Monday 19 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for May:
Queensland
034038 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT 33.2 (32.2, 17)
035019 CLERMONT POST OFFICE 33.4 (32.5, 41)
035059 ROLLESTON METEOR ST 35.0 (33.0, 14) Previous record set yesterday
035065 SPRINGSURE DAME ST 34.0 (32.4, 37)
035070 TAROOM POST OFFICE 33.8 (33.5, 45)
036007 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE 34.1 (33.9, 41)
036031 LONGREACH AERO 34.2 (34.0, 36)
039083 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 (31.9, 63)
040211 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT 30.3 (29.6, 23)
041175 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) 25.0 (24.6, 33)
041359 OAKEY AERO 30.1 (29.3, 29)
043020 MITCHELL POST OFFICE 31.9 (31.8, 33)
New South Wales
057095 TABULAM (MUIRNE) 28.3 (27.2, 32)
058037 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) 30.6 (30.2, 46)
058131 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT 29.5 (28.2, 27)
058158 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) 31.6 (30.8, 25)

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

37.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
36.3 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
36.3 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

+12.2   35.8 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.5   33.8 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.4   28.3 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+8.9   35.0 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+8.9   31.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

26.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.4 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT

+9.5   12.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+9.3   11.8 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+9.2   20.1 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+8.8   13.9 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+8.3   12.4 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS

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

5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.3   17.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.2   15.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9   15.9 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.7   16.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.7   16.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

-49.7 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
0.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
1.5 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9   3.1 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.0   2.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.0   1.5 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9   3.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.9   5.1 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West 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.

93.0 ROCKY RIVER (BROOKLAND PARK) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
58.6 WHITFIELD Upper NE VIC
58.4 MYRRHEE (JOELYN) Lower NE VIC

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
93.0 ROCKY RIVER (BROOKLAND PARK)

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
50.2 MOORANG

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
56.6 ALBION PARK POST OFFICE

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
58.4 MYRRHEE (JOELYN)
57.2 MYRRHEE (CRYERS)
    Upper NE
58.6 WHITFIELD
55.0 CHESHUNT EURANGIE PARK
55.0 MT HOTHAM
51.8 EDI UPPER

TASMANIA
    N Coast
56.0 GOWRIE PARK (O'NEILLS ROAD)
    Central Plateau
67.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP
52.6 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)

ISLANDS
    Islands
87.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.6 -1.9 21.1 +2.9 3.8
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -3.3 3.5 -6.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -4.0 11.9 +2.1 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.0 -3.6 5.1 -3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.4 25.6 +3.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.0 +4.0 8.1 -0.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 -1.5 14.5 +4.3 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 -0.3 13.6 +6.3 4.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 -0.1 16.5 -3.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 +1.3 17.6 0.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +6.1 21.2 +7.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.2 +7.3 10.4 +0.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 13.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 10.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.1 +6.8 13.6 +1.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.0 +5.1 14.0 +2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.4 +7.1 15.5 +4.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.5 +6.4 14.6 +4.4 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.2 +5.2 13.4 +1.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.0 +4.6 9.2 +6.0 0.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +4.2 11.7 +5.7 11.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.8 +1.9 12.4 +4.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.7 +5.9 6.6 +0.3 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +2.5 13.1 +4.5 2.8
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 +2.3 13.0 +5.3 0.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 +1.4 10.4 +4.6 3.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.9 +0.9 12.5 +7.9 4.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.2 +2.8 11.4 +4.5 2.2

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
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
10.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 20 min to 08:20 30.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Peninsula
MAITLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
MINLATON AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:46 84.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
7.8mm in 39 min to 06:00 12.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
12.0mm in 1 min to 10:01 720.0mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
6.8mm in 32 min to 02:26 12.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Lower NE
RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
5.2mm in 31 min to 15:27 10.1mm/h
MT HOTHAM
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
6.6mm in 35 min to 03:35 11.3mm/h
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
    W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO : 80(310/ 63 ) at 18:00
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(300/ 63 ) at 14:30
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 74(320/ 63 ) at 14:50
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 111(290/ 80 ) at 15:52
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 82(280/ 63 ) at 13:05
EDITHBURGH : 82(310/ 63 ) at 16:51
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 98(350/ 65 ) at 17:10
    Adelaide Plains
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE : 78(350/ 65 ) at 18:58
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 100(330/ 61 ) at 19:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(310/ 70 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
    Wimmera S
HORSHAM AERODROME : 80(310/ 65 ) at 16:25
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 50 ) at 19:30
FALLS CREEK : 87(340/ 69 ) at 05:33
MT HOTHAM : 93(350/ 74 ) at 16:40
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 108(280/ 82 ) at 14:35