Wednesday 06 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

43.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
34.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+6.7   29.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.6   28.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.3   32.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.3   27.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.3   26.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.6 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.9   12.7 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+7.7   12.6 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+7.5   10.5 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
+6.9   13.3 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.9   14.2 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

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

-0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.5   19.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.2   18.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-3.9   26.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-3.8   12.6 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.7   27.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.7   6.0 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW

-7.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.3   -2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.2   0.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-6.2   -1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.7   6.0 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-5.3   1.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.

33.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
31.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
29.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
27.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
27.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.4 -3.9 14.0 -1.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -0.2 5.7 -2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.0 -2.0 4.9 -2.5 3.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.8 -1.6 6.7 +1.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 +0.1 21.5 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.2 +3.7 4.1 -1.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -1.0 8.2 0.0 3.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 +0.3 6.6 +1.2 4.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.1 15.8 -1.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 +0.9 12.9 -1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +3.4 11.1 +0.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.7 +6.2 6.6 +0.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 10.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.3 6.8 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 +6.3 15.0 +6.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.5 +2.5 10.6 +1.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.7 +1.0 10.7 +1.8 0.8
PROSPECT DAM 18.4 -0.1 6.3 -0.5 2.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.9 -0.3 8.8 0.0 2.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.9 -1.0 5.0 +4.1 3.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.5 -0.9 2.7 -0.9 1.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 -0.2 4.9 -0.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.5 +0.5 6.9 +2.8 0.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.9 0.0 7.6 +1.0 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 15.1 +0.3 6.5 +1.1 0.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.8 -0.6 2.5 -1.2 2.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.4 -0.6 6.2 +3.2 4.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.4 -1.6 6.7 +1.5 1.0

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.
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
14.2mm in 27 min to 16:24 31.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(280/ 52 ) at 02:53
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 80(285/ 67 ) at 05:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 102(270/ 65 ) at 16:00
SMITHTON AERODROME : 93(290/ 67 ) at 03:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 133(310/121 ) at 10:41
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(270/ 70 ) at 15:45
TASMAN ISLAND : 109(300/ 70 ) at 14:05
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 58 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(280/ 91 ) at 00:00