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National Daily Weather Summary

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Data is as received at 23:06EST, 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 19.9 -0.1 12.5 +3.6 11.8 10.2 0.8 -- 292 (12.2) 37/15
PERTH AIRPORT 18.5 +0.1 6.1 -1.9 5.2 4.6 1.0 7.4 510 (21.3) 52/19
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 +0.6 6.7 -0.8 4.4 0.8 2.0 8.0 446 (18.6) 65/13
BUNBURY 17.9 +0.6 7.1 -0.5 -- 4.8 -- -- 367 (15.3) 67/14
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 10.2 -- -- 2.6 -- -- 449 (18.7) 76/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.9 -1.4 19.4 -1.0 18.5 0.0 4.8 10.0 289 (12.0) 30/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +3.0 3.2 -2.8 0.6 0.0 5.2 10.6 265 (11.0) 30/11
WHYALLA AERO 16.5 -2.0 2.2 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -2.1 4.0 -4.2 0.0 0.0 1.8 1.0 176 ( 7.3) 24/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.9 -3.2 0.4 -5.1 -1.6 0.2 1.8 0.3 295 (12.3) 32/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.6 -0.7 11.7 +1.4 8.0 0.0 7.4 11.0 360 (15.0) 32/02
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 19.2 +1.8 18.0 0.0 4.6 9.3 385 (16.0) 34/07
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +0.6 16.7 +2.0 15.0 0.0 4.8 10.7 370 (15.4) 32/16
MACKAY M.O 22.5 0.0 15.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 312 (13.0) 32/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 +1.0 12.8 +2.2 10.4 0.0 4.0 -- 185 ( 7.7) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +0.6 15.2 +4.3 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/09
NAMBOUR DPI 22.6 +0.1 9.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.4 -0.9 8.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 28/14
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.1 9.0 -0.6 4.5 0.0 4.0 10.1 273 (11.4) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.7 -3.0 6.0 -1.5 -- 2.2 -- -- 399 (16.6) 50/18
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 15.7 -2.2 2.6 -3.2 -1.5 0.0 2.2 -- 146 ( 6.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.3 -2.5 3.8 -4.4 0.0 0.0 1.8 10.4 215 ( 9.0) 22/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -1.9 2.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 -1.4 7.3 +0.5 4.0 0.0 6.0 10.1 717 (29.9) 50/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.8 -1.2 1.3 -4.0 -1.3 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 26/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.0 -3.0 1.8 -0.3 -1.0 3.0 0.0 7.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -3.5 -2.3 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.5 -1.8 8.1 0.0 1.9 0.0 4.0 10.3 609 (25.4) 37/11
RICHMOND RAAF 17.3 -2.5 -1.6 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 22/18
BELLAMBI AWS 16.3 -1.7 9.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 55/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.1 -0.9 2.0 +1.0 -2.7 0.0 2.6 9.7 472 (19.7) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.8 -1.7 2.2 -1.4 0.6 0.0 2.4 7.8 378 (15.8) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.1 -1.9 3.5 -0.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 290 (12.1) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.9 -2.3 -0.1 -5.3 -2.5 0.0 2.8 6.1 222 ( 9.3) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG -- -- -0.7 -4.6 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 352 (14.7) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.3 -3.0 -2.1 -4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 282 (11.8) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.2 -0.8 6.9 +0.2 3.9 5.0 1.0 -- 186 ( 7.8) 15/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.1 -1.9 3.5 -2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 443 (18.5) 28/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 4.1 +0.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 377 (15.7) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.0 -0.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 28/11
HOBART AIRPORT 12.0 -1.5 7.8 +3.1 4.5 2.4 1.2 3.4 457 (19.0) 30/05
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

35.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+3.8 : 26.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+3.4 : 26.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+3.3 : 30.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+3.0 : 25.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+2.9 : 32.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+2.9 : 31.8 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 WILLIS ISLAND COMPARISON Islands ISL

+8.5 : 14.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+6.9 : 13.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.0 : 9.3 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+5.8 : 7.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+5.3 : 12.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.5 : 13.9 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
-5.4 : 16.3 LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB Upper Darling NSW
-5.2 : 16.3 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.0 : 16.1 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-4.8 : 15.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-4.8 : 8.1 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : -2.9 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-6.6 : -2.6 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.6 : -2.6 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.5 : -1.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-6.4 : -1.7 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
-6.4 : -1.8 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

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.
34.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
32.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH) Islands ISL
31.5 MONAVALE Central Coast E QLD
30.4 FLORA VALLEY Central Coast E QLD
28.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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0.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1423 (59.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1318 (54.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1146 (47.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1110 (46.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1029 (42.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
979 (40.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
897 (37.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
785 (32.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
765 (31.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
762 (31.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
745 (31.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
731 (30.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
717 (29.9) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
696 (29.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
688 (28.7) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
686 (28.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
666 (27.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
657 (27.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
647 (27.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
644 (26.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
643 (26.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
643 (26.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
626 (26.1) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
624 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
623 (26.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
616 (25.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
613 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
609 (25.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
607 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
606 (25.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
94/15 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
78/19 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
78/19 SWANBOURNE Lower West 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
15.6mm in 30 min to 13:00 31.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 20.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
5.8mm in 15 min to 06:30 23.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(330/ 65 ) at 14:01
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 78 ) at 00:20
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(250/ 67 ) at 01:30