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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 05:39EST, 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 19.9 -4.5 11.1 +0.2 7.0 0.2 5.6 -- 364 (15.2) 48/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -4.8 8.6 -1.6 5.8 0.4 5.2 7.8 426 (17.8) 46/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.1 -4.6 6.8 -2.3 5.0 6.0 3.8 9.3 409 (17.0) 63/09
BUNBURY 16.2 -4.5 8.6 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 393 (16.4) 46/12
MANDURAH 17.7 -- 10.7 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 445 (18.5) 46/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.2 24.1 -0.9 23.6 0.0 9.0 10.5 312 (13.0) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.1 +6.1 23.2 +8.4 18.5 0.0 14.0 11.8 397 (16.5) 57/14
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +5.5 7.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 225 ( 9.4) 54/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +5.8 15.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- 6.3 393 (16.4) 50/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.3 +4.4 6.0 -1.1 2.8 0.0 3.8 8.7 306 (12.8) 48/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.3 +1.7 9.3 -9.3 7.8 0.0 9.4 11.4 224 ( 9.3) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 -0.3 19.4 -1.2 18.4 0.6 8.6 4.5 480 (20.0) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -0.3 23.4 +2.7 21.9 0.0 12.8 10.0 623 (26.0) 41/05
MACKAY M.O 28.7 +1.1 21.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 429 (17.9) 35/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -1.6 17.7 +0.7 16.0 0.0 8.2 -- 340 (14.2) 34/17
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 -1.1 14.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 436 (18.2) 34/09
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -6.7 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.2 -1.2 13.0 -3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 311 (13.0) 26/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 -3.3 14.0 -1.7 12.0 0.0 7.0 2.5 382 (15.9) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.8 -5.9 10.8 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 636 (26.5) 44/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 -2.5 11.4 -0.7 8.6 0.4 5.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -3.8 12.1 -1.7 11.9 11.0 5.6 3.3 308 (12.8) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.8 -3.2 6.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 -2.6 5.9 -6.1 4.8 17.4 5.4 6.9 222 ( 9.3) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.7 -6.0 8.1 -2.6 7.4 23.4 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 17/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.8 -3.7 4.4 -2.2 1.6 0.5 4.9 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -5.2 10.5 +1.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 509 (21.2) 48/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -2.6 11.9 -1.2 9.5 1.8 3.4 6.7 409 (17.0) 39/17
RICHMOND RAAF 18.3 -6.7 9.8 -1.2 6.3 2.4 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 30/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.0 -2.6 11.3 -2.6 -- 4.6 -- -- 324 (13.5) 44/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 -2.0 3.8 -2.3 1.2 0.0 4.8 9.0 250 (10.4) 59/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.9 -1.5 10.3 +2.6 5.0 0.0 6.0 7.9 393 (16.4) 43/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -2.9 6.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 48/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 +3.8 7.7 -2.1 1.6 0.0 5.0 10.4 297 (12.4) 37/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.8 +0.9 3.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 30/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.0 +0.7 5.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 37/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.2 +2.6 7.0 -2.5 4.8 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 21.1 +2.3 2.5 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 35/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.9 +1.3 2.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 43/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 -1.3 6.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 24/17
HOBART AIRPORT 14.7 -2.6 4.2 -3.3 0.6 0.0 6.4 6.0 255 (10.6) 26/16
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

40.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
39.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+9.7 : 31.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 39.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.7 : 29.3 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+8.2 : 32.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.7 : 32.6 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+7.7 : 28.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

26.9 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
25.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.4 : 23.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.0 : 22.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.0 : 17.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 20.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+6.5 : 18.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.6 : 13.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.9 : 16.0 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-7.5 : 21.4 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-7.5 : 14.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 : 17.5 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA

-5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.0 : 12.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-10.0 : 12.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.9 : 9.2 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-9.3 : 9.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-9.2 : 14.3 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

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.
23.4 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
20.4 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
18.2 BENDEMEER (GLENCLAIR) NW Slopes S NSW
17.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
17.4 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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3.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
2.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
**S** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

982 (40.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
946 (39.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
937 (39.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
868 (36.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
815 (34.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
810 (33.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
787 (32.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
771 (32.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
769 (32.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
739 (30.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
738 (30.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
736 (30.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
721 (30.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
711 (29.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
709 (29.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
692 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
676 (28.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
672 (28.0) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
664 (27.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
645 (26.9) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
644 (26.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
636 (26.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
629 (26.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
623 (26.0) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
622 (25.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
603 (25.1) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/13 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
80/12 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
74/14 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
72/12 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
72/22 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

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
PIRLANGIMPI
8.0mm in 9 min to 15:14 53.3mm/h
23.8mm in 16 min to 15:30 89.2mm/h
32.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 32.6mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
8.8mm in 9 min to 15:30 58.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET
12.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 13 min to 14:30 48.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.6mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.6mm/h
Hunter Valley
SCONE AIRPORT AWS
12.6mm in 42 min to 15:00 18.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.8mm/h
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 27 min to 15:00 23.1mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.4mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
RABBIT FLAT : 132(270/ 52 ) at 06:36