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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 2109 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

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

19.4

21.0

19/02/1996

19

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

40.7

40.3

11/02/1996

18

1 Y


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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 15:46EST, 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 37.4 +4.8 20.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 44/16
PERTH AIRPORT 39.3 +7.4 23.0 +5.5 21.1 0.0 11.4 12.5 366 (15.3) 37/02
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 35.0 +10.1 17.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 39/13
BUNBURY 34.1 +4.1 24.1 +8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 26/15
MANDURAH 32.0 +2.2 25.8 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 35/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.4 21.4 -3.3 24.1 97.0 -- 9.2 176 ( 7.3) 26/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.8 +0.7 18.5 -2.2 16.8 0.0 10.8 11.0 324 (13.5) 55/14
WHYALLA AERO 33.1 +3.5 18.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 455 (19.0) 37/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.8 +4.4 17.2 0.0 -- 0.0 7.2 12.7 189 ( 7.9) 37/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.0 +5.8 12.6 +0.9 9.7 0.0 6.0 12.5 551 (23.0) 41/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.0 +2.7 23.6 +0.3 22.8 5.2 5.6 10.0 267 (11.1) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +1.4 23.5 -0.3 21.5 0.0 6.6 8.1 394 (16.4) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.4 +2.3 24.6 +0.5 21.7 0.0 10.6 10.1 401 (16.7) 48/16
MACKAY M.O 28.5 -1.1 23.4 0.0 -- 0.2 -- 2.9 521 (21.7) 48/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 -0.7 22.4 +0.3 21.7 0.0 10.2 -- 399 (16.6) 48/10
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +0.5 20.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 54/15
COOLANGATTA 27.4 -0.9 18.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 -2.1 18.4 -2.7 17.4 0.0 7.2 3.6 340 (14.2) 48/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -3.9 16.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 645 (26.9) 46/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.0 -3.0 17.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 281 (11.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.3 -0.5 19.5 0.0 17.6 8.4 5.4 8.7 453 (18.9) 41/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -1.7 17.5 -0.9 -- 8.4 -- -- 296 (12.3) 35/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 -2.3 16.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 34/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.5 -2.6 17.6 +0.4 -- 3.6 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.4 -2.2 11.5 -1.7 7.2 0.0 6.0 12.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.7 -1.0 16.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 46/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 -3.2 19.4 +0.4 12.9 0.4 3.2 3.8 506 (21.1) 44/08
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 -3.3 18.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.7 -2.1 17.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 31/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.6 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.0 6.4 -- 261 (10.9) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.8 +1.0 17.0 +0.6 14.7 0.0 10.2 12.5 458 (19.1) 44/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.5 +2.4 18.9 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 28/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.4 +7.8 19.7 +3.2 16.4 0.0 10.4 9.7 323 (13.5) 68/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.6 +3.1 15.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 10.5 -- 291 (12.1) 39/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.9 +3.6 17.3 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 41/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 32.7 +6.2 13.2 -0.9 12.0 0.0 6.0 12.5 410 (17.1) 43/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.9 +6.9 12.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 646 (26.9) 48/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.6 +2.1 16.5 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 -1.7 13.8 +1.8 13.8 0.0 5.2 8.8 355 (14.8) 41/15
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

42.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
41.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
41.7 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
41.6 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
41.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

+13.4 : 39.9 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+13.4 : 39.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+13.3 : 40.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+13.0 : 38.0 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
+12.1 : 39.2 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

30.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.9 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.4 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

+9.1 : 23.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+8.8 : 24.5 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+8.2 : 24.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+8.1 : 26.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.9 : 24.0 HARVEY Lower West WA
+7.9 : 25.9 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

14.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.4 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
16.4 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-10.4 : 27.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-8.4 : 28.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-5.4 : 17.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-4.7 : 30.9 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-4.5 : 20.4 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 : 25.8 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-4.5 : 22.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

2.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.2 : 19.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
-5.9 : 10.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.8 : 5.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 : 15.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
97.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
90.0 KNUCKEY LAGOON N Rivers NT
86.4 EMERALD SPRINGS N Rivers NT
82.0 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU N Rivers NT
79.6 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
97.0 DARWIN AIRPORT
90.0 KNUCKEY LAGOON
86.4 EMERALD SPRINGS
82.0 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
79.6 POINT STUART AWS
75.8 THORAK CEMETERY
75.6 GALLIPOLI
72.0 NIGHTCLIFF SPORTS CLUB
68.0 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
56.4 STOKES HILL
55.6 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS
53.6 PINELANDS
50.2 MARRARA
50.2 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB
50.0 CSIRO BERRIMAH

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
60.2 POINT LOOKOUT
MidNorth Coast N
60.0 WITTITRIN
58.2 KALANG (SPICKETTS CK (NOONANNIE))
57.0 MAJORS CREEK (MOPARRABAH (PARRABEL CREEK
56.4 MACKSVILLE COUNTRY CLUB
52.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
MidNorth Coast S
72.6 BOBIN (BOBIN CREEK)
70.0 STRATHCEDAR (MOORAL CREEK RD)

13.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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6.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
6.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
3.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1056 (44.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1050 (43.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
930 (38.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
907 (37.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
850 (35.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
832 (34.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
803 (33.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
789 (32.9) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
785 (32.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
781 (32.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
749 (31.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
732 (30.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
726 (30.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
718 (29.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
714 (29.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
683 (28.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
646 (26.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
645 (26.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
643 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
640 (26.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
631 (26.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
626 (26.1) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) DARTMOOR W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
610 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
605 (25.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/18 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
80/17 HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
74/15 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
74/23 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
72/19 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
72/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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.
None reported None reported