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Tuesday, 25 SEP 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 12:15 EDST on 30/09/01

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 (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.

58.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
53.0 HALLS GAP (POST OFFICE) Wimmera S VIC
48.0 LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY N Coast TAS
43.8 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
41.0 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

VICTORIA
    Wimmera S
53.0 HALLS GAP (POST OFFICE)
41.0 STAWELL AERODROME
    W Coast
43.8 WEEAPROINAH

TASMANIA
    N Coast
48.0 LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY
    W Coast
58.0 MOUNT READ

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
12.6mm in 21 min to 00:30 36.0mm/h
13.4mm in 21 min to 03:30 38.3mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
10.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 20.0mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
4.8mm in 14 min to 16:14 20.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
    E Central
WONTHAGGI
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
16.4mm in 37 min to 23:00 26.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.4mm/h
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
41.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
39.6 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
39.4 DOUGLAS RIVER Darwin-Daly NT
27.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 DUM IN MIRRIE Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
6.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
1.0 WANDERING Gt Southern WA
1.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+10.2   30.0 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+10.1   30.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.9   29.8 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW
+8.7   33.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.6   32.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.6   28.7 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
+11.0   19.4 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+10.7   15.4 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+10.5   13.9 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+10.2   15.9 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+10.1   13.6 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-6.6   14.3 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
-5.1   12.7 YONGALA Upper North SA
-5.0   16.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.8   18.3 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-4.4   18.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
-4.8   1.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.8   0.1 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-4.1   4.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-4.0   5.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-3.9   3.6 RAVENSTHORPE 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.

NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW: 83 (350/ 63 ) at 16:48
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW: 93 (340/ 72 ) at 00:00
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 104 (240/ 87 ) at 19:38
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 95 (220/ 80 ) at 18:00
EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS: 76 (280/ 63 ) at 14:06
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 91 (180/ 72 ) at 16:09
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 108 (220/ 87 ) at 17:48

Other extremes

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