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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:00EST, 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 21.0 +1.5 11.6 +2.1 9.9 0.6 2.4 -- 386 (16.1) 39/11
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +1.7 13.1 +5.0 11.0 3.0 1.8 2.4 415 (17.3) 45/19
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.3 +4.5 12.1 +4.6 9.5 0.0 2.4 6.8 571 (23.8) 50/09
BUNBURY 20.0 +2.8 14.6 +7.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 567 (23.6) 67/07
MANDURAH 18.7 -- 13.8 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 770 (32.1) 67/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.4 -1.1 18.7 -0.5 17.5 0.0 4.6 10.1 241 (10.0) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 +5.6 10.8 +6.8 7.5 0.0 7.0 10.4 298 (12.4) 31/08
WHYALLA AERO 19.5 +2.6 7.6 +2.3 -- 3.8 4.8 -- 281 (11.7) 37/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 +1.6 9.5 +2.0 10.5 12.22 -- 5.2 305 (12.7) 43/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -0.2 7.9 +2.7 6.2 0.2 1.2 0.2 346 (14.4) 41/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.4 +3.7 8.9 +0.3 7.0 0.0 5.0 10.8 170 ( 7.1) 34/17
CAIRNS AERO 25.7 0.0 15.2 -1.8 11.2 3.4 3.2 10.5 263 (11.0) 32/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +1.2 14.1 +0.5 12.0 0.2 4.2 9.2 205 ( 8.5) 28/13
MACKAY M.O 21.1 -0.2 11.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 237 ( 9.9) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +1.8 6.5 -3.0 3.6 0.0 4.6 -- 153 ( 6.4) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 23.4 +1.4 8.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 349 (14.5) 31/15
NAMBOUR DPI 23.2 +2.1 9.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 34/00
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -0.2 3.7 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 +2.3 8.1 -0.7 2.7 0.0 7.2 7.1 426 (17.8) 35/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.6 0.0 4.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 607 (25.3) 43/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.1 -2.0 0.8 -3.9 -2.8 0.0 3.0 -- 116 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -0.8 3.7 -3.8 -1.2 0.0 2.6 4.7 200 ( 8.3) 30/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -0.5 4.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.5 -1.5 6.6 +0.3 3.2 0.0 5.2 6.1 573 (23.9) 43/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.0 -1.5 1.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.2 -0.1 -0.1 -1.5 -3.2 0.0 0.6 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.0 -4.2 -1.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.8 -1.2 7.1 0.0 2.1 0.0 3.8 6.8 595 (24.8) 48/00
RICHMOND RAAF 14.3 -3.1 -0.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 17/19
BELLAMBI AWS 15.3 -1.5 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 41/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.8 +0.5 -1.3 -1.2 -3.9 0.0 3.2 4.6 355 (14.8) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.5 -2.2 0.1 -2.6 -1.3 0.0 1.4 0.0 216 ( 9.0) 13/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 9.7 -3.3 1.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 11/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +2.4 7.3 +3.0 6.8 5.8 3.0 2.3 241 (10.0) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.2 -3.8 1.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.4 -4.1 2.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 24/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 +0.4 5.5 -0.5 3.6 0.0 1.2 -- 119 ( 5.0) 26/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.0 +1.2 3.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 21/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -0.5 2.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 43/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.5 +0.9 -0.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 18/12
HOBART AIRPORT 12.1 -0.3 1.2 -2.9 -1.6 3.0 0.0 8.3 246 (10.3) 26/08
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

34.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.3 : 27.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 30.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 25.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+7.6 : 25.6 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+7.5 : 29.5 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.6 : 15.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.4 : 14.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+9.0 : 13.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.5 : 12.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.4 : 20.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

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

-0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.9 : 10.3 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-4.3 : 10.0 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
-4.2 : 10.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-4.2 : 11.0 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-4.1 : 8.4 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-4.1 : 9.4 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC

-11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.2 : 3.7 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.0 : -11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 : -0.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.6 : 8.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.0 : -3.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

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.
34.8 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
33.6 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
32.2 URAIDLA (SUTTON CREEK ALERT) Adelaide/Lofty SA
31.0 URAIDLA Adelaide/Lofty SA
30.0 ASHTON CO-OP Adelaide/Lofty SA

11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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0.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1380 (57.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1143 (47.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1026 (42.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
948 (39.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
926 (38.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
863 (36.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
851 (35.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
848 (35.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
836 (34.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
770 (32.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
735 (30.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
714 (29.8) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
711 (29.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
668 (27.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
658 (27.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
651 (27.1) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
649 (27.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
639 (26.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
637 (26.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
615 (25.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
607 (25.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
94/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
84/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
83/02 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
72/22 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
72/00 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
72/01 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA

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
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 72(340/ 63 ) at 22:21
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(300/ 67 ) at 01:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 72(350/ 63 ) at 02:30