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Tuesday, 02 OCT 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 08:38 EDST on 11/10/01

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):
Lowest minimum temperature for October:
Albany AP WA: 0.0 (1.0, 36)

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.

44.8 NARIEL CREEK (SIMPSON) Lower NE VIC
42.6 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
40.0 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
40.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
39.0 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
39.0 WILCANNIA (REID ST)

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
44.8 NARIEL CREEK (SIMPSON)
42.6 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE)
40.0 HUNTERS HILL
    Upper NE
40.0 FALLS CREEK

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
18.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 36.0mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
    C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
5.6mm in 33 min to 12:33 10.2mm/h
4.6mm in 1 min to 12:34 276.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.4mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 17:15 84.0mm/h
21.8mm in 45 min to 18:00 29.1mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 27.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
    CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 52 min to 19:00 15.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.2mm/h
    Sydney--east
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h
    Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
16.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
    Illawarra
BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
21.2mm in 39 min to 19:00 32.6mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 21.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
MOSS VALE AWS
23.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS
2.8mm in 2 min to 15:02 84.0mm/h
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
8.4mm in 17 min to 16:17 29.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.6mm/h
3.6mm in 1 min to 14:57 216.0mm/h
6.6mm in 16 min to 15:13 24.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 24.0mm/h
    SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
39.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.1 FLYING FOX Roper-McArthur NT
39.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
39.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.0 LAJAMANU Victoria NT
39.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS Victoria NT
39.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
39.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 CHANNEL POINT Darwin-Daly NT
26.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.0 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
26.0 TIMBER CREEK Victoria NT
26.0 PORT KEATS AERO Darwin-Daly NT
26.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
6.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.5 MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA
8.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT SW & S Coast WA
0.1 YONGALA Upper North SA
1.8 BOMBALA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.0 BRIDGETOWN SW & S Coast WA
2.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.0   24.4 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
+4.5   11.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+4.0   29.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+4.0   27.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+4.0   22.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.7   13.9 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+6.6   11.9 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+6.4   12.1 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.0   20.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+5.9   16.5 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-8.0   24.5 WATARRKA Alice Springs NT
-7.9   23.5 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
-7.3   17.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-7.3   13.1 EUDUNDA Lower Murray SA
-7.2   16.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-7.2   14.5 YONGALA Upper North SA
-9.0   0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT SW & S Coast WA
-8.5   -1.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.4   3.1 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-6.0   2.9 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-6.0   0.1 YONGALA Upper North SA

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

COONAMBLE AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW: 78 (240/ 63 ) at 19:59
YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW: 91 (170/ 7 ) at 06:00

Other extremes

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