Wednesday 04 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:
Northern Territory:
014703 CENTRE ISLAND 33.0 (31.7, 26)
Queensland:
028007 MUSGRAVE 33.5 (33.4, 11)

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

36.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
35.5 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT

+8.1   31.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.0   32.3 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+7.6   30.7 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.5   25.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+7.4   32.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+7.4   24.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+7.4   21.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+11.8   15.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+11.1   18.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+11.1   16.4 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+11.0   17.8 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+11.0   16.0 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD

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

2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.0   16.8 WILUNA Interior WA
-2.8   14.6 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.5   16.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-2.5   14.9 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.5   14.6 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

-50.0 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-0.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.8   5.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-4.0   2.7 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-4.0   3.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-3.4   3.2 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.5   6.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-2.5   4.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.

92.4 ATKINSONS DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
81.0 BUARABA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74.4 RIPLEY VALLEY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
73.2 FORESTDALE STAPYLTON RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
92.4 ATKINSONS DAM
81.0 BUARABA
74.4 RIPLEY VALLEY
73.2 FORESTDALE STAPYLTON RD
70.0 CAMP MOUNTAIN (DAVISON ROAD)
68.0 CAROLE PARK ALERT
67.0 FORESTDALE(JOHNSON RD)AL
66.0 RIPLEY ALERT
65.6 MT NEBO POST OFFICE
65.4 PERSEVERANCE DAM
65.0 CALAMVALE ALERT
63.8 PECHEY FORESTRY
63.6 GREENBANK THOMPSON ROAD
63.0 OXLEY GOLF RANGE
63.0 EAGLE FARM RACECOURSE
62.6 LOWOOD DON ST
62.6 CRESSBROOK DAM
61.8 ROCHEDALE SOUTH
61.0 WATERFORD ALERT
60.6 BENARKIN HARDGROVE RD
59.0 ALDERLEY
59.0 GREENBANK(THOMPSON RD)AL
57.6 CHESTERFIELD ROAD
57.0 HIGHVALE
57.0 MT GRAVATT ALERT
56.8 FOREST LAKE
56.4 DOOLANDELLA (WADEVILLE ST)
56.0 WOLFFDENE ALERT
55.8 COOMINYA POST OFFICE
55.0 SUNNYBANK BOWLS CLUB
54.6 BRISBANE AERO
54.6 KENMORE WAR VETS HOME
54.0 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
54.0 KALINGA BOWLS CLUB
52.2 RANGE VIEW
52.0 HILLTOP GARDENS
51.6 NEW BEITH
50.2 CALTEX REFINERIES (QLD) LTD
50.0 MAROON DAM

ISLANDS
    Islands
83.0 WILLIS ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.6 +3.4 16.8 +1.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -1.5 9.0 +0.8 6.6
PERTH AIRPORT 18.0 -0.8 9.0 0.0 2.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.2 -2.3 4.0 -2.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 +0.6 23.0 +3.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 +5.5 5.3 +0.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.5 +1.5 11.4 +3.2 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 +1.5 9.0 +3.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +2.5 19.7 +2.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +4.5 19.3 +4.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +6.7 20.7 +9.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 17.4 54.6
AMBERLEY AMO 23.8 +2.3 17.1 +10.1 32.8
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.8 6.8 0.8
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 +3.9 14.8 +5.7 1.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 +5.6 14.0 +4.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +6.9 14.5 +5.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 +5.5 11.4 +4.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.0 +6.4 5.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 +4.6 6.6 +5.7 6.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.8 +3.1 7.4 +3.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 +6.1 7.7 +2.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.6 +7.4 2.2 -2.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 +5.3 11.3 +4.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 +6.9 9.0 +3.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.1 +5.4 5.7 +1.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.6 +3.2 8.5 +5.7 2.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.7 +2.8 10.0 +4.8 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.
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
46.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.3mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
46.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.3mm/h
BRISBANE
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
8.6mm in 39 min to 17:39 13.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
8.8mm in 50 min to 20:50 10.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
11.0mm in 24 min to 01:00 27.5mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.2mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 20.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 04:00 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.0mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 24.8mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 25.4mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 21.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.6mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO : 82(310/ 70 ) at 16:33
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 117(270/ 95 ) at 21:01
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 96(260/ 48 ) at 22:03
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 83(240/ 63 ) at 22:01
    Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 80(280/ 70 ) at 20:09
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 106(280/ 82 ) at 23:03
EDITHBURGH : 93(290/ 69 ) at 22:44
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 89(340/ 67 ) at 07:09
CAPE BORDA AWS : 89(280/ 69 ) at 21:20
    Adelaide Plains
ADELAIDE AIRPORT : 85(280/ 69 ) at 23:50
OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) : 95(260/ 65 ) at 18:54
EDINBURGH RAAF : 95(280/ 72 ) at 19:41
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 122(290/ 70 ) at 19:07
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL) : 95(270/ 56 ) at 19:41
QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST : 139( 50/ 11 ) at 02:24
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(320/ 70 ) at 19:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 128(320/ 33 ) at 13:37
MT HOTHAM : 91(350/ 65 ) at 23:30
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 91(330/ 48 ) at 14:49
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 100(340/ 61 ) at 15:12
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE : 80(310/ 63 ) at 23:57
AIREYS INLET : 91(350/ 35 ) at 14:51
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(310/ 74 ) at 02:00