Friday 18 JUL 2003

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Widespread fog in WA

Fog was widely reported across southern WA this morning in light winds under a weak High and following on from yesterday's rain. Centres in the East Gascoyne, Central and Lower West, Southwest, South Coast, Great Southern, Central Wheatbelt and Goldfields reported visibility of 200m or less, with many stations still reporting visibility down to 100m at their 9am observation.

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 rainfall for July:
Western Australia:
012071 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 32.4 (29.7, 67)

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

34.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+7.1   32.5 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
+7.0   32.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.6   31.4 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+6.4   25.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.8   25.0 WILUNA Interior WA

23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
22.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
22.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.8   20.3 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
+6.6   17.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6   9.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.5   15.9 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.3   5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-4.5   11.8 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-4.0   12.3 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.0   12.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.2   13.1 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.0   12.2 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.0   15.6 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW

-11.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.6   1.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.0   0.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.2   1.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.2   -7.4 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0   -1.0 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.

32.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
31.8 ESPERANCE DOWNS RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
30.4 MOUNT RIDLEY Goldfields WA
30.2 LUKENDA Goldfields WA
28.8 CIRCLE VALLEY Goldfields WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 +3.7 13.3 -0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +1.5 1.9 -6.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.2 +1.4 8.3 +0.8 2.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.0 -0.7 6.6 +1.7 3.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +1.7 20.9 +1.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.9 +3.3 2.2 -1.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 +0.6 7.2 -0.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -1.2 4.1 -1.0 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 25.3 -0.4 20.2 +3.2 0.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +3.1 19.1 +5.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.5 +1.4 15.9 +6.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.0 +1.9 5.8 +0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 11.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.9 4.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.0 -0.7 13.4 +5.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.4 -0.3 12.4 +4.0 0.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.6 +2.4 8.6 +0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.9 +1.2 6.1 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.3 -0.7 5.8 -2.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 +2.3 -1.7 -1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 +2.6 0.9 -1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.3 0.0 1.9 -2.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.0 +0.3 2.5 -0.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 +0.7 5.4 -0.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.1 -0.5 1.9 -3.0 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.8 -1.2 1.1 -2.1 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 +2.1 1.1 -1.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.1 +0.5 9.3 +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.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(170/ 65 ) at 15:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(310/ 82 ) at 04:41
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(250/ 82 ) at 00:00