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Sunday, 30 SEP 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 22:48 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest maximum temperature for September:
Griffith AP NSW: 35.0 (33.5, 25)
Echuca AP Vic: 34.0 (33.3, 44)
Kerang PO Vic: 34.0 (31.8, 38)
Kyabram Inst for Sustainable Agriculture Vic: 32.1 (31.5, 34)
Bundoora Latrobe University Vic: 27.5 (26.9, 18)
Cranbourne Botanic Gardens Vic: 27.3 (26.5, 11)
Castlemaine Prison Vic: 28.9 (27.4, 31)
Weeaproinah Vic: 23.5 (22.2, 15)
Previous record of 21.2 has been successively broken 3 times in past week 
Scottsdale Tas: 22.8 (22.2, 25)
Lake Leake Tas: 20.4 (20.1, 11)
Lake St Clair Tas: 20.4 (20.2, 10)
Waratah Tas: 18.5 (18.3, 18)

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.

39.0 ALBANY AIRPORT SW & S Coast WA
33.0 SHANNON SW & S Coast WA
31.6 KING RIVER SW & S Coast WA
30.4 BARRETT MEADOWS SW & S Coast WA
29.2 KARNET Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
29.2 KARNET
    SW & S Coast
39.0 ALBANY AIRPORT
33.0 SHANNON
31.6 KING RIVER
30.4 BARRETT MEADOWS

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
22.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.0mm/h
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
12.8mm in 29 min to 23:29 26.5mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
39.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
39.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 JERVOIS Alice Springs NT
38.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS Victoria NT
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
25.8 WARRUWI Arnhem NT
25.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 BLACK POINT Darwin-Daly NT
12.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.9 KARNET Lower West WA
14.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
14.0 MANJIMUP SW & S Coast WA
14.0 JACUP Gt Southern WA
-0.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
1.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+15.8   34.0 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
+15.5   35.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+15.1   34.7 DENILIQUIN POST OFFICE Riverina E NSW
+15.1   32.1 KYABRAM (INST SUSTAINABLE AG) Lower North VIC
+15.0   34.0 KERANG (POST OFFICE) Lower North VIC
+15.1   24.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+14.0   24.3 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+13.7   23.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+13.2   22.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+13.1   21.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.1   17.5 PAYNES FIND Murchison WA
-5.1   16.7 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-5.0   20.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.9   20.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.8   20.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT Murchison WA
-4.8   20.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-5.1   6.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-4.2   9.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-3.3   7.1 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-2.9   8.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT Murchison WA
-2.9   10.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

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

MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA : 102 (320/ 63 ) at 18:31
NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA : 85 (320/ 67 ) at 19:21
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AERO) W Agricultural SA : 93 (310/ 61 ) at 18:00
MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA : 132 (350/ 80 ) at 05:00
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW: 78 (360/ 63 ) at 17:00
MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC: 100 ( 10/ 65 ) at 19:30
FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC: 96 (360/ 67 ) at 22:00
MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC: 100 (360/ 78 ) at 22:00
MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC: 80 (360/ 63 ) at 10:30
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC: 87 ( 20/ 69 ) at 19:54
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 98 (310/ 83 ) at 21:18
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 83 (340/ 67 ) at 13:30

Other extremes

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