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Tuesday, 09 APR 2002

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Warm again through central and SE Australia
Maximum temperatures were 8 to 12° above average across a wide area of northern and eastern SA, western NSW and central and eastern Victoria today. Ivanhoe in western NSW recorded a top of 38, 12.6 above normal.

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 17:01 EDST on 13/04/02

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.

44.0 MILINGIMBI Arnhem NT
35.8 MANINGRIDA Arnhem NT
32.4 EVA VALLEY Darwin-Daly NT
31.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
27.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
44.0 MILINGIMBI
35.8 MANINGRIDA
    Darwin-Daly
32.4 EVA VALLEY

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
31.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
    N Coast--Herbert
27.0 CORSIS ALERT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GOVE AIRPORT
12.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 25.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 6.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 5.7mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
35.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 11.7mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
41.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
40.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
40.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
29.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
26.8 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
26.6 CENTRE ISLAND Roper-McArthur NT
14.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
15.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.6 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
3.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+12.6   38.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+11.7   37.9 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+11.7   35.5 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+11.7   35.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+11.5   36.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+11.5   32.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+8.4   13.7 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+8.4   15.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+7.6   20.2 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.6   17.4 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
+7.5   17.2 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
-3.7   19.4 ESPERANCE SW & S Coast WA
-2.9   18.0 MANJIMUP SW & S Coast WA
-2.9   18.2 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
-2.8   23.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-2.8   20.1 NARROGIN Gt Southern WA
-5.0   11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-4.7   10.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-4.3   5.4 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-3.7   7.7 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.5   7.8 KADINA Yorke Peninsula SA
-3.5   5.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-3.5   3.6 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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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