Friday 05 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:
Western Australia:
001013 WYNDHAM 14.0 (14.5, 35) previous record set yesterday
002056 KUNUNURRA AERO 10.4 (12.2, 17)
Northern Territory:
014015 DARWIN AIRPORT 15.1 (16.7, 62)
014626 DALY WATERS AWS 6.0 (6.9, 34)
014938 MANGO FARM 9.4 (9.5, 22)

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

36.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
34.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+6.9   27.0 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.2   26.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+5.6   23.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
+5.4   28.0 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.4   21.2 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.7 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.7   18.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+5.2   13.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.1   17.1 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+4.9   16.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+4.9   14.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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

-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.4   13.9 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-8.0   14.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-6.5   16.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-6.2   18.6 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-6.0   27.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD

-5.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW

-11.1   6.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-11.0   9.2 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-10.7   7.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-10.4   7.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.2   10.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley 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.

34.0 ARUBIDDY Eucla WA
31.8 FERN TREE (GRAYS ROAD) Southeast TAS
31.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
26.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
25.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.9 +0.1 12.2 -6.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 -0.8 7.0 -1.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.1 -1.2 7.1 -0.9 1.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.2 -4.0 10.1 +2.2 15.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 0.0 15.1 -8.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 +1.3 2.7 -7.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 -0.7 10.6 +1.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.2 9.1 +2.9 3.6
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.1 18.4 -0.2 1.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 0.0 15.5 -1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 -1.4 13.9 +0.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.1 +1.8 2.7 -6.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 8.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.7 2.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.2 +2.4 7.7 -3.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 +3.9 7.9 -3.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.1 +6.2 8.7 -2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.7 +4.7 5.2 -4.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.0 +4.8 6.9 -3.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 +1.4 3.3 +0.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.7 +0.3 0.7 -4.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.1 +0.8 9.4 +2.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.7 +0.8 5.2 -0.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +0.2 10.6 +2.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 +0.2 8.4 +1.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.4 6.0 +1.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.5 -1.6 7.7 +3.5 1.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.0 -4.0 7.8 +1.4 5.4

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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 98(260/ 59 ) at 13:00
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(260/ 63 ) at 14:34
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 85(300/ 69 ) at 11:00
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS : 83(290/ 67 ) at 11:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(320/ 76 ) at 03:26
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(340/ 56 ) at 05:30
MT HOTHAM : 82(350/ 63 ) at 01:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(260/ 61 ) at 06:42
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 80(282/ 65 ) at 08:40
    E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 78(350/ 63 ) at 00:00
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 93(320/ 52 ) at 00:01
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 96(300/ 54 ) at 02:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 130(300/111 ) at 01:07
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(260/ 78 ) at 04:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(290/ 67 ) at 02:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(290/ 61 ) at 00:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(240/ 67 ) at 08:28
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(280/ 83 ) at 07:00