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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:22EST, 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 21.1 -3.3 13.5 +2.6 10.8 0.8 4.8 -- 441 (18.4) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 -3.2 8.1 -2.1 7.8 0.6 2.8 7.7 387 (16.1) 45/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 -1.0 8.4 -0.7 6.2 3.4 2.2 4.4 334 (13.9) 45/15
BUNBURY 18.5 -2.2 9.5 +0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 35/16
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 11.9 -- -- 9.2 -- -- 321 (13.4) 43/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 -0.1 27.3 +2.3 26.1 0.0 8.2 10.8 458 (19.1) 35/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.9 +6.9 22.0 +7.2 17.8 0.0 11.8 10.7 287 (12.0) 55/17
WHYALLA AERO 33.1 +9.2 17.8 +7.3 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 361 (15.0) 57/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.1 +8.3 16.8 +5.4 13.5 0.0 9.0 10.0 426 (17.8) 65/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.2 +4.3 6.7 -0.4 4.5 0.0 5.8 5.9 269 (11.2) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.3 +0.7 25.9 +7.3 24.2 0.0 11.0 2.7 529 (22.0) 52/01
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.2 22.1 +1.5 18.9 0.0 6.6 10.8 236 ( 9.8) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 +2.0 24.6 +3.9 23.0 0.0 7.6 11.1 433 (18.0) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 30.8 +3.2 22.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 2.8 407 (17.0) 43/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.1 +5.4 22.2 +5.2 21.7 0.0 6.2 -- 338 (14.1) 45/06
BUNDABERG AERO 29.6 +2.7 19.9 +3.3 -- 2.2 6.2 -- 471 (19.6) 35/22
NAMBOUR DPI 23.7 -3.0 19.0 +5.2 -- 10.0 4.4 -- 117 ( 4.9) 24/16
COOLANGATTA 22.4 -2.0 17.2 +1.0 -- 13.6 -- -- 264 (11.0) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -2.4 20.0 +4.3 18.7 0.8 4.4 1.0 382 (15.9) 32/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 -3.9 15.0 +2.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 687 (28.6) 55/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.9 +4.8 13.0 +0.9 10.1 0.0 7.6 -- 221 ( 9.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 -0.4 16.1 +2.3 13.5 0.0 2.2 1.7 314 (13.1) 39/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 -1.5 14.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 -0.8 9.9 -2.1 6.8 0.0 4.6 7.4 374 (15.6) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.2 -0.5 9.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.6 +3.1 4.3 -2.3 -0.1 0.0 4.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +2.3 10.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 -1.4 12.7 -0.4 5.8 0.0 6.6 8.2 560 (23.3) 41/17
RICHMOND RAAF 22.4 -2.6 10.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 -0.8 12.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 35/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.9 +3.5 9.8 +3.7 7.0 0.0 5.0 9.4 249 (10.4) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.8 +4.4 9.1 +1.4 5.0 0.0 5.4 8.7 299 (12.5) 45/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +3.3 2.8 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 37/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.0 +2.2 11.6 +1.8 5.6 0.0 6.6 1.6 265 (11.0) 41/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +4.1 1.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 265 (11.0) 41/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.9 +3.6 6.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 43/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 +5.2 6.6 -2.9 3.3 0.0 2.0 -- 151 ( 6.3) 30/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.8 +6.0 2.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 52/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.1 +3.5 2.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 61/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 -0.2 2.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 35/12
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 +2.4 4.7 -2.8 0.1 0.0 2.8 8.8 298 (12.4) 37/14
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

42.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
41.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.2 : 32.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.3 : 32.7 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.2 : 33.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.2 : 31.2 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.2 : 30.4 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA

28.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
27.8 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.6 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+10.5 : 22.9 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+10.4 : 26.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 23.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+9.7 : 24.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.7 : 23.7 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

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

8.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9 : 15.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-5.8 : 19.1 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5 : 22.0 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-5.5 : 22.4 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.4 : 30.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.4 : 23.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.4 : 19.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

-2.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4 : 1.9 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-7.3 : -1.0 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-6.7 : 1.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.6 : -0.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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.
52.0 EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK) North Coast NSW
40.0 CORNDALE (WILLOW VALE) North Coast NSW
38.4 JIMBOOMBA MILLSTREAM ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
38.0 WOODLEA Darling Downs W QLD
34.8 MT NEBO POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
38.4 JIMBOOMBA MILLSTREAM ROAD
34.8 MT NEBO POST OFFICE
Darling Downs W
38.0 WOODLEA

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
52.0 EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK)
40.0 CORNDALE (WILLOW VALE)

11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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2.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
1.7 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.6 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

873 (36.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
845 (35.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
813 (33.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
741 (30.9) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
706 (29.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
687 (28.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
682 (28.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
668 (27.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
654 (27.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
645 (26.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
641 (26.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
635 (26.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
635 (26.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
634 (26.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
615 (25.6) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
610 (25.4) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
610 (25.4) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
602 (25.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
600 (25.0) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
113/08 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
91/02 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
80/09 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/15 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
80/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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
Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
6.4mm in 33 min to 21:00 11.6mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
7.0mm in 5 min to 19:39 84.0mm/h
15.0mm in 6 min to 19:45 150.0mm/h
16.8mm in 13 min to 19:58 77.5mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr 2 min to 21:00 11.6mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 17.3mm/h
BUNDABERG AERO
15.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
33.8mm in 1 hr 7 min to 22:00 30.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
5.2mm in 12 min to 09:19 26.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
6.8mm in 9 min to 09:44 45.3mm/h
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT : 78(290/ 63 ) at 11:58
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 87( 30/ 65 ) at 03:38
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
WINTON AIRPORT : 108(350/ 78 ) at 09:07