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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 2049 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

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

26.0

25.7

04/01/2012

19

1 Y

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

26.3

26.2

29/01/2012

11

1 N

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071032

THREDBO AWS

17.1

17.0

26/01/2003

32

1 Y

VIC

E Gippsland

084070

POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)

25.0

23.8

03/01/2012

43

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015652

WATARRKA

45.2

45.1

06/01/2004

22

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017110

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

46.2

46.1

25/01/2011

28

46.1

25/01/2011

30

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

47.8

47.3

06/01/2004

18

47.3

06/01/2004

19

1 Y

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

48.3

47.3

25/01/2011

15

48.0

23/12/2005

16

1 Y

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

47.5

47.3

01/01/2006

14

47.3

01/01/2006

14

1 Y

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

46.7

46.0

23/01/2001

13

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes S

072043

TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE

40.0

39.8

30/01/2009

45

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes S

072160

ALBURY AIRPORT AWS

43.4

43.0

14/01/2009

19

1 Y

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

45.3

44.8

03/01/1973

17

45.0

07/02/2009

19

1 Y

NSW

Riverina W

075031

HAY (MILLER STREET)

47.7

46.0

23/01/2001

56

47.2

01/02/1968

57

1 Y

VIC

Upper North

081124

YARRAWONGA

45.7

44.3

31/01/2009

20

1 Y

VIC

Upper NE

083083

EDI UPPER

42.4

42.0

31/01/2009

27

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

04/01/2013

16

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 20:49EST, 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 35.0 +3.3 14.6 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 655 (27.3) 46/18
PERTH AIRPORT 37.9 +6.2 12.7 -4.3 10.9 0.0 8.2 13.2 499 (20.8) 41/07
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 35.7 +11.0 10.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 44/16
BUNBURY 30.1 +0.4 12.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 31/18
MANDURAH 31.6 +2.4 17.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 37/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.1 24.9 +0.1 24.5 7.2 6.0 2.7 298 (12.4) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 42.7 +6.3 22.2 +0.7 21.0 0.0 13.4 8.2 257 (10.7) 67/17
WHYALLA AERO 30.1 +0.1 21.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 642 (26.8) 63/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.2 +2.9 20.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- 13.1 311 (13.0) 41/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.1 +0.9 15.9 +4.8 13.5 0.0 16.0 12.5 618 (25.8) 55/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.6 +3.4 20.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 46/17
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.3 23.0 -0.7 22.2 1.4 8.6 9.5 518 (21.6) 46/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.3 +2.0 23.4 -0.9 20.5 0.0 12.6 11.9 573 (23.9) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 29.9 -0.1 25.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 7.9 440 (18.3) 39/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +1.9 22.6 +0.5 21.7 0.0 10.0 -- 425 (17.7) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +0.8 19.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 46/11
COOLANGATTA 29.4 +1.2 20.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 35/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.1 -0.8 22.3 +1.2 20.5 0.0 9.8 6.1 379 (15.8) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 -1.4 16.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 671 (28.0) 50/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.6 +4.7 22.7 +3.9 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 68 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.2 +1.3 18.6 -0.8 14.5 0.0 6.6 -- 311 (13.0) 39/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +1.5 15.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 46/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.6 +6.6 17.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 41/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 31.2 +3.6 14.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 36.5 +10.1 18.5 +5.2 10.0 0.0 10.8 13.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 39.4 +6.5 21.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 39/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.9 +4.4 21.1 +2.3 18.0 0.0 9.6 12.7 637 (26.5) 57/15
RICHMOND RAAF 38.7 +8.9 14.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 31/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 -0.3 19.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 543 (22.6) 46/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 43.5 +11.9 24.9 +8.7 22.1 0.0 14.8 11.8 398 (16.6) 61/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 43.4 +11.2 19.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 81/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 44.0 +11.8 22.7 +6.0 19.0 0.0 16.6 13.3 293 (12.2) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 40.1 +10.6 25.2 +11.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 48/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 38.2 +8.6 21.7 +7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 50/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.7 -0.2 20.0 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.0 +2.9 14.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 57/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 31.7 +7.4 15.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 37/10
HOBART AIRPORT 25.6 +3.1 17.0 +5.0 14.7 0.0 15.4 10.4 561 (23.4) 44/12
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

48.4 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
48.3 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
47.9 HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
47.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
47.7 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW

+14.7 : 47.7 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+13.5 : 40.7 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+13.4 : 45.1 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+13.2 : 45.7 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
+13.2 : 44.5 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

30.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
30.2 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
30.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
29.9 HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

+13.9 : 29.0 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
+13.2 : 26.6 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
+13.1 : 29.7 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+12.1 : 29.4 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+11.9 : 29.3 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

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

15.7 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.3 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.3 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
18.6 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
19.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-4.8 : 36.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-3.7 : 24.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.0 : 35.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-2.9 : 25.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-2.5 : 25.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-2.5 : 25.4 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA

**W** 3.5 WILUNA Interior WA
7.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
8.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
9.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
9.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

**W** -19.3 : 3.5 WILUNA Interior WA
**S** -8.3 : 11.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.7 : 8.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.1 : 7.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.7 : 12.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.7 : 9.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields 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.
65.6 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
54.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
49.4 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT E Kimberley WA
47.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
43.6 FANNY CREEK N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
49.4 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
65.6 NGAYAWILI
43.6 FANNY CREEK

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
54.0 HAPPY VALLEY

ISLANDS
Islands
47.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

13.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

6.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
6.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
6.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

1350 (56.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1030 (42.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
989 (41.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
980 (40.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
959 (40.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
905 (37.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
890 (37.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
866 (36.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
851 (35.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
841 (35.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
841 (35.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
834 (34.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
831 (34.6) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
831 (34.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
814 (33.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
812 (33.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
782 (32.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
781 (32.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
773 (32.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
772 (32.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
765 (31.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
760 (31.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
756 (31.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
746 (31.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
737 (30.7) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
727 (30.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
721 (30.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
720 (30.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
711 (29.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
706 (29.4) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
703 (29.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
696 (29.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
684 (28.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
682 (28.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
678 (28.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
672 (28.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
671 (28.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
663 (27.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
662 (27.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
661 (27.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
661 (27.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
659 (27.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
657 (27.4) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
655 (27.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
650 (27.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
650 (27.1) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
644 (26.8) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
642 (26.8) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
637 (26.5) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
637 (26.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
634 (26.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
630 (26.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
626 (26.1) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
618 (25.8) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
616 (25.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
615 (25.6) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
610 (25.4) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
608 (25.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
606 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
196/13 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
81/17 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
81/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
76/20 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
74/06 TASMAN ISLAND 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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
4.4mm in 12 min to 08:00 22.0mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
4.8mm in 14 min to 08:59 20.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.8mm in 11 min to 00:30 31.6mm/h
6.2mm in 9 min to 13:18 41.3mm/h
12.0mm in 10 min to 13:28 72.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
NOONAMAH AWS
14.6mm in 30 min to 13:30 29.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.2mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.4mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
9.4mm in 17 min to 10:30 33.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
6.4mm in 6 min to 08:30 64.0mm/h
7.4mm in 8 min to 08:38 55.5mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
BRADSHAW
7.8mm in 12 min to 00:30 39.0mm/h
16.4mm in 20 min to 00:52 49.2mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 28.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 21.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
9.0mm in 8 min to 19:00 67.5mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN NTC AWS : 117(280/ 2 ) at 01:30