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Sunday, 01 JUL 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 18:08 EDST on 02/07/01

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 daily rainfall for July:
Coen Airport Qld: 7.4 (7.2, 49)

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.

36.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
32.0 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
28.0 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
27.4 POINT ARKWRIGHT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
27.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
32.0 HERON ISLAND RES STN
    Brisbane/SE Coast
36.0 RAINBOW BEACH
28.0 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT
27.4 POINT ARKWRIGHT

TASMANIA
    Southeast
27.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


VICTORIA
    E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
19.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
32.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
31.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
31.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
31.0 JABIRU AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
31.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
31.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
24.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
22.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
22.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-9.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.3 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+10.7   28.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.8   27.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.4   24.4 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
+8.0   26.4 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.7   25.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.7   13.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.4   10.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.8   13.4 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.6   12.7 PORT MACQUARIE (HILL STREET) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.4   9.6 WANDERING COMPARISON Gt Southern WA
+5.4   14.0 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.4   8.6 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.4   11.1 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-8.8   19.5 ELLIOTT Barkly NT
-4.0   9.4 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-3.8   27.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-3.3   27.6 PIRLANGIMPI Darwin-Daly NT
-7.1   -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.9   -6.3 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3   7.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-6.3   8.8 TIMBER CREEK Victoria NT
-6.0   0.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA

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 : 95 (290/ 69 ) at 11:10

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