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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:19EST, 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 24.1 -0.3 11.4 +0.5 8.2 0.0 6.6 -- 487 (20.3) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 -1.3 9.4 -0.8 7.7 0.0 1.8 11.1 252 (10.5) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.4 +2.7 7.5 -1.6 4.5 0.0 3.4 11.4 340 (14.2) 45/22
BUNBURY 18.8 -1.9 6.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 41/23
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 11.8 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 39/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.2 22.5 -2.5 21.5 0.0 7.4 10.4 397 (16.5) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +0.1 7.1 -7.7 4.0 0.0 9.2 11.8 239 (10.0) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.7 +0.8 9.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 44/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 -0.8 11.2 -0.2 8.5 0.2 -- 7.9 207 ( 8.6) 30/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 -2.1 10.4 +3.3 8.8 3.0 2.0 9.8 575 (24.0) 54/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 -0.1 20.4 +1.8 16.0 0.0 12.6 11.3 385 (16.0) 43/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.4 21.5 +0.9 20.1 0.0 9.4 4.8 587 (24.5) 48/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.5 20.0 -0.7 17.8 0.0 9.4 5.4 450 (18.8) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 26.3 -1.3 18.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 7.3 310 (12.9) 28/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +1.4 15.0 -2.0 13.0 0.0 6.6 -- 194 ( 8.1) 32/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +4.3 16.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 321 (13.4) 31/13
NAMBOUR DPI 28.9 +2.2 13.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 24/11
COOLANGATTA 29.8 +5.4 9.9 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +2.5 12.4 -3.3 8.0 0.0 5.6 11.2 378 (15.8) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +3.4 13.9 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 31/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.1 +5.0 10.7 -1.4 2.2 0.0 6.2 -- 181 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.3 +5.7 9.4 -4.4 5.3 0.0 5.0 11.4 235 ( 9.8) 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.6 +6.6 6.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.4 +7.8 16.1 +4.1 9.4 0.0 13.4 11.3 739 (30.8) 71/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.5 +6.8 12.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 37/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.7 +5.2 7.1 +0.5 0.3 0.0 6.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +5.2 5.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.1 +8.6 18.5 +5.4 12.3 0.0 10.0 11.2 694 (28.9) 85/00
RICHMOND RAAF 30.1 +5.1 16.1 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 72/15
BELLAMBI AWS 29.5 +7.9 17.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 74/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.6 +3.2 12.0 +5.9 9.0 0.0 8.4 11.4 695 (29.0) 68/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.7 +5.3 3.9 -3.8 1.5 0.0 5.6 11.3 -- 65/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +0.2 8.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 41/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.2 +4.4 10.3 +0.5 5.6 0.0 7.8 11.2 366 (15.3) 50/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG -- -- 7.8 +0.3 -- 2.0 3.3 -- 516 (21.5) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.2 -0.1 9.8 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 526 (21.9) 50/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 +1.8 12.1 +2.6 8.9 2.6 1.6 -- 229 ( 9.5) 34/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 -0.5 9.6 +2.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 814 (33.9) 70/11
BALLARAT AERODROME -- -- 7.9 +1.7 -- 4.0 -- -- 600 (25.0) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -2.9 7.5 +0.6 -- 0.5 -- -- 437 (18.2) 65/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 -2.2 7.5 0.0 6.0 2.0 3.0 9.6 728 (30.3) 71/11
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

39.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
38.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.6 : 31.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.4 : 30.9 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.3 : 30.4 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.3 : 30.4 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.9 : 31.5 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+7.9 : 29.5 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
+7.9 : 34.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

25.0 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
24.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
24.4 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.0 : 19.4 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+6.8 : 10.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.5 : 12.8 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.4 : 17.3 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.4 : 23.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

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

0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 3.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.8 : 0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.1 : 9.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.1 : 6.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.0 : 8.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-10.9 : 7.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.3 : 14.8 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-8.9 : 13.5 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.7 : 15.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT

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.
49.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
32.3 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
30.0 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
29.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
29.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

11.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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5.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
5.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
5.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
4.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1679 (70.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1521 (63.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1438 (59.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1434 (59.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1403 (58.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1240 (51.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1190 (49.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1086 (45.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1021 (42.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1011 (42.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1004 (41.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
988 (41.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
986 (41.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
968 (40.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
918 (38.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
904 (37.7) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
904 (37.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
898 (37.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
855 (35.6) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
854 (35.6) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
844 (35.2) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
839 (35.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
836 (34.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
834 (34.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
829 (34.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
814 (33.9) GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
800 (33.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
792 (33.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
783 (32.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
775 (32.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
770 (32.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
758 (31.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
749 (31.2) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
746 (31.1) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
739 (30.8) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
736 (30.7) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
734 (30.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
728 (30.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
727 (30.3) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
714 (29.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
704 (29.3) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
702 (29.3) MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
699 (29.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
695 (29.0) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
694 (28.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
691 (28.8) DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
676 (28.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
672 (28.0) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
671 (28.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
666 (27.8) RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
659 (27.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
650 (27.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
645 (26.9) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
643 (26.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
643 (26.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
632 (26.3) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
629 (26.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
628 (26.2) PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
624 (26.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
616 (25.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
611 (25.5) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
610 (25.4) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
603 (25.1) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
600 (25.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
139/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
135/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
120/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
117/15 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
117/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
115/10 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
115/12 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
107/13 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
104/07 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
100/14 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
96/17 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/12 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
91/13 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 74(290/ 63 ) at 23:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 108(260/ 63 ) at 13:32
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 85(300/ 67 ) at 01:00
KURNELL AWS : 82(300/ 63 ) at 01:10
MANLY (NORTH HEAD) : 91(290/ 56 ) at 01:47
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS : 104(270/ 50 ) at 00:33
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 104(300/ 76 ) at 07:31
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 91(310/ 45 ) at 13:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(270/ 74 ) at 15:08
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 80(280/ 69 ) at 13:10
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 121(270/ 87 ) at 12:00
SMITHTON AERODROME : 95(270/ 63 ) at 13:00
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 100(290/ 63 ) at 14:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 104(290/ 87 ) at 13:48
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 135(310/113 ) at 11:48
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 139(270/ 70 ) at 02:50
TASMAN ISLAND : 78(300/ 63 ) at 11:37
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(270/ 69 ) at 16:00
W Coast
WARRA : 93(300/ 43 ) at 04:40
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 115(300/ 87 ) at 11:00
MOUNT READ : 115(280/ 85 ) at 12:31
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 117(270/ 93 ) at 16:30