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Thursday, 01 NOV 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 15:16 EDST on 07/11/01

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.

41.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
28.0 ELEVEN MILE RAAF Darwin-Daly NT
22.0 PIRLANGIMPI Darwin-Daly NT
17.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.0 CAPE FOURCROY Islands ISL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
28.0 ELEVEN MILE RAAF
22.0 PIRLANGIMPI

ISLANDS
    Islands
16.0 CAPE FOURCROY

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
41.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP
    W Coast
17.0 MOUNT READ

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Pilbara
LEARMONTH AIRPORT
20.4mm in 30 min to 01:00 40.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 20.4mm/h
    Eucla
EUCLA
6.8mm in 18 min to 04:00 22.7mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
DUM IN MIRRIE
6.0mm in 13 min to 16:44 27.7mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
43.0 ELLIOTT Barkly NT
43.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.4 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
42.0 DALY WATERS AWS Roper-McArthur NT
42.0 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
42.0 WAVE HILL Victoria NT
42.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS Victoria NT
42.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
42.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
30.2 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
29.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.5 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
27.3 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
7.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.9 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
-1.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.1   39.5 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+5.5   41.0 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+5.3   38.1 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+5.2   35.7 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.0   35.8 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.4   20.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+3.4   21.0 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
+3.2   15.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
+3.1   30.2 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
+3.0   27.5 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-6.8   27.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-6.5   30.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.2   14.0 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-6.1   30.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-6.0   9.8 TARRALEAH CHALET Derwent Valley TAS
-6.0   8.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-8.3   6.2 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU Illawarra NSW
-7.8   -1.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.8   1.5 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.2   4.9 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-6.9   2.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.9   0.0 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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: 89 (270/ 65 ) at 15:00
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 74 (260/ 63 ) at 18:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 91 (290/ 72 ) at 16:52
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 83 (***/ 63 ) at 13:46

Other extremes

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