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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 04:54EST, 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 17.9 -4.1 10.5 +1.2 7.6 2.2 2.0 -- 342 (14.3) 39/07
PERTH AIRPORT 16.0 -4.1 9.7 +0.8 8.0 3.8 3.6 3.0 -- 55/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 12.2 -5.1 6.1 -1.9 4.9 11.0 3.8 6.4 -- 59/10
BUNBURY 14.7 -3.5 -- -- -- 4.4 -- -- -- 46/00
MANDURAH 15.1 -- 10.5 -- -- 4.8 -- -- 657 (27.4) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.2 22.9 -0.1 22.2 0.0 7.6 11.1 323 (13.5) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.1 +6.8 15.3 +4.9 13.0 0.0 9.2 9.5 392 (16.3) 59/13
WHYALLA AERO 23.4 +1.9 6.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 210 ( 8.8) 63/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 +2.6 11.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 2.6 6.1 247 (10.3) 43/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 +3.5 5.6 -0.7 2.6 0.6 2.6 7.6 339 (14.1) 59/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +3.6 15.3 +1.1 13.4 0.0 7.4 11.1 225 ( 9.4) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +1.9 20.9 +2.2 19.0 0.0 7.4 11.2 388 (16.2) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.1 21.9 +4.6 19.9 0.0 8.0 7.0 408 (17.0) 31/09
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +0.1 20.7 +4.1 -- 0.2 -- 2.1 357 (14.9) 39/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 -1.8 17.6 +4.0 16.8 0.0 5.0 -- 271 (11.3) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.5 -0.9 13.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 326 (13.6) 37/13
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -1.9 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.9 -0.2 10.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 22/09
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -0.9 11.2 -1.5 6.9 0.0 2.4 10.6 256 (10.7) 28/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 -2.4 10.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 44/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.6 +2.2 6.5 -2.0 -0.2 0.0 4.6 -- 125 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -0.1 7.8 -3.1 4.0 0.0 3.0 10.2 181 ( 7.5) 35/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -1.4 4.3 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -1.4 4.6 -4.4 0.2 0.0 4.0 10.5 226 ( 9.4) 34/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.8 -1.5 3.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 -2.0 1.2 -3.0 -2.0 0.0 1.6 9.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.4 3.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 34/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.9 -1.6 9.4 -0.9 4.5 0.0 3.8 10.9 300 (12.5) 35/16
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 -1.6 3.4 -4.7 0.1 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -1.9 8.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.2 0.0 -2.1 -5.3 -4.8 0.0 3.2 10.2 268 (11.2) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.9 -0.7 1.3 -3.8 -2.3 0.0 3.0 10.9 194 ( 8.1) 22/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.8 -1.3 1.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.7 +3.3 7.8 +0.4 3.4 0.0 3.4 9.4 235 ( 9.8) 50/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 +0.2 3.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 145 ( 6.0) 39/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 +1.6 1.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 41/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.7 +2.5 8.6 +0.7 6.4 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.6 +1.8 5.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.8 +0.9 4.9 +0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 376 (15.7) 61/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.6 1.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.9 +0.6 4.0 -2.0 0.9 0.0 2.8 9.3 488 (20.3) 37/16
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

39.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.6 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
38.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
38.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
38.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+6.8 : 34.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 27.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.1 : 37.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+5.9 : 35.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.7 : 33.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.6 : 22.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 20.4 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+6.1 : 19.5 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+5.9 : 20.4 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+5.2 : 24.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

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

2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : 14.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 14.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.6 : 16.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-6.2 : 10.5 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-6.1 : 16.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-10.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

**S** -8.9 : -2.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-8.0 : -4.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.4 : -3.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
**S** -7.4 : 2.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-7.3 : -10.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns 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.
29.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
17.0 WILLOWDALE Lower West WA
17.0 ILLALANGI Lower West WA
16.2 DERWENT BRIDGE Central Plateau TAS
16.0 WALTERS FARM Lower West WA

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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4.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1265 (52.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1148 (47.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1108 (46.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1106 (46.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
941 (39.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
855 (35.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
820 (34.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
790 (32.9) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
780 (32.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
738 (30.8) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
727 (30.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
721 (30.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
702 (29.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
696 (29.0) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
692 (28.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
670 (27.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
664 (27.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
663 (27.6) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
661 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
659 (27.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
657 (27.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
653 (27.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
610 (25.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
83/14 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/15 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
80/23 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
78/10 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
78/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(250/ 67 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 91(350/ 59 ) at 23:30