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Thursday 20 January 2000

Today's weather extremes


Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

120.0 Deleta Station Laverton WA
99.2 Merrigal Cullendore NSW
73.0 Lake Pingrup WA
65.0 Lake Finniss Farm NT

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
44.7 Birdsville Qld
44.5 Murchison WA
44.0 Kilcowera Qld
43.9 Thargomindah Qld
32.7 Mt Dare SA
32.3 Birdsville Qld
31.1 Boulia Qld
11.7 Mt Wellington Tas 5.0 Lookout Hill Vic

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
39.9 Williamtown AP NSW
38.0 Riverview Observatory NSW
39.7 Liverpool NSW
32.3 Birdsville Qld
23.1 Mururrundi NSW
23.4 Keith SA
7.0 Padthaway SA
Other extreme readings
Records set this day
Highest daily maximum temperature for January:
Brisbane AP: 39.1. Previous record 38.3 in 51 years record.

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