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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2041 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010622

ONGERUP

23.2

23.0

22/01/1990

46

23.2

07/03/2001

48

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014903

KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM

27.0

26.3

12/01/2008

15

1 P

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

20.0

21.0

31/01/2009

15

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

20.8

20.0

11/01/2003

19

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014903

KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM

28.0

28.0

18/01/1990

29

1 P Equal to record.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

28.3

28.0

07/01/2007

16

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

47.7

47.6

16/01/1998

27

47.6

16/01/1998

31

1 Y


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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 20:40EST, 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 30.0 -1.7 22.6 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 46/18
PERTH AIRPORT 28.6 -3.1 21.7 +4.7 21.0 0.0 8.0 11.4 436 (18.2) 37/16
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 25.8 +1.1 19.2 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 41/02
BUNBURY 23.9 -5.8 20.6 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 35/02
MANDURAH 26.5 -2.7 21.3 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 31/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.5 22.3 -2.5 22.4 13.8 7.4 3.6 255 (10.6) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.6 +5.2 18.5 -3.0 15.6 0.0 18.6 13.0 325 (13.5) 50/13
WHYALLA AERO 33.6 +3.6 19.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 27.8 -- 466 (19.4) 39/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.2 +2.9 14.9 -2.2 -- 0.0 15.6 13.5 190 ( 7.9) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.6 +3.4 9.1 -2.0 4.8 0.0 4.0 13.1 394 (16.4) 31/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.3 +3.1 21.0 -2.7 19.6 0.0 10.2 12.5 264 (11.0) 55/13
CAIRNS AERO 33.3 +1.9 24.2 +0.5 22.8 2.6 8.0 9.7 443 (18.5) 39/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +0.8 24.1 -0.2 21.5 0.0 10.6 12.5 466 (19.4) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 29.7 -0.3 22.5 -1.0 -- 4.6 -- 11.9 413 (17.2) 30/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.1 +4.2 23.1 +1.0 22.8 3.4 1.4 -- 219 ( 9.1) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 32.8 +2.7 22.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 37/14
COOLANGATTA 29.7 +1.5 20.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 48/20
BRISBANE AERO 32.4 +3.5 20.6 -0.5 18.0 0.0 8.0 13.1 312 (13.0) 35/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 33.7 +5.7 16.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 38.3 +6.4 22.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 10.2 -- 244 (10.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.5 +1.6 19.8 +0.4 15.6 0.0 4.0 -- 457 (19.0) 41/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.7 +1.2 18.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 54/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.8 -2.2 18.2 +0.2 14.8 0.0 11.0 9.3 460 (19.2) 44/02
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.1 -3.5 17.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 35/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 31.0 +4.6 17.9 +4.6 4.5 0.0 14.6 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 38.3 +5.4 13.5 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 54/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.4 -3.1 20.2 +1.4 18.3 0.0 7.4 0.9 536 (22.3) 61/01
RICHMOND RAAF 28.3 -1.5 16.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 50/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 -4.1 19.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 55/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.1 +2.5 16.5 +0.3 12.2 0.0 14.4 13.6 437 (18.2) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.6 +1.4 13.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.1 +1.9 15.8 -0.9 12.5 0.0 13.6 13.7 380 (15.8) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.3 -1.2 13.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 21.4 -- 498 (20.8) 46/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.6 -1.0 11.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 39/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.2 -3.7 15.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 54.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.1 0.0 8.8 -2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 420 (17.5) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.8 -2.5 7.8 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 35/17
HOBART AIRPORT 23.8 +1.3 8.0 -4.0 3.0 1.4 5.4 8.9 486 (20.3) 41/08
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

47.7 EYRE Eucla WA
46.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
45.9 FORREST Eucla WA
45.9 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
45.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+21.3 : 47.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+19.3 : 45.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.7 : 43.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+15.5 : 46.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+12.9 : 45.9 FORREST Eucla WA

29.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.5 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
**S** 28.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
28.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+9.3 : 27.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.2 : 23.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0 : 24.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0 : 24.2 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.7 : 22.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

12.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.7 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
16.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-7.3 : 20.1 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-6.1 : 20.3 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-5.8 : 23.9 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-5.3 : 19.2 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.2 : 20.5 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC

-1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.3 : 1.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.1 : 1.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.0 : 8.9 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9 : 8.9 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
-5.9 : -1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

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.
75.0 CRYSTAL BROOK Central Coast E QLD
60.0 DAINTREE ICE CREAM N Coast--Barron QLD
56.8 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
43.2 ACACIA N Rivers NT
42.8 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
56.8 CORRIGIN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
43.2 ACACIA
42.8 CHANNEL POINT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
60.0 DAINTREE ICE CREAM
Central Coast E
75.0 CRYSTAL BROOK

14.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

.....

6.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
4.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
4.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1378 (57.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1274 (53.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1177 (49.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1079 (45.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1077 (44.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1044 (43.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1016 (42.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1001 (41.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
994 (41.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
964 (40.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
944 (39.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
930 (38.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
840 (35.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
792 (33.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
786 (32.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
722 (30.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
713 (29.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
710 (29.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
701 (29.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
696 (29.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
679 (28.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
676 (28.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
652 (27.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
649 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
627 (26.1) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
621 (25.9) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
613 (25.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
607 (25.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
604 (25.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
602 (25.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
602 (25.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
232/03 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
87/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/16 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
83/16 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
81/01 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
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
6.4mm in 7 min to 21:37 54.9mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.0mm/h
4.0mm in 11 min to 22:19 21.8mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 22.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.2mm/h
CURTIN AERO
37.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.3mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
25.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 51.2mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 29.2mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 35.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.8mm/h
Lower West
ESPERANCE AG STATION
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
4.8mm in 6 min to 07:06 48.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.0mm/h
8.0mm in 14 min to 17:30 34.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AWS
15.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.0mm/h
CAPE DON
8.2mm in 21 min to 13:30 23.4mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 22.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 22.4mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
14.6mm in 30 min to 08:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.6mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.3mm/h
NGAYAWILI
42.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 84.0mm/h
42.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 42.0mm/h
45.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 45.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 15.3mm/h
BRADSHAW
3.2mm in 2 min to 16:27 96.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
9.2mm in 9 min to 18:23 61.3mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
29.0mm in 30 min to 11:30 58.0mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 30.4mm/h
17.6mm in 30 min to 12:00 35.2mm/h
46.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 46.6mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 16.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 19.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN NTC AWS : 232(320/ 6 ) at 03:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(240/ 76 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 72(220/ 63 ) at 00:00