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Data is as received at 00:55EST, 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 22.7 +3.2 10.8 +1.3 9.5 0.0 2.8 -- 304 (12.7) 48/11
PERTH AIRPORT 23.0 +5.1 13.7 +5.6 11.7 0.0 3.6 2.0 510 (21.3) 48/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +1.1 7.7 +0.2 9.0 0.0 2.2 1.3 356 (14.8) 30/15
BUNBURY 18.9 +1.7 11.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 44/01
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 10.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 344 (14.3) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.9 -1.6 15.6 -3.6 14.1 0.0 9.4 10.7 368 (15.3) 48/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.6 -3.1 -2.2 -6.2 -6.0 0.0 4.8 10.4 274 (11.4) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 14.2 -2.7 4.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 165 ( 6.9) 28/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -1.5 7.4 -0.1 6.6 0.8 1.2 1.0 132 ( 5.5) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 +1.2 5.4 +0.2 2.7 7.6 1.6 5.7 327 (13.6) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.3 -2.4 7.2 -1.4 3.1 0.0 4.0 10.5 301 (12.5) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 24.6 -1.1 17.7 +0.7 14.9 0.0 3.6 1.5 396 (16.5) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.6 -1.5 11.3 -2.3 8.8 0.0 4.0 9.8 227 ( 9.5) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 19.7 -1.6 8.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 357 (14.9) 34/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.4 -1.7 3.8 -5.7 0.7 0.0 3.8 -- 131 ( 5.5) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 21.8 -0.2 7.2 -2.9 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 205 ( 8.5) 24/14
NAMBOUR DPI 21.5 +0.4 2.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 41 ( 1.7) 22/15
COOLANGATTA 19.9 -0.6 6.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 24/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -0.5 5.3 -3.5 0.8 0.0 3.0 9.9 261 (10.9) 22/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.2 -1.4 3.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 39/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.2 -1.9 0.6 -4.1 -1.9 0.0 1.4 -- 97 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -0.8 3.8 -3.7 0.3 0.0 2.0 9.9 303 (12.6) 30/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -0.9 6.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.9 -1.1 7.4 +1.1 5.1 0.0 1.2 9.8 411 (17.1) 34/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.6 -1.9 2.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 31/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.0 -3.3 -1.1 -2.5 -4.6 0.4 0.4 2.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.2 -3.0 -0.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.0 -1.0 6.7 -0.4 1.1 0.0 0.8 8.9 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 16.3 -1.1 1.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 26/20
BELLAMBI AWS 15.9 -0.9 7.2 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 291 (12.1) 39/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.8 -0.5 -2.5 -2.4 -5.9 0.2 1.6 5.5 167 ( 7.0) 34/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.3 -2.4 0.1 -2.6 -1.9 0.0 0.4 2.1 109 ( 4.5) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.3 -2.7 1.8 -1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 30/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.8 -0.5 2.2 -2.1 -1.2 0.0 1.0 6.5 228 ( 9.5) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.3 -0.7 2.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 151 ( 6.3) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.1 -0.4 3.5 +1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 32/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 +0.7 5.2 -0.8 3.8 0.2 0.8 -- 105 ( 4.4) 46/23
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -1.3 5.6 +0.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 43/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -0.1 5.0 +1.8 -- 1.8 -- -- 376 (15.7) 37/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 +0.1 3.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 30/10
HOBART AIRPORT 10.7 -1.7 4.9 +0.8 4.3 0.0 0.2 2.2 164 ( 6.8) 24/22
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

30.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
30.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
29.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
29.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
29.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+6.2 : 25.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+6.0 : 22.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8 : 22.3 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.5 : 21.7 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.5 : 22.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.5 : 21.8 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
21.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
21.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.6 : 13.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+5.5 : 11.9 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+5.2 : 12.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+5.1 : 11.5 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
+4.8 : 10.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+4.8 : 9.4 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3 : 9.0 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
-5.2 : 9.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-4.9 : 4.8 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.8 : 25.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.8 : 17.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

-12.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-7.8 : 3.3 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.4 : 5.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-7.4 : -1.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3 : 5.5 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-7.1 : -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.
32.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
26.2 STANLEY (MARINE PARADE) N Coast TAS
26.2 BRANXHOLM (LEVENE) N Coast TAS
25.2 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA) E Coast TAS
25.0 GOSHEN E Coast TAS

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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0.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

928 (38.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
772 (32.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
758 (31.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
713 (29.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
696 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
686 (28.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
663 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
659 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
656 (27.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
655 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
618 (25.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
604 (25.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
67/20 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
65/12 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
65/13 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
63/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
59/23 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
59/07 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
59/04 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 6.3mm/h
None reported