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Data is as received at 21:41EST, 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 22.6 -1.8 13.7 +2.8 12.0 4.0 5.8 -- 438 (18.3) 43/08
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 -1.2 10.8 +0.6 9.8 3.8 4.0 12.4 305 (12.7) 39/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.9 +1.2 6.5 -2.6 5.2 2.2 3.4 12.8 302 (12.6) 34/12
BUNBURY 19.7 -1.0 5.8 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 34/15
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 12.9 -- -- 3.8 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 30/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +2.0 26.1 +1.1 25.6 8.2 7.2 11.0 314 (13.1) 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.4 +7.4 29.0 +14.2 26.8 0.0 16.0 8.6 458 (19.1) 52/14
WHYALLA AERO 32.1 +8.2 14.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 264 (11.0) 68/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.9 +8.1 12.0 +0.6 8.0 0.0 5.4 6.4 264 (11.0) 46/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 +4.7 3.0 -4.1 0.6 0.0 3.2 5.0 296 (12.3) 54/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.7 +6.1 19.4 +0.8 17.5 0.0 8.0 11.8 216 ( 9.0) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +2.8 24.4 +3.8 23.1 0.0 9.8 11.3 349 (14.5) 37/19
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +1.0 24.7 +4.0 23.4 0.0 9.8 10.5 473 (19.7) 37/13
MACKAY MO 28.6 +1.0 23.5 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 275 (11.5) 26/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +1.3 20.8 +3.8 19.1 0.0 7.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +2.0 21.7 +5.1 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 334 (13.9) 34/14
NAMBOUR DPI 28.2 +1.5 18.4 +4.6 -- 2.0 4.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 25.5 +1.1 18.1 +1.9 -- 9.8 -- -- 463 (19.3) 35/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +1.1 16.8 +1.1 15.2 6.6 7.8 9.7 513 (21.4) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.5 +3.8 14.6 +1.8 -- 5.4 -- -- 395 (16.5) 50/17
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 30.1 +5.0 13.3 +1.2 8.5 0.0 7.4 -- 188 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +1.0 15.9 +2.1 13.9 15.4 6.6 9.1 391 (16.3) 28/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +2.4 16.3 +4.4 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 -0.1 14.6 +2.6 12.5 0.0 8.0 9.3 385 (16.0) 35/06
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 +1.3 11.2 +0.5 8.7 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 24/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.5 +4.0 5.1 -1.5 1.0 0.0 13.0 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +2.1 8.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.5 +2.0 15.9 +2.8 11.8 0.0 8.4 11.5 403 (16.8) 37/00
RICHMOND RAAF 27.9 +2.9 10.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 41/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.3 +0.7 15.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 34/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.1 +2.7 4.9 -1.2 4.4 0.0 6.8 12.2 357 (14.9) 32/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +1.9 6.1 -1.6 3.4 0.0 5.8 11.9 295 (12.3) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +1.2 7.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 +7.1 9.8 0.0 -- 0.0 7.0 6.4 286 (11.9) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.3 +3.4 5.6 -1.9 4.7 0.0 3.6 -- 205 ( 8.5) 35/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.0 +3.7 6.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 35/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.7 +4.1 9.7 +0.2 7.5 0.0 4.0 -- 157 ( 6.5) 34/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.5 +3.7 4.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 43/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.9 +3.3 3.0 -3.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 399 (16.6) 63/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.8 -1.2 5.6 -1.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 293 (12.2) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 8.5 +1.0 5.5 0.0 4.0 9.8 557 (23.2) 35/16
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

44.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
43.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
42.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.7 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

+13.5 : 41.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+12.5 : 42.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+12.4 : 36.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.7 : 32.6 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.4 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

+14.2 : 29.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+11.3 : 25.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+10.0 : 25.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.6 : 22.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+9.1 : 19.5 FORREST Eucla WA

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

7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.6 : 27.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.2 : 21.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.0 : 25.5 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-6.3 : 26.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-6.1 : 29.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

-3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-4.9 : 2.4 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-4.8 : 2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.1 : 3.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
-4.1 : 4.8 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-4.0 : 5.3 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
-4.0 : 5.2 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-4.0 : -2.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 : 4.8 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS

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.
91.6 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
80.6 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH) MidNorth Coast N NSW
55.6 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast N NSW
54.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
52.0 MT GRAVATT ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
52.0 MT GRAVATT ALERT
50.6 SUNNYBANK BOWLS CLUB

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
51.0 EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK)
MidNorth Coast N
80.6 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH)
55.6 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE

ISLANDS
Islands
91.6 HOME ISLAND
54.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

12.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
12.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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4.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
2.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1583 (66.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
968 (40.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
968 (40.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
848 (35.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
845 (35.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
837 (34.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
815 (34.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
787 (32.8) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
751 (31.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
750 (31.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
718 (29.9) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
708 (29.5) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
700 (29.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
696 (29.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
691 (28.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
690 (28.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
672 (28.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
655 (27.3) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
651 (27.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
642 (26.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
636 (26.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
633 (26.4) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
614 (25.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
607 (25.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
600 (25.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
96/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/09 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
87/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/15 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
78/20 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
78/11 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
78/08 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.
No reports

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO : 89( 20/ 65 ) at 09:36
THEVENARD WIND : 91( 20/ 65 ) at 09:38
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(320/ 76 ) at 01:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(260/ 63 ) at 02:01