Australian Rainfall and Temperature Extremes
December 1999

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

187.0 Borroloola NT
115.0 Gove AP NT
101.0 Anthony Lagoon NT
100.4 Gallipoli Stn NT
41.0 Nullarbor SA
16.0 Crackenback NSW
29.0 =Troughton Is WA, Dum In Mirrie NT
1.7 Charlotte Pass NSW
+15.1
31.8 Palmers Lookout Port Arthur Tas
-13.0
25.3 Winton Qld
+11.1
25.0 Ceduna AP SA
-7.4
9.0 Oakey AP Qld
02
90.0 Wollogorang NT
89.0 Borroloola NT
78.0 Rockhampton Downs NT
58.0 Tindal NT
42.0 Kulgera NT
19.0 Mt Hotham Vic
29.6 Polda Basin SA
3.0 Taralga NSW
+17.7
39.4 Lakes Entrance Vic
-7.4
26.8 Cashmere Downs WA
+16.3
29.6 Polda Basin SA
-7.8
14.2 Three Rivers WA
03
73.4 Alyangula NT
67.0 Horn Is Qld
49.0 Nhulunbuy NT
46.6 Cape Northumberland SA
42.6 Curtin AP Derby WA
13.7 Mt Lofty SA
29.2 Troughton Is WA
3.0 Hamilton Res Stn Vic
+13.6
35.0 Point Hicks LH Vic
-8.2
23.5 Hawker SA
+12.9
22.1 Strathbogie Vic
-7.1
13.0 Yeelirrie WA
04
64.6 Shoal Bay NT
60.0 Lake Margaret Tas
57.2 Sturt Creek Halls Creek WA
55.8 Leanyer NT
41.2 Paraburdoo AP WA
10.2 Mt Wellington Tas
30.5 Marble Bar WA
-0.1 Charlotte Pass NSW
+5.7
29.0 Cape Naturaliste WA
-6.2
16.1 Katoomba NSW
+5.2
21.3 Liverpool NSW
-6.8
11.0 Lismore NSW
05
63.2 Gudgerama Maningrida NT
48.6 Legune NT
24.6 Booby Island LH Qld
23.2 Mt Hart Station WA
40.5 =Mt Dare SA, Leinster AP Leonora WA
8.3 Mt Wellington Tas
28.8 Troughton Is WA
0.7 Liawenee Tas
+4.2
=31.5 Streaky Bay SA
=19.3 Perisher Valley NSW
-6.0
17.5 Orbost Vic
+11.3
27.0 Merredin WA
-6.1
17.0 Mt Isa AP Qld
06
53.8 Gudgerama Maningrida NT
25.5 Nhulunbuy NT
17.9 Ramangining NT
14.4 Mulga Downs Wittenoom WA
42.5 Curtin AP Derby WA
10.8 Mt Wellington Tas
28.3 Troughton Is WA
0.8 Perisher Valley NSW
 
+14.2
40.0 Ceduna AP SA
-5.1
19.6 Ravensthorpe WA
+11.2
23.4 Norseman WA
-5.2
7.3 Pt Hicks LH Vic
07
42.0 McCluer Is NT
37.0 Black Point NT
27.0 Marillana Roy Hill WA
17.5 Marble Bar WA
43.1 Birdsville Qld
17.2 Mt Wellington Tas
29.4 Pardoo Port Hedland WA
5.0 Perisher Valley NSW
+13.4
38.0 Eucla AP WA
-8.9
=21.8 Norseman WA
=20.0 Salmon Gums WA
+9.2
24.1 Parafield AP SA
-5.4
12.4 Lismore NSW
08
62.2 Galiwinku Elcho Island NT
53.0 Narawili Elcho Island NT
49.0 Coconut Island Qld
34.0 Tully Qld
46.0 Roebourne PO WA
15.0 Crackenback NSW
31.3 Mt Dare SA
2.4 Tarraleah Tas
+14.9
36.6 Lakes Entrance Vic
-8.1
=22.6 Norseman WA
=19.3 Ravensthorpe WA
+11.5
23.0 Rutherglen Vic
-7.1
16.0 Lady Elliot Is Qld
09
70.6 Galiwinku Elcho Island NT
47.8 Harrietville Vic
47.0 Narawili Elcho Island NT
39.0 Young AP NSW
43.0 Roebourne PO WA
10.0 Crackenback NSW
30.6 Birdsville Qld
4.5 Mt Wellington Tas
+4.9
34.0 Carnarvon AP WA
-9.4
16.9 Cleve SA
+8.4
30.6 Birdsville Qld
-5.5
13.0 Amberley AP Qld
10
57.0 Riverview Observatory NSW
50.8 Orange Ag Stn NSW
45.0 Molong NSW
44.8 Wondecla Hunter Springs NSW
41.9 Paraburdoo AP WA
5.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
29.0 Fitzroy Crossing AP WA
-2.0 Mt Wellington Tas
+6.1
35.1 Nambour DPI Qld
-12.8
22.1 Marla SA
+7.3
28.0 Jervois NT
-9.3
3.0 Salmon Gums 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

11

60.0 Northlakes NT
54.2 Leanyer NT
52.0 Gudgerama Maningrida NT
47.2 Galiwinku Elcho Island NT
40.6 Richmond Qld
4.9 Mt Read Tas
31.2 Flying Fox NT
2.0 Mt Read Tas
+5.0
37.0 Rockhampton AP Qld
-15.7
19.2 Collarenebri NSW
+5.0
21.5 Morawa PO WA
-8.3
4.0 Salmon Gums WA
12
85.0 Nambour DPI Qld
74.4 Mt Mowbullan Qld
73.0 Kenilworth Qld
71.8 Kilkivan Qld
39.0 =Fitzroy Crossing AP WA, Bradshaw NT
4.1 Mt Wellington Tas
29.5 Kidman Springs NT
-5.0 Crackenback NSW
+9.5
37.0 Kwinana WA
-9.6
20.2 Lake Grace PO WA
+6.6
23.1 Morawa PO WA
-9.7
-5.0 Crackenback NSW
13
103.4 Carmila Qld
79.2 Landsborough Qld
55.0 Barnganal Blue Mountain Sarina Qld
47.8 Cape Tribulation Qld
39.7 Nyang Station WA
9.8 Mt Wellington Tas
28.6 Normanton Qld
-3.0 Perisher Valley NSW
+8.4
33.0 Eucla AP WA
-8.9
20.0 Salmon Gums WA
+5.1
15.5 Bridgetown WA
-8.2
10.8 Mungindi NSW
14
106.0 Archer River Roadhouse Coen Qld
64.8 Country Downs Broome WA
60.0 Dimbulah Qld
52.0 Argyle AP Kununurra WA
40.0 =Balgair WA, Urandangie Qld
14.5 Mt Wellington Tas
28.5 Roebourne WA
0.9 Lake St Clair Tas
+12.4
37.0 Eucla AP WA
-12.4
29.2 Marble Bar WA
+6.9
18.8 Wandering WA
-9.6
4.7 Wagga Wagga Soil Conservation NSW
15
110.0 Carlindi Port Hedland WA
97.4 Cape Tribulation Qld
88.0 Karratha AP WA
87.0 Babinda PO Qld
41.9 Mt Dare SA
16.0 Crackenback NSW
28.0 =Onslow WA, McCluer Is NT
3.7 Liawenee Tas
+14.9
35.0 C Northumberland SA
-15.3
24.2 Wittenoom WA
+10.2
24.0 Cleve SA
-4.7
9.0 Murrurundi NSW
16
302.0 Wittenoom WA
214.0 Newman AP WA
207.0 Mulga Downs Wittenoom WA
176.6 Marillana Roy Hill WA
39.8 Urandangie Qld
9.0 Crackenback NSW
30.0 Jervois NT
5.6 Colac Vic
+7.9
37.0 Carnarvon AP WA
-16.0 20.0 Giles MO WA
+10.2
22.8 lakes Entrance Vic
-9.7
15.7 Wittenoom WA
17
103.4 Wilcannia NSW
91.0 Crackenback NSW
87.5 Mereenie NT
87.0 Mitta Mitta Vic
38.6 Flying Fox NT
4.5 Mt Read Tas
29.0 Troughton Is WA
-1.1 Mt Wellington Tas
+3.0
22.0 Eddystone Point LH Tas
-17.5
19.0 Curtin Springs NT
+6.1
23.7 Arkaroola SA
-8.1
13.0 Wiluna WA
18
129.4 Larrimah NT
95.3 Elliott NT
85.0 Brunette Downs NT
67.7 Pardoo Port Hedland WA
36.3 Moranbah Qld
3.6 Mt Wellington Tas
28.7 Centre Is NT
-0.2 Mt Wellington Tas
+3.0
35.0 Rockhampton AP Qld
-13.2
23.0 Yuendumu NT
+6.3
19.8 Karnet WA
-9.3
10.7 Tibooburra NSW
19
109.0 Yeppoon AWS Qld
108.2 Yaamba Qld
96.0 Pacific Heights Yeppoon Qld
96.0 Carfax Moranbah Qld
39.0 Pannawonica WA
4.7 Mt Wellington Tas
28.8 Troughton Is WA
-3.0 Mt Wellington Tas
+6.1
30.4 Mt Barker WA
-10.5
26.0 Curtin Springs NT
+8.5
23.0 Kwinana WA
-8.5
1.0 Wynyard AP Tas
20
94.0 Kimberley Res Stn Kununurra WA
67.0 Fossil Downs Fitzroy Crossing WA
64.4 Malanda Qld
63.0 Groote Eylandt AP NT
39.6 Normanton Qld
8.3 Mt Read Tas
29.0 McCluer Is NT
-7.0 Charlotte Pass NSW
+7.8
35.0 Ceduna AP SA
-9.8
20.2 Murrurundi NSW
+5.7
16.1 Bridgetown WA
-10.7
-6.0 Crackenback NSW
  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

154.0 Fitzroy Is LH Qld
120.0 Daintree Village Qld
87.6 C Tribulation Store Qld
87.0 Hazelmere Cooktown Qld
42.9 Gascoyne Jn WA
11.5 Mt Wellington Tas
29.2 Mornington Is Qld
0.0 Mt Wellington Tas
+8.6
32.2 Pemberton WA
-8.7
16.0 Nerriga NSW
+7.1
23.3 Port Pirie SA
-9.2
4.5 Murrurundi NSW
22
129.2 Musgrave Qld
126.0 Kimberley Coastal Camp Kalumburu WA
99.6 Cloncurry AP Qld
90.0 Highbury Station Coen Qld
44.1 Gascoyne Jn WA
14.0 Crackenback NSW
28.5 Centre Is NT
0.0 Lake St Clair Tas
+12.3
35.6 Cape Naturaliste WA
-14.3
21.0 Brewarrina NSW
+8.5
23.0 Kwinana WA
-7.9
7.8 Scone NSW
23
102.0 Augustus Downs Burketown Qld
94.8 Lockhart River Qld
80.0 Meda Derby WA
79.6 Babinda PO Qld
42.8 Mt Phillip WA
11.3 Mt Wellington Tas
27.0 =Wyndham PO WA, King Bay WA, Meekatharra AP WA
2.0 Liawenee Tas
+10.6
34.2 Pemberton WA
-14.9
18.0 Nyngan AP NSW
+9.2
24.3 Kellerberrin WA
-6.8
15.0 Giles WA
24
298.4 Innisfail Qld
275.0 South Johnstone Qld
151.0 Greenhaven Millaa Millaa Qld
148.0 Cubbagudta Daintree Qld
40.0 Rabbit Flat NT
7.8 Mt Wellington Tas
28.6 Troughton Is WA
1.1 Mt Wellington Tas
+5.6
31.0 Naracoorte PO SA
-9.0
22.2 Quirindi PO NSW
+7.0
20.5 Brookton WA
-7.6
14.5 Quilpie AP Qld
25
104.2 Darkes Forest NSW
87.2 Georgetown Qld
78.2 Yuelamu Mt Allan NT
75.4 Leanyer NT
41.0 Rabbit Flat NT
10.3 Mt Wellington Tas
29.0 Troughton Is WA
1.0 Liawenee Tas
+8.2
31.5 C Naturaliste WA
-11.9
23.4 Brewarrina NSW
+7.4
19.4 Lameroo SA
-4.4
4.2 Grove Res Stn Tas
26
222.0 Exelby Upper Stone Qld
132.0 Lochiel Qld
120.0 Gairloch Herbert River Qld
115.0 Babinda PO Qld
43.1 Eneabba WA
9.0 Crackenback NSW
28.7 Troughton Is WA
3.7 Mt Wellington Tas
+12.7
42.0 Geraldton AP WA
-16.0
21.7 Windorah Qld
+9.0
25.5 Morawa WA
-5.5
13.0 Amberley AP Qld
27
153.0 Roma Peak Bowen Qld
150.0 Little Mt Bingeringo Qld
145.0 Peter Faust Dam Proserpine River Qld
144.8 Hecate Proserpine Qld
42.7 Morawa WA
9.0 Crackenback NSW
28.8 Eneabba WA
6.5 Falls Creek Vic
+12.9
40.0 Lancelin WA
-14.4
=19.3 Mitchell PO Qld
=20.1 Mungindi NSW
+12.8
28.8 Eneabba WA
-4.9
14.3 Surat PO Qld
28
141.4 Sandy Cape LH Qld
118.2 Craigie-Lea Gray Tas
110.0 Pyengana Tas
95.0 Lady Elliot Is Qld
95.0 Tanumbirini NT
43.3 Mardie WA
8.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
29.0 King Bay WA
6.0 Crackenback NSW
+10.0
39.0 Pearce AP WA
-9.5
21.7 Peak Hill NSW
+9.6
24.0 Pearce AP WA
-5.2
15.0 Charleville AP Qld
29
117.2 Maya Perenjori WA
107.9 Ramangining WA
106.1 Gudgerama Maningrida NT
93.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
42.0 Pannawonica WA
2.2 Mt Wellington Tas
29.3 Wittenoom WA
-1.2 Mt Wellington Tas
+8.1
35.0 Dwellingup WA
-10.0
14.3 Omeo Vic
+7.9
23.0 Moora WA
-5.9
15.9 Isisford Qld
30
190.0 Cape Fourcroy NT
171.6 Pirlangimpi NT
73.0 Kuri Bay WA
64.0 Tammin  WA
42.0 Gascoyne Jn WA
6.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
28.5 Warmun Halls Creek WA
-2.7 Charlotte Pass NSW
+10.9
38.8 Jurien WA
-9.6
14.7 Omeo Vic
+8.4
18.8 Bridgetown WA
-6.9
15.0 Longreach AP Qld
31
57.0 Warmun Halls Creek WA
56.4 C Tribulation Qld
53.0 Mt Sophia Gordonvale Qld
53.0 Legune NT
40.8 Paraburdoo AP WA
2.8 Mt Wellington Tas
28.6 King Bay WA
-1.7 Mt Wellington Tas
+10.7
34.0 C Naturaliste WA
-11.1
13.2 Omeo Vic
+10.9
26.9 Eneabba WA
-7.1
16.0 Mt Isa AP 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

Monthly totals and averages

676.4 Cape Tribulation Store Qld
661.8 Babinda PO Qld
577.2 Innisfail Qld
554.5 Pirlangimpi NT
39.3 =Pannawonica WA, Nyang WA
11.1 Mt Wellington Tas
27.3 Troughton Is WA
3.3 Mt Wellington Tas
+4.3
27.6 Cape Naturaliste WA
-5.5
29.8 Brewarrina NSW
+3.1
13.5 Bridgetown WA
-3.0
=15.5 Amberley AP Qld
=12.2 Inverell Res Centre NSW
Monthly extremes
302.0 (16) Wittenoom WA
298.4 (24) Innisfail Qld
275.0 (24) South Johnstone Qld
222.0 Exelby Upper Stone Qld
46.0 (08) Roebourne WA
2.2 (29) Mt Wellington Tas
31.3 (08) Mt Dare SA
-7.0 (20) Charlotte Pass NSW
+17.7
39.4 (02) Lakes Entrance Vic
-17.5
19.0 (17) Curtin Springs NT
+16.3
29.6 (02) Polda Basin SA
-10.7
-6.0 (20) Crackenback NSW