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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 2259 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
Lowest maximum temperature

SA

Lower SE

026099

NARACOORTE AERODROME

18.9

19.0

01/01/2006

15

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 22:59EST, 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 41.9 +10.2 16.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 584 (24.3) 67/07
PERTH AIRPORT 34.8 +3.1 17.1 +0.1 15.1 0.0 11.2 13.0 548 (22.8) 65/01
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 23.0 -1.7 14.4 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 322 (13.4) 50/14
BUNBURY 32.3 +2.6 15.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 44/00
MANDURAH 33.3 +4.1 17.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 39/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.7 25.0 +0.2 24.8 2.0 6.4 10.8 318 (13.3) 80/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.3 -0.1 14.9 -6.6 12.7 0.0 12.0 13.0 280 (11.7) 48/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 -6.1 13.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 315 (13.1) 67/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.4 -6.9 15.2 -1.9 -- 2.4 5.0 4.9 212 ( 8.8) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 -7.2 13.6 +2.5 13.5 3.6 4.0 4.7 460 (19.2) 44/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.0 +4.8 23.0 -0.7 17.5 0.0 14.4 -- 407 (17.0) 39/08
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +1.2 24.8 +1.1 23.4 0.0 6.0 10.2 239 (10.0) 31/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.3 +2.0 27.1 +2.8 25.0 0.0 8.4 11.6 373 (15.5) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +0.9 24.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 252 (10.5) 37/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.5 -0.4 25.8 +3.7 25.0 0.0 10.4 -- 360 (15.0) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.1 +1.0 23.5 +2.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 353 (14.7) 35/10
COOLANGATTA 27.3 -0.9 22.0 +1.0 -- 18.6 -- -- 334 (13.9) 26/23
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 -0.3 23.0 +1.9 -- 9.0 7.4 4.6 360 (15.0) 28/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.0 -1.0 19.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 34.4 +2.5 20.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 110 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.3 +0.4 19.9 +0.5 18.5 0.0 4.0 -- 259 (10.8) 41/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +0.7 19.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 43/17
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.6 +2.6 19.3 +1.3 17.1 0.0 3.8 -- 334 (13.9) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.2 +1.6 18.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 35/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.1 +3.7 14.0 +0.7 9.5 0.0 5.6 13.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.0 +4.1 17.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 50/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.5 +4.0 21.1 +2.3 20.4 0.0 5.6 12.2 373 (15.5) 61/19
RICHMOND RAAF 34.5 +4.7 19.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 26.7 +1.9 20.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 54/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.6 +2.0 12.9 -3.3 9.6 0.0 8.4 13.1 226 ( 9.4) 46/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.9 +1.7 11.5 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 48/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 -1.3 14.4 -2.3 8.4 0.0 8.0 11.9 217 ( 9.0) 55/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.3 +1.8 9.8 -4.3 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 164 ( 6.8) 67/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.5 -0.1 12.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 67/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.7 -1.2 16.2 +1.9 14.1 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.6 +0.5 11.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 80/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 -5.8 15.2 +3.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 440 (18.3) 31/01
HOBART AIRPORT 19.9 -2.6 15.4 +3.4 13.2 0.6 7.8 1.7 492 (20.5) 41/14
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

44.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
44.5 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
43.7 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
43.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
43.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.2 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
43.2 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+13.3 : 44.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+12.7 : 43.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+10.8 : 44.5 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+10.2 : 41.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+9.5 : 39.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

30.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
28.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD

+5.5 : 25.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.4 : 14.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+4.4 : 14.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+4.4 : 10.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+4.2 : 27.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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

8.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.1 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
12.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
13.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-10.7 : 18.9 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-10.4 : 22.6 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-10.3 : 21.6 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-10.0 : 19.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-9.6 : 23.5 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-9.6 : 20.9 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

5.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.5 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
6.5 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : 14.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-7.8 : 14.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 18.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.7 : 13.1 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-7.7 : 12.9 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.7 : 14.5 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.
67.8 COOINDA AERODROME N Rivers NT
60.0 LABELLE DOWNS N Rivers NT
49.0 DALBEG ALERT Central Coast E QLD
46.8 YARRAHAPPINI ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
45.6 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
67.8 COOINDA AERODROME
60.0 LABELLE DOWNS
45.6 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
49.0 DALBEG ALERT
Brisbane/SE Coast
46.8 YARRAHAPPINI ALERT

13.3 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
13.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

3.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.7 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1005 (41.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
889 (37.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
868 (36.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
831 (34.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
780 (32.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
773 (32.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
758 (31.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
757 (31.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
740 (30.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
718 (29.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
710 (29.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
681 (28.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
679 (28.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
678 (28.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
668 (27.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
655 (27.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
652 (27.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
641 (26.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
638 (26.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
629 (26.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
620 (25.8) GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
611 (25.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
194/05 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
98/18 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
94/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/18 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
83/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
9.2mm in 16 min to 19:48 34.5mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
NOONAMAH AWS
15.6mm in 24 min to 19:24 39.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.6mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
13.0mm in 27 min to 22:58 28.9mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 25 min to 16:30 28.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
6.0mm in 12 min to 18:22 30.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.6mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
6.2mm in 7 min to 21:37 53.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
YARRAM AIRPORT
4.8mm in 13 min to 19:30 22.2mm/h
E Central
CERBERUS
4.2mm in 6 min to 17:30 42.0mm/h
W Central
LAVERTON RAAF
7.6mm in 12 min to 17:00 38.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
AVALON AIRPORT
5.8mm in 7 min to 16:30 49.7mm/h
SHEOAKS
5.4mm in 8 min to 16:00 40.5mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.0mm/h
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
13.0mm in 30 min to 05:30 26.0mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 19.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
7.8mm in 13 min to 21:51 36.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.4mm/h
ST HELENS AERODROME
11.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
7.4mm in 21 min to 17:30 21.1mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
18.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT : 80(100/ 65 ) at 19:32
DARWIN NTC AWS : 195( 60/ 6 ) at 06:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 72(200/ 63 ) at 18:56
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS : 98(260/ 32 ) at 19:17
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(260/ 67 ) at 19:30
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 85(230/ 67 ) at 17:13
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(250/ 70 ) at 20:00