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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 20.2 -3.8 12.0 -0.9 11.1 5.4 4.0 -- 426 (17.8) 41/13
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -3.6 9.8 -0.7 8.9 1.2 1.6 0.8 362 (15.1) 52/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.6 -5.3 9.7 -0.1 8.4 4.0 3.2 1.4 418 (17.4) 35/01
BUNBURY 16.3 -4.8 11.3 +1.8 -- 8.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 43/13
MANDURAH 17.4 -- 14.1 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 61/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 24.0 +1.9 23.7 0.0 5.2 11.0 414 (17.3) 35/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.7 +5.7 8.8 +0.5 6.2 0.0 4.2 10.3 241 (10.0) 24/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 +0.7 9.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 314 (13.1) 46/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.1 +0.1 12.7 +2.5 5.4 0.0 -- 3.0 271 (11.3) 31/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 +1.0 10.7 +3.4 6.9 0.0 4.4 5.2 530 (22.1) 52/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.6 +2.7 15.8 +1.9 14.0 0.0 5.4 8.5 278 (11.6) 24/11
CAIRNS AERO 25.4 -2.2 22.1 +2.2 21.2 9.8 3.6 1.9 475 (19.8) 35/07
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 20.4 +2.8 18.1 0.0 6.6 4.5 471 (19.6) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 19.1 +2.0 -- 6.4 -- 8.4 517 (21.5) 52/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 -0.4 17.0 +2.8 15.1 0.0 4.0 -- 391 (16.3) 41/09
BUNDABERG AERO 23.5 -1.2 15.7 +1.5 -- 6.2 2.6 -- 421 (17.5) 46/11
NAMBOUR DPI 23.4 -0.3 16.1 +4.1 -- 12.4 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 24.3 +1.2 15.1 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +0.5 14.8 +2.0 13.6 7.4 4.6 9.2 294 (12.3) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.7 +0.7 12.5 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 623 (26.0) 54/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 +1.9 7.3 -1.4 4.3 0.0 2.4 -- 81 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 +0.6 9.8 -1.9 6.7 0.0 1.8 9.6 136 ( 5.7) 18/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +2.1 7.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 +2.6 4.9 -5.2 2.1 0.2 1.0 9.2 152 ( 6.3) 18/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 +3.1 4.2 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 17 ( 0.7) 15/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 +1.8 2.1 -2.6 -1.5 0.0 1.4 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +2.4 5.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 +2.2 8.3 -2.6 3.8 0.0 3.8 10.0 265 (11.0) 22/09
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +0.3 2.2 -5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- 9/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 +2.1 12.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 28/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 +1.9 0.5 -2.7 -2.1 0.2 1.2 8.5 36 ( 1.5) 30/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.3 3.5 -2.4 1.2 0.0 1.2 9.6 172 ( 7.2) 22/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.6 +0.9 2.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 +3.6 4.7 -2.7 0.0 0.0 2.6 7.1 297 (12.4) 43/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.0 +0.7 1.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 1.6 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 +2.5 10.8 +2.2 6.2 0.0 2.6 -- 158 ( 6.6) 35/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.0 +3.9 5.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 50/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.9 +0.3 6.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 708 (29.5) 67/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +0.5 8.1 +3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.1 +3.9 9.3 +2.7 5.1 0.0 4.0 3.9 392 (16.3) 37/01
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

37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.0 : 23.3 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+8.3 : 23.0 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+7.9 : 22.6 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.8 : 22.7 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+6.5 : 20.7 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

25.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.2 : 9.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+6.1 : 15.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.0 : 17.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.7 : 18.8 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.7 : 14.5 FORREST Eucla WA

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

7.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7 : 13.4 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5 : 13.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.4 : 12.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-6.3 : 14.1 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 15.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

-3.6 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-7.6 : -1.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.6 : 0.6 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-6.5 : 0.1 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : -0.3 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.3 : 1.6 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west 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.
207.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
139.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
110.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
72.0 COMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
71.0 GLENVIEW - ISAMBERT RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
207.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE
110.0 HAPPY VALLEY
64.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
56.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
139.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL
67.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
62.0 MENAVALE ALERT
59.0 CORSIS ALERT
Central Coast E
57.0 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
72.0 COMO
71.0 GLENVIEW - ISAMBERT RD

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

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1.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1133 (47.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1066 (44.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
992 (41.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
970 (40.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
950 (39.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
927 (38.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
908 (37.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
872 (36.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
810 (33.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
805 (33.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
771 (32.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
766 (31.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
765 (31.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
750 (31.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
748 (31.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
738 (30.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
731 (30.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
731 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
699 (29.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
691 (28.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
683 (28.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
666 (27.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
655 (27.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
651 (27.1) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
632 (26.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
625 (26.0) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
624 (26.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
623 (26.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
619 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
617 (25.7) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
614 (25.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
600 (25.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/15 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
94/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/09 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/20 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
**S** 91/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.0mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
19.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.2mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
5.6mm in 12 min to 21:13 28.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
PERTH METRO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
1.6mm in 1 min to 20:00 96.0mm/h
2.4mm in 1 min to 20:01 144.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
WANDERING
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
12.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 24.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.8mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
11.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 23.6mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
6.0mm in 15 min to 22:20 24.0mm/h
13.6mm in 18 min to 22:44 45.3mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 29.2mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
6.4mm in 17 min to 18:00 22.6mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
21.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 21.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(240/ 59 ) at 20:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 89(340/ 65 ) at 21:30
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 70(100/ 65 ) at 17:03
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(300/ 70 ) at 23:04
VICTORIA
E Central
DUNNS HILL : 95(360/ 45 ) at 15:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(310/ 72 ) at 08:02
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(360/ 48 ) at 09:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85( 10/ 70 ) at 06:00