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Sunday, 10 MAR 2002

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Notes on significant weather not yet written
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 17:44 EDST on 14/03/02

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 (not checked or entered yet)

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.

38.2 RIVERTON Darling Downs E QLD
37.8 WILDMAN RANGERS Darwin-Daly NT
36.6 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
36.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands
30.4 EMMAVILLE POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
37.8 WILDMAN RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
38.2 RIVERTON
36.6 DALBY AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
30.4 EMMAVILLE POST OFFICE

ISLANDS
    Islands
36.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
15.2mm in 43 min to 81:00 21.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 81:00 15.2mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
14.6mm in 29 min to 21:26 30.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.2mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
43.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
41.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
30.1 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
29.1 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
13.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
15.0 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.7 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+13.2   33.8 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+11.7   33.8 GOOLWA (HINDMARSH ISLAND MARINA) Mt Lofty Ranges SA
+10.7   36.5 PRICE Yorke Peninsula SA
+10.5   37.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.3   33.7 VICTOR HARBOR COMPARISON Mt Lofty Ranges SA
+5.9   19.5 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
+5.8   20.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+5.4   29.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+5.1   29.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+4.7   29.1 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+4.7   24.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-6.5   18.0 MANJIMUP SW & S Coast WA
-6.5   24.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.4   26.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-6.4   22.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-6.3   26.5 PAYNES FIND Murchison WA
-6.3   17.7 MOUNT BARKER SW & S Coast WA
-6.3   21.6 LAKE GRACE POST OFFICE Gt Southern WA
-6.6   5.0 JARRAHWOOD SW & S Coast WA
-6.4   9.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.4   7.8 KARNET Lower West WA
-6.3   6.4 DONNYBROOK SW & S Coast WA
-6.1   8.0 BROOKTON Gt Southern WA
-6.1   7.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

SWAN ISLAND AWS E Coast TAS: 83 ( 20/ 63 ) at 21:55

Other extremes

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