Wednesday 04 FEB 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: (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 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

42.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
42.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
42.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
42.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
42.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

+14.1   40.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.4   41.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+11.5   37.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.1   42.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+10.9   37.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

28.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.8   25.3 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0   22.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.5   22.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.5   13.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+6.3   24.3 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

14.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-10.5   25.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.9   27.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.5   26.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-7.8   27.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.8   27.3 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT

2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.2   5.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-8.6   4.6 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.4   8.9 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-8.2   5.3 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-8.0   8.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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.

189.8 SHIPTONS FLAT N Coast--Barron QLD
173.2 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
168.0 INKERMAN BRIDGE ALERT Central Coast E QLD
139.4 HOME HILL POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
117.6 BRINARD STATION Gulf Country QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
98.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
84.0 LAKE EVELLA
75.2 GOVE AIRPORT
73.2 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
70.0 KILLARNEY
69.0 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
68.4 NITMILUK RIDGE
67.0 NITMILUK RANGERS
66.0 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
63.8 PINE CREEK
63.8 THE PINES
59.2 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
58.6 MARANBOY HILL
55.8 MANINGRIDA AERO
55.2 YEURALBA RIDGE
55.0 BICKERTON ISLAND
54.7 MANINGRIDA
54.6 ALYANGULA POLICE
51.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
77.0 BAMAGA
67.0 HORN ISLAND
    Gulf Country
117.6 BRINARD STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
54.0 NONDA DOWNS STATION
    N Coast--Barron
189.8 SHIPTONS FLAT
94.0 EVELYN STATE FOREST
51.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
50.0 JULATTEN
    N Coast--Herbert
84.6 YABULU
    Central Coast E
173.2 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
168.0 INKERMAN BRIDGE ALERT
139.4 HOME HILL POST OFFICE
113.2 MAJORS CREEK
101.4 GIRU POST OFFICE
93.4 CRYSTAL BROOK
82.5 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
78.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT
74.0 EMU CREEK ALERT
71.0 BOUNDARY CREEK ALERT
65.0 MT PLEASANT ALERT
64.0 ROMA PEAK
62.0 SHIRBOURNE PARK
61.0 IDA CREEK ALERT
60.0 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD
59.5 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT
58.0 MOSS VALE ALERT
57.2 CLUB CROCODILE RESORT
55.6 LANSDOWN CSIRO
55.0 MT DANGAR ALERT
55.0 MILLAROO ALERT
54.0 POWERLINE TM
53.0 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD
51.0 LETHEBROOK
    Wide Bay/Burnett
84.2 MIARA
    Brisbane/SE Coast
88.0 FRASER ISLAND EURONG
85.0 CAMP MOUNTAIN (DAVISON ROAD)
77.8 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB
77.0 WUNBURRA
52.2 BROOWEENA LAHEY ST

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.9 +2.0 20.8 -5.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 30.9 -0.9 20.5 +3.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.6 -3.4 17.8 +3.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 41.2 +9.3 21.9 +4.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -0.5 22.3 -2.4 0.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.6 -1.3 14.4 -6.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.2 +1.9 13.3 -3.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.2 +1.1 8.7 -2.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +2.1 26.0 +2.3 0.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +1.2 25.0 +1.0 43.8
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 -2.7 21.0 -1.0 9.8
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 18.8 8.2
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 -1.0 17.9 -1.6 6.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 10.4 /
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 -0.9 18.0 -1.4 1.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.2 -2.2 18.1 -1.2 12.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.8 -2.9 17.8 -0.9 6.8
PROSPECT DAM 26.0 -1.7 16.7 -1.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.1 -2.5 17.8 -0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.8 +0.8 9.8 -3.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.2 +1.4 14.5 -1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.4 -1.1 12.0 -4.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.3 -2.0 7.5 -5.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.6 -2.2 13.5 -1.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.4 -3.1 11.5 -2.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.0 +1.0 7.9 -3.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.5 -0.6 13.0 +2.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.9 -0.7 10.4 -1.6 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 12.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
42.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 14.0mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.0mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
21.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 21.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
10.6mm in 30 min to 03:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.6mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
40.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(140/ 78 ) at 02:00