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Thursday 11 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):
Highest daily maximum temperature for September:
Queensland:
033247 PROSERPINE AIRPORT 35.5 (35.0, 14)
040068 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 30.0 (29.8, 40)

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

43.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
37.2 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
37.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+11.5   37.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+11.4   37.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.6   33.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.1   36.1 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+9.8   34.3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+13.0   23.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.5   20.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.9   21.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+7.6   25.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+7.1   18.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.1   13.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-6.8   16.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
-6.3   15.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-6.2   19.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-6.1   14.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-3.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-8.3   4.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.6   8.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-6.0   0.7 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8   3.4 ROBE Lower SE SA
-5.7   2.4 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
-5.7   -0.3 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.7   0.7 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

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.

31.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
29.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
27.4 ROCKY RIVER (BROOKLAND PARK) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
27.0 WALPOLE Lower West WA
26.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.3 -4.5 17.2 -1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.4 -2.7 6.7 -2.2 8.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -2.7 4.9 -3.1 7.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.9 -5.3 5.3 -2.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -1.7 23.8 +0.7 6.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +8.5 23.2 +13.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 -1.8 7.8 -1.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -0.2 2.1 -4.1 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.4 15.4 -3.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.1 14.7 -2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +6.6 14.5 +1.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.8 +8.5 9.8 +0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 12.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 4.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.2 +3.4 6.2 -4.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.3 +2.2 11.7 +0.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.6 +5.7 11.7 +0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.0 +4.0 7.8 -1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.3 +4.1 10.5 -0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +2.7 7.0 +3.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 +1.9 2.9 -2.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 -4.3 6.4 -1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.2 -0.7 8.5 +2.9 3.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 -0.8 8.5 +0.6 0.8
LAVERTON RAAF 15.3 -1.5 4.9 -1.7 1.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 -2.3 3.1 -1.8 3.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.5 -0.6 5.3 +1.1 1.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.4 -1.6 6.8 +0.4 4.2

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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(280/ 63 ) at 21:29
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 95(280/ 22 ) at 05:40
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(320/ 65 ) at 21:00