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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 01:40EST, 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 27.1 -2.4 13.0 -3.3 11.8 0.0 10.0 -- 752 (31.3) 61/16
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 -2.9 7.7 -7.1 6.6 0.0 8.2 12.8 428 (17.8) 48/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 -5.7 12.3 -0.1 10.8 1.0 6.4 5.8 406 (16.9) 43/15
BUNBURY 24.5 -2.6 11.3 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 44/17
MANDURAH 23.9 -- 15.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 50/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 25.0 -0.3 24.1 4.4 2.6 9.7 250 (10.4) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.6 -6.8 23.7 +3.5 23.5 0.0 8.6 0.4 398 (16.6) 31/15
WHYALLA AERO 31.3 +3.2 12.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 52/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.1 +1.1 11.9 -3.6 8.6 0.0 -- 12.8 242 (10.1) 31/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 +0.5 5.4 -4.5 0.9 0.0 6.4 12.8 383 (16.0) 41/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.0 +2.8 25.4 +2.3 24.0 0.0 12.4 9.2 310 (12.9) 37/17
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.0 23.0 -0.4 19.3 0.0 6.4 11.9 318 (13.3) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 -0.1 24.5 +0.4 22.3 0.0 9.4 12.6 421 (17.5) 32/10
MACKAY M.O 30.3 +0.2 24.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 12.4 259 (10.8) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.2 +3.1 21.4 +0.2 21.0 0.0 7.6 -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +2.3 21.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 256 (10.7) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 28.6 -0.6 20.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 21/09
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +0.7 20.3 +0.4 -- 10.8 -- -- 290 (12.1) 43/01
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 -0.3 21.5 +1.4 21.0 19.6 9.6 -- 460 (19.2) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.6 +0.9 17.7 +1.0 -- 22.8 -- -- 430 (17.9) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.3 +2.3 18.6 +1.1 16.5 8.2 7.4 -- 185 ( 7.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 +0.5 20.2 +2.1 19.4 17.2 7.0 9.9 401 (16.7) 30/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 -3.3 18.9 +2.4 17.8 9.4 7.2 4.6 329 (13.7) 34/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.7 -2.2 17.9 +2.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 31/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.2 +1.8 13.1 +1.8 11.1 11.0 4.0 10.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +2.5 18.7 +2.8 -- 11.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.7 -2.0 19.0 +1.5 17.7 16.0 8.0 2.7 589 (24.5) 58/02
RICHMOND RAAF 25.2 -3.5 18.0 +2.0 -- 26.6 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 24/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.7 -1.4 18.9 +1.4 -- 9.8 -- -- 490 (20.4) 44/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.2 +2.1 16.5 +5.1 15.1 4.0 4.2 8.8 213 ( 8.9) 39/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.6 +2.2 12.7 -1.0 10.9 7.6 6.4 12.1 221 ( 9.2) 39/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +2.3 14.7 +1.0 -- 3.4 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 31/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.9 +1.8 12.7 -2.1 11.7 0.0 12.2 13.3 381 (15.9) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.1 +2.7 12.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.4 +2.4 12.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 31/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.2 +2.0 14.4 +1.5 12.0 0.0 5.8 -- 199 ( 8.3) 22/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.9 0.0 7.9 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 354 (14.8) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.3 +3.7 6.6 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 439 (18.3) 30/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -2.2 7.7 -2.9 -- 6.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 23.1 +2.5 9.4 -1.3 6.2 6.8 4.4 13.2 453 (18.9) 46/13
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

44.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
44.3 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
43.8 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.4 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
43.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+6.5 : 44.3 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+6.0 : 24.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+5.8 : 44.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.5 : 43.8 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

30.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
29.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
29.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+7.5 : 30.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.0 : 30.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.1 : 25.1 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+6.0 : 26.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW

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

12.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-7.5 : 19.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : 28.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.4 : 22.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1 : 21.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.0 : 19.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-6.0 : 19.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-0.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
3.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.1 : 7.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.6 : 7.9 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-6.6 : 7.9 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.1 : 7.6 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.0 : 7.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0 : 7.7 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

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.
60.4 BYBERA TM Darling Downs E QLD
54.4 WINGHAM (LANARK CLOSE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
50.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
49.2 BRETTI-MACKAY (BARNARD RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW
47.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB MidNorth Coast N NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
50.4 DOUGLAS RIVER

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
60.4 BYBERA TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
47.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
MidNorth Coast S
54.4 WINGHAM (LANARK CLOSE)
49.2 BRETTI-MACKAY (BARNARD RIVER)

13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
13.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

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5.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
2.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1331 (55.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
948 (39.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
916 (38.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
903 (37.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
852 (35.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
830 (34.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
815 (34.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
793 (33.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
779 (32.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
770 (32.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
752 (31.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
742 (30.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
709 (29.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
706 (29.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
686 (28.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
673 (28.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
670 (27.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
657 (27.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
650 (27.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
649 (27.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
633 (26.4) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
626 (26.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
618 (25.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
89/15 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
80/19 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
78/19 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
74/20 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
72/23 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
14.8mm in 33 min to 20:00 26.9mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
6.6mm in 18 min to 14:00 22.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
13.0mm in 6 min to 12:59 130.0mm/h
4.8mm in 2 min to 13:01 144.0mm/h
17.8mm in 29 min to 13:30 36.8mm/h
40.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 40.2mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
11.4mm in 30 min to 03:00 22.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 17.6mm/h
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
17.6mm in 16 min to 02:30 66.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 17.6mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 25.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
8.4mm in 16 min to 02:00 31.5mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
7.0mm in 13 min to 03:00 32.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
BRISBANE
21.8mm in 30 min to 03:00 43.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 21.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 24.4mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
12.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.6mm/h
BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET
14.2mm in 39 min to 02:00 21.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.2mm/h
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
27.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 27.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.3mm/h
APPLETHORPE
11.0mm in 39 min to 16:00 16.9mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
OAKEY AERO
16.2mm in 30 min to 04:30 32.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.2mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 22.0mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 27.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
DALBY AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
17.0mm in 30 min to 04:00 34.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 19.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
16.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 32.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.2mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 25.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
22.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 22.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR MO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
None reported