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NEWSBITS: Afternoon storms in SA
NEWSBITS: Afternoon storms were reported across western and central parts of SA today as a weak trough, which developed in the central Bight this morning, moved slowly east. Reported rainfall was light.

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 11:34 EDST on 09/04/02

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.

95.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
73.6 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
71.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
39.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands
27.8 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
73.6 BAMAGA
71.0 HORN ISLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
27.8 DARADGEE

ISLANDS
    Islands
95.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
39.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
PORT KEATS AERO
22.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 7.7mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
40.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.7 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
39.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
28.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 WARRUWI Arnhem NT
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
9.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
12.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
14.2 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS
-2.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 TENTERFIELD (WOOD ST) N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.2   37.0 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
+8.2   35.4 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
+8.1   35.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.0   35.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT Alice Springs NT
+8.0   37.8 WATARRKA Alice Springs NT
+7.4   20.0 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.3   20.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.2   20.6 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
+7.1   21.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.6   17.2 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-2.0   24.3 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-1.9   23.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
-1.9   18.9 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-1.8   24.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-1.8   18.1 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC
-8.5   0.0 TENTERFIELD (WOOD ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.4   6.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.0   8.7 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-6.7   9.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.7   6.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.7   9.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h

Other extremes

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