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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 04:37EST, 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 19.0 -0.5 11.4 +1.9 8.8 3.2 2.2 -- 320 (13.3) 55/12
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +1.4 12.1 +4.0 13.1 4.4 2.6 2.7 378 (15.8) 48/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 0.0 9.7 +2.2 7.9 0.8 0.4 0.0 387 (16.1) 72/12
BUNBURY 18.7 +1.5 9.5 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 61/08
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 12.1 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 346 (14.4) 70/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 +0.9 15.2 -4.0 13.3 0.0 7.0 10.7 278 (11.6) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.2 -1.5 3.4 -0.6 1.5 0.0 2.8 10.3 221 ( 9.2) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 14.1 -2.8 8.3 +3.0 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 105 ( 4.4) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.2 -2.1 3.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.6 6.3 123 ( 5.1) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 6.4 +1.2 4.7 0.0 0.4 5.0 164 ( 6.8) 30/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.3 -1.4 10.8 +2.2 8.0 0.0 4.0 10.1 266 (11.1) 31/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.9 +1.2 13.3 -3.7 9.8 0.0 4.8 9.8 280 (11.7) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.9 -0.2 9.8 -3.8 8.1 0.0 5.0 10.2 242 (10.1) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 20.9 -0.4 10.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 345 (14.4) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.9 -1.2 7.9 -1.6 5.4 0.0 3.6 -- 186 ( 7.8) 28/08
BUNDABERG AERO 20.7 -1.3 8.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 245 (10.2) 24/09
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.1 7.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.5 0.0 6.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 28/09
BRISBANE AERO 19.7 -1.2 6.5 -2.3 2.1 0.0 1.4 7.2 291 (12.1) 30/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.0 -1.6 3.9 -2.4 -- -- -- -- -- 52/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 0.0 0.9 -3.8 -3.3 0.0 2.0 -- 96 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.8 +0.1 3.7 -3.8 1.0 0.0 2.2 6.8 225 ( 9.4) 35/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -0.3 4.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.4 -1.6 1.1 -5.2 -1.6 0.0 3.4 3.5 237 ( 9.9) 31/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.7 +0.2 0.5 -4.1 -3.0 0.0 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.6 -0.7 -2.2 -3.6 -5.6 0.0 0.4 6.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.5 -1.7 -1.0 -4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 22/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -0.4 5.8 -1.3 0.6 0.0 3.0 6.5 399 (16.6) 28/00
RICHMOND RAAF 12.7 -4.7 -1.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 17/15
BELLAMBI AWS 15.7 -1.1 6.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 18/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 8.9 -2.4 -3.1 -3.0 -5.9 0.0 1.6 6.6 177 ( 7.4) 15/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 7.8 -4.9 -1.1 -3.8 -3.8 0.0 1.2 2.1 179 ( 7.5) 15/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.1 -0.9 0.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.1 -3.2 2.6 -1.7 0.2 0.0 1.0 3.8 195 ( 8.1) 46/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.7 -0.3 1.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 276 (11.5) 50/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.0 -1.5 1.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 30/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.7 +0.3 7.1 +1.1 3.7 0.0 0.4 -- 150 ( 6.3) 21/10
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 12.5 -1.3 5.6 +0.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 361 (15.0) 43/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -0.4 4.2 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 325 (13.5) 34/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.6 -1.0 -0.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 37/13
HOBART AIRPORT 8.8 -3.6 5.7 +1.6 3.1 1.4 0.6 4.5 472 (19.7) 57/15
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

34.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 29.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.9 : 29.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+5.5 : 30.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+5.0 : 30.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.9 : 27.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

**S** +7.4 : 11.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 11.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+6.0 : 12.1 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+5.9 : 15.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 11.4 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.2 : 0.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.1 : 7.9 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-5.0 : 6.4 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 : 6.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 : 7.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

-10.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4 : -7.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.9 : 7.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-6.2 : 5.9 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.2 : 6.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-6.2 : 0.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-6.2 : -2.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-6.2 : -7.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro 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.
58.0 ADVENTURE BAY (FORESTRY) Southeast TAS
30.4 POWELLTOWN DNRE E Central VIC
28.6 DERWENT BRIDGE Central Plateau TAS
28.6 ADVENTURE BAY (BLIGH MUSEUM) Southeast TAS
25.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE) E Coast TAS

VICTORIA
E Central
30.4 POWELLTOWN DNRE

TASMANIA
E Coast
25.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE)
Southeast
58.0 ADVENTURE BAY (FORESTRY)
28.6 ADVENTURE BAY (BLIGH MUSEUM)
Central Plateau
28.6 DERWENT BRIDGE

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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2.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1248 (52.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1205 (50.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1134 (47.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1102 (45.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
984 (41.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
926 (38.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
924 (38.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
910 (37.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
896 (37.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
822 (34.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
819 (34.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
797 (33.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
781 (32.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
697 (29.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
681 (28.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
651 (27.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
618 (25.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
96/06 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
89/08 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
87/17 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/11 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
85/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
Lower West
WITCHCLIFFE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 85(320/ 67 ) at 11:52
CAPE LEEUWIN : 83(280/ 67 ) at 10:57
CAPE NATURALISTE : 87(360/ 69 ) at 10:00
BUSSELTON JETTY : 80( 10/ 65 ) at 09:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 74 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 78(190/ 72 ) at 07:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 87(210/ 69 ) at 14:15
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(180/ 69 ) at 10:47
TASMAN ISLAND : 96(210/ 46 ) at 07:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 91(210/ 63 ) at 13:40
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(260/ 70 ) at 04:54