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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:15EST, 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 23.1 +1.1 11.1 +1.8 8.9 0.0 3.2 -- 334 (13.9) 30/16
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 +0.4 10.8 +1.9 8.7 0.8 1.8 7.9 472 (19.7) 35/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.0 +2.7 9.4 +1.4 7.4 5.4 3.4 8.8 557 (23.2) 34/10
BUNBURY 19.0 +0.8 10.3 +1.8 -- 2.6 -- -- 451 (18.8) 35/17
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 582 (24.3) 37/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.9 21.3 -1.7 19.5 0.0 5.6 10.4 278 (11.6) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.6 +7.3 11.9 +1.5 9.0 0.0 9.8 11.3 324 (13.5) 31/15
WHYALLA AERO 25.6 +4.1 13.9 +5.9 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 414 (17.3) 72/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -1.2 13.7 +4.0 10.1 0.0 -- 3.4 368 (15.3) 76/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -0.2 10.9 +4.6 8.8 0.0 5.0 6.0 495 (20.6) 84/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.4 +4.2 14.0 -0.2 11.0 0.0 7.2 10.9 201 ( 8.4) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.2 17.2 -1.5 13.1 0.0 7.4 10.8 372 (15.5) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 -0.1 14.7 -2.6 13.3 0.0 6.2 10.4 -- 30/12
MACKAY M.O 26.9 +1.7 15.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 246 (10.3) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +3.5 13.3 -0.3 11.8 0.0 4.4 -- 159 ( 6.6) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.1 17.3 +3.6 -- 0.1 4.1 -- 361 (15.0) 37/08
NAMBOUR DPI 30.3 +5.4 15.8 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 28/05
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +1.7 16.8 +3.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 365 (15.2) 50/02
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +1.1 17.5 +4.8 14.8 0.6 5.0 10.0 421 (17.5) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 +1.2 13.1 +2.5 -- 4.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 43/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.2 +1.8 7.9 -0.6 -0.4 0.0 5.2 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -0.1 12.9 +2.0 9.9 0.0 3.8 10.3 174 ( 7.3) 26/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +0.1 10.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 +1.6 8.2 -0.8 5.2 0.0 4.6 10.3 706 (29.4) 37/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 +1.5 7.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 +1.4 0.2 -4.0 -4.4 0.0 3.8 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +2.8 -0.3 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 +2.5 10.1 -0.2 7.0 0.0 5.0 10.0 323 (13.5) 43/18
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 +0.9 4.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 26/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.0 +0.8 9.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 46/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 +1.3 -2.3 -5.5 -5.5 0.0 5.4 8.6 279 (11.6) 48/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 +3.5 1.0 -4.1 -2.2 0.0 3.6 5.5 202 ( 8.4) 67/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +1.1 1.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 74/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.6 +4.2 10.1 +2.7 5.9 0.0 7.6 4.2 353 (14.7) 80/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.3 +5.9 4.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 80/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.2 +4.4 2.6 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 71/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 +3.7 9.5 +1.6 5.4 0.0 2.8 -- 173 ( 7.2) 43/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.1 +4.3 5.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 83/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.1 +3.2 5.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 507 (21.1) 71/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +0.4 1.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 43/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 +1.6 4.3 -1.7 1.8 0.0 2.6 7.1 304 (12.7) 41/15
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

40.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.3 : 34.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.9 : 37.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.9 : 31.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.2 : 14.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
+6.8 : 13.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.5 : 16.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.3 : 13.2 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 16.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.4 : 28.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.3 : 29.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
-3.2 : 13.1 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-3.1 : 30.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.0 : 19.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-3.0 : 29.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

-5.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.1 : -4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 : -5.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : -3.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-6.9 : -3.4 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.8 : -2.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.8 : -3.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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.
29.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
25.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY) Islands ISL
24.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH) Islands ISL
18.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
15.5 PAUPONG STATION Snowy Mtns NSW

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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3.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1167 (48.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
877 (36.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
861 (35.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
828 (34.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
781 (32.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
773 (32.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
735 (30.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
730 (30.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
725 (30.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
717 (29.9) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
706 (29.4) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
706 (29.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
667 (27.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
662 (27.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
661 (27.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
655 (27.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
648 (27.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
635 (26.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
632 (26.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
631 (26.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
622 (25.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
614 (25.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
607 (25.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
601 (25.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
**S** 117/07 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
109/17 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
107/16 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/19 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
100/18 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
93/08 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
93/17 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
93/18 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
93/18 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
93/12 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
93/16 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
93/10 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
93/16 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 93(270/ 69 ) at 08:31
Northeast
YUNTA AIRSTRIP : 80(250/ 63 ) at 15:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 87(300/ 67 ) at 10:04
Adelaide/Lofty
OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) : 95(240/ 54 ) at 11:41
MOUNT LOFTY : 91(240/ 58 ) at 11:39
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 91(240/ 80 ) at 12:45
Lower SE
COONAWARRA : 80(260/ 63 ) at 15:20
PADTHAWAY SOUTH : 78(300/ 65 ) at 11:46
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS : 80(230/ 69 ) at 21:39
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(330/ 67 ) at 19:00
Riverina E
YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE : 85(220/ 63 ) at 20:00
NARRANDERA AIRPORT : 96(320/ 54 ) at 18:37
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS : 91(290/ 41 ) at 17:19
Riverina W
HAY AIRPORT AWS : 100(250/ 72 ) at 18:01
GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS : 89(230/ 67 ) at 19:33
VICTORIA
Mallee N
WALPEUP RESEARCH : 89(250/ 72 ) at 14:41
Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT : 91(260/ 67 ) at 14:38
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 89(250/ 69 ) at 16:02
Wimmera S
EDENHOPE AIRPORT : 76(240/ 63 ) at 16:32
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 122(350/ 82 ) at 08:00
Upper North
YARRAWONGA : 93(250/ 56 ) at 18:27
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT : 93(270/ 70 ) at 17:30
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 54 ) at 18:51
FALLS CREEK : 85(350/ 63 ) at 19:22
MT HOTHAM : 102(330/ 69 ) at 15:32
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 98(280/ 74 ) at 17:16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 80(290/ 65 ) at 17:04
FRANKSTON AWS : 89(270/ 76 ) at 17:19
DUNNS HILL : 93(360/ 54 ) at 13:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 74(350/ 63 ) at 13:00
W Central
LAVERTON RAAF : 93(300/ 69 ) at 17:01
POINT WILSON : 82(290/ 70 ) at 16:45
N Central
KILMORE GAP : 93(360/ 74 ) at 10:40
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 91(260/ 70 ) at 18:30
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 65 ) at 21:56
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 93(300/ 80 ) at 16:03
PORT FAIRY AWS : 83(250/ 67 ) at 23:52
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 196( 10/ 74 ) at 23:53
MOUNT READ : 102( 20/ 76 ) at 15:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(290/ 70 ) at 20:00