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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2140 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 maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014272

BATCHELOR AERO

36.8

36.3

25/01/2002

16

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015511

CURTIN SPRINGS

46.4

45.7

08/01/2013

49

46.0

17/02/1992

49

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Alice Springs

015635

YULARA AERO

46.4

46.4

28/01/2011

23

46.4

28/01/2011

28

1 Y Equal to record.

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

43.8

43.7

28/01/2011

13

43.7

28/01/2011

17

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

43.3

43.2

09/01/2013

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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 21:39EST, 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 30.4 -1.3 18.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/17
PERTH AIRPORT 30.4 -1.3 16.0 -1.0 14.6 0.0 9.8 12.8 600 (25.0) 52/23
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.0 -2.7 14.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 34/14
BUNBURY 29.8 +0.1 11.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 37/22
MANDURAH 27.5 -1.7 17.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 43/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +2.7 28.1 +3.3 26.4 0.0 7.0 8.4 439 (18.3) 43/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 44.1 +7.7 21.2 -0.3 19.3 0.0 14.8 13.1 273 (11.4) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 38.7 +8.7 21.7 +4.2 -- 0.0 11.0 -- 305 (12.7) 54/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.6 +4.3 20.1 +3.0 -- 0.0 8.0 12.3 203 ( 8.5) 31/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.0 +2.8 11.3 +0.2 9.0 0.2 5.2 13.4 315 (13.1) 43/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.0 +4.8 24.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 55/19
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +0.3 24.1 +0.4 22.6 0.0 5.8 11.4 268 (11.2) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +2.5 25.2 +0.9 23.0 0.0 8.6 12.0 413 (17.2) 37/17
MACKAY M.O 30.5 +0.5 23.6 +0.1 -- 1.6 -- 10.0 275 (11.5) 24/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.2 +4.3 23.8 +1.7 22.5 0.0 10.6 -- 307 (12.8) 31/17
BUNDABERG AERO 33.7 +3.6 24.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 35/11
COOLANGATTA 30.9 +2.7 25.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 39/14
BRISBANE AERO 32.0 +3.1 25.6 +4.5 24.7 0.0 9.8 11.4 581 (24.2) 43/03
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.2 +4.2 17.9 +0.4 -- 65.8 -- -- 549 (22.9) 41/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 39.8 +7.9 20.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 9.6 -- 187 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 32.8 +5.9 20.7 +1.3 -- 0.6 1.2 -- 296 (12.3) 67/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +4.9 20.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 39/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.6 +6.6 17.2 -0.8 14.5 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 46/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 31.9 +4.3 16.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 26/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 34.5 +8.1 13.2 -0.1 8.0 0.0 7.2 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 41.0 +8.1 18.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 44/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.9 +5.4 20.5 +1.7 16.7 0.0 6.2 10.0 462 (19.3) 54/17
RICHMOND RAAF 39.7 +9.9 18.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 28.7 +3.9 20.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 37/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.2 +6.6 17.1 +0.9 14.6 0.0 8.2 12.2 256 (10.7) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 38.8 +6.6 14.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 37/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 43.3 +11.1 18.3 +1.6 11.0 0.0 9.4 12.8 228 ( 9.5) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 38.2 +8.7 13.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 156 ( 6.5) 41/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 40.6 +11.0 14.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 61/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 39.4 +13.5 17.3 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 37.4 +12.3 13.4 +2.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 306 (12.8) 74/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.7 +0.4 14.0 +1.8 -- 4.5 -- -- 316 (13.2) 43/11
HOBART AIRPORT 27.6 +5.1 14.0 +2.0 12.5 1.8 5.4 12.2 392 (16.3) 67/13
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

46.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
46.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
46.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
46.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+14.9 : 41.2 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+14.6 : 40.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
+14.4 : 40.8 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+14.3 : 39.0 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+14.3 : 40.0 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC

**S** 34.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
29.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
29.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

**S** +16.1 : 34.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
+7.4 : 29.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.5 : 28.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.1 : 29.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.1 : 26.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

14.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
18.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
18.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-7.7 : 29.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-6.5 : 27.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 35.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-5.8 : 33.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
-5.0 : 34.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

**W** 0.0 WILUNA Interior WA
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.4 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.4 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

**W** -22.8 : 0.0 WILUNA Interior WA
**S** -8.2 : 7.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-7.1 : 13.7 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-6.7 : 15.5 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling 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.
65.8 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
65.6 MOYOLA Darling Downs E QLD
59.0 DULACCA TRUCK STOP Darling Downs W QLD
43.6 MURRALAH Darling Downs E QLD
43.2 COOLESHA Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
65.8 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
65.6 MOYOLA
43.6 MURRALAH
43.2 COOLESHA
Darling Downs W
59.0 DULACCA TRUCK STOP

13.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
13.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

8.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
5.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
5.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1008 (42.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
994 (41.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
980 (40.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
948 (39.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
893 (37.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
875 (36.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
841 (35.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
834 (34.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
743 (31.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
724 (30.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
714 (29.8) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
702 (29.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
697 (29.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
695 (29.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
690 (28.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
680 (28.3) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
674 (28.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
670 (27.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
664 (27.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
652 (27.2) FORREST Eucla WA
647 (27.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
615 (25.6) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
94/14 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
89/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/17 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
87/14 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
85/17 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
85/16 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD

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.
None reported None reported