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Data is as received at 20:48EST, 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 28.6 +4.6 16.7 +3.8 13.6 0.0 5.4 -- 463 (19.3) 52/09
PERTH AIRPORT 25.7 +4.0 14.1 +3.6 11.0 0.0 3.8 9.3 586 (24.4) 41/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.9 +3.0 7.3 -2.5 5.3 0.0 2.0 7.8 335 (14.0) 22/00
BUNBURY 24.5 +3.4 10.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 31/01
MANDURAH 26.0 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 43/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 -0.1 19.8 -2.3 18.4 0.0 5.4 9.2 255 (10.6) 46/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.7 +1.7 8.1 -0.2 4.0 0.0 5.0 6.2 269 (11.2) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 16.1 -4.4 10.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 488 (20.3) 37/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.4 -3.6 9.8 -0.4 5.3 0.0 2.2 0.0 196 ( 8.2) 34/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -2.2 6.3 -1.0 4.4 0.0 1.2 0.3 308 (12.8) 45/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.3 -0.6 11.3 -2.6 8.2 0.0 6.6 3.5 300 (12.5) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 -0.9 20.6 +0.7 19.4 1.8 4.6 7.2 434 (18.1) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.2 14.2 -3.4 11.1 0.0 5.4 9.9 314 (13.1) 41/17
MACKAY MO 23.8 -0.4 14.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 426 (17.8) 39/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +2.7 11.4 -2.8 9.3 0.0 4.6 -- 145 ( 6.0) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +2.6 11.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 275 (11.5) 41/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.5 -0.2 8.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 22.7 -0.4 8.9 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 41/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 +0.4 8.6 -4.2 5.4 0.0 2.6 9.4 218 ( 9.1) 32/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.9 +0.9 10.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 30/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.2 -1.1 6.7 -2.0 -1.0 0.0 3.4 -- 174 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -0.9 12.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 2.6 9.6 338 (14.1) 59/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -2.4 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 -3.0 11.3 +1.2 8.6 1.6 7.0 8.5 516 (21.5) 50/02
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.0 -2.4 8.2 -0.1 5.1 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 -1.2 0.0 -4.7 -4.5 -- 3.6 8.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -1.7 3.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.3 -3.7 10.4 -0.5 6.5 0.0 3.4 9.7 602 (25.1) 55/01
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 -2.5 6.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 34/12
BELLAMBI AWS 16.1 -3.6 11.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 43/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 -1.5 -0.9 -4.1 -5.7 0.0 2.8 9.4 345 (14.4) 32/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.4 -1.9 0.7 -5.2 -1.6 0.0 2.0 9.6 330 (13.8) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -2.8 0.0 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.1 -2.9 1.9 -5.5 -0.4 0.0 4.0 9.5 306 (12.8) 32/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 -2.3 4.2 -1.6 2.2 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 32/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.6 -3.0 1.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 -1.7 9.6 +1.0 6.8 0.8 1.2 -- -- 22/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.8 -2.3 7.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 52/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.1 -2.5 1.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 39/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.2 -2.6 -1.4 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 44/18
HOBART AIRPORT 13.4 -1.8 5.1 -1.5 0.7 0.0 2.0 1.3 405 (16.9) 61/23
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

36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.6 : 31.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.3 : 22.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.9 : 27.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.6 : 28.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.6 : 23.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.9 : 15.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 18.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.9 : 15.6 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+4.6 : 16.9 ENEABBA Central West WA
+4.3 : 15.5 MULLEWA Central West WA

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

2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.9 : 2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.4 : 10.9 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-4.4 : 9.0 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-4.4 : 16.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.3 : 15.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-4.3 : 8.1 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC

-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.2 : 0.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.1 : -1.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-8.0 : 1.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : 0.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.2 : -3.6 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-7.2 : 0.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

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.
26.5 MOUNT GEORGE (MANNING RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW
18.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
16.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
15.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.2 ROKEBY (GRANGE ROAD EAST) Southeast TAS

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
9.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

0.4 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1273 (53.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1213 (50.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1143 (47.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1035 (43.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
902 (37.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
839 (35.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
838 (34.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
819 (34.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
816 (34.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
808 (33.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
798 (33.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
789 (32.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
784 (32.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
764 (31.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
750 (31.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
733 (30.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
719 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
648 (27.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
644 (26.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
623 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
621 (25.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
610 (25.4) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
602 (25.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
602 (25.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
600 (25.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
146/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
128/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/18 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
117/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
115/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
115/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
113/22 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
102/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/22 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
95/00 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
No reports

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(180/ 63 ) at 06:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 76(180/ 63 ) at 00:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(260/ 87 ) at 23:40
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 115(270/ 91 ) at 20:44
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(310/ 98 ) at 17:53
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 146(260/ 87 ) at 19:57
TASMAN ISLAND : 108(210/ 58 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 109(280/ 52 ) at 19:07
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(230/ 80 ) at 22:03
    W Coast
WARRA : 91(290/ 45 ) at 18:04
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 117(280/100 ) at 18:16
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 87(280/ 74 ) at 22:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(280/ 95 ) at 23:05