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National Daily Weather Summary

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
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 26.9 -5.6 18.0 -1.1 16.0 0.0 5.8 -- 409 (17.0) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 26.4 -5.4 15.2 -2.2 14.6 0.4 4.8 5.3 257 (10.7) 41/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.9 -2.0 15.9 +1.5 13.7 0.0 6.2 7.2 344 (14.3) 46/18
BUNBURY 24.3 -5.5 18.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 41/17
MANDURAH 24.4 -- 19.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 46/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 24.8 +0.1 24.6 1.6 8.0 11.3 269 (11.2) 59/21
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +2.9 14.6 -6.2 9.8 0.0 15.2 12.2 287 (12.0) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 32.4 +2.8 12.7 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 24/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.0 +1.7 16.3 -0.8 11.0 0.0 6.0 12.4 247 (10.3) 28/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.6 +2.5 6.5 -5.1 4.0 0.0 5.2 12.3 339 (14.1) 41/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.1 +2.8 25.9 +2.5 21.9 0.0 9.4 11.1 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 33.5 +2.3 25.5 +1.8 23.5 0.0 8.2 10.5 487 (20.3) 52/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +2.7 23.5 -0.6 22.0 0.0 11.8 11.6 429 (17.9) 41/16
MACKAY M.O 30.5 +0.9 26.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 533 (22.2) 45/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +1.6 22.6 +0.5 21.4 0.0 9.0 -- 326 (13.6) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +2.0 21.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 363 (15.1) 48/17
NAMBOUR DPI 29.9 +1.1 19.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 30.1 +1.9 20.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.3 +1.2 21.7 +0.6 19.8 0.0 7.0 10.9 329 (13.7) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.6 +3.2 18.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 44/20
GUNNEDAH SCS 33.8 +2.7 21.7 +3.1 15.9 0.0 6.8 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.4 +0.6 19.7 +0.2 16.9 0.0 6.6 10.1 399 (16.6) 39/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.3 +1.8 18.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 -4.1 21.7 +3.6 20.6 0.4 4.2 0.0 507 (21.1) 41/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.4 -3.7 20.0 +2.9 20.5 1.2 -- -- 257 (10.7) 32/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.0 +0.2 16.3 +3.2 12.3 0.0 7.4 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.1 +4.1 21.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.4 -3.9 21.2 +2.2 20.3 0.2 7.2 0.0 760 (31.7) 45/01
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 -6.8 19.0 +1.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 259 (10.8) 28/18
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 -3.3 19.7 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 651 (27.1) 44/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.8 -2.3 16.5 +3.4 16.5 0.0 8.0 6.9 349 (14.5) 37/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +1.1 15.8 -0.5 14.1 0.0 6.8 12.2 268 (11.2) 39/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.6 -1.7 14.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.3 +0.7 13.2 -3.2 11.9 0.0 8.2 12.3 316 (13.2) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.1 -0.4 11.7 -2.6 10.6 0.0 -- -- 556 (23.2) 39/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.3 -0.1 12.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 487 (20.3) 37/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.0 -2.8 13.9 -0.7 10.6 0.0 3.4 -- 143 ( 6.0) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.4 -5.6 10.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 31/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.3 -1.7 9.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 621 (25.9) 54/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.1 -0.3 11.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 35/17
HOBART AIRPORT 17.6 -4.7 8.6 -3.4 3.4 0.0 5.0 10.7 475 (19.8) 32/11
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 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.7 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+15.8 : 41.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.7 : 43.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.1 : 39.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 42.1 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.4 : 39.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

32.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
31.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
30.2 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
30.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
30.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+9.2 : 25.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.8 : 24.7 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 31.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.1 : 22.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.0 : 30.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

13.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.5 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
14.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
14.8 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS
15.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-9.0 : 16.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-8.5 : 14.5 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-8.3 : 16.8 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.2 : 16.6 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 : 16.9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-7.6 : 18.9 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-8.0 : 1.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.7 : 3.8 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-7.3 : 13.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-7.2 : 5.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-7.1 : 5.9 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

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.
47.0 WOODCUTTER'S MINE N Rivers NT
43.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
42.0 MCMINNS LAGOON N Rivers NT
37.6 MANTON DAM N Rivers NT
37.0 YARROWITCH (MARETTO) N Tablelands E NSW

12.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

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5.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

986 (41.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
972 (40.5) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
879 (36.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
855 (35.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
851 (35.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
793 (33.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
792 (33.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
773 (32.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
750 (31.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
739 (30.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
724 (30.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
724 (30.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
723 (30.1) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
721 (30.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
681 (28.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
677 (28.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
664 (27.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
655 (27.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
651 (27.1) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
651 (27.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
647 (27.0) WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL
638 (26.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
637 (26.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
634 (26.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
622 (25.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
621 (25.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
615 (25.6) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
607 (25.3) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
83/01 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
80/15 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
76/19 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
74/20 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
74/21 BORROLOOLA 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
DARWIN AIRPORT
15.0mm in 14 min to 22:00 64.3mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.6mm/h
13.4mm in 16 min to 22:16 50.2mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 31.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.2mm in 28 min to 21:14 21.9mm/h
5.4mm in 16 min to 21:30 20.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.6mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
20.6mm in 39 min to 21:11 31.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 22:30 8.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 8.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
13.8mm in 26 min to 20:30 31.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
9.2mm in 9 min to 15:06 61.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
9.8mm in 12 min to 17:40 49.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
9.4mm in 13 min to 18:43 43.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
17.0mm in 56 min to 10:56 18.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 74( 90/ 65 ) at 00:45