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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 2036 EST on 18/01/2014. 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

009871

WINDY HARBOUR

20.4

20.2

22/02/2012

25

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029012

CROYDON TOWNSHIP

17.2

18.1

09/02/2012

50

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

14.3

14.8

03/02/2013

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040121

MALENY TAMARIND ST

14.8

15.2

15/02/2005

12

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040284

BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION

15.8

15.9

10/02/2008

14

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014198

JABIRU AIRPORT

37.7

37.7

14/02/2012

35

1 Y Equal to record.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

39.5

37.5

03/02/2013

22

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Gulf Country

029063

NORMANTON AIRPORT

39.1

38.7

01/02/2003

12

1 Y


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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 15:35EST, 08/01/2017.

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 33.3 +0.7 16.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 37/17
PERTH AIRPORT 32.2 +0.3 19.8 +2.3 17.2 0.0 10.6 12.0 382 (15.9) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 25.6 +0.7 16.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 37/12
BUNBURY 26.7 -3.3 14.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 34/14
MANDURAH 27.1 -2.7 21.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.8 25.9 +1.2 25.3 0.2 7.0 11.1 348 (14.5) 44/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 +0.3 13.3 -7.4 11.3 0.0 12.8 13.0 263 (11.0) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 28.3 -1.3 17.8 0.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 495 (20.6) 39/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.4 0.0 13.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 13.8 13.0 205 ( 8.5) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.8 -0.4 10.2 -1.5 7.7 0.6 3.2 10.8 326 (13.6) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.9 +3.6 22.1 -1.2 17.0 0.0 13.0 12.0 361 (15.0) 31/09
CAIRNS AERO 33.6 +2.4 24.1 +0.3 21.9 0.0 8.0 10.9 215 ( 9.0) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +1.8 26.5 +2.4 24.7 0.0 12.0 11.9 409 (17.0) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +0.8 20.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 315 (13.1) 34/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 +0.5 21.8 -0.3 19.6 0.0 8.4 -- 193 ( 8.0) 35/22
BUNDABERG AERO 30.8 +0.9 20.1 -1.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 287 (12.0) 54/16
COOLANGATTA 28.2 -0.1 20.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 54/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 -0.6 18.0 -3.1 15.3 0.0 9.0 5.7 339 (14.1) 48/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 -2.2 14.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 48/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.3 -2.7 14.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 280 (11.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 -0.1 19.4 -0.1 16.3 0.0 8.0 6.8 627 (26.1) 57/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 -1.8 18.6 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 50/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 -2.3 16.3 -1.8 14.4 0.2 6.2 5.4 530 (22.1) 44/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 -2.3 15.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 31/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.5 -1.1 9.7 -3.5 6.2 0.0 5.0 12.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 -0.5 13.3 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 46/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 -3.1 15.8 -3.2 15.1 0.8 2.4 12.1 550 (22.9) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 26.7 -2.2 15.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.2 -2.6 16.1 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 483 (20.1) 34/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.7 -- 12.8 -- -- 0.0 5.2 -- 282 (11.8) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.4 +1.6 16.7 +0.3 13.9 0.0 8.6 13.2 288 (12.0) 43/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.2 +1.1 14.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 50/05
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.9 +1.3 15.9 -0.6 11.6 0.0 10.4 12.9 376 (15.7) 34/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.5 0.0 13.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 25.4 -- 463 (19.3) 39/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.6 +2.3 12.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 41/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.6 -3.9 14.0 -0.1 12.8 0.0 6.8 9.1 434 (18.1) 37/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.9 -0.1 11.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 41/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.0 +0.5 10.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 -2.8 12.4 +0.4 7.5 0.0 8.2 10.5 369 (15.4) 35/08
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

44.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.6 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+14.5 : 40.7 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.9 : 37.5 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+12.3 : 39.9 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+11.3 : 40.3 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+11.1 : 36.8 EUCLA Eucla WA

29.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
29.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+8.2 : 22.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.1 : 19.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8 : 20.4 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+5.3 : 19.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.3 : 20.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

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

12.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
16.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-6.4 : 18.0 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-6.2 : 18.1 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.4 : 24.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.0 : 21.8 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.6 : 21.6 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.6 : 23.5 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.3 : 14.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-7.8 : 14.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.7 : 12.3 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.5 : 15.8 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-7.5 : 16.6 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

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.
69.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP Hunter Valley NSW
48.0 QUAKERS HILL TREATMENT WORKS Sydney--west NSW
42.6 DUNGOG POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
41.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
39.4 MARY RIVER RANGERS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
39.4 MARY RIVER RANGERS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
69.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
42.6 DUNGOG POST OFFICE
Sydney--west
48.0 QUAKERS HILL TREATMENT WORKS

ISLANDS
Islands
41.0 CAPE WESSEL

13.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
13.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

.....

7.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
6.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
5.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
5.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
5.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1015 (42.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
992 (41.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
925 (38.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
891 (37.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
872 (36.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
773 (32.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
772 (32.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
755 (31.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
746 (31.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
735 (30.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
695 (29.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
695 (29.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
676 (28.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
668 (27.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
649 (27.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
627 (26.1) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
625 (26.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
623 (26.0) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
603 (25.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
80/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/10 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/15 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
68/17 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
68/11 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
8.2mm in 36 min to 17:00 13.7mm/h
TRUSCOTT
10.0mm in 8 min to 17:23 75.0mm/h
20.4mm in 37 min to 18:00 33.1mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 31.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
8.6mm in 16 min to 16:50 32.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
5.4mm in 11 min to 10:11 29.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 80(140/ 63 ) at 18:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 63 ) at 13:30