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Thursday 18 May 2000

No reports of significant weather

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

12.0 Mt Read Tas
10.0 Cape Tribulation Store Qld
7.4 Innisfail Qld
7.0 Hervey Bay AP Qld

Today's highest & lowest temps

Other extremes

South Johnstone Qld: 27mm in 3h to 9pm

Flood peaks:
Bulloo at Quilpie Qld: 4.50m at 6am with moderate flooding
Bulloo at Autumnvale Qld: 5.03m this morning with minor flooding
Paroo at Wanaaring NSW: 3.54m at 9am with moderate flooding

Records set this day


Maximum Minimum
32.0 Jabiru AP NT 25.0 McCluer Is NT
4.9 Mt Wellington Tas -7.6 Charlotte Pass NSW

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
23.0 Cape Leeuwin WA
22.3 Katanning PO WA
19.2 Te Kowai Exp Stn Mackay Qld
24.0 Balgo Hills WA
-7.5 Cooma Visitors Centre NSW

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