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Monday 24 January 2000

Today's weather extremes


Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

185.9 Cunyu Homestead Wiluna WA
181.0 Akoonah Lake King WA
120.0 Piccaninny Plains Coen Qld
106.0 Melrose Leonora WA

Other high WA falls:
92.6 Laverton
88.0 Laverton AP
78.0 Forrest AP
70.0 Lorna Glen Wiluna


Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
43.0 Richmond AP Qld 28.8 Watarrka NT
8.0 Mt Wellington Tas -6.0 Crackenback NSW

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
42.4 Richmond PO Qld
26.9 Georgetown PO Qld
22.8 Leonora PO WA
24.4 Wiluna WA
25.0 Yeelirrie WA
-6.0 Crackenback NSW
2.7 Rutherglen Vic
Other extreme readings
Records set this day
Laverton WA: Heaviest day's rain for any month in 95 years' record, 92.6mm breaking the previous record of 90.9
Eyre WA: Heaviest January day's rain in 50 years record, 51.2mm breaking the previous record of 33.5
Bushy Park Tas: Coldest January minimum temperature in 65 years' record, 0.6 breaking the previous record of 1.6
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