Friday 23 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

37.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+7.8   33.9 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.0   32.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.3   31.4 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+6.3   29.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.1   35.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.0   16.2 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.8   15.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.7   14.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.3   15.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+6.2   14.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

4.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.3   8.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-7.0   11.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-6.8   12.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-6.6   12.0 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.4   12.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW

-49.5 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-7.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.8   -1.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-9.6   -4.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.5   -3.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-9.2   1.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.0   -4.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW

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.

46.8 CABBAGE TREE CREEK E Gippsland VIC
32.8 CANN RIVER (POST OFFICE) E Gippsland VIC
28.6 BENDOC E Gippsland VIC
27.0 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
23.8 TAHUNE RESERVE W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.7 +0.2 22.2 +4.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 +1.3 10.2 -0.2 0.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 +1.5 9.3 -0.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.6 -1.0 6.4 -2.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 0.0 23.5 +1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 +6.3 14.5 +6.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.1 -2.8 12.9 +2.7 0.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 -1.6 5.3 -2.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +0.3 18.7 -1.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.6 13.8 -3.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.9 10.1 -4.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.2 -0.7 1.0 -9.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 7.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -2.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 -0.9 5.5 -6.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 +1.1 10.0 -1.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 +0.8 10.8 -0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.0 -0.1 8.2 -2.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.3 -0.7 14.3 +2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.1 +0.7 2.2 -1.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 8.9 -8.3 4.3 -1.7 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.9 -7.0 5.7 -1.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.9 +0.1 6.8 +0.5 2.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 -0.5 6.1 -2.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 +0.3 3.0 -4.7 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.4 -2.2 0.8 -5.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 -1.0 6.1 +1.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.5 -0.9 5.8 -1.1 0.2

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide Plains
ADELAIDE AIRPORT
6.0mm in 14 min to 14:00 25.7mm/h
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
14.2mm in 1 hr 1 min to 17:00 14.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
NOARLUNGA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 106(180/ 72 ) at 07:17