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Sunday, 14 OCT 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 01:46 EDST on 16/10/01

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.

66.2 YANGAN POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
65.0 THE HEAD Darling Downs E QLD
52.0 ELLANGOWAN Darling Downs E QLD
44.6 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
41.0 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
66.2 YANGAN POST OFFICE
65.0 THE HEAD
52.0 ELLANGOWAN
44.6 WARWICK
41.0 DALBY AIRPORT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
POINT STUART AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 22:30 8.7mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 9.0mm/h
    Barkly
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 04:00 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.2mm/h
20.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 41.2mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 20.6mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 5.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
WARWICK
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
14.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
10.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
    E Central
DUNNS HILL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
    N Coast
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
40.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.8 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.4 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
39.4 TIMBER CREEK Victoria NT
39.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
28.0 DUM IN MIRRIE Darwin-Daly NT
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR
27.5 CHANNEL POINT Darwin-Daly NT
26.8 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
26.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.5 WARATAH (WILLIAM STREET) W Coast TAS
-1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.3   29.6 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+5.8   29.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+5.6   28.8 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
+5.3   27.1 PORT MACQUARIE (HILL STREET) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.1   28.8 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
+7.6   21.2 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.2   21.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.7   19.8 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+6.7   20.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+6.6   21.9 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6   14.8 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-9.0   25.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.0   26.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT Barkly NT
-7.8   20.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-7.7   14.0 YONGALA Upper North SA
-7.7   19.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-10.2   0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.3   6.6 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-8.1   2.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
-8.0   9.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.0   4.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
-7.0   8.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 80 (240/ 70 ) at 07:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 87 (320/ 70 ) at 21:18

Other extremes

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