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Sunday, 18 FEB 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 19:42 EDST on 20/02/01

Quality control note: Data is not yet complete. It is as received in real time, and may contain errors. 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.

197.2 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL N Coast--Barron QLD
188.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
187.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST N Coast--Barron QLD
182.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
177.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
NORTHERN TERRITORY
89.2 CHANNEL ISLAND Darwin-Daly
108.8 BLACK POINT Darwin-Daly
52.6 WANDIE CREEK Darwin-Daly
65.2 COOINDA AERODROME Darwin-Daly
77.0 BATCHELOR AERO Darwin-Daly
83.0 MARLOW'S LAGOON Darwin-Daly
53.0 TANDANGLE HILL Roper-McArthur
55.0 ELSEY Roper-McArthur
62.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS Victoria
60.0 LAJAMANU Victoria
135.2 WAVE HILL Victoria
71.2 VICTORIA RIVER ROADHOUSE Victoria
51.0 BUNDA Victoria
88.0 JINDARE Darwin-Daly
57.0 TIPPERARY Darwin-Daly
120.2 EVA VALLEY Darwin-Daly
57.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT Barkly
66.4 ALI CURUNG Alice Springs
73.0 EPENARRA Alice Springs
QUEENSLAND
61.0 AUGUSTUS DOWNS STATION Gulf Country
68.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country
94.0 DONORS HILL STATION Gulf Country
73.8 NORMANTON POST OFFICE Gulf Country
60.6 NARDOO STATION Gulf Country
53.0 ABINGDON DOWNS STATION Upper Carpentaria
55.2 GREENVALE TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria
125.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron
103.0 DIMBULAH BRICKLEY ST N Coast--Barron
50.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron
92.0 MT GARNET POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron
197.2 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL N Coast--Barron
133.0 TINAROO DAM N Coast--Barron
182.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron
187.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST N Coast--Barron
161.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron
97.4 GREENHAVEN N Coast--Barron
123.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron
84.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT N Coast--Barron
92.0 MALANDA ALERT N Coast--Barron
90.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT N Coast--Barron
55.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT N Coast--Barron
151.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron
96.0 MAREEBA TM N Coast--Barron
157.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron
105.0 HERBERTON MOWBRAY RD N Coast--Barron
52.0 MT GARNET ALERT N Coast--Barron
98.0 HERBERTON ALERT N Coast--Barron
100.0 BOLINDA ESTATE TM N Coast--Barron
54.0 RAVENSHOE ALERT N Coast--Barron
188.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT N Coast--Barron
156.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT AWS N Coast--Barron
62.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert
167.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert
123.2 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert
151.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert
155.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert
128.0 TULLY MCQUILLAN ST N Coast--Herbert
177.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert
111.0 TULLY TM N Coast--Herbert
97.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert
121.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert
126.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert
125.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert
171.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert
54.0 WALLAMAN ALERT N Coast--Herbert
50.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert

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

54.0mm/h KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA : 27.0mm in 30 min to 01:00
108.0mm/h DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT : 1.8mm in 1 min to 10:45
49.2mm/h WARRUWI Arnhem NT : 24.6mm in 30 min to 00:00
11.7mm/h BORROLOOLA Roper-McArthur NT : 35.0mm in 180 min to 05:30
21.8mm/h LAJAMANU Victoria NT : 21.8mm in 60 min to 01:30
13.7mm/h WAVE HILL Victoria NT : 41.0mm in 180 min to 05:30
40.8mm/h WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD: 17.0mm in 25 min to 10:00
12.0mm/h KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD: 24.0mm in 120 min to 13:00
11.3mm/h CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD: 34.0mm in 180 min to 00:00
234.0mm/h YARRAM (YARRAM CFA) W Gippsland VIC: 39.0mm in 10 min to 11:58

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
43.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
42.6 POLDA (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
42.5 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AERO) W Agricultural SA
42.4 PORT LINCOLN W Agricultural SA
42.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
30.9 PORT AUGUSTA ARID LANDS NW Pastoral SA
28.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
28.1 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
28.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
14.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
18.4 MUNGLINUP MELALEUCA Goldfields WA
19.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
19.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
19.1 ESPERANCE AERO SW & S Coast WA
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+17.2   42.4 PORT LINCOLN W Agricultural SA
+16.9   38.6 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+16.1   40.6 GOOLWA (HINDMARSH ISLAND MARINA) Mt Lofty Ranges SA
+16.0   40.4 VICTOR HARBOR Mt Lofty Ranges SA
+15.3   42.1 PRICE Yorke Peninsula SA
+11.7   27.9 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA
+9.4   25.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA
+9.1   26.8 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+8.6   23.2 SNOWTOWN Lower North SA
+8.1   24.0 MAITLAND Yorke Peninsula SA
-12.5   14.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.9   25.0 ALI CURUNG Alice Springs NT
-11.5   24.5 WAVE HILL Victoria NT
-11.4   25.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT Murchison WA
-11.3   25.1 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
-8.3   -3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.9   15.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.2   0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1   8.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-5.6   14.3 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD: 82 (170/ 70 ) at 00:00
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD: 74 (130/ 63 ) at 01:00

Other extremes

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