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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 2056 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 daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009967

NARRIKUP WEST

18.4

15.4

06/01/2011

17

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010556

COONDEE

14.0

9.8

20/01/2012

11

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

26.6

26.0

05/01/2013

19

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

25.7

25.4

29/01/2011

14

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012046

LEONORA

47.8

47.8

17/01/1958

57

47.8

17/01/1958

57

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

46.5

45.8

28/01/2011

19

45.8

28/01/2011

21

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

46.0

45.9

13/01/2005

19

1 Y

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

47.0

46.5

28/01/2011

23

46.5

28/01/2011

28

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

35.0

34.9

11/01/2012

19

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

06/01/2013

16

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

Highest wind gust (km/h)

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

94

85.0

30/01/2003

11

N

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

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

18.9

18.8

16/01/2008

11

1 N

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

23.1

23.1

06/01/2013

12

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


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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 20:55EST, 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 36.4 +4.7 24.7 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 61/01
PERTH AIRPORT 37.7 +6.0 23.4 +6.4 22.9 7.0 5.2 3.3 412 (17.2) 43/05
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 32.1 +7.4 17.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/18
BUNBURY 37.5 +7.8 19.7 +4.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 52/07
MANDURAH 35.6 +6.4 23.5 +4.7 -- 5.6 -- -- 255 (10.6) 81/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.4 26.3 +1.5 25.4 0.0 6.2 7.5 426 (17.8) 43/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 43.1 +6.7 25.0 +3.5 23.2 0.0 16.8 12.9 350 (14.6) 52/15
WHYALLA AERO 36.1 +6.1 19.8 +2.3 -- 0.0 14.2 -- 583 (24.3) 48/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 41.2 +11.9 21.5 +4.4 -- 0.0 33.6 13.8 241 (10.0) 55/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.0 +8.8 12.4 +1.3 9.1 0.0 8.2 13.3 536 (22.3) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.5 +3.3 27.8 +4.1 23.2 0.0 13.4 11.8 416 (17.3) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +0.2 23.5 -0.2 23.0 24.2 8.2 7.9 556 (23.2) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +1.7 24.7 +0.4 21.3 0.0 13.2 10.4 593 (24.7) 50/12
MACKAY M.O 29.9 -0.1 24.7 +1.2 -- 1.8 -- 10.1 494 (20.6) 44/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.3 +0.4 21.6 -0.5 20.5 0.2 8.4 -- 395 (16.5) 48/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.8 +1.7 20.9 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 441 (18.4) 54/12
COOLANGATTA 29.7 +1.5 21.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 43/09
BRISBANE AERO 29.6 +0.7 23.9 +2.8 21.6 0.0 8.8 8.9 403 (16.8) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.8 -0.2 17.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 44/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.4 +3.5 19.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 11.0 -- 193 ( 8.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.5 +0.6 19.1 -0.3 15.8 1.2 5.8 11.8 234 ( 9.8) 26/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.7 +1.2 16.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 34/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.9 +0.9 18.4 +0.4 15.0 0.0 9.8 12.0 309 (12.9) 43/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.0 +0.4 18.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 33.3 +6.9 14.5 +1.2 5.1 0.0 12.0 12.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.9 +5.0 19.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 486 (20.3) 46/03
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.0 +1.5 21.3 +2.5 20.0 0.0 8.0 9.0 580 (24.2) 44/19
RICHMOND RAAF 33.2 +3.4 22.1 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 37/16
BELLAMBI AWS 30.7 +5.9 20.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 39/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 40.0 +8.4 20.6 +4.4 18.9 0.0 14.2 13.6 378 (15.8) 68/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 40.4 +8.2 21.9 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 41/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 44.2 +12.0 20.7 +4.0 17.0 0.0 15.2 13.4 413 (17.2) 35/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 41.2 +11.7 17.0 +2.9 -- 0.0 41.4 -- 488 (20.3) 34/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 41.0 +11.4 18.8 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 46/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.3 +4.4 16.2 +1.9 13.3 0.0 36.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 37.4 +12.3 13.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 725 (30.2) 54/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 29.6 +5.3 11.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 41/16
HOBART AIRPORT 27.2 +4.7 10.6 -1.4 7.5 0.0 6.6 10.7 283 (11.8) 57/13
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

47.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
47.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
47.4 FORREST Eucla WA
47.4 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
47.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

+14.4 : 47.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+13.9 : 36.4 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+13.5 : 45.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+13.5 : 38.2 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
+13.2 : 46.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+13.2 : 47.4 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA

31.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
31.2 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
31.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
30.9 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+10.0 : 25.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 26.8 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+9.1 : 17.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
+8.8 : 22.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 24.2 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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

17.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.6 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
19.9 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
20.4 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
20.6 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS

-2.3 : 28.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.1 : 28.6 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.0 : 25.9 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.0 : 30.4 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-1.9 : 28.7 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD

5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
5.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
5.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
8.1 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
8.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-5.9 : 5.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-4.8 : 9.9 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.1 : 9.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
**S** -4.0 : 11.5 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

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.
81.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
76.0 RANKIN POINT N Rivers NT
63.5 WANNAMAL Lower West WA
57.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
52.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
63.5 WANNAMAL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
76.0 RANKIN POINT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
81.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
57.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK
52.0 HAPPY VALLEY

13.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

.....

7.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
4.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1149 (47.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1045 (43.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
945 (39.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
938 (39.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
914 (38.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
907 (37.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
905 (37.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
845 (35.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
820 (34.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
793 (33.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
789 (32.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
744 (31.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
740 (30.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
733 (30.5) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
725 (30.2) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
707 (29.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
705 (29.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
705 (29.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
699 (29.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
687 (28.6) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
679 (28.3) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
668 (27.8) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
662 (27.6) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
654 (27.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
652 (27.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
644 (26.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
631 (26.3) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
629 (26.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
627 (26.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) REDESDALE N Central VIC
621 (25.9) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
621 (25.9) LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
614 (25.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
610 (25.4) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
605 (25.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
196/22 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
111/18 TELFER AERO Interior WA
94/18 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
85/20 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
83/22 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

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
5.6mm in 16 min to 14:00 21.0mm/h
TRUSCOTT
16.0mm in 10 min to 20:36 96.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
W Gascoyne
CARNARVON AIRPORT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
8.4mm in 20 min to 05:00 25.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
CARNARVON AG STATION
10.8mm in 30 min to 05:00 21.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.8mm/h
Lower West
DWELLINGUP
2.8mm in 2 min to 07:07 84.0mm/h
9.6mm in 53 min to 08:00 10.9mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
8.0mm in 20 min to 18:30 24.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.6mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.2mm/h
25.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 51.6mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 34.4mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 35.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 18.3mm/h
NOONAMAH AWS
20.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 40.4mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 23.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 22.4mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
17.8mm in 23 min to 17:00 46.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.8mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.2mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 18:30 21.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.4mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 21.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 19.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
4.4mm in 12 min to 18:00 22.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND : 74( 30/ 63 ) at 14:09
E Pilbara
PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT : 83(160/ 63 ) at 23:00
Interior
TELFER AERO : 111( 90/ 54 ) at 18:12
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN NTC AWS : 148( 50/ 7 ) at 22:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO : 93(190/ 43 ) at 19:22
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 85(100/ 78 ) at 20:38