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Tuesday, 31 JUL 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 17:39 EDST on 03/08/01

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 maximum temperature for July:
Bombala PO NSW: 18.5 (18.4, 33)

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.

37.2 CAPE LE GRAND NAT PARK SW & S Coast WA
31.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
30.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
30.8 MERIVALE FARM SW & S Coast WA
30.0 ESPERANCE AERO SW & S Coast WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
31.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT
30.8 KALBARRI
    SW & S Coast
37.2 CAPE LE GRAND NAT PARK
30.8 MERIVALE FARM
30.0 ESPERANCE AERO

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.2mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
32.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
31.6 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
31.5 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
31.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
23.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
21.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
21.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-3.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.2 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.2 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.2   27.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.9   24.0 RENMARK Upper Murray SA
+7.7   18.5 BOMBALA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.4   27.2 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
+7.3   23.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Upper Murray SA
+9.5   4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.1   13.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.8   13.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.8   10.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.7   5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.5   15.4 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-4.6   14.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.0   15.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.7   14.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-3.7   17.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
-12.2   2.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-9.5   3.0 DALY WATERS AWS Roper-McArthur NT
-7.6   10.6 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.4   5.1 LARRIMAH Roper-McArthur NT
-7.3   3.5 WAVE HILL Victoria NT

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

NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA : 69 (210/ 63 ) at 18:25
CAPE WILLOUGHBY Kangaroo Is SA : 83 (340/ 67 ) at 01:30
MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA : 87 (320/ 65 ) at 06:00
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW: 106 (330/ 85 ) at 21:10
MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC: 119 (350/ 80 ) at 23:00
MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC: 85 (360/ 63 ) at 17:30
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 82 (310/ 67 ) at 18:44
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 113 (310/ 78 ) at 18:30

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