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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

NSW, VIC: Ski season off to a bumper start

Continuing cold conditions, several heavy falls and regular top-ups have contributed to an excellent start to the skiing season at NSW and VIC resorts. Reported snow depths are up to double those for the same time last year. Depths (in centimetres) reported today were:

83 Charlotte Pass
82 Spencers Creek (1830 m - out from Charlotte Pass)
36 Deep Creek (1620 m - SW of Cabramurra)
4 Three Mile Dam (1460 m - SW of Kiandra)
107 Perisher Valley
65 Mt Hotham
64 Falls Creek
47 Mt Buller
26 Dinner Plain
28 Mt Buffalo
19 Mt Stirling

QLD: Moderate flooding continues in the Paroo

A flood peak bringing moderate flooding continues to move slowly down the Paroo River in SW QLD towards the NSW Border at Hungerford. The river peaked at Caiwarro last night at 2.4m.


Records set or equalled today

None known


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 20:58EST, 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 19.6 -1.3 11.4 +0.4 6.9 0.2 3.4 -- 515 (21.5) 45/01
PERTH AIRPORT 17.5 -1.4 8.2 -0.8 7.1 23.0 2.0 3.4 323 (13.5) 35/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.5 -1.1 8.0 -0.1 6.6 3.4 2.0 5.6 402 (16.8) 34/17
BUNBURY 17.2 -1.2 8.3 +0.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 373 (15.5) 52/03
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 10.1 -- -- 13.0 -- -- 511 (21.3) 54/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.1 20.5 +0.6 19.7 0.0 6.4 10.9 267 (11.1) 39/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.5 -1.3 1.7 -3.4 -1.9 0.0 2.8 9.8 191 ( 8.0) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 16.1 -1.2 6.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 0.4 -- 252 (10.5) 30/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 +1.0 5.7 -2.4 2.5 0.4 3.2 6.1 107 ( 4.5) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 +0.4 1.3 -4.5 -0.5 0.2 1.0 7.1 170 ( 7.1) 18/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.0 -3.9 2.7 -7.3 0.7 0.0 3.8 10.0 287 (12.0) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 23.0 -3.0 18.9 +1.1 18.3 0.0 4.8 0.7 403 (16.8) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.5 -2.1 15.0 +0.4 10.4 0.0 6.8 10.1 365 (15.2) 32/13
MACKAY MO 18.6 -3.3 10.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 340 (14.2) 46/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 19.9 -3.6 4.3 -6.6 2.3 0.0 4.0 -- 207 ( 8.6) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 18.1 -4.5 5.7 -5.9 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 342 (14.3) 39/10
NAMBOUR DPI 19.3 -2.3 6.1 -3.2 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 19.8 -1.3 3.4 -8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 74/10
BRISBANE AERO 19.5 -1.8 4.2 -6.3 -0.5 0.0 5.2 9.9 512 (21.3) 32/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.1 -3.9 2.4 -5.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 645 (26.9) 43/06
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 14.8 -2.0 4.0 -2.1 0.1 0.0 1.2 -- 213 ( 8.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.8 -1.6 2.3 -6.8 -2.5 0.0 1.4 4.7 184 ( 7.7) 52/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.6 -1.9 2.7 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 +1.0 8.8 +0.9 7.4 8.4 3.4 1.9 726 (30.3) 80/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.3 +0.4 9.1 +2.6 7.2 8.2 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 43/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.3 +1.8 1.4 -1.2 -2.0 0.4 -- 4.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -0.4 2.1 -2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -0.8 9.7 +1.2 7.8 5.4 1.6 6.4 714 (29.8) 72/07
RICHMOND RAAF 18.5 +0.5 4.6 -0.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 46/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -1.9 9.6 -1.4 -- 9.0 -- -- 573 (23.9) 76/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 +0.7 4.3 +3.3 1.0 7.2 1.2 9.3 398 (16.6) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.9 +2.1 1.3 -2.4 -1.1 0.0 0.8 9.2 288 (12.0) 18/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.7 +1.5 2.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.7 -0.3 3.5 -1.7 1.6 0.0 0.6 7.9 235 ( 9.8) 21/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.5 +1.5 3.6 -0.1 2.3 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 18/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 +1.2 3.3 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 381 (15.9) 21/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.0 0.0 5.8 -1.1 3.4 0.0 1.2 -- 153 ( 6.4) 17/02
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.0 +0.4 3.9 -2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 39/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 +2.4 1.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 31/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -0.4 -0.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 13/20
HOBART AIRPORT 10.7 -2.2 2.7 -1.9 0.7 0.0 0.8 8.4 235 ( 9.8) 24/02
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

33.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
32.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
31.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
31.7 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+4.3 : 16.2 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
+3.1 : 17.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
+3.0 : 13.4 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
+3.0 : 15.4 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
+3.0 : 16.8 BENALLA (SHADFORTH STREET) Lower NE VIC
+3.0 : 16.0 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.1 : 13.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.5 : 19.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+6.3 : 10.1 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+5.5 : 19.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+4.9 : 3.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

-1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.3 : 11.3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-6.9 : 13.2 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-6.8 : 13.5 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-6.2 : 13.9 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-6.1 : 13.7 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

-6.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.5 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-3.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.1 : 4.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.1 : 3.4 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.0 : 5.5 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
-8.0 : 3.7 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.7 : 5.7 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett 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.
110.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK) South Coast NSW
76.4 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD) South Coast NSW
73.0 WALLAROO Central Highlands QLD
72.2 YATTEYATTAH (POINTER ROAD) South Coast NSW
70.0 MILTON POST OFFICE South Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
73.0 WALLAROO

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
51.4 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
Illawarra
64.2 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
54.0 BUNDANOON (PLATTWOOD)
52.0 KANGAROO VALLEY (BUDGONG)
52.0 SANCTUARY POINT (SALINAS STREET)
50.0 BURRAWANG (SPURFIELD)
South Coast
110.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK)
76.4 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD)
72.2 YATTEYATTAH (POINTER ROAD)
70.0 MILTON POST OFFICE
63.4 COBARGO (COOLAGOLITE (LYREBIRD RIDGE RD)
60.0 BRAIDWOOD (MONGARLOWE (LEWESTON))
57.6 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
56.0 ULLADULLA AWS
52.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS

11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1126 (46.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1106 (46.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
827 (34.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
808 (33.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
760 (31.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
760 (31.7) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
739 (30.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
728 (30.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
726 (30.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
714 (29.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
697 (29.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
692 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
680 (28.3) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
672 (28.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
658 (27.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
654 (27.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
645 (26.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
641 (26.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
636 (26.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
617 (25.7) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
611 (25.5) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
87/01 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
85/06 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
84/10 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
80/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/08 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(260/ 69 ) at 00:37
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 74(150/ 67 ) at 14:54
NORAH HEAD AWS : 83(170/ 69 ) at 06:00
    Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 85(160/ 69 ) at 00:29