Tuesday 15 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: (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

39.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
38.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+5.8   34.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.4   32.0 MACKAY MO Central Coast E QLD
+5.4   34.1 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.1   33.0 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+5.1   34.6 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+7.0   25.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.0   11.9 OMEO Upper NE VIC
+6.8   18.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.6   13.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+6.6   12.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

-6.1   15.0 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-5.8   11.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-5.8   7.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.6   13.1 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-5.1   6.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1   3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-2.1 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.4   1.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-5.5   6.5 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.6   8.9 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-4.5   2.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1   11.9 CARNEGIE Interior 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.

122.0 AMOOLEE FOREST R 238 Maranoa QLD
70.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
52.0 MOKINE DOWNS Lower West WA
48.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
44.8 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
52.0 MOKINE DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    Maranoa
122.0 AMOOLEE FOREST R 238

TASMANIA
    W Coast
70.0 MOUNT READ
48.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
44.8 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 37.0 +2.7 23.5 +1.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 +0.9 14.1 +2.4 2.2
PERTH AIRPORT 25.2 -0.3 10.8 -2.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.5 -0.6 9.8 -2.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.4 +3.7 25.7 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.8 +1.8 14.4 +1.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.8 -1.6 15.2 +3.0 7.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 -3.0 11.8 +3.2 3.6
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +2.9 22.1 +0.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +2.6 21.5 +1.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.1 +5.4 20.0 +2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.0 +1.9 16.3 +2.2 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 17.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 10.2 18.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +0.8 11.8 -3.4 0.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.0 +3.2 15.0 -0.3 0.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.6 +4.3 14.3 -0.3 1.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.5 +3.0 11.9 -1.2 1.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.6 +3.1 16.0 +1.7 0.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.7 -0.1 12.2 +5.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.8 -1.5 12.4 +3.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.4 12.7 +2.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.7 -0.5 13.4 +4.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 -3.0 15.4 +4.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 -4.1 13.0 +3.2 1.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -4.5 10.0 +2.6 2.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.7 -2.6 11.8 +5.2 10.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 -2.1 12.5 +3.6 1.0

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.
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    W Gippsland
MT BAW BAW
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
5.6mm in 15 min to 03:58 22.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT
4.2mm in 11 min to 03:50 22.9mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 74(180/ 63 ) at 21:33
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(200/ 76 ) at 19:41
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(230/ 72 ) at 16:41
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS : 85(300/ 63 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 76(330/ 63 ) at 09:30
MT HOTHAM : 78(170/ 65 ) at 23:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(230/ 96 ) at 11:45
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 91(243/ 69 ) at 15:50
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT : 72(210/ 65 ) at 14:03
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(230/ 69 ) at 08:59
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 104(250/ 74 ) at 08:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(300/102 ) at 00:19
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(230/ 83 ) at 15:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(210/ 63 ) at 18:17
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 78(250/ 65 ) at 18:48
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(310/ 72 ) at 08:21