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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:16EST, 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 21.8 -0.2 9.7 +0.4 7.3 0.0 4.8 -- 419 (17.5) 34/12
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 -0.7 9.2 +0.3 7.3 2.2 3.0 7.8 397 (16.5) 39/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 +2.2 6.6 -1.4 4.5 6.4 4.0 8.2 466 (19.4) 45/11
BUNBURY 18.2 0.0 6.5 -2.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 351 (14.6) 39/15
MANDURAH 17.9 -- 12.5 -- -- 2.6 -- -- 450 (18.8) 37/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.2 21.7 -1.3 19.8 0.0 6.2 10.4 268 (11.2) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +3.8 22.5 +12.1 16.9 0.0 11.2 8.8 343 (14.3) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 22.7 +1.2 12.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 522 (21.8) 81/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.8 -0.2 13.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 6.0 6.9 362 (15.1) 52/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.2 +2.4 13.1 +6.8 -- 0.2 5.4 5.1 570 (23.8) 63/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.3 +6.1 9.8 -4.4 7.1 0.0 10.6 11.0 188 ( 7.8) 26/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +2.5 15.7 -3.0 10.0 0.0 6.4 10.9 238 ( 9.9) 34/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +0.4 20.7 +3.4 18.6 0.0 8.4 11.0 441 (18.4) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 24.1 -1.1 14.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.3 392 (16.3) 28/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -0.2 13.3 -0.3 10.7 0.0 6.0 -- 211 ( 8.8) 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 -0.1 11.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 268 (11.2) 34/14
NAMBOUR DPI 25.2 +0.3 9.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 61 ( 2.5) 22/14
COOLANGATTA 23.4 +0.3 12.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 28/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 -0.5 12.0 -0.7 8.0 0.0 5.4 10.5 312 (13.0) 32/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 +1.0 10.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 31/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.9 +4.5 7.3 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 4.6 -- 127 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +2.2 10.4 -0.5 6.2 0.0 4.0 10.9 378 (15.8) 46/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -0.4 9.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 +3.5 4.9 -4.1 3.1 0.0 2.8 10.7 269 (11.2) 26/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.6 +3.3 6.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +4.0 3.2 -1.0 -1.1 0.0 4.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +4.9 4.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 +2.8 10.8 +0.5 6.2 0.0 3.8 10.7 372 (15.5) 46/18
RICHMOND RAAF 26.5 +3.8 5.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 31/11
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -0.2 12.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 52/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +4.6 1.5 -1.7 -2.2 0.0 4.0 8.8 159 ( 6.6) 50/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.7 +8.1 3.8 -1.3 0.3 0.0 3.4 8.1 217 ( 9.0) 54/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +4.0 2.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 44/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.6 +4.2 13.9 +6.5 10.5 0.0 8.0 4.4 435 (18.1) 67/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.0 +1.6 8.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 309 (12.9) 45/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.5 -3.3 6.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 43/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +1.9 11.9 +4.0 10.5 0.0 5.0 -- 233 ( 9.7) 37/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.6 +4.8 7.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 74/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 -0.1 7.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 727 (30.3) 67/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +0.4 8.2 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 48/14
HOBART AIRPORT 21.0 +5.7 8.1 +2.1 4.7 0.0 3.4 6.8 350 (14.6) 61/11
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

41.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.9 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+9.3 : 34.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+9.0 : 33.6 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.8 : 39.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.8 : 37.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+8.3 : 30.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

25.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
25.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA

+12.1 : 22.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.4 : 18.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+10.1 : 19.8 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 16.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+8.8 : 15.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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

4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.3 : 17.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-4.3 : 18.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.1 : 18.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.0 : 17.8 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-3.8 : 12.4 REDESDALE N Central VIC

-2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-1.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-1.0 TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8 : 3.7 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-5.6 : 5.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-5.6 : -1.8 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-5.4 : 4.5 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.4 : 2.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa 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.
14.8 FOREST EDGE Lower West WA
13.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
12.4 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
12.2 WAROONA Lower West WA
12.0 ADINA Lower West WA

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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2.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

979 (40.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
909 (37.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
891 (37.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
889 (37.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
888 (37.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
877 (36.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
862 (35.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
853 (35.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
824 (34.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
811 (33.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
800 (33.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
797 (33.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
743 (31.0) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
741 (30.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
727 (30.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
717 (29.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
715 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
708 (29.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
705 (29.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
699 (29.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
689 (28.7) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
687 (28.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
686 (28.6) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
680 (28.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
677 (28.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
671 (28.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
654 (27.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
642 (26.8) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
633 (26.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
630 (26.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
627 (26.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
626 (26.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
619 (25.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
614 (25.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
613 (25.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
612 (25.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
611 (25.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
611 (25.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
611 (25.5) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
608 (25.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
106/12 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
100/18 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/09 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
96/15 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/11 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/13 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
93/12 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
93/14 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
93/12 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
91/12 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/00 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/20 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
91/18 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
91/19 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/08 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
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME : 93(260/ 41 ) at 14:00
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT : 85(190/ 63 ) at 17:30
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO : 85(240/ 72 ) at 12:35
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(260/ 80 ) at 11:58
PORT AUGUSTA AERO : 74(220/ 63 ) at 13:03
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH : 91(300/ 52 ) at 12:21
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(340/ 78 ) at 00:43
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 89(270/ 63 ) at 13:30
Murray Valley
MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) : 76(260/ 63 ) at 14:08
Lower SE
NARACOORTE AERODROME : 93(300/ 45 ) at 14:31
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS : 91(240/ 63 ) at 20:51
FOWLERS GAP AWS : 93(210/ 63 ) at 19:27
WHITE CLIFFS AWS : 83(220/ 69 ) at 20:51
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS : 83(230/ 67 ) at 18:30
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(320/ 80 ) at 19:15
VICTORIA
Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT : 80(250/ 69 ) at 17:11
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 87(240/ 69 ) at 18:41
Wimmera N
NHILL AERODROME : 78(260/ 67 ) at 16:13
Wimmera S
EDENHOPE AIRPORT : 91(260/ 39 ) at 15:39
HORSHAM AERODROME : 85(260/ 67 ) at 16:38
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 109(340/ 70 ) at 04:30
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(350/ 59 ) at 20:01
MT HOTHAM : 96(330/ 72 ) at 15:30
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 98( 10/ 61 ) at 09:41
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 76( 10/ 63 ) at 09:00
FRANKSTON AWS : 98(240/ 78 ) at 19:55
DUNNS HILL : 93(350/ 52 ) at 12:15
W Central
POINT WILSON : 96(340/ 32 ) at 18:57
N Central
KILMORE GAP : 85(360/ 67 ) at 11:03
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91(360/ 70 ) at 08:12
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89(330/ 69 ) at 14:18
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(330/ 70 ) at 15:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(320/ 83 ) at 12:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(350/ 70 ) at 11:31
MOUNT READ : 87( 10/ 69 ) at 09:31