 6.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.9 -1.3 4.8 -5.3 1.3 0.0 2.6 9.9 304 (12.7) 30/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.8 -0.6 3.2 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 -2.2 1.1 -3.6 -2.0 0.2 0.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -2.7 3.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 +1.3 8.1 -2.8 3.7 0.0 2.6 10.1 432 (18.0) 32/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.3 -1.3 2.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 18/11
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 -0.6 11.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 39/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.1 -0.5 0.7 -2.5 -2.7 0.0 2.6 9.2 312 (13.0) 41/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 -0.8 4.2 -1.7 1.8 0.0 1.2 8.5 123 ( 5.1) 21/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.1 -0.6 6.0 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.2 +0.2 5.7 -1.7 1.9 0.0 2.2 9.8 277 (11.5) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.0 +0.7 7.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 275 (11.5) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 9.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 46/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 +2.8 12.2 +3.6 9.1 0.0 2.0 -- 158 ( 6.6) 37/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.7 +2.6 11.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 590 (24.6) 80/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +2.0 7.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 609 (25.4) 61/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +0.2 9.3 +4.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 294 (12.3) 70/20
HOBART AIRPORT 19.9 +4.7 8.4 +1.8 5.4 0.0 1.8 3.8 367 (15.3) 80/16
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

35.6 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.3 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
34.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
34.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+5.4 : 34.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.7 : 19.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
+4.6 : 19.0 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+4.4 : 34.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.4 : 32.2 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+4.4 : 19.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.6 : 24.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+7.0 : 20.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.9 : 20.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.4 : 15.9 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.4 : 13.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

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

0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3 : 1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.7 : 1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.5 : 0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.1 : 18.2 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-3.8 : 5.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-3.8 : 18.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

-5.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.7 : -5.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.6 : 0.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.5 : -5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.3 : 1.6 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-7.3 : -2.9 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

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.
48.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE N Rivers NT
37.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD
37.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
36.5 NHULUNBUY DTW N Rivers NT

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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1.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

1472 (61.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1306 (54.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1223 (51.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1092 (45.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1065 (44.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
993 (41.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
972 (40.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
944 (39.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
880 (36.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
868 (36.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
865 (36.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
863 (36.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
853 (35.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
828 (34.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
827 (34.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
826 (34.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
819 (34.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
745 (31.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
708 (29.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
701 (29.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
686 (28.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
678 (28.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
676 (28.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
664 (27.7) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
663 (27.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
654 (27.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
644 (26.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
633 (26.4) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
630 (26.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
603 (25.1) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
135/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
135/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
133/12 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
120/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
115/22 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
115/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
107/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/18 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/22 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
95/19 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
93/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/12 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
91/20 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
91/19 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
91/23 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
13.0mm in 19 min to 08:30 41.1mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.6mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
MOUNT READ
1.4mm in 1 min to 18:04 84.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 17:23 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:23 6.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 85(330/ 72 ) at 13:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 91(320/ 67 ) at 20:00
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 96(260/ 65 ) at 19:00
LOW HEAD : 91(320/ 67 ) at 20:01
CRESSY RESEARCH STATION : 91(330/ 65 ) at 19:30
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT : 89(340/ 65 ) at 19:30
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 115(300/ 70 ) at 22:30
SWAN ISLAND : 98(310/ 72 ) at 22:00
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 82(270/ 63 ) at 21:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 133(320/117 ) at 16:39
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(250/ 89 ) at 22:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(310/ 69 ) at 15:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 132(320/ 95 ) at 12:30
MOUNT READ : 100(270/ 58 ) at 18:08
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 109(300/ 85 ) at 23:14