Thursday 19 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
New South Wales:
058131 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT 36.4 (35.4, 30)
058158 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) 36.8 (36.7, 27)
058198 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 36.0 (34.8, 11)

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

46.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
45.6 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
45.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
45.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
44.8 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

+14.8   41.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.7   38.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.7   42.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+11.7   41.3 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+11.1   42.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.1   39.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

31.2 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
31.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
30.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.7 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.5 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+11.3   25.0 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.0   25.7 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.7   22.8 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+10.7   25.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.4   24.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

7.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
13.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
13.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS

-8.4   14.4 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.9   13.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.5   13.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.4   13.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-5.9   29.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.7 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

-6.9   6.6 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-6.2   11.1 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-6.1   8.2 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-5.4   7.8 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-4.7   7.9 LAKE EILDON GOULBURN MURRAY WATER (LAKE N Central 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.

67.0 BEAGLE BAY W Kimberley WA
63.0 LAKE EVELLA N Rivers NT
61.0 WOLLAR (BARRIGAN ST) C Tablelands N NSW
54.4 WALKER CREEK N Rivers NT
51.0 LILYVALE STATION S Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
67.0 BEAGLE BAY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
63.0 LAKE EVELLA
54.4 WALKER CREEK

QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
51.0 LILYVALE STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands N
61.0 WOLLAR (BARRIGAN ST)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 -0.9 24.1 -1.8 6.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 29.7 +4.7 21.3 +7.0 0.8
PERTH AIRPORT 28.5 -3.3 24.5 +7.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 38.3 +6.4 25.0 +7.3 12.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 25.4 +0.7 4.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.8 +5.9 26.5 +5.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.4 +8.1 19.5 +2.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.1 +2.0 10.2 -1.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +1.9 25.5 +1.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.1 25.1 +1.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.1 +3.9 23.3 +1.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 37.4 +7.1 21.8 +2.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 32.1 23.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 31.4 18.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 34.9 +8.2 22.7 +3.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 30.8 +5.4 22.1 +2.8 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.4 +2.7 21.0 +2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 29.5 +1.8 19.1 +1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.8 +0.2 20.1 +1.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 35.6 +8.6 12.9 -0.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.1 +7.3 13.7 -2.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.1 +4.6 16.9 +0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.1 +0.8 11.2 -1.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.8 -2.0 14.8 +0.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 27.8 +2.3 12.5 -1.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.0 +2.0 10.4 -1.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.5 -1.6 8.7 -1.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.1 -2.5 12.4 +0.4 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
    W Gascoyne
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO
8.6mm in 46 min to 19:00 11.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 5.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.8mm/h
    N Plateau
WATARRKA
34.0mm in 6 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
15.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
1.8mm in 1 min to 16:00 108.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:01 84.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 89(230/ 63 ) at 18:01
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) : 83( 90/ 63 ) at 17:31
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) : 95(120/ 32 ) at 17:27
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(210/ 69 ) at 09:00
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 96(260/ 32 ) at 03:15
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(290/ 91 ) at 01:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(250/ 93 ) at 02:35
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(240/ 61 ) at 06:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(260/ 43 ) at 02:41
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(260/ 72 ) at 02:18
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 87(240/ 65 ) at 07:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(250/ 69 ) at 06:30