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Data is as received at 01:14EST, 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 20.3 -1.7 14.9 +5.6 12.5 0.8 5.4 -- 559 (23.3) 39/00
PERTH AIRPORT 17.1 -3.0 10.0 +1.1 8.2 8.6 2.8 4.2 604 (25.2) 48/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -1.3 8.1 +0.1 6.8 14.6 4.2 7.7 570 (23.8) 55/02
BUNBURY 17.1 -1.1 7.9 -0.6 -- 8.4 -- -- 602 (25.1) 48/00
MANDURAH 17.9 -- 11.6 -- -- 5.8 -- -- 745 (31.0) 54/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.9 21.1 -1.9 26.1 0.0 7.0 10.5 316 (13.2) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +5.8 22.8 +12.4 20.6 0.0 14.2 9.3 581 (24.2) 59/11
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 +6.3 15.1 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 68/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.1 +5.1 13.8 +4.1 8.2 0.0 4.8 -- 350 (14.6) 57/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 +6.2 10.3 +4.0 7.7 0.0 2.2 8.3 464 (19.3) 78/18
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.8 +1.6 8.3 -5.9 6.1 0.0 7.2 10.9 177 ( 7.4) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +0.6 15.8 -2.9 10.6 0.0 6.4 10.7 233 ( 9.7) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.2 15.9 -1.4 13.4 0.0 5.4 10.5 230 ( 9.6) 30/16
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +2.0 16.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 293 (12.2) 28/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 +1.7 13.3 -0.3 11.7 0.0 5.2 -- 194 ( 8.1) 46/23
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +0.4 16.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 345 (14.4) 35/11
NAMBOUR DPI 26.6 +1.7 11.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 24/16
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 12.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -1.0 12.0 -0.7 9.6 0.0 5.2 7.6 262 (10.9) 31/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.5 +2.1 9.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.2 +1.8 6.1 -2.4 1.8 0.0 4.0 -- 100 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 +0.7 10.5 -0.4 7.8 0.0 3.4 10.7 145 ( 6.0) 43/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +0.4 8.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 +1.4 5.5 -3.5 3.5 0.0 3.6 10.9 214 ( 8.9) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 +1.5 6.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.7 +3.7 2.1 -2.1 -2.4 0.0 4.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +3.0 2.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 +3.3 10.3 0.0 5.9 0.0 5.2 10.7 305 (12.7) --
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -0.1 5.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.0 +0.8 11.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 39/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 +2.3 0.2 -3.0 -3.9 0.0 3.2 10.5 265 (11.0) 43/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +5.7 3.6 -1.5 0.7 0.0 2.4 10.5 204 ( 8.5) 35/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +2.8 2.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 41/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.6 +8.2 9.7 +2.3 5.4 0.0 5.6 8.2 305 (12.7) 67/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.4 +6.0 4.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 2.9 -- 246 (10.3) 50/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.8 +6.0 2.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 57/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.3 +5.1 9.5 +1.6 5.7 0.0 1.4 -- 136 ( 5.7) 41/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.7 +5.9 3.8 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 59/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.1 +5.2 6.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 76/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +0.8 3.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 30/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +3.2 8.2 +2.2 8.3 0.0 1.6 9.2 282 (11.8) 35/18
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

36.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
36.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.5 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
36.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+8.8 : 30.9 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+8.7 : 29.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+8.4 : 29.5 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+8.2 : 28.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+7.9 : 25.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
24.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.3 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+12.4 : 22.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.7 : 15.8 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+7.1 : 16.7 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.1 : 15.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 17.8 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

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

5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.5 : 16.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 16.8 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-4.7 : 16.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 20.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.5 : 21.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-7.3 : 7.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.9 : 13.3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-6.4 : 7.5 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.3 : 0.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields 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.
33.4 LITTLE GROVE Lower West WA
28.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
27.6 ALBANY Lower West WA
26.2 DENMARK Lower West WA
26.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA

13.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.9 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

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7.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
7.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
6.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1367 (57.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1146 (47.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1049 (43.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
983 (41.0) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
913 (38.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
910 (37.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
852 (35.5) FORREST Eucla WA
846 (35.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
842 (35.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
842 (35.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
821 (34.2) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
810 (33.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
804 (33.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
800 (33.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
785 (32.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
783 (32.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
778 (32.4) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
768 (32.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
745 (31.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
715 (29.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
708 (29.5) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
698 (29.1) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
686 (28.6) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
683 (28.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
677 (28.2) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
674 (28.1) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
658 (27.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
651 (27.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
642 (26.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
638 (26.6) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
635 (26.5) EUCLA Eucla WA
635 (26.5) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
619 (25.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
613 (25.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
612 (25.5) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
611 (25.5) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
604 (25.2) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
602 (25.1) BUNBURY Lower West WA
113/22 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
104/21 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
102/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
94/12 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
91/08 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/21 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
91/21 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) 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.
VICTORIA
Upper North
BENDIGO AIRPORT
3.4mm in 2 min to 14:32 102.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(300/ 69 ) at 14:00
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(340/ 65 ) at 08:32
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(330/ 91 ) at 23:59
VICTORIA
Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 83(230/ 65 ) at 22:34
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 104(360/ 65 ) at 09:00
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 104( 20/ 76 ) at 21:30
FALLS CREEK : 98(360/ 59 ) at 23:01
MT HOTHAM : 113(350/ 85 ) at 23:00
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 83(360/ 69 ) at 10:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91( 10/ 43 ) at 21:38
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(330/ 63 ) at 23:01