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Friday, 15 NOV 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 07:48 UTC on 16/11/02

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 rainfall for November:
Derby Aero WA: 35.0 (30.4, 38)
Guyra Hospital NSW: 47.0 (37.6, 21)

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.

86.2 DEEPWATER POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
76.0 CAMBALLIN W Kimberley WA
73.0 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
69.0 MYROODAH W Kimberley WA
63.0 GUYRA (GOWAN BRAE) N Tablelands W NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
50.0 THEDA
    W Kimberley
76.0 CAMBALLIN
69.0 MYROODAH

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
73.0 INGLEWOOD FOREST
59.8 AVOCA TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes N
61.8 PINDARI DAM
    N Tablelands W
86.2 DEEPWATER POST OFFICE
63.0 GUYRA (GOWAN BRAE)
    MidNorth Coast S
55.6 NOWENDOC (GREEN HILLS)

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
11.8mm in 10 min to 06:34 70.8mm/h
6.6mm in 16 min to 06:50 24.8mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 23.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
    E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:11 84.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
PIRLANGIMPI
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr 3 min to 06:00 11.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
13.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 27.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
8.0mm in 22 min to 22:00 21.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
13.2mm in 13 min to 14:13 60.9mm/h
8.0mm in 23 min to 14:36 20.9mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
8.6mm in 19 min to 21:36 27.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.2mm/h
GYMPIE
14.4mm in 51 min to 15:00 16.9mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
20.0mm in 58 min to 16:58 20.7mm/h
53.4mm in 1 hr 2 min to 18:00 51.7mm/h
73.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 24.3mm/h
76.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
22.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.6mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
19.0mm in 30 min to 22:30 38.0mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 26.8mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
WARWICK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
42.0 ELLIOTT Barkly NT
41.1 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
41.0 RABBIT FLAT Alice Springs NT
41.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
40.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
31.4 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
29.5 MOUNT AUGUSTUS E Gascoyne WA
29.0 LAJAMANU Victoria NT
28.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
11.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
0.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION AWS N Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+17.1   37.5 ALBANY TOWN SW & S Coast WA
+16.5   37.3 ALBANY AIRPORT SW & S Coast WA
+14.1   35.8 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
+13.5   37.6 ONGERUP Gt Southern WA
+13.3   38.0 RAVENSTHORPE Gt Southern WA
+13.5   26.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+13.1   25.7 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.6   25.6 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+11.7   24.9 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+11.6   24.8 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-7.3   12.7 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.0   32.5 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
-6.8   22.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.5   31.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.1   34.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.1   34.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.9   -1.0 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.5   2.0 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
-6.1   1.5 SCOTTSDALE(WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-5.9   3.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.0   6.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) County Light SA

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

NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Gt Southern WA : 83 (340/ 69 ) at 12:33
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA : 108 (320/ 78 ) at 14:11
FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC: 106 (210/ 37 ) at 02:16
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 72 (240/ 63 ) at 00:38
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 78 (290/ 65 ) at 00:00

Other extremes

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