Wednesday 28 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

33.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.1 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT

+5.6   31.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.4   31.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.3   24.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.2   23.2 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+4.7   23.8 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+4.7   23.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

26.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.0   11.6 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
+5.0   7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+4.9   12.0 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
+4.6   17.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.4   9.6 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

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

4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.7   19.2 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-5.3   15.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.9   18.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-4.9   20.1 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.9   18.7 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.9   18.4 REDCLIFFE COUNCIL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-3.1 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.6   0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-8.2   2.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-7.7   -1.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-7.2   8.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-7.1   2.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.

88.0 EBOR (THE RACECOURSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
82.4 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
76.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS MidNorth Coast N NSW
71.8 UPPER ALLYN TOWNSHIP Hunter Valley NSW
69.4 CHICHESTER DAM Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands E
55.0 EBOR (MAPLEWOOD)
53.0 EBOR (DUNOLLY)
    MidNorth Coast N
88.0 EBOR (THE RACECOURSE)
82.4 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
76.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
65.6 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)
64.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
62.2 MELDRUM (COOLAWARRAH)
54.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
53.8 LOWANNA (GRAFTON ST)
52.5 THORA POST OFFICE
50.0 ORAMA (DARKWOOD ROAD)
    MidNorth Coast S
68.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)
65.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
63.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH
62.0 HANNAM VALE (HANNAM VALE ROAD)
55.0 BOBIN (BOBIN CREEK)
53.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
51.2 UPPER LANSDOWNE (OLIVE HILL)
    Hunter Valley
71.8 UPPER ALLYN TOWNSHIP
69.4 CHICHESTER DAM
63.8 CLARENCE TOWN (GREY ST)
63.0 RAYMOND TERRACE (WALLAROO STATE FOREST)
56.0 UPPER CHICHESTER (SIMMONDS)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.2 -3.3 17.1 -1.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +4.0 12.2 +1.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.7 +2.8 6.7 -3.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.7 -0.9 7.7 -0.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 0.0 18.1 -4.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.8 -3.2 2.4 -5.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -0.9 5.3 -4.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 0.0 1.2 -6.1 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +0.2 19.1 -0.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.6 14.0 -3.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +0.6 10.9 -3.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 18.5 13.1 2.2
AMBERLEY AMO 20.2 -3.7 7.5 -2.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.1 7.2 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.6 -0.7 15.4 +3.6 19.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 +0.1 14.0 +2.1 5.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 +1.2 13.0 +1.5 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 19.1 -1.0 10.4 +0.2 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.9 -1.1 11.8 -0.1 4.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 +0.1 7.3 +4.1 0.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.4 +2.2 3.1 -2.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.3 -0.6 3.3 -4.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.3 +1.5 0.3 -6.0 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.1 +0.5 8.6 0.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.0 -1.7 2.0 -5.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 +0.8 -0.6 -6.4 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.5 +0.5 2.5 -2.1 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.1 +0.7 7.2 +0.3 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.
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
16.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
19.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
5.8mm in 33 min to 04:33 10.5mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(140/ 89 ) at 13:27
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 85(130/ 67 ) at 10:08
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(310/ 74 ) at 07:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(270/ 76 ) at 23:00