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NEWSBITS: Heavy showers in SE Qld
NEWSBITS: What seems to be a small-scale perturbation in an otherwise unremarkable ESE stream gave Cape Moreton Lighthouse, 65km NE of Brisbane, some unusually heavy showers overnight. Between 8pm last night and 3 this morning, the lighthouse recorded 63mm.

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 16:28 EDST on 14/04/02

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.

74.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
73.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
63.0 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
52.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
74.0 TOPAZ
73.0 TOPAZ ALERT
52.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
50.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
    N Coast--Herbert
65.0 TUNG OIL TM
51.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
50.0 DARADGEE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
63.0 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Eucla
EUCLA
41.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 82.4mm/h
41.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 41.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GOVE AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 6.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
PORT KEATS AERO
9.6mm in 48 min to 16:18 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 12 min to 16:30 62.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 22.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 8.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
7.6mm in 10 min to 15:39 45.6mm/h
HORN ISLAND
5.4mm in 14 min to 12:14 23.1mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
7.4mm in 17 min to 00:14 26.1mm/h
10.2mm in 46 min to 01:00 13.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
6.0mm in 15 min to 12:30 24.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
10.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 20.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    E Central
BROADMEADOWS (GLENLITTA AVENUE BMTC)
15.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.2mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
9.6mm in 11 min to 14:00 52.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 8.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
40.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
39.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.7 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
39.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
27.3 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.7 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
2.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+11.3   38.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+10.3   39.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+9.9   40.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+9.1   37.2 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
+8.5   33.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+11.0   21.5 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+10.1   20.5 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+9.9   19.7 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+9.1   22.2 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+8.7   18.7 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
-5.5   15.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.3   18.8 RENMARK Upper Murray SA
-4.6   18.9 DENILIQUIN POST OFFICE Riverina E NSW
-4.4   19.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Upper Murray SA
-4.3   19.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-3.7   8.4 WINDY HARBOUR SW & S Coast WA
-2.8   16.8 ELLIOTT Barkly NT
-2.4   10.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-2.1   17.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-2.1   6.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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

BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC: 106 (230/ 24 ) at 09:30

Other extremes

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