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Thursday 16 March 2000

Today's weather extremes

No reports of significant weather

Highest rainfall, 24 hours to 9am

87.0 Horn Island Qld
80.0 Wyndham PO WA
56.0 Bamaga Qld
43.4 Gowan Brae Guyra NSW

Highest & Lowest Temps

Maximum Minimum
39.6 Birdsville Qld 27.2 Biedsville Qld
11.5 Mt Read Tas 1.5 Liawenee Tas

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
32.6 Burrinjuck Dam NSW
23.7 Coonamble AP NSW
28.9 Roebourne WA
5.3 Cape Northumberland SA
Other extreme readings
Halls Ck AP WA: 29mm in 1h to 3am
Broome AP WA: 29mm in 1h to 3pm
Laverton AP WA: 13mm in 1h to 9am
Horn Is Qld: 116mm in 12h to noon, 80mm in 5h06m to 7.27am
Lucinda Pt Qld: 43mm in 1h43m to 9.43pm
Ingham Qld: 48mm in 6h to 9pm
Bourke AP NSW: 12mm in 1h to 9pm
Tamworth AP NSW: 18mm in 1h to 9pm
Forbes AP NSW: 13mm in 1h to 3pm

Wind gusts:
Lucinda Pt Qld: 80km/h at 11.51pm

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.