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Tuesday 7 March 2000

Today's weather extremes


Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

124.2 Coolawanyah Wittenoom WA
124.0 Yarraloola Onslow WA
121.0 Mt Florence Wittenoom WA
105.0 Delamere Weapons Range NT

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
40.0 Geraldton AP WA 29.0 Murchison WA
28.9 Kalbarri WA
28.1 Denham WA
7.7 Mt Wellington Tas 0.3 Mt Wellington Tas

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
35.5 Cape Naturaliste WA
28.9 Kalbarri WA
26.4 Nyang WA
17.0 Kuri Bay Wa
Other extreme readings
Flood peaks:
Fortescue at Newman WA: 11.42m at 2.05pm with moderate flooding.
Records set this day

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

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