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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 31.0 -1.5 20.0 +0.9 18.1 0.0 4.0 -- 337 (14.0) 39/16
PERTH AIRPORT 30.2 -1.6 17.1 -0.3 15.7 0.4 8.0 5.3 247 (10.3) 28/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.7 +3.8 16.2 +1.8 13.9 0.0 7.0 6.5 541 (22.5) 39/14
BUNBURY 24.5 -5.3 14.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 31/15
MANDURAH 24.7 -- 19.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 31/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.6 24.4 -0.3 24.1 0.4 7.2 11.6 268 (11.2) 44/21
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.1 +1.0 18.9 -1.9 14.1 0.0 15.8 12.2 396 (16.5) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 27.0 -2.6 17.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 46/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 -2.3 13.0 -4.1 8.1 0.0 5.8 12.3 217 ( 9.0) 34/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.3 -2.8 8.4 -3.2 5.2 0.0 3.2 10.8 312 (13.0) 41/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.3 +3.0 22.6 -0.8 20.9 7.0 8.6 10.2 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 33.7 +2.5 23.1 -0.6 21.8 0.0 8.4 10.4 375 (15.6) 45/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.0 +2.9 24.5 +0.4 21.8 0.0 8.0 10.9 426 (17.8) 48/16
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +1.0 25.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 546 (22.8) 48/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +1.4 22.4 +0.3 21.4 0.0 7.0 -- 330 (13.8) 39/13
BUNDABERG AERO 32.0 +2.1 21.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 322 (13.4) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 29.7 +0.9 20.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 29.3 +1.1 21.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +1.1 23.0 +1.9 20.7 0.8 7.4 11.4 359 (15.0) 32/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.6 +3.2 18.9 +1.3 -- 2.6 -- -- 397 (16.5) 43/19
GUNNEDAH SCS 34.6 +3.5 17.8 -0.8 12.6 10.4 8.8 -- 198 ( 8.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.7 +1.9 21.1 +1.6 17.9 0.0 1.8 11.3 405 (16.9) 54/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +1.1 18.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.3 -0.2 21.2 +3.1 20.0 0.0 5.8 2.8 275 (11.5) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.5 -0.6 21.0 +3.9 21.6 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 30/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.2 +2.4 15.0 +1.9 10.6 0.0 5.4 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.3 +4.3 17.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.5 -1.8 22.5 +3.5 21.2 0.0 6.4 5.5 542 (22.6) 54/11
RICHMOND RAAF 29.4 +0.4 22.6 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 -1.6 21.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 511 (21.3) 43/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.8 +3.7 19.2 +6.1 17.3 0.0 8.6 9.2 317 (13.2) 45/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.8 +0.9 10.0 -6.3 7.5 0.0 10.2 11.8 281 (11.7) 22/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.3 -2.0 11.7 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.5 -2.1 12.9 -3.5 11.8 0.0 8.0 12.1 315 (13.1) 34/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.7 -3.8 12.9 -1.4 11.7 0.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 46/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.2 -5.2 12.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 43/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.6 -4.2 16.2 +1.6 15.9 0.0 3.4 -- 111 ( 4.6) 18/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.7 -4.3 13.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.2 -4.8 9.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 44/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.1 +1.7 16.2 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 22.6 +0.3 11.9 -0.1 7.7 0.0 5.0 8.0 438 (18.3) 50/18
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

45.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.9 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
44.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+14.3 : 40.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+13.8 : 40.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.6 : 37.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+11.3 : 38.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+11.2 : 40.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

30.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
30.1 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
29.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 25.0 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.3 : 25.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 30.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.7 : 23.6 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+7.4 : 25.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 24.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
14.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.4 : 16.0 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
-7.4 : 19.9 VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) E Central VIC
-7.3 : 20.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-7.2 : 18.0 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-7.1 : 15.5 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC

4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.6 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

-8.0 : 6.6 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.2 : 7.3 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-6.8 : 10.5 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-6.7 : 8.2 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-6.6 : 8.9 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty 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.
58.0 MARYVALE Darling Downs E QLD
55.4 EMBREYS BRIDGE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
46.0 FOELSCHE HEADLAND N Rivers NT
44.0 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT E Kimberley WA
40.4 DUNDEE (KARINGA) N Tablelands W NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
44.0 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
46.0 FOELSCHE HEADLAND

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
55.4 EMBREYS BRIDGE
Darling Downs E
58.0 MARYVALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
40.4 DUNDEE (KARINGA)

12.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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5.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
5.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

958 (39.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
929 (38.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
859 (35.8) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
853 (35.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
850 (35.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
817 (34.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
775 (32.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
723 (30.1) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
713 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
660 (27.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
649 (27.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
621 (25.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
610 (25.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
607 (25.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
602 (25.1) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
601 (25.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/15 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/18 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
91/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/02 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

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
JABIRU AIRPORT
26.8mm in 46 min to 19:30 35.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
33.0mm in 28 min to 20:23 70.7mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
11.6mm in 10 min to 20:00 69.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
14.0mm in 29 min to 01:00 29.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
34.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 34.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
10.2mm in 6 min to 16:05 102.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 95(290/ 39 ) at 18:50
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT : 76(150/ 63 ) at 21:11
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(310/ 83 ) at 10:16
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(250/ 63 ) at 10:31
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(210/ 59 ) at 16:30