Thursday 22 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 rainfall for May:
Tasmania:
094087 MOUNT WELLINGTON 89.0 (58.4, 15)

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

37.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.6 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.9   30.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.4   30.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.3   31.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.9   31.9 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+6.8   29.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.2   9.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+5.9   18.4 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+5.5   20.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+4.9   7.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
+4.7   12.4 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+4.7   14.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.5   10.9 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.4   10.8 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-5.8   12.0 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
-5.7   13.6 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
-5.6   11.5 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC

-47.6 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-4.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.3 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.5   4.5 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-7.4   5.6 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.2   9.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-6.9   7.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.8   8.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

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.

89.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
68.6 FERN TREE (GRAYS ROAD) Southeast TAS
56.4 HOBART (WATERWORKS RESERVE) Southeast TAS
48.6 TEA TREE Southeast TAS
47.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

TASMANIA
    Southeast
89.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON
68.6 FERN TREE (GRAYS ROAD)
56.4 HOBART (WATERWORKS RESERVE)
48.6 TEA TREE
47.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.5 0.0 19.5 +1.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 -0.4 11.6 +1.2 9.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 -0.4 11.6 +1.8 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.7 +0.1 11.4 +2.8 4.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.0 24.8 +2.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.4 +7.4 7.4 -0.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 -0.8 6.5 -3.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.5 -3.6 2.4 -4.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +1.2 15.3 -4.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.6 13.8 -3.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.3 +1.4 10.0 -4.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.0 +1.1 5.1 -5.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 9.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.4 3.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 -2.4 7.5 -4.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.0 -0.9 11.0 -0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 +1.2 10.7 -0.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.9 -0.2 6.2 -4.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.7 +0.7 12.3 +0.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 -1.2 0.0 -3.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 -2.8 4.3 -1.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.5 -2.4 6.4 -1.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.7 -1.1 10.8 +4.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 -0.4 9.0 +0.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 -0.7 6.0 -1.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 -1.7 1.5 -4.3 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.1 -0.9 7.9 +3.3 2.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.6 -2.8 9.4 +2.5 36.0

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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide Plains
OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) : 106( 40/ 13 ) at 13:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 78(250/ 63 ) at 11:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 93(150/ 6 ) at 18:20
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(250/ 72 ) at 00:00
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(246/ 63 ) at 00:10