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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

WA, SA: Heat moves eastwards

Maximum temperatures above 42° again covered central and most of SE WA today, with the hot airmass moving east into far SW SA. Leonora, north of Kalgoorlie, recorded the national top temperature of 45.3, while Eucla in the far SE recorded the highest variation from normal -- +16.5 with a reading of 42.1. Just over the border in SA, Nullarbor's 40.0 was 12.1 above the norm.


Records set or equalled today

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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 20:15EST, 14/05/2012.

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 35.9 +3.4 20.4 +1.3 19.4 0.0 6.2 -- 450 (18.8) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 33.5 +1.7 18.1 +0.7 17.0 0.0 7.6 8.2 361 (15.0) 43/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.8 -1.1 13.6 -0.8 11.9 0.0 4.8 4.9 218 ( 9.1) 30/12
BUNBURY 22.9 -6.9 14.5 -1.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 28/11
MANDURAH 26.6 -- 18.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 37/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +0.2 25.6 +0.9 25.4 0.2 7.2 2.9 316 (13.2) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 +0.3 15.3 -5.5 11.0 0.0 14.8 12.6 407 (17.0) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 30.3 +0.7 12.4 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.1 +0.8 14.4 -2.7 12.2 0.0 6.8 12.8 331 (13.8) 37/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.1 0.0 5.7 -5.9 3.6 0.0 2.4 12.9 285 (11.9) 32/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.0 +0.7 18.6 -4.8 16.3 0.0 10.8 12.2 291 (12.1) 35/16
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +1.1 25.7 +2.0 24.1 0.0 8.0 8.5 273 (11.4) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.0 +2.9 26.9 +2.8 24.2 0.0 8.4 11.1 328 (13.7) 34/18
MACKAY M.O 29.6 0.0 23.5 +0.1 -- 3.2 -- 5.6 118 ( 4.9) 55/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 -0.2 20.5 -1.6 19.1 0.0 5.0 -- 177 ( 7.4) 39/19
BUNDABERG AERO 30.7 +0.8 19.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 538 (22.4) 63/11
NAMBOUR DPI 27.9 -0.9 21.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +0.1 20.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 54/14
BRISBANE AERO 29.1 0.0 18.5 -2.6 16.4 0.0 6.4 11.6 349 (14.5) 52/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.6 +0.2 16.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 660 (27.5) 61/17
GUNNEDAH SCS 30.0 -1.1 17.7 -0.9 12.2 0.0 7.0 -- 247 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 -1.2 17.3 -2.2 15.1 0.2 7.0 7.2 360 (15.0) 61/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 -1.9 17.7 -0.6 -- 25.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 -2.8 20.0 +1.9 18.1 0.0 4.0 7.8 138 ( 5.8) 37/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.6 -3.5 18.7 +1.6 18.7 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.5 -1.3 10.9 -2.2 7.6 0.0 6.4 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.4 -0.6 16.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 -3.3 19.5 +0.5 18.7 0.0 7.6 7.9 677 (28.2) 48/13
RICHMOND RAAF 24.9 -4.1 17.8 +0.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 259 (10.8) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 -3.1 17.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 556 (23.2) 44/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.8 -2.3 13.2 +0.1 12.5 22.4 10.4 9.5 295 (12.3) 46/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.9 -1.0 11.2 -5.1 10.0 0.0 8.0 12.9 285 (11.9) 34/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.2 -4.1 11.5 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.0 -2.6 10.3 -6.1 8.2 0.0 10.4 12.7 357 (14.9) 30/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 -3.3 11.1 -3.2 10.0 0.0 -- -- 585 (24.4) 43/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.9 -2.5 9.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 35/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.2 -3.6 14.2 -0.4 11.3 0.0 3.2 -- 118 ( 4.9) 24/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.5 -5.5 10.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 30/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.4 -1.6 6.2 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 543 (22.6) 44/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 -3.5 5.8 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 17.7 -4.6 8.2 -3.8 4.2 0.6 2.6 11.7 468 (19.5) 37/12
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
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

45.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
44.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
44.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
44.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+16.5 : 42.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.1 : 40.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.2 : 43.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+10.2 : 42.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
29.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
29.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
29.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+9.6 : 27.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 26.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 28.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 24.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 23.7 BALGAIR Eucla WA

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

12.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
13.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.9 : 22.9 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-6.8 : 23.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-6.7 : 23.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.1 : 23.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.0 : 20.1 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.3 : 1.2 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-9.4 : 0.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.4 : -2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.8 : 1.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.3 : 9.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-8.3 : 9.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W 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.
63.0 ORABAH (MANILLA (WARRABAH)) NW Slopes S NSW
45.8 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
38.0 VIOLET VALE STATION S Peninsula QLD
36.4 TINAROO FALLS DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
35.0 KURRI KURRI BOWLING CLUB Hunter Valley NSW

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
38.0 VIOLET VALE STATION
N Coast--Barron
36.4 TINAROO FALLS DAM

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
63.0 ORABAH (MANILLA (WARRABAH))
Hunter Valley
35.0 KURRI KURRI BOWLING CLUB

ISLANDS
Islands
45.8 POINT FAWCETT

13.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

4.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1081 (45.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
996 (41.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
981 (40.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
962 (40.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
844 (35.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
836 (34.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
826 (34.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
825 (34.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
825 (34.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
702 (29.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
700 (29.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
685 (28.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
682 (28.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
677 (28.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
660 (27.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
658 (27.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
656 (27.3) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
653 (27.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
629 (26.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
613 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
611 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
609 (25.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
601 (25.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/17 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/18 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
81/14 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/19 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/21 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.2mm in 6 min to 15:06 62.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
4.8mm in 13 min to 19:30 22.2mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
11.0mm in 20 min to 03:04 33.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 6.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 6.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
9.0mm in 33 min to 17:03 16.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
18.4mm in 1 hr 10 min to 14:40 15.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
7.0mm in 14 min to 16:00 30.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.2mm/h
7.4mm in 36 min to 18:30 12.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
12.2mm in 20 min to 07:50 36.6mm/h
28.8mm in 40 min to 08:30 43.2mm/h
41.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 41.0mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 82(130/ 69 ) at 18:30
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(130/ 69 ) at 17:30