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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 04:27EST, 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 23.3 +2.4 13.2 +2.2 12.5 0.0 1.4 -- 297 (12.4) 31/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 +4.0 12.2 +3.2 11.1 3.4 2.0 7.0 293 (12.2) 26/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 9.9 +1.8 8.4 0.2 1.0 1.2 -- 21/01
BUNBURY 20.0 +1.6 12.6 +4.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 22/03
MANDURAH 21.1 -- 14.5 -- -- 2.6 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 26/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +3.1 22.0 +2.1 21.2 0.0 5.6 10.5 335 (14.0) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 12.6 -7.2 8.6 +3.5 8.8 0.4 0.4 0.0 266 (11.1) 21/00
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -0.4 8.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 173 ( 7.2) 22/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 +0.7 10.2 +2.1 6.1 0.0 0.8 1.0 96 ( 4.0) 18/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 +1.0 9.4 +3.6 9.4 2.0 1.2 0.6 316 (13.2) 28/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.4 +2.5 13.6 +3.6 12.1 0.0 5.2 9.4 338 (14.1) 30/04
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.6 21.7 +3.9 20.0 0.6 4.0 6.5 466 (19.4) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +2.3 16.6 +2.0 14.9 0.0 6.6 7.5 417 (17.4) 39/10
MACKAY M.O 23.2 +1.3 18.3 +4.3 -- 2.4 -- 3.5 448 (18.7) 39/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.7 +1.2 15.7 +4.8 14.0 0.2 4.0 -- 363 (15.1) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.0 +0.4 13.9 +2.3 -- 0.4 4.4 -- 415 (17.3) 35/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.4 15.0 +5.7 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +0.8 14.2 +2.7 -- 7.8 -- -- 277 (11.5) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 20.7 -0.6 14.8 +4.3 13.2 2.8 1.6 2.6 324 (13.5) 30/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 +0.1 10.7 +3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 690 (28.8) 46/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.3 -1.5 11.6 +5.5 10.3 2.6 1.4 -- 217 ( 9.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -0.8 12.3 +3.2 11.3 11.2 2.6 2.5 319 (13.3) 28/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -2.2 12.0 +4.0 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.9 +2.3 9.1 +1.2 7.3 0.2 0.8 -- 109 ( 4.5) 26/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.3 +1.4 10.9 +4.4 9.0 7.8 -- -- -- 13/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.6 +0.1 7.1 +4.5 5.0 2.0 1.4 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.3 -1.1 11.3 +6.7 -- 5.4 -- -- 433 (18.0) 34/05
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +2.5 11.9 +3.4 9.0 1.6 1.2 3.4 257 (10.7) 28/18
RICHMOND RAAF 19.6 +1.6 10.6 +5.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 37 ( 1.5) 13/11
BELLAMBI AWS 17.3 -0.4 13.0 +2.0 -- 25.8 -- -- 243 (10.1) 21/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.2 +4.0 5.7 +4.7 1.2 0.0 0.8 2.0 152 ( 6.3) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 +1.9 10.9 +7.2 8.6 0.8 1.8 0.0 384 (16.0) 28/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.4 -0.8 8.4 +4.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 29 ( 1.2) 13/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 0.0 11.7 +6.5 12.3 2.4 4.8 0.5 229 ( 9.5) 22/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.8 10.1 +6.4 -- 4.6 3.1 -- 291 (12.1) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 +0.7 9.8 +6.2 -- 7.8 -- -- 286 (11.9) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +1.1 10.3 +3.4 7.4 0.2 0.4 -- 83 ( 3.5) 13/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 14.3 -0.3 6.8 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 18/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 +1.8 8.2 +4.2 -- 7.2 -- -- 292 (12.2) 30/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.1 +3.0 2.8 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 17/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 +0.3 2.4 -2.2 -0.9 0.0 0.8 7.1 256 (10.7) 17/05
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

34.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+6.2 : 26.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
**S** +6.0 : 21.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.8 : 23.7 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.2 : 24.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 13.2 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+9.7 : 22.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+9.7 : 10.6 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+9.2 : 17.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.8 : 15.3 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-8.4 : 13.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-7.7 : 12.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.2 : 15.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.5 : 6.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

-3.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.3 : 0.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.2 : 0.0 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.8 : 1.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 4.0 ELLISTON 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.
93.0 RAYMOND Central Highlands QLD
54.0 BELMONT Northwest QLD
47.0 SOUTH COMONGIN Far SW QLD
41.2 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
40.0 SHERWOOD PARK STATION Warrego QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
93.0 RAYMOND
Northwest
54.0 BELMONT
Warrego
40.0 SHERWOOD PARK STATION
Far SW
47.0 SOUTH COMONGIN

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
41.2 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)

10.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
9.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT

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0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

863 (36.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
853 (35.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
825 (34.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
782 (32.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
763 (31.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
727 (30.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
711 (29.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
690 (28.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
690 (28.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
680 (28.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
652 (27.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
640 (26.7) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
628 (26.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
626 (26.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
615 (25.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
611 (25.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**S** 107/06 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
70/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
57/18 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
55/12 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
55/01 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
55/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
55/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
55/01 WILLIS 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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
15.8mm in 44 min to 23:44 21.5mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS : 102(360/ 13 ) at 06:00