Saturday 11 JAN 2003

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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

Records set this day (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily rainfall for January:
Redbank Mine NT: 249.0 (168.2, 25)
Wollogorang NT: 167.8 (120.6, 27)
Westmoreland Station QLD: 240.0 (199.0, 38)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 13:38EST, 03/03/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

45.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
44.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
44.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.0 FORREST Eucla WA

+17.5   43.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+14.8   41.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.1   41.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.7   45.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.4   37.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

33.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.9   28.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.0   23.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.2   24.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+7.8   21.7 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.9   22.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

13.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.4 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
16.1 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
17.0 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW

-10.4   25.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-10.4   24.6 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-9.8   26.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-8.7   26.9 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-8.7   14.4 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW

2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.5   9.8 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-7.9   6.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3   6.6 CALIPH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-7.0   12.0 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.6   5.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

249.0 REDBANK MINE N Rivers NT
240.0 WESTMORELAND STATION Gulf Country QLD
198.0 CALVERT HILLS N Rivers NT
172.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
167.8 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
249.0 REDBANK MINE
198.0 CALVERT HILLS
167.8 WOLLOGORANG
72.0 BORROLOOLA
71.0 GILNOCKIE
70.0 MALLAPUNYAH
67.6 BENMARA
65.6 NATHAN RIVER
64.0 CENTRE ISLAND
63.0 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB
56.0 LIMMEN RIVER
51.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
    N Plateau
62.0 ANTHONY LAGOON

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
82.0 PUNSAND BAY
79.4 STRATHGORDON
52.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
    S Peninsula
67.8 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
    Gulf Country
240.0 WESTMORELAND STATION
172.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND
138.0 SWEERS ISLAND
105.8 KINGFISHER CAMP
58.2 BOWTHORN STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.9 +0.5 26.9 +0.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.7 -4.8 18.5 +1.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.0 +2.1 16.2 +2.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 38.4 +4.8 28.1 +9.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.8 28.3 +3.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.6 +2.4 17.8 -3.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.7 +6.8 20.9 +4.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.9 +6.8 10.8 -0.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 -0.1 24.8 +1.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 -0.2 26.7 +2.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 -0.6 23.9 +1.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.7 -0.4 14.4 -5.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 16.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 7.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 -0.4 19.0 -0.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 -3.6 17.0 -2.1 3.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.9 -1.9 17.4 -1.2 2.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.5 -4.5 16.0 -1.5 4.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.2 -2.4 16.0 -1.9 25.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.6 -4.2 10.9 -2.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.9 -0.5 16.9 +0.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.8 +2.7 16.0 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.7 -0.6 7.5 -5.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.0 +4.2 13.1 -1.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 29.0 +3.4 15.0 +1.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.0 +4.1 11.0 +0.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 26.5 +3.3 8.3 -1.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.4 +0.8 11.4 -0.4 0.0

Downpours Gales& Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
CENTRE ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 21.6mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
POINT STUART AWS
78.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 26.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
40.0mm in 36 min to 18:26 66.7mm/h
7.8mm in 13 min to 18:39 36.0mm/h
6.2mm in 14 min to 18:58 26.6mm/h
15.2mm in 12 min to 21:00 76.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
84.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 14.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
14.8mm in 30 min to 07:25 29.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
23.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 23.4mm/h
    Gulf Country
BURKETOWN POST OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
9.2mm in 24 min to 01:16 23.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 17.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
7.8mm in 20 min to 08:00 23.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 16.8mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 20.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
5.2mm in 11 min to 12:41 28.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 19.8mm/h
15.6mm in 29 min to 13:59 32.3mm/h
17.6mm in 31 min to 14:30 34.1mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 33.2mm/h
6.8mm in 20 min to 14:50 20.4mm/h
65.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 21.7mm/h
89.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 14.8mm/h
6.8mm in 20 min to 15:30 20.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.8mm/h
11.0mm in 36 min to 16:30 18.3mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 20.6mm/h
11.8mm in 12 min to 17:30 59.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.6mm/h
11.8mm in 24 min to 17:54 29.5mm/h
62.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 20.7mm/h
7.6mm in 16 min to 18:10 28.5mm/h
5.8mm in 14 min to 18:30 24.9mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 25.2mm/h
16.4mm in 22 min to 21:00 44.7mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
97.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 16.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 23.0mm/h
15.6mm in 26 min to 22:25 36.0mm/h
5.6mm in 14 min to 22:39 24.0mm/h
7.6mm in 15 min to 23:30 30.4mm/h
SWEERS ISLAND
52.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRSTRIP
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
5.0mm in 11 min to 01:11 27.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
MCCLUER ISLAND : 87(320/ 63 ) at 18:58
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(150/ 69 ) at 18:51
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(150/ 65 ) at 19:00