Tuesday 16 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:
Northern Territory:
014850 TIMBER CREEK 40.0 (39.9, 23)

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

40.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
40.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
40.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
40.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
40.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+6.2   31.6 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.2   34.3 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
+6.1   33.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
+6.0   34.4 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+5.8   33.2 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.4 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.8 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT

+8.0   18.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.4   17.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.7   25.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
+6.6   25.1 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
+6.5   20.7 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

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

-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-12.3   14.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-11.4   16.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-9.7   16.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-7.9   21.9 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.6   22.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7   -0.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.5   -8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.1   -3.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-6.9   7.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.6   3.5 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

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.

56.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
46.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
42.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
40.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
37.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
46.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
42.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
    W Coast
56.0 MOUNT READ
40.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)
37.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.4 -3.4 22.8 +4.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 +1.2 5.2 -3.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 +1.2 9.5 +1.5 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.0 -0.2 6.6 -1.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.2 25.2 +2.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 -4.3 17.6 +7.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -3.7 11.2 +1.6 10.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -1.5 8.1 +1.9 6.4
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +3.4 18.7 +0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +6.1 13.7 -3.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +0.9 11.0 -2.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.8 -0.5 4.3 -5.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 9.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.6 1.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.8 +1.0 5.6 -5.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.9 +0.8 12.2 +0.9 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.9 +1.0 12.8 +1.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.2 -0.8 10.2 +0.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.4 -0.8 11.8 +1.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.4 -3.6 5.9 +2.8 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.6 -3.8 7.3 +2.1 2.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 -3.2 8.3 +0.9 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.6 -1.3 7.8 +2.2 0.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 -0.4 8.9 +1.0 2.8
LAVERTON RAAF 16.4 -0.4 7.5 +0.9 1.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 -1.0 6.0 +1.1 9.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.3 -1.8 3.1 -1.1 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.3 -0.7 6.0 -0.4 7.2

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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
12.8mm in 30 min to 06:00 25.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 14.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 93(260/ 56 ) at 15:00
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 85(280/ 63 ) at 17:13
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 72(290/ 63 ) at 23:53
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 132(270/ 85 ) at 11:13
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 96(258/ 78 ) at 17:50
    W Central
LAVERTON RAAF : 72(260/ 63 ) at 13:38
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91(250/ 76 ) at 13:30
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(260/ 63 ) at 08:48
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 80(240/ 65 ) at 15:30
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) : 91(270/ 58 ) at 15:14
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 124(270/ 85 ) at 09:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 106(260/ 67 ) at 16:01
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 83(250/ 65 ) at 09:42
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 135(300/109 ) at 06:48
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(230/ 70 ) at 13:44
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(280/ 33 ) at 14:36
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(260/ 48 ) at 17:21
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 115(250/ 87 ) at 15:07
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 95(250/ 74 ) at 10:44
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(260/ 65 ) at 09:22
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(250/ 72 ) at 17:39
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 115(270/ 96 ) at 12:00