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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 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 35.7 +4.8 13.4 -4.5 10.6 0.0 7.8 -- 542 (22.6) 43/12
PERTH AIRPORT 32.5 +2.9 14.6 -1.2 12.8 0.0 7.2 10.7 508 (21.2) 57/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.5 +2.4 7.0 -6.4 3.8 0.0 4.0 11.1 -- 39/15
BUNBURY 27.6 +0.1 15.1 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 285 (11.9) 30/07
MANDURAH 29.1 -- 17.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 35/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 22.2 -2.3 21.6 7.4 7.0 4.1 258 (10.8) 48/05
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.3 +4.6 21.9 +4.4 20.2 0.0 11.2 11.4 299 (12.5) 50/15
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 -3.4 18.6 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 50/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.6 -1.7 16.2 +1.0 12.6 0.0 4.0 10.5 159 ( 6.6) 43/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 -2.5 14.3 +3.8 12.9 0.0 1.8 7.2 297 (12.4) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.1 -0.2 15.8 -6.0 13.4 0.0 23.8 11.0 275 (11.5) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +0.3 24.0 +1.0 21.3 0.0 8.6 8.4 516 (21.5) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +1.1 20.6 -2.3 18.2 0.0 10.2 11.0 457 (19.0) 44/14
MACKAY M.O 27.0 -1.6 21.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 8.1 562 (23.4) 46/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +0.3 16.7 -4.1 14.2 0.0 7.6 -- 280 (11.7) --
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 -0.4 18.7 -1.2 -- 0.6 7.0 -- 465 (19.4) 39/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -0.9 18.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +0.3 17.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 -0.7 16.8 -2.5 13.6 0.0 5.8 11.0 338 (14.1) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.7 -0.7 15.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 593 (24.7) 44/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.2 +4.1 17.9 +1.3 12.2 0.0 6.7 -- 105 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 +0.8 15.2 -2.9 12.0 0.0 3.8 11.4 279 (11.6) 39/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +1.9 12.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.2 +6.0 14.9 -1.4 12.5 0.0 5.6 8.3 285 (11.9) 26/19
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.8 +4.8 17.5 +2.2 17.3 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 17/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.6 +3.8 16.3 +5.7 9.4 0.2 5.2 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +4.9 18.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 43/18
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.9 +5.7 20.4 +3.0 18.5 3.8 5.2 7.6 405 (16.9) 55/22
RICHMOND RAAF 29.7 +2.8 18.5 +3.0 -- 28.6 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 22/11
BELLAMBI AWS 23.3 -0.6 19.7 +1.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 326 (13.6) 50/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.7 +4.2 12.1 +1.4 9.0 0.0 8.6 6.7 244 (10.2) 59/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 +2.1 14.6 +1.2 13.5 0.4 3.2 6.9 260 (10.8) 39/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.8 +1.9 13.3 +0.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.4 +0.1 17.1 +3.3 16.1 0.0 8.8 11.2 317 (13.2) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.9 +2.6 13.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 203 ( 8.5) 35/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.6 -0.4 12.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 41/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.0 +0.1 15.4 +2.2 13.2 0.0 0.8 -- 63 ( 2.6) 28/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.9 +0.7 11.7 -0.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 52/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.2 -1.0 10.4 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 44/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.0 -1.5 12.3 +2.3 -- 2.5 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 54/11
HOBART AIRPORT 21.2 +0.5 12.8 +2.1 9.9 0.4 2.4 8.5 318 (13.3) 70/14
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

42.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
41.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+10.2 : 33.7 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
+9.7 : 33.0 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+9.0 : 31.8 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
+9.0 : 33.3 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+8.4 : 40.6 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.9 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
27.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.2 : 22.8 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+7.6 : 22.3 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+7.4 : 22.2 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+7.4 : 23.8 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+7.0 : 22.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW

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

7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
13.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-5.5 : 15.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
-4.3 : 13.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-4.3 : 22.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-4.1 : 22.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.0 : 7.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
3.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
5.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-7.4 : 5.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.4 : 7.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.2 : 11.5 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.1 : 4.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

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.
90.2 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
45.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (DUNCOMBE BAY) Islands ISL
41.0 OAKDALE (COOYONG PARK) Illawarra NSW
40.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
35.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD) Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
90.2 PUNSAND BAY

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
41.0 OAKDALE (COOYONG PARK)

ISLANDS
Islands
45.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (DUNCOMBE BAY)
40.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
35.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD)

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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5.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
4.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.4 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1002 (41.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
972 (40.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
913 (38.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
896 (37.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
849 (35.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
841 (35.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
841 (35.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
838 (34.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
809 (33.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
785 (32.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
774 (32.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
745 (31.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
741 (30.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
715 (29.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
683 (28.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
671 (28.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
669 (27.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
626 (26.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
620 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
618 (25.8) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
118/12 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/09 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/11 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
10.0mm in 30 min to 00:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.0mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.4mm in 9 min to 05:30 42.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
10.2mm in 13 min to 13:30 47.1mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 6.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
29.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 9.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(250/ 72 ) at 17:36
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(250/ 69 ) at 16:00
LOW HEAD : 80(250/ 65 ) at 19:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 87(270/ 67 ) at 15:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(320/ 96 ) at 13:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(250/ 95 ) at 23:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(280/ 56 ) at 12:41
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(280/ 83 ) at 13:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 106(270/ 72 ) at 14:50
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(300/ 65 ) at 10:53
MOUNT READ : 80(270/ 65 ) at 11:24
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(250/ 80 ) at 18:00