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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1406 EST on 05/01/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:06EST, 05/01/2018.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 31.6 -0.1 14.3 -2.7 12.6 0.0 9.4 13.3 365 (15.2) 39/15
BUNBURY 27.6 -2.1 14.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 31/14
MANDURAH 28.2 -1.1 19.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 35/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +2.5 27.1 +2.3 26.5 0.0 5.2 9.0 242 (10.1) 44/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.5 +1.1 15.7 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 31.7 +1.7 14.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 483 (20.1) 41/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.2 +2.9 13.4 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 28/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.1 -0.1 7.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.6 +4.3 25.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 36.3 +4.8 25.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.6 +2.2 27.1 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 41/12
MACKAY M.O 34.5 +4.4 27.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +0.8 24.8 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 31/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +0.9 21.4 0.0 -- 23.6 -- -- 292 (12.2) 37/15
COOLANGATTA 29.2 +0.9 21.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 44/12
BRISBANE AERO 29.0 0.0 20.6 -0.6 19.1 0.0 8.8 11.7 331 (13.8) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.3 +0.3 17.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 665 (27.7) 46/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.8 +0.9 17.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 9.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 -1.2 17.9 -0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 453 (18.9) 39/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 -2.5 19.6 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 538 (22.4) 54/09
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.3 +0.2 17.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 44/06
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.5 -2.0 17.4 -1.4 17.1 1.4 7.0 6.3 592 (24.7) 31/23
RICHMOND RAAF 28.7 -1.2 18.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 34/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.8 -2.1 17.0 -2.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 526 (21.9) 24/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.7 -- 10.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 30/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.7 +1.0 17.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 30/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.5 +0.1 15.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 30/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.4 +3.1 16.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 31/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.5 +1.9 12.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 37/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.0 +3.3 11.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 35/18
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.5 -0.8 11.5 -2.2 9.5 0.0 7.4 12.5 399 (16.6) 37/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.4 +2.3 10.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 39/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.4 +0.1 12.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 24.9 +2.4 14.7 +2.7 12.6 1.6 6.8 4.7 444 (18.5) 46/13
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

45.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
45.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.7 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
44.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
44.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
44.0 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

+17.0 : 43.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+15.9 : 40.8 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+13.6 : 39.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.7 : 42.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.7 : 43.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

31.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
29.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
29.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
29.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
29.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.8 : 31.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.3 : 29.5 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+5.2 : 28.2 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.8 : 18.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+4.7 : 27.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

14.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
15.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
17.1 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
17.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.4 : 20.0 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW
-3.8 : 22.1 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-3.6 : 17.1 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-3.6 : 23.2 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-3.2 : 28.6 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-3.2 : 23.3 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC

1.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.7 : 2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.3 : 14.3 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.9 : 8.8 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9 : 11.2 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 15.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.
78.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
65.0 WONGALARA N Rivers NT
56.4 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT N Rivers NT
55.0 FORT LYTTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
53.6 MOOGERAH DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
50.4 KIMBOLTON

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
65.0 WONGALARA
56.4 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
51.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
Brisbane/SE Coast
55.0 FORT LYTTON
53.6 MOOGERAH DAM

ISLANDS
Islands
78.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1317 (54.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
932 (38.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
881 (36.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
783 (32.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
750 (31.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
741 (30.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
741 (30.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
741 (30.9) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
733 (30.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
729 (30.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
722 (30.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
717 (29.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
700 (29.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
677 (28.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
669 (27.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
665 (27.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
665 (27.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
656 (27.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
654 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
640 (26.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
629 (26.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
619 (25.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
607 (25.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
93/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/02 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
74/10 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
70/15 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
70/13 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
70/06 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
70/17 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
11.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
KALUMBURU
17.0mm in 30 min to 03:30 34.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 21.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 19.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT
25.8mm in 20 min to 16:20 77.4mm/h
19.6mm in 10 min to 16:30 117.6mm/h
45.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 45.4mm/h
24.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 49.2mm/h
70.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 70.0mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 23.6mm/h
36.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 36.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.6mm/h
86.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 28.7mm/h
91.0mm in 6 hr to 21:30 15.2mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
16.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.4mm/h
21.4mm in 30 min to 17:30 42.8mm/h
37.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 37.8mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 25.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 13.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
13.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
16.4mm in 19 min to 21:49 51.8mm/h
4.4mm in 11 min to 22:00 24.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 21.4mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 22.8mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
51.8mm in 30 min to 13:00 103.6mm/h
55.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 55.4mm/h
60.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 60.6mm/h
65.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 21.7mm/h
65.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 28.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.0mm/h
BULMAN
5.6mm in 16 min to 18:46 21.0mm/h
2.0mm in 1 min to 18:47 120.0mm/h
14.6mm in 13 min to 19:00 67.4mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 22.2mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.8mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 33.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.7mm/h
BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE)
13.0mm in 20 min to 16:30 39.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.0mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
16.2mm in 19 min to 17:30 51.2mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.2mm/h
28.4mm in 30 min to 18:00 56.8mm/h
44.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 44.6mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 15.0mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 28.8mm/h
42.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 42.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.0mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
9.0mm in 19 min to 22:00 28.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
7.8mm in 7 min to 19:49 66.9mm/h
4.8mm in 11 min to 20:00 26.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.6mm/h
Central Highlands
CLERMONT AIRPORT
23.4mm in 16 min to 19:26 87.8mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 32.2mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 34.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
LOCHINGTON
18.4mm in 13 min to 21:13 84.9mm/h
6.0mm in 4 min to 21:17 90.0mm/h
4.6mm in 13 min to 21:30 21.2mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 30.8mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 34.8mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
6.6mm in 13 min to 17:30 30.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
25.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 50.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.2mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
25.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 51.6mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 35.4mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 27.4mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(330/ 80 ) at 11:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(280/ 65 ) at 11:21