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Wednesday, 14 FEB 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 17:47 EDST on 15/02/01

Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain. See Explanation of Extremes Pages for more information
Records set this day (not checked or entered yet)

Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals received, and/or all reported falls of 50mm or more.

182.5 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS Central Coast E QLD
163.8 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
125.0 LAJAMANU Victoria NT
122.0 FINCH HATTON POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
120.0 MOUNT CHARLTON Central Coast E QLD
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
67.0 DRYSDALE RIVER STATION N Kimberley
109.4 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley
105.0 MARGARET RIVER E Kimberley
77.0 MOOLA BULLA E Kimberley
64.4 MOUNT AMHURST E Kimberley
92.6 JUBILEE DOWNS W Kimberley
53.0 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley
71.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley
NORTHERN TERRITORY
60.0 DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly
67.7 OENPELLI Darwin-Daly
63.4 HOWARD SPRINGS Darwin-Daly
50.7 LARRAKEYAH Darwin-Daly
66.0 JABIRU AIRPORT Darwin-Daly
65.0 JABIRU COUNCIL Darwin-Daly
53.6 PARAP Darwin-Daly
64.2 KARAMA Darwin-Daly
61.0 NORTHLAKES Darwin-Daly
52.0 WAGAIT BEACH Darwin-Daly
119.4 LABELLE DOWNS Darwin-Daly
67.4 LEANYER Darwin-Daly
58.2 BERRIMAH SIL Darwin-Daly
65.4 THORAK CEMETERY Darwin-Daly
67.0 BATCHELOR AERO Darwin-Daly
72.2 WILDMAN RANGERS Darwin-Daly
54.8 DARWIN HOSPITAL Darwin-Daly
61.4 WARRUWI Arnhem
72.0 NUTWOOD DOWNS Roper-McArthur
53.0 BORROLOOLA Roper-McArthur
125.0 LAJAMANU Victoria
116.0 RIVEREN Victoria
105.0 BUNDA Victoria
82.0 DOUGLAS RIVER Darwin-Daly
71.2 MANGO FARM Darwin-Daly
61.0 WARREGO MINE Barkly
55.0 RABBIT FLAT Alice Springs
QUEENSLAND
62.4 BOOBY ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE N Peninsula
163.8 BAMAGA N Peninsula
117.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula
59.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula
61.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE N Peninsula
50.6 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN N Coast--Barron
70.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron
67.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron
51.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT N Coast--Barron
63.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron
52.0 BOLINDA ESTATE TM N Coast--Barron
78.2 UPPER STONE EXELBY N Coast--Herbert
66.4 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert
81.0 TULLY MCQUILLAN ST N Coast--Herbert
71.0 TULLY TM N Coast--Herbert
62.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert
60.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL N Coast--Herbert
85.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT N Coast--Herbert
75.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert
91.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT N Coast--Herbert
182.5 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS Central Coast E
122.0 FINCH HATTON POST OFFICE Central Coast E
51.0 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E
89.2 MIRANI MARY STREET Central Coast E
120.0 MOUNT CHARLTON Central Coast E
61.0 ROMA PEAK Central Coast E
91.0 HECATE Central Coast E
86.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E
50.4 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E
68.0 ROMA PEAK ALERT Central Coast E
69.0 MIRANI WEIR TM Central Coast E
63.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT Central Coast E
76.0 GARGETT ALERT Central Coast E

High short duration rainfall (10mm/hour and greater):

16.8mm/h WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA : 16.8mm in 60 min to 15:00
34.0mm/h HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA : 17.0mm in 30 min to 20:30
60.0mm/h DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT : 3.0mm in 3 min to 00:54
51.0mm/h DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT : 6.8mm in 8 min to 01:02
27.6mm/h DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT : 13.8mm in 30 min to 17:55
48.0mm/h MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT : 0.8mm in 1 min to 00:57
48.4mm/h WARRUWI Arnhem NT : 24.2mm in 30 min to 00:00
27.4mm/h WARRUWI Arnhem NT : 6.4mm in 14 min to 14:44
74.8mm/h WARRUWI Arnhem NT : 37.4mm in 30 min to 23:30
57.6mm/h MILINGIMBI Arnhem NT : 4.8mm in 5 min to 23:05
11.3mm/h BORROLOOLA Roper-McArthur NT : 34.0mm in 180 min to 02:30
21.4mm/h LAJAMANU Victoria NT : 21.4mm in 60 min to 01:30
16.7mm/h LAJAMANU Victoria NT : 50.0mm in 180 min to 02:30
12.5mm/h LAJAMANU Victoria NT : 75.0mm in 360 min to 02:30
10.0mm/h MANGO FARM Darwin-Daly NT : 30.0mm in 180 min to 11:30
33.2mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 16.6mm in 30 min to 05:00
30.4mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 15.2mm in 30 min to 05:30
18.0mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 54.0mm in 180 min to 06:00
36.0mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 18.0mm in 30 min to 06:30
29.2mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 14.6mm in 30 min to 07:30
19.7mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 59.0mm in 180 min to 09:00
86.6mm/h KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD: 20.2mm in 14 min to 17:00
11.7mm/h KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD: 35.0mm in 180 min to 18:00
40.0mm/h MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD: 4.0mm in 6 min to 10:06
33.5mm/h MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD: 13.4mm in 24 min to 10:30
42.3mm/h CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD: 13.4mm in 19 min to 14:19
37.1mm/h CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD: 6.8mm in 11 min to 14:30
13.0mm/h CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD: 39.0mm in 180 min to 15:00
42.0mm/h LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD: 14.0mm in 20 min to 09:43
61.5mm/h LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD: 8.2mm in 8 min to 11:40
30.6mm/h LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD: 10.2mm in 20 min to 12:00
14.0mm/h LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD: 42.0mm in 180 min to 12:00
36.8mm/h MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD: 18.4mm in 30 min to 01:30
32.4mm/h PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD: 32.4mm in 60 min to 04:00
17.7mm/h PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD: 53.0mm in 180 min to 06:00
10.3mm/h GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW: 31.0mm in 180 min to 21:00
25.7mm/h NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW: 6.0mm in 14 min to 18:13
23.6mm/h GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW: 12.2mm in 31 min to 14:31
10.3mm/h NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL: 31.0mm in 180 min to 21:30
15.7mm/h NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL: 47.0mm in 180 min to 22:30

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
41.3 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.0 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
40.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.5 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
31.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
29.3 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
29.0 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
29.0 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
7.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
11.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
5.3 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 BARREN TIER Central Plateau TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+12.6   29.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.0   37.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.8   38.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+6.8   37.4 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+6.1   30.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
+8.5   20.5 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.3   25.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.9   24.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
+7.8   24.2 WELLINGTON (ZOUCH ST) CW Slopes S NSW
+7.7   29.0 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-15.8   16.5 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
-13.7   18.4 DENILIQUIN POST OFFICE Riverina E NSW
-13.0   18.7 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-11.3   26.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-10.6   20.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-10.6   20.5 KERANG POST OFFICE Lower North VIC
-8.6   9.0 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0   11.5 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-6.0   14.5 CASHMERE DOWNS Goldfields WA
-5.7   11.2 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5   12.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

Highest wind gusts above 89km/h or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.

NORTH RANKIN PLATFORM E Pilbara WA : *** (120/ 74 ) at 09:00
CAPE LEEUWIN SW & S Coast WA : 76 (120/ 63 ) at 20:00
DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT : 70 (260/ 63 ) at 00:54
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 78 (300/ 69 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 82 (240/ 63 ) at 00:14

Other extremes

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