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Friday, 07 SEP 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 17:16 EDST on 08/09/01

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 September:
Esperance WA: 38.4 (38.2, 32)

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.

52.0 PARNDANA (ALLANDALE) Kangaroo Is SA
38.4 ESPERANCE SW & S Coast WA
36.2 MERIVALE FARM SW & S Coast WA
29.0 PARNDANA Kangaroo Is SA
26.0 ESPERANCE AERO SW & S Coast WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
38.4 ESPERANCE
36.2 MERIVALE FARM
26.0 ESPERANCE AERO

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Kangaroo Is
52.0 PARNDANA (ALLANDALE)
29.0 PARNDANA

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
COONAWARRA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 6.0mm/h
NARACOORTE AERODROME
1.6mm in 1 min to 18:05 96.0mm/h
4.8mm in 6 min to 18:11 48.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 7.7mm/h
PADTHAWAY SOUTH
8.0mm in 39 min to 18:11 12.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
38.5 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
38.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
37.7 TIMBER CREEK Victoria NT
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
24.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
-2.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.5   27.4 RENMARK Upper Murray SA
+6.0   36.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+5.6   28.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+4.9   25.9 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+4.7   25.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Upper Murray SA
+8.8   19.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT Alice Springs NT
+7.2   18.0 JERVOIS Alice Springs NT
+7.0   16.6 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
+7.0   15.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+6.2   15.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
-9.5   18.8 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.4   19.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.2   20.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.1   25.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-6.8   18.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.8   26.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-8.1   3.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.4   -1.0 DWELLINGUP FORESTRY SW & S Coast WA
-7.1   -0.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.4   0.1 PINGELLY Gt Southern WA

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

WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA : 87 (260/ 67 ) at 12:33
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA : 82 (260/ 63 ) at 12:37
MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA : 91 (290/ 67 ) at 15:00
WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA : 87 (300/ 65 ) at 13:14
NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA : 83 (260/ 63 ) at 04:44
NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA : 109 (260/ 91 ) at 16:27
WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA : 87 (300/ 69 ) at 14:00
MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA : 96 (280/ 69 ) at 15:56
YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA : 87 (290/ 65 ) at 16:02
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA : 91 (300/ 41 ) at 14:57
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA : 95 (280/ 72 ) at 15:30
MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA : 87 (290/ 69 ) at 15:01
EDITHBURGH Yorke Peninsula SA : 89 (310/ 74 ) at 14:42
CAPE WILLOUGHBY Kangaroo Is SA : 83 (310/ 63 ) at 15:27
ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA : 83 (290/ 69 ) at 14:39
EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide Plains SA : 85 (290/ 65 ) at 14:45
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide Plains SA : 76 (290/ 67 ) at 14:50
MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA : 104 (280/ 78 ) at 20:13
LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Upper Murray SA : 91 (260/ 58 ) at 16:48
RENMARK AERO Upper Murray SA : 87 (280/ 67 ) at 16:55
NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA : 91 (290/ 61 ) at 18:11
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW: 80 (360/ 63 ) at 18:00
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW: 96 (300/ 70 ) at 18:26
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW: 106 (330/ 85 ) at 13:11
MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC: 96 (280/ 32 ) at 18:46
HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC: 91 (320/ 65 ) at 20:08
MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC: 93 (360/ 61 ) at 23:00
FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC: 91 (360/ 63 ) at 23:30
MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC: 108 (360/ 74 ) at 23:03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC: 95 ( 10/ 82 ) at 13:41
POINT WILSON W Central VIC: 82 ( 10/ 65 ) at 21:30
KILMORE GAP N Central VIC: 87 ( 20/ 63 ) at 23:00
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC: 93 (330/ 72 ) at 23:50

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