Wednesday 26 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: (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

39.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.2 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
38.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+5.5   30.9 LAKE EILDON GOULBURN MURRAY WATER (LAKE N Central VIC
+5.1   38.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+5.0   31.3 KYABRAM (INST SUSTAINABLE AG) Lower North VIC
+4.9   31.0 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
+4.7   37.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.2 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
27.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
27.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+4.3   24.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+4.1   22.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+3.6   20.5 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+3.5   21.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+3.3   18.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+3.3   15.5 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC

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

9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
16.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
16.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5   27.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.9   28.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-4.2   26.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.1   25.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-3.9   27.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

-2.0 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-1.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.8 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.6   7.3 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.7   15.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-7.0   8.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.8   14.2 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-6.6   5.9 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St 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.

47.0 BYBERA Darling Downs E QLD
38.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
36.4 POTTSVILLE BOWLS CLUB North Coast NSW
35.8 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
33.0 KOORALBYN ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.5 +1.5 23.2 -2.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 29.0 -0.5 8.8 -7.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.2 -0.9 8.5 -4.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.1 +2.6 18.2 +2.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.7 22.7 -1.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.6 0.0 13.2 -4.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.9 +0.9 14.4 -0.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 -2.1 8.9 -1.5 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.2 25.1 +2.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +1.8 23.6 +0.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +0.5 21.6 +0.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.6 -0.8 17.7 -0.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 19.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 12.1 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 -0.5 15.9 -2.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.7 17.0 -1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.0 +1.3 16.5 -1.0 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 27.0 +0.9 14.0 -2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.6 +0.1 14.0 -2.8 0.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.7 +2.3 9.1 -1.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.9 +2.4 11.6 -1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.6 +1.4 10.4 -3.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.6 +0.2 10.0 -1.5 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 +0.8 15.2 +2.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.0 -1.5 13.0 +0.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.0 +3.9 8.0 -1.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.5 +1.5 5.1 -3.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.3 +0.2 8.8 -2.0 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.
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
22.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 22.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
13.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.8mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
7.8mm in 9 min to 17:41 52.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h

None reported