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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 05:42EST, 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 21.1 -3.3 10.2 -0.7 7.4 0.2 5.0 -- 451 (18.8) 48/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -2.7 7.4 -2.8 5.2 0.0 4.4 7.4 425 (17.7) 41/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.2 -3.5 9.2 +0.1 8.2 1.6 3.8 3.2 519 (21.6) 52/11
BUNBURY 18.5 -2.2 10.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 39/12
MANDURAH 18.9 -- 11.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 37/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.4 25.4 +0.4 24.8 0.0 7.0 10.2 370 (15.4) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.6 +3.6 20.6 +5.8 16.0 0.0 17.6 11.0 531 (22.1) 46/00
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -4.3 11.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 393 (16.4) 74/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -5.4 12.3 +0.9 10.5 3.0 15.2 6.8 415 (17.3) 61/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 -3.7 11.4 +4.3 10.2 1.6 4.6 4.6 491 (20.5) 72/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +2.5 15.1 -3.5 13.5 0.0 8.6 10.5 214 ( 8.9) 44/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 -0.3 18.4 -2.2 16.1 0.2 4.6 11.4 334 (13.9) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -0.2 22.3 +1.6 19.9 0.0 11.2 10.5 506 (21.1) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +3.0 19.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 325 (13.5) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +3.3 13.9 -3.1 12.7 0.0 6.4 -- 207 ( 8.6) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +0.6 15.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 225 ( 9.4) 50/16
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 +1.3 12.0 -1.8 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +1.6 10.3 -5.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 54/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 +0.5 11.8 -3.9 8.4 0.0 2.2 10.7 255 (10.6) 52/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.6 +3.9 11.0 -1.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 509 (21.2) 43/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.8 +2.7 11.2 -0.9 7.0 1.6 3.6 -- 213 ( 8.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.5 +2.9 11.0 -2.8 10.2 0.2 1.6 9.6 206 ( 8.6) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.8 9.0 -2.9 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.8 +0.2 7.0 -5.0 7.0 7.0 3.8 7.3 296 (12.3) 28/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.5 +1.8 7.1 -3.6 5.6 2.8 -- -- 33 ( 1.4) 43/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.7 -2.8 6.1 -0.5 1.0 9.4 0.0 4.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -2.8 9.1 -0.3 -- 13.6 -- -- 384 (16.0) 80/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 +0.8 11.3 -1.8 7.0 0.4 4.8 4.7 363 (15.1) 55/18
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 -2.3 6.5 -4.5 3.3 0.4 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 61/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +1.3 13.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 61/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 -3.7 3.2 -2.9 0.6 0.8 2.8 1.0 146 ( 6.1) 65/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.5 +1.1 7.8 +0.1 4.4 3.6 2.2 3.8 267 (11.1) 54/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +1.7 5.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 59/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.3 -1.5 16.0 +6.2 12.1 0.0 9.4 8.8 394 (16.4) 65/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +4.1 10.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 13.8 -- 369 (15.4) 50/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.4 +0.1 11.7 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 55/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 +3.0 11.8 +2.3 9.4 0.8 4.8 -- -- --
GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) 20.3 +1.5 10.5 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 299 (12.5) 70/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 +0.6 9.4 +3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 608 (25.3) 63/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.1 -1.9 3.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +0.8 4.4 -3.1 1.9 0.0 2.2 5.8 260 (10.8) 41/11
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

40.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
40.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
40.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 36.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+7.3 : 37.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.0 : 36.6 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+7.0 : 38.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+7.0 : 33.7 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW

27.0 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
26.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.0 : 14.8 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+6.4 : 22.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.4 : 11.7 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+6.2 : 16.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+6.1 : 19.2 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW

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

4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : 15.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-7.6 : 17.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.6 : 12.9 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-7.0 : 17.9 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-6.9 : 17.0 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

-1.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.5 : -0.7 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8 : 6.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.3 : 8.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
40.4 SOUTH MACLEAN WTP Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
39.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
30.0 MACLEAN BRIDGE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
29.6 MAPLETON POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
29.0 MACLEAN BRIDGE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
0.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

940 (39.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
865 (36.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
864 (36.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
805 (33.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
782 (32.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
751 (31.3) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
742 (30.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
741 (30.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
731 (30.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
729 (30.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
722 (30.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
712 (29.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
712 (29.7) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
712 (29.7) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
695 (29.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
689 (28.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
686 (28.6) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
685 (28.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
681 (28.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
679 (28.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
678 (28.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
661 (27.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
660 (27.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
659 (27.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
650 (27.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
650 (27.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
649 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
644 (26.8) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
635 (26.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
635 (26.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
632 (26.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
629 (26.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
618 (25.8) FORREST Eucla WA
618 (25.8) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
613 (25.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
608 (25.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
603 (25.1) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
602 (25.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
109/13 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
104/18 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
102/11 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
100/15 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
100/15 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
98/12 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
96/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/12 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
93/14 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
91/17 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
91/21 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
Central West
MORAWA AG STATION
21.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 42.8mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 21.4mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 100(270/ 63 ) at 17:06
CUMMINS AERO : 83(280/ 65 ) at 10:19
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 102(280/ 52 ) at 13:01
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) : 87(270/ 67 ) at 13:08
MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER : 93(270/ 46 ) at 15:39
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 96(290/ 63 ) at 13:44
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) : 83(290/ 65 ) at 14:40
QUEENSLAND
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT : 89(270/ 63 ) at 19:08
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS : 104(330/ 63 ) at 19:28
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 95(350/ 65 ) at 05:28
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100(320/ 39 ) at 16:53
FALLS CREEK : 98(360/ 56 ) at 13:36
MT HOTHAM : 109(360/ 76 ) at 14:37
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 48 ) at 23:00
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 82(280/ 65 ) at 14:59
MOUNT READ : 89( 20/ 63 ) at 10:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(180/ 70 ) at 20:09