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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 21:38 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.

135.0 MARODIAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
115.0 AMBERLEY (DNR) TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
75.2 MT MOWBULLAN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
73.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
73.0 HORN ISLAND
53.6 MERLUNA
    N Coast--Barron
54.4 GREENHAVEN
    N Coast--Herbert
76.0 MENAVALE ALERT
    Brisbane/SE Coast
135.0 MARODIAN TM
115.0 AMBERLEY (DNR) TM
75.2 MT MOWBULLAN
71.6 TOOGOOLAWAH POST OFFICE
71.6 TIARO POST OFFICE
71.4 CAPALABA WATER TREAT
69.0 KENMORE ALERT
68.0 MIVA
66.5 HOWARD POST OFFICE
66.0 CANNON COVE TM
66.0 LENTHALLS DAM ALERT
63.0 ZACHARIAH TM
61.0 HOWARD ALERT
58.0 TEDDINGTON WEIR TM
55.0 MACLEANS BRIDGE
53.0 BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
53.0 MT KANIGAN TM
52.2 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT
52.0 BOONAH TM
51.2 AMBERLEY AMO
50.0 GREENSLOPES PRIVATE HOSPITAL
    Darling Downs E
73.0 GLENGALLAN CREEK ALERT
63.4 FELTON
56.0 BARONGAROOK TM
54.0 WARWICK ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
51.4 MULLA CROSSING (COCKBURN RIVER)
    North Coast
70.2 BUSBYS FLAT
61.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK)
59.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
55.2 COALDALE (BELLONA)
    Snowy Mtns
55.2 THREDBO VILLAGE

ISLANDS
    Islands
53.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
CYGNET BAY
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
11.4mm in 40 min to 19:00 17.1mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.4mm/h
    Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
13.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
WEIPA AERO
9.8mm in 32 min to 08:56 18.4mm/h
28.0mm in 19 min to 09:49 88.4mm/h
3.8mm in 2 min to 09:51 114.0mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 09:53 90.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr 37 min to 11:30 13.0mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 19.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
39.6mm in 38 min to 04:00 62.5mm/h
45.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 45.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 15.8mm/h
62.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 20.7mm/h
    S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
51.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 51.8mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 14 min to 06:38 50.6mm/h
7.6mm in 15 min to 07:00 30.4mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 23.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT AWS
26.8mm in 28 min to 15:00 57.4mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 26.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH POST OFFICE
40.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION
7.6mm in 37 min to 12:00 12.3mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO VILLAGE
989.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 164.8mm/h
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
9.6mm in 39 min to 15:39 14.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.4mm/h
10.2mm in 13 min to 08:00 47.1mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 19.6mm/h
42.8mm in 27 min to 09:00 95.1mm/h
42.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 42.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
14.0mm in 33 min to 16:51 25.5mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
45.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
44.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
43.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
43.0 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
43.0 PHOSPHATE HILL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.0 CANNINGTON MINE Northwest QLD
31.5 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
30.9 CENTRE ISLAND Roper-McArthur NT
30.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
30.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
30.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
11.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION AWS N Coast TAS
0.1 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
0.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
1.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.9   45.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+8.6   43.0 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
+8.3   43.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+7.8   40.6 CENTRE ISLAND Roper-McArthur NT
+6.9   44.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+6.4   27.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.9   31.5 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
+5.8   29.6 LARRIMAH Roper-McArthur NT
+5.6   30.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+5.3   24.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-15.1   14.9 YONGALA Upper North SA
-14.8   16.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-14.3   19.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-13.5   18.7 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
-13.2   19.9 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-13.2   20.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
-9.3   2.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-7.9   14.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.8   14.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.6   5.0 LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.6   16.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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

MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 100 (300/ 74 ) at 13:04

Other extremes

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