Tuesday 03 JUN 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):
Highest daily maximum temperature for June:
Queensland:
040068 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 26.3 (25.6, 40)
Victoria:
084016 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 22.5 (21.8, 46) Previous record set yesterday
086375 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS 21.2 (20.6, 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

36.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.7 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
35.6 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
35.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.4 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+8.9   24.0 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+8.0   24.9 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.9   29.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.8   32.1 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+7.7   22.5 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+12.0   17.3 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+11.4   15.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+11.2   19.3 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+11.2   15.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+11.1   16.1 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD

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

2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.0   13.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-2.7   14.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.6   12.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-2.4   12.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-2.2   15.2 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

0.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.0   2.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.3   3.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.0   10.3 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-3.6   4.1 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-3.4   3.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne 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.

62.0 NARRABRI WEST POST OFFICE NW Plains E NSW
47.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
43.6 WARILDA Warrego QLD
43.0 CARNEYS CREEK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
43.0 GOOMBUNGEE POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
47.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
    Brisbane/SE Coast
43.0 CARNEYS CREEK
    Darling Downs E
43.0 GOOMBUNGEE POST OFFICE
    Warrego
43.6 WARILDA

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
62.0 NARRABRI WEST POST OFFICE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.4 +2.2 16.5 +1.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.6 -3.0 8.1 -0.1 16.6
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -1.2 10.2 +1.2 6.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.3 -0.2 6.6 +0.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +1.4 23.9 +3.9 5.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +5.8 6.1 +1.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.5 +1.5 10.7 +2.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 +1.7 8.5 +2.8 7.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +2.4 20.2 +2.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +4.3 21.6 +7.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +4.7 20.0 +9.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.1 +2.6 16.7 +9.7 5.2
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 17.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.4 9.7 4.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 +5.4 15.9 +6.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 +5.6 14.0 +4.4 1.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.9 +8.0 13.1 +3.9 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 +5.5 12.0 +4.6 0.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 +4.6 9.2 +8.3 7.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 +6.4 7.8 +4.1 0.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 +4.4 7.4 +2.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.0 +5.8 4.4 +0.2 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 +3.0 12.4 +5.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 +3.9 11.0 +5.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 +3.0 7.6 +3.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.2 +1.8 8.5 +5.7 16.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.4 +3.5 7.4 +2.2 0.4

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
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
9.8mm in 16 min to 19:30 36.8mm/h
10.6mm in 21 min to 20:00 30.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 25 min to 20:30 28.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
BOWEN AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
14.6mm in 34 min to 21:00 25.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.2mm/h
20.8mm in 18 min to 22:30 69.3mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 34.4mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
38.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 76.4mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 41.4mm/h
40.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 40.4mm/h
BRISBANE
22.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 45.2mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 25.0mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 24.8mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
19.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.2mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
6.2mm in 34 min to 06:34 10.9mm/h
6.8mm in 40 min to 19:00 10.2mm/h
9.4mm in 32 min to 19:32 17.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
WARWICK
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Warrego
CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD
11.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.8mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(240/ 69 ) at 22:41
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(310/ 67 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96(340/ 61 ) at 00:00
FALLS CREEK : 178(330/108 ) at 02:56
MT HOTHAM : 98(350/ 61 ) at 02:10
    W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 95(325/ 63 ) at 01:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 76(280/ 67 ) at 02:06
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 96(280/ 46 ) at 06:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 85(300/ 67 ) at 11:45
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(320/ 70 ) at 13:10
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 104(300/ 85 ) at 14:31
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(300/ 63 ) at 07:35