The UAH lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for Australia for September was +1.56C, up from +1.12C in August. The 12 month running mean has now reached +0.72C, which as commenter barry noted is not statistically different from equal highest since 1979. Nor is it a record- the 12 months to September is now the third hottest (after June and May 2010). Uncertainty for UAH is +/- 0.1C. We may yet see a record.
2010 and 2013 marked. Mean and +/- 2 standard deviations shown.