Tuesday 05 AUG 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

33.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
33.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+7.1   22.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+7.0   24.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+7.0   24.1 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+6.8   25.1 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+6.7   28.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+6.7   23.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW

24.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
22.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.5   9.4 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.3   14.8 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+8.1   13.8 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+8.1   11.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+8.1   12.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

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

1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.7   12.3 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-4.5   16.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-4.4   17.3 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.4   15.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.3   12.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA

-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.5 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.8   10.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-4.5   12.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.5   0.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.2   10.7 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-4.2   0.0 MOUNT ST LEONARD (MT ST LEONARD DNRE) E Central VIC

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.

40.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
36.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
34.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.8 -3.5 12.9 -2.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -0.5 9.0 +1.0 3.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.8 -2.2 7.5 +0.1 6.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 14.5 -3.9 3.9 -1.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.2 20.6 +0.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +3.1 9.1 +3.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -2.3 10.0 +1.8 11.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -1.1 8.4 +3.0 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 +0.2 17.8 +0.4 0.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 -0.1 15.7 +1.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.7 -1.0 12.7 +2.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.2 +2.7 7.7 +1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 11.5 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.2 4.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.1 +3.4 10.3 +2.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.9 +3.9 8.2 -1.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.3 +5.6 11.5 +2.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.6 +5.1 11.0 +4.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.5 +5.3 9.7 +0.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +3.8 2.0 +1.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.7 +3.3 10.6 +7.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 0.0 11.7 +6.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.1 +7.1 7.0 +2.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +2.5 12.4 +5.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.7 +2.9 11.3 +5.9 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 +1.1 7.7 +4.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.0 +3.0 4.3 +1.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.4 +3.4 8.8 +3.6 0.6

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
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
CAPE SORELL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(240/ 63 ) at 10:01
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 78(260/ 63 ) at 04:17
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 91(270/ 59 ) at 09:00
    Adelaide Plains
OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) : 532(290/ 50 ) at 08:30
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL) : 95(270/ 58 ) at 10:27
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 100(340/ 65 ) at 11:46
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 122(320/104 ) at 03:54
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 93(350/ 56 ) at 09:42
MT HOTHAM : 128(340/ 93 ) at 02:01
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY : 89(360/ 69 ) at 10:15
MT NOWA NOWA : 91(330/ 50 ) at 12:28
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(260/ 59 ) at 23:00
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 78(289/ 65 ) at 23:50
    E Central
DUNNS HILL : 106( 10/ 48 ) at 02:04
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 93(270/ 69 ) at 22:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(340/ 82 ) at 11:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(270/ 87 ) at 22:37