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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:25EST, 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 25.8 +1.4 8.7 -2.2 6.0 0.0 8.0 -- 538 (22.4) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 27.6 +5.1 7.4 -2.8 5.8 0.0 8.2 7.9 392 (16.3) 41/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.2 +2.5 6.2 -2.9 3.8 0.0 2.6 10.2 242 (10.1) 39/08
BUNBURY 23.8 +3.1 7.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/16
MANDURAH 24.4 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 39/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.1 23.2 -1.8 22.3 0.0 6.0 11.2 278 (11.6) 39/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.8 +5.8 14.2 -0.6 11.4 0.0 11.4 12.2 268 (11.2) 52/13
WHYALLA AERO 24.6 +0.7 13.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 629 (26.2) 52/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +2.4 9.5 -1.9 5.3 0.0 4.6 -- 303 (12.6) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 +0.2 5.9 -1.2 1.8 0.2 6.0 11.9 507 (21.1) 39/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +0.1 21.8 +3.2 17.9 0.0 11.8 11.6 384 (16.0) 52/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 -0.3 21.7 +1.1 19.0 0.8 8.8 3.9 638 (26.6) 50/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -0.3 20.5 -0.2 20.1 1.6 11.8 9.9 644 (26.8) 58/11
MACKAY M.O 25.4 -2.2 21.4 +1.7 -- 4.4 -- 11.3 -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 -3.0 15.9 -1.1 15.0 0.0 8.6 -- 460 (19.2) 41/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 -1.6 14.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 561 (23.4) 45/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.3 -4.4 13.9 +0.1 -- 0.2 6.4 -- 120 ( 5.0) 30/10
COOLANGATTA 23.8 -0.6 13.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 28/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 -1.7 13.9 -1.8 11.0 0.0 7.0 11.5 389 (16.2) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 -3.4 9.3 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 637 (26.5) 54/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.7 +2.6 12.1 0.0 6.2 0.0 6.8 -- 140 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 +0.1 9.8 -4.0 5.1 0.0 3.8 12.1 281 (11.7) 54/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +0.2 6.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.1 +6.5 8.2 -3.8 4.9 0.0 5.4 11.7 328 (13.7) 30/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.2 +6.5 6.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +6.5 4.2 -2.4 1.2 0.0 4.0 11.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.3 +4.5 10.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.9 +9.4 13.6 +0.5 9.0 0.0 8.8 10.9 523 (21.8) 67/00
RICHMOND RAAF 31.7 +6.7 6.8 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 37/23
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 +2.0 13.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 605 (25.2) 68/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.7 +8.3 7.2 +1.1 2.3 0.0 7.6 10.8 208 ( 8.7) 45/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.5 +10.1 9.5 +1.8 8.1 0.0 8.0 10.2 277 (11.5) 52/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.6 +9.0 8.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 44/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.2 +2.4 13.9 +4.1 13.5 0.0 12.8 11.9 489 (20.4) 45/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.6 +4.7 14.0 +6.5 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 397 (16.5) 37/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.8 +3.5 13.8 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 39/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.4 +0.8 13.8 +4.3 11.9 0.0 9.4 -- 272 (11.3) 28/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.1 +1.3 10.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 544 (22.7) 48/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 +0.6 7.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 703 (29.3) 39/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.6 +0.6 8.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 72/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.9 -1.4 10.6 +3.1 9.1 0.0 6.0 11.0 626 (26.1) 80/15
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

41.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
41.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
40.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+10.1 : 31.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+9.8 : 31.0 ALBURY AIRPORT SW Slopes S NSW
+9.8 : 30.7 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+9.4 : 31.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+9.4 : 33.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

27.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

**W** +9.0 : 15.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.4 : 16.7 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+8.1 : 22.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 17.4 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+7.9 : 17.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

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

4.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
10.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS

-5.8 : 20.0 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.7 : 17.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-5.5 : 5.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.8 : 23.5 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.6 : 11.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.6 : 8.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

0.0 CUMMINS AERO W Agricultural SA
0.5 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.8 EYRE Eucla WA
1.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.3 : 0.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.6 : 0.5 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.1 : 6.5 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-5.7 : 5.6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.6 : 6.3 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

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 HAWKINS CREEK N Coast--Herbert QLD
49.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
26.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
25.6 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
22.6 LUCINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
49.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
N Coast--Herbert
52.0 HAWKINS CREEK
26.0 HALIFAX ALERT
25.6 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
22.6 LUCINDA POST OFFICE

13.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
12.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

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4.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
4.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1435 (59.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1379 (57.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1282 (53.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1218 (50.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1177 (49.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1110 (46.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1100 (45.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1004 (41.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1002 (41.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1002 (41.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
982 (40.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
976 (40.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
976 (40.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
972 (40.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
933 (38.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
910 (37.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
901 (37.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
886 (36.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
885 (36.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
882 (36.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
867 (36.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
862 (35.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
861 (35.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
845 (35.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
836 (34.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
793 (33.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
792 (33.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
779 (32.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
778 (32.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
777 (32.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
776 (32.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
769 (32.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
760 (31.7) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
732 (30.5) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
708 (29.5) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
706 (29.4) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
704 (29.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
703 (29.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
697 (29.0) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
690 (28.8) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
681 (28.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
681 (28.4) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
675 (28.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
672 (28.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
667 (27.8) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
667 (27.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
664 (27.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
658 (27.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
656 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
644 (26.8) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
643 (26.8) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
638 (26.6) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
637 (26.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
635 (26.5) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
632 (26.3) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
629 (26.2) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
626 (26.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
626 (26.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
625 (26.0) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
623 (26.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
620 (25.8) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
613 (25.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
610 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
607 (25.3) RHYLL E Central VIC
605 (25.2) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
604 (25.2) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
130/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
128/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/09 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
113/10 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
111/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
106/01 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/11 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
100/10 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
94/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/13 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
94/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/03 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/12 LIAWENEE Central Plateau 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
6.0mm in 13 min to 11:13 27.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 83(180/ 65 ) at 21:59
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 76(210/ 63 ) at 19:33
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(320/ 87 ) at 01:43
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 93(330/ 69 ) at 03:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(270/ 58 ) at 11:31
TASMANIA
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 98(290/ 59 ) at 10:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 96(250/ 56 ) at 16:01
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(320/109 ) at 13:11
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(270/ 76 ) at 11:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(290/ 58 ) at 08:30
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 91(280/ 59 ) at 10:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(280/ 67 ) at 09:00
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 91(260/ 69 ) at 13:00
W Coast
WARRA : 100(270/ 46 ) at 20:04
STRAHAN AERODROME : 89(310/ 69 ) at 09:13
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 113(290/ 83 ) at 11:01
MOUNT READ : 117(300/ 85 ) at 09:51
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(270/ 80 ) at 14:00