Wednesday 03 SEP 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for September:
Northern Territory:
015502 ALI CURUNG 4.2 (5.4, 15)

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

36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA

+9.7   26.9 ALBANY Lower West WA
+8.5   26.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+8.3   31.9 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+8.3   25.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+8.3   27.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+7.8   17.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+7.0   15.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+6.1   15.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+6.0   16.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+5.4   22.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+5.4   12.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.6   22.8 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-8.9   22.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.8   26.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.7   24.7 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-8.5   26.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

-30.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
-5.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-36.9   -30.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
-10.7   -0.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-10.7   -2.0 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-10.6   -3.5 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-10.5   4.2 ALI CURUNG N Plateau 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.

40.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
31.6 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
26.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
26.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
25.8 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.8 +1.0 20.6 +2.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.9 +7.8 13.2 +4.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.6 +8.3 6.4 -1.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.6 +5.4 10.5 +2.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.9 20.2 -2.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.1 -6.9 -0.5 -10.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -1.9 8.4 -1.2 1.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 -0.7 8.9 +2.7 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +0.3 14.1 -4.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.5 15.1 -2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 -3.7 11.0 -2.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.3 0.0 2.2 -7.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 6.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.2 -1.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -2.0 5.7 -5.2 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 +1.6 9.0 -2.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.4 +2.5 8.7 -2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.2 +0.2 3.9 -5.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.9 +0.7 11.3 +0.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.2 +1.2 3.0 -0.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.9 -2.5 2.5 -2.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.5 -2.8 7.4 0.0 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.4 -1.5 8.7 +3.1 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 -1.5 10.0 +2.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.0 -1.8 8.9 +2.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 -2.3 5.8 +0.9 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.1 -2.0 4.6 +0.4 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.9 -2.1 4.7 -1.7 14.8

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(340/ 63 ) at 10:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(190/ 80 ) at 14:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 121(240/108 ) at 11:36
BEGA AWS : 93(240/ 54 ) at 12:48
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 89(240/ 67 ) at 14:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 74(170/ 63 ) at 22:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 145(250/ 93 ) at 07:01
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 108(250/ 82 ) at 08:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT : 85(230/ 65 ) at 10:52
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 113(240/ 89 ) at 06:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 145(280/117 ) at 01:19
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(240/ 95 ) at 01:08
TASMAN ISLAND : 161(220/100 ) at 06:26
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 139(250/ 72 ) at 01:01
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 121(250/ 95 ) at 00:08
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS : 95(240/ 72 ) at 05:54
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 95(250/ 59 ) at 02:43
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 106(250/ 78 ) at 04:46
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 126(250/102 ) at 06:00