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National Daily Weather Summary


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Provisional records set or equalled today

Full validation of official records by the BoM Quality Management System (QMS) is a much more complex process and may take some months. Go here for further information on this records section and how the QMS works. These provisional records are based on data received as at 1431 EST on 19/01/2019.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

NSW

South Coast

069150

BRAIDWOOD (MONGARLOWE (LEWESTON))

61.0

57.0

29/01/2013

15

1 N C

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061250

PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

1.0

1.8

13/01/2019

42

1 W C Wrong. Probable AWS fault.

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

34.2

34.0

17/01/2019

22

34.0

17/01/2019

23

1 N C Previous records set yesterday.

NSW

Far Northwest

046128

FOWLERS GAP AWS

33.3

33.2

15/01/2019

15

33.2

15/01/2019

16

1 N C Previous records set three days ago.

NSW

Far Northwest

046129

WHITE CLIFFS AWS

34.2

33.3

15/01/2019

14

34.2

11/02/2017

15

1 N C Previous January record set three days ago. Equal to previous all-time record.

NSW

Lower Darling

047019

MENINDEE POST OFFICE

30.4

30.4

15/01/2001

59

1 N C Equal to record.

NSW

Upper Darling

048027

COBAR MO

32.6

32.1

01/01/2006

57

32.1

01/01/2006

58

1 N C

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

33.2

32.6

01/01/2006

25

32.6

01/01/2006
16/02/2004

26

1 N C

NSW

CW Plains S

050052

CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN

32.0

31.2

17/01/2019

53

31.4

07/02/2009

55

1 N C Previous January record set yesterday.

NSW

CW Plains N

051039

NYNGAN AIRPORT

32.0

30.7

01/01/2006

60

32.0

02/02/2006

61

1 N C Equal to previous all-time record.

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

29.8

29.7

14/01/2017

22

29.8

22/11/2009

23

1 N C Equal to previous all-time record.

NSW

CW Slopes N

064008

COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS)

25.5

25.0

18/01/2017

62

25.1

28/12/1987

63

1 N C

NSW

CW Slopes N

064009

DUNEDOO POST OFFICE

29.8

27.0

18/01/2017

52

29.0

12/02/2017

54

1 N C

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

25.9

25.8

16/01/2019

18

1 N C Previous record set two days ago.

NSW

SW Slopes S

072023

HUME RESERVOIR

27.5

27.1

17/01/2019

54

1 N C Previous record set yesterday.

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

24.9

24.1

24/01/2018

26

1 N C

NSW

Riverina W

075039

LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT

33.9

32.8

08/01/1969

50

32.8

08/01/1969

52

1 P C

Highest maximum temperature

ISL

Islands

200790

CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

30.9

30.7

26/01/2016

45

1 N C


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 14:29EST, 19/01/2019.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 34.0 +2.2 16.0 -1.1 13.3 0.0 8.0 13.0 504 (21.0) 43/15
BUNBURY 28.1 -1.7 10.5 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 30/14
MANDURAH 28.1 -1.4 16.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 37/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.5 24.1 -0.8 24.1 42.2 9.4 3.0 196 ( 8.2) 31/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 42.7 +6.3 26.2 +4.7 -- 7.8 -- -- 397 (16.5) 57/21
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 -6.0 23.0 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 55/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.4 -2.1 24.0 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 39/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.1 -1.3 17.1 +5.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 318 (13.3) 43/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.3 +5.9 22.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 -0.4 23.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 0.0 24.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 43/12
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 -1.4 22.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 31/08
BUNDABERG AERO 32.1 +1.8 19.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 39/12
COOLANGATTA 31.2 +2.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 31.1 +2.0 21.1 -0.2 19.5 0.0 10.4 11.7 415 (17.3) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 16.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 40.1 +8.0 26.9 +7.9 -- 0.0 12.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 32.5 +4.7 22.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 532 (22.2) 39/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 38.5 +10.3 19.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 34/17
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 37.3 +8.5 20.7 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 41/14
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 36.8 +9.6 19.2 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 55/15
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 42.5 +9.2 27.9 +9.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 50/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 36.7 +10.1 22.8 +3.9 20.6 0.0 10.0 12.4 615 (25.6) 63/22
RICHMOND RAAF 41.1 +10.9 23.6 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 34/01
BELLAMBI AWS 25.6 +0.7 21.8 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 44/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 40.1 -- 20.5 -- -- 11.2 -- -- 376 (15.7) 74/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 43.6 +11.8 28.5 +12.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 541 (22.5) 57/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 37.5 +5.1 26.3 +9.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 52/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 41.2 +8.8 27.9 +11.1 -- 0.0 18.2 6.5 468 (19.5) 65/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 37.3 +7.6 25.0 +10.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 57/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.6 +5.6 22.7 +8.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 359 (15.0) 44/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 30.2 +3.7 21.1 +7.3 19.1 0.0 7.8 2.0 373 (15.5) 37/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.6 +5.4 17.9 +7.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 323 (13.5) 44/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.0 +2.5 17.4 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 57/17
HOBART AIRPORT 23.2 +0.6 16.1 +4.0 14.3 0.2 5.6 4.6 357 (14.9) 55/23
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

47.3 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
47.0 SMITHVILLE Far Northwest NSW
46.9 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
46.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
46.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+11.8 : 46.1 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+11.8 : 42.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+11.8 : 43.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+11.8 : 38.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+11.8 : 39.7 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

36.0 BORRONA DOWNS Far Northwest NSW
36.0 NOONA Upper Darling NSW
34.2 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
34.2 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
34.0 WANAARING (DELTA) Upper Darling NSW
34.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

+15.4 : 34.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+13.7 : 32.0 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+12.8 : 30.4 NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+12.7 : 29.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+12.5 : 33.2 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+12.5 : 31.5 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW

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

18.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
18.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.8 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
18.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
19.5 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-7.8 : 22.6 MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
-6.7 : 22.6 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
-6.0 : 24.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 26.0 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9 : 25.6 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

6.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
6.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
7.3 SHANNON Lower West WA
7.6 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
7.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA

-6.5 : 6.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.2 : 6.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.1 : 7.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-5.8 : 8.5 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-5.5 : 7.3 SHANNON Lower West WA

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.
83.7 ANNA PLAINS W Kimberley WA
66.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
66.8 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER N Rivers NT
61.0 BRAIDWOOD (MONGARLOWE (LEWESTON)) South Coast NSW
50.2 DARWIN HOSPITAL N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
66.8 KALUMBURU
W Kimberley
83.7 ANNA PLAINS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
66.8 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER
50.2 DARWIN HOSPITAL

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
61.0 BRAIDWOOD (MONGARLOWE (LEWESTON))

13.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW

.....

2.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
2.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.4 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

858 (35.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
783 (32.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
777 (32.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
738 (30.8) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
715 (29.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
686 (28.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
676 (28.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
663 (27.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
657 (27.4) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
656 (27.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
648 (27.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
645 (26.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
643 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
636 (26.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
629 (26.2) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
617 (25.7) FORREST Eucla WA
615 (25.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
615 (25.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
614 (25.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
606 (25.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
605 (25.2) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
102/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/21 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
87/20 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
83/16 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
83/17 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
83/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/23 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
83/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/20 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
12.8mm in 19 min to 17:27 40.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.8mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
11.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.8mm in 9 min to 01:11 45.3mm/h
13.2mm in 19 min to 01:30 41.7mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.6mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 21.6mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 31.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 11.7mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
12.6mm in 30 min to 16:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
POINT STUART
14.2mm in 23 min to 00:00 37.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 18.6mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 20.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
10.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
15.8mm in 30 min to 00:00 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.8mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 21.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
BULMAN
8.6mm in 9 min to 17:30 57.3mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE)
9.4mm in 8 min to 23:30 70.5mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 7.0mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
12.8mm in 10 min to 20:40 76.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE)
17.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 35.2mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.4mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 19:30 24.8mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 30.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
7.8mm in 20 min to 20:00 23.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
9.4mm in 17 min to 20:30 33.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 21.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
5.8mm in 11 min to 20:41 31.6mm/h
South Coast
BEGA AWS
8.0mm in 4 min to 18:45 120.0mm/h
5.2mm in 15 min to 19:00 20.8mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS
6.0mm in 16 min to 18:30 22.5mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT : 89( 50/ 72 ) at 15:20
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 70( 30/ 63 ) at 05:38
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 82(150/ 65 ) at 16:10
MARREE AERO : 76(190/ 63 ) at 18:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS AWS : 72(230/ 65 ) at 19:17
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS : 83(190/ 63 ) at 18:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 70(260/ 63 ) at 19:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
LOW HEAD : 76(250/ 65 ) at 22:29
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(330/ 82 ) at 19:33
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 91(250/ 72 ) at 23:02
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 72(250/ 65 ) at 22:22
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 87(250/ 65 ) at 20:21
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(250/ 63 ) at 20:02