Tuesday 12 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for August:
Queensland:
045017 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE 34.2 (33.8, 46)

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

35.0 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
34.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
34.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
34.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
34.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+12.7   34.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+12.4   32.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+11.5   35.0 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+11.5   32.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+10.9   32.2 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.0 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
24.7 MILINGIMBI N Rivers NT
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+13.0   19.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+12.4   20.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+11.7   19.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+11.5   19.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+11.0   19.2 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

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

2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.6   12.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.7   22.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-7.7   15.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.8   24.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-6.1   22.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA

-2.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT OLD SITE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.7   5.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
-4.6   2.6 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-4.5   4.6 ENEABBA Central West WA
-4.2   9.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-3.9   5.5 JURIEN BAY 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.

68.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
52.1 MILPARINKA (MILPA) Far Northwest NSW
33.2 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
32.0 ALECTOWN (VANVILLA) CW Plains S NSW
31.6 BARBERTON Central West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
31.6 BARBERTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
52.1 MILPARINKA (MILPA)
    CW Plains S
32.0 ALECTOWN (VANVILLA)

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
33.2 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
68.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 22.6 -7.7 17.6 +2.6 2.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.6 -2.4 9.9 +2.5 5.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -0.3 6.5 -1.5 1.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.6 -1.8 3.1 -2.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.5 22.2 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.2 +8.7 19.0 +13.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +2.9 10.0 +1.8 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 +1.2 6.7 +1.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.3 20.8 +3.4 0.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.0 19.5 +4.8 0.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 +2.8 11.3 +0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.9 +3.4 6.4 0.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 9.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.5 7.0 2.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +1.4 9.7 +1.5 1.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.8 +0.8 8.8 -0.4 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 +2.8 8.9 0.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.2 +2.7 6.0 -0.8 0.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.9 +0.7 6.4 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 +2.1 6.8 +5.9 5.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.8 +2.4 8.0 +4.4 2.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 +2.9 7.4 +2.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.7 +1.7 0.5 -3.6 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.6 +1.7 9.9 +3.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.6 +1.8 8.9 +3.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 +2.2 5.0 +1.3 0.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.2 +0.2 4.9 +1.9 2.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.3 +2.3 6.3 +1.1 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
MOOMBA AIRPORT
4.4mm in 3 min to 22:36 88.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
MOOMBA AIRPORT : 98(190/ 30 ) at 22:33
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(320/ 70 ) at 18:35