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Wednesday, 24 APR 2002

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NEWSBITS: Another storm on Norfolk Island
NEWSBITS: A storm around dawn dropped 40mm on Norfolk Island this morning. The airport recorded 27.4mm in just 35 minutes to 5am.

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 17:46 EST on 26/04/02

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.

40.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands
18.2 CLARE CARAVAN PARK Lower North SA
10.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands
9.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
7.2 EUCLA Eucla WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Cent Wheatbelt
9.0 MERREDIN
    Eucla
7.2 EUCLA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower North
18.2 CLARE CARAVAN PARK

ISLANDS
    Islands
40.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Eucla
EUCLA
10.4mm in 30 min to 01:00 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
27.4mm in 35 min to 05:00 47.0mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 32.2mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 38.6mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
39.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
26.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
26.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
11.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
14.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
14.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
0.0 JARRAHWOOD SW & S Coast WA
0.3 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
0.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+9.1   36.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.9   36.1 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
+8.5   32.3 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+8.5   31.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+8.4   28.0 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
+9.4   19.1 EUDUNDA Lower Murray SA
+8.7   16.9 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+8.6   16.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+8.5   17.7 KEITH Upper SE SA
+8.3   16.6 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-6.1   20.1 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.9   19.0 NULLARBOR ROADHOUSE W Agricultural SA
-5.6   17.5 ESPERANCE SW & S Coast WA
-5.4   18.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.4   19.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-8.8   0.0 JARRAHWOOD SW & S Coast WA
-6.7   14.0 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-6.0   5.1 ONGERUP Gt Southern WA
-5.9   6.2 WINDY HARBOUR SW & S Coast WA

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

MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 89 (260/ 63 ) at 05:50

Other extremes

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