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Saturday 06 May 2000

No reports of significant weather

Today's highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am

96.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
61.2 Dysart Qld
45.0 Hebel Qld
44.0 Lookout Hill Vic

Heavy falls in western Vic:
40.4 Derrinallum
37.0 Penshurst
37.0 Mortlake
36.0 Hawkesdale
36.0 Terang
34.0 Warrnambool AP NDB
33.0 Caramut
32.2 Warrnambool AP
32.1 Lismore

Today's highest & lowest temps

Other extremes

Mallacoota Vic: 30mm in 3h to 5am
Mt Baw Baw Vic: 52mm in 9h to 6am

Flood peaks:
Castlereagh at Mendooran NSW: 3.98m at 5.30am below minor flood level
Castlereagh at Gilgandra NSW: 4.27m at 7pm below minor flood level

Records set this day


Maximum Minimum
33.0 Georgetown Qld 27.0 Coconut Is Qld
4.0 Crackenback NSW
4.0 Mt Baw Baw Vic
-1.0 Cressy Res Stn Tas

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
28.1 Eneabba PO WA
31.5 Ingham Qld
19.4 Casino AP NSW
24.7 Wave Hill New Station NT
3.0 Warburton AF WA

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