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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 1405 EST on 07/01/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

85

83.0

03/01/2005

11

N


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 14:05EST, 07/01/2018.

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 28.6 -3.1 11.3 -5.7 7.5 0.0 9.2 13.0 630 (26.3) 43/07
BUNBURY 26.3 -3.4 6.5 -8.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 41/18
MANDURAH 24.8 -4.5 13.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 474 (19.8) 46/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.5 23.5 -1.3 23.5 7.8 7.4 5.2 333 (13.9) 31/07
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 43.0 +6.6 18.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) --
WHYALLA AERO 45.3 +15.3 20.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 68/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 42.6 +13.3 24.6 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 46/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 42.3 +17.1 18.3 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 80/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.9 -0.4 25.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 52/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.2 22.6 -1.1 -- 72.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +0.4 23.1 -1.2 -- 12.4 -- -- 260 (10.8) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 31.5 +1.4 26.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 35/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.6 -0.3 23.9 +1.8 -- 34.6 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +0.4 22.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 35/14
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +0.6 18.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 29.7 +0.7 20.7 -0.5 19.3 0.0 9.2 -- 301 (12.5) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.5 +1.5 17.7 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 474 (19.8) 37/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 39.2 +7.3 22.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 8.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.4 +0.8 15.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 43/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 35.1 +7.1 16.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 43/16
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 39.8 +6.7 19.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 44/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.8 +4.3 20.8 +2.0 17.0 0.0 9.6 13.0 457 (19.0) 63/15
RICHMOND RAAF 41.2 +11.3 16.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 44/16
BELLAMBI AWS -- -- 19.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 37.2 -- 14.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 54/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 40.6 +8.9 17.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 52/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 40.8 +8.4 17.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 46/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 45.0 +12.7 22.3 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 57/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 41.3 +11.7 16.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 41.8 +12.1 17.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 57/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 41.5 +15.2 16.6 +2.9 13.7 0.0 11.8 12.5 442 (18.4) 63/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 39.7 +14.6 16.4 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 68/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 30.0 +5.7 14.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 35.1 +12.6 16.4 +4.4 13.6 0.0 5.6 2.4 485 (20.2) 70/16
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

46.7 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
46.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
46.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
46.5 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
46.1 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
46.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+19.6 : 40.8 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+19.3 : 42.1 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+19.2 : 40.5 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+19.2 : 42.1 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+18.2 : 42.6 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC

32.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
31.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
31.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
30.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
29.9 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

+11.5 : 27.4 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+10.5 : 26.1 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.0 : 22.5 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.9 : 26.3 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.5 : 24.8 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC

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

19.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
20.0 ESPERANCE NTC AWS
20.3 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
20.6 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
20.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

-8.9 : 27.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-7.8 : 26.3 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 22.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0 : 28.6 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.9 : 29.4 DALWALLINU Central West WA

4.6 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
5.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
6.5 BUNBURY Lower West WA
6.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
6.7 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

-8.9 : 6.5 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-8.7 : 8.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-8.2 : 14.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-8.1 : 4.6 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-8.1 : 5.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West 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.
129.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
117.2 DARWIN RIVER DAM N Rivers NT
104.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
93.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
91.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
129.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
117.2 DARWIN RIVER DAM
79.6 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
77.8 OENPELLI AIRPORT
76.0 LABELLE DOWNS
75.0 POINT STUART
74.8 CENTRE ISLAND
57.6 BATCHELOR AIRPORT
51.2 GERIATRIC PARK
50.4 JABIRU AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
74.0 ROBIN HOOD STATION
N Coast--Barron
91.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
78.8 CAIRNS RACECOURSE
72.0 CAIRNS AERO
53.0 MT SOPHIA
N Coast--Herbert
104.0 NERADA ALERT
93.0 MENAVALE ALERT
65.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP
60.0 HALIFAX ALERT
58.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
57.0 LUCINDA POINT
57.0 CORSIS ALERT
56.0 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
55.0 CENTRAL MILL TM

Reports not yet available

939 (39.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
907 (37.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
899 (37.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
877 (36.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
866 (36.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
822 (34.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
820 (34.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
814 (33.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
762 (31.8) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
740 (30.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
732 (30.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
718 (29.9) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
716 (29.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
712 (29.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
697 (29.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
677 (28.2) FORREST Eucla WA
674 (28.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
667 (27.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
658 (27.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
645 (26.9) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
644 (26.8) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
642 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
626 (26.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
623 (26.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
617 (25.7) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
611 (25.5) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
607 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
605 (25.2) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
600 (25.0) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
131/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
118/17 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
113/06 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
104/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
100/16 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
98/15 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
93/11 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
93/13 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
91/12 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
5.6mm in 4 min to 23:07 84.0mm/h
4.8mm in 6 min to 23:13 48.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 16.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART
69.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 23.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 18.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
22.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 44.0mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 26.0mm/h
NGUKURR AIRPORT
13.2mm in 30 min to 14:00 26.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.0mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 28.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 18.8mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 15:30 24.0mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 26.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.7mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
11.0mm in 30 min to 00:30 22.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
WARRUWI AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
14.2mm in 23 min to 17:00 37.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.2mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 20.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 24 min to 05:54 40.0mm/h
11.0mm in 6 min to 06:00 110.0mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 30.2mm/h
5.0mm in 7 min to 06:09 42.9mm/h
38.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 38.0mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 15.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 22.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT
7.4mm in 17 min to 04:30 26.1mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
13.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 26.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.4mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE)
15.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 30.4mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 19.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
7.2mm in 21 min to 10:00 20.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
11.0mm in 30 min to 00:30 22.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 17.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
28.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 56.4mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 30.6mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 34.6mm/h
MOUNT STUART (DEFENCE)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 00:30 20.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 18.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.0mm/h
Northwest
NEW MAY DOWNS
13.2mm in 10 min to 14:55 79.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.2mm/h
Channel Country
WINDORAH AIRPORT
6.4mm in 16 min to 01:59 24.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
11.4mm in 15 min to 09:15 45.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
BROOME NTC AWS : 108(130/ 83 ) at 23:07
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Murray Valley
MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) : 80(220/ 65 ) at 15:26
QUEENSLAND
Channel Country
BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT : 100( 60/ 82 ) at 16:20
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(250/ 63 ) at 18:04
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 96(230/ 69 ) at 16:52
FAWKNER BEACON : 83(180/ 65 ) at 17:43
W Central
AVALON AIRPORT : 82(210/ 65 ) at 17:23
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 85(240/ 67 ) at 16:18
AIREYS INLET : 93(310/ 54 ) at 12:54
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 69(250/ 65 ) at 20:17
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 132(320/122 ) at 14:22
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 113(300/ 87 ) at 07:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(320/ 67 ) at 19:48
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 119(300/ 56 ) at 18:07
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(290/ 65 ) at 16:30
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 74(270/ 63 ) at 17:53
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(330/ 61 ) at 14:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(310/ 65 ) at 21:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(260/ 65 ) at 23:54