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Data is as received at 20:19EST, 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 30.8 -1.7 17.4 -1.7 15.3 0.4 6.8 -- 422 (17.6) 46/07
PERTH AIRPORT 32.8 +1.0 14.6 -2.8 12.3 0.0 7.4 12.1 317 (13.2) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.2 -0.7 14.7 +0.3 12.7 0.0 5.8 10.0 409 (17.0) 52/11
BUNBURY 30.3 +0.5 15.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/07
MANDURAH 27.5 -- 19.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 24.8 +0.1 24.6 2.0 6.0 11.3 255 (10.6) 24/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +2.9 21.8 +1.0 16.9 0.0 18.4 12.1 435 (18.1) 46/17
WHYALLA AERO 24.8 -4.8 17.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 538 (22.4) 43/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 -2.3 14.1 -3.0 11.0 0.0 5.6 12.0 296 (12.3) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 -4.3 12.5 +0.9 9.4 0.0 3.4 6.2 398 (16.6) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.5 +3.2 22.9 -0.5 20.9 0.0 10.0 7.7 252 (10.5) 97/16
CAIRNS AERO 33.6 +2.4 23.9 +0.2 22.3 0.0 8.2 11.5 383 (16.0) 37/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +2.7 24.8 +0.7 22.2 0.0 9.6 11.7 406 (16.9) 37/17
MACKAY M.O 30.5 +0.9 24.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 467 (19.5) 43/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +1.6 22.2 +0.1 20.9 0.0 8.6 -- 317 (13.2) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.5 +1.6 20.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 9.4 -- 341 (14.2) 34/14
NAMBOUR DPI 30.3 +1.5 17.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +0.7 20.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 34/09
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +1.1 20.8 -0.3 19.1 0.8 6.8 10.8 302 (12.6) 32/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.6 +3.2 18.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 41/15
GUNNEDAH SCS 34.8 +3.7 21.3 +2.7 14.6 0.0 8.0 -- 157 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +0.9 22.8 +3.3 20.4 0.0 7.0 2.6 515 (21.5) 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +2.5 19.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.2 +6.7 19.0 +0.9 18.0 0.0 5.4 9.6 208 ( 8.7) 28/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 33.3 +6.2 18.6 +1.5 19.3 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 28/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.9 +4.1 14.5 +1.4 12.0 0.0 4.0 11.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.9 +5.9 20.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.3 +1.0 22.3 +3.3 18.4 0.0 7.0 9.5 298 (12.4) 43/12
RICHMOND RAAF 33.2 +4.2 19.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 37/14
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +0.5 21.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 41/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.7 +6.6 14.3 +1.2 11.0 0.0 5.6 12.6 196 ( 8.2) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.0 +3.1 16.4 +0.1 13.9 0.0 7.2 11.7 248 (10.3) 35/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.3 -1.0 16.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.2 -3.4 11.4 -5.0 10.1 0.0 9.2 11.9 417 (17.4) 34/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.6 -4.9 14.8 +0.5 13.9 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.9 -5.5 12.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 39/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.1 -4.7 17.1 +2.5 17.1 0.0 6.4 -- 131 ( 5.5) 18/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.2 -4.8 13.8 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 432 (18.0) 44/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.2 -6.8 11.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 570 (23.8) 43/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.9 +3.5 15.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 -2.5 13.9 +1.9 11.7 0.0 5.0 8.0 403 (16.8) 41/14
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

45.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.4 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
43.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
43.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+8.8 : 40.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.9 : 43.4 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
+7.9 : 41.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 27.7 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+7.6 : 33.9 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+7.6 : 33.9 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW

31.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
30.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
30.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
30.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
30.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+7.9 : 30.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 15.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
+6.4 : 16.1 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.2 : 31.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+6.2 : 18.6 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.2 : 14.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
+6.2 : 16.2 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+6.2 : 16.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

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

10.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.2 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
13.9 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
14.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
14.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-8.8 : 13.2 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
-8.7 : 13.9 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
-8.5 : 15.9 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
-8.0 : 16.4 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.9 : 19.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.5 YONGALA Upper North SA
6.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
6.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
7.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.5 : 8.1 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
-7.5 : 7.4 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-7.4 : 8.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.4 : 7.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.8 : 6.5 YONGALA Upper North SA

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.
54.0 WOLLOMOMBI (WOLLOMOMBI RIVER) N Tablelands E NSW
48.2 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
44.2 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
41.6 COWAN DOWNS STATION Gulf Country QLD
40.6 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
44.2 CHANNEL POINT

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
41.6 COWAN DOWNS STATION
40.6 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
48.2 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND)
N Tablelands E
54.0 WOLLOMOMBI (WOLLOMOMBI RIVER)

12.6 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

3.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

929 (38.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
908 (37.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
849 (35.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
792 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
788 (32.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
771 (32.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
771 (32.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
720 (30.0) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
719 (30.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
693 (28.9) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
691 (28.8) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
691 (28.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
656 (27.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
655 (27.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
643 (26.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
642 (26.8) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
642 (26.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
642 (26.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
629 (26.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
627 (26.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
627 (26.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
625 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
617 (25.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
606 (25.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
118/17 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
97/16 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
85/14 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
81/17 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
78/17 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
78/14 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
78/07 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

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
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
12.8mm in 33 min to 18:00 23.3mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
BORROLOOLA
5.4mm in 4 min to 17:22 81.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 17:23 84.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
12.8mm in 34 min to 05:34 22.6mm/h
10.2mm in 13 min to 05:47 47.1mm/h
8.8mm in 13 min to 06:00 40.6mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 31.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
4.6mm in 6 min to 17:42 46.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
10.2mm in 29 min to 22:00 21.1mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
KINGAROY AIRPORT
12.6mm in 25 min to 18:52 30.2mm/h
23.2mm in 52 min to 19:44 26.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
6.4mm in 36 min to 18:33 10.7mm/h
    N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 12 min to 15:42 25.0mm/h
    C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
6.8mm in 38 min to 18:55 10.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO : 96(110/ 54 ) at 16:27