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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 01:05EST, 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 19.4 -0.6 5.2 -3.7 3.8 0.0 1.4 -- 353 (14.7) 41/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -0.5 3.8 -4.2 2.8 0.0 3.0 10.1 237 ( 9.9) 43/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 +0.1 2.9 -4.6 1.7 2.6 1.0 8.8 170 ( 7.1) 30/13
BUNBURY 16.4 -0.9 3.4 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 24/13
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 7.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 26/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.5 19.0 -1.4 18.1 0.0 5.8 11.0 286 (11.9) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.2 +4.6 3.9 -2.1 0.8 0.0 5.0 11.0 179 ( 7.5) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.0 -3.5 6.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 362 (15.1) 41/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.0 -1.7 7.2 -1.0 4.5 0.2 -- 7.8 284 (11.8) 32/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.1 -2.0 2.2 -3.3 -0.6 5.2 0.8 7.3 298 (12.4) 50/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.1 +2.8 8.9 -1.4 6.8 0.0 6.0 10.9 207 ( 8.6) 32/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +1.7 18.7 +1.3 16.9 0.0 4.0 8.2 414 (17.3) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.5 13.6 -1.1 12.7 0.0 4.0 10.4 252 (10.5) 34/16
MACKAY M.O 22.5 0.0 14.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 7.1 229 ( 9.5) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 +0.3 12.6 +2.0 10.7 0.0 4.6 -- 121 ( 5.0) 46/18
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 +1.4 12.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 200 ( 8.3) 21/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.9 +2.4 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 22/11
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +4.6 4.8 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 34/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 +3.0 7.1 -2.5 1.1 0.0 4.6 7.4 265 (11.0) 22/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.5 +3.8 11.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 30/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.0 +6.1 4.7 -1.1 -2.7 0.0 4.4 -- 186 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 +6.3 4.4 -3.8 0.0 0.0 3.2 10.5 172 ( 7.2) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +6.7 6.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 +7.5 8.8 +2.0 3.0 0.0 8.8 10.6 583 (24.3) 48/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.1 +6.1 7.9 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 +4.4 6.6 +4.5 -0.7 0.0 4.0 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +3.2 2.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.2 +2.9 15.4 +7.3 9.9 0.0 6.8 10.1 519 (21.6) 41/17
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 +5.8 10.9 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 50/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.6 -1.4 13.9 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 44/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.2 +3.2 9.3 +8.3 5.0 0.0 4.8 8.8 519 (21.6) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 +1.6 5.2 +1.6 3.6 0.0 2.4 7.0 174 ( 7.3) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.9 11.0 +7.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 37/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.5 +0.3 6.7 +1.5 4.2 0.0 5.2 5.0 377 (15.7) 30/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.5 -0.2 7.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.4 -1.9 2.1 -0.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 335 (14.0) 41/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.1 -1.9 9.2 +2.5 7.0 4.0 1.6 -- 175 ( 7.3) 18/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.0 -3.0 6.3 +0.4 -- 9.4 -- -- 350 (14.6) 35/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -1.8 4.0 +0.3 -- 5.2 -- -- 404 (16.8) 44/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.8 -0.9 0.2 -3.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 26/11
HOBART AIRPORT 10.0 -3.5 2.4 -2.3 -0.1 0.0 1.4 6.9 387 (16.1) 28/15
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

35.6 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
35.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 26.0 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+7.5 : 26.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+7.0 : 26.8 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+6.8 : 22.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.8 : 24.8 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.3 : 16.5 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+8.8 : 7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.7 : 9.5 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.3 : 9.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.8 : 14.9 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW

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

-1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 13.7 FORREST Eucla WA
-6.8 : 7.0 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-6.0 : 12.4 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-5.8 : 14.9 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.3 : 13.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

-6.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.8 : 1.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-5.6 : 4.8 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.5 : 0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4 : -3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.4 : 0.9 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.4 : -0.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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.
95.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
53.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
50.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
48.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
45.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
95.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
50.6 THREDBO AWS
45.2 THREDBO VILLAGE

VICTORIA
Upper NE
48.6 MOUNT BULLER
W Gippsland
53.4 MT BAW BAW

11.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1014 (42.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
847 (35.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
835 (34.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
833 (34.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
831 (34.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
811 (33.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
806 (33.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
774 (32.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
761 (31.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
756 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
731 (30.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
724 (30.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
686 (28.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
686 (28.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
682 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
650 (27.1) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
624 (26.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
618 (25.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
615 (25.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
614 (25.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
607 (25.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
83/02 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
80/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/03 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
71/00 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
67/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
67/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS N 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.
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MT BAW BAW
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
None reported