Monday 27 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:
Bulloo Downs QLD: 109.6 (78.7, 78)
Highest daily maximum temperature for January:
Glen Innes NSW: 35.4 (35.0, 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

45.7 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
44.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
44.1 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
43.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
43.5 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
43.5 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

+17.4   45.7 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.8   40.1 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
+14.1   36.6 MOUNT ST LEONARD (MT ST LEONARD DNRE) E Central VIC
+13.9   37.0 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
+12.7   37.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

30.0 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
29.9 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
29.9 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
29.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.7 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+9.9   26.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+8.3   29.9 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.0   20.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+7.4   25.3 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+7.4   20.4 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

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

11.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
15.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-13.5   23.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-13.2   26.4 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-13.1   20.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-12.7   25.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-10.9   26.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

-6.5   10.4 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0   5.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
-5.6   3.8 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-5.5   0.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.2   19.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne 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.

372.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
240.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
163.5 MULGRAVE MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
121.8 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
109.6 BULLOO DOWNS E Gascoyne WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
91.0 THEDA
    W Kimberley
86.0 NAPIER DOWNS
57.0 MOUNT HART STATION
    W Pilbara
78.0 ETHEL CREEK
    E Gascoyne
109.6 BULLOO DOWNS
90.0 KUMARINA
82.0 SYLVANIA
79.2 RHODES RIDGE
73.6 THREE RIVERS
73.0 TANGADEE
71.3 ILLGARARIE
62.0 NEWMAN AERO
56.6 CAPRICORN ROADHOUSE
56.5 PLUTONIC (PLANT SITE)
54.0 MARYMIA
50.2 TUREE CREEK
    Interior
50.0 GLEN-AYLE

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
65.9 KENDALL RIVER STATION
55.0 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
    N Coast--Barron
372.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
240.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE
163.5 MULGRAVE MILL
121.8 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
86.0 MT SOPHIA
85.0 HAPPY VALLEY
84.0 GRAHAM RANGE
84.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
81.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
71.0 DEERAL
68.6 HOPE VALE
53.0 MALANDA ALERT
52.4 GREENHAVEN
50.4 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.9 -1.5 23.9 -2.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 37.6 +6.1 19.5 +2.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.2 +2.3 10.6 -3.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.5 -13.1 18.4 +0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.4 25.0 +0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +3.2 27.9 +6.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.3 +0.4 15.6 -1.3 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.1 -2.0 7.2 -3.8 1.6
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 0.0 23.8 +0.2 25.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +1.6 23.4 -0.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.2 +1.3 20.3 -1.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 34.5 +3.4 15.0 -4.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.0 17.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 34.4 16.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.4 +1.6 18.8 -0.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -1.6 21.0 +1.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.9 +1.1 21.5 +2.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.5 +0.5 22.0 +4.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.8 +0.2 21.6 +3.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.5 -0.3 17.9 +4.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +2.1 26.0 +9.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 -0.6 16.7 +0.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 25.3 0.0 12.5 -0.2 2.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 -3.4 15.9 +1.7 0.8
LAVERTON RAAF 22.0 -3.6 15.0 +1.4 0.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.0 -0.9 10.0 -0.8 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.5 -0.7 9.7 -0.5 6.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 24.6 +3.0 9.5 -2.3 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
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
13.2mm in 17 min to 05:30 46.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO
8.8mm in 31 min to 19:00 17.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Victoria
LAJAMANU
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.6mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 70 ) at 16:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 89(160/ 67 ) at 07:28