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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2113 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

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

41.6

41.5

04/02/1997

19

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

35.0

34.0

10/02/2013

16

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 15:47EST, 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 21.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 52/16
PERTH AIRPORT 29.4 -2.5 22.5 +5.0 19.9 0.0 9.8 6.4 399 (16.6) 48/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 28.7 +3.8 16.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 55/13
BUNBURY 27.1 -2.9 20.2 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 43/14
MANDURAH 27.2 -2.6 22.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 44/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +1.3 26.1 +1.4 25.7 9.8 4.6 5.8 241 (10.0) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.9 +1.8 20.3 -0.4 19.1 0.0 13.2 12.6 389 (16.2) 39/17
WHYALLA AERO 34.7 +5.1 19.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 355 (14.8) 31/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.3 +4.9 18.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 8.2 12.0 199 ( 8.3) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 33.7 +8.5 14.5 +2.8 12.5 0.0 7.6 12.4 367 (15.3) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.5 +3.2 24.6 +1.3 23.4 0.0 9.6 -- 297 (12.4) 46/20
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +0.9 23.7 -0.1 22.9 8.0 6.8 9.0 486 (20.3) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.0 +0.9 25.0 +0.9 23.8 0.0 10.8 5.2 547 (22.8) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 29.0 -0.6 23.0 -0.4 -- 40.8 -- 3.1 542 (22.6) 54/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 -0.3 20.9 -1.2 21.2 0.0 8.2 -- 464 (19.3) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +0.4 20.7 -0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 450 (18.8) 48/14
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +0.6 19.9 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 439 (18.3) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 -1.0 19.3 -1.8 18.1 0.8 5.4 9.5 396 (16.5) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.4 -1.7 14.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 611 (25.5) 52/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.7 -2.3 16.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 250 (10.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 -3.5 18.1 -1.4 17.0 4.4 5.8 -- 496 (20.7) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -1.7 15.8 -2.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.3 -1.3 13.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 11.4 -- 278 (11.6) 35/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.6 -0.5 12.8 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 22/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 -1.6 11.0 -2.2 5.8 23.4 5.8 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.2 -1.5 16.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 494 (20.6) 39/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.3 -0.1 17.6 -1.4 13.9 1.8 5.0 10.8 314 (13.1) 37/16
RICHMOND RAAF 27.7 -1.2 14.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 -0.3 16.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 24/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.8 -- 10.2 -- -- 0.0 6.8 -- 269 (11.2) 50/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +2.7 17.0 +0.6 13.8 0.0 11.0 10.8 410 (17.1) 52/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +2.9 19.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 54/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.1 +1.5 20.4 +3.9 15.8 0.8 10.2 4.6 322 (13.4) 48/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.2 +2.7 20.4 +6.0 -- 0.2 7.8 -- 316 (13.2) 46/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.9 +3.6 18.7 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 37/18
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 32.7 +6.2 16.6 +2.5 15.7 0.0 9.6 7.7 392 (16.3) 39/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.8 +6.8 16.4 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.6 +4.1 14.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 30/17
HOBART AIRPORT 20.2 -2.1 13.8 +1.8 14.0 0.0 5.4 7.6 427 (17.8) 39/17
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 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
42.8 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
42.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
42.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
42.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+14.1 : 41.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.9 : 39.9 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.6 : 39.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+11.5 : 40.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+11.3 : 41.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

31.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
28.5 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.5 : 28.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 27.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0 : 24.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0 : 24.8 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0 : 24.1 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

14.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
15.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.1 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-12.3 : 23.5 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-11.8 : 24.4 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-11.5 : 23.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-10.5 : 24.6 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-7.0 : 30.1 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

**W** 1.7 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
6.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

**W** -11.6 : 1.7 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-7.0 : 9.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.2 : 9.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-5.9 : 9.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.8 : 11.0 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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.
76.0 MACKAY ALERT Central Coast E QLD
59.6 MYSTERY PARK Central Coast E QLD
57.2 FARLEIGH CO-OP SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
57.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT Central Coast E QLD
56.6 POONCARIE (TARCOOLA) Lower Darling NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
50.0 CARDWELL RANGE
Central Coast E
76.0 MACKAY ALERT
59.6 MYSTERY PARK
57.2 FARLEIGH CO-OP SUGAR MILL
57.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT
52.4 MACKAY AERO

NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
56.6 POONCARIE (TARCOOLA)

12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
12.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
12.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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5.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
4.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
3.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
1.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1134 (47.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1060 (44.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
995 (41.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
986 (41.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
936 (39.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
919 (38.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
867 (36.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
842 (35.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
806 (33.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
795 (33.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
772 (32.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
765 (31.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
687 (28.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
682 (28.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
678 (28.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
668 (27.8) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
658 (27.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
657 (27.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
651 (27.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
637 (26.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
626 (26.1) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
611 (25.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
85/14 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
81/03 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
72/15 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
70/16 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
68/20 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
68/09 MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA

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
N Kimberley
DOONGAN
38.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
14.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 30 min to 15:30 32.0mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 30.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
CAPE DON
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.0mm/h
BORROLOOLA
11.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 22.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
Mallee/Upper SE
KEITH (MUNKORA)
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
Lower SE
PADTHAWAY SOUTH
10.0mm in 9 min to 19:00 66.7mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.8mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
5.4mm in 16 min to 03:30 20.2mm/h
MACKAY M.O
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
7.0mm in 19 min to 15:20 22.1mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 20.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
5.4mm in 14 min to 01:00 23.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.4mm/h
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
18.2mm in 19 min to 18:30 57.5mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 18.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
6.2mm in 8 min to 16:38 46.5mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
22.6mm in 30 min to 21:00 45.2mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 24.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
9.6mm in 38 min to 14:30 15.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.0mm/h
Snowy Mtns
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
13.8mm in 30 min to 14:30 27.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 20.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
SW Slopes S
KHANCOBAN AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 20.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
13.6mm in 30 min to 22:00 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.6mm/h
Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME
11.2mm in 13 min to 16:50 51.7mm/h
12.4mm in 7 min to 17:00 106.3mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 27.8mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 30.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
6.8mm in 13 min to 20:39 31.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 82( 90/ 69 ) at 03:30