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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 28.4 -4.1 16.9 -2.2 16.0 0.0 8.0 -- 616 (25.7) 50/18
PERTH AIRPORT 31.7 -0.1 11.9 -5.5 10.0 0.0 7.8 12.2 381 (15.9) 39/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 -2.9 7.0 -7.4 6.1 0.0 3.2 12.1 168 ( 7.0) 37/14
BUNBURY 25.4 -4.4 10.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 37/15
MANDURAH 26.5 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +2.1 25.1 +0.4 24.1 0.4 8.2 9.5 239 (10.0) 43/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.1 +5.0 17.5 -3.3 12.1 0.0 14.0 12.3 266 (11.1) 48/14
WHYALLA AERO 40.5 +10.9 19.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 46/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.3 +7.0 21.8 +4.7 16.6 0.0 7.2 9.2 235 ( 9.8) 39/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 39.1 +14.0 13.2 +1.6 11.0 0.0 5.0 7.4 270 (11.3) 58/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +4.5 22.9 -0.5 20.6 0.0 8.4 11.2 186 ( 7.8) 30/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.2 +1.0 23.2 -0.5 21.3 0.0 5.4 10.6 390 (16.3) 39/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.3 +2.2 24.9 +0.8 23.4 0.0 9.6 12.0 443 (18.5) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +1.0 21.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 368 (15.3) 34/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +0.6 22.8 +0.7 21.4 0.0 8.0 -- 260 (10.8) 34/12
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +0.5 21.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 296 (12.3) 31/15
NAMBOUR DPI 29.9 +1.1 18.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 6.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.2 +1.0 22.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 37/14
BRISBANE AERO 29.9 +0.8 22.7 +1.6 18.9 0.0 8.4 11.1 409 (17.0) 30/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.1 +3.7 18.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 559 (23.3) 52/01
GUNNEDAH SCS 33.3 +2.2 18.2 -0.4 12.6 0.0 7.6 -- 189 ( 7.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.4 +0.6 21.6 +2.1 21.7 3.6 6.6 7.5 244 (10.2) 28/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +0.3 16.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.4 -1.1 18.3 +0.2 17.5 0.0 5.2 9.1 306 (12.8) 28/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.5 +0.4 17.9 +0.8 18.8 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.5 +0.7 14.0 +0.9 11.0 0.0 4.4 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +2.0 19.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.3 0.0 20.6 +1.6 17.7 0.0 5.6 10.3 443 (18.5) 28/17
RICHMOND RAAF 29.7 +0.7 18.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.5 +0.7 19.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 22/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.3 +2.2 15.5 +2.4 13.9 0.0 6.6 11.0 226 ( 9.4) 32/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.1 +2.2 16.5 +0.2 14.5 0.0 6.0 12.6 260 (10.8) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +0.4 16.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.7 +8.1 17.8 +1.4 14.7 0.0 9.6 12.0 203 ( 8.5) 39/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.5 +3.0 14.0 -0.3 13.8 0.0 6.0 -- 226 ( 9.4) 18/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.8 +4.4 13.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 41/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.6 +7.8 19.3 +4.7 17.9 0.0 4.6 -- 93 ( 3.9) 15/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.2 +2.2 17.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 24/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.3 +6.3 10.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 31/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.3 +1.9 15.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 23.3 +1.0 12.4 +0.4 8.8 0.0 4.6 10.9 297 (12.4) 37/13
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

43.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
43.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
43.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
42.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
42.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+16.5 : 38.3 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+14.0 : 39.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+12.2 : 39.6 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+11.7 : 41.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+11.5 : 38.8 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
28.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 22.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.2 : 13.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+8.1 : 24.0 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+7.8 : 22.0 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.0 : 23.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.0 : 23.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

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

18.0 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
18.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.3 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.8 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
18.8 DOVER Southeast TAS

-7.8 : 24.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-7.0 : 25.6 FORREST Eucla WA
-5.8 : 23.3 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-5.8 : 24.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.8 : 26.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

0.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
5.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

-18.5 : 0.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-9.6 : 9.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
-7.8 : 5.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-7.8 : 6.2 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 5.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West 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.
51.0 BUNDABAROO Central Coast W QLD
32.6 DURRANDELLA Central Highlands QLD
30.0 SEVEN SPIRIT BAY N Rivers NT
29.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
29.0 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW) North Coast NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
30.0 SEVEN SPIRIT BAY
29.8 JABIRU AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast W
51.0 BUNDABAROO
Central Highlands
32.6 DURRANDELLA

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
29.0 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW)

12.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

6.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
5.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
5.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

965 (40.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
829 (34.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
735 (30.6) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
705 (29.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
704 (29.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
695 (29.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
687 (28.6) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
657 (27.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
642 (26.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
630 (26.3) FORREST Eucla WA
630 (26.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
616 (25.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
606 (25.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
93/17 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
87/17 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
76/10 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
74/16 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
74/11 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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
20.4mm in 16 min to 17:26 76.5mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
16.0mm in 34 min to 20:00 28.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
12.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.6mm in 57 min to 15:57 11.2mm/h
    Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
4.2mm in 12 min to 18:13 21.0mm/h
    Northwest
WINTON AIRPORT
9.8mm in 28 min to 22:28 21.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
WARWICK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 70(300/ 65 ) at 11:25
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE : 93(140/ 61 ) at 17:05