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Wednesday, 13 NOV 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 14:38 UTC on 14/11/02

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.

27.4 NEW CROWN Alice Springs NT
23.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
21.2 DUNKELD (POST OFFICE) Western Plains VIC
20.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
19.4 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Alice Springs
27.4 NEW CROWN

VICTORIA
    Western Plains
21.2 DUNKELD (POST OFFICE)
    W Coast
19.4 WEEAPROINAH
23.0 MOUNT READ
20.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
16.0mm in 26 min to 19:47 36.9mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
22.2mm in 25 min to 20:30 53.3mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 27.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
10.2mm in 39 min to 19:30 15.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
43.6 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
43.2 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
43.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.7 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
42.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
30.5 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
30.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.0 LAJAMANU Victoria NT
29.0 DUM IN MIRRIE Darwin-Daly NT
29.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
3.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.9 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
7.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.2 LIAWENEE AWS Central Plateau TAS
1.6 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+12.3   40.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+9.8   37.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.1   34.1 LOSTOCK DAM SITE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.0   33.5 JURIEN Lower West WA
+7.8   32.8 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+11.3   27.2 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+11.2   24.2 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
+10.5   27.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+10.2   22.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+10.0   30.5 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-6.4   8.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.1   19.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.8   17.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide Plains SA
-5.7   20.2 KADINA Yorke Peninsula SA
-5.4   28.4 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-5.4   10.4 TARRALEAH CHALET Derwent Valley TAS
-9.6   2.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2   4.0 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-6.7   5.9 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-6.7   4.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-6.1   4.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 96 (270/ 61 ) at 03:30
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 W Gippsland VIC: 83 (269/ 72 ) at 08:20
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 95 (270/ 65 ) at 04:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS: 117 (320/ 96 ) at 06:58
MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS: 111 (280/ 65 ) at 07:29
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS: 106 (280/ 74 ) at 00:00
MOUNT READ W Coast TAS: 82 (270/ 63 ) at 10:30
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS: 72 (260/ 63 ) at 00:01

Other extremes

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