Wednesday 22 JAN 2003

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Further damaging storms in southern QLD

Following yesterday's severe storms in the Toowoomba area, storms unroofed a farmhouse near Chinchilla on the Darling Downs today. Farther west, a severe storm at Charleville destroyed a shed at the airport.

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 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
45.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
45.7 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
45.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
44.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

+16.5   41.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+14.7   40.9 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+14.2   43.4 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
+11.7   40.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.9   40.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

33.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
32.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
31.4 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
31.0 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
30.9 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+8.6   29.1 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+8.4   27.4 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
+8.4   27.1 GUNNEDAH SCS NW Slopes S NSW
+8.2   23.7 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.8   33.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+7.8   22.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
14.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-10.3   27.4 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-9.7   28.4 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-6.8   16.3 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.8   19.3 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-5.9   29.5 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-5.9   30.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.9   20.9 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW

-17.7 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.4   7.5 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-4.9   7.2 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
-4.7   14.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
-4.4   5.8 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-4.3   6.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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.

139.0 BRUNCHILLY N Plateau NT
106.4 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
94.6 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
91.0 KATHERINE COUNCIL N Rivers NT
90.0 BIGGA (WOOLBROOK) C Tablelands S NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
106.4 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
94.6 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
91.0 KATHERINE COUNCIL
79.1 KATHERINE RURAL COLLEGE
73.6 CUTTA CUTTA
67.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL
66.0 GILNOCKIE
66.0 DRY RIVER
58.6 WATERLOO
56.0 TINDAL RAAF
54.4 MATARANKA STATION
51.2 NELSON SPRINGS
    N Plateau
139.0 BRUNCHILLY
77.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
50.6 TERRENE
    Darling Downs E
80.8 ELLANGOWAN

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
90.0 BIGGA (WOOLBROOK)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.0 +1.6 23.4 -2.9 5.2
PERTH AIRPORT 31.8 +0.3 15.9 -1.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 41.4 +16.5 16.1 +2.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 40.2 +6.6 20.4 +2.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -0.5 25.2 +0.4 3.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.6 -2.6 22.0 +0.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.6 +1.7 15.1 -1.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 -2.5 14.6 +3.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.5 +1.1 22.8 -0.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +1.4 23.8 -0.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.5 +3.6 19.8 -2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 34.6 +3.5 19.3 -0.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.5 20.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 32.7 15.0 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.0 +1.2 19.5 +0.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -1.6 20.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.7 -2.1 21.8 +3.2 2.2
PROSPECT DAM 23.6 -4.4 21.5 +4.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.8 -1.8 20.8 +2.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.0 +0.2 14.6 +1.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.6 +1.2 13.5 -2.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.8 +0.7 14.1 -2.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.2 +0.9 10.8 -1.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.1 -3.7 16.5 +2.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 -5.6 13.0 -0.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.0 -0.9 11.0 +0.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.6 +2.4 5.8 -4.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.9 +1.3 13.4 +1.6 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
8.8mm in 34 min to 16:00 15.5mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.8mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
6.2mm in 12 min to 14:13 31.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
MILINGIMBI
15.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.2mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
LARRIMAH
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    Victoria
LAJAMANU
21.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 21.4mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 24.4mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.7mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
5.0mm in 15 min to 19:30 20.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
20.2mm in 30 min to 06:30 40.4mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 23.6mm/h
16.8mm in 30 min to 07:00 33.6mm/h
37.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 37.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 19.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
    Barkly
BRUNETTE DOWNS
69.0mm in 9 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
    Alice Springs
YUENDUMU
77.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 12.8mm/h
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
RABBIT FLAT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO : 83(100/ 63 ) at 19:11
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74(180/ 63 ) at 16:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(250/ 63 ) at 03:00
    W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 109(***/ 28 ) at 11:22
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 76(200/ 67 ) at 23:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(230/ 93 ) at 02:08
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(210/ 65 ) at 16:04
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(250/ 67 ) at 06:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(260/ 67 ) at 02:16