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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 2136 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014903

KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM

27.0

27.0

02/01/2013

15

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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

27.0

27.0

23/01/2011

15

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003057

CYGNET BAY

29.1

29.0

26/01/2005

28

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

32.5

31.9

02/01/2004

19

31.9

02/01/2004

21

1 Y

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

31.3

31.0

30/01/2002

13

1 Y

QLD

Northwest

037036

TREPELL AIRPORT

30.2

30.0

06/01/2006

12

1 Y

ISL

Islands

200100

VARANUS ISLAND

30.0

29.9

08/01/2013

14

30.0

14/02/2012

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

47.7

47.2

08/01/2013

23

47.2

08/01/2013

28

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

37.7

37.7

18/01/1983

35

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

38.7

38.4

03/01/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central West

036034

BLACKALL AIRPORT

44.3

44.3

06/01/2006

12

1 Y Equal to record.

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

44.8

44.5

07/01/2006

13

1 Y

QLD

Northwest

037036

TREPELL AIRPORT

45.3

45.0

07/01/2006

12

1 Y

QLD

Northwest

037039

WINTON AIRPORT

46.9

45.6

06/01/2006

11

46.9

01/12/2006

12

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043091

ROMA AIRPORT

44.6

44.0

06/01/1994

21

44.0

06/01/1994

22

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

100

89.0

22/01/2012

11

93.0

08/12/2012

12

N


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 21:35EST, 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 28.0 -3.7 19.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 766 (31.9) 61/14
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 -4.3 13.0 -4.0 11.8 0.0 8.8 13.1 624 (26.0) 52/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.1 -2.6 16.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 46/11
BUNBURY 26.7 -3.0 12.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 43/15
MANDURAH 25.0 -4.2 18.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 50/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.5 27.9 +3.1 27.1 0.0 8.0 5.4 516 (21.5) 50/02
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 42.1 +5.7 21.7 +0.2 19.8 0.0 16.2 13.2 332 (13.8) 37/08
WHYALLA AERO 37.4 +7.4 14.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 10.8 -- 484 (20.2) 34/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.9 +4.6 13.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 5.8 13.0 251 (10.5) 34/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.8 +2.6 8.0 -3.1 3.4 0.0 5.0 5.6 344 (14.3) 52/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.9 +6.7 25.1 +1.4 23.0 0.6 10.8 -- 301 (12.5) 50/19
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +0.7 22.5 -1.2 20.8 0.0 8.8 12.0 209 ( 8.7) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +1.7 24.4 +0.1 22.4 0.0 8.8 11.9 324 (13.5) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 31.9 +1.9 23.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.9 280 (11.7) 26/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 37.5 +5.6 21.5 -0.6 20.9 0.0 10.6 -- 329 (13.7) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 33.3 +3.2 21.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 39/11
COOLANGATTA 29.4 +1.2 22.5 +1.5 -- 2.2 -- -- 591 (24.6) 39/00
BRISBANE AERO 30.9 +2.0 24.0 +2.9 22.6 0.0 10.0 11.1 673 (28.0) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 34.2 +6.2 20.6 +3.1 -- 1.8 -- -- 467 (19.5) 59/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 38.8 +6.9 18.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 10.8 -- 246 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.8 +0.9 20.9 +1.5 17.6 2.8 6.4 -- 613 (25.5) 39/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 -1.8 19.9 +1.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 28/04
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.9 -2.1 20.6 +2.6 20.4 0.0 8.6 -- 522 (21.8) 43/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.5 -2.1 18.0 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.8 +3.4 10.0 -3.3 5.0 0.0 11.0 13.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.4 +3.5 14.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 54/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.1 -0.4 19.7 +0.9 19.5 0.0 8.4 1.4 551 (23.0) 46/12
RICHMOND RAAF 27.3 -2.5 19.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.6 +0.8 17.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 39/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.8 +1.2 10.6 -5.6 7.2 0.0 12.0 13.6 410 (17.1) 34/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.2 0.0 11.2 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 31/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.6 +0.4 11.8 -4.9 6.4 0.0 9.2 13.2 348 (14.5) 26/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.3 +0.8 10.4 -3.7 -- 0.0 21.4 -- 442 (18.4) 31/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.5 +0.9 9.0 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 26/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.2 +1.3 14.2 -0.1 13.8 0.2 5.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.1 +4.0 7.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 35/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.3 -4.0 8.4 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 34/11
HOBART AIRPORT 22.7 +0.2 11.7 -0.3 9.6 0.0 6.8 5.3 605 (25.2) 48/11
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 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
47.0 FORREST Eucla WA
47.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
46.9 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+14.0 : 47.0 FORREST Eucla WA
+13.8 : 41.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 37.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.7 : 39.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

32.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
31.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
31.3 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
30.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
30.7 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+11.2 : 32.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 31.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.5 : 29.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 31.3 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+6.2 : 30.2 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+6.2 : 29.9 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

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

10.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
15.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.7 : 22.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.5 : 18.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.7 : 25.0 KARNET Lower West WA
-5.7 : 27.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.6 : 25.5 HARVEY Lower West WA

-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.1 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-9.8 : 9.0 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-9.6 : 8.6 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
-9.5 : 1.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 : 8.3 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-9.0 : -0.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

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.
54.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
52.4 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
50.4 EKSUN DOWNS Darling Downs E QLD
42.6 DUDDAWARRA Darling Downs E QLD
36.0 KIA ORA Darling Downs E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
54.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
50.4 EKSUN DOWNS
42.6 DUDDAWARRA
36.0 KIA ORA

ISLANDS
Islands
52.4 POINT FAWCETT

13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
13.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

5.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
2.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
1.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1582 (65.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1412 (58.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1364 (56.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1197 (49.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1185 (49.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1146 (47.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1079 (45.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1013 (42.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
984 (41.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
968 (40.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
967 (40.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
936 (39.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
915 (38.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
909 (37.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
907 (37.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
905 (37.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
859 (35.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
851 (35.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
834 (34.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
830 (34.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
827 (34.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
801 (33.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
798 (33.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
790 (32.9) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
766 (31.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
732 (30.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
719 (30.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
703 (29.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
687 (28.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
673 (28.0) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
657 (27.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
644 (26.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
639 (26.6) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
638 (26.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
637 (26.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
627 (26.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
624 (26.0) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
624 (26.0) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
617 (25.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
616 (25.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
613 (25.5) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
610 (25.4) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
606 (25.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) DALWALLINU Central West WA
100/19 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
100/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
87/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/18 ONSLOW AIRPORT W 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.
QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
10.6mm in 19 min to 18:30 33.5mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.4mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
JIMNA FORESTRY
6.2mm in 15 min to 14:15 24.8mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.2mm/h
7.0mm in 11 min to 17:54 38.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
24.8mm in 25 min to 20:56 59.5mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 29.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
25.6mm in 30 min to 21:30 51.2mm/h
54.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 54.8mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 34.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.4mm/h
13.6mm in 12 min to 00:44 68.0mm/h
11.8mm in 16 min to 01:00 44.2mm/h
41.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 41.0mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 30.2mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 16.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
ONSLOW AIRPORT : 82( 60/ 69 ) at 18:16
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
TINDAL RAAF : 100( 70/ 65 ) at 19:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 69 ) at 02:07
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(250/ 85 ) at 02:55
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(260/ 63 ) at 00:30