Tuesday 28 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

45.4 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
45.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
45.3 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
45.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
44.9 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+8.7   34.9 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.4   45.3 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+7.9   43.8 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+6.9   44.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.8   43.7 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD

31.0 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
31.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.3 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
30.3 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
29.5 ULURU RANGERS N Plateau NT
29.5 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+8.8   29.3 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+8.7   27.7 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
+8.0   28.0 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+7.9   22.8 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+7.7   29.4 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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

16.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
18.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
18.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
19.0 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

-11.1   28.5 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-10.7   22.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-8.1   26.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-8.0   30.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-6.6   24.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
3.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.2   -3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7   12.7 MULLEWA Central West WA
-6.6   7.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-6.5   10.4 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2   11.4 MOORA Central 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.

220.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
78.0 ANNEAN E Gascoyne WA
71.4 CAPRICORN ROADHOUSE E Gascoyne WA
71.0 STRATHGORDON N Peninsula QLD
67.5 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
64.8 CHRISTMAS CREEK
    E Gascoyne
78.0 ANNEAN
71.4 CAPRICORN ROADHOUSE
62.4 NEDS CREEK
54.0 MININER
50.0 CUE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
52.0 MATARANKA STATION
50.0 BUNDA
    N Plateau
57.0 WYCLIFFE WELL

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
71.0 STRATHGORDON
    N Coast--Barron
220.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
56.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
    N Coast--Herbert
67.5 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.6 -0.8 26.8 +0.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 32.1 +0.6 21.1 +4.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 29.3 +4.4 15.5 +1.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.9 -10.7 17.1 -1.1 10.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.5 24.1 -0.7 2.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +4.2 24.9 +3.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.8 +2.9 18.9 +2.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.0 +1.9 8.0 -3.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +0.6 20.9 -2.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +1.2 21.9 -2.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +1.2 21.4 -0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.4 +2.3 20.9 +1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.8 22.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 30.9 16.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.8 +2.0 21.8 +2.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.0 -0.6 21.0 +1.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.1 +2.3 19.9 +1.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.8 -1.2 20.5 +3.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.4 -0.2 19.9 +2.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.9 -1.9 16.9 +3.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.8 +3.4 19.6 +3.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.1 +2.0 14.9 -1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 25.6 +0.3 8.3 -4.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.8 0.0 14.3 +0.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 25.0 -0.6 15.0 +1.4 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +4.8 11.0 +0.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 27.3 +4.1 9.1 -1.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 27.9 +6.3 11.5 -0.3 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
    Murchison
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.2mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 12:50 20.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.6mm in 32 min to 18:00 19.9mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
BATCHELOR AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
61.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 20.3mm/h
HORN ISLAND
23.4mm in 33 min to 12:00 42.5mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 23.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h