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Data is as received at 13:25EST, 22/01/2023.

Observations and extremes for Saturday 21 JAN 2023
Cities with 2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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 29.0 -- 19.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 40.7 +8.9 24.3 +7.3 22.5 0.0 12.0 13.0 496 (20.7) 50/03
PERTH METRO 39.5 +8.3 23.3 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 35/08
BUSSELTON AERO 35.7 +5.6 19.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 37/00
BUNBURY 35.8 +6.1 22.1 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 39/01
MANDURAH 35.5 +6.2 24.7 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 37/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.6 -- 16.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 670 (27.9) 57/14
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.4 -0.3 17.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 46/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.9 24.8 -0.1 25.6 19.2 3.4 7.3 320 (13.3) 37/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 -8.2 21.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 27.0 -3.2 17.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 591 (24.6) 59/19
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 29.4 -0.4 13.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 44/16
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 27.7 -0.5 15.4 -0.7 13.2 0.0 6.8 13.1 461 (19.2) 44/20
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 21.5 -3.7 15.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.7 -1.7 11.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 48/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +0.3 22.8 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 309 (12.9) 43/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -1.0 24.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 37/12
MACKAY AERO 29.6 -0.8 22.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 37/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -2.0 20.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.8 -0.5 20.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 43/10
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 30.2 -0.6 22.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 44/16
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 28.4 -1.9 21.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 44/08
COOLANGATTA 27.8 -0.7 19.4 -1.7 -- 3.6 -- -- 440 (18.3) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.1 -1.0 17.9 -3.5 16.5 0.4 7.4 11.8 378 (15.8) 44/15
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 27.4 -1.7 20.3 -1.0 -- 3.0 -- -- 596 (24.8) 48/00
BRISBANE 29.2 -1.3 19.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.5 -1.0 14.7 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 773 (32.2) 46/00
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 32.1 -0.9 12.6 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 43/22
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 25.7 -- 17.3 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 419 (17.5) 35/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.6 -2.7 15.0 -3.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 332 (13.8) 41/15
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -3.8 13.5 -3.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 39/17
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -4.2 8.4 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 31/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 -2.0 16.5 -2.5 14.5 1.2 3.8 7.2 387 (16.1) 37/14
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 27.0 -3.3 15.6 -1.7 -- -- -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 34/16
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 25.9 -1.2 15.9 -1.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 31/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.3 -5.9 6.5 -8.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 39/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 -3.3 15.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 46/02
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.7 -4.0 14.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.5 0.0 15.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 68/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.8 -0.4 14.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 46/18
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 31.2 -0.9 14.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 34/08
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 29.4 +2.7 11.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 34/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.9 -0.7 12.1 -1.8 10.2 0.0 6.6 9.2 348 (14.5) 41/17
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 23.0 -- 13.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 43/17
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 23.3 -- 12.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 44/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.5 +1.3 10.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 48/21
WYNYARD AIRPORT 21.5 -0.2 9.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 26/11
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 21.7 +0.1 10.3 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 339 (14.1) 26/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.4 -0.2 10.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 31/18
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.3 -0.5 13.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 31/20
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 for Saturday 21 JAN 2023
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

42.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West & Perth WA
41.3 PEARCE RAAF Lower West & Perth WA
41.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
41.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West & Perth WA
40.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA

+9.6 : 42.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West & Perth WA
+9.4 : 35.9 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA
+9.2 : 36.4 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West & Perth WA
+9.2 : 36.4 MANJIMUP Lower West & Perth WA
+8.9 : 40.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA

28.8 CENTRE ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 CHANNEL POINT Northern Rivers NT
27.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+10.5 : 27.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West & Perth WA
+7.3 : 24.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
+7.1 : 23.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West & Perth WA
+6.8 : 22.1 BUNBURY Lower West & Perth WA
+6.6 : 24.4 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+6.6 : 19.3 JARRAHWOOD Lower West & Perth WA

Coldest for Saturday 21 JAN 2023
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

11.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
11.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
15.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : 25.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-8.8 : 26.1 HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-8.2 : 28.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.9 : 26.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
-7.9 : 29.8 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

2.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AP)_ Upper NE VIC
5.0 FINGAL PORTABLE TFS F

-8.8 : 6.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.0 : 6.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 : 3.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : 7.5 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 : 6.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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.
130.4 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
118.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION N Peninsula QLD
85.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
76.4 CHARLES POINT Northern Rivers NT
72.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
56.2 RED HILL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
130.4 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
76.4 CHARLES POINT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
118.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
72.2 HORN ISLAND
58.2 MERLUNA
S Peninsula
85.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

13.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
11.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
9.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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9.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
8.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
7.3 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
7.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
6.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW

1050 (43.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1008 (42.0) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
1007 (42.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
982 (40.9) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
951 (39.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
881 (36.7) SELLICKS HILL (MOUNT TERRIBLE RADAR) Adelaide/Lofty SA
869 (36.2) MARION REEF Islands ISL
854 (35.6) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
817 (34.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
795 (33.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
790 (32.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
777 (32.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
773 (32.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
772 (32.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
764 (31.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
751 (31.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
745 (31.0) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
740 (30.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
736 (30.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
727 (30.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
722 (30.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
704 (29.3) INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
694 (28.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
688 (28.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
686 (28.6) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
682 (28.4) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
680 (28.3) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
670 (27.9) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
668 (27.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
666 (27.8) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
663 (27.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
655 (27.3) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
651 (27.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
650 (27.1) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
628 (26.2) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
627 (26.1) BANANA BANK NORTH BEACON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
622 (25.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
617 (25.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
613 (25.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
605 (25.2) MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
603 (25.1) BUSSELTON JETTY Lower West & Perth WA
600 (25.0) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
81/18 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
68/21 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
67/02 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/20 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
63/19 SELLICKS HILL (MOUNT TERRIBLE RADAR) Adelaide/Lofty SA
63/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/07 GANNET CAY Islands ISL

High realtime reports for Saturday 21 JAN 2023
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
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
5.6mm in 6 min to 23:00 56.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.4mm/h
W Pilbara
FORTESCUE DAVE FORREST AP
3.2mm in 2 min to 16:04 96.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
WANDERING
4.4mm in 11 min to 11:11 24.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
11.8mm in 26 min to 18:26 27.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
37.8mm in 25 min to 19:30 90.7mm/h
37.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 37.8mm/h
37.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 37.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE)
7.6mm in 13 min to 17:00 35.1mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
12.2mm in 44 min to 07:14 16.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.2mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
12.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 24.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.6mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 24.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 24.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
Central West
LONGREACH AERO
5.8mm in 11 min to 18:41 31.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
BURNDOO
38.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 77.6mm/h
39.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 39.4mm/h
48.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 48.4mm/h
MULURULU AWS
4.8mm in 7 min to 16:30 41.1mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
Upper Darling
WANAARING (DELTA AWS)
21.6mm in 25 min to 12:25 51.8mm/h
8.0mm in 5 min to 12:30 96.0mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 30.4mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 30.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
Southwest Plains
IVANHOE AERODROME AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
WALPEUP RESEARCH
4.6mm in 11 min to 17:11 25.1mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME
6.4mm in 12 min to 19:00 32.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central West
LONGREACH AERO : 82(250/ 69 ) at 18:18