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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 2055 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 maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

07/02/2013

16

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


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 15:38EST, 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 44.1 +11.5 20.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 584 (24.3) 50/21
PERTH AIRPORT 38.2 +6.3 16.2 -1.3 13.6 0.0 11.6 12.7 494 (20.6) 57/02
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.1 -0.8 14.6 +0.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 44/13
BUNBURY 34.7 +4.7 15.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 34/00
MANDURAH 36.2 +6.4 18.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 35/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.8 25.8 +1.1 25.4 0.0 7.2 8.7 291 (12.1) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.7 -0.4 23.9 +3.2 23.0 0.0 12.8 0.1 350 (14.6) 46/18
WHYALLA AERO 26.2 -3.4 19.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 17.4 -- 400 (16.7) 50/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.0 -1.4 16.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 134 ( 5.6) 31/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.9 +0.7 12.8 +1.1 11.1 0.0 6.2 7.6 459 (19.1) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +3.7 19.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 30/13
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +1.4 23.7 -0.1 23.5 1.4 8.0 10.0 543 (22.6) 39/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +1.4 24.2 +0.1 23.2 1.6 6.6 11.4 412 (17.2) 39/09
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +0.8 25.2 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- 8.5 470 (19.6) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 +0.5 22.8 +0.7 22.0 0.0 7.6 -- 356 (14.8) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +0.6 20.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 35/20
COOLANGATTA 28.0 -0.3 20.2 -0.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 34/04
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 -1.1 20.0 -1.1 18.7 0.0 5.2 8.7 315 (13.1) 37/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 -3.8 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 648 (27.0) 43/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.5 +0.5 18.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 45 ( 1.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.6 +0.8 18.4 -1.1 16.4 0.0 6.6 -- 264 (11.0) 46/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +0.7 16.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 48/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.0 +5.4 16.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 37/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 29.4 +2.3 15.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 22/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.5 +4.9 18.6 +5.4 10.5 0.0 8.0 12.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.5 +3.8 17.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 46/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.9 +3.5 22.0 +3.0 20.5 0.0 10.0 6.8 636 (26.5) 52/17
RICHMOND RAAF 32.4 +3.5 17.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 24/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 -0.3 20.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 46/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 35.1 -- 16.1 -- -- 0.0 10.8 -- 305 (12.7) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.7 +7.9 20.4 +4.0 16.8 0.0 16.0 6.2 395 (16.5) 59/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.7 +4.6 17.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 44/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.4 +3.8 21.0 +4.5 16.0 0.0 -- 10.8 263 (11.0) 50/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.0 +3.5 14.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 39/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.7 +3.4 14.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 43/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 32.5 +6.0 13.5 -0.6 12.4 0.0 8.4 9.9 333 (13.9) 39/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +4.7 8.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 50/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.9 -1.6 15.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 55/13
HOBART AIRPORT 26.5 +4.2 16.2 +4.2 14.3 0.0 11.0 8.5 575 (24.0) 72/09
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

44.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
44.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
43.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
43.4 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
43.2 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+11.5 : 44.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+11.2 : 42.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+10.5 : 39.4 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+9.9 : 33.9 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.8 : 34.2 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

31.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
**S** 28.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
28.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.3 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

**S** +10.2 : 28.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+8.3 : 25.6 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
+8.1 : 25.1 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+7.5 : 27.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
+7.3 : 23.4 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW

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

10.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
15.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-6.5 : 14.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-6.5 : 22.9 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
**S** -6.1 : 22.9 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-5.9 : 11.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.7 : 20.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

6.2 EYRE Eucla WA
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
**S** 6.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

-9.8 : 6.2 EYRE Eucla WA
**S** -6.9 : 6.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-6.6 : 10.6 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.6 : 12.0 RED ROCKS POINT 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.
101.6 CLARAVALE N Rivers NT
95.6 GAIRLOCH N Coast--Herbert QLD
92.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
91.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
86.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
66.8 WYNDHAM AERO
62.0 WYNDHAM

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
101.6 CLARAVALE
75.0 FOELSCHE HEADLAND

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
91.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
60.0 HAPPY VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
95.6 GAIRLOCH
92.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE
86.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
83.0 HALIFAX ALERT
83.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
78.0 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
72.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP
68.0 HAWKINS CREEK
67.2 INNISFAIL
66.6 DARADGEE
66.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
66.0 CARDWELL RANGE
62.0 TUNG OIL TM
62.0 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE
61.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
59.0 NERADA ALERT
58.6 BEMERSIDE
55.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
54.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
50.0 MUTARNEE STORE

12.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

4.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

1292 (53.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1210 (50.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1040 (43.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
929 (38.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
870 (36.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
832 (34.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
822 (34.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
798 (33.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
788 (32.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
788 (32.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
786 (32.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
776 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
720 (30.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
717 (29.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
709 (29.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
707 (29.5) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
703 (29.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
687 (28.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
683 (28.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
665 (27.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
665 (27.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
659 (27.5) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
648 (27.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
642 (26.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
640 (26.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
636 (26.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
632 (26.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
621 (25.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
619 (25.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
614 (25.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
614 (25.6) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
605 (25.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
109/09 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
87/16 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
87/06 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 11.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
15.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 30.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
14.0mm in 22 min to 17:00 38.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
11.4mm in 47 min to 18:00 14.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
21.2mm in 30 min to 20:30 42.4mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 22.2mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
BEGA AWS
8.2mm in 24 min to 15:30 20.5mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
5.8mm in 17 min to 14:30 20.5mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(320/ 98 ) at 14:50
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(300/ 65 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(260/ 65 ) at 16:00