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Sunday 23 January 2000

Today's weather extremes


Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

141.3 McGowan Island Kalumburu WA
117.0 Weebo Leonora WA
109.0 Trayning PO WA
100.8 Ora Banda Kalgoorlie WA

Other high WA falls:
99.8 Coolgardie PO
94.6 Nambi Leonora
94.2 Cowarna Downs Kalgoorlie
92.0 Thundelarra Yalgoo
91.0 Woolibah Kalgoorlie
90.8 Bulong Kalgoorlie
90.0 Turkey Hill North Southern Cross
86.8 Kalgoorlie-Boulder AP
83.0 Menzies
82.2 Bonnie Doon Bencubbin
81.8 Cashmere Downs


Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
41.0 Richmond AP Qld 28.7 Galiwinku Elcho Island NT
3.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic -4.0 Crackenback NSW

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
40.4 Clermont Qld
26.4 Collinsville Qld
18.0 Kalgoorlie-Boulder AP WA
24.9 Wittenoom WA
19.0 Brookton WA
6.5 Wellington Town NSW
-4.0 Crackenback NSW
Other extreme readings
South Caroling Quairading WA: 161mm in 48h to 9am
Records set this day
Highest daily rainfall for January:
Burnerbinmah WA:
67.2mm. Previous record 66.0 in 1967 in 60 years
Kalannie WA: 64.0mm. Previous record 53.3 in 1967 in 43 years
Ninghan Station WA: 72.2mm. Previous record 55.9 in 1917 in 81 years
Trayning WA: 109.0mm. Previous record 62.0 in 1990 in 63 years
Eneabba WA: 44.0mm. Previous record 23.2 in 37 years

Lowest daily minimum temperature for January:
Eudunda SA:
5.1. Previous record 5.2 in 32 years record
Brewarrina NSW: 11.9. Previous record 12.6 in 30 years record
Wellington NSW: 6.5. Previous record 7.4 in 32 years

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