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Wednesday, 27 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 01:44 UTC on 30/11/02

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 (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.

94.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
75.2 GEMTREE PARK Alice Springs NT
74.0 SOPHIE DOWNS E Kimberley WA
66.0 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
54.0 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
74.0 SOPHIE DOWNS
50.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Alice Springs
75.2 GEMTREE PARK
53.0 ALICE SPRINGS EAST SIDE

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
94.2 SWEERS ISLAND

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
54.0 WANGARATTA AERO
    W Gippsland
66.0 MT MOORNAPA

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
10.8mm in 30 min to 02:30 21.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.6mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 05:00 31.6mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 25.2mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.3mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.4mm in 18 min to 14:30 21.3mm/h
7.2mm in 18 min to 14:48 24.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    Alice Springs
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
17.2mm in 30 min to 07:00 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 17.2mm/h
19.0mm in 9 min to 07:30 126.7mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 17.2mm/h
19.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.0mm/h
ARLTUNGA
32.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
JERVOIS
9.0mm in 13 min to 00:11 41.5mm/h
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
25.0mm in 38 min to 09:00 39.5mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 29.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
    Northwest
URANDANGIE
36.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
42.2 NGUKURR Roper-McArthur NT
41.0 BULMAN AWS
41.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.0 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
41.0 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.2 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
28.0 ALYANGULA POLICE Arnhem NT
28.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
8.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.1 MOUNT LOFTY Mt Lofty Ranges SA
13.5 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
13.7 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.0 TARRALEAH CHALET Derwent Valley TAS
2.1 EYRE Eucla WA
2.1 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
2.2 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+11.5   39.5 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
+10.5   36.9 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+10.4   35.4 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+9.7   33.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
+9.7   37.9 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW
+12.3   25.4 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+11.2   22.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+10.1   26.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.7   23.5 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
+9.6   23.3 LOSTOCK DAM SITE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.2   28.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-8.1   29.3 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-7.5   29.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.3   27.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-5.9   32.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-9.9   2.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.9   14.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-4.8   6.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-4.7   7.9 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-4.5   3.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

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

FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC: 106 (220/ 28 ) at 15:47
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 82 (310/ 70 ) at 16:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS: 95 (250/ 70 ) at 06:47

Other extremes

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