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Data is as received at 23:03EST, 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 22.2 +2.7 11.8 +2.3 9.4 0.0 5.4 -- 515 (21.5) 67/14
PERTH AIRPORT 16.7 -1.2 6.8 -1.3 5.2 0.0 1.8 0.4 464 (19.3) 48/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -0.2 8.9 +1.4 8.1 0.0 4.0 0.2 618 (25.8) 65/06
BUNBURY 16.3 -0.9 11.4 +4.2 -- 5.6 -- -- 475 (19.8) 63/15
MANDURAH 17.4 -- 12.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 664 (27.7) 72/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +1.2 19.1 -0.1 18.3 0.0 5.8 11.0 294 (12.3) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.8 -1.9 5.1 +1.1 1.5 0.0 4.0 10.5 242 (10.1) 28/14
WHYALLA AERO 14.1 -2.8 6.8 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 229 ( 9.5) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 +1.8 8.6 +1.1 5.2 0.0 0.6 7.7 112 ( 4.7) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 +1.1 2.1 -3.1 -0.2 0.2 0.2 7.7 109 ( 4.5) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.7 -1.0 11.8 +3.2 6.4 0.0 5.4 10.6 318 (13.3) 45/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 +0.5 14.3 -2.7 11.6 0.0 4.8 10.4 442 (18.4) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.8 -0.3 12.7 -0.9 9.8 0.0 4.0 10.4 244 (10.2) 30/16
MACKAY M.O 20.9 -0.4 13.8 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- 5.6 383 (16.0) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.2 +0.1 13.1 +3.6 11.2 0.0 2.6 -- 291 (12.1) 24/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.0 0.0 12.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 348 (14.5) 28/12
NAMBOUR DPI 21.7 +0.6 11.7 +4.0 -- 5.82 8.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -0.5 10.4 +0.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 43/20
BRISBANE AERO 20.7 -0.2 10.9 +2.1 8.8 0.0 2.0 7.0 262 (10.9) 22/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.1 9.5 +3.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 526 (21.9) 37/14
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 11.7 -4.4 8.6 +3.9 6.4 2.0 1.4 -- 103 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 +0.2 9.2 +1.7 6.7 0.4 1.6 3.0 176 ( 7.3) 26/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -0.5 5.2 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -0.1 4.9 -1.4 3.9 0.0 1.0 2.3 154 ( 6.4) 34/21
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.8 +0.3 6.4 +1.8 4.5 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.2 -2.1 4.6 +3.2 4.0 7.4 0.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.6 -3.6 8.5 +5.5 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.0 -2.0 10.2 +3.1 7.1 0.0 1.8 0.4 221 ( 9.2) 45/16
RICHMOND RAAF 14.3 -3.1 5.7 +2.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 22 ( 0.9) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 14.9 -1.9 12.1 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 34/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 8.8 -2.5 5.5 +5.6 5.5 7.6 2.6 0.0 248 (10.3) 22/05
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.0 -0.7 6.2 +3.5 5.0 0.2 1.2 0.0 195 ( 8.1) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 +1.2 4.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 15/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.3 0.0 3.4 -0.9 2.8 7.6 2.2 5.9 200 ( 8.3) 24/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 +1.2 4.1 +1.2 -- 6.82 3.4 -- 145 ( 6.0) 21/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 +2.7 0.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 24/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 +0.9 7.6 +1.6 6.0 10.0 1.8 -- 63 ( 2.6) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.9 +0.1 4.5 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 28/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +2.1 -0.5 -3.7 -- 4.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 35/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 +2.8 1.5 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 17/23
HOBART AIRPORT 12.4 0.0 3.3 -0.8 1.7 0.0 1.2 5.0 203 ( 8.5) 18/05
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

32.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
32.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+4.3 : 13.4 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
+4.1 : 16.0 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
+3.9 : 7.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
+3.9 : 16.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+3.9 : 20.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.5 : 15.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.1 : 11.7 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.9 : 10.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.8 : 11.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+7.4 : 10.4 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

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

-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.0 : 13.7 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-5.0 : 10.3 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-4.6 : 15.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-4.6 : 9.3 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-4.5 : 12.5 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW

-6.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : -4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.0 : -1.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-5.8 : -2.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 0.4 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne 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.
40.0 BEAZLEYS BRIDGE Wimmera S VIC
39.6 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
38.0 WARRUMBUNGLE (CHEDDINGTON) CW Plains N NSW
35.0 DUNGORM Darling Downs E QLD
34.0 MCLEOD CREEK

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

1148 (47.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
841 (35.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
768 (32.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
679 (28.3) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
674 (28.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
668 (27.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
664 (27.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
647 (27.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
622 (25.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
618 (25.8) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
605 (25.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/05 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
91/09 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
81/10 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
74/12 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

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
Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 12:30 20.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
NORTH ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
9.4mm in 25 min to 11:00 22.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h
BICKLEY
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
CAPE LEEUWIN
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
7.2mm in 12 min to 07:27 36.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
8.6mm in 37 min to 11:00 13.9mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
WINDY HARBOUR
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
MANDURAH
7.0mm in 5 min to 10:01 84.0mm/h
8.6mm in 24 min to 10:25 21.5mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
COLLIE EAST
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.6mm/h
CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(360/ 70 ) at 09:30
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 82(260/ 67 ) at 10:16
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(290/ 74 ) at 06:42
CAPE NATURALISTE : 95(360/ 69 ) at 03:46
BUSSELTON JETTY : 78( 10/ 65 ) at 06:00