Wednesday 09 APR 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 April:
Mardie WA: 159.0 (142.3, 106)
Wiluna WA: 58.0 (56.2, 96)
Carnegia WA: 48.0 (40.9, 46)

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 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
38.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
37.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

+7.1   37.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+5.8   37.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+5.3   37.4 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+5.0   35.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+4.7   36.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+4.7   32.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+9.6   23.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.8   21.9 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+8.1   20.4 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+8.0   23.9 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+8.0   20.3 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

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

2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.7   19.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-10.0   19.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-9.1   20.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.8   21.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-7.3   23.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA

-2.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9   1.3 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.1   11.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-6.0   2.1 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-5.8   0.9 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.6   3.6 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

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.

170.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
71.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
70.0 GRANITE PEAK Interior WA
57.5 WILUNA Interior WA
52.6 GLEN-AYLE Interior WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Pilbara
170.4 MARDIE
71.8 WITTENOOM
    Interior
70.0 GRANITE PEAK
57.5 WILUNA
52.6 GLEN-AYLE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 -2.3 22.2 -0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 29.0 +3.5 16.1 +3.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.9 -2.0 8.8 -2.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.5 -0.6 12.4 -0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 24.2 +0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 +3.4 19.3 +6.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.9 -0.5 13.4 +1.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 0.0 8.2 -0.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 22.4 +0.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +2.1 21.3 +0.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +1.3 15.4 -2.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.9 +1.8 9.6 -4.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 13.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 8.9 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 +1.3 13.2 -2.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 -1.8 16.0 +0.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.4 +0.1 17.4 +2.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 -0.7 14.9 +1.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.9 -1.6 14.8 +0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.2 -0.6 3.9 -2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.0 +1.7 8.3 -0.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 -0.8 9.6 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.7 -0.5 7.2 -1.4 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +1.5 11.6 +0.9 1.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 -0.1 9.0 -0.8 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +0.5 8.0 +0.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.7 -1.6 7.9 +1.3 7.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.1 -4.2 10.4 +1.5 1.2

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 Pilbara
WITTENOOM
54.0mm in 9 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
14.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.2mm/h
    Interior
TELFER AERO
4.0mm in 12 min to 14:00 20.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
TINDAL RAAF
22.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
12.4mm in 41 min to 14:00 18.1mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 76(160/ 63 ) at 07:30