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Saturday, 02 FEB 2002

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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 21:33 EDST on 13/02/02

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.

160.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
100.8 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
94.4 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
93.0 CLARENCETOWN (MILL DAM FALLS (WILLIAMS R Hunter Valley NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
61.0 ARGYLE AERODROME
    E Gascoyne
60.8 TEN SIXTY SIX
    Interior
60.0 TELFER AERO

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
84.2 COEN AIRPORT
69.0 HORN ISLAND
50.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
    Central Highlands
66.0 WINVIC
50.8 WEALWANDANGIE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
64.0 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands E
62.0 TIA (HIGHRENT)
    North Coast
77.6 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
62.4 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)
    MidNorth Coast S
160.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
    Hunter Valley
100.8 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
93.0 CLARENCETOWN (MILL DAM FALLS (WILLIAMS R
86.2 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
64.0 WYONG (WYONG RIVER)
62.0 GEARS (WYONG RIVER)
59.0 WATAGAN CENTRAL
58.0 NORAH HEAD AWS
57.8 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
57.0 WYONG (JILLIBY (JILLIBY CREEK))
54.0 WYONG (OLNEY FOREST)
52.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))
    Sydney--east
54.0 MILPERRA BRIDGE (GEORGES RIVER)
50.0 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
50.0 BELROSE (GLEN STREET)
    Sydney--west
56.0 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
    Illawarra
94.4 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
7.6mm in 31 min to 01:00 14.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    Interior
TELFER AERO
8.0mm in 20 min to 06:00 24.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 30.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.6mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 17.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
11.8mm in 9 min to 05:16 78.7mm/h
30.8mm in 44 min to 06:00 42.0mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 18.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
20.8mm in 59 min to 05:59 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
16.4mm in 12 min to 17:14 82.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
31.2mm in 19 min to 16:53 98.5mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr 7 min to 18:00 14.5mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.3mm/h
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
19.8mm in 40 min to 21:00 29.7mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
17.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
40.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 40.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 16.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
6.4mm in 17 min to 19:00 22.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
BRISBANE
30.4mm in 33 min to 18:30 55.3mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 30.6mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
24.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 24.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
    Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS)
20.6mm in 41 min to 15:00 30.1mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
WARWICK
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
17.8mm in 58 min to 14:00 18.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
14.0mm in 17 min to 16:38 49.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
19.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
    Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
17.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 34.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.4mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
100.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 100.0mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT
9.2mm in 27 min to 15:00 20.4mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
17.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 34.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.4mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS
4.6mm in 6 min to 17:01 46.0mm/h
5.6mm in 8 min to 17:09 42.0mm/h
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS)
7.4mm in 5 min to 14:40 88.8mm/h
12.2mm in 20 min to 15:00 36.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.6mm/h
FALLS CREEK
6.8mm in 9 min to 17:09 45.3mm/h
19.6mm in 21 min to 17:30 56.0mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.6mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 26.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY
6.0mm in 6 min to 13:13 60.0mm/h
7.6mm in 17 min to 13:30 26.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
    E Central
VIEWBANK (ARPANSA)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
COLDSTREAM
43.0mm in 3 min to 00:33 860.0mm/h
49.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 49.0mm/h
50.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 50.2mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 16.7mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
12.0mm in 18 min to 13:00 40.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
44.9 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
44.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
43.3 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
43.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
43.0 PHOSPHATE HILL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.0 CANNINGTON MINE Northwest QLD
31.3 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
30.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
29.8 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
29.2 ALYANGULA POLICE Arnhem NT
11.8 MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA
13.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.8 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
14.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.4 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
0.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
4.5 QUEENSTOWN (COPPER MINES TAS) W Coast TAS
7.9 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide Plains SA
8.1 MELTON MOWBRAY(NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.4   42.8 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
+7.9   44.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.8   43.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+7.5   40.3 CENTRE ISLAND Roper-McArthur NT
+7.4   36.1 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+7.7   22.5 BENALLA (SHADFORTH STREET) Lower NE VIC
+7.5   23.2 DENILIQUIN POST OFFICE Riverina E NSW
+7.2   23.6 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+7.1   21.4 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
+6.9   24.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-17.3   19.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-14.1   16.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-13.6   18.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-12.2   18.4 LAKE GRACE POST OFFICE Gt Southern WA
-11.7   21.0 HYDEN Gt Southern WA
-11.7   16.8 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-5.2   18.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-4.4   11.3 KARNET Lower West WA
-4.3   20.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-4.1   19.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-4.0   13.8 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA

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

PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD: 91 ( 40/ 54 ) at 17:14
KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW: 98 (190/ 63 ) at 19:11
YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW: 83 (220/ 69 ) at 19:26
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 85 (240/ 76 ) at 20:00
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 89 (210/ 76 ) at 19:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 100 (230/ 82 ) at 18:06

Other extremes

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