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Friday, 05 JUL 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 16:57 EST on 06/07/02

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 July:
Derby AP WA: 7.2 (7.7, 14)

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 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
61.8 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
56.0 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
55.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
53.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
55.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
56.0 HUNTERS HILL
    Upper NE
74.0 MOUNT BULLER
61.8 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET

TASMANIA
    W Coast
53.0 MOUNT READ

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide Plains
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
5.0mm in 15 min to 14:45 20.0mm/h
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
6.8mm in 35 min to 15:30 11.7mm/h

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h

TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S.
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
31.2 OENPELLI Darwin-Daly NT
31.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
31.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.0 PIRLANGIMPI Darwin-Daly NT
31.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
31.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands
-1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
-5.0 ULURU RANGERS Alice Springs NT
-5.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 WATARRKA Alice Springs NT
-4.1 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.2   23.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+6.2   22.1 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.0   24.3 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+5.6   25.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.1   25.0 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
+8.3   16.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+8.3   5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.7   11.4 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+7.6   9.2 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+7.6   7.8 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-3.3   7.2 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-3.2   27.4 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM Darwin-Daly NT
-3.1   12.4 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-2.9   13.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
-2.8   28.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-11.4   -4.9 WATARRKA Alice Springs NT
-10.8   1.3 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-9.7   1.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-9.3   1.5 WAVE HILL Victoria NT
-8.9   3.3 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE Roper-McArthur NT

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

MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA : 80 (240/ 63 ) at 15:50
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Lower Murray SA : 85 (310/ 72 ) at 03:02
MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW: 96 (270/ 69 ) at 03:38
RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW: 89 (270/ 67 ) at 13:08
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW: 91 (280/ 54 ) at 13:00
BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW: 89 (290/ 74 ) at 18:05
MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW: 83 (280/ 63 ) at 13:00
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW: 93 (300/ 67 ) at 11:54
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW: 100 (290/ 59 ) at 14:00
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 113 (270/ 69 ) at 13:32
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 W Gippsland VIC: 93 (264/ 70 ) at 17:30
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC: 87 (250/ 63 ) at 22:45
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC: 91 (280/ 74 ) at 17:39
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC: 87 (260/ 67 ) at 06:43
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 109 (270/ 58 ) at 09:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 128 (310/ 98 ) at 12:52
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 106 (240/ 76 ) at 17:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS: 89 (270/ 69 ) at 07:24
STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS: 78 (300/ 65 ) at 07:58
KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS: 98 (280/ 59 ) at 03:14

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