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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 that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 2040 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014277

DUM IN MIRRIE AWS

29.3

29.1

24/02/2005

15

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

23/02/1998

16

1 P Equal to record.


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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 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 32.0 -0.6 16.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 54/20
PERTH AIRPORT 33.7 +1.8 14.1 -3.4 11.8 0.0 8.6 5.9 338 (14.1) 43/20
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 26.9 +2.0 14.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 34/17
BUNBURY 27.3 -2.7 16.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 41/16
MANDURAH 27.8 -2.0 19.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 44/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 24.8 +0.1 25.6 9.8 7.6 10.9 144 ( 6.0) 30/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.7 +1.6 15.6 -5.1 13.8 0.0 14.2 12.9 253 (10.5) 43/13
WHYALLA AERO 34.0 +4.4 15.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 359 (15.0) 39/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.2 +4.8 14.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 5.8 12.9 115 ( 4.8) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.6 +6.4 9.9 -1.8 5.7 0.0 6.6 13.1 364 (15.2) 43/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.2 +5.9 15.6 -7.7 13.9 0.0 11.0 12.0 216 ( 9.0) 44/15
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +2.0 26.0 +2.2 24.0 0.0 9.0 11.4 381 (15.9) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +1.6 26.3 +2.2 24.4 0.0 11.2 9.6 458 (19.1) 41/19
MACKAY M.O 28.1 -1.5 21.6 -1.8 -- 5.6 -- 3.0 373 (15.5) 46/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.6 +0.4 23.3 +1.2 22.1 0.0 10.2 -- 429 (17.9) 39/00
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +0.6 19.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 57/15
COOLANGATTA 25.6 -2.7 19.8 -1.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 502 (20.9) 46/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.2 -1.7 18.3 -2.8 17.1 0.0 8.0 9.5 454 (18.9) 43/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 -2.4 15.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 605 (25.2) 50/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 -2.8 16.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 297 (12.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 -0.2 18.2 -1.3 16.5 1.8 5.4 10.6 547 (22.8) 43/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -1.4 17.6 -0.8 -- 5.4 -- -- 298 (12.4) 37/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.9 -1.7 14.8 -3.3 12.9 11.2 5.0 7.0 358 (14.9) 35/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.9 -2.2 14.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.3 -1.3 10.2 -3.0 6.4 0.0 7.4 12.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.0 -0.7 16.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 43/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.7 -0.7 17.6 -1.4 15.6 0.0 7.4 7.6 496 (20.7) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 27.8 -1.1 15.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 -1.1 17.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 26/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.4 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.0 7.8 -- 301 (12.5) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +1.7 16.8 +0.4 15.0 0.0 10.6 13.0 363 (15.1) 41/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +1.3 17.1 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 34/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.3 +4.7 14.4 -2.1 8.2 0.0 8.6 13.0 234 ( 9.8) 46/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.2 +2.7 10.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 274 (11.4) 30/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.8 +3.5 10.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 30/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 29.9 +3.4 14.7 +0.6 13.1 0.0 6.4 11.4 402 (16.8) 35/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.5 +5.5 10.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 35/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.2 +1.7 15.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 25.5 +3.2 11.0 -1.0 7.1 0.0 5.8 12.4 371 (15.5) 35/13
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

45.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
44.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.8 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+15.6 : 41.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.1 : 37.7 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+11.7 : 39.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 38.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.2 : 41.6 FORREST Eucla WA

29.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
29.4 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.3 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
29.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
29.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+5.2 : 20.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+5.0 : 29.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+4.3 : 20.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.2 : 29.3 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
+4.0 : 15.5 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

16.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
17.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.3 : 25.0 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.2 : 24.8 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-4.0 : 25.7 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.0 : 22.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.9 : 21.0 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

**W** 1.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

**W** -11.8 : 1.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-7.7 : 15.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.1 : 16.8 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-7.0 : 16.5 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.5 : 17.6 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.
43.2 POTTS HILL RESERVOIR Sydney--east NSW
32.2 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
24.1 MOUNT NUMINBAH North Coast NSW
24.0 MOORLAND (DENRO-AN) MidNorth Coast S NSW
18.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD

13.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
13.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

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6.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
6.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
5.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1341 (55.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1269 (52.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
921 (38.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
869 (36.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
819 (34.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
806 (33.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
789 (32.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
769 (32.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
746 (31.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
743 (31.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
710 (29.6) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
708 (29.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
702 (29.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
632 (26.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
605 (25.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
600 (25.0) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
76/15 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/14 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
70/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/17 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

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
Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
7.2mm in 7 min to 13:44 61.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
16.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 16.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
9.2mm in 24 min to 09:24 23.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 74(140/ 63 ) at 14:49