Monday 19 JAN 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):
Lowest minimum temperature for January
Victoria:
087031 LAVERTON RAAF 5.2 (5.7, 60)
Tasmania:
095003 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) 0.2 (0.6, 42)

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

45.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
45.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
45.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
44.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+13.3   41.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.1   40.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.6   36.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+9.9   31.6 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+9.5   35.3 EUCLA Eucla WA

31.0 WILUNA Interior WA
30.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
30.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
30.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
30.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+8.1   24.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.1   31.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.0   27.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+5.6   30.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+4.8   28.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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

13.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-10.6   20.5 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
-8.0   22.7 KARNET Lower West WA
-7.9   21.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-7.8   25.2 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.7   26.6 MOORA Central West WA

-3.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.8   0.2 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-9.4   1.7 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-8.8   5.3 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-8.8   2.3 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-8.7   2.7 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE 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.

93.4 GARAH POST OFFICE NW Plains E NSW
90.0 GRAVESEND POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
87.0 ROSEVALE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
75.0 COMBOYNE POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
72.8 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
65.0 WILDMAN RIVER PLANTATIONS

QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
65.0 GAMBOOLA STATION
61.6 KIMBA
    N Coast--Barron
54.0 MEADOWBANK
    Wide Bay/Burnett
72.8 TOWN OF 1770
    Brisbane/SE Coast
87.0 ROSEVALE
71.0 HARRISVILLE TM
52.2 HARRISVILLE POST OFFICE
    Warrego
57.6 WANSEY DOWNS

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
93.4 GARAH POST OFFICE
    NW Slopes N
90.0 GRAVESEND POST OFFICE
    MidNorth Coast S
75.0 COMBOYNE POST OFFICE
62.5 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
58.6 KENDALL POST OFFICE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.9 +1.5 24.9 -1.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 -5.9 11.4 -2.2 0.6
PERTH AIRPORT 24.6 -6.9 15.8 -1.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.8 +0.2 17.7 -0.5 1.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.5 23.8 -1.0 8.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +3.2 19.7 -1.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.4 +5.5 15.7 -1.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.1 +6.0 6.3 -4.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +1.8 24.9 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +2.5 25.1 +0.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 -0.5 25.2 +3.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.3 -3.8 21.0 +1.4 15.8 /3
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 23.2 0.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 13.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -5.0 18.4 -1.0 8.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -2.6 19.8 +0.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.8 -1.0 18.8 +0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.3 -2.7 17.5 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.7 -1.9 15.5 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.5 -0.3 9.5 -3.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.2 +0.8 13.9 -2.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.1 +1.0 11.4 -5.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.0 +0.7 6.4 -6.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.1 +5.3 9.9 -4.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 31.0 +5.4 5.2 -8.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.3 +2.4 6.1 -4.7 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.1 -2.1 3.6 -6.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 24.0 +2.4 6.0 -5.8 0.2

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
17.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.8mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
17.6mm in 51 min to 13:21 20.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
12.4mm in 23 min to 16:57 32.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
23.2mm in 17 min to 18:00 81.9mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 28.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
14.8mm in 49 min to 18:10 18.1mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
4.8mm in 7 min to 15:40 41.1mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.6mm in 22 min to 22:00 31.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : 95(290/ 63 ) at 15:55
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 89(130/ 78 ) at 16:34
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 80(130/ 69 ) at 19:00
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(120/ 69 ) at 05:38
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 74(140/ 65 ) at 19:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 78(110/ 69 ) at 06:23
TASMANIA
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 82(360/ 63 ) at 21:01