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Saturday, 28 APR 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 18:31 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.

66.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
60.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
57.0 CANNON COVE TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
47.0 HARTMANN BRIDGE TM Darling Downs W QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
60.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
57.0 CANNON COVE TM
    Darling Downs W
47.0 HARTMANN BRIDGE TM

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
66.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.0mm in 28 min to 20:30 32.1mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
20.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 20.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
12.0mm in 13 min to 17:00 55.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.4mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 19:00 26.8mm/h
22.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 45.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
37.3 DOUGLAS RIVER Darwin-Daly NT
37.2 JULIA CREEK POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
37.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
36.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS Victoria NT
29.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
26.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
26.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.0 BLACK POINT Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 DUM IN MIRRIE Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
26.0 CAPE FOURCROY Islands
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-1.6 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-1.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION AWS N Coast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+3.8   37.2 JULIA CREEK POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+3.6   30.9 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+3.4   32.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+3.1   36.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+2.8   34.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.6   18.0 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+5.5   16.6 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+5.0   17.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.0   16.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+4.9   19.5 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-12.4   16.4 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
-10.4   16.8 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-7.9   21.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.0   11.5 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-6.7   21.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-6.7   14.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-8.0   0.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.9   2.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.6   3.6 BEVERLEY Gt Southern WA
-7.6   1.6 KEITH Upper SE SA
-7.3   4.4 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA

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

None reported.

Other extremes

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