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Thursday 15 June 2000

Frosty on NSW Southern Tablelands but warm in Tasmania
Clear skies and a dominant high pressure system again produced very low minimum temperatures across the southern NSW high country this morning. Charlotte Pass recorded its third sub-minus 10 morning in a row with a reading of -13.7, while Goulburn Airport, situated on low river flats south of the city, reported -10.2. Cooma Airport, about 10km west of the town, recorded -9.6, and an unofficial reading of -14 came from Berriedale, in high flat country between Cooma and the Snowy Mountains.

A relatively warm (for June) northwesterly stream produced southern Tasmania's warmest June day for 5 years. The Hobart Bureau of Meteorology weather station in Ellerslie Road recorded a top of 18.9, 7.1 above average, and the highest since the same temperature was recorded in June 1995. Hobart City's record high for June is only 20.1. 

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

48.0 Gingin AP WA
47.6 Cabrae Bindoon WA
38.6 Woodridge Estate Gingin WA
37.4 Chittering Heights Bindoon WA

Today's highest & lowest temps

Other extremes

Wind:
Cape Willoughby SA: gust of 98km/h at 9.46am
Keogh's Pimple Hartz Mountains Tas: gust of 107km/h at 8.16pm
Mt Wellington summit Tas: gust of 120km/h and 10-min average wind of 94km/h at 9.22pm
Scotts Peak Dam Tas: 10-min average wind of 87km/h at 3pm

Records set this day

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Maximum Minimum
31.0 Kuri Bay WA
31.0 Wyndham PO WA
31.0 Kalumburu WA
23.7 Horn Is Qld
1.7 Mt Hotham Vic -13.7 Charlotte Pass NSW
-10.2 Goulburn AP NSW
-9.6 Cooma AP NSW
-9.2 Braidwood NSW

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+7.1
18.9 Hobart City Tas
+7.0
13.5 Norseman PO WA
-7.1
22.0 Wollogorang NT
-8.5
-2.0 Dwellingup WA
-8.5
-6.0 Goulburn City NSW