Tuesday 27 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for May:
Victoria:
086354 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE 1.1 (1.5, 15)
086375 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS 2.2 (3.0, 12)

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

34.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
32.7 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
32.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+5.5   31.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.3   29.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.8   24.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+4.8   23.9 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+4.6   28.0 MULLEWA Central West WA

27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+6.0   13.4 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+5.8   11.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+5.0   10.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+4.9   15.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+4.7   14.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

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

2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.2   13.6 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-6.1   18.9 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.0   14.6 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.8   19.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-5.4   27.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

-24.0 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-8.7   0.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.1   3.9 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.8   9.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-7.8   1.1 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-7.5   3.3 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.

131.0 WOOTTON MidNorth Coast S NSW
130.5 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
127.0 ROCKS CROSSING (NOWENDOC RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW
121.6 KENDALL POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
118.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
131.0 WOOTTON
130.5 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
127.0 ROCKS CROSSING (NOWENDOC RIVER)
121.6 KENDALL POST OFFICE
118.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
117.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)
114.0 KRAMBACH - TIPARARY
114.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH
113.0 MOUNT GEORGE (MANNING RIVER)
108.8 CRAVEN (LONGVIEW)
102.2 UPPER LANSDOWNE (OLIVE HILL)
100.0 KRAMBACH POST OFFICE
100.0 MOORLAND (DENRO-AN)
99.0 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE
95.0 BUNGWAHL
90.0 WAUKIVORY (THE RANCH)
89.0 KRAMBACH - BELLEVUE
85.6 GLOUCESTER POST OFFICE
83.8 BULBY BRUSH - BLUE LOOK-OUT
82.8 BOBIN (BOBIN CREEK)
78.0 NUMBER ONE (MURRAYS CREEK)
77.3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS
77.0 ELANDS (BLACK SANDS CREEK)
77.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
76.0 COMBOYNE POST OFFICE
75.4 DIAMOND HEAD (POBBLEBONKS)
73.8 WAUCHOPE (COMMERCE ST)
73.0 LAURIETON (PEACH GROVE)
72.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
72.0 STRATHCEDAR (MOORAL CREEK RD)
69.2 FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK
68.8 GLOUCESTER (HIAWATHA)
68.4 BRETTI - VINEGAR HILL
67.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)
58.6 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE)
56.4 OLD BAR (MOLONG RD)
56.0 HANNAM VALE (HANNAM VALE ROAD)
56.0 KILLAWARRA (URALBA)
55.4 BRETTI-MACKAY (BARNARD RIVER)
52.2 WINGHAM (LANARK CLOSE)
    Hunter Valley
76.2 STROUD POST OFFICE
64.0 UPPER CHICHESTER (SIMMONDS)
56.4 UPPER ALLYN TOWNSHIP
56.0 CHICHESTER DAM
53.6 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON HOUSE)
52.2 DUNGOG (MONKERAI HILL (URIMBIRRA))
52.0 DUNGOG - MAIN CREEK (YERANDA)
51.6 DUNGOG POST OFFICE
    Sydney--east
56.0 ROOKWOOD (HAWTHORNE AVE)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.2 +0.7 19.4 +1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 24.4 +2.8 15.3 +4.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.2 +2.3 8.0 -1.8 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.3 -1.3 7.4 -1.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -1.5 19.0 -3.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.7 -4.3 2.2 -6.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.6 -2.3 5.1 -5.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 +0.8 0.7 -6.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.7 18.2 -1.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.1 15.8 -1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 -0.7 9.1 -5.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.0 -0.9 3.5 -6.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 9.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.6 7.1 1.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.2 -1.1 13.9 +2.1 10.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.0 -0.9 14.0 +2.1 8.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.0 -0.3 12.4 +0.9 5.4
PROSPECT DAM 17.2 -2.9 10.8 +0.6 4.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.4 -1.6 12.2 +0.3 15.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 -0.9 2.6 -0.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.6 +0.4 2.7 -3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.5 -2.4 4.7 -2.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.0 +0.2 1.4 -4.9 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 -0.4 10.3 +1.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.0 -2.7 6.0 -1.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.3 +0.7 6.4 +0.6 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.4 +0.4 3.9 -0.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.6 +0.2 7.7 +0.8 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
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
10.6mm in 50 min to 16:00 12.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM
341.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 113.7mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(310/ 67 ) at 04:48