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Data is as received at 01:02EST, 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 21.6 +1.6 7.3 -1.6 4.6 0.0 4.6 -- 350 (14.6) 39/10
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 +2.7 6.7 -1.3 4.3 0.0 1.0 9.8 235 ( 9.8) 35/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +1.7 7.3 -0.2 4.4 0.0 2.8 9.7 296 (12.3) 35/09
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.3 6.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 37/12
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 9.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 34/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.7 -1.6 20.1 -0.3 19.1 0.0 5.2 10.3 259 (10.8) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.7 -5.9 1.9 -4.1 -1.0 0.0 3.0 10.5 290 (12.1) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -0.9 3.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 250 (10.4) 35/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -1.9 7.9 -0.3 6.0 0.0 -- 3.1 251 (10.5) 37/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -0.7 3.9 -1.6 2.3 3.2 1.4 5.7 423 (17.6) 52/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.9 -5.4 12.7 +2.4 11.5 0.0 7.4 10.2 480 (20.0) 43/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 +0.8 16.5 -0.9 12.2 0.0 4.0 8.2 199 ( 8.3) 24/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +2.7 14.5 -0.2 12.8 0.0 4.0 9.7 228 ( 9.5) 32/23
MACKAY M.O 22.6 +0.1 14.6 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- 9.1 245 (10.2) 24/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 +0.7 11.5 +0.9 9.6 0.0 4.6 -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.5 +1.2 11.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 411 (17.1) 39/08
NAMBOUR DPI 22.4 -0.1 10.6 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 28/10
COOLANGATTA 19.6 -1.7 15.1 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 34/09
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 +0.3 13.0 +3.4 8.7 0.0 5.2 5.7 435 (18.1) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.0 -3.7 6.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 559 (23.3) 48/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.6 -4.3 3.7 -2.1 -1.6 0.8 2.2 -- 144 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -1.2 10.5 +2.3 6.9 0.0 3.8 8.9 366 (15.3) 39/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -3.0 2.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.7 -2.9 6.0 -0.8 3.8 2.2 2.2 10.0 523 (21.8) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.3 -2.7 3.1 -2.2 -- 5.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 28/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.5 -5.5 0.9 -1.2 -0.8 6.0 1.6 7.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.6 -5.9 -1.3 -4.7 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.8 -2.5 7.7 -0.4 2.9 2.2 1.6 10.3 541 (22.5) 54/19
RICHMOND RAAF 16.2 -3.6 2.0 -2.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 37/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.4 -2.6 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 70/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.0 -3.0 1.3 +0.3 -2.5 0.0 1.8 9.0 441 (18.4) 54/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.7 -3.8 -1.0 -4.6 -3.6 0.0 1.4 6.2 266 (11.1) 32/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.4 -4.6 0.6 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 39/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -2.0 3.2 -2.0 -0.2 0.0 2.0 6.5 333 (13.9) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.8 -2.9 -1.2 -5.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 276 (11.5) 39/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.8 -3.5 -3.5 -6.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 43/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 -1.5 5.4 -1.3 1.9 0.2 2.2 -- 198 ( 8.3) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.2 -1.8 3.1 -2.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 544 (22.7) 61/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -1.4 -0.4 -4.1 -- 2.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 48/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.7 -2.0 -0.1 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -1.0 1.3 -3.4 -2.9 0.0 2.0 3.0 468 (19.5) 45/12
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

33.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
32.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+5.1 : 30.7 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+3.5 : 29.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+3.1 : 29.3 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
+3.0 : 26.4 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.0 : 25.0 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.5 : 23.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+7.6 : 20.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+7.3 : 14.9 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+6.7 : 10.6 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.6 : 19.6 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT

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

-3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : 6.0 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.1 : 17.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.4 : 10.8 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.3 : 18.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-6.1 : 20.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.1 : 5.2 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.1 : 21.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT

-7.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.0 : -1.3 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.0 : 0.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.9 : -0.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : -1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.3 : -0.7 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) 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.
30.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
29.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
28.8 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
24.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
22.8 WARRA W Coast TAS

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

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1.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1438 (59.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1327 (55.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1244 (51.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1121 (46.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1112 (46.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1015 (42.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1005 (41.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
973 (40.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
929 (38.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
834 (34.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
834 (34.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
816 (34.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
774 (32.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
753 (31.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
736 (30.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
678 (28.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
649 (27.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
647 (27.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
642 (26.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
640 (26.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
637 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
631 (26.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
625 (26.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
610 (25.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
115/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
100/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
89/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/18 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

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

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(320/ 63 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 45 ) at 18:38
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(240/ 69 ) at 22:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(300/ 63 ) at 00:26
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 78(280/ 67 ) at 03:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(260/ 82 ) at 18:55