Tuesday 17 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for February
South Australia:
017043 OODNADATTA AIRPORT 46.8 (46.5, 54)

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

46.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
46.3 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
46.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
45.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
45.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+12.1   37.8 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+10.9   42.2 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+10.5   44.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+10.5   46.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+10.3   40.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+10.3   46.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

35.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
33.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
32.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
32.4 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
32.2 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

+12.3   29.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+11.3   28.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.2   30.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+11.1   27.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+10.8   28.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+10.8   32.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+10.8   33.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

13.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
17.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-7.7   32.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-6.3   31.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-4.9   33.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-4.7   31.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-4.6   31.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-4.6   31.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.4 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.4   8.1 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.2   7.8 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.0   8.2 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC
-4.6   4.4 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.2   5.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

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.

150.0 YARINGA STATION W Gascoyne WA
121.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
117.2 NT UNIVERSITY N Rivers NT
96.0 WAHROONGA W Gascoyne WA
87.0 DOORAWARRAH W Gascoyne WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
85.0 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT
80.0 KACHANA
61.2 SPRING CREEK
    W Gascoyne
150.0 YARINGA STATION
96.0 WAHROONGA
87.0 DOORAWARRAH
75.0 MIDDALYA
67.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT
57.0 DAIRY CREEK
56.4 DENHAM
55.0 MARRON
50.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT
    Lower West
71.4 MOUNT BARKER
70.0 MANYPEAKS
67.0 KARRALEA
60.2 TAMAR
59.0 MOUNT BARKER NORTH
54.4 BUNDILLA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
121.0 BRADSHAW
117.2 NT UNIVERSITY
85.2 CHANNEL POINT
75.0 LUDMILLA
70.2 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD
62.4 WOODYCUPALDIYA
60.6 GOVE AIRPORT
59.8 LAKE EVELLA
58.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
56.8 HOWARD SPRINGS
55.8 LARRAKEYAH
53.2 JABIRU AIRPORT
52.2 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
50.0 EAST ARM

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
50.6 COCONUT ISLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
59.6 MT PERRY THE PINES
56.0 KOLONGA
54.6 MOOLBOOLAMAN
50.6 BUILYAN GUM STREET
    Darling Downs E
60.2 WARRA JINGHI JINGHI
58.8 BERUNA
52.6 WARRA-KOGAN RD BR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 -0.4 24.7 -1.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 -0.5 18.4 +4.1 15.2
PERTH AIRPORT 41.2 +9.4 27.8 +10.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 38.4 +6.5 19.8 +2.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -0.1 23.7 -1.0 31.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +3.1 23.8 +3.1 0.4
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.2 +6.9 20.1 +3.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 -1.7 8.8 -2.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +1.5 23.8 +0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 +0.4 24.7 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +2.7 23.0 +1.0 8.4
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 -1.0 20.9 +1.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.8 23.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 28.7 15.3 2.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 +0.1 21.4 +2.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.5 -0.9 20.0 +0.7 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.3 +0.6 19.5 +0.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 30.9 +3.2 17.0 -0.7 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.0 -0.6 16.5 -1.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.2 +6.2 12.9 -0.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.4 +5.6 18.7 +2.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.8 +6.3 14.8 -1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 27.7 +2.4 10.0 -3.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.5 -1.3 15.4 +0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.3 -2.2 14.2 +0.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.9 +4.9 9.9 -1.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.3 +0.2 13.7 +3.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 25.1 +3.5 11.3 -0.7 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
MOUNT ELIZABETH
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
KALUMBURU
23.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 23.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.4mm/h
    W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
4.8mm in 3 min to 15:57 96.0mm/h
    W Gascoyne
CARNARVON AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
DENHAM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
9.0mm in 15 min to 19:30 36.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
11.2mm in 8 min to 19:18 84.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CAPE LEEUWIN
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
ROCKY GULLY
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
LAKE GRACE COMPARISON
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION
34.4mm in 41 min to 19:00 50.3mm/h
35.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 35.8mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.7mm/h
JACUP
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
LAKE GRACE
11.4mm in 15 min to 17:00 45.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
7.6mm in 16 min to 07:30 28.5mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 08:00 31.6mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 23.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 19.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.0mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
40.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 13.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
CAPE DON
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 8.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 8.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
29.4mm in 18 min to 17:00 98.0mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 30.8mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 16.0mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
BRADSHAW
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
14.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.4mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
68.4mm in 1 hr 30 min to 17:00 45.6mm/h
69.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 23.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.8mm/h
    Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
7.2mm in 9 min to 15:30 48.0mm/h
14.0mm in 20 min to 15:50 42.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 91(130/ 61 ) at 16:11
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 78(140/ 63 ) at 19:47
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 63 ) at 04:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 76 ) at 11:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(240/ 65 ) at 20:03
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(260/ 63 ) at 09:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(240/ 69 ) at 22:30