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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 04:06EST, 15/05/2012.

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 28.2 -2.7 14.1 -3.8 10.8 0.0 6.0 -- 361 (15.0) 44/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 -3.6 12.4 -3.4 10.9 0.0 4.8 10.6 278 (11.6) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.5 -3.6 12.9 -0.5 10.3 0.6 3.6 9.3 252 (10.5) --
BUNBURY 26.2 -1.3 11.8 -2.2 -- 2.2 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 37/13
MANDURAH 23.9 -- 17.2 -- -- 2.8 -- -- 267 (11.1) 39/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.8 23.4 -1.1 23.8 1.0 5.6 10.3 277 (11.5) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +6.2 25.7 +8.2 23.6 0.0 10.2 8.6 298 (12.4) 76/18
WHYALLA AERO 25.4 -1.9 13.2 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.6 -0.7 16.3 +1.1 -- 1.6 1.0 11.2 133 ( 5.5) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 -0.5 10.4 -0.1 13.8 3.2 3.0 6.5 251 (10.5) 30/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +0.1 17.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.6 22.6 -0.4 20.4 0.0 9.8 8.5 508 (21.2) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.3 20.5 -2.4 17.6 0.0 9.6 10.2 461 (19.2) 46/10
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -1.1 21.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 8.3 539 (22.5) 50/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +0.1 18.1 -2.7 15.2 0.0 7.8 -- 332 (13.8) 43/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.4 +0.3 18.6 -1.3 -- 1.8 7.0 -- 426 (17.8) 46/12
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 +0.1 18.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +0.5 17.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.5 17.0 -2.3 14.1 0.0 8.0 9.1 367 (15.3) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 -0.7 13.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 555 (23.1) 44/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.0 +3.9 18.2 +1.6 13.0 0.0 6.4 -- 107 ( 4.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 +0.9 14.7 -3.4 11.8 0.0 6.4 11.2 245 (10.2) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +1.0 13.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.1 +5.9 15.2 -1.1 12.9 0.0 6.6 9.9 291 (12.1) 34/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.7 +3.7 15.2 -0.1 14.4 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 21/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.2 +4.4 16.0 +5.4 8.2 0.0 6.2 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +4.7 17.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 44/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.1 +3.9 21.2 +3.8 18.3 0.0 7.0 8.0 595 (24.8) 50/16
RICHMOND RAAF 34.2 +7.3 15.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 54/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +0.1 19.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 34/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.7 +6.2 14.3 +3.6 12.5 0.0 8.4 7.1 235 ( 9.8) 59/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.3 -0.4 19.0 +5.6 18.9 0.0 8.0 0.9 190 ( 7.9) 52/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -5.6 15.4 +2.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 30/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.0 +4.7 16.6 +2.8 18.1 0.0 5.8 9.7 270 (11.3) 39/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.4 +0.1 13.5 +1.8 -- 0.2 4.2 -- 126 ( 5.3) 30/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.0 +4.0 13.8 +2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 43/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.9 0.0 15.7 +2.5 14.3 2.4 2.2 -- 125 ( 5.2) 17/06
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.8 -1.4 13.6 +1.8 -- 4.4 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 28/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.3 +1.1 11.9 +2.0 -- 5.8 -- -- 261 (10.9) 28/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 -1.6 15.6 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 -0.1 14.0 +3.3 13.3 0.0 2.6 1.4 225 ( 9.4) 31/16
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

41.5 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
41.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

+10.0 : 33.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
+8.6 : 28.8 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.4 : 31.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
+8.3 : 30.8 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.1 : 32.5 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW

28.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+8.9 : 23.7 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+8.6 : 23.2 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+8.4 : 23.4 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+8.3 : 21.7 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+8.2 : 25.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

9.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
12.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
12.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.6 : 22.3 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.2 : 21.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC
-5.1 : 23.6 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
-5.0 : 22.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-5.0 : 21.0 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC

5.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
6.6 EYRE Eucla WA
7.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7 : 6.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 11.6 ENEABBA Central West WA
-6.1 : 14.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.7 : 12.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
91.6 THE CHANNON North Coast NSW
47.5 SPRING CREEK E Kimberley WA
29.8 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK N Peninsula QLD
27.8 GIRRAWEEN N Rivers NT
27.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
27.0 KALUMBURU
E Kimberley
47.5 SPRING CREEK

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
27.8 GIRRAWEEN

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
29.8 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
91.6 THE CHANNON

11.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

1.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

999 (41.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
940 (39.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
905 (37.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
866 (36.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
857 (35.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
845 (35.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
828 (34.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
804 (33.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
730 (30.4) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
703 (29.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
703 (29.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
694 (28.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
610 (25.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
85/10 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
85/16 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
80/18 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
80/16 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/18 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
6.4mm in 6 min to 12:26 64.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
8.6mm in 18 min to 19:00 28.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
BADGERYS CREEK AWS
10.4mm in 6 min to 19:09 104.0mm/h
3.2mm in 2 min to 19:11 96.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
Illawarra
MOSS VALE AWS
7.2mm in 14 min to 15:00 30.9mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.0mm/h

VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 83(340/ 65 ) at 18:52