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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
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 19.4 -2.6 12.9 +3.6 9.4 3.2 4.4 -- 395 (16.5) 35/12
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -1.9 6.6 -2.3 5.0 7.4 2.0 3.0 385 (16.0) 55/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 +0.6 6.7 -1.3 4.6 8.0 3.6 4.8 546 (22.8) 78/16
BUNBURY 17.4 -0.8 10.8 +2.3 -- 5.8 -- -- 538 (22.4) 57/08
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 13.0 -- -- 5.8 -- -- 683 (28.5) 65/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -1.2 21.8 -1.2 20.4 0.0 6.8 8.6 322 (13.4) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.5 +6.2 9.3 -1.1 6.5 0.0 8.8 11.0 347 (14.5) 54/14
WHYALLA AERO 26.2 +4.7 3.5 -4.5 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 218 ( 9.1) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 +3.2 5.3 -4.4 2.2 0.0 -- 8.2 238 ( 9.9) 37/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 +0.9 8.0 +1.7 6.2 0.8 1.4 9.1 464 (19.3) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 +3.4 13.0 -1.2 10.8 0.0 7.4 9.9 212 ( 8.8) 28/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.1 15.7 -3.0 12.1 0.0 9.8 11.1 461 (19.2) 34/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 -0.3 14.1 -3.2 12.5 0.0 4.0 10.7 250 (10.4) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +0.7 14.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 245 (10.2) 21/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +1.0 13.5 -0.1 12.4 0.0 6.0 -- 186 ( 7.8) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.1 16.9 +3.2 -- 0.2 5.4 -- 366 (15.3) 35/10
NAMBOUR DPI 28.5 +3.6 16.7 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 30/09
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +2.5 17.1 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 500 (20.8) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 +1.4 13.9 +1.2 10.7 0.0 4.0 9.4 505 (21.0) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 +3.3 14.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 46/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.8 +1.4 6.8 -1.7 1.2 0.0 4.6 -- 210 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 +0.2 11.9 +1.0 8.3 0.0 3.0 10.7 293 (12.2) 30/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -1.1 7.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 +1.2 7.0 -2.0 3.2 0.0 6.2 11.1 368 (15.3) 34/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.8 -0.5 5.6 -2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 22/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.8 +0.8 2.5 -1.7 -2.9 0.0 5.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -0.6 1.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 -1.0 11.5 +1.2 4.3 1.4 7.8 10.7 639 (26.6) 39/08
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 -1.5 5.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 -1.1 12.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 48/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.6 -0.6 4.9 +1.7 1.9 0.6 4.2 11.1 510 (21.3) 45/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 -0.4 3.2 -1.9 -1.8 0.0 3.8 10.8 342 (14.3) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.6 -2.5 3.1 -2.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 312 (13.0) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.2 +1.8 1.8 -5.6 -1.9 0.0 7.0 9.2 312 (13.0) 41/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 -0.8 0.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.0 -0.8 -0.1 -4.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 327 (13.6) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +0.2 9.5 +1.6 4.8 0.6 3.0 -- 237 ( 9.9) 18/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.8 -1.0 7.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 640 (26.7) 39/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -0.4 6.0 +1.2 -- 2.8 -- -- 480 (20.0) 37/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.8 +1.3 2.5 -2.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 46/03
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +1.0 5.5 -0.5 2.0 0.2 2.6 8.2 382 (15.9) 41/07
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

38.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
38.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.1 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
38.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
38.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
38.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+8.9 : 30.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 26.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 27.5 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+6.5 : 25.3 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 28.2 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+6.1 : 16.7 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.7 : 16.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.6 : 19.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.5 : 11.3 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.3 : 14.2 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

3.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.9 : 28.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-3.8 : 16.4 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.6 : 16.9 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-3.6 : 17.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.6 : 16.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.6 : 16.2 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-4.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5 : -0.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.5 : -0.7 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.2 : -1.1 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-6.8 : -0.3 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.7 : -0.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley 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.
28.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
27.5 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
27.0 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
24.0 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
21.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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4.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1566 (65.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1264 (52.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1242 (51.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1224 (51.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1181 (49.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1138 (47.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1102 (45.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1057 (44.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
990 (41.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
955 (39.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
909 (37.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
866 (36.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
825 (34.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
823 (34.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
807 (33.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
783 (32.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
774 (32.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
770 (32.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
760 (31.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
757 (31.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
748 (31.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
744 (31.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
738 (30.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
736 (30.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
728 (30.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
719 (30.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
708 (29.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
701 (29.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
699 (29.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
691 (28.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
689 (28.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
683 (28.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
682 (28.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
679 (28.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
654 (27.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
647 (27.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
645 (26.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
640 (26.7) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
639 (26.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
631 (26.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
627 (26.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
619 (25.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
614 (25.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
610 (25.4) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
106/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/12 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/01 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
5.0mm in 6 min to 23:06 50.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(300/ 70 ) at 12:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(260/ 69 ) at 01:00
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 78(266/ 65 ) at 00:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(240/ 69 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 72 ) at 04:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(240/ 76 ) at 02:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(220/ 46 ) at 01:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(260/ 74 ) at 07:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(260/ 89 ) at 01:00