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Saturday 22 July 2000

Good snowfalls continue on NSW Snowy Mountains
Snow continued to fall on NSW skiing centres today, bringing the official snow depth at Kosciuszko Chalet, Charlotte Pass, to exactly 2 metres. Blizzard conditions were reported there today, with 45km/h winds and temperatures not exceeding -1. The Victorian Alps are not far behind; Falls Creek's official snow depth at 9am was 1.53m.

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

20.0 Lake Margaret Tas
16.2 Naracoopa King Island Tas
16.0 Weeaproinah Vic
16.0 Hunters Hill Vic

Today's highest & lowest temps

Other extremes


Records set this day


Maximum Minimum
34.2 Curtin AP Derby WA 23.0 McCluer Is NT
-2.0 Crackenback NSW -6.0 Crackenback NSW

Greatest variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
28.0 Alice Springs AP NT
11.4 Bridgetown WA
10.7 Grenfell NSW
-1.0 Amberley AP Qld