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Friday, 28 SEP 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 23:02 EDST on 01/10/01

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.

26.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.0 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
7.8 WILUNA Interior WA
7.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
6.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Gt Southern
11.0 RAVENSTHORPE
    Interior
7.8 WILUNA

ISLANDS
    Islands
26.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
6.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
    N Coast--Herbert
7.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
SWANBOURNE
7.2mm in 42 min to 15:12 10.3mm/h
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
6.6mm in 3 min to 13:59 132.0mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
12.4mm in 36 min to 00:00 20.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.2mm/h
    Wimmera S
TOOLONDO CFA
54.0mm in 1 hr 50 min to 21:22 29.5mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.6 KIDMAN SPRINGS Victoria NT
38.5 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
38.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.4 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
38.4 DOUGLAS RIVER Darwin-Daly NT
29.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
28.2 WARRUWI Arnhem NT
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
8.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-0.6 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+13.6   36.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
+13.5   34.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.1   33.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.8   34.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.9   30.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.3   18.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+9.9   19.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+9.3   18.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.2   17.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
+8.9   14.7 BEVERLEY Gt Southern WA
+8.9   16.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3   14.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.6   18.4 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
-3.6   16.9 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.5   20.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
-3.2   18.0 JURIEN Lower West WA
-5.9   2.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.5   2.0 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-5.4   2.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.0   1.0 LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-4.3   8.8 YUENDUMU Alice Springs NT

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

MOUNT MAGNET AERO Murchison WA : 80 (260/ 63 ) at 17:01
NORTH ISLAND Central West WA : 93 (270/ 72 ) at 16:57
NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA : 83 (330/ 65 ) at 14:02
LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA : 98 (340/ 46 ) at 15:33

Other extremes

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