Monday 22 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
Western Australia:
008225 ENEABBA 44.0 (43.8, 29)
009114 LANCELIN 43.0 (42.7, 37)
009510 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 41.0 (40.8, 47)
009534 DONNYBROOK 42.0 (40.5, 44)
009573 MANJIMUP 40.0 (39.0, 44)

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

44.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
42.7 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA
42.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.5 MORAWA Central West WA

+15.1   39.7 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+15.1   39.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+14.5   42.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+14.4   37.0 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+14.1   41.2 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

28.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
27.9 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.9 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.9 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+9.8   22.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+9.2   26.3 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+9.1   25.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+8.8   25.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+8.8   24.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

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

11.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
13.4 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

-8.4   19.3 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.3   20.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-7.7   18.7 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-7.5   21.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.2   20.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3   2.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.4   12.1 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-6.6   -0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-6.4   5.9 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-6.4   4.9 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S 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.

285.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
87.4 PATERSON POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
86.2 WALKER CREEK N Rivers NT
85.6 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE) Hunter Valley NSW
84.0 KEEP RIVER RANGERS N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
69.4 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT
62.9 WARMUN
50.0 ORD RIVER DAM

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
86.2 WALKER CREEK
84.0 KEEP RIVER RANGERS
83.0 WILDMAN RIVER PLANTATIONS
78.0 WARRUWI
78.0 NITMILUK RANGERS
74.2 WOODYCUPALDIYA
72.0 ELIZABETH VALLEY
71.4 DARWIN RIVER DAM
61.6 NITMILUK RIDGE
58.2 TIMBER CREEK
58.0 BULEY ROCKHOLE
57.2 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
55.4 KAKADU NORTHERN ENTRY STATION
54.2 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
54.0 BRADSHAW
52.0 TIMBER CREEK POLICE
51.0 LAKE EVELLA

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
61.3 MAREEBA QWRC
    N Coast--Herbert
285.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
    Wide Bay/Burnett
51.4 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
53.4 YANDINA POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
57.4 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
    MidNorth Coast S
69.4 HAWKS NEST (LANGI ST)
60.0 HANNAM VALE (HANNAM VALE ROAD)
54.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH
    Hunter Valley
87.4 PATERSON POST OFFICE
85.6 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE)
74.4 CLARENCE TOWN (GREY ST)
72.6 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
68.0 MORPETH POST OFFICE
54.0 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.1 -1.9 26.1 +0.7 0.2
PERTH AIRPORT 41.6 +12.1 23.4 +7.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 33.5 +9.4 15.4 +2.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 30.7 +1.2 15.9 -0.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 23.8 -0.7 41.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.2 -1.4 12.8 -4.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +1.0 11.1 -4.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 -2.2 8.4 -2.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 22.0 -1.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.3 +2.7 22.5 -0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 +0.8 20.6 -0.1 0.8
AMBERLEY AMO 24.6 -4.8 15.9 -1.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 21.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.5 12.1 3.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 -0.6 18.3 +0.2 11.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 -3.0 17.1 -1.1 26.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.0 -0.7 18.5 +1.0 5.6
PROSPECT DAM 23.5 -2.6 16.2 +0.1 7.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.1 -2.4 17.4 +0.6 10.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.9 -2.5 11.6 +0.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 +0.7 11.8 -1.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.4 +1.2 10.1 -3.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.6 -0.8 6.1 -5.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.1 -2.7 15.1 +2.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.8 -3.7 14.8 +2.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.6 +0.5 9.6 -0.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.5 +1.5 6.5 -2.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.9 +0.8 7.5 -3.3 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
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
21.2mm in 33 min to 14:00 38.5mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 24.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
21.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 7.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 8.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
13.4mm in 50 min to 17:00 16.1mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
17.2mm in 14 min to 18:00 73.7mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
16.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
21.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 21.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
9.4mm in 8 min to 05:54 70.5mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.4mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
17.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
    Sydney--east
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 89(180/ 69 ) at 18:15
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(170/ 63 ) at 03:30
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 100(140/ 83 ) at 08:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 100(160/ 61 ) at 02:39
    Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST : 96( 70/ 20 ) at 21:07
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(300/ 65 ) at 19:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 72(250/ 63 ) at 21:00