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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 22.1 +0.1 7.7 -1.6 4.1 0.0 3.6 -- 374 (15.6) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 18.5 -1.6 8.8 -0.1 7.3 0.0 2.4 2.1 296 (12.3) 59/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 7.7 -0.3 5.8 0.0 3.2 3.7 347 (14.5) 63/13
BUNBURY 17.9 -0.3 12.9 +4.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 336 (14.0) 67/08
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 413 (17.2) 74/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 0.0 22.5 -0.5 20.0 0.0 7.2 10.9 313 (13.0) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.5 -0.8 12.6 +2.2 7.2 0.0 11.6 10.8 426 (17.8) 41/09
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -3.9 8.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 11.2 -- 535 (22.3) 37/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -2.1 11.6 +1.9 8.8 5.8 5.0 10.4 455 (19.0) 41/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.0 8.4 +2.1 6.3 7.0 5.2 5.3 599 (25.0) 63/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.1 +2.9 11.2 -3.0 9.2 0.0 7.6 10.8 189 ( 7.9) 32/02
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +0.8 16.2 -2.5 12.2 0.0 6.6 11.1 351 (14.6) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 -0.1 15.7 -1.6 14.1 0.0 6.0 11.2 238 ( 9.9) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 26.5 +1.3 15.6 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- 10.7 206 ( 8.6) 22/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +1.4 15.7 +2.1 13.8 0.0 5.6 -- 226 ( 9.4) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 +0.9 16.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 343 (14.3) 37/10
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 +3.1 14.4 +3.8 -- 0.2 3.2 -- 87 ( 3.6) 28/10
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +1.6 18.2 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 46/19
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +0.4 14.3 +1.6 10.7 0.0 4.0 9.3 345 (14.4) 43/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 +1.6 12.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 41/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.1 +6.7 12.8 +4.3 5.9 0.0 4.4 -- 103 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +4.7 12.3 +1.4 9.0 0.0 3.4 7.3 288 (12.0) 48/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +2.0 12.7 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.7 +7.5 9.0 0.0 6.0 0.2 4.0 6.2 234 ( 9.8) 46/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.2 +6.9 8.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 50/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.5 +3.5 8.4 +4.2 2.3 0.0 2.4 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +3.7 11.0 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.4 +8.9 13.9 +3.6 7.9 0.0 4.0 6.9 -- 68/14
RICHMOND RAAF 28.2 +5.5 7.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 68/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 +3.4 15.8 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 67/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 +2.6 6.3 +3.1 3.0 0.0 5.2 7.6 281 (11.7) 65/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.1 +0.5 9.5 +4.4 6.4 0.0 6.4 6.1 359 (15.0) 58/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -2.1 10.6 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 48/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 -0.2 11.5 +4.1 8.6 0.0 9.6 10.7 591 (24.6) 46/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 +0.2 7.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 517 (21.5) 54/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 -1.9 7.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 58/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +0.9 12.8 +4.9 8.9 0.0 5.4 -- 278 (11.6) 37/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.6 -1.2 10.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 547 (22.8) 87/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 -2.9 6.6 +1.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 814 (33.9) 61/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.4 8.8 +3.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 50/22
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +3.6 9.1 +3.1 6.5 0.0 3.0 3.9 310 (12.9) 52/11
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

37.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
37.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.2 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
37.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
37.1 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
37.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+8.9 : 29.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.3 : 28.3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.8 : 32.8 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+7.7 : 27.9 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.7 : 29.0 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.5 : 18.3 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+10.3 : 16.7 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+9.6 : 18.6 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+9.3 : 17.4 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+9.2 : 15.0 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

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

2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7 : 29.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.4 : 12.4 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
-4.3 : 11.7 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-4.2 : 28.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.1 : 12.6 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

-0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-5.9 : 1.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.4 : 11.2 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.4 : 2.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.4 : 5.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-5.2 : 11.3 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD

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.
50.4 FERNSHAW E Central VIC
20.2 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD) N Coast TAS
20.0 KERSBROOK EFFLUENT PONDS Adelaide/Lofty SA
18.8 BIRDWOOD Adelaide/Lofty SA
18.2 PROSPECT HILL Adelaide/Lofty SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
20.0 KERSBROOK EFFLUENT PONDS
18.8 BIRDWOOD
18.2 PROSPECT HILL

VICTORIA
E Central
50.4 FERNSHAW

TASMANIA
N Coast
20.2 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD)

11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

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3.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1459 (60.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1315 (54.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1198 (49.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1079 (45.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1079 (45.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1043 (43.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
992 (41.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
983 (41.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
938 (39.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
919 (38.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
894 (37.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
893 (37.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
870 (36.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
853 (35.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
841 (35.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
837 (34.9) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
814 (33.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
808 (33.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
802 (33.4) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
800 (33.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
783 (32.6) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
782 (32.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
779 (32.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
767 (32.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
732 (30.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
732 (30.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
722 (30.1) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
717 (29.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
706 (29.4) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
704 (29.3) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
693 (28.9) STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
692 (28.8) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
690 (28.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
686 (28.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
682 (28.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
680 (28.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
675 (28.1) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
675 (28.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
671 (28.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
669 (27.9) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
666 (27.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
664 (27.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
662 (27.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
652 (27.2) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
650 (27.1) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
650 (27.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
645 (26.9) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
642 (26.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
642 (26.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
641 (26.7) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
638 (26.6) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
636 (26.5) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
634 (26.4) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
633 (26.4) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
626 (26.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
626 (26.1) RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
626 (26.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
623 (26.0) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
622 (25.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
619 (25.8) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
615 (25.6) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
613 (25.5) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
612 (25.5) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
606 (25.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
605 (25.2) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
126/01 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
115/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
115/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
113/15 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/00 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
107/11 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
104/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
100/19 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
98/13 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
94/07 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/13 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
94/01 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE
4.6mm in 3 min to 00:33 92.0mm/h
5.0mm in 3 min to 00:36 100.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.0mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER
7.2mm in 41 min to 00:30 10.5mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 83(290/ 65 ) at 12:31
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(330/ 65 ) at 07:40
CAPE NATURALISTE : 108(300/ 56 ) at 11:06
BUSSELTON AERO : 89(260/ 67 ) at 11:26
BUSSELTON JETTY : 98(260/ 76 ) at 11:29
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 93(300/ 43 ) at 17:03
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(300/ 69 ) at 14:01
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 111(330/ 89 ) at 00:09
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 95( 10/ 69 ) at 02:00
FALLS CREEK : 108(350/ 67 ) at 03:00
MT HOTHAM : 121(340/ 93 ) at 02:23
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(280/ 54 ) at 15:25
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 78(277/ 65 ) at 22:40
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 93(260/ 72 ) at 01:33
W Central
GEELONG AIRPORT : 87(280/ 69 ) at 00:56
POINT WILSON : 72(280/ 63 ) at 00:48
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 83(280/ 67 ) at 14:00
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(270/ 65 ) at 08:35
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 98(240/ 83 ) at 19:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(330/ 63 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 104(240/ 83 ) at 22:42
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 102( 20/ 61 ) at 04:01
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 74(320/ 63 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 109(270/ 89 ) at 21:00