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Wednesday, 29 MAY 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 17:20 EST on 02/06/02

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 (none known)

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.

57.8 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
57.8 SAUERS TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
44.0 BAN BAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
42.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
57.8 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE
57.8 SAUERS TM
    Brisbane/SE Coast
44.0 BAN BAN TM
42.2 BRIAN PASTURES

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
41.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
ALVA BEACH
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH POST OFFICE
53.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 8.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
7.6mm in 11 min to 04:11 41.5mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
8.2mm in 36 min to 23:00 13.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 6.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
33.0 PIRLANGIMPI Darwin-Daly NT
33.0 KINTORE (WULUNGURRU) Alice Springs NT
32.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 MILINGIMBI Arnhem NT
32.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
32.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
32.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
32.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
24.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands
24.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-10.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+5.7   26.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.6   25.7 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+5.6   25.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.3   28.6 MULLEWA Central West WA
+5.2   26.8 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+5.2   28.0 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
+5.2   25.7 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+5.4   15.8 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+3.8   11.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+3.5   15.7 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.2   13.5 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.2   14.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.9   13.3 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-6.4   8.2 BOMBALA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9   23.9 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
-5.8   15.3 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.8   9.8 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-11.3   4.0 WAVE HILL Victoria NT
-10.1   -1.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-9.7   6.1 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
-9.4   7.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS Victoria NT
-8.8   5.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.8   -2.7 NHILL Wimmera N 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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