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Friday, 16 NOV 2001

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 20:00 EDST on 03/12/01

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 daily rainfall for November:
Hyden WA: 51.6 (27.0, 71)
Narembeen WA: 46.3 (37.0, 72)

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.

91.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
88.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
72.0 WANDO VALE STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
51.6 HYDEN Gt Southern WA
51.0 MOUNT WALKER Gt Southern WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Gt Southern
51.6 HYDEN
51.0 MOUNT WALKER

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
91.0 COCONUT ISLAND
88.0 HORN ISLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
72.0 WANDO VALE STATION

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
   
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 89:00 10.2mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
POINT STUART AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 6.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 6.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 9.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
40.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
10.0mm in 42 min to 01:42 14.3mm/h
10.6mm in 18 min to 02:00 35.3mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 20.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
41.4mm in 1 hr 7 min to 22:00 37.1mm/h
RICHMOND AIRPORT
9.4mm in 7 min to 18:48 80.6mm/h
12.2mm in 38 min to 19:26 19.3mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
    Northwest
CANNINGTON MINE
9.0mm in 4 min to 13:00 135.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.0mm/h
4.2mm in 3 min to 13:03 84.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
42.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.2 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
39.3 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
28.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.4 CENTRE ISLAND Roper-McArthur NT
27.1 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
27.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
12.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-3.6 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
-1.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 WARATAH (WILLIAM STREET) W Coast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+11.7   35.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.4   36.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
+10.2   36.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.4   32.6 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+9.3   34.7 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+6.2   19.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.9   16.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.5   14.6 WANDERING COMPARISON Gt Southern WA
+5.2   13.9 BRIDGETOWN POST OFFICE SW & S Coast WA
+5.2   17.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.1   18.6 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-6.1   26.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-5.6   24.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-5.4   28.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.4   25.9 PAYNES FIND Murchison WA
-5.4   25.3 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
-5.3   8.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
-4.9   6.2 MENINGIE Lower Murray SA
-4.9   2.0 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.8   4.5 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-4.8   -1.0 WARATAH (WILLIAM STREET) W Coast TAS

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

CANNINGTON MINE Northwest QLD: 106 (310/ 19 ) at 12:56

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