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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 00:39EST, 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 22.0 -2.0 14.6 +1.7 14.6 1.4 0.4 -- 213 ( 8.9) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -4.0 12.6 +2.1 10.6 2.6 2.2 2.0 385 (16.0) 41/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.1 -2.8 12.2 +2.4 10.7 13.4 4.6 5.6 481 (20.0) 48/18
BUNBURY 17.8 -3.3 13.4 +3.9 -- 11.4 -- -- 339 (14.1) 41/15
MANDURAH 18.1 -- 15.3 -- -- 7.6 -- -- 555 (23.1) 54/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 25.4 +3.3 24.9 0.0 5.8 9.7 384 (16.0) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 +3.4 5.4 -2.9 2.6 0.0 5.0 10.3 247 (10.3) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 22.2 +1.7 2.0 -6.7 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 323 (13.5) 37/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.2 +2.2 6.6 -3.6 4.6 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +2.9 8.5 +1.2 6.1 0.0 2.8 9.5 460 (19.2) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.1 +2.2 20.1 +6.2 17.1 0.0 5.0 8.1 211 ( 8.8) 32/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 21.0 +1.1 19.4 0.8 3.0 5.9 441 (18.4) 46/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +2.0 18.4 +0.8 17.0 0.0 6.4 5.9 421 (17.5) 48/13
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 19.1 +2.0 -- 3.8 -- 2.4 608 (25.3) 43/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.8 16.9 +2.7 14.7 0.0 5.6 -- 374 (15.6) 45/18
BUNDABERG AERO 23.2 -1.5 15.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 375 (15.6) 48/10
NAMBOUR DPI 24.5 +0.8 12.5 +0.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 30/12
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +0.8 15.0 +0.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 +0.9 15.8 +3.0 14.4 2.8 2.6 9.7 294 (12.3) 32/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 +0.6 13.0 +3.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 331 (13.8) 45/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.3 +2.0 4.7 -4.0 2.1 0.0 1.8 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.7 +0.3 9.1 -2.6 6.1 0.0 1.6 9.8 150 ( 6.3) 17/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.4 5.9 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.6 +0.4 3.1 -7.0 -0.2 0.0 3.0 9.4 206 ( 8.6) 22/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.7 +1.3 2.9 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 23 ( 1.0) 15/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.6 +2.4 1.4 -3.3 -2.3 0.0 2.6 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +0.7 2.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.7 +0.7 8.5 -2.4 5.3 0.0 2.7 9.9 275 (11.5) 22/07
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -1.6 1.1 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 17/18
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 +1.0 11.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 31/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.0 +3.4 0.3 -2.9 -1.3 0.0 2.0 9.4 97 ( 4.0) 9/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.3 0.0 1.9 -4.0 0.5 0.0 1.2 9.7 76 ( 3.2) 15/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +1.0 3.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 15/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.3 4.4 -3.0 -0.6 0.0 2.6 9.8 251 (10.5) 28/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 +0.1 1.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 15/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.0 -0.6 3.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 24/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +2.4 12.6 +4.0 9.5 0.0 3.0 -- 195 ( 8.1) 24/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.9 +4.8 10.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 534 (22.3) 37/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +1.0 7.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 649 (27.0) 48/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.0 +2.2 10.3 +5.2 -- 0.9 -- -- 427 (17.8) 41/00
HOBART AIRPORT 20.9 +5.7 10.1 +3.5 11.6 0.0 2.2 5.3 -- 48/00
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 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.9 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+7.4 : 21.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+7.3 : 13.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
+7.0 : 21.3 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+6.9 : 22.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
+6.3 : 19.3 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+6.3 : 20.7 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.9 : 19.9 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.7 : 16.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 18.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.4 : 11.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.7 : 19.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

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

8.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 21.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-5.8 : 17.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-5.4 : 14.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.9 : 18.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.9 : 17.6 PERTH METRO Lower West WA

-3.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.4 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-8.2 : 0.4 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
-7.9 : -0.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.8 : 0.5 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.5 : -0.2 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
-7.2 : 2.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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.
54.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
47.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
26.0 ALMORA STATION Gulf Country QLD
23.8 MOUNT WILLIAM
23.0 ILLALANGI Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
23.0 ILLALANGI

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
26.0 ALMORA STATION
N Coast--Barron
54.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
N Coast--Herbert
47.0 RUSSELL RIVER

ISLANDS

23.8 MOUNT WILLIAM

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
2.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1725 (71.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1270 (52.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1269 (52.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1034 (43.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1019 (42.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1013 (42.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
971 (40.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
942 (39.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
922 (38.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
917 (38.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
902 (37.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
893 (37.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
890 (37.1) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
880 (36.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
853 (35.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
827 (34.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
814 (33.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
814 (33.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
784 (32.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
774 (32.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
771 (32.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
766 (31.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
765 (31.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
755 (31.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
727 (30.3) RHYLL E Central VIC
724 (30.2) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
715 (29.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
702 (29.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
686 (28.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
649 (27.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
646 (26.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
641 (26.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
638 (26.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
614 (25.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
610 (25.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
608 (25.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
608 (25.3) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
128/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
120/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
104/04 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 74(270/ 67 ) at 19:04
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(290/ 70 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(330/ 98 ) at 00:26
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(260/ 80 ) at 06:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(290/ 52 ) at 02:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(300/ 78 ) at 05:00
MOUNT READ : 80(310/ 63 ) at 01:58