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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:03EST, 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 18.0 -2.0 9.2 +0.3 6.2 4.6 2.8 -- 487 (20.3) 28/06
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -0.3 8.0 0.0 7.0 9.4 2.2 5.6 415 (17.3) 41/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.2 +1.1 7.6 +0.1 6.9 14.2 3.8 7.5 419 (17.5) 52/14
BUNBURY 17.2 -0.1 11.4 +3.8 -- 3.8 -- -- 451 (18.8) 44/13
MANDURAH 17.7 -- 11.5 -- -- 7.0 -- -- 526 (21.9) 52/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -1.0 16.4 -4.0 15.0 0.0 5.8 7.2 369 (15.4) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.9 +0.3 1.1 -4.9 -2.9 0.0 4.4 10.8 284 (11.8) 21/15
WHYALLA AERO 23.2 +4.7 9.7 +3.8 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 403 (16.8) 65/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +3.5 10.3 +2.1 6.1 0.0 1.4 9.3 267 (11.1) 59/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 +2.9 8.0 +2.5 5.6 0.0 2.0 8.3 421 (17.5) 59/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.4 -1.9 3.4 -6.9 1.2 0.0 5.0 10.9 246 (10.3) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 24.7 -1.9 13.4 -4.0 9.2 0.0 8.2 8.7 539 (22.5) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.9 -2.1 7.4 -7.3 3.5 0.0 6.0 9.9 256 (10.7) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 20.6 -1.9 7.5 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 371 (15.5) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.6 -1.2 5.9 -4.7 2.7 0.0 5.0 -- 225 ( 9.4) 32/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.0 -1.3 8.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 303 (12.6) 39/11
NAMBOUR DPI 21.7 -0.8 3.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 48 ( 2.0) 24/11
COOLANGATTA 21.8 +0.5 5.5 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.6 6.1 -3.5 1.2 0.0 3.6 10.1 302 (12.6) 32/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.5 -1.2 4.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 34/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.1 -0.8 1.9 -3.9 -3.5 0.0 2.6 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 +0.6 3.8 -4.4 -1.1 0.0 3.0 10.2 225 ( 9.4) 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.5 -1.7 3.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.2 +0.6 4.3 -2.5 0.1 0.0 3.2 10.5 298 (12.4) 26/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.6 +0.6 1.6 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 22/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.3 +1.3 2.9 +0.8 -1.4 0.0 0.2 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -1.4 0.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 +2.0 7.6 -0.5 3.2 0.0 2.8 10.4 393 (16.4) 30/09
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 0.0 0.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 +1.1 9.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.5 +0.5 1.1 +0.1 -2.7 0.0 2.4 5.0 303 (12.6) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.4 -1.1 1.5 -2.1 0.5 0.2 1.0 4.9 170 ( 7.1) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -1.2 3.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 +3.0 3.3 -1.9 -1.1 0.0 1.8 10.1 189 ( 7.9) 46/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.8 +1.1 1.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 236 ( 9.8) 34/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 +0.9 0.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 43/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 +0.7 8.4 +1.7 5.0 0.0 1.8 -- 113 ( 4.7) 43/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.2 +2.2 6.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 55/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 +2.3 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 404 (16.8) 68/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +0.6 4.5 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 55/23
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +2.8 8.9 +4.2 6.0 0.0 3.2 2.6 477 (19.9) 55/22
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

31.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
31.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
31.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+4.8 : 15.9 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+4.7 : 23.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+4.6 : 21.2 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+4.6 : 23.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
21.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 10.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.5 : 10.5 DOVER Southeast TAS
+6.4 : 9.0 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
+6.0 : 11.2 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.0 : 8.9 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.1 : 17.2 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6 : 25.8 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-4.4 : 25.6 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-4.4 : 27.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
-4.4 : 20.3 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

-8.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.5 : 1.8 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-9.6 : 3.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.5 : 10.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-8.3 : 0.2 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 1.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.2 : 6.3 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.2 : 0.4 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.
30.3 KARNET Lower West WA
28.4 KARRAGULLEN NORTH Lower West WA
28.4 SERPENTINE MAIN DAM Lower West WA
28.0 ILLALANGI Lower West WA
27.8 VERMEULEN Lower West WA

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1543 (64.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1270 (52.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1193 (49.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1177 (49.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1025 (42.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
955 (39.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
940 (39.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
901 (37.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
900 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
879 (36.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
862 (35.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
860 (35.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
857 (35.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
856 (35.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
831 (34.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
817 (34.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
815 (34.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
798 (33.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
784 (32.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
764 (31.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
735 (30.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
732 (30.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
726 (30.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
722 (30.1) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
719 (30.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
709 (29.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
701 (29.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
677 (28.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
674 (28.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
662 (27.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
660 (27.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
633 (26.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
628 (26.2) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
628 (26.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
622 (25.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) FORREST Eucla WA
615 (25.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
612 (25.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
605 (25.2) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
115/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
109/22 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
**S** 94/04 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
91/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

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

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(340/ 63 ) at 11:52
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 108(320/ 91 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(330/ 30 ) at 22:51
E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 74(360/ 63 ) at 13:00
N Central
KILMORE GAP : 76(350/ 65 ) at 10:30
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 96(310/ 78 ) at 23:14
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(310/ 95 ) at 22:17
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(310/ 85 ) at 21:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(330/ 63 ) at 19:30
MOUNT READ : 91(340/ 46 ) at 22:39