Wednesday 18 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

46.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
45.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
45.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
44.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
44.4 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

+14.0   39.9 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+13.6   43.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+12.6   41.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.9   38.8 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+11.4   42.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

32.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
31.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
31.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
30.6 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
29.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+13.5   31.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+10.3   24.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+9.9   22.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+9.2   24.8 KARNET Lower West WA
+9.2   22.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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

13.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
17.9 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

-5.6   32.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-4.5   20.2 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-4.2   21.9 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
-3.9   23.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-3.6   21.0 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC

0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.1 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
2.5 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-6.5   4.8 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.5   0.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.2   4.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.0   5.6 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
-4.9   8.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-4.9   5.4 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast 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.

68.6 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
68.0 EIDSVOLD TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
66.8 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
62.8 AVONDALE RESEARCH STN Cent Wheatbelt WA
62.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
55.7 KURI BAY
    W Gascoyne
52.6 WAHROONGA
    Cent Wheatbelt
62.8 AVONDALE RESEARCH STN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
62.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
61.0 NHULUNBUY DTW

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
68.6 MORNINGTON ISLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
68.0 EIDSVOLD TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
66.8 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL
    NW Plains E
59.4 BARADINE POST OFFICE
54.6 BARADINE FORESTRY

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.4 -0.5 24.5 -1.4 0.8
PERTH AIRPORT 39.7 +7.9 26.1 +8.7 8.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 31.0 +6.0 18.6 +4.3 6.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 41.7 +9.8 26.6 +8.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +1.0 24.3 -0.4 0.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 +0.5 25.3 +4.6 0.2
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.0 +5.7 19.8 +2.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.2 +0.1 9.8 -1.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +2.1 24.4 +0.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +1.4 25.6 +1.6 0.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +2.6 24.6 +2.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 34.2 +3.9 20.9 +1.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.5 20.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 29.1 16.8 /
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.2 +3.5 21.0 +1.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.6 -0.8 20.9 +1.6 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.0 +2.3 20.7 +2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.3 +0.6 19.1 +1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.7 +0.1 17.7 -0.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.6 +6.6 15.7 +2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.3 +7.5 19.2 +2.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.8 +4.3 17.4 +1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.8 -0.5 9.9 -3.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.7 -2.1 16.7 +2.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.6 -1.9 16.4 +2.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.6 +2.6 11.2 -0.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.5 +0.4 5.4 -4.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 25.3 +3.7 9.5 -2.5 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
    E Pilbara
PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT
8.8mm in 10 min to 15:00 52.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.4mm/h
    W Gascoyne
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
    Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
12.4mm in 39 min to 19:30 19.1mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.2mm/h
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
7.2mm in 42 min to 02:00 10.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
18.2mm in 12 min to 17:34 91.0mm/h
5.8mm in 4 min to 17:38 87.0mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 31.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
30.0mm in 6 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY MO
7.0mm in 21 min to 03:00 20.0mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 07:30 20.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
    Northwest
CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
    Channel Country
BOULIA AIRPORT
39.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
16.0mm in 34 min to 17:00 28.2mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
6.2mm in 32 min to 18:32 11.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(240/ 70 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/ 96 ) at 20:43
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 124(260/ 69 ) at 19:01
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(280/ 46 ) at 23:08
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 80(260/ 67 ) at 23:45
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(250/ 67 ) at 00:00