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Sunday, 22 APR 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 17:46 EDST on 23/04/01

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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest 24-hour rainfall for April:
Point Hicks Lighthouse Vic: 122.2 (106.6, 39)
Moorabbin Airport Vic: 64.0 (63.5, 42)
Durdidwarrah Vic: 73.8 (72.2, 111)

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.

157.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN) E Gippsland VIC
131.0 ERICA (PARKERS CORNER) W Gippsland VIC
126.4 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
122.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)
122.2 TRARALGON CREEK (BALOOK)

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
118.0 EDEN (CARAVAN PARK)
101.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
92.6 CATHCART (MOUNT DARRAGH)

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
157.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN)
122.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)
102.0 MALLACOOTA
97.8 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
81.2 CANN RIVER EAST (CHANDLERS CK)
79.2 CLUB TERRACE
68.0 COMBIENBAR
67.0 COMBIENBAR
    W Gippsland
131.0 ERICA (PARKERS CORNER)
122.2 TRARALGON CREEK (BALOOK)
107.0 MT BAW BAW
93.4 AVON RIVER (THE CHANNEL)
87.0 MT MOORNAPA
81.8 WILLOW GROVE
58.0 EAST SALE COMPARISON
54.2 LABERTOUCHE
51.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
    E Central
64.0 MOORABBIN AIRPORT
54.4 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS
50.0 ROSEBUD COUNTRY CLUB
    W Central
74.0 MEREDITH
73.8 DURDIDWARRAH
66.4 BARWON RIVER (POLLOCKSFORD)
65.0 SHEOAKS
62.6 MEREDITH (DARRA)
61.8 ANGLESEA
51.2 MOORABOOL RIVER (MORRISONS)
50.2 BOGGY CREEK (BULUMWAAL)
    Western Plains
54.0 CRESSY POST OFFICE
52.0 LEIGH RIVER (MT. MERCER)
    W Coast
126.4 WEEAPROINAH
88.0 AIREYS INLET
50.0 BEEAC POST OFFICE

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
9.2mm in 16 min to 18:00 34.5mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
13.6mm in 26 min to 20:00 31.4mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
7.4mm in 1 min to 13:26 444.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 12 min to 17:00 52.0mm/h
    Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
13.0mm in 30 min to 00:30 26.0mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 01:00 27.6mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 26.8mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.2mm/h

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
13.0mm in 30 min to 08:00 26.0mm/h
MT BAW BAW
32.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h
MT MOORNAPA
18.6mm in 1 hr 1 min to 03:01 18.3mm/h
20.8mm in 59 min to 04:00 21.2mm/h
    E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
24.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 49.2mm/h
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
13.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 26.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 21.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 12.3mm/h
CERBERUS
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
    W Coast
AIREYS INLET
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
38.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
36.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
36.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
26.0 DAMPIER PORT E Pilbara WA
26.0 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.1 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
8.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.8 MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA
-4.1 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-2.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-2.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+11.7   33.5 ALBANY AIRPORT SW & S Coast WA
+10.4   31.5 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
+8.5   31.2 KATANNING POST OFFICE Gt Southern WA
+8.5   31.4 NARROGIN Gt Southern WA
+8.4   31.0 ONGERUP Gt Southern WA
+7.1   20.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+6.6   12.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.3   19.2 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.1   19.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+6.1   13.6 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-8.3   17.0 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
-8.1   18.1 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-7.7   12.5 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-7.4   19.8 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-7.4   16.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Upper Murray SA
-10.6   2.8 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-10.5   2.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT Alice Springs NT
-9.6   1.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-8.6   6.6 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE COMPARISON Far SW QLD
-8.2   -1.8 GEEVESTON(FORESTRY CEMETERY RD) Southeast TAS

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

CAPE WILLOUGHBY Kangaroo Is SA : 74 (170/ 63 ) at 07:30
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS Sydney--west NSW: 104 (230/ 17 ) at 01:30
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 80 (140/ 65 ) at 11:00
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 W Gippsland VIC: 80 (131/ 69 ) at 03:10
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 85 (190/ 70 ) at 16:00
EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS: 91 (170/ 72 ) at 23:37

Other extremes

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