Saturday 13 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: (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

43.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.8 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+9.2   33.2 REDCLIFFE COUNCIL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.9   33.7 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.8   34.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.9   33.2 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.7   32.5 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+10.8   20.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+10.2   19.6 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.1   18.6 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+9.8   17.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.2   21.4 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+9.2   18.4 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

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

-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.2   14.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.0   13.1 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3   16.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-5.0   17.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-4.6   12.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-4.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.4   3.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-5.8   2.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-5.7   6.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.4   -0.8 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-5.3   7.9 WATARRKA 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.

41.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
36.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
34.2 TELITA (KANARA NEIKA) N Coast TAS
32.6 TAYLORS FLAT (CALLABA) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
32.5 OGUNBIL (WATERFALL) NW Slopes S NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.8 -4.0 19.6 +1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -2.9 8.1 -0.8 3.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.2 -3.1 6.2 -1.8 4.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.2 -5.0 8.9 +1.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 -1.0 24.0 +0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 +4.4 11.2 +1.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -3.9 8.8 -0.8 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -2.4 7.1 +0.9 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.2 17.0 -1.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.1 20.0 +2.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 +4.1 14.8 +1.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 34.1 +8.8 19.6 +10.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 33.4 19.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 6.4 5.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.4 +0.6 15.8 +4.9 1.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.9 +1.8 12.8 +1.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.3 +1.4 12.1 +1.1 4.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.5 +0.5 8.5 -0.8 2.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.2 0.0 16.8 +6.2 4.8
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 -1.8 5.0 +1.9 8.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.4 -1.0 4.2 -1.0 0.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.3 +3.0 4.4 -3.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.8 +0.9 2.3 -3.3 1.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 +0.4 7.9 0.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.8 +1.0 4.0 -2.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.3 -0.5 2.0 -2.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.7 -2.4 2.1 -2.1 1.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.0 +1.0 6.6 +0.2 0.6

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.
Reports not yet available

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 106(270/ 67 ) at 21:31
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 95(260/ 69 ) at 13:55
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 108(320/ 83 ) at 20:48
    Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS : 108(230/ 69 ) at 18:54
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME : 102(220/ 52 ) at 17:41
    Wimmera S
LONGERENONG : 78(300/ 63 ) at 14:18
HORSHAM AERODROME : 80(290/ 65 ) at 15:14
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 98(340/ 74 ) at 19:30
FALLS CREEK : 91(340/ 59 ) at 21:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(260/ 69 ) at 18:06
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 82(244/ 65 ) at 20:30
    E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 102(280/ 70 ) at 16:44
FRANKSTON AWS : 78(280/ 63 ) at 17:13
DUNNS HILL : 93(340/ 50 ) at 17:00
RHYLL : 78(350/ 67 ) at 16:37
FAWKNER BEACON : 85(250/ 70 ) at 17:30
    W Central
LAVERTON RAAF : 96(300/ 50 ) at 17:14
GEELONG AIRPORT : 85(260/ 72 ) at 16:19
POINT WILSON : 95(260/ 65 ) at 16:39
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 80(350/ 65 ) at 10:00
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 87(270/ 63 ) at 19:36
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 93(270/ 78 ) at 16:00
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 96(270/ 52 ) at 17:35
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(280/ 48 ) at 15:56
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 91(280/ 59 ) at 14:28
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 96(300/ 48 ) at 15:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(340/ 65 ) at 17:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(260/ 87 ) at 18:33
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 76(260/ 65 ) at 07:19