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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

TAS: Windy and wintry

A deep low south of the state and a trough that crossed late morning gave TAS a wintry day. Snow fell down about 600m on the West Coast and Central Plateau mid morning, with 2cm accumulation reported at Liawenee and 1cm at Lake St Clair and Tarraleah at 9am. High wind gusts also accompanied the trough, reaching 135km/h at Cape Grim in the northwest and 124km/h at Maatsuyker Island and Scotts Peak Dam.

Newsbits

SA: Wintry showers give moderate falls around Adelaide: A succession of small but heavy showers crossed the SA coast in the 24 hours to 9am giving the highest totals in the Adelaide Hills. Ashton recorded 38.8, Cherryville 35.8 and Uraidla 30.0.

 


Records set or equalled today

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 21:15EST, 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 21.1 +1.1 6.3 -2.6 2.3 0.0 2.6 -- 344 (14.3) 28/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.0 +2.6 4.1 -3.9 2.5 0.0 2.2 10.2 189 ( 7.9) 32/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.3 -0.8 9.2 +1.7 8.6 0.4 1.8 3.1 291 (12.1) 26/13
BUNBURY 17.7 +0.4 4.0 -3.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 21/13
MANDURAH 19.0 -- 8.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 24/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.6 20.7 +0.3 20.0 0.0 5.4 11.0 269 (11.2) 46/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 -2.7 2.4 -3.6 -0.4 0.0 4.0 11.2 283 (11.8) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 +0.7 7.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 299 (12.5) 39/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 -0.8 11.0 +2.8 9.1 12.6 0.2 2.4 333 (13.9) 39/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.7 -0.4 9.0 +3.5 7.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 562 (23.4) 58/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.0 -1.3 13.5 +3.2 11.5 0.0 9.0 11.0 454 (18.9) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 14.7 -2.7 12.8 0.0 6.0 9.4 311 (13.0) 34/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 14.7 0.0 12.9 0.0 4.8 11.0 274 (11.4) 26/13
MACKAY M.O 23.9 +1.4 14.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 280 (11.7) 22/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 +1.8 11.9 +1.3 9.8 0.0 4.4 -- 156 ( 6.5) 21/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 +1.6 15.5 +4.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 312 (13.0) 26/16
NAMBOUR DPI 25.4 +2.9 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.1 -1.2 7.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 24/09
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 -0.4 7.3 -2.3 1.4 0.0 5.0 10.9 418 (17.4) 24/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 0.0 5.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 39/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 17.6 -0.3 8.6 +2.8 3.2 0.0 1.8 -- 195 ( 8.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 +0.2 5.4 -2.8 -0.1 0.0 3.4 10.6 327 (13.6) 28/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +0.8 2.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.9 +1.3 9.2 +2.4 6.4 0.0 5.0 9.6 792 (33.0) 52/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 +1.5 4.1 -1.2 -0.5 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.0 -2.0 2.7 +0.6 -1.4 9.0 2.2 1.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -3.4 4.2 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.0 +2.7 9.3 +1.2 3.7 0.0 3.6 10.7 558 (23.3) 39/19
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +1.1 2.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 41/17
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +2.0 11.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 44/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.6 -0.4 5.9 +4.9 0.9 2.6 2.0 6.4 547 (22.8) 48/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 0.0 5.8 +2.2 3.5 0.8 0.8 3.7 354 (14.8) 37/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -0.8 7.7 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.2 0.0 7.5 +2.3 5.2 0.0 2.0 7.7 333 (13.9) 41/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.6 -0.1 7.8 +3.9 8.8 0.6 -- -- 345 (14.4) 45/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.5 +0.2 8.3 +5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 356 (14.8) 46/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 +1.3 10.8 +4.1 9.9 0.4 2.0 -- 172 ( 7.2) 35/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 +1.0 9.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 558 (23.3) 72/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 +0.9 6.6 +2.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 530 (22.1) 54/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.9 -1.8 8.0 +4.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 452 (18.8) 61/12
HOBART AIRPORT 10.4 -3.1 7.3 +2.6 4.8 0.0 5.2 2.9 612 (25.5) 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

35.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
34.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+4.9 : 19.6 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+4.6 : 20.5 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
+4.5 : 25.1 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.3 : 20.3 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+4.2 : 18.7 MT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.6 : 22.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
+7.0 : 12.0 MONTO AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.7 : 7.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+6.3 : 13.1 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.1 : 7.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

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

-1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.5 : 1.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.5 : 3.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.5 : 6.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.4 : 4.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-5.3 : 7.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-3.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : -1.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.7 : 1.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.2 : 2.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-5.2 : -4.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8 : 8.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-4.8 : 1.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.8 : 0.8 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.8 : 2.0 WILUNA Interior 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.
38.8 ASHTON MARBLE HILL ORCHARD Adelaide/Lofty SA
37.6 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
35.8 CHERRYVILLE ALERT Adelaide/Lofty SA
33.2 ASHTON CO-OP Adelaide/Lofty SA
32.0 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS

11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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1.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
0.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1674 (69.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1357 (56.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1293 (53.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1240 (51.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1221 (50.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1110 (46.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1077 (44.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1049 (43.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1007 (42.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1005 (41.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
993 (41.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
982 (40.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
925 (38.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
909 (37.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
894 (37.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
891 (37.1) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
868 (36.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
862 (35.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
861 (35.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
855 (35.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
848 (35.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
824 (34.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
792 (33.0) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
730 (30.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
716 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
710 (29.6) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
698 (29.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
686 (28.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
686 (28.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
684 (28.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
676 (28.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
670 (27.9) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
670 (27.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
664 (27.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
644 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
644 (26.8) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
642 (26.8) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
615 (25.6) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
612 (25.5) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
611 (25.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
608 (25.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
135/12 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
124/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
124/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
115/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/09 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
102/19 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/08 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
100/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/14 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
98/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/01 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/13 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.
No reports

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(320/ 76 ) at 19:22
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 91(280/ 76 ) at 23:16
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(270/ 87 ) at 20:02
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91(290/ 63 ) at 13:29
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 80(300/ 67 ) at 13:43
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 128(280/ 93 ) at 12:30
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 83(300/ 63 ) at 13:00
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 83(290/ 63 ) at 04:31
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 124(310/ 82 ) at 09:31
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(270/ 61 ) at 00:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(310/ 76 ) at 09:31
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(280/ 78 ) at 01:57
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 124(280/ 85 ) at 08:30
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(270/ 72 ) at 17:09
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(270/ 85 ) at 19:52