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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2037 EST on 16/01/2014. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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

WA

SW & S Coast

009518

CAPE LEEUWIN

23.8

23.5

26/01/2012

107

1 Y

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

21.1

20.4

21/01/2012

15

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009746

WITCHCLIFFE

21.9

20.2

14/01/2012

14

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

28/01/2002

16

1 P Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 20:37EST, 16/01/2014.

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 COMPARISON 30.2 -1.5 22.5 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 41/11
PERTH AIRPORT 32.0 +0.3 24.3 +7.3 22.2 0.0 10.0 8.5 346 (14.4) 37/00
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 40.3 +15.6 16.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 39/13
BUNBURY 27.8 -1.9 23.0 +7.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 46/14
MANDURAH 27.5 -1.7 25.2 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +2.6 26.7 +1.9 25.6 0.0 4.5 10.0 232 ( 9.7) 35/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.3 +3.9 19.2 -2.3 17.3 0.0 17.6 11.6 371 (15.5) 41/08
WHYALLA AERO 31.5 +1.5 14.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 341 (14.2) 54/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.8 +1.5 14.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- 13.9 146 ( 6.1) 37/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.3 -1.9 13.7 +2.6 11.4 0.0 7.8 6.9 382 (15.9) 44/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.8 +1.6 21.6 -2.1 20.3 0.0 10.4 12.1 359 (15.0) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 23.2 -0.5 22.2 20.4 3.2 6.2 436 (18.2) 48/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.3 22.8 -1.5 21.7 28.6 6.0 9.0 322 (13.4) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 29.8 -0.2 22.5 -1.0 -- 33.8 -- 5.9 510 (21.3) 48/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -3.5 22.8 +0.7 22.1 2.0 6.6 -- 459 (19.1) 34/00
BUNDABERG AERO 31.5 +1.4 21.6 +0.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 475 (19.8) 41/11
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +0.7 19.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 28/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +1.3 19.6 -1.5 18.6 0.8 7.2 8.9 334 (13.9) 31/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.7 -1.3 16.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 35/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.8 +3.9 21.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 8.4 -- 127 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 32.1 +5.2 21.1 +1.7 16.5 0.0 9.6 -- 531 (22.1) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 33.2 +5.7 17.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 37.6 +9.6 18.2 +0.2 15.6 0.0 9.4 12.7 390 (16.3) 54/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.4 +2.8 17.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 22/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 31.7 +5.3 16.0 +2.7 7.6 0.0 8.0 13.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 39.6 +6.7 21.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 48/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.1 +0.6 20.2 +1.4 19.4 0.0 11.0 10.9 654 (27.3) 37/02
RICHMOND RAAF 39.6 +9.8 17.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 52/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 -1.2 19.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 48/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.6 +4.0 11.7 -4.5 9.1 0.0 12.2 13.5 292 (12.2) 55/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.5 +2.3 12.1 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 44/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.4 +4.2 16.4 -0.3 12.6 0.0 10.8 13.7 262 (10.9) 44/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.2 +4.7 10.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 50/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.5 +3.9 10.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 46/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.3 -0.6 15.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.6 +0.5 10.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 44/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.0 +0.7 14.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 52/13
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 -3.2 12.6 +0.6 12.2 4.0 6.8 5.4 630 (26.3) 61/17
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

46.1 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
45.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
45.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
45.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
45.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+19.3 : 45.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+18.0 : 45.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+17.9 : 45.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+17.7 : 46.1 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+16.3 : 42.7 EYRE Eucla WA

**S** 30.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
30.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
29.9 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.6 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

**S** +17.6 : 30.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+11.2 : 24.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+10.8 : 25.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.8 : 26.3 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.4 : 24.9 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

7.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.3 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
12.8 WARRA W Coast TAS
13.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-9.9 : 7.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.2 : 13.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-7.1 : 15.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.3 : 13.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-6.1 : 7.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

5.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.5 OMEO Upper NE VIC
6.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.6 : 7.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.5 : 8.7 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.4 : 9.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-6.0 : 8.8 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-5.7 : 9.1 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-5.7 : 9.2 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
166.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
144.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
138.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
128.0 HAWKINS CREEK N Coast--Herbert QLD
126.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
144.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
126.0 DEERAL
111.0 HAPPY VALLEY
97.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
97.0 MT SOPHIA
71.2 CAPE FLATTERY
67.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
55.0 DAINTREE TEA
54.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
166.0 EURAMO TM
138.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
128.0 HAWKINS CREEK
119.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
116.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
112.0 CORSIS ALERT
109.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
104.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
99.6 CARDWELL RANGE
99.0 MENAVALE ALERT
99.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
98.0 GAIRLOCH
95.4 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
94.0 NERADA ALERT
87.2 BEMERSIDE
87.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE
83.2 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
78.4 BINGIL BAY
76.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
76.0 RUSSELL RIVER
74.0 TUNG OIL TM
73.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
68.2 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
68.0 HALIFAX ALERT
65.8 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
60.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
58.0 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE
58.0 ZATTAS ALERT
54.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
52.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
50.4 INNISFAIL
Central Coast E
77.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
57.5 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD
50.5 ETON SUNWATER

14.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.9 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

5.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
5.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
5.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
1.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1736 (72.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1311 (54.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1164 (48.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1078 (44.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1012 (42.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1004 (41.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
958 (39.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
933 (38.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
928 (38.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
918 (38.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
881 (36.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
866 (36.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
866 (36.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
865 (36.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
860 (35.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
850 (35.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
827 (34.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
777 (32.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
737 (30.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
705 (29.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
702 (29.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
681 (28.4) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
658 (27.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
654 (27.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
651 (27.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
649 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
646 (26.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
644 (26.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
630 (26.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
611 (25.5) WARRA W Coast TAS
604 (25.2) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
213/00 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
102/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/13 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
28.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 56.4mm/h
32.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 32.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
10.0mm in 30 min to 16:00 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
17.2mm in 30 min to 16:30 34.4mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 27.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
CAPE DON
8.4mm in 49 min to 17:30 10.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
7.0mm in 19 min to 17:27 22.1mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.0mm/h
8.0mm in 10 min to 17:40 48.0mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 23.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
4.6mm in 6 min to 15:58 46.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
5.0mm in 15 min to 05:30 20.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.2mm/h
4.8mm in 12 min to 01:12 24.0mm/h
11.6mm in 18 min to 01:30 38.7mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 25.6mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 21.6mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 27.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
Central Coast E
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
11.8mm in 30 min to 03:00 23.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.8mm/h
20.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.4mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 10:00 35.6mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 38.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
8.0mm in 12 min to 14:00 40.0mm/h
5.2mm in 6 min to 14:06 52.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD : 83( 20/ 63 ) at 18:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(250/ 82 ) at 21:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 85(230/ 70 ) at 22:30
CAPE GRIM : 80(220/ 69 ) at 22:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(320/ 82 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(270/ 65 ) at 02:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(250/ 61 ) at 13:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(250/ 63 ) at 19:29
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(270/ 82 ) at 15:00