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Observations and extremes for Friday 20 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 23.0 -- 15.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 30/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.3 +0.5 14.1 +3.7 12.5 0.0 1.6 5.1 206 ( 8.6) 21/14
PERTH METRO 22.3 0.0 15.0 +4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 17/13
BUSSELTON AERO 21.0 +0.6 10.1 +1.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 18/12
BUNBURY 21.9 +0.9 11.6 +2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 15/14
MANDURAH 18.4 -2.7 15.5 +2.1 -- 9.8 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 26/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.7 -- 10.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 21/09
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.8 +3.1 13.4 +4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 28/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.9 22.4 +0.2 21.4 0.0 5.8 11.0 158 ( 6.6) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.6 +0.5 5.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 17.4 -3.1 6.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 35/04
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 18.1 -0.8 4.2 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 35/15
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 18.2 -0.4 4.8 -4.9 1.1 0.0 1.8 9.2 201 ( 8.4) 34/14
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 15.7 -2.9 5.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -0.1 7.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 31/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.4 21.9 +2.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 35/19
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.1 21.3 +3.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/20
MACKAY AERO 22.4 -2.9 20.7 +5.0 -- 2.2 -- -- 502 (20.9) 57/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -3.9 19.9 +5.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 373 (15.5) 46/18
BUNDABERG AERO 22.9 -1.9 19.1 +4.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 457 (19.0) 48/11
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 21.0 -4.7 20.3 +4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 425 (17.7) 44/17
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 23.1 -1.2 21.7 +7.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 44/05
COOLANGATTA 19.0 -4.3 17.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 34/10
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -2.4 17.5 +4.5 15.3 0.0 -- 0.0 303 (12.6) 39/13
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 23.2 -0.4 20.7 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 671 (28.0) 57/19
BRISBANE 21.3 -3.2 16.8 +3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 21/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.6 -4.3 13.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 652 (27.2) 50/04
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 17.9 -2.8 8.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 52/00
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 19.8 -- 13.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 35/02
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.4 -6.0 7.9 -2.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 266 (11.1) 24/11
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -5.1 4.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 21/22
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 11.4 -2.6 1.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 37/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -3.2 10.3 -0.7 8.3 5.8 3.4 0.2 347 (14.5) 54/15
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 16.7 -4.1 6.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 24/10
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 17.3 -3.3 7.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 30/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.1 -1.5 0.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 24/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 -0.2 1.5 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 39/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -1.2 1.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.9 -1.2 2.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 31/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.8 -1.8 1.0 -4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/11
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 16.2 -1.4 1.5 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 266 (11.1) 21/11
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 15.8 -1.1 9.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 17/06
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.9 -2.8 9.9 +1.6 8.9 0.0 0.6 0.6 289 (12.0) 26/12
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 15.8 -- 10.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 21/11
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 14.6 -- 9.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 18/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -0.5 6.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 46/06
WYNYARD AIRPORT 14.8 -0.4 1.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 24/00
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 15.4 0.0 2.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 30/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 -0.3 -0.3 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 13/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 -1.6 3.1 -3.6 0.0 0.2 2.0 -- 377 (15.7) 26/07
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.1 -1.4 5.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 50/00
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 Friday 20 MAY 2022
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.4 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
37.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.6 BRADSHAW - ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT
36.5 BRADSHAW Northern Rivers NT
36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+4.5 : 34.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+4.4 : 37.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
+4.0 : 25.0 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.7 : 35.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+3.7 : 23.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

28.2 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.6 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
26.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+7.6 : 21.7 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.6 : 14.9 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.2 : 17.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.0 : 20.7 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.0 : 10.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

Coldest for Friday 20 MAY 2022
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 14.9 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-6.5 : 14.3 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-6.4 : 14.6 FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
-6.4 : 14.1 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.4 : 15.1 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

-5.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.6 : -0.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.6 : 1.0 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.5 : -0.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-7.2 : -0.1 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.7 : -3.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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.
116.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT (MANUAL RAINFALL) N Coast TAS
66.8 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
59.8 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE) N Coast--Herbert QLD
49.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
66.8 BINGIL BAY
59.8 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
49.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
38.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT

TASMANIA
N Coast
116.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT (MANUAL RAINFALL)

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
6.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA

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5.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
0.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.4 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
0.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1268 (52.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1224 (51.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1081 (45.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1074 (44.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1072 (44.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1044 (43.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1014 (42.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
973 (40.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
964 (40.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
964 (40.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
958 (39.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
954 (39.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
928 (38.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
877 (36.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
865 (36.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
861 (35.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
853 (35.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
841 (35.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
810 (33.8) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
806 (33.6) DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
757 (31.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
741 (30.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
733 (30.5) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
732 (30.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
697 (29.0) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
692 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
689 (28.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
675 (28.1) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
671 (28.0) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
669 (27.9) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
666 (27.8) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
661 (27.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
660 (27.5) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
652 (27.2) BANANA BANK NORTH BEACON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
652 (27.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
648 (27.0) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
636 (26.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
635 (26.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
628 (26.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
624 (26.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
609 (25.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
605 (25.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
94/21 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/22 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
80/20 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
78/18 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/22 HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
76/21 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/16 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/15 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
76/09 CATO ISLAND Islands ISL

High realtime reports for Friday 20 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
Lower West & Perth
SWANBOURNE
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 20.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
13.8mm in 30 min to 08:30 27.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 17.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.8mm/h
INNISFAIL AERODROME
10.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
7.8mm in 17 min to 22:55 27.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 78(140/ 65 ) at 22:59
RUNDLE ISLAND : 74(160/ 63 ) at 21:30
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 89(140/ 70 ) at 23:38
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 72(150/ 63 ) at 01:00