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Saturday, 23 JUN 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 10:49 EDST on 27/06/01

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: 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.

39.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
34.6 COWARAMUP SW & S Coast WA
32.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
31.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
26.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
34.6 COWARAMUP

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
39.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
31.0 DAINTREE TEA

TASMANIA
    W Coast
32.0 MOUNT READ
26.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


None reported

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
31.0 JABIRU AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
31.0 DUM IN MIRRIE Darwin-Daly NT
31.0 MILINGIMBI Arnhem NT
31.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
30.9 OENPELLI Darwin-Daly NT
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
23.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 JABIRU AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
23.0 GOVE AIRPORT Arnhem NT
23.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS Darwin-Daly NT
23.0 WARRUWI Arnhem NT
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.3 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.9   25.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.3   23.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.2   23.4 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+5.5   23.3 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+5.4   22.3 HYDEN Gt Southern WA
+5.4   24.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+5.4   22.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+5.4   24.4 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+8.5   10.8 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+8.1   2.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.5   12.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
+7.2   9.2 GEEVESTON(FORESTRY CEMETERY RD) Southeast TAS
+7.0   10.9 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-3.5   26.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-3.2   24.1 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-3.1   28.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-3.1   23.3 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-9.2   -2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.0   4.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-8.0   0.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-7.9   -1.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-7.9   -1.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 95 (280/ 59 ) at 03:00
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 95 (280/ 67 ) at 05:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 133 (310/115 ) at 00:08
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 117 (270/ 95 ) at 01:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS: 106 (260/ 46 ) at 02:12

Other extremes

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