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Thursday, 26 APR 2001

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Minor flooding in the Barwon around and downstream of Geelong, the Latrobe around and downstream of Rosedale...

Severe storms SE Qld, and the Capricornia and southern Wide Bay and Burnett Districts.

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 15:37 EDST on 29/04/01

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 (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.

53.6 RICHMOND HILLS Central West QLD
40.8 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria QLD
37.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands
35.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT Central Coast E QLD
35.0 WARRENBAYNE Lower NE VIC

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
40.8 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP
    Central Coast E
35.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT
    Central West
53.6 RICHMOND HILLS

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
35.0 WARRENBAYNE

ISLANDS
    Islands
37.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
4.8mm in 3 min to 14:20 96.0mm/h
7.0mm in 10 min to 14:30 42.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
14.4mm in 15 min to 19:15 57.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
37.0 JULIA CREEK POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
36.1 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
36.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.0 PORT KEATS AERO Darwin-Daly NT
36.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
36.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
36.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
28.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
26.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
26.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
26.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+5.5   32.9 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+5.5   25.4 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC
+5.1   29.7 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.8   22.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
+4.6   31.8 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.5   19.1 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.4   18.8 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+6.3   20.9 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.8   14.0 MOUNT BARKER Mt Lofty Ranges SA
+5.5   15.5 STRATHALBYN Mt Lofty Ranges SA
-10.1   19.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.9   22.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-5.6   18.2 LAKE GRACE POST OFFICE Gt Southern WA
-5.6   18.0 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-5.5   20.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-7.9   4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3   5.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9   5.1 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9   11.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.9   11.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

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

MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 106 (320/ 89 ) at 14:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 91 (310/ 70 ) at 20:42

Other extremes

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