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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 2053 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

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

25.9

25.9

05/01/2011

17

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

36.0

35.6

17/01/2005

13

1 N

SA

NE Pastoral

017110

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

46.3

46.2

05/01/2013

28

46.2

05/01/2013

30

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

47.6

47.5

05/01/2013

14

47.5

05/01/2013

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

SW Slopes S

072043

TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE

40.0

40.0

05/01/2013

45

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

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

05/01/2013

16

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

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

23.1

21.9

08/01/2008

12

1 N


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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 20:52EST, 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 40.2 +8.5 22.8 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 50/10
PERTH AIRPORT 34.1 +2.4 21.2 +4.2 19.9 0.0 12.0 6.0 391 (16.3) 54/09
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 39.7 +15.0 18.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 52/11
BUNBURY 31.9 +2.2 20.0 +4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 267 (11.1) 44/08
MANDURAH 32.4 +3.2 23.7 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 31/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +2.7 24.7 -0.1 24.2 20.6 4.0 9.9 356 (14.8) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 43.5 +7.1 22.1 +0.6 20.9 0.0 14.0 11.8 374 (15.6) 91/19
WHYALLA AERO 33.6 +3.6 20.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 13.0 -- 779 (32.5) 57/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.8 +5.5 18.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 13.3 288 (12.0) 46/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.2 +3.0 10.9 -0.2 7.0 0.0 8.0 12.7 542 (22.6) 50/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.1 +2.9 27.5 +3.8 24.4 0.0 33.8 12.5 420 (17.5) 54/13
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +0.9 23.9 +0.2 22.1 1.8 9.0 8.3 547 (22.8) 54/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +1.6 24.1 -0.2 20.8 0.0 13.0 11.9 578 (24.1) 52/21
MACKAY M.O 30.1 +0.1 25.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 427 (17.8) 43/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.2 +0.3 22.2 +0.1 21.1 0.0 10.6 -- 396 (16.5) 43/21
BUNDABERG AERO 31.1 +1.0 21.7 +0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 52/12
COOLANGATTA 29.6 +1.4 21.4 +0.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 297 (12.4) 39/09
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 -0.1 22.4 +1.3 21.3 0.2 7.4 6.5 321 (13.4) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.6 -2.4 17.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 607 (25.3) 46/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 38.2 +6.3 22.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 9.6 -- 123 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.3 +0.4 19.0 -0.4 14.5 0.0 7.0 7.6 347 (14.5) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.7 +1.2 17.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 35/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.5 +2.5 19.6 +1.6 4.1 0.0 27.4 -- 420 (17.5) 39/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.8 +1.2 16.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 28/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 36.2 +9.8 19.2 +5.9 10.0 0.0 10.0 13.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 41.2 +8.3 22.0 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 46/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.3 +3.8 20.6 +1.8 16.6 0.0 11.6 13.1 566 (23.6) 41/13
RICHMOND RAAF 34.7 +4.9 19.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +0.5 19.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 24/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 42.7 +11.1 25.2 +9.0 21.6 1.8 15.8 12.6 404 (16.8) 50/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 42.0 +9.8 20.9 +4.3 -- 12.6 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 39/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 40.7 +8.5 19.7 +3.0 16.1 0.0 18.0 13.4 430 (17.9) 46/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 37.1 +7.6 16.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 44/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.8 +5.2 16.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 55/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.7 -0.2 16.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.6 +2.5 12.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 727 (30.3) 59/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 29.0 +4.7 10.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 26.7 +4.2 10.9 -1.1 6.3 0.0 8.0 12.5 418 (17.4) 35/13
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

48.2 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
47.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
47.6 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
47.4 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
47.3 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
47.3 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

+15.3 : 38.1 ALBANY Lower West WA
+15.0 : 39.7 ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
+14.2 : 39.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+12.3 : 45.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+11.6 : 41.1 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

32.0 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
31.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
30.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
30.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+11.1 : 29.8 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+10.3 : 27.6 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+10.2 : 27.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.1 : 26.4 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+10.0 : 18.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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

16.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
19.3 PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
19.3 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
19.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
19.4 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS

-3.3 : 23.1 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-3.1 : 31.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.0 : 21.1 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
-2.8 : 31.3 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.7 : 25.2 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**S** -2.7 : 30.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW

2.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
6.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-3.8 : 2.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.7 : 23.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-3.4 : 5.6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.3 : 7.8 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-3.0 : 9.5 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-3.0 : 7.2 DOVER 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.
76.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE N Rivers NT
71.0 BAMBOO CREEK E Pilbara WA
49.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
45.0 WILLIAMBURY W Gascoyne WA
34.1 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
71.0 BAMBOO CREEK
W Gascoyne
45.0 WILLIAMBURY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
76.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE
34.1 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
49.0 DAINTREE TEA

14.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

7.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
6.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
6.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

996 (41.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
958 (39.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
927 (38.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
903 (37.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
873 (36.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
850 (35.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
848 (35.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
830 (34.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
815 (34.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
800 (33.3) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
799 (33.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
781 (32.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
779 (32.5) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
758 (31.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
756 (31.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
752 (31.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
748 (31.2) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
727 (30.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
726 (30.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
724 (30.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
721 (30.0) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
711 (29.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
699 (29.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
690 (28.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
675 (28.1) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
660 (27.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
659 (27.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
648 (27.0) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
646 (26.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
643 (26.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
642 (26.8) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
636 (26.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
634 (26.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
628 (26.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
622 (25.9) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
619 (25.8) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
613 (25.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
609 (25.4) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
607 (25.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
606 (25.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
605 (25.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
602 (25.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
600 (25.0) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
91/16 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
91/15 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
91/19 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
87/02 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
83/20 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT

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
WYNDHAM AERO
9.0mm in 11 min to 18:47 49.1mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
Central West
DALWALLINU
12.4mm in 46 min to 20:00 16.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
EAST BEVERLEY AG STATION
19.2mm in 30 min to 14:30 38.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.4mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
25.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 25.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
11.8mm in 18 min to 19:30 39.3mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
4.2mm in 6 min to 15:30 42.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
10.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.6mm/h
BULMAN AWS
19.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.2mm/h
7.6mm in 15 min to 20:30 30.4mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 12.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
15.8mm in 30 min to 16:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.8mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO : 91( 90/ 56 ) at 16:34
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR : 91(120/ 61 ) at 15:19
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT : 91(110/ 61 ) at 19:13
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
SELLICKS HILL (MOUNT TERRIBLE RADAR) : 78(140/ 63 ) at 09:00