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Tuesday, 28 AUG 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 19:11 EDST on 30/08/01

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):
Equal lowest minimum temperature for any month:
Glen Innes Ag Research Station NSW: -11.0 (-11.0, 29)
Lowest minimum temperature for August:
Glen Innes Ag Research Station NSW: -11.0 (-8.5, 29) Previous record set 19/8/01)
Lostock Dam Site NSW: -0.5 (0.1, 28)

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.

106.6 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
100.6 BODALLA POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
98.8 HUNTER SPRINGS (WONDECLA) Hunter Valley NSW
97.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
94.0 LOWER ARALUEN South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
62.8 OGUNBIL (BEANA BREA)
    Hunter Valley
98.8 HUNTER SPRINGS (WONDECLA)
50.8 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW)
    Illawarra
51.6 MOSS VALE (HOSKINS STREET)
    South Coast
106.6 NAROOMA RVCP
100.6 BODALLA POST OFFICE
97.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
94.0 LOWER ARALUEN
93.0 MORUYA (THE LAGOON)
82.2 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
76.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
73.4 BETTOWYND (CONDRY)
68.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
65.0 SNOWBALL
64.4 CATHCART (MOUNT DARRAGH)
58.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE
    Goulburn/Monaro
85.0 MAJORS CREEK (THE OLD SCHOOL)
66.6 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE)
59.0 ORANMEIR (GILSTON)
52.2 JERANGLE (LYONS CREEK)

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
78.4 CABBAGE TREE CREEK
76.2 CLUB TERRACE
68.2 CANN RIVER EAST (CHANDLERS CK)
64.8 COMBIENBAR
56.0 COMBIENBAR

TASMANIA
    E Coast
71.4 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA)
64.4 BEAUTY FLAT ROAD

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.8mm/h

TASMANIA
    E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    Southeast
PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
34.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS
33.4 OENPELLI Darwin-Daly NT
33.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
33.0 PORT KEATS AERO Darwin-Daly NT
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
22.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.5 ARLTUNGA Alice Springs NT
-1.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+10.5   29.9 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.4   28.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+5.5   27.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.4   24.8 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
+5.4   25.4 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.7   5.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.7   6.5 BOMBALA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.4   10.0 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+6.4   10.7 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
+6.4   11.4 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
-8.2   12.5 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-8.1   6.0 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
-7.9   8.0 TENTERFIELD (WOOD ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.8   6.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-7.7   10.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-9.1   3.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.3   7.4 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-8.0   4.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
-7.9   1.5 JURIEN Lower West WA

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

FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC: 91 (140/ 70 ) at 01:43
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 70 (240/ 65 ) at 01:00

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