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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1629 EST on 21/01/2014. 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014707

WOLLOGORANG

14.8

16.2

04/01/2000

14

1 N


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10am EST Minimum 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 16:27EST, 21/01/2014.

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 43.1 +11.4 21.4 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 57/17
PERTH AIRPORT 38.7 +7.0 20.6 +3.6 18.9 0.0 13.4 13.1 480 (20.0) 59/02
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.3 -0.4 17.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 494 (20.6) 52/13
BUNBURY 36.0 +6.3 17.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 46/21
MANDURAH 37.6 +8.4 20.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 39/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -1.3 24.1 -0.7 24.4 38.2 3.4 3.5 491 (20.5) 50/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.2 -5.2 22.4 +0.9 20.1 0.4 0.8 1.6 241 (10.0) 30/15
WHYALLA AERO 29.2 -0.8 18.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 650 (27.1) 57/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.2 +0.9 15.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 28.2 13.1 213 ( 8.9) 34/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.0 -2.2 11.6 +0.5 8.3 0.0 6.0 10.4 549 (22.9) 52/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.1 -0.1 23.7 0.0 23.1 4.2 3.8 2.1 176 ( 7.3) 52/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 -0.5 23.2 -0.5 21.3 0.0 5.4 8.9 158 ( 6.6) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.2 +2.9 24.4 +0.1 21.1 0.0 8.8 10.0 319 (13.3) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 32.6 +2.6 23.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- 7.0 258 (10.8) 24/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.0 +3.1 20.8 -1.3 19.1 0.0 8.0 -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 33.0 +2.9 20.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 39/16
COOLANGATTA 29.5 +1.3 18.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 35/00
BRISBANE AERO 31.7 +2.8 20.5 -0.6 20.7 0.0 8.0 12.6 307 (12.8) 44/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 35.0 +7.0 17.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 48/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 40.4 +8.5 22.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.2 +1.3 18.2 -1.2 9.6 0.0 7.2 -- 325 (13.5) 46/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +1.1 15.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 39/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.5 +0.5 20.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 64.4 -- 346 (14.4) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 31.2 +4.8 15.5 +2.2 5.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 38.7 +5.8 21.2 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 44/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.2 -0.3 21.4 +2.6 20.0 0.2 4.2 2.8 517 (21.5) 44/17
RICHMOND RAAF 35.2 +5.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 -3.5 20.1 +1.1 -- 4.6 -- -- 374 (15.6) 44/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.4 +2.8 20.4 +4.2 17.2 0.0 14.2 13.3 364 (15.2) 43/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.2 +2.0 19.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 52/06
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.9 +2.7 16.1 -0.6 12.2 0.0 12.6 13.3 389 (16.2) 44/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.8 +0.3 16.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 32.6 -- 576 (24.0) 43/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.3 -0.3 15.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 46/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 -1.1 17.0 +2.7 16.2 0.0 20.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.9 -1.2 12.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 613 (25.5) 54/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.6 -0.7 12.9 +0.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 48/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.2 -1.3 12.5 +0.5 11.8 0.0 7.0 7.6 384 (16.0) 37/14
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

46.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
46.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
45.1 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
44.6 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
44.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
44.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CENUpper Darling NSW

+11.4 : 43.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+10.8 : 40.6 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+9.9 : 40.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+9.9 : 37.2 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
+9.5 : 39.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

32.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
31.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
30.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
30.5 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
30.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

+8.3 : 30.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.9 : 27.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.4 : 26.9 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.2 : 30.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.0 : 28.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

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

12.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
15.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-13.4 : 27.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-12.7 : 26.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-10.8 : 29.1 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-10.6 : 29.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-9.7 : 29.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
5.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.7 : 14.9 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-5.1 : 8.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-4.9 : 21.3 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-4.7 : 8.2 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-4.5 : 10.9 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC

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.
79.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
65.4 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION N Peninsula QLD
64.0 LITCHFIELD N Rivers NT
63.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
61.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
63.6 TELFER AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
64.0 LITCHFIELD
55.4 CALVERT HILLS
53.4 DARWIN RIVER DAM
50.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
50.2 THE CHASE
N Plateau
79.2 RABBIT FLAT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
65.4 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
61.8 HORN ISLAND

13.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

.....

1.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1215 (50.6) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1120 (46.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1026 (42.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
958 (39.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
892 (37.2) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
878 (36.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
848 (35.3) BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
847 (35.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
841 (35.0) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
816 (34.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
781 (32.5) TELFER AERO Interior WA
772 (32.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
769 (32.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
756 (31.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
755 (31.5) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
755 (31.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
734 (30.6) MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
729 (30.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
719 (30.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
718 (29.9) DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
708 (29.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
704 (29.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
703 (29.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
696 (29.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
689 (28.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
681 (28.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
681 (28.4) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) MANDORA E Pilbara WA
678 (28.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
674 (28.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
670 (27.9) WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
663 (27.6) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
650 (27.1) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
645 (26.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
640 (26.7) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
638 (26.6) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
638 (26.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
636 (26.5) NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
635 (26.5) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
616 (25.7) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
613 (25.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
611 (25.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
608 (25.3) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
608 (25.3) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
602 (25.1) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
81/00 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
80/20 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
76/23 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
70/12 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
68/09 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
68/03 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

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
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
10.6mm in 18 min to 22:18 35.3mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 20.8mm/h
9.0mm in 26 min to 23:00 20.8mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 25.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.0mm/h
W Pilbara
YANDI MINE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 21.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.0mm/h
BHP AREA C MINE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CAPE DON
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
19.4mm in 30 min to 21:30 38.8mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 24.2mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 20.8mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 29.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.2mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
16.4mm in 30 min to 01:00 32.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 17.8mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
10.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 15.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.0mm/h
BORROLOOLA
14.6mm in 30 min to 00:00 29.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.2mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 29.2mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 29.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
1.8mm in 1 min to 14:47 108.0mm/h
12.2mm in 10 min to 14:57 73.2mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 20.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
7.2mm in 15 min to 12:00 28.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
7.6mm in 13 min to 03:43 35.1mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 06:00 21.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
12.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 25.2mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 18.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 76(300/ 65 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
ROWLEY SHOALS : 76(280/ 63 ) at 13:43
TIMOR SEA 487KM WNW DARWIN : 78(280/ 67 ) at 23:50