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Monday, 05 MAR 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 21:33 EDST on 11/03/01

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 (none known)

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.

152.0 MOUNT HART STATION W Kimberley WA
149.4 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
90.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
79.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
77.6 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
152.0 MOUNT HART STATION
77.6 NAPIER DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
70.0 ESMERALDA STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
149.4 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
    N Coast--Barron
90.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
67.0 MEADOWBANK
54.0 TOPAZ
54.0 ATHERTON WATER TREAT
53.0 TOPAZ ALERT
    N Coast--Herbert
79.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE
77.0 JARRA CREEK TM
76.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
67.0 TULLY MCQUILLAN ST
63.0 TULLY TM
61.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
55.0 ZATTAS ALERT
50.0 GAIRLOCH

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
1.4mm in 1 min to 12:14 84.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
BATCHELOR AERO
13.6mm in 26 min to 15:30 31.4mm/h
    Barkly
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
20.4mm in 30 min to 00:00 40.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 20.4mm/h
39.4mm in 30 min to 23:30 78.8mm/h
39.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 39.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
9.4mm in 15 min to 19:27 37.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
41.9 ENEABBA Central West WA
40.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
40.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
40.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
40.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
29.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
29.0 DAMPIER PORT E Pilbara WA
28.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
28.0 NARAWILLI Arnhem NT
13.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
16.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
16.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
4.0 STRATHALBYN Mt Lofty Ranges SA

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+10.9   35.1 CAPE NATURALISTE SW & S Coast WA
+10.7   34.9 PEMBERTON SW & S Coast WA
+10.5   38.6 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+10.5   35.0 MANJIMUP SW & S Coast WA
+10.4   39.3 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+9.2   25.7 JURIEN Lower West WA
+8.1   24.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+8.0   22.2 KARNET Lower West WA
+7.7   23.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.7   23.4 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-14.2   20.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-13.9   20.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-9.8   27.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-8.8   25.0 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
-6.8   30.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-8.1   4.0 STRATHALBYN Mt Lofty Ranges SA
-5.1   13.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3   14.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.9   11.0 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW

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

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE North Coast NSW: 91 (190/ 72 ) at 16:21
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL: 78 ( 90/ 65 ) at 01:19

Other extremes

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