Monday 26 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

35.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.2 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+5.7   24.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+4.9   24.0 KARNET Lower West WA
+4.8   23.9 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.8   22.2 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.7   28.7 ENEABBA Central West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+6.5   16.4 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
+6.3   15.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0   13.6 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8   14.9 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.7   15.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

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

3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.9   13.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.8   13.2 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.2   19.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.1   22.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.1   22.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-5.1   19.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-5.1   20.4 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

-4.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.1   -4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.0   -4.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-8.5   -2.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-8.0   0.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.4   1.5 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC

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.

96.4 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE) Illawarra NSW
87.5 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB Illawarra NSW
78.0 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE)) Illawarra NSW
77.6 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
77.6 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
58.8 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON HOUSE)
57.4 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE)
50.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
    Sydney--east
77.6 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB)
75.0 OYSTER BAY (GREEN POINT)
74.6 WEST PYMBLE (WYUNA ROAD)
71.6 MARSFIELD (WILLANDRA VILLAGE)
71.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
71.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
70.8 CONCORD GOLF CLUB
69.4 PYMBLE (CANISIUS COLLEGE)
69.0 CHATSWOOD BOWLING CLUB
68.6 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
67.2 WAHROONGA (BOUNDARY ROAD)
67.0 EASTWOOD BOWLING CLUB
66.8 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY
65.8 OATLEY (WORONORA PARADE)
63.6 CONCORD (BRAYS RD)
63.4 DUFFYS FOREST (NAMBA RD)
63.0 PEAKHURST GOLF CLUB
62.4 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
59.0 HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
58.6 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
58.6 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
58.6 CROMER GOLF CLUB
58.6 INGLESIDE (WALTER AVENUE)
54.2 STRATHFIELD GOLF CLUB
54.0 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE)
50.0 POTTS HILL RESERVOIR
50.0 BEXLEY BOWLING CLUB
    Sydney--west
54.4 BEROWRA (GOODWYN ROAD)
54.0 NORTH PARRAMATTA (BURNSIDE HOMES)
54.0 NORTH ROCKS (MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB)
53.0 GALSTON (ROWLAND VILLAGE)
53.0 WEST PENNANT HILLS ORATAVA AVE
    Illawarra
96.4 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
87.5 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB
78.0 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE))
77.6 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA)
76.6 ALBION PARK POST OFFICE
72.0 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE)
71.4 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
67.4 SANCTUARY POINT(SALINAS STREET)
60.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS)
58.4 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE)
56.8 WATTAMOLLA (TAMOL)
55.0 ROBERTSON (PEARSONS LANE)
52.8 BURRAWANG (RANGE STREET)
52.6 WINDANG BOWLING CLUB
52.2 WATTAMOLLA (GRIFFITHS)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.7 +1.2 20.2 +2.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +4.6 15.6 +5.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.5 +2.6 7.3 -2.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.2 -0.4 7.5 -1.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.7 20.0 -2.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.9 -4.1 2.9 -5.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -3.2 7.0 -3.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -1.8 6.6 -0.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.4 17.7 -2.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 +0.9 15.7 -1.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.2 9.8 -4.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.2 -0.7 3.8 -6.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 9.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.3 2.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 +0.3 7.6 -4.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.0 -1.9 14.0 +2.1 15.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.2 -1.1 13.8 +2.3 58.6
PROSPECT DAM 17.4 -2.7 12.7 +2.5 24.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.4 -1.6 12.9 +1.0 43.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.2 -0.2 4.2 +1.0 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.4 3.2 -2.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 -2.5 8.5 +1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.3 +0.5 4.1 -2.2 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 -1.6 7.9 -0.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.0 -2.7 8.0 +0.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.2 6.2 +0.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.7 -0.3 1.2 -3.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.2 +2.8 5.7 -1.2 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
    Eucla
FORREST
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
13.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 80(170/ 70 ) at 06:51