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VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

37.7

37.3

21/12/1997

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 21:57EST, 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 26.4 -3.1 12.9 -3.4 11.0 0.0 9.8 -- 509 (21.2) 45/13
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -4.6 8.6 -6.2 6.2 0.0 8.2 13.3 385 (16.0) 39/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.1 +1.0 8.4 -4.0 5.5 0.0 6.6 12.7 392 (16.3) 35/09
BUNBURY 21.0 -6.1 8.9 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 246 (10.3) 34/14
MANDURAH 21.4 -- 13.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 22.6 -2.7 22.5 8.4 4.4 6.5 286 (11.9) 68/06
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +5.0 17.2 -3.0 12.8 0.0 12.2 13.2 245 (10.2) 32/10
WHYALLA AERO 28.0 -0.1 22.5 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 542 (22.6) 46/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.9 -1.1 20.2 +4.7 17.0 0.0 10.4 7.0 367 (15.3) 34/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.8 -0.1 16.3 +6.4 14.7 0.0 10.2 12.0 498 (20.8) 59/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.4 +3.2 24.1 +1.0 22.5 0.0 11.6 8.1 -- 41/14
CAIRNS AERO 34.3 +2.9 24.0 +0.6 23.3 0.0 14.2 12.1 481 (20.0) 46/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.1 +1.6 26.2 +2.1 24.5 0.0 16.0 12.6 532 (22.2) 48/11
MACKAY MO 32.1 +2.0 25.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 386 (16.1) 35/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +1.7 22.2 +1.0 20.9 0.0 8.0 -- 253 (10.5) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.4 +2.0 20.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 247 (10.3) 30/10
NAMBOUR DPI 31.6 +2.4 17.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 29.8 +2.6 19.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 29.3 +1.0 19.1 -1.0 15.8 0.0 8.0 12.7 320 (13.3) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.7 +5.0 15.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 32/20
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 35.1 +4.1 16.1 -1.4 9.0 0.0 10.6 -- 116 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.8 +4.5 16.4 -1.7 11.4 0.0 6.4 13.0 329 (13.7) 39/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +4.1 10.8 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.8 +6.6 11.9 -4.6 10.0 0.0 9.6 12.0 336 (14.0) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 34.1 +7.2 11.9 -3.4 9.3 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 30/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.5 +6.1 11.0 -0.3 4.0 0.0 10.0 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.5 +6.0 12.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 35.1 +9.4 17.1 -0.4 11.3 0.0 9.4 12.6 361 (15.0) 46/17
RICHMOND RAAF 37.7 +9.0 12.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 30.3 +6.2 16.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 43/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.6 +7.5 10.8 -0.6 6.5 0.0 10.8 9.5 306 (12.8) 55/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.3 +8.9 13.4 -0.3 12.5 0.0 9.6 11.5 374 (15.6) 52/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 37.8 +8.4 13.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.4 +9.3 23.9 +9.1 18.9 0.0 15.0 5.7 382 (15.9) 59/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 36.3 +8.9 17.1 +4.9 13.8 0.0 7.4 -- 248 (10.3) 59/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.1 +9.1 15.7 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 68/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.2 +7.0 17.9 +5.0 16.5 0.0 9.6 -- 159 ( 6.6) 37/06
GEELONG AIRPORT 32.7 +9.8 17.5 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 61/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.1 +8.5 18.3 +8.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 48/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.0 +4.6 13.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 50/13
HOBART AIRPORT 31.3 +10.7 14.9 +4.2 13.8 0.2 4.6 11.6 435 (18.1) 72/11
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

45.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
44.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
44.7 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
43.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+15.8 : 37.7 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
+15.3 : 39.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+15.2 : 38.0 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+14.6 : 39.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+14.0 : 35.8 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC

30.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
29.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.2 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD

+11.6 : 24.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+11.0 : 25.1 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+10.8 : 22.9 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA
+10.8 : 21.5 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+10.8 : 20.2 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC

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

13.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
17.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
19.0 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
19.6 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
19.7 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
19.7 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS

-6.1 : 21.0 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-6.0 : 22.2 HARVEY Lower West WA
-5.9 : 21.2 BUSSELTON Lower West WA
-5.7 : 22.0 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-5.5 : 23.3 PERTH METRO Lower West WA

-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
4.1 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
4.4 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

-8.7 : 6.4 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-8.6 : 3.1 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.6 : -4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 : 7.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.9 : 6.5 KARNET 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.
147.0 MILPERRA BRIDGE (GEORGES RIVER) Sydney--east NSW
37.4 DARWIN HOSPITAL N Rivers NT
29.8 THORAK CEMETERY N Rivers NT
25.8 NIGHTCLIFF POOL N Rivers NT
25.5 CHANNEL ISLAND N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
37.4 DARWIN HOSPITAL
29.8 THORAK CEMETERY
25.8 NIGHTCLIFF POOL
25.5 CHANNEL ISLAND

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
147.0 MILPERRA BRIDGE (GEORGES RIVER)

13.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
13.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
13.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

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3.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
1.8 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

1016 (42.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
933 (38.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
819 (34.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
785 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
744 (31.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
722 (30.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
717 (29.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
672 (28.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
649 (27.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
642 (26.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
641 (26.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
625 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
624 (26.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
621 (25.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
613 (25.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
611 (25.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
610 (25.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
602 (25.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
113/14 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/15 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
89/12 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
89/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
  E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
6.2mm in 15 min to 18:46 24.8mm/h
6.2mm in 16 min to 19:02 23.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
  N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
  Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
28.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 9.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
  E Gascoyne
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT : 80(350/ 65 ) at 21:43
NEW SOUTH WALES
  South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(180/ 69 ) at 18:02
VICTORIA
  Upper North
YARRAWONGA : 85(240/ 67 ) at 18:30
  W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 80(270/ 65 ) at 15:12
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 67 ) at 12:01
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 91(229/ 76 ) at 16:00
  E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 76(350/ 63 ) at 06:30
  N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 78(250/ 69 ) at 17:29
TASMANIA
  Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(320/ 80 ) at 23:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(240/ 70 ) at 19:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 113(220/ 65 ) at 15:31
  W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 78(300/ 65 ) at 12:00
ISLANDS
  Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(260/ 74 ) at 12:18