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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 2048 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033106

HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

21.4

21.6

01/02/2008

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

35.2

35.0

24/02/2005

34

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

06/02/2013

16

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 15:37EST, 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 33.1 +0.5 16.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 633 (26.4) 67/17
PERTH AIRPORT 30.7 -1.2 17.5 0.0 14.8 0.0 9.2 12.8 499 (20.8) 44/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 23.3 -1.6 16.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 31/13
BUNBURY 27.1 -2.9 10.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 31/14
MANDURAH 26.3 -3.5 16.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 499 (20.8) 41/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +3.0 25.2 +0.5 24.6 0.0 5.4 11.6 286 (11.9) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.2 +5.1 17.9 -2.8 15.6 0.0 11.6 12.6 264 (11.0) 39/16
WHYALLA AERO 25.4 -4.2 20.3 +2.5 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 486 (20.3) 46/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 -2.4 18.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 8.6 8.7 174 ( 7.3) 34/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.7 +0.5 13.0 +1.3 11.0 0.0 10.4 11.9 448 (18.7) 55/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.3 +1.0 25.0 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 57/12
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +1.7 24.1 +0.3 22.9 0.0 10.4 10.5 454 (18.9) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.5 23.7 -0.4 19.8 1.0 9.6 10.2 417 (17.4) 41/16
MACKAY M.O 29.3 -0.3 22.6 -0.8 -- 3.0 -- 8.8 496 (20.7) 44/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 0.0 21.0 -1.1 19.5 0.0 9.6 -- 354 (14.8) 35/08
BUNDABERG AERO 29.8 -0.1 19.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 48/14
COOLANGATTA 27.6 -0.7 18.6 -2.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 310 (12.9) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 -3.0 18.3 -2.8 17.1 2.8 8.0 6.3 374 (15.6) 37/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 -3.4 14.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 593 (24.7) 44/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.8 -1.2 15.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 -1.3 17.6 -1.9 16.2 4.0 4.8 -- 321 (13.4) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.5 -1.0 15.2 -3.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 28/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.7 +1.1 13.7 -4.4 10.8 0.0 7.4 -- 288 (12.0) 44/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.9 +0.8 13.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 28/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.8 +3.2 12.0 -1.2 7.8 0.0 5.0 11.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +2.3 17.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/03
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.5 +3.1 19.5 +0.5 16.0 0.0 7.0 12.1 476 (19.8) 55/16
RICHMOND RAAF 31.1 +2.2 14.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 26.1 +1.3 20.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 54/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.1 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.0 7.2 -- 201 ( 8.4) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.1 +7.3 20.5 +4.1 16.5 0.0 10.0 11.3 320 (13.3) 43/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 38.9 +7.8 16.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 59/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.1 +7.5 19.2 +2.7 12.5 0.0 10.4 11.4 303 (12.6) 37/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 37.6 +8.1 16.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 293 (12.2) 48/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 37.0 +7.7 15.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 46/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 32.6 +6.1 16.4 +2.3 14.3 0.0 16.6 10.3 479 (20.0) 52/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.0 +8.0 11.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 61/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.8 +2.3 13.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) --
HOBART AIRPORT 31.3 +9.0 16.5 +4.5 11.9 0.0 6.8 10.0 346 (14.4) 57/01
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

44.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
44.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
44.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
44.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.6 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
43.6 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+14.0 : 39.3 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+12.1 : 36.7 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+11.8 : 37.2 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+10.8 : 32.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

30.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
30.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
30.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.7 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
29.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+8.6 : 22.1 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+8.4 : 21.2 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+8.2 : 22.8 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+8.0 : 13.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+7.9 : 26.2 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+7.9 : 13.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

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

13.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
17.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
19.5 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

-5.4 : 27.0 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : 23.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-4.6 : 23.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 21.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-4.2 : 25.4 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

**W** 4.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
6.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
6.8 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
6.9 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

**W** -8.8 : 4.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-6.6 : 6.8 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.1 : 8.5 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-6.0 : 6.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 : 10.3 EYRE Eucla WA

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.
53.0 HAYES CREEK N Rivers NT
41.4 FOSTERVILLE Midlands TAS
36.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
32.4 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
32.0 AUGUSTUS DOWNS STATION Gulf Country QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.0 HAYES CREEK

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
32.0 AUGUSTUS DOWNS STATION
Brisbane/SE Coast
36.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
32.4 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)

TASMANIA
Midlands
41.4 FOSTERVILLE

12.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

6.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
6.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
5.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
4.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1269 (52.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1155 (48.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1048 (43.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
954 (39.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
944 (39.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
899 (37.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
862 (35.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
852 (35.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
842 (35.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
834 (34.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
827 (34.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
769 (32.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
763 (31.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
760 (31.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
757 (31.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
713 (29.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
699 (29.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
695 (29.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
689 (28.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
682 (28.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
659 (27.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
653 (27.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
652 (27.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
652 (27.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
646 (26.9) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
644 (26.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
633 (26.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
631 (26.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
623 (26.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
618 (25.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
615 (25.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
611 (25.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
603 (25.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
141/09 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
98/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/16 HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
89/20 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
87/02 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
5.8mm in 12 min to 20:14 29.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
17.4mm in 30 min to 23:30 34.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.6mm/h
CENTURY MINE
10.6mm in 29 min to 17:59 21.9mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.2mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
6.8mm in 16 min to 09:00 25.5mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
22.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.8mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.4mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
17.2mm in 56 min to 09:56 18.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN NTC AWS : 141(310/ 9 ) at 10:00
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(110/ 65 ) at 06:51
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(330/ 87 ) at 23:37
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(330/ 63 ) at 03:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 85(320/ 65 ) at 23:07
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(330/ 67 ) at 21:30