Tuesday 14 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: (none known)

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

46.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
45.0 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
44.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.5   40.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.7   39.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+7.9   46.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+7.4   43.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+6.8   39.9 KALBARRI Central West WA

31.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
31.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
30.8 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
30.7 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
30.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+8.6   18.0 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+7.8   16.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
+7.1   13.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+6.9   14.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+6.2   17.3 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

10.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.8 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
15.1 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
15.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-11.4   25.7 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-11.1   24.5 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-10.8   25.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-10.3   25.1 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-9.7   28.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

4.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
5.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.9 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
6.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.4   12.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-8.1   12.5 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-7.7   7.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.6   4.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.3   6.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

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.

171.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
132.1 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
119.0 MALLAPUNYAH N Rivers NT
108.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
103.0 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
171.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
132.1 PIRLANGIMPI
119.0 MALLAPUNYAH
103.0 BORROLOOLA
87.4 KING ASH BAY
83.0 CENTRE ISLAND
78.0 NUTWOOD DOWNS
75.8 OENPELLI
58.2 WALKER CREEK
56.0 GOVE AIRPORT
51.6 MATARANKA STATION
50.0 BROADMERE
    N Plateau
71.0 NEWCASTLE WATERS
61.5 ELLIOTT

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
108.0 COCONUT ISLAND

ISLANDS
    Islands
95.0 POINT FAWCETT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.2 +0.8 24.1 -2.2 6.0
PERTH AIRPORT 33.1 +1.6 15.2 -1.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.5 -2.4 6.3 -7.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.1 -4.5 13.3 -4.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -1.2 25.3 +0.5 8.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.0 -1.2 21.3 0.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.3 -4.6 14.5 -2.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 -4.1 9.8 -1.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +0.4 24.4 +0.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +1.1 24.7 +0.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +0.8 21.4 -0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.7 +0.6 13.9 -5.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 16.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 9.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 -0.6 18.7 -0.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.0 -0.6 20.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.3 +0.5 18.7 +0.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.4 -2.6 15.9 -1.6 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.8 -0.8 16.7 -1.2 0.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.6 +1.8 11.3 -1.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.7 +3.3 19.2 +3.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.0 -2.1 15.7 -0.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 25.8 +0.5 14.2 +1.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.9 -3.9 17.3 +3.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 -4.6 15.0 +1.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.0 -1.9 12.0 +1.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 26.8 +3.6 13.9 +3.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 25.8 +4.2 16.6 +4.8 0.4

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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
9.0mm in 9 min to 18:46 60.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
5.8mm in 6 min to 20:27 58.0mm/h
9.4mm in 6 min to 20:33 94.0mm/h
5.6mm in 3 min to 20:36 112.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
2.2mm in 1 min to 15:55 132.0mm/h
2.8mm in 1 min to 15:56 168.0mm/h
2.8mm in 1 min to 15:57 168.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
6.8mm in 17 min to 20:17 24.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
7.0mm in 11 min to 03:12 38.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
WARRUWI
13.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
MILINGIMBI
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 19.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
ELCHO ISLAND
31.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.2mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
12.6mm in 30 min to 08:00 25.2mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 16.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 21.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
6.6mm in 9 min to 11:09 44.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 16.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
5.2mm in 13 min to 12:43 24.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h
NARAWILLI
7.8mm in 45 min to 07:33 10.4mm/h
9.6mm in 46 min to 08:47 12.5mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
22.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.2mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
CENTRE ISLAND
11.8mm in 44 min to 16:56 16.1mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
11.2mm in 37 min to 19:37 18.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
6.8mm in 20 min to 00:40 20.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Victoria
TIMBER CREEK
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
PIRLANGIMPI
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
63.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 21.0mm/h
90.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 15.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
23.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 23.8mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 29.6mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 19.3mm/h
63.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.5mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
MANGO FARM
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
49.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
    Northwest
CANNINGTON MINE
10.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 20.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
18.0mm in 34 min to 01:00 31.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 18.8mm/h
12.2mm in 56 min to 02:00 13.1mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.6mm/h
8.4mm in 38 min to 02:38 13.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.2mm/h
4.2mm in 11 min to 13:07 22.9mm/h
15.4mm in 16 min to 13:23 57.8mm/h
9.8mm in 37 min to 14:00 15.9mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 7.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO : 93(110/ 54 ) at 20:21
CURTIN AERO : 109( 70/ 76 ) at 15:52
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
NARAWILLI : 76(270/ 63 ) at 07:54
    Roper-McArthur
CENTRE ISLAND : 82( 90/ 63 ) at 17:29
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(240/ 63 ) at 15:00
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 78( 71/ 65 ) at 00:20
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 67 ) at 22:33
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(330/ 65 ) at 03:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 89( 10/ 74 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 297(***/ 61 ) at 16:54
NORTH RANKIN : ***(230/ 67 ) at 00:00