Australian Rainfall and Temperature Extremes
December 1998

Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

01

118.4 Dorisvale NT
89.8 Aurukun Qld
66.8 Emerald Springs NT
66.0 Weipa AP Qld
43.0 Eucla AP WA
9.8 Mt Wellington Tas
29.5 Marble Bar WA
-2.0 Crackenback NSW
+18.4
43.0 Eucla AP WA
-12.2
20.1 Wongan Hills PO WA
+9.5
22.7 Balladonia WA
-8.6
=9.8 Mitchell PO Qld
=3.6 Armidale Uni NSW
02
78.4 Udialla Derby
69.0 Batchelor Airstrip NT
60.0 Batchelor AWS NT
58.0 Mareeba AP Qld
42.1 Wave Hill New Station NT
13.0 Crackenback NSW
32.1 Borroloola NT
0.7 Liawenee Tas
+13.1
33.2 C Northumberland SA
-9.9
Leonora PO WA
+10.0
23.3 Polda Basin SA
-11.1
4.4 Cunderdin WA
03
90.0 Channel Island NT
77.0 Mt Sophia Gordonvale Qld
66.0 Hilltop Qld
59.8 Cairns Qld
42.0 =Jervois, Rabbit Flat NT, Urandangie, Birdsville Qld
9.0 Mt Read Tas
30.0 Victoria River Downs NT
3.2 Woolbrook NSW
+8.8
31.6 Moruya Heads NSW
-9.6
27.0 Warburton WA
+6.9
25.9 White Cliffs NSW
-8.9
8.9 Paynes Find WA
04
43.0 Wagait Beach Darwin NT
33.8 NT University Darwin NT
31.0 Weipa AP Qld
31.0 Willare Bridge Derby WA
42.0 Birdsville Qld
2.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
28.2 Troughton Is WA
-1.8 Mt Wellington Tas
+12.1
40.0 Jurien WA
-10.2
14.1 Omeo Vic1
+6.3
27.0 Jervois NT
-7.2
5.0 Armidale Uni NSW
05
107.0 Booby Is LH Qld
74.0 McMinns Lagoon NT
53.2 Galiwinku Elcho Is NT
51.0 Horn Island Qld
41.3 Cloncurry AP Qld
4.6 Mt Wellington Tas
29.0 Warmun Halls Creek WA
-3.1 Mt Hotham Vic
+9.0
32.3 C Naturaliste WA
-8.6
20.2 Benalla Vic
+9.6
Pearce AP WA
-8.7
5.0 Wagga AP NSW
06
131.0 Horn Island Qld
81.0 Warruwi NT
66.0 Bamaga Qld
60.1 Tiaro Qld
41.2 Elliott NT
6.9 Mt Read Tas
28.8 Troughton Is WA
-1.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
+7.1
30.7 Pemberton WA
-16.8
18.7 Leonora PO WA
+6.3
21.7 Jurien WA
-7.5
4.1 Nhill Vic
07
91.0 Leinster AP Leonora WA
65.0 Annean Cue WA
63.0 Windsor Mt Magnet WA
61.0 Wiluna WA
42.0 Wave Hill New Station NT
5.9 Mt Read Tas
29.9 Troughton Is WA
-0.5 Mt Wellington Tas
+8.9
32.5 Pemberton WA
-13.6
20.6 Cashmere Downs WA
+6.6
17.0 Bridgetown WA
-9.0
Baradine NSW
08
124.0 Channel Island NT
89.0 Cape Don NT
89.0 Cape Fourcroy NT
57.0 Mt Padbury Three Rivers WA
41.5 Cloncurry AP Qld
12.5 Mt Read Tas
30.0 Troughton Is WA
-1.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+8.9
32.5 Pemberton WA
-7.8
20.8 Mt Seaview NSW
+6.9
17.3 Bridgetown WA
-7.2
12.8 Tibooburra PO NSW
09
374.0 Berrimah SIL NT
276.8 Karama Shoal Bay NT
272.4 Howard Springs NT
271.6 Darwin 11 Mile RAAF Transmitter NT
41.0 =Cadjebut Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy Crossing AP, Warburton AP WA, Nullarbor SA
10.5 Mt Wellington Tas
29.0 Broome AP WA
2.0 Liawenee Tas
+12.8
40.0 Ceduna AP SA
-8.7
29.0 Longreach AP Qld
+6.6
18.1 Manjimup WA
-5.8
9.0 Balgair WA
10
430.4 McMinns Lagoon NT
425.6 Howard Springs NT
367.0 Marlows Lagoon NT
309.0 Darwin 11 Jile RAAF Transmitter NT
44.0 Nullarbor SA
15.2 Mt Wellington Tas
31.1 Telfer AP WA
-1.5 Lake St Clair Tas
+17.5
41.0 Victor Harbour SA
-9.5
29.0 Wyndham PO WA
+12.5
28.0 Adelaide Kent Town SA
-5.7
20.7 Mornington Island Qld
  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal
11
241.0 Kalumburu WA
171.0 Hamilton Is Qld
169.0 Tully Qld
161.0 Theda Kalumburu WA
46.0 Nullarbor SA
17.0 Mt Barker WA
31.0 =Cadjebut Fitzroy Crossing WA, Whyalla Town SA
8.6 Lake St Clair Tas
+20.0
40.1 Cape Northumberland SA
-11.5
27.0 Wyndham PO WA
+14.6
27.0 Cape Borda SA
-5.1
21.3 Mornington Is Qld
12
154.0 Wyndham PO WA
130.2 Theda Kalumburu WA
118.0 Drysdale River WA
113.0 Hamilton Is Qld
44.0 Mt Dare SA
16.0 Maatsuyker Is Tas
31.0 =Wittenoom WA, Oodnadatta AP SA
6.3 Pemberton WA
+19.7
41.4 Lakes Entrance Vic
-7.2
30.0 Isisford PO Qld
+17.4
29.2 Keith SA
-5.6
7.3 Narrogin PO WA
13
179.0 Mt Hart Station WA
174.2 Ellendale Fitzroy Crossing WA
107.0 Cygnet Bay WA
102.0 Tully Qld
43.0 White Cliffs NSW
0.8 Mt Wellington Tas
30.1 Gascoyne Jn WA
-0.1 Mt Wellington Tas
+11.7
41.0 Geraldton AP WA
-9.7
0.8 Mt Wellington Tas
+12.3
27.3 Narrandera NSW
-4.3
8.0 Salmon Gums WA
14
123.0 Coconut Is Qld
89.0 Curtin AP Derby WA
85.2 Cardowan Connors River Qld
84.0 Dalgety NSW
42.3 Eneabba PO WA
4.7 Mt Wellington Tas
29.0 Birdsville Qld
0.1 Mt Wellington Tas
+11.4
40.0 Perth AP WA
-9.5
19.4 Kimba SA
+10.6
25.0 Pearce AP WA
-4.3
=10.0 Esperance AP WA
=8.0 Latrobe Uni Vic
15
190.4 Warrawagine Marble Bar WA
146.2 Yarrie Port Hedland WA
118.9 Marble Bar WA
83.6 Pardoo Port Hedland WA
42.0 Urandangie Qld
7.9 Mt Wellington Tas
31.0 Birdsville Qld
0.1 Mt Wellington Tas
+13.6
37.0 Albany AP WA
-16.2
25.4 Marble Bar WA
+12.8
24.6 Pemberton WA
-9.1
16.4 Marble Bar WA
16
120.2 Marble Bar WA
110.0 Bunda NT
105.4 Nullagine PO WA
100.0 Newman AP WA
43.9 Cloncurry AP Qld
5.4 Mt Wellington Tas
29.0 =Wyndham PO WA, Urandangie Qld, Port Keats NT
0.7 Mt Wellington Tas
+9.2
34.1 Eyre WA
-10.2
31.4 Marble Bar WA
+10.7
23.0 Salmon Gums WA
-7.7
6.0 Temora Ag Stn NSW
17
55.0 Glengaven Qld
37.6 Humpty Doo NT
36.4 Elizabeth Valley Stn NT
32.0 Winvic Clermont Qld
44.0 Urandangie Qld
11.7 Mt Read Tas
28.3 Centre Is NT
1.0 Tunnack Tas
+9.4
34.0 Eucla AP WA
-9.6
32.0 Marble Bar WA
+7.2
22.0 Balgair WA
-7.6
6.1 Temora Ag Stn NSW
18
70.6 Walungurru Kintore NT
48.0 Marillana Roy Hill WA
41.0 Mereenie NT
40.8 Epenarra NT
44.0 Urandangie Qld
11.9 Mt Wellington Tas
32.0 Birdsville Qld
1.2 Mt Wellington Tas
+6.8
37.0 Oakey AP Qld
-9.6
32.0 Marble Bar WA
+9.8
32.0 Birdsville Qld
-5.4
8.3 Temora Ag Stn NSW
19
93.0 Ballina NSW
72.0 Lorne NSW
64.0 Kuri Bay WA
62.2 Kempsey NSW
44.3 Cloncurry AP Qld
14.6 Mt Wellington Tas
30.0 Urandangie Qld
2.6 Lake St Clair Tas
+10.8
28.1 Strathgordon Tas
-7.2
33.1 Telfer AP WA
+8.1
22.0 Ceduna AP SA
-4.6
5.6 Warrnambool AP Vic
20
84.2 Willare Bridge Derby WA
60.0 Atherton Qld
57.0 Laura Qld
54.0 Kimberley Downs Derby WA
42.0 Blackall PO Qld
8.6 Mt Read Tas
32.1 Windorah PO Qld
1.5 Thredbo Village NSW
+7.9
37.0 Carnarvon AP WA
-12.4
23.0 Alice Springs AP NT
+10.5
28.7 Wilcannia NSW
-7.4
6.5 Hyden WA
  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

21

119.0 Gibb River Wyndham WA
92.2 Waronga Macalister Qld
90.0 Chinchilla PO Qld
88.4 Innesvale Station NT
39.9 Cloncurry AP Qld
6.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
29.8 Centre Island NT
-2.5 Mt Buller Vic
+9.9
39.0 Carnarvon AP WA
-12.3
23.9 Yuendumu NT
+6.4
17.0 Woolbrook NSW
-7.9
12.2 Yeelirrie WA
22
64.2 Cardowan Qld
63.8 Lake Margaret Tas
62.0 Normanton PO Qld
60.4 Yaramulla Mt Surprise Qld
40.8 Gascoyne Jn WA
10.0 =Mt Wellington, Mt Read Tas
29.0 Wyndham PO WA
-1.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
+12.4
37.0 Esperance AP WA
-7.2
31.0 Halls Creek AP WA
+5.5
27.0 Onslow WA
-7.6
12.5 Yeelirrie WA
23
83.0 Argyle AP WA
70.0 Van Lee Einasleigh River WA
58.0 Innisfail Qld
52.8 Injinoo AP Qld
43.0 =Pannawonica WA, Cloncurry AP Qld
15.8 Mt Hotham Vic
29.2 Centre Island NT
0.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+15.4
40.0 Eucla AP WA
-7.9
19.5 Ravensthorpe WA
+6.8
27.0 Curtin Springs NT
-8.1
19.0 Wyndham PO WA
24
366.0 Uki NSW
227.6 Glengaven Qld
184.0 Brays Creek NSW
156.0 Bald Mountain NSW
43.9 =Roebourne, Mardie WA
19.0 Neptune Is SA
30.0 =Wittenoom WA, Port Keats NT
4.0 Bridgetown WA
+13.9
38.0 Melbourne City Vic
-5.9
=21.2 Lancelin WA
=23.6 Archerfield AP Qld
+7.8
=24.0 Ivanhoe NSW
=10.4 Mt Wellington Tas
-5.0
12.0 Mullewa WA
25
96.2 Logan City Qld
84.4 Katherine AP NT
83.0 Nerang Qld
81.8 Cox Peninsula Transmitter Site NT
45.0 Bedourie Qld
18.0 Maatsuyker Is Tas
30.0 King Bay WA
5.8 Eyre WA
+13.8
35.4 Wonthaggi Vic
-5.4
21.0 Munglinup WA
+10.8
13.4 Mt Wellington Tas
-8.3
5.8 Eyre WA
26
140.0 Acacia Hills NT
62.0 Beechworth Vic
58.0 Lake Finniss Farm NT
52.4 Wave Hill New Station NT
44.3 =Windorah, Thargomindah Qld
8.9 Dunns Hill Mt Dandenong Vic
30.6 Thargomindah Qld
5.0 Salmon Gums WA
+8.3
44.3 Thargomindah Qld
-9.6
18.0 Longerenong Vic
+9.5
24.3 Hay NSW
-7.3
5.0 Salmon Gums WA
27
90.0 Fox River Halls Creek WA
87.8 Zeehan Tas
85.0 Strahan AP Tas
84.3 Orford PO Tas
43.2 Gascoyne Jn WA
2.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
28.5 Roebourne WA
-2.9 Mt Hotham Vic
+9.2
40.0 Amberley AP Qld
-13.1
14.6 Corryong Vic
+6.0
25.0 Tambo PO Qld
-9.4
7.0 Trangie NSW
28
95.6 Katherine AP NT
95.5 Larrimah NT
55.0 Centre Island NT
54.5 Croydon Qld
42.7 Gascoyne Jn WA
7.7 Mt Read Tas
29.0 Port Keats NT
-1.0 =Mt Hotham, Mt Baw Baw Vic
+7.1
36.0 Bundaberg AP Qld
-8.8
20.8 Wandering WA
+6.6
25.6 Gayndah Qld
-10.1
2.1 Armidale Uni NSW
29
113.0 Centre Island NT
80.2 Margaret Downs Daly River NT
76.2 Wollogorang NT
42.0 Gascoyne Jn WA
7.0 Mt Read Tas
29.0 Bidyadanga Broome WA
1.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
+8.0
=40.7 Eneabba PO WA
=37.0 Pearce AP WA
-10.0
25.6 Burketown PO Qld
+5.8
24.8 Gayndah PO Qld
-8.0
9.7 Coonamble AP NSW
30
272.8 Burketown PO Qld
209.0 Escott Lodge Nicholson River Qld
184.0 Westmoreland Burketown
80.0 Mingela Qld
43.0 =Morawa PO, Morawa AP WA
7.5 Mt Read Tas
29.2 =Roebourne PO, Karratha AP WA
2.2 Mt Wellington Tas
+11.8
35.1 C Naturaliste WA
-13.5
23.7 Isisford PO Qld
+8.9
24.0 Moora WA
-6.6
7.5 Eyre WA
31
235.0 Escott Lodge Nicholson River Qld
195.0 Cubbagudta Daintree Qld
185.8 Burketown PO Qld
136.0 Topaz Malanda Qld
 
44.3 Roebourne PO WA
14.0 Maatsuyker Is Tas
29.1 Karratha AP WA
3.0 =Naracoorte AP SA, Liawenee Tas
+13.4
38.0 Esperance AP WA
-16.4
22.1 Boulia PO Qld
+10.1
25.6 Southern Cross WA
-9.9
10.5 Kulgera NT
  Highest rainfall Maximum temps -- highest and lowest Minimum temps -- highest and lowest Greatest max temp variations from normal Greatest min temp variations from normal

Monthly totals and averages

1047.3 Darwin Hospital NT
1019.2 Howard Springs NT
948.2 McMinns Lagoon NT
892.6 Humpty Doo NT
39.4 Urandangie Qld
11.8 Mt Wellington Tas
27.5 Centre Island NT
3.6 Mt Wellington Tas
+3.2
27.8 Eucla AP WA
-4.1
37.5 Marble Bar WA
+2.6
=24.1 Onslow WA
=23.3 Gascoyne Jn WA
-1.6
10.6 Armidale Uni NSW
Daily extremes
430.4 (10) McMinns Lagoon NT
425.6 (10) Howard Springs NT
374.0 (09) Berrimah NT
367.0 (10) Marlows Lagoon NT
46.0 (11) Nullarbor SA
0.8(13) Mt Wellington Tas
35.0 (16) Victoria Rover Downs NT
-3.1(05) Mt Hotham Vic
+20.0
(11) 40.1 Cape Northumberland SA
-16.8
(08) 18.7 Leonora PO WA
+17.4
(12) 29.2 Keith SA
-11.1
(02) 4.4 Cunderdin WA