Tuesday 21 JAN 2003

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Storms cause damage in SE QLD

Twelve houses were unroofed and hundreds of trees blown down when storms formed in the SE Darling Downs today before moving northwards through Toowoomba. Hail to 10c piece size was reported from the city.

On the 21st 4 houses were destroyed near Middleton. Tasmania

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 maximum temperature for January:
Onslow WA: 48.0 (47.2, 42)

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

48.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
48.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
48.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
48.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
48.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
48.2 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+12.8   42.0 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+12.7   37.9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+12.4   48.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+12.2   48.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+12.2   41.5 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW

35.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
33.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
32.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
31.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
31.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+9.5   35.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+9.5   27.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+9.4   27.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+9.0   28.0 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+9.0   24.5 DENILIQUIN (WILKINSON ST) Riverina E NSW

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

7.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
14.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-12.4   25.7 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-11.6   25.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-10.8   27.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-9.8   28.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-9.2   27.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
6.5 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
7.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

-5.3   18.7 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-4.1   19.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-3.9   10.3 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-3.7   14.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.6   13.4 PEARCE RAAF 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.

281.8 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK N Rivers NT
80.2 WYCLIFFE WELL N Plateau NT
74.0 HODGSON RIVER N Rivers NT
73.6 RANKEN RIVER N Plateau NT
68.0 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
54.4 KALUMBURU MISSION
53.0 KALUMBURU

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
281.8 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
74.0 HODGSON RIVER
68.0 PORT KEATS AERO
60.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
56.0 PIGEON HOLE
56.0 VICTORIA RIVER ROADHOUSE
53.0 EAST ARM
    N Plateau
80.2 WYCLIFFE WELL
73.6 RANKEN RIVER
67.0 HELEN SPRINGS
65.0 BARKLY HOMESTEAD
63.6 SOUDAN
59.2 MITTIEBAH

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
59.0 BOWTHORN STATION
51.4 MIM RIFLE CREEK

VICTORIA
    Mallee N
53.0 WINNAMBOOL (KULWIN)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.0 +0.6 28.5 +2.2 7.8
PERTH AIRPORT 37.9 +6.4 14.3 -2.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 31.3 +6.4 11.7 -1.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 34.9 +1.3 17.6 -0.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.2 24.7 -0.1 1.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.6 -2.6 21.4 +0.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.4 -0.5 18.4 +1.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.7 -2.4 9.9 -1.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +0.6 23.3 -0.3 3.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.2 +2.9 24.4 +0.2 0.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 -0.7 22.7 +0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 35.2 +4.1 22.1 +2.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.6 22.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 34.8 15.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.7 +1.9 22.3 +2.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 33.0 +7.4 20.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.5 +1.7 20.0 +1.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 38.9 +10.9 16.9 -0.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.8 +3.2 20.1 +2.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 36.5 +8.7 14.4 +1.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 39.7 +8.3 22.0 +5.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.9 +1.8 20.2 +3.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.5 +1.2 17.0 +4.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.9 -0.9 17.6 +3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 24.0 -1.6 16.0 +2.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.0 -0.9 12.0 +1.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.0 +1.8 12.3 +2.1 1.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 23.0 +1.4 15.7 +3.9 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
WYNDHAM POST OFFICE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
22.4mm in 36 min to 15:55 37.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
1.4mm in 1 min to 17:55 84.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
DALY WATERS AWS
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:15 84.0mm/h
    Victoria
LAJAMANU
22.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
URANDANGIE
38.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
2.8mm in 1 min to 17:42 168.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM
20.6mm in 7 min to 20:07 176.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT : 78(100/ 67 ) at 17:03
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
MOOMBA AIRPORT : 85(100/ 70 ) at 00:16
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(250/ 82 ) at 19:23
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 96(230/ 72 ) at 20:00
    Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 82(280/ 63 ) at 11:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 130(310/106 ) at 12:41
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 137(240/115 ) at 21:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(290/ 67 ) at 11:50
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 98(290/ 59 ) at 07:52
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(280/ 74 ) at 09:00