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Monday, 21 JAN 2002

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 22:28 EDST on 24/01/02

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 (not checked or entered yet)

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.

93.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
68.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
38.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL N Peninsula QLD
37.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
37.0 CURTIN AERO
    E Pilbara
37.0 MARBLE BAR

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
38.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
    N Coast--Barron
93.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE

ISLANDS
    Islands
68.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.2mm/h
CURTIN AERO
19.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 19.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
    E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GOVE AIRPORT
11.6mm in 31 min to 10:30 22.5mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.2mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.8mm in 20 min to 15:40 32.4mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 16:30 7.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 7.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
32.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 32.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Upper North
YONGALA
34.0mm in 6 hr to 20:30 5.7mm/h
    Adelaide Plains
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 5.3mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 25.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
9.8mm in 21 min to 17:00 28.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
6.2mm in 13 min to 07:13 28.6mm/h
9.2mm in 47 min to 08:00 11.7mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 15.4mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
4.8mm in 3 min to 14:26 96.0mm/h
58.2mm in 34 min to 15:00 102.7mm/h
64.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 64.0mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 21.3mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 20.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND)
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
    Illawarra
MOSS VALE AWS
15.2mm in 18 min to 17:34 50.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
    Riverina W
HAY CSIRO AWS
21.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 21.6mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
8.8mm in 21 min to 18:30 25.1mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
44.3 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.9 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
43.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.1 MOUNT AUGUSTUS E Gascoyne WA
42.1 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
30.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
29.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
29.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
29.0 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
29.0 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
7.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
12.7 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
12.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
3.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.9 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+9.8   39.0 PATERSON (TOCAL) Hunter Valley NSW
+9.4   39.4 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
+8.6   33.7 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+8.4   35.7 GOULBURN PROGRESS ST Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.2   37.0 LOSTOCK DAM SITE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.2   33.8 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.3   24.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+10.2   27.9 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+10.1   28.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+9.7   25.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+9.7   25.3 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-12.7   17.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-11.7   18.1 HORSHAM (POLKEMMETT) Wimmera S VIC
-11.6   18.0 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-11.2   21.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-11.1   19.7 LAMEROO Upper SE SA
-11.0   3.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.1   8.7 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.5   11.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.9   9.7 ESPERANCE SW & S Coast WA
-5.7   8.8 WINDY HARBOUR SW & S Coast WA

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

None reported

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