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National Daily Weather Summary

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 22:17EST, 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 26.7 -5.8 19.8 +0.7 18.1 0.0 7.0 -- 399 (16.6) 55/18
PERTH AIRPORT 25.3 -6.5 19.0 +1.6 18.3 0.0 7.2 6.1 353 (14.7) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.9 -4.0 16.7 +2.3 16.6 16.6 7.4 6.7 294 (12.3) 48/16
BUNBURY 26.7 -3.1 14.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 48/17
MANDURAH 23.5 -- 19.3 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 352 (14.7) 52/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 24.4 -0.3 24.7 2.0 2.0 7.3 171 ( 7.1) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.6 -0.5 20.5 -0.3 18.8 0.0 11.2 9.1 392 (16.3) 35/17
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 -7.1 18.7 +1.0 -- 5.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 21/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.4 -2.9 20.5 +3.4 19.6 0.0 9.2 0.4 200 ( 8.3) 39/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.7 +7.6 12.5 +0.9 10.5 0.0 5.2 12.6 477 (19.9) 34/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.6 +0.3 25.4 +2.0 24.1 0.0 9.6 8.9 324 (13.5) 41/23
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -4.0 23.6 -0.1 22.7 34.6 4.8 0.9 -- 48/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.8 +1.7 24.8 +0.7 23.8 0.0 11.6 11.4 546 (22.8) 54/13
MACKAY M.O 30.2 +0.6 24.1 +0.7 -- 10.6 -- 4.8 521 (21.7) 52/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +1.6 23.6 +1.5 22.3 0.2 11.2 -- 450 (18.8) 46/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +0.6 21.2 -0.2 -- 4.8 10.4 -- 522 (21.8) 63/20
NAMBOUR DPI 29.1 +0.3 20.1 +0.4 -- 13.2 5.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.1 -1.1 21.3 +0.5 -- 12.4 -- -- 401 (16.7) 46/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 -0.4 21.3 +0.2 19.5 4.0 7.6 8.6 397 (16.5) 41/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.3 -2.1 16.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 635 (26.5) 65/13
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 32.8 +1.7 19.8 +1.2 17.0 0.0 8.0 -- 247 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +0.9 19.5 0.0 17.8 0.8 5.0 8.4 289 (12.0) 34/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +0.3 18.5 +0.2 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.8 +0.3 19.8 +1.7 19.0 4.8 1.2 6.8 150 ( 6.3) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.6 -1.5 17.8 +0.7 16.3 1.2 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 21/04
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.5 +0.7 13.0 -0.1 6.0 0.0 10.4 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +0.3 19.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.5 +1.2 22.3 +3.3 18.9 0.0 7.2 4.8 485 (20.2) 32/02
RICHMOND RAAF 27.8 -1.2 19.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 34/13
BELLAMBI AWS 26.4 +1.6 19.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 21/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.5 +1.4 17.0 +3.9 13.5 0.0 8.0 11.4 344 (14.3) 37/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.7 +3.8 18.8 +2.5 17.0 0.0 10.4 12.5 347 (14.5) 52/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.9 +3.6 18.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.3 +7.7 19.5 +3.1 21.2 0.0 11.2 10.3 344 (14.3) 48/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.0 +4.5 15.6 +1.3 14.9 0.0 7.6 -- 377 (15.7) 37/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.7 +5.3 16.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 46/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 35.1 +9.3 15.7 +1.1 13.8 0.0 4.2 -- 107 ( 4.5) 22/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.7 +2.7 14.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 34/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.3 +8.3 13.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 767 (32.0) 52/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.5 +0.1 13.5 +1.5 -- 4.8 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 26/18
HOBART AIRPORT 23.9 +1.6 12.7 +0.7 10.3 0.4 2.8 11.7 307 (12.8) 35/18
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

40.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
39.2 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
39.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
39.0 POONCARIE TELECENTRE Lower Darling NSW
39.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

+10.2 : 35.7 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+9.4 : 35.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
+9.4 : 29.8 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
+9.4 : 36.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
+9.3 : 35.1 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC

29.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.2 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.1 : 22.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+7.1 : 21.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 22.6 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 22.1 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+6.0 : 22.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+6.0 : 23.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

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

14.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
16.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-11.0 : 22.4 HAWKER Upper North SA
-10.3 : 26.9 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
-9.8 : 26.5 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-9.5 : 27.3 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
-9.3 : 25.5 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

4.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.1 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
6.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
8.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-7.2 : 15.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 16.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-5.4 : 16.1 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 17.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.7 : 16.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

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.
109.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
88.4 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT N Coast--Herbert QLD
86.4 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria QLD
81.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
77.2 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
62.0 COUNTRY DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
55.2 WILLEROO

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
64.8 COCONUT ISLAND
Upper Carpentaria
86.4 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP
N Coast--Barron
81.0 HAPPY VALLEY
74.6 SHIPTONS FLAT
73.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE
65.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
55.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
55.0 MT SOPHIA
50.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
N Coast--Herbert
109.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE
88.4 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
77.2 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
69.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
66.0 GAIRLOCH
57.2 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE
56.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
52.0 ZATTAS ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
70.0 TORONTO WWTP
54.0 MERRIWA (GUMMUN PLACE)

12.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
12.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
12.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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1.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

955 (39.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
950 (39.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
925 (38.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
901 (37.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
884 (36.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
818 (34.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
805 (33.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
805 (33.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
767 (32.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
717 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
700 (29.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
694 (28.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
665 (27.7) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
650 (27.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
635 (26.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
633 (26.4) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
600 (25.0) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
91/17 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
83/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
78/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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 Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
9.2mm in 23 min to 21:57 24.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.2mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
5.6mm in 15 min to 23:48 22.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AWS
26.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.3mm/h
BLACK POINT
39.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 6.5mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
35.4mm in 30 min to 16:30 70.8mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 35.4mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 25.6mm/h
48.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 48.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.6mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 16.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 14.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
6.2mm in 33 min to 13:30 11.3mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.3mm/h
BRADSHAW
45.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 15.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS)
8.0mm in 10 min to 17:18 48.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
16.2mm in 30 min to 11:30 32.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 19.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 21.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
17.2mm in 30 min to 11:30 34.4mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 25.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 17.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
12.2mm in 32 min to 15:44 22.9mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.0mm/h
6.6mm in 9 min to 16:50 44.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
13.0mm in 12 min to 18:00 65.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.4mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 28.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
57.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 9.5mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
72.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
15.0mm in 57 min to 11:00 15.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
8.6mm in 16 min to 08:46 32.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
4.4mm in 11 min to 05:30 24.0mm/h
Northwest
URANDANGI
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
REDCLIFFE
7.6mm in 40 min to 21:00 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
22.0mm in 18 min to 06:30 73.3mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 22.4mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 07:00 24.0mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 34.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
23.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 47.6mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 26.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : ***(330/943 ) at 14:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 108(360/ 41 ) at 17:18
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 69(120/ 63 ) at 17:04
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 91(130/ 72 ) at 17:52
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83( 50/ 70 ) at 09:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80( 90/ 63 ) at 14:00