Saturday 06 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:
002056 KUNUNURRA AERO 10.1 (10.4, 17) previous record set yesterday
003032 DERBY AERO 9.8 (12.4, 16)

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

42.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
35.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.4   29.9 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+5.0   31.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+4.8   30.8 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+4.7   30.2 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+4.5   28.8 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.6 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+5.5   12.3 HAWKER Upper North SA
+5.2   21.3 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+4.7   8.7 YONGALA Upper North SA
+4.4   18.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+4.0   11.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

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

-1.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.1   16.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-8.0   10.5 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-7.9   10.8 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-7.5   12.6 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
-6.9   12.2 KERANG (POST OFFICE) Lower North VIC
-6.9   10.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.7   -6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-10.5   10.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-10.1   9.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-10.0   9.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-9.6   9.7 WARMUN 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.

56.2 LAKE FINNISS FARM N Rivers NT
27.4 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS N Rivers NT
25.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
24.0 TULLY TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
22.8 MOONERA Eucla WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Eucla
22.8 MOONERA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
56.2 LAKE FINNISS FARM
27.4 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
25.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
24.0 TULLY TM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.4 -2.4 11.9 -6.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -0.4 5.3 -3.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 +0.7 6.4 -1.6 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.8 -4.4 7.8 -0.1 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 -0.2 22.7 -0.4 0.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.9 +2.9 4.4 -5.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 -1.2 10.3 +0.7 6.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 -0.7 5.7 -0.5 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.5 18.9 +0.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 -1.0 15.6 -1.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +0.8 11.2 -2.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.5 +3.2 1.9 -7.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 8.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 1.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.1 +1.3 4.6 -6.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.8 +2.7 12.8 +1.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.3 -0.6 10.8 -0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.6 -1.4 8.0 -1.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.3 +0.1 9.1 -1.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.6 -1.4 4.6 +1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.6 -4.8 2.4 -2.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.8 -3.5 9.6 +2.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.5 -1.4 2.8 -2.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.5 -1.7 7.6 -0.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.2 -0.6 5.0 -1.6 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 -2.8 2.6 -2.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.7 -1.4 1.6 -2.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.3 -0.7 6.1 -0.3 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.
None reported

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 76 ) at 15:21
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(240/ 78 ) at 23:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(240/ 65 ) at 20:58