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Data is as received at 21:09EST, 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 20.4 +0.9 8.5 -1.0 5.4 0.0 2.2 -- 316 (13.2) 30/11
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 +1.3 7.0 -1.1 5.1 1.0 2.2 9.2 239 (10.0) 26/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 +1.0 10.0 +2.5 9.1 1.4 2.6 4.5 336 (14.0) 26/10
BUNBURY 18.0 +0.8 5.5 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 17/12
MANDURAH 19.4 -- 11.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 273 (11.4) 17/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 +0.1 21.9 +2.7 21.3 0.0 5.6 10.2 281 (11.7) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.3 +3.6 5.0 +1.0 1.4 0.0 2.2 10.4 216 ( 9.0) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 +5.6 4.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 205 ( 8.5) 35/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 +2.3 5.8 -1.7 2.0 0.0 2.4 10.0 198 ( 8.3) 32/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +1.9 6.4 +1.2 5.1 0.4 1.6 3.2 432 (18.0) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.5 +3.8 6.1 -2.5 6.4 0.0 5.0 10.8 101 ( 4.2) --
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 +1.1 20.0 +3.0 18.5 0.0 8.0 9.7 568 (23.7) 48/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +1.4 13.3 -0.3 10.9 0.0 6.6 10.6 376 (15.7) 48/12
MACKAY MO 23.1 +1.8 16.2 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 462 (19.3) 41/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +2.1 10.8 +1.3 9.5 0.0 4.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +2.0 10.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 181 ( 7.5) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI 24.1 +3.0 7.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 21.1 +0.6 9.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 +2.2 7.9 -0.9 4.7 0.0 2.8 10.2 260 (10.8) 18/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 +5.1 5.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 24/12
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 19.1 +3.0 3.1 -1.6 -1.9 0.0 2.2 -- 107 ( 4.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 +1.6 8.8 +1.3 3.9 0.2 2.2 9.5 185 ( 7.7) 26/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +3.3 5.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.5 +4.5 4.9 -1.4 2.2 0.0 2.2 9.3 319 (13.3) 39/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 +4.6 4.9 +0.3 1.6 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 +3.9 3.7 +2.3 -1.5 0.0 1.6 8.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +3.5 1.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 +5.3 9.7 +2.6 2.2 0.0 3.0 10.2 310 (12.9) 26/12
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 +4.7 4.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 24/01
BELLAMBI AWS 21.6 +4.8 10.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 30/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 +3.7 4.8 +4.9 0.4 0.0 1.4 9.6 404 (16.8) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.1 +4.4 2.1 -0.6 0.0 0.0 2.0 9.5 227 ( 9.5) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +3.8 2.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 +5.7 4.0 -0.3 1.6 0.0 2.4 9.7 208 ( 8.7) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 +3.6 1.1 -1.8 2.7 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 +1.7 -0.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 +1.3 8.2 +2.2 4.8 0.0 1.8 -- 144 ( 6.0) 21/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.3 +1.5 4.5 -0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 449 (18.7) 44/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.3 +0.3 1.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +1.7 7.7 +5.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 363 (15.1) 37/13
HOBART AIRPORT 15.6 +3.2 6.9 +2.8 5.6 0.4 1.0 7.2 383 (16.0) 46/11
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

34.1 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 19.9 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
+7.1 : 21.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.9 : 17.3 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
+6.6 : 22.9 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+6.6 : 19.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW

23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.6 : 12.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.2 : 13.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 7.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+6.1 : 7.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+6.0 : 6.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-1.1 : 15.1 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-1.1 : 16.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-0.9 : 16.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-0.9 : 22.3 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-0.8 : 26.3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

-5.2 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.1 : 7.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.0 : -4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 : -2.1 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-4.6 : -5.2 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.2 : 2.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-4.2 : 0.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
64.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
46.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
39.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
37.6 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
37.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
46.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
37.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
W Coast
64.4 MOUNT READ
39.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
37.6 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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2.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1465 (61.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1433 (59.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1110 (46.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1107 (46.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1068 (44.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1017 (42.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
977 (40.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
907 (37.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
855 (35.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
845 (35.2) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
810 (33.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
796 (33.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
795 (33.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
789 (32.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
769 (32.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
768 (32.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
734 (30.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
720 (30.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
683 (28.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
669 (27.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
655 (27.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
624 (26.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
607 (25.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
102/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
95/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
87/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
87/23 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.
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(320/ 65 ) at 16:05
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(270/ 69 ) at 00:20
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 74 ) at 22:53
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(230/ 69 ) at 04:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(280/ 78 ) at 00:51