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Data is as received at 20:20EST, 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 26.5 -6.0 16.8 -2.3 16.0 0.0 7.4 -- 722 (30.1) 52/20
PERTH AIRPORT 27.6 -4.2 13.3 -4.1 11.1 0.0 6.2 8.7 465 (19.4) 41/18
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.3 -3.6 12.6 -1.8 11.2 0.0 7.0 7.5 351 (14.6) 39/15
BUNBURY 24.2 -5.6 7.4 -8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 43/18
MANDURAH 24.1 -- 14.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 422 (17.6) 48/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +2.9 22.5 -2.2 23.3 29.8 9.8 9.7 257 (10.7) 57/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +5.3 17.1 -3.7 13.0 0.0 11.8 12.1 267 (11.1) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 36.0 +6.4 13.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.7 +7.4 15.6 -1.5 9.7 0.0 1.8 11.5 166 ( 6.9) 28/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.4 +10.3 10.3 -1.3 6.1 0.0 4.4 10.3 296 (12.3) 48/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.8 +2.5 22.2 -1.2 20.4 0.0 10.2 11.4 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.5 24.3 +0.6 22.4 0.2 10.8 11.3 523 (21.8) 48/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.2 +3.1 23.6 -0.5 20.9 0.0 10.8 11.6 509 (21.2) 46/21
MACKAY M.O 30.2 +0.6 25.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 568 (23.7) 50/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.8 +1.5 22.4 +0.3 20.9 0.0 9.4 -- 350 (14.6) 41/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.4 +1.5 20.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 459 (19.1) 48/10
NAMBOUR DPI 28.8 0.0 19.1 -0.6 -- 9.6 17.6 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +0.1 21.2 +0.4 -- 3.6 -- -- 274 (11.4) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 29.9 +0.8 21.2 +0.1 20.1 0.6 10.6 4.8 335 (14.0) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.5 +2.1 18.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 57/16
GUNNEDAH SCS 32.5 +1.4 18.6 0.0 13.1 0.0 8.0 -- 269 (11.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 -0.6 20.2 +0.7 20.7 5.6 5.6 2.5 406 (16.9) 32/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -1.4 19.5 +1.2 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.9 -1.6 21.3 +3.2 20.9 0.0 5.0 6.5 505 (21.0) 37/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.5 -0.6 16.8 -0.3 17.3 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 54/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.5 +1.7 12.0 -1.1 8.5 0.0 4.0 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.7 +1.7 18.7 +1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.7 -0.6 18.4 -0.6 15.3 0.0 2.8 7.5 529 (22.0) 37/19
RICHMOND RAAF 27.7 -1.3 16.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.6 -0.2 16.7 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 39/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.9 +1.8 9.1 -4.0 6.0 0.0 5.4 12.1 337 (14.0) 28/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.0 +2.1 15.8 -0.5 12.9 0.0 8.8 12.4 391 (16.3) 43/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.3 -1.0 13.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.5 +5.9 16.2 -0.2 13.1 0.0 8.2 12.2 277 (11.5) 26/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.8 +2.3 11.5 -2.8 11.6 0.0 21.3 -- 274 (11.4) 37/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.2 +3.8 12.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 32/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.4 +8.6 12.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 113 ( 4.7) 28/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 34.9 +9.9 8.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.1 +6.1 6.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 52/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.5 -0.9 9.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 28.1 +5.8 10.3 -1.7 6.8 0.0 5.2 5.3 336 (14.0) 46/14
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

45.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.7 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
44.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+13.2 : 39.1 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 34.7 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+11.7 : 39.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 32.8 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+11.6 : 33.4 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA

32.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
31.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
31.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
30.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
30.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+9.3 : 32.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+6.6 : 27.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.5 : 22.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.0 : 26.3 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+5.9 : 31.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA

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

14.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
17.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
17.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
19.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
19.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
19.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 24.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-6.1 : 21.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-6.0 : 26.5 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.9 : 23.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-5.7 : 21.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-5.7 : 27.1 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7 : 26.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-0.3 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.8 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.2 : 7.4 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-7.3 : 13.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 7.4 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
-6.8 : 5.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.8 : 5.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast 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.
74.4 CARGO (COOLAMATONG) CW Slopes S NSW
52.0 CANOELANDS (CANOELANDS) Sydney--west NSW
42.1 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL N Peninsula QLD
40.4 PASSCHENDAELE Darling Downs E QLD
38.6 JABIRU COUNCIL N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
38.6 JABIRU COUNCIL

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
42.1 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
Darling Downs E
40.4 PASSCHENDAELE

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes S
74.4 CARGO (COOLAMATONG)
Sydney--west
52.0 CANOELANDS (CANOELANDS)

12.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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4.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
3.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
2.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

996 (41.5) GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
864 (36.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
827 (34.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
810 (33.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
805 (33.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
792 (33.0) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
791 (33.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
757 (31.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
729 (30.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
728 (30.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
727 (30.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
722 (30.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
714 (29.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
692 (28.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
682 (28.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
666 (27.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
625 (26.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
607 (25.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
606 (25.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
131/17 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
94/16 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
81/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/14 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
80/08 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
DARWIN AIRPORT
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
5.4mm in 16 min to 20:30 20.2mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
4.0mm in 3 min to 18:36 80.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
10.2mm in 59 min to 21:30 10.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
17.6mm in 23 min to 16:00 45.9mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
33.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO : 132(160/ 87 ) at 17:56
    E Gascoyne
MOUNT MAGNET AERO : 95(250/ 33 ) at 16:42
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
LAJAMANU : 76(100/ 65 ) at 15:11
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(140/ 63 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(320/ 67 ) at 23:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 76(300/ 63 ) at 21:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(360/ 67 ) at 10:00