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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 2202 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

SW & S Coast

009741

ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON

20.9

20.4

08/01/2013

48

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

21.2

20.8

02/01/2013

19

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

22.8

22.0

29/01/2007

15

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

25.8

25.7

07/01/2013

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013017

GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

45.7

45.6

08/01/2013

57

45.6

08/01/2013

58

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA

42.3

41.9

08/01/2006

19

1 Y

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

44.4

44.4

21/01/2008

21

1 Y Equal to record.


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 22:01EST, 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 27.5 -4.2 22.1 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 39/22
PERTH AIRPORT 27.6 -4.1 21.0 +4.0 18.8 0.0 8.8 6.9 436 (18.2) 54/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 34.3 +9.6 20.9 +7.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 567 (23.6) 55/13
BUNBURY 25.1 -4.6 21.8 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 52/10
MANDURAH 24.9 -4.3 22.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 57/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.4 25.8 +1.0 25.5 4.0 0.8 10.8 391 (16.3) 41/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.2 +3.8 22.5 +1.0 19.4 0.0 14.2 13.2 315 (13.1) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 36.4 +6.4 17.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 376 (15.7) 39/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.9 +7.6 15.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 7.8 13.0 170 ( 7.1) 30/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.8 +5.6 9.0 -2.1 4.3 0.0 7.0 12.4 342 (14.3) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 -0.4 21.3 -2.4 18.9 0.0 11.6 7.1 334 (13.9) 43/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 -1.3 23.6 -0.1 22.4 1.4 8.6 1.1 257 (10.7) 28/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 0.0 23.6 -0.7 22.7 0.8 9.8 4.7 443 (18.5) 46/15
MACKAY M.O 30.5 +0.5 25.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 341 (14.2) 35/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +0.7 22.7 +0.6 21.3 4.4 4.6 -- 348 (14.5) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 32.1 +2.0 19.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 50/15
COOLANGATTA 28.6 +0.4 18.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 29.2 +0.3 20.4 -0.7 17.1 1.0 6.8 12.3 336 (14.0) 34/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.3 +0.3 16.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 698 (29.1) 46/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.2 +3.3 19.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 75 ( 3.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.6 +0.7 17.0 -2.4 15.5 0.0 2.0 12.1 221 ( 9.2) 44/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +0.8 15.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 35/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.1 +3.1 13.4 -4.6 11.6 0.0 3.0 11.4 331 (13.8) 37/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 30.0 +2.4 13.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 31.6 +5.2 12.8 -0.5 5.7 0.0 8.0 13.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.3 +4.4 19.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.5 +2.0 18.5 -0.3 13.3 0.0 6.6 11.4 420 (17.5) 43/21
RICHMOND RAAF 35.7 +5.9 14.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.0 +0.2 18.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 35/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.1 +4.5 13.0 -3.2 10.0 0.0 8.8 13.6 208 ( 8.7) 35/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 36.1 +3.9 13.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 35/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.7 +6.5 16.3 -0.4 9.8 0.0 10.2 13.4 240 (10.0) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.7 +5.2 13.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 251 (10.5) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.5 +5.9 14.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 41/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.5 -0.4 14.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.7 +5.6 10.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 39/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.6 +3.3 9.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 34/19
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 -4.2 13.5 +1.5 13.5 0.4 6.8 5.6 454 (18.9) 43/12
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

47.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
46.6 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
45.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
45.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
45.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

+14.5 : 40.6 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.5 : 37.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+12.4 : 40.0 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+11.0 : 33.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
+10.8 : 39.2 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

31.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
31.2 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
30.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
30.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
30.1 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+10.1 : 25.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 24.0 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 22.8 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 30.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.9 : 31.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

13.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.4 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
16.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.5 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS

-6.5 : 24.2 KARNET Lower West WA
-6.5 : 28.9 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-6.1 : 30.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
-5.9 : 24.7 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-5.7 : 28.7 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

4.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.9 OMEO Upper NE VIC
6.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

**S** -9.9 : 8.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.9 : 10.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-5.7 : 9.2 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.2 : 7.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.1 : 10.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : 6.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.1 : 6.7 COLDSTREAM E Central 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.
113.0 GREENVALE TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria QLD
109.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
98.0 FORSAYTH Upper Carpentaria QLD
94.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
92.0 DELTA DOWNS STATION Gulf Country QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
51.6 BELKA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
109.0 OENPELLI
88.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
50.0 GAMBOOLA STATION
Gulf Country
92.0 DELTA DOWNS STATION
57.2 ZONIA DOWNS
52.8 CROYDON TOWNSHIP
Upper Carpentaria
113.0 GREENVALE TOWNSHIP
98.0 FORSAYTH
87.4 PRESTWOOD STATION
87.2 BAGSTOWE STATION
81.0 ABINGDON DOWNS STATION
72.6 LUCKY SPRINGS STATION
64.0 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
57.2 IRONHURST STATION
N Coast--Barron
50.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
Central West
94.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE
78.6 LONGREACH AERO
69.4 MUTTABURRA
64.4 WAHROONGHA
63.0 CAMERON DOWNS
62.0 AMBO STATION
62.0 EVERSLEIGH
57.0 LANDSBOROUGH DOWNS
52.4 GUE
52.0 LONGREACH TM

13.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

5.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
5.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
1.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

1127 (47.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
929 (38.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
834 (34.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
799 (33.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
786 (32.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
782 (32.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
771 (32.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
759 (31.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
707 (29.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
698 (29.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
696 (29.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
665 (27.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
643 (26.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
631 (26.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
628 (26.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
624 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
614 (25.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
98/21 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
91/19 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
72/14 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
72/02 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
72/17 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
72/21 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
72/17 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers 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
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
9.2mm in 19 min to 23:21 29.1mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.6mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
1.6mm in 1 min to 20:56 96.0mm/h
9.4mm in 4 min to 21:00 141.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
LAKE GRACE
8.4mm in 19 min to 03:00 26.5mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
11.2mm in 20 min to 23:20 33.6mm/h
22.4mm in 10 min to 23:30 134.4mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 33.6mm/h
CAPE DON
36.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 36.2mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 17.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
17.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.2mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
8.4mm in 13 min to 17:30 38.8mm/h
6.8mm in 19 min to 17:50 21.5mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
BORROLOOLA
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
LAJAMANU
6.4mm in 6 min to 22:16 64.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
22.2mm in 15 min to 22:30 88.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 23.4mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
23.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
4.0mm in 12 min to 18:30 20.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.2mm in 28 min to 12:28 28.3mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 20.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
14.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
16.0mm in 30 min to 07:00 32.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.4mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 25.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
4.6mm in 11 min to 08:26 25.1mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
SWEERS ISLAND
70.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
23.6mm in 30 min to 03:00 47.2mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 32.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 33.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
RICHMOND AIRPORT
10.0mm in 22 min to 00:00 27.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.6mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.6mm in 27 min to 05:30 25.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.4mm/h
14.4mm in 26 min to 05:56 33.2mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 27.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 20.4mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME : 98(250/ 63 ) at 21:00
E Gascoyne
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT : 91(340/ 65 ) at 19:49