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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 23:28EST, 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 26.2 +1.8 9.1 -1.8 5.3 0.0 7.2 -- 479 (20.0) 52/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 +4.1 8.5 -1.7 7.9 0.0 6.2 9.6 441 (18.4) 39/05
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.0 +4.3 7.1 -2.0 3.6 0.0 3.0 4.7 372 (15.5) 43/14
BUNBURY 20.3 -0.4 10.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 41/15
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 11.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 -0.2 22.8 -2.2 22.0 0.0 7.8 10.5 376 (15.7) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.9 +5.9 22.7 +7.9 18.6 0.0 13.2 10.1 331 (13.8) 55/22
WHYALLA AERO 18.9 -5.0 13.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 -1.2 8.4 -3.0 3.2 0.0 5.0 12.0 268 (11.2) 37/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 -1.4 3.7 -3.4 -0.1 0.0 3.0 9.2 461 (19.2) 45/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 -0.6 15.7 -2.9 12.1 0.0 9.4 11.6 -- --
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 -1.5 19.5 -1.1 17.4 0.2 8.2 9.1 507 (21.1) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -0.2 17.1 -3.6 15.0 0.0 9.2 12.0 496 (20.7) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 25.5 -2.1 16.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 347 (14.5) 26/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +0.3 14.6 -2.4 13.0 0.0 7.4 -- 191 ( 8.0) 26/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.8 14.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 229 ( 9.5) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 29.5 +2.8 10.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 26/08
COOLANGATTA 24.9 +0.5 17.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) 43/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +1.0 13.1 -2.6 9.2 0.0 8.6 11.1 436 (18.2) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.0 +5.3 11.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 35/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 34.7 +9.6 17.7 +5.6 10.9 0.0 10.2 -- 238 ( 9.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 +0.4 15.0 +1.2 10.7 0.0 6.0 10.0 547 (22.8) 43/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +1.3 11.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 -1.9 19.2 +7.2 13.5 0.0 11.6 0.3 564 (23.5) 52/02
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.7 -4.0 17.7 +7.0 14.3 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 30/04
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.0 +5.5 11.9 +5.3 9.5 0.0 9.4 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +4.8 16.9 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.7 +0.2 18.3 +5.2 17.6 0.0 10.2 2.1 744 (31.0) 59/00
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 -0.3 18.0 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 37/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -3.3 17.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 43/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.4 +5.0 8.3 +2.2 2.4 0.0 12.8 12.1 492 (20.5) 48/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +2.3 6.5 -1.2 2.1 0.0 8.8 12.3 315 (13.1) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +0.5 4.4 -3.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 41/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.7 -2.1 6.1 -3.7 4.5 0.0 7.2 12.1 341 (14.2) 43/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.2 -2.7 5.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 52/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.8 -1.5 2.5 -3.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 391 (16.3) 43/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.9 -2.7 9.0 -0.5 7.0 0.0 3.2 -- 172 ( 7.2) 22/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.9 -3.9 5.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 46/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.0 -2.6 2.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 474 (19.8) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.6 -2.4 5.3 -1.6 -- 2.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 39/11
HOBART AIRPORT 12.7 -4.6 6.8 -0.7 3.8 1.6 5.0 10.9 708 (29.5) 58/08
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

41.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+9.9 : 31.3 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+9.6 : 34.7 GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE NW Slopes S NSW
+9.4 : 34.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

27.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
25.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
25.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.0 : 24.6 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+8.9 : 17.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
+8.6 : 14.8 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
+8.2 : 18.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.2 : 18.0 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.3 : 18.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-8.3 : 23.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.1 : 19.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.9 : 5.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.1 : 2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 4.4 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
-6.5 : 1.8 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.3 : 0.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-6.2 : 0.8 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.2 : 0.4 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-6.2 : -0.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-6.2 : 1.3 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty 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.
35.0 TOMOO Warrego QLD
27.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
26.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
25.8 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
25.6 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

12.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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2.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
2.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1907 (79.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1513 (63.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1416 (59.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1320 (55.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1223 (51.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1164 (48.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1091 (45.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1086 (45.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1055 (44.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1034 (43.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1005 (41.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
830 (34.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
826 (34.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
821 (34.2) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
814 (33.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
796 (33.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
791 (33.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
780 (32.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
768 (32.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
752 (31.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
745 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
744 (31.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
737 (30.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
708 (29.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
708 (29.5) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
690 (28.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
683 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
683 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
680 (28.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
673 (28.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
668 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
665 (27.7) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
659 (27.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
657 (27.4) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
654 (27.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
654 (27.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
653 (27.2) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
644 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
644 (26.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
640 (26.7) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
639 (26.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
638 (26.6) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
633 (26.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
615 (25.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
611 (25.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
608 (25.3) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
608 (25.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
608 (25.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
111/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/17 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
104/10 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
104/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/03 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast 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.
None reported

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 76 ) at 12:19
MT BAW BAW : 106(230/ 83 ) at 16:58
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(300/ 63 ) at 05:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 95(220/ 65 ) at 13:19
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(310/ 87 ) at 01:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(250/ 72 ) at 04:35
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(240/ 45 ) at 11:12
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 85(260/ 65 ) at 11:30
DROUGHTY HILL (TERSS) : 93(210/ 50 ) at 12:40
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(260/ 67 ) at 00:30