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Monday 13 March 2000

Today's weather extremes

No reports of significant weather

Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

90.0 Centre Island NT
72.8 Legune NT
66.2 Gorrie Station NT
58.4 Liveringa Upper Derby WA

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
Data missing 26.7 Troughton Is WA
. 1.3 Mt Wellington Tas

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
. +11.3
21.5 Hamilton AP Vic
25.0 Adelaide AP SA
. -8.0
6.0 Brookton WA
Other extreme readings
Centre Island NT: 80mm in 9h to noon
Trangie PO NSW: 115mm in 72h to 9am
Narromine PO NSW: 102mm in 48h to 9am
Port Macquarie AP NSW: 18mm in 2h to 2pm
Bega NSW: 41mm in 6h to 3am, 20.2mm in 1h10m to 1am

Wind gusts:
South Channel Island, Port Phillip Vic: 91km/h at 6.33pm
Mt Wellington summit Tas: 102km/h at 8.30pm

Flood peaks:
Namoi at Bugilbone NSW: 5.83m with minor flooding
Warrego at Enngonia NSW: 2.45m today and Tuesday with minor flooding

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.