Wednesday 13 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

36.8 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
35.9 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

+11.1   32.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+10.7   32.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+10.7   31.5 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+10.5   31.2 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+10.2   31.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+13.9   21.0 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+13.6   22.3 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+13.1   18.8 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+12.4   11.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+12.0   19.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.4   22.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-5.3   19.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.2   26.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-5.2   19.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-4.5   27.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

-1.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-1.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT OLD SITE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-0.6 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
0.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.5   0.6 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
-5.9   1.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.6   0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.1   2.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-5.0   8.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.

67.6 DAYSDALE (DENNISON STREET) Riverina E NSW
63.0 WHITE CLIFFS (KAYRUNNERA) Far Northwest NSW
57.2 WHITE CLIFFS (WONNAMINTA) Far Northwest NSW
52.0 PACKSADDLE STATION Far Northwest NSW
50.3 BATHURST (THE ROCKS) C Tablelands S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
63.0 WHITE CLIFFS (KAYRUNNERA)
57.2 WHITE CLIFFS (WONNAMINTA)
52.0 PACKSADDLE STATION
    C Tablelands S
50.3 BATHURST (THE ROCKS)
    Riverina E
67.6 DAYSDALE (DENNISON STREET)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.3 -4.0 14.5 -0.5 2.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -1.5 7.6 +0.2 4.8
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -0.3 2.9 -5.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 14.7 -3.7 4.5 -1.0 1.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.9 23.5 +3.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.4 -3.1 11.7 +5.7 0.6
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -2.7 11.4 +3.2 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -0.1 9.2 +3.8 3.8
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 +0.8 19.4 +2.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.5 14.1 -0.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +3.6 12.9 +2.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 +6.8 9.5 +3.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 12.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 11.0 3.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 +4.0 15.7 +7.5 1.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.3 +4.3 11.6 +2.4 2.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.9 +3.2 11.4 +2.5 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 21.4 +2.9 9.9 +3.1 0.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.1 +1.9 14.1 +5.3 0.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 +2.8 8.3 +7.4 5.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 +2.3 10.9 +7.3 1.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.4 -3.7 10.9 +5.6 1.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.4 -0.6 4.9 +0.8 6.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 +1.5 11.4 +4.8 8.2
LAVERTON RAAF 15.8 +1.0 9.9 +4.5 9.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 +1.1 8.2 +4.5 7.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.6 +2.6 9.7 +6.7 3.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.2 +5.2 7.5 +2.3 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
14.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    Upper Darling
COBAR MO
7.6mm in 5 min to 05:52 91.2mm/h
5.6mm in 8 min to 06:00 42.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
6.2mm in 14 min to 20:35 26.6mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
8.4mm in 44 min to 21:00 11.5mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 58 min to 19:58 10.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)
42.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
THREDBO AWS
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
7.2mm in 33 min to 19:49 13.1mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
33.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.5mm/h
    SW Slopes S
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
8.4mm in 37 min to 06:37 13.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
KHANCOBAN AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    Riverina E
FINLEY AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE
9.2mm in 32 min to 20:32 17.2mm/h
    Riverina W
GRIFFITH CSIRO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
HAY CSIRO AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper North
YARRAWONGA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
    Lower NE
RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
WANGARATTA AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
HUNTERS HILL
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
FALLS CREEK
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
MT HOTHAM
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
14.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.8mm/h
GELANTIPY
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
MT NOWA NOWA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS : 89(230/ 63 ) at 17:39
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(320/ 78 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 89(350/ 65 ) at 02:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(230/ 76 ) at 23:25
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 80(260/ 63 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(240/ 63 ) at 23:37