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Saturday 5 February 2000

Today's weather extremes


Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

130.0 McArthur River Mine NT
126.0 Weipa AP Qld
126.0 Cardwell Qld
125.0 Topaz Malanda Qld
122.6 Hecate Proserpine Qld

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
44.6 Marree PO SA 31.0 Andamooka SA
30.0 Roxby Downs SA
30.0 Swan Hill AP Vic
14.8 Lake St Clair Tas 6.7 Mt Read Tas

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
39.4 Moruya Heads NSW
39.0 Narooma NSW
37.0 Montague Island NSW
29.7 Echuca AP Vic
29.1 Kerang Vic
28.9 Ouyen Vic
27.1 Leonora PO WA
7.5 Mt Seaview NSW
Other extreme readings
Records set this day

  • Times stated are the clock time in force in the relevant state or territory

  • Stories, including those in the archives, are as new and corrected information becomes available, with updates underlined

  • Australian Weather News gratefully acknowledges the Bureau of Meteorology as the collector and main source of meteorological data in Australia, along with the thousands of observers who record the weather and rainfall daily. I also thank Don White and the many contributors to the Aussie Weather mailing list who routinely provide much appreciated information.