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Tuesday, 30 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 15:29 EST on 02/08/02

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.

66.0 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
49.0 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
48.0 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE) Illawarra NSW
43.0 WOLLONGONG POST OFFICE Illawarra NSW
43.0 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
49.0 NORAH HEAD AWS
    Illawarra
66.0 BELLAMBI AWS
48.0 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)
43.0 WOLLONGONG POST OFFICE
43.0 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND
10.4mm in 30 min to 03:30 20.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.6mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
    SW & S Coast
BUNBURY
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 03:30 26.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.2mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
    Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
33.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
32.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
23.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 BLACK POINT Darwin-Daly NT
22.0 WARRUWI Arnhem NT
1.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-4.0 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-4.0 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+6.5   24.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.5   25.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.4   25.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.3   23.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.2   23.5 CASHMERE DOWNS Goldfields WA
+7.7   11.9 SURAT POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.6   10.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.4   6.2 BOMBALA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.4   4.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.0   10.0 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-3.1   21.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT Barkly NT
-3.0   23.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
-2.9   25.5 WAVE HILL Victoria NT
-2.9   14.0 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
-2.7   8.9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-8.8   -4.0 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-7.0   -1.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-6.5   -3.0 CURTIN SPRINGS Alice Springs NT
-6.4   -2.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT Alice Springs NT
-5.5   0.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.5   1.0 WATARRKA Alice Springs NT

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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