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Observations and extremes for Tuesday 17 MAY 2022
Cities with 2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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 24.2 -- 9.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 39/23
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +3.8 12.0 +1.6 11.4 0.0 3.4 8.8 438 (18.3) 39/07
PERTH METRO 26.0 +3.7 8.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) --
BUSSELTON AERO 24.1 +3.7 12.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 44/22
BUNBURY 25.4 +4.4 11.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 26/23
MANDURAH 21.6 +0.5 13.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 28/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.5 -- 8.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 31/15
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.7 +4.0 10.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 41/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.4 25.5 +3.3 24.5 0.0 5.4 10.0 207 ( 8.6) 28/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 +2.9 9.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 43/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.9 -1.6 5.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 26/13
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 16.9 -2.0 8.5 -0.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 386 (16.1) 37/12
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 17.2 -1.4 11.4 +1.7 9.9 1.2 3.8 4.3 530 (22.1) 54/21
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 17.4 -1.2 7.2 -1.6 -- 0.6 1.6 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 0.0 6.1 -1.3 -- 4.2 -- -- 422 (17.6) 48/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.9 19.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +2.1 20.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 26/13
MACKAY AERO 27.2 +1.9 18.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 34/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +3.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 21/11
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +4.2 20.2 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 28/17
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 28.8 +3.1 19.5 +3.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 28/12
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 28.4 +4.1 20.9 +6.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +3.3 20.7 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +2.6 20.4 +7.4 12.7 0.0 -- 4.7 124 ( 5.2) 37/16
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 26.2 +2.6 21.1 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 37/19
BRISBANE 27.6 +3.1 20.9 +7.1 -- 27.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 26/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 +4.2 14.4 +4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 22/11
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 21.2 +0.5 5.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 21/11
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 22.4 -- 17.2 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 244 (10.2) 35/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 +1.3 12.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/08
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 21.5 +0.7 6.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 28/11
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 11.5 -2.5 6.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 34/05
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.4 +2.2 12.5 +1.5 7.9 0.0 4.0 9.6 321 (13.4) 44/10
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.9 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 21.0 +0.2 6.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 30/10
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 21.2 +0.6 11.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 44/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.8 -1.8 5.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 44/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 -1.4 4.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.5 -2.0 7.5 +2.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 270 (11.3) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 -1.7 5.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 26/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.8 -3.8 2.5 -2.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 249 (10.4) 35/13
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 15.6 -2.0 3.6 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 28/13
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 15.5 -1.4 7.6 +1.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 474 (19.8) 57/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.7 -1.0 6.3 -2.0 4.5 1.2 2.6 5.4 437 (18.2) 44/12
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 15.6 -- 9.1 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 258 (10.8) 34/13
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 16.1 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 48/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 -2.1 2.3 -3.4 -- 3.6 -- -- 438 (18.3) 37/11
WYNYARD AIRPORT 15.5 +0.3 3.0 -2.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 395 (16.5) 50/17
DEVONPORT AIRPORT -- -- 6.5 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 728 (30.3) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.2 -0.6 6.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.3 -1.0 5.7 -1.0 2.5 0.8 1.8 -- 499 (20.8) 57/12
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.2 -0.3 6.1 -0.9 -- 5.8 -- -- 474 (19.8) 59/12
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 for Tuesday 17 MAY 2022
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

38.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
37.4 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
37.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.2 : 23.9 MANJIMUP Lower West & Perth WA
+6.1 : 24.5 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.9 : 26.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West & Perth WA
+5.8 : 24.0 PEMBERTON Lower West & Perth WA
+5.6 : 23.1 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD

28.1 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
27.8 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.7 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.5 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 DARWIN NTC AWS Northern Rivers NT

+10.9 : 20.8 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.1 : 20.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.9 : 19.4 BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.5 : 16.4 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+9.4 : 19.6 ROLLESTON AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
+9.4 : 20.3 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD

Coldest for Tuesday 17 MAY 2022
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-7.8 : 23.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-7.7 : 24.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
-7.7 : 21.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-6.2 : -0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.0 : 0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-6.0 : 23.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

-2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.4 : 2.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.9 : 12.4 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-5.3 : 1.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.0 : 5.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-4.7 : 6.0 WATARRKA N Plateau 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.
112.0 SOMERSET DAM TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
102.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
54.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
50.6 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
49.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK) North Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
54.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT
50.6 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
112.0 SOMERSET DAM TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
49.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK)

ISLANDS
Islands
102.6 VARANUS ISLAND

10.0 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.4 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
8.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
6.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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6.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
4.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

2163 (90.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1532 (63.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1426 (59.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1416 (59.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1306 (54.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1227 (51.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1188 (49.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1060 (44.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1055 (44.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1021 (42.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1014 (42.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1012 (42.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
969 (40.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
939 (39.1) SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND E Central VIC
925 (38.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
921 (38.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
910 (37.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
897 (37.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
869 (36.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
863 (36.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
859 (35.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
834 (34.8) FRANKSTON BEACH E Central VIC
829 (34.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
815 (34.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
802 (33.4) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
790 (32.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
761 (31.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
757 (31.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
741 (30.9) FAWKNER BEACON E Central VIC
737 (30.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
736 (30.7) HIGH RANGE AWS (WANGANDERRY) Illawarra NSW
734 (30.6) WARRA W Coast TAS
728 (30.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
724 (30.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
698 (29.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
689 (28.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
685 (28.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
673 (28.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
663 (27.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
658 (27.4) OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
651 (27.1) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) CORNER INLET (YANAKIE) W Gippsland VIC
618 (25.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
616 (25.7) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
611 (25.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
606 (25.3) BUSSELTON JETTY Lower West & Perth WA
137/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/12 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
113/17 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
111/16 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
98/02 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
98/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/15 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

High realtime reports for Tuesday 17 MAY 2022
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 Pilbara
ONSLOW AIRPORT
4.8mm in 3 min to 07:39 96.0mm/h
27.0mm in 14 min to 07:53 115.7mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 35.6mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 39.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 16.0mm/h
18.8mm in 16 min to 09:53 70.5mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 23.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.3mm/h
12.0mm in 20 min to 16:30 36.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
10.4mm in 26 min to 23:26 24.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.0mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
10.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 21.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 22.0mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 21.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
7.4mm in 4 min to 23:30 111.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 20.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.2mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
BRISBANE
11.2mm in 30 min to 04:00 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.2mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 30.8mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 26.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 15.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
15.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 31.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
CANUNGRA (DEFENCE)
11.8mm in 30 min to 13:00 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
12.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(310/ 67 ) at 13:48
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(260/ 65 ) at 05:56
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 113(270/ 87 ) at 17:54
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 137(310/117 ) at 01:36
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 104(270/ 69 ) at 13:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(280/ 65 ) at 13:12
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 98(280/ 80 ) at 02:37
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(300/ 83 ) at 16:32
MOUNT READ : 96(300/ 54 ) at 15:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(270/ 67 ) at 05:30