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Wednesday 15 March 2000

Today's weather extremes

No reports of significant weather

Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

68.0 Kidman Springs NT
58.0 Topaz Malanda Qld
53.0 Victoria River Downs NT
51.0 South Mossman Qld

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
39.5 Birdsville Qld 28.0 Barrow Is AP WA
10.6 Mt Read Tas -0.5 Lake St Clair tas

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
34.5 Quandialla NSW
21.0 Barraba NSW
30.0 Halls Ck AP WA
31.8 Gascoyne Jn WA
6.3 Eyre WA
Other extreme readings
Kalumburu WA: 30mm in 3h to 6pm
Wyndham PO WA: 47mm in 3h to 3pm
Lockhart River Qld: 30mm in 3h to 6pm

Flood peaks:
Paroo at Caiwarro Qld: 3.61m with moderate 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.