Friday 30 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:
Western Australia:
006072 NYANG STATION 7.6 (8.1, 29)

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

32.6 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
32.4 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.1 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+6.3   11.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.3   11.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+4.3   9.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+4.1   18.4 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+4.0   24.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

27.7 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.8   14.0 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+8.5   13.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+8.1   16.2 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.5   13.2 DOVER Southeast TAS
+7.4   15.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

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

5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
8.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.8   24.5 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-4.4   28.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.4   27.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-4.2   28.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-4.1   25.8 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-4.1   15.0 KARNET Lower West WA

-49.4 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-6.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.4 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.5   7.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-8.1   -1.3 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-8.0   0.3 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-8.0   -1.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-7.6   3.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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.

183.0 WAUCHOPE (AVONDALE STREET) MidNorth Coast S NSW
49.8 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
48.0 MELROSE Northwest QLD
39.0 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB North Coast NSW
37.0 WUNBURRA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
48.0 MELROSE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
37.0 WUNBURRA

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
39.0 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB
    MidNorth Coast S
183.0 WAUCHOPE (AVONDALE STREET)

ISLANDS
    Islands
49.8 HOME ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.1 -1.4 14.8 -3.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 -1.1 14.5 +4.7 7.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 -1.1 14.6 +4.2 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.1 +2.5 8.2 -0.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.1 23.0 +0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 -0.5 4.9 -3.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 +2.5 6.4 -3.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 +2.0 2.5 -4.8 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +0.3 20.0 +0.2 3.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.3 18.3 +0.7 1.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 -1.1 16.9 +2.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 21.9 -2.0 9.1 -1.1 1.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 12.2 1.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.5 2.1 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -1.5 9.5 -2.3 0.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.0 -0.9 9.0 -2.9 3.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.8 +2.5 9.8 -1.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.7 -0.4 6.1 -4.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.1 +1.1 8.4 -3.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.3 -0.1 -2.7 -5.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.9 +0.7 2.5 -3.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 +0.6 3.2 -4.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.1 +0.3 -0.5 -6.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +1.5 5.3 -3.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 +2.3 1.0 -6.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.2 -0.9 -6.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.5 +0.5 9.0 +4.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.8 +1.4 13.5 +6.6 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
    Lower West
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
7.0mm in 33 min to 11:33 12.7mm/h
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN
7.0mm in 36 min to 05:02 11.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 16.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
MANJIMUP
10.2mm in 57 min to 06:57 10.7mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
10.2mm in 22 min to 06:00 27.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(310/ 78 ) at 04:26
CAPE NATURALISTE : 76(300/ 63 ) at 05:14
MANDURAH : 104(300/ 56 ) at 08:07
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(290/ 56 ) at 21:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(320/ 85 ) at 15:11
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(250/ 78 ) at 22:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(270/ 82 ) at 08:30