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Data is as received at 21:12EST, 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 23.5 +3.5 6.7 -2.2 1.6 0.0 3.6 -- 313 (13.0) 24/23
PERTH AIRPORT 21.8 +3.4 4.8 -3.2 3.3 0.0 2.8 9.9 204 ( 8.5) 30/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.2 +3.1 7.9 +0.4 6.1 0.0 2.8 9.8 321 (13.4) 28/12
BUNBURY 19.1 +1.8 5.3 -2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 21/12
MANDURAH 19.3 -- 9.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 21/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.2 17.0 -3.4 15.2 0.0 10.0 11.1 320 (13.3) 37/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 -2.7 0.2 -5.8 -4.9 0.0 4.0 6.9 267 (11.1) 32/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.8 +3.3 6.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 235 ( 9.8) 68/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.6 -1.1 9.7 +1.5 7.7 5.0 1.2 1.5 281 (11.7) 74/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -1.9 8.6 +3.1 8.8 4.8 1.8 2.2 524 (21.8) 76/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.2 -1.1 11.1 +0.8 8.1 0.0 7.6 10.9 423 (17.6) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.9 -0.7 19.2 +1.8 18.4 0.0 5.6 2.9 384 (16.0) 45/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.0 -1.0 15.5 +0.8 13.0 0.0 10.8 9.2 302 (12.6) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -0.7 14.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 429 (17.9) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 -0.8 9.1 -1.5 9.6 0.2 2.4 -- 214 ( 8.9) --
BUNDABERG AERO 23.0 -0.3 10.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 258 (10.8) 22/16
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.7 -0.6 7.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 35/17
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 -0.3 6.7 -2.9 2.0 0.0 2.8 10.1 222 ( 9.3) 28/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.6 -0.1 3.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 30/16
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 16.9 -1.0 3.2 -2.6 -1.8 0.0 2.6 -- 78 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 +2.3 4.5 -3.7 -0.7 0.0 2.6 10.5 165 ( 6.9) 35/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.6 3.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.0 +1.4 3.3 -3.5 1.0 0.0 2.8 8.9 309 (12.9) 46/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 +1.5 3.3 -2.0 -0.4 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 39/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.5 -0.5 -- -- -- -- -- 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -0.9 -0.4 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 +2.8 7.8 -0.3 2.7 0.0 3.2 7.9 271 (11.3) 48/16
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 +0.2 1.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 43/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 +1.3 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 43/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.4 +0.4 4.9 +3.9 1.6 0.0 2.6 5.9 413 (17.2) 55/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +1.0 4.8 +1.2 0.7 1.2 1.4 3.2 159 ( 6.6) 50/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.7 +0.7 5.9 +2.1 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 +3.1 6.1 +0.9 3.2 0.0 2.8 7.7 242 (10.1) 81/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.9 +1.2 5.6 +1.7 5.1 0.8 1.0 -- 259 (10.8) 65/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 -0.4 2.5 0.0 -- 2.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 67/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 0.0 9.5 +2.8 7.3 0.0 2.0 -- 167 ( 7.0) 41/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.2 +1.2 8.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 83/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 -0.4 5.6 +1.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 597 (24.9) 74/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.8 -0.9 4.6 +1.0 -- 22.2 -- -- 427 (17.8) 65/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 +1.6 7.3 +2.6 3.1 0.0 3.8 4.7 423 (17.6) 67/10
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

33.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+5.2 : 24.3 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+5.1 : 23.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+5.0 : 23.1 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+4.9 : 25.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.8 : 24.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.8 : 25.3 ENEABBA Central West WA

25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.7 : 22.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+4.7 : 19.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
+4.4 : 17.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.3 : 11.5 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+4.2 : 9.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
+4.2 : 9.1 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+4.2 : 6.6 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW

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

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.4 : 24.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 26.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-4.7 : 27.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-4.3 : 28.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-4.3 : 28.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

-7.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

-9.8 : 4.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-9.0 : 3.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.7 : -6.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : -2.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-8.1 : -2.0 EYRE Eucla 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.
124.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
84.4 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
84.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
75.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
73.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
124.0 DARADGEE
84.4 INNISFAIL
84.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
75.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
73.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
70.0 RUSSELL RIVER

11.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1170 (48.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1152 (48.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1136 (47.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1002 (41.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1000 (41.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
996 (41.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
983 (41.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
934 (38.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
925 (38.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
890 (37.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
817 (34.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
804 (33.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
796 (33.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
770 (32.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
756 (31.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
738 (30.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
726 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
698 (29.1) RHYLL E Central VIC
693 (28.9) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
677 (28.2) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
675 (28.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
670 (27.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
655 (27.3) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
642 (26.8) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
616 (25.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
614 (25.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
612 (25.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
128/16 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
124/20 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
117/19 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
106/08 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
104/04 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
100/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/23 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
98/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/07 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
93/14 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.0mm/h
    Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)
6.2mm in 37 min to 10:00 10.1mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
18.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 36.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.2mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 19.4mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
16.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.6mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 17.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
7.0mm in 39 min to 03:00 10.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 93(260/ 61 ) at 07:49
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(210/ 67 ) at 19:23
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 85(320/ 69 ) at 16:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 122(320/ 83 ) at 16:11
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 80(300/ 65 ) at 16:00
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 102(340/ 45 ) at 15:22
FALLS CREEK : 91(330/ 56 ) at 12:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(270/ 41 ) at 20:19
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 83(290/ 65 ) at 18:31
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 87(320/ 65 ) at 16:36
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 93(320/ 74 ) at 14:30
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE : 82(320/ 65 ) at 13:18
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 117(260/ 98 ) at 20:03
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY : 89(300/ 67 ) at 03:59
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 83(320/ 63 ) at 13:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 72 ) at 01:53
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(310/ 70 ) at 09:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(290/ 48 ) at 08:36
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(320/ 61 ) at 06:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 124(280/ 80 ) at 20:53