Tuesday 09 MAR 2004

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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 March
Queensland:
029090 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION 41.8 (41.0, 27)
044026 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE 42.0 (41.5, 46)
New South Wales:
051049 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 40.9 (40.0, 35)
062013 GULGONG POST OFFICE 38.1 (38.0, 30)

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 22:17EST, 27/10/2004.

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 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
42.7 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
42.6 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
42.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
42.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

+15.1   40.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+14.6   39.3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+13.8   40.0 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
+13.7   38.9 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+13.0   39.2 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+8.4   11.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.9   21.2 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+7.5   18.9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+7.3   24.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.8   21.2 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+6.8   10.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

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

7.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-10.7   22.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-9.8   19.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-9.6   23.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-9.5   24.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-9.2   26.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA

3.7 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
4.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
4.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
4.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

-8.6   11.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-8.5   6.7 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.5   5.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.1   7.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-8.1   10.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields 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.

63.4 CAPE KEERWEER N Peninsula QLD
57.4 GIBB RIVER E Kimberley WA
57.4 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
51.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
45.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
57.4 GIBB RIVER

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
57.4 GALIWINKU
51.0 NGAYAWILI

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
63.4 CAPE KEERWEER
45.0 BAMAGA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.8 -0.2 25.6 +0.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.5 -2.0 11.4 -4.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 -4.4 12.7 -0.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.9 -8.6 7.9 -8.1 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.7 26.1 +1.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.9 -6.7 17.7 +0.4 4.4
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.2 -2.8 16.3 +1.2 8.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.5 -4.5 12.7 +2.3 35.6
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +1.5 22.9 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +2.1 25.5 +2.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.7 +3.3 23.8 +3.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.4 +4.0 24.0 +6.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.5 23.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 30.3 15.4 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.8 +4.9 21.0 +2.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 36.8 +12.1 20.7 +2.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 39.3 +14.6 21.3 +3.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 39.0 +12.9 18.4 +2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 36.7 +12.2 17.9 +1.1 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.4 +6.0 12.2 +1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.7 +2.2 14.6 +1.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.4 -0.8 15.6 +1.8 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.4 0.0 14.6 +3.1 0.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 -2.4 13.4 +0.3 4.6
LAVERTON RAAF 21.3 -2.2 14.4 +1.9 3.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 -3.7 11.4 +1.5 5.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 20.6 -0.4 12.8 +3.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.5 -0.6 13.1 +2.3 0.0

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
5.6mm in 3 min to 19:06 112.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
NGAYAWILI
51.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 17.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 18.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
11.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 22.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.4mm/h
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
ROBE AIRFIELD
12.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
9.6mm in 12 min to 16:09 48.0mm/h
12.4mm in 21 min to 16:30 35.4mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 26.8mm/h
10.4mm in 22 min to 17:00 28.4mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.8mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
18.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 18.2mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 104(340/ 72 ) at 10:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(240/ 85 ) at 23:36
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(251/ 63 ) at 23:10
    W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT : 82(260/ 63 ) at 07:49
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(230/ 67 ) at 19:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(300/ 82 ) at 13:42
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(240/ 74 ) at 18:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(210/ 61 ) at 16:07
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(250/ 58 ) at 21:08
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(240/ 78 ) at 23:30