Wednesday 18 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: (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

32.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
32.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+6.6   13.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.5   16.3 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
+6.1   17.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.1   10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.9   28.4 KALBARRI Central West WA

26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.4 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+7.9   23.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
+6.9   9.9 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.2   10.7 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+5.7   9.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+5.6   8.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

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

4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.8 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
6.9 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

-7.0   7.8 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-5.6   11.6 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
-5.2   10.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-5.0   11.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
-4.6   11.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW

-5.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-8.4   -1.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.0   -2.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7   -1.2 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5   -1.4 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.4   -2.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West 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.

42.6 GUNBOWER Darling Downs E QLD
31.0 LANGHAM Central Coast E QLD
12.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH) Islands ISL
11.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (WIELANGTA ROAD) E Coast TAS
10.6 MORNINGTON E Central VIC

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.6 +2.4 16.3 +1.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.3 +3.5 8.2 -0.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 +2.1 1.7 -6.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.2 -0.3 3.2 -2.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 +0.8 21.8 +1.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.0 -1.8 0.0 -5.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -1.1 10.1 +1.9 3.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 -0.7 9.3 +3.6 1.2
CAIRNS AERO 25.9 0.0 19.8 +2.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 -0.2 15.5 +1.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 +1.4 8.8 -2.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.6 -0.9 5.0 -2.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 9.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.3 2.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.3 8.4 -0.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.0 +1.6 11.0 +1.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 +3.2 10.5 +1.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.7 +2.4 6.8 -0.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.5 +2.9 8.9 -0.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 -0.7 1.9 +1.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.5 -3.2 3.5 -0.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.6 -3.3 6.6 +1.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.7 +0.5 9.9 +5.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.6 +0.6 10.4 +3.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.0 +0.9 8.0 +2.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +0.9 6.6 +2.6 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.4 +5.0 0.3 -2.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.6 +2.7 8.7 +3.5 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 : 108(310/ 91 ) at 08:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(240/ 82 ) at 08:12
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(250/ 76 ) at 19:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(250/ 63 ) at 09:34