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Saturday, 15 JUN 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 17:50 EST on 17/06/02

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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for June:
Wollogorang NT: 35.2 (35.0, 19)
Tennant Creek AP NT: 32.9 (32.6, 32)
Moranbah Qld: 30.4 (29.5, 16)
Stanthorpe (Granite Belt HRS) Qld: 22.0 (20.6, 32)
Oakey AP Qld: 26.9 (26.7, 28)
Mitchell PO Qld: 30.2 (27.8, 32)
Cunnamulla PO Qld: 30.4 (29.1, 44)
Quilpie AP Qld: 32.1 (31.1, 45)
Thargomindah PO Qld: 31.0 (29.8, 44) Previous record set 7 June 2002
Mungindi PO NSW: 28.9 (27.4, 36)

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.

101.0 EAGLEHAWK NECK (OLD JETTY RD) Southeast TAS
99.4 LUNAWANNA Southeast TAS
82.6 EUROBIN Upper NE VIC
72.8 UPPER FIFTEEN MILE CREEK (HANDCOCKS) Lower NE VIC
66.4 UPPER BOGGY CREEK (MYRRHEE) Lower NE VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
52.6 ALBANY

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
72.8 UPPER FIFTEEN MILE CREEK (HANDCOCKS)
66.4 UPPER BOGGY CREEK (MYRRHEE)
66.0 KING RIVER (WHITFIELD)
61.8 BLACK RANGE CREEK (TROUT FARM)
55.0 LIMA EAST
54.6 WARRENBAYNE
54.0 HOLLAND CREEK (WRIGHTLEY)
52.8 STRATHBOGIE NORTH
    Upper NE
82.6 EUROBIN
63.6 WHITLANDS (BURDER'S LANE)
53.6 EDI UPPER
53.2 OVENS RIVER (HARRIETVILLE)
50.8 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR

TASMANIA
    Southeast
101.0 EAGLEHAWK NECK (OLD JETTY RD)
99.4 LUNAWANNA
50.6 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


VICTORIA
  N Central
MANGALORE AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
EILDON FIRE TOWER
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT)
32.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
36.0 ELLIOTT Barkly NT
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.7 FLYING FOX Roper-McArthur NT
35.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.5 TIMBER CREEK Victoria NT
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
26.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
25.0 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
25.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 TENTERFIELD (WOOD ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+11.8   32.1 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+11.4   31.0 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+11.2   32.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+11.2   30.4 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+11.0   33.0 JERVOIS Alice Springs NT
+11.8   17.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT Alice Springs NT
+9.8   15.6 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
+9.5   14.6 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
+9.2   17.2 WATARRKA Alice Springs NT
+8.7   15.2 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-2.9   18.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-2.5   18.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-2.5   17.2 WILUNA Interior WA
-2.4   14.7 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
-2.3   23.5 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-7.8   4.4 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
-4.7   5.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-4.6   3.6 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW
-4.5   -2.0 TENTERFIELD (WOOD ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.4   4.6 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA : 76 (280/ 63 ) at 14:23
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW: 78 (320/ 69 ) at 04:00

Other extremes

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