Sunday 15 FEB 2004

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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 any month
New South Wales:
049019 IVANHOE POST OFFICE 48.5 (48.0, 60)
051049 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 45.7 (45.0, 35)
062013 GULGONG POST OFFICE 43.0 (41.8, 30) previous all time record broken two days ago
063005 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 40.1 (39.0, 38)
063023 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE 42.5 (42.0, 39)
063224 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) 36.9 (37.7, 38)
063231 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON 37.5 (37.2, 36)
063254 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 38.3 (36.7, 28)
063293 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) 35.6 (35.5, 13)
065026 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 45.3 (45.2, 47)
065034 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) 44.5 (42.5, 37)
065035 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE 44.3 (40.9, 37)
Victoria:
082076 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR 43.0 (41.3, 25)
083024 MOUNT BULLER 28.0 (27.5, 15)
083083 EDI UPPER all time 41.2 (40.5, 17)

Highest daily maximum temperature for February
South Australia:
017099 ARKAROOLA 44.3 (43.9, 26)
019017 HAWKER 44.0 (43.6, 37) previous record set 2 days ago
022015 PRICE 46.0 (45.5, 39)
Queensland:
044026 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE 44.0 (43.8, 46)
New South Wales:
046042 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE 46.9 (45.5, 41)
046043 WILCANNIA (REID ST) 47.1 (45.8, 47) previous record set 2 days ago
047048 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 44.5 (43.7, 13) previous record set yesterday which in turn broke records successively set on 10th and 13th.
048027 COBAR MO 46.1 (43.8, 42)
048079 WANAARING POST OFFICE 44.8 (44.3, 12)
049019 IVANHOE POST OFFICE 48.5 (46.7, 60) previous records broken consecutively past two days
050031 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 45.1 (43.1, 38) previous records broken consecutively past two days
050052 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN 45.3 (44.1, 46)
051039 NYNGAN AIRPORT 46.0 (44.1, 75) previous record set 2 days ago
051049 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 45.7 (44.3, 35) previous record set 3 days ago
053002 BARADINE FORESTRY 43.6 (43.3, 55)
062013 GULGONG POST OFFICE 43.0 (41.8, 30) previous record set 2 days ago
063005 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 40.1 (38.5, 38) previous records broken consecutively past two days
063023 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE 42.5 (41.2, 39) previous records broken consecutively past two days
063224 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) 36.9 (36.3, 38)
063231 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON 37.5 (35.2, 36) previous record set yesterday
063254 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 38.3 (36.0, 28)
063293 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) 35.6 (33.7, 13)
064009 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE 42.8 (41.6, 35)
065026 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 45.3 (42.3, 47) previous records broken consecutively past two days
065034 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) 44.5 (41.7, 37) previous record broken 3 days ago
065035 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE 44.3 (41.7, 37) previous record broken 3 days ago
065091 COWRA AIRPORT 44.2 (42.8, 37)
068102 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 38.3 (38.2, 35)
070080 TARALGA POST OFFICE 38.7 (37.2, 43)
070263 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) 39.0 (38.4, 29)
070278 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE 37.8 (35.7, 30)
071041 THREDBO VILLAGE 30.7 (30.5, 30)
071072 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 27.2 (26.5, 26)
073014 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 43.1 (42.8, 37)
073032 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 43.8 (43.0, 35) previous record set yesterday
073038 TEMORA A.R.S. 43.5 (43.3, 39)
075032 HILLSTON AIRPORT 45.2 (44.0, 47) previous record set 2 days ago
075039 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT 46.6 (45.0, 33)
Victoria:
081123 BENDIGO AIRPORT 42.0 (42.0, 12) equalling record set yesterday
082076 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR 43.0 (41.3, 25)
082138 WANGARATTA AERO 43.5 (41.5, 17) previous record set one week ago
083024 MOUNT BULLER 28.0 (27.0, 15) previous record set yesterday
083083 EDI UPPER 41.2 (39.4, 17) previous record set yesterday
088023 LAKE EILDON GOULBURN MURRAY WATER 41.0 (40.1, 34) previous record set yesterday
088109 MANGALORE AIRPORT 43.6 (43.6, 45)
Tasmania:
091126 DEVONPORT AIRPORT 28.1 (27.6, 12)

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

48.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
47.1 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
47.0 POONCARIE TELECENTRE Lower Darling NSW
47.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
46.9 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

+19.2   46.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.6   48.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+14.3   43.6 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
+14.2   44.3 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE CW Slopes S NSW
+14.2   38.7 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

33.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
33.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
32.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
32.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
32.3 POONCARIE TELECENTRE Lower Darling NSW

+15.3   33.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+15.2   31.6 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+14.8   30.4 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+14.6   31.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+14.2   32.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW

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

15.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
19.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-12.3   22.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-7.9   28.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-6.9   24.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-6.7   25.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.4   31.2 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-6.4   30.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

7.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.1 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
9.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
9.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-4.7   9.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-3.9   16.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-3.3   15.8 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.3   10.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.2   11.5 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West 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.

131.6 MATARANKA STATION N Rivers NT
129.6 BILLILUNA E Kimberley WA
124.0 BIRRINDUDU N Rivers NT
123.0 STURT CREEK E Kimberley WA
119.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
129.6 BILLILUNA
123.0 STURT CREEK
90.2 RUBY PLAINS
60.0 FOX RIVER
    Goldfields
60.2 LAVERTON
54.4 LAVERTON AERO
    Interior
115.0 MULAN
62.4 BALGO HILLS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
131.6 MATARANKA STATION
124.0 BIRRINDUDU
119.5 WOLLOGORANG
91.6 REDBANK MINE
88.2 DUNMARA ROADHOUSE
87.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL
75.0 INVERWAY
68.2 MANGO FARM
63.2 CALVERT HILLS
60.2 CUTTA CUTTA
54.0 BUNDA
52.0 WARRUWI
50.0 SUPLEJACK
    N Plateau
60.0 TANAMI DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
68.8 SOUTHWELL STATION
    S Peninsula
55.4 PINNACLE
    N Coast--Barron
67.4 HOPE VALE
58.0 HAZELMERE
    N Coast--Herbert
99.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
55.0 STIRLING

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
101.0 MOREE (BUNNOR)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.2 -2.7 27.4 +1.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 36.8 +5.0 15.1 -2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.1 +1.1 11.2 -3.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.2 -6.7 17.0 -0.7 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -0.7 25.6 +0.9 2.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.0 +2.1 25.7 +5.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 42.3 +13.0 30.0 +12.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.8 +3.7 18.9 +7.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +1.0 24.8 +1.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.1 25.5 +1.5 1.6
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.2 +3.0 23.2 +1.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 35.3 +5.0 24.4 +4.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 32.0 25.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 32.6 17.9 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.0 +2.3 23.1 +3.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.8 +0.4 22.3 +3.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 29.2 +3.5 22.4 +3.7 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 37.4 +9.7 21.7 +4.0 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 30.4 +4.8 21.7 +3.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 35.9 +8.9 17.5 +4.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 39.9 +9.1 25.6 +9.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 45.2 +13.7 30.0 +13.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 36.7 +11.4 18.0 +4.9 1.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.2 +5.4 20.0 +5.5 4.0
LAVERTON RAAF 30.4 +4.9 18.6 +4.5 2.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 34.8 +9.8 23.5 +12.1 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 27.1 +4.0 16.6 +6.3 0.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 25.9 +4.3 15.2 +3.2 2.6

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 Pilbara
MARBLE BAR COMPARISON
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
MARBLE BAR
66.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 22.0mm/h
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
5.8mm in 11 min to 14:38 31.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
BULMAN AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
101.0mm in 6 hr to 03:30 16.8mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
24.4mm in 30 min to 16:30 48.8mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 24.4mm/h
19.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 38.4mm/h
43.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 43.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.3mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 20.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:24 5.7mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
BURKETOWN POST OFFICE
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
12.2mm in 33 min to 23:00 22.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.6mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.2mm/h
MOUNT ISA AERO
15.4mm in 30 min to 02:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.4mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
7.4mm in 12 min to 19:02 37.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO : 82(190/ 67 ) at 22:27
    NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS : 119(170/ 82 ) at 18:50
    C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS : 91(220/ 54 ) at 16:15
    CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS : 93(220/ 52 ) at 15:42
    SW Slopes S
KHANCOBAN AWS : 95(160/ 69 ) at 19:39
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(210/ 65 ) at 19:00
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(210/ 67 ) at 20:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(250/ 69 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 70(250/ 63 ) at 23:00