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SA

W Agricultural

018191

COULTA (COLES POINT)

12.4

11.0

09/12/1997

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 21:55EST, 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 23.1 -6.4 15.5 -0.8 14.0 0.2 8.2 -- 559 (23.3) 48/16
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 -7.5 8.6 -6.2 7.4 0.0 6.8 9.5 548 (22.8) 45/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 -3.7 7.4 -5.0 6.7 2.8 5.2 4.6 428 (17.8) 43/12
BUNBURY 19.1 -8.0 10.4 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 378 (15.8) 37/13
MANDURAH 20.2 -- 12.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 503 (21.0) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.3 26.9 +1.6 26.7 0.0 4.8 5.8 267 (11.1) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 -3.8 23.0 +2.8 22.0 2.4 6.4 2.1 389 (16.2) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 28.6 +0.5 18.1 +2.3 -- 7.6 -- -- 357 (14.9) 87/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.3 -2.7 17.9 +2.4 17.4 3.6 10.2 2.4 328 (13.7) 59/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.5 +3.6 18.7 +8.8 14.7 0.0 12.6 1.8 507 (21.1) 68/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.6 +2.4 28.3 +5.2 26.2 0.0 14.6 6.9 349 (14.5) 41/18
CAIRNS AERO 34.1 +2.7 24.4 +1.0 23.4 0.0 11.6 11.8 446 (18.6) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.7 +2.2 24.7 +0.6 22.0 0.0 11.2 12.7 374 (15.6) 30/10
MACKAY MO 33.7 +3.6 22.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 221 ( 9.2) 32/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.2 +2.1 21.9 +0.7 20.8 0.0 10.0 -- 212 ( 8.8) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +1.0 22.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 327 (13.6) 32/16
NAMBOUR DPI 27.9 -1.3 21.4 +3.2 -- 1.23 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 26.5 -0.7 20.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 34/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.8 21.5 +1.4 19.5 0.0 8.0 9.7 357 (14.9) 32/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.8 +2.1 17.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 618 (25.8) 45/00
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 34.2 +3.2 16.3 -1.2 13.9 0.0 10.6 -- 267 (11.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 -1.8 17.3 -0.8 14.4 1.0 8.0 12.8 429 (17.9) 34/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -2.0 16.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 -3.7 12.0 -4.5 9.4 0.0 8.2 11.0 415 (17.3) 37/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.2 -2.7 12.2 -3.1 9.4 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 26/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.5 +3.1 9.5 -1.8 4.0 0.0 6.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.2 +4.7 15.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.9 -0.8 16.2 -1.3 12.1 0.0 7.0 9.6 465 (19.4) 37/16
RICHMOND RAAF 27.4 -1.3 14.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 -2.4 15.2 -2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 338 (14.1) 28/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.8 +1.7 10.1 -1.3 6.0 0.0 6.4 8.1 285 (11.9) 28/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.9 +5.5 16.0 +2.3 14.4 0.0 8.8 9.2 453 (18.9) 52/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +3.0 14.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.8 +5.7 24.5 +9.7 20.0 0.0 17.0 4.1 479 (20.0) 63/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.1 +4.7 18.3 +6.1 14.3 0.0 21.2 -- 326 (13.6) 67/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.5 +4.5 16.3 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 59/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.6 +7.4 17.3 +4.4 15.5 0.0 6.6 -- 153 ( 6.4) 39/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 32.3 +9.4 11.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 67/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.7 +5.1 16.4 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 505 (21.0) 74/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.7 +2.3 10.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 54/21
HOBART AIRPORT 22.2 +1.6 13.0 +2.3 9.0 0.0 6.4 10.4 371 (15.5) 58/17
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

45.4 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
44.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
43.9 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
43.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.6 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+10.8 : 26.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+10.3 : 31.4 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+9.7 : 41.2 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+9.5 : 26.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
+9.4 : 44.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+9.4 : 32.3 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC

31.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.1 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
30.0 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
30.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
29.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.9 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

+11.7 : 21.7 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+10.7 : 21.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+10.6 : 29.9 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+10.4 : 24.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+10.1 : 23.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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

14.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
16.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
16.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.3 : 21.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-9.2 : 18.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-9.1 : 18.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
-9.0 : 21.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.0 : 19.0 KARNET Lower West WA
-9.0 : 23.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

2.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
5.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
5.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-9.4 : 5.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.4 : 6.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.0 : 9.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-8.8 : 6.5 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.8 : 5.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.8 : 6.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West 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.
73.0 MARGARET DOWNS N Rivers NT
65.4 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK N Rivers NT
55.4 FAIRVIEW OUTSTATION S Peninsula QLD
54.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
50.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
54.6 KUNUNURRA AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
73.0 MARGARET DOWNS
65.4 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
50.0 BRADSHAW

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
55.4 FAIRVIEW OUTSTATION

12.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
12.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.3 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

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3.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

1035 (43.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
934 (38.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
923 (38.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
915 (38.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
902 (37.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
855 (35.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
824 (34.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
815 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
780 (32.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
776 (32.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
769 (32.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
767 (32.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
764 (31.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
735 (30.6) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
691 (28.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
667 (27.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
656 (27.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
649 (27.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
622 (25.9) FORREST Eucla WA
621 (25.9) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
618 (25.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
613 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
612 (25.5) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
610 (25.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
607 (25.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
605 (25.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
601 (25.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
130/19 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
113/14 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
111/01 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
109/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
107/22 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
106/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
102/10 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
100/13 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
96/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
95/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/21 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
91/18 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
91/11 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
91/10 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
10.4mm in 25 min to 00:25 25.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
10.4mm in 35 min to 23:30 17.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.4mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 22.0mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
16.6mm in 28 min to 00:58 35.6mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 18.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
40.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.3mm/h
    N Plateau
YULARA AERO
6.8mm in 31 min to 03:00 13.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 03:30 20.8mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT
6.2mm in 31 min to 05:30 12.0mm/h
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr 7 min to 05:30 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS
1.6mm in 1 min to 20:43 96.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 20:44 84.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY
7.4mm in 43 min to 23:00 10.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(270/ 72 ) at 14:30
WHYALLA AERO : 87(280/ 63 ) at 02:33
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 82(260/ 67 ) at 14:50
    Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 111(330/ 76 ) at 02:56
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 85(260/ 67 ) at 01:43
    Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO AP (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 83(240/ 72 ) at 14:29
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(320/ 65 ) at 23:57
    Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS : 130( 70/ 11 ) at 20:46
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 91(330/ 30 ) at 19:02
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 82(340/ 63 ) at 23:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(260/ 67 ) at 23:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74( 82/ 63 ) at 16:20
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT : 80(240/ 67 ) at 23:34
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 80( 10/ 65 ) at 11:00
FRANKSTON AWS : 76(240/ 70 ) at 20:13
FAWKNER BEACON : 89(230/ 70 ) at 20:56
    N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 93(240/ 63 ) at 22:47
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 76(350/ 67 ) at 16:30
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 91( 20/ 59 ) at 11:21
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 100(360/ 69 ) at 11:10
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 106( 90/ 82 ) at 12:30
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY : 95( 60/ 61 ) at 11:24
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 82( 40/ 63 ) at 23:04
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 95( 10/ 76 ) at 23:43
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(300/ 82 ) at 22:12
TASMAN ISLAND : 109(200/ 91 ) at 21:06
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 80( 40/ 65 ) at 22:22
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(280/ 52 ) at 22:45