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Data is as received at 21:47EST, 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 25.8 -1.3 18.3 +4.5 17.4 0.0 9.0 -- 842 (35.1) 59/13
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 +0.8 14.0 +1.4 12.8 0.0 7.8 10.8 -- 50/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 -3.7 12.7 +1.9 11.2 2.4 6.6 11.7 351 (14.6) 43/21
BUNBURY 24.7 +0.5 12.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 44/17
MANDURAH 23.1 -- 15.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 583 (24.3) 52/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 -0.2 25.5 +0.2 25.2 0.4 7.2 4.1 260 (10.8) 63/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.8 +3.2 15.9 -2.0 11.9 0.0 15.0 13.0 350 (14.6) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 36.3 +9.8 10.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 43/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.3 +8.2 16.2 +2.2 12.5 0.0 5.4 11.5 282 (11.8) 34/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.9 +9.5 7.3 -1.1 3.3 0.0 5.0 13.0 288 (12.0) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +2.8 23.7 +2.3 22.2 0.0 11.4 9.6 299 (12.5) 39/21
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.1 22.9 +0.6 22.2 0.0 6.6 4.2 361 (15.0) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +0.7 24.6 +1.7 22.0 0.0 10.2 7.9 352 (14.7) 43/15
MACKAY M.O 28.8 -0.4 21.7 0.0 -- 8.6 -- 6.5 357 (14.9) 48/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 -2.4 20.2 +0.7 19.5 0.0 12.0 -- 453 (18.9) 34/07
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 -0.9 15.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 488 (20.3) 43/10
NAMBOUR DPI 25.4 -2.6 16.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.2 -1.6 16.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 712 (29.7) 57/08
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 -1.7 14.5 -3.5 10.7 0.0 7.6 10.6 461 (19.2) 45/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.2 -3.5 10.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 43/23
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 26.0 -2.3 11.6 -3.4 8.6 0.0 7.4 -- 401 (16.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 -1.0 15.0 -1.1 12.0 0.0 9.0 7.0 955 (39.8) 58/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -2.8 13.7 -1.3 -- 11.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 -3.7 12.4 -1.9 9.6 1.6 5.6 11.0 615 (25.6) 44/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.9 -3.2 11.0 -2.1 9.4 6.4 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 50/05
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.0 -1.1 4.0 -5.1 -3.0 0.0 5.4 12.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.6 -2.8 7.4 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 -2.7 14.5 -0.8 11.9 0.6 5.6 10.3 725 (30.2) 34/02
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 -3.5 11.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 -1.9 13.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 28/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.3 +0.6 8.9 +0.1 6.5 0.0 3.8 10.6 277 (11.5) 22/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.4 -0.3 8.0 -2.7 5.4 0.0 5.0 13.5 212 ( 8.8) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.1 -0.9 9.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.3 +4.9 13.5 +1.0 9.0 0.0 9.2 12.6 261 (10.9) 32/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.0 +1.4 8.6 -1.5 7.0 0.0 5.0 -- 243 (10.1) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.2 +3.0 8.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 28/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.3 +6.4 10.1 -1.1 8.0 0.0 4.0 -- 131 ( 5.5) 35/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 28.8 +7.8 5.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 37/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.1 +4.5 6.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 31/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -0.2 9.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 41/15
HOBART AIRPORT 25.0 +6.0 6.2 -3.0 2.0 0.0 5.2 13.3 340 (14.2) 34/19
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

44.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
44.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
43.1 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
43.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+13.8 : 39.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.1 : 39.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.0 : 32.9 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.9 : 34.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.9 : 35.9 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

29.4 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
29.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
28.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.2 : 22.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.9 : 26.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.7 : 23.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.2 : 20.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+7.1 : 20.4 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+7.1 : 25.0 WILUNA Interior WA

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

13.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.0 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
16.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.7 : 17.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.8 : 20.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 16.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-6.8 : 21.3 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.4 : 18.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.9 : 8.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.0 : 1.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.7 : 4.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 : 2.7 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.5 : 5.0 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E 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.
71.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
67.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT Central Coast E QLD
59.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
53.0 TIPPERARY N Rivers NT
49.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.0 TIPPERARY

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
71.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
67.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT

ISLANDS
Islands
59.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
49.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

13.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
13.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
13.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

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4.3 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
4.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
4.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
1.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1396 (58.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1383 (57.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1123 (46.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
1031 (43.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
990 (41.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
989 (41.2) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
955 (39.8) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
929 (38.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
915 (38.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
882 (36.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
842 (35.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
834 (34.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
830 (34.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
830 (34.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
806 (33.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
799 (33.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
725 (30.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
722 (30.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
712 (29.7) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
680 (28.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
669 (27.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
628 (26.2) LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
615 (25.6) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
610 (25.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
606 (25.3) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
605 (25.2) HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
601 (25.0) GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
89/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/05 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76/13 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
72/15 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
72/13 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.2mm in 9 min to 12:38 68.0mm/h
4.2mm in 3 min to 12:44 84.0mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 23.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
2.0mm in 1 min to 09:29 120.0mm/h
4.2mm in 2 min to 09:31 126.0mm/h
21.8mm in 13 min to 09:44 100.6mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 14 min to 11:50 54.9mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
27.2mm in 40 min to 12:30 40.8mm/h
40.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 40.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
    N Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
63.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 21.0mm/h
63.0mm in 6 hr to 20:30 10.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
58.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 19.3mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
8.0mm in 10 min to 02:17 48.0mm/h
4.6mm in 11 min to 02:30 25.1mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 13.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
6.4mm in 7 min to 04:31 54.9mm/h
10.8mm in 29 min to 05:00 22.3mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 05:00 22.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.4mm/h
33.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 67.2mm/h
44.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 44.8mm/h
35.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 35.0mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 17.3mm/h
7.4mm in 18 min to 11:18 24.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
27.2mm in 25 min to 11:55 65.3mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.3mm/h
9.0mm in 35 min to 12:30 15.4mm/h
36.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 36.2mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
24.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 8.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 8.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(160/ 67 ) at 22:52
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 89(160/ 69 ) at 01:58
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AUTO : 124(180/ 41 ) at 02:06