Saturday 29 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

40.2 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
40.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.5 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA

+8.2   33.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.4   33.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+4.9   34.3 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+3.6   37.9 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
+3.3   28.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.6 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.8   17.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.8   17.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+5.5   9.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+5.4   17.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+5.3   16.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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

11.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
13.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.1 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

-12.0   23.5 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-10.6   23.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-10.0   24.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-9.8   23.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-9.1   29.2 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-9.1   23.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

2.6 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
3.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.4   2.6 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.0   7.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-6.8   6.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.7   10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.2   6.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.

82.0 AMELUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
68.6 CONGEE Cent Wheatbelt WA
63.0 CARODA (PALEROO) NW Slopes N NSW
55.4 BALLAYING Cent Wheatbelt WA
51.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB Upper Darling NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Cent Wheatbelt
82.0 AMELUP
68.6 CONGEE
55.4 BALLAYING
50.0 YLADGEE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
51.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB
    NW Slopes N
63.0 CARODA (PALEROO)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.6 -0.4 24.9 -0.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 -1.7 16.5 +3.1 9.8
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 -3.3 16.4 +0.6 0.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.8 -3.7 18.0 +2.0 1.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +2.4 25.2 +0.7 2.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.5 -0.1 10.6 -6.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 -1.8 10.9 -4.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.3 -2.7 7.8 -2.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +1.0 22.8 -0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.5 21.7 -1.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +0.3 21.0 +0.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 18.0 0.8
AMBERLEY AMO 28.2 -1.2 17.2 -0.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 8.5 0.8
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 -1.3 12.8 -5.3 1.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.0 +0.3 16.0 -2.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.7 +1.0 17.9 +0.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.4 +0.3 15.3 -0.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.3 -1.2 16.1 -0.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.4 -2.0 10.9 +0.2 2.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 +0.7 15.3 +1.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.4 -1.8 11.0 -2.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.0 -0.4 17.3 +5.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.7 +0.9 14.3 +1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.0 +1.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 -3.1 13.0 +3.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.9 +0.9 11.2 +2.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.4 -0.7 10.7 -0.1 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
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
12.4mm in 27 min to 18:00 27.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
    Lower West
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
13.4mm in 12 min to 20:00 67.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.4mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.4mm/h
GINGIN AERO
6.0mm in 11 min to 23:11 32.7mm/h
SWANBOURNE
16.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 32.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.4mm/h
PERTH METRO
14.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 29.2mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
39.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
24.8mm in 39 min to 21:00 38.2mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 31.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
6.0mm in 4 min to 21:04 90.0mm/h
12.2mm in 56 min to 22:00 13.1mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.2mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.6mm/h
    E Central
CERBERUS
24.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 24.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h

None reported.