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National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 22:17 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.

100.0 PORT KEATS AERO Darwin-Daly NT
80.0 BESWICK Roper-McArthur NT
75.0 FLORINA Darwin-Daly NT
71.8 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
70.2 TANDANGLE HILL Roper-McArthur NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
71.8 KURI BAY
63.0 WYNDHAM AERO
55.4 HOME VALLEY
54.6 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE
    E Pilbara
59.0 WALLAREENYA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
80.0 BESWICK
70.2 TANDANGLE HILL
66.0 CENTRE ISLAND
55.6 LARRIMAH
52.8 GORRIE
    Darwin-Daly
100.0 PORT KEATS AERO
75.0 FLORINA
62.2 MCMINNS LAGOON
60.4 HOWARD SPRINGS
59.0 TINDAL RAAF
57.8 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
56.0 THE PINES
56.0 MARLOW'S LAGOON
52.0 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
50.2 LARRAKEYAH

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
57.2 CAPE KEERWEER
53.8 WEIPA AERO

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
38.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.7mm/h
TROUGHTON ISLAND
8.0mm in 31 min to 23:31 15.5mm/h
KURI BAY
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
KALUMBURU
22.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.6mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
CURTIN AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
MILINGIMBI
19.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 19.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 22.6mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 16.0mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
DALY WATERS AWS
37.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 12.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 7.3mm/h
    Victoria
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
11.6mm in 15 min to 18:45 46.4mm/h
10.0mm in 45 min to 19:30 13.3mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 10.7mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.8mm in 7 min to 12:44 49.7mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
5.2mm in 12 min to 02:27 26.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
18.8mm in 30 min to 16:30 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 18.8mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 23.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 8.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 5.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
14.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 14.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 8.3mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 18.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 10.3mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
11.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 12:00 31.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 19.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 19.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 5.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
WEIPA AERO
7.8mm in 18 min to 06:48 26.0mm/h
11.6mm in 12 min to 07:00 58.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 19.4mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 26.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
13.6mm in 17 min to 15:30 48.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.8mm/h
8.8mm in 6 min to 15:36 88.0mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 31.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.8mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
7.2mm in 40 min to 11:00 10.8mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
16.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.2mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 29.2mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 17.0mm/h
60.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
36.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ORBOST (COMPARISON)
40.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
MALLACOOTA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.8mm/h
7.8mm in 31 min to 17:52 15.1mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
7.0mm in 36 min to 19:00 11.7mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.4mm/h
6.8mm in 31 min to 23:00 13.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
GELANTIPY
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
COMBIENBAR
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
MT NOWA NOWA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
MT MOORNAPA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h

TASMANIA
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
39.8 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
39.3 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
39.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
39.0 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
39.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
29.2 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
29.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
29.0 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
28.5 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.4 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
2.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.4   39.8 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+7.8   39.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+7.5   38.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
+7.4   38.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
+6.7   33.0 PEMBERTON SW & S Coast WA
+4.7   22.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+4.4   29.2 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+4.1   24.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.6   29.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
+3.1   26.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.1   25.4 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-14.2   11.6 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-13.8   12.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-13.6   15.6 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-13.3   4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-12.7   15.3 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-12.7   17.8 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-9.6   -1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-8.8   13.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-8.4   12.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-8.1   -1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0   15.0 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.

MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW: 98 (190/ 70 ) at 23:35
GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW: 100 (220/ 78 ) at 20:14
MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC: 96 (170/ 74 ) at 23:25
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 89 (230/ 70 ) at 00:21
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 W Gippsland VIC: 96 (193/ 80 ) at 21:00
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 87 (180/ 69 ) at 07:00
EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS: 98 (180/ 76 ) at 12:33
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 82 (160/ 74 ) at 02:22
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 74 (180/ 63 ) at 20:30

Other extremes

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