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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:17EST, 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 21.5 -0.5 10.6 +1.3 9.3 0.0 4.4 -- 275 (11.5) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +0.1 11.2 +2.3 11.9 1.4 4.0 7.8 463 (19.3) 52/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 +2.2 11.1 +3.1 9.1 1.2 3.4 7.9 583 (24.3) 52/16
BUNBURY 18.6 +0.4 13.1 +4.6 -- 2.4 -- -- 549 (22.9) 52/02
MANDURAH 19.6 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 697 (29.0) 54/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.1 23.4 +0.4 21.6 0.0 8.4 10.0 397 (16.5) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.9 -2.4 15.2 +4.8 14.9 0.0 16.0 10.5 638 (26.6) 52/05
WHYALLA AERO 20.5 -1.0 11.7 +3.7 -- 13.6 9.0 -- 538 (22.4) 48/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -1.2 12.2 +2.5 12.5 8.8 7.8 8.7 418 (17.4) 43/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 -0.5 10.8 +4.5 11.3 7.2 5.0 5.7 477 (19.9) 50/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.8 19.1 +4.9 17.0 0.0 8.2 7.6 268 (11.2) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.4 16.4 -2.3 12.4 0.0 6.4 10.9 337 (14.0) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +0.9 15.9 -1.4 13.6 0.0 6.6 11.0 247 (10.3) 34/11
MACKAY M.O 28.0 +2.8 16.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 231 ( 9.6) 30/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +3.4 12.2 -1.4 10.5 0.0 6.8 -- 231 ( 9.6) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.2 +1.8 16.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 391 (16.3) 43/13
NAMBOUR DPI 30.6 +5.7 16.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +2.2 16.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +1.5 13.3 +0.6 10.0 0.0 5.0 10.7 476 (19.8) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.1 +6.7 15.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 46/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.3 +8.9 7.7 -0.8 -1.4 0.0 6.0 -- 143 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 +0.1 14.5 +3.6 10.7 0.0 5.0 8.3 386 (16.1) 34/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -0.7 11.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.6 +0.4 10.6 +1.6 7.2 0.0 4.6 9.0 224 ( 9.3) 41/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.9 -0.4 7.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.7 +7.7 2.4 -1.8 -1.5 0.0 3.4 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.2 +9.0 4.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.8 +1.3 12.1 +1.8 7.7 0.0 4.8 7.5 300 (12.5) 50/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 0.0 10.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -0.3 11.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 52/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.3 +4.1 2.3 -0.9 -2.0 0.0 6.2 5.3 309 (12.9) 26/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.9 +5.3 2.4 -2.7 -0.3 0.0 5.0 3.2 241 (10.0) 39/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +1.2 3.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 22/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.1 +0.7 15.4 +8.0 14.2 0.4 10.2 5.7 419 (17.5) 46/05
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.5 +3.1 4.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 200 ( 8.3) 39/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.3 5.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 35/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.9 +1.7 10.8 +2.9 7.9 0.0 2.0 -- 181 ( 7.5) 30/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.2 -2.6 7.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.1 +1.2 8.9 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 46/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 +1.7 3.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 37/18
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 +1.5 7.0 +1.0 3.6 0.0 2.6 0.6 319 (13.3) 41/11
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

39.7 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
38.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
38.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
37.7 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
37.7 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.7 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
37.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
37.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+11.4 : 36.2 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+11.2 : 36.2 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+11.0 : 36.1 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+11.0 : 36.1 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW

26.9 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
25.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+11.1 : 24.2 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+10.6 : 22.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+10.2 : 20.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.7 : 23.0 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+9.6 : 16.8 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

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

4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
8.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 23.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-5.9 : 25.1 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-4.5 : 22.2 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-4.3 : 24.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.1 : 26.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

-3.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.3 : 2.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.2 : 4.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.1 : -2.3 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-5.8 : 10.7 TELFER AERO Interior 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.
22.0 COONALPYN (ALPYN DOWNS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
21.0 TINTINARA (COLEBATCH DOWNS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
20.4 MOUNT TEMPLETON (GLENALBYN) Lower North SA
19.0 BALAKLAVA Lower North SA
18.4 PORT BROUGHTON Lower North SA

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1251 (52.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
945 (39.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
929 (38.7) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
881 (36.7) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
876 (36.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
862 (35.9) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
847 (35.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
839 (35.0) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
819 (34.1) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
789 (32.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
781 (32.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
752 (31.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
748 (31.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
737 (30.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
731 (30.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
727 (30.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
710 (29.6) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
708 (29.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
705 (29.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
702 (29.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
701 (29.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
691 (28.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
682 (28.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
677 (28.2) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
676 (28.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
675 (28.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
670 (27.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
669 (27.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
664 (27.7) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
659 (27.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
654 (27.3) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
652 (27.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
650 (27.1) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
645 (26.9) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
638 (26.6) ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
632 (26.3) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
626 (26.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
624 (26.0) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
612 (25.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
602 (25.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
601 (25.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
106/17 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
100/01 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
96/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
83/00 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
83/09 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO : 100(220/ 78 ) at 02:14
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(330/ 65 ) at 19:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 76( 30/ 65 ) at 03:20
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72( 30/ 63 ) at 11:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80( 70/ 63 ) at 08:00
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 93( 10/ 69 ) at 15:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 98( 20/ 69 ) at 15:30