Thursday 29 MAY 2003

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The National Extremes
Australian Weather News
Other weather event archives:
BoM Severe Weather Summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

2003

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28    

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

 

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

34.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.7 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+4.2   25.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+4.2   23.3 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+4.2   23.3 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.0   28.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+3.9   22.4 ALBANY Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+7.3   11.8 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+5.8   10.0 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+5.5   14.2 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+5.0   12.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+4.6   12.6 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+4.6   10.9 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+4.6   6.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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

5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.2   18.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-6.1   18.9 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.3   20.2 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-5.0   18.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-4.8   22.8 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT

-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.6   1.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-8.6   -2.4 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
-8.3   0.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-8.1   2.1 ROBE Lower SE SA
-8.1   -1.3 COONAWARRA Lower SE 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.

91.0 GLENGAVEN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
86.2 WEST PENNANT HILLS (CUMBERLAND STATE FOR Sydney--west NSW
78.5 SPRINGBROOK FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70.2 TALLOWOOD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
66.0 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW) Hunter Valley NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
91.0 GLENGAVEN
78.5 SPRINGBROOK FORESTRY
70.2 TALLOWOOD
65.0 REDLAND BAY GOLF CLUB
58.0 NUMINBAH
55.6 SPRINGBROOK TM
55.2 LAMB ISLAND PINE AVE
55.0 ORMISTON COLLEGE
52.2 RUSSELL ISLAND
52.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE
50.2 DUNWICH

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
66.0 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW)
    Sydney--west
86.2 WEST PENNANT HILLS (CUMBERLAND STATE FOR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.1 -1.4 15.0 -3.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.8 +4.2 8.1 -2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.9 +3.0 9.8 0.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.2 +0.6 7.7 -0.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -0.3 21.1 -1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.4 -3.6 1.3 -7.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 +0.7 4.5 -5.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +0.2 2.1 -5.2 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.2 17.9 -1.9 0.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.1 15.7 -1.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 -0.8 14.5 +0.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.8 14.3 38.0
AMBERLEY AMO 21.3 -2.6 12.6 +2.4 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.4 7.0 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 -1.0 13.4 +1.6 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.0 -1.9 13.0 +1.1 0.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 +0.8 10.2 -1.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.5 -0.6 8.6 -1.6 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.8 -0.2 9.0 -2.9 0.3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.0 +0.6 -1.2 -4.4 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.0 +1.8 5.5 -0.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.4 3.6 -3.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.9 +0.1 1.4 -4.9 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +1.6 5.2 -3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 +1.3 2.0 -5.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 0.0 -1.4 -7.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 -1.0 6.4 +1.8 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 +0.8 9.4 +2.5 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.
None reported

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(320/ 80 ) at 07:11
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 135(270/ 80 ) at 11:08
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(280/ 59 ) at 15:00