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Data is as received at 20:49EST, 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 28.1 +4.1 17.2 +4.3 12.9 0.0 7.0 -- 535 (22.3) 50/11
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 +3.1 14.3 +3.8 11.1 0.0 3.8 8.4 474 (19.8) 35/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.5 +2.6 7.5 -2.3 4.6 0.2 2.2 7.1 212 ( 8.8) 17/00
BUNBURY 22.7 +1.6 7.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 21/14
MANDURAH 24.8 -- 16.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 31/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.3 21.2 -0.9 20.6 0.0 7.4 9.0 291 (12.1) 46/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.0 -1.0 7.0 -1.3 2.4 0.0 6.6 9.2 306 (12.8) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 18.3 -2.2 9.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 329 (13.7) 41/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 -1.9 11.7 +1.5 8.6 1.6 1.0 4.8 217 ( 9.0) 35/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -2.1 9.9 +2.6 8.3 2.0 1.2 3.6 460 (19.2) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.5 -1.4 11.0 -2.9 6.2 0.0 6.2 10.5 398 (16.6) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 -0.6 20.0 +0.1 19.1 0.0 5.8 4.9 502 (20.9) 39/06
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +0.5 12.4 -5.2 9.0 0.0 8.0 9.3 323 (13.5) 35/14
MACKAY MO 23.6 -0.6 12.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.1 399 (16.6) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 -0.2 10.6 -3.6 7.5 0.0 4.2 -- 137 ( 5.7) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +0.3 12.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 374 (15.6) 28/10
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 8.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 24.3 +1.2 10.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +1.0 9.5 -3.3 6.5 0.0 4.2 9.5 273 (11.4) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 -0.3 5.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 37/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.4 -0.9 2.2 -6.5 -4.5 0.0 3.6 -- 128 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.7 +0.3 5.7 -6.0 1.5 0.0 3.0 10.0 307 (12.8) 26/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +1.3 4.9 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.0 -1.2 3.9 -6.2 -0.4 0.0 3.4 8.4 322 (13.4) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.1 -1.3 3.7 -4.6 1.6 0.2 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.5 -5.7 2.0 -2.7 -3.5 -- 2.0 5.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.4 -4.6 0.7 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.3 -0.7 7.7 -3.2 4.0 0.0 3.4 9.4 412 (17.2) 46/10
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 -2.5 -0.1 -8.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 -0.8 9.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 54/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 -1.5 4.7 +1.5 3.0 0.0 3.2 7.0 453 (18.9) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.5 -4.8 1.1 -4.8 -0.6 0.0 2.6 0.5 202 ( 8.4) 32/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.7 -5.0 4.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.8 -1.2 5.9 -1.5 6.3 0.0 2.4 5.2 298 (12.4) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.2 -2.1 2.3 -3.5 2.1 0.2 -- -- 252 (10.5) 34/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.4 -3.2 3.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 43/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.6 -2.1 10.6 +2.0 9.9 1.2 1.4 -- 191 ( 8.0) 22/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.6 -3.5 8.8 +1.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 552 (23.0) 52/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -4.1 5.5 -0.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 39/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -3.1 2.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 44/22
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -3.9 4.8 -1.8 0.9 0.8 1.8 3.9 636 (26.5) 72/19
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

35.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.1 : 31.2 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+5.4 : 31.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.3 : 31.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.9 : 30.7 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+4.8 : 28.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.7 : 14.6 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.2 : 16.1 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+5.0 : 17.1 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+4.8 : 18.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.7 : 14.2 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+4.7 : 12.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

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

-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 1.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 : 5.0 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-6.9 : 0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.9 : 1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 : 11.2 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.4 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW

-9.6 : -1.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-9.5 : -7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.1 : -3.0 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-8.5 : -3.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 : 3.4 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
45.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
34.0 KILKIVAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
32.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
31.0 MARODIAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
28.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.3 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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1.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW

1739 (72.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1584 (66.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1506 (62.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1477 (61.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1184 (49.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1161 (48.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1149 (47.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1102 (45.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1091 (45.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1011 (42.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
962 (40.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
928 (38.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
927 (38.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
897 (37.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
876 (36.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
863 (36.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
817 (34.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
816 (34.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
762 (31.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
749 (31.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
741 (30.9) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
729 (30.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
728 (30.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
721 (30.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
716 (29.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
707 (29.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
677 (28.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
643 (26.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
639 (26.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
639 (26.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
639 (26.6) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
636 (26.5) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
631 (26.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
617 (25.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
608 (25.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
134/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
122/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
120/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
120/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
117/01 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
109/05 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
106/22 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
98/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/00 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 121(240/102 ) at 04:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 85(263/ 65 ) at 04:50
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 117(260/ 89 ) at 23:48
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 106(270/ 58 ) at 22:19
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 132(300/109 ) at 19:53
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(240/ 63 ) at 00:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 108(220/ 45 ) at 07:16
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 98(290/ 65 ) at 22:25
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 117(250/ 91 ) at 02:01
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 78(230/ 63 ) at 03:00
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 122(270/ 69 ) at 23:23
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(260/ 70 ) at 22:55
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 121(260/109 ) at 00:48