Australian Rainfall and Temperature Extremes
January 1998

Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

01

129.0 Palmerville Qld
123.6 Dorisvale NT
113.0 Katherine AP NT
98.6 Nitmiluk NT
47.4 Learmonth WA
16.0 Cape Bruny Tas
33.0 Mt Dare SA
3.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+14.2
43.0 Whyalla
-7.8
21.0 Ongerup WA
+11.1
28.8 Ivanhoe NSW
-6.6
7.0 C Northumberland SA
02
190.0 Bellenden Ker Top Station Qld
118.8 Parap NT
113.4 Casuarina NT
111.6 Ludmilla NT
47.6 Wittenoom WA
12.4 Mt Wellington Tas
32.8 Wittenoom WA
4.8 Mt Wellington Tas
+11.7
36.9 Orbost Vic
-7.2
27.1 Georgetown Qld
+12.1
25.7 Rutherglen Vic
-5.2
6.8 Bridgetown WA
03
137.0 Innisfail Qld
128.4 Hazelmere, Cooktown Qld
110.0 Willis Island Qld
101.0 Cape Keerweer Qld
44.9 Paraburdoo AP WA
9.2 Mt Read Tas
31.0 Mt Dare SA
0.7 Liawenee Tas
+10.4
37.0 Peats Ridge NSW
-10.6
15.4 Omeo Vic
+9.0
27.2 L Cargelligo NSW
-7.0
4.0 Heywood Vic
04
223.5 Vanrook, Normanton Qld
128.0 Pormpuraaw Qld
127.2 C Keerweer Qld
95.8 Southwell Station Qld
45.4 Paraburdoo
7.6 Mt Wellington Tas
31.0 Mt Dare SA
-1.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+16.0
42.0 Eyre WA
-10.5
27.0 Warburton WA
+5.1
=26.7 Curtin Springs NT
=27.6 Oodnadatta SA
-8.1
5.5 Rutherglen Vic
05
157.0 Ayr Qld
154.0 Pormpuraaw Qld
151.0 Rutland Plains, Normanton Qld
133.4 Kowanyama AP Qld
42.7 =Birdsville, Thargomindah Qld
10.7 Mt Wellington Tas
33.0 Mt Dare SA
-1.5 Perisher Valley NSW
+9.0
38.0 Landelin WA
-12.5
25.0 Warburton WA
+7.3
=26.9 Wilcannia NSW
=25.0 Ivanhoe NSW
-7.2
-1.5 Perisher Valley NSW
06
149.4 Shiptons Flat, Cooktown Qld
110.0 Bellenden Ker Bottom Stn Qld
102.6 Low Isles Qld
99.7 Kowanyama AP Qld
43.6 Eneabba WA
14.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
34.0 Mt Dare SA
-0.5 Thredby Village NSW
+11.8
=40.8 Lancelin WA
=42.0 Kwinana WA
-13.1
21.0 Woomera SA
+9.3
27.0 Moora WA
-7.4
8.0 Eyre WA
07
138.0 Pormpuraaw Qld
109.8 C Tribulation Qld
101.2 Delta Downs Stn, Normanton Qld
96.6 Whyanbeel Valley, Mossman Qld
44.0 =Marble Bar, Gosnells City WA
11.5 Mt Hotham Vic
 
30.0 Balgo Hills WA
3.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+15.3
40.3 Albany WA
-12.9
21.5 Ivanhoe NSW
+10.0
25.2 C Naturaliste WA
-5.1
7.2 Bairnsdale Vic
08
166.0 S Johnstone Qld
159.0 C Keerweer Qld
159.0 Paluma Qld
149.0 Mena Creek Qld
43.8 Marble Bar WA
10.0 Crackenback NSW
31.8 Wittenoom WA
1.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+11.2
37.3 Esperance WA
-9.0
25.7 Normanton Qld
+7.8
21.5 Ravensthorpe WA
-8.4
7.0 Eyre WA
09
780.0 Bellenden Ker Top Stn Qld
432.0 Happy Valley, Babinda Qld
422.0 Deeral Qld
390.0 Bellenden Ker Bottom Stn Qld
46.5 Marble Bar WA
15.0 Crackenback NSW
33.4 Wittenoom WA
3.0 Storys Creek, Lake St Clair Tas
+8.9
32.5 Bushy Park Tas
-11.2
21.8 Hillston NSW
+7.3
33.4 Wittenoom WA
-5.2
4.1 Grove Res Stn Tas
10
413.0 Majors Ck, Mingela Qld
321.0 Ingham Qld
321.0 Victoria Sugar Mill, Ingham Qld
320.0 Happy Valley, Babinda Qld
46.8 Mandora WA
13.0 =Crackenback NSW, Mt Hotham Vic
29.9 Wittenoom WA
5.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+10.7
46.8 Mandora WA
-11.7
26.0 Julia Ck Qld
+10.0
23.0 Orbost Vic
-5.0
20.2 Mandora WA
  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

11

548.8 Townsville AP Qld
512.0 Majors Ck, Mingela Qld
507.2 Rangeview Ranch, Townsville Qld
450.0 Yabulu Mine Qld
47.0 =Gascoyne Jn, Nyang WA
16.9 Maatsuyker Is Tas
32.0 Gascoyne Jn WA
6.8 Charlotte Pass NSW
+15.7
41.8 Esperance AP WA
-12.2
25.0 Longreach Qld
+8.6
32.0 Gascoyne Jn WA
-6.9
10.6 Tocal, Paterson
12
239.4 Rangeview Ranch, Townsville Qld
189.6 Ayr Res Stn Qld
171.0 Majors Ck, Mingela Qld
163.0 Paluma
 
 
47.0 Pannawonica WA
18.5 Mt Hotham Vic
29.4 Batchelor NT
5.7 Charlotte Pass NSW
+15.0
41.0 Eyre WA
-13.3
24.7 Windorah Qld
+9.7
22.5 Nhill Vic
-5.7
18.4 Three Rivers WA
13
281.0 Paluma Qld
182.0 Oonoonba, Townsville Qld
163.4 Townsville AP Qld
153.0 Innisfail Qld
45.7 Paraburdoo WA
19.9 Falls Ck Vic
29.1= Broome AP WA, Batchelor NT
7.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+19.6
45.3 Eucla WA
-13.9
22.0 Cunnamulla Qld
+10.5
26.5 Balgair WA
-4.2
13.3 Parramatta NSW
14
283.0 Paluma Qld
113.0 Upper Stone Qld
110.8 Owen Downs, Wanaaring NSW
86.0 Innisfail Qld
46.4 Telfer AP WA
15.0 Crackenback NSW
30.3 Batchelor NT
8.5 Thredbo Village NSW
+15.0
38.5 Lakes Entrance Vic
-12.4
23.0 Mungindi NSW
+12.3
19.0 Tarraleah Tas
-7.2
16.2 Thargomindah Qld
15
138.0 Hebel Qld
124.0 Mogila, Goodooga NSW
84.2 Cunnamulla Qld
74.0 Topaz, Malanda Qld
48.0 Nyang WA
8.3 Mt Wellington Tas
30.8 Giles WA
0.0 Thredbo Village NSW
+11.3
37.4 Esperance AP WA
-6.4
24.0 Hume Reservoir NSW
+8.2
21.8 Rugherglen Vic
-6.7
0.0 Thredbo Village NSW
16
144.6 Borumba Dam Qld
56.0 Lambells Lagoon NT
54.0 Frankfield, Clermont Qld
52.4 Bolwarra, Einasleigh Qld
48.0 Eyre WA
14.5 Katoomba NSW
31.8 Kings Canyon NT
2.7 Mt Wellington Tas
+22.0
48.0 Eyre WA
-8.7
29.0 Julia Creek Qld
+8.8
30.2 Marla SA
-6.4
2.9 Grove Res Stn Tas
17
294.8 Willis Island Qld
127.0 Dunk Island Qld
104.6 Victoria Sugar Mill, Ingham Qld
101.5 Ingham Qld
46.4 Nyang WA
19.5 Dorrigo NSW
33.0 Oodnadatta AP SA
5.1 Dover Tas
+18.4
40.0 C Northumberland SA
-7.2
22.0 Ravensthorpe WA
+11.3
18.0 Thredbo Village NSW
-8.0
10.3 Geraldton WA
18
128.0 Middle Point NT
122.8 Strathburn, Coen Qld
121.4 Willis Island Qld
103.5 Alyangula NT
44.9 Paraburdoo AP WA
11.7 Mt Read Tas
31.4 Telfer AP WA
5.0 Mt Read Tas
+14.9
42.9 Prospect Dam NSW
-7.9
25.6 Hawker SA
+10.7
15.7 Charlotte Pass NSW
-6.0
9.2 Brookton WA
19
115.0 Coconut Is Qld
103.6 Lucinda Qld
74.0 Bulman Com'ty NT
72.4 Tanjungpandan, Broome WA
45.7 Pannawonica WA
10.7 Mt Wellington Tas
29.7 Telfer AP WA
1.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+6.4
41.0 Bencubbin WA
-8.1
16.9 Hamilton Res Stn Vic
+9.3
21.0 Tumbarumba NSW
-8.4
7.0 Eyre WA
20
146.0 C Fourcroy NT
88.2 Laura Qld
82.0 Moreton Qld
71.0 Batavia Downs, Weipa Qld
45.8 Pannawonica WA
9.2 Mt Wellington Tas
31.0 =Carnegie WA, Mt Dare SA
5.9 Mt Wellington Tas
+7.3
44.3 Leonora WA
-6.1
18.0 Heywood Vic
+7.5
12.5 Charlotte Pass NSW
-5.8
=7.4 Horsham Vic
=7.0 Longerenong Vic
  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

21

186.2 Darwin AP NT
178.2 Ludmilla NT
160.0 Coconut Grove NT
137.1 Channel Is NT
44.3 Forrest WA
11.9 Mt Wellington Tas
30.0 Kings Canyon NT
5.4 Mt Hotham Vic
+14.9
40.6 Eucla WA
-7.2
19.9 Manjimup WA
+8.1
29.5 Marla SA
-5.0
9.6 Snowtown SA
22
265.0 Pormpuraaw Qld
216.0 Berrimah NT
190.0 Southwell Stn Qld
150.6 Strathgordon, Coen Qld
46.0 Birdsville Qld
17.0 Mt Read Tas
31.3 =Wittenoom WA, Oodnadatta AP SA
4.4 Mt Wellington Tas
+12.3
37.4 Bairnsdale Vic
-7.2
23.0 Kwinana WA
+9.4
31.0 Curtin Springs NT
-8.7
10.0 Peak Hill NSW
23
272.0 Southwell Stn Qld
204.0 Kendall River Stn, Aurukun Qld
183.0 Cape Keerweer Qld
164.0 Strathburn, Coen Qld
 
46.0 Urandangie Qld
8.7 Mt Wellington Tas
31.0 Urandangie Qld
0.3 Mt Wellington Tas
+11.4
39.1 Williamtown NSW
-9.0
27.8 Marla SA
+7.0
=31.0 Urandangie Qld
=26.9 Mitchell Qld
-10.4
5.0 Eyre WA
24
254.0 Numbulwar NT
135.0 Cape Keerweer Qld
75.0 Kirby Gardens, Broome WA
73.0 Aurukun Qld
45.5 Nyang WA
9.4 Mt Wellington Tas
31.2 Boulia Qld
0.6 Strahan Tas
+8.7
39.9 Carnarvon AP WA
-8.2
17.5 Scoresby Vic
+9.3
21.0 Tumbarumba NSW
-6.8
6.0 Longerenong Vic
25
156.4 Groote Eylandt NT
147.8 Alyangula NT
144.2 Ngukurr, Roper North NT
110.0 Country Downs, Broome WA
45.0 Carnarvon AP WA
6.8 Mt Wellington Tas
31.1 Marble Bar WA
1.5 Mt Wellington Tas
+13.8
45.0 Carnarvon AP WA
-10.5
27.0 Warburton WA
+8.5
28.0 Kalbarri WA
-5.6
8.6 Kyancutta SA
26
220.8 Katherine AP NT
220.0 Nitmiluk NT
218.6 Legune NT
205.8 Florina, Daly NT
44.0 Eneabba WA
7.5 Mt Hotham Vic
29.7 Rabbit Flat NT
2.0 =Crackenback NSW, Mt Hotham Vic
+11.4
42.6 Carnarvon AP WA
-11.2
17.0 Tumbarumba NSW
+6.9
25.5 Eneabba WA
-9.4
6.0 Eyre WA
27
281.8 Eva Valley NT
256.8 Elizabeth Downs NT
250.0 Hayes Creek NT
239.0 Tindal NT
47.0 Kununurra AP WA
15.6 Mt Hotham Vic
29.7 Mt Phillip WA
3.0 Crackenback NSW
+10.1
41.8 Geraldton AP WA
-9.3
31.8 Marble Bar WA
+5.9
24.5 Eneabba WA
-7.4
8.0 Eyre WA
28
242.4 Batchelor Airstrip NT
209.0 Daly River Mission NT
198.8 Gunalda Qld
186.2 Elizabeth Downs NT
45.0 Murchison WA
9.6 Mt Wellington Tas
30.7 Mt Phillip WA
5.0 Perisher Valley NSW
+12.1
37.0 Norah Head NSW
-9.4
17.5 Casterton Vic
+10.5
30.0 Kalbarri WA
-5.6
7.8 Armidale NSW
29
173.6 Theebine, Tiaro Qld
166.4 Cowal, Kilcoy Qld
163.2 Channel Point NT
153.4 Mary River, Miva Qld
44.4 Leonora WA
7.4 Mt Read Tas
30.8 Meekatharra WA
-1.2 Mt Wellington Tas
+8.2
41.8 Kalgoorlie WA
-7.2
30.2 Wyndham WA
+7.5
27.0 Kalbarri WA
-7.9
7.0 Ceduna SA
30

280.0 Honeymoon Hill, Daly NT
138.4 Helidon Qld
121.6 Kalumburu WA
121.2 Annie River NT
45.0 Carnegie WA
7.5 Mt Read Tas
31.0 Wittenoom WA
2.4 Mt Wellington Tas
+12.0
37.2 Lenswood SA
-9.9
27.5 Wyndham WA
+7.2
30.0 Wiluna WA
-7.3
8.1 Elliston SA
31
310.0 Kuri Bay WA
137.4 Cygnet Bay WA
132.1 Cape Leveque WA
124.0 Mundubbera Qld
46.9 Nyang WA
10.1 Mt Wellington Tas
32.0 =Gascoyne Jn, Newman WA
-1.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+12.6
38.0 Elliston SA
-6.7
26.4 Texas Qld
+8.6
32.0 Gascoyne Jn WA
-9.1
15.4 Pirlangimpi NT
  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

Monthly totals and averages

2110.0 Bellenden Ker Top Station Qld
1766.0 Ivy Cottage, Paluma Qld
1336.2 Happy Valley, Babinda Qld
1281.0 Rangeview Ranch, Townsville Qld
43.7 Paraburdoo AP WA
13.5 Mt Wellington Tas
27.0 Broome Comparison Station, Paraburdoo AP WA
5.1 Mt Wellington Tas
+3.3
30.6 Double Island Point Qld
-2.5
33.2 Croydon Qld
+3.2
19.3 Hume Reservoir NSW
-1.5
16.0 Cunderdin WA

Monthly extremes

780.0 (09) Bellenden Ker Top Station Qld
548.8 (11) Townsville AP Qld
512.0 (11) Majors Creek, Mingela Qld
507.2 (11) Rangeview Ranch, Townsville Qld
48.0 =(15) Nyang, (16) Eyre WA
6.8 (25) Mt Wellington Tas
34.0 (06) Mt Dare SA
-1.5 (05) Perisher Valley NSW
 
+22.0
48.0 (16) Eyre WA
-13.9
22.0 (13) Cunnamulla Qld
+12.3
19.0 (14) Tarraleah Tas
-10.4
5.0 (23) Eyre WA