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Data is as received at 01:23EST, 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 26.5 +2.1 8.9 -2.0 6.6 0.0 6.2 -- 449 (18.7) 48/17
PERTH AIRPORT 25.2 +2.7 7.7 -2.5 6.7 0.0 4.4 11.2 317 (13.2) 35/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.1 +2.4 3.9 -5.2 1.5 0.0 3.0 11.4 224 ( 9.3) 32/11
BUNBURY 20.4 -0.3 9.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 26/15
MANDURAH 22.9 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 35/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.3 26.8 +1.8 26.1 0.0 7.8 9.4 471 (19.6) 44/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 -3.5 16.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 8.0 12.0 385 (16.0) 50/08
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 -6.6 9.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 453 (18.9) 57/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 -6.0 8.7 -2.7 7.9 3.4 3.2 9.7 332 (13.8) 55/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -5.0 6.1 -1.0 4.1 6.2 0.8 8.6 369 (15.4) 58/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.9 -1.7 23.7 +5.1 22.3 0.0 11.2 10.5 421 (17.5) 48/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +2.3 23.2 +2.6 20.1 0.0 6.2 8.3 271 (11.3) 45/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +2.9 26.0 +5.3 25.6 0.0 7.2 3.6 449 (18.7) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 32.4 +4.8 24.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- 6.8 394 (16.4) 52/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.4 +3.7 20.1 +3.1 20.1 16.0 7.2 -- 272 (11.3) 85/17
BUNDABERG AERO 30.7 +3.8 19.9 +3.3 -- 1.4 4.0 -- 425 (17.7) 45/13
NAMBOUR DPI 33.2 +6.5 17.9 +4.1 -- 1.8 0.0 -- 86 ( 3.6) 30/22
COOLANGATTA 27.8 +3.4 18.0 +1.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 61/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.5 +3.0 19.3 +3.6 17.3 0.0 4.0 10.2 366 (15.3) 50/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.8 +3.1 15.6 +2.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 394 (16.4) 65/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.2 +4.1 16.6 +4.5 12.6 0.6 6.2 -- 278 (11.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 33.0 +9.4 16.6 +2.8 13.0 0.0 4.6 9.2 371 (15.5) 63/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 32.6 +8.6 16.0 +4.1 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.9 +6.3 15.7 +3.7 12.5 0.0 7.4 6.5 310 (12.9) 58/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.6 -2.1 12.8 +2.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 31/21
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.1 -2.4 10.8 +4.2 6.4 4.2 5.4 7.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -1.7 9.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.9 -3.6 16.7 +3.6 14.5 1.0 8.8 5.9 528 (22.0) 74/20
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 -0.3 12.8 +1.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 65/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -4.1 16.1 +2.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 80/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.1 +0.7 10.5 +4.4 7.2 1.0 6.4 8.8 306 (12.8) 54/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.9 -0.5 12.3 +4.6 10.4 0.6 7.2 9.7 359 (15.0) 61/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -2.6 11.1 +3.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 304 (12.7) 55/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 -6.2 7.4 -2.4 5.6 3.0 7.4 8.9 403 (16.8) 61/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.1 -4.8 7.8 +0.3 -- 0.4 8.0 -- 415 (17.3) 50/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 -4.7 4.5 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 392 (16.3) 61/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -4.9 9.0 -0.5 5.8 5.6 2.8 -- 164 ( 6.8) 43/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.8 -4.0 5.3 -2.3 -- 2.6 -- -- 408 (17.0) 59/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 -4.7 4.8 -1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 384 (16.0) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 -2.5 3.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 54/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 -3.1 7.8 +0.3 5.9 1.2 4.0 9.5 418 (17.4) 55/15
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

42.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
42.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
41.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+11.0 : 36.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+9.4 : 33.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+9.0 : 32.4 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+8.6 : 32.6 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
+7.7 : 34.1 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
+7.7 : 30.5 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW

27.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
26.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 13.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.5 : 17.3 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
+7.0 : 15.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+6.9 : 12.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.7 : 14.9 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.2 : 17.5 HAWKER Upper North SA
-7.8 : 0.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-7.5 : 22.1 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
-7.4 : 17.5 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
-7.4 : 19.5 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

-3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.5 EYRE Eucla WA

-10.6 : -0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.4 : 2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.0 : 3.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-5.8 : 3.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.8 : 4.6 FORREST Eucla WA
-5.8 : 1.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields 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.
48.0 RAGLAN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
47.0 SILVER VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
47.0 NARRABRI (MURRUMBILLA) NW Slopes N NSW
43.2 BLACKVILLE POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
42.6 GOOVIGEN POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

12.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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5.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
5.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
3.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1051 (43.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1050 (43.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
997 (41.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
899 (37.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
897 (37.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
891 (37.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
837 (34.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
755 (31.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
721 (30.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
721 (30.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
714 (29.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
707 (29.5) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
684 (28.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
671 (28.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
669 (27.9) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
659 (27.5) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
659 (27.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
654 (27.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
653 (27.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
649 (27.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
647 (27.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
647 (27.0) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
646 (26.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
633 (26.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
633 (26.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
630 (26.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
622 (25.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
621 (25.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
610 (25.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
607 (25.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
604 (25.2) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
118/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
104/16 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
100/18 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
100/17 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
100/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
97/14 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
97/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
94/14 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
93/15 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
93/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
11.8mm in 56 min to 19:30 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
5.2mm in 13 min to 21:26 24.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
6.0mm in 3 min to 21:19 120.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
8.0mm in 18 min to 19:10 26.7mm/h
8.8mm in 20 min to 19:30 26.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
MACKAY M.O
34.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 34.4mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
5.2mm in 2 min to 17:29 156.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 15:00 20.7mm/h
COOLANGATTA
5.0mm in 6 min to 15:47 50.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
3.8mm in 11 min to 00:59 20.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
8.8mm in 20 min to 14:20 26.4mm/h
8.0mm in 40 min to 15:00 12.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
15.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 30.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 20.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
3.8mm in 2 min to 12:34 114.0mm/h
6.8mm in 4 min to 12:38 102.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(210/ 69 ) at 02:10
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 100(280/ 69 ) at 18:11
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 93(300/ 50 ) at 15:09
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT : 100(220/ 45 ) at 17:27
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 80(180/ 69 ) at 22:04
NORAH HEAD AWS : 76(190/ 69 ) at 21:22
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 96(170/ 76 ) at 20:06
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 82(180/ 65 ) at 19:05
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(190/ 74 ) at 16:25
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(230/ 69 ) at 15:01
ULLADULLA AWS : 87(190/ 63 ) at 17:54
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 83(240/ 67 ) at 14:23
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(230/ 76 ) at 14:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 119(240/ 98 ) at 19:31
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 95(249/ 52 ) at 22:10
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 82(240/ 63 ) at 14:03
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(240/ 69 ) at 17:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 78(240/ 69 ) at 14:25
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 76 ) at 12:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(240/ 69 ) at 18:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(250/ 74 ) at 18:34