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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 20:18EST, 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 27.0 -5.5 19.3 +0.2 18.3 0.0 7.6 -- 579 (24.1) 54/21
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 -5.2 17.0 -0.4 15.3 0.0 6.6 8.5 423 (17.6) 37/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 -6.2 13.4 -1.0 10.5 0.0 4.4 1.0 349 (14.5) 32/14
BUNBURY 26.9 -2.9 11.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 44/17
MANDURAH 23.7 -- 16.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 46/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 24.3 -0.4 23.5 0.0 8.6 11.8 299 (12.5) 24/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +4.3 17.8 -3.0 11.9 0.0 10.4 12.4 230 ( 9.6) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 36.2 +6.6 14.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 32/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.1 +6.8 14.9 -2.2 9.0 0.0 5.0 11.9 137 ( 5.7) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.8 +4.7 13.3 +1.7 11.8 0.0 4.2 10.3 309 (12.9) 32/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.5 +4.2 21.0 -2.4 18.2 0.0 7.2 11.7 185 ( 7.7) 32/19
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.6 22.2 -1.5 19.9 0.0 8.0 5.8 311 (13.0) 50/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.5 +2.4 26.0 +1.9 23.9 0.0 9.2 10.3 375 (15.6) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +0.8 23.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 462 (19.3) 35/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +0.8 22.9 +0.8 21.1 0.0 7.8 -- 262 (10.9) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +1.1 20.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 11.0 -- 306 (12.8) 28/16
NAMBOUR DPI 29.9 +1.1 18.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +0.8 23.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 29.9 +0.8 23.1 +2.0 21.0 0.0 7.4 9.0 366 (15.3) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.2 +4.8 17.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 48/23
GUNNEDAH SCS 33.1 +2.0 16.7 -1.9 10.1 0.0 8.0 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.8 +2.0 22.1 +2.6 20.1 0.0 7.8 9.5 617 (25.7) 41/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.8 +1.3 18.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.4 -1.1 19.6 +1.5 18.7 0.0 4.2 11.1 263 (11.0) 35/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.2 +0.1 18.4 +1.3 19.1 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.2 -0.6 9.0 -4.1 9.5 0.0 4.0 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +1.1 15.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 -1.2 20.2 +1.2 17.2 0.0 5.0 11.2 320 (13.3) 45/15
RICHMOND RAAF 29.0 0.0 17.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.8 -1.0 18.1 -1.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 34/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.0 -0.1 13.6 +0.5 11.5 6.2 4.4 11.1 207 ( 8.6) 32/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.8 +1.9 14.7 -1.6 12.9 0.0 6.4 12.8 274 (11.4) 34/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 -2.2 15.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.9 +5.3 16.0 -0.4 13.6 0.0 8.0 12.2 239 (10.0) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.4 +1.9 14.0 -0.3 14.0 0.0 6.8 -- 238 ( 9.9) 26/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.9 +3.5 11.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 28/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.1 +0.3 16.7 +2.1 14.6 0.0 3.4 -- 85 ( 3.5) 17/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.5 -1.5 12.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.7 +3.7 10.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 31/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.3 +2.9 10.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.8 +0.5 10.5 -1.5 8.6 0.0 1.4 12.4 315 (13.1) 34/13
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

43.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
42.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
42.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
42.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA

+15.2 : 43.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.1 : 43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.5 : 38.1 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+11.2 : 36.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.0 : 38.7 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

30.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
29.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.2 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
28.1 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

+8.5 : 25.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.6 : 30.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.1 : 24.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.1 : 29.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.2 : 11.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

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

15.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
18.1 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-9.7 : 24.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.6 : 25.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-9.5 : 25.0 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-9.4 : 24.2 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.4 : 19.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
5.9 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
6.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
6.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-6.3 : 14.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-5.3 : 19.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-5.3 : 9.0 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-5.2 : 9.0 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-5.0 : 17.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.0 : 12.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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.
78.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
69.8 WOODYCUPALDIYA N Rivers NT
67.8 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK N Rivers NT
55.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
52.2 CABBAGE TREE CREEK E Gippsland VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
55.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
78.0 MANGO FARM
69.8 WOODYCUPALDIYA
67.8 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
51.8 YEURALBA RIDGE
51.0 NUMBULWAR
50.4 BATCHELOR AERO

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
52.0 KARUMBA AIRPORT

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
52.2 CABBAGE TREE CREEK

12.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

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6.2 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
5.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
5.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
5.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

875 (36.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
745 (31.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
737 (30.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
718 (29.9) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
701 (29.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
673 (28.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
662 (27.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
660 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
649 (27.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
617 (25.7) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
616 (25.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
605 (25.2) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
601 (25.0) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
89/16 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
72/16 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
71/16 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
65/13 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
63/16 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
63/07 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
63/09 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
48.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
13.2mm in 33 min to 20:30 24.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.4mm/h
LAJAMANU
4.6mm in 6 min to 21:48 46.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
23.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO : 148(***/ 48 ) at 05:13