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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 15:38EST, 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 41.4 +8.8 18.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 681 (28.4) 59/15
PERTH AIRPORT 34.9 +3.0 13.6 -3.9 11.6 0.0 9.0 12.8 491 (20.5) 50/05
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.4 -0.5 11.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 35/14
BUNBURY 30.9 +0.9 14.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 35/13
MANDURAH 29.8 0.0 18.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.7 25.2 +0.5 25.3 0.0 8.0 10.8 326 (13.6) 39/07
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.8 +2.7 24.9 +4.2 22.5 0.0 15.4 7.0 378 (15.8) 61/19
WHYALLA AERO 26.3 -3.3 18.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 12.0 -- 488 (20.3) 43/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.3 -1.1 15.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 5.8 11.8 187 ( 7.8) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.4 +1.2 12.6 +0.9 11.1 0.0 6.0 10.6 463 (19.3) 52/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +1.8 20.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 30/12
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +1.7 23.1 -0.7 20.6 0.4 8.4 11.0 417 (17.4) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +1.4 24.7 +0.6 22.8 0.0 11.6 5.1 475 (19.8) 52/16
MACKAY M.O 29.9 +0.3 24.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 6.7 542 (22.6) 43/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 +0.5 20.9 -1.2 20.0 0.0 9.2 -- 372 (15.5) 35/01
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +1.0 19.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 43/15
COOLANGATTA 27.8 -0.5 19.5 -1.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 256 (10.7) 31/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 -1.6 19.1 -2.0 18.4 3.0 4.4 4.9 315 (13.1) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.4 -1.7 15.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 46/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.3 +0.3 17.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 98 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.2 +0.4 16.3 -3.2 14.5 0.0 3.4 -- 210 ( 8.8) 31/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.1 +0.6 14.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 39/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.1 +4.5 14.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 37/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.8 +2.7 14.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.3 +4.7 16.2 +3.0 8.2 0.0 7.2 12.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.4 +3.7 16.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 35/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.0 +4.6 20.2 +1.2 18.3 0.0 11.4 12.5 614 (25.6) 55/15
RICHMOND RAAF 35.0 +6.1 15.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.7 -0.1 19.6 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 548 (22.8) 48/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 35.0 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.0 8.8 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 39.3 +8.5 23.4 +7.0 20.2 0.0 13.2 12.2 350 (14.6) 52/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 39.5 +8.4 19.7 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 37/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.9 +5.3 19.2 +2.7 15.0 0.0 14.4 -- 310 (12.9) 37/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.5 +4.0 17.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 9.6 -- 301 (12.5) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.1 +3.8 16.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 41/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 30.1 +3.6 14.8 +0.7 13.0 0.0 6.4 12.9 361 (15.0) 35/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.9 +5.9 8.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 52/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.5 -1.0 15.9 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/16
HOBART AIRPORT 26.5 +4.2 16.2 +4.2 13.8 0.0 9.4 11.4 483 (20.1) 55/11
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

43.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
43.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
42.4 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
42.3 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
42.3 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
42.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.3 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+11.1 : 35.1 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+11.0 : 34.0 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
+9.6 : 34.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.4 : 40.8 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+9.3 : 38.2 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

30.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
29.4 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+10.0 : 22.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+7.3 : 27.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
+7.2 : 25.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+7.0 : 23.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+6.4 : 22.5 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+6.4 : 22.2 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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

8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
16.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-5.4 : 8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-4.6 : 12.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.4 : 16.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-4.4 : 21.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.6 : 16.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.8 EYRE Eucla WA

-9.2 : 6.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.0 : 11.6 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
-6.3 : 9.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.3 : 10.9 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.2 : 8.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields 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.
116.4 KINGFISHER CAMP Gulf Country QLD
101.8 MOUNT FELIX N Rivers NT
78.0 NITMILUK RIDGE N Rivers NT
72.8 NITMILUK RANGERS N Rivers NT
63.0 LAKE FINNISS FARM N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
50.0 WINDJANA GORGE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
101.8 MOUNT FELIX
78.0 NITMILUK RIDGE
72.8 NITMILUK RANGERS
63.0 LAKE FINNISS FARM
62.0 LAKEFIELD
52.2 YEURALBA RIDGE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
116.4 KINGFISHER CAMP
53.0 BEAMESBROOK

12.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.8 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
12.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

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5.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
4.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
4.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
1.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1556 (64.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1176 (49.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1088 (45.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
994 (41.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
979 (40.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
948 (39.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
945 (39.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
898 (37.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
883 (36.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
881 (36.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
839 (35.0) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
834 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
818 (34.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
809 (33.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
791 (33.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
781 (32.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
773 (32.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
766 (31.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
762 (31.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
749 (31.2) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
747 (31.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
743 (31.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
742 (30.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
737 (30.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
735 (30.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
720 (30.0) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
719 (30.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
709 (29.5) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
704 (29.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
698 (29.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
694 (28.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
690 (28.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
681 (28.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
678 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
671 (28.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
669 (27.9) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
658 (27.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
656 (27.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
655 (27.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
633 (26.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
629 (26.2) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
622 (25.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
618 (25.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
615 (25.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
106/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
89/18 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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
BROOME AIRPORT
6.2mm in 11 min to 05:14 33.8mm/h
5.2mm in 12 min to 05:30 26.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.6mm/h
8.8mm in 20 min to 05:50 26.4mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 25.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
9.6mm in 20 min to 05:30 28.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.0mm/h
14.2mm in 30 min to 06:00 28.4mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 24.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 21.2mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 24.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NGUKURR AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 07:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
23.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 23.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(320/ 93 ) at 00:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(290/ 63 ) at 03:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(290/ 45 ) at 02:06
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 72(280/ 65 ) at 01:36
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 78(300/ 63 ) at 00:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(300/ 72 ) at 00:29