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Tuesday, 18 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 18:56 EST on 20/06/02

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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for June:
Wynyard AP Tas: -3.0 (-2.5, 15)

Highest daily maximum temperature for June:
Warruwi NT: 33.0 (33.0, 35) Equalling record set yesterday

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 COMBIENBAR E Gippsland VIC
40.4 SNOWY RIVER (D/S BASIN CREEK) E Gippsland VIC
39.4 CANN RIVER EAST (CHANDLERS CK) E Gippsland VIC
38.0 ENSAY E Gippsland VIC

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
44.0 COMBIENBAR
40.4 SNOWY RIVER (D/S BASIN CREEK)
39.4 CANN RIVER EAST (CHANDLERS CK)
38.0 ENSAY

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 10:00 22.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 14.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
4.2mm in 11 min to 09:11 22.9mm/h
SWANBOURNE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
    SW & S Coast
BRIDGETOWN POST OFFICE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
CAPE LEEUWIN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP FORESTRY
7.8mm in 7 min to 09:12 66.9mm/h
9.2mm in 48 min to 10:00 11.5mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
MANJIMUP
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
5.8mm in 11 min to 07:11 31.6mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
MANDURAH
5.6mm in 4 min to 08:50 84.0mm/h
2.0mm in 1 min to 08:51 120.0mm/h
BUNBURY
12.0mm in 41 min to 07:42 17.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
SHANNON
8.0mm in 42 min to 07:45 11.4mm/h
11.8mm in 15 min to 08:00 47.2mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
    Gt Southern
WANDERING
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
17.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.6mm/h
19.0mm in 30 min to 23:00 38.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.0mm/h
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
34.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
33.6 DARWIN AIRPORT Darwin-Daly NT
33.6 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
-1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.3 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
-4.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+8.2   25.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.1   25.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+7.1   28.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+7.0   24.0 HYDEN Gt Southern WA
+6.9   24.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.9   24.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.9   24.8 CASHMERE DOWNS Goldfields WA
+6.9   19.0 CAPE LEEUWIN SW & S Coast WA
+6.0   11.5 JARRAHWOOD SW & S Coast WA
+5.8   20.5 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
+5.7   22.6 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
+5.7   23.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.8   3.3 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4   6.9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-5.3   24.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-5.0   6.0 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.9   7.4 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.2   4.0 WOLLOGORANG Roper-McArthur NT
-7.2   -3.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-6.7   -0.5 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-5.9   0.6 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
-5.8   2.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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

CAPE LEEUWIN SW & S Coast WA : 132 (360/ 33 ) at 09:59
NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW: 85 (170/ 67 ) at 18:24
BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW: 82 (170/ 63 ) at 17:29
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW: 76 (190/ 63 ) at 13:00

Other extremes

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