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Data is as received at 00:58EST, 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 19.1 -0.4 11.8 +2.3 10.3 1.8 1.6 -- 415 (17.3) 74/19
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 +1.6 11.6 +3.5 9.1 1.0 2.4 2.9 474 (19.8) 63/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.1 +2.3 9.9 +2.4 8.1 2.4 2.0 6.2 581 (24.2) 48/22
BUNBURY 17.5 +0.3 13.1 +5.9 -- 3.8 -- -- 509 (21.2) 80/19
MANDURAH 17.6 -- 13.9 -- -- 2.0 -- -- 656 (27.3) 83/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.1 17.2 -2.0 16.0 0.0 6.8 10.8 375 (15.6) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.1 +3.4 -0.2 -4.2 -4.0 0.0 4.2 10.4 193 ( 8.0) 26/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 +3.1 5.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 305 (12.7) 50/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 +3.1 10.5 +3.0 5.9 0.0 4.8 3.2 297 (12.4) 41/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.5 +0.4 5.2 0.0 2.4 0.0 1.2 1.8 410 (17.1) 45/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.9 +0.2 8.0 -0.6 5.3 0.0 5.8 10.7 341 (14.2) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 24.5 -1.2 17.5 +0.5 16.4 10.0 4.2 7.4 547 (22.8) 50/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 +0.3 12.6 -1.0 10.5 0.0 5.4 6.6 472 (19.7) 54/13
MACKAY M.O 19.5 -1.8 14.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 618 (25.8) 52/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.8 -0.3 9.2 -0.3 7.2 0.0 4.4 -- 323 (13.5) 46/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.2 +0.2 11.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 499 (20.8) 48/11
NAMBOUR DPI 19.2 -1.9 11.6 +3.9 -- 1.8 7.6 -- 101 ( 4.2) 24/11
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -0.2 12.4 +2.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 361 (15.0) 34/12
BRISBANE AERO 19.7 -1.2 9.4 +0.6 6.8 0.0 3.2 3.0 363 (15.1) 32/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.4 -0.2 4.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 50/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.8 +1.7 3.7 -1.0 -2.1 0.0 2.4 -- 101 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -0.5 6.5 -1.0 2.4 0.0 1.8 9.9 338 (14.1) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +0.5 8.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.5 +0.5 4.2 -2.1 2.4 0.2 1.0 6.4 192 ( 8.0) 21/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 +0.9 3.1 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 18/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.9 +1.6 0.4 -1.0 -3.5 0.0 0.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.1 +1.9 3.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.5 +1.5 7.8 +0.7 5.3 0.0 1.0 9.7 288 (12.0) 30/16
RICHMOND RAAF 17.4 0.0 2.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.0 +1.2 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 35/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.7 +1.4 -3.6 -3.5 -7.0 0.0 1.4 8.6 91 ( 3.8) 26/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 +2.3 -0.9 -3.6 -3.0 0.0 1.4 8.7 175 ( 7.3) 22/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.3 +1.3 -1.3 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 13/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 +1.1 1.2 -3.1 -3.7 0.0 2.0 3.4 233 ( 9.7) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.0 +1.0 -1.9 -4.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 149 ( 6.2) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.6 +0.1 -1.8 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 24/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 +1.3 4.3 -1.7 1.1 0.0 1.2 -- 104 ( 4.3) 30/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.4 +0.6 -0.7 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 30/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +1.6 1.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 553 (23.0) 48/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 +0.7 1.4 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 30/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.3 +1.9 4.5 +0.4 1.3 0.0 1.2 4.9 364 (15.2) 41/20
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

32.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.0 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
31.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.8 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
31.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 26.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 24.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 8.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+6.1 : 12.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+6.0 : 24.6 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.0 : 27.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA

26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+5.9 : 13.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+5.6 : 11.9 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.6 : 11.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.3 : 11.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.1 : 14.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

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

0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.2 : 18.2 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.1 : 21.7 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-2.9 : 18.9 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-2.7 : 18.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.5 : 20.6 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.5 : 19.2 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : -8.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 : 5.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-7.0 : -0.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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.
50.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
34.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
31.8 YARLOOP Lower West WA
30.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
30.0 SPRINGDALE Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
31.8 YARLOOP
30.0 SPRINGDALE

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
50.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
34.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
30.0 TOPAZ ALERT

10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

1195 (49.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1091 (45.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1037 (43.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
977 (40.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
915 (38.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
908 (37.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
892 (37.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
888 (37.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
877 (36.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
865 (36.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
856 (35.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
854 (35.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
830 (34.6) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
816 (34.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
767 (32.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
764 (31.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
754 (31.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
724 (30.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
720 (30.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
713 (29.7) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
705 (29.4) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
701 (29.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
694 (28.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
690 (28.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
688 (28.7) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
677 (28.2) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
656 (27.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
644 (26.8) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
632 (26.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
620 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
619 (25.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
618 (25.8) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
106/18 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
94/22 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/05 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
91/18 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
85/19 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA

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
8.2mm in 9 min to 19:47 54.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
BICKLEY
11.6mm in 33 min to 19:59 21.1mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
4.2mm in 3 min to 19:04 84.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
MANDURAH
3.8mm in 11 min to 18:53 20.7mm/h
11.4mm in 8 min to 19:01 85.5mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
17.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 106(320/ 80 ) at 19:00
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(280/ 63 ) at 22:43
CAPE NATURALISTE : 89(290/ 69 ) at 18:11
BUSSELTON JETTY : 93(340/ 59 ) at 18:30
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(340/ 69 ) at 09:30
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 72(120/ 65 ) at 21:40