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Friday, 08 MAR 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 17:40 EDST on 14/03/02

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.

36.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS Victoria NT
32.0 LEADERS CREEK
25.4 COCONUT GROVE Darwin-Daly NT
24.0 CHANNEL ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
23.9 PIRLANGIMPI Darwin-Daly NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
   
32.0 LEADERS CREEK
    Victoria
36.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS
    Darwin-Daly
25.4 COCONUT GROVE
24.0 CHANNEL ISLAND
23.9 PIRLANGIMPI

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
6.2mm in 32 min to 15:02 11.6mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
14.2mm in 10 min to 20:11 85.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 9.3mm/h
11.6mm in 41 min to 20:52 17.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
11.2mm in 13 min to 16:37 51.7mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 12 min to 20:00 72.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
16.0mm in 31 min to 23:00 31.0mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.8mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
42.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
42.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
29.0 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
29.0 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
29.0 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
0.1 TARRALEAH CHALET Derwent Valley TAS
0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+9.9   33.9 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
+9.4   33.6 PEMBERTON SW & S Coast WA
+9.3   38.2 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+8.9   37.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+8.7   39.5 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.0   26.1 ENEABBA Central West WA
+7.9   24.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+7.7   23.9 MOORA Central West WA
+7.3   24.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.7   24.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-6.1   14.0 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.2   20.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-4.9   19.2 GOULBURN PROGRESS ST Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8   17.7 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.8   17.7 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-4.8   15.8 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-10.6   6.5 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU Illawarra NSW
-6.0   5.4 KEITH Upper SE SA
-5.8   5.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.8   5.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.6   8.6 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW

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

None reported

Other extremes

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