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Friday, 15 FEB 2002

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Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 18:42 EDST on 17/02/02

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.

289.0 INKERMAN BRIDGE ALERT Central Coast E QLD
226.0 PENTLAND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
207.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
207.0 CRYSTAL BROOK Central Coast E QLD
206.0 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
71.0 EL QUESTRO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
81.2 NUTWOOD DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
226.0 PENTLAND POST OFFICE
179.4 MT PLEASANT STATION
145.6 STRATHTAY STATION
140.0 HOMESTEAD POST OFFICE
110.0 HILLGROVE STATION
63.0 LUCKY SPRINGS STATION
60.6 WANDO VALE STATION
    N Coast--Barron
52.0 GLEN HARDING
    N Coast--Herbert
165.6 YABULU
148.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
141.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO
132.4 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
81.0 LASSIE CREEK STATION
79.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST
76.0 LUCINDA POINT
63.6 GAIRLOCH
63.2 INGHAM COMPOSITE
63.0 HALIFAX ALERT
63.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
60.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
    Central Coast E
289.0 INKERMAN BRIDGE ALERT
207.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT
207.0 CRYSTAL BROOK
206.0 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
181.8 HOME HILL POST OFFICE
130.2 PETER FAUST DAM
129.0 ALVA BEACH
117.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
115.0 CLARE ALERT
93.0 MIRANI WEIR TM
93.0 SARICH'S ALERT
92.0 GIRU POST OFFICE
85.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
85.0 MIRANI MARY STREET
84.6 LANSDOWN CSIRO
83.4 HECATE
73.0 FINCH HATTON POST OFFICE
65.0 ROMA PEAK
61.0 ROMA PEAK ALERT
60.6 MOSS VALE STATION
60.6 RAVENSWOOD POST OFFICE
58.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
56.0 GARGETT ALERT
55.0 UPPER DON ALERT
53.0 WOOLSHED
52.0 MOSS VALE ALERT
51.0 EMU CREEK ALERT
    Central Coast W
134.0 BALFES CREEK POST OFFICE
113.2 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT
71.4 SELLHEIM
66.2 DOONGARA
    Warrego
120.0 GLENORIE

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
10.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 20.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
MILINGIMBI
12.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.8mm/h
ELCHO ISLAND
30.0mm in 6 hr to 20:30 5.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 11 min to 18:30 55.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 30.0mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 29.6mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 23.4mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
NARAWILLI
19.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 6.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
32.6mm in 53 min to 18:23 36.9mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr 7 min to 19:30 30.8mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 25.2mm/h
106.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 35.3mm/h
110.0mm in 6 hr to 20:30 18.3mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 29.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 6.7mm/h
CAPE DON
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.3mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
14.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 28.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
TOWNSVILLE AERO
22.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 44.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.4mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 31.2mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 12.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 18.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 12.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.8mm/h
10.6mm in 22 min to 11:22 28.9mm/h
7.8mm in 8 min to 11:30 58.5mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 24.4mm/h
15.2mm in 30 min to 12:00 30.4mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 33.6mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 19.3mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 18.0mm/h
65.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
57.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 9.5mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
33.2mm in 1 hr 6 min to 08:00 30.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.0mm/h
53.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 17.7mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
69.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 11.5mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 19.3mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
115.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 38.3mm/h
130.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 21.7mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 20.0mm/h
60.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
ALVA BEACH
23.6mm in 34 min to 03:34 41.6mm/h
17.8mm in 26 min to 04:00 41.1mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 41.4mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 19.0mm/h
11.4mm in 45 min to 07:00 15.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
WOOLSHED
31.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 31.4mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 33.2mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 21.3mm/h
    Central Coast W
CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
12.2mm in 6 min to 16:32 122.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    Upper Darling
COBAR MO
14.8mm in 27 min to 21:00 32.9mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.8mm/h
17.2mm in 30 min to 22:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.2mm/h
    CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT
21.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 21.4mm/h
    CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
10.4mm in 43 min to 23:54 14.5mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
CANBERRA AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
8.4mm in 32 min to 20:00 15.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.6mm/h
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.2mm/h
    SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
1.8mm in 1 min to 19:17 108.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
6.0mm in 15 min to 21:00 24.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
    Riverina E
FINLEY AIRPORT AWS
12.5mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.5mm/h
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
10.4mm in 15 min to 14:48 41.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.0mm/h
WALPEUP RESEARCH
8.6mm in 22 min to 13:30 23.5mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.0mm/h
    Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME
15.2mm in 9 min to 15:03 101.3mm/h
    Wimmera S
HORSHAM AERODROME
8.4mm in 11 min to 13:34 45.8mm/h
    Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
7.6mm in 35 min to 17:56 13.0mm/h
    Lower NE
BENALLA (SHADFORTH STREET)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
HUNTERS HILL
6.2mm in 31 min to 20:30 12.0mm/h
    Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME
7.4mm in 12 min to 15:47 37.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
43.2 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
43.0 JERVOIS Alice Springs NT
43.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
42.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.5 ALI CURUNG Alice Springs NT
31.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
31.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
29.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
17.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
18.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
19.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
19.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
19.7 CAPE BORDA Kangaroo Is SA
1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 QUEENSTOWN (COPPER MINES TAS) W Coast TAS
7.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+13.7   31.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+11.6   31.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
+11.5   37.0 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+11.5   33.0 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+11.2   35.0 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+10.2   23.7 LAMEROO Upper SE SA
+10.2   28.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+9.8   20.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+9.7   22.8 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+9.6   23.8 EUDUNDA Lower Murray SA
+9.6   21.0 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-9.1   24.3 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.7   21.7 DONNYBROOK SW & S Coast WA
-8.7   24.0 HYDEN Gt Southern WA
-8.7   26.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-8.6   27.6 PAYNES FIND Murchison WA
-8.6   26.9 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-9.0   1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.2   7.5 HYDEN Gt Southern WA
-7.6   10.0 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.3   13.6 PAYNES FIND Murchison WA
-7.3   10.9 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA

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

MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA : 95 (310/ 58 ) at 02:46
NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA : 83 (310/ 65 ) at 10:43
PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA : 91 (310/ 58 ) at 10:27
TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW: 83 (300/ 63 ) at 16:29
WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW: 83 (330/ 63 ) at 19:01
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW: 83 (260/ 69 ) at 16:41
SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC: 124 (340/ 83 ) at 14:51
LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC: 83 (280/ 67 ) at 13:32
HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC: 91 (280/ 54 ) at 13:34
BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC: 87 (280/ 65 ) at 15:55
AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC: 78 (280/ 69 ) at 16:33
GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC: 89 (270/ 65 ) at 16:26
POINT WILSON W Central VIC: 74 (270/ 65 ) at 16:36
BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC: 85 (300/ 63 ) at 15:35
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC: 85 (280/ 67 ) at 15:37
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 91 (100/ 63 ) at 00:00
SWAN ISLAND AWS E Coast TAS: 93 ( 10/ 74 ) at 18:23
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 85 (320/ 69 ) at 19:29
STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS: 82 ( 30/ 63 ) at 14:00

Other extremes

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