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Monday, 04 JUN 2001

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Warm weather in SA
Several days of warm northerlies sweeping down over South Australia ahead of weak fronts raised daytime temperatures close to record levels for June today. Parafield Airport, north of Adelaide, recorded its warmest June day in nearly 40 years, with a top of 24.1.

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 13:41 EDST on 06/06/01

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 maximum temperature for June:
Parafield AP SA: 24.1 (24.0, 39)

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.

57.6 ARCHERTON Upper NE VIC
33.0 TULLY MCQUILLAN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
33.0 JARRA CREEK TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
31.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
31.0 TULLY TM N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
31.0 TOPAZ
    N Coast--Herbert
33.0 TULLY MCQUILLAN ST
33.0 JARRA CREEK TM
31.0 TULLY TM

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
57.6 ARCHERTON

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


None reported

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
35.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
33.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
33.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
33.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.0 PORT KEATS AERO Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
5.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.9 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-5.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.7   25.0 SNOWTOWN Lower North SA
+8.5   24.1 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA
+8.4   26.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+8.2   24.0 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide Plains SA
+8.0   22.3 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+8.6   15.0 JERVOIS Alice Springs NT
+8.6   16.6 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+8.5   17.7 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+7.6   16.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+7.4   13.9 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-5.8   9.4 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
-5.1   10.0 MANJIMUP SW & S Coast WA
-4.8   14.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.7   14.4 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-4.7   11.9 BRIDGETOWN POST OFFICE SW & S Coast WA
-4.7   10.7 KATANNING POST OFFICE Gt Southern WA
-4.7   11.1 ONGERUP Gt Southern WA
-4.7   12.3 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-4.9   2.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.2   -2.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.2   -2.0 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.0   1.2 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.0   -2.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-4.0   -1.6 GOULBURN PROGRESS ST Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

CAPE LEEUWIN SW & S Coast WA : 80 (210/ 65 ) at 08:05

Other extremes

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