Saturday 26 JUL 2003

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The National Extremes
Australian Weather News
Other weather event archives:
BoM Severe Weather Summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

2003

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28    

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

 

Snow fades out in NSW, TAS
Widespread low minimum temperatures across Australia
Flooding subsides in VIC, TAS


Minimum temperature departures from average this morning. BoM

Overnight snow was reported on the NSW Central and Northern Tablelands and in the TAS highlands. On the NSW Northern Tablelands, Guyra, Black Mountain, Ebor, the Moonbi Ranges, the high country around Walcha and Hanging Rock SE of Tamworth all reported snow, with as much as 18cm on the ground at Hanging Rock. On the Central Tablelands, Orange, Oberon and Taralga reported light snow showers this morning, with 5cm on the ground at Oberon. Light snow also continued to fall in the Snowy Mountains. In TAS, Lake St Clair reported light snow down to the 700m level.

Overnight minima were well below average over an unusually large part of the continent this morning, with skies clearing and winds dropping after the week's major cold air invasion. Most noteworthy were minima in the tropics, where the northwestern NT and northern WA reported overnight lows 6 to 8C below average, and in some cases close to frost level.

Flooding in VIC and TAS continued to move into lower reaches of the rivers affected. In VIC, the King River remained steady close to the moderate flood level at Docker, while the Ovens at Wangaratta exceeded minor flood level this morning and peaked at 12.44m, just above moderate flood level, at 9pm. Moderate flooding also continued in the Buffalo River. In TAS, flood peaks are exiting affected rivers. The South Esk remains close to minor levels in the middle and lower reaches, with a peak at 6am of 4.8m at Llewellyn, northeast of Camptell Town. Levels in the Macquarie and Meander Rivers have all fallen below minor.

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

33.1 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.5 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+3.8   23.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+3.6   18.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+3.6   22.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+3.6   22.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+3.5   21.5 EYRE Eucla WA

26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+4.1   7.0 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+3.9   22.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
+3.8   9.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+3.6   21.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
+3.6   17.2 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+3.6   5.2 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

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

-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.6   0.6 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.2   5.4 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.8   6.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.7   3.5 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON C Tablelands S NSW
-5.6   9.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

-6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-5.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.5   2.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-7.6   5.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.5   5.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-7.2   4.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-7.2   3.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

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.

39.2 NORTH MOTTON (LEVEN HILL) N Coast TAS
37.0 EDI UPPER (BLACK RANGE TROUT FARM) Lower NE VIC
35.4 MYRRHEE (CRYERS) Lower NE VIC
35.2 EUROBIN Upper NE VIC
34.0 HALLS (BUCKLAND RIVER @ UPPER BUCKLAND) Upper NE VIC

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.6 +0.8 9.0 -4.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +1.6 5.7 -2.4 0.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 +1.9 7.7 +0.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.7 +3.0 0.6 -4.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +1.3 18.7 -0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -0.5 -0.9 -4.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.5 -1.8 3.8 -3.6 0.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 +0.5 2.8 -2.3 4.4
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -0.5 20.1 +3.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.1 +0.1 12.0 -1.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.7 -1.4 4.5 -4.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 19.7 -1.4 -0.5 -5.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 19.5 4.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 6.5 1.4 1.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.3 -1.4 3.2 -4.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.6 -0.1 8.8 +0.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 14.6 -1.6 9.7 +1.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 14.2 -2.5 6.1 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.4 -2.6 7.2 -1.2 0.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.8 -1.5 2.4 +2.6 1.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.8 -2.8 3.5 +0.8 8.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.7 -1.6 0.9 -3.4 1.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.2 -1.5 0.8 -2.4 1.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 +0.2 6.8 +0.9 3.6
LAVERTON RAAF 13.1 -0.5 4.3 -0.6 1.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -0.4 1.3 -1.9 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.9 -1.0 -0.1 -2.4 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.2 -1.4 3.8 -0.7 0.2

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

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(280/ 63 ) at 19:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(250/ 67 ) at 22:08
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 106(320/ 13 ) at 00:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(230/ 69 ) at 05:45
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(230/ 63 ) at 00:06
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 70(210/ 65 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(230/ 65 ) at 07:00