Saturday 17 MAY 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

40.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+9.1   32.1 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+9.0   32.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.0   24.0 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6   33.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.4   30.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.7   11.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+8.3   12.4 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
+8.0   17.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.9   13.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
+7.5   11.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.9 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
10.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.2   14.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-4.5   14.8 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
-4.2   18.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-4.1   22.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.0   17.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

-47.7 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
0.0 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.8   0.0 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.2   13.7 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-4.7   13.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-4.2   9.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-3.8   15.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley 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.

78.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS) Illawarra NSW
68.6 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE)) Illawarra NSW
65.2 WATTAMOLLA (TAMOL) Illawarra NSW
65.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO) Islands ISL
62.0 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB Illawarra NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Cent Wheatbelt
51.5 BINDOON ARMY

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
59.8 CANNON HILLS BOWLS CLUB
54.0 KALINGA BOWLS CLUB

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
55.2 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
52.6 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
50.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
    Illawarra
78.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS)
68.6 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE))
65.2 WATTAMOLLA (TAMOL)
62.0 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB
59.0 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
58.2 ROBERTSON (PEARSONS LANE)
57.0 BURRAWANG (RANGE STREET)
56.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
54.8 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY
54.0 BARRENGARRY (THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE)
54.0 MOSS VALE (TOROKINA)
53.0 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE)
53.0 ROBERTSON (ST.ANTHONYS)

ISLANDS
    Islands
65.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)
55.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.1 -1.4 17.3 -0.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 -2.7 13.9 +3.5 14.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.4 -3.5 12.6 +2.8 13.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.7 -1.9 13.8 +5.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.6 22.7 +0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.0 +9.0 11.5 +3.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +1.3 13.6 +3.4 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +1.2 9.6 +2.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +0.1 19.2 -0.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.5 18.8 +1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +2.9 14.6 +0.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.0 +2.1 10.7 +0.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 12.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.4 7.9 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 +3.6 11.9 +0.1 2.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 +0.1 16.0 +4.1 8.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.9 +1.6 14.9 +3.4 30.6
PROSPECT DAM 18.7 -1.4 14.9 +4.7 11.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.8 +0.8 14.2 +2.3 54.8
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.5 +4.1 9.3 +6.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.9 +3.7 11.8 +5.8 0.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.2 8.9 +1.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.1 +2.3 12.4 +6.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +3.5 13.2 +4.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 +3.3 13.0 +5.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.8 +1.2 8.0 +2.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.3 +2.3 11.7 +7.1 5.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.0 +1.6 11.2 +4.3 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
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
8.0mm in 11 min to 06:27 43.6mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
67.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 134.0mm/h
67.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 67.0mm/h
68.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 22.7mm/h
68.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
67.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 67.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    E Coast
FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET)
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.8mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
17.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
HOPETOUN NORTH : 83(220/ 65 ) at 04:18