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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 04:19EST, 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 28.7 +4.7 12.1 -0.8 7.1 0.0 7.0 -- 431 (18.0) 41/08
PERTH AIRPORT 23.6 +1.9 9.3 -1.2 6.8 0.0 3.6 1.2 263 (11.0) 22/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 +5.6 12.2 +2.4 9.5 0.0 3.0 1.6 290 (12.1) 35/12
BUNBURY 21.4 +0.3 10.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 39/11
MANDURAH 20.6 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 34/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 22.8 +0.7 21.9 0.0 6.8 7.6 358 (14.9) 46/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 0.0 5.8 -2.5 3.9 0.0 5.8 10.5 289 (12.0) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 -2.3 13.7 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 37/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 -2.2 12.5 +2.3 11.2 0.0 -- 5.2 178 ( 7.4) 22/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 -1.9 10.5 +3.2 9.4 0.8 0.8 0.9 265 (11.0) 24/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.3 +0.4 14.3 +0.4 13.0 0.0 5.6 8.4 323 (13.5) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 -0.8 22.0 +2.1 19.8 6.6 3.2 0.7 448 (18.7) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 -1.4 19.7 +2.1 17.5 0.0 5.4 0.0 383 (16.0) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 24.2 0.0 19.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 4.6 483 (20.1) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.3 +1.3 15.4 +1.2 12.0 0.0 4.8 -- 248 (10.3) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.2 13.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 330 (13.8) 34/15
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 12.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.6 15.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 39/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 +0.6 11.6 -1.2 6.9 0.0 3.6 10.0 280 (11.7) 37/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 +1.5 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 31/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.0 +1.7 8.2 -0.5 1.4 0.0 4.0 -- 139 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 +1.1 11.2 -0.5 8.3 0.0 3.2 9.1 365 (15.2) 52/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -0.3 11.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.7 -0.5 11.6 +1.5 10.0 4.4 2.2 3.7 262 (10.9) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.2 -1.2 10.2 +1.9 7.4 2.2 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.6 +1.4 4.0 -0.7 -0.1 0.0 2.0 8.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.8 7.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 34/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 -1.0 12.2 +1.3 8.5 1.0 3.4 3.4 460 (19.2) 50/07
RICHMOND RAAF 18.3 -2.3 6.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 28/10
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 -1.6 13.3 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 374 (15.6) 46/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 +1.4 3.5 +0.3 -0.7 0.0 2.0 7.8 132 ( 5.5) 30/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.9 +3.6 5.3 -0.6 3.5 0.0 2.6 9.8 165 ( 6.9) 34/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +1.8 5.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 17/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.1 7.1 -0.3 5.7 0.0 2.0 10.0 277 (11.5) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.8 +2.5 6.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 28/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.9 +2.3 5.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 39/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +1.5 11.2 +2.6 7.9 0.0 1.2 -- 87 ( 3.6) 18/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 16.5 -0.6 11.1 +3.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 28/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.8 +1.2 7.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 0.0 4.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 17/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +0.6 6.1 -0.5 3.4 0.8 1.0 7.0 198 ( 8.3) 22/09
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

35.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.3 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
34.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+5.6 : 24.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+5.4 : 24.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
+4.7 : 28.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.7 : 25.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.2 : 16.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.6 : 21.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+5.4 : 21.1 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
+5.3 : 13.1 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.1 : 21.5 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

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

5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-14.4 : 15.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-4.8 : 26.9 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-4.2 : 11.2 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-4.1 : 8.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.1 : 22.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

-2.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.8 : 0.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.5 : 5.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.3 : 3.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.1 : 4.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 3.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural 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.
52.8 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
52.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
49.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
48.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
44.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
49.0 HAPPY VALLEY
44.0 DEERAL
N Coast--Herbert
52.8 BINGIL BAY
52.0 DARADGEE
48.0 RUSSELL RIVER

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

923 (38.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
861 (35.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
819 (34.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
802 (33.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
779 (32.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
710 (29.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
667 (27.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
652 (27.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
651 (27.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
633 (26.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
610 (25.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
600 (25.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76/21 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/22 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/17 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
65/17 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
65/23 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
65/18 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
4.4mm in 13 min to 18:30 20.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
23.8mm in 58 min to 15:00 24.6mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 24.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
17.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
None reported