Tuesday 25 MAR 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for March:
Daly Waters AWS NT: 14.0 (14.1, 33)

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

38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.6 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
37.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
37.4 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

+7.0   30.8 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+6.4   30.1 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+6.1   30.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
+6.1   30.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
+4.8   27.8 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.3 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+4.5   13.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+3.6   27.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+3.1   28.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+2.9   17.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+2.8   22.1 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

10.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
14.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
14.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2   30.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-6.6   27.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
-5.4   33.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-5.4   31.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-4.4   23.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA

-10.0 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
-2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-26.0   -10.0 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
-9.3   6.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-8.6   3.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-8.6   12.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
-8.5   14.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT

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.

64.0 CROFTBY ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
52.4 WOY WOY (CHUN CHIU) Hunter Valley NSW
52.2 CARNEYS CREEK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
44.0 LOCHINVAR Warrego QLD
43.4 GALLANGOWAN FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
64.0 CROFTBY ALERT
52.2 CARNEYS CREEK
43.4 GALLANGOWAN FORESTRY
    Warrego
44.0 LOCHINVAR

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
52.4 WOY WOY (CHUN CHIU)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 -1.5 23.7 -1.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 -2.1 8.4 -7.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.5 -1.6 6.9 -6.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.6 -1.9 17.0 +1.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 23.1 -1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.7 +0.1 11.3 -6.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.8 -1.2 10.4 -4.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.8 -1.2 7.5 -2.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.9 23.0 0.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +2.0 25.0 +2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +0.6 21.9 +1.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.4 0.0 17.7 -0.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 19.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 11.2 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 -1.4 16.8 -1.3 0.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.7 15.0 -3.2 17.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.1 +0.4 15.7 -1.8 1.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.4 +0.3 14.2 -1.9 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.3 -0.2 13.7 -3.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.9 +0.5 7.2 -3.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.0 +1.5 11.7 -1.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.8 +1.6 11.0 -2.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.4 0.0 8.6 -2.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.8 +7.0 12.8 -0.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 28.0 +4.5 9.0 -3.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.0 +3.9 8.0 -1.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 20.5 -0.5 4.0 -4.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.4 -1.7 6.8 -4.0 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
CYGNET BAY
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS)
9.0mm in 52 min to 14:00 10.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.8mm/h
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
6.2mm in 17 min to 16:58 21.9mm/h
    N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h

None reported