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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 04:57EST, 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 20.8 -1.2 15.2 +5.9 13.5 1.2 4.6 -- 659 (27.5) 54/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -0.3 13.4 +4.5 12.5 14.8 2.0 5.1 -- 81/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.1 -3.2 8.3 +0.3 6.6 7.4 3.6 5.5 620 (25.8) 57/11
BUNBURY 16.9 -1.3 12.6 +4.1 -- 9.8 -- -- 794 (33.1) 67/02
MANDURAH 16.6 -- 13.7 -- -- 5.0 -- -- 1039 (43.3) 80/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +2.7 25.0 +2.0 24.3 0.0 6.8 6.7 284 (11.8) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.5 +4.2 11.9 +1.5 9.4 0.0 7.6 11.6 249 (10.4) 44/12
WHYALLA AERO 34.5 +13.0 13.1 +5.1 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 523 (21.8) 76/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.4 +10.4 14.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 6.2 6.7 349 (14.5) 68/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +7.1 8.6 +2.3 5.5 0.0 2.8 7.6 477 (19.9) 65/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.5 -0.7 4.0 -10.2 2.4 0.0 7.6 11.1 173 ( 7.2) 31/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +2.4 20.2 +1.5 16.7 0.0 6.0 10.8 299 (12.5) 37/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +2.5 15.1 -2.2 12.8 0.0 8.6 10.9 240 (10.0) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +0.7 15.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 299 (12.5) 31/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 +3.9 14.5 +0.9 11.6 0.0 5.8 -- 187 ( 7.8) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 +1.5 13.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) 30/15
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +2.1 10.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +1.4 7.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 +1.7 9.5 -3.2 4.2 0.0 4.8 11.2 323 (13.5) 30/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.6 +0.2 9.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 46/05
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.6 +0.2 5.2 -3.3 0.0 0.0 5.0 -- 135 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -0.7 5.2 -5.7 1.1 0.0 3.8 10.9 257 (10.7) 34/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -1.3 6.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.2 +2.0 7.1 -1.9 3.4 0.0 6.6 11.0 450 (18.8) 31/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 +1.5 3.1 -4.6 -0.6 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 22/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 +1.4 -1.3 -5.5 -2.4 0.2 4.2 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.7 -0.8 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 24/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 +1.8 8.7 -1.6 2.6 0.0 5.0 10.7 366 (15.3) 34/16
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 +0.9 2.1 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -1.0 11.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 39/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.2 +1.0 -0.9 -4.1 -3.3 0.0 4.6 10.5 325 (13.5) 39/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +3.8 1.3 -3.8 -3.5 0.0 2.8 11.1 216 ( 9.0) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +0.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.3 +10.9 9.1 +1.7 4.9 0.0 5.0 9.8 360 (15.0) 67/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.1 +5.7 1.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 215 ( 9.0) 50/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.1 +6.3 0.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 59/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.5 +5.3 7.7 -0.2 4.6 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.8 +5.0 3.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 70/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 +4.8 2.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 87/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 -0.2 2.2 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 57/20
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +1.0 3.0 -3.0 0.9 0.2 3.0 6.1 399 (16.6) 54/19
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

39.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+13.0 : 34.5 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+12.9 : 35.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+12.8 : 32.2 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+12.3 : 33.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+11.5 : 30.4 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 14.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.9 : 16.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+7.7 : 16.0 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.6 : 12.6 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.6 : 15.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.6 : 15.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.2 : 13.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
-4.0 : 28.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.9 : 13.7 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.5 : 14.6 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.3 : 15.7 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.3 : 14.1 KARNET Lower West WA

-6.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-10.2 : 4.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.2 : 2.2 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-8.1 : 2.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-7.2 : -0.8 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-7.1 : -2.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.1 : 0.2 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

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.
45.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
41.0 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
41.0 COLLIE Lower West WA
39.0 MOUNT WILLIAM
37.8 MOUNT SOLUS Lower West WA

11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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3.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1610 (67.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1415 (59.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1316 (54.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1067 (44.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
1055 (44.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
1039 (43.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
944 (39.3) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
929 (38.7) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
915 (38.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
884 (36.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
838 (34.9) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
838 (34.9) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
830 (34.6) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
818 (34.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
816 (34.0) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
815 (34.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
803 (33.5) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
794 (33.1) BUNBURY Lower West WA
791 (33.0) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
790 (32.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
775 (32.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) BICKLEY Lower West WA
770 (32.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
741 (30.9) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
740 (30.8) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
740 (30.8) SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
721 (30.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
717 (29.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
713 (29.7) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
709 (29.5) DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
698 (29.1) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
696 (29.0) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
681 (28.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
674 (28.1) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
670 (27.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
661 (27.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
659 (27.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
647 (27.0) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
646 (26.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
643 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
633 (26.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
631 (26.3) FORREST Eucla WA
623 (26.0) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
620 (25.8) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
620 (25.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
619 (25.8) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
614 (25.6) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
611 (25.5) DALWALLINU Central West WA
117/20 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
117/08 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
113/18 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
109/23 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
106/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
104/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/11 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
100/13 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
98/03 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
98/10 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
96/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/13 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
93/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
93/10 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
93/10 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
91/14 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
91/17 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
91/15 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
91/18 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast 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.
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 93(290/ 69 ) at 01:30
GOOSEBERRY HILL : 83(280/ 65 ) at 14:47
SWANBOURNE : 91(290/ 56 ) at 14:31
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 76(280/ 63 ) at 07:31
CAPE LEEUWIN : 104(260/ 83 ) at 19:11
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(270/ 59 ) at 10:51
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 91(340/ 63 ) at 10:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 117(350/ 91 ) at 08:09
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 89(330/ 63 ) at 11:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 104( 10/ 65 ) at 10:30
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 109(360/ 70 ) at 23:00
MT HOTHAM : 100( 10/ 74 ) at 22:00
E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT : 85(360/ 63 ) at 17:00
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 91( 10/ 58 ) at 16:10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 98(360/ 76 ) at 15:00
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 76(360/ 63 ) at 18:00
DUNNS HILL : 113( 10/ 63 ) at 18:30
RHYLL : 78(360/ 67 ) at 11:53
FAWKNER BEACON : 96(360/ 74 ) at 16:08
W Central
POINT WILSON : 83( 10/ 65 ) at 16:02
N Central
KILMORE GAP : 95( 10/ 72 ) at 13:30
Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME : 80( 20/ 63 ) at 14:30
WESTMERE : 85( 10/ 63 ) at 13:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 100(360/ 67 ) at 13:16
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 74(360/ 65 ) at 20:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(330/ 65 ) at 19:47
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(330/ 82 ) at 20:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 89( 10/ 67 ) at 17:30