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Tuesday, 29 OCT 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 08:56 EST on 30/10/02

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.

62.6 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
29.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA
21.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
15.0 DENMARK POST OFFICE SW & S Coast WA
14.0 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD) North Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
29.0 THEDA
21.0 KURI BAY
    SW & S Coast
15.0 DENMARK POST OFFICE

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
62.6 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
14.0 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD)

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


QUEENSLAND
    Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD
24.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 24.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
43.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.4 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
42.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
41.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
28.0 DUM IN MIRRIE Darwin-Daly NT
28.0 BRADSHAW Darwin-Daly NT
27.8 CHANNEL POINT Darwin-Daly NT
27.6 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
13.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.5 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-1.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+11.6   35.4 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.5   32.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA
+11.3   33.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) County Light SA
+11.1   33.1 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+11.1   33.6 PRICE Yorke Peninsula SA
+11.1   33.0 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide Plains SA
+9.2   19.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.9   17.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA
+6.7   18.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+6.6   18.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+6.0   21.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.0   17.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+6.0   17.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide Plains SA
-2.7   21.5 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.2   18.9 ESPERANCE SW & S Coast WA
-2.1   33.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-2.1   25.6 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.1   24.4 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.1   20.0 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION Hunter Valley NSW
-8.5   10.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.2   9.3 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-6.9   1.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.8   0.9 LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.8   -0.7 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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

None reported

Other extremes

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